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.

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 Farid Fahid

BDS (Lond), MFDS RCS (Eng), MRD RCS (Eng) M.Clin.Dent (Lond), BSc – GDC Reg 74791
Specialist Prosthodontist

Farid Fahid is a specialist in prosthodontics. He obtained his primary dental qualification from Kings College Dental Institute and has subsequently worked for many years both in general dental practice and the hospital service. Farid gained his post-graduate qualifications of MFDS, MRCPS and MRD at the Royal College of Surgeons of England and Glasgow and obtained his Masters in Clinical Dentistry in prosthodontics with distinction at the Eastman Dental Institute (University College London).

Farid has also obtained a Batchelor of Science degree from Imperial College London in Genetics/Biotechnology. Farid carries out all aspects of restorative and prosthodontic dentistry especially treatment and prevention of tooth wear, replacement of missing teeth and is dedicated to the delivery of care which is highly personalised, professional and ethical.

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.

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.

Victoria

Victoria joined our team in 2013 bringing with her over 10 years of experience as a dental nurse. Victoria has spent many years within the challenging field of Paediatric dentistry and we are lucky to have someone of her calibre, patience and gentle nature working at Waterside. Recently Victoria visited a local nursery to engage in education of oral health for the children.

Victoria is also qualified in radiography and has experience in seeing patients herself for taking impressions, tooth whitening, and Invisalign Impressions and photography. Victoria has very quickly become very popular with the patients and her calm nurturing manner alongside her manual dexterity are a few of her many assets. In her spare time Victoria likes to relax and socialise with family and friends and watch classic movies.

Referral Coordinator

Kylie

Kylie has been working in the field of dentistry for over fifteen years. Kylie trained as a dental nurse at the Royal London Hospital and understands the clinical aspect of her job very well, she furthered her career to gain post nursing qualifications and found a niche within the administrative field of dentistry which she excelled at.

Kylie works alongside our specialist consultants as a referral coordinator in order to facilitate the patient journey in our specialist practice, Kylie has worked in many centres in London and Essex then she came to join us with a wealth of skills in order to ensure a smooth journey for our referred patients.

We are proud to have a dedicated referral centre which is managed by Kylie.

Practice Manager

Shelley Hill

Shelley joined the world of dentistry in 1998 with a background in dental nursing. She soon became very interested in the management domain of the practice and after further training with internationally renowned management courses Shelley embarked on a career in Practice Management. We are extremely proud to have invited Shelley to lead our team in early 2013 and very pleased that she guided the practice to gain an excellent rating from the Care Quality Commission almost immediately.

Shelley is a people’s person and takes pride in all aspects of the day to day running of our practice. Shelley enjoys making sure the team remain focused on delivering the highest standard of care possible for our patients; through training, audits, leadership and continuous personal development.

Shelley is a great leader for our team not because of her power but because of her ability to empower others and this has created an environment that is a centre of excellence for our patients and also staff.

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