Claudia Wellmann

BDS(Wales) MFDS RCSEng MSc(Hons) FDS(RestDent).
GDC Registered Specialist in Restorative Dentistry and Periodontics.

GDC Number: 79549

Job title

Specialist Periodontist
Specialist in Restorative Dentistry
Consultant in Restorative Dentistry at The Royal London Hospital


BDS(Wales)- Batchelor of dental surgery
MFDS RCSEng – Membership Royal College of Surgeons
MSc(Lon) perio– Masters periodontology
FDS (RestDent) – Fellowship of restorative dentistry, Royal College of Surgeons

Job Role

Claudia takes on referrals for patients with moderate to advanced periodontal disease both from within the practice and also from other local dentists.
She also helps support the practice by providing specialist second opinions on all forms of complex situations involving restorative dentistry.

Career summary

Claudia qualified from the University of Wales College of Medicine in 2001 (with distinction).
After working in general practice for a year and spending two years as a senior house officer at Bristol dental hospital she was accepted for specialist training at the Royal London Hospital.
After Five years as a specialist registrar, she was appointed as a consultant in Restorative Dentistry at the Royal London Hospital, where she is still an active NHS consultant.

She is also now the departments clinical lead.
She also teaches Implantology to postgraduate students at Barts and The London Hospital.

She achieved her MSc in Periodontology (with distinction) in 2008 and so is now a GDC accredited specialist in both Restorative dentistry (saving and replacing missing teeth) and periodontology (treatment of gum disease).

In addition to leading a NHS hospital department, working as a NHS consultant she also works here at Wood Lane on Mondays and Fridays treating patients suffering from periodontitis (Gum disease).

Professional memberships

British Society of Periodontics
Royal College of Surgeons of England
General Dental Council

Hobbies and interests

On a personal level,  she lives in Caversham with her husband and two boys and lists traveling and skiing as her main interests.

She is also a pretty talented baker according to her rapidly expanding husband!

‘Our highly skilled and caring dental team are here to deliver quality, professional and modern dentistry tailored to your individual need’


The whole team at wood lane has made me feel so welcome. However my dentist is a genius. My teeth feel better than they have felt in years. His kindness and patience seem unending. I have already made the rest of my family sign up with the practice.

The practice was recommended to me by a relative and though I live some distance away I would travel twice the distance to keep seeing my dentist. He always explains everything he does and makes the whole experience pain free and dare I say even pleasant. He has a lovely team behind him which only adds to my pleasure at being a patient at this practice.

This is one of the best dental practices that I have ever been to. Me and my whole family now use the wood lane practice, and all of us are very pleased with the service that we frequently recieve!

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