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Our team – experts with over 125 years of total experience

We are so proud of our friendly, experienced and caring team, dedicated to helping you look after and enhance your oral health. We’re eager to meet you to show you what we can do.

Dentists

Dr Jaymish Patel Principal Dentist
GDC: 251643

Dr Jaymish Patel

Principal Dentist
Parkside, Addlestone, Pyrford
BDS (Bris) 2014
GDC: 251643

Jaymish qualified with a BDS from the University of Bristol in 2014. He then completed his NHS training in Aberystwyth, Wales, and is now a Partner of Synergy Dental Centres.

Jay enjoys all aspects of dentistry, with a particular interest in oral surgery and cosmetic dentistry, including removable braces. He completed advanced cosmetic and restorative training with Aspire Dental Academy, achieving a certification in advanced aesthetic dentistry. Jay loves being able to get to know his patients and warmly welcoming them each time they enter the practice.

Outside of dentistry, Jay enjoys regularly playing football and watching cricket. He also loves dogs!

Dr Andrew Gough Principal Dentist
GDC: 62919

Dr Andrew Gough

Principal Dentist
Parkside, Addlestone
BDS (Lond) 1987
GDC: 62919

Andrew qualified at UCH London in 1987 and has worked at Synergy Parkside ever since. He is a firm believer that a visit to the dentist can and should be fun.

Our senior dentist, Andrew has a special interest in cosmetic dentistry and smile makeovers. He has completed extensive year-long training courses, and gained certification in cosmetic dentistry at the Chris Orr Academy. Andrew has also had training in facial aesthetics, and is able to offer his patients safe and reliable treatment options.

Andrew has provided implants as an alternative to dentures and bridges for over 20 years and is happy to give free consultations to discuss patients’ individual options. He has also been providing invisible braces since 2004, and enjoys being able to transform his patients’ smiles.

Andrew likes treating nervous patients and children, putting them at ease and demonstrating that dentistry doesn’t have to be painful or difficult.

Dr Mani Virdee Principal Dentist and Implantologist
GDC: 64872

Dr Mani Virdee

Principal Dentist and Implantologist
Addlestone
BDS (Manc.) 1989
GDC: 64872

Mani graduated in 1989 from Manchester University. He started practicing dentistry in West London and Camberley before opening Ottershaw Dental in 1994. Mani has since relocated to Synergy Dental Centres, which has been established for over 11 years.

Mani’s special interests lie in dental implants, facial aesthetics and cosmetic dentistry, including smile makeovers and invisible braces. He is dedicated to furthering his skills and knowledge, and has completed the Advanced Dental Studies Cosmetic course at the California Centre and a week-long residential course at the Cezanne Dental Institute for Implants in Berlin, Germany. He also completed an Invisalign course in 2009.

Mani’s committed and passionate approach ensures his patients feel at ease in his care. He enjoys helping his patients achieve the high-end results they deserve.

Outside of dentistry, Mani enjoys playing golf and travelling with his family.

Dr Phil Marsh Principal Dentist
GDC: 64499

Dr Phil Marsh

Principal Dentist
Chertsey
BDS (Lond) 1989
GDC: 64499

Phil graduated with a BDS from the Royal London Hospital in 1989. He is a very well-established member of the team, and has been at Synergy Dental for 22 years.

Phil is particularly good at helping people overcome their fears about going to the dentist with his calm and professional approach. He enjoys improving his patient’s smiles and helping them achieve their desired results. He also loves working in a fully supportive team, with everyone quick to help others out.

Outside of work, Phil enjoys keeping fit and can often be found running, cycling or walking his dog!

Dr Mani Rohela Associate Dentist
GDC: 184449

Dr Mani Rohela

Associate Dentist
Pyrford
BDS (Mumbai) 2006
GDC: 184449

Mani graduated with a BDS degree from Government Dental College and Hospital, Mumbai in 2006. She worked for a busy private dental practice in Delhi before moving to the UK.

Mani is very motivated, keeping up with all the latest developments in dentistry by regularly attending lectures and training courses. Her main areas of interest are aesthetic, restorative and preventative dentistry.

