About Us

Our Approach

Our philosophy is simple. We are committed to providing you with high-quality, personalised dental care. Our aim is to make your visit as pleasant and as comfortable as possible. We create a positive atmosphere for our patients so the best choices for their dental health can be made. We are consistently working to improve our professional skills, with a strong commitment to continuing development.

We aim to provide quality care with honesty and integrity. Our comprehensive approach to dentistry, considers both the functional and aesthetic aspects of your smile. We believe excellent dental care requires mutual respect, good communication and informed decisions.

We invite you to become a part of our practice and notice the difference in the way you are taken care of.

Our Story

Green Oakham Dental Care was established in June 2016. Dr. Patel set up her own practice and has built upon the established dentistry business which has been here for over 60 years.

Meet the Team

We have put together a fantastic team here at Green Oakham Dental Care. We are friendly, caring and compassionate, we strive to make sure your experience is always a positive one!

Dr. Chadni Patel

Principle Dentist/Dental Owner
" I’m extremely passionate about achieving excellent clinical standards whilst creating a warm and positive experience for all of our patients. The practice's approach to excellent dentistry in a safe environment, has created our well balanced and effective care that so many of our patients appreciate."

Dr Aisha Shabir

Aisha qualified in 2015 from Cardiff University with a honours degree. She has a wealth of experience having worked in the World’s Leading Postgraduate Hospitals including the Eastman Dental Hospital and Great Ormond Street Hospital. Throughout her successful career she has won awards and contributed to dental research which has featured in journals and magazines. Aisha is a certified Invisalign provider (Clear aligners to straighten teeth) and spends most of her time carrying out Smile Make-Overs to create the perfect smile for her patients. Popular treatments with Aisha include composite bonding, teeth straightening (Invisalign) and cosmetic work

Dr Priti Pankhania

Dr Priti Pankhania


GDC Number: 290308

Karishma graduated from the University of Leeds in 2017 and went onto complete my Dental Foundation Training in Northampton and in Leicester. Since then, Karishma attained Membership of the Faculty of Dental Surgery and the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh. After working at King’s College Dental Hospital, where Karishma gained a range of skills working in specialties such as Oral Medicine, Traumatology, Periodontics, Paediatrics, Acute Dental Care and Oral Surgery. Karishma relocated to Leicester and joined Green Oakham Dental Care in February 2020. 

Dr Piyush Patel

Implant/ Orthodontics  GDC number: 73064
Dr Piyush Patel is our in house referring implantologist who has been helping us transform patient's smiles, quality of life and building up patient's confidence. His professional and gentle approach builds a great rapport with patients; putting them at ease during appointments.

Rachel Cobbold

Practice Manager
Rachel joined the team in October 2020 as our Practice Manager. Rachel has over 10 years experience and has worked all over the country in different dental settings from hospitals to Prisons. Rachel is passionate about great patient care and enjoys receiving feedback and implementing change. Out of work Rachel enjoys going on camping trips with her husband daughter and her dog Major and watching the rugby.

Lucy Baigent

Hygiene Therapist
Lucy joined the team in January 2020. Lucy is our in-house Dental Hygiene Therapist who focuses mainly on preventative advice, general cleaning of teeth and treatment for gum disease. She is passionate about helping our patients to maintain their oral health through detailed education and enabling people to smile with confidence. Whilst you are maybe familiar to what a Dental Hygienist can perform, Lucy is further qualified and takes pride in many other dental skills. In particular, she enjoys performing restorative work and teeth whitening. Born and raised in the South West of England Lucy moved to Peterborough with her Partner to settle with her 2 cats. She enjoys spending time with her family and friends, so often travels back to beautiful Devon to see them. Lucy has a keen passion for travel and finds the best way to unwind is through long walks.  Lucy’s route into dentistry started out as a Dental Nurse in 2008 and she was then inspired to go on to undertake the Dental Hygiene and Dental Therapy course at The Portsmouth University.

Zhantelle Myburgh

Trainee Dental Nurse
 Zhantelle has been with the team since February 2020 she has just sat her first exam towards the national diploma in dental nursing and is due to be qualified in the next few months after studying relentlessly. Zhantelle is Particularly interested in infection prevention and control and you will normally find her with her nose in a log book ensuring the practice runs smoothly. In her spare time Zhantelle enjoys playing with her two dogs Minnie and Odin and going on runs with her husband.

Lucy Jeffries

Trainee Dental Nurse
Lucy is the longest standing member of the team after being here at Green Oakham for 3 years. Although you may not see her for a while as Lucy is about to leave on Maternity leave as she welcomes her first child in June. Lucy is a computer whizz and has recently taken on the Reception Manager role alongside her nursing studies where she thrives. In her spare time Lucy has 5 horses to look after so she has her hands full.

Tia Skerritt

Apprentice Dental Nurse
Tia joined the team in November 2020 and is currently studying towards her Dental nursing qualification through Leicester College. Tia is brilliant at putting patients at ease and has a natural flare for dental nursing. Initially Tia planned on Dental Reception work following on from her previous hospitality sector work but fell into nursing and has excelled at it. Tia enjoys spending time with her friends at the weekend or just relaxing at home with her two cats Marley and Lola.

Keeley Cox

Keeley joined the practice in September 2021. Keeley has over 25 years experience in dentistry after qualifying as a nurse in 1996. She has worked in a number of roles including managerial, and is a qualified treatment co-ordinator. Keeleys main passion is to ensure the patient has the best experience from the moment they walk through the door until the end of their treatment. Outside of work Keeley enjoys long walks with her family and dogs, and has a interest for interior design.

Leah Trewerne

Trainee Dental Nurse
Leah is the baby of the team. She is currently studying towards her Dental nursing Qualification through Leicester College alongside studying for her Maths and English. You will mainly find Leah with Dr Patel where she is learning all the main competencies first hand. Leah is a fast learner and is brilliant at putting nervous patients at ease. In her spare time aside from studying Leah enjoys going for long walks and looking after her 3 dogs.


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