Green Room Dentistry was founded by Sally and Richard in 1999. It was a big year for them, getting married in May, moving to Cornwall in September and opening a brand new practice in November. The 10th to be precise. From that day onwards we have stuck to our mission of investing in training the team and acquiring the best technology.

The current practice nestles within an acre of tranquil wooded gardens. It was purpose built, designed by the hugely talented architect Richard Mitzman, a former dentist himself. The building uses space and natural light to create a truly uplifting experience and provide the ideal setting to perform the standard of dentistry our patients have come to expect from the Green Room.

We have ample on-site parking to further reduce stress.

At Green Room Dentistry we like to do things our way and strongly believe in integrity. In our website and all images are genuine photographs of our practice, team and the dentistry we perform on a daily basis.

In a world where so many dental practices are swallowed up by large impersonal corporate bodies we thrive on our independence to do things the way we feel best. All too frequently we are reminded by our patients of how much they enjoy visiting the practice, how peaceful they find the experience and how they feel genuinely looked after.

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Louise Dean
2022-03-09
Amazing!!! I have a terrible phobia of the dentist, but Sally and Kim are great! I'm work in progress with Sally at the moment and just after one side being completed today, I am ecstatic with the result and cannot wait for it all to be done; it will give me so much more confidence, as I have put off having work done due to my fear! Thank you so much!
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Jacky Taylor
2022-02-11
I have attended Green Room Dentistry for many years and because l have always been delighted with the professional care given to me over that time my family are also committed customers. I cannot say that on any occasion l have attended that l have not received the most kind and professional care and attention from any member of staff working in that practice they all excel in delivery. Obviously l must mention Richard who has provided me with exceptional attention on every occasion throughout the 20 years l have needed dental care (and believe me not always simple care) Richard is a superb Dentist and a superb human being.
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Andy Tegg
2022-02-08
I actually look forward to going to the dentist!!!
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Lucas Snell
2022-01-26
Fantastic as ever, great team, highly recommended
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Christine Perry
2022-01-26
Last Yr I recently moved to Cornwall, I registered with Green room. They have been fab, when I have needed emergency appointments due to pain they have seen me that day. I have hygienist their, who I am happy with. Having some bridge work done soon, they have been honest and clear on costing. I do a monthly plan, which covers hygienist and check up. I can recommend this dentist.
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Miriam Briden
2022-01-17
Always five stars , great service , great staff , lovely surroundings and a walk on the beach after . Would never go anywhere else . 😊
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Jane Powell
2021-12-29
The staff at the Green Room were absolutely amazing today. I’d been awake all night in agony . I called at 8.45am and was given an appointment for 9.20am! The care I received was amazing. Constantly being reassured and encouraged throughout the extraction of my wisdom tooth. The whole process was completely pain free. A big thank you to all the staff. I’m in the area on holiday so not a regular patient.
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Why choose Green Room Dentistry?

  • You want to be cared for by a team that is compassionate, considerate, as well as highly skilled and professional.
  • The whole team strive to make you feel welcome, comfortable and confident.
  • You prefer a long lasting solution to your dental problems, not a short term fix.
  • Getting you involved in every part of your treatment planning from being offered choices, to discussion of costs and timeframes is how we like work.
  • Being listened to in a non-judgemental way and treated with empathy and respect is important to you.
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The Team at Green Room Dentistry

We have worked really hard to put together a diverse team who share the same core values of having your very best interests at heart.

You will find the upmost professionalism, discretion and confidentiality across the board and we work collaboratively to deliver high quality dentistry.

Getting to know you makes our job really interesting and the sound of raucous laughter is not uncommon at the practice.

Many patients comment that they feel part of the family and trust that we always do our best for them.

Green Room Dentist Richard

Richard Hudson

Principal DentistGDC No: 68011

With a wealth of experience in implantology aligned with particular interest in cosmetic dentistry, Richard has earned the reputation as one of Cornwall’s leading cosmetic dentists.

As an undergraduate he won the Claudius Ash Prize for Operative Techniques and the American Association of Endodontists Student Achievement Award.

Richard started placing dental implants in 2003 and was on the committee of the Association of Dental Implantology UK representing the South West region from 2007-2008.

He accepts referrals for dental implants from other dentist practices, holds regular courses on implantology and is also registered with the Association of Dental Implantology UK and Straumann Group as a mentor.

