TEAM

Dr Roxanna Smith

B.D.S (Bristol), M.A Law (Cantab), L.L.M (UCL).

I studied dentistry at Bristol University and graduated with a merit in Oral Surgery and Restorative Dentistry. Since then I have worked in Swansea, Bristol and, mostly, in my home town of Plymouth. I enjoy all aspects of dentistry; especially cosmetic work, prosthodontics (dentures), root canal treatment and oral surgery. Although it sounds like a cliche, for the most part, I genuinely enjoy caring for my patients and (dare I say it) from seeing them smile.

I grew up in Yealmpton and attended the local primary school and Devonport High School for Girls. I originally read Law at Cambridge University and trained to become a barrister in London. I undertook a Master’s in Environmental Law at University College London and was proud to graduate with distinction. I really enjoyed pursuing my interests working for human rights and environmental organisations in London. Finally, I was selected to work for the European Parliament and the European Commission; but ultimately I wanted to settle back home, so I followed in my father’s footsteps and retrained as a dentist.

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Will Hassett

Practice Manager – C.Eng M.Eng M.A (Cantab)

I studied Engineering at Cambridge University and previously worked as a Chartered Engineer for Dyson for 9 years – working on everything from hairdryers to electric cars. I have now moved to the area to settle down with my partner and work on our dream of providing a service that gives back to the local community – whilst taking on the new and exciting challenge of helping to run a dental practice.


Ria Lean

Dental Nurse – Level 3 Diploma in Dental Nursing QCF City & Guilds

I grew up in Plymstock and have been a Dental Nurse in Plymouth for 5 years. I joined elburton dental in August 2021, having been the head nurse in a busy NHS practice. Outside of work I spend my time walking my dog and looking after my children.

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Clair Wong

Dental Nurse – National Certificate NEBDN 2004

I grew up in Plymouth and have been a Dental Nurse here for 30 years. I joined elburton dental in August 2021. I love working with patients, meeting all different types of people and nursing. I have chosen to further my skills as a nurse and have recently passed my course in dental radiography.

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Kate Bond

Dental Hygiene Therapist – National Certificate NEBDN 2011, BSc Dental Hygiene and Dental Therapy University of Plymouth 2019

I originally trained as a Dental Nurse at Peninsula Dental School and was awarded the Peninsula Gold Award and British Dental Association Most Outstanding Student 2011 for my efforts. I spent 8yrs working as a nurse at Peninsula Dental School before completing my training in hygiene therapy.

I enjoy motivating patients to improve and maintaining their oral hygiene

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