Meet Our Team

Family Dentistry, Cosmetic Dentist,
Facial Aesthetics & Wellbeing Centre.

Dentist

Robert Handley

Robert Handley

Dentist, GDC No 66089

After 10 years working in various practices in the North West, Robert wanted the challenge of setting up a practice utilising the best ideas and techniques that he had acquired. In 2001 he set up Abbey Dental Practice.Robert has always been thoroughly committed to postgraduate education and has studied with many senior dental practitioners. He particularly enjoys providing dental care for the whole family but has a special interest in cosmetic dentistry and the use of dental implants to replace missing teethRob is a highly qualified practitioner, who is keen on creating a welcoming, safe family environment for all his patients. Rob lives locally and has 2 children Rebecca and Matthew.

Kieran McAuliffe

Kieran McAuliffe

Dentist, GDC No 100210

Kieran graduated in 2005 with honours from Trinity College, Dublin and has worked both in the NHS and private dentistry since graduation. Kieran is particularly interested in conservative, non-invasive dentistry. He continues to keep his knowledge up to date by attending regular training.

Liam Wilson

Liam Wilson

Dentist, GDC No 100211

Liam graduated from the University of Manchester in 2014 and has worked all over Manchester in both
NHS and private practice. Liam has a keen interest in white fillings and other cosmetic treatments such
as tooth whitening. He greatly enjoys providing orthodontic treatment to help patients gain straighter
teeth. In addition Liam has gained experience in facial aesthetics to help improve the appearance of fine lines
and wrinkles. Away from work Liam is a keen football fan and a passionate supporter of Liverpool Football Club.

Hygienist

Paula Fielding

Paula Fielding

Hygienist, GDC No 2975

Gary Zolty graduated in 1991 from the University of Witwatersrand (South Africa) and has limited his clinical dental practice to Endodontics (root canal treatment) setting up and running a private referral endodontic practice since 1998, he joined Abbey in 2019. Gary has completed a Masters of Science (MSc) degree (Endodontics) and also an advanced postgraduate technique course in Endodontics in the University of Illinois, Chicago, USA, as well as a Higher Diploma in Endodontics at the University of Stellenbosch, South Africa and achieved cum laude.

Jess Walklate

Jess Walklate

Hygienist, GDC No 175126

Jessica qualified from Manchester School for dental care professionals with a diploma in dental hygiene & therapy. A therapy qualification means that Jessica is trained to carry out routine care such as fillings as well as take impressions and x-rays. Interested in prevention of dental disease she believes that good dental care is essential to overall health.

Dental Nurses

Kath Moore

Kath Moore

Dental Nurse, GDC No 133135

Kath has been a dental nurse for over 25 years, working with Rob Handley for 15 of the years. Most of her spare time is taken up looking after her young grandchildren.

Susan Lea

Susan Lea

Dental Nurse, GDC No 133361

Susan started dental nursing in 1993 and has been at Abbey Dental Practice since 2006, has two children, loves spending time with them and family.

Patricia Rowe

Patricia Rowe

Dental Nurse, GDC No 125154

Patricia Rowe is from South Manchester and has been a qualified dental nurse for over 20 years. Trish lives on Kingsmead and has worked with us for 10 years.

Marie Williams

Marie Williams

Dental Nurse, GDC No 123635

Marie has been a dental nurse for over 29 years and joined our practice in 2013. In her spare time she enjoys spending quality time with her husband and two children.

Jacqui Vero

Jacqui Vero

Dental Nurse, GDC No 123635

Jacqui has been dental nursing for over 20 years and has been at Abbey for just over 6 months. In her spare time she enjoys pending time with her husband and family.

Reception

Julia Cogden

Julia Cogden

Receptionist

Julia has been a dental receptionist for 15 years, she has been the friendly voice at the end of the phone at Abbey Dental Practice for past 5 years. In her spare time she enjoys gardening and spending time with her family.

Julia Cogden

Julia Cogden

Receptionist

Julia has been a dental receptionist for 15 years, she has been the friendly voice at the end of the phone at Abbey Dental Practice for past 5 years. In her spare time she enjoys gardening and spending time with her family.

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