The Team

Dental Hygienist & General Dental Practitioners

About Alex Gordon (GDC Reg 59290)

Alex qualified from Glasgow University in 1984. He worked initially in a practice in Ayrshire, Scotland and moved to Nottingham in 1988 where he joined a practice as a partner. After eventually setting up three practices in the East Midlands he moved to Italy in 2003 to work in Milan and Monza. Returning to Nottingham in 2005 he worked in a Practice in Worksop and moved to the South East of England in 2006 to work in practices in Hertford and Bishops Stortford. He has also acted as locum in practices in Enfield, Chingford and Gravesend.

Since qualifying Alex has had additional training in virtually all areas of dentistry including oral surgery , implantology , orthodontics , the treatment of nervous adults and children , sedation techniques, hypnosis, acupuncture , endodontics , dental aesthetics , smile design and advanced denture techniques. In 2011 he was awarded a diploma in Prosthodontics by Kings Dental Institute, London.

He has throughout his professional career enjoyed helping his fellow professionals and has been finding himself acting as a "troubleshooter" in the practices in which he works dealing with prosthodontic issues both fixed and removable.

In April 2014 he took over Berkeley Dental, Rickmansworth which offers all types of dentistry from the comfort of a private practice.

He can speak fluent Italian, is a keen pianist likes music of all types and loves to spend time at the gym.


We have experienced hygienists at the practice available on Wednesday and Friday mornings providing invaluable help and support to patients in a preventative dentistry role.

Supporting team

We also have friendly nursing and reception staff who can always assist in any way, ensuring that your visit runs as smoothly as possible.

Sandra Woolfenden

Sandra qualified from the Royal London Hospital in 1999 with a diploma in dental hygiene anda diploma in dental therapy. She has been in dentistry since the late 80’s. Sandra prides herself in offering a preventive service to her patients of the highest level. Never compromising patient safety or care. Sandra has been with us here at Berkeley Dental for over 5 years and loves her mornings here.

In her spare time Sandra enjoys long dog walks and swimming she has a young active family that keep her extremely busy.

Demi Freeth
GDC Registered Dental Nurse

Demi is a registered Dental Nurse and is well liked by all. Her interests include singing, photography and also enjoys continuous professional development.

Nicola McDonald
Registered Dental Nurse

Nicola is a registered dental nurse and the newest member of the Berkeley Dental Family. Regardless of the situation, Nicola is always willing to go above and beyond for each patient, ensuring that the care is pristine and the experience is comfortable. She is a proud member of our team, and genuinely wants to provide the best service for everyone that makes an appointment at our clinic.

In her spare time, she helps manage her partners company in the financial sector and enjoys travelling to different countries with her other half, ticking off items on their bucket list.

Andrea Popscu

Andrea trained as a dentist at the Martin Luther University in Halle, Germany.

Since qualifying in 1996 she has attended numerous courses , keeping up to date with the latest developments in dentistry and is dedicated to providing the best possible care for her patients . She is also an educational supervisor, being involved in training newly qualified dentists.

In recognizing that every patient is unique, Andrea aims to address each patient’s individual expectations and treatment needs rather than suggesting “one size fits all” treatments. She also provides the knowledge and the guidance necessary to educate and empower her patients, helping them to make better informed decisions about their oral health and dental treatment.

A dedicated practitioner, Andrea has a special interest in endodontics (root treatments) and smile design( crown, veneer and bridgework, tooth whitening).Most importantly, however, Andrea has a genuine interest in preserving the natural tooth substance , focusing on minimally invasive dentistry when providing restorative and aesthetic dental work. This approach has certainly been welcomed by our patients – new techniques mean excellent results can be achieved via simpler , more comfortable dentistry.
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