Come and Meet

The Grays Dental Team

Dr. Simon Anderton
Dr. Simon Anderton
Dentist
GDC No:
75765

Simon  graduated  from  the  University  of  Manchester  in  1999.  He  then  joined  the  Royal  Navy  as  a  Dental  Officer  where  he  served  a  short  commission  in  the  UK  and  overseas  with  both  the  Royal  Navy  and  Royal  Marine  Commandos.    

He  then  moved  back  to  Manchester  and  has  worked  in  private  clinical  practice  in  the  Altrincham  and  Hale  area  since.  He  returned  to  the  University  Dental  Hospital  to  teach  Clinical  Restorative  Dentistry  to  students  preparing  for  their  final  examinations  from  2004-2008.  

Simon  joined  Grays  Dental  Care  in  2006  and  took  over  the  practice  from  the  retiring  Robin  and  Jayne  Gray  in  2009.  

Over  the  years,  he  has  undertaken  numerous  courses  in  endodontics,  prosthodontics  and  periodontics  and  uses  his  extensive  knowledge  and  experience  in  restorative  dentistry  to  treat  a  wide  range  of  dental  problems  from  the  simple  to  the  very  complex.    

More  recently,  Simon  completed  a  Master  of  Laws  degree  (LLM)  in  Healthcare  Law  and  Ethics)  at  the  University  of  Manchester,  further  enhancing  the  ethical  bias  in  his  clinical  practice,  which  has  always  been  to  act  in  his  patients’  best  interests.    

He  maintains  several  professional  memberships,  including,  the  British  Dental  Association,  the  Institute  of  Medical  Ethics,  the Association of Dental Implantology, the International Team for Implantology, the  British  Endodontic  Society  and  the  British  Society  of  Periodontology.  

In  his  spare  time  Simon  is  a  keen  gym-goer, road  cyclist  and  motor-biker  and  at  weekends  will  usually  be  in the gym or on  two  wheels  of  some  description.

Dr. Jason J Critchlow
Dr. Jason J Critchlow
Dentist
GDC No:
71964

Jason  is  originally  from  the  Altrincham  area  and  graduated  from  Leeds  Dental  Institute  in  1996.  

He  returned  home  to  South  Manchester  and  gained  much  valuable  experience  in  a  busy  practice  where  he  remained  for  13  years.  

Jason  joined  Grays  Dental  Care  team  in  2011  and  with  his  caring,  patient-centered  approach  to  general  dental  practice  he  is  committed  to  our  long-term  aims  of  providing  the  highest  quality  of  clinical  care.  

He  passed  MFGDP  and  gained  membership  to  the  Faculty  of  General  DentalPractitioners  at  the  Royal  College  of  Surgeons  of  England  in  1999.  He  continues  to  pursue  an  active  interest  in  post-graduate  education.    His  particular  interests  are  in  preventative  dentistry.  

Away  from  the  surgery,  Jason  is  a  keen  artist,  plays  classical  guitar  and  enjoys  learning  languages.    He  also  enjoys  hill-walking.

Dr. Peter Mantel
Dr. Peter Mantel
Dentist
GDC No:
53161

Peter qualified at Queens University, Belfast in 1979 and after working as an associate for four years, set up and managed two dental practices. During this time he has helped many patients look after their teeth and overcome their dental fears, he dedicates himself to treating nervous patients painlessly and comfortably.

Peter has a particular interest in direct composite resin dentistry (also known as composite bonding), which means bonding tooth coloured restorations to natural teeth to make them look great and function comfortably.

Another area of interest for Peter is the treatment of Occlusion (how your teeth bite together) this includes problems such as grinding or clenching of teeth.

Peter has carried out many full mouth rehabilitation involving crowns, bridges, fillings, implants and veneers.

Peter practices all aspects of dentistry and aims to provide excellent dentistry in a relaxing environment and his patients enjoy the friendly rapport.

Peter has two sons, Jack who has an equestrian business and Alec, an account manager for a furniture manufacturer.
In his spare time he is a keen golfer, and enjoys cycling and skiing. In his younger days was a keen rugby player and still enjoys watching the game.

Alexandra Fuller
Alexandra Fuller
Practice Manager
GDC No:
6356

After training at Glasgow Dental Hospital and School, Alex was awarded the Diploma in Dental Hygiene from the Royal college of Surgeons of Edinburgh, in 2002. She then went on to complete Dental Therapist training at Liverpool University in 2006. More recently she completed a BSc in Dental Studies at the University of Central Lancashire.

Alex brings a wealth of experience to the practice, having experience in military, community and prison dentistry.

Alex has a caring nature and is particularly good with nervous and sensitive patients and enjoys helping people look after their mouths more effectively. She has a particular interest in restorative work and enjoys this aspect of her role as well as treating complex periodontal cases (gum disease).

Alex has completed post qualifications in radiography and teeth whitening.

Alex is also the Practice Manager.

