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

Gemma Norman

Dental Nurse GDC - 130844

Gemma has worked at the Parade for seven years, and she has over eleven years experience She works with our Orthodontist, Endodontist and Implantologists. Gemma enjoys reading and spending time with her friends.

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Catherine Oliver

Dental Nurse GDC - 146562

Catherine has worked at The Parade for 18 Years. She primarily works with our Periodontist/Implantologist Dr Binney

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Laura Martlew

Dental Nurse GDC - 188005

Laura joined the Practice in 2011 as Dental Nurse. Laura qualified at the UHW in 2005. She is also qualified in Radiography and a highly experienced Implant Nurse. Laura primarily works with our Specialist Dentist Dr Gareth Jenkins

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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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Daniela Parker

Trainee Dental Nurse

Daniela is our Trainee Dental Nurse who will shortly qualify. She primarily works with Dr Michael Page, and assists with General Dentistry and Implants.

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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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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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Jennie Haywood-Hull


Bev joined our Team in March 2016 as a Dental Nurse. Bev previously worked at our Oasis Pentwyn Practice and brings over 20 years dental nursing experience with her. Bev is now looking to expand her skills here with implants, Orthodontics and Restorations

Jennie enjoys lecturing all over the country including at the International Congress meeting for Dental Implants and attends a variety of courses to maintain her knowledge and understanding of all modern concepts. Jennie can offer a range of supportive services starting from a high standard of hygiene maintenance and desensitising treatments right through to intensive non-surgical periodontal treatment. Jennie has a history of treating dental phobic patients and has a gentle and patient manner with all.

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Karen Ventrice


Karen has worked at The Parade for over 25 years as our Hygienist and is literally part of the furniture here at the Parade. Karen has a wealth of experience and is very popular with our Patients.

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Sarah Wiltshire

Head Nurse GDC - 140028

Sarah is our Head Nurse and is currently on Maternity Leave

Rachel Dziadosz

Dental Nurse GDC - 207227

Rachel joined our Team as Dental Nurse in February 2016 for Maternity Leave. Rachel has been a qualified Dental Nurse for seven years, and is currently studying Dental Technology at Cardiff Metropolitan University. Rachel loves nothing more than to relax by walking her dogs.

Beverley Rogan

Dental Nurse GDC - 142760

Bev joined our Team in March 2016 as a Dental Nurse. Bev previously worked at our Oasis Pentwyn Practice and brings over 20 years dental nursing experience with her. Bev is now looking to expand her skills here with implants, Orthodontics and Restorations

The Support Team

Juliet Bennett

Practice Co-ordinator GDC - 126064

Juliet joined the Cardiff Bay team in September 2013 and moved to The Parade in July 2015 as Practice Co-ordinator. She has been a fully qualified Dental Nurse since 1989 and brings a wealth of experience with her, including her Radiography qualification.

Ffion Wynne

Receptionist/Trainee Dental Nurse

Ffion joined the Team as Trainee Dental Nurse/Receptionist in June 2015 – currently she carries out Administration and Reception duties, and will begin her Trainee Dental Nurse qualification in the New Year.

Faye Jenkins


Faye has worked at The Parade for over twenty years, gaining experience in Surgery, and more recently enjoying part-time hours. When not in the Practice Faye spends her time walking her dog, transporting her daughter around socialising with family and friends.

Donna Lovell

Senior Practice Manager

Donna joined the Company in October 2010 as Practice Manager of Oasis Canton, Cardiff. She has also been Multi-Site Manager for various Practices and Operations Consultant, moving to The Parade in June 2015. She comes from a strong management background within hotels as Human Resources and Hotel Manager.

Jamie Nyks

Practice Manager

Jamie joined the parade in April 2016, with a wealth of line management and significant customer service in both the retail and public sector environment. A team player who enjoys bringing the best out of people. His spare time is taken up with coaching youth football and spending time with his family.