Meet the Team

Sally-Anne Clarke


Sally-Anne is one of the partners at Shrubbery Dental Practice. She qualified in 1980 from Birmingham Dental School. She has always been passionate about treating patients of all ages and so has continued to work in general practice. She joined the Shrubbery Dental team as a dental associate in 1995 and became partner in 2008…. Read more

Jessica Crawford-Clarke

B MED SC (hons), BDS BIRM GDC: 210348

Jessica is one of the partners at Shrubbery Dental Practice. She qualified as a dental surgeon in 2011 from Birmingham after completing an honours degree in Biomedical Materials Science. Her Grandad Geoffrey Clarke was the founder of the practice which started providing dental care in the early 1950’s. She is very proud to follow in his… Read more

Dr Mehul Shah

BDS(Hons) MBBS(Hons) MFDSRCS(Ed) GDC: 211423

Mehul qualified as a dentist from King’s College London with honours and followed this with a general medical degree. He has undertaken additional Oral and Maxillofacial training giving a special interest in minor oral surgery and is keen to add sedation and implants to his skill set. He also enjoys all aspects of general and… Read more

Dr Rupert Monkhouse

BDS GDC: 271681

Rupert qualified from King’s College London. He enjoys all aspects of general dentistry and has a particular interest in creation of natural looking dentures and care for people who are anxious. Rupert is a keen photographer and has recently reached the final round of the Natural History Museum: Wildlife Photographer of the Year 2020! Rupert… Read more

Dr. Thomas Crawford-Clarke

BDS Bristol, PG Dip Rest (RCSeng) GDC: 191807

Thomas qualified from Bristol and has specialised in the field of restorative dentistry. He completed a two-year postgraduate course in Restorative Dentistry from the world renowned Royal College of Dental Surgeons. Here, he gained expertise in complex, full mouth rehabilitation’s including advanced root canal, a personal area of interest. He is working towards his MSc… Read more

Katie Griffiths

Business Development Manager

Katie is our Business Development manager also a Qualified Dental Nurse who brings with her a wealth of knowledge in marketing, social media and dentistry. Her role here is to create new business opportunities by maintaining existing relationships, and creating new ones. Katie will lead and motivate the team to reach the business goals and… Read more

Abbey Shephard

Dental Therapist GDC: 258256

After many years of being a dental nurse Abbey decided she wanted to further her career and become a hygienist. In 2019 Abbey qualified as a dental therapist. Abbey is dedicated to her position and is passionate about her role within our hygiene team. Abbey and her nurse Clare sure will brighten your day, their… Read more

Kellie Darby

Dental Therapist GDC: 67230

Kellie graduated with a B.D.S in 1991 from Bristol University. She worked in a number of practices up and down the country as a dental associate before taking a career break to raise her three daughters. On returning to her dental career Kellie decided to focus on Oral hygiene and Periodontal disease, and more recently… Read more

Stephanie Collier

Sterilisation Nurse and Cross Infection Lead

Steph qualified as a dental nurse over 15 years ago, since this time Step has gone on to specialise in sterilisation and decontamination, making her the perfect fit to head up our sterilisation room.  Steph has worked hard to keep her knowledge of cross infection current making sure Shrubbery Dental Practice offer a safe environment… Read more

Scott Johnson

Trainee Dental Nurse

Scott joined  the shrubbery dental practice in March 2018 as a trainee dental nurse. Scott has been a veterinary nurse for the past 5 years and has worked closely with a canine/feline dental specialist and extended his knowledge and experience by completing advanced animal dental nursing course in 2017. Scott feels very Passionate about dentistry… Read more

Clare Hyde

Registered Dental Nurse GDC: 134841

Clare joined the practice in 2018, she has been nursing over 15 years and brings with her a fountain of knowledge. Her patient care is something to be very proud of. Clare works along side our hygiene team and is Abbey Shephard’s full time nurse. They are an excellent team together offering a fabulous service… Read more

Lydia Crawford-Clarke

Qualified Dental Nurse GDC: 11290298

Lydia is daughter to Sally -Anne and sister to Jessica, she re joins the practice business after taking some time out to work in her fathers business. Her passion is nursing drawing her back to a full time position here at the practice.  She comes with a wealth of  knowledge of HTM 01-05 (our cross infection… Read more

Claire Robbins

Patient Coordinator

Claire joined the Shrubbery Dental Practice in 2012 after working in retail for many years and is now a dedicated member of our team. She is head receptionist and is committed to providing an excellent level of customer service. Claire enjoys helping patients with their care and is very approachable and welcoming, aiming to make the… Read more

Hayley Barnes

RDN NVQ GDC Reg: 117901

Hayley qualified in 2007 and then went on to study for the certificate in Dental Radiography, which she passed in 2014 Hayley loves spending time with family and friends, going for days out, holidays and keeping fit Hayley enjoys all aspects of dentistry and has a real passion for the care and comfort of the… Read more

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