Job Titles:
  • Practice Owner and Principal Dentist
James joins the team at Vida Dentistry with over 15 years of experience in providing high quality dental care. Since qualifying from Cardiff University in 2005, James has worked in Australia and completed a six-year commission as a Dental Officer in the Royal Navy, reaching the Rank of Surgeon Lieutenant Commander. The last eight years have been spent in private practice engaged in all aspects of family dental care. Passionate about helping his patients receive the best possible care James has undertaken considerable post graduate training. He has passed the membership exams for the Joint Dental Faculties at the Royal College of Surgeons and has a Post-Graduate Certificate in Advanced General Dental Dentistry from King's College London. For patients seeking cosmetic improvements to their smile, James has completed two courses at the Advanced Dental Seminars training facility, run by the renowned Dr Chris Orr. The year-long Cosmetic Dentistry & Aesthetic Restorative Dentistry course followed by their Advanced Treatment Planning course have given James the ability to understands his patients' aspirations and deliver a range of treatments to suit all tastes and budgets to a high standard. Communication and patient-centered care is at the core of James's approach to dentistry and James's calm and gentle manner ensures that his treatments are delivered in the most comfortable and relaxed way possible. Outside of dentistry James is married with two young boys, Benjamin and Edward, who keep him busy, but when time allows he enjoys playing sport, especially golf and tennis.