Therapists and Hygienists

Diane Hunter

GDC 5205

Diane joined Crescent Road Care in 1997. Since this time she has continued with postgraduate training. In 2010 she was awarded the dental therapy diploma from Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh.

Diane is an examiner for the Royal College of Surgeons, England and was appointed to the ‘Fitness to Practice’ team at the General Dental Council.

Diane has been an active member of the BSDHT, the professional body for dental hygiene therapists and has recently been appointed to the executive council. She works in General Practice 3 days/week and teaches at the Greater Manchester School for DCPs 2 days/week.

Catherine Clarke

GDC 3023

Catherine qualified in 1985 from Cardiff, attaining her Dental Health Education Diploma in 1986. Her commitment to attending Postgraduate courses, allows her to perform extended duties such as more extensive periodontal (gum) work under local anaesthetic.

Catherine is highly dedicated and motivated and is an active member of the Committee of the North West Hygienist Association and also it’s Treasurer. This involves organisation of meetings and encouraging members to keep abreast of current trends.

Natalie Golden

GDC 5539

Natalie started working in Dental Practice in 1989 as a dental nurse and subsequently qualified as a Dental Hygienist in 1999, standing first in her class. Natalie is also qualified in Dental Bleaching and Radiography.

She is very active within her British Dental Hygienist Association, spending 3 years as secretary for the North West Division and regularly attending council meetings and CPD events to develop her career.

She is dedicated to helping all her patients achieve a healthy mouth and keep their teeth and gums in good condition. She welcomes even the most anxious of people with care and patience.  Her interests outside work are fell walking and spending time with her family.

Clare Ollerton

GDC 211115

Clare joined the team at Crescent Dental Care as a hygienist in August 2011, after graduating from the University of Manchester with a BSc in Oral Health Science and a BSc (Hons) in Microbiology.
She enjoys her job and is committed to her patient’s health and comfort. Following graduation, she enrolled with the North West Deanery on their Vocation Training Scheme to develop her skills as a Dental Therapist and she regularly attends courses for Continual Personal Development.

In her spare time she keeps fit by practicing yoga and running regularly. She takes part in the Greater Manchester charity runs to raise funds for the Alzheimer’s Society and Cancer Research UK.