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At Love the Dentist Radcliffe we pride ourselves on our personable approach and firmly believe in putting the ‘care’ into dental care.

For most of us a visit to the dentist can be a daunting experience. But do not worry, at Love the Dentist Radcliffe you are always in good hands. Our caring team of dental professionals are all experienced and will go out of their way to ensure you feel happy, relaxed and confident whenever you visit us.

Greg PaysdenName: Greg Paysden
Qualifications: BDS
GDC Number: 81948

Greg graduated from Manchester Dental School in 2003 and quickly found a passion in cosmetic and restorative dentistry and won his first national award in 2010. He moved into practice ownership within a few years of graduating and was determined to lead change in the industry through his mission of helping people ‘love coming to the dentist’.

Greg now owns and is Principal Dentist of this fast growing group of independent dental practices in the North West of England. He was worked for many years delivering and leading high quality dentistry in Salford, Radcliffe and Mobberley.

Greg is avid bare foot runner and enjoys nothing more than being dragged through the forest by his golden Labrador, Lola, and around the playgrounds of the North West by his children.

James HobkirkName: James Hobkirk
Qualifications: BDS, MJDF, RCS (Eng)
GDC Number: 82788

James has over 10 years experience in delivering oral health and has been a member of the Faculty of Dental Practitioners since 2008 and became a member of the Royal College of Surgeons in 2015. James graduated from Manchester Dental School in 2003 and is certified in Conscious Sedation. He has spent most of his professional life with the Love the Dentist Team.

James has a special interest in treating dental phobic and nervous patients and takes a holistic approach to improving smiles and wellbeing of his patients. He enjoys using a range of best practice options to deliver beautiful straight teeth.

With a new baby girl in the house James is wondering where all his time has gone and loves to get into the great British outdoors.

Anna MaybinName: Anna Maybin
Qualifications: BDS
GDC Number: 228597

Born and raised in Northern Ireland Anna studied and graduated from Newcastle University in 2012 where she won the Majorie Lamb and Jackson Long Prize for Dental Public Health.

Anna worked for 3 years in NHS and Private practice in the NW before seeing the light and moving to Manchester in the spring of 2015. With a special interest in cosmetic dentistry Anna is currently attending a second Tipton Restorative Dentistry Course, she is also studying for a postgraduate degree in Healthcare Ethics and Law (LLM) at the University of Manchester.

When not attending to the dental health needs of the residents of the North West, Anna enjoys sailing, skiing, and “Munroe bagging”(something to do with Scottish mountains). Anna is also a member of the Irish Pottery royalty and a keen potter.

Claire PrescottName: Claire Prescott
Qualifications: BDS (Hons)
GDC Number: 229293

Claire graduated from Sheffield Dental School with a Bachelor of Dental Science with Honours in 2012. She spent her Dental Foundation Year in Sheffield and then returned to her home town of Manchester where she worked in mixed NHS and Private practices for two years before joining Love the Dentist. Claire’s area of interest is in Restorative Dentistry. She has completed two cosmetic courses specialising in advanced techniques both practical and theoretical. Claire is also qualified to administer sedation – SAAD and completed oral surgery courses in 2014. She has a lot of experience with calming and managing nervous patients.

Claire loves travelling and is a keen skier. She loves anything to do with sport and fitness and going to music festivals.

Joanne RenderName: Joanne Render
Qualifications: Dental Therapist
GDC Number: 177312

Joanne qualified as a Dental Nurse in 2005. She successfully completed several post nursing qualifications in order to further study Dental Hygiene and Therapy at Sheffield University. Qualifying as a Therapist in 2009 she began working at Deansgate in January 2010. Her area of interest is periodontal disease and restorative dentistry.

‘I enjoy socialising with friends, eating out and most of all going on holiday! I have two crazy dogs, Bailey and Nora who keep me busy most weekends.’

Sue ClayName: Susan Clay
Qualifications: NVQ Level 3 Diploma in Dental Nursing
GDC Number: 216103

Susan began her career with Love the Dentist Deansgate as a volunteer in 2008. She trained as a Dental Nurse in 2009. Aside from her love of dental nursing Susan is interested in the business side of the practice. She likes to help organise the practice.

‘I love reading, web surfing, gadgets and short breaks in the country. I love to get involved with interesting discussions.’

Sheila CrossleyName: Sheila Crossley
Qualifications: National Certificate in Dental Nursing
GDC Number: n/a

Sheila has been in the Dental Industry for over thirty six years. She qualified as a Dental Nurse at Manchester Dental Hospital 1990 and now works as a receptionist, Sheila is passionate about chatting to each patient and hopefully putting their minds at ease before they see the Dentist.

‘My hobbies are holidays, especially abroad. I love to read, dine out and spend time with my numerous grandchildren.’

Talia CurranName: Talia Curran
Qualifications: Training L3 in Dental Nursing
GDC Number: Nil required

Talia is about to move into her second year of training to become a dental nurse and sees herself furthering her career in dentistry once graduated. She has an extensive background in Customer Service.

‘I love walking, spending time with family and friends, attending music concerts and going to the cinema. I really enjoy visiting museums as well.’

Hannah PartingtonName: Hannah Partington
Qualifications: NVQ Level 3 Diploma in Dental Nursing
GDC Number: 243566

Hanna qualified as a Dental Nurse in 2012 and has been working at Love the Dentist Deansgate since she left school in 2010. Her passion is for engaging with each patient, hearing their stories and building relationships with them. She enjoys that every day is different.

‘I enjoy reading romance novels and long drives in the country in my Mini Cooper.’

Clare WellerName: Clare Weller
Qualifications: 1994 National Certificate in Dental Nursing, 2011 Certificate in Health Service Care Management.
GDC Number: 154210

Clare commenced employment with Hope Dental Practice in 1992 as a trainee Dental Nurse. She qualified as a Dental Nurse in 1994 and moved into the administrative side of the practice. Clare was promoted to Practice Manager in 2008 but still enjoys the occasional day in surgery. Clare’s area of interest is seeing the positive results of complex smile cases. She loves being involved with her fantastic team and strives to provide patient centred care with uncompromised customer service.

‘I love gardening, caravanning, socialising, music, reading and spending time with my family. I love cooking - when I get a chance!’

Philip PaysdenName: Philip Paysden
Qualifications: BA (Hons), AFAIM, CpMgr

Philip has over 10 years experience in managing heart organisations and is responsible for ensuring the patient journey is forefront to the business and that all the cogs of Love the Dentist run together well. He is an unwavering Ireland Rugby fan and can be found yelling at a number of venues during the early part of the year.

Why our clients love coming to us

Thank you so much for giving me and making me smile! You've been amazing and really helped me through a difficult time. Your support and compassion has been much appreciated. You went the extra mile and you didn't have to.

Jenny

As soon as I came in all the staff and dentists were very welcoming and really, really friendly. It’s just a generally nice and happy place to be and they have helped me get my confidence back.

Wendy B

I was hoping for a new smile and the difference now is that I feel more confident and I do smile a lot more now.

Lech N

When I first came here I felt very relaxed. If anyone is nervous about going then I think they wouldn’t if they came here. It’s very friendly and very warm.

Victoria G

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