BDA Good Practice Commitment
As members of BDA Good Practice, all members of the practice team are committed to:
• Provide care of consistently good quality
• Work with patients to provide care that meets their needs and wishes
• Make treatment comfortable and convenient
• Check for mouth cancer and tell patients what you find
• Look after the general health and safety of patients
• Follow current infection control standards
• Keep their skills and knowledge up to date
• Monitor the quality of your service to identify opportunities for improvements.
We are members of the Oral Health Foundation.
The Oral Health Foundation is an independent charity (not for profit) dedicated to improving oral health and wellbeing. Oral Health Foundation ensures to see the preventive message that ‘Teeth are for Life’ spread as widely as possible to the public with the aim of improving the overall oral health of everyone.’
We provide the following in a patient centred caring environment
- Provide prevention and Evidence based oral healthcare
- Oral cancer information and screening
- Gum disease detection and treatment
- Screening, treatment and prevention for dental decay (caries)
- Restorative Dentistry
- Tooth wear prevention and treatment
- Aesthetic assessments for cosmetic treatment
We are registered with the Care Quality Commission
Dentists in the Practice provide a range of restorative, periodontal/hygiene gum treatments, and cosmetic dentistry.
Janita V Patel BDS (Lond. UK) MSc(Restorative Dental Practice)MA(Med.Ed)FHEA FFGDP(RCS.Eng)
GDC No 66293 (1990)
Janita Patel qualified from Guys Hospital Dental School in 1990 and is the Principal Dentist. She has been in General Practice since qualification and started at Northwood Hills Dental Practice in 1999.Janita Patel has a special interest in periodontology and advanced restorative dentistry having completed the Masters in Advanced Restorative Dental Practice at the UCL Eastman Dental Institute in 2012.She was a Dental Foundation Trainer for eight years, responsible for teaching primary dental care to dental graduates from 2005 to 2013,within both the London and East of England Postgraduate Deaneries. Janita completed the Masters in Medical Education in 2013 studying teaching, management and leadership skills within the medical workplace environment, with the final Master’s Dissertation research focusing on Professional Development for the dental team.
In 2016, Janita became a Fellow of the Faculty of General Dental Practice .The Fellowship, FFGDP(UK), was awarded after written assessments and viva examination ,in both clinical and teaching domains. The FFGDP is awarded for commitment to advancing care and excellence within General Dental Practice.
Janita Patel was an Elected Council Member of the Middlesex and Hertfordshire Branch of the British Dental Association, and was a Member of the Hillingdon Local Dental Committee for two years from 2016. Committed to post graduate education, she is proactive in keeping up to date with the latest developments in evidence based dentistry by attending clinical courses both locally, and at the British Dental Association in London.
Janita Patel provides restorative, periodontal gum/hygiene, endodontic (root canal), prosthetic and cosmetic treatments, as well as advanced restorative and periodontal services.
Associate Dental Surgeons
Suhasini Patel BDS (Lond.UK)
GDC No 82521 (2003)
Suhasini Patel qualified from Guys Hospital Dental School in 2003 and joined the Practice in 2005, providing a range of general dental services: restorative, periodontal gum/hygiene, endodontic (root canal), prosthetic and cosmetic treatments.
Meetal Dave BDS (Manc.UK) MFDSRCS(Eng) MSc(Implant Dentistry)
GDC No 83220 (2004)
Meetal Dave qualified from Manchester Dental School in 2004, and joined the Practice in 2012 providing advanced oral surgery and implant services within the Practice. She gained her Master’s qualification in Implant dentistry at Guys Dental Hospital in 2011. She also works as an oral surgeon at Ashford and St.Peter’s Hospital providing oral surgery services. She is able to provide general dental services as well as advanced oral surgery and implant treatments.
Nisha Farma BDS (Lond.UK)
GDC No 114593 (2007)
Nisha Farma qualified from Guys, Kings and St Thomas’ Dental Institute in 2007. She joined the practice in April 2018 providing a range of general dental services: restorative, periodontal gum/ hygiene services, endodontic (root canal) prosthetic and cosmetic treatments. She has a special interest in periodontology, having completed a 2 year postgraduate enhanced skills course in clinical periodontology at Kings College London in 2014.Nisha has also completed the Aspire Advanced Operative Aesthetic and Restorative Dentistry course in 2015.
Megha Prasad BDS (Birmingham UK)
GDC No 177648 (2009)
Megha Prasad qualified from Birmingham Dental School in 2009, and joined the Practice in April 2018, providing a range of general dental services: restorative, periodontal/hygiene, endodontic (root canal) prosthetic and cosmetic treatments. Megha has completed the Aspire Advanced Operative Aesthetic and Restorative Dentistry course in 2015.
Rani Shah BDS (Lond. UK)
GDC No 265030 (2016)
Rani Shah qualified from Kings College London Dental School in 2016. She joined the practice in November 2019 providing a range of general dental services: restorative, periodontal/hygiene, endodontic (root canal), prosthetic and cosmetic treatments. Rani has completed the Aspire Advanced Operative Aesthetic and Restorative Dentistry course in 2019