Meet the team at Bristol Dental Practice

We have 3 dentists and 3 part time hygienists, all of whom regularly attend courses in order to keep themselves up to date in the ever changing world of dental care.
Our dental practitioners have years of experience between them, and are happy to advise you wherever possible.
For more information on our GDC registration please click here to visit their website.
Our Practice Team


Dr Jane Ali – Dentist

GDC number: 70665
Jane qualified from Sheffield University in 1995. She joined Bristol Dental Practice in 1998 after a spell in dentistry in Australia. Her dental interests centre on cosmetic and preventive dentistry.
Jane holds further qualifications with the Faculty of General Dental Practitioners (1998) and the University of Bristol (2011).
Jane’s interests away from the workplace include music, sport, cookery and bridge. She plays the flute with a community wind band and is currently training for the Bristol Half Marathon (which she does regularly) and recently completed the Bristol/Bath Marathon.


Dr Paul Reynolds – Dentist

GDC number: 54694
Paul qualified at Manchester University in December 1980. He started work in Leicester at his father’s practice, before moving to Gloucester in 1984.
Further post-graduate qualifications were achieved, the DPDS from Bristol University in 1994 and the MFGDP (UK) from the Royal College of Surgeons in 1997.
After many happy years in Gloucester the urge to see more of the world could not be put off. This lead to a round the world trip which included working in New South Wales, Australia for 2 years. On returning to the UK in 2001, Paul joined Bristol Dental Practice.
Paul has a special interest in cosmetic dentistry and the reconstruction of worn and damaged teeth. He has a love of sailing and golf. Paul has completed the Olympic distance London Triathlon & ITU World Triathlon Leeds.  He also enjoys rock climbing and skiing.

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Dr Jonathan Cochrane – Associate Dentist

BDS, MFGDP(UK), MFDS RCS, CertConSed, MSc (Dental Implantology)

GDC number: 228321

Jonathan graduated from the University of Bristol in 2012.  Since graduating he has worked in private practice within Bristol; joining Bristol Dental Practice in 2016.  

He was awarded Membership of the Faculty of General Dental Practitioners, Royal College of Surgeons of England, MFGDP(UK) in 2013 and Membership of the Faculty of Dental Surgery, Royal College Of Surgeons of Edinburgh  (MFDS RCS) in 2014.

Jonathan has a particular interest in providing dental treatment for nervous patients with the aid of sedation and in 2017 completed a Conscious Sedation degree at UCL (Eastman Dental Institute), London.

Continuing with postgraduate education, in 2017 he became the youngest dentist to graduate from the University of Bristol with a 3-year Master’s degree (MSc) in Dental Implantology.  Jonathan’s  special interest is the field of Prosthodontics; this includes using Bridges, Crowns and Dental Implants to rebuild and enhance a patient’s smile. 

In addition, he has also undertaken further training in Facial Aesthetics; enabling him to offer a full spectrum of Botox and dermal filler based treatments.

Outside of work, Jonathan’s passions are skiing, automobiles and outdoor pursuits; the more adventurous, the better!


Helen Rigg – GDC number: 3599
Gillian Daulby – GDC number: 189207
Martine Handy – GDC number: 6423

Registered Dental Nurses:

Rebecca Hawkings – GDC number: 146433
Miranda Wyatt – GDC number: 139531
Emma White – GDC number: 137766
Helen Holmes – GDC number: 191851
Emma Needham – GDC number: 154744