Our Team

Principle / Implantology Dentist

Mahesh Nagpal

BDS Delhi 1991 Statutory Exam 2010
(GDC: 100880)

Mahesh completed his Bachelors of Dental Surgery from Delhi University in 1990. For 26 years he established and maintains a multi-specialists private practice in New Delhi.

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Clinical History / Current Dental Interests:

Mahesh completed his Bachelors of Dental Surgery from Delhi University in 1990. For 26 years he established and maintains a multi-specialists private practice in New Delhi. He still runs his practice in New Delhi with the help of his associates, dentist wife, Artee. Mahesh has a keen interest in Implantology and Cosmetic Dentistry. In 1999, Mahesh travelled to the USA for a one-to-one training in Cosmetic Dentistry and Implantology with Dr Gordon Christensen arguably one of the best dental educators in the world. In 2003, Mahesh travelled to Canada to complete a one-year full-time Implant program at the prestigious University of Toronto. Mahesh has also been a Foundation Dentist trainer for Oxford Dental Deanery. He has trained in USA, Canada, Carribean, Ireland, UK, Germany, Sweden, Italy, India & Austria. Mahesh spends hundreds of hours each year to keep himself abreast of the latest techniques and technologies in his chosen field of dentistry. Mahesh is a Fellow of the International Congress of Oral Implantologists. Mahesh is also an associate of Dental Implantology UK, accredited Implant mentor for budding Implantologists.

In his free time, Mahesh loves to spend time watching his son, Jayesh play some incredible cricketing shots or tends to the garden under the watchful critical eyes of his dear wife, Artee.


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Rachael Cornish

BDS Newcastle 2007
(GDC: 113623)

Rachael was born and bred in Newcastle and graduated from Newcastle University in 2007 (BDS). After a training year in Cumbria, she relocated to the south with her husband.

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Harjeet Brar

BDS London 2007
(GDC: 114516)

Harjeet qualified at Guys, Kings and St Thomas dental school in 2007. She undertook further postgraduate training in 2009 and gained her Membership of the Joint Dental Faculties of The Royal College of Surgeons of England.

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Sandra West

(GDC: 122605)

Sandra qualified from The University of Malta in 2005. She moved to the U.K. with her husband in 2007, and has been practicing dentistry here since.

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Artee Nagpal

BDS Maharshi Dayanand University 1995 – Statutory Exam 2010
(GDC: 202940)

Dr Artee Nagpal has been practicing dentistry for more than 20 years. She qualified from dental college while in India in 1995. She with her dentist husband, Mahesh, maintains a private practice in India.

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Peter Saund

BDS – Bristol 1989
(GDC: 62842)

Peter qualified as a dental surgeon from the University of Bristol Dental School in 1989. He has gained extensive experience in general dentistry over the years and has a special interest in adult orthodontics.

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Georgiana Mirica

DDM (1998) – University of Medicine - Bucharest
(GDC: 110965)

Georgiana has recently joined the team in Chandlers Ford and will also be working at our sister practice in Lymington.

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Heam Asaad

(GDC: 276951)

Heam has recently joined The Smiles Studio. Originally from England, Heam studied dentistry in the United Arab Emirates and has worked several years as a Dentist in Dubai. Heam is currently GDC registered to perform hygiene until she fulfils necessary commitments to perform dentistry in England. During this time she is excited to be a part of The Smiles team in a clinical aspect. Her high energy and bright smile will always make a hygiene dental visit a pleasant one.

Our Dental Administrative Team

Stef Lewis

Head Receptionist

Stef has been with The Smiles Studio since it established. She is committed to all the patients, and always goes above and beyond her dental reception role. We are please to say that her commitment to the practice has recently seen her promoted to the role of Head Receptionist.


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Our Dental Nurses

Charlotte Harman

Dental Nurse
(GDC: 237575)

Charlotte has been with The Smiles Studio since 2011. She has a wealth of dental nursing experience and can guide you through any dental appointment if you feel unsure or need more information about your treatment.

Kelly McIntyre

Implant Nurse
(GDC: 148082)

Kelly has been with The Smiles Studio for 5 years. She is a committed Implant nurse, with a lot of Implant Treatment knowledge. Her gentle approach and sweet loving nature will make your implant treatment a rather soothing experience than a surgery.

Nora Elahcene

Dental Implant Nurse
(GDC: 269667)

Nora has recently joined our practices as a Dental Implant Nurse. Nora has been working as a dental nurse for four years including experience of working with dental implants. She is ambitious, very motivated, and a hard worker. She is a great team player who is very friendly with colleagues and has always been appreciated for her fast and efficient work.

Olga Ansty

Trainee Dental Nurse

Olga is our Trainee Nurse that has been with The Smiles Studio since 2017. Originally from Kazakhstan which she loves travelling to in her spare time. Olga is very caring and nurturing with patients, her calm manner can keep any nervous patient feeling positive and less nervous about their dental visit.

Monika Rys

Trainee Dental Nurse

Monika has recently joined The Smiles Studio as an Apprentice Trainee Dental Nurse. She has enrolled in the Dental Nursing Course at the Harriet Ellis Training School. Her future goal is to become a dentist. She is also fluent in French.

Management Team

Dhanusha Hedaux

Practice Manager
(GDC: 245051)

Dhanusha graduated as a Bachelor of Science (BSc) from the University of Roehampton in 2011. She then qualified as a Dental nurse in 2013 whereby, she has gained experience and knowledge of dentistry. Dhanusha has recently moved from Essex with her husband and has recently joined The Smiles Studio as the Practice Manager.