Meet the Team
BDS (Bris) 2005
Neel graduated from the University of Bristol in 2005 and has been working in general practice for over 14 years. He enjoys all aspects of dentistry and firmly believes in providing customised dental care to suit each patient’s needs. He aims to get his patients dentally fit with an emphasis on prevention.
Neel’s areas of interest include restorative dentistry, removable dentures, oral surgery and teeth whitening, especially single tooth whitening. He continues to keep up to date by attending courses and carrying out Continuing Professional Development on a regular basis.
Neel’s main hobbies outside of work include travelling, trekking and sampling different cuisines when he eats out.
BDS (KCL) 2012 MRDS RCSEd 2014
Shilpa graduated from Kings College London in 2012. She went on to do a year in general practice and then a year as a Senior House Officer in Maxillofacial Surgery at the QAH.
This year provided valuable training into dental emergencies, surgeries and all aspects of hospital dentistry. Equipped with this knowledge, she then moved back into general dentistry since she enjoys the interaction with patients and opportunities to build up rapport with each patient individually.
She has completed the MFDS from the Royal College of Surgeons Edinburgh, the Invisalign Go orthodontic alignment course and a year-long Tipton Training in Restorative Dentistry.
This has provided Shilpa with a wide range of knowledge allowing her to treat each patient with care and precision. Her areas of interest include cosmetic work, smile design and tooth alignment.
Shilpa’s hobbies outside of work include travelling to different parts of the world with her young family, reading and cooking.
BDS IQE (Stat 2005) PG Cert in Surgical and Prosthodontic Implantology (UCL) 2011
Amanjit has been practicing dentistry since 2004. She is able to immediately put patients at ease and build a rapport; the foundation for any good patient-dentist relationship.
She is committed to continued learning and passionate about providing the best care for her patients.
She has a special interest in placing and restoring Implants, Invisalign braces and cosmetic dentistry including veneers, crowns and bridges and will endeavour to meet all your smile needs.
In her free time, she loves spending time with her family and walking her dog.
BDS (KCL) 1983
Sumita has been at the practice since October 1996, firstly as practice principal, now as an associate.
She spent five years in British Columbia, Canada from 1991-1996 where she had a very successful general dental practice.
She particularly enjoys cosmetic and restorative dentistry. Sumita is very keen to provide dental treatment to the poor in India and Africa, and has been on several trips with a group of doctors on a voluntary basis.
Away from the practice, Sumita loves travelling and socialising.
BDS (Latvia) 2006
Jelena has been an Associate at Crendon Dental Centre since April 2008.
She is very passionate about dentistry in general and provides a calming & positive journey for her patients. She has completed numerous post graduate courses in various aspects of dentistry and provides a comprehensive range of dental treatments including cosmetic treatments.
She also enjoys treating children and educating them about preventative dentistry.
Her interests are periodontology and restorative dentistry. She is fluent in Russian and Latvian. Jelena is currently in her final year of an MSc in Advanced Restorative Dentistry at the University of Manchester.
Jelena’s main hobbies are reading (especially Dental Update Magazine) and gardening.
Malgorzata (Gosia) Chikami
Dental Nurse/ Receptionist
Gosia joined Crendon Dental Centre in 2018 and is a fully qualified GDC registered dental nurse. She has a kind and friendly manner and endeavours to put you at ease so your time with us is as pleasant as possible. Gosia also works at the front desk, welcoming all the patients with a smile and friendly atmosphere.
She is fluent in Polish.
Outside of work, Gosia cares for her little family. She also enjoys watching movies and travelling.
Violeta is a fully qualified GDC registered dental nurse who has been working at Crendon Dental Centre since 2016. She is passionate about patient care and is particularly interested in looking after and managing very nervous patients in the dental environment.
She is fluent in Romanian.
In her spare time, Violeta likes painting and gardening, and she is passionate about flowers.
Dental Nurse/ Receptionist
Alesia joined our team in 2017 and is a fully qualified GDC registered dental nurse.
Her calm and caring nature puts her in an ideal position to care for our dental patients.
She is always approachable and eager to help. In addition to managing Reception duties, Alesia is also in charge of Compliance, ensuring we provide a safe environment for patients and staff alike.
She is fluent in Russian and Lithuanian.
Outside of the practice, Alesia spends her time looking after her young family. In addition, she is a keen reader and likes making crafts and relaxing in front of the tv.
Jennifer is part of our experienced front of desk team. She offers a warm and friendly welcome and is always happy to help with any queries you may have.
Outside the practice, Jen likes travelling and spending time with her grandchildren.