Meet The Team


York Dentist - Stephen Davies

Ainsty Dental Practice – Dr Stephen Davies

Dr Stephen Davies BChD | Dentist | GDC number 76007
York Dentist Stephen qualified from Leeds University in 1999 gaining the Wattsman prize in clinical dentistry. Stephen firstly worked in Bradford before leaving to work in Malton. In 2006 Stephen founded Ainsty Dental Practice and aims to provide quality dental care in a relaxed and friendly environment.Stephen has an interest in both dental implants and also dentures, working closely with our on-site dental technicians to produce high quality teeth.
Currently Stephen is working towards a Master’s Degree in Dental Implantology. Stephen is married to Rachel our practice manager and has two small boys who along with his masters degree keep him very busy in and out of work.
York Dentist - Dr Allan Wood

Ainsty Dental Practice – Dr Allan Wood

Dr Allan Wood | Dentist | GDC number 79926
Allan is originally from London where he worked in several teaching hospitals, including Kings College Hospital and the Eastman Dental Hospital, before training as a dentist in Birmingham. Allan moved to York in 2002 where he has worked in private practice, and until recently Allan has been a Clinical Demonstrator teaching undergraduate dentists at Leeds University Dental Institute.
Allan enjoys all aspects of dentistry, particularly cosmetic and advanced restorative work and feels that advancements in materials and technique have changed the face of dentistry over the last 10 years. We are now able to provide the highest standard of care in a relaxed, friendly environment which should keep you smiling for life.Outside of work Allan enjoys skiing, tending his allotment, competing in triathlons and coaching other triathletes at York Triathlon Club.
Ainsty Dental Practice Elizabeth Opie

Ainsty Dental Practice – Elizabeth Opie

Elizabeth Opie | Dental Therapist | GDC number 248510
Elizabeth qualified in 2013 with Merit from Barts and The London School of Medicine and Dentistry. Elizabeth enjoys playing the flute and singing for a local amateur operatic society, She is also a keen tennis player and enjoys coaching younger players.
Ainsty Dental Practice Rachel Davies

Ainsty Dental Practice – Rachel Davies

Rachel Davies | Practice Manager | GDC number 20364
Rachel our practice manager is married to Stephen and they have two little boys William and Oliver who keep them very busy with their boisterous energy. Rachel firstly qualified as a dental nurse before going to university to qualify as registered nurse after which she worked as a community nurse for a number of years. Rachel now devotes all of her time to her little boys and practice managing.
Ainsty Dental Practice - Jo Percival

Ainsty Dental Practice – Jo Percival

Joanne Percival | Dental Nurse | GDC number 172422
Jo is our friendly and chatty dental nurse qualifying in 1999. In her spare time she enjoys spending time with her husband and 2 young children. Jo also likes taking long walks with the family and holidays in the sun.

Ainsty Dental Practice – Katie Hill

Katie Hill | Dental Nurse | GDC number 201740
Katie is our friendly dental nurse. She qualified in 2011. She has two children Amelia and Joe and enjoys going out for walks and days out with the family.

Ainsty Dental Practice – Nicola Driscoll

Nicola Driscoll | Dental Receptionist
Nicola Known as Nikki is our friendly receptionist, qualifying as a dental nurse back in 2000.  She is kept young with her two children and enjoys embarrassing her daughter and having family time.