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Our Team

The base of a great practice is a great team. We aim to work seamlessly to create a nurturing and relaxing environment for your care. 

Dentists

Dr Hema Dhingra

Principal Dentist/Owner

BDS Wales

GDC 79535

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Now the owner of the practice, Hema has been with BDC for over 18 years. In her free time she enjoys running, reading, and spending time with her family

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Dr Rita Rathore

Associate Dentist

DDS Oslo, Norway

1995, MFGDP (UK),

London 2004

GDC 75227

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Rita has been at BDC since October 2015. Prior to that she was working in Norway and London. She is an Invisalign registered provider and enjoys providing minimal invasive dentistry. 

Outside of work, Rita enjoys travelling with her family and running, completing 7 marathons. 

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Dr Rishi Patel

Associate Dentist/Dental Implant Surgeon

BDS (Lond), MSc (Imp Dent) MFDS RCS (Ed)

GDC 245102

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Rishi comes from London and has been with us since 2021. He is highly experienced in providing high quality implant and restorative treatments and has a Masters with Distinction in Dental Implantology. He enjoys travelling and trying new and interesting cuisines.

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Dr Georgina Price

Associate Dentist

BDS Bristol 2015

GDC 258112

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Georgina comes to us from the Hitchin area. She has been in dentistry for many years and enjoys providing general dentistry aswell as Invisalign. In her spare time she is often found travelling, playing netball and teaching yoga

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Dr John Calvert

Associate Dentist

BDS Cardiff 2019

GDC 284205

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John comes from East London, but has spent time working in Essex and Wales. He likes to cook, draw, and plays the occasional game of dungeons and dragons

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Dr Raelene Sambrook

Specialist Prosthodontist

BSc, BDsc, DClinDent (Pros), EMBA, FHEA

GDC 263726

Raelene moved to the UK from  Australia and is highly experienced in all aspects of restorative and cosmetic dentistry.  She also works and teaches at the world acclaimed Eastman hospital. In her spare time Raelene loves to keep active, travel, and is a keen gardener.

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Dr Nader Fallah

Periodontist

BDS, MClinDent (periodontology)

GDC 74697

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Dr Nader Fallah is our in-house Periodontist, bringing over 20 years of experience. He’s been a valued member of our team for over 2 years now. He accepts referrals from clinicians as well as self referrals from patients.

Dr Pierluca Campana

Registered Specialist In Endodontics

DipDent Rome 96 MFDS RCSEng MClinDent Endo MEndo RCSEd

GDC 74002

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Pier Luca is on the GDC specialists list for Endodontics,  has a Masters degree in Endodontics, is a Specialist Member of the European Society of Endodontics and is also a member of the Faculty of Dental Surgery (MFDS RCS London). He is Committed to providing excellent care for his patients, ensuring all clinical options are explained in order to achieve clinical excellence every time.  
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Dr Patricia Chavesta

Rivadeneyra

Registered Specialist Oral Surgeon

BDS, MClinDent (Oral Surgery & Implantology), MSc (Prosthodontics)GDC 205525

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Dr Bhavin Jagatia

 

Oral Surgeon

 

BDS, University of Manchester 2007

GDC 114155

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Dr Anant Bakshi

Orthodontist

 

BDS (Hon), MFDS, RCPS, MOrth
GDC 259179

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Dr Bakshi is highly experienced in Orthodontics and has undergone intensive, expert training to become a recognised hospital consultant. Anant provides all orthodontic treatment from Fixed braces to clear aligners

Dr Rajas Prasad

Associate Dentist

BDS 2014 MUHS India. MDS 2018 (Paediatric & Preventative dentistry RGUHS India)

GDC Statutory exam 2023

GDC 299625

Rajas has a special interest in treating children, adolescents and nervous adults, especially those with special needs. In her spare time she often heads outdoors on long trail hikes, Plein air water colouring, and exploring new restaurants.

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Hygienists

Dental Hygienist/Dental Therapist

National Diploma in Dental Nursing NEBDN 2020

Registered under s36C of the dentists act 1984 202

GDC 289298

Remya Nair

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Remya is incredibly passionate in everything she sets her heart on. Out of surgery she is a keen hiker and loves to take on the next big mountain with her family, and cooking authentic Indian cuisines

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Dr Bakshi is highly experienced in Orthodontics and has undergone intensive, expert training to become a recognised hospital consultant. Anant provides all orthodontic treatment from Fixed braces to clear aligners
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Anett Mekkattukulam

 Dental hygienist/therapist

Mar Baselios Dental College

GDC 306753

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Anett is a creative person who enjoys arts and crafts such as pot painting, flower arranging etc. She is a very talented baker, specialising in high quality cakes which always go down well with the team!

Dental Nurses

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Phillipa Finch

 Dental hygienist

Diploma in Dental Hygiene (Royal College of Surgeons England) 2017

GDC 175811

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Phillippa has over 6 years experience as a dental hygienist. She qualified at the prestigious Eastman Dental Institute UCL, and is passionate about making her patients feel at ease.

