Hywel is our Practice Principal and a fluent Welsh speaker. He qualified as a dentist in 1978 and opened the practice in 1982 having been practicing full time for more than 36years he is now reducing his clinical days and is working part time. Hywel is a fluent Welsh speaker and is the longest standing vocational trainer in Wales supporting newly qualified dentists.
Rachel qualified as a dentist in 2011. She has been an associate at the practice for 3 years. Rachel has completed the MFDS Examination which is a postgraduate clinically oriented diploma. She has also completed additional training in the dental hospital and in community where she undertook more complex treatments, treated children and those with special needs. Rachel is planning on doing a Botox course later this year.
Ioan Rees is our implant surgeon at our practice. He has worked with some of the most highly regarded implant surgeons in the country building up extensive experience at placing and restoring implants. Ioan has previously completed a Diploma in implantology and is currently completing his masters in in implantology in London. He also works closely with other local specialists to ensure that patients receive the highest quality of care possible.
In his spare time he is a keen sportsman and likes to play and watch a variety of sports. He is a keen chess player and has been Welsh champion and represented Wales at numerous world and European championships.
Leah qualified as a dentist from Cardiff University, graduating in 2014, and joined the practice in 2016. She has completed further training in Cardiff Dental Hospital and in community in Mountain Ash and Merthyr Tydfil. She is a fluent Welsh speaker and originally from Aberystwyth.
Jo is a fluent welsh speaker and qualified from Cardiff where he has since stayed to practice his passion for all aspects of general dentistry and facial aesthetics. Jo was awarded a Margaret Probert prize whilst at University and subsequently awarded a DTR medical innovations award in 2014 soon after graduating. He has since gained further training and certification in providing cosmetic teeth straightening systems, and was the first trained dentist in Wales to use the ClearSmile Brace system. He also provides facial aesthetics treatments such as anti-wrinkle and facial fillers having undergone postgraduate training to provide such treatments at the prestigious Royal College of general practitioners in London. In addition to this, Jo has recently completed a hands on masterclass in cosmetic dentistry and smile makeovers with one of the UK’S Most skilled and resected cosmetic dentists in London, DR Ashis Parmar. In his spare time Jo enjoys all things rugby, travelling and skiing.