Meet the team

At Hughes & Owen Dental Care 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 Burton-on-Trent practice team members below.


Paul Glyn Owen

BDS Birm 1986
GDC No. 61608

Paul 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.

Phil Neil Richards

BDS Manc 1997
GDC No. 73603

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 a 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 [PRACTICE_NAME] in 2010. Outside of dentistry he enjoys spending time with his wife and son, helping out with the local scout group.

Jacqueline Annette Davies

BDS Birm 1997
GDC No. 73040

Annette 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, as well as being 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.

Christina Deakin

BDS (Bristol) 2015, MFDS RCPS (Glasg)
GDC No. 258291

Christina qualified from the University of Bristol in 2015. Since then she has completed her dental foundation training and worked in two practices in Wiltshire, before moving to the Midlands. She has since been awarded her postgraduate diploma with the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow. Christina joined the practice in 2019.

Christina believes in providing high quality patient care and is committed to continuing her postgraduate education by attending courses and conferences, to ensure she is exposed to the most current ideas and methods. She enjoys all aspects of general dentistry, in particular she has an interest in whitening and cosmetic white fillings. Christina also finds treating anxious patients rewarding.

In her spare time, Christina loves spending time with family and friends and keeping fit - enjoying long walks, pilates and yoga.

Leonie Ward

Diploma in Dental Hygiene and Therapy University of Sheffield 2018
GDC No. 243410

Elizabeth Hyland

Dental Nurse
Qual- National Certificate NEBDN 1998
GDC No. 123551

Hayley Orton

Dental Nurse
NVQ L3 Dental Nursing & VRQ L3 Dental Nursing City & Guilds 2010
GDC No. 196900

Holly Greaves

Dental Nurse
Diploma in Dental Nursing Level 3 QCF City & Guilds 2018
GDC No. 277402

Sarah Smith

Practice Manager

Jane Stanley


Julie Emery


Claire Tonkinson


Portman Dental Care Awards

Fmc Logo 2019 Winner Oby M25
Award Logo 2018
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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