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T: 01409 254706

Monday: 8.30am - 1.30pm
Tuesday: 9.00pm - 5.00pm
Wednesday: 12.00pm - 5.00pm
Thursday: 1.00pm - 6:00pm
Friday: 11.00am - 4.00pm

Meet the team


Liz Smithard


GDC no. 64148

Australian by nationality. Moved to Britain (Newcastle) in January 1979. Trained at Dundee University and qualified in March 1989. Moved to Devon straight from Dundee, practiced and lived in Okehampton before starting work in Holsworthy in January 1996 as an associate. Purchased the practice in 1999 and renamed it – The Tooth Team, then relocated to current premises in May 2003.

Aiming to provide a preventative based practice, with aesthetically pleasing restorations when treatment is required.

Family consists of one husband (since March 1990), two horses and four dogs.

Interests include: Looking after my dogs and horses with a particular interest in dressage. Travel involving sun, sea, beaches and scuba diving.

Katie Parker

Dental Hygienist

GDC no. 122901

Katie has recently moved to North Devon to be with her fiancé. Katie qualified from Cardiff university in 2010 with the accolade of being top of her year group. Katie has experience of working in specialist practice in Dorset where she grew up. In her spare time Katie enjoys visiting the gym, good wine & food whilst socialising with friends.


Jodie Faulkner


GDC no. 188372

Jodie first started dental nursing in 2007, she then went on to have a family and took time off to raise her two boys. Now they are both at school, Jodie is excited to be able to continue her career in the dental profession. Jodie has lived in the Bude area her whole life and enjoys trips to the beach with her children and running in the countryside where she now lives.

Our dental technician is present on site during Denture appointments for any advice and questions you may have.


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