Dentistry aside, Richard is an avid surfer, cyclist and gained a black belt in Tai Kwon Do. If it’s a real challenge with an element of speed, thrills or endurance then he’s probably done it! Richard’s current passion is Ironman distance triathlon. A few years ago he earned the fabled black jersey on completing the ‘Norseman’ and more recently finished Ironman Lanzarote in trying conditions. His latest result at the inaugural Ironman Portugal earned him a slot at the Ironman World Championships at Utah in 2022.

Qualifications:
Bachelor of Dental Surgery – University of Bristol 1992

Joined us:
Founded practice 1999

Green Room Dentist Sally

Sally Hudson

Principal DentistGDC No: 70542

Sally has a gift for helping those who are nervous about dental treatment. She is an excellent communicator, carefully listening and tailoring advice, with young and old alike.

With two decades of experience providing mercury free treatment, and more recently digital tooth scanning, Sally provides safe, contemporary dentistry. This means beautiful tooth restorations and highly accurate and comfortable mouth scanning instead of ‘tooth moulds’.

As the co-founder of the Green Room she is the driving force behind the business side of the practice ensuring efficiency and continued success.

Any spare time she gets she can be found playing tennis, running and more recently satisfying her mild obsession with golf.

Her goal for 2022 is running a marathon with Richard and their two children.

Qualifications:
Bachelor of Dental Surgery – University of Bristol 1995
Diploma in Postgraduate Dental Studies – University of Bristol 2000 

Joined us:
Founded practice 1999

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Clare Dummett

Associate DentistGDC No: 289924

Clare is one smart cookie. After gaining a first class honours degree in Biomedical sciences she yearned for a more patient facing career. Having had really positive dental experiences (with us!) she decided to explore dentistry as her chosen vocation. Not surprisingly she qualified top of her year with honours from Kings College.

She is keen on travel, particularly Australia where she has spent considerable time with family.

Qualifications:
Bachelor of Dental Surgery – King’s College London 2020

Joined us:
2021

Green Room Dentist Kim

Kimberley Gillespie

Dental TherapistGDC No: 169869

Kim joined our practice in the Summer of 2017 after relocating to Cornwall with her young family of surfers. She brings with her invaluable experience having worked in a specialist periodontal practice in London.

Patients often comment on her ability to clearly communicate oral hygiene education. She is also known for being thorough yet gentle in her treatment of patients and not a day goes past without positive feedback or a glowing recommendation.

To our delight Kim is a wonderful cook. She brings in her ‘treats’ on occasion and they don’t last long! Aside from dentistry and baking, she enjoys running and playing netball.

Qualifications:
Diploma in Dental Hygiene and Therapy – Royal London Hospital 2012

Joined us:
2017

Green Room Dentist Annelise

Annelise Walker

Dental HygienistGDC No: 249821

Annelise has a lovely welcoming manner with patients, making them immediately feel at ease. Although new to the team, she has quickly become part of the family and her popularity with patients has allowed us to open up more clinical sessions.

With a passion for walking she is making her way around the South West Coastal Path and enjoying all that the Cornwall has to offer.

Qualifications:
Foundation Degree on Oral Health Science University of Essex 2018

Joined us:
2020

Green Room Dentist Holly

Holly Cowling

Treatment Coordinator and Business ManagerGDC No: 191858

When Holly started at the practice as a trainee dental nurse, her incredible organisational skills soon became apparent. Although the youngest member of the practice at the time, we could see her potential and so encouraged her to train in practice management. Working with Sally she quickly took over the routine day to day running of the practice.

Holly has since moved on to become Treatment Coordinator assisting new patients with their enquiries, liaising with clinicians, technicians and patients to provide a smooth patient journey.

Living on a farm, Holly’s free time is spent with her husband and many animals. She enjoys baking, keeping fit at the gym and walking with her three Collies.

Qualifications:
Diploma in Dental Nursing – Truro (2009)
Professional Diploma in Dental Practice Management (2013)
Dental Radiography (2015)
CIEH Level 2 Award in Health and Safety in the Workplace (2017)
Emergency First Aid at Work (2019)
ILM Level 5 Award in Leadership and Management (2019)

Joined us:
2009

Green Room Dentist Megan

Megan West

Dental Nurse and Treatment CoordinatorGDC No: 272151

Megan is a wonderfully versatile member of the team with a maturity beyond her years. She’s equally adept at dental nursing and reception and is uncannily unflappable. This has naturally led her to start training towards becoming a Treatment Coordinator. Her calm nature and high level of understanding mean she is an excellent educator for the reception team.

