Dental Nurses

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Dental Nurse

Lucy Thorne

Dental Nurse
Lucy Thorne - Dental Nurse

Lucy Thorne

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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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.

Saskia Wakely

Dental Nurse

Saskia Wakely

Dental Nurse

After qualifying within another practice, Saskia joined Black Swan Dental Spa in January 2023.

Saskia is a kind-hearted, bubbly, and enthusiastic member of staff who enjoys assisting clinicians in all aspects of dentistry. She enjoys making patients feel calm and comfortable throughout their experience and meeting and speaking with them.

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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Emily Brown

Dental Nurse

Emily Brown

Dental Nurse
GDC Number 276661

Emily qualified as a dental nurse in April 2018. Prior to joining Black Swan Dental Spa in July 2023, she spent 2 years working as a locum dental nurse working in various locations and dental settings. This enabled her a lot of experience and understanding of various aspects of dentistry.

Emily likes to make sure patients have a relaxed and positive experience during their appointment. Emily believes being comfortable in the dental chair is just as important as undergoing treatment.

Emily is always looking to grow as an individual and in her role at Black Swan Dental Spa through continuous learning and expanding her skills.

Carly Fry

Dental Nurse

Carly Fry

Dental Nurse
GDC Number 147723

Carly qualified in radiography & implant nursing in 2007. She has worked in a variety of different dental environments which includes maxillofacial & oral surgery, orthodontics implants.

She enjoys long walks with her two loving dogs Lando & Vayda, often confused with Lando & Darth Vader from Star Wars. Alongside that she enjoys watching the formula 1 racing on the television.

Liv Ledingham

Trainee Dental Nurse

Liv Ledingham

Trainee Dental Nurse

Liv is our trainee and the newest member of our nurse’s team. Liv joined Black Swan Dental Spa in April 2023 and is very excited to work alongside the clinicians to help our patients feel confident in their smiles.

Liv is driven to learn new skills, abilities and knowledge from working with Black Swan Dental Spa. Liv is a bubbly, kind-hearted and enthusiastic member of the staff.

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Caitlin Pike

Trainee Dental Nurse

Caitlin Pike

Trainee Dental Nurse

Caitlin has recently completed her A levels in uniformed protective services.

She is the newest member of staff to join us as a trainee Dental Nurse where she said ”I am very excited to start a new chapter as a Trainee Dental Nurse. Also I look forward to supporting patients during their journey at the Black Swan Dental Spa”.

Caitlin thrives to learn new skills and gain knowledge within the dental sector.

During her free time she enjoys horse riding, baking, and walking her pet retriever.