From our receptionists, dental nurses to our fully-qualified dental professionals, there is no denying that we have experience on our side here at Castleton Dental.

Dr Peter Johnston BDS (Edin), DPDS (Bristol)

GDC No 67704

Peter qualified in 1992 from Edinburgh. He moved south after qualification working in three practices before setting up Castleton Dental Practice in March 1998 with Ulla Morrison who retired from practising in 2017. In 2000, he obtained a second degree from Bristol providing advanced treatment in root canal therapy (endodontics) and restorative dentistry. He also studied oral surgery and prosthodontics (dentures and implants).

Dr Lara Kriek

GDC No 243998

With the support of my lecturers and mentors I was fortunate to be awarded the Academy of Operative Dentistry for consistent excellence in clinical dentistry and the Alfred Woodhouse prize for academic excellence by Guys Kings St Thomas. In 2018, I was nominated by the Private Dentistry Awards as a finalist for the Best Young Dentist South East.

Katy Gandhi – Dip Dent Hygiene Wales (2004)

GDC No 6541

Katy qualified as a hygienist at Cardiff Dental Hospital, University Hospital of Wales in 2004. She joined Castleton Dental Practice in 2014 and has a special interest in patients with periodontal disease, dental implants and those undergoing orthodontic treatment. She provides individually tailored oral health advice in a relaxed and friendly manner and keeps up to date with current General Dental Council requirements for continued professional development. She is a member of the British Society of Dental Hygiene and Therapy.

Andrea Jay CEB Dip Dent Hygiene 1995

GDC No 4125

Andrea qualified as a Dental Hygienist at Birmingham Dental Hospital in 1991. She began working at a practice in Guildford and joined Castleton dental practice in 2007. She has a non-lecturing and respectful approach to helping her patients, and is particularly skilled in treating nervous patients by gaining their trust and helping them overcome their fears. She enjoys keeping up to date with ongoing CPD (Continued Professional Development) and attending courses.

Lucy Archibald Diploma in Dental Nursing Level 3 2013 RDN

GDC No 247959

Lucy started her dental career at Castleton Dental and quickly achieved her dental nursing qualification. She has also completed a radiography course and is undertaking further training to be able to assist Matt in his advanced dentistry.

Nicola Garwood RDN

GDC No 152002

Nicola has been a dental nurse for 30 years and brought her vast experience to Castleton in 2016.

Tanya Teixeira Diploma in Dental Nursing Level 3 QCF City & Guilds 2016

GDC No 262073

Tanya joined the practice in 2018. She mainly nurses with the hygienists so if you haven’t already you will meet her when you come for a clean!

Laura Musgrove NEBDN 2001 RDN

Practice Manager

Laura has been a dental nurse 20 years and has also spent many years managing practices in the local area.