Meet Our Team
Littleport Dental Surgery Team
Amiras qualified from the highly prestigious King’s College London in 2007 and joined Littleport Dental Surgery in 2012. He has been practising dentistry for over 10 years. He is a Member of the Joint Dental Faculties. He spent a year in the Maxillo-Facial Unit at Luton and Dunstable Hospitals, performing and assisting in various types of facial surgery, including complex extractions and treating oral cancer.
At present, Amiras is a Foundation Dentist Trainer with the East of England Deanery as well as a local representative member on the Local Dental Committee. In his spare time, he enjoys playing football and golf, travelling and keeping abreast of developments within the field of dentistry.
Shivam graduated from Bristol University in 2015 with a Distinction. Upon graduating, he was also awarded the Pitt-Ford Endodontic prize for a root canal treatment case based presentation. In 2016, he went on to complete his Foundation year in Peterborough winning the award for “Best Case Presentation” out of his peers.
He has since developed a keen interest in teeth straightening and smile makeovers with composite bonding, veneers and Invisalign. He has attended multiple post graduate courses including the one year Cosmetic and Aesthetic Dentistry programme by the world renowned Dr Chris Orr.
Shivam has been recently nominated for the prestigious Aesthetic Dentistry Awards 2019 for the best composite smile makeover.
He takes great pleasure in teaching and currently lectures for post graduate dentists within the East of England deanery on composite bonding and has held focused study groups on how to excel in dental photography.
Shivam enjoys minimally invasive and ethical cosmetic dentistry offering his patients the best possible results with minimal drilling or injections.
To see some great examples of Shivam’s cases, follow on him on Instagram @drshivampatel
Mohnisha recently graduated from Leeds Dental School and is participating in a mentorship programme here at Littleport Dental Surgery to further her training.
Since joining, her beautiful smile has continued to light up the practice and is becoming a firm favourite of our patients because of her friendly and approachable enthusiasm to providing good quality dental care.
With 35 years of experience in the dental sphere, Rachel is passionate about dentistry and the oral health of her patients.
Initially working in Bury St Edmunds, she has worked in many dental settings including specialist periodontal practice, children’s dentistry, was a lecturer and tutor to undergraduates for 11 years at Guys Hospital and one year at St Bartholomew & Royal London Hospital and worked closely with the British Society of Dental Hygiene & Therapy as their membership and careers co-ordinator and organised the trade show for their annual national conferences plus sat on Publications Committee.
Rachel’s hobbies include music where she teaches the flute and plays in various music groups both locally and nationally plus her time is filled attending to a menagerie of animals at home.
Codie joined the team in 2015 and enjoys every aspect of the Dental environment. Codie gained her qualification in Dental Nursing in 2017 and is also certified in taking Dental Radiographs. Working as the Manager at Littleport she takes pride in her customer service. Outside of work you’ll find Codie either at a live music event or out on a walk with her puppy.
Esther joined the team in 2013 and gained her City and Guilds qualification in Dental Nursing in 2015. She is a lively member of the team and when not working is enjoying every aspect of motherhood!
Lauren joined the team at Littleport in 2014 and gained her Level 3 Diploma in Dental Nursing in April 2016. Of a weekend she is often found socialising with friends and family, going on shopping spress or treating herself to holidays and weekends away.
Currently holding an NVQ in level 3 Supervision and Management, Shinade joined the team in 2015 and qualified as a Dental Nurse in 2017. A friendly face and hardworking, she enjoys spending time with her friends and family, walking her dog and keeping fit. So you may see her out and about in her gym gear!
Lucy joined the team in February 2016, originally working at our sister practice in March! In her spare time she likes to catch up with friends and go shopping
Corrina has enrolled onto the Dental Nursing course. Of a weekend she enjoys spending time with her fiancé and two young girls. Corrina’s motherly instinct is a wonderful asset to our team!
Tia has started working towards her qualification in Dental Nursing. She spends her free time attending drifting events with her fiancé and family. At these events she enjoys taking photographs.
Hello, nice to meet you!
As dental professionals, we areregistered with the General Dental Council and meet their standards.
There are nine principles that we follow:
- Put patients’ interests first
- Communicate effectively with patients
- Obtain valid consent
- Maintain and protect patients’ information
- Have a clear and effective complaints procedure
- Work with colleagues in a way that is in patients’ best interests
- Maintain, develop and work within our professional knowledge and skills
- Raise concerns if patients are at risk
- Make sure our personal behaviour maintains confidence in us and the dental profession