WHY CHOOSE RHIWBINA DENTAL FOR YOUR IMPLANT TREATMENT?
At Rhiwbina Dental in Cardiff, we provide the very best in dental implant treatment - without the fear factor. Implants are an investment in your future dental health, and we know you’ll feel reassured by the fact that Rhiwbina has assembled some of the most qualified implant professionals in the field. Highly experienced in placing implants, we have collectively placed hundreds of dental implants in the past few years. In addition to our extensive history with implants, we are constantly looking to the future and exploring the latest technologies and innovations to ensure we remain on the cutting edge of implantology.
Based proudly in Cardiff, Wales, we have built an international reputation for excellence, based on a willingness to constantly challenge ourselves and the boundaries of technology, achieving, what are often, life-changing transformations for our patients.
OUR DENTAL IMPLANT TEAM
Dr Nick Claydon
BDS MScD PhD MJDF RCS (Eng)
Specialist in Periodontology and Implantology
GDC No 61547
Nick is a member of the Royal College of Surgeons of England and is a Clinical Lecturer in Implantology at Cardiff Dental School.
His research interests include developing research methodologies, periodontal conditions, bone augmentation and peri-implant lesions. He has conducted more than 70 clinical research studies and has published over 40 papers in peer-reviewed journals in these fields of interest. Nick lectures in the national and international forum and is a reviewer for high impact dental journals.
He has developed a national reputation for aesthetic treatment of complex restorative cases involving periodontal, implant and prosthodontic treatment. A particular sphere of interest includes the management of peri-implantitis lesions. Nick’s innovative approach to dentistry has led to the adoption and implementation of the cutting edge technologies. Nick lectures widely on his research and practice concepts and contributes to the periodontology, bone augmentation and peri-implantitis programmes in the Bristol and Cardiff Dental School Masters degrees for Periodontology and Implantology. He is an active member of the Association of Dental Implantology, a member of the International Team of Implantology and is a Fellow of the Higher Academy of Education.
Nick utilises his valuable teaching experience as mentor both within and external to the Practice Group, managing complex implant cases for dentists. His practice is accredited by the Department of Postgraduate Dentistry in Cardiff.
Dr Robert Adams
BDS FDS RCS (Eng) MSurgDent RCS MSc (UCL, Implant Dentistry)
Specialist in Oral Surgery/Implant Surgeon
GDC No 67418
After graduating Robert spent eight years in maxillofacial and oral surgery positions and is now recognised as an expert in oral surgery. During 2000 Robert completed (with distinction) a year-long MSc Implant Dentistry programme at Eastman Dental Hospital, London. This prestigious training is the best of its kind throughout the UK. Since 2003 he has been a Clinical Lecturer in Dental Implantology at Cardiff Dental Hospital. During this time Robert has completed the most complex dental implant treatments including treating patients who have Hypodontia (born with no adult teeth).
Whilst in this role, Robert has been involved in teaching postgraduate and undergraduate students about dental implants and has been involved in setting up teaching programmes at the University of Wales in bone grafting and dental implants. Robert has lectured on the surgical aspects of dental implantology. The post also involves the teaching of implant treatments to undergraduate and postgraduate students.
Robert is particularly interested in reconstructing missing gum and bone tissue during implant treatment including soft tissue and bone grafting and guided bone regeneration. As a dedicated member of the Association of Dental Implantology and European Association for Osseointegration, Robert ensures that he keeps up-to-date with the latest techniques. Robert has treated patients on Channel Four’s “10 Years Younger”. Robert also carries out implantology and oral surgery referrals including hard and soft tissue grafting and wisdom teeth extractions. Robert works with us at The Pines two days per week and welcomes referrals from other GDPs.
Dr Joon Seong
BDS MFDS RCPS
GDC No 158303
Joon Seong is a graduate of the University of Bristol and is registered to the General Dental Council (GDC No. 158303). After having successfully passed exams from both the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow and the Faculty of General Dental Practice UK (FGDP (UK)), Joon attained his MFDS RCPS (Glasg) in 2010 and FGDP (UK) Certificate in Masterclass in Facial Aesthetics at The Royal College of Surgeons of England in 2011.
Joon works as a Clinical Research Fellow and a Clinical Lecturer at Bristol Dental Hospital, University of Bristol. His research interests include developing research methodologies, periodontal conditions, bone augmentation and peri-implant lesions, the scientific evaluation of oral health care products, toothwear, dentine hypersensitivity and tooth whitening. He has conducted many clinical research studies with pending publications in peer-reviewed journals. Joon is particularly involved with undergraduate teaching & training of Periodontology at the University of Bristol and lectures in the national forum.
Joon has developed a reputation for aesthetic treatment of complex restorative cases as well as non-surgical management of facial rejuvenation/aesthetics. These treatments involve periodontal, implant and prosthodontics treatment as well as the use of Botulinum Toxin (also known as Botox®), Dermal Fillers (e.g. Restylane® or Juvéderm®) and Plasma Rich in Growth Factors (PRGF®-Endoret®). Further fields of interests include management of missing teeth as well as management of failing dental implants. Joon very much enjoys the adaptation and implementation of the cutting edge technologies to his everyday practice and takes great pride and joy in achieving beautiful outcomes with his attention to fine detail.
Currently, Joon is a Council Member of the British Society of Periodontology, where guidelines in periodontology are written and regulated for British Dentists. And he is an active member of Association of Dental Implantology (ADI), British Dental Association (BDA) and International Team for Implantology (ITI).
Dr Andrew Gardiner
GDC No 103468
Andrew was brought up and educated in Whitchurch. He has had an exciting career to date with time spent working in hospitals in the UK, as a dental volunteer in the Himalayas and thoroughly enjoyed completing his training in the Welsh Valleys. He is now happily settled back in Whitchurch and has worked for Rhiwbina Dental Surgery since 2007.
Andrew prides himself with his management of anxious patients and always strives to provide the highest levels of care in a friendly atmosphere. He feels it is important to continuously update his skills and has attended advanced postgraduate courses in dental implants, smile makeovers and facial rejuvenation.
Andrew's impeccable attention to detail and high end precision compliments his passion to provide his patients with the perfect smile.
Outside of work he enjoys long walks with his Welsh Collie, Dewi, and loves attending Arts events throughout Wales. To keep fit Andrew enjoys playing squash, going to the gym and Skiing.
Dr Aly Virani
BDS(Hons) MJDF RCS(Eng)
GDC no. 229404
Aly works as a Clinical Research Fellow and a Clinical Lecturer at Bristol Dental Hospital, University of Bristol. His research interests include developing research methodologies, periodontal conditions, bone augmentation and peri-implant lesions. He is currently involved in clinical research studies with publications in peer reviewed journals. Aly is involved with undergraduate teaching & training at the University of Bristol and also lectures in the national forum.
Aly is an active member of the International Team for Implantology and is also a Member of the Joint Dental Faculties of the Royal College of Surgeons (England) and the Welsh representative on the committee for the Association of Dental Implantology.
Dr Sinéad Daly
GDC No 243819
Sinéad graduated from Queens University Belfast with the degree Bachelor of Dental Surgery, in which she achieved Distinctions in the areas of Conservation, Prosthetics and Oral Surgery. She has recently untaken her fellowship exams and is now a member of the Royal College of Surgeons (England).
Sinéad has taken numerous courses including the ITI Foundation in Dental Implants in partnership with Straumann. This course is highly regarded in implant dentistry.