Our current team have been together for 10 years and between us we have over 50 years of dental experience.
Anthony has lived in the Newcastle area since 1992, although originally from Sunderland. He obtained his degree from Newcastle University and immediately joined the Royal Navy on a short career commission. Of the 6 years spent in the Forces 3 years were spent in the Far East working for the Sultan of Brunei, looking after the dental care of the Royal Brunei Armed Forces. On returning to England in 1992 Anthony joined Mayfield House Dental Practice in Gosforth which had a well-respected reputation for providing high quality Private Dental Care. During the 90’s Anthony became a postgraduate vocational trainer, teaching newly qualified dentists within the Practice. Anthony has held teaching posts in both the department of restorative dentistry and department of prosthetics at Newcastle dental school. Currently Anthony runs the local branch of the Association of dental implantology. He organises for local and international speakers to come to Newcastle to speak to like-minded dentists on Dental Implantology.
Anthony likes to keep abreast of current developments and has attended training courses in America, Mauritius, Hong Kong, Germany and Belgium as well as those in the UK.
Leanne Rowley qualified as a Dental Nurse in 2000. In 2005 she gained a distinction in the dental nurse sedation qualification and was awarded the national Roche award for best candidate. In 2007 Leanne gained promotion and became Practice Manager. Her varied interests include keeping fit, following football, travelling & listening to music.
Claire Normand qualified as a Dental Nurse in 1994. She worked for several years as a Nurse but now enjoys the administrative and reception side of our practice. In her spare time she enjoys travelling, music festivals and Pilates.
Samantha Jopling qualified as a Dental Nurse in 2012. She likes the clinical side of dentistry and is our practice first aider. Samantha has a black belt in karate and enjoys socialising with friends.
Emily Kirby qualified as a Dental Nurse in 2013. She enjoys the surgical aspect of dentistry and supports Mr Cooper during implant placements. Emily is an animal lover, likes to cook and has a keen interest in the supernatural.
Leila Harris qualified in London in 1988 then undertook an MSc in restorative dentistry in 1997. She joined our team in 2012 working part time. She is a keen believer in preventive dentistry. She enjoys gardening, skiing & cycling.
We are pleased to be able to offer the services of our highly trained dental hygienists, who work closely with our patients to encourage and promote good dental health by undertaking gum treatments and instruction in the most effective methods of plaque control.