West Auckland Dental Practice was set up in the summer of 1997 by Stephen Brown and his wife Francesca. In 2001 the practice was awarded the Good Practice Scheme by the British Dental Association.
In 2013 Mr Malcolm Ellis became a partner and then following the retirement of Mr Brown at the end of 2017 Francesca Brown became business partner with Mr Ellis.
West Auckland Dental Practice is also a training practice for new Dental Graduates.
Malcolm Ellis qualified from Newcastle University in 1991 and has worked in the area ever since. He joined West Auckland Dental Practice in 2008 and became a partner in 2013. He enjoys all aspects of clinical dentistry and over the last fifteen years has been an Educational Supervisor supporting newly qualified dental graduates. Malcolm is...
Francesca Brown became a partner at West Auckland Dental Practice in January 2018 having worked there for 20 years since its opening in 1997. She is a qualified Dental Nurse and Oral Health Educator and her primary role is the smooth running of the Practice. She is available most days at the surgery and can...
Matthew Wood graduated from Newcastle Dental School in 2009. He enjoys all aspects of dentistry with a particular focus on cosmetic dentistry to improve patient’s smiles. He holds a post graduate certificate in Endontology from the University of Chester and a certificate in Medical Education from the University of Lancashire. He is one of the...
William Noble joined West Auckland Dental Practice in August 2013 after qualifying at the University of Manchester. He enjoys all aspects of dentistry, in particular, crown, bridge, and veneer work. William is a certified Invisalign provider. Talk to Will at your next appointment if you would be interested in this- it is available to patients...
Marc Conlan graduated from Newcastle University in 2016 and has been at West Auckland Dental Practice ever since. He particularly enjoys developing good relationships with patients and helping them to improve their oral health and gain confidence in their smile. He believes strongly in NHS dental treatments and is also happy to offer private treatment...
Peter Cartwright qualified at the University of Birmingham in 1976, working in the West Midlands in general practice until 1987 before moving to County Durham. He has worked at the Practice for 13 years and enjoys all aspects of general dentistry.
Laura Borrie qualified at Kings College London in 2018 and joined the practice in September 2018 as our Foundation Dentist.
Deborah Jones is the Assistant Practice Manager. She is also a qualified Dental Nurse and qualified in 1998 with Merit.
Laura Parrish is the Practice Supervisor. She is also a qualified Dental Nurse and qualified in 2002.
Joanne Kirkby is a Dental Nurse and qualified in 2004
Amy Miller is a Dental Nurse and qualified in 2007
Diane Snowdon is a Dental Nurse and qualified in 2007.
Jessie Oakley is a Dental Nurse and qualified in 2013.
Demi Anderson is a Dental Nurse and qualified in 2013.
Chloe Chester is a Dental Nurse and qualified in 2016.
Victoria Hammond is a Dental Nurse and qualified in 2017.
Abbie Thompson is a Dental Nurse and qualified in 2019.
Laura Henry is a Dental Nurse and qualified in 2019.
Gemma is a Dental Nurse and qualified in 2008.
Linsey is a Dental Nurse and qualified in 2009.