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Meet the Team

At Brentwood Orthodontic & Implant Centre we have a highly skilled and friendly team ready to welcome you. They are registered with the General Dental Council and have completed their relevant national examinations. We are committed to further training and learning, and regularly attend courses to promote personal development, maintaining high practice standards and treatment advances.



Dr. Nikhil Shah BDS, M.Phil (Orth), FDS RCS (Eng.) M.Orth. RCS (Edin)

GDC Number: 70766
Dr. Nikhil Shah is a Specialist Orthodontist. 

He qualified from Manchester Dental School in 1995. During hospital posts in Oral and Maxillofacial surgery, Oral Medicine, Paediatric Dentistry and Orthodontics he completed his post graduate dental fellowship from the Royal College of Surgeons, England.

He went on to complete a three-year full time specialist orthodontic training programme at Birmingham Dental Hospital. During this period he obtained a Masters of Philosophy Science Degree in Orthodontics from the University of Birmingham. He completed his post graduate orthodontic training in 2002, gaining his Speciality qualification in orthodontics from the Royal College of Surgeons. This was followed by entry onto the Specialist list in Orthodontics of the General Dental Council in 2002.

This post graduate experience is brought to bear on each case he undertakes and during the consultation process he helps patients understand the impact that orthodontic treatment will have on their profiles, facial balance and overall well being, thereby treating the individual and not just “the teeth”. To this end he and his team are keen to provide treatment that does not require extractions and minimises surgery.

His special interests are in expansion and non extraction treatments, Invisible braces, adult treatments, lingual orthodontics, Invisalign and fast braces. Nikhil has been passionate about keeping abreast of new technologies and has been using the above treatments since 2005, helping his patients achieve healthy, beautiful smiles.

He is a member of the following bodies:

General Dental Council
British Orthodontic Society
British Lingual Orthodontic Society
British Dental Association
Association of American Orthodontists
European Orthodontic Society
European Lingual Orthodontic Society
World Federation of Orthodontists

Nikhil - "My intention is to make you smile as much as I do when I see my patients."



Dr. Preeti Shah BDS MFDS RCS (Eng), Dip. Imp. RCS (Edin.)

GDC Number: 73482

Dr. Preeti Shah qualified from Guys Dental Hospital in 1997, following which she gained her vocational training certificate. 

Subsequently, she chose to build her experience in Oral and Maxillofacial surgery by undertaking several hospital posts at The London Hospital, Whipps Cross and Harlow Princess Alexander Hospital. During this time, in 2000 she became a Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons, England enabling her to teach undergraduate dental students at Birmingham Dental Hospital and Kings College Dental Hospital, London.

In 2004, Dr. Shah undertook a senior posting in the Oral Maxillofacial Surgery department at Queens Hospital, Romford where she undertook complicated oral and maxillofacial procedures and was involved in the treatment of facial fractures and head and neck cancer surgeries. 

To further augment her experience she completed a 2 year implant course at the Royal College of Surgeons and currently practices oral surgery, sedation and implant dentistry at Brentwood Orthodontic & Implant centre. She has successfully treated thousands of patients and places hundreds of implants annually.

Preeti was in hospital practice since 2010 and then she was appointed as a specialist to provide oral surgery and sedation services in the local area for which she accepted referrals from them and local, general dentists. She now works independently of the NHS and accepts referrals for oral surgery sedation and dental implants.

Preeti is a member of 

General Dental Council
British Dental Association
Association of Dental Implantology
The Society for the Advancement of Anaesthesia in Dentistry (SAAD)

Preeti - "A smile is infectious or at least it is here."


 Dr Sally Zahran

Dr Sally Zahran BDS, Msc, MOrth RCS

GDC Number : 262669

Dr. Sally Zahran is a Specialist Orthodontist.

She qualified from Alexandria University, Egypt, in 2004. She also obtained a Masters degree in Paediatric Dentistry in 2011.

In 2012 she started the combined MSc / MOrth programme in Orthodontics at King's college, London and qualified as a Specialist in Orthodontics in 2015.

Sally also works as a Specialty doctor in Orthodontics at Addenbrooke's Hospital in Cambridge and part tiem here with us in Brentwood.

Sally is on the GDC Specialists list for Orthodontics in the UK. She is also a certified Invisalign, Incognito, Damon and Winn provider.

Sally attends numerous continuous training courses and is committed to providing the very best treatment and care for her patients.



Daniel Eriksson

Tandlakare (Umea Sweden) 1998

General Dentist with Cosmetic Interest

GDC Number: 78044

Mr Eriksson qualified in Sweden 1998 from Umea University. He practised as a General Dental Practitioner in Sweden until 2001 before moving to Essex.

Mr Eriksson used to work part time as a Clinical Dental Tutor for Barts and The London School of Medicine and Dentistry Academic Dental Clinic in Southend (From 2008 - 2014). He works part time in dental practice.

