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Sima Rahimi

Principal Dentist

DDS (GDC number 73204)

Sima Rahimi is the principal of Rugby Dental Care. She graduated from Gothenburg in Sweden in 1993. She also frequently undertakes further training.

In fact, Sima likes to study any field which she feels may benefit her patients. She has studied NLP with Paul McKenna and is a qualified hypnotherapist, a member of The British Society of Clinical and Academic Hypnosis, continuing her studies in the field in Birmingham Hospital.

These allow her to offer nervous patients a range of ways to help them relax. Rugby Dental Care also provides cosmetic dentistry – another area which Sima has studied extensively and in which she holds
many qualifications.

Sima is committed to providing quality dentistry in a relaxed environment. With her high level of experience in aesthetic dentistry, she can offer a wide range of options, from small corrections to a whole new smile.

A confident smile radiates self-esteem and projects an image of success and wellbeing. Sima is also now certified in Botox and dermal fillers.

In her spare time, Sima loves to be creative, creating paintings and playing traditional Iranian instruments as well as classical dance.

Hari

Harkirat Hunjan

Oral Surgeon

BDS, MFGDP (UK) DPDS, Dip Imp Dent RCS (GDC number 50546)

Dr Harkirat (Hari) Hunjan qualified from Barts & Royal London Hospital. He underwent further training in oral surgery in London before moving to the West Midlands. 

He has been providing dental implant and oral surgery treatment in West Midlands and Warwickshire for 30 years. Hari is a specialist in oral surgery with the General Dental Council.

At present he also works as an associate specialist in Oral Surgery at Birmingham Dental Hospital and is an Honorary Clinical Lecturer in Oral Surgery at University of Birmingham, teaching both undergraduates and postgraduates in dental implantology and oral surgery. He continuous to lectures nationally and internationally on oral surgery and surgical aspects of dental implant treatment and
bone/soft tissue augmentation procedures.
His skills and experience are such that many other dentists in the region refer their patients to him for wisdom tooth removal or dental implants. He has successfully placed and restored over 2500 implants and
encourages practitioners to restore their own implant cases. Hari was awarded the prestigious Advanced Diploma in Implant Dentistry at the RCS in London.

Hari is a member of British Association of Oral Surgery, the Association of Dental Implantology, Association of Oral & maxillofacial surgeons, the Society for Advancement of Anaesthesia in Dentistry.

Digant Soni

Oral Surgeon

BDS MSc LDSRCs
(GDC number:245238)

Mr. Soni has completed his Bachelor of Dental Surgery training in India and then moved to the UK in 2006. He had joined master program at University of Sheffield in Healthcare Management.

Mr. Soni joined his first senior house officer post in picturesque Devon in 2009. Following that he worked at several Oral & Maxillofacial units. He has been trained to provide IV sedation. He has provided dental treatment under IV Sedation for IMOS patient.

Mr. Soni joined his first staff grade post at Royal Cornwall Hospital in Truro in 2016. He has worked as staff grade at various units. Mr. Soni has over 1 years of experience working in various OMFS units, performing various oral surgery treatments such as removal of complex wisdom teeth, removal of buried roots and extraction in medically compromised patients. Mr. Soni can provide treatment under local anaesthetic, IV Sedation and local anaesthetic or General Anaesthetic.

Mr. Soni has completed a course in implantology to provide dental implants. Mr. Soni has an interest in TMJ pain as well, Mr. Soni can provide Botox treatment for Jaw joint pain.

His interests outside work are traveling and playing cricket. His team has won the 2022 Cricket on Ice trophy.

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Allan Morrissey

Dentist

BDS (GDC number 103180)

Allan qualified in 2006 from Birmingham and completed Vocational training the following year. He has been at the practice for ten years now and collected many friends along the way.

Allan maintains an active interest in all aspects of general dental care. Whether it be helping toddlers with their brushing, helping anxious patients get over their fear of dentists or providing more aesthetic treatments. He received his MJDF diploma in 2012 and is a registered QST for cosmetic teeth straightening.

Allan lives in Leamington with his wife and two children, where he is a very enthusiastic cook. He loves most sports and is especially keen on racket sports, golf, football and rugby.

