Excellent care requires excellent people

Every person in our Practice is essential to your care so we endeavour to recruit, train and retain the best people. Everyone who joins us understands our expectations and receives regular training and personal development to ensure we all share the same ethos of putting our patients at the heart of everything we do.

By providing a caring environment for everyone, we engender loyalty. As the saying goes – we don’t expect loyalty, we earn it. Our practice is part of Rodericks Dental, a company with over 70 practices across the country. We are different because our company is run by dentists – for patients.

Clinical Team
Arjun Patel (Dentist)
BDS Birm 2011 GDC No. 210350 (M)
Jonathan Lightstone (Dentist)
BDS Birm 2006 GDC No. 103071 (M)

My name is Jonathan. I qualified from Birmingham Dental Hospital in 2006. I have been working for Rodericks since 2007, and have been working at Cookham Dental Practice since it opened in 2011. I enjoy all aspects of dentistry, especially minimally invasive dentistry and cosmetically orientated short-term orthodontics. I am heavily involved in postgraduate training and mentoring and have recently completed a certificate in medical and dental education. Outside of dentistry am I very much enjoying spending time with my new baby daughter.

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Bipandeep Dev (Dentist)
BChD Leeds 2014 GDC No. 252060 (F)

My name is Bipandeep. I graduated from the University of Leeds in 2014. I joined Rodericks Ltd. in 2015; my role this year entails working in practice three days a week, and alongside two specialists a Prosthodontist and Oral Surgeon within the company for the remaining two days. This enables me to keep up with general practice, plus to acquire further knowledge and skills to improve the delivery of care for my patients. I enjoy working in Cookham as I grew up in Burnham and it is lovely to give back to a community so close to home. In my spare time I love to read and enjoy travelling.

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Katie Williamson (Hygienist)
Diploma in Dental Hygiene and Therapy RCS Eng 2017 Diploma in Dental Nursing Level 3 QCF City & Guilds 2013 | GDC No. 248412
Yovaan Ilangakoon (Dentist)
BDS Lpool BSc (Hon.) PGCert 2012 GDC No. 227501

My name is Yovaan. I qualified from the University of Liverpool in 2012 and joined Rodericks as a Regional Dentist in 2013. I work around several practices in the south-west of England. I enjoy treating patients from all walks of life and putting them at ease about their dental anxieties. I have a particular interest in cosmetic dentistry and enjoy making patients take pride in their teeth. In my spare time I play for my local cricket team and swim several times a week. I love traveling and visiting new countries, experiencing their culture and cuisine.

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Hannan Imran (Dentist)
BDS Ncle 2016 GDC No. 264888
Michael Souter (Dentist)
BDS King's College London (KCL) 2016 GDC No. 265065
Practice Support Team
Alise Alksne
Trainee Dental Nurse

I have been with Roderick’s over 6 months and have recently started my dental nursing qualification. I enjoy my job and working in the Cookham team. In my spare time I enjoy quality time with my family. I look forward to the progression and development ahead.

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Jabeen Hussain (Qualified Dental Nurse)
Diploma in Dental Nursing Level 3 QCF City & Guilds 2016 GDC No. 267652

My name is Jabeen and I am a Dental Nurse & Receptionist at the Cookham Dental Practice. I have been working at Cookham Dental Practice since April 2013. I really enjoy working here because the team are friendly and I love nursing. I would like develop my career in dentistry and train to become a Dental Hygienist.

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Sabah Khan
Trainee Dental Nurse/Receptionist
Melissa Breteche
Trainee Dental Nurse/Receptionist
Amelia Pill
Laura Cronin
Wendy Harris (Senior Dental Nurse)
National Diploma in Dental Nursing NEBDN 2016 GDC No. 265763
Aamina Ali
Trainee Dental Nurse/Receptionist
Practice Manager
Khadijah El-Bokhari
Practice Manager