Park Street Dental | Meet the Team

Park Street Dental looking after Bridgend's Precious Smiles

Meet the Team

A caring and professional team awaits your visit.

The practice Dentists, Therapists and Nurses engage in regular personal and professional development. Our objective is to keep up to date with current thinking on all aspects of Dentistry, especially preventative care which can reduce your need for dental treatment.

At Park Street Dental, all new staff members joining the practice are given training in practice procedures, and there is an ongoing programme to review the training needs of everyone in the practice.

Dr Phil Welch

Practice Owner – BDS. (Hons) London MFDS. RCSEd – GDC no. 85936

Qualified with honours as a dental surgeon in 2005 from Guys, Kings and St Thomas school of dentistry, University of London.

After qualifying, Dr Welch moved back to Wales and did his vocational training in Cardigan. In 2006 Dr Welch became an associate dentist in a dental practice in Neath. In 2010 he came a member of the faculty of dental surgery, The Royal College of Surgeons, Edinburgh. After working in Neath for 7 years he decided it was time to buy his own practice and has become the principal dentist here in Park Street Dental.

Dr Welch is up to date with the latest advances in dentistry and regularly attends continual professional development courses, which have included a one-year implant course, adult orthodontics, and composite bonding courses including Avante Garde and Jason Smithson to name just a few. Dr Welch believes in pain-free dentistry and focuses on prevention and individually tailored oral health programs for all his patients.

He understands how distressing dental phobia can be, which can lead to stress/anxiety and poor oral health. Here in Park Street, Dr Phil Welch and his team will take the time to alleviate all these fears and help you maintain good oral health and regain confidence.

Dr Welch undertakes all types of cosmetic dentistry from veneers, and composite bonding to clear braces, to achieve the smile patients want and deserve.

“We are proud of the smiles that leave Park Street Dental” Dr Phil Welch.

Outside of dentistry, Dr Welch has a young family and enjoys keeping fit, he runs for Bridgend A.C. and has run 3 marathons and numerous half marathons. He has also represented Wales in Touch Rugby and has achieved his 50th cap.


Dr Bethan Lewis

(Hons) Wales. GDC no. 103451

Beth Lewis qualified in Cardiff in 2006.

Since qualifying, she has completed 2 postgraduate courses with Paul Tipton and the Tipton Training Academy, in restorative and aesthetic dentistry. She has also attended a smile design course in Kiev with Maxim Belograd. Beth has completed an Invisalign Go qualification.

Beth is a very personable dentist and passionate about educating children in oral hygiene care and dietary habits.

Beth worked as an associate in Merthyr for 14 years. However, having moved to Ogmore by Sea she joined the practice in September 2019, to support her young family, and has never looked back.

Beth is married and has 3 young boys and a lively Spanish water dog called Luna. She enjoys paddle boarding, walking and socialising with a glass of bubbles and some chocolate.

Staff Details

DENTISTS

  • Dr Phil Welch – Practice Owner – BDS. (Hons) London MFDS. RCSEd – GDC no. 85936
  • Dr Martha Davies – (Hons) Cardiff. GDC no. 278466
  • Dr Bethan Lewis – (Hons) Wales. GDC no. 103451

DENTAL THERAPIST/HYGIENIST

  • Vanessa Becerra Sanchez – Diploma in Dental Hygiene – GDC no. 282882
  • Sarah Virgo– HE.DIP.DH/DT– GDC no. 202575

PRACTICE MANAGER

  • Catherine Hayes

DENTAL NURSES

  • Kayleigh Berry – Dental Nurse GDC no. 298687
  • Carmen Wall – Dental Nurse GDC no. 304934
  • Emilia Roberts – Dental Nurse GDC no. 311282
  • Ellie Greening – Dental Nurse GDC no. 310018
  • Katlina Smith – Dental Nurse GDC no. 158570
  • Lily Rutter – Trainee Dental Nurse

RECEPTION TEAM

  • Nadia Bennet – Head receptionist and Qualified Dental Surgery Assistant – GDC no. 143062
  • Michelle Davies – Receptionist
  • Sadie Pemberton – Receptionist / Trainee Dental Nurse