In her spare time Alex can be found either in the gym, dance studio or on the country lanes on her road bike or motorbike.

Francis Warswick
Francis Warswick
Practice Hygienist
GDC No:
3107

Fran  trained  at  Liverpool  Dental  Hospital,  qualifying  in  1986,  after  which  she  worked  in  a  mixed  NHS/Private  practice  in  Chester  before  returning  to  Manchester  where,  for  the  next  5  years,  her  time  was  spent  in  a  large  NHS  practice.  

After  a  short  career  break,  Fran  returned  to  general  practice  working  for  7  years  in  Stretford,  prior  to  joining  Grays  Dental  Care  in  the  summer  of  1999.

Fran  has  undertaken  post  qualification  education  in  Local  Infiltration  Analgesia,  Theory  and  Practice  of  Dental  Radiography  and  Placement  of  Temporary  Restorations.

As  a  member  of  the  British  Society  of  Dental  Hygiene  and  Therapy,  she  regularly  attends  post-graduate  meetings  and  training  courses  run  by  and  in  conjunction  with  other  professional  dental  associations.

Emily Walker
Emily Walker
Dental Nurse
GDC No:
276441

Emily qualified as a dental nurse in April 2018 and loves all aspects of dentistry and the variety that each day brings. Emily is patient focused and has a  friendly nature, she likes to complete tasks to the best of her ability.

Emily has completed post qualification training in dental impression taking & dental radiography . Outside of work she likes to spend time with friends and family & also enjoys going to the gym. 

Rahil Kazemi Nia
Rahil Kazemi Nia
Dental Nurse
GDC No:
185331

Rahil qualified as a dentist in the Russian Federation in 2003. She then relocated to the UK and her international degree was not transferable.


Rahil then completed an NVQ level 3 in Dental Nursing 2009.  Since this time she has undertaken post qualifications in Dental Radiography, Oral Health Education, impression Taking, Orthodontic Nursing and Application of Fluoride Varnish.

Laura Millward
Laura Millward
Dental Nurse
GDC No:
183730

Laura qualified as a Dental Nurse in 2007 and joined the team in 2010.  Laura has a special interest in implant therapy and works alongside oral surgeon Dr Jonathan Rees. She is a valuable team member who takes pride in everything she does.

Laura has developed her qualifications and skills over the years which include Intravenous & Conscious sedation along with radiology & CBCT Scans. In her spare time she likes to carry out sporting activities and also enjoys dog walking.

Linsey M Wright
Linsey M Wright
Dental Nurse
GDC No:
175897

Linsey completed the NEBDN certificate in Dental Nursing and qualified as a dental nurse in 2002. Since then she has gained post qualifications in cross infection control and fluoride application. 


Linsey relishes the team work associated with being a dental nurse, being organised and thinking ahead but also having think on her feet. She enjoys meeting different people as part of the role.


In her spare time, Linsey enjoys hill walking, camping and going to the gym.

Joanne L King
Joanne L King
Dental Nurse
GDC No:
192159

Joanne is a polite and conscientious member of our team and joined the practice in June 2019.

She qualified in 2009 having gained an NVQ level 3 in Dental Nursing. During her many years of nursing she has gained experience in various areas including orthodontics, dental implants and cosmetic dentistry. Jo takes pride in her work and is a valued member of the team.

In her spare time Joanne enjoys the outdoors and loves walking in the countryside. She is very family orientated and enjoys spending time with those closest to her.

We currently have 2 dentists at Grays Dental Care supported by a team of hygienists and nurses. Detailed below is a detailed profile of each of our amazing team.

GRAYS DENTIST
Simon Anderton - Practice Owner
GDC NUMBER: 75765. BDS U Manc 1999,  LL.M.          
Simon  graduated  from  the  University  of  Manchester  in  1999.  He  then  joined  the  Royal  Navy  as  a  Dental  Officer  where  he  served  a  short  commission  in  the  UK  and  overseas  with  both  the  Royal  Navy  and  Royal  Marine  Commandos.    

He  then  moved  back  to  Manchester  and  has  worked  in  private  clinical  practice  in  the  Altrincham  and  Hale  area  since.  He  returned  to  the  University  Dental  Hospital  to  teach  Clinical  Restorative  Dentistry  to  students  preparing  for  their  final  examinations  from  2004-2008.  

Simon  joined  Grays  Dental  Care  in  2006  and  took  over  the  practice  from  the  retiring  Robin  and  Jayne  Gray  in  2009.  

Over  the  years,  he  has  undertaken  numerous  courses  in  endodontics,  prosthodontics  and  periodontics  and  uses  his  extensive  knowledge  and  experience  in  restorative  dentistry  to  treat  a  wide  range  of  dental  problems  from  the  simple  to  the  very  complex.    

More  recently,  Simon  completed  a  Master  of  Laws  degree  (LL.M)  in  Healthcare  Law  and  Ethics)  at  the  University  of  Manchester,  further  enhancing  the  ethical  bias  in  his  clinical  practice,  which  has  always  been  to  act  in  his  patients’  best  interests.    

