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Bupa Dental Care Chelmsford

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Here at Bupa Dental Care Chelmsford our dedicated practice team is here to ensure that your care always comes first. We pride ourselves on our friendly and efficient nature and are always on hand to help.

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Dentists

Murray MacNaughtan

GDC - 77006 BDS University of Glasgow 1999 Dentist

Murray has a keen interest in all aspects of general dentistry.

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GDC - 77006 BDS University of Glasgow 1999 Dentist

Murray has a keen interest in all aspects of general dentistry.

Murray has worked in almost every sector – including the armed forces, community, private and mixed practice.

He participates in fitness challenges outside of dentistry, having completed the 100km London to Brighton Ultra in 2019. He plans to participate in more events during 2020.

Dentists

Manish Jagatiya

GDC - 251316 BDS King's College London 2014 Dentist

Manish’s interests lie in aesthetics, such as Invisalign treatment and cosmetic work, as well as oral surgery, including difficult extractions and dental implants.

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GDC - 251316 BDS King's College London 2014 Dentist

Manish’s interests lie in aesthetics, such as Invisalign treatment and cosmetic work, as well as oral surgery, including difficult extractions and dental implants.

Over the past five years, Manish has worked in various places – including hospitals in London and Essex, where he treated head and neck trauma patients, as well as dental practices in Essex.

Manish teaches dental students at King’s College London, and is completing a master’s degree in Dental Implantology, where he aims to start providing implants in the coming year.

Outside dentistry, Manish is a keen professional photographer, and loves taking landscape shots whenever he gets the chance.

Dentists

Sofia Gonzalez

GDC - 242568 Lic Odont Murcia 2006 Dentist

Sofía worked in several NHS and private practices across the UK before joining Bupa Dental Care Chelmsford in 2017.

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GDC - 242568 Lic Odont Murcia 2006 Dentist

Sofía worked in several NHS and private practices across the UK before joining Bupa Dental Care Chelmsford in 2017.

Sofía gained her Bachelor of Dental Surgery degree in 2006 from the University of Murcia in Spain. In 2007, she completed a postgraduate course in endodontics run by the University of Valencia. She worked in Spain from 2007 until she moved to the UK with her husband in 2013.

Sofia has a special interest in endodontics, and is currently focusing on developing her skills in cosmetic dentistry.

Dentists

Dhanushka Tiwome

GDC - 248717 BDS UCLan (Lpool) 2013 Dentist

Joining the team in 2015, Dhanushka enjoys all aspects of dentistry, but particularly enjoys performing advanced restorative procedures and placing implants. Dhanushka qualified at the University of Central Lancashire, and is currently completing a master’s degree in Dental Implantology at Manchester University.

Dhanushka TiwomeDentists

GDC - 248717 BDS UCLan (Lpool) 2013 Dentist

Joining the team in 2015, Dhanushka enjoys all aspects of dentistry, but particularly enjoys performing advanced restorative procedures and placing implants. Dhanushka qualified at the University of Central Lancashire, and is currently completing a master’s degree in Dental Implantology at Manchester University.

Dentists

Pooja Sanatkumar Mehta

GDC - 243571 BDS University of Glasgow 2013 Dentist

Pooja Sanatkumar MehtaDentists

GDC - 243571 BDS University of Glasgow 2013 Dentist

Dentists

Shivani Patel

GDC - 253752 DMD University of Debrecen 2014 Dentist

Shivani qualified as a dentist in 2014, in Debrecen, Hungary. She has undertaken courses in facial aesthetics and orthodontics, enabling her to provide these services to patients. She has also completed studies in restorative and aesthetic dentistry. In the future, Shivani hopes to enrol on an Invisalign aligners course, which will allow her to offer the treatment.

Shivani PatelDentists

GDC - 253752 DMD University of Debrecen 2014 Dentist

Shivani qualified as a dentist in 2014, in Debrecen, Hungary. She has undertaken courses in facial aesthetics and orthodontics, enabling her to provide these services to patients. She has also completed studies in restorative and aesthetic dentistry. In the future, Shivani hopes to enrol on an Invisalign aligners course, which will allow her to offer the treatment.