When not at work she enjoys cooking for family and friends,  going for long walks and playing squash.

Nusfah Namakula

Lead Registered Dental Nurse

GDC 288497

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Nusfah is our lead nurse with over 4 years in the dental field. She loves to travel. read, and spend time tasting new foods. 

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Shakesha joined BDC in April 2022 as a Trainee Dental Nurse. Coming from Jamaica, Shackesha is always smiling and ensuring her patients are feeling comfortable while being seen. Aside from work, Shakesha loves going to church, singing, and dancing. 

Shakesha joined BDC in April 2022 as a Trainee Dental Nurse. Coming from Jamaica, Shackesha is always smiling and ensuring her patients are feeling comfortable while being seen. Aside from work, Shakesha loves going to church, singing, and dancing. 

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Sophie Bangerh

Trainee Dental Nurse

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Sophie has been with BDC for over 3 years now and is nearing the end of her training as a dental nurse. In her spare time Sophie treasures spending time with her dogs and going swimming/the gym

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Georgie Oldham

Registered Dental Nurse

GDC 219338

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Georgie has been working at the practice for over 16 years. She has recently qualified in radiography. Previous to working at the practice Georgie qualified as a FA football coach, coaching a local team. 

In her spare time, Georgie loves spending time with her young family and supporting Stevenage FC. 

Shackesha Condison

Trainee Dental Nurse

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Shakesha joined BDC in April 2022 as a Trainee Dental Nurse. Coming from Jamaica, Shackesha is always smiling and ensuring her patients are feeling comfortable while being seen. Aside from work, Shakesha loves going to church, singing, and dancing. 

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Joanne Beard

Registered Dental Nurse

GDC 242636

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Joanne has over 24 years experience in the dental sector. She's qualified in radiography and impression taking and loves working alongside dental specialists. Outside of work, she enjoys watching/playing tennis, exploring new restaurants with her family, and is learning BSL

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Keelyn Warner

Registered Dental Nurse

GDC 315915

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Keelyn enjoys keeping fit in the gym along with keeping up with the latest foodie trends and drinks. She is looking forward to her career here at BDC and how she can grow within the practice.

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Echo Brown

Registered Dental nurse

GDC 307930

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Keelyn enjoys keeping fit in the gym along with keeping up with the latest foodie trends and drinks. She is looking forward to her career here at BDC and how she can grow within the practice.

Keelyn enjoys keeping fit in the gym along with keeping up with the latest foodie trends and drinks. She is looking forward to her career here at BDC and how she can grow within the practice.

Keelyn enjoys keeping fit in the gym along with keeping up with the latest foodie trends and drinks. She is looking forward to her career here at BDC and how she can grow within the practice.

Echo has been nursing for two years and loves how much shes learning! In her free time, Echo enjoys spending time with her friends and family, especially her dogs who she loves going on walks with.

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Nilima Begum 

Registered Dental nurse

GDC 294665

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Keelyn enjoys keeping fit in the gym along with keeping up with the latest foodie trends and drinks. She is looking forward to her career here at BDC and how she can grow within the practice.

Keelyn enjoys keeping fit in the gym along with keeping up with the latest foodie trends and drinks. She is looking forward to her career here at BDC and how she can grow within the practice.

Keelyn enjoys keeping fit in the gym along with keeping up with the latest foodie trends and drinks. She is looking forward to her career here at BDC and how she can grow within the practice.

Nilima has been nursing for over 4 years and is a valued asset at BDC. In her free time, Nili enjoys spending time with her friends and family, exploring new restaurants and has a talented craft side.

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Amber

Registered Dental Nurse

GDC 247190

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Amber is a qualified dental nurse who has worked in Dental for over 11 years. In her spare time she enjoys going to gigs, festivals, reading and spending time with her friends.

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Amel

Registered Dental Nurse

GDC 247190

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Amel is a qualified dental nurse and has been part of our team since 2021. Her spare time is mostly spent with her little boy and husband, however she loves a social with friends and the team

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Reception

Antonia

Receptionist

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Antonia joined the team in 2023, and brings a wonderful warmth to the practice. She has a beautiful little girl who takes up most of her spare time. They love to go on days out to the theatre and explore new places to have fun

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Angela

Receptionist

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Angela has worked in dentistry for many years! She is a mum to 2 children which takes up a lot of her time. Angela enjoys going for walks and reading

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Management 

Sarah Meeds

Practice Manager

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Sarah has worked in aspects of the dental industry for over 25 years. In her spare time Sarah enjoys going to the gym, reading, and walking. Yoga is Sarah's real passion and she tries to practice yoga as much as possible to keep her grounded.

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Joanne Beard

Marketing Manager

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As well as nursing, Joanne develops the business here at BDC. Applying her years of experience in the dental sector to marketing and building our business alongside the brilliant team to maximise our potential

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