To relax Megan enjoys yoga, spending time with her close nit family and socialising with her many friends.

Qualifications:
Diploma in Dental Nursing – 2017

Joined us:
2019

Green Room Dentist Lainey

Elaine Sandland

Clinic ManagerGDC No: 106315

Lainey joined the team in June 2020 as our clinic manager to oversee the day to day running of the dental practice, after managing a large group of dental practices in Cambridge for several years. She brings with her a vast knowledge of practice management and has quickly became a real asset to the team.

A regular visitor to Cornwall, Lainey fell in love with the place and decided to relocate with her husband Dave and two dogs. She recalls often walking past the Green Room and daydreaming ‘I would love to work there’ and the rest is history.

Lainey is a keen reader, spends weekends exploring the coastline, cherishes time with her family and walking with her ‘fur babies’.

Qualifications:
Diploma in Dental Nursing – 2001
OCN Dental Radiography – 2003
SAAD National Course in Conscious Sedation – 2005
ILM Level 5 in Business Leadership & Management – 2015

Joined us:
2020

Green Room Dentist Janine

Janine Stawski

Dental Nurse and Decontamination LeadGDC No: 147229

Janine is one of the longest serving members of team Green Room. She originally joined us as a dental nurse in 2003 and after a very short break away, she missed us too much and returned the same year! She works mainly with Richard to assist in dental implant treatments.

Janine has a wonderful sense of humour and an uncanny ability to remember something about every patient she meets. Her professionalism and passion for dentistry meant she became one of the first dental nurses in the UK to achieve the Certificate in Dental Implant Nursing.

In her spare time Janine can be found milking on her farm or riding a road bike with the Wadebridge Coasters.

Qualifications:
Diploma in Dental Nursing – 2001
Impression taking – 2012
Dental Radiography – 2012
Decontamination Lead Training – 2017
NEBDN Certificate in Dental Implant Nursing – 2019
Emergency First Aid at Work – 2019

Joined us:
2003

Green Room Dentist Pamela

Pamela Richards

Dental Nurse and TrainerGDC No: 268831

Pam is a true team player. Working tirelessly all day, and helping others when the pressure is on, is all in a days work. She also oversees our trainee dental nurses showing them the Green Room way. Pam has a fantastic ability to relay her skills, high standards and work ethic to others.

In her free time Pam adores spending time with her energetic young family, watching films and keeping fit.

Qualifications:
Diploma in Dental Nursing – Cornwall College 2016
Emergency First Aid at Work – 2019

Joined us:
2018

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Emily Longthorpe

Dental NurseGDC No: 257385

Emily comes from a background of both general dental nursing and specialist orthodontic practice. Her high depth of knowledge makes her an excellent nurse for orthodontic treatments and she has quickly learned the skills required for implant nursing.

Emily recently became a mum and we look forward to meeting the new arrival!

Qualifications:
Diploma in Dental Nursing – 2015 

Joined us:
2020

Green Room Dentist Ellie

Eleanor Brown

Dental Nurse

Ellie was the best trainee dental nurse you could ask for. In fact so good we wanted to clone her! It’s not just us saying that, as this was recently confirmed by her course assessor who cannot find fault with her work. She’s also a great receptionist and can move seamlessly between the two roles.

Ellie is a self-confessed foodie and an oracle of the best eateries in Cornwall. She’s also a part time model and we are all so jealous of her constantly changing hair, especially Richard!

Qualifications:
Diploma in Dental Nursing – 2022

Joined us:
2020

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Olga Matlosz

Dental Nurse - Trainee

When Olga came for a job interview we knew she had what it takes. Hailing from Poland, Olga has a real can do attitude and her hunger for knowledge and experience is quite refreshing. She is determined to gain her nursing qualification in record time and with the work she puts in and her methodical mindset we can’t see anything stopping her. For relaxation Olga has two Collie dogs which she adores.

Qualifications:
Trainee

Joined us:
2021

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Vivienne Paul

Receptionist

Viv joined our expanding team after years of experience working for a luxury spa hotel. Her warm voice and empathy with patients is clear when she picks up the phone.

Viv lives for the outdoor life in her beloved Cornwall. Her perfect day starts with a run, a long walk with friends and ends at the beach with a refreshing glass of wine, watching the sun go down.

Joined us:
2020