Meet the Team


Gillian Johnson


Gill qualified as a dentist in 1998 from Newcastle University and worked in general dental practice for a further two years.

Gill then practiced in community dentistry and public health dentistry for a few years prior to starting her orthodontic specialist training, in 2004, in Sunderland and Newcastle, qualifying as a specialist orthodontist in 2007.

  Dental Care Professionals

Our Nursing Team


Sally Penner

General Dental Council Registration number 112804

Sally has been a qualified dental nurse since 1976 and worked in both general practice and the hospital environment, home and abroad. She has taken further training in Endodontics and now finds her interest is in Orthodontics.

She is the practice Infection Prevention Control Lead.


Jo Simpson

Jo is our lead receptionist and administrator and most likely the first person you will encounter at the practice. Jo joined in April 2019 having spent most of her career in the beauty industry. Jo is passionate about patient care and supporting patients throughout their treatment.


Rob Johnson

Rob is the co-owner of the practice focussing on the operational and financial aspects of the business.


All Dental Care Professionals must adhere to the GDC’s Standards for Dental Professionals. These are the rules governing the profession. To find out more please visit

  • Monday :
  • 8:30 AM - 5 PM
  • Tuesday :
  • 8:30 AM - 5 PM
  • Wednesday :
  • 8:30 AM - 5 PM
  • Thursday :
  • 8:30 AM - 5 PM
  • Friday :
  • 8:30 AM - 5 PM
  • *Thursday late evenings

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  • Smiles of Wight,
    Specialist Orthodontic Practice
    30 Dover Street Ryde,
    PO33 2AG
  • 01983 566 405
  • For out of hours emergencies call 111