Sarah Smith – Practice Manager
Became a Dental Surgery Assistant (DSA) 1988, working with him originally in his Plymouth practice, then helping to set up his Tavistock dental practice in 1991. She has gained valuable experience of the years, covering the whole range of dental and reception work, and at present is the Practice Manager passing a Diploma in Team Leading in 2016 and is a Registered Dental Nurse (RDN).
Kate Halfyard – Dental Nurse
Joined the practice in 2012 as a fully qualified, Registered Dental Nurse. Kate works part time alongside our Oral Surgeon and Dental Hygienists. Kate is qualified to take dental impressions and is an Oral Health Educator. Kate keeps up to date with her knowledge and skills by regularly attending courses.
Vicky Busby – Dental Nurse
Joined the practice in August 2012 as a Trainee Dental Nurse. Since qualifying in Dental Nursing a year after joining us, Vicky has undertaken her post graduate qualifications in Oral Hygiene Instruction and Dental Radiography. You will mainly see Vicky heading up our reception area although she still takes a keen interest in all aspects of Dental Nursing.
Vicky is always keen to update and improve her skills and knowledge and has just completed a work based NVQ Level 2 in Business Admin and Customer Service.
Abi Schuttkacker– Dental Nurse
Abi is a fully qualified registered dental nurse who works alongside Andrew as well as our dental hygienists, you will also see her as a friendly face on our reception desk. Abi qualifications also include Dental Radiography.
Louise Burton – Dental Nurse
Louise is a fully qualified registered dental nurse and dental radiographer . Louise originally started working for Andrew Brown 14 years ago before heading off to Derriford Hospital to work in the Oral & Maxillofacial Department.
Marilyn Gibbons – Receptionist
Marilyn has worked for many years in the dental field as a highly experienced dental receptionist. Marilyn will always greet you with a smile and is happy deal with any queries you may have.
Stephanie Watson – Trainee Dental Nurse
Stephanie joined the practice in 2019 to train as a dental nurse. Her aim is to qualify as a nurse and then broaden her experience as a Dental Oral Therapist.
Lily Linggard – Dental Nurse
Lily joined the practice in September 2020, and is a fully qualified registered dental nurse. This year 2021, she has undertaken her post graduate qualifications in Oral Hygiene Instruction and Dental Radiography.
Olivia MacKenzie – Trainee Dental Nurse
Olivia joined the practice in August 2021 to train as a dental nurse.