Our team

We are a family run business and have put together a highly skilled team whose main aim is to help you have the best experience possible during your time with us. We endeavour to provide the highest quality of service with open and honest communication throughout.

Principal Dentist

Dr Carlos O'Neill

Carlos qualified in dental technology in 1987 in Lisbon. He was then awarded a scholarship to continue his studies in the USA for another two years at Southern Illinois University. He was subsequently invited to lecture at Lisbon University at which time he also enrolled in dental school. He obtained a dental degree in 1996. 

Having both degrees gives him the insight, knowledge and skills that enable him to perform his role to the very highest level. 

He has worked in private practice since 1996. In 2005 he secured a position in a private practice in Oxford where he stayed for over a year before making the move to Cheltenham.

In 2014, he started a new venture in Northwest London where he practiced for a few years till his return to 8 Libertus road dental practice.

His main areas of clinical expertise include mouth rehabilitation, Cosmetic dentistry and implant therapy which he had done more than 500 cases over 18 years.

GDC number: 84899

Principal Dentist

Maria O'Neill

Maria qualified as a dental surgeon in 1996, working for several years in private practices in Central Lisbon. In 1998 she spent 6 months in the endodontic department at Columbia University, New York and this area of dentistry has always been her main interest.

Maria is also interested in cosmetic and restorative dentistry where she focuses more on a biomimetic approach, providing minimally invasive restorations that respect the nature of a patient's teeth, from a biological and aesthetic point of view.

GDC number: 84969

Hygienist

Danielle Farrel

Danielle qualified in 1978 in the Women's Royal Naval Service. She has a vast amount of experience and has worked in a number of practices around Gloucestershire who have had a high profile in private dentistry.

In 2000 she gained a certificate in anaesthesia from Bristol Dental Hospital, enabling her to practice this, as well as taking impressions.

GDC number 1623

Dental Nurse

Mel Jones

Mel started at the practice in early 2017 as a trainee dental nurse at the practice and worked towards her full qualification, which she obtained in July 2017. She is committed to providing the same high level of care as the rest of the team and enjoys the varied challenges of working in a thriving private practice.

Mel has recently married and enjoys to spend her free time with Harley, her beloved dog.

GDC number: 273187

Receptionist

Jan Hampshire

Jan started on her youth as a dental Nurse at a preeminent private practice at that time.

Later she married and had her 2 boys which put an halt to her  dental career.

Yet Jan is very energetic and active and soon together with her husband launched a very successful business in real estate for many years.

In this stage of her life, she is giving us a much valued and capable help in reception and enjoys the communication and contact with the patients.


Our dental professionals are registered with the General Dental Council (GDC). For more information please visit www.gdc-uk.org