Our Team

Our team consists of 6 dental Surgeons, 2 dental hygienist/therapists, 1 practice manager, 2 highly experienced receptionists and 9 qualified dental nurses.

Our team have benefitted from regular training in all aspects of dental practice to complement the formal training they have received in customer care, cross infection control, radiography and conscious sedation, for which they have been certified.

We also believe that a good team is a happy team!

Dr Andrew Lloyd - Principal Dentist

Andrew qualified at the Leeds Dental Institute in 2001 and is dedicated to providing good quality family dentistry and cosmetic treatments. In addition to this he has a keen interest in Conscious Sedation techniques having completed a diploma in this subject. This allows him to provide gentle but comprehensive dental care to even the most anxious patients. His style is to be friendly and approachable so he can communicate with his patients and ensure that everyone is working towards the same common goal. The most important thing to him is that every patient goes home smiling.

Bachelor of Dental Surgery (Leeds 2001)
Diploma in Postgraduate Dental Studies (Bristol 2006)
Diploma in Conscious Sedation (Newcastle 2008)
GDC Number: 79582.

Dr Leanne Nicholls - Principal Dentist

Leanne qualified from the Sheffield Dental Institute in 2002 and is passionate about delivering mercury free and holistic dentistry. She believes in caring for her patient`s health and safety from both a conventional as well as an alternative healthcare point of view. She is a very chemically sensitive individual herself and so she believes in making every effort to find biocompatible materials that suit her patients. She is also fully trained to provide all the available sedation techniques to help anxious patients.

Bachelor of Dental Surgery (Sheffield 2002)
Diploma in Postgraduate Dental Studies (Bristol 2007)
GDC number: 80937

Dr Maryam Spanswick – Associate Dentist

Bachelor of Dental Surgery (2008 Liverpool)
MSc (2004 Manchester)
MJDF (2010 RCS)
Diploma in Postgraduate Dental Studies (2014 Eastman Inst., UCL 2014))
GDC number: 149829

Dr Jenny Woodhouse - Associate Dentist

Jenny qualified from the University of Sheffield in 2011 and there is a strong connection to the profession in her family as both her father and her sister are dentists also. Jenny is excellent at putting patients at ease and is a very good listener, both these qualities mean that she is a great people person and she reflects the ethos at the practice which is to always put patients` needs first.

Bachelor of Dental Surgery (Sheffield 2011)
BSc Pharmacology (Sheffield 2005)
GDC number 211652

Dr Willem Van Herp - Associate Dentist

Willem came over to England from Belgium in 1990 and immediately joined Cudworth Dental Surgery where he has worked ever since as an associate. He loves undertaking all forms of dental treatment and in particular attends to the elderly population of Barnsley by providing a domiciliary dental service. He is committed to visiting compromised patients in nursing homes all around South Yorkshire where he can deliver high quality dental care as a mobile dentist. He is fully trained to provide all the available sedation techniques to help anxious patients.

Bachelor of Dental Surgery (Gent 1984)
Anxiety Control and Sedation (Bristol 1999)
GDC number: 65324

Hannah Dickinson - Dental Hygienist/Therapist
Dip Dent Hygiene 2010, Dip Dent Therapy 2010

Kimberley Lloyd-Rees - Dental Hygienist/Therapist
Dip Dent Hygiene 2010, Dip Dent Therapy 2010

Hannah and Kimberley are both hygienists/therapists here at Cudworth Dental Surgery. They have many years experience in the dental profession and their aim is to provide you with dental hygiene/therapy treatments in a comfortable environment whilst also improving your oral health. They will always listen to your concerns and tailor your treatment to your mouth and gums. One key aspect of the role of the dental hygienist/therapist is to make recommendations for you on how to improve your oral hygiene and where necessary demonstrate these techniques for you. With their help and advice they can show you the best way to achieve and maintain a healthy smile.

Miss Kelly Haigh - Practice Manager

Kelly joined Cudworth Dental Surgery in 2003 as a dental nurse having qualified at the Sheffield Dental Institute in 2001. Since then she has gained extra qualifications in Radiography and Conscious Sedation as a dental nurse and in 2007 she was promoted to become the Practice Manager. She always wanted to develop a career in dentistry and as she is a very driven and organised person so this role suits her personality perfectly.

As the Practice Manager it is her responsibility to ensure our team are provided with the necessary framework and resources to deliver a high standard of care for our patients using current guidelines whilst the practice runs efficiently. She is our registered manager for the CQC and has recently completed a certificate in dental practice management.

CERT in Dental Practice Management (Sheffield 2013)
Cert in Business & Administration (2008)
Dental Sedation (2005)
Dental Radiography (2004)
National Certificate (Nov 2001)