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Meet the team

At DCO Dental, we are committed to the services and care we offer. We are proud of our dedicated and skilled team, who work hard and take great pride in caring for our patients. Between us, we have a vast set of skills and qualifications, which allow us to offer you the highest standard of care and treatment. Our fabulous team comprises of 35 members of staff - 10 dentists, 3 Hygiene Therapists, Oral Surgeon, 15 nurses, 4 receptionists, a Practice Manager and a Clinical Manager.

Have a browse at some of our profiles, roles and qualifications here:


Dr. Simon Cove MSc BDS MFDS PGCE (N’cle) RCS (Edin)

Dental Surgeon and Partner

GDC 81834
First registered 25/06/2003

Simon qualified from the University Newcastle upon Tyne in 2003. After undertaking a year of postgraduate study in general practice, he took up a post working in Oral and Facial surgery, firstly at the Sunderland Royal Hospital and then the Manchester Royal Infirmary. Simon returned to dental practice and helped to establish The DCO Dental Group in 2009. Simon enjoys all aspects of dentistry but has a particular interest in surgery, be it wisdom tooth removal or placing dental implants.

Away from dentistry, Simon has a variety of interests, which include: (very) amateur dramatics, cooking and playing football and more recently a part-time journalism course.

Simon works at both the Sale and Timperley practices.

Dr. Mark Dale BDS (N'cle)

Dental Surgeon and Partner

GDC 81835
First registered 25/06/2003

Mark qualified from the University of Newcastle upon Tyne in 2003 and worked in the north east as a general practitioner for a further 6 years. He has a keen interest in all aspects of restorative dentistry especially fixed and unfixed prosthodontics (bridges and dentures) and has undertaken postgraduate study in these areas.Mark relocated to Manchester in 2009 to establish The DCO Dental Group.

In his spare time he enjoys socialising with friends, playing golf and tennis.

Mark works at both Sale and Timperley practices

Dr. Conor O’Neill BDS (N’cle) MJDF RCS PGCE (Eng), PgCert AAD (UCL)

Dental Surgeon and Partner

GDC 81866
First registered 25/06/2003

Conor graduated from the University of Newcastle upon Tyne in 2003. After completing a year of postgraduate training, he moved to London where he worked as General Dental Practitioner for five years. In 2009, Conor relocated to Manchester to establish DCO Dental.

Conor is a member of the British Dental Association, and of the Royal College of Surgeons and in the past, has served as the Vice Chairman of Trafford Local Dental Committee. He has also completed membership for the Joint Dental Faculties at the Royal College of Surgeons, England.

Conor's passion is aesthetic dentistry. He has completed a Postgraduate Certificate in Advanced Aesthetic Dentistry from the Eastman Dental Institute at University College London; a world leading academic centre for postgraduate dentistry and one of the largest centres in Europe. He is also a certified Invisalign, Cfast and Inman aligner provider.

For the last seven years Conor has been an Educational Supervisor for the North West Deanery and is a competent mentor to newly qualified dentists. This is a role he very much enjoys and is currently undertaking a postgraduate certificate in education.

Dr. Christian Waith BDS MFDS (Man) BDS Hons VU (Man) RCS (Edin)

Dental Surgeon and Partner

GDC 80485
First registered 17/06/2002

Christian graduated with honours from Manchester University in 2002. He also won the Edgar Houghton restorative prize and the BDA Young Clinician award for Manchester. After VT he worked as a member of the Central Manchester maxillofacial team for three years during which time he passed the MFDS examination.

His maxillofacial work continued at locum registrar level (2nd on call cover) for a year at Walsgrave (Coventry) and the Royal Shrewsbury Hospital. After eighteen months as a Staff Grade (OMFS) at the Countess of Chester he became Speciality Dentist in Oral Surgery at Manchester Royal Infirmary and Manchester Dental Hospital. He is now a clinical teaching fellow and lecturer in oral surgery and sedation to MSc and undergraduate students.

Chris is a SAAD qualified sedationist who currently treats 2-300 sedation cases a year. He has also completed the TC Ucer dental implant certificate. He is a clinical for the Astra system, lectures for Geistlich Biomaterials and is active in postgraduate education both learning and teaching. He is a member of the BDA, BAOS, SAAD, ITI and ADI. He provides private MOS, sedation and implants in Manchester, Lancashire and Cheshire.

Christian works at the Sale practice.

Associate Dentists

Dr. Mark Healey

Dr. Mark Healey BDS (N’cle)

Dental Surgeon

GDC 192314
First registered 25/06/2010

Mark qualified from the University of Newcastle upon Tyne in 2010, returning to Manchester to undertake a year of postgraduate study in general dental practice and has been an associate general dental practitioner in Manchester since then. Mark has worked at DCO since 2015 and enjoys all aspects of general dental practice.

