• Dipti Patel

    Dentist GDC Reg No. 84406 | BDS (2000), IQS (2003), MFDS-part A (2004), Certificate in RDP

    Dipti initially qualified as BDS from Mumbai, India in 2000. She requalified in the UK in 2003. She has since completed the MFDS part A (UK) with the Royal College of Surgeons. Dipti then joined Bupa Dental Care Watford, working as an Associate Dentist and has since completed the certificate course in restorative dentistry at Eastman Academy in London. 

  • Sushma Rao

    Dentist GDC Reg No. 137110 | B.D.S 2002, Statutory exam 2008, Dip Rest Dent RCS Eng 2015

    Sushma graduated from SDM Dental College and Hospital, Dharwad, India in 2002. After graduating, she has worked in the Oral surgery department of an Oncology hospital for two years where she gained experience in different aspects of oral surgery. After relocating to the UK, Sushma completed the statutory exam and has been registered with the GDC since 2008. She has gained a broad range of dentistry experience having worked in the UK and in India.

    She joined the practice in 2012 and has since completed the Postgraduate Diploma in Restorative Dentistry from the Royal College of Surgeons with a special interest in endodontics (root canal treatment).

  • Ronak Patel

    Private Dentist - Implantologist GDC Reg No. 81173 | BDS MSc Pg.Cert. MFGDP (UK) FFGDP (UK) RCS

    Dr. Ronak Patel graduated from Guy’s Hospital, London in 2002. He has since completed the MFGDP(UK) with the Royal College of Surgeons, England (2004), and a Master of Science degree in Implant Dentistry from Warwick University (2006). Ronak was awarded the prestigious FFGDP(UK) by the Royal College of Surgeons in 2010, which is the highest accolade that can be awarded to a General Dental Practitioner. It is awarded only to those dentists who have shown to be consistently delivering the highest standards of patient care in general practice. He has also been awarded a Postgraduate Certificate in Dental Education.

    He is currently an examiner for the MJDF.RCS (Eng) diploma awarded by the Faculty of General Dental Practitioners. He has special interests in restorative dentistry, occlusion and implantology. 



  • Dr Jonathan Murgraff

    Endodontist GDC Reg No. 68467 | BDS 1992 Eng 1993 MSc (Endodontics) BDS LDS RCS

    Dr. Murgraff qualified as a Dentist at Kings College London in 1991 where he was awarded the BDS and LDSRCS and also completed a full time two year MSc in Endodontics at Kings College. He has worked eighteen years solely devoted to the practice of Root Canal fillings (Endodontics) from referrals from other dentists all around London and beyond who recognise his skill as a Root Canal practitioner. He has treated more than 10,000 endodontic cases in his career.

    Dr. Murgraff also lectured on post-graduate courses in Endodontics and has even published work on complex Root Canal treatment in the Dental Tribune. Jonathan is also a member of the British Endodontic Society.


  • Udita Patel

    Hygiene Therapist GDC Reg No. 230371 | BEng (Hons) Dip DH DT RCS Eng

    Udita graduated as a dental hygienist and therapist from King’s College Hospital, London. She is also a qualified engineer in Dental Materials from Queen Mary, University of London. After qualifying as a Dental Care Professional, Udita worked in surgeries in and around London gaining a great deal of experience in patient care and dental education before settling down at Bupa Dental Care Watford.

    Udita is passionate about educating her patients about oral hygiene and preventative oral health philosophies. Her aim is to provide gentle yet thorough treatment in a calm and relaxed atmosphere. She is also a tooth whitening practitioner and a Level 2 smoking cessation advisor. Udita is on the editorial panel of the British Association of Dental Therapists which further helps her keep updated with any changes and advancements in the profession. 

Dental Nurses

  • Dwayne Smith

    Dental Nurse GDC Reg No. 238891|NVQ 3 Diploma in Dental Nursing, Qualified February 2010. National Examination Board for Dental Nurses (NEBDN),

    Dwayne is a dental nurse at the Watford practice. He has worked with many dentists which has given him a wide range of experience with both dental treatment and patient care. His current interests are keeping fit and travelling. He is kind, friendly and always willing to help.

  • Vanisha Patel

    Dental Nurse GDC Reg No. 256592 | Diploma in Dental Nursing Level 3 QCF City & Guilds 2014

    Vanisha is an enthusiastic, compassionate nursing professional with years of experience as a Registered Dental Nurse. She enjoys travelling and health and fitness.

Practice staff

  • Smita Patel

    Practice Manager

    Smita joined the Watford practice in May 2014 having previously worked in healthcare with extensive management experience and education in the healthcare sector. She enjoys working with the team at Watford and strives to improve practice and patient experience.

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