Meet the team

At St Martins Dental & Implant Clinic our highly skilled, friendly team shares the same single vision: we put you first. Together, we are dedicated to providing you with a first class experience, from the comfort of our reception to the very latest innovations in dental technology. We make sure you have the best possible care from the second you walk through the door.

Find out more about each of our practice team members below.

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Stm Bob Binnersley 72Dpi

Bob Binnersley

Dental Practitioner
B.D.S (U. Brist) Dental Surgeon (1966)
GDC No. 41274

Bob enjoys providing family dentistry and being part of a caring team. In 1966 December Bob Qualified in BDS at Bristol. Then in 1967-1989 he became a partner at Kyrle Street Dental Surgery Hereford. Moving on, Bob was the managing partner St Martins Dental Practice Hereford between 1989-2012. Bob is also involved as a Manager and Tutor of Hereford Dental Nurse Training, while being the president of the Hereford Dental Society and Chairman Hereford Independent Practice Group. He was also the past Chairman Herefordshire Local Dental Committee.

In his spare time be played cricket for Hereford City Sports Club and played squash for Hereford Whitecross Club. Bob is a keen motorcyclist and supporter of West Bromwich Albion football team.

Stm Claire Jones 72Dpi

Claire Jones

Dental Practitioner
BDS (Lpool) 2003
GDC No. 82145

Claire qualified in 2003 from the University of Liverpool. Since then she has gained experience in hospital, community and dental practice settings. Claire takes great pride in enabling her patients to relax by treating them with care and understanding.

In her spare time she enjoys spending time with her young family and doing Pilates.

Stm Andy Bailey 72Dpi

Andrew Bailey 

Dental Practitioner
BDS Lond 1983, LDS RCS Eng 1984
GDC No. 58486

Qualified from University College London in 1983. He married Fiona in 1986 and moved to Herefordshire in 1989. He provides all aspects of general dentistry and enjoy seeing the benefit of his preventive approach on long term patient care. He is proud to be part of a team providing excellent care in a relaxed and friendly environment.

Outside of work he has 3 children, 2 dogs and an old house that take up most of my spare time, with hill walking, motorcycling and scuba diving taking up the rest, weather permitting.

Fiona

Fiona Bailey 

Dental Practitioner
BDS Lond 1984, LDS RCS ENg 1985 
GDC No. 59767

Qualified from University College London in 1984. Fiona married Andy in 1986 and moved to Hereford in 1989. Family orientated and enjoys a relaxed, friendly relationship with her patients. In her spare time she spends time running a local Brownie Unit, being a member of the PSFA at a Hereford Secondary School, and looking after the family, the dogs, home and garden.

Stm David Richards 72Dpi

David Richards

Dental Practitioner
BDS (Manc) 2008
GDC No. 151779

Practiced in Manchester for 4 years in general family practice as well as emergency dental care.

Has worked in general family practice in Hereford since 2012 offers social orthodontics, and anti /ageing wrinkle treatments, dental implants and conscious sedation.

He finds the most rewarding parts of my role are being able to stabilise and maintain patients and bring nervous patients back into the fold of regular dentistry.

A farmer’s son from Usk, he relocated home 5 years ago to be closer to his family and help out on the farm when he can. In his spare time he enjoys restoration work on the cottage and country pursuits. He is a keen scuba diver & rugby fan.

Stm Gareth Jones 72Dpi

Gareth Jones 

Dental Practitioner
BDS (Lpool) 2003
GDC No. 82402

Gareth graduated from Liverpool University’s School of Dentistry in 2003, where he was awarded the HR Williams prize for oral surgery.

He takes pride in providing high quality dentistry in a relaxed, gentle and unhurried manner and enjoys meeting people and getting to know them as their treatment progresses. It gives Gareth a real sense of satisfaction when he shows people the results of their treatment and sees their expressions. Gareth enjoys learning about different techniques and treatments that can benefit his patients.

Gareth’s hobbies include playing cricket for Penallt and Redbrook CC, playing rugby for Monmouth, playing the guitar and enjoying time with his wife and little boy.

Mark

Mark Truman

Dental Practitioner
BDS (Wales) 2008
GDC No. 153157

Graduating from Cardiff University with a first-class honours degree and several academic awards in 2008.

Whilst undertaking Vocational Training he completed hi Member of the Faculty of Dental Surgeons exams, it was also during this time he developed a keen interest in endodontics (root canal treatment).

For the past four years Mark has been working two to three days a week within a fully private practice in Swindon and recently Gloucester, and three days a week within a mixed practice in Neath.

