Meet the team
All of our staff adhere to the rules governing the profession. Information about professional regulation can be found at http://www.gdc-uk.org/
Each Dentist, Hygienist, Therapist and Nurse is registered with the General Dental Council.
BDS (Birmingham University)
GDC No: 85558
Natalie graduated from Birmingham University in 2005 and went on to work in dental practices in London and Wolverhampton before joining Dawley in 2007.
Natalie particularly enjoys cosmetic dentistry work including Six Month Smiles ®. Natalie also offers facial rejuvenation treatments and started her Anti-Wrinkle Injection training in 2010 at the Bob Khanna Training institute, Reading. She then completed further courses in Anti-Wrinkle Injections and facial fillers with Midlands Smile Aesthetics Centres 2012/13.
Natalie bought the practice in 2015.
General Dental Practitioner/Implant Placing
BDS (Birmingham University)
GDC No: 78099
Richard graduated from Birmingham School of Dentistry in 2000. He is a very experienced general dental practitioner who has worked at Dawley Dental Practice since he qualified. Over that period he has been involved in foundation dentist training which helps newly qualified dentists adapt to working in a general dental practice.
Richard enjoys all aspects of dentistry but has a particular interest in placing and restoring implants to give patients their confidence and function back after tooth loss.
Richard completed a 5 day theory course on implants followed by a 10 day placement and restorative course over a period of 6 months. This enabled him to follow the journey of the patients from start to finish.
Outside of dentistry, Richard is married with two children and enjoys playing and watching football, running, golfing and sailing.
General Dental Practitioner
BDS (University of Birmingham) MFDS RCS (Ed)
GDC No: 258504
Laura first worked here at Dawley Dental Practice as a dental nurse before deciding to pursue a career as a dentist. Laura graduated from The University of Birmingham in 2015 and went on to complete Foundation Training in Oxfordshire and has recently joined us back here at Dawley.
Laura enjoys all aspects of dentistry, in particular restorative dentistry and is continually developing her skills in aesthetic dentistry.
Outside of dentistry Laura enjoys travelling and socialising with friends.
General Dental Practitioner
BDS (University of Aberdeen)
GDC No: 264370
Chris is a graduate of Aberdeen Dental School and completed his vocational training year here at Dawley Dental Practice.
Chris is presently undertaking a year of further training at Liverpool Dental Hospital however he is also providing a dental service at Dawley on Saturdays.
Chris enjoys all aspect of general dentistry and has a particular interest in helping anxious patients accept treatment.
Chris is also a veterinary surgeon and when not working as a dentist spends his time treating veterinary dental cases in a nearby veterinary practice.
Outside of work, Chris enjoys travel, cycling and spending time with his partner and their two cats.
RDH Dip DHE (RSH)
GDC No: 2830
Jenny qualified as a Dental Hygienist at Birmingham Dental Hospital in 1984 and also has diplomas in Dental Health Education and Dental Radiography. She joined the practice in 1994 and is dedicated to all aspects of Dental Hygiene but especially the care and treatment of nervous patients.
Jenny is married with three grown up children and 2 rescue greyhounds and enjoys teaching yoga and relaxation.
GDC No: 221995
Katie joined the practice in 2011 as a dental nurse and qualified that year. She has additional skills in applying fluoride, giving diet advice, oral health education and advanced impression taking. She became Practice Manager in July 2016.
In her spare time she enjoys visiting new places and spending time with her rescue dog Stanley.
Assistant Practice Manager
GDC No: 256281
Hari joined the practice in 2013 as a trainee dental nurse. She became Assistant Practice Manager in July 2019.
Hari got married in 2017 and enjoys spending quality time with her husband. She has 2 rescue cats called Hugo & Milo, a guinea pigs called Maisey & the newest addition to the family is her beagle puppy Archie! In her spare time she enjoys going to the cinema and spending time with her friends and family. Hari is also Jenny the Hygienists daughter and thoroughly enjoys working alongside her Mum.
Serenah joined the practice in September 2015 as a receptionist.
Serenah takes pride in welcoming patients to the practice with her friendly manner & strives to help all nervous patients feel at ease.
In her free time, Serenah enjoys socialising, travelling to new places and spending time with her partner & rabbit Kiki.
GDC No: 233997
Meg joined the practice in 2011 and qualified in 2012, she has since gained additional skills in advanced impression taking and fluoride application. She is our infection control lead within the practice.
In her spare time, Meg runs a dance group for children. She enjoys spending time with her husband and little boy, socialising with friends and travelling.
Deb joined Dawley originally back in 2010, before leaving in 2015 for a few years pursuing other avenues. Deb re-joined us in April 2018. Deb is one of our part-time receptionists.
Deb has a knack for recognising patients voices on the phone even after being away from us for so long! Deb has a great relationship with a lot of our patients and the ones who have seen her have said how great it is to have her back! We’re really enjoying having Deb back with us and look forward to our patients being reintroduced to her. Offering a helping hand is something Deb takes great pride in.
In her spare time, Deb and her husband enjoy travelling round the UK in the VW camper van with their miniature schnauzer Reuben.
Freya joined the practice in July 2017 and qualified in 2019. Freya has a keen interest in facial aesthetics and enjoys helping putting nervous patients at ease.
In her spare time, Freya enjoys keeping fit, and spending time with family.
Trainee Dental Nurse
Becky joined the practice in January 2018 as a trainee dental nurse.
She is enjoying college and nursing for all different types of treatment & likes working with different dentists to better her understanding of how all dentists work.
GDC No: 189340
Hayley joined the practice in March 2018. Hayley nurses for Natalie & helps out a lot on reception. Hayley is enjoying getting to know all of the patients at the practice and assisting with facial aesthetics.
In her spare time, Hayley enjoys going out with friends, and taking her jack russell Bella on long walks.
GDC No: 116523
Gerry joined the practice in October 2018.
Gerry has been dental nursing since 1988, she trained and worked in the Royal Army Dental Corps ntil 2011 when she and her family settled in Shropshire.
Patient care and well being are at the top of Gerry’s priorities (which has led to her chairing General Dental Council fitness to practice hearings).
Gerry is a cross-fit enthusiast and a keen dog walker, she has a beautiful hungarian vizsla Willow.
Trainee Dental Nurse
Taylor joined the practice in August 2018 as a trainee dental nurse.
Taylor is enrolled in a Dental nurse apprenticeship and is looking forward to learining in depth aspects of dentistry.
Taylor is enjoying getting to know our patients as well as other team members. She is thriving off assisting in surgery and learning how each clinician works.
Taylor enjoys spending time with her family & loves travelling to different places.
Our Qualified Dental Nurses, Katie, Megan, Hari, Hayley, Gerry & Freya have many years of experience, and professional education, and are all registered with the General Dental Council.
All of us have to complete considerable amounts of annual ongoing continuing professional development courses to maintain our registration. We are up to date and use our knowledge in our daily professional practice.