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.
Jagdish Patel - Dentist - GDC No 272357
Jagdish qualified as a dentist at the Universidad Europa de Madrid, part of the prestigous Laureate International Group. Dentistry for Jagdish has always been about the patients, making sure each person has been taken taken care of with respect and due care.
His aim is to continually improve by learning and sharing his knowledge and the benefits of it with his patients.
Aqila Somani - Dentist - GDC No TBC
A strong team player with a relaxed and friendly approach to treatment. Aqila strongly believes in making sure that patients are comfortable and stress free when having their treatment completed.
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.
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 - Dental Nurse
Working alongside experienced staff, Emma has qualified as a dental nurse with the team at Dentalcare Trowbridge.
Her natural inclination to listen to and care for patients has made her a popular member of the team. Building knowledge is vital in any medical field and though newly qualified, Emma is looking to learn more new skills over the coming years.
Vanessa Turner - Dental Nurse - GDC No 139503
Vanessa is new to the Trowbridge team but brings with her almost 10 years of experience. She loves meeting new people from all walks of life.
Having completed her training in 2008 at Farnham Hospital and gone on to do further training in sedation techniques Vanessa brings some additional specialist skills to the team. If you're a nervous patient or need specialist sedation Vanessa will be there to help.