He has attended numerous courses in restorative /cosmetic dentistry. He takes special interest in implant restoration, crown and bridge work and in particular ceramic/porcelain restorations.


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Terri Nash - Orthodontic Therapist

GDC Number:139015

Terri is a fully qualified Orthodontic Therapist having completed her Orthodontic Therapy Examinations from the Royal College of Surgeons, England in 2010.

She commenced her career as a dental nurse, followed by orthodontic nursing and now is a orthodontic therapist.

She can undertake all aspects of Orthodontic treatment under the guidance of a Specialist Orthodontist.

She is a very professional, caring and gentle person and having had orthodontic treatment as an adult can fully empathise with her patients.

Terri - I find a smile is infectious like catching the flu. I smiled at someone at work today and they started smiling too.



Samantha Clarke - Orthodontic Therapist

GDC Number 171354

Sam as she is known is a fully qualified therapist. She has passed her Orthodontic Therapy Examinations through the Royal College of Surgeons, England. She can undertake all Orthodontic treatment under the guidance of the orthodontist.

She has also completed her National Examinations in Dental and Orthodontic nursing and has a BTEC diploma in Dental Practice management.

Sam – “ The world always looks brighter from behind a smile.”



Tina Mahoney - Orthodontic Therapist

GDC Number: 156379

Tina is a fully qualified Orthodontic Therapist having completed her Orthodontic Therapy Examinations from the Royal College of Surgeons, England in 2016.

She commenced her career as a dental nurse, followed by orthodontic nursing and now is a orthodontic therapist. She is our resident Radiographer having completed this qualification from the National Examining Board of Dental Nurses.

She can undertake all aspects of Orthodontic treatment under the guidance of a Specialist Orthodontist.

She is a very professional, caring and gentle person and having had orthodontic treatment as an adult can fully empathise with her patients.

Tina – “A smile is a curve that sets everything straight and that is why I love my job at Brentwood Orthodontic Centre.”



Marijana Farah - Senior Implant Nurse/Treatment Coordinator

GDC Number: 194614

Marijana is a qualified dental nurse with a special interest in Implant Dentistry and Sedation.

She is our Implant coordinator and assists in all aspects of implant dentistry from the initial consultation through to the surgery and final crown denture and bridge fitments. She has undertaken several further courses in Implant nursing to ensure that the highest standards of sterilisation and disinfection are maintained. She is also a trained Sedation nurse. 

Marijana completed her Diploma in Dental Implant Nursing from Kings College Hospital, London in 2013.

Marijana –“The Centre helped me to be myself and most importantly complete my career, I will probably be here until I retire. I absolutely love my job.”



Abbey Murray – Dental Nurse

GDC Number: 245895

Abbey is a highly skilled, qualified dental nurse and will ensure that your dental treatment experience will always be comfortable. She has also completed an impression taking course enabling her to get further involved with patient care. Abby is our Invisalign coordinator.

Abbey – “Smile with confidence, so the whole world can see! Your smile is beautiful!”



Dionne Pinnock - Dental Nurse

GDC Number: 238501

Dionne is the latest person to join the practice at Brentwood. She is a highly qualified dental nurse, is always cheerful and makes all our patients feel at ease.

Dionne - "If you don't have a smile, I'll give you one of ours, we have plenty to go round here at Brentwood Orthodontic & Implant Centre."



Monika Sierzputowski – Dental Nurse

GDC Number: 265560

Monika is a friendly and kind qualified dental nurse. She has recently completed her radiography examinations to aid in helping our patients.



Sarah Coyne - Clinical Manager / Dental Nurse

GDC Number: 262669

Sarah is a highly experienced manager having been in dentistry for over 20 years. Having treated her family she has been kown to us well over several years. Her experience and expertise are invaluable to helps ensure that the practice is running to a high clinical and ethical standard.



Nicola Stockdale - Practice Manager

Nicola is our highly efficient, organised and understanding manager. She has worked in a number of jobs dealing with the public and over the years has enhanced her natural empathy and understanding of patient needs. She will always endeavour to make your visit to the practice as comfortable and informative as possible. 

Nicola – “My team are a pleasure to manage, I love being part of it.”



Debra Clarke - Receptionist / Finance Administrator

Debra is our cheerful and efficient receptionist. She will be able to deal with your enquiries promptly and pertinently and is always on hand to help patients. 

Debra – “Great relationships with families and work colleagues, it’s a pleasure to work for an expert team.” 



Sophia Moore - Receptionist / Administrator

Sophia is a former patient who liked us so much she decided to join us. She is a very caring and efficient colleague who deals with all aspects of administration.


Lara Stagg – Receptionist

Lara’s family have been treated here with us at the practice. She has always been part of our dental family and officially joined as a part time receptionist. She also runs a sports and deep tissue massage service.