Meet the team

An excellent dental practice needs an excellent team.

Beechwood Dental Care has an exceptionally skilled team who apply their skills and work with you assuring your optimum dental health and wellbeing.

Phil Reid B.Ch.D & Jo Reid RDN

GDC No 65861 & GDC No 109950

Phil and Jo Reid are the owners of Beechwood Dental Care. Phil is the principal dentist with particular interests in cosmetic treatments, whitening and therapeutic dentistry. Jo looks after the day to day running of the business and ensures clinical governance and compliance.

They have been married for over 20 years and have a daughter Freya. They each have over 20 years’ experience in dentistry. In their spare time Phil enjoys running and entering 10k races and Jo enjoys Ashtanga yoga. Weekends are spent walking the family cocker spaniels Martha and Gillie!

Stewart Simpkins BDS,

GDC No 244796

Stewart graduated from the prestigious Peninsular Dental School in 2013 where he was awarded the prize for Academic Attainment.

After completing his vocational training he moved on to be Senior House Officer in Oral Surgery at Leeds General Infirmary and later became a clinical tutor at Leeds Dental Institute, teaching and training dental students. During this time he also completed both Part 1 & 2 of the MJDF at the Royal College of Surgeons.

In 2016 Stewart decided to focus solely on general dental practice, and has been working exclusively as a private general dentist since.

The experience and knowledge gained from his previous roles allows Stewart to provide care of the highest standards to his patients. His approach is preventative and minimally invasive. As well as providing excellent general dentistry Stewart’s interests are in modern bonded aesthetic fillings, porcelain restorations and Orthodontics. He is currently training in Implantology.

Before becoming a Dentist, Stewart qualified as a physiotherapist and retains a keen interest in keeping fit. He also enjoys travel and watching documentaries on almost anything meaning he is a mine of interesting but mostly useless facts! ‘Stu’ lives locally and works Monday and Thursday.

Natasha Bell RDN

GDC No 241800

Natasha joined Beechwood in June 2013. She qualified from the Leeds Dental Institute in Febuary 2013 gaining both her Diploma in Dental Nursing and her Hospital Certificate in Dental Nursing. She enjoys all aspects of nursing , particularly cosmetic work. Currently ‘Tash’ can be found running the reception desk and ensuring the smooth running of the practice.

Outside of work Natasha loves to travel, in the last few years she has visited New York, Las Vegas, Miami and The Bahamas! Natasha is married to her childhood sweetheart Tom, and they have a beautiful daughter Harper.

 

Georgina Dawson Dental Hygiene/Therapy Diploma, UK

GDC No 239522

Georgina joined our team in May 2016 and has proved to be a popular and valuable asset, her role is to educate patients about their oral health and to treat any disease present.
Georgina has a true prevention ethos and believes with the right knowledge and tools every patient can achieve healthy teeth and a happy smile. As a dual hygiene therapist she can provide all types of cleaning from routine maintenance to deeper gum treatments helping to resolve gum disease. She is also able to provide routine restorative treatments such as fillings, fissure sealants and extractions of baby teeth. With an aesthetic eye Georgina also has an interest in facial aesthetics and has completed post graduated training in providing anti-wrinkle injections.

Georgina welcomed baby Frank in May 2020 who now takes up most of her spare time!

Rebecca Beevers RDN

GDC No 285217

Rebecca joined us in October 2017 as a trainee Dental Nurse. She completed The NEBDN National Diploma in Dental Nursing in summer 2019. More recently Rebecca qualified in the delivery of facial aesthetics and is able to provide both anti wrinkle and dermal filler injections, her patient care is outstanding.

Outside of work, much of Rebecca’s spare time is spent with her daughter Mia. Any other free time she gets is spent in her production of the most excellent cakes! Rebecca loves baking and we all look forward to sampling her creations. We’ve nicknamed her ‘ the Mary Berry of Beechwood’!

Jan Harding RDN

GDC No 137359

Jan joined us  in September 2018,  and is our Lead Dental Nurse, an  invaluable member of our fabulous team.

Jan has over 20 years of clinical experience and knowledge, and has a keen interest in Orthodontics and ‘Smile make-overs’

She is married to Ian and has daughter Lucy and cat named ‘Kitty’!

In her spare time Jan loves spending time with family and friends and travelling all over Europe in her VW Camper Van.

 

 

Laura Adams RDN

GDC No 224457

Laura is one of our longest serving dental nurses.

Laura is most interested in restorative dentistry and prides herself on delivering exceptional patient care.

Laura is married and has three children, Henry, Eliza and Alfie. In her spare time Laura enjoys family walks and keeping fit with spinning, running and cycling.

Emma Western

Trainee Dental Nurse

Emma joined the team in August 2020. She is currently working towards her Dental Nurse qualification which she hopes to complete by December 2021

In her spare time much of Emma’s time is spent renovating her new home with her partner Adam. She is also a first Dan Black Belt in Karate and loves teaching her own classes!