Dr Len Smart
GDC - 61454
Len qualified from Cardiff Dental School in 1986. He has worked in general practice in Caerphilly and Bridgend. His special interests include cosmetic dentistry, implants and caring for patients with bite (occlusal) and jaw and headache problems.
Len’s free time is taken up with sailing, antiques, DIY and motorcycling.
Dr Sophie Clayton
GDC - 259135
Sophie qualified from Cardiff Dental School in 2015. She enjoys all aspects of dentistry especially smile makeovers.
Other than dentistry Sophie has a passion for hockey and represented her country (Wales) in the 2018 Commonwealth Games.
Dr Charlotte Buchanan
GDC - 284145
Charlie qualified from Cardiff university in 2019.
Dr Michael O’Brien
GDC - 283571
Michael qualified from Manchester Dental School in 2019.
Dr Patrick Bannister
GDC - 290421
Patrick qualified from Bristol Dental School in 2020.
Dr Emily Jennings
GDC - 265618
Emily qualified from Cardiff Dental School in 2021.
& Dental Implants
GDC - 69789
Angharad qualified in Dentistry at Cardiff in 1994 and gained a fellowship from the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh in 1996. After a variety of hospital posts and three years in general dental practice, Angharad began her 3 year Specialist Orthodontic training in 1999. Following this, she spent a further 4½ years in advanced specialist clinical training, leading to a fellowship in Orthodontics (FDS(Orth)) and a consultant post.
In 2007, Angharad was appointed as Consultant Orthodontist at the Royal Gwent Hospital, but continues to have an active role in teaching at the Dental Hospital in Cardiff and is an Educational Supervisor for senior specialist trainees. She has also worked as a Specialist Practitioner in a practice in Cardiff since 2003. She is registered with the General Dental Council as a Specialist in Orthodontics, she is a member of the British Orthodontic Society, The British Lingual Orthodontic Society and an examiner for the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh.
Angharad has a special interest in those cases which require multi-disciplinary care, involving restorative dentistry, and surgery to correct underlying jaw discrepancies. She is a registered ‘invisalign’ and ‘Incognito’ practitioner. Angharad is also a fluent Welsh speaker.
Dr Megan Faulkner
GDC - 209665
Dr Craig Mallorie
GDC - 103488
Oral Surgery, Dental Implants and Sedation
Craig is our multi-award winning dental surgeon who performs complex surgical extractions, dental implants and intravenous sedation treatments at Bridge Dental Care.
Over the years he has travelled the World to study and improve his skills in these areas across three continents. In California, USA, he completed a one-year Master Implant Clinician Program finishing the course as top student amongst the international intake of 150 dental surgeons. He also completed his Dental Implant Diploma with distinction in Sydney and has been placing dental implants for over 11 years with success rates in excess of 98-percent.
As well as working here at Bridge Dental Care he also works as a Specialty Dental Surgeon in Oral Surgery at the University Hospital of Wales where he performs complex oral surgery treatments as well as training of junior staff in the practice of oral surgery.