Clare Watkins RDN
Practice Manager – GDC: 147110
Clare is the practice manager at Charlton Road Dental. She has completed her Level 5 Diploma in Practice Management. Clare is also a registered dental nurse.
Clare joined the practice in 2008 and has been a dental nurse for almost 20 years after qualifying at Bristol Dental Hospital in 2000. She has worked in various practices within the Bristol and Bath area and has developed a special interest in implant surgery and cosmetic dentistry.
Hygienist – GDC: 223898
Katy qualified as a dental hygienist from Bristol Dental Hospital in 2016, and soon after got married and settled in Somerset with her husband. Katy works solely in private practice and is a very sought after member of our team.
Katy enjoys providing pain-free treatment centred on prevention, helping patients to keep healthy teeth and gums for life.
Katy’s hobbies and interests include exercise especially running and she completed her first 1/2 marathon earlier this year in Bath.
Hygienist – GDC: 103759
Jenny qualified as a dental hygienist in 2006 from Bristol University, earning the General Dental Council Prize for Professionalism for the school that year. She has since worked in many different settings around Bristol, including a specialist periodontal clinic, an implant centre and the oncology department of the BRI. She has also spent 11 years teaching the next generation of hygienists at Bristol Dental Hospital.
Jenny has a particular passion for treating anxious patients and is currently gaining a qualification in Clinical Hypnotherapy to advance her skills and offer more options for patients who find dentistry a struggle.
In her spare time, she is a dressmaker and Lego fan, bookworm and keen roller-skater.
Dental Nurse – GDC: 272807
Chloe is a dental nurse who recently completed her exams at Bristol Dental Hospital. She came to us from working in the Accident and Emergency Department at the Royal United Hospital in Bath. Chloe enjoys the wide variety of different procedures and treatments available that are offered to patients of the practice. In her spare time She enjoys walking and cycling in the countryside.
Head Dental Nurse, IPC Lead – GDC: 266568
Amy is a qualified Dental Nurse who joined the team in March 2019.
Amy trained at Bristol Dental Hospital. After gaining her qualification she has since worked in various different Dental practices in the Bristol area which has enabled her to gain experience in many different areas of dentistry. Amy especially enjoys implants and Cosmetic dentistry. She is also currently enrolled on a sedation course and will soon become the practice Sedation Nurse.
Outside of work Amy enjoys Keeping fit and holidays with her partner.
Trainee Dental Nurse
Beth Williams is our new trainee dental nurse. She joined the team in August. Beth previously worked for Sainsbury’s but decided to embark on a new career in dentistry. Since joining the practice she is enjoying the variety that each day brings and has taken to dental nursing really well. We will be enrolling Beth on the dental nursing course early next year. In her spare time she enjoys holidays in Florida and walking her dog.
Trainee Dental Nurse
Charlotte joined the team in March 2020 as a trainee Dental Nurse after gaining extensive experience and knowledge in another local Dental Practice. Before this, she worked as kitchen manager at the Boston Tea Party Café.
Charlotte will be enrolling on the Dental nursing course later this year. Once qualified, she would like to further her qualifications in Dental Implants and Radiography. She also has a particular interest in aesthetic dentistry. One day she would like to become a practice Manager.
In her spare time, she enjoys spending time with friends and family, as well as shopping and baking.
Her bubbly personality will certainly make you feel welcome and cared for.
Our lovely receptionist, Rosie, joined Charlton Road Dental in April 2018. This is Rosie’s first role as a Dental Receptionist. She previously worked for a busy GP practice and has been able to transfer her caring skills to her role at Charlton Road. Rosie is enjoying learning about all the different aspects of dentistry. She likes welcoming patients to the practice and helping them to feel comfortable and at ease.
Outside of work, Rosie enjoys going to the gym, socialising with friends and travelling to new places with her husband.
Our lovely receptionist Kira Joined the practice in January 2020. This is Kira’s first role as a Dental Receptionist.
She is very much looking forward to a new challenge, learning all aspects of dentistry and helping patients with their journey through the practice.
Kira has previously worked in various administration roles and she has also achieved a degree in graphic design!
Outside of work Kira enjoys going for walks and exploring new places with her partner, quiet evenings in with a good film and spending time with friends and family.