Meet The Team

at Dentalcare Hook

Dentalcare Hook Dental Team

Your dental team is made up of highly qualified, experienced, friendly professionals that care about you and your dental health. Here is some more information about the team:

Dr Harman Dhillon

Dr Harman Dhillon

Dentist - GDC No 264701.

Harman qualified from Peninsula Dental School at the University of Plymouth. He also holds a Bachelors degree from King’s College London and a Masters degree from University College London. Harman joined the practice in 2017. He provides all aspects of general Dentistry, with a particular interest in cosmetic Dentistry, including teeth straightening with clear aligners, teeth whitening, composite bonding, and ceramic crowns and veneers. He strongly believes in minimally invasive, ethical Dentistry, and will go above and beyond to meet your Dental expectations. He is empathetic and works very closely with the rest of the team at Dentalcare Hook to provide all patients with the best possible care.

Harman regularly attends courses and training events to update his knowledge and advance his skills. He has undergone further training in smile design, teeth whitening, composite bonding techniques, teeth straightening and is a registered Invisalign provider. He has a strong interest in mentoring newly-qualified Dentists and is a Dental Appraiser within the Thames Valley & Wessex region. He is also a mentor and trainer for dental nurses with the National Examining Board for Dental Nurses. He is friendly, approachable, prides himself in his attention to detail and strives to offer all patients the highest standard of care. Please do book a consultation with Harman to discuss your Dental needs.

Dr Nick Squirrell

Dr Nick Squirrell

Dentist, GDC Number: 65250

Qualified 1990Dentist Nick started working at the Practice Feb 2020, bring experience and charm to hook Practice. His attention to detail and strongly believes in offering all patients a high standard of care in a friendly and relaxed environment.

Dr Zaynab Chaudhry

Dr Zaynab Chaudhry

Dentist - GDC No. 284170

Zaynab graduated from King’s College London with Honours, before pursuing her career in general dental practice. She enjoys getting to know her patients and likes to work in a calm and comfortable environment. In her spare time Zaynab spends time with her family going for walks and days out.

Dr Ania Heer

Dr Ania Heer

Implant Dentist - GDC No. 244492

Ania is a UK graduate who has worked in Scotland, before joining our group. She has advanced knowledge in  specialised areas of dentistry including implants and facial aesthetics. She gained her qualifications in Facial Aesthetics in 2014 and passed her MFDS examinations in 2016. She then completed an extensive Implant Academy course in London, and is currently completing the prestigious Royal college of Surgeons, London FGDP Postgraduate Diploma in Implant Dentistry. 

Ania will be helping you gain your smile back by presenting you with latest cutting edge options for tooth replacement and explaining the benefits of the latest anti-aging treatments including facial Aesthetics.  

In her spare time she enjoys long walks with her German Shepherd, yoga and cooking.

Dr Monica Pais

Dr Monica Pais

Orthodontist - GDC No. 270338

Orthodontics has always been Monica’s life, graduating in Brazil in 2001. She has never stopped studying and attends courses to provide the best treatment options to her patients and deliver the best smiles they can have.
She has always been involved with treating complex cases, cleft lip & palate patients where she did her MSc thesis in Portugal 2010.
She has been delivering Orthodontics care for adults and youths for nearly 20 years using the latest techniques such as Lingual Braces and Invisalign. She considers her patients’ wellbeing to be of prime importance, so they are always welcomed with a warm smile and treated in a relaxed atmosphere.

Dr Jennie Collins

Dr Jennie Collins

Dentist - GDC No. 271128

Jennifer qualified from the University of Birmingham. She enjoys all areas of general dentistry, especially helping nervous patients overcome their fear of the dentist. Jennifer is a caring dentist who aims to be approachable and friendly with all of her patients and aims to help them to achieve the smile they are looking for.

She has also taken part in courses for straightening teeth and is a certified Invisalign provider and is also an Enlighten whitening provider. She also hopes to attend a course on composite bonding in the near future.

Outside of work, she is a keen ice skater who has taken part in national and international competitions with her synchronised ice skating team. She also enjoys spending time with her friends, family and the family dog, Alfie.

Mostafa Al Basri

Mostafa Al Basri

Hygienist - GDC No. 251012

Mostafa graduated from the University of Birmingham. Outside of work he enjoys travelling and spending time with friends and family.

Neelam Gurung

Neelam Gurung

Head Dental Nurse - GDC No. 257673

Neelam holds a National Diploma in Dental Nursing and offers dedicated support to her colleagues, helping to provide the very best dental care.

Her natural empathy and attention to detail are great assets, part of the ethos Hook patients should expect, should benefit from. The focused skills of a good dental nurse are part of comfort, safety and effective treatment.

Geeta Gurung

Geeta Gurung

Dental Nurse - GDC No. 294157

Geeta is a qualified dental nurse. She is caring and attentive with patients. In her spare time she enjoys cooking, travelling and going out with friends.

Amrita Gurung

Amrita Gurung

Dental Nurse - GDC No. 256449

Amrita has been with the practice for the last decade. She joined the practice in November 2011. She holds a level 3 diploma in Dental Nursing. Amrita enjoys being part of the team. She is very clam, caring and patient and likes to make patients feel at ease.

Juni Thapa

Juni Thapa

Trainee Dental Nurse

Juni is a trainee dental nurse. She has a friendly personality and cares about the patients here. When not at work, Juni enjoys travelling to new places and listening to music.
Rasu Pun

Rasu Pun

Trainee Dental Nurse

Rasu is a trainee dental nurse. Her kind and sweet personality put the patients at ease. Outside of work she enjoys spending time with family and spending time in nature.

Liz Newcombe

Liz Newcombe

Head Receptionist

Liz has been in the dental industry for two years and led a reception team for six months before joining Dentalcare in August 2021. She has a friendly personality and aims to provide excellent patient care.
 
In her spare time she enjoys cooking, spending time with friends, and interior design.
Kayleigh Osbourne

Kayleigh Osbourne

Receptionist

Kayleigh joined the Reception team at Hook December 2019. Her natural empathy and attention to detail are great assets, part of the ethos Hook patients should expect when coming to the practice.

Emma Purvey

Emma Purvey

Receptionist

Emma is the newest member to Dentalcare Hook. After having her first child, she has joined our reception team on a part-time basis.

When not at work Emma enjoys spending time with her family.

Rita Alden

Rita Alden

Cleaner

Bio to follow

Marie Hobden

Marie Hobden

Multi Site Practice Manager

Marie joins the Dentalcare Group with over 20 years experience in Dental Practice Management. She is a highly motivated individual with copious amounts of energy and enthusiasm.
 
Marie likes to lead by example and over the last few years has completed Diplomas in leadership and management and Cognitive Behavioural Therapy as well as an Open University course in Accounting and Finance.
 
Marie holds a black belt in martial arts and in her spare time enjoy running, cooking, drinking fine wine and walking her dogs.

Our values at Dentalcare Hook

Caring

Professional

Supportive

Adaptable

Our Vision is based on the 4Ps at Dentalcare Hook

Why Choose Dentalcare Hook

  • 0% finance available
  • Online booking facility 24/7
  • Flexibility; early morning, late afternoon and on Saturdays appointments, so you never have to take time off work
  • A highly experienced and qualified team of professionals
  • Wide range of dental services to help patients achieve beautiful and healthy teeth
  • Options for nervous patients
  • Working towards digital dentistry – so no more impressions
  • Family friendly