Sandra has been with the team since it first began back in 1998. She has been a cornerstone of the practice and has been a key aspect in making TG’s Dental Suite what it is today. Sandra likes to spend time with her grandchildren and family with whom she holds most dear. Sandra likes to watch sport, rather than taking part as she did when she was younger and fitter, but she still likes to run a little to keep fit. Sandra also enjoys reading, going to the theatre and socialising with friends.
Dawn has been in dentistry for almost 19 years. She began as a Dental nurse but has gradually moved up into a more administrative role as she loves talking to people. Dawn is a key element in ensuring that every patient receives an exceptional patient journey and ensures that the Reception team are working efficiently and effectively at all times.
In her spare time, Dawn enjoys reading and going cinema and spending time with family & friends
Loretta Fobelets - GDC Number: 130175
Loretta gained an NVQ in Dental Nursing in 2006. Loretta is one of the very first nurses to have joined the team back in 2004. She is considered one of the most senior girls and always leads by example for the other girls. Her work rate is exemplary and because of this, she is held in high regards by the whole team.
Loretta is also trained in sedation and is also radiographically qualified. She is currently furthering her career by studying for a Business and admin course. She is also responsible for ensuring all the surgeries are working effectively and efficiently ensuring our Dentists and Hygienists are working in the best environment.
Outside of work Loretta likes to spend time with her friends and family, go bike riding and going to Zumba.
Lee-Ann Craske - GDC Number: 114198
Lee Ann gained her National Vocational Qualification Level 3 from Northampton University in 2005. Lee Ann has been a Dental Nurse for almost 26 years, having had a brief break to have her children. Lee Ann joined the TG’s team in 2009 and has thoroughly enjoyed the practice’s ethos for offering the latest dental treatments available with the best possible care.
As a mother of 3, life is very busy. However, Lee Ann loves to travel and especially enjoys spending time researching for her next destination. She enjoys reading and shopping.
Joanna Churcher – GDC Number:
Jo started nursing at our sister practice in Earls Barton in 1990, but in 2001 made the decision to move to Higham Ferrer’s. Jo thoroughly enjoys all areas of her job and is confident with her role at TG's. During her 20 years of dental nursing, Jo has seen many changes, but she is still keen to improve her skills and looks forward to what the future of dentistry holds.
Jo has three children and a dog which keeps her very busy, but in her spare time, she enjoys Yoga, swimming, running and going to the cinema.
Kirstie Patterson - GDC Number: 214946
Kirstie started nursing when she was 18 and joined the team in 2008. Kirstie works at Reception and in surgery, as well as being the Radiation Protection Supervisor. This role is essential in ensuring that we are ‘up to date’ with the standards set out by The Radiology Institute. Kirstie also helps with training all new staff and ensures that they understand the ethos of TG’s Dental Suite.
Kirstie is also currently studying for a Business and Admin Course. In her spare time, she enjoys spending time with her friends and family, as well as walking the dog and travelling.
Angela Gaggini – GDC Number: 150451
Angela has been Dental nursing for 12 years now and really enjoys her job. ‘Each day is different and I am always learning new things’. Angela also became radiographically qualified in 2013 and is now a mother of two children under the age of 3 and so life can be very busy. Angela enjoys spending time with her young family and with her friends as well as doing all the usual activities that children enjoy.
Lynsey Lyons - GDC Number: 226074
Lyndsey qualified as a dental nurse in 2011 and joined the TG’s team in 2015. Lyndsey is very passionate about her work and is keen to broaden her knowledge of especially in the field of all porcelain CEREC restorations, Dental Implants and Orthodontics.
‘I am so proud to be working in such a professional dental practice that provides excellent care and treatment to their patients’
Lyndsey also loves entertaining friends and family. She also enjoys trying new recipes and baking tasty treats. Lyndsey has also always enjoyed photography and hopes to take some short courses to improve her photography skills.
Gemma began as an Apprentice Dental Nurse at TG’s in July 2016 and has settled into the team extremely well. After having finished her A-Levels, Gemma decided to do an apprenticeship as opposed to heading off to University. Her long-term plan is to become a Dental Hygienist & Therapist. She is also working towards her National Diploma Level 3 in Dental nursing and hopes to complete this in the very near future.
In her spare time, Gemma enjoys travelling, walking her dog, reading and of course shopping!
Kira joined TG’s in 2016 as an apprentice dental nurse and has gone from strength to strength ever since. Kira is extremely keen and is enjoying her journey within the world of dentistry. We are confident that Kira will become an exceptional fully qualified nurse within the next year.
In her spare time, Kira enjoys spending time with her family and socialising with friends.