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Dr Austin Churm (GDC No. 80580)
Austin qualified from Newcastle University with a Merit in Restorative Dentistry in 2002. he was awarded a place on the General Professional Training scheme at Newcastle Dental Hospital during which time he completed his membership of the Faculty of Dental Surgeons at the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh in 2004.

He then went on to combine working as an associate at 137 The Dental Practice with an Honorary Clinical Lecturer post at Newcastle University which he held from 2004 until 2015.

Austin has also completed a large number of postgraduate courses including the Paul Tipton training in restorative dentistry in Manchester over a 2 year period.

He is currently a Foundation Dentist Trainer in which he mentors newly qualified dentists for their first year in dental practice post qualification.

Outside of dentistry Austin is married with two children. He enjoys fly fishing and cycling and supports Newcastle Falcons rugby club.

Dr John Preston (GDC No 115412)

John qualified from the University of Newcastle upon Tyne in 2007, and has worked at 137 The Dental Practice since 2011. John treats both NHS and private patients and has a special interests in treating anxious patients, in providing aesthetic dentistry and in the provision of short term orthodontics.

John has undertaken several post graduate courses in Aesthetic dentistry including a year long training programme in Manchester concentrating on smile design, veneers, whitening, bonding and white fillings. 

John has also undertaken training in short-term orthodontics and provides treatments such as Six-month-smiles, Inman aligners and removable clear aligners.

Having lived in central Newcastle since 2001 John recently moved to the coast and lives in Tynemouth with his wife and two daughters. His interests include surfing, snow-boarding, football and rugby and he is a long suffering season ticket holder at Newcastle Falcons Rugby club. 

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