• Dr Minesh Patel

    Dentist GDC number : 402259 - Qualifications - BDS and MSc in Aesthetic Dentistry

    Dr Minesh Patel has been part of the Oasis Dental Care, Thames Ditton team for almost 4 years. During this time he has provided general and advanced dental services for our existing patients in addition to new patients and their families. As an enthusiastic and passionate dentist, Minesh is a caring individual whose patients are at the heart of everything he does, his calm and relaxed approach will make you warm to him very quickly. Minesh is wonderful with children, making it less of a challenge for parents to get their little ones in for a check-up or filling.  Building relationships with youngsters can make all the difference to their future oral health.

    Following qualifying with Honours from Barts and the London Dental School in 2009, Minesh completed a three year Masters degree at Kings College London in the field of advanced aesthetic & restorative dentistry.  He also completed a one year post graduate certified course in surgical and prosthetic implantology in Cambridge. During this time he became an accredited provider for various cosmetic braces including invisible aligners.  Minesh’s special interest is Aesthetic Dentistry.

    Minesh grew up locally and still lives in Surrey. He is very much into personal fitness and living a healthy life along with his other passion, photography.  Being a sociable person he likes dining out, cinema and he loves travel. Above all he values spending time with his family.

  • Dr Robert Hayes

    Dentist GDC - 54914

    Qualifications include - MSc Imp Dent (lond 2006), Dip Imp Dent RCS (eng 2005), MF GDP (UK 2001), BDS (lond 1986)

    Dr Robert Hayes recognises that your smile is precious and that dentistry is about living, complimenting and enhancing your lifestyle. He aims to offer the highest standard of excellence keeping pace with patients changing aspirations for their dentistry. He listens to his patients and involves them in discussions and decisions about their oral health and appearance.

    Dr Hayes is a Royal College of Surgeons accredited implant training practitioner and accredited mentor in implant dentistry with the Association of Dental Implantology. He has marked assessments for the Royal College Implantology candidates for several years and mentors dentists in all aspects of implant dentistry including Nobel Guide Technology. He offers metal free procera crowns, bridges and veneers; All-on-4 Denture replacement and Teeth-in-an-Hour computer guided implant surgery via our i-cat low dose CT scanner. Dr Hayes also sees patients with advanced/complicated implant cases. Teeth For Life achieved its accreditation by BUPA and PPP Denplan and the Royal College of Surgeons under Dr Hayes' leadership. He is currently undertaking a PhD at Guy’s Hospital on use of Zygoma Implants.

  • Dr Noman Athwal

    Endodontic Dentist BDS Lond 2012, MSc (Endo), MFDS RCS (Ed.) - GDC 229012

    Noman was born in Germany, but grew up in the UK. He qualified as a dentist from King’s College London. During his time at university he served two years in the student council. He was selected to receive the AM Clover Prize upon graduation.

    Following graduation, Noman spent three years consolidating his skills in general dental practice in London. He quickly developed an interest in Endodontics. This led him to pursue three years of advanced training in Endodontics at King’s College London, leading to the award of a Master’s degree.

    Presently he works in private practice limited to Endodontics. He has previously held a position as a clinical teacher of Endodontics at King’s College London and Guy’s hospital where he taught dental students.

    Noman is committed to ongoing professional development. He regularly attends courses and conferences to keep his knowledge up to date. He was awarded Membership with the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh in 2015. He has a calm and empathetic approach with his patients.

    He lives in central London. Noman’s hobbies include skiing and racket sports. Recently he has taken up courses in calligraphy and he enjoys practising this skill.

  • Dr Sharon Orton-Gibbs

    Specialist Orthodontist BDS, FDS, D.Orth, M.Orth, MSc | GDC 58428

    Dr Orton-Gibbs is an exceptionally experienced and caring orthodontist. Having worked as a consultant orthodontist for 10 years, she is trained to the highest level. She has lectured internationally including at the British, European, and American Orthodontic Conferences.

    Sharon is well regarded by both fellow orthodontists as well as dentists, having earned a reputation for delivering great smiles and excellent facial aesthetics. She has delivered exceptional treatment to countless patients, including members of many of her referring dentists’ families.

    She was one of the first Specialist Orthodontists to use Invisalign appliances, long before they were made available to general dentists, and she remains an early adopter of new orthodontic technologies, most recently including an easy-to-use device to accelerate treatment times by up to 50 per cent.

    Sharon is highly regarded for her work with younger children, achieving excellent results, frequently without the need for extractions.


  • Cheryl Cleary

    Hygienist GDC 1848

    Chery has worked at the practice for 30 years

  • Susan Burrows

    Hygienist GDC 2924

    Susan has worked at the practice for 8 years 

Dental Nurses

  • Simona Merkelova

    Dental Nurse GDC 248657

  • Olya Downey

    Dental Nurse GDC 250531

Practice staff

  • Lance Fisher


  • Catherine Flaskett


    Catherine has been with the practice for 27years.  Catherine is happily married living in the local area.  Catherine also has a special interest and has trained in floristry obtaining her City in Guilds diploma 

  • Mumta Patel


    Mumta has been with the pratice 8 years

  • Gillian Tucker


Bupa Dental Care Thames Ditton

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