Our Team

Laura Lane

Laura Lane

Managing Director/Lead Assessor

Having started at Dental Nursing Academy 5 years ago as assessor I worked my way up to lead assessor then in April 2022 I took over the business as Managing Director and am working on developing the business further. I have over 20 years experience as a dental nurse and assessor and provide myself on supporting students to achieve.

I enjoy the quality side of the business and always looking at new ways we can improve. I love to have a good chat and enjoy working with my team. In my spare time as its not all about work! I love to run…mad I know! And cycle and love a good challenge. My friends and family say I am a little crazy but am always putting others first.

Viktoriia Zahorodna

Office Manager/Student support

Office Manager/Student Support Officer with 8 years of experience working alongside the team at Dental Nursing Academy. Viktoriia specializes in administrative duties, educating other employees and learners on using students portfolios and other organizational apps. Viktoriia is a powerful force in the workplace and uses her positive attitude and tireless energy to encourage others to work hard and succeed.


Pretee Hylton


Preetee is a restorative dental nurse and a safeguarding lead at The No.8 Partnership Dental Practice in Chelsea, London; as well as a dental nursing tutor at the Dental Nursing Academy and an Associate (OSCE) Examiner with the NEBDN. Preetee is also an editorial board member for the Dental Nursing Journal and occasionally features in BDJ Team and Dentistry.co.uk. She is passionate about raising awareness about domestic abuse due to her being a domestic abuse survivor and speaks about this sensitive subject at dental conferences/events.



My name is Atiqa, I have over five years experience working in the dental laboratory field and dental surgery. I am also a qualified tutor/assessor and have gained experience working with learners making sure they achieve the best possible outcome from their learning. I am also working as an Independent End Point Assessor, helping students achieve their qualification. I am passionate about all things dentistry and also enjoy time with my family and my daughter.

In addition to our wonderful tutors we have a lovely team of supportive assessors who dedicate their time to helping learners achieve. Anna and Atiqa are our part time tutors and Anna will be teaching with us too. Anita is our Trainee assessor who is a qualified dental nurse with a wealth of experience. We have an experienced IQA working for us who is also a practice Manager so is very experienced in quality and compliance as well as being our advisor and support in delivering a wide range of qualifications. All our tutors and assessors are GDC registered and always here to help you learn and get qualified.
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L3 Diploma in Dental Nursing

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