YOU’RE ALWAYS WELCOME AT BADDOW DENTAL PRACTICE
QUALITY CARE YOU CAN TRUST
Since our opening in 1997, Baddow Dental Practice has been caring for the smiles of Great Baddow. We've grown from a single surgery clinic, to a well-established four surgery practice, and pride ourselves on offering patients all the attention and care they deserve in order to get them feeling healthy again. Call us today!
NHS AND PRIVATE DENTAL CARE
Because everyone deserves to smile
At Baddow Dental Practice, we're proud to offer quality, affordable care tailored to your personal needs and wishes.
DENTAL HYGIENE & STAIN REMOVAL
Get that fresh feeling!
Keep yourself and your loved ones healthy! At Baddow Dental Practice, our friendly and experienced hygienist will make sure you feel comfortable and offer advice on oral hygiene techniques and products.
PROFESSIONAL TOOTH WHITENING
Bringing life to your smile
We offer a range of tooth whitening options which can be tailored to suit your wishes, subject to an initial assessment.
FOR CHILDREN & ADULTS
For beautifully straight teeth
Our specialist orthodontist offers a wide range of tooth straightening orthodontic options, including removable clear aligners such as 'Invisalign' as well as fixed options in tooth coloured ceramic materials.
As a Consultant at Broomfield and Southend Hospitals, she's experienced in treating difficult cases.
DR. CHERYL CALVER
Cheryl qualified from the Royal London Dental Institute achieving her BDS with honours. She has since obtained her membership of the Faculty of Dental Surgery (Edinburgh) and has been acredited to provide Six Month Smiles (cosmetic orthodontics).
Cheryl enjoys all aspects of dentistry but has a keen interest in preventative dentistry and helping to treat nervous patients.
GDC registration number:194101
DR. VANITA SHARMA
Vanita graduated from Guy’s, King’s & St. Thomas’ Dental Institute in 2004, after which she continued her vocational training in Essex. In 2006, she gained membership to the Faculty of General Dental Practice.
Vanita enjoys providing a range of dental care in a calm and relaxing manner, aiming to put patients at ease. She finds it rewarding to go on a journey together with her patients, and witness an improvement in their oral care.
As a parent of 3 children, she is compassionate to the challenges faced by new parents, and is always happy to talk to anyone in need of advice. With her friendly and enthusiastic nature, she will put any patient at ease.
GDC registration number: 83709
BDS, MFDS RCS(Eng), MOrth RCS(Edin), MPhil(Birm), FDS(Orth)RCS(Eng)
Consultant Orthodontist at Broomfield and Southend Hospitals NHS Trust. GDC Registered Specialist Orthodontist
Purnima graduated as a Dentist in 1997. She worked in general dental practice and other dental fields before embarking her specialist orthodontic training. She gained the Intercollegiate Speciality Fellowship in Orthodontics of the Royal College of Surgeons in 2010 to gain Consultant status. She was a Consultant in Orthodontics at Worcester Royal Hospital, before she became a Consultant at Broomfield Hospital, and Southend University Hospitals .
Purnima is also an examiner for the Membership of the Joint Dental Faculty (MJDF) at the Royal College of Surgeons of England. She is a trainer for postgraduate dentists undertaking specialist training in Orthodontics. She has also published research articles, presented papers and posters at a number of regional, national and international meetings.
She lives in Essex with her husband and young children.
GDC Registration Number: 81679
Dental Hygienist & Therapist
Kirsty qualified as a dental hygienist and therapist in 2008 from Kings College, London and has been very popular with patients in Baddow who frequently praise her for being both gentle and thorough.
GDC registration number: 141433
Dental Hygienist & Therapist
Louise qualified as a Dental Hygienist and Dental Therapist in 2008 from King's College, London and joined us in 2018. She's been very well received by patients since her appointment. Louise has really helped show the value in teaching patients to care for their own teeth better, and promoting excellent oral health.
Louise also spends her time as a clinical educator for the Oral Health Science course at the University of Essex.
GDC registration number: 141380
Pippa qualified from the prestigious Barts’ and the London School of Medicine and Dentistry. She has worked in both NHS and private practices since.
Outstanding in the treatment of anxious patients and children, she is commended for her professional, friendly and approachable nature.
Pippa is interested in all aspects of general dentistry, from restoring tooth health and function, to improving patients’ smiles with aesthetic treatments such as tooth whitening.
Pippa also has a keen interest in facial aesthetics and is confident providing facial rejuvenation treatments, such as those for lines and wrinkles.
GDC Number: 272178
Anita has been at the practice since 2003. She is a well known trusted face, and is our practice manager.
DR. ARUN KHOSLA
PGCert (Restorative Dental Practice)
Principal Dental Surgeon
Arun graduated with honours from Kings College, London. After spending a year in general practice, he progressed to work as a Senior House Officer in Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery. This was based at Broomfield, St.Johns, Essex County and Colchester General Hospitals. He obtained his membership of the Joint Dental Faculties of the Royal College of Surgeons (England) in 2009, and then in 2011 completed a Postgraduate Certificate in Restorative Dentistry with the Eastman Dental Institute.
Arun's approach to keeping dentistry as painless as possible has proved very popular in Great Baddow. He enjoys working with patients to help them achieve healthy mouths, as well as addressing any aspects of their teeth, ability to chew, or improving their smile.
GDC registration number:154634
Zahra graduated from the University of Manchester achieving her BDS with honours in 2009. Since then she has worked in a range of both private and NHS Practices, committed to offering high quality dental care and treatment.
Zahra has a keen interest in cosmetic dentistry and smile design, qualified with SmileFast and more recently completed the Aspire aesthetic and restorative dental course.
She has very friendly and approachable nature with lots of experience in managing anxious patients and children.
GDC registration number: 178009
DR. PHILLIPA HENSHAW
DR. ZAHRA JALIL
MONDAY - THURSDAY:
08:00 - 15:00
By Appointment Only
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23 Maldon Road, Great Baddow, Chelmsford Essex. CM2 7DW
Last updated in Dec 2021 by Baddow Dental Practice