Meet Our Great Team
Billericay Dental Care was founded in 2006 and has been delivering top class professional dental care to the local community ever since. You can read more about our current practice team below.
Dr Sheena A Tanna | BChD (Leeds 2009) MFDS RCS
After graduating from Leeds University in 2009, Sheena was awarded her MFDS in 2011 and elected as a member of the Royal College of Surgeons in 2011. Sheena started her dentistry career in Blackpool, before returning to the South, to join a large 6-surgery mixed practice in Kent. It is here that she developed her dentistry skills and developed her interest in smile design & appearance. After 3 years in Kent, Sheena joined a boutique practice in the heart of London where she has excelled in general dentistry as well as deepened her clinical skills in Aesthetics and Cosmetic dentistry.
Sheena is committed to continuous learning in order to both, develop herself professionally, as well as to provide the very best to her patients. She keeps abreast of cutting-edge aesthetic techniques by attending symposia and courses in these specialisms. Sheena excels in all facial aesthetics, including Botox and therefore able to offer her patients a one-stop service in all round Dental and Facial Aesthetics.
Combined with her excellent clinical skills, Sheena is friendly, approachable and caring, which makes her very popular with patients.
She is married and lives in Essex with her husband, and their little boy Dylan. They spend their time exploring London, enjoying its varied cuisine and the theatre, as well as following Wimbledon and the ups and downs of the England football team.
Dr Darshan Boindala | BDS (1999) MFSDS MBBS
Darshan is a dentist with special interest in Oral Surgery and Dental Implants. He has worked in various maxillofacial surgery units in London & the South East over 10 years and gained a medical degree in 2008 from the St Bartholomews & the London School of Medicine & Dentistry.
Darshan is committed to professional development and has Studied dental implants with the Royal College of Surgeons. Additionally Darshan is a lecturer & examiner at the Royal College of Surgeons, training post-graduate students in MFDS and MJDF.
Darshan's (limited) spare time is taken up with travel and socialising with friends and family.
Dr Osama Al-Okati |DMD
Dr. Osama Al-Okati was born in Dubai and raised in Brentwood, Essex. He gained his degree Doctor of Dental Medicine (D.M.D.) at the University of Debrecen. He lived in Hungary for 5 years; he then practiced in Devon for a further two and half years before settling back in his hometown in Essex.
Dr. Al-Okati has a key interest in cosmetic dentistry and facial aesthetics. He had completed Level 2 Botox and Dermal filler with Medics Direct at Harley Street. He has completed further training in facial aesthetics with Professor Bob Khanna completing module 2. Dr. Al-okati is an experienced user of safe, painless and low risk cannula technique for the delivery of fillers in areas such as the lips, cheek and tear troughs. Furthermore, Dr Al-Okati is one of the few providers of facial aesthetics that offer the trademarked Bob Khanna “Heart Lips”.
Dr. Al-Okati has also completed postgraduate courses at the Eastman Dental Institute and Bristol Dental Hospital. He has also key interests in short term orthodontics. In 2016 Dr. Al-Okati had completed part 1 of the MJDF (Membership of the Joint Dental Faculties).
In January 2018, Dr. Al-Okati received the prestigious title of Ambassador for DrBK through his continued enthusiasm and clinical excellence as well as his commitment to provide the best for all his patients. Dr. Al-Okati holds a key role in training delegates alongside with Professor Bob Khanna at DrBK training institute. Dr. Al-Okati is a platinum member of IAAFA (international academy advanced facial aesthetics).
In his spare time, Dr. Al-Okati is an active gym member and enjoys fitness and weight lifting.
Dr Vandna Chamund | BSc (Hons), BDS (Hons) 2010, MJDF RCS Eng
Vandna graduated with a Biological science BSc Hons from Westminster University in 2004, where she participated in a research project on Malaria at the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine. She then obtained a dental nursing qualification from Eastman Dental hospital and NVQ III.
