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At Longborough Dental & Implant Clinic our highly skilled, friendly team shares the same single vision: we put you first. Together, we are dedicated to providing you with a first class experience, from the comfort of our reception to the very latest innovations in dental technology. We make sure you have the best possible care from the second you walk through the door.
Find out more about each of our practice team members below.
BDS (Lond) 1986
GDC No. 61876
Pamela joined Longborough in 1994. Previously she worked in the oral surgery department of a hospital and in general dental practice in SE London. Her experience and professionalism has helped many apprehensive patients become regular Longborough visitors.
She has an active role in dental politics, sitting on the Local Dental Committee for the British Dental Association. In her spare time Pamela leads a very active life and can be found playing tennis, practicing yoga, canoeing or gazing at the night sky through her telescope.
BDS (Lond) 1988, LDS RCS (Eng) 1989
GDC No. 63999
Qualifying from Kings College, London in 1988, Shernaz is a member of numerous dental organisations and has many years of general practice experience. She takes a pride in helping her patients get the smile they have always wanted and enjoys doing restorative, cosmetic and implant dentistry.
Shernaz has two daughters and she takes pleasure in lunching, shopping and travelling with them. She likes fitness training and outdoor running and is an active member of her local church.
BDS Hons (Card) 2006
Emma qualified in 2006 from Cardiff University with First Class Honours in Dentistry and was awarded the Rita Cohen Prize in Biochemistry and the Dentsply Award for Clinical Excellence. Emma began her career in Wales and later gained extensive experience in general practice in both Chester and Brighton before returning home to beautiful Surrey.
Emma has a gentle and friendly approach to dentistry ensuring all her patients feels relaxed, cared for and listened to. She is passionate about dentistry and has a postgraduate certificate in Cosmetic and Aesthetic Restorative Dentistry from the renowned Advanced Dental Seminars in London. Emma particularly enjoys helping her patients to achieve the smile they have always wanted and is our Invisalign clear aligner provider here at Longborough.
In her spare time Emma enjoys spending time with friends and family, growing her own produce at her allotment and walking locally with her rescue collie cross Millie.
BDS (Lond) 2001, MSc (Restorative and Aesthetic Dentistry)
GDC No. 79864
Mohamed Nabijee qualified from the Royal London Dental Hospital in 2001 and before he began working at Longborough Dental Practice he successfully ran three dental practices in South London. In 2014 he completed a Masters Degree in Restorative and Aesthetic Dentistry (MSc) with the University of Manchester, following which he then became a Dental Foundation Trainer for Kent, Surrey and Sussex. He now is a Clinical Tutor for Undergraduate dental students at Kings College London and combines education, experience and a gentle touch to provide his patients with exceptional restorative and routine dental care.
Mohamed places his patients’ comfort and satisfaction above all else. He takes the time to personalise the dental experience taking the fear and intimidation out of dentistry. His specialist interests are in Cosmetic dentistry and Implantology. He is also a certified provider of Botox injections and Dermal Fillers.
When he is not working Mo leads an active life. His three daughters keep him busy and he stays fit by cycling and going to the gym. He has a passion for travel and loves to socialise with friends and family.
Dental Practitioner - Special interest in Endodontics
BDS (Dun) 1985, MClinDent End Lond 2003
GDC no. 60093
William obtained his initial dental degree from Dundee University (1985). After graduating he worked for a number of years in both the NHS and private sectors of general dental practice in the UK. Returning to dental academia in the late nineties William studied advanced restorative dentistry for two years at Glasgow University, graduating with an MSc (2001). A further two years postgraduate training followed at the Eastman Dental Institute in London where he gained an MClinDent in Endodontology (2003).
William has worked exclusively as a referral clinician with practice limited to Endodontics for more than ten years in London and now in Dorking. He enjoys the challenge of working in high-quality, specialist orientated practices such as Longborough.
William spent a number of years living in France and somehow squeezed in a BA, MA and PHD in French History. Formerly a keen footballer and rock climber he now prefers the more sedate pleasures of baking and jigsaws.
