Jackie Usher

Practice Manager



I entered the dental world in September 2009 after many years in the financial sector and I'm so glad that I now work at The Village Dentists, the practice is very friendly and very special (I love my job). In my spare time I like reading, fishing and cooking, I'm always trying new recipes on my family.

Krista Siddall


BDS GDC reg no. 227473


I qualified from the University of Liverpool, dental school in 2012. I have worked in Newcastle hospital for 2 years and then in general practice. I have a special interest in endodontics having completed a masters in endodontics from the University of Chester in 2018 and also cosmetic dentistry especially composite bonding.

Janette Burr

Principal Dentist

BDS GDC reg no. 65462


I qualified from Newcastle Dental School in 1990 with honours. I met my husband while at university and we have two children. I am a season ticket holder at Newcastle Falcons and love watching live sport. I love holidays on the west coast of Scotland and I have a keen interest in wild life especially birds.

Nikki Peverley


BFS GDC reg no. 64321


I qualified from Newcastle University in 1989. In 2009 I became certified as an Invisalign provider and I find great satisfaction using this system to straighten teeth. Outside of work I have three grown children, I enjoy walking and observing wildlife in the beautiful Northumberland countryside and I am a keen rugby fan.

Gemma Lowe

Dental Therapist

GDC reg no. 185910


My career in dentistry started in 2004 when I worked at Newcastle dental hospital as a student dental nurse. Once I had qualified as a nurse I went on to be a dental hygiene therapist and graduated in the second group at Newcastle to be trained in dental hygiene and therapy.

Deborah Prince

Dental Hygienist

GDC reg no. 114449


I qualified as a dental hygienist in 2007, although I enjoy my job in my spare time I am learning to become a dog groomer to allow me to cut and trim my own dogs, Ralph and Ruby. I enjoy watching most sports and I'm a big snooker fan. I recently joined a gym and enjoy long walks with my dogs as well as reading and autobiographies.

Kirsty Chisholm

Dental Nurse

GDC reg no. 128107


I qualified as a dental nurse in 2003. I am part of a great friendly team and together with my colleagues provide our patients with the best care. I enjoy travelling (especially cruises), spending time with my family and friends, walking and going to the gym. I am also a keen baker of speciality cakes and I enjoy cooking.

Aidan Usher

Dental Nurse

GDC reg no. 257851


I qualified as a dental nurse in 2015 and I really enjoy working in this practice, the work is varied and interesting and I'm hoping to eventually become a qualified Dental Therapist. Outside of work I enjoy driving, electronics, filmes and travelling (especially to Los Gigantes in Tenerife).

Kayleigh Spencer

Dental Nurse

GDC reg no. 138944


I have been a dental nurse for 11 years and qualified in 2008. I enjoy travelling and city breaks, Edinburgh is my favorite city to visit. My hobbies include reading, cooking, shopping and socialising but most of my time is dedicated to looking after my daughter.