Both dentists at Brixham Dental Practice qualified in the UK, Dr Richardson at Edinburgh university and Anne Green at Bristol university and she gain an extra qualification at Edinburgh university. Our practice has over 30 years experience in general and cosmetic dentistry and have an understanding of how to provide the best treatment available to our patients. Throughout the dentists careers they have attended courses that have given them the opportunity to further their interests in cosmetic and restorative dentistry.

We also have a dedicated support team of nurses and they have qualified to NEBDN standard for dental nurses. We have members of staff that have also undertaken further training and achieved additional qualifications which enables them to provide the best quality care for our patients.

Brixham Dental Practice has a well earned reputation from providing an exceptional service that delivers outstanding results, so come and visit us to see why local people have chosen us to look after their dental health for over 30 years.

 

Dr Paul Richardson GDC Number: 55658

Paul Richardson qualified at the Edinburgh Dental School, Faculty of Medicine at Edinburgh University in 1981 and has since been the principle practitioner at the Brixham Dental Practice.

Throughout his career he has regularly attended higher post-graduate courses. This has given him the opportunity to further his interests in advanced restorative and cosmetic dentistry. In turn this has helped to ensure that his patients receive the very best that today's modern dentistry can offer.

Paul Richardson has a wide range of experience when dealing with difficult and complex dental treatments. He has designed and created hundreds of beautiful smiles for patients, in addition to undertaking general dentistry.

In his spare time Paul enjoys hill walking and horse riding. He has three daughters, the eldest Kate has just qualified as a dentist.

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Dr Anne Green BDS. Univ. Bristol MFDS. RCS GDC Number: 209569

Anne qualified from the University of Bristol in 2011. Since this time she has worked both in general practice and as a Senior House Officer in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery at Torbay hospital. She joined Brixham Dental Practice in March 2014.

She also works part time in the Dept of Restorative Dentistry at Torbay Hospital, assisting in the dental rehabilitation of patients following reconstructive surgery for cancer, trauma or cleft lip and palate as well as other select cases.

Her interests are in the dental care of anxious patients, as well as developing techniques in restorative, cosmetic and prosthetic dentistry. She is keen on improving her skills, and has recently gained a qualification enabling her to become a Member of the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh.

In 2015 Anne developed an interest in orthodontics, that lead her to gaining her Invisalign registration. This new technique is a great way to be able to provide CLEAR ALIGNERS to help straighten teeth, Anne has already helped many patients achieve their desired Smile.

She is keen on putting her dental skills to good use elsewhere and has recently worked as a locum in a dental clinic in Tanzania, working for a charity which trains local healthcare workers to carry out vital dental procedures. She has plans to undertake more volunteering trips abroad when possible.

When not working, she enjoys sailing, surfing and skiing. Anne has a lovely little yacht in the marina that she and her husband like to venture off on sailing ventures together.

Clare Edwards DipDH, R.D.H.M GDC Number: 6088

Clare Qualified at the Birmingham University Hospital in 2002. She joined our practice in 2009 and has become a valuable member of the practice. Clare is a very important member of our practice as she plays a fundamental role in helping ensure that you have healthy teeth and gums. As well as gently removing hard deposits and stains that may have built up on your teeth, she helps you to keep plaque & tartar to a minimum. Clare is very passionate about helping people get into a routine that best suits you to maintain a good oral health. As well as weekday appointments, Clare will also see patients on Saturdays mornings.

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Dr Ian Seddon Implant Surgeon BDS. Manchester GDC Number: 64868

Ian qualified as a dentist in 1989 at Manchester University and then undertook a postgraduate period of elective study at UCLA.

Ian attends the practice on a part-time basis and works alongside Dr Richardson and Dr Anne Green, to provide a full range of dental implant procedures. Ian dedicates his entire clinical life to implant surgery and with his skills and high level of experience he is a highly valued and welcome addition to our clinical team.

Steph – The Practice Manager

Steph has been a valued member of the team for many years and has a wealth of experience and knowledge in dentistry. 18 years ago Steph started as Dr Richardson’s trainee nurse, she then gained her dental nurse qualification back in 2005 and finally worked to her current role of practice manager. Steph's understanding approach and friendly manner makes her a perfect team member at Brixham Dental Practice, both for the patients who attend, and the rest of the team.