Mani is proud to provide a full range of comprehensive dental treatments to her patients at Synergy Waterside and has formed great relationships with her regular patients. She has a very caring attitude and is highly skilled, with a keen interest in educating her patients about their oral health. She aims to treat her patients in a relaxed and professional manner at all time.

Dr Danni Sharma Associate Dentist
GDC: 75037

Dr Danni Sharma

Associate Dentist
Parkside, Addlestone
BDS (Lond)
GDC: 75037

Danni graduated with a BDS from Kings College, London, in 1998. She has been at Synergy Parkside for over seven years.

Danni enjoys all aspects of dentistry, particularly the cosmetic side. She loves working with crowns, bridges and veneers, and particularly enjoys seeing the reactions of her patients when they see their results.

Outside of work, Danni enjoys travelling and going to the theatre and cinema. She also loves walking and socialising with her friends and family.

Dr Shaimil Patel Associate Dentist with special interest in Orthodontics
GDC: 253427

Dr Shaimil Patel

Associate Dentist with special interest in Orthodontics
Addlestone
DMD (Debrecen)
GDC: 253427

Having qualified from the University of Debrecen, Shaimil has shown great interest in restorative and cosmetic dentistry. His enthusiasm for advanced cosmetic dentistry has led him to train with some of the leading orthodontic, restorative and cosmetic dentists in the country to continuously advance his skill set.

Shaimil has completed numerous postgraduate courses at world-renowned training institutes such as the King’s College London, Barts and The Royal London Hospital and the Eastman Dental Hospital at University College London (UCL). In addition to these courses, he has also completed a postgraduate certificate in Advanced Operative Aesthetic and Restorative Dentistry and an Advanced Occlusion and Wax up course at the Aspire Dental Academy.

Shaimil is a highly experienced, specialist Diamond Tier Invisalign provider and has treated over 700 cases to date. He has carried out extensive training alongside a leading orthodontist in central London and is continuing to further advance his skillset by undertaking a diploma in Clear Aligner Therapy endorsed by world-leading Align Technology with the City of London Dental School. Shaimil has also trained in facial aesthetics at the Avanti Aesthetics academy on Harley street to aid his understanding of facial harmony and the unique mapping of each patient’s face, using these skills in his dentistry to create beautiful smiles, individual to each patient.

Transforming patients’ smiles and, more importantly, boosting their confidence has always been the most rewarding part of Shaimil’s job. He is dedicated to ensuring his patients have beautiful teeth that not only look great but are healthy, working with the ethos of providing gentle, non-invasive dentistry to maintain patients’ natural teeth and smile. He carries out his work with the utmost care and professionalism, and prides himself in being a perfectionist. He has a no compromise approach, using only the highest quality of materials leading to incredible results.

Shaimil provides an array of treatments such as Invisalign clear aligners, fixed traditional braces, veneers and many other cosmetic treatments. He provides bespoke treatment plans to suit each individual patients needs and lifestyle and is happy to discuss treatment options with all his patients, thoroughly explaining what the treatment will entail.

Dr Alay Zaidi Associate Dentist
GDC: 278967

Dr Alay Zaidi

Associate Dentist
Parkside, Addlestone, Pyrford
Med Dent (Semmelweis)
GDC: 278967

Alay graduated from the University of Semmelweis with a Doctor of Medical Dentistry degree. He is dedicated to improving his clinical knowledge and skills, completing a Postgraduate Certificate in Aesthetic and Restorative Dentistry in London. He has also participated in many courses covering cosmetic treatments and teeth alignment. Alay is a certified provider of Invisalign and enjoys being able to use this alongside teeth whitening and composite restorations to create stunning smiles.

Alay enjoys taking on new cases, making his patients happy and building their confidence as they get the best results possible. His caring nature means he spends time getting to know each of his patients, understanding exactly what they hope to achieve from treatment. Alay has extremely high standards, using only the best materials to achieve fantastic results.

Alay’s strong attention to detail and professional attitude mean he is key to providing top quality aesthetic and restorative dentistry treatments at our practice. He is very happy to discuss treatment options with all his patients in detail, helping them to choose what is right for them.

Outside of work, Alay has a keen interest in flying and loves challenging people to badminton. He enjoys staying active and spending time with his family and friends.

