Dentists

  • Paul Young

    Dentist GDC - 71996 -- BDS Sydney 1983

    Born in Sydney, Australia, Paul has family in Australia, Canada and Hong Kong. He has worked 25 years as a dentist and loves the British sense of humour.

    Paul is happy to be part of a great team at Oasis Dental Care Launceston.

  • Lucy Stevens

    Dentist GDC - 194459 -- BDS Cardiff 2015

    * Currently on  maternity leave

    Lucy graduated from Cardiff University gaining B.D.S (Hons) in 2010. In 2012 she passed her graduate examinations to become a member of the joint dental faculties of the Royal College of Surgeons. Lucy has previously worked in a dental practice in Plymouth and as a Maxillo Facial Senior House Officer at Derriford Hospital.

  • Lena Olund

    Dentist GDC - 80099 -- Tannlege Bergen 1982

    Having trained as a dentist in Bergen, Norway in 1982, Lena joined the practice approximately twenty years later, where she enjoys working with all the staff and treating a lot of lovely patients.

  • Wendy Houvenaghel

    Dentist GDC No 74833, BDS Dundee 1998

    Wendy originally hails from Northern Ireland. She graduated with the Bachelor of Dental Surgery Degree from Dundee University in Scotland in 1998.
    She has worked in both Private and NHS Dental Practices and enjoyed a six year Short Service Commission as a Dental Officer in the Royal Air Force.
    Wendy is an Olympic medallist and ex-World Champion in the sport of Track Cycling, having taken a career break and represented Team GB and NI at two Olympic Games, 2008 and 2012.
    Wendy is experienced in all aspects of General Dentistry, has a Diploma in Postgraduate dental studies (Anxiety control, Sedation, Oral surgery and Oral Medicine) and specialises in Facial rejuvenation. She has also recently completed a Year long Implantology course at Cambridge University.
    She is married to Ian and spends her spare time trail running with her dogs and enjoys the picturesque countryside and spectacular beaches for which the SW is renowned.

Hygienists

  • Sarah Parker

    Hygienist GDC - 4463 -- CEB Dip Dental Hygiene 1993

    I joined the practice in 1983 as a trainee dental nurse and went on to study at Cardiff Dental hospital where I qualified as a Dental Hygienist in 1993.

    I have worked in NHS and private practice.

    I enjoy regularly attending courses to update my knowledge and maintain my professional development.

    In my spare time I enjoy reading , fitness classes and spending time with my family

  • Pamela Hancock

    Hygienist GDC - 2029 -- CEB Cert in Dental Hygiene 1979

    Pam Hancock is the longest serving member of staff at our practice, a total of 34 yrs. After qualifying through the Royal Navy in 1979 and a short period of service she started her career in "civvy street" in the Midlands working General practice before relocating to Launceston and Castle Rise Dental Practice in 1982 where she has worked since, with some short spells of locum work in Tavistock, Camelford and Torrington during this time.

    She enjoys working with whole dental team and considers her patients as friends and her colleagues as family. She maintains high professional and personal standards and keeps herself very much up to date with all dental and healthcare advances. Privately she loves her dogs and family and the country life.

  • Kim Field

    Hygienist GDC - 157103 -- CEB Cert in Dental Hygiene CBB 1978

    I have been a Hygienist since 1978 and I enjoy my work and meeting people

    In my spare time I enjoy spending time with family and friends.

Dental Nurses

  • Samantha Peacock

    Dental Nurse GDC - 134265

    Sam joined the practice in November 1998, and has since gained her nursing and Oral Health Education qualifications. She looks forward to qualifying in Radiography next.

  • Rosalyn Thorne

    Dental Nurse GDC - 129829

    Roz qualified as a Dental Surgery Assistant in November 1997 and passed the Dental Radiography exam in 2001. Before her recent appointment at the practice she worked as a dental assistant for a specialist orthodontist and oral surgeon.

  • Ceri Busby

    Dental Nurse GDC - 130815

    Ceri has been a dental nurse since 1999 and qualified in 2001. She joined the practice in August 2007 bringing with her a wealth of experience and knowledge.

    She enjoys working with her new colleagues.

  • Amanda Ellis

    Dental Nurse GDC - 116997

    Amanda has been a Dental Nurse for over 20 years and qualified in 2007. She joined the team in 2014.

  • Rebecca Allen

    Dental Nurse GDc Reg No. 132173 | Verified experience in Dental Nursing

    Rebecca joined us in 2016 and has been a nurse for several years. She likes helping patients have a pleasant visit.

  • Jenna Flockton

    Dental Nurse GDC Reg No. 273665 | Diploma in Dental Nursing Level 3 QCF City & Guilds 2017

    Jenna joined the practice in July 2015 and is a qualified nurse.

  • Olivia Green

    Trainee Dental Nurse

Practice staff

  • Esther Spiers

    Practice Manager

    Esther joined the practice in 1990. Having worked as a dental nurse in Liskeard she was able to bring her knowledge and friendly manner to reception. An opportunity arose in 1996 for her current role as Practice Manager.

  • Tracy Baker

    Receptionist GDC - 127552

    Tracy joined the practice in 1998. During her time here she has gained her nursing qualification along with her radiography qualification. She now works part-time as both a receptionist and a nurse when required.

    A valued member of the team who is happy to explain your treatment needs

  • Suzanne Newberry

    Receptionist and Registered Dental Nurse GDC Reg No. 130121 | National Certificate NEBDN 1999

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