Dentist in Oxford Road, Reading

Our Team


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


Amritpal Singh Ahluwalia BDS (Lond) 2007

GDC No. 115615

Upon qualifying from Kings College, London, Dr Ahluwalia completed his Vocational Training through Charing Cross Postgraduate Deanery. He practices all aspects of General Dentistry and has a particular interest in Preventative Dentistry and Oral Surgery.

Dr Ahluwalia is a member of the BDA, and is a valued member of the team.

Languages spoken: English, and Punjabi


Francisco Amorim LMD (Oporto Portugal) 2007

GDC No. 164015

Dr Amorim obtained his LMD from Portugal in 2007, whereupon he undertook the position of Associate Dentist in Clinica Parque Da Cidade (Oporto). Amongst his interest in General and aesthetic Dentistry, Dr Amorim is keen to further his studies in Orthodontics.

Languages spoken: English, Spanish, and Portuguese


Robin William Hanna BDS (Glasgow) 2003

GDC No. 82068

Dr Hanna practices Private Dentistry, and although he enjoys all aspects of General Dentistry, he has a keen interest in implants, crown and bridge work, and cosmetic dentistry.


Mariana Pessoa LMD (Portugal ) 2005.

GDC No. 209532

Mariana worked in Portugal as a general dentist with a special interest in Orthodontics, before joining the Practice in 2012. She enjoys all aspects of general dentistry but has a special interest in Orthodontics and Aesthetic dentistry.


Puvneet Ahuja BDS Lond 2011 MJDF RCS (Eng)

GDC No. 212268

Puvneet qualified from The Royal London Dental Hospital in 2011 and received an undergraduate prize for Outstanding Clinical Excellence. She completed her vocation training within the Oxford Deanery, followed by a post at the Queen Alexandra Hospital, Portsmouth in the Maxillo Facial Department. Here she further developed her knowledge and skills of oral surgery and emergency dental care.

Puvneet has a friendly, caring and ethical manner towards her patients. She has a keen interest in endodontic and preventative dentistry.


Shabnam Bakhtar DDS Tabriz University of Medical Science 1999
Statutory Exam 2008

GDC No. 155945

Shabnam qualified from Tabriz University of Medical Science in 1999 and enjoys all aspects of dentistry having a special interest in Aesthetics and Restorative dentistry. She has been a member of Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow since 2010.


Gurinder Basi Statutory exam 2008

GDC No. 167363

Dr Gurinder Basi qualified in India in 2001 BDS. Gurinder is a highly motivated dentist with an ethical approach. She likes to keep herself updated with better dental approaches, always putting her patients interests and comfort first.

She enjoys all aspects of dentistry and has particular interests in cosmetic dentistry and enjoys treating children. She is looking forward to further developing her skills, especially in endodontic and restorative dentistry.

Gurinder is fluent in English, Punjabi and Hindi and enjoys reading in her spare time.


Indi Basi BDS London 2000

GDC No. 78271

Dr Indi Basi qualified from Guy’s in 2000. He practices and enjoys all aspects of general dentistry. Outside of work he enjoys playing football and spending quality time with his family.


Ali Dara DMD Cluj-Napoca 2018

GDC No. 282934

Dr Ali Dara graduated from the University of Medicine and Pharmacy Cluj-Napoca, Romania, where he obtained his Doctor of Dental Medicine (DMD) in 2018. Ali prides himself on building a strong rapport with patients. His friendly and relaxed approach makes his patients feel at ease. He is very passionate about all aspects of general dentistry and has a specific interest in pursuing further training in cosmetic dentistry. Ali strongly believes in self-improvement and is always looking at ways to further his knowledge and skill set to constantly improve the patient experience.

In his spare time, Ali enjoys traveling, spending time with family and friends and anything food related.


Ashwini Bhalerao Statutory Exam 2016 BDS Maharashtra University of Health Sciences 2011

GDC No. 257304

Ashwini graduated in India in 2011 and has been working in the UK since qualifying in 2016. Ashwini aim to provide comprehensive dental care to all her patients in an environment that is safe, pleasant and comfortable. Ashwini practice all aspects of dentistry and has a special interest in Endodontics and Restorative dentistry.

Outside of work, Ashwini loves spending time with family and friends and is an absolute foodie and enjoys playing badminton.

