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Meet the Team

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Dr Bal Balaggan

Practice Principal and Partner

BDS Lpool, MJDF, MFDS, PGC(M)E

GDC Number: 103366

Bal qualified in 2006 from Liverpool University and has worked in practice for over ten years. He completed a certificate course in Cosmetic and Restorative Dentistry in 2010 and a certificate course in Dental Implantology in 2012.

Bal provides dental treatments under NHS and private contract, and his areas of special interest include Invisalign and dental implants. He also teaches a preventive dentistry course to dental nurses.

He loves working with the dental team and has a particular passion for minimally invasive dentistry. He enjoys treating complex cases, especially those related to cosmetic dentistry and smile redesign.

When not delivering high-quality dentistry, Bal is a passionate follower of Liverpool Football Club. He also enjoys travelling and photography.

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Dr Harj Basra

Practice Principal & Partner

BDS Manc, DGDP(UK), PGC(M)E, Certificate Orthodontics

GDC Number: 70743

Harj Basra, qualified in 1995 from Manchester University and works at Station House Dental Practice, which he founded in 1999.

Harj really enjoys running the practices and working with the team. He particularly relishes treating complex cases and delivering cosmetic procedures. He is also very proud to be an FD trainer, helping to mentor and develop new graduates.

When not hard at work, Harj loves spending time with his wife and four children. His ideal Sunday would be spent watching cricket with his friends, and he is also a life-long (suffering) Wolverhampton Wanderers supporter.

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Dr Ana Ferreira

Dentist

LMD (Portugal)

GDC Number: 84452

Has worked in general dentistry for over 15 years in Portugal & the UK after qualifying in 2002 from CESPU University. She is continually advancing her skills and has completed a Master of Business Administration – Certificate in Endodontic Practice – Certificate in K Clear Aligners.

Committed to providing dental care with a helpful & holistic approach under the NHS & privately, Ana has a special interest in restorative dentistry & Orthodontics via K Clear Aligners.

Outside of dentistry Ana enjoys going to the gym, long walks in the Quarry, weekend getaways to Funchal City & spending time with her family in Portugal.

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Dr Mandeep Balaggan (Deol)

Associate Dentist

GDC Number: 24493

Mandeep joined the team in 2016. She qualified in 2013 from Peninsula Dental School based in Plymouth & Devon. She has worked in Birmingham before joining the team at Ambleside. Mandeep provides treatment under NHS and private contract.

Mandeep takes satisfaction from helping people smile again. She particularly enjoys helping to maintain dental health by a preventive minimally invasive approach to dentistry and in particular tooth whitening. Her approach helps her build rapport with the whole family and children.

When not working Mandeep loves travelling and experiencing new cultures.

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Dr Jasmin Sandhu

Associate Dentist

BDS(Hons) | MFDS RCSEd

GDC Number: 271117

After qualifying from the University of Birmingham in 2017, Jasmin gained experience by working in community & hospital settings. In 2019 she gained her Diploma of Membership of the Faculty of Dental Surgery.

Jasmin enjoys working with the dental team and treating anxious patients, with her gentle approach to patient care it enables her to gain the trust of patients quickly. She provides NHS dental treatment and has a special interest in Oral Surgery.

In her spare time, Jasmin enjoys going to the gym, baking & spending time with her family & friends.

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Emily Lyons

Dental Hygiene and Therapist

Dip DH, Dip DT UShef 2015

GDC Number: 259126

Emily qualified in 2015 from Sheffield University. She has worked in general dental practice treating both NHS and private patients for over 4 years.

Areas of special interest include treating children and nervous patients to ensure the most comfortable experience possible and to build the patient’s confidence.

She enjoys working within the team and working with patients in a preventive manner to help maintain healthy smiles! She likes to treat nervous patients too and makes hygiene appointments as comfortable as possible. She is also confident in treating children who need to start their early dental experiences in a positive manner and in a caring environment.

Emily loves socialising and most of all riding her horses outside of work. She is a keen showjumper and often competes at weekends.

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Caroline Lamb

Practice Manager

Member of: Association of Dental Administrators and Managers

GDC Number: N/A

Our Practice Manager, Caroline, has been part of our sister practice for over 30 years. She has a passion for dentistry and prides herself in her attention to detail and patient care. There is not much she does not know about the business of dentistry!

Her aim is to put our patients first and also represent all members of the dental team. She ensures that each and every team member feels valued and understands that their role is vital to the smooth and efficient running of the dental practice.

Caroline is particularly proud of the work she put in to help modernise the dental practice when it changed ownership in 2016. Away from the dental practice Caroline loves to spend time with her family and knows how to let her hair down!

Our Support Team

Natalie Jones
Dental Nurse
GDC 136678
Sarah Lewis
Dental Nurse
GDC 152497
Abi Capsey
Dental Nurse
GDC 293318
Georgia Ligus
Dental Nurse
GDC 293976
Emily Hayley
Trainee Dental Nurse
GDC N/A
Abigail Thomas
Trainee Dental Nurse
GDC N/A
Trinity Guy
Trainee Dental Nurse
GDC N/A
Gemma Warnke
Receptionist
GDC N/A

Patient Testimonials

Always excellent service and the staff are nice and friendly.

My last visit was to see the hygienist and she was lovely.

 

What can I say, going here makes a trip to the dentist a rather pleasant experience!

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