Woodcroft Dental: 01730 812053
NHS out-of-hours number: 01243 831790


Dr Brian Okeze (BDS) - Dental Surgeon

GDC number - 83488

Brian joined Woodcroft Dental as a partner in October 2012. Since graduating from the University of Birmingham in 2004, Brian has retained a keen interest in all aspects of dentistry with a particular passion for treating nervous patients. He has completed the highly regarded SAAD (Sedation Anxiety and Analgesia in Dentistry) national sedation course together with numerous advanced courses in Dental Implants, Cosmetic dentistry and crown and bridge work. After varied clinical experience in Dental Implants, he is now pursuing an MSc in Dental Implantology at Warwick University. In his spare time Brian enjoys mountain biking, travelling, and spending time with friends and family.

Dr Victoria Potter (BDS) - Dental Surgeon

GDC number - 83783

Victoria joined Woodcroft Dental as a partner in October 2012, having qualified in 2004 from the Guy’s, King’s and St Thomas’ School of Dentistry in London. Since qualifying Victoria has enjoyed working in a busy general practice and has gained extensive and valuable experience in all aspects of dentistry. Victoria attends courses and conferences regularly to update her skills and knowledge. She recently completed a year long certified course in Restorative Dentistry in London, gaining the ability to provide excellent longevity in her work and beautiful cosmetic results. She is a member of the British Academy of Restorative Dentists. When Victoria is not working as a dentist she cares for her daughter Adria, who was born in 2012 and her son Otis, who was born in 2015.

Dr Philip Adams (BDS) - Dental Surgeon

Philip joined the practice as an Associate in August 2015. He qualified with honours from King's College London School of Dentistry in 2011, completing a graduate course which followed on from his earlier studies in Anatomy & Biomedical Sciences, also at King's. Since then Philip has gained a post-graduate Diploma in Primary Dental Care and worked in busy family dental practices as well as in hospital in Maxillofacial Surgery. Philip keeps his skills and knowledge up-to-date by attending courses and conferences, ensuring that his clinical advice and practise are always based on current research and recommendations. Outside dentistry, Philip is a keen sailor, surfer and musician.

Dr Paul Mellings (BDS) - Dental Surgeon

GDC number - 60469

Paul qualified in 1979 from King’s College London, and joined the practice in 1981. When he is not working at the practice he is working as a Dental Advisor for the Surrey and Sussex NHS Area Team. He is a qualified Clinical Audit Facilitator and holds a Certificate of Appraisal of Dental Practice. This enables him to work for the local authority, checking that dental practices in the area conform to national standards. As treasurer of The West Sussex Local Dental Committee and Trustee & Secretary of the British Dental Guild, Paul governs at a high level within the profession. Paul has many local involvements; previously being the Chairman of Stedham & Iping Parish Council and also the current President of Midhurst & Petworth Rotary Club. He is married with two grown-up sons. In his spare time he enjoys walking, gardening, golf and skiing.

Samuel Taylor (Dip DH RCSEd) - Hygienist

GDC number - 178778

Sam was a dental hygienist in the Royal Air Force before joining Woodcroft Dental. He graduated from the Royal College of Surgeons Edinburgh in 2009 and is a strong believer in continuing professional development, regularly attending post graduate courses to further his skills and knowledge. In his spare time, Sam is a keen runner