Our Team

Dr Craig Lewis
Principal Dental Surgeon – Bds (Hons) Cardiff
GDC 210741

Craig grew up in South Wales & graduated from Cardiff University Dental School with honours. Craig was given the prize of ‘Dental student of the year’ award for the “best all round student who displayed the best professionalism, clinical competence & team work and is voted on by all staff members” during his time at Cardiff.
Craig is trained in using dental implants by one of the most widely used implant systems in the world, Dental Biohorizons. This is the most effective way of replacing a tooth & can be done by spreading the cost by using one of our monthly payment plans.

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Dr Sean Haywood BDS (Hons) Cardiff CertMOS MJDF RCS(Eng)
Dental Surgeon 
GDC NUMBER 210731

Originally from Staffordshire, Sean graduated from Cardiff University Dental School in 2011 and has since worked in and around the Cardiff area where he has lived for the past 11 years. Sean is a skilled dental surgeon and is a keen implant dentist.

Sean is passionate about his patient care.  He treats his patients to the highest possible standard and likes to work in a calm and friendly manner.

Always seeking new opportunities to continue to develop his skills, Sean completed additional surgical training with Cardiff University and at the Royal College of Surgeons prior to beginning his implant training with Biohorizons and Anklyos.  Sean will also soon have a Diploma in Implant Dentistry.

Outside of work Sean regularly attends the gym, cycles, runs and enjoys travelling.

Beth Workman 

Practice Manager – BA(Hons)

Beth grew up in Ogmore-By-Sea but has lived in Cardiff since the year 2000. Beth is a fluent welsh speaker having done all of her education through the medium of welsh.
Beth graduated Cardiff(Met) in 2003 with a BA(Hons) Management degree.  She also achieved a post graduate Teaching Degree from Cardiff University whilst working in the Specialist Teaching sector with Behaviour Support.

Beth enjoys the simple life; the great outdoors, to travel, eating good food and spending time with family and friends.

Beth is a fitness/gym enthusiast. As a result of this hard work & determination, she won the overall Great British title whilst competing in 2012 in the fitness industry.

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tess kirczey

Tess Kirczey

Dental Receptionist

Tess has been at Birchgrove Dental Practice for nearly five years.  She has previously worked as an experienced dental nurse and has a vast dental knowledge and is always happy to help.

Tess has a previous working background as an accounts clerk  and was a director in a construction company for ten years.

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Allyson Pearce 

Dental Nurse

GDC 26821

Allyson is a qualified dental nurse.  She thoroughly enjoys her role; being hands on with patients.  Her priority is delivering excellent patient care and service.

Allyson has always enjoyed working in the care profession, with her previous role being with primary and secondary schools and other professional bodies helping to bridge the gap where relationships have broken down, with the aim of encouraging a more positive future.

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viv mccaver

Viv McCaver

Dental Receptionist

Viv has worked at Birchgrove Dental for 4 years.  She thoroughly enjoys meeting and interacting with the patients.  Having a good chat and making our patients feel relaxed is what Viv does best.

Viv has a degree in German and originally has taught French and German languages.  Following this she re-trained as a bilingual secretary.

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Claire Thompson

Dental Nurse

GDC 246019

Claire has been dental nursing for 29 years and joined Birchgrove Dental in April 2011. Claire had a break from dental nursing when her children were young and during this time worked in a school.

Claire has many hobbies.  She loves to spend time with family; she also enjoys home baking; travel and history.

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karen rees

Karen Rees

Dental Hygienist – CEB Dip Dent Hygiene

GDC 4313

Karen is a specialist in the caring of the gums and teeth.  She plays a huge role in helping our patients to care for their oral hygiene whilst giving advice and prevention information.

 

Karen has worked at Birchgrove Dental Practice for many years, and did so as a Dental Nurse, before graduating in with her diploma in Dental Hygiene in 1992.

Michelle Buckley

Dental Nurse

GDC 116701

Michelle qualified as a dental nurse in 1996. Since then she has continued to grow in experience by working in different dental settings and relishing at training opportunities that come her way.

Michelle is very professional and takes her work ethic standards very seriously, so much so that Michelle has achieved a Staffer Millard award for ‘Best Clinical Achievement’.

Michelle enjoys reading, swimming, dog walking and cooking.  Michelle has family in Sweden and regularly visits throughout the year.

 

For more information, please Contact us.

