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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

Andy qualified from the Leeds Dental Institute in 1993 with a Degree in Bachelor of Dental Surgery. After graduating, Andy completed a years vocational training at Thornhill Dental and has been part of the practice team ever since.

Andy enjoys working as a general dental practitioner, providing dental care for the whole family. He enjoys providing aesthetic dentistry, improving people’s smiles and seeing the confidence this can bring.

Andy has a particular interest in Occlusion and TMD treating patients with problem bites and head and neck pain related to their bites. Andy is a member of the British Society of Occlusal Studies.

Andy is a firm believer in preventative dentistry, tailoring advice to meet patient’s specific needs and reducing the need for invasive treatment.

Andy treats all patients with aesthetic, minimally invasive techniques using modern materials and equipment to preserve teeth, just as he would want his own teeth to be treated.

Outside of work Andy is married, enjoys 5-a-side football, running, music and spending time with his family and friends. Andy completed the Yorkshire 2 Peaks and climbed to the summit of Kilimanjaro in 2013 raising money for The British Heart Foundation.

 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 MJDF RCS(Eng) – 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.

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.

Francesca Coulthard BDS – GDC No. 278892

General Dental Practitioner

Francesca graduated from The University of Manchester in 2018 with a Bachelor of Dental Surgery degree (BDS). Francesca completed her vocational training in North Yorkshire and completed MJDF (Part 1) examination.

Francesca has enjoyed taking part in dental volunteering opportunities in Yorkshire. Francesca has attended a number of national and international training events and conferences to further her clinical skills.

Francesca enjoys spending time with friends and family at weekends and is passionate about food, travel and fitness.

Francesca has clinics at the practice on a Tuesday and Friday.

Jessica Crowther BDS MJDF RCS (Eng) – GDC No. 265328

General Dental Practitioner

Jessica graduated from Newcastle University in 2016 with a Bachelor of Dental Surgery degree (BDS). She moved back to the local area to work in general dental practice, community dental service and hospital. This has provided her with the opportunity to continue to develop her skills in multiple environments.

She has a particular interest in preventative dentistry and creating an environment that makes the patient as comfortable as possible while in the dental surgery. These are skills that she continues to develop in community dentistry working with phobic, paediatric and adult special care patients.

Jessica enjoys cooking, walking and skiing in her spare time with friends and family.

Jessica has clinics at the practice on a Monday and Tuesday.

Kristof Dos Remedios BDS BSc Hons – GDC No. 277943

General Dental Practitioner

Kristof graduated from Newcastle University in 2018 with a Bachelor of Dental Surgery (BDS). He also holds a degree in Biomedical Sciences (BSc Hons). After graduating, he completed his vocational training in Manchester, which kick started his interest in preventative dentistry. He then moved to Leeds and has been working in West Yorkshire ever since.

Kristof is currently working towards a Postgraduate Diploma in Restorative and Aesthetic Dentistry with the Fresh Dental Institute. Whilst he enjoys all aspects of general dentistry, he has a particular passion for minimally invasive dentistry, and providing quality care for all his patients.

Outside of work, Kristof enjoys travelling, seeing friends and family and looking after his mini-lop rabbit, Cinnabun.

Kristof has clinics at the practice on Mondays, Thursdays and alternate Saturdays. Kristof is pleased to be seeing existing NHS patients and both new and current patients on a private basis.

Our Dental Therapists and Hygienists

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 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


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 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.

GailGail Trickett DHDT – GDC No. 179666

Dental Therapist

Gail qualified from Queen Mary University London in 2015 with a diploma in Dental Hygiene and Dental Therapy. Prior to further training she worked as a dental nurse for 8 years in Sheffield. At Thornhill Dental she runs a Tuesday and Wednesday evening and Saturday morning clinic. Gail particularly enjoys working with children and providing education and preventative therapy as part of their dental care.

When not at work, Gail enjoys spending time with her dogs, cats and chickens!