• Dr Julia Horner

    Dentist GDC - 61606 -- BDS (Birm)

    Julia trained at Birmingham Dental Hospital and qualified in 1986.

    She did her vocational training in Margate, Kent. Julia has many years experiene in general dentistry and she works well with children and nervous patients.

    Outside of dentistry, she enjoys singing in musicals. She is also a keen cook and makes patchwork quilts and pictures when time allows. Julia is married with 2 teenage daughters, one at sixth form and one at university.

  • Dr Katan Haria

    Dentist GDC - 104279 -- Bachelor of Dental Surgery (BDS London)

    Dr Haria graduated from Guy's Hospital in 2005. He has gone on to gain a wealth of experience, working in both General Practice and Restorative Departments. He has attended a multitude of courses all over the world to refine his skills and expertise. He is currently undertaking a 3 year diploma in Implant Dentistry at the world's re-knowned Eastman Dental Institute.

    Dr Haria is committed to providing the highest level of core with particular focus on preventing dental problems before they occur. 

    He has a special interest in Cosmetic Dentistry, including teeth whitening, smile makeovers, short term orthodontics and invisable braces.

    Katan enjoys spending time with his wife and two young children. When his little ones are not keeping him busy, he enjoys playing golf, football and travelling.

  • Mr Desmond Roche

    Dentist GDC - 68572 -- BSc (Hons) H.Dip.Ed BDS (Liverpool) FDS RCS M.Clin.Dent

    Desmond works as a dentist with a special interest in Periodontology. He qualified in Liverpool in 1992 and worked in general practice prior to embarking on a career in Oral Surgery after admission to the Royal College of Surgeons of England in 2001. Desmond obtained a Masters in Clinical Periodontology in 2007 from Sheffield and also works with patients and children with Special Needs.

  • April Fineberg

    Dentist GDC No: 259154

    April Fineberg graduated from Barts and the London School of Medicine and Dentistry 2015. She completed her Foundation year in Dentistry at Capel Dental, Ipswich. April enjoys working with all patients and tries to put everyone at ease, she is very good with children and nervous patients.

    April works Tuesday to Friday, 9.00 am – 5.00 pm and can see Denplan, Private and NHS patients.

    Outside of work, April enjoys cooking, reading and yoga. She is also trying to learn Spanish!

  • Tiago Pimentel

    Endodontist DWSI Endodontics StR in Endondontics - GDC No: 236284

    Dr Tiago Pimentel has been a dentist for over 11 years in general practice, both in Portugal and UK. During these years he has won awards within dentistry and completed other specialist interest courses in implantology and oral surgery. The last 4 years he has concentrated his focus on endodontics at Kings College London.
    Dr Pimentel’s clinical experience in Endodontics includes

    • Diagnosis and treatment planning
    • Endodontic treatment of teeth with complex root canal anatomy
    • Re Root canal treatment
    • Post and Fractured file removal
    • Rotary file systems
    • Surgical microscope
    • Easing nervous and anxious patients

  • Dom Mamede

    Implant Dentist GDC 174030 - LMD, PgCert, LFHom

    Dom graduated in Dental Medicine in Portugal in 2007. Being passionate for all areas of dentistry he has enjoys Implant surgery, Orthodontics, Sedation and facial aesthetics. Dom completed his Implant training at Manchester’s Trafford Hospital, UK in 2010 and gained his qualification from Edge Hill University, UK.
    Dom is a confident and experienced implant surgeon able to place multiply implants as well as complete more advanced cases. His friendly and approachable manor gives him a great chairside manner. Dom work with very high standards making sure his patients are happy before, during and after treatment.

    Dom does not charge for a consult appt and is happy to discuss anyone implant requirement free of charge.

  • Kasha Sandhu

    Dentist GDC: 212321 BDS Lond 2011

    Kasha has been qualified for 6 years. She is excellent with making patients feel at ease. She really enjoys helping people gain confidence in their smiles with restorative work. Kasha has a very honest and open approach with her patients building a good trust bond with her patients.


  • Jennifer Mathews

    Dental Hygienist Therapist GDC - 6592

    Qualifications include - Diploma in Dental Hygiene – Dec 04 -- Diploma in Dental Therapy – June 05 -- DipDH DipDT RCSEDH

    I qualified in 2005. Since then I have worked in Essex in a range of practices which are NHS, Private and Specialist. I work well with nervous patients as I have a gentle and thorough approach.

    I work at Great Dunmow on a Tuesday.

  • Troy Jacas

    Dental Hygienist GDC No: 260570

    Troy works on a Monday and Friday.

  • Fiona Halliday

    Dental Hygienist GDC - 69867 -- BDS London 93

    I work at Great Dunmow on Tuesday's, Wednesday's and Friday's

  • Mr Samir Habib

    Specialist Oral Surgeon GDC Reg No. 74196

Practice staff

  • Kristyna Dronfield

    Practice Manager GDC - 240349

    Qualifications include - Level 4 Diploma in Practice Management 2015-Level 3 Diploma Dental Nursing 2013

    I have worked in Dentistry for a while now and I started as a Trainee Dental Nurse and I have worked my way up to my current position. I am a qualified, GDC registered Dental Nurse as well and I have been a Lead Nurse in previous jobs before.

    I have a diploma in Dental Practice Management and I have been a Practice Manager since 2013.

    I enjoy working in the fast pace environment dentistry offers and love working with the public as well as the friendly team we have here at the Great Dunmow practice.

  • Patricia Gage

    Practice Co-ordinator

    I have worked at the Practice for over 24 years as Head Receptionist and have now taken on the role as Practice Co-ordinator.

    My hobbies are training my Border Collies and competing in obedience all over the country. I have had quite a few successful places and wins.

  • Susan Baker


    I have been at the Practice for nearly 19 years, 14 of those as a Dental Nurse and the past 5 years as a Receptionist.

    In my spare time, I am a keen gardener. I also enjoy horse-riding and walking my ageing labrador which has led to some long distance walking raising money for charity

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