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 Iliescu – GDC no 164074
Rodica has replaced Him Ho full-time. She is an experienced Dentist who loves NHS work & she also loves to chat. Rodica has a teenage son who keeps her busy at home.

Nadeem Rahim – GDC no 258920
Nadime is working with us part-time & working the hours which Vanessa & Mary have reduced. Nadime is also our PRIVATE SATURDAY DENTIST. He loves his work & is lovely to work with

 

Helen Carter, RDH   GDC no. 5527

Helen is a very popular Hygienist, often laughing with patients – she has a natural way of putting them at ease.  She has many years of experience and has worked in Cheltenham and Cornwall prior to moving to Chichester. 

She loves spending time with her partner when not at work and socialising

 

Mrs Caroline Adair, Dual Practice Manager RDN   GDC No. 132462

Caroline has 30 years’ experience working in dentistry and over 17 years as a Practice Manager; 10 of these have been with us at Chichester Smiles.  She ensures the Practice runs smoothly on a day to day basis.  She is also a qualified & registered Dental Nurse.  She will try to make your visit to the Practice as pleasant as possible. 

Caroline always strives to be professional in her approach.  She can discuss treatment plans with you & is around to deal with any issues that may arise. In her spare time she likes spending time with her family, walking, gardening, country living & bargain hunting.

 

Mrs Nina Ashcroft, Practice Co-ordinator

Nina has worked with us for 10 years.  She enjoys the interaction with the patients and is always happy to help, providing you with the highest level of customer care.  Nina is happy, welcoming and always ready to help in any way she can.  

 

 

Ms Marika Prandini RDN & Implant Nurse   GDC No.

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!! 

 

Emma Goy, RDN   GDC no. 259047

Emma works with Vanessa.  Emma is our Named Cross Infection Lead; this means she works in all the surgeries ad hoc to ensure all the nurses are working to Practice policy with disinfection & decontamination procedures.  She has a lovely way of  working alongside them all & has also helped train the new nurses. 

She relaxes in her spare time with her husband & loves to socialise with friends.

 

Geeta Subba, Trainee Dental Nurse

Geeta joined our Practice as a Trainee Dental Nurse. 
She enjoys socialising with their family & friends & cooking.

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