Meet our team

Meet our professional staff team, providing a welcoming experience for you.

Dr Ali Al-Rikabi

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Mr Ali Al-Rikabi

Clincal Director

Mr Al-Rikabi is a consultant oral & maxillofacial surgeon.  He finished his five years higher specialist training obtaining the fellowship of the Royal College of surgeons (FRCS OMFS) in October 2016. This intense 5 years training made him an expert in dental, oral and facial surgery. 

Mr Al-Rikabi has been carrying out daily surgical operations with significant interest in facial aesthetics, oral surgery, dental implants and the management of facial pain. 

Finishing dentistry and gaining his (BDS) in 1996, Mr Al-Rikabi accumulated 26 years of experience. He gained the membership of the faculty of dental surgery from the Royal College and Surgeon of Glasgow in 2004 (MFDS RCPS). He obtained the international qualifying exam (IQE) for overseas dentists by the general dental council in Edinburgh in 2005.

In 2009,  Ali finished 4 years studying medicine in Cardiff and obtained his bachelor degree in medicine (MBBCH),  he then worked as a doctor in South Wales.

In 2010, Dr Al-Rikabi gained the membership of the faculty of Royal College of surgeons in Edinburgh (MRCS).

Currently Mr Al-Rikabi works in Musgrove Park hospital in Taunton as an Oral & Maxillofacial Consultant surgeon providing his expertise to NHS patients, in addition to his work in Llanedeyrn Dental Practice and Family Dental Care Dental practice. 

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Dr Adrian Prince 

Dentist

Dr Prince studied dentistry at Kings College London and gained his BDS 2002. He joined the practice in 2003 and has been doing a fantastic job satisfying the patients ever since. 
Adrian is one of the pillars of the practice and he is hugely valued by his colleagues and patients for his immense experience and  relentless work. 

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Dr Jess Patel 

Dentist

Dr Patel  graduated from peninsula Dental School, University of Plymouth July 2018 obtaining a Bachelor of Dental surgery BDS.  Jess gained the membership of the faculty of dental surgery from the Royal College and Surgeon of Edinburgh in 2020 (MFDS RCSEd ).  Jess worked as Dental Core Trainee in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery at the University Hospital of Wales, Cardiff University,  (September 2020- September 2021) and Ipswich Hospital, (September 2019 - September  2020). Dr Patel  was a Foundation Dentist at the Dental Hygiene Centre, London, from September 2018  to September 2019.  Jess enjoys travelling and hiking having completed a number of treks such as Machu Pichu, Mt. Kilimanjaro and most recently Snowdon, she likes water sports such as stand up paddle boarding and body boarding. 

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Dr Sarah Kavanagh 

Dentist

Sarah is from South Wales and qualified from Cardiff University in July 2019 obtaining a BDS (Hons). Sarah completed her foundation training in July 2020 in Swansea and worked in two practices in the Swansea Bay area before joining Llanedeyrn Dental Practice.
Outside of work Sarah enjoys long distance running, and is training for her first triathlon.

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Dr Rose Ameen 

Dentist

Dr Ameen qualified as a dentist in Muenster in Germany in 2010.
She provides all aspects of Restorative and General Dentistry with a keen interest in Cosmetic Dentistry.
Rose is a certified Inman aligner and clear aligner provider, Rose is keen on facial aesthetics.

Dr Ameen enjoys providing her patients with the best possible treatment and give them a beautiful smile.
Outside dentistry she enjoys being creative, reading, travelling and cooking.

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MRS NADIA KHALIL

Practice Manager

After finishing high school and moving to the UK, Nadia started to study English and computing. Starting in 2010 she finished access to higher education diploma (Health care Professionals) whilst being a mother of two young boys, the course was for the duration of 2 years.
In 2013 Nadia started an information system course at Bridgend College, initially achieving a Higher National Diploma in Information systems over 2 years. Continuing on from this, Nadia completed Bachelor in computing over an additional duration of 1 year.