Principal Dentist & Managing Director
GDC registration: 177522
GDC registration: 152094
GDC Registration: 153973
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 dogs Poppy and Jake. They enjoy long walks together with the dogs and using up their annual leave seeing the world.
Professionally Gareth is Dental Phobia Certified and a member of both the International Team for Implantology and the Welsh Aesthetic & Cosmetic Society. His interests are conscious sedation, dental implants, cosmetic dentistry, tooth whitening, short-duration aesthetic orthodontics for adults and facial rejuvenation treatments. He is also an international conference speaker most recently co-chairing the first day of the Rome Dental Conference and Expo in December 2018 and headed to Osaka, Japan in September 2019 to speak at the Global Experts Meet on Holistic, Alternative and Traditional of Dentistry and Medicine.
One of our A-team of super nurses and a friendly face on the front desk. Qualifying as a dental Nurse in 2002, Claire loves her job due to the wonderful patients and the great team. She always has a friendly ear and a hand to hold. In January 2019 she welcomed her son Teddy into the world and has since returned from maternity leave part-time. Claire is fully trained in making sure you put your best face forward with Hydrafacial.
Qualifying as a dental nurse in 1997 and having worked here since then, Nicola is a working mum of 2 beautiful daughters. Her family is her life: "enjoy what makes you happy" being her mantra. Nicola enjoys both the nursing and reception aspects and working as part of our great team as she loves the feeling of making a difference and seeing happy, smiling patients return year after year. Nicola is fully trained to give you your glow with Hydrafacial. Siarad Cymraeg? - Nicola also speaks Welsh!
Abby joins us as a trainee dental nurse having previously worked in the care sector and we welcome 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 partner Josh, 2 children and pet bulldog.
Apart from being married to our Managing Director, Gareth, Hannah is a qualified, registered nurse. Hannah is fully trained in the use of the Hydrafacial to get your skin glowing in a natural, healthy way. NMC registration: 10i3991e