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At Bay Dental Care our highly skilled, friendly team shares the same single vision: we put you first. Together, we are dedicated to providing you with a first class experience, from the comfort of our reception to the very latest innovations in dental technology. We make sure you have the best possible care from the second you walk through the door.
Find out more about each of our practice team members below.
Practice Clinical Lead
BSc Hons., BDS (Manc.)
Barry qualified from the University of Manchester in 2011. Since then, he has had a keen interest in upgrading his skills and knowledge. To this end he has attended courses with world's leading dentists. He enjoys all aspects of family dentistry and has a special interest in cosmetic dentistry. Barry especially likes providing minimally invasive options which allow fantastic results with little to no drilling of the teeth. Barry enjoys spending his free time with his wife, two small children and socialising with friends.
GDC No. 191772
Andrei Qualified in Bucharest university in 2005, he then relocated to the UK in 2011 and worked in Penrith and Kirkby Lonsdale providing NHS and Private Dental Care. Andrei currently lives in Kendal and joined the Bay Team in 2022 to concentrate on providing good quality Private Dental Care. His main interests are aesthetics and Invisalign, and he would like to develop his skills and place implants in the future.
In Andrei’s spare time he enjoying walks in the lakes with his family, mountain biking and he also has a keen interest in motor bikes when time allows.
GDC No. 180877
Maria was born in Greece where she grew up and lived a big part of her adult life. She qualified as a dentist in 2003 from the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki in Greece. She moved to the UK in 2010 and has worked both for the NHS and the private dentistry sector.
She has various post-graduate qualifications, including a diploma in Restorative and Aesthetic Dentistry. She has the knowledge and the experience to offer holistic options that would suit a person’s long term oral health and/or dental aesthetic needs, as well as the everyday ones.
GDC No. 49369
BDS University of Liverpool 1975
Qualified at Liverpool University , Nigel is a friendly dentist with many years of experience in providing family dentistry. As a former private practice owner and clinical director of a corporate dental group, Nigel is a caring dentist who understands patient fears and concerns about dental treatment. He looks to offer his patients gentle dental care, including preventive and minimally invasive dental treatments whenever possible, and has special interest in the treatment of periodontal (gum health) problems, restorative dental treatments and cosmetic dentistry using the latest techniques and materials. Away from Practice, he is an avid sports fan and is a qualified junior rugby coach, having spent many years involved with Preston Grasshoppers rugby club. He enjoys motorsport, classic cars, walking, keeping fit, and following the professional careers of his three now very much adult children.
DENTIST WITH SPECIAL INTEREST IN IMPLANTS
BDS, DIP IMP DENT RCSED, PGCERT DSAM (DISTINCTION)
GDC No. 177429
William is one of our associates and graduated from the University of Manchester in 2009. His talent in Dentistry was noticed early on when he was awarded the Edgar Houghton Operative Skills prize along with his Bachelor of Dental Surgery.
William’s special interest is in Implant Dentistry and sedation. He has been placing Dental Implants for 10 years, and has completed the ‘gold standard’ of Implant post-graduate training at the Royal College of Surgeons, London. He received his diploma in implant dentistry from the Royal College of Surgeons, Edinburgh in 2018. William has worked with many different Implant systems over the years, and understands the newer techniques in bone grafting. He often spends his free time attending courses to further his knowledge and even calls dental implants his main hobby!
William has also gone further with his sedation training and completed a post-graduate certificate in dental sedation and anxiety management, from the University of Edinburgh in 2021. But don’t let his “fresh” face fool you, William has been practicing dentistry for 12 years and also has good experience in oral surgery and endodontics
GDC NO 255913
BSc (Hons) Dental Therapy University of Central Lancashire 2022
Bethany qualified from the university of Central Lancashire as a Dental Therapist in 2022 and has been working in the field of dentistry for around 12 years. She is very passionate about dentistry and committed to providing excellent clinical care to all her patients. Bethany is extremely focused on prevention and enjoys educating and motivating patients to achieve the best outcome of treatment possible. Bethany has good clinical experience dealing with and caring for patients with all stages of periodontal disease. In her spare time, she enjoys spending time with her family.
Dental Nurse & Receptionist
Qual- National Certificate NEBDSA 1991
GDC No. 133386
Alison joined the team in September 2016 with 28 years of dental nursing and reception experience, she gained her National Certificate in Dental Nursing 1991 and has also achieved her NVQ Level 2 in Customer Service within the Dental Practice.
Diploma in Dental Nursing Level 3 QCF City & Guilds 2020
GDC no. 291575
Bethany Joined the team in May 2019 and qualified as a dental nurse in August 2020 after training with us as an apprentice.
GDC no. 295053
Rebecca began dental nursing in 2017 and after gaining her NVQ level III qualification she joined the team here in June 2021. In her spare time she enjoys socialising with friends and going for walks.
Trainee Dental Nurse
Naomi joined the team in February 2021, as a trainee and is currently working towards her NVQ Level 3 in Dental Nursing qualification.
Trainee Dental Nurse
Rebecca joined the team in July 2022 as a trainee dental nurse and is currently working towards her NVQ Level 3 in Dental Nursing qualification.
GDC no. 182501
Zoe has been working as a dental nurse for over 15 years and gained her NVQ Level III in dental nursing in 2009. In her spare time she enjoys reading and spending time with her daughter.
GDC no. 250040
Ashleigh began dental nursing in 2007 and gained her NVQ level III in dental nursing in 2009 and after a short break to raise her family she has returned to nursing and joined the team here at Bay Dental.
GDC No. 121561
Trisha joined the practice in 2010 and brought over 15 years of dental reception experience with her.
GDC No. 109188
Claire has worked in dentistry for 20 years, she then began working at Bay Dental Care in 2002, gaining her dental nursing qualification in 2003. She then went on to complete the Radiography qualification in 2009, and became head dental nurse moving into Practice Management in January 2018.
Portman Dental Care Awards