Here at Caversham Heights Dental Practice we aim to provide you with a welcoming and professional service from start to finish. 
We have created a family friendly environment where patients of all ages are put at ease. Our dentists pride themselves in having a preventive based approach to dentistry, encompassing minimal intervention and offering all modern forms of treatment. We treat patients via a holistic approach to give you the best care possible. 

Our Dentists   

Katy Sansom BDS 
Katy is the Principal Dentist and began working at Caversham Heights in December 2011. Katy enjoys all areas of dentistry and is happiest when a patient is smiling too. 
 
Katy lives in Woodcote and has two energetic boys, Matthew and Finlay, who tend to occupy most of her time outside of the surgery. If she does manage to find a few minutes she enjoys mountain biking and gardening and especially loves a fast horse ride in Windsor Great Park. 
Katy strongly believes in a preventative and minimally invasive approach to dentistry and enjoys improving her patient’s smiles with these principles in mind 
GDC registration – 85244 
Karen Wright BDS 
Karen trained at the Royal Dental School of Copenhagen, qualifying in 1990. Since then she has travelled widely, gaining experience in many areas of dentistry. On settling in England, she registered with the General Dental Council in 1998. When she moved to Henley in 2001 we were delighted to welcome her to the practice. Karen and her husband have two boys who all enjoy outdoor activities and are regular skiers. 
 
GDC registration – 75288 
Stephanie Brown BDS 
Stephanie has been working in general practice for more than twenty five years: her strengths are good communication and putting people at ease; she is particularly good with anxious patients. Stephanie is experienced in all aspects of dentistry: from tooth whitening and cosmetic work to white fillings and root treatments, but the most rewarding part for her is when the patient has had a pleasant experience and is pleased with the final result. 
When at home, Stephanie goes for long walks with her labradoodle Sammy and has recently acquired an allotment. She exercises at the gym regularly and enjoys running and yoga. Stephanie has 2 teenage children that keep her on her toes and a very tolerant husband. 
GDC registration – 58494 

Our Hygienists  

Nikki Widdup  
GDC registration – 250347 
Dani Reynaga 
GDC registration – 6345 
At Caversham Heights dental practice we have two fantastic hygienists to look after all your oral hygiene needs, Nikki and Dani. They both work hard to ensure you receive the highest quality care and advice. Our hygienists work alongside all 3 dentists to support your care and treatment needs, working various shifts to offer morning and evening appointments. 

Our Nurses  

Jennifer Donaldson 
GDC registration – 3806 
Lauren Wheeler 
 
Tracy Tyson 
 
We have three lovely nurses, Lauren, Jennifer and Tracy (left to right). Always here to assist our dentists in the surgery and to offer you some reassurance if needed, our team of nurses work hard to ensure you receive the highest level of care, regularly undergoing training and development in all areas of Continuing Professional Development. 

Our Reception Team 

Louise Piercy 
GDC registration – 3806 
Amanda Clarke 
Carol Woodward 
You can always be assured of a warm welcome at reception when you arrive or call at the practice. Left to right, Louise, Amanda and Carol have a wealth of customer service experience and endeavour to cater for all your needs and sometimes a reassuring hug if needed (pre Covid days!). 
 
The reception team is overseen by Louise, our Practice Manager, who joined Caversham Heights in 2013 after being a dental nurse for over 13 years. She is always ready to lend a helping hand on reception or in the surgery too. 
 

Management 

Peter Sansom AIA, CMgr MCMI 
Pete studied mathematics at university and now works as an Actuary. He helps Katy and Louise run the dental practice, trying to impose on them that spreadsheets help with everything! 

Standards for the Dental Team 

You can rely on us to follow the GDC standards, which consist of 9 principles. 
Put patients’ interests first. 
Communicate effectively with patients. 
Obtain valid consent. 
Maintain and protect patients’ information. 
Have a clear and effective complaints procedure. 
Work with colleagues in a way that is in patients’ best interests. 
Maintain, develop and work within your professional knowledge and skills. 
Raise concerns if patients are at risk. 
Make sure your personal behaviour maintains patients’ confidence in you and the dental profession. 
Contact us 
Please call us on 0118 947 4848, or complete the contact form below to get in touch about anything from New Patient Enquiries to a change to your appointment. 
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