Our Team


Mrs Anu Kunjur
BDS, MFDS RCPS(Glasg), MJDF RCS(Eng)  GDC no. 172626

Before becoming the Director of Chichester Smiles Dental Practice Ltd  Mrs Anu Kunjur  held  posts as Senior House Officer in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery at the  Southampton NHS  University Hospital Trust and Salisbury NHS District Hospitals.  She graduated  from the dental school in India  and completed Masters in Oral Surgery before  joining  her husband in the UK.
With 18 years of experience in dentistry she strongly believes in  Continuing  Professional Education . She performs Minor Oral Surgical Procedures under Local Anaesthesia  referred  by our Dentists and other dental practices through NHS Services.  Her special area of interest is Dental Implants.

Her other  postgraduate qualifications include  Diploma of Membership of the Faculty of Dental Surgeons from  the Royal College of  Physicians &  Surgeons of Glasgow and  Diploma of Membership of  Joint Dental  Faculties  from the Royal college of Surgeons of England.

As one of the Clinical Directors of the practice Anu ensures that the Practice  delivers high standards of services at all times and takes pride in her  highly efficient and committed team.

Anu lives with her husband and two daughters.  She loves travelling and spending time with her family.


Mr Jayanth Kunjur
BDS, BM(Soton), FDS RCS(Eng), MRCS (Eng)   GDC no. 81887 & GMC no. 6149981

Mr Jayanth Kunjur is one of the Clinical Directors of  Chichester Smiles Dental Practice Ltd.  Having undergone training in the UK , Jayanth is both a dentist and a medical doctor with 20 years of experience in dentistry.  He has worked in the Oral & Maxillofacial  Surgery departments in  various hospitals in the south coast of England.  Whilst completing his training as an Oral & Maxillofacial Surgeon, he has also been placing and restoring  dental implants for the last 10 years at the Practice.

He has also been awarded the Fellowship in Dental Surgery and Membership from the Royal College of Surgeons of England.

Jayanth lives with his wife and two daughters and in his spare time he likes to play cricket and electronic gadgets.


Ms Vanessa Pieterse BDS    GDC no. 78538

Vanessa qualified from Pretoria University in South Africa.  She has 20 years of experience in general dentistry. Vanessa has been an Associate Dentist at Chichester Smiles Dental Practice for 15 yrs.  Vanessa offers patient care of the highest standard & endeavours to give you a healthy and confident smile.  She builds long lasting dental relationships and is both passionate & dedicated to helping you achieve your goal.


Mary Green, BDS   GDC no. 55055

Mary is a very experienced dentist who loves her job.  She will take the time you need to achieve the smile you are looking for.  She is our Named Radiation Protection Supervisor. 

Mary is married, has adult children and loves spending time with her family in her spare time.


Rodica IliescuGDC no 164074

Rodica has replaced Him Ho full-time. She is an experienced Dentist who loves NHS work. Rodica has a teenage son who keeps her busy at home.


Nadeem RahimGDC no 258920

Nadeem is working with us full-time now.  He loves his work & is lovely to work with.  He is rather competitive especially at lunchtime competing with the nurses on computer games.  In his spare time he likes to travel & spend time with his family.



Mrs Nina Ashcroft, Practice Manager

Nina has worked with us for 12 years.  She enjoys the interaction with the patients and is always happy to help, providing you with the highest level of customer care.  


Jane Turville, Head Receptionist

Jane joined us with no experience in dentistry at all, as our main receptionist.  Since she has been with us, she has picked up the dental lingo, gained experience is all aspects of the role & certainly has reception under control.  Jane loves to be neat, tidy & organised; she is meticulous in everything.

In her spare time she loves travelling.  


Ms Marika Prandini RDN & Implant Nurse   GDC No 253557

Marika has a wealth of experience as a dental nurse from Italy!  She is always smiling and happy and makes wonderful olive bread.  Marika works with our Principle Dentist, Anu in their minor oral surgery & implant clinics; she is an excellent organiser & looks after each patient very well. 


Mira Teixira, RDN   GDC no. 151726

Mira is from Portugal.  She is very experienced in her field, loves her work and has fitted into our Practice with total ease.  Mira is our named Radiation Nurse.  She loves laughing, cooking & dancing & is rather good at all 3!! 


Debbie Noone, Trainee Dental Nurse

Debs has a fair bit of experience in dentistry and only took up the dental nurse training course recently.  She loves her work, is often heard laughing & likes to be sociable amongst the team. 

In her spare time she likes to spend time with her family.


Abbie Mayne, Trainee Dental Nurse

Abbie also had experience in dentistry prior to joining us & is doing her dental nurse training course.  She is doing very well with it.  Abbie loves to be neat & tidy.  In her spare time likes to socialise with her friends


Lisa Hollaway, Trainee Dental Nurse 

Lisa has almost completed her dental nurse training, Lisa is mad about dogs, she spends most of her spare time walking her dog.






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