Elms Dental Practice


Meet The Elms Dental Practice Team


Dr. Dharmesh Barot

BDS (Hons) Lond MFDS MJDF RCS (Eng) PGCDME GDC: 86059

Dr Barot graduated from Kings College London with a BDS Honours, being awarded multiple School Prizes, Distinctions, Merits and Scholarships along the way. His education culminated in being awarded the University of London’s Gold Medal Award; awarded to the best academic and clinical Dentist in the whole of London that year. Since then he has also carried out a certificate in Implant Dentistry and is keen to start his Diploma in Implant Dentistry at the Royal College of Surgeons in Edinburgh.

His enthusiasm for all aspects of dentistry and his keen interest in furthering his education led to Dr Barot achieving membership to both the faculty of dental surgeons (MJDF) and the joint dental faculty (MJDF) of the Royal College of surgeons in England (RCS ENG). Wanting to share his passion with dentistry Dr Barot became a foundation dentist trainer in 2009 and since then he has been teaching and aiding in the development of newly graduate dentists. The desire to develop others led to him to undertake various coaching and mentoring courses as well as getting a Distinction in his Postgraduate Certificate in Medical and Dental Education.

Having worked in both Private and Mixed NHS general practices in Berkshire, Central London, and Buckinghamshire, as well as in numerous hospitals in and around London in different Dental specialities including Restorative Dentistry, Oral Surgery and Maxillofacial Surgery Dr Barot has an incredible wealth of knowledge and experience that have allowed him to consistently provide excellence to his patients. Working in the variety of clinics and job roles means Dr Barot has to refer less frequently and can undertake more complex cases as well.

Dr Barot has a keen interest in cosmetic dentistry and was even a full member of the British Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry. He regularly undertakes restorative and cosmetic cases ranging from simple teeth whitening procedures to using the latest clear and minimally visible techniques to align teeth including Invisalign Aligners, Inman aligners as well as Six Months Smile Braces, and to full smile makeovers. Using advanced techniques, instruments and cutting edge materials also allows him to increase the predictability of treatment for his patients.

In his spare time Dr Barot enjoys spending time with his young family and likes to keep fit with swimming and playing rugby.


Dr Rajit Singh Panesar

BDS Lond MJDF RCS (Eng) PGCDME GDC:85872

Dr Panesar trained at the prestigious Guys Hospital and qualified from Kings College London with multiple distinctions. Keen to further his development he then went on to achieve Membership of the Joint Dental Faculty (MJDF) of the Royal College of Surgeons in England (RCS Eng).

Dr Panesar worked in both Private and Mixed NHS general practices in Berkshire, Buckinghamshire and Central London, as well as in a number of hospitals in Central London in different Dental sectors including Oral Surgery, Restorative Dentistry, Paediatric Dentistry and in Acute Dental Care. He has gained a huge wealth of experience that has allowed him to consistently provide successful predictable dentistry. With all this experience Dr Panesar was keen to help in the development of other dentists and attended a number of coaching and mentoring courses. He has also gained a Postgraduate Certificate in Dental and Medical Education from Oxford Brookes University and has been selected by Thames Valley Education England to teach and train other dentists for several years. Dr Panesar is a dental practice advisor for Simply Health Professionals and also a committee member for the British Dental Association Windsor section, helping to arrange continued development for dentists in the area.

Dr Panesar has a healthy passion for dentistry and has excelled in cosmetic and restorative dentistry. He focuses on providing exceptional patient care in a relaxed environment and has a keen interest in maintaining teeth with root canal treatment and restoring them with tooth like restorations. Dr Panesar is also a certified Invisalign provider, helping to improve a patients aesthetics so they can smile with confidence.

In his spare time, he organises and attends charity ‘Dental camps’ in deprived regions of the world, helping those less fortunate. Dr Panesar is a keen sportsman and plays a variety of sports including tennis and football.


Dr. Bilawal Firdhaus

Bilawal Firdaus

BDS (Hons) University of Birmingham GDC: 290717

Bilawal graduated from the University of Birmingham with Honours. Following completion of his foundation training, he went on complete his dental core training year in oral and maxillofacial surgery gaining further experience in the management of surgical cases. 

He is committed to providing the highest quality of care, working with his patients to meet their needs in a timely and comfortable manner. To this end he is undertaking further postgraduate training in restorative and aesthetic dentistry.

He is an avid Formula 1 fan and enjoys watching the races in his spare time, alongside exercising and spending time with friends and family


Dr. Sunil

Sunil

TBC

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Dr. Omesh  Modgill

Omesh Modgill

BDS University of Bristol 2011, MOral Surg (RCS Eng) GDC: 211480
Specialist Oral Surgeon

Omesh qualified in 2011 from the University of Bristol Dental Hospital. Following completion of Vocational Training, he gained further surgical experience in his roles as an Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Dental Core Trainee and Oral Surgery Specialty Doctor in both the North-West and London. Subsequently he commenced and successfully completed oral surgery specialty training at Kings and Guys Hospital London and is now recognised by the General Dental Council as a Specialist Oral Surgeon.

