Meet the team

At Dart Vale Dental Care we provide a first class dental service. Learn more about our friendly team, and if you'd like to get in touch to book an appointment to achieve your dream smile, click the button below.

Meet the team

At Dart Vale Dental & Implant Clinic our highly skilled, friendly team shares the same single vision: we put you first. Together, we are dedicated to providing you with a first class experience, from the comfort of our reception to the very latest innovations in dental technology. We make sure you have the best possible care from the second you walk through the door.

Find out more about each of our practice team members below.

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Claire Critchley

Clinical Lead
BDS
GDC No. 83243

Claire is our clinical lead at Dart Vale Dental Care. She offers both private and a very small amount of 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.

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Jenny Morrell

Dentist
BDS

GDC No. 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.

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Rachel Duffie

Dentist
BDS
GDC No. 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.

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Andrew Vulliamy

Dentist

BDS(HONS) MJDF MBBCH MSC IMPDENT

GDC 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. He subsequently completed his Masters in Implant Dentistry with the University of Bristol in 2019. Andrew is also closely involved in providing emergency dental care to refugees in Greece for the charity Health Point Foundation. He enjoys life in Totnes and in his spare time Andrew is a keen sportsman, competing regularly in triathlons around the country and running for a local trail running club. However, when the conditions are right, he really enjoys surfing, windsurfing and sailing off the south Devon coast.

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Emma Duncalf

Hygienist

BSc DTH

GDC No. 258573

Emma qualified from Plymouth Peninsula Dental School as a Dental Hygienist & Dental Therapist, joining Dart Vale Dental Practice as a hygienist in November 2020. Emma is passionate about treating her patients holistically and working together to improve their overall gum health. Outside of dentistry, Emma enjoys an active lifestyle including walking her dog and horse riding.

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Dental Industry Award - Portman Dental Care
The Dentistry Awards - Portman Dental Care
Private Dentistry Awards - Portman Dental Care
Elite Practice Award - Portman Dental Care

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