Here at Highgate Dental Practice we have numerous staff to help ensure that your visit is as pleasant as possible and you are getting the best possible service. Our team of Dentists, Nurses and Receptionists are all registered with the GDC (General Dental Council). Here is a little about each of them.

Our Dentists

Here at Highgate Dental Practice we currently have five qualified dentists, their personal appointment hours are displayed here.

Mr Dave Davies BDS Principal DentistGDC 45088

Dave grew up in Lincolnshire and qualified from Newcastle in 1971, he came to Beverley in April 1973 and has remained at Highgate Dental Practice ever since, Dave became a principal in 1980. Dave is married to Wendy with Four Boys. He runs and cycles regularly and intends to continue working for the foreseeable future.

Mr Stephen Burke BDS Principal DentistGDC 61153

Steve grew up in North Yorkshire and qualified from Newcastle in 1986. Steve then came straight to Beverley where he has remained ever since. He became a principal in 1988. Outside of work Steve enjoys singing and walking his dogs with his family.

Mrs Christine Matthews BDSGDC 56636

Christine graduated from her home town university of Newcastle in 1982 and joined Highgate Dental in Beverley in the autumn of that year (making her one of the longest serving members of the team).

Christine met and married her architect husband David whilst at university and they now have a grown up son and daughter. When not practicing family dentistry, Christine has a keen interest in dance and fitness, enjoys cooking and entertaining and shopping (retail therapy). She and David enjoy walking in the Yorkshire dales as well as travel to more exotic places and she occasionally accompanies David on his many work trips abroad.

Jonathan GlassbyGDC 251898

Jonathan grew up in the local area and attended Pocklington secondary school. His dental training was at Peninsula Dental School in Devon and Cornwall, an area where hwas also able to enjoy regular coastal walks, cycle and learn to surf. Jonathan missed the Yorkshire countryside and family, he was pleased to have returned to the area and now enjoys the many leaisure facilities the Yorkshire Wolds offers. He is currently expanding his skills in dental implatology to provide alternative treatment options. Jonathan aims to provide a high standard of dentristy with a relaxed, friendly manner, always taking the time to listen, care and address the needs of patients

Mr Stephen Foley BDSGDC 62592

Steve qualified from Newcastle in 1987. He is married with three children and has worked as an associate in South Humberside and Hull. He owned a practice in Hull for 10 years, during this time he was appointed as a trainer to several newly qualified dentists entering general practice, he also held a position as a clinical assistant in orthodontics.

Steve left general practice and was appointed as the deputy clinical director in the combined community and dental access centre service. He returned to private practice at Highgate Dental Practice in 2008. Away from the dentist he enjoys playing squash, skiing and windsurfing as well as gardening and art.

Highgate Dental Nurses

Here at Highgate Dental Practice we have eight dedicated nurses to assist the dentists in providing you with the best possible treatment. Here is a little about each of them.

Nurses in photo, from left to right (Carla Coulson, Vicky Kennedy, Carol Hamlet, Rachael Williamson, Becky Ferguson, Julie Woollock).

Carla Coulson RDN Head NurseGDC 121254

Carla joined the team in 2004 as a trainee, she has since passed her dental nurse and radiography exams she is also a Oral Health Educator here at Highgate Dental Practice. Carla became head nurse in 2009, she works with Mr Glassby.

Carol Hamlet RDN GDC 121180

Carol has 24 years dental experience and has worked here at Highgate Dental Practice for the most of that time, taking breaks to raise her family. Carol is responsible for all stock control and also works with Mr Foley.

Julie Woollock RDN GDC 121568

Julie joined Highgate Dental Practice in 2003. Julie has over 33 years of dental experience, she works with Mr Davies.

Vicky Kennedy RDN GDC 122245

Vicky joined Highgate Dental Practice in 1999 as a trainee, she has since passed her dental nurse and radiography exams.

Rachael Williamson RDN GDC 199196

Rachael joined Highgate Dental Practice in 2008 as a trainee, she has since passed her dental nurse exam. Rachael works with Mr Burke.

Becky Ferguson RDN GDC 235568

Becky joined Highgate Dental Practice in 2010 as a trainee, she has since passed her dental nurse exam. Becky is a oral Health Educator.

Evan Robson RDN GDC 235568

Evan joined Highgate Dental Practice as a trainee in 2012, she has since passed her dental nurse exam. Evan works with Mrs Matthews.

Nicola Harris

Nicola is our newest team member. She joined Highgate Dental Practice as a trainee in 2015. She has since passed her dental exam. She works with Mr Burke

Our Receptionists

We have a team of four receptionists, Gill Harris (head receptionist), Beverley Jefferson, Lynn Malton and Barbara Gillyon.

When you contact Highgate Dental Practice you will be greeted by one of our friendly receptionists. Beverley and Peggy both joined Highgate Dental Practice in 1999 and Lynn is our newest receptionist having joined in 2013.

Gill Harris Head Receptionist

Gill joined us here at Highgate Dental Practice in 2009. She has remained ever since and become our Head Receptionist.

Highgate Dental Nurses

Sue Caygill is Highgate Dental’s Practice manager. She joined the practice in 1999, as a receptionist. Sue became practice manager in 2009 and enjoys a varied role throughout the practice.

Highgate Dental Practice is fully compliant with all the latest legislation, including but not limited to;

  • CQC Compliant (Inspected February 2016)
  • Equal Opportunities
  • Sex, disability, age and racial discrimination
  • Data protection
  • Health and Safety at work
  • Indemnity Insurance
  • Child protection
  • Vulnerable adults
  • CPR (the practice has a defibrillator)
  • Last Updated, 31st October 2017.