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Gary Hills

Having qualified from Newcastle University in 1988, Gary has undertaken numerous postgraduate qualifications and obtained the Membership of General Dental Surgeons (MGDS RCS 1992), a Masters Degree in Periodontology 1995 (gum treatment), a Membership of Restorative Dentistry (MRD) from The Royal College of Surgeon 1999 and the Faculty of General Dental practitioners specialist Diplomas in…

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Manesh Lad

Manesh graduated from the University of Manchester in 2009 and did his Vocational Dental Training at St Annes Dental Clinic straight after qualification. He has since worked as a senior house officer at the East Lancashire Healthcare Trust in the Medical Speciality of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery. His experience at the hospital helped him to…

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Neil Cookson

Neil qualified from Newcastle University in 1998 after which he completed his vocational training in the North East.  For the last 14 years, he has practised at Great Eccleston Dental Surgery as lead dentist, undertaking a wide range of NHS and private Dental treatments, including restoring implants, removable orthodontics, using invisible trays and the Inman…

Phil Bowden

Phil Bowden

With over 10 years of experience in all aspects of dentistry, we are delighted to introduce our new dentist, Phil Bowden, who joins the practice on 1st July 2021. Phil graduated from Lancaster University in 2010 with a first-class honours degree in Biological Sciences.  He then had a year out during which he decided to…

Daisy Singleton

Daisy Singleton

Daisy gained a BSc degree in psychology and then an MSc degree in Medical Sciences from Newcastle University in 2016. She then went on to complete her BDS degree at the University of Central Lancashire, qualifying as a dentist in 2020. Daisy is about to undertake a course on composite bonding in London.

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Joe Alderson

Joe Alderson has decided to take early retirement from NHS dentistry to spend more time with his family. Although Mr Alderson is now retired, he is always happy to offer any dental advice if needed.

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Dee Fox

Dee qualified from Newcastle University in 1988 and following several years of postgraduate study gained a Masters Degree and Membership in Orthodontics (tooth straightening with braces) from Royal College of Edinburgh. Dee is a registered specialist in Orthodontics, with the General Dental Council and is a member of the Specialist Practitioner Group of the British…

Lucy Smith

Lucy Smith

After leaving sixth form in 2013 I was not sure what I wanted to do as a career. My friend Jaime worked at the practice at the time and informed me there was a job going so I thought id go for it and see where it takes me… 10 years later I am here…

Leigha Kelly

Leigha Kelly

I started at St Anne’s Dental Clinic in 2014 as a trainee dental nurse as I wanted a new challenge and a career, in which I could progress in. I thoroughly enjoyed the training I received and after qualifying as a dental nurse I was eager to do more so went onto the dental radiography…

Tasha Street

Tasha Street

Tasha qualified as dental nurse in 2015 and joined us at the practice in 2019. Tasha has recently achieved her certificate in dental radiography and has recently passed her sedation qualification. She loves being a part of the dental implant team.