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Bupa Dental Care Merrow

Our team

Here at Bupa Dental Care Merrow 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

Adriana Susanu-Matache

GDC - 260445 DMD 'Grigore T. Popa' University of Medicine and Pharmacy 2014 Dentist

Adriana Susanu-Matache Dentists

GDC - 260445 DMD 'Grigore T. Popa' University of Medicine and Pharmacy 2014 Dentist

Dentists

Emma Haselden

GDC - 82198 BChD University of Leeds 2003, MJDF Royal College of Surgeons of England Dentist

Emma holds a postgraduate certificate in restorative dentistry. She enjoys treating children and is adept at working with anxious patients.

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Emma HaseldenDentists

GDC - 82198 BChD University of Leeds 2003, MJDF Royal College of Surgeons of England Dentist

Emma holds a postgraduate certificate in restorative dentistry. She enjoys treating children and is adept at working with anxious patients.

Emma qualified from Leeds Dental School in 2003. She spent 12 years working in general dental practice in Devon, before returning to her Surrey roots in 2015.

Emma obtained her membership of the Joint Dental Faculties at the Royal College of Surgeons in 2010, and has worked for brief periods doing volunteer dentistry in Uganda and Liberia. She has also completed a one-year postgraduate certificate in restorative dental practice at the Eastman Dental Institute in London.

Emma enjoys treating children and is also adept at working with anxious patients.

Dentists

Jeyarathy 'Jeya' Banerjee

GDC - 80972 BDS Lond 2002, MFDS Royal College of Surgeons Of England 2005 Dentist

Jeya joined the Practice here in Merrow in 2018.

Jeyarathy 'Jeya' BanerjeeDentists

GDC - 80972 BDS Lond 2002, MFDS Royal College of Surgeons Of England 2005 Dentist

Jeya joined the Practice here in Merrow in 2018.

Dentists

Joanna Needs-Howe

GDC - 251769 BDS Newcastle University 2014 Dentist

Joanna Needs-Howe Dentists

GDC - 251769 BDS Newcastle University 2014 Dentist

Dentists

Rajnish 'Raj' Joshi

GDC - 100233 BDS Lond 2005, MFDS Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh, MSc Imp Den Dentist

Raj has a special interest in restorative and implant dentistry, providing all aspects of care in these areas.

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Rajnish 'Raj' JoshiDentists

GDC - 100233 BDS Lond 2005, MFDS Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh, MSc Imp Den Dentist

Raj has a special interest in restorative and implant dentistry, providing all aspects of care in these areas.

As well as working at Bupa Dental Care Merrow, Raj also works as a dentist and dental surgeon with a special interest in implants, at practices in London and Surrey.

Raj qualified from King’s College, London in 2005, before completing further training in general dental practice in Surrey. He went on to undertake further training in oral and maxillofacial surgery, and restorative and implant dentistry, at some of the most prestigious hospitals in and around London.

Raj has also been a clinical teacher at the King’s College London Dental Institute, where he was involved in the supervision and training of undergraduate and postgraduate dentists. In 2011, Raj gained his master’s degree in implant dentistry.

Raj has been published in the British Journal of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, and has had his cases published in popular implant textbooks, written by leaders in the field of restorative and implant dentistry. He prides himself on being a conservative aesthetic and restorative dentist, providing all aspects of modern advanced dentistry, including implants, crowns, veneers, bridges, clear braces, tooth whitening and full mouth reconstructive work.

Dentists

Shwaita Sood

GDC - 177283 BDS Lond 2009, MFDS Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh, Dip Dent Sed Dentist

Shwaita qualified in 2009 from King’s College, London. She’s also qualified in conscious sedation, and is well-skilled at putting nervous patients at ease.

Shwaita SoodDentists

GDC - 177283 BDS Lond 2009, MFDS Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh, Dip Dent Sed Dentist

Shwaita qualified in 2009 from King’s College, London. She’s also qualified in conscious sedation, and is well-skilled at putting nervous patients at ease.

Dental Nurses

Amanda Gravett

GDC - 109803 Qual- National Certificate NEBDSA 1994 Dental Nurse

Amanda is a very experienced and long-standing member of staff here at Merrow, having been here for over 30 years.

Amanda GravettDental Nurses

GDC - 109803 Qual- National Certificate NEBDSA 1994 Dental Nurse

Amanda is a very experienced and long-standing member of staff here at Merrow, having been here for over 30 years.

Dental Nurses

Irina Safonova-Choufani

GDC - 225729 Qual- National Certificate NEBDN 2011 Dental Nurse

Irina works alongside our implant dentist, Raj.

Irina Safonova-ChoufaniDental Nurses

GDC - 225729 Qual- National Certificate NEBDN 2011 Dental Nurse

Irina works alongside our implant dentist, Raj.

Dental Nurses

Samantha 'Sam' Spiller

GDC - 119003 NVQ L3 Oral Health Care:Dental Nursing& Indp Asses City & Guilds 2003 Dentist

Sam joined the team here in Merrow in 2018.

Samantha 'Sam' SpillerDental Nurses

GDC - 119003 NVQ L3 Oral Health Care:Dental Nursing& Indp Asses City & Guilds 2003 Dentist

Sam joined the team here in Merrow in 2018.

Practice

Christine Dabbs

Receptionist

Christine Dabbs Practice

Receptionist

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Hetal Ginn

Trainee Dental Nurse

Hetal GinnPractice

Trainee Dental Nurse

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Lucy McCoy

Receptionist

Lucy McCoyPractice

Receptionist

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Nicola White

GDC - 248106 Diploma in Dental Nursing Level 3 QCF City & Guilds 2013 Practice Manager

Nicola initially trained as a dental nurse, going on to become head nurse, before becoming practice manager here at Merrow.

Nicola WhitePractice

GDC - 248106 Diploma in Dental Nursing Level 3 QCF City & Guilds 2013 Practice Manager

Nicola initially trained as a dental nurse, going on to become head nurse, before becoming practice manager here at Merrow.

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Victoria "Vickie" Class

Practice Coordinator

Victoria "Vickie" ClassPractice

Practice Coordinator

Hygienists

Julie Trotter

GDC - 3643 CEB Cert in Dental Hygiene 1988 Dental Hygienist

Julie has worked with us here at Merrow for over 20 years.

Julie TrotterHygienists

GDC - 3643 CEB Cert in Dental Hygiene 1988 Dental Hygienist

Julie has worked with us here at Merrow for over 20 years.

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 Healthcare Limited. Registered in England and Wales number: 03257078. Registered office: Bupa Dental Care Vantage Office Park, Old Gloucester Road, Hambrook, Bristol, United Kingdom BS16 1GW.

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