• George Mentzos

    Associate Dentist GDC No: 259465 | DDS (Thessaloniki)2002, PGCert Implantology (Germany) 2008. PGDip Laser(Vienna)2008.

    George graduated from Thessaloniki University, 2002 obtaining a DDS. George has furthered his career by gaining post qualifications all around Europe including Implant and Laser surgery. George’s special interests in dentistry include Implant and Oral Surgery. George is committed to consistently engaging with the most respected resources in advanced aesthetic dentistry. George has a very calm and relaxed manner which puts his patients at ease.

    In his spare time George likes to spend time with his family, cooking and cycling.

  • Roberto Carboni

    Dental Surgeon GDC Reg No. 254758 | DDS Dip. Dent. Sassari 2001

    Roberto graduated in Dentistry and Dental Prosthetics in Italy 2001.

    He attended Orthodontics and Gnatology Division of Turin Hospital during the following year, focusing on interceptive and functional orthodontics.

    He worked as a General Dental Practitioner and Dentist with special interest in Endodontics and Prothodontics in his own and several practices in his district during the last 15 years.

    His calm and relaxing mood makes nervous and anxious patients feel natural at ease with him.

    He likes to spend his spare time playing basketball, singing or practicing speleology.

  • Gary Manning

    Dentist GDC Reg No. 69801 | BDS Wales 1994, DPDS University of Bristol


  • Kirsty Stott

    Hygienist GDC Reg No: 6441 | Dental Nursing 2000, Diploma Dental Hygiene 2004.

    Kirsty joined Bupa Dental Care Taunton in April 2016 after relocating from Lancashire, down to the South West of England.
    Kirsty started her Dental Career as a Dental Nurse for 4 years before qualifying as a Dental Hygienist in 2004 from Liverpool Dental Hospital.

    Since qualifying she has worked predominantly in Private Practices and is further qualified in cleaning and maintain implants and teeth whitening.

    In her spare time, Kirsty enjoys spending time with her Husband and 9 year old son Leo, including Cycling and long walks with the family dog.

    Kirsty has recently taken up running again and participates in the Longrun Meadow Park runs on a Saturday Morning.

Dental Nurses

  • Clare Bayliss

    Dental Nurse GDC Reg No: 133836

    Clare has worked at the Practice since 1990. She qualified as a Dental Nurse in 1993.

    Enjoys spending time with her Husband, 2 children and the family dog.

    Clare is a keen gardener, enjoys listening to music and reading and socialising with friends.

  • Sue Harris

    Dental Nurse GDC Reg No: 145572 | National Certificate 2008

    Susan has worked at the practice for over 20 years as a Dental Nurse. She enjoys all aspects of Dental Nursing and has a formed long professional relationships with some of the patients at the practice.

    In her spare time, Sue loves spending time with her family and grandchildren and walking the family dog.

  • Morgan Winslade

    Dental Nurse Trainee

    Morgan recently joined Bupa Dental Care and is currently completing an advanced apprenticeship in Dental Nursing.

    Morgan feels happy to work within the friendly team and is thoroughly enjoying her training. In her spare time she enjoys spending time with her friends and family and being outdoors with her 2 family dogs.

    Morgan also enjoys horse riding and many other activities.

  • Hannah Nicholls

    Dental Nurse GDC Reg No. 210946 | NEBDN 2010

    Hannah has worked as a Dental Nurse since 2008 and gained her National Qualification in 2010.

    She has experience of Implant Nursing, Oral Surgery, Orthodontics and General Dentistry and has completed an Impression taking course.

    In her spare time, Hannah enjoys travelling around the world, hiking and snowboarding.

    Over the past few years she has developed a passion for baking and even made her own wedding cake.

  • Kate Coleman

    Trainee Dental Nurse

    Kate is currently studying for her Diploma in Dental Nursing.

    Outside of work Kate enjoys socialising with her friends and family and walking her dogs.

  • Kylie Collins

    Dental Nurse GDC Reg No. 161712 | National Certificate NEBDN 2008

Practice staff

  • Paula Gallagher

    Practice Manager

  • Daisy Callum


    Daisy has worked at the Practice for over 20 years, firstly as a nurse and then as a receptionist.

    Daisy works at the practice 2 days a week.

    In her spare time she enjoys travelling and spending time with her family and pets.

  • Sam Dash

    Receptionist NVQ level 3 Dental Nursing

    Sam began working in Dentistry in 2000 and qualified in 2003 with an NVQ level 3 in Dental Nursing.

    Sam joined the practice in 2014 as a receptionist and enjoys working in this friendly team.

    Outside of work, she enjoys days out with her family, cooking and cycling.

  • Claire Richards

    Receptionist/Dental Nurse GDC - 149508

    Claire has been working in the Dental Profession for 23 years.

    Claire left the practice to have her 2 children and has returned for 3 days a week on reception but also covers surgery duties.

    Claire enjoys spending time with her family and socialising with friends.

  • Nikki Durkin


    Nikki has been with the practice for over 10 years. Nikki has a calm and pleasant manner which patients are fond of.

    Nikki works at the practice on a Thursday and in her spare time she enjoys spending time with her family.

  • Lucy Simmonds


    Lucy has worked at the practice for the last 28 years, firstly as a trainee, then progressing to a nurse.

    She now works 2 days a week as a receptionist.

    In her spare time she enjoys spending time with her family and long walks with her dog, Darcie

Bupa Dental Care Taunton

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