We're delighted to say that Bupa has bought Oasis Dental Care including all our dental practices. If you're already an Oasis patient, rest assured your usual care and service will continue as normal and your practice will soon be rebranded to Bupa Dental Care.

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Dentists

  • Dr Fotheringham

    Senior Dentist GDC - 49954 -- University of Birmingham 1976

    Dr Fotheringham has been practicing dentistry for 40 years; he obtained his qualification at Birmingham University in 1976. In 1976, he joined the community dental team located in Carlisle visiting schools and working in the local hospital until 1981. During this time he joined Carlisle practice Campbell and Wilson as an associate. He worked there until 1987 when he established his own practice.

    Dr Fotheringham enjoys the challenge of complex dental treatment in crown and bridge treatment; TMJ Dysfunction; implant placement and restoration; endodontics; cosmetic treatments.

    Out of work, Dr Fotheringham will be known for his vast experience in mountain climbing, many people will have read his work and enjoyed his stories.

  • Dr Ania Arczynska

    Dentist GDC - 101944 -- Qualified in 1988

    I studied dentistry at Poznan university of medical science and qualified in 1988. After qualifying I went onto work in private practice for 7 years. In 2006, I moved to the UK to take up employment in Dumfries and Galloway practising dentistry where I stayed for 5 years. In 2010, I joined Oasis Dental Care, and continue working there and successfully treating thousands of patients every year. Every year, I incorporate new techniques and materials into the practice. Inman Aligner has been one of the things I have introduced and enjoy seeing the results.

    I enjoy living in a small village just outside Brampton and I love the outdoor life and spending time with my family.

Hygienists

  • Anne Power

    Hygienist GDC - 5290 -- CEB Dip Dent Hygiene 1997

    I have been a hygienist for over 20 years and before that, a dental nurse for over 8 years. I have worked in both NHS/Private and hospitals, providing dental care.

    My job is to educate all ages and show how best to maintain their dentition; recommending implements and giving advice on treating and the prevention of gum disease and tooth decay. I have a passion for dental health education and have worked voluntarily visiting school, nurseries and also brownie and scouts to educate and motivate.

  • Jenny Dudley Ford

    Hygienist GDC - 5935 -- CEB Dip Dent Hygiene 1997

    My career started in 1989. I started out as a dental assistant working in a practice in Wiltshire where I grew up. During this period I gained my qualification as a dental nurse as well as a health educator. I was also Head nurse and an anaesthetic nurse for an oral surgeon.

    Having worked up the ladder for 11 years in these roles, I was eager and encouraged to train further as a dental hygienist. So, in 2001, I gained my hygiene qualification at University of Wales College of Medicine in Cardiff and I have never looked back – “I love my job!”

    My first hygienist role was working in The Falkland Islands, which was a fantastic opportunity and experience as a newly qualified hygienist. I have since worked in several practices over the last 15 years, including a dental practice in Guernsey. I moved from Wiltshire to Cumbria in 2007 and started working for Oasis Dental Care 6 years ago and I am very happy here.

    I take my role as a dental hygienist very seriously and respect and care for all of our patients I have treated over the years. Preventative care and oral health education are key, so I feel privileged to be delivering such an important aspect to patients’ oral health and well-being as well as being part of such a professional dental team.

Dental Nurses

  • Kelly Dalgliesh

    Fluoride Nurse / Receptionist GDC - 137849 | NVQ Level 3 Dental Nursing, Fluoride Varnish Course (2012)

    Kelly joined the practice in 2004 as a trainee dental nurse and receptionist. In April 2010, Kelly passed her NVQ Level 3 exam in dental nursing, at the advanced apprenticeship level with provider Training 2000. 

    Kelly also achieved a pass in the practice based prevention and the application of fluoride varnish course. This enabled Kelly to see patients on a regular basis.

  • Anna Blackburn

    Dental Nurse - Receptionist GDC - 225174 -- NVQ Level 3 Dent Nursing advanced apprenticeship 2011

    Anna joined the practice in 2009 as a trainee dental nurse and receptionist. In April 2011, Anna passed her NVQ Level 3 Dental Nurse advanced apprenticeship with provider Training 2000. Anna's interests are spending time with her children, shopping and going on holidays

  • Claire Bell

    Clinical Nurse GDC - 15273 National Dental Nurse training (1993), Implant Dentistry Training.

    Claire joined the practice in 1993 as a trainee dental nurse. Claire has since then passed the national examination for dental nursing. She has also attended training and completed a course for dental care professionals in implant dentistry and associated treatments and assists Dr Fotheringham during implant treatment.

    Claire's interests out of work are her family, walking and animals. Claire also enjoys reading.

  • Donna Waugh

    Clinical Lead Nurse GDC: 261592 | NVQ Dent Nursing Level 3 advanced apprenticeship 2013

    Donna joined the practice in 2013 as a trainee dental nurse and receptionist. In April 2015, Donna passed her NVQ Level 3 Dental Nurse advanced apprenticeship with provider Training 2000. Donna has also been assisting Dr Fotheringham during his implant treatments.

  • Leah Noble

    Trainee Dental Nurse

    Leah joined the practice in 2015 as a trainee dental nurse and receptionist. Leah has now passed her NVQ Level 3 Dental Nurse advanced with apprenticeship provider Tempdent

  • Julie Maw

    Dental Nurse GDC: 133614 | NVQ Level 3 Oral Health Care: Dental Nursing & Indp Asses City & Guilds 2005

    Julie joined the practice in 2017 as a dental nurse and receptionist. Julie has been a qualified dental nurse since 2008 when she passed her NVQ Level 3 Oral Health Care: Dental Nursing & Indp Asses City & Guilds 2005.

    Julie is interested in all dentistry but particularly enjoys implants. Out of work Julie loves working with horses and is a qualified instructor.

Practice staff

  • Sue McKnight

    Practice Manager NVQ Level 3 Dental Nursing(2010), GDC: 141561

     Sue joined the practice in July 2005 as part of the reception team. In early 2006, Sue went on to manage the practice accounts and book keeping which then led to the practice managers position, which she started 8 years ago. Sue studied the dental nursing advances apprenticeship NVQ level 3 with provider Training 2000.  She wanted a better understanding of what is involved in the role of a dental nurse to work alongside her staff. Sue enjoys her job but it can be very challenging at times. Nevertheless, she perseveres and truly enjoys seeing her practice patients happy. 

     

  • Donna Thomson

    Receptionist NVQ Level 3 Dent Nursing advanced apprenticeship qual 2011

    Donna joined the practice in 2009. Donna is one of our reception team members. She helps the practice patients with any queries they may have, and helps with scheduling appointments. Donna has also attended training and passed her NVQ Level 3 in Dental Nursing Advanced Apprenticeship.

    Her interests out of work are socialising and her two children - Coen and Lacey.

Bupa Dental Care Brampton

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