Meet the team

At PBA Dental & Implant Clinic our highly skilled, friendly team shares the same single vision: we put you first. Together, we are dedicated to providing you with a first class experience, from the comfort of our reception to the very latest innovations in dental technology. We make sure you have the best possible care from the second you walk through the door.

Find out more about each of our practice team members below.

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Geoff Peers

Dentist
Qualifications
GDC No. 66064

Geoff Peers graduated from Liverpool University Dental School in 1990 with distinctions in children's and restorative dentistry. He was also awarded the prestigious Lawton Medal for excellence in advanced operative dental surgery.

After further periods of training in hospital and community dental services he started working at this practice in 1992 and rapidly established a reputation for quality and professionalism.

He strives to maintain the highest possible standards of clinical dentistry and patient care with a treatment philosophy based on preservation of sound tooth structure wherever possible. This is achieved day by day through a calm, friendly and focused approach with a passionate commitment to continuing professional development and dental education.

He has attended numerous training courses of national and international organisations and is currently participating in a programme run jointly by the British Dental Association and the Eastman dental hospital, London. He holds an appointment at Liverpool University as lecturer in restorative dentistry, guiding and mentoring dentists of the future.

He enjoys restoring teeth that others may choose to condemn and has a special interest in endodontics (root canal treatment). He is a member of a research and development group within the University and has recently conducted an endodontic research programme at the practice culminating in the publication of a scientific paper in the British Dental Journal.

Lucy Backstrom

Dentist
BDS Hons, FDS RCS (London), Msc
GDC No. 66306

Lucy qualified from Guys Hospital, Kings, London University with double honours. She then worked there and three other London University teaching  hospitals during which time she achieved Fellowship of the Dental Faculty of the Royal College of Surgeons.  She became a registered specialist in Surgical dentistry.

She then worked in general dental practice in North London for 5 years  gaining practical experience in all aspects of dentistry. Having moved back home to Liverpool she completed a Masters in Fixed  and Removable Prosthodontics (crowns, bridges and dentures) at Manchester University.

Lucy has worked at PBA dental health for 12 years and constantly strives to provide the highest quality in all aspects of dental care in a calm and relaxed environment.She is constantly updating her knowledge and skills by following a rigorous programme of continuing professional development by attending relevant courses, lectures and hands-on training days.

Adam Ascroft

Dentist
BDS MJDF RCS (Eng.)
GDC No. 74704

Adam graduated from the University of Sheffield in 1998 where he was awarded the prize for conservative dentistry and periodontology (gum health). He is a full member of the International Team for Implantology (ITI). This internationally recognised body is dedicated to the advancement of dentistry and encourage high standards to be obtained ethically and responsibly by their members. Adam also holds memberships of The Faculty of General Dental Practice (UK) and the Faculty of Dental Surgery.

Having spent over ten years in private practice Adam is passionate about dentistry. His philosophy is to work with his patients to help them achieve and maintain healthy mouths and a beautiful smile. In order to develop his particular interest in minimally invasive aesthetic, restorative and implant dentistry he has completed extensive postgraduate training in the UK and abroad. Through this training he is able to focus on providing high quality dentistry for his patients.

Adam’s postgraduate training and qualifications include completion of The Core Curriculum in Functional and Aesthetic Dentistry through the Dawson Academy, Florida. He has a Postgraduate Certificate in Implant Dentistry following completion of a one year course at Trafford Hospital, Manchester. He has completed courses in minimally invasive aesthetic dentistry in Milan, Brussels and London, and in 2011 was awarded the Diploma of Membership of the Joint Dental Faculties of the Royal College of Surgeons of England (MJDF RCS).

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