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 & teamwork 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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Craig is certified & trained in various short-term cosmetic brace systems to straighten teeth. He is trained & approved to use Six Month Smiles, Quick Straight Teeth, Invisalign Clear Aligners & the Inman Aligner.
Craig has trained to treat lines & wrinkles of the face & to sculpt & shape the cheeks & lips.

craig lewis

Dr Marco Yang 

Associate Dental Surgeon – BDS (Hons) Cardiff; MSc Manchester

GDC NUMBER 210842

Marco is originally from South Korea but has settled down in South Wales after graduating from Cardiff University in 2011.  He studied with the principal dentist Craig Lewis and they also shared a house together at the university for 4 years and have remained good friends since.

He has developed his skills by pursuing a master’s degree in Restorative and Aesthetics Dentistry in Manchester University (2016) and has a keen eye for detail when it comes to reproducing natural function and aesthetics.

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Marco has undertaken further orthodontic training for clear aligner braces and white ceramic braces. He is currently undertaking further training in implant dentistry using the Bio horizons system and is also enrolled on the Wired orthodontic training programme for comprehensive orthodontic treatments that he can offer his patients.

Marco strives to provide professional, honest and caring dental care to all patients and believes in a friendly and calming approach.

He is a dedicated family man who enjoys good food and good company and has two cats named Yuki and Ziggy.

Beth Lewis 

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 postgraduate 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

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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Tess loves to go out to eat and dancing.  Her favourite restaurants include Valentino’s and the Plough, in Whitchurch.  Tess enjoys spending her time with her grandchildren in West Wales at the weekends, especially when the weather allows them to go swimming.  Tess loves the family-run feel of Birchgrove Dental Practice especially the personal touch that we can offer to all of our patients. 

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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When Allyson is not working, she has a very busy home life with three sons.  As a family they enjoy getting out and about, exploring new places. Spending time with family is very important to Allyson.

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.


Olivia Weare

Dental Therapist

GDC 115367

Olivia was born and raised in South Wales. She studied Dental Therapy at Cardiff University and qualified in 2010.

Olivia won ‘Dental Therapist Academic Prize’ and a second prize for her high achievements in University. Olivia’s passion is providing her highest standard of care to her patients. Her priority is patient comfort and ensuring patients feel relaxed, whilst providing excellent patient care. Olivia treats both adults and children and provides a wide range of dental treatments including restorations.

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She has recently attended an intense hands-on course to enable her to provide very high quality, aesthetically pleasing white fillings. Olivia has two young children who keep her busy. They love exploring the outdoors as a family and are enthusiastic campers.

Seren Murphy

Dental Nurse

GDC 183690

Seren is originally from Derby.  She qualified as a Dental Nurse in 2009.  She thoroughly enjoys her role and is very good with dentally anxious patients and children.

Seren is trained in assisting with dental implants and enjoys new challenges in her work.

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Outside of work Seren enjoys watching murder documentaries.  Both inside and outside of work she does enjoy a good joke, she has a very bubbly; happy personality which ultimately is what puts patients at ease in her company.

Kirsty Rowland

Dental Nurse

GDC 168499

Kirsty qualified in 2008 with the National Diploma.  Outside of work, Kirsty loves spending time with her two young children.

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 & teamwork 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
Craig is certified & trained in various short-term cosmetic brace systems to straighten teeth. He is trained & approved to use Six Month Smiles, Quick Straight Teeth, Invisalign Clear Aligners & the Inman Aligner.
Craig has trained to treat lines & wrinkles of the face & to sculpt & shape the cheeks & lips.

Dr Marco Yang 

Associate Dental Surgeon – BDS (Hons) Cardiff; MSc Manchester

GDC NUMBER 210842

Marco is originally from South Korea but has settled down in South Wales after graduating from Cardiff University in 2011.  He studied with the principal dentist Craig Lewis and they also shared a house together at the university for 4 years and have remained good friends since.

He has developed his skills by pursuing a master’s degree in Restorative and Aesthetics Dentistry in Manchester University (2016) and has a keen eye for detail when it comes to reproducing natural function and aesthetics.

Read More
Marco has undertaken further orthodontic training for clear aligner braces and white ceramic braces. He is currently undertaking further training in implant dentistry using the Bio horizons system and is also enrolled on the Wired orthodontic training programme for comprehensive orthodontic treatments that he can offer his patients.

Marco strives to provide professional, honest and caring dental care to all patients and believes in a friendly and calming approach.

He is a dedicated family man who enjoys good food and good company and has two cats named Yuki and Ziggy.

Beth Lewis 

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 postgraduate 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

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
Tess loves to go out to eat and dancing.  Her favourite restaurants include Valentino’s and the Plough, in Whitchurch.  Tess enjoys spending her time with her grandchildren in West Wales at the weekends, especially when the weather allows them to go swimming.  Tess loves the family-run feel of Birchgrove Dental Practice especially the personal touch that we can offer to all of our patients. 

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
When Allyson is not working, she has a very busy home life with three sons.  As a family they enjoy getting out and about, exploring new places. Spending time with family is very important to Allyson.

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.


Olivia Weare

Dental Therapist

GDC 115367

Olivia was born and raised in South Wales. She studied Dental Therapy at Cardiff University and qualified in 2010.

Olivia won ‘Dental Therapist Academic Prize’ and a second prize for her high achievements in University. Olivia’s passion is providing her highest standard of care to her patients. Her priority is patient comfort and ensuring patients feel relaxed, whilst providing excellent patient care. Olivia treats both adults and children and provides a wide range of dental treatments including restorations.

Read More
She has recently attended an intense hands-on course to enable her to provide very high quality, aesthetically pleasing white fillings. Olivia has two young children who keep her busy. They love exploring the outdoors as a family and are enthusiastic campers.

Seren Murphy

Dental Nurse

GDC 183690

Seren is originally from Derby.  She qualified as a Dental Nurse in 2009.  She thoroughly enjoys her role and is very good with dentally anxious patients and children.

Seren is trained in assisting with dental implants and enjoys new challenges in her work.

Read More
Outside of work Seren enjoys watching murder documentaries.  Both inside and outside of work she does enjoy a good joke, she has a very bubbly; happy personality which ultimately is what puts patients at ease in her company.

Kirsty Rowland

Dental Nurse

GDC 168499

Kirsty qualified in 2008 with the National Diploma.  Outside of work, Kirsty loves spending time with her two young children.