Wensley Road, Leyburn, North Yorkshire, DL8 5BN
01969 622 132
David Brampton BDS LDS RCS (Eng)
Dental Surgeon

GDC Number: 56067

David embarked on his career in dentistry after qualifying at Guys Hospital Dental School in 1981. From there he worked in several practices in London before returning to the Dales in 1991, joining a practice in Thirsk. In 1994, David joined Leyburn Dental Practice as an associate and soon after became a partner.

His main professional interest lies with the prevention and treatment of gum disease. David regularly attends conferences and courses run by the British Society of Periodontology, of which he is a member.

Matt Dilworth BDS MFGDP (UK) DipImpDent RCS (Eng)
Dental Surgeon

GDC: 74390

Matt qualified at Newcastle Dental School in 1998, and following University he spent four years in the Royal Army Dental Corps, during which time he toured Bosnia and Kosovo. In April 2003, he joined Leyburn Dental Practice as an associate before becoming a partner in 2006.

He has continued his professional studies, completing a postgraduate diploma to gain membership to the Faculty of General Dental Practitioners (MFGDP) and has been awarded the coveted Diploma in Implant Dentistry from The Royal College of Surgeons of England. His main professional interests are cosmetic and restorative dentistry, including implants and he is a member of the Association of Dental Implantology

David Madley BDS
Dental Surgeon

GDC: 61065

After qualifying in Edinburgh in 1986, David worked in Swansea, Middlesborough and Blackburn. David moved to Leyburn Dental Practice in 1991, later becoming a partner in 1996.

His main professional interest is in occlusion, the study of how the teeth bite together, which can be a common cause of headaches and jaw pain. He is a member of the British Society of Occlusal Studies, regularly attending courses run by the BSOS.

Fiona Legarth
Dental Therapist

GDC: 129808

Originally from New Zealand, Fiona came to the UK in 1996 on a working holiday and is yet to go home! She trained as a dental nurse in New Zealand in 1992, and then trained as a dental therapist and hygienist at Leeds University, graduating with distinction in 2007.

Fiona joined Leyburn Dental Practice in 2008 following her second round of studies.

Sharon McKie

GDC: 4190

Sharon qualified in December 1991 at RAF Halton in Aylsbury. Sharon was in the Air Force for eight years as a dental nurse before training to be a Hygienist. After qualifying in 1991, Sharon moved to RAF Leeming where she worked for three years before leaving to have children.

Sharon joined Leyburn Dental Practice in December 2010.

Rachel Wilkinson
Practice Manager

GDC: 128066

Joined Leyburn Dental Practice 1990.

Qualifications – Qualified dental Nurse, Oral Health educator, Sedation nurse, NVQ 2 in Business and Admin and NVQ 3 in management.

Rita Cloughton
Practice Manager / Dental Nurse

GDC: 128193

Joined Leyburn Dental Practice 1993.

Current position – Practice Manager / Dental Nurse to David Madley.

Qualifications – Qualified dental nurse and Oral health educator.

Carole Hards
Dental Nurse

GDC: 128113

Joined Leyburn Dental Practice 1999.

Current position – Dental Nurse to David Brampton.

Qualifiations – Qualified dental nurse and Oral health educator.

Sandra Fowler
Dental Nurse

GDC: 128020

Joined Leyburn Dental Practice 2001.

Current position – Dental nurse to Sharon Mckie and Fiona Legarth.

Qualifications – Qualified dental nurse, Sedation nurse and NVQ 2 in business and admin.

Karen Nicholson
Dental Nurse

GDC: 215848

Joined Leyburn Dental Practice 2008.

Current Postion – Dental nurse to Matt Dilworth.

Qualifications – Qualified dental nurse.

Linda Dinsdale

Joined Leyburn Dental Practice 2009.

Current Position – Receptionist.

Qualifications – NVQ 2 in Business and Admin.

Sarah Robinson
Dental Nurse

GDC: 243803

Joined Leyburn Dental Practice 2010.

Current Position – Dental nurse to David Madley, Fiona Legarth and Sharon Mckie.

Qualifications – Qualified dental nurse.

Penny Stewart
Dental Nurse

GDC: 255362

Joined Leyburn Dental Practice 2013.

Current Position – Dental nurse to David Madley.

Qualifications – Qualified dental nurse.

Sarah Gehrman
Trainee dental nurse
Sarah joined Leyburn Dental Practice on 7th August 2017 and is currently training towards her dental nurse qualification after deciding on a career change from beauty therapy. Sarah attends York college weekly to study and is gaining her work experience at the practice (Tues - Fri). Sarah lives in Leyburn and enjoys travelling, cooking and spending time with her family and friends.

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