Our dental team

We would like to take a moment to introduce you to our friendly and experienced team of dental professionals.  As you can see, we are always updating our training to stay at the cutting-edge of general and cosmetic dentistry, and we're never happier than when we're busy.

Richard Hellen
Practice OwnerRichard Hellen
Lead dentist Richard qualified in Newcastle in 1988. He describes himself as a people person and supervised the creation of the new York Place Dental. Originally from Bristol, he loves mountaineering and can't quite believe that he lives in the Lake District, even after 25 years. Married with 4 children, Richard's interests include mountaineering, mountain biking and anything in the outdoors. Thrives in bad weather and mud and loves dentistry. Richard is a Dental Phobia Certified dentist.

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Daniela Vargas
DentistDaniela Vargas
Daniela grew up in Carlisle and has a first degree in Forensic Science. She then qualified in Dentistry from Liverpool in 2011. She enjoys spending time in the great outdoors and would love nothing more than to one day have a team of huskies. Interests include the Arts, organic produce, growing orchids, and helping to organise charity fundraising events.



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 Gemma Travers
Practice Manager Gemma Travers
Kimberley Cooke
Patient CoordinatorKimberley Cooke
Ria Forbes
Patient CoordinatorRia Forbes
Cheryl Miller
Patient CoordinatorCheryl Miller
Sarah Jane Russell
Dental Therapist - GDC - 201859Sarah Jane Russell
Rachel Maxwell
Dental Therapist - GDC 105362Rachel Maxwell
Louise Syrett
Hygienist - GDC - 198682Louise Syrett
Ruth Forrester
Lead Dental Nurse - GDC - 227175Ruth Forrester
Abbie Willmott
Dental Nurse - GDC 253569Abbie Willmott
Lexy Graham
Dental Nurse - GDC 213769Lexy Graham
Magda Szczypior
Dental Nurse - GDC 250664Magda Szczypior
Chloe Nixon
Dental Nurse - GDC 123062Chloe Nixon
Rebecca Bearchell
Dental Nurse - GDC 271987Rebecca Bearchell

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