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Our Team

Our Mission

To offer sound and measured dental advice to the people of North Wales, Cheshire and Shropshire in a safe environment in order that they make their best choices about dental care and undertake treatment that is perfect for them.

Experts in Every Field

We have some of the region’s most experienced and reputable dentists, therapists and support staff to ensure an exceptional level of service from the point of booking an appointment through to treatment after-care.

Dentists

Our skilful clinical team offer treatments ranging from routine family dental care through to cosmetic dentistry including implants, adult orthodontics, tooth whitening and facial aesthetics.


Dr Dan Naylor

Dr Dan Naylor

Clinical Director & Dentist
GDC No 76325

Dr Dan Naylor is the Principal dentist and clinical lead at Ruabon Road Dental Practice. Having become a partner in 2004, and taking sole control in 2016, he has gone on to develop the practice by investing both in his excellent staff and state-of the-art facilities. After graduating from Liverpool University Dental School, he continued as a Senior House Officer, completing his membership to the Faculty of Dental Surgery at the Royal College in Edinburgh. This allowed him to develop his surgical skills in order to deal with more complicated cases of tooth removal and dental surgery. After becoming a partner, Dan turned his attention to developing the best skills possible for treating patients. Having been taught by some of Europe and the world’s finest dentists, including Mauro Fradeani, Gulip Gurel and Frank Spear, Dan completed his two year diploma in restorative dentistry with the Royal College of Surgeons of England, gaining him an award that sets the standard for Dentists in the UK. Dan loves to cycle and can often be seen riding around the countryside with fellow associate Will.

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Dr Suzie Bentley

Dr Suzie Bentley

General Dentistry
GDC No 57051

Dr Suzie Bentley qualified in Dec 1982 from Manchester University. Dr Bentley spent 12 months working in the Community Service in North Manchester, followed by some locum work. Dr Bentley started in Ruabon Road in 1984 and has mainly worked within the NHS although has also provided a full range of private work including Valplast dentures. Suzie enjoys cycling and organising fundraising events for her local church.

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Dr Jean Jones

Dr Jean Jones

Dentist with Special Interest in Aesthetic Dentistry
GDC No 69886

Dr Jean Jones qualified in King’s College, London in 1993 then worked at King’s College Hospital in adult restorative care (dentures, periodontal care and cases involving toothwear) and children’s treatment and practised in London before joining the Ruabon Rd Dental Practice in 1998. Since qualifying, she has undertaken her Diploma in General Dental Practice and continued her professional development with various courses in Cardiff University. Dr Jones has more recently taken a course in Aesthetic Cosmetic Dentistry with the Tipton Academy in Manchester. This course covered minimally invasive dentistry (whitening, veneers, facial aesthetics, onlays, crowns and photography). The importance of a natural and pleasing smile is an integral part of the treatment journey. Dr Jones is happy to assess patients’ needs and discuss what they require to assure the best aesthetic outcome. She continues to provide NHS and private treatment for all ages and a wide range of treatment modalities. Jean enjoys the gym especially swimming, baking, reading, gardening and spending time with her friends and family.

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Dr Will Hodgson

Dr Will Hodgson

Dentist with Special Interest in Implantology
GDC No 81229

Dr Hodgson has worked in dental practices in Wrexham and Liverpool and has held training posts working in the oral, maxillofacial departments in Glan Clwyd and Wrexham Maelor Hospitals and in an orthodontic referral practice. At Ruabon Road Dental Practice Dr Hodgson helped train newly qualified dentists as a Vocational Training Dentist and has gained a certificate in Facilitating Healthcare Learning from UCLAN. Dr Hodgson has a keen interest in all aspects of restorative dentistry, particularly implants and has completed the Synergy Training Programme for Restoration of Implants and attained a Certificate in Restorative Dentistry from Tipton Training Academy. In 2018 he attained a postgraduate certificate in implantology. Will enjoys cycling, kayaking, working on mini engineering projects and spending time with the other Dr Hodgson and their children.

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Dr Ciara Connolly

Dr Ciara Connolly

Dentist with Special Interest in Minimally Invasive Dentistry & Clear Aligner Orthodontics
GDC No 100060

Dr Ciara Connolly qualified in 2005 and has worked in both NHS and Private dentistry. Under the NHS she has provided all standard treatments including fillings of various materials, root canal treatment, crowns/bridge/inlays/onlays/veneers, dentures (acrylic and co-cr) NBGs and periodontal therapy. Privately she has provided cosmetic crowns, veneers, bridges, inlays and onlays, trained in dental photography and restored dental implants. She is also the certified Smilelign Aligner provider at the practice, helping patients to achieve their perfect smile. Ciara loves music, running, baking, travelling, photography, upcycling furniture and having adventures with her two rescue dogs.

