Each of our senior staff have a lead role, and are accountable and responsible for their designated area.

They receive additional salary for the additional workload are performance managed against agreed standards and targets.
Thus 

  • Ensuring compliance with regulations
  • Improving efficiency
  • Improving our working environment
  • Improving patient safety and satisfaction

Meet our Dentists, Therapists, Hygienists, Technicians and Senior/Lead Nurses.

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Dr Simon Wright

Principal Partner - Clinical Director Glencairn Dental Practice GDC 77941

Dr Simon Wright MSc PGDip Dental Implantology BDS PGCTLCP FHEA

Dr Wright has been a principal partner of Glencairn Dental group of practices since 2002. He is a Founding Director of both Dental Implant Resource Ltd and Implant Centres of Excellence Ltd. He completed the Trafford One Year Implant Course in 2004 and has gone on to complete his Diploma in Implant Dentistry and his MSc in Dental Implantology.
Dr Wright was a Senior Lecturer in Implantology at the University of Salford and was part of the Programme Management team. He was also an Honorary Lecturer in Dental Implantology at the University of Manchester. He has now retired from these two posts to concentrate as the Clinical and Module Lead for the Masters of Dental Implantology at Edge Hill University. He lectures nationally and internationally for Astra Tech, Straumann, the ITI, Mersey Deanery, and on the MSc courses at Salford, Manchester, Cardiff and Sheffield. Furthermore, he has been invited as a keynote speaker to many national Congresses and Forums.


Dr Wright has won awards for his research papers, his current research interest areas are
Patient Related Outcome Measures (PROM):
Dr Wright has gained national recognition for his work developing tools to measure PROM in dentistry. He is the chief clinical investigator of multi-centre research project investigating the ways that we can measure the benefit of dental implant treatment. He has developed an online patient tool, to audit and report upon the effectiveness of dental treatment. This is being developed for use in all areas of dentistry.
Peri-Implant Disease:
Dr Wright has written the algorithms that have been adopted as the standard protocols for the treatment of Peri-Implant disease. He has established a recognised referral centre for the treatment of both Mucocitis and Peri-Implantitis. He has co-authored the 2 guidance papers which have become established as reference papers in their respective domains. He is currently the clinical lead, investigating the outcome of a series of a case studies.
Human Factors and Implant Dentistry:
Dr Wright has a keen interest in surgical performance and has been invited to the participate in the first ‘European Congress About Human Factors and Medicine’ in Paris this February.
Dr Wright was also the Director of Education for the Association of Dental Implantology (ADI).   Implant Dentistry is a postgraduate discipline and the structure, content and delivery of the Education and Training Programmes of the organisation is the responsibility of Dr Wright. He was also Editor of ARK, the online ADI Educational package.


Dr Wright has also a keen interest in teaching and is a trainer for young Foundation Dentists and nurses. He has written many courses for nurses and dentists, and has been gained his Postgraduate Teaching Certificate and Fellowship to the Higher Education Academy. He has personally trained and mentored over 800 Dentists and Nurses, and currently hosts the regional Study Clubs.As well as Implant Dentistry Dr Wright is passionate about the NHS, and is very involved with dental politics. He has recently retired as the Chairman of the Local Engagement Network for the Wirral (the committee that advises on NHS Dentistry), the Wirral representative of the Local Professional Network (the local branch of the Commissioning board for the Department of Health), and a member of the Dental Reference Group (advising on contractual issues). He currently sits on the Local Dental Committee.

He is passionate about quality and access within the NHS framework.
He was awarded with Best Young Dentist of the Year (NW) in 2010-11 and Best Independent Contractor on the Wirral in 2009-10 (this was against all providers of NHS care including Medical Doctors)

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Dr Jane Willett

Principal Partner - Clinical Director Glenside Dental Practice GDC 72048

I qualified in 1996 from Liverpool University and have worked full-time in General Practice since then. I am enthusiastic and committed to my dentistry, to my practice and to FD training and education. I have furthered my dental knowledge and ability by taking the MJDF exam (2011), MSc in Advanced General Dental Practice (2012), Certificate in Implantology (2012), Short –term ortho training in Inman Aligner, Six Months Smiles and Cfast. I also place botox and fillers.

I firmly believe in NHS dentistry and it is the core of our practice, but I also enjoy the challenges and skills involved with mixed practice.
Glenside Dental Practice is a small, but thriving practice, with over 7,000 registered patients. It has 3 ambidextrous surgeries and is modern as it was only opened in 2009.

I own a small-holding in North Wales with my husband Peter. We have 4 horses, 11 sheep, 2 goats and 2 cats. Riding is my passion- and I compete in many disciplines including dressage, show-jumping and cross-country for the local riding club.