Mark enjoys high quality dentures, extensive crown, veneer and bridge work, cosmetic orthodontics, restoration of implants, root canal treatment and the management of periodontal issues including splinting of periodontally involved teeth. He also have provided botulinum toxin treatments and dermal fillers for over 5 years and can provide dental acupuncture.

He is a member of the British Endodontic Society, British Society of Periodontics and RCS Edinburgh. Mark is working towards the British Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry accreditation.

Mark lives in the South Wales Valley with my family. He has a small holding with horses and sheep and enjoy DIY and family activities. Mark's major hobby is long distance Triathlons and endurance events.

Roxana Stoenescu

Dental Practitioner
DMD Bucharest 2010
GDC No. 241732

Roxana qualified from Carol Davila University, Bucharest 2010 and after graduating she went on to do post graduate training in oral surgery for a further three years.

Roxana moved to Hereford in 2014 with her husband and now has 2 little girls.

Roxana provides and enjoys all aspects of general dentistry and has a particular interest in Implantology and Oral Surgery.

She prides herself on being extremely conscientious and work hard at putting nervous patients at ease and providing excellent patient care in a relaxed and friendly environment. Outside of work she likes to keep fit and healthy and particularly enjoy aerobic classes and to spend quality time with her family.

Richard Lewis

Dental Practitioner
BDS (Shef) 1998
GDC No. 74724

Richard is pleased to be joining the practice after spending several years working in the South Island of New Zealand. Herefordshire has always had a special attraction to me since I first visited the area over 30 years ago and so he is delighted to get this wonderful opportunity to come to ST Martins and take on this exciting role of caring for your all dental needs.

Richard is originally from Cheshire and had his own practices in Sheffield and Jersey. He enjoys most aspects of dentistry and look forward to being able to help all my patients have a healthy mouth and a smile that they can be proud  of !

He is looking forward to strolling the beautiful Herefordshire countryside with my two Bernese Mountain Dogs who are from New Zealand, so please make them welcome if you meet them in the outdoors or down at the local hostelry! Richard is also a keen golfer, music lover  and enjoys cooking for friends and family.

Stm Rachel Hunt 72Dpi

Rachel Hunt 

Dental Therapist
Dip Dent Hygiene (Wales) 2002, Dip Dent Therapy (Wales) 2002
GDC No. 11307

Rachel (E.D.H. E.D.T.) Worked as a dental nurse in NHS and Denplan Practices before re-training at Cardiff as a Dental Therapist.

Qualified in 2002 practiced part-time at Dental Access Centre and part-time at St Martins Dental Practice becoming full time mid 2002.

Lives near Ledbury with husband, son and 5 step-daughters.

Stm Pamela Newman 72Dpi

Pamela Newman 

Practice Manager 
Verified Competency in Dental Nursing 2008 
GDC No. 137980

Pamela (B.Tec. Dental Practice Management) has worked at STM since 2000, starting as a receptionist. She was promoted to Practice Manger in 2012.

She lives in Hereford with her husband and has 7 lovely grandchildren. She enjoys reading and going on holidays, anywhere!!

Stm Miriam Hibberd 72Dpi

Miriam Hibberd-Chung

Deputy Manager/Dental Nurse/Cert. Dental Radiographer
NVQ L3 Oral Helath Care: Dental Nursing & Indp Assess City & Guilds 2006
GDC No. 110816

Miriam (R.D.N. Cert Radiography) started working in 2004 as a trainee dental nurse and qualified in 2006. She then qualified as a radiographer in 2008. There was an opportunity in 2012 to move onto reception. Now in 2015 she has been given the chance to improve herself as a Deputy Practice Manager.

She lives in Hereford with her husband and son. In her spare time she enjoys photography, swimming and exploring new places.

Stm Kate Hoskins 72Dpi

Kate Hoskins 

Receptionist/Dental Nurse/Oral Health Educator
Qual - National Certificate NEBDA 1999
GDC No. 111024

Kate (R.D.N.,N.V.Q., Cert O.H.E.) started working at STM in 1997 as a trainee dental nurse, since then she has passed the National Certificate in Dental Nursing, NVQ Level 3 in Dental Nursing and the National Certificate in Oral Health Education. In 2011 she became the decontamination lead for the practice.

Due to recent changes within the practice she has decided to change her job role and join the reception team. She lives in Hereford with her husband.

