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Principal Dental Surgeon

Dr Amit Soneji

BDS (U/Manchester 2002), MFDS RCS ENG
GDC number: 80484

Amit graduated from the University of Manchester in 2002. After qualifying he worked at Charing Cross hospital as part of the Oral and Maxillofacial team receiving training in oral surgery and working alongside consultants dealing with oral cancer and pathology.

Following this, Amit undertook postgraduate exams and gained the prestigious qualification of the Member of the Faculty of Dental Surgeons from the Royal College of Surgeons of England.

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Amit has been principal dentist of Pearl Dental Care since 2006 and has built up extensive experience in both NHS and private dental care, and is passionate about delivering high quality conservative dentistry that lasts. His special interests are in general and cosmetic dentistry where he is dedicated to furthering his knowledge and enhancing his skills by attending postgraduate courses.

Amit’s friendly, gentle and calm approach has helped many nervous adults and children who have been exceptionally happy with his care and he even has patients that travel from abroad to come and see him.

In his spare time, Amit enjoys spending time with his family.

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Associate Dental Surgeons

Dr Saavan Radia

BDS U.Dundee
GDC number: 264084

Saavan graduated from the University of Dundee, School of Dentistry. Since qualifying he has been committed to enhancing his skills in minimally invasive dentistry whilst keeping up to date with the latest techniques ensuring his patients receive high quality dental care.

He is an experienced certified Invisalign (clear braces) provider with an interest in cosmetic smile makeovers also including composite bonding, veneers and crowns.

Saavan has a calming and reassuring manner that puts patients at ease.

Dr Avina Gandecha

BDS Kings College
GDC number: 193469

Avina Gandecha qualified from King’s College London in 2010 and has worked in general dental practice for the last 10 years. Avina enjoys providing cosmetic dentistry such as tooth whitening, invisalign (orthodontic treatment) and composite bonding. For those nervous patients, Avina has a sympathetic and calming nature which has helped many patients overcome their fear of dentistry.

Avina has passed her Membership of the Dental Joint Faculty examinations and has achieved the postgraduate Restorative Dental Diploma qualification at Eastman Dental Institute so can provide a complex range of treatments for patients such as tooth wear cases. Avina has also completed the facial aesthetics course so can provide anti-wrinkle treatment which smoothes facial frown lines.

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Previously she worked as a Senior House Officer at Ipswich Hospital and then at Queen Elizabeth Hospital in King’s Lynn where she gained experience in Oral Surgery and managing severe dental trauma cases.

Avina had a fulfilling experience when doing some dental volunteering work in Tanzania where only basic dental equipment was available. In her spare time, Avina enjoys travelling, practicing yoga and going to the gym.
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Dr Manisha Mirpuri

BDS U Birmingham
GDC number: 271189

Dr Manisha Mirpuri BDS Associate Dentist GDC number: 271189 Manisha graduated from The University of Birmingham in 2017. She always strives to make patients feel at ease and has a gentle approach. She is passionate about dental education and particularly enjoys treating children. In addition to general dentistry, she has a keen interest in providing cosmetic dentistry for her patients to create beautiful smiles. She is currently carrying out a diploma in Aligner Mastery (focused on clear braces), alongside a course in aesthetic restorative dentistry. In her free time Manisha enjoys reading, baking and going to the gym.

Dr Smita Murdoch

BDS U Bristol
GDC number: 177865

Smita Murdoch qualified from Bristol University Dental School in 2009. After qualifying, she completed her vocational training in London. She attained her postgraduate Membership of the Faculty of Dental Surgery from the Royal College of Surgeons of England. Smita is a calm and conscientious dentist. These qualities have been greatly appreciated by all of her patients. Her calm approach is especially beneficial for nervous patients. She always aims to deliver only the highest quality dentistry to all of her patients. Her strong interest and passion lies in restorative and cosmetic dentistry. To further enhance her skills she has completed a comprehensive aesthetic course led by a world leading clinician at Harley street and also gained a postgraduate certificate in Restorative and Aesthetic Dentistry from the University of Warwick.

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Smita regularly attends conferences and training courses to ensure familiarity with all the latest equipment, technology and dentistry techniques, allowing her patients to receive the best possible treatment and care available.Smita has also trained in facial aesthetics and can carry out wrinkle reduction treatment and dermal fillers to enhance and restore facial features. Outside of work Smita enjoys travelling and spending time with her family.

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Oral surgeon

Dr Nizar Hammodeh

DDS (Lond); MSc; MFDS RCS (Eng) Oral Surgery
GDC No: 83100

Dr Hammodeh is our visiting oral surgeon who specialises in complex and surgical extractions, including wisdom teeth and buried roots removal.

He divides his time between general practice and the Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery Dept at Northwick Park and Central Middlesex Hospitals.

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His calm and collective manner along with his technical and clinical expertise make him highly credited by our patients.

Dr Hammodeh accepts oral surgery referrals at Pearl Dental Care Centre

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Dr Sanjeev Kapadia

DDS (Lond)
GDC No: 78392

Dr Sanjeev Kapadia qualified from Guy’s Hospital in 2000.

In 2005, Sanjeev decided to further his education in Clinical Dentistry by heading over to the USA, to the world renowned Pankey Institute in Key Biscayne, Florida. This allowed him to practise advanced, comprehensive and predictable Dentistry, which he has been using to treat his patients to this day.

In 2007, Sanjeev embarked on his Implant training. He trained with one of the worlds leading Implant Surgeons, Professor Hilt Tatum and in doing so, compleated an extensive training programme at The Tatum Institute in Surgical Implantology. He also completed a one-year Implant Dentistry Program and gained a Certificate from GIFT (General Implant Forum & Training).