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Dr Harinder Chakrabarty

Principal Partner - Clinical Director Heathfield Dental Practice GDC 160560

Dr Harinder Chakrabarty, BDS, MFDS RCS Ed

Harinder qualified as a Dental Technician at King’s College Dental Hospital in London. She worked at the Eastman Dental Postgraduate Institute in London, before becoming Chief Dental Technician at Guy’s, King’s and St. Thomas’s Hospitals.
After a few years, she decided to study Dentistry and graduated from King’s College, University of London. She started working as a Dentist in the North-West, having moved here with her husband and two sons. Harinder has passed her MFDS from the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh.
At present she is studying to complete her MSC in Dental Implantology.
She is Principal Partner and Clinical Director at Heathfield Dental Practice and is a Clinical Teaching Fellow at the University of Manchester.
Outside dentistry she enjoys her time with her family and has a keen interest in photography.

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Dr David Speechley

Principal Partner - Retired GDC 50341

David became a Principal Partner of the Glencairn Practice Group in 1977, within a few months of having qualified from Liverpool University.

He retired from the practice 31st August 2016 but still calls in regularly and wants to stay in touch with all of his patients.

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Dr Katherine Dyson

Dentist - Glencairn GDC 243867

Dr Katherine Dyson BDS (Hons) Liv MFDS RCS Ed

Katherine graduated from the University of Liverpool in 2013 with BDS Honours and distinctions in Oral Health, Oral Diseases and Restorative Dentistry.
Katherine enjoys all aspects of dentistry and the variety everyday brings from working in a busy NHS practice. She is currently studying to further extend the range of private treatment options available to patients through a post graduate certificate in Restorative Dentistry.
Outside of work Katherine enjoys keeping active, travelling and good food.

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Dr Lyndsey Cooper

Dentist - Glencairn GDC 244936

 Dr Lyndsey Cooper BDS BSc (Hons) 

I qualified in 2009 as a dental technician from Manchester Metropolitan University and then in 2013 as a dentist from Peninsula Dental School. I completed my dental foundation training at Glencairn and then have continued to work here as an associate. 

Currently I am completing a masters course in dental implantology. 

My interests in dentistry include dental implantology and root canal treatment, however I enjoy all aspects of general dentistry. Outside of work I enjoy travelling and keeping fit. 

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Dr Rosie Moss

Dentist - Glencairn and Heathfield GDC 250847

 Dr Rosie Moss BDS (Hons) 

Rosie graduated from Liverpool University in 2014 with BDS Honours and a distinction in Restorative Dentistry. Rosie has enjoyed all aspects of dentistry since qualifying however with a particular interest in Oral Surgery has gone on to complete a year as a maxfillofacial SHO in Merseyside. Now back in practice Rosie is looking to further develop herself professionally with plans to take the second part of the MFDS exam and through postgraduate courses. 

Outside of work Rosie keeps busy doing various activities including walking, skiing and going on trips abroad

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Dr Robbie Williams

Dentist - Glencairn GDC 228694

 Dr Robbie Williams BDS MFDS RCS Ed

Dr Williams qualified in 2012 from Newcastle University with merit in both Clinical and Academic dentistry. After completing his foundation training year in a dental practice in the north of Newcastle he began 2 years of Dental Core Training with posts in both Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery and Oral Surgery at hospitals in the northeast and northwest.

In 2014 he passed the Membership of the Faculty of Dental Surgeons (MFDS) examination at the Royal College of surgeons of Edinburgh and is a current member of the British Association of Oral Surgeons. He is currently in his 2nd year of a Masters degree (MSc) in Dental Implantology at Edge Hill University.

He now divides his week between primary and secondary care, spending 2 days a week as a Specialty Dentist in Oral Surgery at Liverpool University Dental Hospital, 2 days as a Clinical Fellow in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery at Arrowe Park hospital and one day a week he joins us at Glencairn Dental Practice. He enjoys all aspects of dentistry but has a particular interest in oral surgery and dental implants.

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Dr Aoife O'Donnell

Dentist - Glencairn GDC 257525

 Dr Aoife O'Donnell BDS MFDS RCS Ed

I qualified from Liverpool Dental School in 2015 and started working at Glencairn as a foundation dentist, following this year I have become an associate dentist.
I love working in a busy practice and enjoy all aspects of dentistry, however I have a particular interest in facial aesthetics and cosmetics and have recently completed my training for this.  I am really excited about offering this now at Glencairn. Following this I would like to pursue my interest in cosmetics by taking further courses as well as hopefully becoming involved in teaching in the future.
Outside of dentistry I enjoy walking, reading and visiting family back in Ireland.