Dr Sharmila Khopade Associate Dentist with special interest in Periodontics
GDC: 258328

Dr Sharmila Khopade

Associate Dentist with special interest in Periodontics
Parkside, Chertsey and Addlestone
BDS (Maharashtra)
GDC: 258328

Sharmila completed her postgraduate studies at Nair Hospital Dental College, Mumbai. She has a keen interest in periodontal therapy and has over 9 years of experience in diagnosing, managing and treating periodontal and other dental diseases. Sharmila has presented nationally and internationally on a range of periodontal therapy-related topics, published papers in several peer-reviewed dental journals and authored a book.

Sharmila enjoys helping patients who have gum problems, such as bleeding or gum recession, regain their oral health. She is highly skilled in performing surgical and non-surgical periodontal treatment and caring for the gum health of all her patients.

Sharmila’s friendly and understanding manner helps patients feel at ease in her care. She enjoys talking to her patients, taking the time to explain what their treatment will involve and getting to know them more.

Outside of work, Sharmila enjoys reading and travelling. She also loves helping those in need.

Dr Ritesh Bhardwaj Associate Dentist
GDC: 217689

Dr Ritesh Bhardwaj

Associate Dentist
Parkside, Pyrford
BDS (Lond) 2011
GDC: 217689

Ritesh graduated with a BDS from Barts and the London School of Dentistry in 2011 and has worked as a dental associate for many years. He has been part of the Synergy team since 2020.

Ritesh has built a strong foundation in all aspects of general dentistry and really enjoys this work. He has a very calm and relaxed approach, which enables him to build a trusting relationship with all his patients. He tailors his high quality dental care to suit individual needs, ensuring even nervous patients and young children feel at ease.

Ritesh is particularly interested in composite bonding, whitening and Invisalign, focusing on a minimally invasive approach. He is dedicated to furthering his skills and knowledge, and regularly attends courses to ensure he stays in touch with the latest treatments and techniques.

Outside of work, Ritesh enjoys spending time with his family and friends. He also enjoys playing sports and has a keen interest in music.

Dr Ruchi Madhok Dentist
GDC: 103048

Dr Ruchi Madhok

Dentist
Pyrford
BDS (Dundee 2006)
GDC: 103048

Bio coming soon.

Dr Suliman Sayed Associate Dentist
GDC: 212786

Dr Suliman Sayed

Associate Dentist
Parkside
BDS (Lond 2010)
GDC: 212786

Bio coming soon.

Dr Ali Al-Ausi Associate Dentist with special interest in Endodontics
GDC: 128669

Dr Ali Al-Ausi

Associate Dentist with special interest in Endodontics
Addlestone
GDC: 128669

Ali graduated in 2007 (Leeds) and after qualification did his vocational training in in East Yorkshire. Ali then travelled and worked in Singapore and Australia respectively.

His experience of working in the UK and different parts of the world has enhanced his understanding of different dental materials and techniques.

Ali has always been interested in saving teeth and strongly believes natural teeth have no equal substitute. As such, his aim is to retain and restore teeth including the most heavily broken ones.

Ali has a special interest and comprehensive training in providing endodontics (root canal treatment), periodontal surgery (crown lengthening) and prosthodontics (restoring teeth).

Ali has a gentle approach and the fantastic ability to ensure patient comfort will resonate with some of our more nervous and anxious patients.

Dr Natasha Johal Associate Dentist
GDC: 277966

Dr Natasha Johal

Associate Dentist
Chertsey
BchD (Leeds 2007)
GDC: 277966

Natasha graduated from Newcastle University in 2018 and has since moved back to Surrey. She enjoys general dentistry and making patients feel calm and comfortable. She is currently undertaking further training in advanced restorative and aesthetic treatments and has an interest in facial aesthetics. She also has an interest in Invisalign and will hopefully continue her advancement in this.

She holds all the core ideologies of patient care, that makes her the perfect fit for Synergy Dental Centres.

When she is not in surgery she loves to travel the world and be outdoors. She is also an avid baker making treats for her friends and family but is careful to control her sweet tooth!

