Meet The Team

Sarah Colville - Dentist

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Sarah graduated as a Dentist from Newcastle University in 2010 and went onto work in the General Dental Practice and at the Newcastle Dental Hospital. In these roles she managed complex treatment plans in adults and children, successfully developing her skills in oral surgery, white fillings, crowns, bridges and dentures.

With a passion for travel Sarah has also worked in private practices across Australia but has been UK based in the North West since 2015.

Sarah thoroughly enjoys staying up to date with the latest techniques and takes pride in her work, which is always patient centred. She has been a Member of the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons, Glasgow since 2012 and is currently undertaking a postgraduate diploma in Prosthodontics in Manchester.

With her calm and gentle manner, Sarah is experienced in helping anxious patients to relax and believes patient comfort is of the upmost importance. Sarah’s ethos behind her care is to treat patients in the same way she would treat her family. 

In her spare time, Sarah enjoys watercolour painting, hiking, diving and fair weather sailing.

Laura Butkiene - Dentist

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Dr. Laura Butkiene is a forward-thinking dentist specialising in aesthetic and restorative dentistry and facial aesthetics.

She was inspired to become a dentist by her father, a dental technician who let her watch him work in his laboratory as a child.

Since then, she has attended the Lithuanian University of Health Sciences, Kaunas University of Medicine Faculty of Odontology (MUD), graduating in 2004. She has also completed a year-long course on restorative and aesthetic dentistry at Paul Tipton Training, Facial Aesthetic Training under Dr. Brian Franks, Wigmore Medical Training, Cosmetica Training, the Dominic Hassall Training Institute, and SKYN Concept accreditation.

She continues to learn and study even now by attending dental conferences and courses around the globe. 

Away from work, Dr. Butkiene enjoys spending time with her family and friends as well as living an active lifestyle that includes skiing, yoga, tennis, and traveling. She also has a passion for healthy eating.

Her mission as a dental professional is to make dentistry different than it presently is. She wants patients to be happy and relaxed in her office, not feeling the typical dread of going to the dentist. She offers her patients the best possible care and results so they can smile confidently once again.

Dr. Laura Butkiene is an exemplary and forward-thinking modern dentist with both the training and the mindset needed to succeed. She is always the right one to call for all your dental needs.

Lynne - Dental Hygienist

Lynne received her Diploma in Dental Hygiene from Manchester Dental Hospital in 1995 and has worked in dentistry for the past 32 years - 20 of them as a hygienist.

Lynne has been with Rocky Lane Dental Practice since 2003.

Outside of work, Lynne takes great pleasure from walking, pilates, yoga, skiing and particularly, spending time with her family & grandchildren.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Angela - Dental Hygienist

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Angela qualified as a Dental Nurse in 1983 at the Eastman Dental Hospital, London and then went on to become a qualified Hygienist in 1988.

Angela spent several years in private practice in London before moving to the Wirral almost 15 yrs ago. She wins the prize for being the longest serving member of the RLDP team!

She is married with two teenage children and a dog called "Alfie". In her spare time she enjoys yoga & running (but not both at the same time!)

 

 

 

 

 

Jackie -Practice Manager/Receptionist

Jackie recently joined RLDP after working in a NHS dental practice.

Jackie’s career has spanned both retail & administration & she’s gained a wealth of experience & skills in customer care.

Being very passionate about patient care & customer service, Jackie aims to maintain the excellent reputation RLDP already enjoys

Ever busy, Jackie spends her time with family & friends, taking long walks with her dog Tilly, Baking, Gardening & Keeping Fit!

Her favourite song is “What A Wonderful World” By Louis Armstrong

 

 

 

Michelle Smith Houston - Dental Nurse

Michelle has been a Dental Nurse for 19 years in both NHS & Private practices and holds The National Certificate for Dental Nurses (2003) & The Certificate in Oral Health & Application of Fluoride Varnish (2010).

Returning to RLDP after working for 11years in a NHS practice, Michelle has been with RLDP since August 2016.

Married with 2 young boys aged 4 & 2, Michelle loves spending time with her family & friends.

 

 

 

 

 

Ellie - Dental Nurse

Since finishing school in 2015, Ellie studied art & design for a year in West Cheshire & is currently studying an NVQ in Dental Nursing at Wirral Met

Ellie joined RLDP in July 2016

Away from work she enjoys: painting, drawing & of course, socialising with friends & family,.

Ellie loves a challenge & currently taking driving lessons, check back soon for an update!

 

 

 

 

 

Michelle "Shellie"

Although Shell only joined RLDP in October 2016 she & Michelle previously worked together 9 years.

Shell has been a Dental Nurse for 10years in both the NHS & Private Practice & earned her National Certificate for Dental Nursing in June 2008.

Shell & her partner Ben have a British bull dog named “Rodney” that takes up most of their time & Shell would like to say “on long walks”, but Rodney would rather sit on the couch & be cuddled!

When not on long walks or cuddling Rodney, Shell likes to spend her time with friends and family.

 

 

 

 

Call Rob on 0151 342 7574 or e-mail: info@rockylanedental.co.uk to discuss any aspects of treatments available at Rocky Lane Dental Practice.