Our team at Linden Cottage Dental Practice are here to make your dental visits as comfortable as possible. We work together to support you with the aim of  achieving great dental health.

The General Dental Council (GDC) is the UK-wide statutory regulator of the dental team. You can find out more here: www.gdc-uk.org/

Callum Barr

BDS. GDC no. 50884

Callum qualified at Newcastle Dental School in 1977. He set up Linden Cottage Dental Practice in 1982, turning private only in 1992. In 1996 he completed a course in orthodontics at Newcastle Dental Hospital to become a Dentist with Special Interest in Orthodontics. He mainly treats children but sees adults on a private basis.

Colin Belfield

BDS. GDC no. 65420

Colin qualified at Newcastle Dental School in 1990 and joined Linden Cottage Dental Practice in 1995. He has an NHS contract and specializes in treating nervous patients and in care of the elderly. He carries out domiciliary visits in many of the local care homes.

Brenden Swift

BDS, MSc in Restorative Dentistry (Newc) 1991. GDC no. 50913

Brenden qualified at Newcastle Dental School in 1977. He was in charge of the Biohazard Unit in Newcastle Dental Hospital 1991 – 2000. He joined Linden Cottage Dental Practice in 2000. He has an NHS contract and a Denplan membership.

Michelle Strong

Practice Manager

National Certificate NEBDN 1998.

Michelle joined the practice as a dental nurse in 1992, and became the practice manager in 2010.
Michelle runs the ship very smoothly with an experienced hand.

Hannah Farrell

Receptionist

NVQ level 2 Business and Administration.

Ashleigh Morgan

Receptionist

Ashley Anderson

Qualified Dental Nurse

NEBDN Diploma 2012.
Registration no. 125060.

Rebecca Palmer

Qualified Dental Nurse

National Certificate NEBDN 2009.
Registration no. 189592.

Kerry Mason

Qualified Dental Nurse

National Certificate NEBDN 1997.
Registration no. 218053.

Jenna Graham

Qualified Dental Nurse

Diploma in Dental Nursing level 3 QCF City & Guilds 2018.
Registration no. 278764.

Lorren Evans

Qualified Dental Nurse

Diploma in Dental Nursing NEBDN 2013.
Registration no. 248312.

Andrea Troughear

Qualified Dental Nurse

National Certificate NEBDN 2002.
Registration no. 109044.