Meet The Team

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Meet The Team

Our skilled and knowledgeable team of dentists provide quality dental care. They evaluate, diagnose and treat and/or prevent diseases, disorders and conditions that affect the mouth and associated structures and their impact on the human body.

Dentists

Parminder Bhogal

GDC registration no. 71106
Registered 01.08.95
BDS London 1995, MClinDent (Prosthodontics)(Hons) London 2010
Country of qualification: United Kingdom

“Parm” as he likes to be known, is originally from North Kent and is one of the Practice Principals at Kelvin House. Parm qualified in 1995 from King’s College London and prior to joining Kelvin House in 2013, he worked for 8 years at several well-known private practices in Central London. Parm holds an MClinDent (with Distinction) in Fixed and Removable Prosthodontics, also from King’s College London, which is one of the highest levels of technical qualification attainable in General Practice. Parm is an honorary postgraduate tutor on the same course, where he still undertakes several roles for the faculty, including marking examinations and teaching operative techniques to other dentists. Consequently, Parm is happy providing anything from simple fillings and wrinkle smoothing treatments to complex, full mouth rehabilitations involving dental implants and teeth straightening. Outside of work, Parm enjoys spending time with his family outdoors, travel, the occasional round of golf and is a keen vinyl record collector.

Binderpal Singh Bains

GDC registration no. 231055
Registered 08.08.12
BDS(Hons) London 2012, MSc Kent 2015, Dip.MJDF
Country of qualification: United Kingdom

Binderpal, or “Bunty” for short, is also from North Kent and attended Gravesend Grammar School. Bunty is another one of the Practice Principals at Kelvin House. After qualifying from Barts’ and the London School of Dentistry in 2012 with Honours, he went on to complete his membership examinations with the Royal College of Surgeons in 2013 and then an MSc in Primary Dental Care at the University of Kent in 2015. Since qualifying, he has had various positions in general dental practice but concurrently worked as a Senior House Officer in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery at the William Harvey Hospital, Ashford, followed by a post as a Senior House Officer in Restorative Dentistry at the Royal London Dental Hospital. Whilst working at Kelvin House, between 2017-2019, Bunty held a role as a Staff Grade Doctor in Oral Surgery at the world-renowned Queen Victoria Hospital. Bunty is highly competent in a full range of general and cosmetic dental treatments including Invisalign teeth straightening, composite bonding and wrinkle smoothing treatments. Outside dentistry, Bunty has a keen interest in music and plays a North Indian classical musical instrument known as the tabla.

Daniel Opoku

GDC registration no. 262746
Registered 24.03.2016
BDS Ghana 2011
Country of qualification: Ghana

“Daniel” Opoku was chosen by his predecessor Charlie Baker to be the third Principal at Kelvin House and look after his patients after retiring in 2022. Daniel qualified from the University of Ghana Dental School in 2011 and moved to Kent in 2016, where he has worked ever since.
He is currently studying for a postgraduate dental degree and also provides Invisalign teeth straightening.
In his spare time, Daniel enjoys spending time with his family and keeping fit. He enjoys tennis and is a member of Wye Tennis Club. Daniel is also a keen football fan and longtime Arsenal supporter.
Hygienists

Charlotte Brookes

GDC registration no. 5490
Country of qualification: United Kingdom

Charlotte qualified from Guys Hospital in 1999 and has worked at our practice since 2003. She is extremely passionate about her work and regularly enjoys attending courses to keep up to date. Outside of work, she loves spending time with her family, reading, meditation and being at the beach or in nature on sunny days. She enjoys eating a curry and is partial to a piece of cake.

Barbara Kirkwood

GDC registration no. 3990
Country of qualification: United Kingdom

Barbara qualified as a dental hygienist in 1990 at Bristol Dental Hospital and her experience includes teaching dental students at Bristol and working at a Harley Street periodontal practice. She is passionate about helping and working with her patients to achieve healthy results with her calm and gentle approach. Barbara is keen to expand her knowledge by attending regular courses. In her spare time, she enjoys exploring Kent, with its beautiful castles, beaches and of course the occasional cafe, with the family dog.

