Meet the Team

  We have two dental surgeons, one hygienist and six support staff all catering to provide you with the best dental care possible.  Our team is well established and always happy to answer any questions you may have.

Sarah Allerton B.D.S (Newc) GDC 76423


Sarah joined the practice after qualifying from Newcastle University in 1999. She became principal owner in 2005 and has since been working to modernise the practice in order to provide high-quality dental care in a friendly, welcoming environment. 

In her spare time Sarah likes playing music, watching wildlife programs and  computing.

Katherine Foley B.D.S (Newc) GDC 76436


Originally from Lancashire, Katherine joined the practice in 2005 having lived and worked locally since qualifying in 1999. In her spare time Katherine likes going to the cinema and is learning to play the piano.

Julie Burbage E.D.H 



Julie is the practice's hygienist. She is a valuable member of our dental team whose care and attention will keep your smile healthy. In her spare time she likes playing squash, salsa dancing and speaking Italian.

Rachel Bower

Rachel has lived all her life in Marske and has been dental nursing since 1987. She joined the practice in 2003. She is married with two children and loves camping, walking, going to the cinema and eating out.

Cheryl Mealing

​Cheryl has worked at the practice since October 1998, gaining her national qualification in January 2001. She currently works three days per week as she is also bringing up her own family. She really enjoys her job.

​Sam Pryde


Sam joined the practice in 2015. She has a wealth of experience having worked in a number of dental practices in the area.

​Sarah Lawther

Sarah is the newest member of the practice and she is looking forward to a new career challenge and gaining more knowledge about dentistry.

Louise Hunter

Louise worked at the practice from leaving school and qualified as a dental nurse in 1994. Her wealth of experience is something that newer members of staff regularly benefit from. She lives locally and enjoys walking and eating out.