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About Blossom Dental in York

Blossom Dental Care and Implant Studio is a well-established dentist in the heart of York providing excellent dentistry for the whole family. Our priority is making you feel comfortable and at ease in a safe and welcoming environment.

Our central location in a grade II listed building makes us easy to find and our skilled team provides a full range of NHS and private dentistry under one roof. We adhere to – and surpass – strict guidelines set by the General Dental Council.

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    James Harrison

    Clinical director

    BDS (Newcastle 2006)
    GDC no.104292

    I took over Blossom Dental Care and Implant Studio in 2012 with the view to building on the practice’s already strong reputation for delivering the highest standard of family dentistry. My vision was to create a practice that focuses on providing unparalleled patient care and offers the highest quality dentistry available. Blossom Dental Care is a full-service dental practice where patients are able to come to us for their essential family dental care all the way through to comprehensive cosmetic and implant work.

    The qualities of excellent communication and trust form part of our commitment to you and I have carefully chosen a great team of people who are able to provide you with the experience and level of service that modern dentistry demands.

    Since graduating from Newcastle University I have undertaken extensive postgraduate education and I am a member of the AACD (American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry) and the BACD (British Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry) two organisations dedicated to the art and science of cosmetic dentistry. I am also a member of the ADI (Association of Dental Implantology), which is the largest organisation in the UK dedicated to improving the standards of implant dentistry.

  • Richard Hajjawi


    BDS Kings College London 2013
    GDC no.244022

    After graduating from King’s College London I completed my foundation training in a popular mixed practice near York providing high quality family dentistry. Following my foundation year I worked as a community dental officer in County Durham developing my skills looking after very nervous adults and children; helping them feel at ease at all times through their treatment.

    During this time I was awarded the postgraduate dental diploma, the MJDF, from the Royal College of Surgeons England reflecting the developments I had made professionally. This, in combination with the completion of my year as a Senior House Officer in Oral Surgery will allow me to provide high quality NHS and private dental care. I am excited to be returning to general practice where my passion in dentistry lies.

    I am recently married and have bought a house and settled in Ripon. In my spare time I enjoy going on walks with our dog and visiting my many nieces and nephews. I am a keen sports fan particularly enjoying football and rugby.

  • Mafalda Queiroz


    LMD (Portugal 2010)
    GDC no.197598

    After qualifying from Oporto University in Portugal, I have worked in the UK for a number of years during which time I have been committed to delivering dentistry of the highest quality. Through this commitment I have attended numerous courses in the UK and Portugal and recently completed a year-long course in restorative dentistry at the prestigious Paul Tipton Academy in Manchester. In my spare time I enjoy travelling and spending time with friends and family.

  • Teresa Walton

    Dental hygienist therapist

    Dip Dent Hygiene & Therapy
    GDC no.185807

    I am the dental therapist at Blossom Dental Care York and graduated in 2009 with honours from the University of Leeds Dental School. I have been a member of the team for a number of years and always aim to provide excellent dentistry in a manner in which makes my patients feel relaxed and comfortable throughout.

    I am now looking forward to my expanded role with the team promoting great dental health in children as well as routine procedures in adults.

  • Louise Brunskill


    Dip Dent Hygiene
    GDC no.4612

    I am proud to have been part of the fantastic hygiene team at Blossom Dental Care & Implant Studio since 2007. I graduated from Kings College, London and have more than 20 years’ of experience.

    I hope my friendly and chatty personality helps make my patients feel relaxed and cared for throughout their treatment. I am very enthusiastic about my role within the team and my excellent communication skills help my patients acquire the highest levels of oral health care and prevent tooth loss later in life.

    Outside of work I enjoy spending time with my two young daughters.

  • Amanda Silcock


    Dip Dent Hygiene
    GDC no.4498

    I qualified from Kings College, London in 1993 and have over 20 years’ experience in both private and NHS dental practices. I was also selected for the highly coveted Colgate Oral health roadshow, which delivers oral health education around the country. I am passionate about oral hygiene and ensuring the best long-term health for your teeth and gums.

  • Beverley Langan

    Treatment co-ordinator

    GDC no.175146