01497 820 421

Opening Hours

Monday to Thursday 9.00am to 5.00pm

Friday 8.00am to 4.00pm

Opening times may vary due to clinic variation, staff training & holiday


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Dental Practice Team

Dr. Nigel Williams

Nigel Williams

Dr. Nigel Williams LDS RCS Eng BDS

Dental Surgeon

GDC reg no: 63560 Birmingham 14/11/88 

Dr Williams offers NHS family dental care as well as private treatment options.

Nigel Williams qualified at Birmingham University and Kings College, London in 1988. He started practising dentistry in Hay-on-Wye in 1988. Nigel became a partner and then sole owner of the practice until 2007. He now enjoys providing general dental services to long-standing patients at Hay-on-Wye Dental Centre as an associate.

Nigel is only taking on private patients.


Dr Ioannis Christias

Last Updated on Tuesday, 16 December 2014 09:40

Dr Ioannis Christias

Dr. Ioannis Christias DipDS

Dental Surgeon

GDC no 217882 Athens 2009 

Dr Ioannis Christias qualified from Athens university Greece in 2009 with a masters degree in dental medicine. He joined our team in Hay on Wye in July 2012 providing all aspects of nhs dental care. Ioannis is interested in dental implants, oral surgery and cosmetic dentistry.

He is fluent in Greek, English and German.


Dr Rachel Hope

Last Updated on Thursday, 11 May 2017 09:36


Dr. Rachel Hope BDS MFDS RCS (Edin) 

Dental Surgeon

GDC : 73103 

Rachel qualified with honours from Bristol University in 1997. She spent a couple of years working in both general practice and the community dental services in Birmingham where she obtained her membership of the Royal College of Surgeons, Edinburgh in 2002, Rachel returned to Powys in 2003 and initially worked at Hay-on-Wye Dental Centre with Nigel Williams, and of recent years for Powys Community Dental Services as a salaried GDP. 

Since 2009 she has been working part-time in the Restorative Dental Department at Prince Charles Hospital, Merthyr Tydfil as a Speciality Doctor in Restorative Dentistry. Rachel will be continuing in this role alongside her position with us as an Associate Dentist.

Rachel is pleased to be returning to Hay on Wye Dental Centre and looking forward to providing comprehensive dental care in a relaxing environment.

In her spare time Rachel enjoys spending time with her family on their small holding near Brecon.


Dr. Joao Pedro Rodrigues

Last Updated on Monday, 05 January 2015 10:42

Dr. Joao Pedro Rodrigues

Dr. Joao Pedro Rodrigues LMD

Dental Surgeon

GDC reg no: 192703 Portugal 06/07/03

Dr Joao Pedro Rodrigues qualified in 2010 with a Master degree in Dental Medicine from Porto Dental University in Portugal. He started to work in Portugal and decided to come abroad in November 2010. Dr Rodrigues has a certificate in Implant Dentistry from Warwick University (2013).

Joao is interested in implants, oral surgery and cosmetic dentistry and provides private treatment so that his patients can achieve the smile they want. He is also a certified Dentist to use the Inman Aligner and cfast as a way of helping his patients to achieve their cosmetic expectations.

He is fluent in Portuguese, Spanish and English

Special Interests

Dr Rodrigues invites referrals to the Hay on Wye Dental Centre for:

Dr Rodrigues works on Thursdays.

Initial consultation fee is £80.00 for a 30 minute appointment.


Dr Mitesh Badiani

Last Updated on Monday, 06 March 2017 14:38

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Dr Mitesh Badiani BDS DPDS

Clinical Lead

GDC reg no: 66934 Newcastle 11/12/91

Mitesh Badiani has placed over 3000 implants since 1999 and is multi-disciplined in the use of various dental implant systems.  He is the clinical lead of six private practices.  In 2015, Mitesh was awarded National Dentist of the Year at the Dental Awards and also Dentist of the Year at the Primary Care Awards for his clinical expertise, commitment to patient care and his dedication to teaching and mentoring colleagues around the country. Mitesh was recognised with a life-time achievement award in 2014 for his dedication and charity work with medically discharged Royal Marines. 

Dr Badiani has lectured widely throughout the UK and abroad on dental implant treatment and also provides a variety of postgraduate courses for dentists with a special interest in this field.  


Julia Cooper

Last Updated on Friday, 20 October 2017 13:30


Senior Dental Nurse RDN

GDC: 145596

Julia joined us in August 2016, and has become an important member of the team. Julia qualified as a dental nurse in 2002 assisting general dentists, and implantologists. Since joining our team Julia has progressed and become our Senior Dental Nurse and is currently on the NEBDN Dental Radiography course.

Julia has excellent customer service and liases with patients about their treatment plans and aftercare, she is also Lead co-ordinator for the implant clinics and provides support to the nurses to remain compliant with WHTM 01-05.

Qualifications / Certificates

NEBDN Certificate in Dental Nursing

SAAD Dental Nurses National Course in Conscious Sedation


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