Our Team of Hygienists

Our hygienists will give you the best possible advice in oral health, including instructions on how to maintain the health of you teeth and gums.


Justine Mitchell DDH GDC no.5358

Justine qualified in 1998 from the School of Dental Hygiene at Bristol Dental Hospital. She worked for 5 years in specialist periodontal practice and has since worked in private practice with a particular interest in caring for patients needing more advanced periodontal treatment.

Justine Mitchell

Claire Saunders DDH GDC no.4430

Claire qualified from Guy’s Hospital in 1993 gaining a diploma in dental hygiene. On qualification she received the award for dental health education. Claire joined Hursley Road Dental Practice in July 2010. She has extensive experience in general practice enjoying the challenge of initial treatments and dental health education. Claire enjoys tailor making cleaning routines to suit individual patients knowing that including the patient as part of the team is the key to success.

Claire Saunders

Amy-Beth Grantham GDC no.186701

Amy qualified from the Portsmouth University Dental Academy in 2014 with a BSc in Dental Hygiene and Dental Therapy. Before gaining her hygiene qualifications, Amy started her career as a dental nurse here at the Hursley Road Dental Practice in 2010. After some time she wished to advance within the field by taking her studies further and was then able to return here to work as a hygienist. Amy enjoys educating and treating children as well as easing anxious patients into dental treatment.

Amy-Beth Grantham

Wendy Higson GDC no.4077

Wendy qualified as a Dental Hygienist from The Royal London Dental Hospital in 1991. She has gained experience by working in various settings such as the Community Dental Service, the NHS and more recently in private practice. Her hobbies include sailing, walking and gardening whilst supporting her husband and two teenagers.

Wendy Higson

Contact Details

Surgery Hours

Monday to Thursday, 8am to 5pm

Friday 8am to 4pm

For emergencies outside of surgery hours please call the practice on 02380 267141 and a recorded message will inform you how to contact our on-call dentist.