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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 completed a 12 month course in Contemporary Restorative and Aesthetic Dentistry at the world renowned Dominic Hassell Training Institute in Solihull Birmingham, and in the rapidly progressing world of new techniques and materials in dentistry is pleased to offer the latest restorative and cosmetics options to private patients along with teeth whitening.

Graeme holds weekday, Tuesday evening and Saturday morning clinics. He also enjoys working with children and providing preventative dental care.
Graeme is a lifelong supporter of Huddersfield Town Football Club and Thornhill Dental are their official dental partner providing routine and emergency care for the players and backroom staff. Outside of work, Graeme enjoys spending regular family time with his young grandchildren.

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 he completed a year of vocational training at Thornhill Dental and has been part of the practice team ever since.

Andy enjoys the varied challenges of working as a general dental practitioner, enjoys providing aesthetic dentistry, improving patient’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 preventive dentistry, tailoring advice to meet patient’s specific needs and reducing the need for invasive treatment. He 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.

Andy is currently undertaking a 12-month Postgraduate Certificate of Contemporary Restorative and Aesthetic Dentistry in Birmingham.

Outside of work, Andy is married, enjoys playing 5-a-side football, running, music and spending time with his family and friends.

 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 Yorkshire since, and joined the practice team in 2014. Chris enjoys all aspects of general dentistry with the variety that general practice brings. He also works as an Educational Supervisor for the Yorkshire Deanery, assisting and supervising the training and development of newly graduated dental surgeons.

Outside of work Chris enjoys spending time with his young family. He enjoys many sports and is a keen follower of Bradford Bulls and Bradford City and is currently coaching a junior rugby team.

rosanna-petchRosanna Petch BDS MJDF RCS(Eng) L7 Cert Aes Med – 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 working in both general practice and at Leeds Dental Institute.

She then went on to complete her MJDF exam in 2016 and is in the process of completing a Diploma in Restorative and Aesthetic Dentistry. Rosie has a passion for minimally invasive cosmetic dental treatments and loves creating smile makeovers with Invisalign, tooth whitening, composite bonding and veneers.

Rosie also has a level 7 qualification in Cosmetic Injectables for Aesthetic Medicine. Her ethos is providing natural facial aesthetic treatments that are tailored to the individual patient. She loves to adopt a holistic approach helping patients to prevent and restore signs of ageing, maintain healthy skin and ultimately feel their best.

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.

RanaRana 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.

Jessica CrowtherJessica 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 Monday and Tuesday.

Kristof 2.jpgKristof 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.

Kate SmithKate Smith BDS – GDC No. 284728

General Dental Practitioner

Kate graduated from the University of Birmingham in 2019. After this, she moved back to her hometown of Sheffield, where she completed her Foundation training year and spent time working in a very busy, mixed NHS-private dental practice. In 2021, she made the move up to North Yorkshire to be closer to friends and has worked at Thornhill Dental ever since.

Kate is passionate about educating patients about good oral hygiene techniques and diet habits that are healthy for the teeth, as she believes this is the key foundation for all good quality dental care, which in turn will improve the treatment results and ensure its longevity.

She very much enjoys the variety that comes with being a general dentist and having the opportunity to treat children, adults, and anxious patients. Kate takes time and care to ensure her patients feel relaxed, safe and have a good understanding of the treatment options available to them, as well as the steps that will need to be taken to ensure the best treatment outcome is achieved.

She has a keen interest in minimally invasive aesthetic dentistry, which includes tooth whitening and composite bonding. This is after experiencing first-hand how a small change to one’s smile can make a huge difference to a person’s appearance and confidence.

Outside of work, Kate loves health and fitness. She enjoys running, and is a regular at her local park run, strength training in the gym, and going on long hikes, especially with the family dog Merlin! She likes to travel and is always pleased to receive holiday destination recommendations.

Anish MandlaAnish Mandla, MDDr PGCert Endodontics – GDC No. 179202

General Dental Practitioner

Since graduating in 2009 Anish has worked within general practice in London and Windsor. He has recently moved to Yorkshire.

Anish understands that it is often daunting putting your faith in someone new and would like to introduce himself and explain a little about how he practices.

He is an incredibly enthusiastic and personable member of our team. His mantra encompasses a minimally invasive and preventive approach. This focuses on preserving as much of the natural tooth structure as possible.

His caring and gentle approach to patient care has made him popular with apprehensive patients. For Anish, the most rewarding aspect of his work is when he is able to use his calm and amiable nature to assist in putting his patients at ease.

Commitment to continued learning is important to him, demonstrating this desire for knowledge by regularly attending courses in the U.K. and Europe.

This enables him to provide a leading edge approach to both general and more advanced aesthetic dentistry. His areas of interest include endodontics (root canal therapy), restorative dentistry and orthodontics.

Outside of dentistry he enjoys cycling and spending time with his beloved wife, friends and family.

Anish holds clinics on Tuesday, Wednesday and Saturday.

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 and her puppy Beau.

Gillian-cliffeGillian Cliffe RDH – GDC No. 5491

Hygienist

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 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. Gill has recently undertaken – for the 2nd year running – the Aspire Channel Swim which is a sponsored event and is a total of 44 miles, the equivalent of swimming the channel there and back. Aspire provide support for people who are paralysed by Spinal Cord Injuries.

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 Wednesday evening, a Friday and a 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!