John Seton - Dentist - GDC No 58925
John qualified in Dundee in 1984 and has practised in the Trowbridge area since 1992, now a valuable member of the Dentalcare team.
Beyond extensive experience in general dentistry, John takes a particular interest in prosphetic dentistry. An area covering crowns, bridges and far more, which can make such a difference to oral health and enjoying life.
Gerard Madden - Dentist - GDC No 65787
Gerard qualified from the University of Bristol in 1990 and gained extensive experience across many fields of dentistry, before joining Dentalcare Trowbridge.
His wish to ensure patients are relaxed during treatment is reflected in a particular interest in helping anxious patients and children. Gerard's skills in this vital area have been welcomed by all attending his appointments.
Vanessa Neves - Dentist - GDC No 260235
Vanessa qualified from The University of Lisbon and studied in Canada, alongside gaining considerable experience in key areas of dentistry.
The pleasure of meeting people and having the ability to help as many as possible is Vanessa's reason for being a dentist. Her skill and helpful support for colleagues a reflection of the caring way she approaches her work.
Simona Olaru - Dentist - GDC No 260069
Simona graduated with a DMD from a specialist university in Iasi, before gaining valuable practice experience, not least in cosmetic and restorative dentistry.
A belief in aesthetic care and the enjoyment of enlightning patients on dental health are key aspects of Simona's treatment. Part of her belief that going to a dentist should be a positive and comfortable experience.
Katie Alchin - Dental Nurse - GDC No 246263
Katie is a friendly and experienced dental nurse who had been working with John Seton for 8 years, before coming with him to join Dentalcare.
She returned from maternity leave in February 2017 after having her 3rd little boy. The staff and patients at Trowbridge share her pleasure in the addition to her family and are pleased to see her back at the practice.
Jacky Haigh - Head Dental Nurse- GDC No 225351
Jacky passed her dental nursing exam in 1992 and after a break to look after her two boys, she returned to dentistry with Dentalcare.
As Head Nurse, her experience is valuable to patients and to other staff. From the knowledge to assist dentists with complex tasks, to the encouragement and guidance she offers the nurses within her team.
Jessica Seton - Hygienist & Therapist - GDC No 251151
Jessica obtained her BSc in Dental Hygiene and Dental Therapy at Cardiff University, a leading centre for specialist medical study and research.
Helping patients maintain excellent oral health is part of Jessica's role and they find her approach valuable. Enjoying the benefit of Jessica's belief that her patients should be happy and relaxed during treatment.
Estafania Pardo Fernandez - Dental Hygienist - GDC No 253766
Estafania studied at the Cuenca campus of the University of Castilla-La Mancha, a respected centre, where she graduated in Advanced Dental Hygiene.
Ensuring patients are happy with the treatment she provides is Estafania's passion. An approach which ensures they are comfortable with their care and their dental health benefits from the fine skills a good hygienist offers.
Julia Johnson - Practice Manager
As a CQC Registered Practice Manager, with a background as a qualified dental nurse and many years in dentistry, Julia ensures our practice runs like clockwork.
Her experience in NHS & private dentistry brings efficiency to Dentalcare Trowbridge, in a way that benefits patients. Dental staff can focus on what they do best and enjoy helping patients in a relaxed, effective environment.
Michelle Taylor - Head Dental Receptionist - GDC No 156728
Michelle studied at Uxbridge College, apart from valuable reception and practice management skills, she is a qualified dental nurse.
This mix of skills help ensure patients receive valuable support and advice from the time they arrive at our practice. Her friendly manner is an equal asset to patients and to the Dentalcare team she enjoys being part of.
Amanda Wilson - Dental Receptionist
Amanda holds an NVQ in Health & Social Care, to supplement her administrative skills. Ideal to offer wide support to our patients and her colleagues.
A good dental receptionist needs to work well with both, to enjoy customer facing aspects of the job and arrange treatment to suit. A role which suits Amanda enjoys, those she supports welcoming the care and empathy she offers.
Antonia Griggs - Dental Receptionist/Trainee Nurse
Along with supporting and advising patients on our reception desk, Antonia is adding to her skills by working with our dentists in surgery.
The combination of practice admin and dental experience helps Antonia give valuable support. Her love of meeting people and assisting them ensures this is delivered in a friendly way, making their treatment a pleasure.
Natalya Sandic - Apprentice Receptionist/Dental Nurse
In a similar way to Antonia, Natalya is developing her dental career with a dual approach, building practical and administrative skills.
This works well for young people entering the profession but also works for patients. The ability for staff with direct contact to offer wide support helps make treatment a success and practice membership a pleasure.
Georgina Drewitt - Dental Nurse - GDC No 258437
Georgie obtained a Certificate of Higher Education in Dental Nursing at the respected dental academy within The University of Portsmouth.
Apart from their excellent facilities, they focus on interacting with patients and colleagues in other dental disciplines. An ideal approach for Georgie, her wish to support patients and those she works with of real value to our practice.
Natalie Morris - Dental Nurse - GDC No 173201
Natalie brings considerable experience to Dentalcare, returning to dental nursing after an addition to her family and working at two of our practices.
Alongside general dentistry, Natalie has spent time in a specialist implant unit. A good match for her ability to help patients be comfortable with and confident in their treatment, even when this is in depth care.
Emma Palfrey - Trainee Dental Nurse
Working alongside experienced staff, Emma is building core dental skills quickly and studying to qualify as a dental nurse.
Her natural inclination to listen to and care for patients fits with the need to develop practical abilities. Building knowledge is vital in any medical field, although having the right approach to people is as important.