Meet the Team

Meet The Team

Located on Wetherby Road in the heart of Boroughbridge, our experts have been serving the community for decades. We’re known for our friendly and approachable manner, as well as our care, expertise and dedication to our craft.

Offering restorative, routine and aesthetic treatments, we help to create healthy, happy smiles for all the family. Read on to find out more about our lovely team.

Richard Hajjawi

Principal Dentist
GDC No. 244022

Originally from Hull, Richard qualified from Guy’s, King’s and St Thomas’ Dental Institute in London winning multiple undergraduate prizes having previously gained an Honours degree in Biomedical Science. He completed his dental foundation training in North Yorkshire then continued his training by working as a community dental officer in County Durham. This position involved dealing with anxious adults and children, often under sedation or general anesthetic. During this time, he passed his membership exams at the Royal College of Surgeons England.

Freya Petrie

GDC No. 210043

Freya graduated from Newcastle University in 2011 and went on to complete the two-year GPT scheme, gaining invaluable experience in restorative, paediatric, oral surgery and emergency dental care. During this time, Freya was awarded her MFDS and entry into the Royal College of Surgeons.

Mafalda Queiroz

GDC No. 197598

Mafalda qualified from Oporto University, Portugal, in 2009 and has been working in the UK since 2010, of which the last 9 years have been in York. Dentistry is not just her work, but her passion. She practises all aspects of dentistry, but her work is based on the philosophy of minimally invasive dentistry. This belief system means that Mafalda recognises the importance of having a beautiful natural smile, but preserving the health of the tooth comes first.

Alice Milner

Dental Therapist and Hygienist
GDC No. 107352

Alice initially trained and worked as a dental nurse at the Leeds Dental Institute (Leeds Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust). She also worked in the private sector at the Yorkshire Clinic before going on to study at the University of Leeds. She graduated with a dual qualification in Dental Hygiene and Dental Therapy in 2010.

Rebecca Williams

Dental Therapist and Hygienist
GDC No. 267876

Rebecca qualified as a Dental Hygienist & Therapist from the University of Birmingham in 2016. She enjoys treating a wide range of patients including children and the ongoing maintenance of periodontal disease and implants. Rebecca enjoys learning new skills and keeping up to date with the current evidence based dentistry. In her spare time she enjoys cooking and baking.

Rebecca Briscombe

Practice Manager

Lorna Bamford

Treatment Co-ordinator

Maddison Saltmer


Martyna Woznicka


Lynne Canmbell