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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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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 I completed my Member of the Faculty of Dental Surgeons exams, it was also during this time I developed a keen interest in endodontics (root canal treatment).
For the past four years I have 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.
I enjoy 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. I also have provided botulinum toxin treatments and dermal fillers for over 5 years and can provide dental acupuncture.
I am a member of the British Endodontic Society, British Society of Periodontics and RCS Edinburgh. I am working towards my British Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry accreditation.
Within my personal life I live in the South Wales Valley with my family. I have a small holding with horses and sheep and enjoy DIY and family activities. My major hobby is long distance Triathlons and endurance events.
DMD Bucharest 2010
GDC No. 241732
I qualified from Carol Davila University, Bucharest 2010 and after graduating I went on to do post graduate training in oral surgery for a further three years.
I moved to Hereford in 2014 with my husband and we now have 2 little girls.
I provide and enjoy all aspects of general dentistry and have a particular interest in Implantology and Oral Surgery.
I pride myself 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 I like to keep fit and healthy and particularly enjoy aerobic classes and to spend quality time with my family.
BDS (Shef) 1998
GDC No. 74724
Richard will be joining the St Martin's team in January.
"I am 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 I was delighted to get this wonderful opportunity to come to ST Martins and take on this exciting role of caring for your all dental needs.
I am originally from Cheshire and have had my own practices in Sheffield and Jersey. I enjoy 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 !
I am 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! I am also a keen golfer, music lover and enjoy cooking for friends and family."
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.
Combined Diploma in Dental Therapy & Hygiene (Cardiff) 2007
GDC No. 125363
Known as Charlie, worked as a Dental Nurse in general NHS/Private Dental clinics and completed training in Dental Radiography and Oral Health Education before going to Cardiff University to study the combined Diploma in Dental Hygiene and Therapy.
Now living in Hereford with her husband.
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!!
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.
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.
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.
NVQ L 3 Oral Health Care: Dental Nursing & Indp Assess City & Guilds 2006
GDC No. 154692
Cheryl (R.D.N.) started at STM as a trainee dental nurse in 2003 and qualified in 2006. She also assists with implant patients and works in the decontamination room.
She currently works part-time and has 2 young children which keep her very busy. In her spare time she enjoys exercise and keeping fit.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Dental Nurse/Cert in Oral Health Education/Cert in Special Care
Qual- National Certificate NEBDN 1999
GDC No. 142963
Verity (RDN) qualified in 1999 and then carried on her studies and gained a certificate in special care which has given her experience and knowledge in treating children, nervous patients and the medically compromised.
Verity has a keen interest in implants and is currently training on reception.
She enjoys spending time with her family, walking the dog and reading when she gets time.
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.
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.
Diploma in Dental Nursing Level 3 QCF City & Guilds 2014
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.
Portman Dental Care Awards