Meet the team

About the
practice

Our Dentists
Lizzie Morris, Principal Dentist. Morris Dental Care, Oldham

Dr Elizabeth Morris

BDS, MSc (Fixed and Removable Prosthodontics), MJDF RCS Eng

GDC No: 150310

Principal Dentist

 

izzie Morris began her dentistry career studying for her BDS at Birmingham University (2008) followed by an MSc at the University of Manchester (2015). She has also trained in a range of anterior alignment techniques, including Inman Aligner, Clear Smile Braces and Clear Aligners.

Lizzie is currently studying for her second MSc in Periodontology (UCLan, 2021) and Diploma in Clinical Teaching (Edge Hill, 2021).

 

When Lizzie isn't in the practice she teaches undergraduate dental students at the University of Manchester. Her hobbies include dancing – ballet, tap and modern. Any spare time she has you'll find her running around after her three children.

 

If Lizzie were to be cast away on a desert island her one luxury item would be…

A duvet

Carol Pritchard - senior dentist at  Morris Dental Care, Oldham

Dr Carol Pritchard

GDC No. 62560

Dentist

 

r Carol Pritchard is the previous owner of the practice. She qualified at Manchester University in 1987. She completed the Royal College of Surgeons’ MFGDP diploma in 1998, a Certificate in Endodontics (advanced root canal treatments) and Certificate in Dental Education.

 

Carol has a particular interest in treatment for nervous patients and is also an Educational Supervisor for newly qualified dentists. Carol is unavailable for appointments on Mondays and Fridays as she is a practice assessor for Denplan, carrying out inspections of other Denplan practices across the region.

Dr Ben Gregory dentist at  Morris Dental Care, Oldham

Ben Gregory

GDC No. 270811

Dentist

 

r Ben Gregory has been working at Morris dental care since 2018 after graduating from Manchester Dental school in 2017.

 

Ben has a keen interest in aesthetic dentistry - particularly working on straightening teeth with clear and invisible braces. . He is currently studying on an acredited post graduate course in restorative dentistry to advance his skills even further.

 

When Ben is not working he loves to travel, keep in good shape, enter go-karting races and support Leeds United.

 

If Ben were to be cast away on a desert island his one luxury item would be…

Ben hasn't got the time to go to a desert island!

Our Hygienists
Christine Chadwick.  Hygiene services at  Morris Dental Care, Oldham

Christine Chadwick

CEB Cert in Dental Hygiene

GDC No. 1656

Hygienist

 

hristine trained as a dental hygienist at Guy’s University Hospital, London. She oversees the hygiene services at Morris Dental Care

 

When she's not at work Christine you will find her on the dance floor - practicing and enjoying Ballroom and Latin dancing.

 

If Christine were to be cast away on a desert island her one luxury item would be…

The American actor Bradley Cooper... Let's hope he brings his dance shoes!

Karen Cannon, Oral Health Educator and Receptionist  at Morris Dental Care, Oldham

Karen Cannon

EBDN Dip in Dental Nursing

GDC No. 158167

Certificate in Oral Health Education

Oral Health Educator and Receptionist

 

aren has two roles at Morris Dental Care. She provides Oral Health Education for children, parents and adults where her goal is to encourage all patients to take the best possible care of their teeth and gums. Karen's other role at the practice is on reception where she meets and greets our patients and makes sure that they receive a warm and friendly welcome.

 

When she's not at work Karen loves to spend time with her girls and partner, socialising with her wider family, walking her dog and running a local Guide unit.

 

If Karen were to be cast away on a desert island her one luxury item would be…

Hair straighteners (and fake tan if she could have two items!).

Our Dental nurses
Laura Taylor, Dental Nurse at Morris Dental Care, Oldham

Laura Taylor

NVQ Level 3 in Dental Nursing; Advanced Dental Nursing qualification in Radiography

GDC No. 122708

Dental Nurse

 

aura is a highly valued Dental Nurse who works alongside our dentists in the practice - supporting them as they treat each patient.. Laura attended Salford University to train to take radiographs when prescribed by our dentists.

 

Laura is the devoted mother of two little boys. She loves being out and about in the countryside walking with her family.

