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Meet The Team

Working on first name basis, we are a small, friendly practice, offering a personal service where patients are comfortable to approach any team member with queries or concerns.


Dr Jim Hurson

Jim is a general practictioner with an interest in, minimally invasive dentistry, root canal work and new technology. In the past he spent five years studying at the Eastman Dental Institute University College London, passing courses in Endodontics (root treatment) and Surgical Prosthetic Implants as well as Advanced Restorative and Aesthetic Dentistry.

He hopes to start a 3 year MSc course in Advanced Minimum Intervention Dentistry at Kings College London.

Jim also has an interest in the use of hypnosis and the use of lasers in dentistry having recently purchased the latest type of hard and soft tissue laser.

Specialist in Periodontics

Dr. Paul Burgess

Dr. Paul Burgess is a registered specialist in Periodontics, the treatment of gum diseases. He has a special interest in surgical implants and his periodontics background provides the ideal knowledge to optimise the aesthetics of the implants.

Practice Manager

Kirsty Hood

Kirsty has been with the practice since 1999. She expertly manages the day to day running of the practice and is available to discuss any questions regarding treatment or scheduling.

Dental Therapist/Hygienist

Stephanie Boyd

Stephanie is a graduate from the University of Cardiff and runs our hygiene and tooth whitening programme she also specialises in working with children.

Stephanie will promote the best possible health, motivating our patients by focusing on lifestyle issue, advising on oral healthcare equipment and carry out special diagnostic health care test such as full evaluation and testing of saliva.

Dental Nurse

Kirsty McQuillan recently qualified is a new member of the practice, assisting Jim and ensuring our patients comfort and safety. Kirsty is enjoying that varied work at the practice especially working with laser, implants and Cerec for same day crowns, that were not available at her previous practice.

Kirsty will enrol on a course to allow her to stain and glaze restorations produced by the Cerec and will take over the final completion of these restoration prior to placement.