Christie Lawton

GDC registration no. 251701
Country of qualification: United Kingdom

Christie qualified from Dundee University in 2014. With a naturally confident style and an empathetic approach to patient care, Christie has a gift for tending to anxious patients.
Having completed additional training in the use of dermal fillers and anti-wrinkle treatments, Christie regularly carries out facial aesthetics procedures, in addition to routine dental care.
In her spare time, Christie likes to keep fit, travel and spend quality time with friends and family.

Nichola Redworth

GDC registration no. 104311
Country of qualification: United Kingdom

Nichola qualified from Barts and St Mary’s, The Royal London Hospital in 2006. She has since built a wide range of skills and experience, including courses in counselling and gentle anaesthesia. Her ability to listen and lightness of touch help her to understand and treat nervous patients, giving them the knowledge and confidence to take care of their oral health at home. In her spare time she cares for her son, writes poetry and visits the theatre as often as she can.

Practice Manager

Tracey Cage

GDC registration no. 120537
Registered Dental Nurse, Oral Health Educator

Tracey has been part of our team since 1986. She enjoys her role as a manager which includes the day to day running of the practice and team building. Tracey enjoys staying up-to-date with the necessary information and any new education, which she implements within the practice. As well as managing the practice, Tracey also continues to enjoy nursing. In her spare time, she enjoys following sport, especially Formula 1, travelling and spending time with her husband and 2 daughters.

Receptionists

Tracy

Tracy has been at our practice since 2004. She is our head receptionist and has a fantastic rapport with our patients.  Outside work she likes socialising, travelling and spending time with her friends and family.

Sophie

Sophie is an integral member of our receptionist team and has been with us since August 2021. Sophie loves spending time with her family, is fluent in Turkish and loves to draw and paint in her free time. Sophie takes great pride in her home and also enjoys shopping and spending time with friends.

Mollie

Mollie joined our team in June 2022. In her spare time, Mollie enjoys keeping fit and has a passion for tap dancing. She also has a pet goldfish that is approaching its twentieth birthday!

Nurses

Our dedicated team of nurses look after your comfort and safety in the surgery.

Hayley

GDC registration no. 274262
Registered Dental Nurse

Hayley joined Kelvin House in 2007. In her spare time, Hayley enjoys spending time with her family. She also enjoys keeping fit and holds qualifications in Nutrition and Health.

Kayleigh

GDC registration no. 256597
Registered Dental Nurse

Kayleigh has worked at our practice since 2013 passing her nursing qualification in 2015.  Kayleigh lives with her partner and her 2 sphynx cats. She enjoys running, cycling and watching films.

Sue

GDC registration no. 184322
Registered Dental Nurse

Sue has been dental nursing at our practice since 2016.  Outside of work, Sue enjoys most forms of exercise, including running, especially in the summer months when she often runs the few miles between work and home.  She also enjoys spending time with her family.

Emma

GDC registration no. 243815
Registered Dental Nurse

Emma joined the practice in 2019.  She is a keen swimmer who enjoys competing in both Open and Masters events, including representing Kent at County and National level.  Emma enjoys exploring the woods with her two dogs.

Cynthia

GDC registration no. 123006
Registered Dental Nurse

Cynthia has been part of our team for over 20 years. Outside of work she is a Co-Director of a not-for-profit organisation called Nice to be Nice Ltd. which is currently raising funds to support education for children in the Gambia.

Ashleigh

GDC registration no. 309159
Registered Dental Nurse

Ashleigh joined Kelvin House in September 2021. Outside of work, Ashleigh loves to read, spend time with her family and going on salubrious walks with her partner and two Pomeranian dogs.

Molly

Trainee Dental Nurse

Molly joined our team in March 2024. She previously worked as a dental nurse for 2 years before taking a short break. In her spare time, Molly enjoys horse riding and spending time with her family. Molly is known by her friends and family as Maureen.

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