Mark Nortcliffe

Clinical Director / Owner

GDC registration 166854.

Mark has been in the dental profession for over a 15 years, being involved in management every step of the way, helping re-brand practices and marketing to everyday management, he has a true passion for this so when the opportunity to own and manage his own dental practice arose, he welcomed the challenge ahead, since starting his first practice from scratch in Driffield Mark has gone on to own two further sites in York and Knaresborough helping spread family dentistry across Yorkshire. Mark enjoys mountain bike riding and racing his beloved Mini nicknamed “The Bear” along with spending time with his wife and children. Mark is a big sports fan, following Leeds Utd, Kansas City Chiefs and all things Formula one.

Dr Mihaela Paun

Dentist

GDC registration 262027. (DMD) ‘Grigore T.Popa’ University of Medicine & Pharmacy 2015.

Mihaela has a passion for preventative dentistry, creating perfect smiles with orthodontics and changing anxious patients outlook on dentistry. She prides herself in keeping up to date with modern dentistry techniques and applying those techniques to the benefit of her clients comfort and oral hygiene.

Mika got married in July 2015 and lives in York with her husband who is an engineer. When not at work Mika likes to engross herself in science fiction dramas and is an avid watcher of Game of Thrones and The Vikings, in addition she also likes reading sci-fi books.

Rizwaan Chaudhry

Dentist

GDC registration 254986.

Samantha Hine

Dental Hygienist

GDC registration 278679. Diploma in Dental Hygiene, Leeds Dental Institute 2018.

Sam has worked in healthcare for over 10 years, and now enjoys working across both our practices in York and Driffield.

Sam moved from West Sussex to Leeds, to peruse a career in dentistry, and to complete her studies at Leeds Dental Institute. She finds working as a dental hygienist very rewarding, and feels lucky to have found such lovely, friendly practices to work in after qualifying. Sam likes to take a gentle and caring approach to patient care, and enjoys helping patients to feel at ease, in order to achieve their best level of oral health.

When not working Sam likes to go on adventures with her dog Baxter (getting taken for a walk by the dog!). She loves spending time with friends and family, and would also like to travel more and visit new places.

Kirsty Brown

Practice Manager RDN

GDC registration 108673, Dental Nursing Certificate 2005, England.

Kirsty is a qualified and registered Dental Nurse. She recently gained a foundation degree in Post Qualifying Dental Nursing at the university of Hull and graduated in January 2014, Kirsty has worked in general practice for almost 16 years and Loves her job, Kirsty’s job is to ensure your experience with us is pleasant and stress free!

She has experience in all aspects of general and cosmetic dentistry and loves the fact that you never quite know what challenges the day may bring and really enjoys seeing the results of good dental work and the difference it can make to a patients confidence and everyday life.

Outside of work Kirsty enjoys keeping fit and regularly takes part in group fitness classes, she has two dogs (Bella & Poppy) who also keep her busy when at home and she loves nothing more than taking them on long walks.

Mia Jackson

Head Dental Nurse

GDC registration 268573.

Mia qualified in January 2017, and has been a valued member of the team for a couple of years now, in April 2019 she was promoted to head dental nurse, a diverse role whereby she is helping the trainee dental nurses and inspiring them to reach their full potential. Mia has become a mummy, having her first baby boy Arthur in November 2018, whom she loves dearly and enjoys spending time with him and her partner. Life is very different for her these days and she wouldn’t change a thing, secretly hoping Arthur will grow up to be a dentist!

Lauren Railton

Qualified Dental Nurse

GDC registration 279657.

I’ve been nursing for over 6 years now with experience in general and cosmetic dentistry. I enjoy how diverse being a dental nurse is and how each day brings something different. Helping to give people their confidence back with their dream smile is my favourite part of the job!

Outside of work I love spending time travelling the world, ticking things off my bucket list with my partner and days out with our friends and family.
I have a beautiful pet African Pygmy hedgehog called Nero that I completely adore!

Abbey Elgey

Trainee Dental Nurse

I love being out and about, meeting new people and enjoy chatting to everyone I meet. I have recently become a mum of a gorgeous fur baby – Bruno the fox red labrador who loves exercise as much as me and I can’t wait to take him on lots of nice walks.

I joined the team in April and am loving being a dental nurse – the role is so varied, no two days are the same and all our patients are lovely. It’s so nice to see how people feel once they have achieved their perfect smiles.>/p>

Sara Fisher

Skin and Tattoo Therapist

Sara has been a Beauty Therapist for over 12 years and has now joined Bridge street for an extra challenge as a 3D lipo therapist. She mostly enjoys spending time with her family and walking in the countryside with friends.

Spot & Rodney

Practice Mascots

The team have known Spot and Rodney since they were pups! you can often find them helping Mark with his paperwork in the office, don’t worry they don’t go anywhere near the clinical areas, like all Labradors they just love a cuddle and a good walk!

Mark

Mark Nortcliffe

Clinical Director / Owner

GDC registration 166854.

