Calder Dental Practice

Elisha Smithson

Dental Therapist 

Elisha joined us in the Summer of 2016. She is a fully qualified dental hygiene therapist. 

She also carries out routine treatments on adults and children giving oral health instruction.


Elisha is a very friendly and welcoming therapist with a wide range of skills within oral health aspects. 


​Elisha, in her spare time likes spending time with her little boy and partner.


Practice Therapists

Keryis Stark

Dental Nurse 


Keryis is one of our newest members of staff starting with us early 2017. Keryis is a fully qualified dental nurse and likes the profession Keryis will be undergoing further training to expand her knowledge and skills within the dental industry.


​Keryis, in her spare time likes spending time with family and friends and her pet dog.

Practice Dental Surgeons

Practice Nurses

Catherine Toole

Dental Surgeon

Catherine is a recent addition to the Calder Dental team. She has a wide range of experience in all forms of dentistry. 


Catherine loves spending her spare time with her two children. 

Practice Management

Tanya Howard

Dental Nurse 


Tanya Howard is a registered dental nurse. She started working at the Practice in 2009 as a Trainee Dental Nurse and was accepted onto an apprenticeship course with Training 2000. She studied and worked towards her Level 3 in Dental Nursing and qualified in 2011. Since then she has enhanced her job role by completing the NEBDN in Dental Radiography and passed this in 2013. She has also studied and passed the Impression Taking for Dental Nurses in August 2014. Very keen to extend her studies further she hopes to complete the Oral Healthcare Qualification in the near future whilst also attending any other courses to expand her knowledge and experience. 
​Her hobbies include horse riding. 

Kim Butschok

Head Nurse & Radiographer 

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​Kim Butschok is a registered dental nurse and has been with the practice since 2005, where she started as a Trainee Dental Nurse. Kim passed her Level 3 in Dental Nursing and her Oral Health in 2007 and went on to enhance her career further by completing the NEBDN  Level 4 in Dental Radiography in 2011.  Kim then studied and passed the Impression Taking for Dental Nurses course in 2012. 

Kim plays an active role within the dental team and is keen to expand her career and knowledge within the dental practice by attending more courses and gaining more qualifications in the near future.

Kim is our lead cross infection and decontamination nurse within the practice.

​In her spare time she enjoys spending quality time with her family and friends.

Anna D'Rozario

Practice Owner and Manageress 


Anna D’Rozario is the Practice Owner & Manager and has been with the practice since it opened in 1984. She initially came to work as a dental nurse and throughout the years gained her NEBDN in Dental Nursing. She then took an interest in management and undertook and gained her qualification in UCLAN’s Advanced Certificate in Health Service Management (2007). In her spare time she enjoys meeting up with friends regularly and spending quality time with her family.

Dumitru Iovu

Dental Surgeon 


Domitru is our resident dentist at the practice, he started working with us in Autumn 2016. Dumitru has a varied scope of dentistry and his speciality is in orthodontics and prosthetics, he a very friendly and welcoming attitude to all. 

Dumitru is currently undergoing further training within Denplan and how private treatment is undergone.
Dumitru, in his spare time likes spending time with his wife and little boy. Dumitru also likes spending time outdoors walking and exploring the countryside.

23-25 Todmorden Road, Burnley, Lancashire - 01282 451576