Born and raised in Durham, David grew up in the local village of Sacriston. A big believer in lifelong learning, David has continued his professional development whilst working in practice, determined to collect more letters against his name! He is a Member of the Faculty of Dental Surgeons and is also qualified to train and supervise graduate dentists. Currently, he is undertaking an extended implant course, learning from some of the best implant specialists in the profession. David is married to Katy and they live with their ``Heinz 57`` dog named Socks.
Rebecca joined Kingsgate Dental in August 2015 and has over 9 years of experience of working in the dental industry. Rebecca worked her way up to a senior dental nurse position before going to University and retraining as a Dental Therapist & Hygienist. In July 2014 she spent 3 weeks in Tanzania volunteering in a school and an orphanage, educating the children on the importance of good oral health. An incredibly challenging but also very rewarding experience, Rebecca hopes to do more volunteering abroad in disadvantaged communities in the future.
Michelle has been with the practice for over 20 years and is very much considered as part of the fabric of the practice. Michelle and her partner Keith have two young children, Daisy and Kasper. When time permits, Michelle enjoys spending time with her children, shopping online and trying to get fit!
Louise joined Kingsgate Dental in October 2018 abd has over 20 years of experience in Business, Management and Organisation. She is responsible for everything behind the scenes, our compliance, every day running of the practice and team management.
Neve is a newly qualified Dental nurse who enjoys working with David and the Hygienists, helping to educate our patients on the importance of good oral health
Katie joined Kingsgate in January 2019. She comes with 10 years experience of dental nursing. She is currently looking forward to the birth of her new child.
Natalie qualified as a Dental Therapist & Hygienist at Liverpool University in 2010 having previously worked as a dental nurse for 3 years. Her aim is to maintain and improve the standard of oral hygiene treating and preventing gum disease by teaching patients about the importance of looking after their teeth and gums at home. Natalie is optimistic that by assisting patients in the use of toothbrushes and interdental aids they will have a happier healthier mouth.
Ellie joined Kingsgate Dental in September 2015 as a trainee dental nurse and has progressed her career to be a valuable member of the team. Ellie enjoys working with David on implant surgery and working with children in the local community to emphasise the importance of oral health.
Katy is David’s better half and she has been given the job role of “General Helper”. As a Durham Physics graduate and a corporate financier by trade, she doesn't really understand much about teeth. Her contribution is mainly in the background, helping David run the administrative side of the business. You can sometimes spot her making occasional appearances at the practice for emergency reception cover!
Had a private visit with the dentist. I'm from Lincoln and needed my front tooth cap filling back on, as it broke off while eating a nectarine! I had a thorough teeth and gum check-up, teeth polished and I had my cap on my front tooth replaced. Perfect and brilliant job. Very professional work and I highly recommend this practice. Excellent work.
My experience at Kingsgate Dental was a very comfortable and actually enjoyable one. I am not a massive fan of going to the Dentist, but I have had a couple of treatments now by Dr Lamb and both times I have come away feeling very relaxed and not as you would expect after a dental treatment. At my last appointment I needed a filling and I had no pain or discomfort whatsoever. Great service delivered by lovely staff members.
My first visit to David was when he was working in Newcastle, on an emergency appointment. I was in excruciating pain and could not eat, speak or sleep. It was so bad I just wanted the tooth out. However, David was a calming influence and explained my options to me. One of which was root canal treatment and a possibility that the tooth could be saved. His manner put me at ease immediately and I was extremely grateful that he took the pain away! You can tell he loves his work, truly cares for his patients and always takes the time to do his upmost best. Ever since then I have continued to use David and have even followed him to his new practice in Durham.