Dr Aruna Patel – Principal Dental Surgeon
Aruna graduated at the University of Leeds in 2003, where she carried out her training for Bachelor of Dental Surgery. She completed her postgraduate vocational training in West Yorkshire, following which she became an Associate Dental Surgeon at South Street Dental Practice (formerly known as R. J. Baker and Associates).
In 2007, Aruna took on the role of Principal Dental Surgeon of the practice and has since maintained the excellent reputation of her predecessor.
Aruna enjoys aesthetic dentistry and over the years has given many patients the confidence to smile.
She is a caring individual, who listens to her patients needs to provide the treatment best suited to them.
Attending regular courses has enabled Aruna to keep abreast the changes in modern dentistry and her continued commitment to professional development.
Aruna is currently on maternity leave but will be back caring for her patients in the near future.
Dr Jai Mistry – Associate Dental Surgeon
Jai graduated from the University of Leeds in 2004. Since then, he has gained a huge amount of clinical knowledge and experience working in various positions around the country.
He has a keen interest in surgical procedures and dental implantology. Since graduating, he has continued with post graduate further education and in 2009 he obtained a Certificate in Surgical and Prosthodontic Implantology from the UCL Eastman Dental Institute in London. He also completed a second course in dental implantology in 2011.
Jai enjoys cosmetic procedures such as facial aesthetics/ wrinkle reduction. In 2005, he trained to administer Botox and Dermal Fillers, as well as attending further courses for enhancing cheek volume and lip augmentation.
Jai has a very laid back, friendly and approachable character, and likes to work in a relaxed manner to make patients feel more comfortable. Jai is also planning on starting a course in sedation in the near future in order to help nervous patients and treat those with dental phobias.
Dr Joseph Hollywood – Associate Dental Surgeon
Joseph graduated with a Distinction in Clinical Dentistry from the University of Birmingham in 2012. He then moved down to London to undertake a further year of post-graduate training, which he completed in 2013, and has since practiced dentistry in both London and Birmingham, providing a wide variety of general and cosmetic treatments.
In March 2014, he commenced a permanent role at South Street Dental Practice in Ashby De La Zouch, where he continues to provide professional, high quality dental care for all his patients. He prides himself on his friendly and approachable manner, listening and responding to people’s individual needs, and making every visit as pleasant as comfortable as possible. He has a particular interest in aesthetic composite (white) restorations, for which he was short-listed for the DENTSPLY academy CeramX Case Contest 2011-2012, and always keeps abreast of the latest developments techniques by attending a broad range of courses.
Joseph is also proud to be able to offer Invisalign orthodontic treatment to patients wishing to improve the appearance of their smile.