Our Team

Dr N K Somani BDS (Hons) Cert Clin ED

Principle Dentist
GDC number: 86145

Dr. Raminderjit Kaur BChD University of Leeds

Senior Associate Dentist
GDC number: 66655

Dr S Vora BDS MFGDP

Senior Associate Dentist
GDC number: 63632

Dr Rosa Teresa Singh BDS UCSM Perú

General Dentist
GDC number: 270018

Dr M Damani BSc BDS MJD

Associate Dentist
GDC number: 244890

Mrs K Shrubb Bsc Hons

Dental Hygiene and Dental Therapist
GDC number: 152716

Cheryl Law

Practice Manager

Emily Birkin

Head Qualified Dental Nurse & Qualified Implant Nurse
GDC number: 260226

How Can We Help You?

Dental Nurses

Dental Nurses

Farah Khan

Qualified Dental Nurse & Oral Health Educator
GDC number: 207886

Farah joined Saffron Lane Dental as a qualified dental nurse in 2009.

She passed her Radiology qualification in 2012 which enables her to work alongside the dentists taking x-rays. In 2016, she passed her Post graduate certificate in Education which allows her to assess other training dental nurses.

Farah then went on to qualify as an Oral Health Educator in 2019 and gives one to one oral health education to our patients at the practice.

Farah participates in extended duties in the practice such as topical fluoride application, Health Teeth Happy Smiles, Implant treatment and taking dental impressions upon request.

Dental Nurse

Pravina Bhatt

Qualified Dental Nurse
GDC number: 135186

Pravina joined dentistry in 2003 as a trainee dental nurse and became qualified in 2008. Pravina started working for Saffron Lane Dental Practice in 2010, where she worked with us for four years until leaving to expand her dental career further. She later returned to the practice in March 2020.

Pravina passed her fluoride training in October 2016 and is able to apply fluoride to patients teeth upon dentist request. She is also qualified to take dental impressions and passed her course in July 2012.

She has a great deal of dental experience having been involved in the industry for nearly 17 years. Pravina is a fabulous caring asset to our SLDP team.

Dental Nurse

Caitlin Calder

Dental Nurse

Caitlin started with Saffron Lane Dental Practice in 2017 and is looking forward to becoming qualified in 2020. Whilst being with us, she has gained a lot of experience and knowledge in every aspect of the dental world. She is a Very reliable and friendly member of staff and she is very adaptable to any situation. Cait has assisted in many implant surgeries with our implant nurse Emily and has a strong understanding of the preparation and treatment involved in implants. She has also taken part in many cosmetic treatments and whitening treatments. Cait is looking forward to becoming a qualified nurse with us and exploring more into the dental world with the team.

Apprentice Dental Nurses

Apprentice Dental Nurse

Norisca Albuquerque

I am a qualified dentist from India, doing my ORE registration to get permanently registered in Uk as a dentist . Meanwhile, as it is a long journey, having skills and knowledge about dentistry I decided to start my career in same profession as a dental nurse. I started working as a full time dental nurse in the year 2020 in collingham dental practice , Nottinghamshire and then it 2021 12th of April I moved to saffron lane dental practice, Leicestershire due to short distance travel.
My job roles and responsibilities are preparing fillings and other materials, providing support and reassurance to the patient, sterilising instruments, processing x- rays, tidying and cleaning dental surgery, recording and filing information of patients, advising patients on oral hygiene, carrying out stock control, assisting the dentist during various procedures like RCT,extractions,crown and bridge, veneer preparations,fillings, routine checks,scaling and polishing, reception and following guidelines and protocols.
My hobbies are reading books, watching tv, shopping, yoga and exploring new places

Apprentice Dental Nurse

Meghan Beck

I recently joined saffron lane dental practice as an apprentice dental nurse

I have only just started my journey in dentistry and have already assisted in a wide variety of treatments which i find interesting and facinating as learning about oral health care and assisting in more complex treatments

I am a keen and enthusiastic learner and looking forward to starting college course shortly

Out of work i enjoy socialising with my friends and spending time with my family.

Apprentice Dental Nurse

Jessica Katie Colclough

GDC Number: 296452

I joined SLDP in July 2021 as a apprentice dental nurse, I am keen to learn to become a qualified nurse. I am confident and compassionate in what I do. I enjoy socialising and love to spend all of my free time with my son.

Receptionists

Decontamination Staff

Angel Minton

Decontamination Lead/Receptionist

Angel started at Saffron Lane Dental in September 2011 as a part time decontamination nurse playing a key role to make sure our practice abides by the HTM 0105 regulations. Over the years, Angel advanced her knowledge within the practice and was appointed our decontamination lead. She also assists on reception when required to support patients on a daily basis with their appointments, payments etc.

Receptionist

Hannah Bedford

Hannah recently jointed us in summer 2021 and is our newest member of SLDP, taking on the role of Receptionist. Her role involves welcoming patients into the Practice, making them appointments and carrying out other administrative activities. Alongside the gold, Hannah has the knowledge and experience to run successful marketing campaigns which she did in her precious workplace.

In her spare time, she enjoys spending time with her Daughter and socialising with friends and family. She also has a keen interest in photography which she previously studied at college.

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