About Us

Anthony Coelho Anthony Coelho BSc BDS – Dentist (UK qualified)
GDC number 64681
Tony is the principal dentist at The Saltash Dental Surgery. He qualified from Bristol University in 1989 with a BDS with Creditation. After graduating he worked in a Maxillo-Facial hospital department and then after a couple of years working as a dentist in Canada and the UK, he moved to Saltash in 1995. He enjoys serving the dental needs of the Saltash and wider community. He has been a member of the Cornwall Local Dental Committee. He also works as a Clinical Supervisor and small group facilitator at the University of Plymouth’s Peninsula Dental School. He thoroughly enjoys passing on his longstanding dental expertise to the next generation of dentists.
Nithya Millar Nithya Millar BSc BDS – Dentist (UK qualified)
GDC number 244749
Nithya studied Biomedical Sciences at UCL before qualifying from the University of Plymouth’s Peninsula Dental School in 2013. She then worked at the Maxillo-Facial department of the Royal Devon and Exeter Hospital. She joined the team at The Saltash Dental Surgery in January 2019.
Debbie Carnell Debbie Carnell – Dental Hygienist (UK qualified)
GDC number 3907
Debra was born and schooled in Plymouth and on leaving trained to be a dental nurse. She then joined the WRNS where she undertook her Dental Hygienist training and qualified in 1990. Since qualifying Debbie has worked in general practice, speciality referral practice and the special care dental clinic at the Dental Access Centre in Plymouth for 21 years. She gives Oral Health presentation in schools and is a Clinical Supervisor at the University of Plymouth’s Peninsula Dental School, training the dental care professionals of the future. She likes to travel and when at home enjoys gardening and DIY.
Ellie Mitchell Ellie Mitchell BSc – Dental Therapist and Hygienist (UK qualified)
GDC number 253116
After graduating as a hygienist/therapist in 2014 at the University of Manchester Ellie moved to Plymouth. She joined The Saltash Dental Surgery in 2016, where she provides hygiene treatment and oral health advice. Ellie also works at the Plymouth Community Dental Service providing treatment for special care adults and children. She has since gained her inhalation sedation qualification from SAAD and participates in Public Health England dental epidemiology surveys yearly. In her spare time Ellie enjoy swimming, paddle-boarding, spending time on the beach or on the moors, and gardening.
Janet Frankland Janet Frankland – Dental Nurse (UK qualified)
GDC number 139514
Janet started dental nursing in 1992 in Bury, Lancashire. She relocated to Cornwall with the family and joined The Saltash Dental Surgery team in January 2009.
Sam Holman Sam Holman – Dental Nurse (UK qualified)
GDC number 268491
Sam qualified as a dental nurse in Plymouth in 1990 and joined The Saltash Dental Surgery in 2000. She has worked in the Maxillo-Facial department in Derriford Hospital, as well as other dental speciality and orthodontic settings.
Beccie Darling Beccie Darling – Dental Nurse (UK qualified)
GDC number 178756
With 14 years’ experience working in a busy NHS practice as a receptionist and dental nurse, Beccie moved to join The Saltash Dental Surgery team in 2018.
Hilary King Hilary King – Dental Receptionist
Hilary joined The Saltash Dental Surgery in 2000 when it moved to its current location.
Viv Collins Viv Collins – Dental Receptionist
Viv joined The Saltash Dental Surgery in 2003.