Ivy House, The Green, Tanworth-In-Arden, Solihull, B94 5AL

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About Us

Bellissima Clinic is a grade 2 listed building in the heart of a country village, with a stylish, modern and intimate feel. Our facilities, just like our equipment are state of the art.

We pride ourselves on offering a friendly, reliable and welcoming service. We love going the extra mile to make sure our patients are happy with their visit.

The practice is all on the ground floor which makes access into the surgery easier for patients that are not as mobile. There is also free parking available outside.

Meet Our Team

Dr Christopher Elliott

Dr C Vernon Elliott

Liverpool University GDC 63636

Vernon qualified from Liverpool University in 1988, achieving the Macleans prize in Orthodontics and distinction in finals part 1. On graduation he worked as a House Officer at Liverpool hospital and after 6 months he entered into general practice, buying a surgery in the midlands in ’91, growing it from a small single practice into a large, multi practice with over 25,000 happy and loyal patients.

He is a member of the British Dental Association and British Dental Health Association, in the early 90’s, he developed a particular interest in the ever exciting and changing field of facial aesthetics and anti ageing treatments. Harley Street trained, a fellow of the Royal College of Medicine and a Gold member of the International Facial Aesthetics (IAAFFA), Dr CV Elliott is a certified trainer/advisor to fellow clinicians and a keynote speaker in the field of facial aesthetics. He is also an examiner for the NEBDN diploma and post graduate sedation qualifications.

Vernon believes in a healthy body and healthy mind, hence most of his leisure activities evolve around sport, regularly playing tennis and squash. He is also a martial artist enthusiast, holding a 3rd Dan black belt in Korean Karate. Vernon enjoys hill walking and of course attending many conferences and courses updating his knowledge and expertise in dentistry and facial aesthetics, ensuring all our patients get the service and quality they deserve!

Spencer Greening

GDC: 114916

Spencer qualified as a dental technician in 1993 and has owned a highly-regarded dental laboratory for over 20 years. Realising the increasing demand for high-quality prosthetics, he completed a 3 year Diploma in Clinical Dental Technology. This prestigious qualification enables him to use his vast experience and the ability to apply the latest technology to directly help patients achieve excellent results in removable prosthetics. Spencer updates his knowledge and skills by regularly attending courses at highly regarded institutions and dental technology companies at home and abroad.

Spencer Greening
Katie Miles

Katie Miles

Hygienist GDC 4635

Katie qualified from the Birmingham Dental Hospital in 1994. She works as a Hygienist at Bellissima helping provide all aspects of preventive care and gum therapy along with fissure sealants for children and dietary advice.

Danni Mapstone

Dental Therapist GDC 191452

Danni qualified from Liverpool University as a Dental Hygienist/Therapist in 2014 and joined Bellissima Clinic in February 2015. Danni’s passion for dentistry started from an early age and her career began as a dental nurse in 2008 gaining further qualifications in oral health education and radiography before joining Liverpool university.

Danielle says ‘one of the best parts of my job is helping patients improve their oral health and seeing the difference it can make! Carrying out restorations for both adults and children is also an aspect of my job role I enjoy thoroughly but helping to prevent these is my main objective’.

Danni Mapstone
Cassie Bristol

Cassie Bristol

Dental Therapist GDC 221016

Cassie qualified from Liverpool University in 2018 as a Dental Therapist. Her passion for dentistry started in 2007 when she trained as a dental nurse. She later went on to gain further qualifications in radiography, oral health education and practice management. Cassie followed her dream of becoming more involved with patients when she qualified in dental therapy.

Since then, Cassie decided to further her career and found her passion within facial aesthetics. Cassie now offers treatments such as anti-wrinkle injections and dermal fillers.

In Cassie’s spare time she enjoys travelling, spending time with family and friends and performing arts.

Abbi Dixon

Dental Nurse and Receptionist GDC number 285735

Abbi has been at Bellissima since 2018. She qualified as a dental Nurse in 2019 but was practising as a trainee for 3 years before that. She has gained experience in various dental procedures including orthodontics, endodontics, surgical procedures and dental aesthetics. She also assists Dr Elliott in various facial aesthetic procedures.

