We are very proud of our friendly, happy team here at Wigginton Dental Practice. We all work well together, to create a professional and welcoming atmosphere. Many of our patients appreciate the fact that most of us have been at the practice for many years: it’s always nice to see a familiar face!
All of the team regularly participate in training and professional education, to support and develop their knowledge and skills in dentistry.
BChD (Leeds) LLM (Cardiff) DipRestDent (RCS Eng) MFGDP – GDC number 80674
After qualifying at Leeds in 2002, Jon worked in the Lake District for a couple of years before moving to Yorkshire. Jon and his family have lived in Wigginton since 2012.
Jon has completed a number of postgraduate qualifications including a Diploma in Restorative Dentistry with the Royal College of Surgeons. Jon enjoys all aspects of general and family dentistry, and also provides cosmetic dentistry and teeth straightening treatments for adults.
Jon spends his spare time with his wife and two young daughters. He enjoys taking them to the theatre, reading, and is a supporter of Leeds Rhinos.
BDS (Newcastle) MJDF (RCS Eng) – GDC number 244172
Charlotte qualified from Newcastle in 2013, and was awarded the prize for the most promising undergraduate by the British Paediatric Society. She then practiced in York on a fixed one-year contract, before joining the team at Wigginton in August 2014. She offers all general dental services and is also trained to give botox and dermal fillers.
Charlotte passed the Diploma of Membership of the Joint Dental Faculties (MJDF) in December 2014. This is a well recognised assessment of knowledge and skills, based on a demanding examination with a low pass rate. It consists of two separate parts and is spread over a minimum of six months. Charlotte passed her exams first time, and feels that this qualification has helped to improve her dental skills and improve the clinical service she offers to her patients. It also entitles her to membership of the Royal College of Surgeons.
Outside of work, Charlotte plays netball for York City Netball Club, is a gym-goer and loves to travel and socialise with friends.
BDS (Newcastle) – GDC number 71871
Vikki qualified from Newcastle Dental School in 1996 and she stayed in the north east for her VT training and in the same practice until 2000. She then moved south to York to start working in a practice near the city centre from 2000 until the present day. She enjoys all aspects of general dentistry and is very committed to continuing professional development.
Vikki is married with 2 teenage daughters who take up a lot of her time! She is a keen supporter of their sporting activities as well as enjoying cooking , gardening, walking and socialising with friends.
CEB Dip Dent Hygiene 1998 – GDC number 5370
Katie, our hygienist, qualified in 1998 from Leeds Dental Institute. She has worked at a number of practices – joining the Wigginton team in 2000 – and has given oral health education talks at schools and pre-schools across York. Katie is a member of the British Hygienist’s Association, and continues to broaden and update her knowledge at post-graduate courses.
Out of work Katie enjoys family life, reading, holidays and catching up with friends.
Diploma in Hygiene and Therapy (Leeds) GDC number 171201
Shirley qualified from Leeds Dental Institute in 2008. She is a qualfied hygienist and dental therapist and works in Wigginton and Harrogate.
Shirley is a keen horserider and has a rescue dog from Cyprus called Diego
National Certificate NEBDN 1991 – GDC number 149627
Caroline is a qualified dental nurse and practice manager with 27 years of experience. She previously worked at Lawrence Street Dental Practice and joined Wigginton in May 2017.
In her spare time Caroline loves travelling with her husband Ian and enjoys gardening, cycling and socialising with family and friends.
Jane (Angela) McNaught
Verified experience in Dental Nursing – GDC number 130872
Jane is a Registered dental nurse with 20 years experience. She has been with the practice since 1997, and works as both a Nurse and Receptionist.
Jane enjoys gardening, cooking, crafts, interior design, travel, reading and music.
National Certificate NEBDN 1995 – GDC number 130720
Sarah is fully qualified dental nurse with over 20 years experience. She previously worked with Keith in St Mary’s Practice and came to Wigginton in 1997. Sarah works both as a Nurse and a Receptionist.
Her hobbies include swimming, travel, reading and cooking.
NVQ and VRQ Level 3 Dental Nursing, City and Guilds, 2010 – GDC number 201740
Katie joined Wigginton Dental Practice in November 2017. She has been dental nursing for ten years. Outside work, Katie has three young children who keep her busy.
She enjoys family holidays, long walks, going out for meals, reading, and socialising with friends.
Dental Nursing, City & Guilds 2008; NVQ L3 Oral Health Care 2010 – GDC number 152624
Kayleigh joined the practice in 2018. She has over a decade of experience in dental nursing and is also a qualified Oral Health Educator. Kayleigh is a keen horse rider and enjoys taking her dog Pepsi for long walks.
In her spare time she likes going for family days out with her husband and her young daughter Ava.
Qual- Cert in Dental Surgery Assisting NEBDSA 1992 – GDC number 124999
Claire joined the practice in 2017, after many years working as a dental nurse in York and in retail.
Claire is kept busy by her son and husband.
Diploma in Dental Nursing Level 3 QCF City & Guilds 2014 – GDC number 256314
Molly joined Wigginton Dental Practice in 2017, having worked previously at two other practices in York. She gained her dental nurse qualification in 2014.
Outside work Molly enjoys going to the gym and horse riding. She is also a keen traveller with Disneyworld being her favourite destination.
National Certificate NEBDN 2007; BDA Certificate in Oral Health Education 2018 – GDC number 119155
Rachel has nearly 20 years of experience as a dental nurse and gained her National Diploma in 2007. In 2018 Rachel qualified as an Oral Health Educator.
Outside work she loves wildlife, especially the birds and hedgehogs in her garden, and of course the ducks in Wigginton and Haxby duck ponds. Rachel is married and has two young daughters.
Diploma in Dental Nursing Level 3 QCF City & Guilds 2016 – GDC number 269326
Lauren joined the practice in July 2019, having worked as a dental nurse for five years previously.
In her spare time, Lauren enjoys travelling. Her favourite destination so far is India. Lauren also enjoys family time and days out with her son Ronnie.
Diploma in Dental Nursing Level 3 QCF City & Guilds 2015 – GDC number 229418
Leanne joined the practice in November 2020. She has many years of experience in dental nursing, and achieved her nursing qualification in 2015
Leanne enjoys spending time with her family and friends. She loves travelling and exploring different places and is a keen mountain biker.