• Dr Andreas Pachis

    Dentist GDC No.115763

    Dr Andreas Pachis studied stomatology (the study of the mouth and gum diseases) and dentistry at the University of Bucharest. He graduated in 2001 with the title Doctor/Medic. Having returned to his native country, Greece, Dr Pachis completed his military training and subsequently obtained his license to practice general dentistry from the Greek Directorate of Public Health. He was employed by the General Hospital of Kalamata (Greece) as a dentist. 

    He is particularly interested in oral rehabilitation with fixed prosthetics (e.g. bridges, crowns, implants, veneers). As part of his continuous professional development, Dr Pachis attended numerous conferences and seminars in Europe and completed a number of training courses, for example injectables (Botox®, Juvederm, etc.) with KT Training of Harley Street in 2010 and short term orthodontics (Six Month Smiles®) in 2011. He is currently studying for a Postgraduate Diploma in Implant Dentistry (PgDipImp) with UCLAN (UK), diploma due to be completed by the end of 2014.


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  • Dr Magda Zenha Ferreira

    Restorative Dentist LMD Portugal 2009 GDC No.190809

    Dr Magda Zenha Ferreira qualified in CESPU Portugal in 2009 and joined our practice in June 2011. Magda has a certificate in Restorative Dentistry and is a member of the British Academy of Restorative Dentistry. At present she is studying a Masters in Orthodontics at Warwick University.

  • Dr Sara Teixeira

    Dentist GDC No.211449

    Dr Sara Teixeira joined the company in December 2011, she qualified in Cespu, Portugal in 2009. She holds a post qualification in Oral Surgery where she studied In Lima, Peru – March 2011. Sara speaks fluent Portuguese and English.

  • Luis Saraiva

    Dentist GDC Reg no. 269491

    Luis joined our team in July 2017. Luis is interested in general dentistry & providing the best care to our patients.

  • Dr Mohammed Hafeez Sharief

    Dentist GDC No. 256167 | LDS RCS England 2015

    Hafeez Sharief graduated from India In 2002 and started working in Oral surgery department in Morriston Hospital Swansea for 5 years , Hafeez is passionate about dentistry and regularly attends postgraduate courses in the UK and abroad to ensure that he is abreast of the latest techniques and technology. He has already gained his Diploma of Membership From the prestigious Royal College of Surgeons of Glasgow, and LDS from Royal college of surgeons of England.

    Hafeez's particular interest is in cosmetic and surgical dentistry to help his patients achieve the best possible aesthetic results. Hafeez has been told his warm and friendly manner helps even then most nervous of patients feel at ease in the dental chair. Ultimately, Hafeez believes in providing his patients with the best preventative oral health solutions as well as all the available treatment options and their relative advantages and disadvantages, so each patient can opt for the best course of action to suit their individual needs.

    Hafeez is eager to welcome existing and new patients to Oasis who can enjoy being treated to the highest standard in a friendly, warm environment.


  • Esther Thomas

    Dental Hygienist GDC No.115782 -- diploma in dental hygiene cardiff 2007

    Esther is a qualified hygienist. She works here one day a week.

Dental Nurses

  • DeeAnna Williams

    Dental Nurse GDC No.144060 -- NEBDN 2001

    Dee Anna has worked for the company since September 1999 where she gained her qualification qualified in 2001. Dee Anna first worked in our Tredegar practice then transferred here to Ebbw Vale in January 2011. Dee is also our Radiation Protection Supervisor.

  • Rachel Andrews

    Dental Nurse GDC No.219364 -- NVQ L3 & VRQ L3 in dental nursing

    Rachel has worked for the company since 2007 where she gained her qualification and qualified as a Dental Nurse in 2009.

  • Emily Brougham

    Dental Nurse GDC No. 246472 -- certificate in higher education in dental nursing 2013

    Emily joined our team in September 2013 and qualified as a Dental Nurse in August 2014.  Emily is also our Infection Control Lead.

  • Claire Steer

    Dental Nurse GDC no. 224352 -- NEBDN 2001

    Claire joined our team in March 2014 as a qualified Dental Nurse in 2011. Claire nurses for all our dentists here and also works on reception.

  • Chloe Williams

    Dental Nurse GDC No.183598 -- NEBDN 2009

    Chloe has worked for the company since April 2007 where she gained her qualification and qualified as a Dental Nurse in 2009.

  • Kathryn Saunders

    Trainee Dental Nurse

    Kathryn is our newest member of the team, having joined us in December 2017. Kathryn is our Trainee Dental Nurse and has just sat her final Exams and is awaiting results.

  • Caitlin Evans

    Apprentice Nurse

    Caitlin joined the team in October 2016 and is our apprentice Nurse and has just sat her final Exams and awaiting results. 

Practice staff

  • Ruth Cusack

    Senior Receptionist

    Ruth has worked for the company since February 1998. Qualified as a Dental Nurse in 2000 but decided to slightly change her career from a Dental Nurse to Dental Receptionist, and a promotion to Senior Receptionist.

  • Stephanie Harrison

    Practice Manager

    Stephanie started her career as a dental nurse 30 years ago. She previously worked as a practice manager at our Tredegar practice for 14 years. She then left for a career change in 2011 but later returned and joined our Ebbw Vale team.

  • Nicola Shankland


    Nicola is our receptionist, she has worked here since 2012.  Nicola has no dental experience but has excellent customer service. 

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