Dr Anthony Bannon (GDC 194520) is the Practice Principal and graduated from Cardiff University in 2010.

 

After completing Vocational Training in Llantwit Major he moved to Glasgow spending a further year working in the University Dental Hospital treating complicated root canal cases, before settling at a busy family practice in South Ayrshire.

 

He successfully passed his MFDS examinations and is a member of the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons, Glasgow. 

 

He enjoys all aspects of dentistry particularly cosmetic fillings, tooth whitening and crowns and putting nervous patients at ease. He lives locally with his wife and two young daughters and spends his free time competing in triathlon, running and following Ulster Rugby and Manchester United.

Dr Christine Bannon (GDC 243668) graduated from the University of Glasgow. After achieving a First Class Honours in Biomedical Science she pursued a career in Dentistry.

Having completed post graduate training in Paediatric dentistry, Orthodontics & Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery while passing her Royal College exams (MFDS RCPSG) Christine decided to work alongside Anthony in setting up a family dental practice. 

Christine also teaches undergraduate dental students in Cardiff University on a part time basis. 

As the orthodontic provider in the practice, she offers both Six Month Smiles and Clear Braces. 

Jacqueline Allegri (GDC 4083) is our dedicated Dental Hygienist and qualified from Cardiff Dental School in 1991.

 

She has worked in both practice and hospital settings in University Hospital Wales, Cardiff and Morriston Hospital, Swansea.

 

"I care passionately about providing top quality healthcare to my patients.  My interests include keeping fit, hiking, climbing and travel."

David Tan - Dentist (GDC  271720) joined the practice in 2020. Graduating from Cardiff School of Dentistry in 2017 with Honours, he enjoys all aspects of dentistry but seeks particular pleasure in making restorations appear as natural as possible. 

Outside of work David is a keen artist and loves everything to do with food: cooking and eating!

Michelle Thomas - is our Receptionist, and joined the practice in June 2010 in what was meant to be a temporary role but after nearly 9 years she is a permanent fixture!

 

"I have seen so many patients grow up from babies and have come to know a lot of our lovely patients and do my best to make them feel at ease whilst waiting for treatment. Outside of work I enjoy spending time with my family and catching up with friends."

Theresa Godwin - Dental Nurse (GDC 236669 ) with over 25 years of experience.

 

"Dentistry has changed greatly since I first started at the age of 18! I enjoy providing the highest standard of care and getting to know and put patients at ease.

 

In my spare time I enjoy baking cakes so to try and counteract this I partake on long coastal walks with my dog and can often be found pitchside supporting my two sons in their rugby endeavours."

Zara Kaplan - Dental Nurse (GDC 267007) has enjoyed working within dentistry for the past 6 years and qualified in 2016. 

"Since then I have enjoyed every aspect of my role and my kind and nurturing personality helps make patients feel at ease. In my spare time I enjoy spending time with my son, walking, doing creative projects and have a passion for cooking.

Saffron Lovell - joined the practice in 2020 to start her dental nursing career. She is currently working towards gaining the Dental Nursing Diploma Level 3. 

"Dental nursing is very different compared to my last job where I worked as Cabin Crew. I am really enjoying my new role and I thoroughly enjoy learning whilst working."

Outside of work Saffron enjoys socialising with family and friends and loves taking her puppy out along the Welsh Coastal Path.