A dental therapist can undertake many treatments which include fillings, taking radiographs, applying fluoride to children’s teeth and educating patients about oral health and performing advanced periodontal treatments.
Helen joined the practice April 2017 after Qualifying at the University of Liverpool 2017.
Helen has 3 children
Sarah is the dental hygiene/therapist at Alverna House and has worked at the practice since 2009.
She qualified at the University of Manchester in 2008.
Sarah is married and enjoys spending time with her daughters out of work.
Simon is the principle dentist and qualified at the university of Liverpool in 1987. He worked as an associate dentist in Rainhill for .. years before buying a practice in Chain Lane and then moving to Blackbrook road and set up Alverna House. He is married with two grown up children.
Ita qualifed at the university of liverpool in 2007 and joined the practice in January 2016. She is married with three children.
Helen qualified at the university of liverpool 2014 and joined the practice in May 2017. She is married with a little girl.h her daughters out of work.
Caren is the practice manager at Alverna House and has worked with Simon for over 25 years.
She has qualifications in dental nursing, fluoride varnish application and is the lead decontamination nurse for the practice as well as being one of the registered first aiders.
Caren is now a BDA qualified radiographer. This allows her to take dental x-rays in the surgery.
Caren is also responsible for all the clinical training and support of new and current staff along with being the designated support nurse for the practices foundation dentists.
Caren is married with 2 boys and out of work enjoys going to the gym, meeting with friends and looking after her dog Max.
Dental Nurse/ Receptionists
Lindsay (head Dental Nurse)
Lindsay started working at the practice in August 2008 as a trainee Dental nurse and qualified in September 2011. She is currently the senior Dental nurse at the practice, assisting the head nurse in staff training and ensuring the clinical areas of the practice run smoothly and efficiently. She has qualifications in first aid, customer service, decontamination and dental radiography. Lindsay is married with 2 young children and in her free time enjoys horse riding and socialising.
Olivia (Registered Dental Nurse)
Olivia has been working at Alverna House for years and has an NVQ level 3 in Dental nursing. In her spare time she enjoys socializing with friends.
Niamh (Registered Dental Nurse)
Niamh has been working at Alverna house for almost 4 years. In this time she has completed her NVQ Level 3 in Dental nursing and is a fully qualified registered Dental nurse. Out of work Niamh enjoys meeting up with friends and clothes shopping.
Lara (Registered Dental Nurse)
Lara has been working at the practice for 2 years and is a qualified Dental Nurse. Lara is currently working towards an NVQ in customer service. Outside of work Lara enjoys weekend trips to a family caravan and walking her dogs.
Robyn (Trainee Dental Nurse)
Robyn joined the practice May 2016 and is working towards her NVQ in Dental nursing. Outside work Robyn enjoys socialising and eating out with friends.
kim (Trainee Dental Nurse)
Kim joined the practice in January and is working towards her NQV level 3 in dental nursing.
There are currently no vacancies at the practice, please keep checking this page for any updates.