Meet The Team
Dr Stephen Davies BChD, MSc (Dental Implantology) | 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 experienced dental technicians to produce high quality teeth. In 2019 Stephen completed a Master’s Degree in Dental Implantology with merit.
Dr Rachel Green BChD, MJDF | Dentist | GDC number 104126
Dr Rachel Green qualified from Leeds University in 2006. Since then she has operated as a general dental practitioner in the York and Ryedale areas for over 16 years. She gained her MJDF qualification in 2014 and consequently became a member of the Royal College of Surgeons London. Rachel enjoys treating patients of all ages and has a particular interest in aesthetic dentistry. Outside of work, Rachel has 2 young daughters who keep her busy. She likes to keep fit and especially enjoys running and getting out on her bike to explore the surrounding countryside.
Dr Dhara Khera BDS | Dentist | GDC number 277967
Dr Dhara Khera qualified from Newcastle University in 2018 with a Merit in clinical dentistry. She regularly attends courses to further develop her skills, and is currently undertaking a Postgraduate Diploma in Restorative & Aesthetic Dentistry. Dhara also has an interest in Facial Aesthetics, having trained extensively in dermal fillers, botulinum toxin and skin health. She is an empathetic practitioner with a calming and thorough approach, and works particularly well with those who are nervous. Outside of work Dhara enjoys kickboxing, travelling and take care of her house rabbits.
Jonathan Hughes | Clinical Dental Technician | GDC number 141220
Jonathan qualified as a dental technician in 1998 he also qualified as a clinical dental technician in 2011. He has over 20 years’ experience in the profession. Jonathan set up Hughes Dental Laboratory in 2005 and has developed and grown the business which saw it relocate in May 2017 to a purpose built laboratory. Jonathan’s passion has become driving the digital workflow that is increasingly taking hold in dentistry.
Claire Brown | Dental Hygienist | GDC number 4064
Claire trained as a dental hygienist in 1990 whilst serving in the Royal Air Force. When away from work she enjoys spending time with her family.
Rachel Davies | Practice Manager | GDC number 20364
Rachel our practice manager is married to Stephen and they have two 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 family and practice managing.
Nicola Driscoll | Dental Nurse | GDC number 273632
Nicola Known as Nikki is our friendly receptionist and dental nurse, 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.
Lola Steer | Dental Nurse | GDC number 312006
When Lola isn’t working, she likes to cycle around York and go to the gym in the evening. She also loves to cook and bake new recipes on the weekend.
Dagna Courtman | Dental Nurse | GDC number 293219
Dagna is one of our dental nurses. Outside of work she likes to spend time with her husband and going on long walk with their dog Nina. Aside from dentistry Dagna also runs her own permanent makeup and beauty clinic.
Valeria Buneanu | Trainee Dental Nurse
Valaria is our newest member of the team and is studying towards her Dental Nurse Qualification
Amy Barker | Dental Receptionist
Amy is our friendly chatty receptionist and the newest member of the team.
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