Meet the team

The Parade Specialist Dental Centre is proud of its reputation for providing clinical excellence with an exceptional level of patient care. Every member of our team plays an important role in achieving and continuing this reputation.

.There is well over 90 years general/specialist dental experience at The Parade Specialist Dental Centre. We are renowned for our first class clinical and reception teams and our long-standing commitment to our patients’ dental health and care.

We also use the very latest dental technology to ensure we are always able to offer our patients the very best care.

The Clinical Team

Dr Duncan Shadwell

Specialist in Endodontics (GDC Number 517351) BDS (Lond), 1982, LDSRCS Eng 1983, MSc (Lond), MRDRCS Eng

Dr Duncan Shadwell provides specialist endodontic services at practices in Cheltenham and Cardiff. Dr Shadwell is registered with the General Dental Council and is a qualified dental surgeon with the Royal Dental Hospital London. He held two Senior House Officer posts in maxillofacial surgery before entering general dental practice in 1985.

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Dr Gareth Jenkins

Specialist in Restorative Dentistry and Prosthodontics, Implant Surgeon (GDC Number 44197) BDS (Wales), MScD (Wales), FDS, RCS (Ed)

After Dr Gareth Jenkins qualified in 1970 at Cardiff Dental School and obtaining his Fellowship in Dental Surgery in Edinburgh, Gareth opened The Parade Dental Centre in 1975. Gareth has over thirty five years’ experience in advanced restorative treatments, such as implants and precision attachments, and has placed over 6000 dental implants. It is on this experience that treatment plans are based. In most cases he is able to give a patient fixed teeth within six to eight weeks.

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Adrian Binney

Specialist in Periodontics and Implant Surgeon (GDC Number 62626) BDS (Wales), MScD (Wales), FDS,RCPS (Glasg)

Adrian Binney qualified from Cardiff Dental School at the University of Cardiff in 1987 and gained the year prize in orthodontics. Following several house positions in restorative dentistry and oral maxillofacial surgery where he gained valuable surgical training and training in restorative dentistry he returned in 1994 to Cardiff to complete a Masters Degree in Periodontology.

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Dr Mirko Barth

Specialist in Orthodontics (GDC Number 82968) BDS

In 1985 Dr Mirko Barth graduated from Donezk Medical Institute (Ukraine). Between the years of 1985 to 1989 he conducted further studies and trained as a specialist orthodontist in Germany. In 1990 he was employed by the German Government as a general dentist practitioner. Then in 1992 he set up a dental practice and over the next nine years continued to develop the practice having attained Specialist orthodontic status in 1989. Subsequently, he worked as a general dental practitioner and orthodontist associate in a German Dental Clinic based in Southern Africa (Botswanna).

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Dr Michael Page

Implant Dentist (GDC Number 79536) BDS (Wales), MSc Implantology, MFGDP

Dr Michael Page qualified from Cardiff Dental Hospital in 2001 having gained the Rita Cohen prize in biochemistry during his 10 years at university. Michael undertook a number of positions in South Wales gaining experience in various areas of dentistry. During this time, he always maintained close contact and links with Cardiff, his colleagues at the dental hospital, attending numerous postgraduate courses and undertaking cases in conjunction with colleagues at the dental hospital. In 2007, he joined The Parade Dental Surgery further advancing his experiencing in more complex cases and developing a special interest in dental implantology and surgical dentistry.

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Dr Matthew Thomas

Specialist in Restorative Dentistry, Endodontics, Prosthodontics and Periodontics Implant Surgeon (GDC Number 83392) BDS Hons (Wales), MPhil (Cardiff), MFDSRCS (Eng), MRDRCS (Edin) FDS Rest. Dent. RCS (Eng)

Matthew is one of the few dentists in Wales who is a General Dental Council registered Specialist in Restorative Dentistry, Endodontics, Prosthodontics and Periodontics. Matthew is a Consultant in Restorative Dentistry (an expert in the preservation and replacement of teeth). During his dental school training he was awarded nine prizes for his academic achievements including the excellence award for the highest mark in the final year examinations and the awards in Oral Surgery and Dental Materials.

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Dr Jason Hart

Dentist (GDC number 71335) BDS

Originally from South Wales, Jason qualified from Bristol University in 1995. Jason started his career as a House Officer at Cardiff Dental Hospital then on to working in a busy NHS and private practice in Bristol. Jason developed an interest in cosmetic and implant dentistry, completing an implant year accreditation and continued on to complete a highly respected Cosmetic and Aesthetic Restorative Dentistry course in 2007. This led him to become a member of the British Academy of Aesthetic Dental Practitioners in 2008. In 2010 he was given a national award for General Dentistry.

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Jenny Haywood-Hull

Hygienist (GDC Number 5623) CEB Dip Dent Hygiene 2000



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Karen Ventrice

Hygienist (GDC Number 3121) CEB Cert in Dental Hygiene 1986



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