BDS Wales 2009 GDC Number 176725
Aled qualified from Cardiff Dental School in 2009, and has since worked as an associate in Cardiff and Tumble before joining the practice in 2014. Aled’s company Cross Hands Dental Care Ltd purchased the practice in July 2015. Aled is a Welsh speaker, and enjoys baking, DIY and spending time with his wife, 3 daughters and dogs.
BDS Wales 1996 GDC Number 69816
Nia qualified as a dentist in 1996 from Cardiff Dental School and joined the practice as an associate in 2000. She is a Welsh speaker and has worked part time since her family grew. Nia is also a keen swimmer.
CEB Cert in Dental Hygiene 1984 GDC Number 2764
Alison is our hygienist, and joined the practice in 1990. Alison qualified in Bristol and is with us one day a week. Alison is also an avid supporter of the Swans.
BDS Brist 2014 PGCert (Endodontics) GDC Number 252051
Matthew qualified from Bristol Dental School in 2014 and completed his one year Dental Foundation training in London. In 2016 he undertook a one year training post at Cardiff Dental Hospital focusing on oral surgery and treatment of young patients. Matt began working in Cross Hands in 2018. In 2019 he completed a Post Graduate Certificate in Endodontics (root canal) at the University of Chester and passed with Merit. Matthew enjoys keeping fit and since coming to Wales has found a keen interest in hiking up mountains!
BDS Manc 2017 GDC Number 270861
Senior Dental Nurse GDC Number 158105
Elaine qualified as a dental nurse in May 1992 and also has certificates in oral health education, dental radiography and impression taking. Elaine has worked at the practice since 1989 is our senior dental nurse, and decontamination lead. Elaine is a Welsh speaker and is a keen golfer and a qualified golf referee.
GDC Number 162600
Nicola is a registered dental nurse and has worked at the practice since 1987 and is a Welsh speaker. She loves spending her holidays in Pembrokeshire.
GDC Number 162621
Susan is a registered dental nurse and has worked at the practice since 1998 and is a Welsh speaker. She loves spending her free time with her family.
GDC Number 260203
Katrin is a registered dental nurse and joined the practice in 2014, and would like to train as a dental hygienist in the future. Katrin holds a diploma in dental nursing, a certificate in higher education for dental nursing, and is a qualified oral health educator, as well as now studying for her certificate in dental radiography. Katrin is a Welsh speaker and enjoys holidaying in Goa
Sara Richards (Receptionist/Trainee Dental Nurse)
Amy Joshua (Trainee Dental Nurse)
Jamie-Lee has joined the practice in 2017, and is training to become a dental nurse. Jamie-Lee hails from Tumble, and lives there with her partner and two daughters.
Zoe joined the practice in 2018, and is continuing her training to become a dental nurse.
Diploma in Dental Hygiene and Therapy RCS Eng 2017 GDC Number 272225
Ceri is our dental therapist. She qualified in 2017 from Kings in London. She is from Clydach and is learning Welsh.
Lowri is our practice manager. She’s also married to Aled, and together they have 3 daughters. Lowri works part time at the practice. Her remaining time is spent looking after the children! Lowri is from Tumble originally, and studied to be a primary school teacher in Trinity College Carmarthen before working in several schools, most recently Drefach before taking up her post as practice manager and mother.