Stephanie is here with us at the practice on a Monday, Tuesday and Thursday and will only be too happy to help and support the team in providing a lovely experience for you. Steph can also discuss your treatment plan in detail, organise any finance arrangements and generally ensure that every patient we see at Brixham Dental Practice has the best experience possible. When Steph is not here at the practice she spends her time with her husband and 3 young children Cohen, Summer and Reuben.

From May of this year Abbie will be returning from her maternity leave and both Steph and Abbie will be working together to ensure that every patient we see at Brixham Dental Practice has a pleasant experience and leaves with a beautiful smile.

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Abbie – The Practice Manager GDC Number: 183486

Abbie joined the practice in October 2006 as a Dental Nurse and in addition to her nursing qualification she has also qualified in oral health education, and then promoted to practice manager whilst Stephanie left for maternity leave. Abbie enjoys the challenge of her job to make sure that Brixham Dental Practice runs smoothly and efficiently, as well as contributing to our patient’s journey, ensuring everyone gets that unique Brixham Dental Practice experience. Abbie is always happy to discuss any aspect of your dental experience at Brixham Dental Practice and wants everyone to leave with a smile.

From May of this year, Abbie will be returning from her maternity leave and both Steph and Abbie will be working together to ensure that every patient we see at Brixham Dental Practice has the best experience possible. You will find Abbie in the office on a Wednesday and a Friday, so please stop by and say hello.

When Abbie is not here at the practice you will see her on a walk around Brixham with her dog Jenson and her new addition, her little boy Arlo.

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Nicola – Head Receptionist and Assistant Practice Manager

Nicola has just joined the team in September 2014. Nicola is usually the first person you will see when coming to Brixham Dental Practice. She works very hard to keep the desk in order and organises the appointment book so all our patients are happy. We know that many people can be anxious when visiting the dental practice but Nicola's genuine nature & smile will help put you at ease and any problems that you have she will only be happy to help you. Nicola has previous Dental nursing skills which help her provide even better care and understanding when booking patients in. Nicola enjoys spending time with her husband and three children and enjoys sailing when she gets a chance.

Nicola will be helping to assist Stephanie in the daily running of the practice, Nicola is here Monday- Thursday and as a very valued team member will know that taking on these extra responsibilities will come to her very naturally.

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Harriet – Senior Dental Nurse

Harriet is Anne's full time nurse in the front surgery and in addition to her nursing qualification in 2016 Harriet is looking to study to gain her qualification in radiography. Harriet has been with us since September 2013 and is a great team member, she works very hard with Dr Green to provide the best care possible to our patients and her bubbly nature helps patients to feel at ease. She is very passionate about doing the best she can and we know with our support she will go far. In her own time Harriet is a volunteer member and re-enactor at Battery Heritage Museum in Brixham.

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Saffie – Student Dental Nurse

Saffie has been part of the team since August 2014. Saffie works with our principle dentist Dr Richardson and helps our hygienist Clare. Saffie is currently studying to gain her qualification in Dental Nursing and working with Dr Richardson & Clare to gain more experience in this area. Saffie works hard to help assist Dr Richardson in providing the best treatment available. She also works with Clare to help promote oral health and her calm nature helps puts patients at ease whilst in the surgery. Saffie enjoys skiing in her spare time and exploring the world on her travels.

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Cara - Dental Nurse

Cara joined the team in August 2016, and has been assisting Dr Richardson whilst Lucinda is on maternity leave. Cara qualified in February 2010 and brings with her a wealth of nursing knowledge, from general dentistry to orthodontic dental care. Cara also holds her oral health instruction qualification and will be assisting Clare in our hygienist suite giving oral health advice and support.

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Lucinda Drake – Maternity Leave

Lucinda joined the practice in November 2015 and has been a very valued added member to our team. Lucinda qualified in 2012 and already had two years experience under her belt. Lucinda brings with her knowledge of dentistry, a friendly calming personality that fits in perfectly with our team. She is currently on maternity leave but we are hoping she will return and bring her smile back in 2017.

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