Dental Nurses

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Dental Nurse

Kirsty Love

Dental Nurse

Kirsty Love

Dental Nurse
GDC Number 285789

Kirsty has been working as a dental nurse since 2016. Having initially worked in the hustle and bustle of NHS dentistry, she is now bringing her skills into private dental care. We’re thrilled to have her here at Black Swan!

Kirsty enjoys providing clinical assistance to dentists and hygienists, delivering a wide range of dental care to our patients. Having received Invisalign treatment herself, she has first hand knowledge, tips and tricks with this process.

When she’s not at the spa, Kirsty will be out and about in the country side with her dogs, family or horse riding.

Kirsty is known for creating a calm environment at Black Swan for both staff and patients. Her friendly demeanour will easily have you feeling at ease during your appointment.

Beccy Broughton

Dental Nurse

Beccy Broughton

Dental Nurse
GDC Number 147508

Beccy has been involved in dentistry since 1988 and qualified as a dental nurse in 1996.  She joined Black Swan Dental Spa in 2018 and is loves helping our patients achieve the smiles they want.

Beccy is always ready to help, enthusiastic and keen to learn new ideas, skills and knowledge from working at Black Swan.  She loves being part of the team and is always smiling, brightening up our day.

In her spare time she enjoys relaxing with her two children, running and gardening.

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Lucy Thorne

Treatment Coordinator & Dental Nurse
Lucy Thorne - Dental Nurse

Lucy Thorne

Treatment Coordinator & Dental Nurse
GDC Number 184470

Lucy joined Black Swan Dental Spa in 2018. She has been in dentistry since 2007, gaining the National Certificate in Dental Nursing in 2009, and achieving her BDA Radiography certificate in 2019. Being a locum nurse was a great experience for Lucy as she gained a huge amount of understanding in all aspects of dentistry, meaning she is able to take on any challenges that may come her way.

At Black Swan, Lucy enjoys helping our patients’ journey to be the best one possible. Her greatest satisfaction is seeing a nervous patient smile with happiness and confidence after their visit. Making patients feel at ease is so important to Lucy, she is a great asset to our team.

Outside of work, Lucy has a love for baking, road cycling, keeping fit in the gym, and travelling to new countries

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Aureliane Muley

Dental Nurse

Aureliane Muley

Dental Nurse
GDC Number 260918

Aureliane qualified as a dental nurse in 2015 and has recently been working to achieve her radiography qualification.

Before realising she was more interested in the medical field, Aureliane started her professional journey in France, studying Business. She left France in 2009 to improve her English and start her career in dentistry.

We have recently welcomed Aureliane to the spa where her bubbly energy and attention to detail is more than valued within our team.

During her free time she enjoys outdoor sport, mountain biking, and reading English literature. When she can, visiting France is one of her favourite things to do as she can spend time with her entire family.

Luchy Gimenez

Dental Nurse

Luchy Gimenez

Dental Nurse
GDC Number 285489

Luchy has recently joined our team here at Black Swan Dental Spa. Having moved from Argentina just five years ago, she achieved her Level 3 Diploma in Dental Nursing in 2019.

Luchy works hard to ensure patients feel comfortable and confident in the care they’re receiving here at the spa. She is both calm and professional, and loves chatting with new patients. You can count on Luchy to brighten up your day !

Although Luchy misses Argentina, she loves living in Somerset with her husband and two, mini lop-eared rabbits.

Samantha Sharp

Front Of House & Dental Nurse

Samantha Sharp

Front Of House & Dental Nurse
GDC Number 231229
Samantha passed her dental nursing exams in 2009 while working full-time at an NHS practice in Yeovil.
Following her exam success, she started locum nursing where she also covered reception work. After enjoying both the dental and reception side of things within different practices, Samantha progressed into practice management at a private clinic in Beaminster.
Samantha took five years away from dentistry to care for her son and worked evenings in some care settings. She has since re-joined dentistry, attending courses in impression work and fluoride application.
Samantha is a people person. Her positive attitude and kindness will have you relaxed in both the reception, and the dental chair.

Jessica Phipps

Dental Nurse

Jessica Phipps

Dental Nurse
Jessica is our trainee dental nurse at Black Swan Dental Spa.
With a Level 3 qualification in Health and Social Care and a Level 4 qualification in Adult Nursing, Jessica has extensive knowledge in these fields which is aiding her in the dental profession.
Through Bournemouth University, Jessica spent three years at Yeovil District Hospital working hands-on with patients. This experience has not only given her valuable medical experience but also means she is wonderful with patients.
She enjoys working with patients and will have you feeling calm and comfortable during your appointment at Black Swan.

Sandra Fairhead

Dental Nurse

Sandra Fairhead

Dental Nurse
GDC Number 106914

Sandra started her career as a dental nurse in Sharjah in the UAE in the 1980s where the experience of doing “everything” including reception work has stood in her in good stead for the rest of her career. Her dedication saw her qualify by taking a correspondence course through Bristol Dental Hospital and then returning to the UK to sit, and pass, her exams at Guys Hospital.

On returning to the UK in 1999 she worked in London and then relocated to Dorset where she joined a practice than subsequently merged with Black Swan. A true team player, Sandra thrives on helping gain the trust and confidence of nervous patients.

With an enquiring mind she is always seeking to expand her knowledge both of her profession and in other areas. In recent times she has studied with the Open University and completed a counselling course. She enjoys the gym, walking and sailing.

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