Dentists

Dr Nitin Nagpaul

BDS (Lond), MFGDP RCS (Eng) – GDC Reg 74961
Partner and General Dental Practitioner

The concept of Waterside Dental Health as a specialist centre for dental excellence was created by Nitin Nagpaul. Nitin qualified from the prestigious Guy’s Hospital in 1998 and is a member of the Faculty of General Dental Practitioners of the Royal College of Surgeons of England, which he achieved by extensive examination post qualification. Nitin has worked exclusively in practice and has been appointed as a trainer for a scheme designed for newly qualified dentists. Nitin’s professional interest focuses on implantology for which he has been trained on the world renowned Nobel Biocare implant system. The Cerec CAD system for same day inlays was introduced to Waterside by Nitin as soon as it was available in the UK.

Dr Suneil Amin

BDS (Lond), MJDF RCS (Eng) – GDC Reg 177837
Partner and General Dental Practitioner

Suneil qualified from Kings College London University in 2009. His early career focused on surgical dentistry which was where Suneil developed his interest in Implant dentistry. Suneil has completed his MJDF RCS (Membership of the joint dental faculty) and the Diploma in Implant Dentistry at the Royal College of Surgeons. Suneil has worked within some of the leading practices for Invisalign and is one of the most experienced dentists in this area within this field. Suneil’s enthusiasm for both restorative and surgical dentistry has allowed him to develop a keen interest in both cosmetic and implant dentistry. Suneil is extremely personable with an excellent bed side manner. He always connects with his patients and has proved to be a very popular member of our team.

Dr Laleh Sharifian

BDS (Lond.), MFDS RCS (Eng.), Dip D.Sed – GDC Reg 76561
General Dental Practitioner with Special Interest in IV Sedation

Laleh qualified from Guy’s Hospital in 1999, having been awarded the prestigious Newland Pedly Merit for clinical excellence and a scholarship to pursue research on dental anxiety. Laleh has been a clinical tutor in three dental hospitals in London and is a member of the Royal College of Surgeons of England, by examination.

Laleh works exclusively at Waterside Dental Health and provides a full range of dental treatment including treatment under Sedation for anxious patients, an area for which she has attained post graduate training at Guy’s Hospital. Laleh is a perfectionist with an eye for detail making her ideal for cosmetic dentistry, including veneers, Invisalign, white fillings and Cerec Inlays. Laleh is considered the dentist to the dentists.

Dr Helen Ngo

BDS (hons) MJDF RCS Eng PG Cert Orth PG Cert Dent Ed – GDC Reg - 114281
Dentist and Invisalign Clinician

Helen qualified from King’s College, London, in 2007 with honours and was a gold medal runner up in her year. She has since attained Postgraduate Certificates in Orthodontics at Warwick University and Dental Education at University of Bedfordshire. Helen is an Invisalign Platinum Elite provider with a passion for digital dentistry.

Helen’s has a passion for improving smiles using Invisalign, followed by bleaching and bonding composite restorations to worn and chipped teeth. Helen enjoys the artistic nature of restoring broken teeth and has an eye for perfection. Helen enjoys using the iTero scanner for most of her work and has a mostly impression- free digital workflow for dental veneers, crowns, bridges and dentures.

Helen enjoys teaching and has hosted a study club for new Invisalign providers. She also enjoys mentoring new dental graduates and was a foundation trainer in the past. She was also a senior house officer in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery at Queen Mary’s Hospital and at Guy’s Hospital.

Helen can also speak fluent Cantonese.

Specialists

Mr Anish Shah

BDS (Hons), MFDS, MFGDP, FRSPH, FFD, FDS, FHEA – GDC Reg 76559
Specialist and Consultant Oral Surgeon

Anish is a consultant oral surgeon with over 15 years specialist experience. He qualified from Guy’s Hospital in 1999 with double honours and embarked on a career in oral surgery. He also works for South Essex Partnership University NHS Foundation Trust and is a Member and Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons. His expertise lies in all aspects of oral surgery such as complex wisdom teeth removal, cyst removal, biosy of patches, apicectomy and tongue tie surgery.

Anish has also developed a special interest in oral medical conditions such as oral ulcerations, burning mouth syndrome and lichen planus. He is one of the clinical leads for community dental services for SE Essex and lectures nationally and internationally on oral surgery. He contributes to medical journals and has published many articles on oral surgery and oral medicine.

Dr Dipali Dalia

BDS (Lond) , MFDS, MSc, MClinDent (Perio) MRD RCS (Ed) – GDC Reg 78334
Specialist Periodontist

Dipali qualified from Guy’s, King’s and St. Thomas’ Dental School, London, in 2000 with distinction. For 3 years she worked as a Senior House Officer and Staff Grade in Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery, as well as mixed general practice and then underwent a 4 year specialist training programme in Periodontology at King’s College London. She achieved her MSc in 2006, Membership in Restorative Dentistry (MRD) and MClinDent (Master of Clinical Dentistry) in 2008, all with distinction.

Dipali is an exceptionally meticulous periodontist, who splits her time between specialist practices and has been involved in the training of undergraduate and post graduate students at Guy’s Hospital as a Specialist Clinical Teacher, as well as lecturing to GDPs. Dipali accepts referrals for surgical and non surgical periodontal treatment including gingival grafts for recession, crown lengthening and gingival recontouring.

