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 from Manchester in 2017. Qualified in placing implants. Sam has completed an advanced restorative course. As well as NHS treatment, Sam offers a wide range of private treatment Including, Invisalign, facial aesthetics, whitening, direct composite veneers, private dentures, crown lengthening and crowns and bridges.

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 with 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.


Lizzie RDN

Dental Nurse

Leeds Dental Institute - 2012. GDC registration 236377

Lizzie has been dental nursing since 2009 and gained her national diploma in dental nursing in 2012. Lizzie is a valued team member and is looking to progress her career and develop new skills. Lizzie works alongside Sam and assists with implants, cosmetic procedures, private treatments and NHS treatments.

Jamie RDN

Dental Nurse

Diploma in Dental Nursing- 2016. GDC registration 273428

Jamie has been dental nursing since 2012 and gained her diploma in dental nursing in 2016. Jamie is valued member of the team and has gained her post graduate qualification in Dental Nurse Sedation in 2021, Dental impression taking and is currently working on gaining her Implant certificate. Jamie works alongside Sam and assists with implants, cosmetic procedures, private and NHS treatments.



CEB Cert Dental Hygiene
Birmingham- GDC registration - 1498

Suzanne has a portfolio of experience in both private and NHS dental practice.

Suzannes focus is to help every patient reach their full oral health potential and takes pride in helping patients achieve optimum oral health through her clinical work, education and encouragement. She uses a tailored approach to individual needs, alongside traditional scaling and polishing. Working together to prevent, treat and stabilise periodontal and peri-implant diseases.