Our dedicated team are passionate about Dentistry and delivering superb patient care. They have a wealth of skill and experience, and are committed to providing the very best possible dental care to every patient, every time.
Superbly supported by our skilled and knowledgeable nurses and admin staff, our team will make you feel immediately at ease - you are in safe hands. Our mission is to focus on patient experience and aim to always exceed our patients' expectations.
We also aim to provide an exceptional workplace for our team - with a focus on clinical excellence, personal development and teamwork.
Principal Dentist, James Hayden, qualified at the University of Birmingham in 2007 with a distinction in Clinical Dentistry, and has since gained significant experience in General Dentistry across the UK, including placing and restoring Dental Implants. He has also gained valuable experience in Maxillofacial Surgery, and completed his Dental Implant training in 2013. He recently completed a Masters Degree in Dental Implantology and is a member of the International Team for Implants, and Director of the Regional Study Club for South Wales. James builds such trust and rapport with his patients, that some travel from London, Manchester and even abroad to continue seeing him. Proud father to four sons, he can usually be found on the beaches of Pembrokeshire surfing, sailing or trying to balance on a wing foil when he is not in clinic.
Dr James Hayden | Principal Dental Surgeon | BDS (Birm) MFDS Dip. MJDF (RCS), MSc Dent Imp, MCGDent | GDC 112822
Cerys Edwards graduated in 2010 from the University of Cardiff Dental School. Cerys has since gained significant experience in both General Practice and also in Hospital. She recently completed her Dental Implant training and is pleased to now be offering dental implant surgery and restoration to her patients. Farmer's daughter Cerys is passionate about Dentistry; her studies and volunteering projects have taken her all over the world. Cerys's patients absolutely love her. They value her relaxed, informative and extremely professional approach. Outside of work, Welsh-speaker Cerys enjoys baking, making and creating with her two young daughters, and is a keen snowboarder.
Dr Cerys Edwards | Associate Dental Surgeon | BDS (Wales) MJDF RCS (Eng) | GDC 194492
Nadia Khan joined us in Summer 2018 having gained experience in Swansea following her graduation. Originally from Cumbria, Nadia fell in love with Wales during her time at Cardiff University, and has been making her way West ever since. Nadia is a skilled and dedicated Dentist, committed to going the extra mile for her patients. She completed her Facial Aesthetics training in 2021 and recently completed her Dental Implant training - both treatments she now offers within the practice. Nadia is a big sports fan and loves her American Football. She is also the most fabulous Social Sec and Mrs Claus for the Hayden Dental Team.
Dr Nadia Khan | Associate Dental Surgeon | BDS (Wales) | GDC 265109
Sara Herbert-Evans joined us in 2021 having gained experience in Swansea following her graduation from Bristol in 2014. Fluent Welsh speaker Sara is originally from Carmarthenshire and some of you may recognise her from her Young Farmers' Club heyday. A keen sportswoman, skier and outdoors enthusiast, Sara takes full advantage of our glorious coastal location in West Wales and loves to travel farther afield whenever she gets a chance. Sara is a highly skilled and confident clinician - keen to keep her skills updated, she regularly undertakes additional training to broaden her scope of practice and enjoys offering Invisalign and Facial Aesthetics treatments.
Dr Sara Herbert-Evans | Associate Dental Surgeon | BDS (Bristol) GDC 252787
Teleri Rosie (née Perks) qualified at the University of Cardiff in 2010, and has since gained experience in all areas of dentistry both in Wales and in Australia. A keen runner and cyclist, Teleri is as likely to be found winning a long distance sporting challenge as she is knocking up a perfect Victoria sponge with her young daughters. Teleri's patients love her gentle, patient and empathetic approach. She is Carmarthen born and bred, and is a fluent Welsh speaker. Teleri has completed additional training to offer Invisalign treatment and enjoys completing orthodontic work within her general practice.
Dr Teleri Rosie | Associate Dental Surgeon | BDS (Wales) MFDF RCS (Ed) | GDC 194514
Will Gough started his career as a Dental Officer in the British Army, serving for 8 years in the UK and Germany and travelling extensively. Will has since gained 8 years experience in a family dental practice in Dorset. We met Will in Summer 2022 when he and his family were planning their move to West Wales, and he joined us on arrival in January 2023. A busy husband and father to three young children, Will is a keen sportsman and enjoys running, cycling and touch rugby. He also has an interest in Mountaineering, having climbed Mont Blanc and the Matterhorn as well as various peaks in Nepal and Kyrgyzstan. Will is a committed and enthusiastic dentist, with an interest in Restorative Dentistry (Crowns & Bridges) and a distinction from the Eastman Institute (PGCert Restorative).
Dr Will Gough | Associate Dental Surgeon | BDS (Cardiff) PGCert Restorative Dip.MJDF MCGDent | GDC 103469
Cari joined us as a Dental Hygienist in late 2022. Having qualified at the University of Bristol in 2005, Cari has gained extensive experience as a Hygienist across practices in England and Wales. Her patients love her pain-free but thorough approach and she is a fabulous new member of the team - welcome, Cari, we're delighted to have you on board.
Cari Jones | Dental Hygienist | RDH (DipHE) Bristol
Sue joins us with a wealth of experience as a Dental Hygienist and Therapist over a career in Dentistry spanning many years. Sue is a passionate and pro-active clinician, who returned to University in 2012 to gain an additional qualification in Dental Therapy to add to her Hygiene degree and experience. Within her scope of practice, Sue undertakes emergency appointments and treatment sessions including fillings and extractions as prescribed by your dentist. We're absolutely delighted to welcome Sue to the Hayden Dental Team.
Sue Davies | Dental Therapist | RDH (CEB Cert, Kings), DipHE Dent Therapy (Bristol)
'James and his staff are absolutely amazing, the welcome, friendliness and the professionalism is definitely second to none. Honestly, I really cant speak highly enough..'
'Thanks to Sara I have my smile back and I love it...She explained everything really well and made me feel really comfortable about the treatment - I don’t think I’ve ever felt so confident with a dentist.'
'Cerys is absolutely the best dentist I have ever seen. Her lovely manner, coupled with clear competence and skill, make you feel totally at ease'
'Visited Hayden Dental today and just want to say how fantastic it was! I was seen by the lovely Nadia and will be recommending to every one I know..'
'Absolutely first class. Teleri is incredibly professional, friendly and always involves me in decisions regarding my treatment. Couldn't ask for a better service..'
'A special thank you to Dr Cerys Edwards on her outstanding treatments, support and patience with me. I'd recommend this dental practise to absolutely everyone..'
Natalie Hyatt, Practice Manager
Our friendly, knowledgable support team have a wealth of experience helping dental patients to access care in a stress-free, comfortable way. Professional and approachable, our team are here to help whether you have a query about your appointment, you're feeling nervous about treatment, you'd like assistance in surgery, or you just want a friendly face to meet you and show you round the practice before you attend for the first time.
The team are all passionate about Dentistry and have a breadth of interests and additional qualifications, from Oral Hygiene Education to Fluoride Application, to Dental Implant Nursing Certificates. Many team members speak Welsh, and our talented team are also able to assist with Polish translation, just ask - we're here to help.
Our Extra Duties Dental Nurse, Celia, offers informative and helpful appointments for Oral Health Education and Demonstration sessions - please speak to reception for more information.
Adult New Patient Assessment £110
Child New Patient Assessment £60
Emergency Appointment (Assess & Treat) £150
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