Dental Team

Dr. Ketan Patel

GDC reg. no: 75070
Qualification: MPharms (Ports ); BDS (Lond)

Ketan qualified from Kings College London in 1998 (after completing his first degree in Pharmacy in 1990)  and has worked as an associate in multiple practices prior to starting his own. He is a very enthusiastic person and enjoys his role as a practice principle and working in Primary Dental Care.

He has a special interest in Endodontics for which he participated in the DWSi course in 2011, to further his knowledge, clinical skills, and understanding in root canal treatment.

Has was also a Joint Foundation Trainer with Deepti for  8 years. He attends Deanery held courses and events to keep up to date with his skills in the field of teaching.

Patient-centered care is his priority and he aims for all patients to receive the best possible primary dental care at the practice.

Outside dentistry, he enjoys family life, a game of tennis and watching football (especially if West Ham is playing!)

Dr. Deepti Patel

GDC reg. no: 75069
Qualifications: BDS (Lond)    PgCert (Lond)
Deepti qualified from Kings College London.  She has worked as an associate in numerous practices too and has gained vast experience over the years in dentistry. As well as working as a dentist she oversees all the practice management side of the practice too, ensuring the practice complies with CQC. She completed her postgraduate course in Teaching in Primary Care in 2012 and was a Joint Foundation Trainer with Ketan for 8 years. She has completed a postgraduate course in Teaching in Primary Care in 2012. She keeps up to date with her skills in the dental field by attending relevant dental courses. Life outside work involves spending time with her family, reading, swimming, and baking with her children.

Dr. Preeti Duggal

GDC reg. no: 83795
Qualifications: BDS (Lond)   MJDF RCS (Eng)

Preeti is a highly experienced dentist and has been working at Dip’s Dental Surgery for over 10 years, providing a comprehensive service of Restorative and Preventative Dentistry.

She graduated from Barts and Royal London in 2004 and holds a Membership of Joint Dental Faculty post-graduate qualification from the Royal College of Surgeons from 2011.

Her aim is to develop a good relationship with all her patients to help provide treatment to the highest standards in an enjoyable and relaxed atmosphere.  She enjoys all aspects of general dentistry, particularly treating children.

She is continually developing her skills as a dentist by regularly taking part in postgraduate dental education, enabling her to carry out extensive treatments and enhanced patient care.

Most of her spare time is spent at home with her husband and two young children, she enjoys listening to music and cooking different cuisines.

Mr Lijin Chacko James

GDC reg. no: 291534

Lijin has worked in dentistry since 2012, beginning his career as a dental surgeon (overseas). He qualified from SRM Dental Institute in December 2012. He has practised as a dental surgeon for 5 years.

Lijin is a registered dental hygienist and dental therapist with General Dental Council in the UK. He works at different dental surgeries in the said roles.

Lijin prides himself on his reputation with his patients, ensuring they understand the treatment they need and why and aiming to keep them calm and comfortable throughout. Lijin joined our practice in January 2021 and has also built a great rapport with patients at the practice already.

Day to day, Lijin focuses on the individual needs and tailoring advice and treatment to suit each individual patient to achieve the best results both at the Practice and when patients take on their oral health regime at home.

Outside of the practice, Lijin keeps busy spending time with his family and enjoys watching movies and reading books.

Mr Abu Taher MD Bahar

GDC reg. no: 303646
My name is Bahar; I passed my Bachelor of Dental Surgery (BDS) from Bangladesh Dental College, University of Dhaka, in 2016.
Currently, a GDC-registered dental hygienist focusing on oral prophylaxis is committed to providing patients with guidance on preventative oral hygiene.
I have chosen dentistry as a career pathway because I am passionate about serving patients and improving oral health. A team player, a good listener and keeps updated with continuing professional development.
In my spare time, I enjoy playing various sports, especially football and badminton.