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. 

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.

Rachel RDN

Dental Nurse/
Leeds Dental Institute 2018 - GDC registration - 276505

Rachel gained her national certificate in 2018. She has a keen interest in all aspects of dentistry and patient care.   




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


CEB Dip Dental Hygienist
Kings College London 1994 - GDC registration - 4612

Louise works part time as a dental hygienist. She is passionate about periodontal disease and promoting healthy gums and teeth.