Abbi enjoys a healthy lifestyle and spends a lot of time out and exploring with her partner and 2 dogs.

She is a very pleasant, approachable and enthusiastic individual who is proud to be part of the Bellissima team.

Abbi Dixon
Melissa Bellamy

Mellissa Bellamy

Dental Nurse and Sports Massage Therapist GDC 275574

Mellissa is a qualified Dental Nurse and joined our team in 2018, with a range of interests from general dentistry to implants and hygiene.

Mellissa also has a level 3 qualification in sports massage and level 4 in muscle manipulation. She is currently studying B.Ost Osteopathy with The College of Osteopaths at Staffordshire University.

She has a keen interest in running and has taken part in a number of half marathons and enjoys rock climbing. She has a cocker spaniel called Mabel.

In the future she hopes to qualify as an osteopath, providing private care to the public.

Lisa Clarke

Dental Receptionist

Lisa has been at Bellissima Clinic since 2017 having worked in the dental industry for over 23 years as a dental receptionist.
Outside of work Lisa enjoys keeping fit, walking her 2 dogs and spending quality time with her husband and 2 daughters.

Lisa is an optimistic individual who takes a lot of pride in her role at Bellissima clinic and has great communication skills with patients and clients who attend to the practice.

Lisa Clarke
Zoe Carter

Zoe Carter

Semi Permanent Make-up Artist

Zoe Carter qualified as a professional medical and aesthetic semi-permanent make-up artist, otherwise known as micro pigmentation 13 years ago. Having trained with the two market leaders she went on to work in prestigious clinics throughout central London and the Midlands including Harvey Nichols of Knightsbridge.

Laterally she now focuses on the facial aesthetics side of the business creating beautiful eyebrows, lip colour and eyeliner to her many satisfied clients.

Zoe’s enjoys working with her clients to deliver personal enhancements to their own needs and requirements and firmly believes that this continued passion to do so is paramount in this specialized business. Zoe is warm and approachable and always happy to offer complimentary consultations.

In her spare time she enjoys travel and performing reiki treatments.

Sue Harbour

Skin specialist and Facial Aesthetic assistant.

Sue has worked in the aesthetics industry for a number of years and brings her passion for healthy skin and first class attention to customer service to Bellissima.

In addition to assisting Dr Elliott, Sue is here to manage your treatment journey right from the moment you walk through the door. She will listen to and make an assessment of your concerns and tailor make a treatment plan to suit you.

Sue is always updating her skills and knowledge to ensure that you receive the best treatment in the best hands.

Away from the Clinic, Sue enjoys an active lifestyle and can often be found either in the gym or on the tennis court.

Sue Harbour

Emma Mellings

Dental Nurse GDC 135020

Originally from Bristol Emma qualified as a dental nurse in 1996 and over the years has enjoyed many different aspects of dental nursing from training nurses, to managing a 5 surgery busy NHS practice. Emma enjoy’s learning and has gained further qualifications in radiography, practice management and extended dental nurse duties

Emma is passionate about the role she plays and enjoys helping others, and has been working with Dr Elliott since 1997.

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What Our Patients Say About Us

Alex Ewins
Alex Ewins
2020-09-10
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Got to be the best in the area been going here for over two years professional welcoming made to feel at ease couldn't recommend it enough!!!
Steve Barry
Steve Barry
2020-08-08
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Excellent treatment, thank you! 👍
Sandra Arnold
Sandra Arnold
2020-08-07
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Wonderful dental service and beauty treatments. Staff are professional, friendly and provide a first class service. Would thoroughly recommend
Jennifer Muntz
Jennifer Muntz
2020-07-29
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Great first visit and having bad experiences in the past this was so refreshing. Very professional and caring. Thank you!
Reg Hughes
Reg Hughes
2020-07-24
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As a new couple to the practice and ne being a wimp when it comes to dentists,