The Team at Midsomer Dental Care

At Midsomer Dental Care we are proud to have a highly skilled and dedicated team all working together to provide the best experience possible for our patients.

Our caring and friendly staff are committed to their personal development undertaking regular and ongoing training. This helps to ensure we can always offer our customers the most innovative treatments to the highest of standards.

Whether you are here to see our Dentists, Hygienist or Nurses you will find our very lovely staff all working hard to put you at ease.

Particularly nervous patients can rest assured they will be well looked after. We will always listen to your needs, taking into account any requests and providing unhurried, relaxed appointments to help you feel calm and assured.

All of our staff adhere to the GDC standards for Dental Professionals.


Alastair Fleming

BDS Ncle 1997

Principal Dentist
GDC Reg. No. 73144Alastair is originally from Northern Ireland. He qualified in 1997 from the University of Newcastle. After spending the first 10 years of his career on the south coast, Alastair joined the practice in 2007. In 2008 along with his wife, Dr Liz Fox, he bought the practice. Alastair is now the Lead Clinician at the practice. He has a strong commitment to preventative orientated family dentistry and firmly believes quality dentistry should be available to all. He is an obsessive road cyclist and lover of good coffee. He lives in Bristol with his wife Liz and their 2 girls Madeleine and Aoife.

Margaret Nichols

BDS Brist 2002 MFDS DGDP Edin 2004

Associate Dentist
GDC Reg. No. 80563Maggie qualified from the University of Bristol in 2002, winning an award for her work with children. She went on to a postgraduate job at Newcastle Dental Hospital, where she gained considerable experience of more complex cases and passed her Royal College of Surgeons exams.

In 2004 she returned to the South West to join the oral surgery team at the Royal United Hospital in Bath.

Since joining Midsomer Dental Care in 2006 Maggie has enjoyed seeing patients improve their oral health, nervous patients develop confidence and families grow and change.

Maggie enjoys providing preventative care and a wide range of treatments, both on the NHS and Privately.

She lives in Bristol with her husband and two young children. In her free time she runs with a local club and competes in triathlons.

William Cheung

BDS London (Kings) 2006

Associate Dentist
GDC Reg. No. 103907Will qualified in 2006 at Kings College London, and has worked in the South west ever since. He joined the practice in 2012 initially providing maternity cover and is now a fully established team member. He commits himself to providing the highest quality dental care and creating positive dental experiences for his patients.

He moved to Paulton recently, and he has spent many hours renovating and decorating the family home. He is married to Lindsay and has three children George, Ava and Emily.

Deirbhle Deehan

BDS Manc 2008

Associate Dentist
GDC Reg. No. 150137Deirbhle is originally from Northern Ireland and graduated from the University of Manchester in 2008.

After completing a year of Vocational Training in Belfast she moved to Bristol in 2009 and joined Midsomer Dental Care.

Deirbhle enjoys all aspects of family dental care but has a particular interest in treating children and anxious patients.

Deirbhle has a passion for travel and experiencing different cultures and in late 2013 embarked on a seven month trip around Africa, SE Asia, Australia and New Zealand.

In her spare time she plays for Bristol and West Ladies Football team.

Hygienist / Therapist

Hannah Deacon Church

BSc Birm 2011

Dental Hygienist/Therapist
GDC Reg. No. 210702Hannah qualified as a Dental Hygienist and Therapist at the University of Birmingham in 2011. Originally from the West Country, she decided to return to the area and joined the practice in March 2012. She is passionate in helping her patients to understand the importance of maintaining a healthy mouth and its relationship with your general health.

Hannah’s other passion is travelling with her husband. She also enjoys music and theatre.

Practice Manager

Liz Fox

BDS Lon 1998 DPDS Bris 2006

Principle / Practice Manager
GDC Reg. No. 74849Liz qualified as a Dentist in 1998 from St Bartholomew’s and The Royal London Hospitals. She then obtained a Diploma in Post Graduate Dental Studies from Bristol Uni in 2005. Liz is married to Alastair Fleming and acts as the Practice Manager. She rarely works as a Dentist at the practice.

Liz grew up in the Chew Valley but she now lives in Bristol with Alastair and their 2 daughters.

  • Michelle Kerley

    Lead Nurse
    GDC Reg No 111621

  • Dawn Heal

    Lead Receptionist
    GDC Reg No 135735

  • Angela Tabb

    Dental Nurse
    GDC Reg No 135737

  • Jane Wixted

    Dental Nurse
    GDC Reg No 135730

  • Jayne Mead

    Dental Nurse
    GDC Reg No 135740

  • Maxine Wheeler

    Oral Health Educator
    GDC Reg No 169305

  • Lisa Bearman

    Dental Nurse
    GDC Reg No 113178

  • Emma Chard

    Dental Receptionist