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

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

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.

Elinor Halliday
Dental Therapist/Hygienist
GDC No 243981

Graduated from Teesside University as a dual Dental Hygienist and Dental Therapist in 2020 after Dental nursing for 10 years.

Elinor then completed a Post-Graduate Foundation Dental Therapist training in 2021. Joined Leyburn Dental practice in May 2023.

She enjoys walking with her two mischievous dogs, riding her horse and clay pigeon shooting.

Kelly Kipling
Hygienist
GDC No 112605

Kelly graduated as a Dental Hygienist in 2007 from the Defence School of Dental Hygiene and has worked at various military bases all over the world including a post as a Dental Hygiene Tutor. She has also worked in private practices in Hampshire and Wiltshire.

Kelly is committed to providing a patient focussed, professional Dental Hygienist Service.

Kelly joined Leyburn Dental Practice in September 2019 after relocating to North Yorkshire with her family and dog Ruby.

Toni Goodwin
Hygienist

GDC No 177052

Toni gained her Diploma in Dental Hygiene and Dental Therapy with honours from University of Liverpool in July 2016.

Toni joined Leyburn Dental Practice in April 2024 and in her spare times, enjoys fishing, shooting and walking her 10 dogs


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.

Qualifiations – Qualified dental nurse and Oral health educator.

Sandra Fowler
Dental Nurse/Oral Health Educator

GDC: 128020

Joined Leyburn Dental Practice 2001.

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

Sarah Robinson
Dental Nurse

GDC: 243803

Joined Leyburn Dental Practice 2010.

Qualifications – Qualified dental nurse.

Penny Walker
Dental Nurse

GDC: 255362

Joined Leyburn Dental Practice 2013.

Qualifications – Qualified dental nurse.

Sarah Gehrman
Dental Nurse

GDC: 289335

Joined Leyburn Dental Practice Aug 2017.

Qualifications – Dental Nurse (Qualified June 2020).

Lucy Walker
Dental Nurse

Joined Leyburn Dental Practice Feb 2019.

Qualifications – Dental Nurse (Qualified Sept 2021).

Sharon Robinson
Receptionist
Sharon joined LDP in May 2018.