• Dr Andy Pollard

    Dentist BChD (Leeds, England) 1998, MSc Oral Surgery (UCLan, England) 2014 | GDC reg no. 74447

    Andy graduated at Leeds University in 1998 where he was awarded the Percy Leigh prize for excellence in Oral Pathology and Radiology. Since leaving University

    Andy has completed numerous Postgraduate courses, keeping up to date with the latest advances. He is experienced in providing all aspects of general dentistry from simple preventative advice to complex cosmetic treatments.

    He also has a Masters degree with Merit in Oral Surgery from the University of Central Lancashire. As a Dentist with an interest in Oral Surgery, he is able to accept referrals for some minor oral surgery cases that might otherwise require treatment in hospital.

    Away from dentistry, Andy enjoys walking in the hills around Huddersfield with his family, running, real ale and the occasional glass of red wine.

  • Dr Elizabeth Bolton

    Dentist BChD (Leeds, England) 1998 | GDC reg no. 74449

    Liz has worked in both NHS and Private practice in the West Yorkshire area since qualifying in 1998. Liz founded ‘Calder House Dental Care’ alongside her husband, John, in 2007. Liz is now delighted to be part of the Bupa Dental Care team and to have more time to develop her dental interest. Liz also plans to spend more time in the great outdoors.

  • Dr Nadia Saleem

    Dentist BDS, MSc Prosthodontics, Dental Surgeon | GDC reg no. 83517

    Nadia qualified from the University of Newcastle-Upon-Tyne in 2004. After completing her Vocational Training in 2004, she has worked as an associate Dentist in West Yorkshire for over 11 years.

    Her interest in Restorative and Cosmetic Dentistry led her to complete a postgraduate certificate in Restorative Dental Practice at UCL Eastman Dental Institute in 2007.

    Nadia continued her extensive postgraduate dental training by obtaining a Masters in Fixed and Removable Prosthodontics at the University of Manchester in 2015.

    She has developed an excellent reputation for high quality dentistry and is highly conscientious and professional in her work.

    In her spare time, Nadia enjoys visiting the theatre and keeping busy looking after her two young daughters, Zahrah and Hannah.

  • Dr Nina Champaneri

    Associate Dentist GDC Reg No. 74476 | BChD Leeds 1998

    Nina qualified in Leeds in 1998 and has been practising dentistry in the Kirklees and Calderdale area for over 20 years. As well as all aspects of dentistry, she enjoys and has a keen interest in minimally invasive cosmetic dentistry.

    In her spare time, she enjoys travelling the world with her husband and daughter, walking on the moors, painting and the occasional glass of red wine.


  • Heidi Mattei

    Hygienist RDH.DipDHE.LL.B (Hons) MA Barrister-at-Law (Glasgow) | GDC reg no. 2609

    Heidi completed her hygienist training at Glasgow University in 1983 and went on to study law, being called to the bar in 2001. Heidi can see patients directly or patients referred from our Dentists to provide further hygiene work and periodontic treatment.

    Heidi is also able to administer anesthetic, take radiographs and provide teeth whitening in surgery and home kits. She is a member of the British Society of Dental Hygiene and Therapy (BSDHT).

Dental Nurses

  • Danielle Moffatt

    Dental Nurse NEBDN National Certificate in dental Nursing 2012 | GDC reg no. 231144

    Danielle first started as a Trainee Dental Nurse in an NHS Practice in Halifax in 2009 and qualified from Leeds Dental Institute with a National Certificate in Dental Nursing in 2012. Danielle started working at the practice in 2014 after expressing an interest in private dentistry.

    She enjoys the variation of nursing and working on reception, being able to reassure and calm nervous patients whilst showing her bubbly personality. Out of work, Danielle spends her time with friends and family and her dog, Reggie. Danielle also enjoys holidaying, her favorite destinations being Italy and New York, is partial to a bit of retail therapy and the occasional Martini.

  • Carly Turner

    Dental Nurse NEBDN National Certificate in Dental Nursing 2012 | GDC reg no. 238047

    Carly started as a trainee dental nurse in 2009 and qualified in 2012. Carly is qualified in impression taking and has taken on the lead nursing role in the last year. Carly enjoys spending time with her family, specifically visiting the park with her young daughter Harper.

  • Debbie Shields

    Dental Nurse National Diploma in Dental Nursing 2015 | GDC reg no. 256885

    Debbie qualified from Leeds Dental Institute with a National Diploma in Dental Nursing in 2015. She has since worked in both NHS and private practice building up her clinical skills.

    Debbie has a keen interest in photography and radiography. Outside of work, Debbie enjoys baking, eating out and spending time with husband Matt and their daughter, Evelyn.

  • Kathryn Hopkins

    Dental Nurse NEBDN National Certificate in Dental Nursing (1984)

    Kathryn started working as a Dental Nurse in 1984 working predominantly in the NHS and hospital. During the NHS period, Kathryn gained vast experience with children, patients with disabilities and dental anxieties. Patients at the practice value Kathryn’s caring and understanding approach and her positive attitude, with her thoroughly enjoying her job. In her spare time, Kathryn enjoys walking and spending time with her family, especially her beautiful new grandson, George.

  • Laura Brown

    ? | GDC reg no. 160797

    Laura has been in the dental industry for the last 14 years receiving her qualification in 2006. Throughout her career, Laura has worked in both NHS and private practices within Huddersfield and Halifax, before joining the brilliant team at Calder House in 2016.

    Laura feels she has a friendly and supportive approach, with a calm and confident manner. Outside of work, Laura enjoys spending time with her husband and two daughters. She also enjoys walking, generally keeping fit and socialising with her friends and family.

Practice staff

  • Samantha Robinson

    Practice Manager National Level 3 in oral health care 2001 | GDC reg no. 140392

    Sam has worked as a dental nurse for the last 17 years receiving her National Certificate in Dental Nursing in 2001. 

    Throughout her time in the industry she has worked in both NHS and private practices, developing a vast understanding in all aspects of dentistry, she has a natural ability to lead a team and is able to set standards within the practice whilst maintaining a positive and supportive manner.

    Out of work Sam loves to spend her time with Husband Neil and children Alfie and Lenny.

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