Meet the Hughes & Owen Team

Dentists in Burton-on-Trent and Swadlincote


The Burton practice was established in 1933, originally situated on the High Street in Burton. The practice moved to its present location at Priory House in 1972.


The Swadlincote practice was established post-war and was originally located on the High Street in Swadlincote. The practice moved to Brook House in 1966.

Our Team


Paul Glyn Owen

Qualifications: BDS Birm 1986 

Paul Owen graduated in 1986 from Birmingham and completed a three year commission in the British Army. He returned to Burton in 1990 and joined the Burton practice, taking over his father’s patients. Married to Katie Owen, a dentist at the Swadlincote practice, they have two children. He enjoys most sports, such as hockey, golf, sailing and skiing. When he’s not working he likes watching Leicester Tigers, Derby County and the England Cricket Team.

GDC Number: 61608

Phil Neil Richards

Qualifications: BDS Manc 1997

Phil Qualified in 1997 from Manchester University. Since then he has followed a varied career working within many branches of dentistry including the Hospital service as clinical assistant to a consultant in restorative dentistry, directly for Derbyshire PCT treating many of the vulnerable members of society such as those with special medical needs and of course working as a general dental practitioner. To further his post graduate education Phil has been closely involved with the British Dental Association, both locally and nationally, attending conferences around the country, he also served as president of the local branch for a term. Phil joined the practice in 2010 and became a partner in 2012. Outside of Dentistry he enjoys spending time with his wife and son, helping out with the local scout group.

GDC Number: 73603

Mark Andrew Watson

Qualifications: BDS Sheff 1997

Mark qualified at Sheffield in 1997, followed by an initial spell practising in a hospital for two years. He has been practising in private dentistry since 2000, first in Tamworth, now as a partner of Hughes & Owen Dental Care, Swadlincote. Married to Clare Watson, a dentist in the same practice, he is a family man and when not at work, can be found mountain biking or road cycling

GDC Number: 73294

William Jonathan Hughes

Qualifications: BDS Birm 1968

Bill qualified at Birmingham Dental School in 1968 and spent the following two years at the Middlesex and Edgware Hospital in London and then in Gloucester. He has been a postgraduate tutor for East Staffordshire from 1990-2010. Bill came to Hughes and Owen Dental Care in October 1970 to join his father, W H E Hughes, who started the practice in 1933. As a partner in the practice, he has seen many changes since then and has enjoyed his working career in dentistry. Now having retired from the partnership, to a well-earned semi-retirement, he continues to work two days a week at the Burton practice.

GDC Number: 42810

Catherine Helena Owen

Qualifications: BDS Birm 1986

Katie qualified from Birmingham in 1986 and spent two years working in hospitals before moving into general practice. She has been working at Hughes and Owen Dental Care since 1997, Katie has been on a number of postgraduate courses and likes to keep up-to-date with new developments in dentistry.

GDC Number: 61590

Clare Louise Watson

Qualifications: BDS Sheff 1997

Clare Watson qualified at Sheffield Dental School in 1997 and has worked at Hughes & Owen Dental Care in Swadlincote since then. She has always enjoyed all aspects of general dentistry, especially the care of nervous patients and endodontics (root canal fillings). Clare works three days a week and on her days off is a keen cyclist and of course is a mum of three children.

GDC Number: 73265

Jacqueline Annette Davies

Qualifications: BDS Birm 1997

Annette Davies qualified from Birmingham Dental School in 1997 and has worked in both NHS and private practices in Derby and Tamworth, before joining Hughes & Owen Dental Care in 2004. She is based solely at the Burton practice and works four days a week. Annette has a son and in her spare time enjoys knitting and crochet and is a keen photographer. She is also a member of the local WI and is currently training to be an assistant leader of her local Beaver Scout group.

GDC Number: 73040

Jonathan Mark Hanshaw

Qualifications: BChD Leeds 2001

Jon Hanshaw qualified in Leeds in 2001 and completed his vocational training in York. In 2005 Jon completed the certificate in restorative dentistry at the Eastman Dental Institute in London and enjoys all aspects of general dentistry. Jon joined Hughes & Owen Dental Care in April 2009 and is based at the Swadlincote practice. Outside of dentistry he enjoys watching football and playing badminton.

GDC Number: 79294

Eleanor May Mardon

Qualifications: BChD Leeds 2004

Eleanor qualified from Leeds Dental Institute in 2004. Since then she has worked in both NHS and private practices in Leeds before returning to the Midlands in 2012. She has an interest in prosthetic dentistry and the care of anxious patients. Eleanor is based at the Swadlincote practice one day a week. When she is not at work she enjoys gardening and cooking and running around after her three young children.

GDC Number: 83402



Andrea Keywood

GDC NO:5669

Julie Wakefield

GDC NO:4507

Hayley Farmer

GDC NO:142818

Ellen Hannant

GDC NO:105134

Elizabeth Hounslow

GDC NO:835

Linda Harrison

GDC NO:5277

Dental Nurses

Elizabeth Hyland

GDC NO:123551

Fiona Graham

GDC NO:274098

Rebekah Manifold

GDC NO:247813

Samantha Young

GDC NO:266373

Hayley Orton

GDC NO:196900

Maria Craddock

GDC NO:135564

Holly Greaves

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Lucy Woodhouse


Caitlin Goodman



Deirdre Hill

Practice MAnager

Jane Stanley

GDC NO:109452

Stacey Maycock

GDC NO:111434

Julie Emery

GDC NO:150060

Linda Gale



Claire Tonkinson


Wendy Hanson