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Dr Simon J Thackeray

Principal Dental Surgeon

BDS Sheff 1991

GDC no. 67212

Simon has a passion for helping his patients to achieve the healthiest outcome for their teeth that they can. By combining listening to your individual requirements for your current and future dental care, and the experience we have in the practice to provide a solution unique to you, he will work with you and his team to achieve your goals. Simon is committed to making sure your care at Thackeray Dental Care is the best you have experienced in dentistry, and will do all he can to ensure this happens.


Simon became the Practice Principal in 1998 and has continued to develop the practice and his team to become the award winning practice and team they now are. Not only is he committed to be able to provide you with the best care he is also committed to providing a place of work all his team are proud of. He is one of only a few dental practices to be awarded the Investors in People Gold Award which is a benchmark in good people management practice.

Dr Julia Riley

BDS Cardiff 1997

Associate Dentist

GDC no. 72982

Julia joined Thackeray Dental Care in late 2010 bringing with her a wealth of experience in General Practice. Since qualifying in 1997 from Cardiff, she…

Dr Richard Lambert

BDS Ncle 2007

Associate Dentist

GDC no. 115079

Orginally from Mansfield, Richard qualified in 2007 from Newcastle University, winning the medico-legal society prize for ethics in dentistry…

Dr Duncan Park

BDS(Hons) MFDS RCS(Eng) MMedSci(Dental Implantology)

Associate Dentist

GDC no. 82373

Excellence in any job comes from having a real desire and passion for the work…

Andy Gibson BDS dentist at Thackeray Dental Care in Mansfield Nottinghamshire

Dr Andy Gibson

BDS Birm 2015

Associate Dentist

GDC no. 258768

Andy is originally from Mansfield and studied at the University of Birmingham, winning an award for clinical excellence…

Lisa Sheldon

Dip DH&T


GDC No: 11338

Lisa qualified as a Dental Hygiene Therapist in 2003 and joined the team at Thackeray Dental Care in 2011. A local lady from Sutton in Ashfield…

Laura Fisher Dental Hygiene Therapist at Thackeray Dental Care in Mansfield Nottinghamshire

Laura Fisher

Dip Hyg/Therapy Sheffield 2017


GDC No: 123344

Laura  was a dental nurse for 11 years before returning to study and qualify as a hygienist and therapist, her role includes giving advice to help patients…

Vicki Wallis

 Practice Manager

Vicki is the practice manager at Thackeray Dental Care. She recently joined the practice and has a wealth of knowledge & experience in the world of dental business.


Vicki has been working in dental practice for many years and has just joined us as our new practice manager.


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Jennifer Porter

Dental Nurse

GDC Reg: 127384

Joining the team in 2015, Jen is the lead Dental Nurse and also is trained in sedation. She is responsible for keeping the nursing team up to date in all aspects of their care from decontamination to dental techniques.

Stephanie Jones

Dental Nurse

GDC Reg: 146190

Stephanie joined Thackeray Dental Care in 2008 and works alongside our dentists supporting them and caring for our patients. Always a cheerful member of the team and helpful in all areas.

Joanna Barfoot

Dental Nurse & Receptionist

GDC Reg: 127086

Joanna joins the team at Thackeray Dental Care for three days a week and is usually found welcoming patients at reception. She joined us in 2005 and is also a Registered Dental Nurse.

Emily Davies

Dental Nurse

GDC Reg: 256321

Emily joined the team at Thackeray Dental Care in 2015 as a Registered Dental Nurse. She is also responsible for marketing and Treatment Coordination and you may sometimes spot her with camera in hand.

Claire Byng

Dental Nurse

GDC Reg: 261798

Claire qualified with a Diploma in Dental Nursing in 2015 and joined the team at Thackeray Dental Care in 2016 as a Registered Dental Nurse. She works with all members of the team supporting their services and our patients.

Gill Tait

Senior Receptionist

GDC Reg: N/A

Gill is our longest standing member and has been with the practice since 1997, before Simon became Practice Principal. She is a welcome face at reception, known by most of our patients and of course she knows most faces. Gill joins us for four days a week.

Jessica Stringfellow

Dental Nurse

GDC Reg: N/A

Jessica joined the team at Thackeray Dental Care in Mansfield in 2016 under the new Modern Apprenticeship scheme. She is enjoying the new varied work and challenges that every day brings learning new techniques, skills and care.

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Leanne Nightingale

Dental Nurse

GDC Reg: 214006

Leanne joined Thackerays in December 2017 she is often working with Andy on Mondays and Thursdays. Leanne has been a dental nurse for 7 years.

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Soraya Steele

Trainee Dental Nurse

GDC Reg: N/A

Soraya joined the team in late 2017 as a trainee dental nurse and she is currently attending the East Midlands Chamber for her ‘out of work training’. Coming from a different background she is enjoying learning about the world of dentistry!


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We are proud of our awards and are delighted that it shows a commitment from us to you to develop our services and team at Thackeray Dental Care in Mansfield.


From Investors In People to The British Dental Association, they cover awards for great customer care and patient service through to great business organisation and development of our team.

Contact the practice today for excellence in dental care for all in Mansfield