Meet Our Team
Please meet our caring team at The Berkshire Dental Clinic! We have been providing the highest quality dental treatment to the local area since 2005.
Kripa Sharmilla Radia BDS Lond 1995 DGDP 1998, Dip lmpDent RCS (Eng) 2018
GDC membership number: 71041
Sharmilla qualified from Guy’s Dental School, London University in 1995 with a distinction in Oral Pathology, Oral Surgery and Oral Medicine. She is the practice principal. Sharmilla is a member of the Faculty of General Dental Practitioners UK and has been awarded the Diploma in General Dental Practice. She has also achieved the Postgraduate Certificate in Medical and Dental Education with Oxford Brookes University and is a foundation dentist trainer providing guidance and support to young dentists. Sharmilla has a special interest in dental implants and is a member of the Association of Dental Implantologists UK. Sharmilla has passed the Royal College of Surgeons Diploma in Implantology. She is passionate about her work. Sharmilla is highly experienced in the replacement of missing teeth, the restoration of natural looking teeth and in both complicated and simple restorations. Sharmilla believes that developing a good rapport with each patient helps her provide treatment to the highest standards in an enjoyable and relaxed atmosphere.
Priya enjoys all aspects of dentistry but her interests lie in cosmetic dentistry including whitening, veneers and crowns. To ensure her patients benefit from the latest developments in modern dental care, she is committed to postgraduate development and recently completed a one-year long course at the renowned Aspire Dental Academy. Her conscientious and friendly approach creates a relaxed environment even for the most nervous patients, many of whom now are happy to visit the dentist.
Sheel Jayesh Patel BDS (Birm) 2011, MFDS RCS (Ed)
GDC membership number 210535
Sheel graduated from the University of Birmingham in 2011 and has worked in general practice since, carrying out both Independent and NHS dentistry. Sheel has a post graduate certificate in primary dental care for foundation dentists,awarded by the University of Kent and a MFDS qualification from Royal College of Surgeons.
Sheel is constantly striving to expand and improve her skills, and has undertaken several postgraduate courses. These include the year long renowned Aspire Dental Academy Aesthetic and Restorative dentistry course. She has a keen interest in short term orthodontics and is able to provide Six Months Smiles treatments. Sheel is a certified “Invisalign Go "provider - The clear alternative to braces! With her gentle and caring approach, she is able to put even the most nervous of patients at ease.
In her spare time, Sheel enjoys exercising in the gym, socialising with friends and seeing the world!
Amar Kaur Jatana BDS (London) 2017
GDC membership number: 271600
Amar graduated from King's College London and went on to complete her foundation training in Buckinghamshire.
Amar enjoys all parts of general dentistry and takes pride in building a great rapport with patients and providing them with the best possible treatment.
She is keen on further education and is striving to develop her skills, in aesthetic and restorative dentistry.
Other than dentistry, Amar enjoys spending time with friends and travelling and is an avid swimmer.
Hygienists and Hygienist Therapists
Joanna Pilszak Dip Dental Hygiene and Therapy RCS (Eng) 2016
Joanna Pritchard EDH Dental Hygiene 1993
GDC membership number: 4568
Chloe Ellen Hayter Dip Dental Hygiene (Royal College of Surgeons Eng) 2016.
GDC membership number: 238432
Chloe qualified as a Dental Hygienist in 2016 with a Dip Dent Hygiene from Eastman Dental Hospital (RCS). She also has Certificate in Higher Education in Dental Nursing from the University of Portsmouth in 2012.
Chloe enjoys building a good rapport with patients and making them feel comfortable in the dental environment. She has a very pleasing personality, great chair side manner and a genuine interest in her patients and their well being. Chloe enjoys educating and motivating patients to have good oral health and helping them to achieve a confident smile. Outside of work she enjoys walking the dog, cooking, socialising, travelling and staying active.
Jacqueline Whiteley, CEB Dip Dent Hygiene 1998 ( Lond) LHMC Dip Dental Therapy 1998(Lond)
GDC membership number: 5329
Samantha Kong RDN OHE
GDC membership number: 130866
Sam joined the practice in 2008, after qualifying earlier that year as a dental nurse. She has since with the assistance of the practice, gained her Oral Health Educators qualification through the British Dental Association and recently successfully completed a course on impression taking.
Sam is passionate about nursing with cross infection control being the element she enjoys the most. Sam acts as a mentor for nurses working towards gaining their dental nursing qualification and assists dentists in their first year of practice.
Outside of work Sam enjoys live music, travelling and long walks with her husband.
Sam’s favourite part of her job is staff training and continuously improving her career development.
Ann Dovovan RDN
GDC membership number: 181133
Ann is one of the founding team members of the practice and she has been instrumental in ensuring our reception is run in an efficient and friendly manner. Showing her dedication to her role, Ann qualified as a dental nurse in 2009 mainly to improve her knowledge and aid patient enquires.
Ann takes pride in ensuring the patient journey through the practice is a smooth as possible and is therefore a very valuable part of our team. Outside of work Ann enjoys singing in her local choir and babysitting her beautiful new granddaughter.
Ann’s favourite part of her job is supporting all staff and patients to provide the best service possible.
2. Communicate effectively with patients
3. Obtain valid consent
4. Maintain and protect patients’ information
5. Have a clear and effective complaints procedure
6. Work with colleagues in a way that is in patients’ best interests
7. Maintain, develop and work within our professional knowledge and skills
8. Raise concerns if patients are at risk
9. Make sure our personal behaviour maintains confidence in us and the dental profession