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Our well-trained, friendly team aim to make your dental visit a pleasant one. We’re committed to continuing education and aim to provide you with the highest quality care.

Meet the Dental Team

  • Andrew House

    Partner Dentist
    Andrew House
    BDS (Bristol) 1995 GDC No. 70932

    Andrew qualified from the University of Bristol in 1995. He’s a member of the Avon Local Dental Committee and a Foundation Dentist Trainer. He holds a Teaching Certificate from the University of Bristol to support his mentoring of young dental professionals. He is interested in sports dentistry and has completed the year-long Sports Dentistry course at UCL Eastman Dental Institute. Andrew is proud to be Bristol Rugby Club’s Dentist.

  • Tom Westcott

    Partner Dentist
    Tom Westcott
    BDS (Bristol) 2002 GDC No. 80569

    Tom is originally from Gower in South Wales and graduated from Bristol Dental School in 2002. As a Foundation Dentist Trainer for the South West Dental Postgraduate Deanery, Tom has been mentoring and supporting young dentists since 2011. He also holds a University of Bristol Teaching Certificate and is committed to continuing professional development. Tom enjoys providing all aspects of general family dentistry.

  • Lucy Davis

    Lucy Davies
    BDS (Manchester) 2002 GDC No. 80486

    Lucy qualified from the University of Manchester Dental School in 2002 and has since undertaken post-graduate training in Oral Surgery. She particularly enjoys helping anxious patients and people who lack confidence in their smile.

    Lucy has been trained by Dr Bob Khanna and provides various facial aesthetic treatments including dermal fillers for her patients.

    Lucy is now accredited with Save Face for their facial aesthetic work.

  • Kate House

    Kate House
    BDS, MFDS RCPS (Glasg), MOrth RCS (Edin), DDS (Bristol), FDS Orth RCS (Edin) GDC No. 74474

    Kate qualified from Bristol University in 1998 and undertook her postgraduate orthodontic training at Bristol Dental Hospital to gain her orthodontic specialist qualifications in 2008. She held an Orthodontic Consultant position at Cheltenham and Gloucester Hospitals from 2008-2014. Kate is now a Consultant at Bristol Dental Hospital and, as well as providing orthodontic treatment for her patients, also teaches dental undergraduates, orthodontic postgraduates and orthodontic therapists.

  • Laura Chiu

    Laura Chiu
    BDS Hons MFDS RCPS (Glasg) 2014 GDC No. 251127

    Laura graduated with Honours from Cardiff University and is now a qualified member of the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow. To further her surgical skills, Laura worked as an Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Senior House Officer and Speciality Doctor at Gloucestershire Royal Hospital. At the hospital, Laura treated patients who were medically compromised or those requiring complicated dental procedures. Laura began working as a general dental practitioner at Portishead Dental Practice in 2014 and has since been trained in Facial Aesthetics by world renowned, Dr Bob Khanna. Subsequently, she now offers various aesthetic treatments including dermal fillers to her patients and runs an evening Facial Aesthetics Clinic.

    Laura is now accredited with Save Face for their facial aesthetic work. Laura is now offering Profhilo treatment.

  • Dylan Rakhra

    Academic Clinical Fellow - Dentist

    BA (Hons) BDS (Bris). GDC No. 271172

    Dylan graduated from the University of Bristol in 2017. He currently works as an Academic Clinical Fellow in Primary Care Dentistry. He has worked at Portishead Dental Practice since he qualified, with the rest of his time split between the Bristol Dental Hospital, where he engages in further dental core training, and the University of Bristol. He also holds a Batchelors in Medical Humanities from the University of Bristol and continues to research Philosophy of Illness as part of his ACF post. Dylan strives to deliver high quality general dentistry and has a strong focus on preventative care.

  • Joanna Hudson

    Foundation Dentist

    Foundation Dentists
    BDS (Bristol) 2021 GDC No. 296538
  • Nasir Bashir

    Foundation Dentist

    Foundation Dentists
    BDS (Birmingham) 2021 GDC No. 296763
  • Jasmine O'Donoghue


    Dentist Hygienist
    GDC No. 253670

    Jasmine graduated from the University of Bristol with a Diploma in Dental Hygiene. She is dedicated to her professional development and constantly strives to provide the best quality treatment.

    She regularly attends courses for Dental Hygienists to keep up to date with the latest evidence and techniques.

    Creating relationships with patients is a vital aspect of her role and she is always glad to provide advice and support, working with you to ensure you are taking the best care of your of your teeth and gums.

  • Catherine Lennox

    Dental Hygienist - Maternity Cover

    Dental Hygienist - Maternity Cover
    GDC No. 255393
  • Nursing Team

    Nursing Team

    Our nursing staff aim to make your visit as comfortable as possible and give you the help and support you need during treatment. We’re committed to their continued professional training.

    Susan Anning GDC No. 256753

    Kimberley Britton GDC No. 253862

    Diane Bessant GDC No. 155308

    Charlotte Downes GDC No. 248619

    Lilly Lloyd GDC No. 291963

    Francesca Bell GDC No. 290157

    Ara Wilson GDC No. 295379

    Sophie Mussett Trainee Dental Nurse

    Holly MacCarthy Trainee Dental Nurse

  • Reception Team

    Reception Staff

    Our friendly, welcoming and caring reception team are on hand to make appointments for you and also make you feel more relaxed about your visit.

    Emma Lee – Practice Manager

    Carla Price

    Amy Collins

    Helen White