Dr Reetika Aggarwal - Principal Dentist - GDC 85288
Reetika qualified as a dentist in 2005 gaining her BDS from Manchester University. She then went on to work as a vocational dental practitioner for a year before becoming an associate dentist from 2006 - 2012.
In 2012 she took ownership of Claremont Dental Practice and since then has made some positive changes. Whilst she undertakes all forms of dentistry, including both NHS and private work she has also trained with Facial aesthetics in the form of antiwrinkle injections, Dermal filler, medical-grade skin care and chemical peels . Reetika has a caring approach to her patients and always provides the best possible dentistry. She maintains active interest in keeping up to date with courses and presentations.
Outside her professional life she can be found spending time with her two daughters and son and husband.
Dr Kate Lightfoot - Sedation Dentist - GDC 244185
Kate qualified and gained her Bachelor of Dental Science from Manchester in 2013. She joined our practice after qualifying and further completed her vocational dental practitioner year with us. Once completing her VDP she was offered an associate position at Claremont. Whilst here she was able to train and is now able to provide dental treatments under IV sedation. Although she now works elsewhere as an associate dentist she is still a member of our team and provides IV sedation to nervous patients.
Dr Sadia Kanji - Associate Dentist - GDC - 113444
Sadia gained her BDS from the University of Manchester in 2007 and has worked in general practice since. Sadia enjoys all aspects of general dentistry and obtained the Membership in the Faculty of Dental Surgery from the Royal College of Surgeons in Edinburgh in 2009. During the years has undertaken numerous postgraduate courses and joined Claremont dental practice in 2018. Since joining, Sadia has also undertaken the Manchester Sedation Course and trained in IV sedation for nervous dental patients.
Beyond dentistry she enjoys baking, going to the gym and spending time with her friends and family.
Nuha Zeiton - Sedation Dentist - GDC- 103252
Nuha qualified in 2006 gaining her BDS in dentistry from Manchester University .Since qualifying she has gone on to further her skills by training with SAAD and is able to provide IV sedation to nervous or anxious patient. She has been a member of our team since October 2016.
Nuha is Currently on Maternity Leave after having a baby girl and will be returning to us early next year.
Zen Shaikh - Sedation Dentist - GDC- 209784
Mozzamel Haque - Associate Dentist - GDC- 264814
Mozammel Haque qualified with merit from The University of Leeds in 2016. He moved to Manchester in 2016 to complete his Foundation training, he has since fallen in love with the North West and decided to relocate from his hometown of Nottingham. He has worked full-time since qualification in mixed practices treating both NHS and Private patients. He has further experience in dealing with dental emergencies whilst working in the NHS and Private Emergency services in Manchester. He has keen interest in Restorative and Cosmetic dentistry. He completed his training in cosmetic alignment of teeth using Invisalign and offer composite bonding to improve overall smile.
Mozammel’s interest ranges from Football, Cooking, Hiking and Gym. He has broadened his horizons by travelling around the world and has visited many places, from the cold mountains of Japan, to the sun-kissed coast of California.
Radha Patel - Associate Dentist - GDC- 192604
Radha Patel qualified from Birmingham university in 2010 and has gained considerable experience in general dentistry. Since she graduating she has furthered her knowledge by completing a post graduate certificate in root canal treatment and aesthetic dentistry and has enjoyed carrying out short term orthodontic treatment.
Outside of dentistry she enjoys travelling, practicing yoga, reading and spending time with family and friends.
Radha is currently on Maternity leave waiting for the arrival of her first baby.
Heather Thorman - Dental Therapist - GDC 256541
Heather qualified and gained her Level 3 National Diploma in dental nursing in 2012. She then went to further her studies and gained a her certificate in radiography in 2014. She decided to further her career and began training to be a dental hygiene therapist and gained the Diploma in dental therapy and hygiene in March 2015. She Joined Claremont in October 2015 and is our first and only dental hygienist. She describes herself as dedicated and ambitious as well as being approachable. In her free time Heather enjoys horse riding and competes in competitions with her horse Jacob.
Sheryl Smedley – Practice Manager - GDC 128846
Sheryl qualified as a dental nurse in 2001 with a national diploma. Since qualifying as a dental nurse Sheryl has gone on to become a practice manager and joined the practice in 2013. Sheryl is responsible for the day to day running of the practice and also assists in surgery when she is needed. If you have any queries then Sheryl is more than happy to discuss all aspects of your dental care.
Joyce Miller - Receptionist
Joining the practice in 2019, Joyce works part time on the reception. She has been a qualified dental nurse since 1978 and has now decided to slow down and join our team.
If you have any queries feel free to pop in or ring Joyce and she is always willing to help.
Jade Clarke - Qualified Sedation Dental Nurse/Receptionist - GDC - 278244
Jade qualified as a dental nurse in October 2015 with a NVQ Level 3 in dental nursing and she joined the practice in July 2018. Jade works in surgery assisting with NHS and private patients and is also part of our reception team.
She is qualified as a Sedation Dental nurse, from March 2020
Sorcha Duignan - Qualified Sedation Dental Nurse/ Receptionist- GDC - 275452
Sorcha qualified as a dental nurse in January 2018 with a NVQ Level 3 in dental nursing and she joined the practice in July 2018. Sorcha works in surgery assisting with NHS and private patients and is also part of our reception team.
She is qualified as a Sedation Dental nurse, from March 2020
Melanie Houlker - Receptionist
She qualified as dental nurse in 2003 but gave up the surgery to become a dental receptionist in 2010. Melanie joined the practice in January 2020 and is our full-time receptionist.
She is married with 5 grown up children and 3 grandsons who keep her very busy in her spare time.
She loves holidays to various foreign countries and weekend breaks away.
Stacey Mackenna - Dental nurse /Receptionist - GDC 216635
Stacey qualified as a dental nurse in 2011 with a NVQ Level 3 in dental nursing and she joined the practice in October 2019. Stacey works in surgery assisting with NHS and private patients and is also part of our reception team.
She married and have a little girl with another baby on the way.
Stacey enjoy spending time with her family.
Jessica Lanata - Sedation Dental Nurse - GDC 279055
Jessica qualified as dental nurse in 2012 in Italy and June 2018 in England with NEBDN Lever 3 and she joined the practice in August 2019. She also qualified as Implant dental nurse from 2018 and as Sedation Dental nurse from March 2020.
Jessica works in surgery assisting with NHS and private patients.