DipDS Athens 2008
Marilena qualified from the Institute of Dentistry in Athens in 2008 and subsequently worked as a general dentist. In 2013 she completed her specialty training at Bart's and the London School of Medicine and Dentistry (Queen Mary University of London) with Distinction and was awarded an MClinDent in Periodontology.
At the same time, she obtained a membership in Restorative Dentistry at the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh and she is since registered on the GDC’s specialist list for Periodontics.
Marilena has worked in private and NHS practices in the Greater London area, Essex and Kent. She is committed to providing basic and advanced periodontal care since good health of the teeth supporting tissues sets the foundations for achieving oral health.
Her special interests involve the treatment of periodontitis and peri-implantitis, surgical treatment of non-responsive periodontal defect areas, periodontal regeneration, soft tissue aesthetics and crown lengthening procedures.
In her spare time Marilena enjoys swimming, handcrafting, and spending time with friends and family.
DDS (Gothenburg 2000) Dip Rest (Uclan 2010) Cert Orth(Warwick University 2014)
GDC No. 81361
Nina qualified from the Faculty of Odontology, Gothenburg in 2000.
She is a member of quite a few international dental organisations, and has in the past been the secretary of SDSE (Swedish Dental Society of England), the editor of IADS (international dental association) and an active member of COEMA (Colegio Oficial de Dentistas de Malaga, Spain)
Since moving to England in 2003 Nina enjoys the various aspects of dentistry in combination with good patient communication.
She has achieved a Diploma in Restorative/Cosmetic Dentistry (University of Lancashire 2010) and a postgraduate certificate in Orthodontics (University of Warwick 2014) she is a full provider of Invisalign since 2008 and has also a certificate in advanced facial aesthetics.
In her spare time Nina enjoys travelling, cultures and languages as well as sailing, skiing and running.
BDS (LOND) 2013, MFDS RCS (EDIN) 2015
GDC No. 244864
Graduating from King’s College London in 2013, Saj began his career in Cornwall, gaining experience in general dentistry. He later moved along the coast to Poole, Bournemouth and Portsmouth, working in both practices and hospitals, whilst attaining his membership to The Royal College of Surgeons. Following this, he returned home to Surrey where he has been working in general practice since.
Saj has undertaken numerous courses, covering cosmetic, restorative and implant dentistry as well as periodontics, allowing him to develop a broad range of skills within general practice. He has a calm and friendly manner putting even the most anxious patients at ease. Combined with this, his clear communication style makes him approachable to all patients.
Outside of work, Saj’s interests include keeping active and spending too many hours on DIY projects in his home and garden. Above all, he enjoys exploring sights and cuisine with friends and family.
CEB Cert in Dental Hygiene 1985, C of M Dental Therapist Cert 1980
GDC no. 3003
Janet qualiﬁed as one of the ﬁrst Dental Therapists in the UK. As a student she was awarded the Student’s Prize from the Director of the School and the top prize for Oral Hygiene Education.
Janet initially spent several years working in the East End, which provided a wonderful experience to her dental career. She subsequently qualiﬁed as a Dental Hygienist at Guys Hospital. After working as a Dental Hygienist in several dental practices in Surrey, she joined the Longborough team in 2008. She is a ﬁrm believer in the positive inﬂuence dental care has on our general health and well being. Her reassuring and caring approach helps her patients to relax at their visits and they are keen to maintain their own dental health as best they can.
Another important role in the practice is working alongside the periodontist to help patients after periodontal treatment. She has been an active member of the British Society of Dental Hygienists and Therapists and has recently completed the Secretarial position for the South east Group.
Outside the dental practice, Janet loves gardening and is becoming very good at it. Nothing phases her except she still has to master electric hedge cutters! Janet has recently started working for a global charity that is concerned with addictions and regularly answers calls on the charity helpline. This work is completely different to dental work but again she ﬁnds her reassuring approach can give a little support to people who are in dire need of some help.
Dental Hygienist and Dental Therapist
Diploma in Dental Hygiene and Therapy (News) 2016
GDC no. 247241
Rebecca gained her Dental Hygiene and Therapy qualification at Newcastle University. She has great communication skills and a bubbly personality which she brings to her work with great enthusiasm.
