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Meet the team caring for you

Everyone at our practice is committed to providing you with the very best in dental healthcare. Our dental team bring a wealth of experience to the practice and have individually obtained high standards of professional qualification.

Professional Registration

The General Dental Council (GDC) is the regulatory body of the dental profession in the United Kingdom. Their address is 37 Wimpole Street, London, W1G 8DQ and their telephone number is 020 7887 3800. Our dentists and staff adhere to the regulations governing the profession by the GDC as set out in their publication "Standards for the Dental Team". You can find out more about the GDC on their website

Dr Robert Gordon
Dr Robert Gordon
Principal Dental Surgeon
BDS (Lond 1975) DPDS
GDC registration number: 49478

Dr Gordon is the principal dentist at Lion House Dentistry. Having qualified in London in 1975 he has been practicing dentistry for 38 years. He has a DPDS gained at Bristol University in 1998 in orthodontics, oral surgery and crowns and bridges. During his career Dr Gordon has built up a rapport with his patients with many of them regularly returning for over 35 years!

Dr Fiona  Clements
Dr Fiona Clements
Dental Surgeon
BDS Lond 1979
GDC registration number: 53905

Fiona qualified from the Royal London Hospital in 1979 and worked in London for 16 years. Following a move to Somerset, she then worked in a private practice for 19 years before moving to Lion House Dentistry. Fiona enjoys aesthetic dentistry providing long lasting restorations by preserving as much of the natural tooth as possible. She has a keen interest in endodontics, using the latest technology and equipment. A member of study groups since qualifying and a frequent attender of post-graduate courses, Fiona likes to keep ahead of the latest developments in dentistry. She also loves to treat children.

Dr Mark Milkins
Dr Mark Milkins
Dental Surgeon- Special Interest in Dental Implantology
BDS University of Birmingham 1980
GDC registration number: 54770

Mark has spent his first five years at Maldon House Dentistry gaining extensive experience in restorative dentistry and minor oral surgery, then went on to run his own practice for nearly 20 years in Pembrokeshire. Mark has been placing implants since 2002 and has devoted his entire time to implantology since 2009. He places several hundred implants per year mainly in the aesthetic zone. Treatments range from single implant crowns to complex full arch restorations and various grafting procedures including sinus and block augmentations. We use Straumann dental implants and Mark is one the first implant surgeons in the UK to place Straumann pure Ceramic metal-free implants.

Celia Hofgartner
Celia Hofgartner
Dental Hygienist
CEB Cert in Dental Hygiene 1976
GDC registration number: 1409

Celia graduated from Cardiff dental school as a dental hygienist in 1976, Celia has worked alongside Dr Gordon for 26 years. With great motivational skills Celia enjoys providing her patients with the knowledge to improve their dental health.

Gemma  Bristow
Gemma Bristow
Practice Manager
National Certificate NEBDN 2006
GDC registration number: 142079

Gemma joined the practice in July 2016. She brings with her management experience and the addition of nursing skills.

Sarah Sealey
Sarah Sealey
Dental Nurse
NVQ L3 Oral Health Care:Dental Nursing& Indp Asses City & Guilds 2005
GDC registration number: 151126

Sarah has worked as dental nurse for the past 27 Years, and works with Fiona Clements within Lion House. She took her NVQ level 3 in oral health education in 2004 and is registered with the GDC.

Alison May
Alison May
Dental Nurse
National Certificate NEBDN 1995
GDC registration number: 162369

Alison is a qualified GDC registered dental nurse with many years experience, and works alongside Bob Gordon. She joined the practice in October 2014 and is our infection control lead at the practice. Alison also accompanies Mark Milkins as the implant nurse.

Tina  Morrell
Tina Morrell

Tina has worked alongside Bob Gordon for many years, previously as a dental nurse. She returned to work as one of our receptionists after a long break to bring up her family.

Emma Otway
Emma Otway

Emma joined the practice in May 2016 and brings several years of experience with her. She works on reception and also assists Mark Milkins in his diary and patient contact.