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Helping highly skilled Dentists, Associates and Specialists, freeing up your time to focus on what you do best.


The Dental Virtual Assistant offers flexible and affordable support for Dentists, Associates and Specialists with their patient administration and practice management.


Our mission is to save you time, achieve a great work-life balance and enable you to focus on treating your patients and not doing admin!  


Clients of The Dental Virtual Assistant love our flexible service and the freedom to call on us as and when they need, without the commitment of taking on an employee. 

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Katey Read, Founder.

Katey’s dental career began in 2005 as a dental nurse. Soon after gaining her dental nursing qualification she was approached by the practice owner and asked to take on the role of practice manager.

​Katey acquired a wealth of expertise in the ever-changing industry, with a full range of knowledge in compliance, recruitment, reporting, marketing, and finance. She also worked as a new business and patient care coordinator for a large private dental and aesthetics practice with various specialists and therapists.  

Katey regularly attends courses, webinars and reads books, gaining new insights and knowledge which she passes on to clients. 

In her spare time, she enjoys taking her 2 boys on mini adventures and activities across the UK.  

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Natasha Bevan, Virtual Practice Manager.

Natasha, originally from South Africa, obtained her Diploma in Business Management in Greenwich and soon after moved from the corporate banking world into dentistry where she managed a private dental practice and obtained her Diploma in Dental Practice Management in 2012.


Natasha’s passion is compliance. She loves to organise everything and have everything in its rightful place. Her love and experience in management and compliance over the years has helped many practices with their CQC compliance and systems implementation.  


Outside of compliance, Natasha has 3 energetic boys, loves to bake and talk teeth with her dentist husband.   

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Leanne Williams RDN, Virtual Patient Care Coordinator.

Leanne qualified as a Dental Nurse in 2007. She then attended Manchester Metropolitan University to study Dental Technology and qualified as a Dental Technician in 2011. 

Upon finishing her degree, she returned to Dental Nursing and worked as a Treatment Coordinator at an Orthodontic practice. 

Leanne then spent nine years at a specialist dental practice gaining further experience as a Dental Nurse and Treatment Coordinator for the specialist Prosthodontists, Endodontists, Periodontists, Orthodontists and Implant dentists.  She also worked as a Dental Nurse for the IMOS referred patients. 


In her spare time, she enjoys spending time with her son and going on regular country walks with her dogs. Leanne enjoys figure drawing and is a keen Watercolourist.

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Jennifer Worth, Virtual Patient Care Coordinator.

Jennifer worked as a dental nurse for 6 years. She gained a wealth of experience from several different settings; having worked permanently in private and specialist practices, as well as an agency nurse.


Prior to dental nursing, Jennifer worked in maritime administration, where sales and pipeline training was provided. Jennifer enjoys nothing more than the science behind human behaviour and communication and has continued to build her knowledge and skill set in this area. 


She loves helping clients with their customer journey using automation and email marketing. 


Jump on a call with Jennifer and as a true virtual worker, you'll never know where you'll find her, the office, the boat, or the beach.

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Thoko Madzimbamuto, Virtual Patient Care Coordinator.

Thoko worked as a dental nurse for 11 years. She gained her experience from working in private and NHS practices as well as an agency nurse.

Thoko took a break from dental nursing to study a degree in Psychology as she had a keen interest in human behaviour. Upon finishing her degree, she worked as a recruitment consultant and later returned to dental nursing where she worked mainly as a receptionist supporting patients and the dental team.

Thoko loves helping clients with Social Media and Podcasting. In her spare time, she enjoys playing her guitar, listening to music, and traveling.

Kind Words.

Katey has been instrumental in taking my business to the next level.


Her dedication when it comes to streamlining my business has been invaluable. Her can do attitude makes every day a dream. 

She is tech savvy, fun to be with yet very professional as well.   She has been nothing but a blessing in my business and I cannot recommend her enough.


Katey is a legend!


Kelly Haggett

Lotus Dental Education 

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