Outside of work Becky enjoys travelling, high adrenaline sports and running. She recently went on a trip to Uganda with a dental charity called Dentaid, there with a team of UK and Ugandan dental professionals they travelled to communities that did not have access to dental care to treat their dental needs.
Becky is currently fundraising for her second trip to Uganda with Dentaid which will take place in June 2021, she is looking to run her 3rd marathon to help with fundraising.
Qual- Cert in Dental Surgery Assisting NEBDSA 1986
GDC no. 128472
Katherine has worked at Longborough for over 25 years. She provides cover when other nurses are unavailable and as the green-fingered member of the team, she maintains the practice plants.
Taking an active part in her local community she is frequently involved in fund-raising and promoting events in the village where she lives.
Qual- National Certificate NEBDN 2009
GDC no. 180083
Sarah, has been a valued member of the team at Longborough for over 9 years. Patients are always impressed with her caring manner and excellent communication skills.
In her spare time she is an enthusiastic member of her local tennis club, where she plays regularly and where she has won several trophies.
NVQ L3 Dental Nursing & VRQ L3 Dental Nursing City & Guilds 2009
GDC no. 178857
Michelle has been with us since 2013, mainly working for William Scott, our Dental Practitioner with a special interest in Endododontics. With twelve years experience, she is skilled and enthusiastic and makes patients feel relaxed during the long appointments.
She enjoys spending time with her friends and family, especially her nephew Theo.
Diploma in dental nursing 2017
GDC No. 275108
Beccy joined us in October 2019 as a full time Dental nurse, after 4 years working at an NHS practice in East Grinstead. Qualifying in 2017 with a Diploma in Dental nursing, She continues to work hard and add to her knowledge of Dentistry.
In her spare time Beccy enjoys spending time with her 5 nephews and going for walks in the countryside.
National diploma in dental nursing NEBDN 2018.
GDC No. 276634
Lucy joined the team in 2020, having previously worked in both NHS and private dentistry.
She has a keen interest in gaining further knowledge and experience and previously, thoroughly enjoyed nursing with a maxillofacial surgeon.
Outside of work, Lucy spends time with friends and family. Enjoys being in the countryside, and has a love for animals, particularly cats and reptiles.
Dental Nurse and Receptionist
Qual- Cert in Dental Surgery Assisting NEBDSA 1980
GDC No. 107495
Rosie has worked in dentistry all of her working life and has seen many changes. She qualified as a Dental Nurse here at Longborough in 1980, life moved her away from Dorking but she returned here to Longborough in 2017 where you will sometimes see her nursing in the surgery and other times working at reception.
Rosie enjoys meeting our patients and making them feel at ease. In her spare time Rosie is either at her allotment or sewing machine providing she is not cuddling her dog.
Qual- National Certificate NEBDN 2009
GDC no. 162904
Wai-Wai came to Longborough in January 2007 on a temporary basis. She was an instant success and has been with us ever since. Now a full-time member of the team, she is very popular with our patients. Wai-Wai takes a keen interest in music and once took part in the regional finals of ‘Battle of the Bands’. Wai Wai has now taken on the very important role of Practice Manager.
Debbie joined the practice in 2013 and her past experience as both a dental nurse and practice manager make her an excellent reception manager.
Debbie is very capable and has many strings to her bow, including hairdressing, beauty therapy, quilt making and believe it or not bricklaying!
Patient Advisor / Dental Nurse
Verified competency in Dental Nursing
GDC no. 150015
Dawn is a registered dental nurse and she has shown a real commitment to Longborough, having worked with us for 30 years.
She now works as a Patient Advisor and her training and experience at the Practice are proving to be great assets in helping her to ensure our patients receive exemplary levels of service.
Theresa is our full time Patient Advisor. She is highly regarded by Longborough patients and is also very popular with the team, regularly baking biscuits and cakes for the staff room.
Over the 20 years that she has been at the Practice she has demonstrated great ability to adapt to change but has always shown the same high level of care and consideration when dealing with patients.
Portman Dental Care Awards
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