• David Giles

    Associate Dentist GDC Reg No: 150283 | BDS Newcastle 2008

    David qualified as dentist (BDS) in 2008 at Newcastle university. Since then he has worked at the Bupa Dental practice in Bishop Auckland as both a VDP and an associate dentist. David recently became Lead Dentist in the practice to support the Practice Manager and the team in collaboration with Bupa Vision and Values.

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  • Ian Wintrip

    Associate Dentist GDC Reg No: 43332 | BDS 1969, MFGDP 1994, Dip in Sedation (Newcastle) Dip in Implantology RCS 2000

    Ian is a member of the British Dental Association, the Faculty of General Dental Practitioners, the Association of Dental Implantology and an associate member of the British Association of Cosmetic Dentistry. He has practised dentistry in Shildon since 1971. In 2000 he decided to concentrate on dental implants and cosmetic dentistry having worked 30 years on the NHS.

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  • Rebecca Cook

    Associate Dentist GDC Reg No: 113021 | BDS 2007, MJDF RCS Eng 2011

    Rebecca qualified from Newcastle University in 2007 and has been at Bupa Dental Care Bishop Auckland since 2010. In 2011 she gained her MJDF qualification from the Royal College of Surgeons. She loves being part of such a great team working in a friendly practice, and works hard to make herpatients feel comfortable and at ease while they are in the surgery, and build up their confidence if they are nervous. All of her free time is spent with herfamily, and having a young son means her weekends are always busy and very fun-filled!

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  • Andreea Shavit

    Associate Dentist GDC Reg No: 185853 | DMD Bucharest 2009

    Andreea graduated Dental School in 2009 in Bucharest and afterwards moved to the UK. She has been working in the Bupa Dental Care Bishop Auckland practice ever since. In 2015 she obtained her Masters Degree from Manchester University with Merit in Restorative & Aesthetic Dentistry.

    As part of her interest in cosmetic dentistry she also enjoys providing short term orthodontics such as Cfast® and Invisalign ® both Zoom ® and home whitening and perform periodontal microsurgery treatment if indicated for cosmetic purposes.

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  • Joanna Giles

    Associate Dentist GDC Reg No: 210054 | BDS ( Newcastle) 2011

    Joanna qualified from Newcastle University in 2011 with Merit in Clinical Dentistry. She has been working for Bupa since 2013. Joanne enjoys all aspects of general dentistry and I have completed the CFAST course which offers a fast and gentle treatment to straighten teeth.

    In her spare time she enjoys running, cooking and learning Spanish.

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  • Danielle Bulmer

    Dentist GDC Reg No: 198681 | BDS Newcastle 2015

    Danielle qualified as a dentist from Newcastle University in 2015 and joined the Bupa Dental Care team in late 2016, where I have been made to feel very welcome and very much part of the team.

    In my spare time I enjoy going to the gym and socialising with friends and this year I hope to use some of this free time to expand my knowledge and skill base by attending various courses in advanced restorative dentistry.


  • Lucinda Ramshaw

    Hygiene/Dental Therapist GDC Reg No: 135765 | Diploma in Dental Hygiene & Therapy 2015

    Lucinda qualified from Newcastle university as a hygiene therapist in November 2015. She received the final year academic prize, the British Associate of Dental Therapy prize for outstanding achievement and was awarded with an overall merit.

    Outside of work, her little Parson Russell Terrier demands the majority of her attention... and she wouldn't have it any other way!

Dental Nurses

  • Yasmine Meite

    Lead Dental Nurse GDC Reg No: 116303

    Yasmine started her career in Dental Nursingin 2002, before taking a career break in 2004 - 2005 to travel in Africa. She returned to the Bishop Auckland practice in 2005. Yasmine has taken part in an implant nursing training program and recently qualified in fluoride application which allows her to treat children. Applying fluoride and educating them on good oral hygiene practice and cavity prevention.

    Yarmine received Oasis Dental Care's Dental Nurse of the Year Award 2012 and was picked for the Practice Managers development academy. This has given her a great insight into the role of the manager and how to run a business. standing her in good stead for her future plans to progress as a practice manager.

  • Julia Johnson

    Dental Nurse GDC Reg No: 112428

    Julia have worked as a dental nurse in the Bishop Auckland practice all her working life. She recently became qualified in Dental Radiography and is currently working towards a qualification in Oral Health Education - promotion of good oral practice and prevention of dental caries

  • Tracy Carlon

    Dental Nurse GDC Reg No: 114608

    Tracy works with a Private dentist specialising in implants and Invisalign. Outside of work she likes to socialise with friends, enjoys meals out and especially riding and looking after her horse

  • Chelsea Hauxwell

    Dental Nurse GDC Reg No: 230870

    Chelsea qualified as a Dental Nurse with NECC on the 1st December 2012. She joined Bupa Dental Care in June 2012 which allowed her to complete her. She is eager to further her career in Oral Health Education and Dental Radiography. She enjoys spending time with her family, attending the gym, and socialising with friends.

  • Alicia Butler

    Dental Nurse GDC Reg No: 256454

    Alicia qualified as a Dental Nurse with Newcastle Dental School in 2014. She enjoys all aspects of dentistry and eventually hopes to work towards a radiography qualification.

    Outside of work he enjoys socialising with family and friends and spending time with her Yorkshire terrier, Penny

Practice staff

  • Kellie Joyce

    Practice Manager CQC Registered Manager | Dental Nurse | GDC Reg No. 248440

    I started working as a Dental Receptionist for Bupa Dental Care in 2011 and have gradually developed into my role as Practice Manager in December 2015. I was a successful graduate from The Practice Managers Academy in March 2016. I enjoy every aspect of my role and look forward to coming into work every day. I feel over the years I have built excellent relationships both with staff and patients which has ensured that as a Practice we put the Patients at the Heart of everything we do. I am proud to say that I work for Bupa Dental Care and I am excited about the future.

    Outside of work I have 4 grown up children who I love spending time with going on days out and enjoying the simple things in life.

Bupa Dental Care Bishop Auckland

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