Why Choose Us
Our Support Team
All our dentists adhere to the rules governing the profession under strict guidance from the General Dental Council (GDC) "Standards for Dental Professionals".
Paula Lindsay RDH - HygienistGDC No. 4601
Paula has been a member of the team at Lightwood since qualifying from Liverpool Dental Hospital in 1994. Paula embraces all aspects of the new technology we have introduced to the practice and is an active contributor to an on-line hygienist forum. As with all of our hygiene team, she maintains her professional expertise with regular training and courses.
As well as a busy mum of two and due to family pressure, a (reluctant) Manchester City fan!
Melanie Butler RDH – HygienistGDC No. 5077
Melanie qualified in 1996 from the Eastman Dental Hospital, London and has worked in both corporate and general practice situations in the UK and abroad. She is a regular participant of meetings with the British Society of Dental Hygiene and Therapy.
Melanie is also a member of the Faculty of General Dental Practice.
Socially, Melanie enjoys travelling, walking, scuba diving and spending time with her daughter, Lois Daisy.
Kerri Rust Andrews BSc RDH – HygienistGDC No. 178734
Kerri originally trained as a speech therapist with a degree in linguistics before embarking on a long-standing desire to become a dental hygienist. Qualifying from Sheffield, Kerri is the newest addition to our hygiene team and has fitted in really well with her passion for the subject and attention to detail.
Originally from Norfolk, she now lives with her partner in Cheshire and enjoys running, walking and playing the piano and Irish whistle (but not at the same time!).
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DH assistant/Dental Nurse
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Trainee Dental Nurse