• Dr Aradhna Ohri

    Dentist BDS (Sheff) MFGDP (UK), GDC No.69532

    Dr Ohri worked as a Community Dental Officer in north Manchester after completing her vocational training in Sheffield. She then joined ‘Brummieland’ where she gained a postgraduate qualification and a vast amount of experience working in such a large practice.

    She then moved back to her home town, Manchester (where the heart is!), and worked in a private dental practice in 2004 in Altrincham. In 2008 she secured a position teaching undergraduates at Manchester Dental Hospital. Dr Ohri teaches all aspects of dentistry to third to fifth year dental students. She thoroughly enjoys teaching and finds it very rewarding. Her special interest is in root canal treatment and she has completed a year-long advanced training course in endodontic procedures. She also enjoys all aspects of cosmetic dentistry and is currently updating her skills in this field by completing a year long course at Manchester Dental Hospital.

    Dr Ohri lives in Timperley with her nine year old daughter who is the apple of her eye! Her days off are just filled with her daughters social life. She also enjoys a game of tennis and reading. Dr Ohri and her partner own a successful bar and restaurant in Altrincham which takes care of the rest of her spare time.

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  • Dr Rajesh Kumar

    Dentist GDC No.149824 | BDS, MFDS, RCS.

    Dr Kumar qualified from Liverpool University in 2008 with distinction in restorative dentistry and completed his vocational training in North Wales. He then went on to take a position as Senior House Officer in the restorative department at Leeds where he completed his Diploma of Membership of the Faculty of Dental Surgery. Since then Dr Kumar has been working in general practice in the Cheshire area and has now been at the Alderley Edge practice over 5 years in which time he has built a busy happy patient list with many existing patients recommending him to their friends and families

    Dr Kumar prides himself on being up-to-date with the latest developments in dentistry. Regards carrying out tooth straightening he tends to focus on short term orthodontic systems for adults using Invisalign and tooth coloured fixed braces. He has also completed a 12 month postgraduate course in Cosmetic and Aesthetic Restorative Dentistry in London, giving him the skills to offer his patients the most up-to-date evidence based aesthetic options including tooth restoration, tooth replacements, whitening and bonding. Dr Kumar has also completed further training in techniques for more complex root canal treatments.

    He understands and particularly enjoys helping patients who are anxious with regards to dental treatment and trying to make them more comfortable with the environment. In his spare time, of which there is little with his two young children, Dr Kumar is an avid sportsman and enjoys playing and following football and cricket. He looks forward to meeting you at the practice.

  • Guillermo Castro Mota

    Dentist GDC Reg No: 209538 | Lic Odont (Madrid)

    Dr Castro qualified from European University of Madrid with distinction in 2010. Since then he has worked in a private practice in Spain before moving to Manchester. He has been working in general practice in Manchester and Cheshire for the last few years.

    Dr Castro prides himself on being up-to-date with the latest developments in dentistry and is certified in facial rejuvenation, dermal and lip fillers. He has a passion for cosmetic dentistry and plan to work towards specialising in restorative dentistry in the near future.

  • Faizan Zaheer

    Specialist Periodontist (Special interest in Implants) GDC Reg. No: 176998 | BDS, MFDS, MRes, MPerio

    Faizan Zaheer is a specialist in Periodontology which encompasses advanced gum disease and implant dentistry. He has a keen interest in treating cosmetic gum defects and complex and challenging implant cases. He has a number of prestigious publications in the topic of gum grafting and is regularly involved with ongoing research at the University of Manchester. He also teaches on the post graduate Masters programme in Periodontology at Manchester Dental Hospital.

    Faizan graduated from University College Cork Dental School in 2009 achieving multiple undergraduate awards including the prestigious national “H.H. Stuart prize in Dentistry” and multiple University scholarships. Ever since he has gained a wide variety of clinical and academic experience. He has worked in general dental practice, general hospitals in Oral and Maxillofacial surgery and in a University Dental Hospital setting.

    Faizan takes pride in delivering the highest level of clinical care using the most up to date methods and techniques. He is very popular among his patients and is held in high regard by his colleagues.
    Apart from his professional attributes he is an accomplished classical and electric guitar player. In his spare time he is a keen player and spectator of football. He also loves art and has a modest portfolio of charcoal and pencil sketches.


  • Sharon Ross

    Dental Hygienist GDC No.1938 | RDH,

    Having qualified from Manchester in 1979, Sharon is tireless in updating her expertise. This ranges from local courses run by The British Society of Dental Hygiene and Therapy to nationwide courses with The British Society of Periodontology to take full advantage of global research and contemporary knowledge and skills.

    Sharon has also worked alongside various periodontists over a number of years. Open, clear and courteous professional communication is at the heart of everything she does. Her aim is to motivate every individual patient to take responsibility for their own oral care. This meticulous approach pays dividend with outstanding patient improvements in tutoring patients to maintain good oral health and especially in pre and post implant placement. For Sharon, every patient maintaining optimum oral health is a professional obsession.

  • Jocelyn Eagland

    Dental Hygienist CEB Dip Dent Hygiene, GDC No. 5405

    Jocelyn qualified as a dental hygienist in Birmingham in 1998 and was proud to win the Oral Health Education prize for that year. She takes similar care with her continued professional development via courses, conferences and online training activities. Jocelyn has lived and practiced in the North West since 2000 due to her love of the outdoors.

Dental Nurses

  • Rebecca Richardson

    Dental Nurse GDC Reg No: 275742 | RDN

    Rebecca is a Dental Nurse with two years of experience; she joined Alderley Edge as a trainee in 2016 but recently qualified with a National Diploma in January 2018. Rebecca works both as a nurse and on the reception desk.
    In her spare time, Rebecca enjoys walking her dogs (all 4 of them!!), holidays and spending time with friends and family.

  • Rebecca Ashmore

    Dental Nurse GDC - 256438

    Rebecca has been a dental nurse for 5 years and has been at the Alderley Edge practice for over 2
    Years. She enjoys working at Alderley Edge and interacting with our very friendly and loyal patients she also enjoys being a part of a close knit team.

    In her spare time Rebecca loves taking her dog Monty for walks and meeting up with friends at the weekends.

  • Tracey Wordingham

    Dental Nurse GDC Reg No: 108912 | RDN

    Tracey joined the Alderley Edge practice over a year ago, having worked at her previous practice
    for over 15 years. She brings a lot of knowledge to the team having worked in dentistry for over 3 decades. Her main passion is delivering great patient care.

    In her spare time Tracey enjoys walking with her Springer Spaniel.

Practice staff

  • Diane Watkinson


    Diane Watkinson helps to ensure that our reception runs smoothly. She have been with the practice for five years and has seen many changes and improvements to her role in that time. Diane particularly enjoys the patient contact and takes enjoyment from helping to calm nervous and anxious patients, many of whom she now classes as friends. Children, in particular, are very welcome, they expect and receive a sticker and balloon at each visit which ensures they leave us with a smile on their face! Diane looks forward to the many challenges yet to come.

  • Selina Rush

    Practice Manager GDC Reg No: 162419 |RDN

    Selina has worked with Bupa Dental Care (Formerly Oasis) for almost 15 years. She started as a Trainee Dental Nurse in October 2003 and has progressed to practice Manager via various different roles including Minor Oral Surgery Nursing, Lead Dental Nurse and Lead Receptionist.

    Selina Joined the Alderley Edge team in April 2017 and has also worked at several different Bupa practices throughout her career including Sale Moor, Sale and Congleton.

    In her spare time Selina enjoys going to concerts and to Old Trafford to watch her favourite team play Football.

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