Meet the Team

Leila Matthews

GDC Number: 160772

Leila is the Lead Clinical Nurse for both Plymouth Dental and Devon Dental Centre of Excellence. Leila has been a dental nurse for 13 years now and can often be found in other practices within our group passing on her knowledge and skills to other staff as well as working with Dr Badiani.

Leila has recently passed her certificate in Dental Implant Nursing qualification and has experience in assisting with the more complex procedures including sinus procedures and bone grafts. Leila has a wide variety of qualifications and skills having also gained her dental radiography qualification, impression taking certificate and is also qualified to assist with dental sedation, passing the certificate with a merit.

As part of her role Leila also spends a lot of her time supporting the practice manager and ensuring the compliance and policies are up to date and that surgeries run smoothly in both practices.

Awards & Achievements

  • NEBDN Certificate in Dental Nursing
  • NEBDN Certificate in Dental Radiography
  • NEBDN Certificate in Dental Sedation (Merit)
  • NEBDN Certificate in Implant Dental Nursing
  • SW Deanery Certificate in Impression taking for DCP’s


We’re pleased to announce that our practice has now reopened.

Despite this, strict disinfection and compliance guidelines mean that we’re restricted on the number of patients we can see and the type of treatments that we can provide.

We will contact you in due course if; while we were closed your dental treatment was disrupted, you are due a routine appointment or you had an appointment cancelled.

Please still call the practice if you have a dental emergency.

Your visit to us will look different to what you’re used to – please see the video below for IMPORTANT information regarding your appointment.

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