Qualified from: D Stom Lithuania, 1999
GDC No: 117434
Dr Neringa Petruliene qualified as a General Dental Practitioner in Kaunas University of Medicine in 1999, Lithuania. She worked in private and outpatient practices in Lithuania. Dr Petruliene joined our company in 2009. She is interested in facial aesthetics and is looking at attending a course in this area in the future. In her spare time she spends lots of quality time with her family. She enjoys dentistry because every day is a new challenge, she enjoys the varied patients she sees on a daily basis and meeting their needs and seeing them happy with their results no matter what this may be, whether they are nervous or whether they have had a large amount of treatment.
Qualified from: BDS,MFGDP United Kingdom, 2002
GDC No: 80992
Dr Paul Plaha qualified from The Royal London Dental Hospital in 2002. He returned to Sutton Coldfield to complete his Vocational Training. He joined Coundon Dental practice in August 2003 & has established a large list of NHS & private patients. He also has a number of families where he cares for 5 generations. He gained his Membership of the Faculty of General Dental Practitioners in 2004. Dr Plaha’s main area of interest is minimally invasive dentistry which encapsulates simple orthodontics (Inman aligner & clear aligners), tooth whitening & composite bonding. He also has a passion for treating nervous patients & watching their confidence and smiles improve. All of his personal time is taken raising his two wonderful children who are 9 & 8 years old.
Qualified from: BDS Birm, United Kingdom, 2013
GDC No: 244342
Dr Rakesh Patel graduated from the University of Birmingham in 2013. Since then he has worked in several practices in the West Midlands as both a locum and an associate. Dr Patel enjoys dentistry because every day is varied and this makes everyday day interesting. Different patients present different challenges, both interpersonally and practically. Anyone who has been a patient of Rakesh’s knows that he loves music, especially classic rock; the surgery is far too quiet without it in his opinion! In his spare time he enjoys spending time with family and friends, listening to music and also travelling abroad.
Qualified from: DMD Bucharest,Romania, 2008
GDC No: 226539
Dr Raluca Terzi qualified in 2008 as a Doctor of Dental Medicine from Carol Davila University of Medicine and Pharmacy Romania. She started her dental career in Bucharest as a private dentist. She moved to the UK in 2012 where she first worked as a Cosmetic Dentist at Maya Cosmetic Surgery in Birmingham. In 2013 she joined one of our other practices in Gloucester practice and later on the Coundon practice in 2015. Raluca has an interest in cosmetic dentistry, she is a certified provider of Sendoline and Invisalign Go. She found her work very rewarding as a dentist offering gentle and sympathetic approach to her patients ensuring they all have a great patient journey. In her spare time Raluca enjoys travelling and spending time with her family and friends.
Qualified from: BDS Lond,United Kingdom, 1998
GDC No: 75114
Dr Rupinder Gakhal is a general dentist who enjoys helping people smile with confidence. She qualified from Kings College in 1998 with a distinction in restorative dentistry. Dr Gakhals vocational training was completed in Surrey and since then she has worked in Reading (a new busy NHS practice), Hockley and Coventry. This has enabled her to gain a broad range of experience, she has also completed a course in aesthetic dentistry with Dr James Russell. Her special interests include restorative dentistry and Valplast ( flexible) dentures. Dr Gakhal enjoys working with anxious patients giving them confidence in dental treatment. In her spare time she likes to travel and spend time with her family.
Qualified from: Lek Stom Poland, 2001
GDC No: 84739
Dr Sylwia Karcz qualified in 2001 from Jagiellonian University in Krakow, Poland. She practices general dentistry with a special interest in restorative and endodontics. Dr Karcz has completed many postgraduate courses, including one year Restorative Dentistry Course run by Professor Dominic Hassall. She is also a Denture Excellence Provider for our practice. She enjoys working with children and nervous patients. She is also interested in Facial Aesthetics, and is hoping to attend a course in this area in the future, in her spare time she enjoys spending time with her family, Sylwia also sees patients under our affordable private Access dental scheme.
Qualified from: Lek Stom Katowice, 1997
GDC No: 84268
Dr Cieslak finished her Dental Degree in Slaska Academia Medyczna in Poland. After registration in the General Dental Council in 2004 she joined our Moseley Avenue surgery. Over the last decade she has been performing general dentistry in Coventry. She feels that providing a service for a growing population of patients in this area would not be possible without our dedicated and friendly staff. Our surgery performs innovative dental treatments based on the latest materials and access to new diagnostic tools. The support from the company is constantly encouraging. In her spare time she enjoys walking in the countryside. She also enjoys the cultural variety provided by Coventry 2021 city of culture.
Qualified from: BDS Baba Farid, 2007
GDC No: 204756
Dr Shruti Seth qualified from India in 2007 and completed her statutory exam (Overseas registration exam) in 2010. She has been working with our company since 2012. Dr Seth enjoys different aspects of dentistry, but most of all she likes how varied it is and the different people she gets to meet along the way. She is interested in facial aesthetics and may look into this in the future as an option alongside general dentistry. Apart from dentistry, she is a busy mum of 2 young children and she loves spending time with them. In her spare time she likes reading books and listening to music.
(Dental Implant Surgeon)
Qualified from: DDS,MSc,OMFS UK, 2002
GDC No: 106353
Mariusz Daniel Zawada DDS,MSc,OMFS (Manchester)
Mariusz graduated from the Pomeranian Medical University in 2002 with a degree of Doctor of Dental Surgery and has studied implant dentistry across the UK, Europe and Australia and earned his Master of Science degree in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery from the University of Manchester with distinction.
Providing the most advanced dental care in a comfortable atmosphere is the priority of Mariusz. Along with cosmetic dentistry and facial aesthetics, implantology is one of his main professional interests.
Mariusz regularly attends courses at a national and international level, which enable him to apply to the latest technologies and techniques.
Mariusz is married with a young son and daughter. When not delivering great dentistry or spending the time with family he enjoys reading, riding his bike, skiing and paragliding.
Miss.Cherie Samantha Gozdecki
Qualified from: Bsc United Kingdom, 2014
GDC No: 192181
Cherie qualified from Sheffield University in 2014. Provides oral health education with emphasis on prevention of gum disease. I enjoy helping patients feel more confident about their smile by regularly seeing pts that require further treatment, I enjoy seeing how it changes patient’s confidence as their individual treatment helps them. I joined the practice in 2018 and in my time here I have enjoyed seeing a vast array of different patients with different needs which has been great, and I am looking forward to this continuing. In my spare time I enjoy travelling and yoga and spending time with friends and family
Miss.Eleanor Louise Cowlam
Qualified from: Bsc Untied Kingdom, 2017
GDC No: 223659
Eleanor qualified as a dental hygienist and therapist from Teesside University in 2017 with first class honors. She was awarded the best overall student award and the BSDHT Graduation Award. Following graduation Eleanor went straight into working in both NHS and private practices providing a mix of both hygiene and therapy treatments. Eleanor has a keen interest in periodontics, restorative therapy and providing treatments to nervous patients. She is very passionate about her work and is constantly striving to improve her skill set. Eleanor regularly attends training courses to stay up to date with the latest techniques in her field. In her spare time she enjoys going to the gym and spending time with her family and friends.
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