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Meet The Team

All our dentists adhere to the rules governing the profession under strict guidance from the General Dental Council (GDC)

Thanks, helpful advice, friendly staff and we are all happy patients.

— Jamil, Bradford

  • Alexandra Horn

    Alexandra Horn

    Principal Dentist

    GDC No. 70750

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    Alex has worked in a variety dental practices in Wigan, Huddersfield, Halifax and Leeds.

    In 2007 she decided to set up the Carnegie Dental Clinic in her home town of Bradford.

    The aim being to provide a more patient focused dental experience for her patients in a clinic where prevention rates as highly as quality dental treatment.

    Since Alex qualified in 1995 from Manchester, she has completed advanced practical training in restorative dentistry with Paul Tipton and ensures that the practice always uses the best performing dental materials. She has a particular interest in bruxism and the restoration of heavily worn teeth.

    Alex is committed to further education for the whole team at Carnegie, keeping up to date with the latest technology and materials in the ever changing world of Dentistry. She is also a firm believer in getting to know all of her patients and making sure that she discusses with them all the dental solutions that are available to treat their particular problem.

    Alex is also a qualified Aesthetic Practitioner and strongly believes that wrinkle relaxing injections and dermal fillers should only ever be provided in a highly regulated and hygienic clinical setting.

    Alex has two children and enjoys pilates and walking with her family and dog in the Lake District (when it’s not raining).


  • Priyesh Surti


    GDC No. 271684

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    Priyesh qualified in 2017 from the University of Sheffield.

    Since then he has worked in general practice in the North East and London before moving to Yorkshire.

    He has an interest in providing all aspects of restorative dentistry.

    In his spare time Priyesh enjoys socialising with friends and family, going to the gym and he has a keen interest in sports.


  • Tanisha Songra


    GDC No. 291049

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    Tanisha qualified in 2020 from UCHCEU in Valencia. Since then she has worked in Norfolk before moving to Yorkshire. She has a keen interest in all aspects of general dentistry, and is currently completing her two year diploma in aesthetic and restorative dentistry. Tanisha aims to provide the best for all her patients, she is an approachable dentist who enjoys giving her patients their confidence back.

    Outside of work Tanisha enjoys baking and taking her dog on walks.

  • Lydia Sanson

    Lydia Sanson

    Practice Manager

    GDC No. 189082

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    Lydia joined Carnegie Dental Clinic as a Dental Nurse over 10 years ago and now, as the Practice Manager, she knows every aspect of the practice inside out.

    As well as dealing with the day to day running of the practice she also has an in depth knowledge of the icomply compliance system that ensures that all areas of the practice’s compliance requirements are dealt with to the highest standard.

    Lydia supports the whole team with regards to H.R. and she also helps everybody plan and achieve their essential and additional CPD requirements.

    Finally, although Lydia very rarely works in surgery these days she is qualified to take impressions of patients’ mouths that can be used to make bleaching trays, mouthguards and study casts.

    Lydia is also qualified to apply fluoride to patients’ teeth when required and is the person to go to if you are ever unhappy with any aspect of your dental experience and need to chat about an issue.

  • Teri Oldham

    Assistant Practice Manager

    GDC No. 260935

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    Teri joined Carnegie as a Trainee Dental Nurse in 2013 and is now our Assistant Practice Manager. Teri completes audits for all aspects of the Dental Practice and ensures that we maintain the highest standards in all areas.

    Teri is also a qualified Oral Health Educator and is competent in recording plaque indices. In her spare time, she enjoys socialising with her friends, spending time with her two young children and walking her dog.

  • Rebecca Madden

    Rebecca Madden

    Dental Hygienist

    GDC No. 103755

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    Rebecca qualified from Bristol Dental Hospital in 2006 with a dental hygiene diploma, where she received an award for clinical excellence.

    Rebecca has worked in specialist periodontist practice and has great success in motivating her patients to update their oral hygiene regimes, making sure that they get the most from their regular hygiene appointments.

    In her spare time she likes to travel with her family and going to music festivals.


  • Christina Mathews

    Christina Bolland

    Dental Hygiene Therapist

    GDC No. 178781

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    Tina qualified in 2009 at the University of Leeds with a graduate diploma in dental hygiene and therapy. Since then she has spent time working in general practice treating both adults and children.

    Tina enjoys working with nervous patients helping them to become comfortable with dental treatment.

    Out of work Tina enjoys days out with her two young children, cooking and summertime music festivals.


  • Ikrah Shafiq

    Dental Therapist

    GDC No. 264327

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    Ikrah graduated from the University of Birmingham in 2016 and then went on to do Foundation Therapy Training as part of the West Midlands scheme where she spent a year in a small town near Stoke-on-Trent. 

    Since qualifying she has worked across a number of different practices in the West Yorkshire area. She loves working with people to help improve their oral hygiene and increase their knowledge in this area. She especially loves working with anxious patients, and finds treating these patients in particular very rewarding. 

    In her spare time, she loves to go on walks and hikes. She also enjoying painting as a form of stress relief, especially after a busy week at work. 

  • Danielle Goldthorp

    Lead Dental Nurse

    GDC No. 188266

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    Danielle is is our Lead Dental Nurse. She has almost 10 years of experience working in both NHS and private practices. Danielle likes to spend her spare time with family and friends and also has two young children who keep her busy.

  • Faye Hamilton Towers

    Dental Nurse

    GDC No. 300489

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    Faye is our new dental nurse who has recently qualified after completing her Level 3 diploma in Dental Nursing.

    Faye chose a career in dental nursing as she likes helping patients feel more confident in their smile.

    Faye enjoys going on walks, reading true crime/thriller novels and spending time with her friends and family.

  • Victoria Greene

    Dental Nurse

    GDC No. 295687

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    Vicky completed her Level 3 Dental Nursing qualification at Bradford College in 2021. Vicky decided to pursue a career in dentistry as she enjoys helping others and putting them at ease, especially when they are nervous about coming to the dentist.

    Vicky works with us part time alongside her studies at Bradford University in Adult Nursing.

    In her spare time Vicky loves to socialise with friends and going to the gym!

  • Emma Tierney

    Trainee Dental Nurse

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    Emma recently left school to start a career in dentistry and enrolled onto a Level 3 Dental Nursing qualification at Bradford College. Emma became interested in dental nursing after finishing her orthodontic treatment. Emma found that she gained more confidence in herself once her treatment was complete. Emma would love to pursue a career in dental therapy in the future.

    Emma enjoys playing rugby for Cleckheaton Girls team and going to the gym.

  • Josie Barnes

    Trainee Dental Nurse

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    Josie has recently started her career in dentistry by enrolling onto the Level 3 Dental Nursing qualification at Bradford College.

    Josie chose a career in dental care as she enjoys making people feel confident and enjoys meeting new people.

    In her spare time Josie plays football for Ilkley Womens Senior first team. She also enjoys spending time with her friends and walking her dogs Cocoa and Boo.

  • Sarah Bray


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    Sarah has over 15 years experience in providing excellent customer service. She loves meeting and greeting our patients and making their visit an enjoyable experience.

    When she’s not ensuring our busy diary runs smoothly, Sarah enjoys socialising with friends and walking her new puppy with her husband and children.