Here at Highgate Dental Practice we have numerous staff to help ensure that your visit is as pleasant as possible and you are getting the best possible service. Our team of Dentists & Nurses  are all registered with the GDC (General Dental Council). Here is a little about each of them.

Our Dentists

Here at Highgate Dental Practice we currently have five qualified dentists, their personal appointment hours are displayed here.

Mr Dave Davies BDS

Principal Dentist - GDC 45088

Dave grew up in Lincolnshire and qualified from Newcastle in 1971, he came to Beverley in April 1973 and has remained at Highgate Dental Practice ever since, Dave became a principal in 1980. Dave is married to Wendy with Four Boys. He runs and cycles regularly and intends to continue working for the foreseeable future.

Dentist Dave Davies
Dentist Stephen Burke

Mr Stephen Burke BDS

Principal Dentist - GDC 61153

Steve grew up in North Yorkshire and qualified from Newcastle in 1986. Steve then came straight to Beverley where he has remained ever since. He became a principal in 1988. Outside of work Steve enjoys singing and walking his dogs with his family.

Mrs Christine Matthews BDS

GDC 56636

Christine graduated from her home town university of Newcastle in 1982 and joined Highgate Dental in Beverley in the autumn of that year (making her one of the longest serving members of the team). Christine met and married her architect husband David whilst at university and they now have a grown up son and daughter. When not practicing family dentistry, Christine has a keen interest in dance and fitness, enjoys cooking and entertaining and shopping (retail therapy). She and David enjoy walking in the Yorkshire dales as well as travel to more exotic places and she occasionally accompanies David on his many work trips abroad.

Dentist Christine Matthews
Dentist Stephen Foley

Mr Stephen Foley BDS

GDC 62592

Steve qualified from Newcastle in 1987. He is married with three children and has worked as an associate in South Humberside and Hull. He owned a practice in Hull for 10 years, during this time he was appointed as a trainer to several newly qualified dentists entering general practice, he also held a position as a clinical assistant in orthodontics. Steve left general practice and was appointed as the deputy clinical director in the combined community and dental access centre service. He returned to private practice at Highgate Dental Practice in 2008. Away from the dentist he enjoys playing squash, skiing and windsurfing as well as gardening and art

Mr Jonathan Glassby

GDC 251898

Jonathan grew up in the local area and attended Pocklington secondary school. His dental training was at Peninsula Dental School in Devon and Cornwall, an area where was also able to enjoy regular coastal walks, cycle and learn to surf. Jonathan missed the Yorkshire countryside and family, he was pleased to have returned to the area and now enjoys the many leisure facilities the Yorkshire Wolds offers. He is currently expanding his skills in dental implatology to provide alternative treatment options. Jonathan aims to provide a high standard of dentisty with a relaxed, friendly manner, always taking the time to listen, care and address the needs of patients

Dentist Jonathan Glassby

Our Nurses

Here at Highgate Dental Practice we have eight dedicated nurses to assist the dentists in providing you with the best possible treatment. Here is a little about each of them.

Carla Coulson RDN

Head Nurse - GDC 121254

Carla joined the team in 2004 as a trainee, she has since passed her dental nurse and radiography exams she is also a Oral Health Educator here at Highgate Dental Practice. Carla became head nurse in 2009, she works with Mr Burke.

Nurse Cara Coulson
Carol Hamlet - Dental Nurse

Carol Hamlet RDN

GDC 121180

Carol has 24 years dental experience and has worked here at Highgate Dental Practice for the most of that time, taking breaks to raise her family. Carol is responsible for all stock control and also works with Mr Foley.

Julie Woollock RDN

GDC 121568

Julie joined Highgate Dental Practice in 2003. Julie has over 33 years of dental experience, she works with Mr Davies.

Julie Woolock - Dental Nurse
Vicky Kennedy - Dental Nurse

Vicky Kennedy RDN

GDC 122245

Vicky joined Highgate Dental Practice in 1999 as a trainee, she has since passed her dental nurse and radiography exams.

Becky Ferguson RDN

GDC 235568

Becky joined Highgate Dental Practice in 2010 as a trainee, she has since passed her dental nurse exam. Becky is a oral Health Educator.

Becky Ferguson - Dental Nurse
Evan Robson - Dental Nurse

Evan Robson RDN

GDC 235568

Evan joined Highgate Dental Practice as a trainee in 2012, she has since passed her dental nurse exam. Evan works with Mrs Matthews and Mr Glassby.

Nicola Harris RDN

GDC 269976

Nicola joined Highgate Dental Practice as a trainee in 2015. She has since passed her dental exam. She works with Mr Burke

Nicki Harris - Dental Nurse
Lauren Kristiansen - Dental Nurse

Lauren Kristiansen

Lauren is our newest team member. She joined Highgate Dental Practice as a trainee in 2018.

Our Receptionists

We have a team of four receptionists, Gill Harris (head receptionist), Beverley Jefferson, Lynn Malton and Barbara Gillyon.

When you contact Highgate Dental Practice you will be greeted by one of our friendly receptionists. Beverley joined Highgate Dental Practice in 1999, Lynn joined in 2013. Our newest receptionist Barbara joined us here in 2017.

Gill Harris

Head Receptionist

Gill joined us here at Highgate Dental Practice in 2009. She has remained ever since and become our Head Receptionist.

Gill Harris - Receptionist
Sue Caygill

Sue Caygill

Practice Manager

Sue Caygill is Highgate Dental’s Practice manager. She joined the practice in 1999, as a receptionist. Sue became practice manager in 2009 and enjoys a varied role throughout the practice.

Highgate Dental Patient

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Here at Highgate Dental Practice our expert team of dentists and nurses are able to provide you with an extensive range of high quality and effective dental services. Our professional team regularly carry out dental treatments from routine oral check ups to full dentures and crowns.

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  • 17 Wednesday Market,
  • Beverley,
  • East Yorkshire,
  • HU17 0DJ,


  • 01482 881174 / 869061