Meet the Team
Gareth took over the practice in April 2016. Gareth grew up and graduated in New Zealand before relocating to Manchester more than a decade ago. He worked for 10 years in an NHS Dental Practice and part-time in Macclesfield District Hospital Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery department.
His special interests in dentistry include cosmetics and minor surgical procedures.
Outside work Gareth enjoys playing hockey and skiing.
GDC : 104166
Michele has worked at the practice since 2008 and assisted Mr Goldthorp before his retirement.
Michele is our practice manager and oversees the day to day activities in the practice.
Michele is currently studying a chartered management degree through the open university.
In her own time she enjoys spending time with her husband and children.
GDC NO: 175114
Gina has been with us since February 2019 and is currently training with Bury college for her Level 3 diploma in Dental Nursing.
Her daily duties include assisting Dr Harper in surgery and working on reception.
In Gina’s spare time she enjoys socializing with friends and travelling to new places.
Amber is the newest member to our team. She joined us in September 2019 and is studying for her Level 3 diploma in Dental Nursing.
Amber works in surgery with Dr Harper and also on reception.
In her spare time Amber enjoys socializing with friends and spending time with her family.
Sam graduated from University of Manchester Dental School and joined the practice in September 2020. Sam grew up in Northern Spain and still visits friends and family there. In his spare time Sam enjoys spending time with friends and family.
Beth has joined the Heywood Dental team in September 2020, quickly becoming a great addition to our friendly practice. Beth qualified as a dental nurse in 2010 and works along side our upstairs dentist Dr Sam Jones. In her free time Beth enjoys spending time with her family and is now planning her upcoming wedding.