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

Charlotte Morton
Dental Surgeon

GDC: 81547

Charlotte graduated from Newcastle University Dental School in 2002.

From then she worked as an associate at practices in the Cumbria and the North East of England.

Charlotte has a passion for wildlife and the majority of her spare time is taken up looking after her horse. She also has akeen interest in keeping fit and weight training. Charlotte joined Leyburn Dental Practice in Jan 18 to welcome and register new patients to the practice.

David Redpath
Dental Surgeon

GDC: 192360

David qualified from Newcastle University Dental School in June 2010 after a career as an aircaraft engineer in the RAF.

Before joining Leyburn Dental Practice in April 18, David worked as an associate dental surgeon at Shotley Bridge Dental Care for 8 years.

David is currently in the process of compiling cases for Postgraduate Diploma in Contemporary Restorative and Aesthetic Dentistry and in his spare time is taken up with cycling which brings him to Wensleydale and Swaledale on a regular basis.

Rachael Hall
Dental Surgeon

GDC 103292

Rachael qualified at Newcastle Dental School in 2006. After qualifying, Rachael worked in mix practice in South Tyneside and Durham. She also has a role of Foundation Dentist Trainer (Educational Supervisor) for the Northern Deanery since 2010.

She spent several months completing a Postgraduate Diploma in Contemporary Restorative and Aesthetic Dentistry. Rachael continuously strives to develop and improve her clinical and non-clinical skills and is looking to complete more training in short term orthodontics.

Rachael joined Leyburn Dental Practice in Oct 2018 and in her spare time enjoys cooking and socialising with friends

Natalie Birkhead
Hygienist

GDC 167682

Natalie qualified in December 2013 from Barts & The London School of Medicine & Dentistry.

Natalie was initially a dental nurse, qualifying in 2004 before going onto study Dental Hygiene & Therapy at University in London. After qualifying in 2013, Natalie continued to live and work in and around London for another 4 years before moving back up to Yorkshire in December 2017 where she continues to work in dentistry whilst having also joined her local family business based in Northallerton.

In her spare time Natalie enjoys keeping fit with regular gym sessions& walking. She also enjoys holidays & days out visiting local towns and is often further afield visiting friends.

Natalie joined Leyburn Dental Practice in September 2018 after returning to Yorkshire from her time living down South.

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 Sebborn
Hygienist

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.

Fariyal Khan
Hygienist/Therapist

GDC: 268260

Fariyal graduated from University of Leeds in 2016. She is experienced in head and neck cancer patients and special care dentistry and particularly enjoys paediatric dentistry. She also works in the Community Dental Services. Her proudest moment in her career was after writing a 50 word essay on patient care. She was 1 of 4 winners out of 2000 applicants winning a trip to San Francisco visiting the California Dental Association Conference.

Fariyal joined Leyburn Dental Practice in September 2018.


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.

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/Oral Health Educator

GDC: 128020

Joined Leyburn Dental Practice 2001.

Current position – Dental Nurse to Sharon Sebborn, Charlotte Morton and Natalie Birkhead

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.

Sarah Robinson
Dental Nurse

GDC: 243803

Joined Leyburn Dental Practice 2010.

Current Position – Dental nurse to Fiona Legarth.

Qualifications – Qualified dental nurse.

Penny Stewart
Dental Nurse

GDC: 255362

Joined Leyburn Dental Practice 2013.

Current Position – Dental nurse to David Redpath.

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.
Sharon Robinson
Receptionist
Sharon joined Leyburn Dental Practice in May 2018 after a career change from retail. Sharon lives in Catterick with her husband and son and enjoys travelling and socialising with family and friends.

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