Meet The Team

Canda Hedges

Dentist

GDC Number: 65157
BDS Wales 1990

Canda qualified from Cardiff University in 1990. Canda has worked in St Austell for more than 10 years, carrying out high quality private general dentistry. Canda joined the practice in 1997.
Canda Hedges

Clare Hartley

Dentist

GDC Number: 65141
BDS Wales 1990

Clare qualified from Cardiff University in 1990 and joined the practice in 2006. Whilst happy carrying out all aspects of general dentistry, she has a passion for facial aesthetics, cosmetic and implant dentistry.
Clare Hartley

Bridget Simpson

Dentist

GDC Number: 62093
BDS Birm 1987

Bridget qualified in 1987 from the University of Birmingham. Bridget joined the practice in 1998, having completed an MA in Complementary Health Studies, Bridget came to do a 3 month maternity cover for Canda – she is still here!
Bridget Simpson

Nathalie Orasnjak

Dentist

GDC Number: 114328
BDS Wales 2007

Nathalie graduated from Cardiff University in 2007 when she was awarded First Prize for her undergraduate project for the prestigious Premiere Awards in London.
Nathalie Orasnjak

Richard Winstone

Dentist

GDC Number: 60411
BDS Wales 1985

Richard qualified from Cardiff University in 1985. He then spent five years serving as a Royal Navy Dental Officer, before entering General Practice.
Richard Winstone

Alison Weller

Dentist

GDC Number: 75769
BDS Manc 1999 MFDS RCS Eng 2002

Alison interests include MI dentistry, Orthodontics, Aesthetics and Perio. She enjoys spending her weekends on the beach with her husband, daughter and family dog.
Alison Weller

Kate Friend

Dentist

GDC Number: 77600
BDS Glasgow 2000

Kate enjoys cosmetic dentistry- tooth whitening, veneers, orthodontics (including 6 month smiles and clear aligners) and particularly composite veneers (aka bondings, resin veneers) which can dramatically improve appearance painlessly and easily and reversibly.
Kate Friend

Diane Parkinson

Dental Hygienist

GDC Number: 2616
CEB Cert in Dental Hygiene 1983

Quite often, sensitive teeth resolve completely after a course of hygiene treatment and patients often comment that their mouths have never felt so clean since coming to the Manor House.
Diane Parkinson

Aimey Ackner

Dental Hygienist

GDC Number: 171016
Combined Diploma in Dental Therapy & Hygiene Cardiff 2008

Aimey qualified in 2008 from Cardiff university with a diploma in Dental Hygiene and Therapy. She joined the Manor House in 2009, left to experience the bright lights of London in 2011 and then returned home 3 years later with her husband Ben.
Aimey Ackner

Alison Oliver

Dental Hygienist

GDC Number: 133362
Dip Dent Hygiene Cardiff 2010

After working as a dental nurse for 6 years Alison decided to further her studies and qualified as a dental hygienist at Cardiff university. Returning to Cornwall she joined the Manor House team in 2010.
Alison Oliver

Nicola Hoar

Practice Manager

Nicola has been working at the Manor House for over 30 years and has overseen some dramatic and exciting changes to the practice.
Nicola Hoar