Meet the Team

Audoen HealyAudoen Healy B.Dent Sc. MGDSRCS(Eng) FDSRCSEd FFGDP(UK) DipImpDentRCS(Eng)
Audoen Healy qualified in 1981 from Trinity College Dental School and university Dublin. He has been principle at the Chiltern Dental Centre since 1983. Over the past 30 years he has continued with his post graduate education having gained membership in general dental surgery of the Royal College of England UK at a time when it was the highest general dental practice qualification in the UK. He is also a Fellow in Dental Surgery of the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh (FDS RCS Eding), and a Fellow of the Faculty of General Dental Practice (FFGDP UK).  He has been trained in dental implant surgery since 1992, and attained his Implant Diploma at the Royal College of England in 2003 (the gold standard in implant surgery training), giving him over 20 years of experience in this highly technical area of dental care.

Audoen is a tutor and examiner for the Royal College of Surgeons Dip Imp Dent, and dedicates himself to delivering the most appropriate treatment to the highest possible standards using the most up to date techniques, materials and equipment for all of his patients. He has dedicated his practice primarily to the prevention of dental disease, but also to its effective treatment. His guiding principle in practice is that everybody should be able to expect to have healthy, functional and attractive teeth throughout life.

GDC: 56245


Mel SmithMel SmithB.D.S.

Melanie qualified from Glasgow Dental School and university in 1998 and has since worked as far afield as Australia before settling in Buckinghamshire in having been at the Chiltern Dental Centre since January 2006.

GDC: 74263

Nicola DethierNicola de Thier - Practice Manager

Nicola joined the Practice in 1981 and is a registered GDC dental nurse with a BA (Hons) degree in business.  Her principal role is that of Practice Manager, however she also undertakes some surgery duties.

GDC: 161473

Grace KingGrace King - Dental Nurse

Grace joined the Practice in October 1991 and qualified as a dental nurse in May 1995.  She has a keen interest in implant and restorative dentistry.  She is registered with the GDC, BADN and subscribes to Dental nursing journal.

GDC: 124704

Kate HarrisKatie Harris - Dental Nurse

Katie joined the practice in March 2010, she has been a dental nurse since 2003 and qualified in 2006.  She is also a qualified beauty therapist. She has a keen interest in implant surgery and orthodontics.  She is registered with the GDC and BADN.

GDC: 129585

Dianne AhywardDianne Hayward - Receptionist

Dianne has been with the practice since March 2001 in the position of Receptionist and administrator.  She is the first point of contact and can help with all enquires.

Debbie LynchDebbie Lynch - Hygienist

Debbie qualified in 1992 at Cardiff Dental School and joined our practice in January 2007. She spent 4 years in the Royal Air Force and has spent many years working overseas, including a number of years with horses in California. Debbie is an experienced Dental Hygienist and has worked both with general hygiene patients and specialist periodontal and implant care.

GDC: 4302