Meet the team of dentists at Cygnet Dental in Wickford
Dr Nabiha Farooqi
Nabiha graduated from Queen Mary University, Barts and the London in 2013 with a First-Class Honours degree.
She worked as a Senior House Officer in the Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery department of Peterborough Hospital and developed her medical knowledge, treated very anxious patients and advanced her oral surgery skills.
During this hospital post, she completed a post-graduate qualification, the MJDF, awarded by the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh.
Nabiha is committed to self-improvement, appreciates her role as a dentist in the community and takes pride in providing quality healthcare to NHS and private patients.
GDC Number: 244982
Dr Krupa Thakrar
BDS Brist 2012
Krupa graduated as a dentist from the University of Bristol. She is passionate about continuing professional development to enable her to provide consistently good quality care to her patients. She has completed a one year certification course in endodontics as well as in aesthetic restorative dentistry and enjoys applying careful attention to detail and an artistic flair to create beautiful biomimetic restorations. She is excited to join a team that share the same philosophies of patient focused care and looks forward to welcoming patients with her gentle and friendly manner. Outside of work Krupa enjoys spending time with family & friends, listening to music and experimenting in the kitchen.
GDC Number: 228030
BDS Cardiff 2016
Himesh graduated from Cardiff Dental School, University Hospital of Wales with a Honours degree. As part of the degree he completed sedation clinics under supervision and a charity placement in Honduras, which involved providing treatment using mobile units to under privileged communities. This helped to advance skills in extractions and anterior restorations, as well as dealing with anxious patients.
He has also had work experience in the Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery department of Derriford Hospital Portsmouth which helped to advance his oral surgery/ oral medicine knowledge. He has completed part 1 of the MJDF qualification awarded by the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh, and is hoping to complete the second part this year.
Outside of dentistry Himesh enjoys playing and watching sports. He is a strong supporter of Manchester United Football club.
Himesh enjoys providing NHS and private dentistry to the community including CFast aesthetic braces. In the near future he is planning to start a post-graduate qualification course in Restorative and Aesthetic Dentistry.
GDC Number: 265130
Dr Amz really is not your average dentist. His main aim and goal in life is to inform and educate the entire world of dental knowledge in his own special and unique way. His main aspiration is to make everyone; children and adults LOVE the dentist and to get anxiety demolished forever. He has already made a difference in so many people's lives by being on mainstream television; educating the public; thus, reaching out to people who he has never met.
He goes by the ethos; ‘prevention in key’. Meaning, if dental problems can be prevented in the world by his special way; everyone would benefit. He is a colourful and sparkly character and people just cannot seem to stop listening to his distinctive way of spreading his message to everyone. He also has a passion for facial aesthetics; lips and anti-wrinkle treatment being his forte! So, make sure you book in!
GDC Number: 265578
BSc London 2018
Natasha qualified from the University of Surrey with a First-Class Honours BSc in Biomedical Science in 2014, and went on to graduate as a Dentist from King's College London in 2018. Natasha has worked in General Dental Practice full time since qualifying and is committed to regular continuing professional development so that she can offer the highest quality of care to her patients. Outside of Dentistry, Natasha enjoys rock climbing/bouldering and playing tennis.
GDC Number: 278304
BSc (Hons) BDS MFDS RCSEd Liverpool
Kiren graduated from Liverpool Dental School in 2018 after graduating from biomedical sciences with honours. Kiren then spent time in general practice where she gained experience enhancing her skills and treating anxious patients. She then took on a role as a Senior House Officer in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery at Northampton General Hospital.
Kiren is always looking to develop and improve her skills and soon after, she achieved her membership from the Royal College of Surgeons Edinburgh (MFDS). She will be starting further training in Aesthetic and Restorative Dentistry as her passion lies in producing the best quality work she can for her patients.
Outside of Dentistry Kiren is a keen baker and enjoys downtime at the gym and spending time with her family and friends.
GDC Number: 277173
Dr Abdel Mohamed graduated from the prestigious Cardiff university and completed his Foundation training in London. He has had further training in University College London Restorative department and has a diploma in the Advanced Operative Aesthetic and Restorative Dentistry.
Abdul enjoys all aspects of general dentistry, with a special interest in changing lives by enhancing smiles in a minimally invasive way. Abdul believes in a kind, gentle and understanding approach towards all of his patients to ensure every patient receives the best possible care within a calm and friendly environment. He champions excellent communication skills to ensure a 5* comfortable experience for everyone. He is particularly good with anxious patients and nervous children.
Abdul is also a passionate Invisalign provider and very enthusiastic in composite bonding/ veneers to help his patients achieve beautiful healthy smiles which they can be proud of.
In his spare time, Abdul enjoys a very active lifestyle; he is a black belt in judo and enjoys competing internationally. He also enjoys travelling and cooking for friends and family!
GDC Number: 265179
BDS (Hons) Lon MFDS RCS Certificate in endodontics Diploma in restorative dentistry
Tauseef graduated with Honours from King’s College London Dental Institute in 2010, where he was one of very few to pass every single year with distinction. He currently divides his time between working at Cygnet Dental practice and in North London, where he performs root canal treatments on referral from his colleagues as well as general dentistry.
He has a keen interest in cosmetic minimally invasive dentistry and endodontics (root canal treatment). Tauseef is a firm believer of postgraduate education, which has led him to complete a diploma in restorative dentistry. He has also completed a 2 year advanced endodontic course. He is a member of the British endodontic society.
He was a foundation trainer for the London deanery for five years and continues to mentor his younger colleagues. Beyond dentistry, he is a husband and father of two. He spends any free time he has with his young family and is a keen badminton player.
GDC Number: 193395
Sadie is a valued team member here at cygnet dental practice, first starting her career in dentistry as an apprentice dental nurse in September 2015. She then further developed her career by studying the Oral Health Science Degree and graduated from the University of Essex in September 2020, to become one of our dental hygienists.
Sadie is a kind, gentle, loving person who has a passion with working with nervous patients and making them feel at ease, whilst providing an excellent standard of treatment and care at all times.
Qualifications: Foundation degree of science (with distinction) in Oral Health Science and awarded ‘The Outstanding foundation Degree Oral Health Science Prize’.
GDC Number: 273984
Miss Jodie Pope
Senior Receptionist /Dental Nurse
Qualifications: National Certificate NEBDN 2008
GDC Number: 179273
Ms Samantha Darnell
GDC Number: 243539
Ms Anne-lise Spicer
GDC Number: 279001
GDC Number: 287298
Trainee Dental Nurse
GDC Number: 234277
GDC Number: 285095
Trainee Dental Nurse
GDC Number: 291958
Practice Manager - Mrs Pat Cook
GDC Number: 141497
Head Receptionist - Jacqueline Miller
Receptionist - Kelly Enever
Receptionist - Sarah Sheppard