Alongside his clinical work, Omesh has also successfully completed the qualification in the Diploma of Membership of the Faculty of Dental Surgery (MFDS) and Postgraduate Certificate in Dental Education. He has presented regionally, nationally and internationally on a range of oral surgery related topics whilst also publishing in several peer reviewed papers.

Omesh is committed to delivering a high standard of surgical treatment and providing treatment in a painless and timely manner. He is an advocate of holistic care, taking time to understand his patients needs prior to them attending for treatment whilst also proactively conducting post-operative follow-up. He endeavours to perform treatment in a calm and relaxed environment and is always happy to discuss your treatment needs at great length in order to facilitate the highest standard of care for all patients.

Omesh welcomes your referrals for patients requiring non-surgical and surgical tooth extractions including third molar surgery. Building partnerships with referring dentists is key to his approach to ensure that the care he provides is considered an extension of your own. He very much looks forward to considering your referrals and working with you to provide the efficient, timely and comprehensive care for all of your patients.


Dr. Manraj Kalsi

Manraj Kalsi

BChD (Leeds), MJDF (RCS Eng), PG Dip (Primary Care Dent), DipImpDent (RCS Ed), M Perio (RCS Eng), M Perio (RCS Ed), DClinDent Periodontology (QMUL) GDC: 264675
Associate Dentist. Special Interest in Periodontology, Prosthodontics & Implant Dentistry

Dr Kalsi graduated from Leeds Dental institute in 2016 and completed his vocational training in West Sussex. Following this, Manraj worked across South West London and Surrey, gaining experience in NHS and private Dentistry. During this time, he also completed the membership exam for the Royal College of Surgeons, England (MJDF RCS Eng) and the Postgraduate Diploma in Primary Dental Care with Distinction at the University of Kent.

Furthermore, Dr Kalsi regularly attended courses and conferences across the UK. Dr Kalsi also had the privilege to shadow and work with several specialists during this time to increase his knowledge base and skills. His special interests lie in periodontology, prosthodontics and implant dentistry. Dr Kalsi is also a registered provider of comprehensive Invisalign.

In 2022, Manraj completed his Doctorate of Clinical Dentistry in Periodontology at Bart’s and the London School of Medicine and Dentistry. In the same year he also passed the Specialty Membership in Periodontics exams from both the Royal College of Surgeons of England and the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh as well as being awarded the prestigious Diplomate in Implant Dentistry from the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh. Following the completion of his Periodontology specialty training, Manraj is currently undertaking specialty training in Prosthodontics at the renowned UCL Eastman Dental Institute.

Many patients and staff have commented on Dr Kalsi’s gentle and caring persona, whilst appreciating his thorough nature alongside the ability to communicate clearly and effectively.

In his spare time Dr Kalsi enjoys keeping fit by going to the gym and socialising with friends and family.

Manraj is a member of the British Society of Periodontology and Implant Dentistry (BSP), the Association of Dental Implantology (ADI), the International Team of Implantology (ITI), the Society for the Advancement of Anaesthesia in Dentistry (SAAD), the British Dental Association (BDA), the British Society of Prosthodontics (BSPPD), the British Academy of Aesthetic Dentistry (BAAD) and the Royal College of Surgeons of England.


Dr. Justin Underwood

Justin Underwood

TBC
Speciality Registrar in Endodontics (SpR)


Hygienists

Grishma

Grishma

Hygienist at Ascot Dental Practice

GDC: TBC



Management Team

Becky Joel

Becky Joel

Practice Manager The Elms, Sunningdale and Ascot Dental Practice

Becky has always been keen to help people in need and prides herself in being a very happy and positive person. She enjoys working as part of a team and to ensure that all runs as smoothly as possible. Becky’s aim is to go above and beyond for all our patients and to ensure that every patient has a pleasant experience at our practices.

Becky qualified as a dental nurse in 2012 and joined our team in 2015 where she worked as a dental nurse before becoming practice manager.

Becky enjoys spending time with her nephews Hudson and Luca along with her Chihuahua called Tilly. Becky is also a fully qualified hair extensionist and beauty therapist which she also likes to do in her spare time.


Morgan-Louise Fortin

Assistant Practice Manager The Elms, Sunningdale and Ascot Dental Practice


Dental Nurses

Kameira
GDC: 299780
Head Dental Nurse
Madhia
GDC: N/A
Trainee Dental Nurse
Alina
GDC: N/A
Trainee Dental Nurse
Fatma
GDC: N/A
Trainee Dental Nurse

Receptionists and Administration

Samantha

Treatment Co-ordinator

Tracy

Receptionist

Katy

Receptionist

Hannah

Receptionist


Our Team - The Elms Dental Practice

Caring Dentistry in Reading

At The Elms Dental Practice we take pride in providing you with high quality dental care in a friendly and relaxed environment.

256 Norcot Rd
Reading RG30 6AD
Mon - Thur: 8.30 AM - 5:45PM Fri: 8.30 AM - 5:15PM Saturday's by appointment only
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