Vijay Aggarwal BDS

Principal Dentist (GDC Reg No: 75974)

Vijay is the principal dentist and owner of Timperley Village Dental Practice. He qualified in Dentistry from Cardiff Dental School in 1999 and started working in Wrexham for two years, he then moved to Chester for 10 years, before taking over Timperley Village Dental Practice in 2011, formally known as NC Howard and Associates.

Vijay is a very caring and conscientious dentist who always has the patient’s interest as heart. He takes extreme pride in his work and is committed in making the practice an environment where patients can be treated comfortably within a friendly caring environment. He routinely enjoys and participates in post-graduate training enabling him to provide a high standard of care using current techniques, material and equipment.
In his spare time he enjoys doing outdoor fitness classes and recently started taking up running, often for charity for local causes. He is also an avid Manchester City fan and enjoys football banter with patients.

Hannah Carmichael BcHD

Associate Dentist (GDC Reg No: 252441)

Hannah is one of our Associate Dentists. Originally from Northern Ireland, she graduated from Leeds University in 2014 with merit to distinction in her BcHD degree and also received the Jackson Paediatric Prize. She then went on to complete her vocational training in Greater Manchester. She joined the Timperley Village Dental team in January 2016 after working in practices in the North of the city. Hannah is currently undertaking the Faculty of Dental Surgeons qualification at the Royal College of Surgeons of England. She continues her personal professional development by reflecting on her practice with colleagues and keeping up to date with advances in Dentistry through reading and analysing the latest journal articles. Outside of Dentistry Hannah is into keeping fit and has started yoga. She enjoys seeing the world through travel and wishes to one day go on safari. She is an extremely sociable and personable Dentist who likes to build a trusting professional working relationship with her patients’ to alleviate any concerns and meet their expectations.

Rujeko Masiare BDS

Associate Dentist (GDC Reg No: 227452)

Rujeko (known as Ru) graduated from Liverpool University in 2012 with BDS Hons, she then completed her vocational training in Manchester. Ru keeps up to date with the latest developments in dentistry and expanding knowledge base by attending courses and reading journals. Having worked in general dental practice since qualifying, Ru joined Timperley Village Dental Practice in 2014. In addition to this, she also works part-time in other NHS and private practices, providing a broad range of treatments with special interests in oral surgery and treating nervous patients. Her aim is to provide quality dental care, involving patients at every stage of the treatment planning process and motivate patients to gain and maintain good dental health.

Ru is a member of the British Dental Association.

Away from dentistry, Ru enjoys being active, especially playing tennis, going to the gym, reading and trips to the cinema.


Toni Harper

Practice Manager (GDC Reg No: 189997)

Toni joined the practice in September 2014 and has been a practice manager since 2012, she has recently gained a Level 3 NVQ certificate in Management.
Toni qualified as a dental nurse in 2010. Since then she has gained further qualifications in Oral Health Education and Fluoride application allowing her to have a more hands on role with patients. She has also had the opportunity to gain nursing experience in Oral Surgery and Implant procedures.
In her spare time, Toni likes socialising, travelling and taking her dog for long walks.


Fran Worswick

Dental Hygienist (GDC Reg No: 3107)

Fran joined Timperley Village Dental Practice in January 2012.
She trained at Liverpool Dental Hospital, qualifying in 1986 as a Dental Hygienist.
As well as working in general practice she has had experience of working alongside dental specialists treating more complex periodontal (gum) conditions, as well as the maintenance of more advanced restorative work including implants.

Fran is a member of the British Society of Dental Hygiene and Therapy and regularly attend meetings and courses to update her knowledge and skills.
On a more personal level, Fran is definitely a “cup half full“ kind of girl and is often described as a “bit of a character” by both patients and colleagues alike!

Lorraine Ryan

Dental Hygiene Therapist (GDC Reg No: 6204)

Lorraine’s dental career started over 20 years ago as a Dental Nurse and Oral Health Educator / Promotor.
She then took the plunge and qualified with distinction as a Dental Therapist and Dental Hygienist in 2003 from Sheffield University.

Lorraine has a broad range of experience in both NHS and private practices and she loves the day to day interaction with patients. Her goal is to improve every patients oral health!

In 2014, Lorraine was honoured to be short listed for Dental Therapist of the year and had a great night in London!

In her spare time Lorraine loves holidaying in Spain, being a busy mum, and spends most Saturdays supporting her boys football teams.


Dental Nurse (GDC Reg No: 161542)

Hannah qualified as a dental nurse in 2008 after attending Bury College. She first joined the practice in August 2011 as a Dental Nurse and is currently the longest serving member of the team. In her spare time she enjoys socialising with friends, dining out and reading.


Dental Nurse & Oral Health Educator (GDC Reg No: 256968)

Sarah has just completed her Diploma in Dental Nursing at Manchester Dental School. Since leaving school she has always had her sights set on becoming a Dental Nurse and when she was accepted onto the Diploma course she was really excited. Now Sarah is qualified her career is just starting and she is enthusiastic to progress within the Dental sector. In her personal time Sarah likes to socialise with her family and friends and is a keen runner.





Kerry has been a dental receptionist for over 20 years; she joined the team at Timperley Village Dental Practice in April 2013. Kerry enjoys interacting with the patients and keeping them up to date on our practice Facebook page.

In her spare time Kerry likes spending time with her husband and two children, and socialising with her friends


Dental Nurse (GDC Reg No: 262344)

Natalie joined the practice in June 2015 as an apprentice dental nurse, studying at Manchester Dental Hospital University. Natalie qualified as a dental nurse in October 2015 and plans to progress in the dental industry in the future. In her spare time, Natalie loves to spend time with her pony and enjoys socialising with friends and family.

Bethany                                   beth-dunbar


Bethany joined our team in July 2016 as a full time receptionist, and has worked in dentistry since 2014. She has recently gained a Level 2 NVQ certificate in Business and administration and is also currently in undertaking her NVQ Level 3. In her spare time, Bethany likes taking her dog Daffodil out for long walks, socialising with friends and family and decorating her new home.