Dental Staff

At Dart Vale Dental Care we provide a first class dental service. Here is a bit about our current Dentists and Hygienists.

Our Dentists

Claire Critchley BDSGDC Number: 83243

Clinical Lead

Claire is the clinical lead at Dart Vale Dental Care. She offers both private and NHS dentistry in a modern, friendly and comfortable environment offering the highest level of patient care. Claire qualified in 2004 from the University of Manchester, gaining honours in her final examinations. In 2010 Claire and her family relocated to Devon and she started her position at Dart Vale. Claire has always had a love for working in general practice and sets her standards high. She likes to use minimally invasive techniques in line with current theory. This includes teeth whitening and the direct building up and shaping of teeth using the latest materials. Claire’s other passion is the dental care of children. She has three young children of her own and this has helped give her a real ability to make dental visits for children a fun and positive experience. Outside dentistry, Claire’s time is largely spent having fun with her family and raising her three children Emily, Harriet and Edward.


Robert qualified from Liverpool University in 1981 and joined the Royal Navy, serving 5 years as a Dental Officer before buying his first practice near Chester. He is an experienced principal dentist who has owned and run dental practices since 1986, achieving Membership of the Faculty of General Dental Practitioners in 1992. He moved to Brixham in 1997 where he worked up until joining Dart Vale in 2012. Robert set up a post graduate dentist study group for Devon in 1999 and chaired it for the next 10 years. He is currently a part time Clinical Supervisor and Tutor at the Peninsula Dental School in Plymouth, although his real passion is treating his own patients. His hobbies are walking, reading and foreign travel.

Jenny Morrell BDSGDC Number: 82372

Jenny qualified in 2003 from Sheffield University with a Bachelor of Dental Surgery. She moved down to Devon from Chesterfield in 2008 to live closer to the sea and began working at the practice in 2011. Jenny has always wanted to be a dentist. She finds the career to be one that challenges her and is always helping her to develop, whilst allowing the time to spend with patients. Jenny relishes every moment of the beautiful part of the country in which she now lives, regularly walking with her husband around the local area. She also enjoys sewing, particularly cross stitch.

Rachel Duffie BDSGDC Number: 192443

Rachel joined Pure Dental Care upon qualification from Leeds University in 2010. She enjoys her work and aims to provide high quality dentistry within a comfortable, supportive environment. Rachel lives near Plymouth where she enjoys horse riding, walking her Labrador, playing netball and spending time with friends and family. Rachel is also an avid supporter of Plymouth Argyle.

Marcin Danilczuk Lek Stom PhDGDC Number: 130837

Dr Danilczuk qualified in 2002 at the Medical University in Lublin, Poland. He spent the following six years researching a PhD in the Periodontal Department at the university and worked in general practice. He gained his PhD in 2008. He has worked in general practice at Dart Vale Dental Care since 2008. With almost 10 years of continuous practice, he delivers the highest standard of dentistry. In 2010, he completed a one yesr post-graduate course on Implantology at Warwick University.


Rebecca has over 10 years experience in general dental practice and has further hospital experience in Oral Surgery, oral Medicine and in Community Dentistry. She is a Member of the Royal College of Surgeons, London. Rebecca has a keen interest in the treatment of nervous patients and holds a Diploma in conscious sedation from Newcastle. Due to frequent requests by patients she is introducing a sedation clinic within the group. Recently Rebecca attended Acupuncture courses related to dental treatments, and developed an interest which offers an alternative treatment option for various dental related treatments. Rebecca is a very conscientious ad caring dental with an ease and relaxed manner, and makes every effort to put patients at their ease throughout consultation and treatment. Rebecca lives with her husband and two children near Totnes. She is a keen runner and has recently turned her training towards triathlons.

Andrew Vulliamy BDS(Hons) MJDF MBbChGDC No: 114208

Having gained an honors degree in Cardiff university dental school in 2007 Andrew went on to gain the postgraduate membership of the dental faculty (MJDF) in the Royal College of Surgeons, England. Following this he has worked within several oral and maxillofacial surgery units in South Wales whilst working towards his medical degree which he completed in 2013. He worked as a hospital doctor before returning to dental practice and is now keen to demonstrate a holistic approach to general dental care as well as a special interest in oral surgery and implant dentistry. Since 2016 Andrew has also been closely involved in providing emergency dental care to refugees in Greece for the charity Healthpoint Foundation. For further information please see He really enjoys life in Totnes and in his spare time Andrew is a keen sportsman, competing regularly in triathlons and running for a local trail running club. However, when the conditions are right, he really enjoys surfing and sailing off the south Devon coast.

Our Hygienists


Sally studied to be a Dental Hygienist at Cardiff Dental School and qualified in March 1984. She joined the practice two years ago, in July 2010 after deciding to move down to Brixham from Herefordshire. Through her work in surgery, Sally has found that she particular enjoys working with children and helping patients who are nervous about treatment. She decided to become a hygienist to follow in her brother’s footsteps and has found that welcoming and meeting new patients is particularly rewarding. Sally looks forward to the time she spends with her three children. She also enjoys cooking and travelling.

Our Practice Manager

Sioux Allen

Sioux is an experienced practice manager who leads the teams at both Moor Dental Care and Dart Vale Dental Care. Previously, Sioux worked as a dental nurse for 23 years with us in the Pure Dental Group and in 2010 became a manager. The combination of these careers means that she has a strong understanding of all aspects of high quality dental practice and management. Sioux is greatly respected by all members of her team and is known for her kind and fair approach with patients as well as staff. Sioux lives in Newton Abbot with her husband and son. She enjoys cooking, walking and time with her family.

Dental Nurse TeamHere to help and make you feel comfortable

Our dental nurse team are professional and caring making sure you feel comfortable and reassured in our practice.