 

If Laura were to be cast away on a desert island her one luxury item would be…

A very comfortable bed and a couple of sets of luxury cotton bed linen.

Catherine Lowe - Dental Nurse at  Morris Dental Care, Oldham

Catherine Lowe

NNEB in Dental Nursing

GDC No. 254634

Dental Nurse

 

atherine is an exceptional Dental Nurse who works alongside the dentists in our practice. She has a very calming presence and a delight to have on our team. Efficient and dedicated to her work Catherine is an excellent Dental Nurse..

 

When she's not at work Catherine strides out in all weathers on long walks with Scooby her much-loved dog.

 

If Catherine were to be cast away on a desert island her one luxury item would be…

Coffee, and maybe a solar powered coffee machine and a pretty mug to drink it from. Catherine loves coffee. A lot.

Kimberly Winterburn.  Dental nurse at  Morris Dental Care, Oldham

Kimberly Winterburn

NVQ Level 3 in Dental Nursing

GDC No. 182943

Dental Nurse

 

imberly is one of our exceptional Dental Nurses who ably assists our dentists in the practice. She's wonderful at making patients feel at ease and makes sure the dentist has exactly what's required and when it's needed.

 

When she's not at work Kimberly loves to slip away for weekend breaks but she's always back at work fully refreshed from her adventures.

 

If Kimberly were to be cast away on a desert island her luxury item would be…

An endless supply of Prosecco and a glass to drink it from.

Emmy Howarth student dental nurse at  Morris Dental Care, Oldham

Emmy Howarth

Currently studying NVQ 3 Dental Nursing

GDC No. N/A

Trainee Dental Nurse

 

mmy is one of our staff members who, we're proud to say, is currently studying part-time to qualify as a Dental Nurse at Oldham College.

 

When she's not at work Emmy loves to socialise with her many friends and also walk her beloved dog Odie.

 

If Emmy were to be cast away on a desert island her one luxury item would be…

Odie her dog. No question!

Our Receptionists & Managers
Vanessa Lloyd of Morris Dental Care, Oldham

Vanessa Lloyd

NEBDN Dental Nursing

Receptionist

 

anessa is one of our friendly and welcoming receptionists. She's someone you and your family will get to know as she greets you before your dental appointment and speaks to you on the phone. When Vanessa is not at work she could be walking her dog with her family, out with her friends, keeping fit at the gym or even up a ladder as she gets on with a bit of DIY at home.

 

 

If Vanessa were to be cast away on a desert island his one luxury item would be…

A never-ending bottle of red wine and a box of chocolate ginger cookies.

Sarah Shaw. Practice Manager at Morris Dental Care, Oldham

Sarah Shaw

NEBDN diploma in dental nursing 1996

Level 3 Certificate in Leadership and Management

GDC No. 174796

Practice Manager

 

arah is our Practice Manager which basically means she's in charge! She oversees all the administration and daily running of the practice as well recruitment, staff management and making sure everything works like clockwork.

 

When she's not at work you'll find Sarah watching rugby with her husband and two sons, walking the family dog or slipping out for a nice meal with family and friends.

 

If Sarah were to be cast away on a desert island her one luxury item would be…

Vodka (we assume this is because it can double up as an antiseptic... but maybe not!).

David Morris of Morris Dental Care, Oldham

David Morris

BEng

Practice Development Manager

 

avid changed his career as a civil engineer 5 years ago and became the Practice Development Manager as well as being a full time parent to his and Lizzie's three young children. When he's not masterfully juggling spreadsheets, packed lunches, school pick-ups or his OU degree in Business Management you'll find David indulging his passion for choral music as a singing member of Saint Georges Singers and Manchester Chamber Choir. He's also a keen cyclist and is happy to go it alone on two wheels or have days out with all the family.

 

 

If David were to be cast away on a desert island his one luxury item would be…

A fully paid-up life-time subscription to Spotify so that he can immerse himself in the music he loves and, he says, to keep him sane.

Opening hours

Monday 08:00‑17:00

Tuesday 08:45‑19:30

Wednesday 08:45‑19:30

Thursday 08:45‑17:00

Friday 08:00‑15:30

Saturday 09:00‑12:30 (alternate weeks)

 

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