Mark has been in the dental profession for over a 15 years, being involved in management every step of the way, helping re-brand practices and marketing to everyday management, he has a true passion for this so when the opportunity to own and manage his own dental practice arose, he welcomed the challenge ahead, since starting his first practice from scratch in Driffield Mark has gone on to own two further sites in York and Knaresborough helping spread family dentistry across Yorkshire. Mark enjoys mountain bike riding and racing his beloved Mini nicknamed “The Bear” along with spending time with his wife and children. Mark is a big sports fan, following Leeds Utd, Kansas City Chiefs and all things Formula one.

Mihaela

Dr Mihaela Paun

Dentist

GDC registration 262027. (DMD) ‘Grigore T.Popa’ University of Medicine & Pharmacy 2015.

We’re pleased to introduce Mihaela who has recently joined our team. Mika’s appointment will enable us to further enhance the service we offer you by making additional dental time available and reducing the waiting period when booking your next appointment. She prides herself in keeping up to date with modern dentistry techniques and applying those techniques to the benefit of her clients comfort and oral hygiene.

Mika got married in July last year and lives in York with her husband who is an engineer. When not at work Mika likes to engross herself in science fiction dramas and is an avid watcher of Game of Thrones and The Vikings, in addition she also likes reading sci-fi books.

Rizwaan Chaudhry

Dentist

GDC registration 254986.

Samantha

Samantha Hine

Dental Hygienist

GDC registration 278679. Diploma in Dental Hygiene, Leeds Dental Institute 2018.

Sam has worked in healthcare for over 10 years, and now enjoys working across both our practices in York and Driffield.

Sam moved from West Sussex to Leeds, to peruse a career in dentistry, and to complete her studies at Leeds Dental Institute. She finds working as a dental hygienist very rewarding, and feels lucky to have found such lovely, friendly practices to work in after qualifying. Sam likes to take a gentle and caring approach to patient care, and enjoys helping patients to feel at ease, in order to achieve their best level of oral health.

When not working Sam likes to go on adventures with her dog Baxter (getting taken for a walk by the dog!). She loves spending time with friends and family, and would also like to travel more and visit new places.

Kirsty

Kirsty Brown

Practice Manager RDN

GDC registration 108673, Dental Nursing Certificate 2005, England.

Kirsty is a qualified and registered Dental Nurse. She recently gained a foundation degree in Post Qualifying Dental Nursing at the university of Hull and graduated in January 2014, Kirsty has worked in general practice for almost 16 years and Loves her job, Kirsty’s job is to ensure your experience with us is pleasant and stress free!

She has experience in all aspects of general and cosmetic dentistry and loves the fact that you never quite know what challenges the day may bring and really enjoys seeing the results of good dental work and the difference it can make to a patients confidence and everyday life.

Outside of work Kirsty enjoys keeping fit and regularly takes part in group fitness classes, she has two dogs (Bella & Poppy) who also keep her busy when at home and she loves nothing more than taking them on long walks.

Mia

Mia Jackson

Head Dental Nurse

GDC registration 268573.

Mia qualified in January 2017, and has been a valued member of the team for a couple of years now, in April 2019 she was promoted to head dental nurse, a diverse role whereby she is helping the trainee dental nurses and inspiring them to reach their full potential. Mia has become a mummy, having her first baby boy Arthur in November 2018, whom she loves dearly and enjoys spending time with him and her partner. Life is very different for her these days and she wouldn’t change a thing, secretly hoping Arthur will grow up to be a dentist!

Lauren

Lauren Railton

Qualified Dental Nurse

GDC registration 279657.

I’ve been nursing for over 6 years now with experience in general and cosmetic dentistry. I enjoy how diverse being a dental nurse is and how each day brings something different. Helping to give people their confidence back with their dream smile is my favourite part of the job!

Outside of work I love spending time travelling the world, ticking things off my bucket list with my partner and days out with our friends and family.
I have a beautiful pet African Pygmy hedgehog called Nero that I completely adore!

Abbey

Abbey Elgey

Trainee Dental Nurse

I love being out and about, meeting new people and enjoy chatting to everyone I meet. I have recently become a mum of a gorgeous fur baby – Bruno the fox red labrador who loves exercise as much as me and I can’t wait to take him on lots of nice walks.

I joined the team in April and am loving being a dental nurse – the role is so varied, no two days are the same and all our patients are lovely. It’s so nice to see how people feel once they have achieved their perfect smiles.

Sara

Sara Fisher

Skin and Tattoo Therapist

Sara has been a Beauty Therapist for over 12 years and has now joined Bridge street for an extra challenge as a 3D lipo therapist. She mostly enjoys spending time with her family and walking in the countryside with friends.

Spot & Rodney

Practice Mascots

The team have known Spot and Rodney since they were pups! you can often find them helping Mark with his paperwork in the office, don’t worry they don’t go anywhere near the clinical areas, like all Labradors they just love a cuddle and a good walk!