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About Us – Bradley Shorthouse

About Us

The Bradley Shorthouse Dental Team

The clinic was conceived by clinical directors Pierce Bradley and Richard Shorthouse.


Pierce Bradley | Partner & Clinical Director

BDS(Birmingham 1989), MCGDent.

GDC Number: 64880

Pierce Bradley: Qualified B.D.S. in 1989 from the University of Birmingham, in 1990 was attached to Wordsley Hospital as a Honorary Clinical Lecturer undertaking Implant Research and gained membership of the Faculty of General Dental Practice of The Royal College of Surgeons in 2001. Has a special interest in Dental Implants, attends post graduate meetings on a regular basis and is an active member in a local Implant study group. Member of the I.T.I.(International Team for Implantology)Has undertaken an Implant course with the University of Warwick and an Advanced Restorative Course in Manchester. Pierce is married with four children which gives him extensive experience with dealing with the little ones.


Richard Shorthouse | Associate Dentist

BDS Birmingham 1983 | GDC Number: 58331

Richard Shorthouse: Qualified from the University of Birmingham in 1983 B.D.S. Married with three children. Richard has a special interest in implant dentistry having completed a year course from the University of Warwick. Actively attends meetings and seminars around the UK and is involved in a local Implant study group. Member of I.T.I. (International Team for Implantology).


Murray Sandford | Associate Dentist

BDS Birmingham 1989 | GDC Number: 64914

Murray Sandford: Qualified B.D.S Qualified at Birmingham University B.D.S. in 1989 and joined the Practice in 1999, where he became a full Associate at Bradley Shorthouse. Murray is married with 3 children and currently enjoys carrying out general dentistry. Murray attends Post-Graduate meetings, has completed an Advanced Restorative Course in Manchester and has a special interest in the Orthodontic/Restorative interface.


Aparna Bhardwaj | Associate Dentist

BDS London | GDC Number: 67467

Aparna qualified from the Royal London Hospital School of Dentistry in 1991. She has worked as a General Dental Practitioner in London and South Birmingham, she regularly attends post-graduate meetings, she enjoys all aspects of dentistry and has a keen interest in Periodontology. Aparna is married with 3 Children. She joined the Bradley Shorthouse team in 2018.


Lesley Murphy | Practice Manager

GDC Number: 158999

Lesley is an invaluable member of the Bradley Shorthouse team. She ensures that the day to day running of the entire practice goes smoothly.


Emma Franks | Associate Dentist

BDS Cork 2013/MFDS 2015 | GDC Number: 245400

Emma Franks qualified with honours from Cork University in 2013 and has achieved her MFDS qualification from the Royal College of Surgeons in 2015.

Emma is a friendly, approachable and caring practitioner. She enjoys all aspects of dentistry, including implants and managing anxious patients.Outside of work she enjoys keeping fit, watching rugby and reading a good book.  She also loves travelling and seeing new places. Emma is excited to join the Bradley Shorthouse Dental team on 1st September 2021.

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