Say hello to our friendly, caring dental team

Dr Aravind Sampath


BDS, MDS, MS, Tamil Nadu Dr MGR 1993, Statutory Exam 2006
Specialist Orthodontist

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Aravind was selected to pursue his masters training as an Orthodontist from TNGDC, Chennai, based on his undergraduate achievement. He spent over 20 years as an orthodontic practitioner and mentoring dental students, before relocating to the UK in 2006. Over the years he has gained vast experience in managing malocclusions of varying severity. Aravind uses wide variety of orthodontic and orthopaedic appliances to achieve ideal results.

Following recent certification, Aravind has added Incognito lingual orthodontics to list of other treatment modalities like the fixed appliance, functional and clear aligner.

Aravind continues update skills by regularly attending course and meetings. Aravind conducts courses for general dentist and nurses on orthodontics.

Dr V Murugaraj


Special interest in Oral Surgery

BDS, MFDS RCS (Eng) FFD RCSI (Ireland) Oral Surgery with Oral Medicine

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Raj qualified in 1998 from Dr MGR Medical University, India. His post-graduate training entirely in the United Kingdom has provided extensive exposure in the field of oral surgery. He has successfully attained FFD RCSI in oral surgery with oral medicine, confirming his academic knowledge and experience in the field.

He is currently working as a part time Specialty Doctor in Oral & Maxillofacial surgery at Royal Berkshire Hospital.

He has published a number of articles in peer reviewed journals, and gives periodic lectures in Oral surgery and Oral medicine.
Raj has joined the team of other specialist at Octagon Dental Centre, Southampton and happy to take referrals for Wisdom teeth removals, routine and surgical extractions under local anesthetic.

Dr Mariusz Zawanda


General Dentist and Implantogist

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Mariusz graduated from the Pomeranian Medical University in 2002 with a degree of Doctor of Dental Surgery and has studied implant dentistry across the UK, Europe and Australia and earned a Master of Science in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery from the University of Manchester with distinction.

Providing the most advanced dental care in a comfortable atmosphere is Mariusz’s priority. Along with cosmetic dentistry and facial aesthetics, implantology is one of his main professional interests. He is a committed fellow of the International Team for Implantology and clinical mentor. He regularly attends courses at the national and international levels, which enable him to apply to the latest technologies and techniques.

Mariusz is married with a young son and daughter. When not delivering great dentistry, or spending the time with family, he enjoys reading, riding his bike, skiing and paragliding.

Dr Reena Raichura


Working towards a special interest in periodontics

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Reena qualified as a dentist at The University of Liverpool Dental School in 2003. She moved to London for 5 years where she worked in general dental practice. After completing several courses including a certificate in Restorative and Aesthetic dentistry, she gained her Membership of the Joint Dental Faculties at the Royal College of Surgeons (MJDF) which recognises higher standards in general practice.

Reena is currently enrolled on a postgraduate restorative diploma course at the Royal College of Surgeons which will enable her to pursue a specialist interest in treating patients with Periodontal disease. She is also experienced in dealing with nervous patients whom we welcome to the practice. Reena is a trained, registered Invisalign provider and can provide clear braces.

Reena has also trained as a Dental Appraiser and has been involved with appraising other dentists in the Wessex region in recent years.

Dr Marcin Dylag


General Dentist

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Marcin qualified as a dentist in 2001 from the Jagiellonian University in Krakow. After four years working in Poland in a private practice, he moved to the UK in 2005. Since then, he has been working in general dental practices. He enjoys all aspects of dentistry, with a special interest in orthodontics and facial aesthetics. He attends continuing professional development courses all over Europe. Marcin is a trained, registered Six Month Smiles provider and can provide clear aligners.

Marcin is married to Anna and they have three sons. He loves to play football and squash.

Vani Shambrook


Dental Hygienist

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Vani Shambrook graduated in 1997 from the University of the Western Cape, as a Dental hygienist. Since then she has worked in hospital , community and private practice setting in Cape Town, Pietermaritzburg and Port Elizabeth, South Africa. She has been living and working in the UK since September 2011. "My aim is to promote Dental health education as much as possible as I strongly believe that: Prevention is better than cure".

Amy-Beth Grantham



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Amy is a qualified Dental Hygienist and Dental Therapist and qualified from Portsmouth University in 2014. Prior to this she trained and worked as a dental nurse and worked in the local area. She has an interest in working with nervous patients to ease them into dental treatment and also enjoys working with children to promote good habits that they can take in to adulthood.

Joanne Oliver


Practice Manager

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Joanne is responsible for the day to day running of the practice and has worked in the dental world since 2008. She prides herself on her commitment to our patients and staff. She is more than happy to be contacted directly by our patients should they wish to discuss any aspects of their dental care. Joanne shares the vision of the practice owner to put patients first.