Our team are well established and truly know and understand our patients.

This helps put our patients at ease when they are welcomed by a friendly member of staff who can chat with them about everyday life as well as the dental care they may be receiving.

Hinal Patel

Hinal Patel


GDC number: 82512

Hinal has been at the practice for 10 years and is meeting new people all the time. Being a dentist is more than treating patients for Hinal, it’s about making a difference to someone’s lifestyle and wellbeing. In his own practice, Hinal focuses on building a family-friendly atmosphere. He sometimes treats all the generations of a family and gets to know them, building relations that keep his patients at ease.

When he’s not at our practice, Hinal is lowering his handicap at the golf course or (when the weather permits) keeping fit at the gym. What he enjoys the most, however, is spending time with his kids.

Qualifications and notable achievements

  • Bachelor of Dental Surgery, Kings College London
Navi Sangha

Navi Sangha

BChD (U. Leeds)
UCL PG Cert Advanced Aesthetic Dentistry

GDC number: 177984

Navi specialises in Aesthetic Dentistry, making sure his patients achieve the smile that they want. His passion lies in restorative dentistry, especially in minimally invasive treatments which take the patient’s comfort into consideration.

Navi has also trained to provide non-surgical facial aesthetics. He will provide a bespoke service tailed to you. As a dentist, Navi has an in-depth understanding of the face and surrounding anatomy. Precision, pain control and the management of complications, are just some of the advantages of seeing a trained professional.

Outside the practice, Navi enjoys traveling and getting his entertainment at the theatre.

Qualifications and notable achievements

  • Bachelor of Dental Surgery at University of Leeds, 2009
  • Membership of the Joint Dental Faculties, Royal College of Surgeons, England
  • University College London Post-Graduate Certificate in Advanced Aesthetic Dentistry at Eastman Dental Institute
Melanie Jenkins

Melanie Jenkins

BDS Newcastle 1999
PgCert UCL 2008
PgCert Dental Education

GDC number: 76446

Melanie really believes that talking to patients is essential to providing the best care. Having an open dialogue between patient and dentist allows her to give the best treatment possible, and it makes the practice a more friendly environment. Melanie has been at our practice for 15 years and used to be a dental trainer.

Family is everything to Melanie and she loves spending time with her young children. When the weather permits, she likes to play golf, but she also likes unwinding with a good book.

Qualifications and notable achievements

  • Bachelor of Dental Surgery, Newcastle University 1999
  • Post-graduate certificate of restorative dentistry University College London, 2008
  • Post-graduate certificate of Dental Education, University of Bedford, 2014
Pawarin Wattansombat

Pawarin Wattansombat


GDC Number: 177371

Pawarin is our newest member of our team, but she has been working as a dentist for 10 years. The area of dentistry that she’s most interested in is clinical dentistry, cosmetic treatment in particular. However, she also has a special interest in root canal treatment. Pawarin understands that going to the dentist can be a stressful ordeal for some people and dedicates much of her time to making sure her patients are at ease. She hopes that her approach can help her phobic patients overcome their fears.

In Pawarin’s free time, she’s often found out and about taking her Chihuahua Truffle out for a walk. She’s a dedicated foodie too and loves finding out new cuisines to sink her teeth into.

Qualifications and notable achievements

  • Bachelor of Dental Surgery, Guy’s, King’s and St. Thomas in 2009
  • Masters in Restorative and Aesthetic dentistry, University of Manchester in 2016
Frances Chandrasena

Frances Chandrasena


GDC number: 113799

Frances is passionate about dentistry and keeps up to date with the latest techniques enabling her to provide the best possible care for her patients. She has a particular interest in aesthetic dentistry, having completed courses in Cosmetic dentistry and Advanced Restorative dentistry. Frances continues to further enhance her dental skills through her commitment to attending postgraduate dental courses. Above all, she takes pride in being able to put nervous patients at ease with her gentle and friendly manner.

Outside of dentistry, Frances is kept busy with her two young boys and enjoys travelling, exploring the Surrey countryside and reading.

