Dentist & dental surgeries in Amble & Rothbury, Northumberland

Amble : 01665 710678 Rothbury : 01669 220807

Amble Practice

Amble Dental Practice is based in the ‘friendliest port’ of Amble by the Sea on the Northumberland coast. We have been serving the community of Amble and the surrounding communities for many years. The quality of the care we provide is very important to us – that is why we focus on preventative dentistry. Our team have developed their expertise to provide you with the knowledge and skills you need to maintain a healthy smile. This means that the clinical care we can provide for you will last for many years.


We have a very experienced team of clinicians who have enhanced their skills with additional qualifications in different aspects of dental care. They are ably assisted by a happy enthusiastic team.

We currrently have seven dentists and two dental therapist as part of our team. They are supported by a team of experienced registered dental nurses and receptionists.


We have a huge demand for NHS dental care, which has led to long waiting times for appointments and a waiting list for new patients to join the practice.

Joining Denplan is an easy way for new and existing patients to gain access to all full range of treatment options quickly and in a way that helps you budget.


Your safety is our paramount concern. We comply with and exceed requirements set out by the CQC and are proud to be Gold members of the British Dental Association’s Good Practice quality assurance scheme.

Please ask us to show you our separate decontamination rooms where one of our team would be delighted to show you the processes ‘behind the scenes’ that help keep you safe

Duncan Thomas GDC 65474


Duncan is the principal dentist, taking over the practice in 1994 when he was the only dentist He qualified from Newcastle in 1990 and gained the Diploma in General Dental Practice in 1998 through the Royal College of Surgeons. The practice has grown a lot in the years since 1994, mainly through Duncan’s passion for developing the skills of the team in Amble, with the practice moving into our current location in 2008. Duncan has a keen interest in most areas of general dentistry attending many courses over the past 10 years to enhance his knowledge and skills, but has also developed an interest in orthodontics, completing and extended orthodontic training course at Newcastle Dental Hospital between 2000 and 2002. Duncan is a director of Northumbria Dental Care Ltd. the body which owns Amble Dental Practice and holds the NHS contract. General Dental Council Number : 65474

Stephen Johnson GDC 178038

BDS MJDF (Ncle 2009)

Steve is originally from Lancashire but has been in the North East for 18 years and loves it!

He prides himself on communication to help you to understand your treatment and choices and a gentle approach to his dentistry. He backs this up with clinical skills from various extra training pathways over the years. He has looked after the same patients for 10 years and so long term care is the cornerstone of his approach.

Steve qualified from Newcastle in 2009 with a Merit in Clinical Dentistry and the James Coltman Award for Best Operative Dentist.

He passed the ‘Diploma of Membership of the Joint Dental Faculties’ at The Royal College of Surgeons of England, in 2010.

He spent years studying for a postgraduate diploma specifically in ‘Aesthetic Dentistry’, (a combination of cosmetic and advanced functional dentistry) at Kings College London, graduating with ‘distinction’ in 2016.

He was a dental foundation mentor for newly qualified dentists for three years aiding them with their development of their skills and led sessions teaching more advanced dentistry.

He has completed a year long implant training pathway and is a member of the Association of Dental Implantology.

He has a keen interest in minimally invasive, aesthetic dentistry. Minimally invasive means less drilling and destruction to your teeth to gain the best results. This includes Invisalign, bonding, whitening and white fillings, as well as providing implants when a minimal route cannot be used! General Dental Council Number : 178038

Helen Preston GDC 115058

BDS MFDS Dip Con Sed

Helen qualified in 2007 from Newcastle University with distinction in clinical dentistry and joined Amble Dental Practice in 2015. Helen enjoys providing patient-centred family dentistry with a focus on working together to achieve healthy teeth and gums. Helen invests time to her develop skills in restorative dentistry and is passionate about improving patient care. Helen has a specific interest in providing both inhalational and intravenous sedation, with >10 years experience helping patients with dental anxiety. Helen provides domiciliary care to patients in residential care and their own homes. With a background in hospital dentistry across the specialities, and later focusing on oral and maxillofacial surgery, Helen is skilled at providing difficult dental extractions. Helen has spent more recent years being an Educational Supervisor and enjoys coaching and mentoring team members as well as having valuable experience as clinical advisor to the General Dental Council.  General Dental Council Number : 115058