Stm Laura Hill 72Dpi

Laura Hill 

Receptionist/Dental Nurse/Oral Health Educator/ Cert. Dental Radiographer
NVQ L3 Oral Health Care: Dental Nursing & Indp Assess NEBDN 2005
GDC No. 110803

Laura (Dental Radiographer 2012) started working at STM in 2004 as a trainee dental nurse and qualified in 2006 in NVQ Level 3 in Dental Nursing. She then qualified as an Oral Health Educator in 2008 and in Dental Radiography in 2012.

She lives in Hereford with her husband and young daughter. She enjoys spending time with family and friends and watching rugby….a lot of rugby.

Stm Philippa Stokes 72Dpi

Phillippa Gaywood 

Dental Nurse/Cert. Dental Radiographer
NVQ L 3 Dental Nursing & VRQ L 3 Dental Nursing City & Guilds 2009
GDC No. 183848

Phillippa started dental nursing in 2007 and joined St Martins in 2014. She qualified in radiography in 2015. Working chair side with both Dentist a Dental Therapist and also being Decontamination lead.

In her spare time she enjoys doing arts and crafts and spending time with her family and friends.

Stm Sian Nicholas 72Dpi

Sian Nicholas

Dental Nurse
NVQ L3 Oral Health Care: Dental Nursing & Indp Assess City & Guilds 2005
GDC No. 116796

Qualified as a dental nurse in 2004 completing the NVQ Level 3 in oral healthcare.

She enjoys all aspects of dental nursing.

Stm Sharon Combe 72Dpi

Sharon Combe 

Dental Nurse
Qual - National Certificate NEBDN 1996
GDC No. 121662

Sharon started chair-side experience in 1988 awarded the National certificate for Dental Nursing in 1996, continuing 20 years of dental nursing experience. She registered on the Dental Care Professionals in 2007.

She enjoys family and home time plus travel especially city breaks.

Stm Deanna Mammatt 72Dpi

Deanna Mammatt 

Dental Nurse
Qual - National Certificate NEBDN 1995
GDC No. 114118

Deanna has worked at St Martins for 26 years, having qualified in 1994. She is married with 3 children and had a 4 year sabbatical to live overseas in Belguim and Kenya due to her husband’s work. Her interests include exercise and travel.

Stm Karen Methuen 72Dpi

Karen Methuen

Dental Nurse
Qual- National Certificate NEBDN 2011
GDC No. 225608

Karen joined STM in September 2017 and is delighted to be a part of such a lovely team!

Karen qualified in 2011 with the National Certificate in dental nursing and has previously worked with inhalation sedation and implant placements.

In her spare time she enjoys walking her two doodles, drawing and socialising with family & friends.

Stm Thomas Howells 72Dpi

Thomas Howells 

Dental Nurse
Qual - National Certificate NEBDN 2018
GDC No. 276561

Tom (RDN) joined the practice in November 2016 as a Trainee Dental Nurse and thoroughly enjoyed studying such a fascinating subject. He qualified in February 2018 and is looking forward to discovering his future within dentistry. Tom is fond of all aspects of dental nursing especially Cosmetic dentistry and Orthodontics. He enjoys meeting a variety of patients and caring for them throughout their treatment.

In his spare time Tom enjoys socialising with his close friends, spending time with family and after almost a year living abroad in Greece, visiting new and exciting places all over the world.

Stm Georgia Preece 72Dpi

Georgia Preece

Dental Nurse
Diploma in Dental Nursing Level 3 QCF City & Guilds 2014
254274

Georgia joined St Martins in October 2017. Has been a qualified since 2012 and completing extra studies for taking impressions. He was also the Denplan champion in her old practice. She lives in the countryside with her parents and enjous spending time with her friends and family.

Niccii Evans

Dental Nurse

NEBDA 1988, Dental Radiographer 1997
GDC No. 274717

Niccii's true fait accompli and quintessential passion for nursing can be traced back to 1984. When she spent all of her significant school holidays working in a dental practice, shaping and establishing her education and innovation in the world of dentistry. As a registered nurse of 20 years, she is a talented lady well-versed in the sphere of operating theatres. It is noteworthy that she takes pride, coupled with natural empathy to the forethought of serving and understanding her patients'. She is a diligent professional that holds a maturity of style. Encomiums from patients and work colleagues alike merit this belief.

Definition of Niccii:

Niccii has survived some of life's toughest obstacles, which have extracted profound exuberant strength, in turn resulting in a vigorous woman of substance.

Her pioneering journey to bring home 4 children defines her resilience, her raison d'etre and her ability to remember that focus will determine her reality.

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