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


GDC number: 228321

Jonny 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 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.

Continuing with postgraduate education, Jonny will be completing a 3-year MSc in Dental Implantology in 2017 at his alma mater; the University of Bristol. He is also currently studying sedation at UCL (Eastman Dental Institute) to help improve the care available for nervous patients.  Jonny has a particular interest in the field of Prosthodontics; this includes using Bridges, Crowns and Dental Implants to rebuild and enhance a patient’s smile. Outside of work, Jonny’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
Amy Cocksedge – GDC number: 266568