Arnica Dental Care is a privately owned, family run dental practice and Centre for Excellence in Dentistry specialising in:
Over 80 regional dentists refer patients to Arnica for treatment requiring sedation (Arnica is Cheltenham's Dental Sedation Centre) or for more complex treatments such as dental implants.
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Dr. Eleanor Ledger (Ellie) qualified from Cardiff University in 1991 and spent her early career working in hospital dentistry, gaining a Fellowship in Dental Surgery from the Royal College of Surgeons of England in 1994.
Ellie gained valuable maxillofacial surgery experience working in the casualty department of Cheltenham General Hospital. She is now a registered specialist in surgical dentistry and regularly accepts referrals from other dentists for complex dental procedures.
Ellie has specialised in treating nervous and anxious patients and is qualified to administer various sedation techniques including intravenous anaesthesia.
Ellie also specialises in placing and restoring implants, having completed a year-long multisystem dental implantology course at Trafford General Hospital in Manchester over 8 years ago. Ellie is proud to place and restore implants herself, from simple single-tooth replacements to large bridges and complete mouth implant rehabilitations
Ellie keeps up to date by attending several courses a year and is a member of the Association of Dental Implantology UK.
Dr. Leah Adams qualified from Birmingham University in 1997 and since then has gained broad-based experience working in hospital, general practice and community dentistry, and joined the team at Arnica Dental Care in 2007.
Leah is committed to continuing her professional development and has just completed a Diploma in Conscious Sedation at Cardiff University and is continuing to study for a Master’s Degree in Dental Sedation. She has also completed postgraduate training in Advanced Restorative Dentistry as well as Sedation and Anxiety Control at Bristol University.
Leah is a clinical lecturer in Conscious Sedation at Cardiff Dental School, teaching sedation to undergraduate dental students and post graduates on the diploma and MSc courses as well as lecturing on the Dental Sedation Nurses Course.