At Villa Dental & Implant Clinic our highly skilled, friendly team shares the same single vision: we put you first. Together, we are dedicated to providing you with a first class experience, from the comfort of our reception to the very latest innovations in dental technology. We make sure you have the best possible care from the second you walk through the door.
Find out more about each of our practice team members below.
BChD (Leeds) 1986
GDC No. 61618
Dr Stephen Woolley qualified from the Leeds Dental School in 1986 and has worked in a general practice for over twenty five years. Dr Woolley has a wealth of experience in general dentistry as well as pursuing excellence in advanced restorative and cosmetic techniques.
Dr Woolley works alongside both our implantology team and the highly thought of onsite dental laboratory to provide the best possible treatment options for the individual patient. He continues to attend many of the latest treatment development courses in advanced techniques and implant restorations gaining extensive experience in these fields. His love for dentistry and his ability to create each patient’s individual smile is what he feels distinguishes him.
LDS RCS ENG 1986
GDC No. 61443
Craig Thompson qualified from Leeds Dental School in 1986, gaining his LDS from The Royal College of Surgeons in London. Craig has worked in general dental practice, locally and in Leeds, ever since. He joined Villa Dental & Implant Clinic in 2010 and keeps up to date with all aspects of dentistry by regularly attending postgraduate training courses. A particular interest is endodontics, using contemporary techniques for root fillings to preserve natural teeth. Craig is studying towards a MSc, at the University of Chester, is a member of the British Endodontic Society and takes referrals from practice colleagues and other local dentists.
DGDP (UK) 1993, BDS (Sheff) 1981
GDC no. 55721
Andrew Qualified from the University of Sheffield Dental School in 1981 and has worked in both NHS and Private Practice since then. He obtained his Post Graduate Diploma in General Dental Practice in 1993.
He has a Special interest in Orthodontics and is able to offer both Fixed and removable Teeth straightening solutions. He also has an interest in Cosmetic Dentistry and is able to use a wide selection of treatments to improve your smile.
Andrew has a very calm and caring approach to Dentistry and will listen to any worries you may have about your treatment.
Outside of work Andrew lives in Skipton with his family. He is a keen Motorbiker and loves to spend time outdoors with his wife Zoe and his beloved Labrador dogs.
BChD MFDS RCS Ed, DiplmpDent RCS (2003)
GDC no. 82185
Rob graduated from the University of Leeds in 2003. Following his first year in practice he spent a year working in the Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery Department of the Leeds General Infirmary, gaining experience in Oral Surgery. He went on to gain his Diploma Membership of Faculty of Dental Surgery at Edinburgh.
Rob returned to general practice where he demonstrated a continuing commitment to postgraduate education to provide treatment of the highest quality, to include Restorative training in London with Mike Wise and completion of his certificate in Endodontics at The University of Chester.
Rob spent eight years involved in foundation training in West Yorkshire. This involved mentoring newly graduated dentists to aid the transition from Dental School to Practice. This also led to his completion of a certificate in Healthcare Education at Sheffield Hallam University.
His interest in the restoration of patient's mouths with the use of dental implants led to the undertaking and completion of a Diploma in Implant Dentistry through the Royal College of Surgeons, London. Since completion and accreditation Rob has completed hundreds of cases.
Outside the practice, Rob is endeavouring to find his way onto the golf course which is proving ever-challenging with his young family.
CEB Dip Dent Hygiene 2001
GDC No. 5846
Jai qualified from Leeds Dental Institute as a Dental Hygienist in 2001, and joined us here at Villa Dental & Implant Clinic in 2003. Jai works alongside the dentists in the practice providing advice and treatment for patients, from routine oral hygiene care up to the maintenance of complex restorations and dental implants. As well as this vital role, Jai also provides treatment for patients with more severe gum conditions.
GDC No. 254519
GDC No. 265872
Trainee Dental Nurse
Trainee Dental Nurse
Trainee Dental Nurse
Portman Dental Care Awards