No need to be registered with a dentist everyone is welcome.
You no longer need to see the dentist first to book in with the hygienist. We can now accept direct access to the hygienist on a fee paying basis whether you are registered with the practice or not. Please click here to book
Joanne Lawrie – Dental Therapist GDC No 207266
Since starting her career in the profession as a dental nurse in 2008, Jo then gained a BSc Honours in Dental Therapy and Hygiene from Peninsula Dental School in 2018. Jo particularly enjoys caring for anxious patients and providing treatment that suits patient’s individual needs.
In her leisure time Jo enjoys competing on her horses, cycling and kayaking. She also loves to spend time walking the coastal footpaths and exploring the moors with her dogs.
Clare Briggs – Dental Therapist
GDC No 242617,
BSc Dental Hygiene and Therapy University of Birmingham 2017
National Diploma in Dental Nursing NEBDN 2013
Clare started dental nursing in 2011 and then went on to train as a dental therapist, qualifying with honours and distinction from Birmingham University in 2017. Since qualifying she has worked in both general practice and the community dental service, gaining valuable experience in treating patients with special needs.
She is passionate about oral health education and holistic care. Her focus is on ensuring patients have the knowledge and motivation to maintain a healthy mouth.
In her spare time she enjoys camping, walking, paddle boarding and spending time with her family.
Bryher Hadfield – Dental Therapist, GDC 263002
Bryher began her dental career in 2014 when she started dental nursing. Her 3 years as a dental nurse led to her pursuing a career in Dental Therapy and Hygiene, where she studied at Plymouth University – graduating in 2020. Bryher’s calm but bubbly approach particularly helps ease anxious patients, and she has gained interest in providing care to children and providing holistic care to patients.
In her spare time, she enjoys caring for her horses, exploring Cornwall with her golden retriever – and trying to find the best pasties, beaches and fish & chips in Cornwall (she is always open to suggestions!).
Claire Bowen – Dental Hygiene Therapist
GDC No 137403,
BSc Dental Hygiene and Therapy University of Plymouth 2016
NVQ L3 Oral Health Care: Dental Nursing & Independent Assessment City & Guilds 2006
Claire started her career in the profession as a dental nurse in 2004 and then progressed to gain a BSc Honours in Dental Therapy and Hygiene from Peninsula Dental School in May 2019. Claire’s work within the community and emergency dental setting has helped forge her particular interest in supporting and caring for anxious patients and providing treatment that suits patient’s individual needs.
In her leisure time Claire enjoys walking the moors with her dogs as well as the occasional bit of horse riding, cycling and SUP (paddle boarding), weather dependant. Claire is also keen at DIY.
Claire will be travelling to the Atlas mountain region in Morocco in October 2020 to support children and families who don’t have access to basic dental care.
Racchya Kandel – Dental Hygiene Therapist GDC 282004
BSc Dental Hygiene and Therapy University of Plymouth 2022
Racchya started her career in dentistry in 2017 as a dental nurse. Wanting to do more to help the patients, Racchya trained as a Dental Therapist and recently graduated from Peninsula Dental School, University of Plymouth in 2022.
She is excited and looking forward to treating patients at Wadebridge Dental Care.
Originally from Berkshire, the beauty of the county has convinced Racchya to stay in Cornwall, so she is looking forward to exploring Cornwall and Devon in her spare time.
Amy first started her career in dentistry in 2018 at Wadebridge Dental Care as a trainee dental nurse. Once qualified in May 2020, Amy went to Plymouth University to complete her Dental Therapy and Hygiene degree.
Coming back to Wadebridge Dental Care as a therapist has been a very exciting journey for Amy and has been an easy transition having the support of her former colleagues.
Amy loves her career choice as there is so much more training to be done and so many opportunities to do more within dentistry.
In her spare time she enjoys spending days with her family and baking with her sister. She also goes seal and dolphin spotting with her partner and dog Jessie around the Lizard.
All of our dental hygienists are qualified dental therapists
The below explains what a dental therapist is:bsperio-patient-information