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 recently trained with Six Month Smile to provide orthodontic treatment to our patients. 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 husband.
Dr Jasen Veeroo - Associate Dentist - GDC 228590
Jasen qualified in 2012 gaining his BDS in dentistry from Newcastle University. Since qualifying he has gone on to further his skills by training with Invisalign and is now an Invisalign provider. He has also trained in facial aesthetics and offers anti- wrinkle injections and dermal fillers.
Jasen is a family man and has recently become a father to a beautiful baby girl. He is an avid Newcastle Utd Fan and when he has any free time you can find him cheering on his team.
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
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
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.
Ann Rance - Receptionist
Joining the practice in 2013, Ann is responsible for the running of reception. She ensures all aspects of the area are organised in an efficient manner. Patients and visitors are looked after during their visits and the she maintains a high level of customer care.
In her spare time Ann enjoys walking, cooking and spending time with her family
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.
Yvonne Wallace – Head Nurse, Sedation Dental Nurse, Oral Health Educator, Receptionist - GDC 234917
Yvonne qualified as a dental nurse in 2012 and has been a member of our team since May 2014. Since qualifying Yvonne has gained qualifications in ‘oral health education and the application of fluoride’, Impression taking and has successfully completed and gained a Merit in her dental sedation nurse exam. Yvonne can usually be found in surgery helping treat nervous patients or helping out on the reception desk. She is also one of our appointed first aiders and assistant cross infection lead. In her spare time Yvonne enjoys spending time with friends or taking her puppy Milo on adventures.
Jemma Williamson – Sedation Dental Nurse, Receptionist - GDC 210235
Jemma qualified as a dental nurse in 2011 with a NVQ Level 3 in dental nursing. Jemma joined the practice in 2012 and since then has completed her dental sedation nurse exam. Jemma works in surgery assisting with NHS and sedation patients and is also part of our reception team. She is responsible for any sedation referrals that come to us from other practices so if you have any questions regarding sedation Jemma is always happy to help answer any questions.
Jade Clarke - Qualified 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. Jade works in surgery assisting with NHS and private patients and is also part of our reception team.
Sorcha Duignan - Qualified 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. Sorcha works in surgery assisting with NHS and private patients and is also part of our reception team.