east sussex hygienist dental barn

Ali Thompson

EDH Eng, Dip DHE Eng

Practice Owner, Hygienist
GDC No. 2412

Alison qualified in 1982 and for many years has been working locally. She was one of the first pioneering Hygienists to open her own dental practice in the UK and is passionate about helping other Hygienists to do the same…

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Dr. Laura Beresford Pratt

BDS Sheff

GDC No. 258982

Laura qualified in Sheffield in 2015 and after qualifying came back to Sussex (her home) and elected to do a year in the Oral surgery department in Brighton. She regularly attends advanced courses in restorative…

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Dr. Tori Plumpton

BDS Newcastle

GDC No. 80609

Tori qualified in Newcastle in 2002 and has lived in the South East for over 10 years. She regularly attends advanced courses in restorative, cosmetic treatments and continues to provide the highest care and gentle treatments…

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Clare Ward

FdSc Oral Health Science

GDC No. 133510

After many years working as a dental nurse Clare went back to full time education to qualify as a Hygienist in 2016. She works with our dentists to help patients keep their mouths in tip top condition…

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Sarah Bird

Dental Nurse
GDC No. 280926

Sarah qualified in 2018 as a dental nurse after being our first nurse apprentice. She is very kind and is a great hand holder. She is an amazing cake maker and loves spending time with her little girl.

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Nikki Wilton-Smith

Dental Nurse
GDC No. 259665

Nikki qualified in 2014 and mainly supports our Hygienists. She is our ‘can do’ nurse, so you may see her working anywhere in the practice. She is a great cake maker and loves going on holiday.

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Karen Coleman


Karen is our smiley receptionist there to help with appointments, coffee and coats. She has two children and loves shopping. She has one cheeky Yorkshire Terrier and 2 cats.

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Stef Harrison

Nurse Apprentice

Stef is our second super star nurse apprentice and is under the great mentoring of Sarah. She has 3 lovely boys that keep her very busy at home.

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Alison Knight

Dental Nurse
GDC No. 139843

Alison qualified as a nurse in 1995 and has a wealth of nursing experience, including implant nursing. She’s a smiley welcoming lady with 2 cats called Hocus and Pocus!

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