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The Team

Eastgate Dental is a team of highly qualified professionals who are passionate about delivering a first class service and building strong relationships with our patients.

James Trigg BDS (Wales) – Dental Surgeon

Principal dentist at Eastgate Dental, James grew up in Bridgend and graduated in 1996 from the University of Wales. Having spent a number of years practicing in Swansea and having learned Welsh in that time, he made the decision to move west to serve the Aberystwyth community and practice his language skills.

Having over 15 years experience in general practice, James takes a keen interest in restorative and surgical dentistry. He is an approved trainer for dental foundation training in Wales and takes an active role in postgraduate education.

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Udara Hemathilaka BDS (London) – Dental Surgeon

Udara grew up in Aberystwyth and spent five years in London, finishing his undergraduate training in 2011; returning to home to live and work.

Udara successfully completed his foundation training at our practice and is now a much valued associate practitioner.

Udara is currently providing orthodontics at the practice.

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Abigail Price EDH (Birmingham) – Dental Hygienist

Abigail is our hygienist, qualified with a Diploma in Dental Hygiene in 2003; receiving awards for clinical practice. Abigail is a member of the British Society of Dental Hygiene and Therapy, keeping up-to-date and ensuring treatment follows current best practice.

Abigail currently serves on the General Dental Council in fitness to practice committee whose job it is to regulate dentistry in the UK and helping us all to keep to the straight and narrow!

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Our staff

In addition to our dentists and hygienist at Eastgate Dental, we have a strong support team of committed staff. They include highly trained and qualified nurses, caring for you while you are undergoing treatment, to our experienced management and administration team.

We are committed to training and continued professional development of all our staff, who are fully supported to ensure the treatment we provide is of a high standard and up to date.