Meet the Team

Dr Roy Bennett  Trainer

Sedation Dentist

Roy graduated from Liverpool Dental School in 1987, obtaining his MFGDP from the Royal College of Surgeons in 2006 and his Diploma in Dental Sciences from Liverpool University in 2008. In 1995, he joined whitbydental. He has divided his time between the practice and postgraduate teaching teaching over the last 22 years. He is a board member of the Association of Dental Anaesthetists (ADA) and  committed to the highest standards of clinical care and to the ongoing process of postgraduate education. He has a special interest in delivering sedation training and mentoring & teaching to dental teams. Accredited by IACSD to teach and lead a IV Sedation course.

GDC Reg No. 62785


Dr Mike Winston BDS MB BChir FDSRCS(Ed) PG Cert TLHP

Mike graduatedfrom Birmingham Dental School in 1981 and Cambridge School of Medicine in 1993. He has worked in General Dental Practice, Medicine & Surgery, A+E

OMFS and as a senior Lecturer for the PGDip/MSc Oral Surgery at UCLAN

Mike has a special interest in anxiety management for dental patients 

He completeed training in IV sedation in 1997 at Liverpool University and is an IACSD accredited trainer/supervisor



Alan Ralfs  Advanced Nurse Practitioner   Trainer     NMC Reg No. 92E0632E 

Alan has been a nurse in the NHS for over 20 years, working in acute hospitals and community settings.  He currently divides his time between working as an Advanced Nurse Practitioner in two busy A&E departments and teaching for Heartbeat Training. This includes providing courses on Dental Medical Emergencies and Life Support. In addition to these roles, Alan is also a qualified instructor for ALS, ILS, PILS, GIC (Resuscitation Council UK), PLS and APLS courses.