David Bentley

Director - Casterbridge

David qualified as a Dental Technician in 1988 after serving an apprenticeship with Broughton & Tyrrell where he worked until setting up his own laboratory.

In 1991 he was one of the founders of Casterbridge Dental Studio, along with wife Penny and then business partner Paul Carroll. David has since trained all over the world attending courses in, among other places, Switzerland, Germany, Belgium and the USA.

As well as running Casterbridge Dental Studio, David has an active role with the Dental Laboratories Association (DLA) which in 2001 led to his election to the four chairs and in 2004 he became Chairman. David works to promote DAMAS, where he was on the board of the DAMAS Advisory Group, until becoming the DLA’s portfolio holder for Statutory Registration.

David has also served on committees for the Department of Health, Independent Dental Groups, All-Party Parliamentary Groups and currently on The UK Dental Marketing and Statistics Group.

David Bentley