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4 West Street
Ringwood, Hants  BH24 1DZ

Our Practice Team 

Everyone at our practice is committed to providing you with the very best in dental healthcare. Our dental team bring a wealth of experience to the practice and have individually obtained high standards of professional qualification.

Professional Registration

The General Dental Council (GDC) is the regulatory body of the dental profession in the United Kingdom. Their address is 37 Wimpole Street, London, W1G 8DQ and their telephone number is 020 7887 3800. Our dentists and staff adhere to the regulations governing the profession by the GDC as set out in their publication "Standards for the Dental Team". You can find out more about the GDC on their website

Mr Richard Williams
Principal Dental Surgeon
BDS Lond 1986
Country of issue: UK
GDC registration number: 61914

Richard qualified in London in 1986. He worked in Kingston and in Chiswick before coming to work at Dalkeith House in 1996

Mr Stephen Teenan
Principal Dental Surgeon
BDS University of Glasgow 1985, DGDP
Country of issue: UK
GDC registration number: 60448

Steve is originally from Glasgow. He qualified in 1985 and after a short time working in a practice there, he moved south to Cumbria where he stayed for the next 12 years. In 1999 he and his family moved to Bournemouth. Following 9 years in a practice there, during which time he completed a postgraduate qualification through Bristol University, he come to work at Dalkeith House in 2008.

Mrs Justine Bentley
Dental Surgeon
BchD Leeds 1995
GDC registration number: 70709

Mrs Lindy Hirst
Dental Hygienist
CEB Cert in Dental Hygiene 1981
Country of issue: UK
GDC registration number: 2195

Mrs Julie Simpson
Dental Hygienist
CEB Dip Dental Hygiene 1996
Country of issue: UK
GDC registration number: 5033

Mrs Gabriella Craddock
Dental Hygienist
CEB Dip Dent Hygiene 1995 LHMC Dip Dental Therapy 1995
Country of issue: UK
GDC registration number: 4821

Miss Georgia Ludwig
Dental Hygienist
Dip Dental Hygiene 2020
Country of issue: UK
GDC registration number: 261812

Mrs Katie Bray
Practice Compliance Manager
NVQ L3 Oral Health Care: Dental Nursing & Indp Asses City and Guilds 2006
Country of issue: UK
GDC registration number: 145345

Katie began working at the practice in 2003 after being approached at a previous job due to her great customer service. Katie started as a trainee dental nurse and qualified in 2006. She nursed until 2008 when she had her first son. She then returned part time and worked on reception until she had her second son in 2011. Katie returned this time and assisted Hazel in the office part time, which then lead to her becoming Practice Compliance Manager in September 2015. Katie also maintains her dental nursing qualification. In her spare time she volunteers for the Dorset Deaf Children Society and enjoys spending time with her family.

Mrs Hazel Poulson
Practice Manager

Hazel started working at the practice when it was originally at Monmouth House, a family run business with Tim Mason and his parents in July 1984. Hazel qualified as a dental nurse in 1987. She had 2 daughters and took a step back from nursing and became Practice Manager in 1996. Since December 2019 Hazel now manages most of her duties from home. Although she can still be found at the practice from time to time. Hazel's interests outside work include gardening, swimming and she is involved in raising money for the Southern Region Special Olympics.

Miss Krystyna Stone
Dental Nurse
Diploma in Dental Nursing Leve 3 QCF City and Guilds 2013
Country of issue: UK
GDC registration number: 242899

Krystyna joined the practice in September 2010 straight after finishing school aged 16. She started on reception then went on to become a trainee dental nurse a few months later. Krystyna qualified in December 2012 she has worked full time in surgery with Steve ever since. Outside of work Krystyna's hobby is travelling.

Miss Willow Tarrant
Dental Nurse
Diploma in Dental Nursing Leve 3 QCF 2019 City and Guilds
Country of issue: UK
GDC registration number: 288414

Willow joined the practice in 2019 and quailified shortly after.

Miss Charlotte Wallis
Dental Nurse
National Diploma in Dental Nursing NEBDN 2020
GDC registration number: 288030

Charlotte qualified in 2020 and joined our practice in June 2021.

Miss Matilda Lee
Dental Nurse
Diploma in dental nursing level 3
Country of issue: United kingdom
GDC registration number: 312791

Tilly joined our practice in September 2021 as a trainee dental nurse. Tilly qualified in October 2023

Miss Nichola Penfold
Dental Nurse
NVQ L3 Oral Health Care
Country of issue: United Kingdom
GDC registration number: 104830

Nicki returned to the practice in March 2024 after returning to the area.

Mrs Debbie Kirkby
Head Receptionist

Debbie joined the practice in May 1990 to work on reception. She left for a short while to have her second daughter in 1994. Hazel contacted Debbie to see if she would like to come back to work on reception which she accepted and came back in August 1997. Debbie then went on to become Head Receptionist in 1999. Debbie is also trained to work in our decontamination room. Interests outside of work are kayaking, dog walking and assisting her eldest daughter with her riding stables.

Mrs Lianne Whitham

Lianne joined our practice in August 2021

Mr Martin Bray

Martin joined our practice in September 2021