We are open and will remain open throughout lockdown

Carnegie Dental Clinic is open to see our existing patients and new patients.

We would like to thank our plan patients who supported us through the lockdown by providing any treatment that they might need free of any PPE charge.

We are taking steps to reduce the risk of Coronavirus transmission by ;
1, Screening patients and staff for symptoms when they arrive at the practice.
2, Asking patients to wear a mask whilst on the premises and to practice social distancing.
3, Surgeries are all deep cleaned in between patients as with anti – viral products
4, The patient toilet is out of use.
5, Communal areas are being cleaned throughout the day

The "New normal" dental visit at Carnegie Dental Clinic.

We are sending out a Coronavirus questionnaire via email before every appointment. We will also send out a medical history form on some occasions. These forms must be filled in and returned to us before your appointment. We will also send you details about the new patient journey.

On the day of your appointment please arrive at your appointment time and not before.

Please arrive wearing a mask.

Please come to your appointment unaccompanied (unless you are under 16y) and with minimal baggage.

Please be aware our patient toilets will also be closed.

You will be asked to use hand sanitiser upon entering the building.

Once your visit is complete the receptionist will make your next appointment and discuss any treatment quotes. If you are able to pay via card this method is preferred to cash.

Please be reassured that the steps we have taken will enable us to provide you with Dentistry safely during these challenging times.

We look forward to seeing you soon.

Please be reassured that the steps we have taken will enable us to provide you with Dentistry safely during these challenging times.

Yours Sincerely
Alex & the team

Dentist in Shipley, Bradford, BD18 1BP

Call Today: 01274 590 777

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9-13 Leeds Rd, Shipley, BD18 IBPCall Today: 01274 590 777

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).


  • Katherine Archer-Smith

    Katherine Archer-Smith


    GDC No. 211386

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    Katherine likes to focus on getting to know her patients, believing it’s important to treat the whole person, as well as their teeth! 

    This is especially true with anxious patients and she has undertaken further training in dental hypnotherapy and anxiety management to enable people to overcome their dental phobias, allowing them to achieve their aesthetic goals as well as excellent oral health. 

    She is currently undertaking an advanced qualification in aesthetic restorative dentistry and is thoroughly enjoying the opportunity to learn new techniques and procedures in an ever evolving discipline. 

    Since qualifiying in 2011 from the University of Leeds, Katherine has worked across NHS and private practice in West Yorkshire and completed a year in dental core training in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery at Royal Derby Hospital. She has also completed postgraduate examinations with the Royal College of Surgeons, and is committed to continuing her professional education and further enhancing her clinical skills with a patient-centered, empathetic approach. 

    In her free time Katherine enjoys walking, crochet and travel.

    Katherine is currently on maternity leave and we look forward to her returning to work in 2021.

  • Elizabeth Roberts


    GDC No. 270629

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    Elizabeth qualified in 2017 from the University of Liverpool.

    She has been working in general practice throughout West Yorkshire since qualifying.

    She enjoys all aspects of restorative dentistry and is keen to continue to develop her skills in this area.

    In her spare time Elizabeth enjoys travelling, walking with her dog, and socialising with friends.

  • 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.

  • Christina Mathews

    Christina Mathews

    Dental 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 cooking and summertime music festivals.

  • 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.


  • Joanna North

    Teri Oldham

    Dental Nurse

    GDC No. 260935

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    Teri is one of our longstanding team members and is our Lead Dental Nurse. Teri is currently working towards her Oral Health Education Certificate which also enables her to apply fluoride and to do plaque indices.

    In her spare time, Teri enjoys socializing and spending time with her family.

  • Emily Metcalfe

    Dental Nurse

    GDC No. 283014

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    Emily is a qualified Dental Nurse. Emily had a gap year after leaving sixth form before she choose her career path in dentistry. During Emily’s gap year she worked in a local restaurant and also went travelling around Thailand with her friends.

  • Georgina Marshall

    Dental Nurse

    GDC No. 268143

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    Gina joined us as a trainee dental nurse in 2015 and enjoys working both in surgery and on the reception.

    She has a keen interest in compliance and audit and is often to be found in the office completing tasks.

    In her spare time Gina enjoys going out with friends and visiting family and would love to be a Practice Manager one day.

  • Danielle Goldthorp

    Dental Nurse

    GDC No. 188266

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    Danielle is a qualified dental nurse who has recently joined the Carnegie team. 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.

  • Victoria Greene

    Trainee Dental Nurse

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    Vicky is a Trainee Dental Nurse working towards her Level 3 Dental Nursing qualification at Bradford College. 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.

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

  • Al Nisa Taj

    Trainee Dental Nurse

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    Al Nisa has recently joined the team at Carnegie as a new Trainee Dental Nurse. Al Nisa started her Level 3 Dental Nursing at Bradford College. Al Nisa would love to pursue a career in Dental Therapy one day and work with children.

    Al Nisa is a black belt in taekwondo and enjoys going shopping.