Meet the Team

Any organisation is only as good as its people. We believe that we have put together a team that will make your visit as pleasant an experience as possible from the moment you walk in. Over the years we have been fortunate enough to enjoy a very low turnover of staff, which has allowed extra continuity in patient care. That we all know each other well and work well together is reflected in the ambience of the practice.

dental team


John Muirhead

John followed both his parents into the dental profession, qualifying from the University of Newcastle in 1988. He particularly enjoys the enduring relationships that have been forged with his team & patients alike. He has perfected his use of Cerec technology from its pioneering days in the early 1990s to its present outstanding standard for the provision of high quality dentistry. John is a family man who also enjoys running on Ilkley Moor and biking to work… weather permitting!


John Muirhead BDS
John Pearson  (BChD)
George Hopkin BChD
April Scholey BDS (Hons)MFDS RCS(Glasg) Dip Rest Dent RCS (Eng)
Jan Wulf
Emily Fry BDS
Kathryn Blackburn BChD

Dr. Richard Anderson BDS LDS RCS (Eng) MMedSci (Addingham Practice)


Lynne Baker

Dental Therapists

Liz Redshaw
Summer Rockliffe
Charlotte Firth

Dental Nurses

Lucy Stodard
Sarah Lancaster
Jasmine Broughton
Jess Sadler
Niamh Day
Amy Hickie (trainee nurse)


Veronica Kildunne

Practice Manager

Juliet Muirhead

John Pearson

John takes referrals for complex & aesthetic cases with a particular interest in endodontics and orthodontics. He has been using Invisalign extensively since 2005 and is happy to take referrals for pre-restorative orthodontics working in conjunction with the referring dentist.

Jan Wulf

Jan in 2004 received his doctorate (Dr med dent) from the University of Greifswald, Germany. He has gained a postgraduate Diploma in Clinical Periodontology from the University of Central Lancashire in 2010. Jan has a particular interest in periodontology, the diagnosis & treatment of gum disease.

Emily Fry
Emily qualified from Newcastle in 2014. Since qualifying she was been working in general practice in Yorkshire. She completed a Masters with merit from Manchester University in 2018 in Restorative & Aesthetic dentistry and has a special interest in restorative and cosmetic dentistry, including Invisalign.

George Hopkin

George qualified from Leeds in 2014. He has worked in general practice since qualifying and is currently working towards a Masters in Endodontics.

April Scholey

April qualified from Sheffield with Honours in 2012. She has acquired a broad range of experience including working in a maxillofacial unit & with special care patients in the community. She enjoys all aspects of dentistry but has a particular interest in TMD (jaw joint problems). Outside work she enjoys cycling, running & ballet.