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Our Team


All our dentists adhere to the rules governing the profession under strict guidance from the General Dental Council (GDC) "Standards for Dental Professionals".

Pritvanti Patel - BDS Manchester 2008

GDC No. 150004

Pritvanti graduated from the University of Manchester in 2008, afterwhich she completed her vocational training in Chester before joining our Rochford practice in 2009.

She is currently studying towards the MJDF Diploma at The Royal College of Surgeons of England.

Her special interests lie within restorative dentistry. Her hobbies include skiing and reading.

Mr Suki Soon BDS London 1988, LLM Edinburgh, DPDS Bristol

NHSE Accredited Oral Surgeon
GDC No. 64042

Suki qualified from The London Hospital, University of London in 1988. He held various hospital posts in Oral Surgery following graduation. He is currently working as an accredited Oral Surgeon in London, Norfolk and Essex.

Suki had studied and completed BUOLD21C modules in Periodontology, Oral Surgery (1&2), Conscious Sedation, Denture Prosthodontics and Business Management. He was awarded D.P.D.S. with Merit by the University of Bristol in 2016. Suki has completed the UK Implantology Year Course at the University of Cambridge in 2018. He is a member of SAAD (Society for the Advancement of Anaesthesia in Dentistry), and IFDAS (International Federation of Dental Anaesthesiology Societies).

He has recently completed Postgraduate Diploma in Medical Law and is currently on his final year journey of LLM Dissertation at the University of Edinburgh. He believes in the importance of upholding sound medico-legal principles and ethical standards, as well as continuing professional development (CPD) and pursuing further Postgraduate academic qualifications.

Suki is a keen golfer, and full member of Chigwell Golf Club for more than 20 years. He also enjoys driving and has been a full member of the Institute of Advanced Motorists (IAM) since 1992. His other interests included travelling, embracing our cultural diversity and social justice in Global Health.

Cesar Novoa Rodriguez Lic Odont Alfonso X "El Sabio" - Madrid 2011

GDC No. 245875

After graduating as a General Dentist in 2011, in Madrid, Spain. Cesar worked for the following years in private practices in Galicia, Northwest of Spain. In 2015 he embarked on a one year specialist training course in Periodontics and Implantology at the University Of Malaga, Spain. He has also done postgraduate training courses in Aesthetic and Restorative Dentistry in 2017 (University of Valencia, Spain) and Endodontics in 2016 (University of Santiago, Spain).

Cesar enjoys all aspects of dentistry but has a particular interest in restorative dentistry, periodontics and oral surgery. He also ensures he stays up to date with the latest techniques and materials by attending courses and reading articles.

Other than dentistry, Cesar enjoys spending time with friends and family, reading and travelling.

Ihab Kalil Mohamed-Hashem Statutory Exam 2004, FDS Royal College of Surgeons Of England 1997, BDS Alexandria 1988

GDC No. 83098

Ihab Hashem has more than 25 years of clinical experience in the field of Dental, Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery. Ihab graduated in 1988 and had his postgraduate training in a number of excellent Oral and Maxillofacial units all over UK since 1995. Ihab held the Fellowship of the Royal College of Surgeons of England in Oral surgery and Oral Medicine in 1997. He was awarded the certificate of completion of specialist training in Oral Surgery in 2001 and has been in the Specialist register in the UK and Europe since then.

Santiago Canales Gómez Grado en Odontologia University of Murcia 2017

GDC No. 295753

Following in his father’s footsteps, Santi qualified as a general dentist in 2021 in Murcia Spain. With his father as his mentor, Santi worked at his practice, before embarking on a Dental Career in the UK.

Santi has an interest in general dentistry and endodontics. Santi has completed an intensive course in aesthetics to improve his knowledge and skills.

In his spare time Santi treasures time with family and friends. Santi is also a thrill seeker and enjoys mountain hiking and climbing as well as being a keen footballer supporter, Santi also enjoys video editing.

Clinical Director
Jane Woodington BDS University of Glasgow 1991
FFGDP RCS (Engl), MBA, LLM (Medical Law & Ethics), PGCert Medical and Healthcare Education

GDC No. 66882

Dr Jane Woodington gained her dental degree from Glasgow University in 1991. She has a wealth of experience in clinical dentistry within the UK and overseas in both NHS, public and Private dentistry. With a commitment to education and driving clinical standards upon achieving her Fellowship of the Faculty of General Dental Practice in 2014 she became both a Fellowship Mentor and Assessor for her colleagues. She has since gained her Masters in Business Administration, Medical Law & Ethics, and Post-graduate Certificate in Medical and Healthcare Education. She is a member of the Faculty of General Dentistry, the College of General Dentistry, and registered with the GDC and also JCCP (Joint Council for Cosmetic Practitioners).

Jane aims to provide patient focused, quality aesthetic dental services in a safe, clean environment, helping patients to achieve the smile they wish and deserve. She is passionate about helping patients achieve the smile they wish and deserve, and has trained in facial rejuvenation (anti-wrinkle and dermal filler treatments), short term orthodontics (Six Month Smiles & Invisalign) with straight teeth in 6-9 months (average).

Jane’s interests include photography, travel, windsurfing, and is a beginner golfer.

Aisling Brown - BSc Dental Hygiene and Dental Therapy University of Birmingham 2017

GDC No. 270854

Aisling qualified from the University of Birmingham in 2017 with a BSc in Dental Hygiene and Therapy. Aisling loves all aspects of her dental hygiene role and has a particular interest in promoting oral health and managing anxious patients.

Aisling has carried out post- graduate training in tooth whitening and facial aesthetics.

When Aisling is not practising in Dentistry or facial aesthetics, her hobbies include netball and running.

Jenny Drury - Diploma Dental Hygiene in Dental Hygiene 2005

GDC No. 6711

Jenny started her career in dentistry as a trainee dental nurse when she was only 17 years old. She qualified as a Dental Nurse in 2001 and went onto gain further qualifications in Oral Health Education (2002) and Dental Radiography (2003). Fuelled by her passion and love of dentistry she decided to progress her career further and moved to London to study Dental Hygiene for 2 years at Kings College University qualifying in 2005. Dentistry is all she has ever known.

Jenny is an experienced, patient and kind member of the dental team. She takes her position very seriously and keeps up to date with the latest developments by carrying out regular continuing professional development.

Jenny is happily married and a devoted mother to her two sons.

Mrs. Dawn Beard - Practice Manager

GDC No. 157333

Dawn is our longest serving member of staff, having worked for the practice since 1986. She achieved her National Certificate in Dental Nursing in 1991. She followed this by obtaining her Certificate in Oral Health Education in 1992.

After a brief break to raise her 2 daughters, she returned in a more administrative role and completed her BTEC Professional Diploma in Dental Practice Management where Dawn now leads our strong team as our practice manager.

In her spare time she likes reading and keeping fit with regular gym and aerobic classes.