Meet the team of dentists at Cygnet Dental in Wickford
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 (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
Dr Abubakar Baana (AB) graduated from the prestigious Queen Mary University, Barts and The London in 2021. Throughout his undergraduate studies, AB has been commended for his outstanding contribution to the university and his commitment to continuous professional development.
He went on to complete his foundation training in the North East of England where he had the opportunity to work alongside and shadow various renowned specialists improving his skills in the process. AB is extremely passionate about education and enhancing his professional skills to ensure his patients receive nothing but exceptional care. In his foundation year, AB also went on to complete Part 1 of the MJDF qualification awarded by the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh.
AB is an invisalign provider and has a keen interest in all aspects of general dentistry in particular Oral Surgery and Restorative Dentistry. AB firmly believes in going above and beyond for everyone who walks through the door, like one would for their own family. This means that everyone inevitably leaves the room having had one of the most comfortable yet thorough experiences ever!
Outside of dentistry, AB is a self-proclaimed tech whiz and loves spending time with friends and family. AB is also a long-standing volunteer for various humanitarian organisations driving home his life-long commitment to respond to the suffering of others.
GDC Number: tbc
BDS (Hons) King’s College London
Preet was born and bred in the West Midlands, and completed her dental training at the prestigious King’s College London, graduating with an Honours degree in 2021 and a collection of clinical and academic awards. She completed her foundation training in Buckinghamshire, and is delighted to be the newest addition to the fabulous Cygnet team! Preet enjoys all aspects of general dentistry, and is due to start her 1 year PGCert in Advanced Operative Aesthetic & Restorative Dentistry this year.
Outside of work Preet enjoys travelling and trying new experience, spending time with family and friends, and being kept busy by her naughty French Bulldog!
GDC Number: 295988
Dr. Mohammad Alizadeh
BDS (Hons) Barts and the London School of Medicine and Dentistry
Dr. Mohammad Alizadeh is a proud graduate of the prestigious Barts and the London School of Medicine and Dentistry. After carrying out further training, Dr. Alizadeh has developed a particular interest in minimally invasive dentistry. He firmly believes in preserving the natural structure of teeth and prevent disease whenever possible, ensuring that his patients experience minimal discomfort and enjoy long-lasting results.
Going to the dentist can be an anxiety-inducing experience for many, but under Dr. Alizadeh's care, you can rest assured that you will be treated with compassion, empathy, and understanding. He makes it his mission to put patients at ease throughout their check-ups, creating a warm and welcoming environment where open communication and trust are the foundations of every appointment.
Beyond general dentistry, Dr. Alizadeh is committed to supporting aspiring dentists in every way possible. He is involved in initiatives that aim to help students get into the field of dentistry, whether it's through providing resources, offering advice, or sharing insights about the profession.
Additionally, Dr. Alizadeh has a strong passion for mentoring younger dental students and helping them navigate their journey into the field of dentistry.
Outside of dentistry, Dr Alizadeh aims to stay fit and maintain a healthy lifestyle through swimming and going out on runs regularly
GDC Number: 302504
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
Senior Receptionist /Dental Nurse
Qualifications: National Certificate NEBDN 2008
GDC Number: 179273
GDC Number: 243539
GDC Number: 287298
GDC Number: 234277
Qualified Dental Nurse
GDC Number: 297411
Qualified Dental Nurse
GDC Number: 283963
Qualified Dental Nurse
GDC Number: 33369
Qualified Dental Nurse
GDC Number: 271608
GDC Number: N/A
Practice Manager - Mrs Pat Cook
GDC Number: 141497
Head Receptionist - Jacqueline
Receptionist - Kelly
Receptionist - Sarah