Dental Hygienists and Dental Therapists

At Cherrybank Dental Spa, our highly qualified dental hygienists and dental therapists form the team of prevention specialists who will partner with you in identifying your individual risk profile for gum disease, tooth disease and oral cancer and develop an individualised plan for maintaining a healthy mouth.


abbie frankland cherrybank Dental Hygiene Therapist

Abbie Frankland BSc

GDC No – 264682

Abbie qualified as a Dental Hygiene Therapist in 2016 from the University of Edinburgh with a 1st class BSc Honours degree in Oral Health Sciences. During her studies, she was recognised for her academic endeavours with the Medal for Academic Excellence as well as the British Society of Dental Hygiene Therapy’s Outstanding Dissertation Award for her year.

Since graduating, Abbie has gained a wealth of experience across a variety of dental environments including private practice, the NHS Public Dental Service and hospital settings.

Abbie has a keen interest in patient management and working with those who are dentally anxious. She believes her empathetic and caring approach to dentistry allows her to identify her patients as people first, and tailor her treatment and advice to their individual needs.

In her commitment to providing the highest standard of patient care and remaining up to date with the latest dental advancements Abbie is an active member of the British Society of Dental Hygiene Therapy and regularly attends training and courses to ensure she always works to the best of her ability.

Abby Sutherland BSc

GDC No – 270780

Abby qualified as Dental Therapist from the University of Dundee in 2017 and graduated with a degree in Oral Health Sciences. Since graduating Abby has gained lots of experience in a number of different dental settings both within and out with the UK and was based in Melbourne, Australia for some time working with a large Dental Software company.

Abby loves getting to know her patients well and focuses on tailoring her approach to suit each person differently. She is an active individual within the Dental Industry and regularly attends courses to keep in line and ahead of the most recent guidance and treatments.

At Cherrybank Dental Spa Abby has the opportunity to broaden her skills and work to her full scope of practice. She loves working with the positive attitudes from both staff and patients and feels the excellent standard of patient care is a joy to be involved with.


As well as the duties of a Hygienist, Dental Therapists are qualified to:

  • Extract deciduous teeth
  • Undertake the pulp therapy treatment of deciduous teeth.
  • Place pre-formed crowns on deciduous teeth.
  • Provide emergency temporary replacement of crowns and fillings.
  • Treat patients under conscious sedation
  • Carry out all direct fillings on
  • Dental therapists are further qualified to be able to place fillings and many paediatric dental procedures.


To book an appointment with our dental hygienist today please use our online enquiry form or call us.

Last updated February 11th, 2021