Hygienists

Adele Marie Barry

GDC - 218394 NVQ L3 Dental Nursing & VRQ L3 Dental Nursing City & Guilds 2011, Foundation Degree in Oral Health Science University of Essex 2019 Dental Hygienist

Adele first joined the industry as a dental nurse in 2009. She later pursued studies in dental hygiene and qualified from the University of Essex in 2019.

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Adele Marie BarryHygienists

GDC - 218394 NVQ L3 Dental Nursing & VRQ L3 Dental Nursing City & Guilds 2011, Foundation Degree in Oral Health Science University of Essex 2019 Dental Hygienist

Adele first joined the industry as a dental nurse in 2009. She later pursued studies in dental hygiene and qualified from the University of Essex in 2019.

Adele has a caring and supportive nature and enjoys caring for our patients. She understands that visiting the dentist can be a daunting experience and enjoys supporting any patients who feel nervous. Passionate about her role, Adele is committed to developing her skills and knowledge and is eager to progress her career.

Hygienists

Positive Sagomba

GDC - 142829 Foundation Degree in Oral Health Science University of Essex 2010 NVQ L3 Oral Health Care:Dental Nursing& Indp Asses City & Guilds 2008 Dental Hygienist

Positive works as a hygienist and has a passion for helping others. Positive’s qualifications include a foundation degree in Oral Health Science from the University of Essex, an NVQ L3 in Oral Health Care, Dental Nursing and Independent Assessment City & Guilds, and a PGCert Dental Education from the University of Bedford. She enjoys her work and has a passion for helping others.

Positive SagombaHygienists

GDC - 142829 Foundation Degree in Oral Health Science University of Essex 2010 NVQ L3 Oral Health Care:Dental Nursing& Indp Asses City & Guilds 2008 Dental Hygienist

Positive works as a hygienist and has a passion for helping others. Positive’s qualifications include a foundation degree in Oral Health Science from the University of Essex, an NVQ L3 in Oral Health Care, Dental Nursing and Independent Assessment City & Guilds, and a PGCert Dental Education from the University of Bedford. She enjoys her work and has a passion for helping others.

Dental Nurses

Kyle Brandon Lucas

Trainee Dental Nurse

Kyle Brandon LucasDental Nurses

Trainee Dental Nurse

Dental Nurses

Louise Marsh

GDC - 135825 Transferred from BADN Voluntary Register Dental Nurse

Louise is a dental nurse who works with two of our dentists, Dhanushka and Kishan, to offer a wide range of treatments.

Louise MarshDental Nurses

GDC - 135825 Transferred from BADN Voluntary Register Dental Nurse

Louise is a dental nurse who works with two of our dentists, Dhanushka and Kishan, to offer a wide range of treatments.

Dental Nurses

Megan New

GDC - 274208 Diploma in Dental Nursing Level 3 QCF City & Guilds 2017 Dental Nurse

Megan gained a Level 3 Diploma in Dental Nursing in 2017. She joined our team the same year, after working at a practice in Witham.

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Megan NewDental Nurses

GDC - 274208 Diploma in Dental Nursing Level 3 QCF City & Guilds 2017 Dental Nurse

Megan gained a Level 3 Diploma in Dental Nursing in 2017. She joined our team the same year, after working at a practice in Witham.

She has an interest in dental implant treatment and is currently completing an implant nursing qualification. Megan enjoys taking on new challenges and supporting our patients.

Dental Nurses

Rachel Oliver

Trainee Dental Nurse

Rachel is a trainee dental nurse and joined our practice in 2021. She’s keen to progress her career in dentistry and hopes to become a dental hygienist in the future. Rachel is committed to her role and enjoys supporting our team.

Rachel OliverDental Nurses

Trainee Dental Nurse

Rachel is a trainee dental nurse and joined our practice in 2021. She’s keen to progress her career in dentistry and hopes to become a dental hygienist in the future. Rachel is committed to her role and enjoys supporting our team.

Dental Nurses

Rianne Aspinall

GDC - 259492 Diploma in Dental Nursing Level 3 QCF City & Guilds 2013 Dental Nurse

Rianne has been a dental nurse at our practice for four years. Rianne gained her diploma in dental nursing at the Colchester Institute in 2012.

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Rianne AspinallDental Nurses

GDC - 259492 Diploma in Dental Nursing Level 3 QCF City & Guilds 2013 Dental Nurse

Rianne has been a dental nurse at our practice for four years. Rianne gained her diploma in dental nursing at the Colchester Institute in 2012.