Katie Cartner GDC 277933


Katie qualified from Newcastle University in 2018 with a distinction in clinical dentistry. In her strive to provide excellent dental care, Katie is currently studying for the second part of her MFDS qualification and is enrolled on a postgraduate restorative dentistry course. Katie is warm, friendly and approachable, and can provide you with a wide range of treatment options for your individual dental needs. General dental council number: 277933

Rebecca Knight GDC 271427


Rebecca qualified from Newcastle University in 2017 with a merit in academic dentistry. She has worked in a number of settings since graduating, including maxillofacial surgery and community dentistry, and now enjoys using her skillset in general practice to provide a wide range of treatment.

Rebecca is currently completing training in conscious sedation, which will enable her to provide IV and inhalation sedation to nervous adults and children in the practice. She is also working towards a postgraduate certificate in restorative and aesthetic dentistry.

Pantelis Pericleous GDC 272549


Born and raised in London to Greek Cypriot parents, Pan studied Dentistry in Valencia Spain.

After graduating he traded in the sun and sea for the beautiful North East where he now lives with his young family.

Pan enjoys general dentistry with a focus towards restorative dentistry ( white fillings, crowns, veneers) and is regularly at a dental course to improve his skills and knowledge to better his patient’s care.

Scott Williamson GDC 62197


Scott qualified from Edinburgh University in 1987 and has since built a very successful private practice in Alnwick. He now spends a large amount of his time completing more complex cases with a focus on placing dental implants, which he is now able to offer from our Amble practice too. Scott has completed his masters’ degree in restorative dentistry in 2012, he finished his implant certificate from the Cambridge implant centre and Churchill college and is a member of the association of dental implantoligists. General Dental Council Number : 62197

Harriet Beaty GDC 296369

BDS (Ncle 2021)

Dr. Harriet Beaty is a dedicated and compassionate dentist committed to lifelong oral care and disease prevention. With a passion for improving smiles and lives, she blends her expertise with a warm, caring approach that puts patients at ease. Dr. Beaty's unwavering commitment to fostering healthy smiles goes beyond treating teeth; it's about empowering individuals to maintain optimal general health too. 

While her methodology is deeply grounded in scientific principles, it also encompasses a significant element of artistry - tailoring her knowledge to every individual - taking into account your medical history, habits, and long term wellness goals. Harriet has completed further training in straightening teeth with clear aligners, composite bonding and veneers. She has a special interest in periodontal disease treatment, and is currently undertaking further training in the UK and Europe to better serve her patients. 

Outside of work, Harriet’s passions are gardening and keeping fit. She also has a cocker spaniel named Lola, who she loves exploring the North East with, or visiting family back in the Lake District.

Camille Pearey GDC 192274

BDS (Ncle 2010)

Originally from Southport, Camille qualified from Newcastle University in 2010 and has remained in the in the North East ever since. Having previously run a dental practice with her husband in County Durham, Camille and her family made the decision to relocate to Northumberland. 

“My philosophy is to provide high quality dentistry in a relaxed environment. I love to learn and have completed a year long postgraduate programme alongside several other dental courses to allow me to better serve my patients.”

When not at work you will likely find her exploring the beautiful Northumbrian countryside with her two energetic boys and a rather noisy beagle!


Claire Knight

Dental Therapist

Dawn White

Dental Nurse

Siobhan Maddern

Dental Nurse

Bethany Atkinson Falkous

Dental Nurse

Ashley Terry

Dental Nurse

Katie Allan GDC 301201

Dental Nurse

Jodi Jemmett

Dental Nurse

Neeve Jamieson

Dental Nurse

Hannah Maughan

Dental Nurse

Patrick Grainger

Trainee Dental Nurse

Sarah Dytor


Julia Armstrong

Practice Manager

Keldine Hunter

Business Manager