Dr Bhavin Bhuva

BDS, MFDS RCS (Eng), MClinDent (Endo), MRD RCS (Ed) – GDC Reg 76716
Specialist and Consultant Endodontist

Bhavin graduated from Guy’s Hospital in 1999. In 2005 he started specialist training at Guy’s, achieving a distinction in the Master of Clinical Dentistry in Endodontics, obtaining the Membership in Restorative Dentistry RCS (Edin) and thereby admitted onto the General Dental Council Register of Specialists.

During his postgraduate studies Bhavin was awarded prestigious research grants by The Royal College of Surgeons and The British Endodontic Society. Bhavin has contributed to dental textbooks including the ‘Adhesive Restoration of Endodontically Treated Teeth’. He has also written in a number of peer reviewed endodontic journals. His enjoyment for teaching endodontics has progressed into his appointment as a Consultant in Endodontics at Guys Hospital, London as well as having a leading role in training postgraduates.

Dr Natasha Wright

BDS (Sheff), MFDS RCS, MSc, MOrth RCS (Eng) FDS RCS (Eng) – GDC Reg 80952
Specialist and Consultant Orthodontist

As well as working at Waterside Dental Health, Natasha Wright works as a Consultant Orthodontist at Guys and St Thomas’ Hospital and East Surrey Hospital. As a Consultant Orthodontist she treats a range of complex malocclusions to a very high standard as part of a multidisciplinary team and in addition she is responsible for teaching both undergraduate and postgraduate students.

Natasha initially undertook her Membership in Orthodontics at the Royal London Dental Hospital and was awarded the MSc prize in academic and clinical practice. More recently she was awarded her Fellowship in Orthodontics by the Royal College of Surgeons after further clinical and academic training at Guy’s and St Thomas’ Hospital.

Jayneet Patel

BDS, MJDF RCS (Eng), MSc. IMOrth RCS (Eng) GDC Reg - 104208
Specialist Orthodontist

Jayneet carried out his undergraduate training at Guy’s, King’s and St Thomas’ Hospital trust, qualifying in 2006. Following a year in general dental practice, he undertook two years of further training in Oral and Maxillofacial surgery at St Georges Hospital and Paediatric dentistry at the Eastman Dental Institute. During this time, he became a Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons, England. In 2009, he commenced the 3 year Specialist Orthodontic training at the Royal London Hospital, completing a Masters in Science degree in 2011, and the Intercollegiate Membership in Orthodontics (IMOrth) in 2012, from the Royal College of Surgeons, England.

Jayneet continues to work part time as an Associate Specialist in Orthodontics at the Royal London Hospital, where he enjoys teaching undergraduate students and treating patients with complicated treatment plans. He is registered with the General Dental Council, and is a member of the Royal College of Surgeons, England as well as the British Orthodontic society and European Orthodontic Society.

Dr Chanpreet Kalsi Sehmi

BDS MJDF RCS (Eng.) – GDC Reg 177507
General Dentist with an interest in Facial Aesthetics

Dr Chanpreet Sehmi qualified from Guys Kings and St Thomas' Dental Institute. Since then she has furthered her education and skills by attending various cosmetic dental courses and conferences in the UK and worldwide. She has a keen interest in providing sedation for nervous clients.

She trained at the prestigious KT Training Academy on Harley Street in 2011 in the provision of Botox and Dermal Filler treatments. Wrinkle reduction and facial rejuvenation are her areas of expertise. Dr Sehmi takes pride in her subtle yet effective result with her many years of experience.

She also provides bespoke dietary analyses for her patients, which can help you identify exactly where those hidden sugars in your diet are.

Hygienists

Catherine Mawson

Diploma in Dental Hygiene and Dental Therapy – GDC: 141439


Catherine qualified from Kings College Dental Hospital in 2008 with a prestigious Distinction in the dual qualification of Dental Hygiene and Dental Therapy. Catherine has undertaken post graduation training in provision of tooth whitening and the treatment of nervous patients in which she takes a particular interest in.

We are proud to have such a skilled, competent but yet gentle and empathetic hygienist like Catherine working with us. Her calibre of skill has meant she has been able to work very closely with our resident Periodontist with whom she shares the treatment plan for the patients. Catherine is extremely popular and has doubled her patient base since working with us. Her passion for oral health and prevention of dental disease has meant our patients enjoy a unique service that’s individual focused. In her spare time Catherine is busy being a mum to twin girls.

Nurses

Rebecca

Rebecca gained her dental nursing qualification in 2011. Dentistry and education are her passion and so within a short space of time Rebecca has gained post qualification certificates in Oral Health education and the very competitive Conscious Sedation certificate. Rebecca comes from an academic background and has excelled in every professional development she has had.

We are proud to have Rebecca working alongside our Specialists and running their clinic and caring for the patients. Her passion for all things Dentistry and Rebecca’s excellence and perfectionist manner has meant that her role within the practice has grown in a short space of time and she is continuing to develop even further. In her spare time Rebecca is an avid reader with a special interest in History.

Dee

We are proud to welcome our newest addition Dee who joined Waterside Dental Health in May 2015, bringing with her over twenty years of experience as a dental nurse.

Dee has worked in all fields of dentistry in many prestigious multidisciplinary practices and has also been managing and training other nurses. Dee has a passion for dentistry and education and is pleased to be working with specialists to even further her career; Dee’s warm, calming personality combined with her experience and skill is the best asset for providing the best surgery assistance in dentistry.

In her free time she enjoys swimming and spending time with her family.

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