Angela Simpkins


Angela graduated from Manchester Dental School in 1995 and has worked for many years gaining experience in both Private and NHS practices in Manchester and Loughborough where she spent time dealing with anxious patients before settling with her family in Northwich. She is committed to constantly updating her skills and attends regular postgraduate training which she can then bring back to the practice. She is especially interested in minimally invasive cosmetic dentistry. Angela has a husband David who is Practice Manager and runs the practice for her. Along with her 2 children and walking her 2 dogs keeps her very busy. 

Gemma Mulrooney

Associate Dentist BDS
GDC No 103394

Gemma qualified at Sheffield Dental School in 2006. She enjoys all aspects of dentistry and likes to make anxious patients feel at ease. She continues to keep her knowledge up by attending regular training.

Jemma Hook

Associate Dentist BDS (Hons) MFDS RCSEd and a PG Cert in higher education
GDC No 191451

Jemma qualified at Liverpool Dental Hospital in 2010 and currently works part time at Liverpool Dental Hospital teaching paediatrics to undergraduate students.


Gareth Hargreaves

DS PG Cert Endodontics, BSc, qualified as a dentist from Manchester University in 2011.

His main interests include Orthodontics and Smile makeovers as well as Endodontics.

Experienced in many forms of short-term orthodontic treatments (cosmetic braces), Gareth is a fully qualified Invisalign provider and also trained to provide Inman Aligner, Clearsmile braces, C-Fast, Powerprox and many other short-term teeth straightening techniques and systems. Take a look at the amazing results in our gallery of before and after photos.

Dr Hargreaves has completed a 1 year long further training course on root canals (Endodontics). With this postgraduate certificate he completes root canal to a high standard with modern techniques and can complete cases that are more complex than a regular dentist. He will happily take referrals for retreatment cases if the initial root canal has failed or moderately complex tooth anatomy such as tightly closed canals or curved canals.

In his spare time Gareth loves spending time walking in the Lake District with his family and visiting Italy.

David Simpkins


David has been a Practice Manager for nearly 20 years. He is very experienced and a friendly face on reception here to help you.  Any queries please don’t hesitate to get in touch by phone or email. 

Melissa McCarthy

GDC No 226607

Melissa qualified from Liverpool for dental care professionals with a diploma in dental hygiene & therapy in 2017. A therapy qualification means that Melissa is trained to carry out routine care such as fillings as well as take impressions, x-rays and extractions on children’s baby teeth.

Melissa has 10 years dental experience starting off as a dental nurse for 5 years before going to dental school to become a hygiene therapist. Melissa is focused on communicating well with patients to get the most out of her dental experience. She is a member of the BSDHT, passionate about keeping up to date with new guidelines and treatments to provide the best dental care. 

Outside of work Melissa enjoys yoga and walking her puppy Minnie.

Becci Johnson

Lead Dental Nurse

Becci has been at the practice for over 17 years. She is high qualified and continually updates her qualifications. Becci completed her NVQ level 3 diploma in dental nursing which is a higher post graduate training certification. Becci is great with patients especially nervous children. When not nursing Becci loves spending time with her family and running.

Sophie Hale

Treatment Coordinator

Sophie has over 10 years of experience as a dental nurse and treatment coordinator. She is happy to discuss any treatment you require and find the best solutions for you. Sophie is great at all aspects of patient care.