Kirkwood Young – Principal & Dentist (1978 Dundee), MFGDP
Graduated 1978 University Of Dundee. Married 1979 Worked in Doncaster Set up practice in Snaith 1981 Built practice up over the years – family run business – creating a practice where he can pursue his enthusiasm for dentistry and preventative care. FGPDUK in 1996 Became a member of the BDA Good Practice Scheme over 10 years ago – now a gold member. Won ‘Preventative Dentistry Practice Of The Year’ in 2009 Shortlisted Best In Class, Red Ribbon Awards – Family Business Place in 2012 Interests: MID, Holistic dentistry, Restorative, Bruxism Giving lectures on MID, being closely involved with dental companies-even travelling to Germany. Hobbies: Running, music – going to gigs, gardening, computers and photography. AND WINE TASTING/ DRINKING! And reading dental articles.
Sheena Young – Principal & Dentist (1978 Dundee)
Graduated 1978 University Of Dundee. Married 1979 Worked in York. Set up Young’s Dental Practice in Snaith 1981 Built practice up over the years – family-run business. We have three daughters born 1982, 1985 and the youngest in 1988. Being a working mother taking up most of my time. My daughters took an interest in athletics which dominated our time, I then also became interested in running and the gym, I now also like Zumba. Our middle daughter Alex followed in our footsteps and is now a qualified dentist working in Scotland. Kirsteen the eldest joined our practice as a physiotherapist and Lorna is doing a PhD in Newcastle. Interests: Endodontics, relaxation and perio. Hobbies: Running, shopping, music, gardening and interior design (I designed all the practice), I have also been Chair of Governors at Snaith High School for 20 years and take a keen interest in the local community.
Stewart Simpkins – Associate Dentist
Stewart Graduated from Plymouth and Exeter Dental School in 2013 achieving the academic prize for best performance in written final examinations. He completed his Vocational Training year at an award winning practice in West Yorkshire, followed by an Oral surgery year based jointly at Leeds Dental Institute and Leeds General Infirmary.He has since split his time working in General Practice and as a Clinical Tutor at Leeds Dental School.Stewart enjoys all aspects of general dentistry and has a passion for modern bonding procedures with aesthetic tooth coloured composite and Ceramic materials. Above all he aims to build trusting relationships with his patients to help them care for their smile.
Hemraj Luniya – Associate Dentist
Hemraj graduated in 2004 ranking 2nd in the University and 1st in BDS. He further went to successfully achieve Royal College Fellowship, MJDF in 2012.He takes a keen interest in Restorative dentistry having attended his Postgraduate in Restorative dentistry training at the very well renowned Eastman Dental Institute, London, up to Diploma Level.He is also pursuing his Postgraduate studies at ACE Academy Wakefield, which will eventually give the opportunity to achieve fellowship in Implant dentistry at Royal College Edinburgh. He is a strong believer of reversible and preventive dentistry and follows the principles of Minimal Intervention Dentistry. He received Best Clinicians Award in 2012. Hemraj has also been a VT Trainer 2013-2014 and is in constant pursuit to gain knowledge and enhance his skills.
Debra Hall – Receptionist
Joined the practice in 2001. Debbie is a well respected team member with a NVQ Level 2 Customer Service. Debbie is constantly busy and splits her time between working reception and taking care of her family as well as socialising with friends, reading and shopping.
Kirsty Deller – Dental Care Professional
Joined the practice in 2011 and qualified as a dental nurse in 2013 after her intensive 2 year course. In her spare time she enjoys shopping and going on holiday!
Samantha Mileham- Head Receptionist
Joined the practice as a trainee dental nurse in 1991 Sam is a valued team member of 25 years. Sam has completed a NVQ Level 2 Customer Service. Sam is interested in running, reading, cinema as well as socialising with her friends and taking care of her two children and labrador.
Sally Howden – Head Nurse
Qualified in Dental Radiography in 1997 and joined Young’s in 1998. Qualified as a Dental Care Professional 1998. Keen interest in Minimal Intervention Dentistry. Sally has also recently completed a course in Social Media. Hobbies: horse riding, music, cooking, walking her dog and looking after her little girl.
Kerry Deller – Dental Care Professional
Joined Youngs in 2002. Qualified as a Dental Care Professional in 2004. Qualified as an Oral Health Educator. Interested in cooking, socialising and spending time with her two children. Kerry is now qualified in taking Impression.
Nicole Hornby – Dental Care Professional
Nicole has recently joined the practice as Raj’s nurse. Fully qualified and currently attending an Implantology Course in Leeds- to assist Raj when he starts placing implants here at Young’s.