Dr Irem Topcu Associate Dentist with a special interest in Oral Surgery
GDC: 266972

Dr Irem Topcu

Associate Dentist with a special interest in Oral Surgery
Pyrford
BDS (Marmara)
GDC: 266972

Bio coming soon.

Dr Samar Morgan Associate Dentist with a special interest in Orthodontics
GDC: 82707

Dr Samar Morgan

Associate Dentist with a special interest in Orthodontics
Pyrford
Dip Dent (Milan)
GDC: 82707

Bio coming soon.

Dr Mariam Ghobrial Associate Dentist
GDC: 289227

Dr Mariam Ghobrial

Associate Dentist
Pyrford
BDS (Dundee)
GDC: 289227

Bio coming soon.

Dr Azhar Hanif Dentist
GDC: 73021

Dr Azhar Hanif

Dentist
BDS (Birm)
GDC: 73021

Mr Hanif graduated from The University of Birmingham in 1997 and has a wealth of experience in both the NHS and Private sectors of Dentistry. He has an avid interest in all aspects of General Dentistry.

Mr Hanif has a great approach in treating nervous and anxious patients and is extremely patient focused.

In his spare time Mr Hanif plays football and enjoys travelling with his family. Recently he has taken a new hobby in 3D printing which he enjoys with his young sons.

Hygienists

Adam Mohsen Dental Hygienist
GDC: 253349

Adam Mohsen

Dental Hygienist
Parkside, Pyrford and Addlestone.
GDC: 253349

Adam has over 14 years of experience in Dentistry and is an active member of both the British Society of Periodontology and the European Federation of Periodontology. He gained his National Diploma in Dental Nursing NEBDN in 2014. He has been a member of the Synergy team for over 5 years.

Adam has vast experience in non-surgical treatments of gum disease, pre oral surgery mouth rehabilitation, gum disease management and maintenance and both pre and post orthodontic procedures.

He prides himself on his unique approach to nervous patients, helping them to feel at ease in his care. Adam is very supportive of his patients, and is always happy to give specialist advice in a non-obligation consultation appointment.

Outside of work, Adam enjoys keeping fit with running and weight lifting.

Angelika Kozuch Dental Hygienist
GDC: 234981

Angelika Kozuch

Dental Hygienist
Chertsey
GDC: 234981

Angelika graduated from King’s College with a dual qualification in dental hygiene and therapy, also achieving an award for ‘Best Student’ in Hygiene Clinical Skills during her time there. Angelika also has a Master’s degree in Biology from Krakow University and is a member of the British Society of Dental Hygienists and Therapists. She is committed to furthering her knowledge and ensuring her techniques are in line with a modern dental practice.

Angelika has been part of the team at Synergy Chertsey since 2020.

Angelika has a kind and caring nature, able to build a gentle rapport with her patients and get to know them better. She enjoys working with nervous patients and is a master at putting even the most anxious of patients at ease in her care.

Outside of work, Angelika is kept busy looking after her young son. When she does get some free time, she enjoys improving her skills as a developing amateur painter.

Kirandeep Sekhon Dental Hygiene Therapist
GDC: 264380

Kirandeep Sekhon

Dental Hygiene Therapist
Parkside
BSc Oral Health Science (Manc 2016)
GDC: 264380

Kirandeep graduated with a BSc in Oral Health Sciences from the University of Manchester. She is one of the newest members of the team at Synergy Dental and is looking forward to meeting new patients and getting stuck in.

Kirandeep’s favourite part of the job is giving people the ability to smile again! She also loves seeing her patients’ faces when they see the difference in their teeth and smile after a thorough clean.

Outside of work, Kirandeep loves to travel and really enjoys cooking and baking in her spare time.

Amar Vora Dental Hygiene Therapist
GDC: 272733

Amar Vora

Dental Hygiene Therapist
GDC: 272733

Dental Hygienist/Therapist registered under s36c of the dentists act 1984 2018 and 2017

Amar’s dental career started over 5 years ago as a Dentist and Oral Health Educator in India, where he worked for a year as a consultant dentist and community oral health promoter.

He moved to the UK in 2014 and became registered Dental Hygienist/Therapist in the year 2017. He joined Synergy Parkside Dental Centre in January 2021.

