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.
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 www.gdc-uk.org.
- 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
- 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
- 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
- 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
- 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
- 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
- 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 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 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.