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The Tewkesbury Team


Gregory Martin


Dentist, BDS Lond 2001

GDC Number: 79784

Greg enjoys the variety of different types of dental treatment in general practice, but is particularly interested in cosmetic dentistry and dental implant restoration. He treats his patients in a gentle, caring manner, taking time to address any questions they may have. Greg’s aim is to ensure his patients are comfortable before, during and after any visit.
He trained at Guy’s Hospital in London and qualified in 2001. Greg completed his postgraduate vocational training in Gloucester and worked in Cheltenham before settling in Tewkesbury in 2007.

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Pamela Higgs


Dentist, BDS Manc 1991

GDC Number: 67152

Pam enjoys all aspects of dentistry and likes to build lasting relationships with her patients to manage their long term oral health. She aims to make her patients' dental experience as pleasant as possible. Prior to joining the practice, Pam worked in High Wycombe. She qualified from Manchester University in 1991.

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April Halford

Dentist, LDS Royal College of Surgeons of England 1989

GDC Number: 64622

April brings to the practice experience gained from both NHS and private practices in Bath, Sussex and Hereford. A member of the Gloucester Independent Dentists Group, April attends regular professional training days to keep up to date with new advances in dental technology and techniques.

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Bianca O’Loughlin


Therapist, Diploma in Dental Hygiene and Therapy Leeds 2013

GDC Number: 248483

Bee joined the team in September 2016. When she graduated as a Dental Hygienist and Therapist in 2013, she was awarded Dental Therapist of the Year in paediatrics. Since then Bee has worked in Luton, Oxfordshire and Worcestershire. Bee loves her job as a Dental Hygienist/Therapist and says she can't imagine doing any other job. She especially loves building trust with her patients. She regularly attends courses to keep up to date with all the new exciting developments in dentistry.

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Christine Greensmith

Hygienist, Dip Dent Hygiene Cardiff 2006

GDC Number: 104192

Christine began her career as a dental nurse in Herefordshire, where she worked for eleven years. In 2006, Christine completed her diploma at Cardiff University, and was awarded the General Dental Council Professionalism Award. Choosing to stay in Cardiff hospital for several years, she worked as a Staff Hygienist in Periodontal, Special Needs and Conscious Sedation clinics. Christine regularly attends courses and conferences to ensure her knowledge is current, and enjoys working with patients to improve and maintain their oral health.

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Sophie Kent

Hygienist, Diploma in Dental Nursing Level 3 QCF City & Guilds 2016

GDC Number: 207075

Sophie enjoys learning about gum disease and its links to other health conditions. Sophie’s paper on “Stress and Gum Disease” was published in Dental Health Magazine. Before training as a hygienist at Bristol University, Sophie worked as a dental nurse. She has a keen interest in caring for dental implants and enjoys building a good rapport with her patients.

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Practice manager

David Waters

Practice Manager

Dave joined the practice in December 2017. He has been a professional manager for over thirty years having worked in the public sector and with a number of professional service companies and partnerships.

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Amy Cater

Dental Nurse

GDC Number: 173325

Amy joined the practice in 2014, having previously worked in another local dental practice. She qualified as a dental nurse in 2008. To keep up to date with the latest developments and techniques, Amy is a member of the Gloucester Independent Dentists group, which provides postgraduate training for dental professionals in the county.

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Emma Holliday

Dental Nurse, Qual- National Certificate NEBDN 2010

GDC Number: 189971

Emma qualified as a dental nurse through the NEBDN in 2010, while her her practical training requirements were overseen by the practice. Having taken time off to spend with her daughter, she re-joined the team in July 2017. Since returning to the practice, Emma has qualified as an extended duty dental nurse, extending her scope of practice to include taking impressions and using shade guides.

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Lindsay Hudson

Dental Nurse, Qual- National Certificate NEBDN 2008

GDC Number: 144140

Lindsay completed her training as a dental nurse in the practice and qualified in 2008. She enjoys variety, so she is happy that in her role no two days are ever the same. Prior to training as a dental nurse, Lindsay worked with pre-school children.

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Jane Woodhouse

Dental Nurse, Verified competency in Dental Nursing

GDC Number: 149306

Jane is a very knowledgeable member of the High Street Dental Practice team. She has been a dental nurse for over 25 years and has worked at the practice since 2000. She is experienced in every aspect of general dentistry and dental implants. Jane keeps her first aid skills updated and regularly attends training to keep abreast of the latest protocols in dentistry.

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Bradley Jenkins

Trainee Dental Nurse

As Bradley begins his career in dental care, it is clear that this is his vocation. He is a competent, efficient and thoughtful addition to the team.

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Jean Bellamy


Jean enjoys greeting patients and helping to put them at ease. She joined the practice in 2004 after working in finance for thirty years with a large local company.

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Sally Morris


Sally has worked at the practice since 2013, having moved from another local dental practice. She likes meeting our patients and helping to make their experience as relaxed as possible.

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Linda Portman


Linda is the longest serving member of the team, having worked at High Street Dental Practice since she was 16 years old. She spent many years as a dental nurse before moving to reception in 2000. Linda has enjoyed the new challenges that her different roles have demanded over the years.

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Helena Thomas


Helena ensures patients feel welcome and comfortable when they arrive at the practice. She is always ready to answer questions, and encourages patients to ask. Helena can also explain the advantages of becoming a SpaDental Plan patient.

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