Principal Dentist & Managing Director
GDC registration: 177522
GDC registration: 136706
GDC registration: 300456
Born in Abergavenny and growing up first in New Inn and then in Cwmbran, Gareth qualified as Bachelor of Dental Surgery from Cardiff University Dental School in 2009. After Vocational Training in Rhiwbina, Cardiff, he attained his Certificate of General Professional Training comprising working first as a Senior House Officer in Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery at Prince Charles Hospital, Merthyr Tydfil, then as a Community Dental Officer in the Merthyr, Rhondda and Ogwr Valleys. Following this Gareth began work in General Dental Practice Bridgend and Barry, later moving to Barry full time. During these years Gareth attained a Postgraduate Diploma in Conscious Sedation in Dentistry from Cardiff University in 2015 and completed the Foundation in Implant Dentistry Certificate from Straumann and the International Team for Implantology in 2016. On 1st November 2017 Gareth completed purchase of the Brynhyfryd Dental Practice following a short period working here as a locum.
Whilst working in Merthyr Tydfil Gareth met his now wife Hannah, a Learning Disability Nurse, and having married in December 2015 at Cyfarthfa Castle in Merthyr, they live in Swansea with their rescue dog, Jake; a Patterdale terrier. They enjoy long walks together with Jake and using up their annual leave seeing the world.
Professionally Gareth is Dental Phobia Certified and a member of the Denplan Future Leaders steering group which involves advising Government policy through the production of white papers and networking at Westminster with cross-party MPs and other leaders in UK dentistry. His interests are conscious sedation, dental implants, cosmetic dentistry, tooth whitening, short-duration aesthetic orthodontics for adults and facial rejuvenation treatments. Gareth is co-chair of the Independent Dental Association Wales for 2021-2023 having previously served as secretary in the organisation. He is also an international conference speaker which has included co-chairing the first day of the Rome Dental Conference and Expo in December 2018 and heading to Osaka, Japan in September 2019 to speak at the Global Experts Meet on Holistic, Alternative and Traditional of Dentistry and Medicine.
Our Practice Manager Stacey started as a dental nurse 22 years ago. She then went onto develop her knowledge through futher training to become theatre lead at Parkway clinic.
Her proffessional, loyal and thorough attitude to work is exceptional and we are so grateful to have her on our team.
Outside of work Stacey loves to spend time with her Family and friends especially out in the sunshine in her campervan.
Abby joined us as a trainee dental nurse having previously worked in the care sector. Having qualified as a dental nurse in 2022 we are fortunate to benefit from her enthusiasm to learn and her bubbly, caring nature. Our resident shopaholic, Abby loves searching out designer bargains when she's not spending time with her 2 children and pet French Bulldog.