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

Daniel Opoku

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

Daniel qualified from the University of Ghana Dental School in 2011. He moved to Kent in 2016 to join his wife, and has continued to work in Kent.
Daniel is currently studying for a postgraduate MClinDent degree in Fixed and Removable Prosthodontics at King’s College London which he will complete in 2023. Daniel has a passion for cosmetic dentistry. He provides Invisalign teeth straightening and has also undertaken training in Dental Implantology.
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 football enthusiast and supports Arsenal football club.

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 one of the Practice Principals at Kelvin House. He qualified in 1995 from King’s College London and worked at several prestigious private practices in Central London before joining Kelvin House as a partner in 2013. Parm holds an MClinDent in Fixed and Removable Prosthodontics (with Distinction) also from King’s College London, one of the highest levels of technical qualification attainable in General Practice. Parm is also an honorary postgraduate tutor at King’s College, undertaking several roles for the faculty, including marking examinations and teaching operative techniques to postgraduate dentists. Consequently, Parm is happy providing anything from simple fillings and wrinkle smoothing treatments to complex, full mouth rehabilitations. 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, attended Gravesend Grammar School. He went on to work as a Dental Assistant in his Gap Year, and qualified from Barts’ and the London School of Dentistry in 2012 with Honours. He then went on to complete his membership examinations with the Royal College of Surgeons in 2013 and completed an MSc in Primary Dental Care in 2015 at the University of Kent. As well as various positions in dental practice, he has worked as an Oral and Maxillofacial Senior House Officer at the William Harvey Hospital, Ashford, followed by a post as a Dental Restorative Senior House Officer at the Royal London Dental Hospital. Whilst working at Kelvin House, Bunty also held a post as an Oral Surgery Staff Grade Doctor at the world-renowned Queen Victoria Hospital between 2017-2019. Outside dentistry, Bunty has a keen interest in music and plays a North Indian classical musical instrument known as the tabla. Bunty also provides cosmetic dental treatments including Invisalign teeth straightening, composite bonding and wrinkle smoothing treatments.

Hygienists

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.

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.

Susan Ugbeyan

GDC registration no. 252564
Country of qualification: United Kingdom

Susan qualified as a dental hygienist and therapist from Teesside university in 2014. Her role has always allowed her to provide optimum oral health education and treatment to her patients. She continuously updates her knowledge, learning new dental techniques and methods to improve her patients’ oral health. Susan has a keen interest in travelling, cooking and keeping fit.

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.
Practice Manager

Tracey Cage

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

Tracey has been part of our team for over 34 years. 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

Wendy

Wendy joined Kelvin House in April 2022.  She is married to Sean and is a busy mother to four wonderful children. In her spare time, Wendy enjoys spending time with family and friends which often involves eating out. She also enjoys keeping fit and runs 5km at least twice week.

Tracy

Tracy has been at our practice for over 16 years. She is our head receptionist and has a fantastic rapport with our patients.  Outside work she likes socialising, travelling and gentle exercise.

Sophie

Sophie is the newest 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.

Nurses

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

Sue

GDC registration no. 274262
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.

Hayley

GDC registration no. 184322
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.

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.

Lesley

GDC registration no. 126764
Registered Dental Nurse, Oral Health Educator

Lesley has been dental nursing at our practice since 1999.  In her spare time Lesley enjoys swimming 3 -4 times a week and regularly meeting up with her friends.

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.

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 all children in the Gambia.

Ashleigh

Trainee Dental Nurse

Having joined us in September 2021, Ashleigh is one of the newest members of our team at Kelvin House. Outside of work, Ashleigh loves to read, spend time with her family and going on salubrious walks with her partner and two Pomeranian dogs.

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