Matthew Houlton BDS(Sheffield) MFGDP(UK)
Dentist and Principal of the practice (GDC No. 69398)
I’m Matthew Houlton, principal dentist and practice owner of Manor House Dental Practice.
- Qualified from Sheffield dental hospital in 1993.
- Post graduate training with Paul Tipton (Specialist Prosthodontist) from 2005-2007.
- Diploma for Membership of the Faculty of General Dental Practice (UK) 2007.
- Special interest in Orthodontics.
- Yorkshire Deanary Fixed Appliance Training Scheme 2002-2004.
- I have worked at York Hospital’s orthodontic department one session a week since 2009.
- Special interest in Occlusal Studies (the study of temporomandibular disorder including Bruxism).
I have a busy family life but in my spare time I teach Aikido, a martial art, to keep a healthy mind and body. I also swim regularly, and play classical guitar to relax.
Rachel Hammond RDH (Leeds)
Dental Hygienist (GDC No. 2998)
I’m Rachel Hammond. I am a qualified hygienist and have worked at the practice for 30 years.
As a member of our dedicated friendly team my aim is to help you gain and maintain excellent oral health.
I am a qualified Yoga teacher and currently run 4 classes a week in the York area. My husband Steve and I love hiking in the Alps and regularly visit Austria and Switzerland.
Dental Hygiene Therapist (GDC No. 114410)
Jenny is from South Yorkshire. She has been working in the field of dentistry for over 20 years and has continually developed her knowledge and training along the way.
Jenny has achieved qualifications in dental nursing, dental hygiene and dental therapy making her a valuable and adaptable member of the team.
Weekends for Jenny are generally filled with adventures and she likes to get outdoors as much as possible either running or horse riding. She loves music and theater.
Practice Administrator & Qualified Dental Nurse (GDC No. 122280)
I’m Vanessa Stainsby the Practice Administrator at Manor House Dental Practice. I am also a qualified Dental Nurse.
I joined the practice in September 2006 as a dental nurse, and was promoted to practice administrator in 2014. After 22 years as a qualified dental nurse, I do on occasion still offer support in surgery.
I am married to Paul, we enjoy walking and exploring the Yorkshire Dales.
Dental Nurse (GDC No. 121172)
I’m Nichola Clark. I am a qualified dental nurse and in charge of decontamination within the practice.
I joined the practice in April 2007 having qualified as a dental nurse in 2002. I went on to complete my dental radiography training in 2004. My role within the practice is decontamination lead, providing you with the highest standards of cross infection control, meeting best practice requirements required by the CQC.
Out of work I love biking, walking and travelling to Far East Asia. I enjoy spending time with friends and family.
Dental Nurse (GDC No. 120807)
I’m Joanne Adamson. I am a qualified dental nurse and have worked at the practice since 1989, previously with Mr Peter Wright.
As a member of the team, my aim is to make your visit to the practice as comfortable as possible and to put you at ease. I am currently receiving training to improve my reception skills.
I have a grown up family, we like eating out and traveling. I also enjoy looking after my great nephew once a week.
Dental Nurse (GDC No. 285415)
I’m Lorraine Stevenson. I am a newly qualified dental nurse and joined the practice in January 2018.
As a member of the team, my aim is to make your visit to the practice as comfortable as possible and to put you at ease. I have recently gained my National Dental Nurse Certificate in July 2019.
I have a grown up family, and enjoy socialising with friends. I love to work out and keep fit and active.
BDA Good Practice Award
I am very proud of my team. Their hard work has helped us to achieve and maintain the annual BDA Good Practice status since 2009. This recognises dental practices which consistently meet the high standards set by the British Dental Association.
Ensuring the highest standards
We adhere to the rules governing the dental profession, the General Dental Council’s Standards for Dental Professionals as well as meeting the Care Quality Commission’s (CQC) requirements.