He  maintains  several  professional  memberships,  including,  the  British  Dental  Association,  the  Institute  of  Medical  Ethics,  the  British  Endodontic  Society  and  the  British  Society  of  Periodontology.  

In  his  spare  time  Simon  is  a  keen  road  cyclist  and  motor-biker  and  at  weekends  will  usually  be  on  two  wheels  of  some  description  wearing  either  lycra  or  leather.
GRAYS DENTIST
Jason J Critchlow - BChD (Leeds)
GDC number: 71964. LDS RCS (Eng), MFGDP (UK)
Jason  is  originally  from  the  Altrincham  area  and  graduated  from  Leeds  Dental  Institute  in  1996.  

He  returned  home  to  South  Manchester  and  gained  much  valuable  experience  in  a  busy  practice  where  he  remained  for  13  years.  

Jason  joined  Grays  Dental  Care  team  in  2011  and  with  his  caring,  patient-centered  approach  to  general  dental  practice  he  is  committed  to  our  long-term  aims  of  providing  the  highest  quality  of  clinical  care.  

He  passed  MFGDP  and  gained  membership  to  the  Faculty  of  General  DentalPractitioners  at  the  Royal  College  of  Surgeons  of  England  in  1999.  He  continues  to  pursue  an  active  interest  in  post-graduate  education.    His  particular  interests  are  in  preventative  dentistry.  

Away  from  the  surgery,  Jason  is  a  keen  artist,  plays  classical  guitar  and  enjoys  learning  languages.    He  also  enjoys  hill-walking.  
GRAYS DENTIST
Peter Mantel - Dentist
GDC NUMBER: 53161.
Peter qualified at Queens University, Belfast in 1979 and after working as an associate for four years, set up and managed two dental practices. During this time he has helped many patients look after their teeth and overcome their dental fears, he dedicates himself to treating nervous patients painlessly and comfortably.

Peter has a particular interest in direct composite resin dentistry (also known as composite bonding), which means bonding tooth coloured restorations to natural teeth to make them look great and function comfortably.

Another area of interest for Peter is the treatment of Occlusion (how your teeth bite together) this includes problems such as grinding or clenching of teeth. 

Peter has carried out many full mouth rehabilitation involving crowns, bridges, fillings, implants and veneers.

Peter practices all aspects of dentistry and aims to provide excellent dentistry in a relaxing environment and his patients enjoy the friendly rapport.

Peter has two sons, Jack who has an equestrian business and Alec, an account manager for a furniture manufacturer. 
In his spare time he is a keen golfer, and enjoys cycling and skiing. In his younger days was a keen rugby player and still enjoys watching the game.
GRAYS DENTIST
Jonathon Rees - Dentist
GDC Number 70697 - BDS FDS RCSEd MFGDP(UK) M SURG DENT RCSEd DIP IMP DENT RCSEng (Adv Cert) MSc (Implant Dentistry) FFGDP(UK)
Following completion of a dental degree, Jonathan completed six years of hospital based training in oral surgery, maxillofacial surgery and restorative dentistry. 

He was subsequently the principal of an implant referral practice for five years and is a specialist oral surgeon and an experienced restorative and general dental surgeon. 

Jonathan has completed the Royal College of Surgeons Diploma and Advanced Certificate in Implant Dentistry and obtained a Masters in Implant dentistry from the University of Leeds with distinction. He continues to further his skills by regular attendance of courses and conferences in the UK and abroad.
Practice Hygienist
Alysha - BSc
MANC 2013
Alysha is a Manchester graduate and joined Grays Dental Care in 2018.  
Since then she has proved to be a popular therapist with our patients due to her calm manner and careful approach.

In her spare time Alysha enjoys going to festivals, watching scary movies and as a student of boxing and taekondo, MMA (Mixed Martial Arts).
PRACTICE HYGIENIST
Francis Warswick - RDH
CEB  Cert  in  Dental  Hygiene  1986GDC  3107
Fran  trained  at  Liverpool  Dental  Hospital,  qualifying  in  1986,  after  which  she  worked  in  a  mixed  NHS/Private  practice  in  Chester  before  returning  to  Manchester  where,  for  the  next  5  years,  her  time  was  spent  in  a  large  NHS  practice.  

After  a  short  career  break,  Fran  returned  to  general  practice  working  for  7  years  in  Stretford,  prior  to  joining  Grays  Dental  Care  in  the  summer  of  1999.

Fran  has  undertaken  post  qualification  education  in  Local  Infiltration  Analgesia,  Theory  and  Practice  of  Dental  Radiography  and  Placement  of  Temporary  Restorations.

As  a  member  of  the  British  Society  of  Dental  Hygiene  and  Therapy,  she  regularly  attends  post-graduate  meetings  and  training  courses  run  by  and  in  conjunction  with  other  professional  dental  associations.
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