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Dr Anne-Marie Hodgson

Dr Anne-Marie Hodgson

Dentist with Special Interest in Facial Aesthetics
GDC No 82160

Dr Hodgson qualified from Liverpool University with an Award from the Prosthetics Department for Outstanding achievement and subsequently passed her MFGDP part A. Dr Hodgson joined Ruabon Road Dental Practice in 2014 since which time she has carried out all types of NHS and private treatments. In 2017 Dr Hodgson completed an Advanced Facial Aesthetics course and regularly performs wrinkle-reducing treatments at Ruabon Road Dental Practice. In 2018 Dr Hodgson completed a course in General Dentistry at Rose Lane Dental Practice, Liverpool to update her skills and knowledge in various aspects of restorative dentistry. Annie enjoys running, having fun nights out with friends and spending quality time with her three children.

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Dr Debbie Hughes

Dr Debbie Hughes

Dentist with Special Interest in Minimally-Invasive Dentistry & Clear Aligner Orthodontics
GDC No 211636

Dr Debbie Hughes graduated with Honours from the University of Sheffield in 2011 and has since undertaken positions as a Senior House Officer at the Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery department at Glan Clwyd Hospital and in the Community Dental Service and completed further training in restorative and orthodontic procedures. Debbie’s main area of interest is minimally invasive dentistry and often uses composite resin materials to improve the shape of teeth. Debbie is the certified Invisalign provider at the practice, helping patients achieve their desired smiles discretely. Away from the practice, Debbie is a talented artist. Her other passions are playing with her little girl, cooking and yoga.

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Dr Sam Johnson

Dr Sam Johnson

Dentist with Special Interest in Endodontics
GDC No 258503

Dr Sam Johnson qualified in 2015 and mainly provides NHS dentistry at Ruabon Road Dental Practice. His private dentistry portfolio includes dentures, root canal treatment, all ceramic crowns, highly polished anterior composite fillings and teeth whitening, soft splints and sports guards. He is passionate about endodontics (root canal therapy) and is studying to complete a Master’s degree in the subject by September 2021. Dr Johnson also carries out facial aesthetic treatments including botulinum toxins and dermal fillers at Ruabon Road Dental Practice which help make patients look and feel great for their age. Sam loves playing football in the garden with his little boys and inventing and repairing things in his garage.

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Dental Therapists & Hygienist

Our Therapy and Hygiene team are key to promoting excellent oral health in children and adults. Their role is not limited to providing dental treatment to prevent disease but is also to support patients achieve optimal oral hygiene through bespoke care plans, advice and guidance.

Emma Williams

Combined Diploma in Dental Therapy & Hygiene Cardiff 2007
GDC No 109572

Bethan Hignett

Combined Diploma in Dental Therapy & Hygiene Liverpool 2019
GDC No 133888

Samantha Hill

Combined Diploma in Dental Therapy & Hygiene 2017
GDC No 175206

Julie Hughes

CEB Diploma in Dental Hygiene 1994
GDC No 4671

Dental professionals must be registered with the GDC and meet high standards. Find us on the register at www.gdc-uk.org

Nursing & Patient Care

Our Treatment Co-ordinators act as the patient’s point of contact supporting them through every step of their treatment plan. Our dedicated team of dental nurses have excellent working relationships with their clinicians working together to provide the best dental service possible.

  • Mrs Andrea Charles Treatment Co-ordinator GDC No 156403
  • Miss Emily Tattum GDC No 197635
  • Patrycja Rydzewska Trainee Dental Nurse
  • Jamie Cooke Trainee Dental Nurse
  • Emily Houghton Trainee Dental Nurse
  • Mrs Darna Jackson Trainee Dental Nurse

Dental professionals must be registered with the GDC and meet high standards. Find us on the register at www.gdc-uk.org

Management & Reception Team

Our patients love to hear the familiar voices and see the welcoming smiles of our friendly, professional Reception team. They will assist you with any queries you may have regarding your appointment. They, along with the Practice Manager are the unsung heroes that ensure your visit, whether virtual or real-time, runs smoothly.

  • Mrs Suzanne Davies Practice Manager
  • Miss Suzanne Jones Reception Manager
  • Ms Kay Wright Reception Team Leader GDC No 127748
  • Mrs Naomi Davies
  • Mrs Andrea Hughes
  • Miss Jayne Taylor
  • Janet Lloyd
  • Louise Rees Marketing Co-ordinator

Mon - Thurs
8.30am-12.30pm & 1.30pm-5pm
Fri
8.30am-12.30pm & 1pm-4pm
Sat / Sun - Closed

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Map showing location of Ruabon Road Dental Practice in Wrexham

96 Ruabon Rd,
Wrexham,
LL13 7PH

Tel:01978 364390

Email:info@wrexhamdentist.co.uk