Stephanie Dodds

Part Time Receptionist and Deputy Manager

I’m Newcastle born and bred and after completing a qualification in Business Administration, wanderlust hit, and I travelled extensively and worked in various countries soaking up their culture for a period of ten years. I globetrotted my way back to the North East and joined the dental profession in 2009.

After starting as a receptionist in a busy 7 surgery practice, I have taken on more responsibilities and duties to progress to my current role as Deputy Manager and Non-clinical Lead. My working background is in sales and customer service for which I have a passion for, ensuring exceptional service and a high standard patient experience. I have 20 years’ experience in all aspects of administration in a wide range of industries but really enjoy the culture of Ilfracombe’s family friendly dental practice.


  • NVQ Level 3 Business Administration


We asked Stephanie some questions to find out more about the woman behind the smile. Away from her professional life, what are the things she holds dear?

If you were able to invite three people (fictional or non fictional), (present or past) to your dinner table who would they be and why?

Dave Grohl – Cool as!, music maestro, drummer, lead singer and all round Rockstar!
Roald Dahl – I love his books and imagination.
Indianna Jones – What’s not to like? All round hero and adventurer based in the best era ever

If you weren’t a dentist, what would you want to do as a career?

Bed and breakfast owner or Crime Scene Investigator.

If you were to share one piece of dental advice, what would it be?

Invest in an electric toothbrush and do not underestimate the benefit of interdental brushes and flossing!

What is your favourite charity?

Marie Curie