Meet The Team

Our Staff


Dr. Stuart Nelson

BDS MFDS RCS (Ed) Dip Imp Dent RCS (Ed) MAcadMEd

Dr. Nelson has been a long-standing member of the team. His passion for education led him to become a faculty member of the Oral Surgery Department in Newcastle Dental Hospital. Stuart’s other passion lies in the placement and restoration of dental implants. He has completed numerous successful procedures and continues to strive for excellence in the field, most recently gaining the prestigious Diploma in Dental Implants qualification. Stuart’s warm and friendly demeanor coupled with his excellent skills will put even the most nervous patient at ease. GDC 81863

Dr. Philip Westwick

BDS (Hons) Ncle

After studying Dentistry in Newcastle, Dr. Westwick went on to graduate with honours. He was also awarded both the prestigious 1969 Year Prize and Brian Hall Prize. Over the past decade, Phil has undertaken further post graduate training including a year long restorative dental course. He likes to build a good rapport with his patients and believes that plays an important role in their overall experience. When not at work, Phil enjoys spending time with his young family, cooking and exploring the splendid country walks the North East has to offer. GDC 210040

Dr. Toby Gaimster

BDS (Ncle)

Dr. Gaimster graduated from Newcastle University with a Distinction in Restorative Dentistry. Since then, he has gone on to explore his interest in short-term orthodontics and cosmetic restorative dentistry. Most recently Toby was awarded the role of Educational Supervisor, allowing him to pass on his knowledge and experience to the next generation of young dentists. Toby adopts a relaxed approach, complimented by a skillful touch that helps patients feel as comfortable as possible. GDC 264892

Dr. Asad Razaq

BDS (Ncle)

After graduating from Newcastle University with Distinction, Dr. Razaq went on to further his skills in general practice and cosmetic dentistry. Asad really enjoys treating patients and makes sure they are well informed and involved at all times. He has a commitment to excellent patient care and ensuring that they are the focus of everything we do at the practice. GDC 192099

Dr. Helen McKeever

BDS (Belfast)

Helen is the newest member of the team having recently graduated from the prestigious Queens University of Belfast. She has a passion for providing family centred care for children and parents alike and her reassuring personality puts nervous patients at ease. GDC 290459


Miss Amy Jury


Amy is one of our Dental Hygiene Therapists (DHT). DHT’s are able to offer more treatments than a traditional Hygienist, including fillings, x-rays and removal of milk teeth. In addition, Amy also offers tooth whitening, Botox and fillers. Her kind friendly nature immediately puts patients at ease. GDC 265270

Miss Jessica Brice


Jessica is one of our Dental Hygiene Therapists (DHT). DHT’s are able to offer more treatments than a traditional Hygienist, including fillings, x-rays and removal of milk teeth. She believes in a holistic approach to dental care and loves getting to know her patients, tailoring their treatment and advice to suit them. GDC 239382


Paula West

Practice Manager

Ashleigh Tyers

Assistant Manager,
GDC No. 247633

Elle Smithson

Dental Nurse,
GDC No. 271539

Joanne Foster

Dental Nurse,
GDC No. 155821

Patricia Hunt

Dental Nurse,
GDC No. 129680

Rebecca Baile

Dental Nurse
GDC No. 291734

Carol Iseton


Nicole Lawson


Our Promises:


  • Treat you with respect and understanding.
  • Listen and respond promptly, sympathetically and constructively to all comments.
  • Exceed all requirements for health and safety within the practice.
  • Use only proven, safe and biocompatible materials and techniques.
  • Invest constantly in acquiring new knowledge, skills and technology.

Our Expectations

  • Arrive in good time for your appointments.
  • Follow our instructions to care for your smile.
  • Attend review and maintenance appointments as advised.
  • Pay for treatments when requested.
  • Provide us with feedback , let us know what you think of what we do; right and wrong.
  • Help our practice grow by recommending us to your family, friends and colleagues.