Catherine Court Dentistry

Photograph of Dr Neil Shad

Dr. Neil Shad​

Principal Dentist

Qualifications : BDS (Dund)

GDC no. 67095

Neil qualified in 1991 from Dundee University and has since undertaken extensive postgraduate training, learning from some of the best international clinicians. He has been principal dentist at Catherine Court Dentistry since he moved to Frome in 1996. Neil is a member of the prestigious British Academy of Aesthetic Dentists, The British society of periodontology, and an active member of The British Endodontic Society.

Sophie Brockway​

Dental Nurse

Qualifications: National Diploma in Dental Nursing​

GDC no. 259970​

Since joining the practice in 2013 as a trainee dental nurse, Sophie gained her National Diploma in Dental Nursing from the Bristol Dental Hospital in 2015 and remains a valuable member of the team.

Sally Brooker

Dental Nurse

GDC no. 111047

Sally originally trained at Catherine Court Dentistry after leaving school in 1982. Having worked in various other practices throughout her career including spells in Germany attached to the armed forces and gaining additional qualifications as an Oral Health Instructor and oral implantology, she re-joined us in 2017.

Barbara Swan


GDC no.

Barbara has a broad skill set as an experienced Dental Care Professional (DCP). She has worked in the Community Dental & hospital services as a dental therapist before moving into general dental practice as a dental hygienist. She enjoys her work, keeps up to date and was an early convert to Guided Biofilm Therapy as it is a non invasive much gentler method to treat & maintain gum disease and oral health.

Sharon Shenton​

Practice Manager

Sharon joined the practice as a receptionist in 2016 after returning to the UK from Canada where she lived for 5 years. She has worked in Business Administration for many years and in 2020 became our Practice Manager.

Jane Brockway


Jane joined the practice as receptionist in 2017 having worked at a Bath Dental practice since leaving school. Needless to say, Jane has vast experience in managing patient care.

Lydia Hardy


Lydia joined our team in October 2020. She began her career in dentistry after leaving school and gaining her National Certificate for Dental Nursing in Hertfordshire. She brings with her valuable experience in cosmetic and Oral Surgery as well as Implantology.

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