Dentists

  • Fatima Ali

    Dentist BDS (Lond) 2009, MFDS, RCS (Edin), MSC, BSc (Hons) | GDC Reg No. 177788

    I graduated from King’s College London in 2009. I completed my vocational training and then on to work as aMaxillofacial Senior House Officer for one year in London.I have completed numerous post graduate course including HCR. MFDS qualifications and an Inman Aligner course to straighten teeth. I joined Oasis in 2012 and also work in London.

    I have an interest in Oral Surgery and preventative dentistry and aim to provide quality treatment for my patients in an relaxed atmosphere.

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  • Yasmin Makadsi

    Dentist BDS (Iraq) 1998, IQE (UK) 2008 | GDC Reg No. 164594

    I qualified as a Dentist from the University of Baghdad in 1998. When I moved to the UK I completed several Dental Courses and started practicing General Dentistry after completing an International Qualifying exam (IQE) in 2008 at the Eastman Dental Institute in London. I continued to work in London for two years and joined Oasis in 2011.

    I enjoy all aspects of dentistry especially restorative.

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  • Edmund O'Toole

    Lead Dentist BDS (U Lond 1993) | GDC Reg No. 69726

    I am an experienced general dental practitioner and practice owner. I take care to listen and understand my patient’s individual needs and deliver quality up to date and thorough care based on these needs. My aim is to ensure that every patient I treat is not only happy and comfortable with the function and appearance of their teeth, but understands how to keep their mouths healthy. I am committed to my patient’s well being and am delighted that over the years I have developed long-lasting professional relationships with all of my patients, young and old.

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  • Nicola Hickman

    Dentist BDS (Birm) 1998 | GDC Reg No. 74338

    I am a friendly general dentist and have worked for Oasis since 2007. My BDS qualification was gained from Birmingham in 1998.

    I enjoy all aspects of dentistry but I have a particular interest in treating anxious patients and children. I live locally and have 4 daughters

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  • Sejal Parekh

    Dentist BDS (Birm), MFGDPUK |GDC Reg No. 83490

    I qualified from the University of Birmingham in 2004 and then went on to gain additional qualifications from the Faculty of General Dental Practioners ( MFGDP). I enjoy the variety of work in general practice and have a special interest in restorative and cosmetic dentistry for which I completed a certificate course in 2010 to further advance my skills.
    I have helped many nervous patients regain their confidence in dentistry and always strive to do the very best for them.

    In my spare time I enjoy cooking and spending time with my young family that keep me very busy.

  • Balaji Rajamani

    Dental Surgeon with Special Interest in Implants BDS (Mumbai) 1996, Statutory Examinations, 2006, DipImpDent RCS (Eng) (Advanced Cerficate) 2015 | GDC Reg No. 104848

    I qualified from University of Mumbai, India in 1996. Having practiced general dentistry in India for nearly 10 years, I moved to United Kingdom and passed the statutory examinations. After having worked in Cornwall for 5 years, I moved to London to seek additional qualifications and skills in implant dentistry. To this end, I enrolled in the Diploma In Implant Dentistry course at the Royal College of Surgeons, England which is considered as the gold standard in implant education in this country. I was successful in the examinations and was awarded the advanced certificate in Diploma in Implant Dentistry that reflects my skills in bone grafts and sinus augmentation. I have restored hundreds of dental implants ranging from simple single units, multiple splinted units, full arch fixed restoration and over- denture. I am a member of British Dental Association, Faculty of General Dental Practice and Association of Dental Implantology. I am passionate and enthusiastic about implant dentistry.

    I love spending time with my family, running, reading and cycling.

  • Lavinia Lotca

    Dentist BDS Bucharest 2011 | GDC Reg no. 240645

    I qualified from Bucharest Medical School of Dentistry in 2011. After working in Private Practice in Romania I moved to the UK in 2012.

    After three years of working in London, Scotland and Essex I joined Oasis East Grinstead team in 2017.

    I actively keep up to date with all aspects of general dentistry by attending courses regularly. 

    My goal is to provide high quality and pain free dental treatment. Also to provide a caring approach and gentle demeanour to successfully treat very nervous patients. 

Hygienists

  • Sophie Dickson

    Hygienist/Therapist GDC Reg No. 191853

    I qualified as a Hygiene Therapist in July 2011. Having trained as a Dental Technician at the Royal London Hospital, I went on to qualify as a Dental Nurse and then as a Dental Hygiene Therapist at King's College Hospital, London. Since qualifying I have also carried out post course in tooth whitening and smoking advice.

    Although I have spent a lot of time progressing with my professional life – I have also climbed Mount Kilimanjaro for charity, am qualified open water scuba diver and has achieved a Bronze Duke of Edinburgh Award and Junior Sports Leadership Award and spent 6 weeks in Malaysia as part of a World Challenge scheme. I also volunteered and worked as part of the poly clinic at the 2012 Olympics, meeting and treating athletes and their families In my 'spare' time I like to attend the gym, dance and holiday with friends and family.

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  • Lisa Morgan

    Therapist BSc (Hons) DHDT (Portsmouth) |GDC Reg No. 117135.

    I graduated as a Dental Hygienist / Dental Therapist from the University of Portsmouth in 2011 and have since worked at Oasis.

    As a dental therapist I provide a range of treatments including: fillings for adults and children, primary teeth extractions, and periodontal care. I also monitor oral health and provide preventative advice.

    In my spare time I like to keep fit and socialize with family and friends.

     

  • Amy Ridpath

    Hygienist FDSC Oral Health Sciences (Essex) | GDC Reg No. 105295

    I have recently joined the practice as a dental hygienist after graduating from the University of Essex. I did work at the practice for 11 years as a dental nurse previously so some of the patients may recognise me which should help to put them at ease. I will not only be working with the patients to help keep their mouths clean and healthy but I will endeavour to provide a pain free personal experience for all my patients and ensure their hygiene appointment is as stress free as possible.

    I live with my husband local to the practice and in my spare time I enjoy exercising, cooking and travelling. I look forward to meeting all my patients and integrating into what is already a fantastic team at Oasis Dental Care.

  • Alex Middleton

    Hygienist/Therapist

    I qualified in 2010 and have since worked in hospitals, NHS and private practice.  Prior to this I worked in A & E as a general nurse, so have spent all my working life treating and caring for my patients.  I have articles published in dental journals and have spoken at dental conferences on various topics in relation to my dental career. 

    Personally I am a very active person, I love cooking. 

    I had the opportunity to volunteer to treat the children affected from the Chernobyl disaster and have spent time living and working in Africa and would love the opportunity to do this again in the future.

Dental Nurses

  • Amanda Bates

    Dental Nurse

    I joined Oasis East Grinstead in July 2014 as a trainee nurse. I felt welcomed from day one and really enjoy my job here. There is always something new to learn and the senior staff are always there to support us. I feel lucky and happy to have this role.

  • Rachel Lillicrap

    Trainee Dental Nurse

    I am relatively new to career in dentistry. I came from retail management at Gatwick Airport. My biggest adventure was travelling around Africa for 3 months and jumping out of a plane in New Zealand.

    I enjoy cooking and going to the gym.

  • Tina Allingham

    Dental Nurse

    I have been working with Oasis since September 2016. I really enjoy my job and what a brilliant team to work alongside! Highly recommended.

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