Staff - Meet the team

Bhargavi Sangi Bhatt
Dental Practitioner
BDS Lond 1996, BSc(hons), AKC.

Sangi qualified at Kings College London, Dental School in 1996. She did her post graduate house job at Birmingham dental hospital for a year and then a year in a training practice.

Sangi has lived and worked in the Ashtead area since 1998 and has developed close ties with the local community. She started working for Mike Cave and eventually took over the practice in 2006.

Since taking over, she has developed and expanded the practice and in 2011, relocated to our brand new premises in Ottways Lane.

Sangi has considerable experience in treating children and nervous patients and is able to be understanding and considerate when dealing with these situations. She takes time to explain all treatment options to patients to allow them to make informed decisions.

She enjoys skiing and spending time with her children.

Rachel Gough
Dental Hygienist
Rdh Birmingham 2000
Edt Liverpool 2006

Rachel has been in the dental industry for nearly 25 years. In 2006 she won the Oral B prize in clinical excellence.

Her philosophy is to gain a healthy mouth through thorough but gentle treatments using modern and traditional techniques in a friendly, relaxed atmosphere.

She loves running and her cats.

Amanda Hewitt
Surgery Receptionist
HND admin Nescot 1997
Doris Constable cup holder.

Amanda has worked as a dental receptionist at the practice since 1997. 
She takes great pride in getting to know the patients and has built up a good rapport over the years. She adopts a friendly and caring approach to her role.

As front of house she is our greatest asset.

Amanda enjoys music festivals and her cats.

Andrew Moriarty
Dental Nurse (full time)

Andrew joined the practice in 2011 and became a fully qualified nurse in 2013. He is a full time member of staff and brings a lot of general knowledge to the surgery which is invaluable to the running of the practice. He is also our go to person for tech support and is very knowledgeable about the latest developments in the tech world. He is well read on Dental regulations and compliance matters and is doing a fantastic job of infection control lead. 

He has a wonderful attitude towards patient care and is able to put them at ease during treatment. 

He enjoys gaming and looking after his cats.
Lesley Bartholomew
Dental Nurse (part time)

Lesley joined the practice in 1991. having qualified at the practice as a Dental Nurse She became an assessor for dental nurse students at South Thames College and divides her time working in both roles.

She takes a very enthusiastic approach to patient care and can talk for England!!

She enjoys horse riding and running.
Holly Maguire
Trainee dental nurse

Holly joined the surgery in August 2016 as a trainee dental nurse. She recently started her college course to achieve her Dental Nursing qualification. 

She is a fast learner and is enjoying the training so far. 

Holly enjoys going to the cinema and cocktails and believes friendship is very important. 
 Emma Gibbons
Receptionist (Part-time)

Emma joined the practice in 2013 as a part time receptionist and Decontamination Nurse.

Emma splits her time between work and being mum to her two teenage daughters. She spends much of her time supporting them in their hockey matches and will often be found shouting enthusiastically from the side lines. 

Dr Olesya Pavlova

Olesya started working at the practice in 2016. She originally qualified in St Petersburg, Russia, in 2003. She has also completed an hygiene qualification. Olesya has worked worked in Switzerland, Russia and the UK. She started working for the NHS in 2014. 

She has a wide range of experience in the dental world and especially enjoys treating children. Her hygiene background also allows her to take an holistic approach to patient care.

Olesya enjoys dancing and a good night out. She also loves travelling to new and exciting destinations. 

 Dr Salma Moulana

Salma joined the team in 2017. She qualified in 2008 from Rajiv Gandhi university, India. She joined the NHS in 2013. 

With extensive experience in many areas of dentistry, Salma is a great addition to the practice. Her passions are conservative and endodontic dentistry. 

She splits her time between the practice, working at Kings and looking after her beautiful daughter. 

Salma loves cooking, especially baking and spending time with family and friends. We are looking forward to sampling her creations, 

Lisa Graham
Decon Nurse (part time)

Lisa joined the practice in 2017 as a part time decon nurse. She is a full time mum to her son and her cocker spaniel Max.

Lisa enjoys socialising with friends and long walks in the countryside with Max.