Meet Our Team
Robert HandleyGDC 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 McAuliffeGDC 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.
Rujeko MasaireGDC no. 227452
Dr Rujeko Masaire graduated with honours from the University of Liverpool Dental School in 2012 after previously attaining a degree in Medicinal Chemistry. She has since continued to develop her skills and expertise through various post-graduate qualifications and courses, with a keen interest in cosmetic dentistry. She keeps up to date with the latest techniques and materials by regularly attending conferences and lectures to ensure her patients receive a high standard of care.
Patient comfort is very important to Rujeko and she strives to create a relaxed and approachable environment for her patients , helping nervous patients feel at ease with her gentle approach. We are all unique individuals with distinctive concerns and desires. As a result, Rujeko aims to create bespoke treatment plans unique to each patient based on their needs and lifestyle while including them in decision making every step of the way.
In her free time, she enjoys spending time with her family, travelling, country walks and graphic design.
Oliver HintonGDC no. 244904
Dr. Oli Hinton graduated from Newcastle University Dental School and subsequently joined the Royal Air Force. He achieved an MSc with distinction in Restorative Dentistry at Birmingham University in 2019, winning the Most Outstanding Masters Student Award and is now a tutor and examiner on the course.
His areas of special interest include the management of worn teeth, root canal treatment and the management of gum disease. Dr. Hinton also offers aesthetic treatments such as whitening, Invisalign and composite treatments as well as sleeping appliances for snoring and splint therapy for grinding.
Isabella ParkesGDC no. 264509
I graduated Manchester Dental School in 2016 and joined Abbey dental practice in 2023. I enjoy practicing general dentistry and easing concerns of children and anxious adults alike. I am a qualified Invisalign and tooth whitening provider.
I also practice facial aesthetics and have great results with Botulinum toxin and Profhilo offering natural enhancements.
In my spare time I enjoy playing golf and travelling.
Our Dental Nurses
Susan LeaGDC 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 RoweGDC No 125154
Patricia is from South Manchester and has been a qualified dental nurse for over 30 years. Trish has been nursing for us for over 17 years. In her spare time she likes to spend time with her family and friends.
Marie WilliamsGDC 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 VeroGDC No 121116
Jacqui has been dental nursing for over 20 years and has been at Abbey since 2019. In her spare time she enjoys walking, reading and spending time with her husband and family.
Katie BirkenheadGDC no 174632
Welcome back, Katie! Katie originally joined our team after leaving school in 2005. She took a few years off to dedicate her time to her young family. We are now delighted to welcome Katie back to the practice.
Georgia WisemanGDC No 291658
Georgia has been dental nursing for nearly 5 years now, she enjoys assisting in composite bonding as she likes to see the patients reactions to the final results. In her spare time she likes to ride horses and taking her dogs for long walks.
Our Hygienist/Therapist Team
Jess WalklateGDC 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 the prevention of dental disease she believes that good dental care is essential to overall health.