After graduating from Bristol University with a degree in Anatomy Jenny worked as a dental nurse for 6 years before returning to Bristol to qualified as a Dental Hygienist in 2017.
She was awarded the prize in Oral Health Promotion for presentations and workshops in the local community to help spread the word on oral hygiene messages. Taking this enthusiasm forward into general practice, Jenny aims to tailor oral hygiene advice to the individual to get the best results possible.
In her spare time Jenny enjoys the country lifestyle in Dorset with her husband, dogs and enjoys spending weekends catching up with friends.
Claire qualified in Dental Hygiene from the Eastman Dental Hospital in 2003 distinguishing herself by obtaining the Oral B Award for outstanding patient education and motivation.
As our longest serving hygienist her gentle and caring nature have ensured her a brilliant reputation with our patients. She is a dedicated professional who is always ready and willing go that extra mile.
With skills and experience that are recognized beyond the boundaries of the practice, Claire acts as an external examiner for the dental nurses national examinations.
With an outgoing friendly personality she gets on well with patients and fellow team members alike. Her free time is dedicated to her family, especially her 3 boys who keep her busy.
Katy started her career in the Dentistry in 1997 when she worked as a dental nurse achieving her qualification in 1999. She expanded her experiences working for a number of practices in the South of England until 2003 when she joined the Royal Navy. Within just 18 months of service Katy was chosen from a large number of candidates to study to for her Diploma in Dental Hygiene at the Defence Dental School in Aldershot. After two years of study and training Katy qualified with a Diploma in Dental Hygiene, a certificate in diet and nutrition and a BTEC in oral health promotion.
Katy came on board Black Swan team in 2009 at the inception of the practice. In her role as head hygienist she has established a fantastic reputation amongst all of our patients. An extremely dedicated and important member of our team she is valued for her long-standing loyalty and dedication to the practice.
With a professional, calming and reassuring nature, which reflects her years of experience within Dentistry, her patients are made to feel at ease and settle into the warm and friendly atmosphere of her surgery instantly. As a popular and dedicated professional patients regularly praise her for ability to make them feel comfortable in her presence and are happy to revisit when needed.
‘Working at the Black Swan means I am able to do my job to the best of my ability with such a fabulous team in support. It really is such a great place to work and I am so lucky to have the support and backing from everyone involved at the practice’.
Katy provides all aspects of hygiene treatment and expert advice reflecting the years of experience gained in both the worlds of civilian and military dentistry. A dedicated mum Katy enjoys spending time with her family at weekends and keeps herself fit by kickboxing, swimming and running.