Cheam Road Dental Practice

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Our Team

If you are a patient visiting our dental practice for the first time, we take this opportunity to welcome you and to thank you for choosing us. Our team is highly experienced and if you wish to see a particular practitioner, please let our receptionist know. Cheam Road Dental Practice will always do everything possible to accommodate you.

Dr Christine - Hensley BDS(Lond)

Principal Dentist

GDC No. 61406


Christine trained at Guy's Dental Hospital, qualified in 1986 and took over the running of this Practice in 1988 where she has worked continuously since. She loves her work and gets great satisfaction from helping people.


She has a special interest  in cosmetic and minimally invasive dentistry.

Away from work she likes cooking, painting, geocaching and scuba diving.

Dr Thuy Lieu - BDS(Lond) MFDS RCS (Eng)

Associate Dentist

GDC No. 79789


I have worked across the disciplines within the Maxillofacial Unit at St George’s for the past 12 years, gaining considerable experience in different fields of dentistry including Endodontic, Geriatric and Paediatric dentistry.


Over the years I have had the opportunity to manage a wide range of Endodontic and Geriatric cases that require fixed and removable prosthesis.


Away from work I am busy with my young family and like to relax with yoga.

Lyndsey Purkiss - Dip Dent Hygiene RCS


GDC No. 6140


Lyndsey has worked in Dentistry since leaving college in 1996. Initially she worked as receptionist and dental nurse before gaining her nursing qualifications in 1998.


She sat her exam for oral health educator in 1999 and followed this up by graduating from the Eastman Dental Institute as Dental Hygienist in 2002.


She has worked at Cheam Road Dental Practice since 2005.


Caroline Clare - Dental Care Professional


GDC No. 109784


I have worked at Cheam Road Dental Practice for 20 years, initially as a nurse and more recently as Receptionist.


I enjoy dealing with customer’s needs and concerns very much and work in a team that is fun and friendly.


In my spare time I enjoy cake decorating, travelling, and socialising with friends and family.

Peter Hensley - B.Eng, C.Eng, M.Cibse

Practice Manager


Peter was born in New Zealand. He graduated in Mechanical Engineering and in 1980 he travelled to the UK where he met Christine and stayed.


Before taking on the role of Practice manager in 1995 he worked as a Project Manager in the building services industry.


His enthusiasm for technology and IT led us to be early adopters by computerising the Practice in 1996.


Other interests when he can be dragged away from his keyboard include scuba diving and anything to do with sun and sea.

Samena Khan - Dental Care Professional

Senior Nurse

GDC No. 120329


Samena is the senior nurse and infection control lead at Cheam Road Dental Practice.

She has been nursing for 13 years and gained her National Certificate in 2006.

She has been with our practice for 10 years and carries out a wide range of administration and reception duties as well as her main role of assisting the dentists with treatment in the surgery.

Samena says she finds her job enjoyable and challenging and prides herself in playing her part in the smooth running of the practice.


125 Cheam Road, Sutton, Surrey SM1 2BH