About Us

A local brand you can trust….

Burgess-Hyder Dental Group is proud to be one of the North East’s largest, independently owned group of 12 Practices.

We have been established for over 25 years serving the North East Region.

Our Group has the flexibility to provide comprehensive patient choice through our NHS Contracts that can be complimented with a wide range of Private Treatments.
We look forward to launching our newest site, Wynyard Dentistry, located in the prestigious Wynyard Estate and led by a number of expert clinicians. Read more

Our strength is being devoted to providing the highest quality dental care from a large network of experienced team members that include 35 Dentists, 7 Dental Therapists, 3 Dental Hygienists, 5 oral health educators and 60 nursing and support staff.
We are committed to providing oral health care to over 75000 patients across the group, who remain loyal to us because we care.

We provide a wide range of high quality dental care services including NHS care, same day urgent access appointments, Hygiene services, Cosmetic Treatments, Tooth Whitening, Implants, Orthodontics and Sedation.

For further information see NHS and Private Dental Care.

Az Hyder

Our team is led by Group Principle and Clinical Director Az Hyder.
Az Hyder is Group Principle and Lead Clinical Director at Burgess Hyder Dental Group.
He qualified with BDS at the Royal London Dental Hospital in December 1992.

He was further awarded an MFGDP from the Royal College of Surgeons in 1996. Read more

Our Dental Team

See practice pages for team members.

Senior Management Team

Our Senior Management Team is based at our Head Office in Ferryhill and works to ensure the smooth running of Burgess & Hyder practices.

Debbie Cunningham – Group Manager

Jill Drummond – Human Resource Manager/Deputy Group Manager

Amy Denham – Assistant to Jill Drummond

Stacey Hugall – Senior Manager

Claire Cassidy – Finance Manager

Sarah Rogers – PA to Senior Management Team

Laura Jane Redfern – Treatment Coordinator

Sarah Forster – Treatment Coordinator

Denise Tarn – Finance Assistant

Kaylee Wakes – Finance Assistant

Carolyn Evans- Finance Assistant