Meet the Team

All staff undertake regular training and education to keep their knowledge and skills up to date.

Andrew Fordy BDS

Newcastle 1988 - GDC registration - 63268

Andrew graduated from Newcastle in 1988. He has worked in general practice since graduation and took over Appletree dental practice in 1999. Andrew is the clinical director and provides NHS and private dental care.

David Vivian BDS

Newcastle 1988 - GDC registration - 63294

David works part time providing implant services. His implant expertise stretches back over 20 years. He has a keen interest in full arch rehabilitation with immediate function. David has extensive experience of the Novum, All On 4 and Nobel Guide Systems. He is experienced with intravenous sedation, block grafting, platelet rich plasma, sinus augmentation and guided tissue augmentation techniques.

David is happy to accept referrals for all aspects of implant dentistry having experience of 4,000 + fixtures placed.

Sam Hill BDS

Manchester 2017 - GDC registration - 270947

Sam graduated Manchester in 2017. He offers NHS and private treatments. Including Invisalign, facial aesthetics, whitening, direct composite veneers, private dentures, crowns and bridges. He is also currently enrolled on an implantology course.

Sasha RDN

Practice Manager/Dental Nurse
Leeds Dental Institute 2002 - GDC registration - 119885

Sasha works alongside Andrew . She obtained her National Certificate in dental nursing in 2002 she has also gained post graduate qualifications in radiography Keele University (2006), oral health education (OHE 2010) and has extended duties in impression taking (2010) and fluoride application (2011). Sasha also took over the role of practice manager in 2011.



Johan works on reception. She has worked for over 30 years in admin, sales and marketing. Her experience and knowledge make her a valuable member of the team.



Trainee Dental Nurse

Ocean is a trainee dental nurse. She is currently enlisted on an accredited NEBDN training course to gain her nursing qualification. Ocean works alongside Sam Hill.



Steph has over 10 years of experience working in dental practice and is a valued member of the team.


CEB Cert Dental Hygiene
Manchester - GDC registration - 278908

Kath has a portfolio of experience in both private and NHS dental practice, specialist periodontal practice and hospital maxillofacial.

Kaths focus is to help every patient reach their full oral health potential. She uses a tailored approach to individual needs, alongside traditional scaling and polishing and minimally invasive Guided Biofilm Therapy. Working together to prevent, treat and stabilise periodontal and peri-implant diseases.