MEET THE TEAM
All members of our team work together because we actually care about our patients. All members of our staff are very highly trained and attend postgraduate courses on a regular basis including CPR training to keep up‐to‐date.
The Practice has three highly qualified dentists. All aspects of general dental treatment are undertaken by the three dentists. The Practice also has a dental therapist who works together with the rest of the team to help improve the oral hygiene and oral health of our patients.
All our practitioners are highly qualified from the Royal College of Surgeons England. Their advanced qualifications ensure that we provide the utmost care and service to all our patients.
Dr Makinder Dhinsa
Dr Makinder Dhinsa, was brought up in Huddersfield, West Yorkshire. As a child, he always wanted to become a dentist. As an adult, he has surpassed his dreams, becoming a world renowned dental surgeon. He qualified from Birmingham Dental School. Mr Dhinsa has always worked in general practice and has a wealth of experience in all fields of dentistry. He has a particular interest in orthodontics and restorative dentistry. He was a foundation Dentist trainer for 3 within the Yorkshire and Humber Deanery. Over the past 10 years, Dr Makinder Dhinsa has perfected the art of cosmetic, reconstructive and restorative.
Makinder has an infectious sense of humour and a tremendous enthusiasm within the dental industry, with his gentle and approachable personality, he quickly puts even the most nervous of patients at ease. Whilst his love of dentistry keeps Makinder extremely busy, he has a keen interest in sport and raising money for charity.
GDC registration number: 86102
Dr Qamar Ud-din, was brought up in Huddersfield, West Yorkshire. He initially owned Crosland Moor Dental Clinic, before deciding to work there as an associate dentist. Dr Ud-din has a passion for providing high quality dental treatment and has a strong belief that dental continuing education benefits both the dentist as well as the patient.
As a caring individual Dr Ud-din spends some of his free time caring for the elderly community and looking after his granddaughter.
GDC registration number: 49321
Hayley qualified as a Dental Hygienist and Therapist at the University of Leeds in 2015 . She has since worked in NHS and private practice and gained a wealth of experience in non-surgical periodontal therapy (treatment of gum disease), restorative treatment for adults and children and cosmetic treatments, including teeth whitening.
Hayley endeavours to make her patients feel relaxed and at ease by involving them in all aspects of their care. She is passionate about helping patients achieve optimal oral health and promoting a healthy lifestyle. In her spare time Hayley enjoys spending time with her family and friends. She also enjoys reading.
GDC registration number:
Miss Hayley Ellsworth
Kirsty Gant is the senior Dental Nurse at Crosland Moor Dental Clinic and Newsome Dental practice. Kirtsy has worked at these practices for over 10 years and enjoys spending her time there. Kirsty has a caring approach to all her patients and is committed to improving the whole dental experience for all her patients. Kirsty enjoys all aspects of her job role especially interacting with and meeting new patients. In Kirsty's spare time she likes going to spend time with her family and friends.
GDC registration number: 196346
Mrs Kirsty Gant
Brittany passed her Dental Nursing certificate in 2014, Brittany has shown herself to be a valuable member of our dental team. Brittany has a kind and caring approach to patients and is committed to improving the whole dental experience for dental phobic patients. With a large appetite for knowledge and learning, Brittany often attends courses within the dental industry, enabling her to accrue an extensive knowledge of the dental industry. Brittany in her spare time enjoys spending time with her family and going on Holiday.
GDC registration number: 259847
Miss Brittany Huntington
Katie Woodhouse is a fully qualified Dental Nurse at Crosland Moor Dental Clinic and at Newsome Dental Practice. Since starting the job, Katie has enjoyed all aspects of her role and is hopeful about what her dental career holds for the future. In Katie’s spare time she enjoys going to the cinema, socialising with friends and going on adventures with her daughter.
GDC registration number: 240120
Miss Katie Woodhouse
Georgia is currently our apprentice dental nurse/receptionist. Georgia as fitted into the team well and loves all aspects of the dental profession, in particular working with children and making them at ease when they visit the practice. In her spare time Georgia enjoys spending time with family and friends and socialising.
Miss Georgia Edmunds
Amy Besau, better known as Amy, is the practice manager at Crosland Moor Dental Clinic and Newsome Dental Practice. Amy completed her certificate in Dental Practice Management and is a fully qualified Dental Nurse. She has many other additional qualifications and is registered with the General Dental Council. Amy’s duties often include the day to day running of the practice, overseeing staff and the general running on the practice. In Amy’s spare time she enjoys socialising with friends and family.
GDC registration number: 147611.