Call us today on 01924 464 077 Thornhill Dental Surgery Limited, 4 Edge lane, Thornhill, Dewsbury WF12 0QR

Our Team

Our Dentists

Graeme-TattersfieldGraeme Tattersfield BChD MFGDP (UK) RCS Eng – GDC No. 58197

Practice Principal

Graeme graduated from Leeds University in 1983 with a degree in Bachelor of Dental Surgery (BChD). In June 2001 he obtained his MFGDP (UK) from the Royal College of Surgeons in London. Graeme is the practice principal and established the practice in 1987.

Graeme has a special interest in cosmetic dentistry including teeth whitening using a variety of modern techniques. He also enjoys working with children and providing preventative dental care. Graeme works every week day as well as running a Saturday morning clinic. In his spare time Graeme enjoys refereeing local Sunday football matches. He is also a lifelong supporter of Huddersfield Town.

Andrew-WallworkAndrew Wallwork BChD – GDC No. 69831

General Dental Practitioner

Graduated from Leeds University in 1993 with a degree in Bachelor of Dental Surgery (BChD). Andy joined our practice team in 1993 and has a special interest in occlusion and TMJ problems.

Elizabeth-RobinsonElizabeth Robinson BDS – GDC No. 76435

General Dental Practitioner

Elizabeth graduated from Newcastle University in 1999 with a degree in Bachelor of Dental Surgery (BDS). She worked in general practice in the Huddersfield area for 10 years prior to joining Thornhill Dental Surgery in 2009. Elizabeth is married with a young daughter and her spare time revolves around trips to the park!

Elizabeth enjoys the variation and challenge of general practice and welcomes all new patients. In addition to her usual weekday clinics, she also works a Saturday morning.

 Christopher-anderson Christopher Anderson BChD – GDC No. 153934

General Dental Practitioner

Chris graduated from Leeds University in 2008 with honours. Following a period of further training whilst working for the Bradford Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery team, he gained his MJDF from the Royal College of Surgeons in London in 2010. He has worked in general practice in Castleford since. Chris enjoys all aspects of dentistry with the variety that general practice brings.

Chris is married with a young family. He enjoys many sports, and is a keen follower of Bradford Bulls and Bradford City.

rosanna-petchRosanna Petch BDS – GDC No. 250893

General Dental Practitioner

Rosie graduated from Newcastle University in 2014 with a Bachelor of Dental Surgery degree (BDS). After this, Rosie moved to the Leeds area where she gained a wealth of experience treating a variety of different patients both in general practice, in community dental centres and in the dental hospitals. Rosie enjoys all aspects of dentistry and is keen on providing patients with preventative care and advice to maintain a healthy mouth and terrific smile.

Rosie also offers facial aesthetic treatments at Thornhill Dental to compliment her cosmetic dentistry. Rosie completed her training in anti-wrinkle injections with The Face Academy and is currently undertaking her level 7 certification in anti-wrinkle injections and hyaluronic acid dermal fillers. She is passionate about providing natural looking results and tailors all treatments to the individual patient. Rosie offers free consultations for facial aesthetic treatments.

Rosie has clinics at the practice on Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday. She is very pleased to welcome new patients including adults on a private basis and children on a NHS basis.

Rana El-Nashar BDS – GDC No. 228341

General Dental Practitioner

Rana graduated from Newcastle University in 2012 with an honours degree in Bachelors of Dental Surgery. She then moved to Leeds where she has since been developing her skills and experience in both general dental practice and in hospital settings.

Rana enjoys all aspects of dentistry including preventative and cosmetic treatments. Her special interests include treating very anxious patients and taking them through the journey of feeling more confident, with the end goal of the patient feeling at ease in the dental chair. Further to this, Rana works as a speciality dentist at Pinderfields General Hospital in the Oral and Maxillofacial department and has developed a passion for oral surgery.

Rana enjoys spending time with friends and family at the weekends, she is a keen netball player and likes long walks in the countryside.

Rana offers clinics at the practice on Tuesdays and Wednesdays (which includes a late evening). She very much looks forward to meeting existing and new patients on a private basis.

Our Dental Therapists and Hygienists

Fran-BrittonFrancesca Britton RDH RDT – GDC No. 106270

Dental Therapist

Fran graduated from Leeds Dental Institute in December, 2006 and has been working with us for the past four years. As well as hygiene work, she is also qualified as a Dental Therapist and can carry out a range of other treatments, including fillings.

Fran was one of the youngest students ever to qualify from the hygiene and therapy course and in her spare time likes show jumping.

Gaynor RedshawGaynor Redshaw RDH RDT – GDC No. 143990

Dental Therapist

Gaynor graduated from Leeds in December 2008 as a dental hygiene & dental therapist. She joined Thornhill Dental Surgery in January 2009. As well as carrying out periodontal (gum) treatments, Gaynor is also able to carry out restorations on adults & children from the treatment plan of a dentist.

Gaynor has worked in the dental environment for almost 10 years and in her spare time enjoys spending time with her family & friends.

Gillian-cliffeGillian Cliffe RDH – GDC No. 5491

Dental Therapist

Gill gained her diploma in dental hygiene at Leeds University in 1999. Prior to working as a dental hygienist she worked as a dental nurse for 15 years. Gill joined Thornhill Dental Surgery in August 2000 and runs a Tuesday evening and Saturday morning clinic. Gill has also worked as a staff hygienist at Leeds Dental Institute for 3 years gaining valuable dental hygiene experience. Gill has a passion for periodontology as well as caring for nervous patients.

Gill is married with a young daughter. In her spare time she enjoys spending time with her family and loves reading. Additionally, she is currently trying to master the art of pottery.

Sally ElsworthSally Elsworth RDTH – GDC No. 218049

Dental Therapist

Sally graduated from Leeds Dental Institute in 2015 with a diploma in Dental Hygiene and Therapy. Before qualifying as a dental therapist and hygienist, Sally worked as a dental nurse for 4 years. As a dental hygienist, Sally works with patients to keep their gums healthy using modern preventative techniques.
As a dental therapist, Sally is able to provide patients with a range of other treatments such as composite restorations and fissure sealants.

Sally joined Thornhill Dental in 2017 and has clinics on Wednesday evenings and Saturday mornings.