Dr. Chamund qualified from St. Bart's & The Royal London Hospital, Queen Mary's School of Medicine and Dentistry in 2010 with honors. She then completed her vocational training with the London Deanery as part of the Eastman scheme at a general dental practice in Surrey, where she took part in oral health promotion for children in local schools. In 2011, she worked as a senior house officer in Paediatric Dentistry at Bart's and the London NHS trust.
Dr. Chamund has a vast knowledge of working with adults and young children who suffer from dental anxiety, are physically disabled, have learning difficulties and syndromes. Vandna has also been on a facial aesthetics course to carry out dermal fillers, lip enhancement and smooth wrinkles.
Vandna's hobbies include yoga, meditation and travelling.
Dr Gayathirie Sooriyacumar | BDS (2009) MFDS RCS
Gaya qualified from Kings College London in 2009. She then continued her postgraduate studies by completing her MFDS with the Royal College of Dental Surgeons Edinburgh in 2012.
Gaya has a special interest in providing cosmetically focused treatments, treating nervous patients and children. Gaya undertakes cases in short term straightening of teeth including C-FAST & Quick Straight Teeth systems, transforming smiles and endeavouring to meet her patients’ expectations. Furthermore she has training in sleep apnoea and prescribes anti-snoring treatments, which in a different, yet very important, way transform lives.
Dr Gaya is very approachable, gentle and caring and takes pride in providing painless quality dentistry.
Dr George Khetab | DMD
Dr George Khetab qualified from The University of Debrecen Dental School in 2014. Following this, he began his career in private practice where he provided high end dental care. He gained Membership of the Faculty of Dental Surgery from the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh in 2018 as part of his early postgraduate studies.
George is interested in all aspects of dentistry, particularly oral surgery and implants, adult orthodontics and minimally invasive cosmetic dentistry.
George has completed a large number of postgraduate courses and has chosen to focus on complex full mouth rehabilitation cases where a revolutionary digital smile can be designed prior to commencing of treatment and patients can visualise their ideal bespoke smile before they go ahead with treatment.
Dr. George has a very easygoing attitude and is able to put his patients at ease and restore confidence in even the most nervous patients in order to keep them as relaxed as possible in the dental environment.
George enjoys teaching general dentistry and is a visiting lecturer at the European University of Cyprus Dental School.
Dr Christos Pollatos |
Christos limits his practice to the field of endodontics, both in private practice and at the Eastman Dental Hospital. He is also involved with teaching postgraduate courses at the Eastman Dental Institute, as a visiting lecturer.
After completing his undergraduate studies at the University of Athens, he moved to the United Kingdom and worked as a General Practitioner, until he decided to pursue further studies in the field of endodontology. He obtained his Master's degree with distinction in 2016.
Christos strongly believes in educating patients and reaching a truly informed consent prior to his patients embarking to any treatment plan; he will always devote plenty of time to explaining the cause of any dental problem and the possible solutions thoroughly, using simple terms. He also takes pride in having changed patients' negative preconceptions towards the -fairly misjudged- root canal treatments.
Mrs Bita Ghanizadeh | Dental Hygienist (2012)
Bita qualified as a professional hygienist in 2012 and has been with Billericay Dental Care since that time.
She values the direct patient contact as well as the dental practice environment. She believes in educating patients in dental care as well as overall oral hygiene. For her, the most rewarding part of the job is seeing her patients improve and making a difference to their oral healthcare as well as general well being.
Bita enjoys ordinary things in life, Essex and London as well as her family and friends.
Mr Bradley Taylor | BSc, Dental Hygienist (2013)
Bradley qualified from Barts and the London School of Medicine and Dentistry in 2013 and has a Bachelor of Science Degree in Oral Health Promotion
Bradley is particularly skilled and adept at treating the nervous patient. He has a natural ability to build rapport and trust and patients comment on how rewarding their treatment has been.
He is also qualified to carry out Professional Tooth Whitening.
Outside of work Bradley enjoys going to the gym and training his dog, Willow.
Caroline - Head Nurse
Our nurses follow strict decontamination procedures, and are patient friendly. They are dedicated to providing quality dental care by working as a team with the clinicians and the support staff.
Natalie & Paige are the voices on our telephone line and the faces to welcome you at the Reception.