Meet the team
Dr Divian Patel Cosmetic Dentist, BDS (Lond), PG Cert Contemporary Restorative And Aesthetic Dentistry, DDS due in 2018
GDC number: 194079
Divian is a partner at Broadway Dental Care. His dental work was recognised with his nomination as a finalist at the prestigious Dentistry Awards for the Best Young Dentist (UK) in 2012. His recent experiences have been shared with dental publications. He provides the community with information relevant to dental medicine.
He has a proven passion to deliver high quality care and practices conservative dentistry to achieve healthy, functional and brilliant smiles. Divian has a special interest in full fixed and invisible orthodontics (using a combination of clear/traditional braces and clear aligner therapy) in order to practice ethical and non-invasive dentistry. He also works closely with the other team members to ensure that patients are getting the correct treatment.
Divian takes his time to get to know his patients and ultimately makes them feel more relaxed and comfortable. He attends numerous training courses in order to keep abreast of the many advance techniques and gadgets in his field. He routinely uses special magnification lenses with fibre optic illumination in order to deliver highly precise work. He has completed the Dominic Hassal’s One Year Contemporary Restorative and Cosmetic Course, to further boost his skill set.
He will be furthering his studies at the world renowned University of Pacific in San Francisco at the Arthur A. Dugoni School of Dentistry. When he returns he will be continuing his care at Broadway Dental Care. In his temporary absence he has assembled a world class and internationally trained team.
Dr Amarjit Sohal Cosmetic Dentist, MDDr. BSc.
GDC number: 253013
Amarjit is a partner at Broadway Dental Care. He obtained his BSc. Degree at Kings College London and furthered his MDDr. Degree at the 1st Faculty of Charles University. He has a love of Dentistry; considering it a hobby as well as a profession and practices it as an art.
He has taken further post graduate courses, in particular extensive Orthodontic Core of Knowledge by Wired Orthodontics and Comprehensive Aesthetic and Restorative Dentistry taught by Mizrahi Dental Teaching; recognised by peers as leading experts in their field.
In addition to day-to-day clinical and pain free dentistry, he has developed a special interest in treating nervous patients in a calming relaxed setting (with the use of sedation if required), and smile makeovers, offering patients the chance to wear their best possible smile.
Amarjit (and your) high standards are met by bespoke treatment design made possible with meticulous planning and his skill set which includes cosmetic fillings , veneers , crowns and bridges , tooth whitening and a range of orthodontic systems (including clear aligners and discreet fixed braces).
Don’t hesitate to send through photos of your smile and/or a few comments on what you would like improved so he can begin to assess your case before your first meeting.
Outside of his hobby and profession of dentistry , he enjoys keeping fit in the gym and playing tennis.
Dr Kunal Pradeep Patel Dentist, BDS (Hons) MFDS RCSEd MSC (Endodontics)
GDC number: 229822
Kunal graduated in 2012 with Honours from Bart’s and The London Dental Institute achieving a Distinction grade in all five years of study. He has been awarded a number of prestigious prizes including ‘The Drapers Company Undergraduate Prize’ for Outstanding Academic Achievement in Dentistry, ‘The Constance Klein Memorial Prize’ for Best Overall Student in BDS finals, and was a runner-up to the University of London Gold Medal.
Kunal has completed his Foundation Year with the East of England Deanery, winning a further prize for the Best Clinical Case Presentation and has gone on to obtain the Diploma of Membership of Faculty of Dental Surgery awarded by the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh.
Kunal has worked as the Restorative Senior House Officer and gone on to complete his Master’s Degree in Endodontology, graduating with distinction at the prestigious Eastman Dental Hospital. Having confirmed his passion for Root Canal treatment, Kunal shares his time at The Eastman Dental Hospital, The Royal London Hospital, Community Dental posts, and Private General Practices around London; treating patient referrals from other dentists.
Kunal has a keen interest in providing a patient-centred approach to his dentistry and recognises the importance in being able to talk to his patients and make them feel at ease. Outside of work, he values the importance of keeping fit and enjoys playing cricket, football, and is a keen skier.
Shalin Sharma Therapist, BSc Dental Hygiene and Dental Therapy (Portsmouth)
GDC number: 213541
Shalin studied at Portsmouth University in conjunction with Kings College London to receive a BSc Honours In Dental Hygiene and Therapy. Here he was the chosen representative for a revolutionary training scheme developed by the two universities, leasing with the Health Minister of the time. He has been treating patients for 6 years since, and has quickly gained a reputation for being very gentle.
