About Elliott McCarthy


Helen Elliott qualified from Newcastle in 1991 with honours. Pauline McCarthy qualified from Newcastle in 1995 and went on to gain Member of the Fellows of general dental practioners in 1997.

They entered into a partnership together in 2003 and in recent years have concentrated in advanced restorative and cosmetic dentistry, have completed a programme of courses run by Paul Tipton Course in advanced restorative dentisty, more recently they have successfully attended courses on Invisalign™, Six Month Smiles© and in 2014 attended that world renowned Kois Centre in Seattle, to study with one of Americas most eminent dentists, Dr John Kois. This advanced dentistry programme follows clear protocols for managing complexity in dental care and provides the skills needed to carefully manage some of the most challenging reconstruction of a patient's dental health.

They continue their education by making sure they are fully up to date with the latest techniques and materials from the leaders in the field of British cosmetic dentistry. Together with their dedicated and valued team, their aim is to offer you the very best in modern dental care and look forward to welcoming you soon.


Dr Ruben Martinez BDS MFDS MClinDent is our visiting Endodontist.

Ruben qualified with a BDS from the University of Madrid in 2007, subsequently moving to the UK in 2008 working for several practices around the country. This allowed Ruben to gain a broad experience of different cultures and patient demographics.

During this time, Ruben developed a real passion for Endontics and the challenges that it involves and in 2009 obtained his Postgrad Certificate in Endodontics from Barcelona in 2009.

Ruben has since obtained his MClinDent in Restorative Dentistry with Distinction at Newcastle University and now settled with his family in the North East. He now works with a number of different practices across the north east, helping to save and restore teeth with a complicated endodontic need.

Dental Implants

Dr Paul Shenfine has over 20 years experience in implant and advanced restorative dentistry, having personally placed over 1000 implants. His passion to provide the best quality dental treatment and outcomes for his patients and provide a full range of mentoring and referral implant services for other dentists.

Paul attends many courses worldwide and teaches other dentists nationally on the latest techniques in implant dentistry. Paul is one of only 3 UK mentors at the Kois advanced teaching centre in Seattle. Paul is the North East representative on the committee of the ADI (Association of Dental Implantology) and also recently graduated from the Hurzeler and Zuhr Dental Education Institute having completed all eight master classes in periodontology and implant therapy.


Training and education is carried through with the whole team at Elliott McCarthy thereby providing experienced and knowledgeable advice and assistance at every juncture. Every member of the team strives to make each visit a happy, pleasant, gentle experience.

Virtual Dental Checks

We are thrilled to say we are introducing 'SmileMate' to EMC! SmileMate helps dentists engage with their patients about their oral health, virtually! In preparation for clinics re-opening, we would like to check your oral health.

Smile Gallery

View images of patients who had treatment undertaken at Elliott McCarthy Dental Care.

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Opening Times


8:30am - 5:00pm
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8.30am - 4:00pm
9:00am - 1:00pm

Bespoke patient appointments are available upon request. Please call 01429 863356 to book.

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