She enjoys helping others and in 2016, she travelled to Zambia with the dental charity Dentaid to give treatment and oral health advice to deprived villages and schools.

Dental Nurses

Stacey Rowe

GDC - 263755 Diploma in Dental Nursing Level 3 QCF City & Guilds 2016 Lead Dental Nurse

Stacey started dental nursing in 2013 and qualified in 2016. She loves all aspects of dentistry and has experience in implant and orthodontic nursing.

Stacey RoweDental Nurses

GDC - 263755 Diploma in Dental Nursing Level 3 QCF City & Guilds 2016 Lead Dental Nurse

Stacey started dental nursing in 2013 and qualified in 2016. She loves all aspects of dentistry and has experience in implant and orthodontic nursing.

Practice

Kimberly Billington

Receptionist

Before joining our team, Kimberly worked as a receptionist in a private hospital. She works part-time at our practice and enjoys interacting with and caring for our patients.

Kimberly BillingtonPractice

Receptionist

Before joining our team, Kimberly worked as a receptionist in a private hospital. She works part-time at our practice and enjoys interacting with and caring for our patients.

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Kira Edwards

Lead Receptionist

Kira has been in the dental industry since 2013 and qualified as a dental nurse in 2015. She has experience in all aspects of dentistry including smile makeovers, implants, periodontics and oral surgery. After eight years on the clinical side, Kira’s interests have shifted to helping patients front of house as our lead receptionist.

Kira EdwardsPractice

Lead Receptionist

Kira has been in the dental industry since 2013 and qualified as a dental nurse in 2015. She has experience in all aspects of dentistry including smile makeovers, implants, periodontics and oral surgery. After eight years on the clinical side, Kira’s interests have shifted to helping patients front of house as our lead receptionist.

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Laura Cottey

GDC - 256403 National Diploma in Dental Nursing NEBDN 2015 - Oral Health Education BDA 2016 Practice Manager

Laura originally joined us in 2013 as a trainee dental nurse. She has gained several qualifications over the years and became practice manager in 2019.

Laura CotteyPractice

GDC - 256403 National Diploma in Dental Nursing NEBDN 2015 - Oral Health Education BDA 2016 Practice Manager

Laura originally joined us in 2013 as a trainee dental nurse. She has gained several qualifications over the years and became practice manager in 2019.

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Lucy Jackson

Receptionist

Lucy first joined our team as a trainee dental nurse in 2020 and is now one of our dedicated receptionists. She thoroughly enjoys her role and working alongside our team. Lucy has a good relationship with our patients and enjoys supporting their needs.

Lucy JacksonPractice

Receptionist

Lucy first joined our team as a trainee dental nurse in 2020 and is now one of our dedicated receptionists. She thoroughly enjoys her role and working alongside our team. Lucy has a good relationship with our patients and enjoys supporting their needs.

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Olivia McDonnell

Receptionist

With six years’ experience in the front of house industry and an NVQ level 2 and 3, Olivia joined our practice as a receptionist in 2021.

Olivia McDonnellPractice

Receptionist

With six years’ experience in the front of house industry and an NVQ level 2 and 3, Olivia joined our practice as a receptionist in 2021.

No, orthodontics for adults is becoming more and more common. We can talk through your options with you.

We do understand that some people really struggle with dental treatment. But we have lots of ways to help put you at ease. Please just tell us how you feel and what worries you, and then we can work together to decide on the right approach.

Generally we recommend twice yearly check-ups every six months. However, this varies on a case by case basis. Your Bupa Dental Care dentist will talk to you about when and how often we need to see you.

Fillings repair small holes in your tooth enamel. If they aren’t filled, the decay will deepen. You’ll start to feel pain, and you could end up needing root canal treatment, which is much more significant and costs more. So although you might not feel pain right now, it’s best to repair these holes as soon as possible.

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Bupa Dental Care is a trading name of Oasis Dental Care Limited. Registered in England and Wales No: 00478127. Registered office: Bupa Dental Care, Vantage Office Park, Old Gloucester Road, Hambrook, Bristol, United Kingdom BS16 1GW.

Oasis Dental Care Limited has a number of trading names including Bupa Dental Care. For a list of all our different trading names please follow this link.

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