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Sona Bansel - Principal Dentist BDS. GDC 76698

Sona qualified from King's College Dental Institute London in 1999. She worked in different types of independent and corporate dental practices, both in the NHS and Private sector. These were based around London and Greater London counties. In 2001, she joined a small dental practice in Denham and helped build it into a thriving dental practice. Whilst there, she helped bring many gleaming smiles to the various celebrities she worked with!

In 2011, she decided to take on a new challenging venture, to build up a dental practice from a squat building, and set up Chapel Dental Practice as it stands today. Her interests in dentistry lie in Cosmetic Dentistry, Preventive Dentistry, Oral Surgery and Removable Prosthetic Dentistry.

Sona also works for, and is actively involved with the Sterling Dental Foundation in London. The organisation houses NHS and Private dentistry as well as a teaching centre for dental excellence. It is also a non- profitable charitable organization for dentistry.

In her spare time you will find her on a yoga mat doing various poses or working for various charitable organisations close to her heart.

Ann Maria Balla - Associate Dentist BDS. GDC 262968

Ana graduated in 2013 from The University of Dentistry Timisoara with honors. This university is known to be the best in Romania. She worked as a dentist for almost 2 years in Romania before coming to work in the UK. She worked as a dental nurse in the UK from 2015-16, prior to getting her registration to work as a dentist. She enjoys cosmetic dentistry and periodontics. In her spare time she likes reading, music and everything involving the outdoors.

Dr Manish Patel - BDS (ULond), MFDSRCS (Eng), MClinDent (Prosthodontics), MRDRCS (Eng), Specialist in Prosthodontics

In 2008, Manish received a Masters Degree in Clinical Dentistry in Fixed and Removable Prosthodontics with distinction, and the UCL Dental School Commemorative Prize in Prosthodontics for clinical and academic excellence. He completed the Membership in Restorative Dentistry examination by the Royal College of Surgeons of England in 2009, and was entered into the Prosthodontic Specialist List.

Manish has continued to work at the Eastman Dental Institute as a part-time Senior Clinical Teaching Fellow in the prosthodontics Unit. Working alongside experienced clinical, academic and laboratory staff, he is involved in teaching post-graduate dentists on the various restorative dentistry training programs.

Arouj Khan - Trainee Dental Nurse

Arouj previously was working at an NHS and Private practice in West London and joined us at the start of 2018. Her fascination about the world of dentistry is what attracted her into becoming a dental nurse.

In her free time she enjoys socialising with friends and family, reading and creative writing.

Michael Thornton - (N.D.,D.O.) Osteopath

Michael qualified from the British College of Osteopathic Medicine in 1988. Since then he has completed further training in acupuncture and cranial osteopathy. As well as employing mainly osteopathic manipulation and deep soft tissue release techniques, he regularly encourages self-help with advice on posture change, nutrition and also the prescription of exercises. He currently works in three practices based in Amersham, Tring and Flackwell Heath. Michael is registered with most health insurance companies including AXA PPP, Simply Health and BUPA.

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Graduated from university college London in 2000 with merit. She obtained membership of the royal college of physicians in 2005 and the royal college of GP’s in 2007.
She very much enjoys her work in aesthetics. Her clients benefit from a personal touch and expansive medical knowledge. She prides herself on giving a subtle but classy look and definitely believes in the less is more approach.

Her work as a doctor has seen her take on various roles such as expert speaker on sky news breakfast, presenting to a health select committee at the Houses of Parliament and being a co-host on the channel 4 embarrassing bodies online clinic.

She is passionate in her approach to treat the person as a whole and is privileged to help guide people in the field of aesthetic medicine be they newcomers or experienced clients.

All our clinical staff are fully qualified and registered with the individual governing bodies related to their line of work. All the dentists are registered with the General Dental Council (GDC) and fully insured. The principal dentist, Dr Sona Bansel, is also registered with the British Dental Association (BDA). Registration with the GDC ensures that the staff adhere to regulatory standards and ongoing professional development.

The practice is CQC compliant.

Practice Hours
Appointments are available at the following times:
Mon: 9.00 am - 5.00 pm
Wed: 9.00 am - 6.00 pm
Fri: 9.00 am - 5.00 pm
Sat: 9.00 am - 1.00 pm
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Please note that we require 24 hrs for cancellation of appointments otherwise a charge will be applied.

Chapel Dental Practice,25 Heath End Road, Flackwell Heath, High Wycombe,HP10 9DT

Tel: 01628 810024 • 07946769032