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Meet Our Experienced Team

When you visit the Dentist you want to know that the people caring for you are qualified, highly experienced and have your best interests at heart.

At Shire Court Dental Practice we have been caring for the oral health of our patients for many years and invest heavily in our modern practice whilst upholding the highest level of care for you.

Our highly qualified practitioners and staff work closely together, as a team, to treat you competently, thoroughly and with the traditional values of consideration and care.

Before you even sit in the dental chair you will be given the opportunity to discuss your dental problems.   In this way we can understand any concerns that you may have. Every patient is individual and will be treated with respect and dignity.

Careful and individual treatment plans are designed and estimated fees provided so that you are confident that we have addressed all your issues.

Dr Mark Langdon-Jones  GDC 56725  

Mark qualified from the University of Wales in 1982 and started his career working in the local hospital carrying out examinations, emergency clinics and oral surgery, he then moved into general dentistry and developed his skills in restorative dentistry.

From 1988 to 2016 Mark owned Shire Court Dentistry, during this time he built a successful business, providing private dentistry and acting as referral practice for endodontics.

Mark performs endodontic surgery as well as complex root canal work to both the practices own patients and that of referring dentists.  He also works with the Northamptonshire based Consultant Oral Surgeon Mr Bill Smith on the planning and restoration of implants.

In the past Mark has lectured on root canal treatment at local meetings for the British Dental Association.  Mark continues his professional development by attending courses both in the UK and the USA.  Mark then applies the advances in techniques developed to patients at Shire Court Dental practice.

Mark is a member of both the British Endodontic Society & European Society of Endodontics.


Dr James Brazier  GDC 74496 

James graduated from the University of Birmingham in 1998.  He enjoys the challenges of general practice and is experienced in all aspects, with a special interest in implant dentistry.  James is currently working towards an MSc in implant dentistry at the University of Warwick, he is a member of the Association of Dental Implantologists and regularly attends courses to keep up to date.

James joined Shire Court in 2002 together with his wife Lesley who is a dental hygienist at the practice.  Outside of work James is kept busy with his 2 children, acting as a school governor and serving on the local Scouts Executive Committee.  The family enjoy travelling and spending time with friends and family.


Dr Adrian Ciobanu GDC 192911 

Adrian qualified as a dentist in Romania in 2006 and completed a master’s degree in oral rehabilitation in 2008 (Cluj-Napaca, Romania).  He moved to the UK shortly after graduating and has held various associate posts within Northamptonshire.

Adrian joined Shire Court in September working part time and has settled in very well.  He takes great pride in providing excellent oral care to his patients.



Practice Manager  –  Kelly Wright GDC116416 

Kelly has been at Shire Court since July 2002, she qualified as a dental Nurse in 2006 .  Kelly’s main responsibilities are ensuring the practice runs smoothly which includes full compliance, overseeing procedures and systems within the practice. Kelly enjoys all aspects of her role especially nursing for James during Implant treatments.

In her spare time, Kelly enjoys getting out and about, spending time with family and friends, she is also a keen football fan, and has a season ticket for the Mighty Rams (Derby)  and watches most home games.



Our nurses are either fully qualified with extensive experience or are training to become qualified .  They provide chairside support to our dentists, prepare and maintain the dental equipment, instruments and materials within their surgeries as well as carrying out infection control and decontamination procedures.

Our nurses provide support and reassurance to all our patients with particular care given to those who are nervous and anxious.  All qualified nurses are trained in assisting the dentist during complex treatments such as root canal treatment and implantology.

Wendy Snook (GDC 115538) Lyn Webb-Morris (GDC 146551) Elana West (Trainee Dental Nurse)






Receptionist –

Annelis and Rebecca are our ‘front of house’ team who always welcome our patients with a smile.  They handle various reception duties such as scheduling, rescheduling or cancelling appointments as required.  They assist patients with all queries and coordinate with the practice team.

Both Annelis and Rebecca liaise with the laboratories and other dental professionals regarding patient referrals. They answer the phone to you ‘with a smile in their voice’ and take great care to put nervous patients at ease.


Annelis Hatton Rebecca Smith






Lesley Brazier (GDC 5394)  Lynsey Reeve (GDC 5802)   

Our Team of Hygienists are responsible for professionally cleaning and polishing your teeth (scaling and polishing). They offer a programme of oral care which is appropriate to your needs and lifestyle.

Visiting the hygienist regularly is important to monitor and help maintain good oral health.


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