Meet the Team

We are particularly proud of our highly qualified, experienced and friendly team. We have a stable personnel base that is dedicated to exceeding your expectations and making your overall visit a pleasant experience.

All our nurses are qualified and registered with the General Dental Council and as registered dental care professionals, have a duty to keep skills and knowledge up to date in order to give our patients the best possible treatment and care.

Claire Carr

Dental Nurse

Claire is not only one of our longest-standing members of staff but she is also one of our first patients. She has practically grown up in the practice having been a patient since she got her first tooth. Claire started working at the practice when she left school and qualified as a Dental Nurse in 2002. She works alongside Eleanor and is our resident Denplan Champion.

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Katrina McCaffrey

Dental Nurse

Katrina began her career in dentistry in 1973 and is our most experienced member of the team. In 1976 she joined the armed forces and travelled the world working as a Military Dental Nurse. Katrina has been with us over 10 years and has seen many changes in the practice. She is passionate about keeping up to date with Best Practice in the ever changing world of dentistry.

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Karen Holland

Karen Holland

Dental Nurse

Karen has been working in Dentistry since 1992 and qualified as a Dental Nurse in 1994 at Liverpool Dental Hospital. She has worked within the NHS, Private Practice, and as a Civilian Dental Nurse within the Military. She joined the practice in 2008 and works part-time assisting Tim and Emma. Karen is keen to continue her professional development and is always looking for new courses to improve her skills.

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Lyn Williams

Lyn Williams

Dental Nurse

Lynn qualified as a Dental Nurse in 1985 and worked in General Practice for ten years before taking on a rewarding and challenging role within the Community Dental Service.

In 2005 she joined the team as a Dental Receptionist. Lynn ensures the smooth running of our appointment book, meeting and greeting of patients and is responsible for reminding patients to attend their appointments.

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Paula Marshall

Paula Marshall

Practice Manager

Paula has been working in Dentistry since 2004 and qualified as a Dental Nurse shortly after. She joined the team in 2008 as a Dental Receptionist and became Practice Manager in 2012.

Paula manages the highly skilled and experienced team at Chapel Cottage Dental Practice. She is responsible for the administration of the practice and the upkeep of legally required documents and records. She organises training for the team enabling us to adhere to Best Practice whilst ensuring we continue to provide a high level of customer service.

Paula completed the ILM Endorsed Practice Management Award during 2013 and is keen to develop her management skills further. Paula is a member of ADAM is also a Denplan Champion.

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