Dental Phobia


Dental Phobia Certificate
Dr. Nicola Taaffe B.D.S

Principal Dentist

GDC NO: 63346


After achieving her Bachelor of Dental Surgery in 1988 from Cardiff University, Nicola moved from her hometown of Bridgend to Cardiff to work in various locations including Morriston, Aberdare, Mountain Ash and Tonypandy. In 1995, Nicola took over City Road Dental, relocating the practice from City Road to its current location, 2 West Grove, in 2007.

Nicola has a special interest in treating those with dental phobia. Nicola has treated many phobic patients over the years, helping them overcome their fears, enabling them to return for future appointments without experiencing anxiety.

Nicola Taaffe is Dental Phobia Certified. Click Here to verify.


"From my first visit as an emergency patient nine years ago, right through to the present day, I have always received excellent care - friendly, efficient, with a commitment to preventative care."


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Dr. Ben Omovie B.D.S, M.P.H, F.D.S.R.C.P.S
Associate Dentist

GDC NO: 69653


Ben graduated from the University of Lagos, Nigeria in 1986 and since settling in the UK in 1993, Ben has gained registration with the General Dental Council, been awarded a Diploma of the Fellow in Dental Surgery from the Royal College of Physicians and Surgery, Glasgow and a Masters in Dental Public Health from the College of Medicine from the University of Wales. Ben is a registered specialist of Oral Surgery.


Ben has a keen interest in Dental Implantology and surgical extractions of teeth. Ben works with us once a week.

General Dental Council


Opening hours

 Monday        8am-6pm       

 Tuesday        8am-6pm

 Wednesday  8am-6pm

 Thursday      8am-6pm

 Friday           8am-6pm

On selected days we are open until 8pm, please call the surgery for details.

Website Updated: 27/10/2020

Nicola Taaffe at West Grove