Dentists & Team

All our dentists adhere to the rules governing the profession under strict guidance from the General Dental Council (GDC) "Standards for Dental Professionals".


Dr Shameek Popat
GDC No. 69085

Dr Shameek Popat qualified from Guy’s Hospital in 1993 and obtained his MFGDP from the Royal College of Surgeons in 1998. Over the last 15 years Dr Shameek Popat, has worked hard to build upon his knowledge, his experience, his skills and his reputation to be one of the most outstanding and highly respected Private Dentists in the UK. This has been recognised by the dental community as Dr Popat is the proud recipient of the “Private Dentist of the Year” award at The Private Dentistry Awards 2010.

At his multi award winning private practice in the beautiful leafy suburbs of London, Rosebank Dental Practice in Chorleywood has firmly placed a mark and established itself as an outstanding and desirable Private Practice in the whole of the UK. His reputation and skill has earned him a loyal patient fan base with many patients willing to travel far and wide to seek his expert dental opinion and his professional care.

At Rosebank Dental Practice, Dr Popat and his team seem to work tirelessly to revolutionise patient care and provide a completely unique and positive patient experience. This innovative approach to patient care awarded Rosebank, the prestigious title of “Best Practice in the South East” at the Dentistry Awards 2009.

In addition to this award, as one of the UK's leading comprehensive dental surgeons, Dr Popat has been awarded three further awards at the exclusive Smile Awards 2010. The Smile Awards 2010 which recognises excellence in clinical skills, rewarded Dr Popat with winning “Restorative Smile of the year”, the highly commended award for “Patient Smile”, and highly commended for the overall “Smile of the Year Award 2010” – this achievement was amongst a shortlist of some of the leading cosmetic dentists in the UK! Dr Popat has combined his warm, fun loving, relaxed personality with his dedication and passion for dental excellence to a well deserved high professional platform.

He is dedicated to furthering his dental knowledge and has completed the Aesthetic Advantage Course with Dr Larry Rosenthal in London and New York, the Higher Restorative course with Dr Harry Sidelsky, Implant course at St Ann’s in Manchester, but more impressively he is one of only a few UK dentists to have graduated from the world renowned Kois Centre in Seattle. He has consequently contributed to the introduction of the first ever exclusive Kois Study Group in the UK.

He is also a top instructor for the Californian Institute of Cosmetic Dentistry (CCADS UK), an active member of the British Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry (BACD) and a member of the American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry (AACD). He is also a member of the British Dental Association, General Dental Council, British Dental Health Foundation and the British Society of Occlusal Studies. He has also been called upon by many media and press seeking his comments and his expert advice.

Dr Popat is obviously a professional with drive, passion and commitment to dentistry. However he is also a man with integrity. His desire to support good causes has led him to Trek the highest mountain in Africa, Mount Toubkel for Dentaid, to race around Europe in an old banger rally to raise money for a children’s charity called, Healing little Hearts, to financially support a week long eye camp in India to conduct as many as possible cataract operations in a makeshift hospital and also to build a water well in a remote village in Africa for the villagers to use.

Dr Popat is married with three children and in his spare time Dr Popat enjoys reading, cricket, football, and supports Liverpool Football Club.

He is a member of:
British Dental Association
General Dental Council
British Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry
American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry
British Dental Health Foundation

Dr Nejal Joshi
BDS Lond 2001
GDC No. 79871

Dr Nejal Joshi qualified from Guy's Hospital with her BDS in 2001. Her main interests lie in restorative and cosmetic dentistry. Her gentle, friendly and calm approach to patient care has helped many nervous patients overcome their dental fears.

Nejal keeps up to date with the latest clinical techniques and far exceeds the General Dental Councils requirements for post graduate training. She is currently completing her Diploma with the Royal College of Surgeons, and has participated in many highly regarded training courses covering restorative, cosmetic and occlusal studies. She is also currently undertaking further studies at the Kois Dental Centre based in Seattle to enhance the use of evidence based techniques in practice. Patient care is most important for her, and to increase her patients awareness towards good oral health.

She is a member of the British Society of Occlusal Studies and the British Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry. In her spare time Nejal has a passion for travelling and reading..

Dr Kalpesh Bavisha
BDS Lond 1991
GDC No. 67302

Dr Kalpesh Bavisha, received his BDS from the University College London in 1991. He continued training to receive his Masters of Science, Fellowship in Dental Surgery and is on the following Specialist lists: Periodontics, Prosthodontics , Endodontics and Restorative Dentistry.

Kalpesh is a member of the British Society of Periodontology, European Federation of Periodontology, British Society for Restorative Dentistry, The European Prosthodontic Association and is on council on the Odontology section of The RSM. He is a part time Consultant in Restorative Dentistry at Guy's and St Thomas NHS Foundation Trust where he teaches on the Masters programmes in Implantology . Kalpesh has lectured both nationally and internationally and is committed to postgraduate development.

He values providing for his patients the following therapies: treatment of periodontal disease, dental implants, periodontal plastic surgery, and aesthetic procedures coordinated with restorative dentistry. It is his goal to provide exemplary care for his patients, and raise the level of awareness in oral health.


Monika Patel
BSc Dental Hygiene and Dental Therapy Birm 2007
GDC No. 113684

Monika Patel obtained her Bsc (hons) Dental Hygiene and Therapy degree from the University of Birmingham in 2007.

Previously also qualified as a nutritionist therefore marrying the 2 qualification she takes great pride in taking a special interest in her patient whole well-being!!

She has committed herself on making her patients feel comfortable under her care. Her considerate nature and chairside manner has resulted in her establishing great relationships with her patients.

Member of
- British Society of Dental Hygiene and Therapy
- British society of Paediatric Dentistry

Dental Hygienist of the Year, 2011 Dental Awards

Sonal Tanna
BSc Oral Health Science Manc 2008
GDC No. 171446

Sonal started of her career in the dentistry field at the age of 18. After completing her A-levels , she went on to become a dental nurse and gained a NVQ level 3 in dental nursing.

Following this she went to the University of Manchester and qualified as a dental hygienist/ therapist in the Manchester School of Dentistry in 2008.

Sonal is a member of the British Society of Hygiene and Therapy and also the British Association of Dental Therapy. She enjoys going on courses to keep her knowledge updated with the new products that keep developing in the dental field.

In her spare time she enjoys spending time with her family and friends.