About Noah’s Ark

Welcome to Noah’s Ark Dental Practice.
The Practice was established by Dr Naurooz Ismail in 2000 and was originally situated in Noah’s Ark on Fore Street, one of the oldest buildings in Fowey – hence our name.
We moved to our current address in 2014 and expanded from one surgery to three. In September 2017 we merged with The Fowey Dental Practice which was established by Dr Martin Chamberlain in 1991
Our very well equipped premises are designed to create a comfortable and relaxing atmosphere. We have a ground floor surgery which is suitable for patients who are unable to use the stairs.


If you are a new patient wishing to join the practice just call us to book an appointment for an initial consultation. We will do a full dental examination and, if clinically necessary, take x-rays in order to plan your dental care. You will also be asked to complete a confidential medical history questionnaire.

If you have to cancel an appointment, please give us 24 hours notice so that we can offer the time to other patients waiting for treatment. We may make a charge for short notice cancellations and missed appointments.

In case of emergencies, during practice hours please contact the practice immediately. If you are a registered patient of the practice and in pain, we will always try to see you on the same day. If you require emergency treatment outside surgery hours, please telephone the practice for emergency arrangements.

Opening Times

Monday to Friday
9am to 1pm and 2pm to 5pm


01726 833487

Comprehensive Dental Care for the whole family


Naurooz Ismail


GDC number 51100

Naurooz graduated from Guy’s Hospital in 1977 and has been in NHS general practice since then.

After 20 years in Ashford, Middlesex he relocated to Cornwall when he set up Noah’s Ark Dental Practice in May 2000.


Martin Chamberlain

BDS Edin

GDC number 57623

Martin graduated from the University of Edinburgh Dental Institute in 1983

He established the Fowey Dental Practice in 1991 which then merged with Noah’s Ark in 2017


Charles Major


GDC number 59939

Charles trained at University College London, qualifying in 1985.

He practiced in London and Suffolk before establishing his own practice in Cambridge in 1997. He moved to Fowey in 2011.


Mark Card

B.D.S. M.J.D.F. R.C.S.

GDC number 251402

Mark was awarded his degree in Dentistry from the University of Newcastle upon Tyne in 2014.

In November 2015 Mark passed the Royal College of Surgeons MJDF examination.


Katrina Britton

CEB Cert in Dental Hygiene 1985

GDC number 3055

Katrina qualified with the Royal Army Dental Corp in 1985. She is experienced in all aspects of preventive dentistry, and has extended her skills to include local anaesthesia, tooth whitening, impression taking, temporary crowns, temporary restorations and smoking cessation.


Nina Kirk
Dental Nurse and Oral Health Educator

National Certificate NEBDN 1995

GDC Number 146243

Nina has nearly 20 years experience working in dental practices. She began working as a receptionist in 1992, going on to qualify and gaining the National Examination for Dental Nurses in 1995. She attained her OHE qualification in 2014.


Rosie Harris
Dental Nurse

National Certificate NEBDN 2010

GDC Number 214980

Rosie has been working in both NHS and private dental practices Since 2008. She attained her NEBDN National Certificate in 2010. She also has additional qualifications in impression taking.


Sue Major
Dental Nurse

Diploma in Dental Nursing Level 3 QCF City & Guilds 2013

GDC number 246951

Sue qualified as a registered general nurse in 1986 and worked for a number of years in hospitals in London and Cambridge. She has 10 years experience in dental care, as a receptionist and dental nurse. She gained her registration with the General Dental Council in 2013.


Grace Tarbuck
Trainee Dental Nurse

Grace joined us in April 2017 and is working towards her Dental Nursing (NVQ Level 3) qualification


Katie Moon
Receptionist and Trainee Dental Nurse

Katie achieved her BTEC Level 2 in Business Administration in December 2015.

She has now embarked upon her Dental Nursing training (NVQ Level 3) and divides her time between reception duties and assisting her colleagues in the surgery.


Becky Golley
Trainee Dental Nurse

Becky joined us in November 2018 and is working towards her Dental Nursing (NVQ Level 3) qualification


Janette Coombe

BTEC Level 4 Dental Practice Manager 2013

Janette is an administrator with over 20 years experience, working in the health and education sectors.

Janette joined Noah’s Ark in July 2007 and has guided the practice through the complex regulatory changes that the profession has faced in the last 10 years. She has been pivotal in the successful growth of the practice and the move to our new premises in 2014.


Lisa Clemo
Practice Manager

National Certificate NEBDN2010
ILM level 3 and NVQ in Practice Management 2013

GDC Number 212591

Lisa has over 17 years experience in the business.
She is responsible for the day-to-day running of the practice and her dental knowledge and management skills make her simply the best for the job!


Clare Williams Housekeeper

Clare is our brilliant housekeeper. She keeps the practice completely spotless and is as meticulous about cleanliness as we are.

Thinking of joining us?

Call or email to book your new patient consultation. We look forward to welcoming you.