Languages spoken- English, Hindi and Marathi


Walaa Motasim Ali Alameen LDS Royal College of Surgeons Of England 2019

GDC No. 287895

Walaa graduated from Gezira University, Sudan, where she obtained a Bachelor’s Degree of Dental Surgery in 2011. More recently she completed a License of dental surgery from the Royal College of Surgeons in 2019. She has also undertaken numerous General Dentistry and Continuous Professional Development (CPD) courses recommended by the GDC.

Walaa is passionate about the craft of dentistry and is always looking to further develop her skills, especially in endodontic and restorative dentistry. Walaa has a relaxed and fun approach to work and cares deeply about her patients' experience.

Languages: English and Arabic.


Faranak (Nadja) Rahim Doost Abkenar DMD Cluj-Napoca 2017

GDC No. 286210

Faranak, known as Nadja graduated in 2017 in Cluj, Romania, where she obtained her DMD, doctor of dental medicine. She then worked in Stockholm, Sweden for 3 years where she worked as a general dentist - gaining a broader experience in all aspects of general dentistry.

She is passionate about aesthetic dentistry and look forward to developing her skills within this area.

Outside work Nadja likes to travel and spend time with family.


Rajani Gurung BDS University of Liverpool 2020

GDC No. 290352

Rajani graduated from Liverpool Dental school in 2020 and completed her foundation training on the Winchester scheme. She strives to achieve a high standard of work in her dentistry.

Rajani enjoys all aspects of general dentistry.

Languages spoken: English, Nepalese, Hindi


Iñigo Urriza Larrea Grado en Odontologia University CEU San Pablo 2018

GDC No. 291732

Iñigo Urriza Larrea studied dentistry at the University of San Pablo CEU (Madrid). Graduated in 2018, Inigo continued with his training and is currently finishing his advanced studies in periodontics and implants. The area of dentistry where he is most interested is related to endodontics and aesthetics. His idea is to provide a conservative approach to try to save the tooth whenever is possible. Iñigo performs all types of general dentistry treatments and his mission is to continue training and acquiring new knowledge and techniques to be able to guarantee the best possible treatment for patients.


Sujita Rai Statutory Exam 2017, BDS Tribhuvan University 2013

GDC No. 270034

Sujita qualified as a dentist from the Tribhuvan University, Kathmandu in 2013 and has a keen interest in Preventive dentistry. Sujita relocated to the UK and is working as a dental hygienist here at Inspire dental Reading.

Sujita can speak Nepali ,English and Hindi.

In her spare time, Sujita loves traveling and cooking different cuisines.


Smitha Dharmarajan Statutory Exam 2018, BDS Bangalore 1998

GDC No. 279417

Smitha qualified as a dentist from the Bangalore University, India and then completed a post graduate programme in healthcare management. She worked for numerous years in India before relocating to the UK.

Smitha practices all aspects of general dentistry. Her patients consider her to be friendly, gentle and caring. Her approach to dentistry is conservative and she lays much emphasis on preventive care so that her patients can retain their 'pearly whites', healthy and naturally beautiful.

Smitha is fluent in English, Hindi, Kannada and Tamil. Outside of work she enjoys reading, music, cooking, Yoga and the healing arts.


Aditi Dhakarey BDS Ravishankar Shukla Uni 2012

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Dimita Dosev DDM Medical University Sofia 2004

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Harsimran Ahuja BDS King's College London 2021

GDC No. 296189

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Lindsey Rose CEB Cert in Dental Hygiene 1990

GDC No. 3924

Lindsey has had 30 years' experience in dentistry and qualified as a hygienist at Charles Clifford Hospital Sheffield in 1990. She especially enjoys working with nervous patients. She has a genuine approachable personality.


Nonamol Joseph Registered under s36C of the Dentists Act 1984 2019

GDC No. 282603

Nonamol qualified from Rajiv Gandhi University of Health Sciences, Bangalore and is very much interested in aesthetic dentistry. In her spare time Nonamol enjoys travelling and is fluent in English, Malayalam, Hindi and Kannada.


Chineye Nnamani BSc Dental Hygiene and Dental Therapy University of Plymouth 2022

GDC No. 303061

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Practice Manager

Janet Jones VDNC Practice manager GDC registered Dental Nurse

Janet has a wealth of experience and has been working at Inspire Dental Reading since 2004, gaining experience in all aspects of the business. Janet aims to build and maintain a team with high standards and offer an excellent service to all our patients.

Janet registered with the General Dental Council in 2009 and enjoys all aspects of dentistry. Janet is particularly interested in surgical procedures and Implantology.