Our friendly team of dental experts provide high quality care and first-class outcomes. The team also goes above and beyond to create a comfortable experience for patients.

Principal Dental Surgeon

Dr Andrew Connolly BDS MSc Implant Dent

Dr Connolly gained his Bachelor of Dental Surgery from the University Of Wales in 2003. Two years later, Dr Connolly gained his SAAD certification. In 2009, Dr Connolly attended the prestigious Eastman Institute in London. Here he gained his Certificate of Surgical and Prosthetic Implantology. In 2021, Dr Connolly attended Bristol University, where he gained his Masters in Dental Implantology.

At the Limes Dental Practice, Dr Connolly continues to improve the quality of care. This includes introducing contemporary restorative approaches and equipment. Dr Connolly's improvements to Endodontic Therapy and advanced Restorative Prosthodontics are particularly prominent.

Associate Dentist

David Stephens BDS DPDS MJDF RCS(Eng)

David gained his Bachelor of Dental Surgery in 2005 from Cardiff University. His MJDF followed in 2009 from the Royal College of Surgeons of England. He has then examined for the college since 2012. In 2010, Bristol University awarded David the Diploma in Postgraduate Dental Studies. David has worked in Gloucestershire since 2005. During this time, he has taught and mentored postgraduate dentists. To support this work, David gained a medical education certificate from Bristol University in 2014. Alongside his evidence-based approach to dentistry, David emphasises comfort, prevention and long-term care.

Dental Hygienist


Lisa began her career in dentistry in 1985 as a dental nurse in the Royal Air Force. She later became a practice manager before qualifying as a Dental Hygienist in 1989. Lisa has experience in hospitals, private practices and NHS practices. She has also spent 7 years teaching. Lisa’s three children keep her on her toes and she is an enthusiastic member of Gloucester City hockey club.

Practice Manager


Pip is our full time practice manager. She uses her many years as a dental nurse and deep knowledge of our patient base to ensure the practice runs smoothly. She has proven to be an essential cog in the Limes Dental Practice business.

Dental Hygienist

Gail Cartmell

Gail commenced her dentistry career in 1988, serving as a dental nurse in the Royal Air Force before qualifying as a dental hygienist in 1994. During her tenure in the RAF, she also dabbled in teaching. Upon transitioning into civilian life, she worked in various sectors such as the NHS, private practice, and served on the Oral Maxillofacial Unit at GRH, where she worked closely with facial cancer patients. Her primary focus is centred around providing high-quality care with an emphasis on treating nervous and anxious patients. Away from her career, Gail keeps herself occupied at home, taking care of her dog and husband, and cheering on Gloucester Rugby during their matches.