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IDH Group appoints Dr Nyree Whitley and Steve Melton to senior positions

Integrated Dental Holdings (IDH Group), the UK’s largest provider of dental services in the UK, has today announced the appointment of Dr Nyree Whitley (above) as the new Group Clinical Director, and Steve Melton as Managing Director of its Patient Services division, mydentist, effective immediately.

Nyree Whitley has more than 20 years of clinical practice and has been a regional Clinical Director within mydentist for the past 18 months.

Steve Melton was formerly Chief Executive of AIM-listed Circle Health, the largest employee co-owned private hospitals group in Europe, increasing revenues by 100% in four years. Prior to this, he held a number of senior roles in retail, including as Supply Chain Director for Argos, and General Manager, Non-Food at Asda. Steve will be replacing Annette Spindler who has stepped down from her role.

Tom Riall, Chief Executive of IDH Group, commented: “Nyree and Steve join IDH Group with more than 50 years’ experience across dentistry, the wider healthcare sector, and retail. We now have a strong leadership team in place to take the business forward and I am excited about the opportunities that lie ahead.”

Dr Whitley said: “As a practicing dentist and a former regional Clinical Director at mydentist, it is a privilege to work with some of the finest clinicians in the UK. I look forward to continue working with the team to ensure we remain one of the highest quality providers of dentistry in the country.”

Steve Melton enthused: “I am excited to be joining such a well-established and trusted brand. mydentist has a great reputation for providing outstanding quality care to its patients and I look forward to building on this success in the future.”

IDH Group is Europe’s largest vertically integrated dental services business, comprising mydentist, a network of more than 650 dental practices across the UK, and Dental Directory, one of the largest full service dental providers in the country, supplying around 12,000 dental practices with materials and equipment.