As well as an interest in implant treatment and restoration, short term orthodontic treatment in general practice and sedation Mark has a keen interest in cosmetic facial aesthetics and skin care.

Mark has been undertaking facial aesthetic procedures since 2016, with the emphasis on quality treatment and patient safety. Mark trained in facial aesthetics and is currently part way through a Level 7 post graduate certificate course in injectable facial aesthetics to enhance his knowledge and skills to benefit patients clinically, ethically and from a safety point of view.

Mark really enjoys facial aesthetics as it can offer patients a fresher appearance and there is nothing better than a youthful look to frame a beautiful smile!

Dr. Laura Rooney

Dr. Laura Rooney BChD (Leeds)

Dental Surgeon

GDC 129295
First registered 21/01/2008

Laura qualified from Leeds University in 2007 and started working for DCO Dental group in 2009. During this time she has built up a strong relationship with the patients.

She gained membership of the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh in 2012.

She is an enthusiastic, friendly dentist who takes her time with patients to make them feel at ease.

She enjoys treating children and helping patients improve their dental health as well as appearance. She is qualified to give anti-wrinkle injections and is a provider of Invisalign Go.

Dr. Pete McDonald

Dr. Pete McDonald BDS (L'pool)

Dental Surgeon

GDC 75385
First registered 08/12/1998

Dr. Victoria Lam

Dr. Victoria Lam BDS

Dental Surgeon

GDC 264413
First Reg'd June 2016

Miss Emily Chapman

Miss Emily Chapman BDS (Birm)

Dental Surgeon

GDC 265450
First registered 25/07/2016

Foundation Dentists

Dr. Jack Toulson

Dr. Jack Toulson - BDS L'Pool

Dental Surgeon

GDC 296489
First Registered: 2021

Dr. Gabrielle Boswell

Dr. Gabrielle Boswell - BDS Man

Dental Surgeon

GDC 296145
First Registered: 2021

Dr. Aaron Doull

Dr. Aaron Doull - BDS N'le

Dental Surgeon

GDC 296372
First Registered: 2021

Hygiene Therapists

Miss Michelle Burke

Miss Michelle Burke

GDC registration 140662

Miss Kate Emsley-Martin

Miss Kate Emsley-Martin

GDC registration 258044

Mrs. Joanne Riding

Mrs. Joanne Riding

GDC registration 141998

Practice Manager

Mrs. Bernadette Wilkinson BSc (Hons)

Berni joined us in June 2016. She has worked in dentistry for nearly 17 years, covering all roles from beginning as an apprentice dental nurse, progressing through to an experienced Practice Manager. She has a personal interest in Counselling & Psychology and has recently graduated with a First-Class Honours Degree in Psychology. The skills from this course have helped her to develop invaluable skills to lead and motivate our fast-growing team at DCO, which currently stands at 35 members of staff.

Head Nurses

Hannah G

Hannah G


GDC registration - GDC 274168

Sally Oliver

Laryssa Moroz


GDC registration 267219

Hannah H

Miss Victoria Evans

GDC registration: 291491

Dental Nurses:

Gemma Chalcroft – Minor Oral Surgery Manager – GDC registration 243553

Steph – Sedation Nurse – GDC registration 241739

Alysha – Sedation Nurse – GDC registration 264254

Laryssa – GDC registration 267219

Louisa – Dental Nurse – GDC registration 276636

Klaudia K – Trainee Dental Nurse

Mrs. Hannah Jones – GDC registration 161764

Sue C – GDC Registration 136681

Hannah W – GDC Registration 259721

Lauren – GDC Registration 274487

Alisa – Trainee Dental Nurse

Maisie – Trainee Dental Nurse

Mica – Trainee Dental Nurse

Kate – Trainee Dental Nurse

Christina – Trainee Dental Nurse


Mrs. Elaine Taylor – Head Receptionist

Mrs. Karen Rennison – Head Receptionist

Rachel Elworthy – Data Protection Officer
Karen Fletcher
Miss Leanne Johns

Sale Practice

1 Hope Road,
M33 3AB

Tel: 0161 962 7465
Fax: 0161 905 2920
Opening Hours:
Mon - 8am-8pm
Tues - 8am-8pm
Wed - 8am-8pm
Thurs - 8am-8pm
Fri - 8am-4pm

Timperley Practice

53C Mainwood Rd,
WA15 7JW

Tel: 0161 980 6745
Fax: 0161 903 9029
Opening Hours:
Mon - 8am-8pm
Tues - 8am-5pm
Wed - 8am-8pm
Thurs - 8am-8pm
Fri - 8am-4pm

Brooklands Practice

203 Marsland Road
M33 3ND

Tel: 0161 962 0066
Opening Hours:
Mon - 8am-5.30pm
Tues - 8am-6pm
Wed - 8am-5.30pm
Thurs - 8am-3pm
Fri - 8am-3pm