Meet our Dentists
Dr Nikita Vora BDS (2000 London) Practice principal

GDC Registration Number 78201

Dr Nikita Vora graduated from GKT Dental Institute in 2000. She has been with the practice since 2001 and has been managing it since 2002.

She has expanded the practice to accommodate more patients and staff. Dr Vora has been a Trainer for Foundation dentists since 2006. The whole dental team have been involved in the training scheme.  As a result, the Practice is always up-to-date with the latest policy and procedures and striving to ensure best practice at all times.

Dr Vora is committed to Post-Graduate Dental Education and has a PG Cert in Medical Education. She is Interim Training Programme Director for the South Central Dental Foundation Scheme with Health Education England.

As a mother with two children, she is well equipped to treat children in a relaxed and friendly environment.

Dr Heba Ali BDS (2008, King's College London), MJDF – (2011, Royal College of Surgeons, England), Associate Dentist, Educational Supervisor (Health Education England)

GDC Registration Number 155010

Dr Heba Ali graduated from King’s College London in 2008. She then moved to Nottingham to complete her one-year vocational training. On completion of her training, she went on to take a position as a Senior House Officer in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery at Barnet and Chase Farm hospital for 2 years. During her time working at the hospital, she gained her diploma in Membership of the Joint Dental Faculties in 2011 from the Royal College of Surgeons in London.

With this experience, in August 2011, Dr Ali joined our team and enjoys being part of a friendly team. In practice, she believes in tailoring dental care to the individual. She enjoys all aspects of general dentistry. She is committed to keeping up with the very latest techniques and products and regularly attends courses to further her knowledge and skills in dentistry to maintain high standards of care. Her focus is to deliver the highest quality of dentistry with a relaxed and cheerful manner to help everyone smile with confidence, not only after treatment but during too!

Dr Ali is an Educational Supervisor for Health Education England dedicated to teaching dental graduates in gaining high standards of dentistry. She is part of the Teeth Relief (Sunnymede) charity and A World Without Barriers charity, dedicating her time to providing education and treatment to developing countries.

Outside of dentistry, she enjoys traveling and exploring different cultures as well as spending time with family and friends.

Dr Savan Shah BDS Cardiff 2015

GDC Registration Number 251825

Graduate of Cardiff University in 2014.

Dr Savan Shah completed his foundation training at the practice in 2015 and has stayed on as an associate dentist.

Gained certification for the Advanced Operative Aesthetic and Restorative Course with Aspire Dental Academy in 2018. He is interested in Advanced Endodontics and aiming to complete a Post-Graduate Diploma in Restorative Dentistry.

Savan is currently an Educational Supervisor for the West London Foundation Scheme and is mentoring newly qualified dentists and other DCPs for the future. He takes great satisfaction in providing up-to-date treatment within his patients' best interests to provide the best standard of care.

Savan ensures patients always leave with a smile on their face through a positive attitude to patient care and clinical practice.

Dr Aklayshiya Raina BDS Peninsula School of Medicine and Dentistry (PCMD) 2016

GDC Registration Number 264516.

Dr Aklayshiya Raina did her foundation training in Sheffield before joining this practice as an associate dentist.

Conscientious, hardworking and always strives to provide patient centred care.

Very friendly and welcoming with good communication skills.

Enjoys working with children.

Attends courses and training sessions on a regular basis to keep her skills and knowledge up to date.

During her free time, Dr Raina enjoys spending time with her family, travelling and reading.

Dr Nishi Maru BDS( Bom) 2004, Statutory Exam 2015-Associate

GDC Registration Number 272326

Dr. Nishi has been practicing dentistry for more than 12 years now. She joined the practice 2 years back after moving to London. Prior to this, She has worked in private practices in Mumbai for over 10yrs. She is an enthusiastic and dedicated professional with a passionate desire to offer her patients the best all-round care. She is compassionate and tries to make her patients feel at ease. She aims to make her patients dentally fit with emphasis on prevention and minimally invasive dentistry.

She enjoys all aspects of dentistry with a keen interest in Aesthetic Dentistry and Endodontics. She regularly attends courses to update her knowledge to that end.

Outside of dentistry, she enjoys music, reading, and socializing with family and friends.

Dr Diya Thakrar (Foundation Dentist)

GDC Registration Number 290929

Dr Diya Thakrar is one of two new members of the practice, qualifying as a dentist from the University of Manchester. She enjoys perfecting her patient communication, namely educating on how to maintain optimal oral health so that she can always keep her patients smiling. Besides her interest in restorative dentistry, she has a keen passion for public health and oral health promotion, she believes that prevention of dental disease is key for stabilization of a patient’s oral health. She hopes to pursue a special interest in Paediatric Dentistry and Orthodontics in the future. Outside of work, she enjoys cooking nutritious and creative meals for family and friends.

Dr Michelle Rodrigues
Dr Laura Chimdi U Ota (Foundation Dentist)

GDC Registration Number 289989

Chimdi graduated from King’s College of London, where she won two undergraduate prizes related to undertaking dental-related study projects abroad. This mirrors her love for learning different cultures but also her passion for dentistry, wherever she goes. With an interest in both clinical dentistry and research, she is never short of things to do but her calming manner and eagerness to take care of each and every one of her patients means she’s well-suited to the tasks at hand.

Dr Mahejabin Nisarahmed Malik

GDC Registration Number 243417

Qualification and Date: LDS RCS (Eng.).2019, B.D.S (India) Jan 2001

Enthusiastic, conformist, eager to enhance more knowledge and skill in all aspects of dentistry. She has a very caring and gentle approach towards Dentistry. Mahejabin believes that along with treating patient’s teeth Dentistry is also about caring for one’s general wellbeing and respecting individuality.

Mahejabin has also key interest in compliance. And supports practice with her compliance management skill. She enjoys organizing and helping develop team members. She enjoys being able to help team members learn and develop new skills, whilst exploring different aspects of their role.

In her spare time, Mahejabin spends time with her family and listening to music.