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craig lewis

Dr Craig Lewis
Principal Dental Surgeon – Bds (Hons) Cardiff
GDC 210741

Craig grew up in South Wales & graduated from Cardiff University Dental School with honours. Craig was given the prize of ‘Dental student of the year’ award for the “best all round student who displayed the best professionalism, clinical competence & team work and is voted on by all staff members” during his time at Cardiff.
Craig is trained in using dental implants by one of the most widely used implant systems in the world, Dental Biohorizons. This is the most effective way of replacing a tooth & can be done by spreading the cost by using one of our monthly payment plans.

Read More

Dr Sean Haywood BDS (Hons) Cardiff CertMOS MJDF RCS(Eng)
Dental Surgeon 
GDC NUMBER 210731

Originally from Staffordshire, Sean graduated from Cardiff University Dental School in 2011 and has since worked in and around the Cardiff area where he has lived for the past 11 years. Sean is a skilled dental surgeon and is a keen implant dentist.

Sean is passionate about his patient care.  He treats his patients to the highest possible standard and likes to work in a calm and friendly manner.

Always seeking new opportunities to continue to develop his skills, Sean completed additional surgical training with Cardiff University and at the Royal College of Surgeons prior to beginning his implant training with Biohorizons and Anklyos.  Sean will also soon have a Diploma in Implant Dentistry.

Outside of work Sean regularly attends the gym, cycles, runs and enjoys travelling.

beth workman

Beth Workman 

Practice Manager – BA(Hons)

Beth grew up in Ogmore-By-Sea but has lived in Cardiff since the year 2000. Beth is a fluent welsh speaker having done all of her education through the medium of welsh.
Beth graduated Cardiff(Met) in 2003 with a BA(Hons) Management degree.  She also achieved a post graduate Teaching Degree from Cardiff University whilst working in the Specialist Teaching sector with Behaviour Support.

Beth enjoys the simple life; the great outdoors, to travel, eating good food and spending time with family and friends.

Beth is a fitness/gym enthusiast. As a result of this hard work & determination, she won the overall Great British title whilst competing in 2012 in the fitness industry.

tess kirczey

Tess Kirczey

Dental Receptionist

Tess has been at Birchgrove Dental Practice for nearly five years.  She has previously worked as an experienced dental nurse and has a vast dental knowledge and is always happy to help.

Tess has a previous working background as an accounts clerk  and was a director in a construction company for ten years.

Read More

allyson pearce

Allyson Pearce 

Dental Nurse

GDC 26821

Allyson is a qualified dental nurse.  She thoroughly enjoys her role; being hands on with patients.  Her priority is delivering excellent patient care and service.

Allyson has always enjoyed working in the care profession, with her previous role being with primary and secondary schools and other professional bodies helping to bridge the gap where relationships have broken down, with the aim of encouraging a more positive future.

Read More

viv mccaver

Viv McCaver

Dental Receptionist

Viv has worked at Birchgrove Dental for 4 years.  She thoroughly enjoys meeting and interacting with the patients.  Having a good chat and making our patients feel relaxed is what Viv does best.

Viv has a degree in German and originally has taught French and German languages.  Following this she re-trained as a bilingual secretary.

Read More

claire thompson

Claire Thompson

Dental Nurse

GDC 246019

Claire has been dental nursing for 29 years and joined Birchgrove Dental in April 2011. Claire had a break from dental nursing when her children were young and during this time worked in a school.

Claire has many hobbies.  She loves to spend time with family; she also enjoys home baking; travel and history.

Read More

karen rees

Karen Rees

Dental Hygienist – CEB Dip Dent Hygiene

GDC 4313

Karen is a specialist in the caring of the gums and teeth.  She plays a huge role in helping our patients to care for their oral hygiene whilst giving advice and prevention information.

 

Karen has worked at Birchgrove Dental Practice for many years, and did so as a Dental Nurse, before graduating in with her diploma in Dental Hygiene in 1992.

michelle resized

Michelle Buckley

Dental Nurse

GDC 116701

Michelle qualified as a dental nurse in 1996. Since then she has continued to grow in experience by working in different dental settings and relishing at training opportunities that come her way.

Michelle is very professional and takes her work ethic standards very seriously, so much so that Michelle has achieved a Staffer Millard award for ‘Best Clinical Achievement’.

Michelle enjoys reading, swimming, dog walking and cooking.  Michelle has family in Sweden and regularly visits throughout the year.

 

For more information, please Contact us.