• Judy Smith

    Dentist GDC Reg No: 66981 | BDS (Ncle) 1991

    Judy is originally from Belfast, she qualified in 1991 in Newcastle upon Tyne. After completing vocational training she worked in Nottingham, London and Sydney, Australia. She moved to Plymouth in 2005. Judy’s outside interests are looking after her children and sailing when possible.

  • Alex Paulsson

    Dentist GDC Reg No: 76849 | DDS (Lund) 1997

    Alex qualified in Sweden in 1997 and moved to England in 1999. He joined Pymstock practice in 2003. He has a special interest in advanced restorative/implant dentistry and aesthetic dentistry. Alex’s interests out of work are sailing and outdoor activities.

  • Camino Torre

    Dentist GDC Reg No: 179966 | BDS (Lic) 2008

    Camino is originally from Santander, Northern Spain. She qualified in Madrid and worked for a while in Santander, before moving to England in November 2009, when she started working at Plymstock practice. Camino’s interests outside of work are travelling and surfing.

  • Joanne Power

    Dentist GDC Reg No: 81107 | BDS 2002

  • Zoe Brookes

    Dentist GDC Reg No: 252112 | BSC, PHD, BDS 2014

  • Tom Fry

    Associate Dentist GDC Reg No. 229418 | BDS (Peninsula Dental School 2012), MFDS RCPS (Glasgow)

    Tom graduated from Peninsula Dental School in Plymouth in 2012 following studying Chemistry at the University of Exeter. He has worked in both the North East and South West of England. He achieved his Membership of the Royal College of Surgeons in 2014, and in 2016 he was awarded mydentist, Dentist of the Year whilst working in Bodmin. He is currently completing his Masters in Dental Public Health. He has additional training in both adult tooth straightening and minimally invasive aesthetic dentistry. Whilst not at work he is a keen musician, playing in several bands, and is a keen surfer.

  • Neil Chauhan

    Associate Dentist GDC Reg No. 81102 | BDS Lond 2002

    Neil joined the team in August 2018. He qualified in 2002 from Guys and St Thomas’s. He has a keen interest in restorative dentistry and oral surgery. Outside of work, Neil enjoys cooking, sports and spending time with his family.


  • Rebecca MacDonnell

    Hygienist/Therapist GDC Reg No: 233571 | Diploma in Dental Hygiene and Therapy RCS Eng 2016

    Becky used to work as a dental nurse at Plymstock and then went to train at Eastman in London to gain her Diploma.

    Outside of work Becky enjoys outdoor activities and walking her new puppy Rufus.

  • Sarita Sanyang

    Hygienist GDC Reg No. 272063 | BSc Dental Hygiene and Dental Therapy Cardiff 2017

    Sarita is originally from the West Midlands. She qualified from Cardiff University in 2017. She moved to Plymouth in September 2018. Sarita’s interests outside of work include reading, painting, photography and outdoor activities.

Dental Nurses

  • Sarah Elizabeth Griffiths

    Dental Nurse - Qualified GDC Reg No: 63590

    Sarah left school in 1999 and I qualified as a dental nurse in 2002. She has worked in specialist practices concentrating on orthodontics and implantology, and has been working for Bupa Dental Care since 2007. Sarah is married and has 2 small children.

  • Elaine Mason

    Dental Nurse / Receptionist GDC Reg No: 113324

    Elaine came to work for the practice in 1974 as a trainee nurse. She then qualified in May 1976. Elaine worked in Germany for two years for the army, then had two children. In 1989 she returned to dental nursing and came back to work at Plymstock in 1990.

  • Joy Dowling

    Dental Nurse / Receptionist GDC Reg No: 114547

    Joy started dental nursing on leaving school and joined Plymstock practice in 2004.

  • Jade Watkinson

    Dental Nurse GDC Reg No: 257229

    Jade is originally from Helston, Cornwall. She qualified in January 2015 and moved to Plymouth at the end of January 2016 to start working in Plymstock. Outside of work Jade enjoys taking her dog for walks, baking and visiting her family in Cornwall

  • Kelly Charlesworth

    Lead Dental Nurse GDC Reg No: 125717

    Kelly is originally from Portsmouth. She joined the Royal Navy in 2003 and qualified as a Dental Nurse in 2004. She spent 12 years in the RN serving in Portsmouth, Plymouth and Scotland, including a short time on board a ship. During this time she gained a radiography qualification and spent time working with an endodontic specialist. She left the Navy in October 2015 and joined the Plymstock practice as a dental nurse, she was promoted to lead dental nurse in November 2017. Outside of work she enjoys walking in the countryside near her home and crochet.

Practice staff

  • Mari-Claire Smith

    Practice manager GDC Reg No: 133172

    Mari-Claire has been working as a dental nurse since 1998. In that time She has achieved her radiography and oral health educator qualifications. She moved from Cornwall 10 years ago and started working for Bupa in Plymstock. Since then she has been promoted to Lead Dental Nurse and in November 2017 made the move into Practice Manager. She is delighted to be managing a very professional and caring team of Dentists, Nurses and Reception staff.

    Outside of work Mari-Claire enjoys spending time with my family.

Bupa Dental Care Plymstock

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