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Dr Jack Roberts

Dentist - Glencairn GDC 271391

 Dr Jack Roberts BDS Liv

Dr Roberts joined the practice in 2017 having graduated from Newcastle Dental School. He has a particular interest in oral surgery, but enjoys all areas of dentistry.
Outside of dentistry, he enjoys playing rugby and tennis as well as going to support his local rugby league team.

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Dr Kathryn Lland

Dentist - Glenside GDC 243872x

Dr Kathryn Lland BSc (Hons) BDS


Kathryn graduated from Liverpool University Dental School in 2013. Kathryn has previously worked as an Oral and Maxillofacial SHO at The Countess of Chester Hospital.

I like all aspects of restorative treatment. As well as providing high quality NHS dental treatment, I enjoy exploring private treatment options with patients including flexible dentures, private crown and bridge work and mandibular advancement devices for snoring and sleep aponea.
In my spare time I enjoy mountain walking, running and skiing.

Dr Mohammed Zeiton

Dentist - Glenside GDC 264119
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Miss Jenny Sharpe

Therapist - Glencairn GDC 261809

Jenny graduated with a diploma in dental hygiene and therapy from Leeds Dental Institute where she was awarded both the hygiene prize and student prize.
She works to ensure that all of our patients maintain immaculate oral health by tailoring individual oral hygiene plans.
In her spare time she enjoys walking her two pugs and running.

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Mrs Penny Jackson

Therapist - Glenside GDC 6151

Penny graduated from Newcastle Dental Hospital with distinction in diploma dental hygiene 2002, and graduated from Bristol Dental Hospital gaining Diploma in dental Therapy.

Her interests are in health and well-being, improving life and reducing stress. She does this through combining periodontal knowledge with dietary and nutrition.

Miss Rebecca O'Driscoll

Hygienist - Heathfield GDC
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Mark Arnell RDT

Dental Technician GDC 142324

Mark has been a Manager of Glenlab since 2010. Prior to this he has worked in all areas of dental technology, including fabricating crown and bridgework, dentures and all aspects of diagnostic aids.

Mark particularly enjoys seeing the fruits of his work fitted into the patient's mouth, a privaledge that not many technicians have the opportunity to enjoy. He is also passionate about education and regularly runs training sessions for al dental team and trainee technicians from around the country.

He also is continually trying to better himself, and is always studying for another university course related to Dental Technology.

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Helen Lunt RDN

Clinical Lead Nurse - Glencairn

Helen has many years experience of implant placement, and is particularly interested in the more advanced bone grafting, and sinus lifts. She is the lead liaison nurse for the Glencairn Group of Practices and ensures that patient journey is pain free, comfortable and informed. She has knowledge of the Astra and Straumann implant systems as well protocols and pathways for advanced planning and 3D imaging.

In additonal to this Helen is the Human Resourses and Marketing Lead for Glencairn Dental Practice

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Helen Batty RDN

Practice Manager- Glencairn

Helen has been involved with dental implants since 2004. She has vast experience of all implant systems. Helen has been involved with many practices helping them train and set up for implant placement. Helen has a special interest in Cross Infection, and is also the Cross Infection lead for Glencairn Dental Practice

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Amy Miller RDN

Clinical Lead Nurse - Glencairn

Amy has many years experience in both the restorative and the surgical aspects of dental implant placement. Amy is the Clincal Lead for Glencairn Dental Practice and is responsible clincal protocols and goverance.   She has helped many surgeons with their implant practice in particular developing surgical protocols.

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Mona Larkin RDN

Senior Nurse - Glencairn

 I began my Dental Nurse training with Dr Wright in 2008 when I was 30 and have since successfully completed the NVQ Level 3 in Dental Nursing and am also a qualified Dental Radiographer and an orthodontic nurse.

I am the lead Radiographer for the Glencarin Group, this is very serious role as it not only involves taking the radiogpraghs, but being responsible for the safety and governmental requirments
associated with radiation.

I live with my partner, James, my two children and Milo the Puggle. Most of my spare time is spent ferrying children to football, swimming, friends houses, the cinema or arguing with my teenage daughter, I also spend a lot of time (and money) in Tescos, should I have anytime to myself I love to curl up on the couch with a glass of wine and a good book!

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Kate Gresty RDN

Senior Nurse - Heathfield Dental Practice

 I have been a qualified dental nurse since 2002. I enjoy all aspects of nursing especially helping nervous patients gain confidence and feel at ease. Outside of work I love being outside either walking or working in my veg patch with my chickens!!!!!