Meet the team

At Acomb Dental & Implant Clinic our highly skilled, friendly team shares the same single vision: we put you first. Together, we are dedicated to providing you with a first class experience, from the comfort of our reception to the very latest innovations in dental technology. We make sure you have the best possible care from the second you walk through the door.

Find out more about each of our practice team members below.


Dr Chris Hand

Practice Clinical Lead
BChD (Leeds) 2004, MJDF, RCS (Eng) 2012
GDC No. 83529

I graduated form Leeds University Dental School in 2004 and have since completed a diploma in dental healthcare at the Royal College of Surgeons, as well as a postgraduate certificate course in Advanced Restorative Dentistry.

My interests in dentistry are placing adhesive tooth coloured crowns and bridges and teeth whitening.

Dr Michael Davies

GDC No. 258888

- Implantology
- Sedation
- Oral surgery
- Invisalign
- Cosmetic composite bonding

Dr Allan Wood

General Dentist
BDS University of Birmingham 2001
GDC No. 79926

- General dentistry
- Root canal treatment
- Dentures

Tracie Sturgess

Practice Manager

Tracie joined Acomb Dental & Implant Clinic in November 2017, after many years in Dentistry and spending time working with the military. She has been a Registered Practice Manager for 10+ years and has vast experience of private, cosmetic dentistry, implants and facial aesthetics. Her main focus is the patient journey, ensuring that the experience they have is second to none. Tracie takes pride in being the practice manager at Acomb Dental & Implant Clinic and has the pleasure of working with such wonderful teams.

Sarah Thirkill

Dip Dental Hygiene & Therapy (Sheff) 2005
GDC No. 6677

Hello, my name is Sarah and I am a Dental Hygiene Therapist at the practice. This means that, as well as helping our patients achieve and maintain healthy teeth and gums, I also can provide some types of routine dental treatment under prescription from our dentists. I love the variety of my job.

I’m a naturally outgoing person and I enjoy getting to know you and seeing you for your regular visits.

Natalie Bisby

GDC 250944
Dental Hygiene & Therapy (Birmingham 2014)

Lynn Hatfield

Dental Nurse
National Certificate NEBDN 1995
GDC NO. 125218

Hello, I’m Lynn and I’m part of the Dental Nursing team here at Acomb Dental Care. I have many years of experience as a Dental Nurse, having started straight from leaving school. I really couldn’t imagine doing anything else. I’m told that I’m super-efficient and organised – it must all those years of experience.

Andreea Chiriac

GDC 303262

Joanne Montgomerie

GDC 118916

Hannah Greenfield

Dental Nurse
GDC no 308584

Nicole Ellis

Trainee Dental Nurse

Kiera Dougherty


Dorota Lipska

Clinic Housekeeper

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