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The Committee is recognised by the Government as having the status and authority to negotiate on behalf of the dental profession on matters of terms and conditions of service and remuneration. WCCD provide the link between the BDA's membership and the policy decisions taken on their behalf.

Our priorities

  • Sharing and representing the views of community dentists
  • Acting as a channel of communication between the BDA and community dentists
  • Represent community dentists to NHS Wales, the Welsh Government, and the Senedd.

Our team

Chair of Wales Committee for Community Dentistry

Manolis Roditakis

Manolis graduated from Athens Dental School in 2002 before gaining experience in the Armed Forces, Private Practice and as a volunteer dentist. Since moving to the UK in 2010, Manolis has obtained clinical experience in NHS and Private practice in London. Manolis has worked as a Senior Dental Officer for the Community Dental Service in Hywel Dda University Health Board in Wales. He treats patients with special needs and children referred from the GDS for sedation. Manolis is dedicated in supporting children from disadvantaged backgrounds which drove his involvement with the BDA and the WCCD. He believes in equitable and compassionate care for the most vulnerable members of society.
Vice Chair of Wales Committee for Community Dentistry

David Barber

David graduated from Birmingham University in 1986 and was a GDP for 14 years. In 1999, David became an Orthodontic Clinical Assistant in Glan Clwyd Hospital and was accredited in 2016. David continues to work part time in the Orthodontic department. David joined the north Wales Community Dental Service 2000 initially as a Dental Officer and is presently a Senior Dental Officer. He enjoys treating paediatric and adult special care patients, patients with a latex allergy and patients requiring orthodontics. David has been the cross rep for WCCD on the CDS GMC for several years now and is presently in his fourth year as Chair of the CDS Group Management Committee and the accredited rep for BCU.

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The members of WCCD are elected representatives and hold their positions for a three-year period. They represent the views of community and salaried dental practitioners.