Notable qualifications and achievements:
Bachelor of Dental Surgery, Kings College London 2007
Membership of the Faculty of Dental Surgery of the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow, 2019


Akil Gulamali

Akil Gulamali

MPros RCS Ed Specialist Prosthodontist

GDC number: 82480

Akil has been part of the team at Epsom Dental Care since 2008. He provides general and specialist restorative dental care. He is our Specialist Prosthodontist Akil works hard to deliver a high-quality service that focuses as much on the patient’s comfort as possible. He also remains involved in current advancements in dentistry through his memberships with The International Team of Implantology, The British Society of Restorative Dentistry and The British Society of Prosthodontics. At the heart of this is his personal ability to be self-critical and a commitment to life-long learning.

Consultations with Akil are booked for 30 minutes at a cost of £90 (which is payable at the time of booking) including radiographs and a written report. Akil will send a copy of the written report to both the patient and the referring General Dental Practitioner (GDP) and keep you both updated on the patient’s progress.

Qualifications and notable achievements

  • Bachelor of Dental Surgery (BDS) from Guy’s, King’s and St Thomas’ School of dentistry, UK in 2003.
  • Senior house officer in restorative dentistry.
  • Membership in the Faculty of Dental Surgery (MFDS), Royal College of Surgeons of England.
  • Master of Clinical Dentistry (MClinDent) in fixed and removable prosthodontics the Eastman Dental Institute of Clinical Excellence, University College London in 2009
  • Membership in Prosthodontics – the highest award available for the Prosthodontic mono-specialty by the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh.
  • Specialist in Prosthodontics with the General Dental Council of UK.
Arwa Al-Khaburi

Arwa Al-Khaburi

BDS (Bristol)
MClinDent (merit) (London)
MPerio RCSEd

GDC number: 236799

Arwa is our periodontics specialist at Epsom Dental Care. When she is not at our practice, she teaches Periodontology to undergraduate students at Guys Hospital. She frequently attends national and international clinical meetings and conferences so the treatments she provides are informed by the latest technological and clinical advances in her field.

Arwa provides a comprehensive range of non-surgical and surgical periodontal treatments including open flap debridement, pocket reduction surgery, periodontal regeneration, crown lengthening and mucogingival periodontal plastic surgery. Other treatment includes the provision of implants and management of peri-implantitis.

Periodontal consultations with Arwa will last for one hour and fifteen minutes, at a cost of £90 including radiographs and a written report. Arwa will send a copy of the written report to you and the referring General Dental Practitioner (GDP). She will keep you both updated on the patient’s progress.

Qualifications and notable achievements

  • Bachelor of Dental Surgery, Bristol University in 1999
  • Worked in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery for two years in Oman
  • Membership of the Faculty of Dental Surgery of the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow
  • Advanced clinical postgraduate certificate in Periodontology and Implantology, 2014
  • MClinDent (Perio) King’s College London- Sept 2009 to Sept 2013
  • Membership in Periodontics from the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh.– Sept 2013 Advanced Clinical Postgrad
Wisam Sarsam

Wisam Sarsam

Specialist Endodontist (Root Canal Treatment)
BDS Newcastle University 2011

GDC number: 210115

Dr Wisam Sarsam is a specialist endodontist registered on the General Dental Council specialist list who is able to accept all types of root canal cases, from simple to complex.

He is the dentist other dentists refer to where a higher degree of expertise is sought, when the root canal of the tooth is infected.

Graduating from the University of Newcastle in 2011, after working a number of years in general practice he went on, in 2015 to pursue his interest in endodontics. Since then, he has worked as a Registrar and a Clinical Lecturer in endodontics at Liverpool Dental Hospital. He also enjoys the management of anxious patients and is able to provide root canal treatment under sedation. When your tooth has an infection, which may manifest as pain or swelling, you will always be offered and explained the benefits of having a root canal treatment with our specialist endodontist Dr Wisam Sarsam. Your normal dentist will then undergo the final restoration of the tooth, once the root canal is completed.

Currently, Wisam provides endodontics in and around London and is undertaking a Doctorate degree investigating the molecular mechanisms linking diabetes to endodontic infection.


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We provide our patients with both NHS and Private treatments. Our team of specialists provides high-quality dental care. We provide treatments such as restorative dentistry, periodontics, cosmetic treatment, root canal treatment, teeth whitening and facial aesthetics.

We believe in listening. Where possible, we try to arrange a consultation where you can discuss how you wish to proceed with your care. We can then put together a treatment plan that works best for you.

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