The Team

Gwynnifer Henning
Principal Dentist

BDS
(Bristol 2007)
GDC No.: 112775

Gwynnifer qualified in 2007 and worked in Swansea, Bradford-on-Avon and Trowbridge before coming to Urchfont in 2012. Following P G Wylie's retirement in 2014, she became the owner, overseeing a re-brand and refit that year, and the expansion to two surgeries in 2015. Gwynnifer is trained in providing gentle, informative care in particular to nervous patients and children. She has a Level 7 Certificate in Executive Management and a Level 2 Certificate in Awareness of Mental Health Problems.
Hobbies & Interests
"Spending time with my family, also reading, choir, piano, embroidery, knitting, gardening, and our pet dogs, rabbits, fish & tortoises"

Languages
English (fluent)
Afrikaans
British Sign Language BSL1
Meera Nevis
Associate Dentist

BDS MDS
MFDS RCPSG
GDC No.: 167575

Meera Nevis qualified in 1996 and worked as a paediatric dentist before obtaining her Masters’ Degree (MDS) in Oral & Maxillofacial Pathology in 2002. Following her graduation as an Oral Pathologist, she worked as a specialist in Oral Pathology becoming an Associate Professor in dental colleges. In 2008, She cleared the International Qualifying Examination and passed the post-graduate qualification (MFDS) becoming a Member of the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow.
Languages
English (fluent)
Malayalam (fluent)
Verity Shaw
Associate Dentist

BDS(London 2012)
BSc(Hons)
GDC No.: 230832

Verity graduated in 2008 with a BSc in Biomedical Science from Sheffield University before working for a year at The Charles Clifford Dental Hospital. Following this she re-trained as a dentist at the Royal London Hospital, graduating in 2012, before moving to the South West where she continues to also work in Bath. Verity is originally from Yorkshire and is particularly interested in conservative dentistry.
Languages
English (fluent)
Lyndall Henning-Marsh
Practice Manager

BA(Hons) MA PGCE PGCE(PCET)

Lyndall is experienced in customer relations and practice management. She has a Masters degree in Creative Writing and is a qualified English teacher. She has a Level 7 Certificate in Executive Management and a Level 2 Certificate in Equality and Diversity.
Hobbies & Interests
"Writing novels and poetry. Playing the piano. Singing in a choir. Painting murals and canvasses. Baking (although I aim to avoid washing up if at all possible 🙂 )"

Languages
English (fluent)
Afrikaans (basic)
SĂ©anan Thomas
Head Nurse
Deputy Practice Manager

BSc(Hons) NEBDN
GDC No.: 236168

SĂ©anan is an experienced head dental nurse and practice administrator. She also nurses for implants and surgical procedures. Additional qualifications: dental impressions, plaque disclosing and oral hygiene instruction. She has a Level 2 Certificate in Cleaning Principles. She also has a degree in Geography.
Hobbies & Interests
"Playing flute and piano, cooking / baking, playing boardgames, going for walks around the countryside and beach. Exploring old castles / National Trust houses and gardens."

Languages
English (fluent)
Dawn Garg
Hygienist

BDS (Lond 1990)
GDC No.: 66131

Dawn qualified as dentist in 1990 and now focusses on periodontal treatment as a hygienist.
Hobbies & Interests
"Walking & exploring the countryside, visiting National Trust & heritage sites, reading & jigsaw puzzles, time spent with my family."

Languages
English (fluent)
Bev Beckett
Hygienist

DipHE
GDC No.: 123437

Bev qualified from Cardiff University in 2011 and was proud to be the winner of the 2011 professionalism award.
Before becoming a hygienist Bev worked as a dental nurse for the primary care trust where she specialised in working with patients with dental phobias and special needs.
Hobbies & Interests
"Walking my doggie (Tia - springer spaniel) in the woods, baking my own bread and crafting - making things mainly as gifts, but often for friends' weddings or babies."

Languages
English (fluent)
Kerry Musselwhite
Nurse

NEBDN
GDC No.: 200397

Kerry is an experienced dental nurse, qualified also to take dental impressions, plaque disclosing and give oral hygiene instruction. She has an NVQ in childcare.
Hobbies & Interests
"Going to the gym, doing the 12 mile tough mudder in summer 2017, so training for that! Love eating out & visiting different places. And time with my two children!"

Languages
English (fluent)
Jess Reece
Nurse

L3 Dip. (dental nursing)
GDC No.: 252934

Jess is an experienced dental nurse. She joined Urchfont Dental Care in 2015. She has experience nursing for implants and surgical procedures. She has a Level 2 Certificate in Principles of Dementia Care.
Hobbies & Interests
"Walking and generally being with my dogs Daisy and Ralph (cocker spaniels), baking, football, spending time with family & friends and napping(!)"

Languages
English (fluent)
Bailey Conway
Trainee Nurse
Bailey joined the team in July 2019 and is currently undertaking an apprenticeship in dental nursing.
Hobbies & Interests
"I enjoy spending time with my family & friends. I have an interest in cooking and baking, and walking my dog Max."

Languages
English (fluent)