Our Team

Eial Makori, Dentist, Northants, GDC 73127

Dr Eial Makori

Dentist | BDS 1997 | GDC no: 73127

Dr Eial Makori, has worked as a general and private cosmetic dentist for 20 years, and has built a reputation for creating beautiful natural-looking smiles.

Eial qualified top of his class from the Wits Dental School in Johannesburg, South Africa in 1997, with a Bachelor of Dental Surgery before relocating to the UK. For the past 18 years has worked alongside specialists in multi-disciplinary practices, prescribing, carrying out and overseeing every stage of the patient's treatment journey.

Eial’s passion lies in dental rehabilitation. He has vast experience in restoring heavily broken-down dentition to a healthy, natural-looking functional smile. For the past 7 years he has worked as the lead practitioner in the advanced Smile in a Day same-day dental implant treatment, changing the lives of hundreds of patients.

Eial takes a conservative, caring approach, where possible eliminating the need for crowns or more invasive treatment options. He has completed extensive implant and cosmetic dental courses and continues to invest in on-going education. Eial is also skilled in facial aesthetics.

Dr Michael Strydon, GDC 78916 Hasting and Eastbourne

Dr Michael Strydom

Dentist | BChD Pretoria 1979 | GDC no: 78916

Michael joined the David Neal team in October 2023, having previously owned his own dental practice in South Africa for 30 years.

After spending some time working in a practice in Dorset, Michel decided to move further along the south coast.

Michael is fascinated by the science behind dentistry and feels privileged to work in such a fast moving professional field. His specialist interests are crowns, bridges and cosmetic work - seeing immediate results for his patients gives him a real sense of satisfaction.

Michael's interests outside of work include sports and running; he has recently completed his 250th Park Run. He also enjoys reading, photography and good wine.


Dr Natnael Desta

Dentist | Grad en Odont MSc, 2020 | GDC no: 300099

Natnael joined the David Neal Team in March 2024. Having completed his Bachelor’s with Honours in Spain, he pursued advanced training in Endodontics at the University of Valencia, followed by an intensive Immediate Loading Implant surgical course.

He is currently finishing his third Master's programme in Implant Dentistry at the Eastman Dental Institute - University College London.

With a focus on prevention and the preservation of natural teeth, Nat’s special interests include root canals, surgical extractions, and dental implant rehabilitation. He has published multiple research papers in peer-reviewed international journals.

Having grown up in Ethiopia, Zimbabwe, Spain and the Netherlands, Nat speaks 3 languages, is highly empathetic and always strives to put the patient’s needs first.
Outside dentistry, he enjoys tennis, diving, and marathons, and reading non-fiction reading.

Kat Alexander-Edwards Patient Coordinator GDC 250178

Katherine Alexander-Edwards

Treatment Coordinator

GDC: 250178

Kristy Chick, Trainee dental Nurse, Eastbourne

Kristi Chick

Trainee Dental Nurse
Chloe Harman, Trainee Dental Nurse, Eastbourne

Chloe Harman

Trainee Dental Nurse

Michelle Day


GDC: 284589

Sarah Beckwith

Sarah Beckwith

Practice Manager

GDC: 115073

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Lee Strydom