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Bhagwan Manku

Dentist

BDS (GDC number 258393)

Dr Bhagwan Manku started at Rugby Dental Care in 2016. He qualified at the University of Manchester in 2015 with honours in his finals. He was also awarded the prestigious Hans Kurer Prize for best overall treatment cases.

Bhagwan is committed to providing the best care to all of his patients with his friendly, approachable nature. His interests include cosmetic dentistry and endodontics.

Bhagwan is also an Invisalign treatment provider for cosmetic teeth straightening as well as certified in providing anti-wrinkle botulinum toxin injections and dermal fillers. He is dedicated to the profession via further training, attending courses to further his skills. In his spare time, Bhagwan enjoys yoga, travelling, spending time with friends and baking.

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Archana Naik

Dentist

BDS (GDC number 5372)

Dr Archana Naik qualified in May 2006, having worked in the Leicestershire area for over 10 years, she moved to Rugby and has become part of the Rugby Dental Care family since November 2016.

Archana’s passion for learning is the reason why she has attended many postgraduate courses, keeping herself up to date with current concepts in dentistry. Having thoroughly enjoyed the one year course in Aesthetic Dentistry Archana completed in 2013 in London, she is currently undertaking the one year course in Restorative Dentistry at the Academy of Clinical Excellence in Wakefield.

She is an accredited Six Month Smiles and Quick Straight Teeth provider. With the latest techniques in teeth straightening, Archana enjoys helping patients achieve a confident new smile. With her experience, Archana believes that dentistry is not about her, but her patients. Listening, treating people with care and
compassion is important to her for happy patients.

Outside of work, Archana loves spending time with her family. She loves cooking and entertaining but most of all baking with her daughter.

Bhavya Reddy

Dentist

BDS (GDC No: 174488)

Bhavya Narayareddy  qualified as a dentist in 2007 Bangalore [INDIA]. She is a very enthusiastic and dedicated dentist and takes immense care treating her patients with care and compassion. She likes to take time and listen to her patients.

 She did her VT training in 2009 after she worked in Leicester as an Associate Dentist since 2010. Her interest to learn has driven her to do a lot of courses.

Bhavya also did her MFDS from Royal college of Surgeons (Edinburgh) and then went on to do her Diploma in Restorative Dentistry from Plymouth university in 2018.

She believes in minimally invasive dentistry to conserve the patient’s own tooth structure function and thus improve appearance. She also likes to improve appearance with minimally invasive techniques like tooth whitening,composite build ups, inlays and onlays.

Her interests are Restorative, Periodontics and Endodontics. She particularly likes treating tooth wear cases. She also has a particular interest in Root canal treatments and treating gum disease.
Bhavya is now working towards becoming an Invisalign provider and looking to provide orthodontics combined with restorative care.

Outside of work she enjoys gardening and loves growing her own veg and flowers. She has developed an interest in sewing during lockdown and loves experimenting with new designs and trying them on her 2 beautiful daughters., She also enjoys yoga and cooking.

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Zoe Bridges

Senior Dental Nurse, Receptionist

(GDC number 152442)

I have been a qualified nurse since 1982. I’ve seen many of our patients grow with us over the years and enjoy the interaction, creating a comfortable, welcome space for all visitors. I work with the Oral Surgeon once weekly assisting in the operations.

In my spare time I love travelling to my favourite destination, Greece, and to date have visited 8 islands.

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Natalie Newman

Dental Nurse

(GDC number 271412)

Having started at the Practice 15 years ago, I enjoy bringing my bubbly and friendly nature to work where I can help make a visit to the dentist something to look forward to! I also enjoy working alongside my fantastic colleagues assisting on the Oral Surgery days.

I have recently bought my first home which I love spending time in with my family.

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Natalie Chamberlain

Dental Nurse

(GDC number 214840)

I have been a Dental Nurse since 2007, qualifying in 2010. With my many years of experience treating the community with my quirky but very compassionate personality, it’s my role to put you at ease while having your treatment. My hand is always available to the more nervous patient whom I enjoy treating.

 
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Ramona Pernes

Dental Nurse,

(GDC number 152442)

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Gemma Browne

Dental Nurse

(GDC number 271412)

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Aneetta John

Dental Nurse

(GDC number 214840)

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