Meet the team

Welcome to Pure Dental Studio…

On behalf of our dental team we would like to extend a warm welcome to our practice. The ethos of our practice is to provide you with high quality dental care in comfortable and friendly surroundings. We promise to listen to you and your concerns and involve you fully in your treatment decisions.

We provide a full range of dental services ranging from family check ups to cosmetic procedures such as teeth whitening, porcelain veneers, invisible braces and facial aesthetics utilising botox and dermal fillers.

Principal DentistSONY DSC
Name: Dr Ajay Thakor
GDC NO: 81201
Qualifications: BDS 2002 & PG Dip Clin Ed
Dental Interests: Dr Thakor has a keen interest in tooth whitening and invisalign treatment. He enjoys seeing patient smile transformations and seeing patients grow in confidence. He is also a dental foundation trainer and received an award for Educational supervisor of the year. Dr Thakor is an invisalign and Cfast provider and recognised enlighten whitening provider.
Principal Dentist SONY DSC
Name: Dr Ashish Desai
GDC No: 79173
Qualifications: BDS 2001 & PG Dip Clin Ed
Dental Interests: Dr Desai is the secretary of a local dental committee and plays a pivotal role in helping deliver dentistry in Leicestershire. Dr Desai is also a dental foundation trainer. He has a keen interest in cosmetic dentistry including facial aesthetics and invisalign. Dr Desai is able to provide facial rejuvenation and an invisalign provider.
Principal Dentist jai-shah
Name: Dr Jai Shah
GDC No: 729978
Qualifications: BDS 1997 & PG Cert Clin Ed
Dental Interests: Dr Shah is a dental foundation trainer and has been for 16 years. He is an invisalign and 6 month smiles provider, a recognised enlighten whitening provider and a member of British academy of cosmetic dentistry. He has a keen interest in full mouth and facial rejuvenation using the latest technology treatment.
Foundation Dentistdhriesh
Name: Dr Dhiresh Raithatha
GDC No: 265419
Qualifications: BDS 2016 & BSC in oral biology 2015
Dental Interests: Dhiresh likes to ensure his patients feel relaxed and comfortable. He has an interest in cosmetic and restorative dentistry. Dhiresh is also keen on continuing education and is currently undertaking exams with Royal College of Surgeons.
HygienistSONY DSC
Name: Carole Lip
GDC No: 1507
Qualifications: CEB certificate in dental hygiene 1977
Dental Interests: Carole is passionate about oral hygiene, she enjoys helping patients to reach maximum oral health and maintain it. In particular she enjoys giving advice to pregnant mums and parents to help their children to have a healthy mouth and happy smile!
Hygiene/Therapist
Name: Christine Macleavy
GDC No: 10829
Qualifications: C of M Dental Therapist Cert 1979
Dental Interests: To be added soon!
Practice ManagerSONY DSC
Name: Jodie Brightmore
GDC No: 233109
Qualifications: Level 5 diploma in Management and leadership 2015
National certificate in Dental nursing 2012 Mental Health awareness certificate
Dental Interests: Jodie has a particular interest in dental legislation and enjoys implementing this into the practice she hopes to pursue this further. Jodie also enjoys helping patients through the patient journey and seeing the fantastic results the dental team achieve.
ReceptionistSONY DSC
Name: Heather Wain
Qualifications: City and guilds Computer Technology, Mental capacity act certificate
Dental Interests: Heather enjoys keeping the reception area flowing smoothly, she also enjoys talking to our patients and answering any queries.
Head Dental NurseSONY DSC
Name: Bronya Vye
GDC No: 252479
Qualifications: NVQ Level 3 in dental nursing, Topical Fluoride application
Dental Interests: Bronya enjoys leading the team and making sure the practice is well stocked. She enjoys assisting in cosmetic procedures including orthodontics as she is currently having orthodontic treatment herself at the practice.
Qualified Dental NurseSONY DSC
Name: Ava O’Neill
GDC No: 250078
Qualifications: Foundation degree science in dental nursing 2012. Holds a certificate in topical fluoride application and is enrolled onto dental impression taking course.
Dental Interests: Ava has a keen interest in infection control and is in charge of this at the practice. She is also a mentor for student dental nurses that visit from Northampton university. Ava has a keen interest in oral health and hopes to pursue this further.
Dental NurseSONY DSC
Name: Jessica Bray
GDC No: Student
Qualifications: Enrolled onto NEBDN diploma in dental nursing and passed first exam awaiting results. Mental Capacity act certificate and NVQ level 3 in childcare.
Dental Interests: Jessica enjoys nursing for the children we see at the practice and helping the children understand the importance of oral hygiene. She also has an interest in orthodontics and assisting in cosmetic dentistry.
Dental NurseSONY DSC
Name: Beth Hollingsworth
GDC No: Student
Qualifications: Enrolled onto NVQ Level 3 diploma in dental nursing and holds a mental capactiy act certificate.
Dental Interests: Beth enjoys assisting in periodontal treatment and has a keen interest in oral hygiene and cosmetic dentistry.

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