His main interests lie in a variety of gum treatments, Tooth Whitening techniques and cosmetic, natural looking fillings. As required in the profession, Shalin attends multiple courses all year long, keeping up to date with the latest techniques and technologies. He has completed a Cosmetic Dentistry and Whitening Course by celebrity Dentist Linda Greenwall, widely considered a foremost expert in the field.
Away from work Shalin enjoys keeping fit via a variety of sports, mainly golf, swimming and badminton.
Dr Shane Patel Implantologist, BDS(hons) PGCert Implantology (Bristol)
GDC number: 194072
Dr Shane Patel is our Implantologist at the practice. He qualified from St Barts and the London School of Medicine and Dentistry in 2010 with an Honours Degree. Soon after qualification he was offered the opportunity to work in Australia in a leading private practice. Whilst enjoying the Sunshine Coast, he was able to enhance his cosmetic dentistry skills and grew a passion for implant dentistry.
After returning to the UK, Dr Patel completed his post graduate certification in Implant dentistry at The University of Bristol under the watchful eye of one of the UK’s leading Implantolgist’s Dr Jonathan Schofield, and is currently working towards his master’s qualification in this field.
Whilst providing general dentistry to a high standard, Dr Patel’s skills and interests lie within Implant and Cosmetic dentistry. He has a calm and comprehensive approach and strives to provide his patients with the highest quality treatments. In his free time he enjoys playing cricket and football as well as socialising with family and friends.
Gary Sillet Clinical Dental Technician, Dip CDT RCS (Eng)
GDC number: 108718
Gary began his career in dental technology in 1976 and now has a successful full service dental practice. Over three hundred dentists and technicians from across the UK refer their patients to Gary for specialist denture treatments including BDC.
Gary has gained extensive knowledge from his provision of dedicated technical services and has enabled him to supply patients with tailored treatment plans. His experience covers the full range of technical and clinical skills necessary to ensure successful dental treatments.
Since qualifying from George brown college, Toronto, Gary has completed many advanced courses in the UK, Lichtenstein and Switzerland. He is a registered Valplast, BPS and Swiss Dent Specialist and is one of only a handful of technicians in the UK who can provide his patients with these specialised denture techniques.
Gary has a particular interest in implant retained dentures and combination, precision retained denture. He likes to be challenged, takes great pride in his work and is passionate about helping his patients achieve the ideal denture solution for them.
Gary believes the key to making successful dentures is listening to the patients needs and examining their previous denture history. Providing natural, cosmetically pleasing and functional dentures should be a two way process between the patient and the provider.
Gary looks forward to helping denture patients regain and retain their denture confidence and self-esteem.
Rachel Ward Practice Manager, RDN
GDC number: 136749
Rachel has over 14 years of Dental experience, she worked her way up starting as a Trainee Dental Nurse in 2002 in Newcastle before joining our expanding dental team in 2013 as our Practice Manager.
Rachel is responsible for the smooth running of our clinic and ensuring we are compliant with CQC regulations. Rachel has a very calm and caring personality and is exceptional with our nervous patients. She can also deal with any enquiries and advice that you may require. Outside of work Rachel enjoys playing tennis and decorating her new home.
Rachel recently completed training in advance treatments for Botox and Dermal Fillers. She is offering well known treatments such as lip fillers and Botox for the forehead and frown lines and crows feet.
She can also offer more advanced treatments such as cheek fillers, Nefertiti neck lift and treatment for hyperhidrosis (over-sweating) plus many more. Please contact the surgery and book yourself in for a complimentary consultation.
Lizzie Ruse Practice Coordinator
Lizzie has been part of the team since August 2015. She has worked in customer service both in hospitality industry and as a spa receptionist. In her spare time she likes to keep fit with pole fitness and walking her two cavalier King Charles spaniels, she also likes socialising with friends and family. She’s always there to answer any of your queries.
Kira Wilson Trainee Dental Nurse
Kira has been part of our team since September 2015, she’s currently training to become a qualified dental nurse. Kira enjoys working with our friendly team and caring for our patients. In her spare time, she enjoys going to the gym, socialising with friends and spending time with her family.
Jade Simpson Trainee Dental Nurse
Jade has been training to be a Dental nurse for the past two years. She has a great passion for patient care. She mainly helps Shalin, our therapist. She is working towards becoming a fully qualified dental nurse through a release day for college. In her free time she like to go shopping, socialise with friends and plays with her 2 dogs Max and Ruby. She also likes to listen to music.