Meet Our Team

Here at Madoc Dental Care in Llandudno we have a friendly team who are ready to help.

Gordon Downes

Gordon Downes – Clinical Director
BDS

Gordon graduated in 1983 from Manchester University with a Bachelor Degree in Dental Surgery.  Gordon worked briefly in Devon, prior to settling in Llandudno.  For the last 28 years Gordon has been working in the family practice on Madoc Street, ensuring the demands of the patients were always met. In his spare time, Gordon enjoys planting vegetables and loves to fish, which takes him travelling to new places to challenge the local fishermen!

Registered with the GDC: 58251

 


Steph Downes

Stephanie Downes – Clinical Director
BDS MFDS RCSEd

Since qualifying in Newcastle upon Tyne in 2008, Stephanie has furthered her experience and skills with posts in the maxillofacial departments in Ysbyty Glan Clwyd and Alder Hey, and the Community. Stephanie has also expanded her knowledge with successfully completing a postgraduate diploma allowing her membership of the Faculty of General Dental Practitioners. Outside of dentistry Stephanie has a strong interest in foreign travel and scuba diving, with the most recent trip taking her to Papua New Guinea to dive the Raja Ampat and see the endangered birds of paradise.


Registered with the GDC: 150600


​Carly Hopkinson – Dental Hygienist
CEB Dip Dent Hygiene 2001

Carly qualified as a Dental Hygienist from the Birmingham Dental School in 2001, having been awarded the GlaxoSmithKline Certificate for Patient Motivation as well as the Student Dental Hygienist Prize from the Midlands branch of the British Society of Pediatric Dentistry. Carly has developed extensive knowledge in all areas of dental hygiene with a specific skill & experience in implant hygiene treatment before and after surgery. Carly has particular skill in working with nervous and anxious patients.
Carly is keen to promote oral health and takes part in a variety of local community projects such as school visits.

Registered with the GDC: 5952 


 

Lydia BullockLydia Bullock – Practice Manager
NEBDN 2011

Lydia oversees the organisation and management of the practice. Being passionate about patient care Lydia ensures that excellent standards are met throughout the practice, both clinical and non-clinical. Outside of work, Lydia enjoys spending time with her young family, travel and trying new recipes.

Registered with the GDC: 225234

 


Jayne

Jayne Lloyd – Receptionist

Jayne has been working alongside Gordon for the past 10 years. Jayne ensures your first hello is a friendly one and will make sure your visit is as pleasant as possible. Jayne is a keen gardener and loves to spend time with her family, walking her dog and traveling to new places.

 

 


Carol

Carol Gerrard – Dental Nurse

Carol first started dental nursing when she was 16 in Manchester. Carol then started to work with Gordon in Llandudno in 1989. Carol has enjoyed working as part of the team for the last 26 years and building many friendships with the patients. In her spare time, Carol enjoys spending time on her narrow boat and decorating handmade cards.

Registered with the GDC: 123540

 


Karen Joyce – Dental Nurse
NEBDN 2005

Karen has been working in Llandudno as a dental nurse since December 2003 and gained her National Dental Nurse qualification in December 2005. Karen enjoys all aspects of her work and enjoys building a good rapport with the patients. Outside of work Karen loves spending time with her husband and walking her two dogs, she is also a keen baker and loves making and decorating cakes.

Registered with the GDC: 124470


Kerys

Kerys Brassington - Dental Nurse

Kerys has worked as a dental nurse since 2009 and gained her Diploma Level 3 in Dental Nursing in 2014. Kerys is our newest member of the team and is enjoying getting to know the patients. Kerys is a keen runner, enjoys spending time with her young son and is learning to bake.

Registered with the GDC: 261205

 


Lauren

Lauren Swinnerton – Trainee Dental Nurse

Lauren is the newest member of the team. She will be starting her training for the National Certificate in Dental Nursing this coming September. Outside of work Lauren enjoys playing netball for the Local County and wakeboarding.