Amar truly loves his work in dentistry and has a heart for every patient that he treats. He especially feels accomplished when he can make people with previous negative memories of dentistry comfortable and happy to be receiving his care.

Outside of dentistry, Amar enjoys travelling, scuba diving and playing cricket.

Rubika Samra Dental Hygienist
GDC: 264379

Rubika Samra

Dental Hygienist
Chertsey
BSc Oral Health Science (Manc 2016)
GDC: 264379

Bio coming soon

Taher Maazoun Dental Hygienist
GDC: 291232

Taher Maazoun

Dental Hygienist
GDC: 291232

Taher has over 13 years of experience in Dentistry, he thoroughly enjoys working together with his patients towards achieving better oral health and maintaining healthy gums and teeth.

Outside of work he enjoys keeping fit with exercise classes, spending weekends in the countryside and quality time with family and friends.

Taher is registered with the General Dental Council as a Dental Hygienist and Therapist , ensuring that he keeps up to date with all the latest developments within Dental Hygiene and therapy

Management

Emily Sherlock Practice and Operations Manager

Emily Sherlock

Practice and Operations Manager

Emily has been working within Synergy Dental Centres since July 2020, and has thoroughly enjoyed seeing the practices change and develop during that time. She holds a Level 3 Diploma in Dental Nursing from City and Guilds and has a number of other qualifications, including Dental Radiography, First Aid, Safeguarding and Principles of Infection Control in the Dental Environment.

Emily loves the variety her job brings, with no two days ever the same! Whether it is welcoming a new team member, speaking to both new and existing patients or just overseeing the day to day running of the practices, there is something new and exciting in every day. Through the pandemic, Emily has loved witnessing the heartwarming way the team have come together, with the excellent teamwork reflected in the highest quality of patient care.

Outside of work, Emily enjoys keeping fit. She can regularly be found at the gym, swimming, at dance classes or simply getting out and about with her family and chocolate labrador, Percy. Emily also loves travelling to different countries and experiencing new cultures, and is looking forward to being able to do this again soon!

Dr Ryan Antunes Practice and Development Manager

Dr Ryan Antunes

Practice and Development Manager
BDS (Wits) 2010

Ryan qualified as a dentist at the University of the Witwatersrand, South Africa, in 2009. He worked as a locum dentist, associate dentist and a practice owner before moving to England.

Ryan is now using his skills and dental knowledge in his role as Practice Manager, and has been part of the Synergy team since January 2021. He enjoys being able to be involved in all aspects of a dental practice, including administration, HR and future practice development issues.

Outside of work, Ryan loves sport, particularly golf and football. He also enjoys doing DIY around the house.

Holly Tomlin Assistant Manager
GDC: 287593

Holly Tomlin

Assistant Manager
All sites
NEBDN (2019)
GDC: 287593

With growth comes new opportunity. As Synergy Dental Centres continues to expand it became very apparent that the need for a treatment co-ordinator was essential. We believe that a patient’s journey needs to be positive and supported, from making the appointment to leaving with a smile on their face.

Holly joined Synergy Dental Centres in 2021 as a lead nurse. She quickly encompassed the core beliefs of what patient care means to us. When the need for a treatment co-ordinator arose, who better than someone who already knows what is important to Synergy Dental Centres and our patients.

Holly is enthusiastic and dedicated. She applies herself to the role perfectly and provides the support and guidance required by our patients.

Natasha Graham Assistant Manager

Natasha Graham

Assistant Manager

Coming soon…

Sasha Boden Treatment Co-ordinator

Sasha Boden

Treatment Co-ordinator

Coming Soon…

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Addlestone

24C High Street,
Addlestone,
Surrey, KT15 1TN

01932 856 541

Chertsey

Two Bridges, Riversdell Close,
Chertsey, Surrey,
KT16 9JU

01932 566 831

Parkside

Goldsworth Park, Denton Way,
Woking, Surrey,
GU21 3LQ

01483 766 355

Pyrford

Unit 10 & 11 Marshall Parade,
Coldharbour Rd, Pyrford,
Woking, Surrey, GU22 8SW

01932 352 333

Waterside

Waterside Dental Centre,
Devonshire Avenue,
Woking, Surrey, GU21 5QJ

01932 352 333

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