Since then he has placed over a thousand implants and completed numerous Bone Grafting procedures to help his patients achieve the best possible long-term results. Sanjeev has also been able to provide his patients with a set of permanent teeth supported by implants in 24 hours.

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He regularly attends international meetings and conferences on Implantology, which keep him at the forefront of the field. Sanjeev has also taken up positions as a ‘Visiting Implantologist’ at other dental practices in London & Hertfordshire to help provide high-standard Implant Dentistry for their patients. He is also a Member of the Association of Dental Implantology UK.

In his spare time, Sanjeev enjoys travelling, cooking, health and fitness and practicing yoga with meditation. When he is not working he is committed to spending quality time with his wife Nisha and two sons Kush and Dhruv.

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Dr Kewal Shah

BDS (Bristol)
GDC No: 85736

Kewal is our resident Endodontist. His expertise allows him to deal with teeth that have complex endodontic (root canal related) problems, meaning he can save teeth that may otherwise need to be extracted. He has extensive experience in providing root canal treatment and retreatment, apical surgery and dealing with traumatic injuries to the teeth. His compassionate approach ensures an excellent patient experience.

After graduating from the prestigious University of Bristol in 2005, Kewal went on to complete the Royal College of Surgeons (England) Membership examinations in 2007.

Kewal is one of the few dentists to be awarded a specialist training position in endodontics at Guy’s and King’s College Dental Institute where he successfully completed 4 years of advance training and passed all examinations with distinction.

He was also awarded the Membership in Endodontics by the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh, which is recognised as the highest qualification in the field.

He currently divides his time between St Georges Hospital (as a Restorative Specialty Dentist), and private referral practices.

Specialist Periodontist

Dr Monal Patel

BDS, PGCert RDP (UCL), MJDF (Lon), MClinDent Perio (Lon), MPerio (RCS Edin)
GDC No: 251506

Monal qualified as a dentist from King’s College London in 2014. Following on from this she spent several years working in general dental practice providing restorative dental procedures with a particular interest in periodontics.

In 2018 she completed a postgraduate certificate in restorative dentistry from the Eastman Dental Institute (UCL). This further confirmed her passion for periodontology and inspired her to pursue this field at a specialist level. In 2023, Monal completed a four-year postgraduate programme at King’s College London with a Masters in Clinical Dentistry in Periodontology and also successfully passed the Specialty Membership in Periodontics examinations with both the Royal College of Surgeons of England and the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh.

Monal splits her time working in specialist practice between Hampshire and London and is involved in the treatment complex gum disease cases using the most up to date evidence-based techniques. She has a friendly, gentle and caring approach and strives to deliver the highest standards of patient care at all times.

In her free time Monal enjoys cooking, travelling and yoga and is also involved in charity work and has previously volunteered with Bridge2Aid and Crisis at Christmas.


Mrs Daksha Modha

CEB Cert in Dental Hygiene
GDC number: 3709

Daksha qualified in 1989 from Eastman Dental Hospital and has been a Dental Hygienist for over 30 years. Her work involves helping to improve the dental health of patients and encouraging patients to maintain their oral hygiene. She finds it extremely rewarding working with patients and seeing them achieve this.

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In 2019, Daksha had the pleasure of taking her dental expertise to Nepal, to see patients and assist them with their oral healt

Outside of work, her hobbies include dancing, painting, jewellery-making and trekking, having summitted to the peak of Mount Kilimanjaro in Tanzania and Machu Picchu in Peru. She is also an avid runner, and completed half a marathon in February 2020 to raise money for Pancreatic Cancer.

Her motto in life is to be happy, accept challenges as they come and support those who need it

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Mrs Sejal Patel

Dip Dent Hygiene RCS Eng
GDC number: 151321

Sejal qualified as a Dental Hygienist from Eastman Dental Hospital in 2008 and has worked in mixed practices. She has gained a vast amount of experience working alongside a periodontist in specialist referral centre.

We are pleased to inform our patients that Sejal won Hygienist of the Year award 2021 (Oral Health Awards) and is also now a Finalist for Best Hygienist of the year 2022 award (Clinical Dentistry Awards)

Sejal prides herself on her gentle approach in providing the highest standard of hygiene therapy, possessing an ability to achieve this whilst considering and accommodating the individual needs of her patients. She has a vast experience working with both adults and children, in particular helping nervous patients feel at ease through her calm and compassionate manner.

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Sejal loves helping people improve and maintain their dental health and supporting patients their treatments and keeps up to date with the latest dental treatments and research by participating in educational courses and events and does oral health talks to local schools and groups.

Outside of work she enjoy spending time with the family and socialising with friends.

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Miss Janani Nakrani

BSc Dental Hygiene and Dental Therapy Birm
GDC number: 251021

Janani qualified from the University of Birmingham in 2014 and has since been working in general dental practice providing extensive oral health care for her patients.

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Janani has a very friendly, supportive and calm approach and has built up a vast list of a diverse range of patients in her care.

When she’s not working, you’ll find her somewhere across the world travelling!

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Dental Nurses

Maria Ilinca

National Certificate NEBDN 2011
GDC number: 217239

Agnesa Perdikova

National Diploma in Dental Nursing NEBDN 2012
GDC number: 235991

Laura Bune

National Diploma in Dental Nursing NEBDN 2019
GDC number: 291297

Priya Pradipkumar

Trainee Dental Nurse

Neena Patel
Priti Parekh-Jani

Continued professional development. All dentists regularly attend postgraduate courses to maintain the most up to date knowledge to enhance quality assurance and implement the modern concepts of treatment. All nurses and reception staff attend refresher courses and meetings to acquire new skills and gain up to date knowledge.

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