Meet the team

Pete Sangha BDS MFDS RCS (Eng) PG Cert (Rest)

Pete Sangha is the Principal Dentist at Birchwood Dental Practice.  He qualified from B’ham University (UK) in 1997 and has a wealth of experience working in general practice and as a Senior House Officer in maxillofacial surgery since qualifying.  In hospital he undertook and assisted in a range of oral surgery and maxillofacial procedures. He gained membership of the Faculty of Dental Surgery with the Royal College of Surgeons of England in 2007.

He has been a FD trainer in 2008, 2010 and 2011, training new graduate dentists.  In 2014 he was awarded a post graduate certificate in Restorative Dentistry from Warwick University.

He continues to work at Burton Hospital as a part time Clinical Assistant in Orthodontics, and has a keen interest in cosmetic dentistry, facial cosmetic procedures, oral surgery and orthodontics.

In his spare time he enjoys spending time with his 2 children and flying light aircraft.

Professional Memberships:

GDC no: 73009

Membership Royal College Surgeons no: 68155

British Dental Association

Pardip Sangha

Hi I’m Pardip one of the dentists at this practice. I qualified in 1998 from Birmingham University – I have worked in general practice since. I have a special interest in Invisalign. In my spare time I have two children that take up most of my time but I like to stay fit by swimming, riding bikes and other outdoor pursuits.


ARUN - Associate Dentist

I graduated with a 2:1 BSc Hons in Pharmacology from Kingston University in 2009, and went on to study dentistry at the University of Central Lancashire acquiring his BDS in 2013. I have completed a 6 months postgraduate certificate course with the prestigious Perioacademy in Periodontics, alongside recently completing a qualification in Minor Oral Surgery at the Faculty of General Dental Practitioners (FGDP), where he has acquired a Cert MOS RCS (Eng) from the Royal College of Surgeons. I am been keen to advance this qualification and has recently completed his second year in his MSC programme in Oral Surgery at the University of Central Lancashire and plans to complete the final year to try and achieve a MSc in Oral Surgery.  Additionally, I completed a 1 year certificate programme at the Eastman Dental Institute and have gained a PG Cert in Dental Sedation and Pain Management.  I also completed a 1 year course in Advanced Operative and Aesthetic Dentistry at the Aspire Dental Academy.

My main interests within dentistry include Periodontics, Oral surgery, Restorative dentistry and Implants. He is very passionate about dentistry and believes in maintaining and developing his skills, studying for the MJDF with the Royal College of Surgeons and plans to complete part 2 within the following months.

My future aspirations are to continue developing myself both academically and professionally. My focus is on providing unparalleled patient care and offering the highest quality dentistry available today.

I have settled in quickly joining the team in May 2017. I’m very passionate about dentistry and jumps at every opportunity to participate in extra courses including oral surgery, restorative dentistry and sedation.

 

I like to consider myself a friendly and family orientated person. In my spare time, I enjoy watching theatrical productions, keeping fit at the gym and participating in weekly Bhangra classes and a keen interest in cuisine.

Sharon Power - Dental Hygienist

Initially I worked as a dental assistant it was during this time I became interested in dental hygiene and decided to make that my career. I then qualified from Newcastle upon Tyne school of hygiene December 1999 and started working as a hygienist at the start of the millennium. I find my work interesting and I enjoy what I do. Over the years I have gained experience working with implantologists and I currently hold a post at Birmingham Dental Hospital in the periodontal department working with a specialist team of periodontists.


Kate Powell - Head Dental Nurse & Radiographer

I have been a dental nurse for 33 years & worked at Birchwood for 35 years. I qualified in 2005. I have recently gained my qualification in dental radiography. My main duty is to work alongside the principal dentist Pete. In my spare time I enjoy spending time with family.

Lia Ames - Registered Dental Nurse

I started working at Birchwood Dental Practice in October 2015. I have recently qualified as a Registered Dental Nurse. You will find me working with Arun and Sharon and I will almost certainly always have a smile on my face!
I enjoy going to the gym in my spare time and look forward to progressing my career in the future.

Ellisia Taylor - Registered Dental Nurse

I have been a Dental Nurse for over 6 years now. I nurse full time with Pav. I have just completed my Impression Course and looking forward to completing my Radiography course.
I have recently got married. In my spare time I like to spend it with family, friends and my two little dogs which I spoil.

Jessica Cramb - Registered Dental Nurse

I have been at Birchwood Dental Practice since April 2014. I work alongside Pardip and also nurse for various dentists. I am looking to commencing my radiography training in the near future and various other post qualification courses. In my spare time I like spending time with my family.

Lyndsey Gripton - Registered Dental Nurse & Receptionist

I have worked at Birchwood for over 7 years & qualified as a dental nurse in 2008. My main duty is working with Pardip. I gained my post qualification in Oral Health Education from Birmingham Metropolitan College in 2013.

Theresa Bott - Registered Dental Nurse & Receptionist

I have been a dental nurse since 2000 and qualified in 2008. I joined the Birchwood team in 2006. I share my time between reception and nursing which I enjoy. In my spare time I enjoy spending time with family and friends.

Elisha Dosanjh - Trainee Dental Nurse

I have been here since March, 2017. I work alongside Omar. I started here towards the end of my Dental Nurse Apprenticeship. I look forward to qualifying this year and continuing onto other courses within Dentistry.


Sandra Stephens - Head Receptionist

I have worked at Birchwood dental for 25 years and qualified as a dental nurse in 1994 but I now work on reception full time. I gained my level 2 award in emergency first aid in June 2014.

Emma Morris - Receptionist

I have been a Birchwood Dental Practice a little over a year now. I work alongside Sandra most days. I have learnt so much along the way and I’m looking forward to learning a lot more.