• Pete Hunjan

    Dentist GDC Reg No. 74559 | BDS Manchester 1998

    I graduated from Manchester University in 1998. After working in the UK for a while I had the opportunity to work and travel around Australia for 15 months. I joined the practice in 2002.

    I have a special interest in implants. I find treatment planning for large restorative cases very interesting and confidently enjoy providing treatment for patients that need multiple crowns, bridges, veneers and implants. I have been on numerous courses to further my education in the field of implant and restorative dentistry.

    My interests are Scuba diving, cycling and spending lots of time with my family.

  • Vanisha Gajjar

    Dentist GDC Reg No. 192905 | BDS Birm 2010

    I qualified from the University of Birmingham in 2010. Since then I have spent a year as an SHO in oral and maxillofacial surgery and spent a year abroad working and travelling in Australia and New Zealand. I enjoy all aspects of dentistry and enjoy working with nervous patients. In my spare time, I enjoy going to yoga classes, climbing and trying any outdoor activity!

  • Stefan Mladenov

    Dentist GDC Reg No. 134147 | DDM Sofia 2004

    I graduated from Sofia Medical University, Dental faculty in 2004 and have been a part-time dentist at the practice since 2013. I have completed numerous courses related to Aesthetic dentistry, Endodontics, Periodontics and Occlusion. Also, I am a full member of the British Society of Occlusal Studies. Currently, I am in my second year of MSc in Restorative Dentistry Programme at Warwick University. In my free time, I love exploring the countryside and practicing my photography skills.

  • Ankeet Patel

    Associate Dentist GDC Reg no. 253320 | DMD in Dentistry (Budapest) 2014

    Ankeet qualified in Budapest after a lengthy five-year study. He comes to us with a fresh perspective and a modern outlook on oral health. He is a local man from Seer Green, and understandably enjoys long walks through the Chilterns in his somewhat limited spare time! He attends courses worldwide to enhance his dentistry skills and knowledge. He endeavours to keep up to date with all the latest ideas and technology.


  • Cate Picariello

    Hygienist GDC Reg No. 6339 | Dip Dent Hygiene Wales 2003

    I trained and qualified As a Dental Hygienist in 2003 at the Wales School of Medicine (Cardiff). Since qualifying I have been working at five dental practices in Buckinghamshire, Bedfordshire and Central London, assisting in the prevention, education and treatment of Oral Diseases - focusing on gum health by monitoring and assisting patients to develop a home care plan suited to each patient's individual needs.

    I am also qualified to carry out all extended duties which involve giving local anesthesia, taking impressions, placing fissure sealants, whitening, taking radiographs, placement of temporary fillings, root planning (deep scaling) along with routine scale and polish treatments. I also wrote published research on the difference between prevention and Dental Education back in 2005. My hobbies and interests are snowboarding, travelling, playing the drums, gardening, music, arts and running/cycling/swimming/table tennis.

  • Lois O'Reilly

    Hygienist GDC Reg No. 4178 | CEB Cert in Dental Hygiene 1991

    I work at the Practice every Friday. I love spending time with my family and friends.

  • Lisa Tierney

    Dental Hygienist GDC Reg No. 3698 | CEB Cert in Dental Hygiene 1988

    Lisa has over 30 years’ experience qualifying in The Royal Dental Corps. Her interests are yoga, weight training and long walks with her dog.

  • Rachel McLean

    Hygienist GDC Reg No. 118881 | BSc Dental Hygiene and Dental Therapy Portsmouth 2007

    I trained and Qualified in Dental Hygiene and Dental Therapy in 2007 at the University of Portsmouth.

    I am an experienced, professional, motivated and enthusiastic dental therapist/hygienist. Communication and empathy are my strong points. I strive for high clinical standards and am conscientious with my patient care. I am proactive at establishing my development needs and manage my continuing professional development, ensuring I implement evidence-based practice and procedures.

Dental Nurses

  • Maisy Sharp

    Lead Dental Nurse GDC Reg No. 256443 | Diploma in Dental Nursing Level 3 QCF City & Guilds 2014

    Maisy started as a trainee dental nurse back in 2013. She enjoys interacting with the patients and staff and has a strong interest in learning and developing further within Bupa Dental Care.  

  • Vanessa Sharp

    Dental Nurse GDC Reg No. 138038 | National Certificate NEBDN 2000

  • Megan Backham

    Dental Nurse GDC Reg no. TBC

    I am proud to be part of such a wonderful team and company where I can fully contribute to it's growth and well being of it's patients. I am just beginning my journey into dentistry and I really enjoy the training. It is a lot of hard work but my colleagues really help and support me and our patients turn every day into a fascinating and fun place to learn.

    Outside of work I like to spend time with my family and friends

  • Sophie Hardy –Jack

    Trainee Dental Nurse

    I started at the practice November 2014. Working at the Practice I have met some refreshing colleagues who have welcomed me to the team with open arms and helped me to exceed my job role.

    Outside of work I like to spend time with my son Jacob and work out.

  • Mihaela-Ramona Leonte

    Trainee Dental Nurse

Practice staff

  • Vanessa Sharp

    Practice Manager GDC - 138038

    Joined the Practice January 2001, as a dental nurse/receptionist.Became Practice Manager 2007. I work with a great team, we continually strive to improve the practice.

  • Jane Lee

    Lead Receptionist

    I started my career at the Oasis practice in Aylesbury in October 1999. I was previously at a Busy NHS Practice as a Nurse/receptionist. I enjoy my varied responsibilities, day to day running of reception and meeting and dealing with patients. I have been working within the dental enviroment since 1989. Looking forward to the birth of my 1st grandchild, due June 2014. Happy to say my daughter had her baby boy on 28/5/14, healthy and both doing well.

  • Tasha Saphie


Bupa Dental Care Aylesbury

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