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Our Team

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Dr D. Amir Shabahang

Dentist | GDC Number: 72796

Since qualifying in the Royal Caroline Institute in Stockholm Sweden, Dr D Amir Shabahang has created winning smiles for his patients over many years. He has taken numerous courses in cosmetic dentistry and has always been fascinated about anything new in dentistry.

Amir set up Country Park Dental Practice Limited, aiming to create a centre for excellence in dentistry in the year 2000. His perfectionist nature and passion for cosmetic dentistry has always been recognised by his colleagues and his patients. Amir has developed his own protocol for safe removal of mercury fillings, since 1994 and this protocol is without doubt one of the safest ways to remove mercury fillings. His passion for making new smiles has also led him to a vast skill for short term adult orthodontics. Amir believes strongly in the relation between diet and health and passionately shares his knowledge with his patients.

Dr D Shabahang is a member of IAOMT, international Academy of Oral Medicine and Toxicology and also British society for mercury free dentistry.

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Ms Nadereh Arabshahi

Dentist | GDC Number: 72795

Nadi qualified as a dentist at the Royal Caroline Institute in Stockholm in 1994. After completing her first job in Sweden, she moved to England and started her career in Essex. During this time she developed her skills dealing with anxious patients.

Nadi became a partner at Country Park Dental Practice in 2000. Nadi has developed a very keen interest in dental material science and uses MID, minimally dentistry techniques.

She is also passionate about preventative dentistry and children’s dental health.

Nadi loves her job as a dentist and enjoys her chosen profession highly. She regards all her patients as individuals with unique needs and is very tuned in to involving them in their treatments. Nadi loves to spend time with her family and also finds anything to do with animals is irresistible.

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Dr. Vishal Patel

Dentist | GDC Number: 243883

Dr Vish graduated with BSc honours in Biochemistry from Kings College London in 2009, after which he went on to become a Bachelor of Dental Surgery in 2013 accredited by The University of Liverpool. Dr Vish has a wealth of experience as a General Dental Practitioner and has honed his skills to extremely high levels enabling him to provide a wide variety of cosmetic treatments, helping him to fulfil a personal goal in providing all of his patients with confidence in their smiles whilst encouraging a positive attitude in preventing dental disease.

Dr Vish is passionate about the profession and constantly strives to push himself at the forefront of modern-day dentistry by keeping up-to date with the latest innovations and continually investing in personal development by regularly attending courses to further his clinical skills. He has a real passion for learning with a special interest in dental implant treatment which has seen him travel internationally to develop his skills and is currently in the process of acquiring his third academic degree, a Master’s degree in Dental Implantology at the University of Bristol.

Dr Vish takes pride in establishing a solid rapport with his patients of all ages allowing them to feel at ease from their very first visit. Known for his ethical approach, he will always put the patients’ interest first, allowing him to build trust leading to a loyal patient base.

Outside of dentistry, Dr Vish would consider himself as a coffee enthusiast. He enjoys travelling to different countries where he is able to explore different coffees and find inspiration for cooking authentic dishes. His personal favourite is cooking Italian dishes.   

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Melica Bastani

Hygienist | GDC Number: 273169

I’m Melica, I qualified from the University of Essex in August 2018 with a distinction in Oral Health Sciences. Dental hygiene is becoming more and more important due to the various discoveries linking our oral health to our general health. This is why we provide not only the best patient care but also, educate patients so that they can understand the importance of good oral health.

When I’m not being a tooth fairy, I spend my time socialising with friends (with some retail therapy) and going to the gym.

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Yazmyn Felix

Hygienist/Therapist | GDC Number: 187918

I’m Yazmyn, Country Park Dental Practice’s hygienist and therapist. I graduated from the University of Leeds in 2017 with the best academic award.

I’m very passionate about dentistry and I’m looking forward to building great relationships between myself and the patients of Country Park Dental Practice and particularly have an interest in working with anxious and phobic patients, helping to build back their confidence in dentistry.

I am a member of the British association of dental hygienists and therapists and plan to become more involved in regional groups, representing skills of hygienists and therapists.

When not in work, I like to experiment with cooking, creating different dishes, particularly sweet treats and desserts. I may be a Dental Therapist but I still have a sweet tooth!

Jenny

Jenny Elliott

Practice Manager | GDC Number: 113129

In 2001, I trained as a dental nurse and achieved my National Qualification in 2004.

During my time nursing, I have developed my skills, gained experience and many important qualities that have allowed me look after patients in the best possible way. Every day has been different, interesting and enjoyable. I wanted to develop my knowledge further and I set up the Good Practice Scheme with the British Dental Association and we have been a member since 2006. I am very much involved in the Good Practice Scheme and continually maintain documentation.

I completed one area of Practice Management in 2013 and have successfully completed a diploma in management in 2015. I am now Practice Manager and CQC Registered Manager.

My outside interests are my family and three Shi-Tzu’s

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Jasmine Cannons

Dental Nurse GDC Number: 821685

Hello! My name is Jasmine and I joined the Country Park team in 2016 as an apprentice and have recently become a qualified Dental Nurse in 2018.

I find my job role very rewarding and love helping anxious patients overcome their fear of coming to the dentist. I also feel very fortunate to work with such a great team.

In my spare time, I like walking my dog Dave and eating food out with my friends and family.

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Harriet Gallifant

Dental Nurse/Receptionist GDC Number: 821677

I’m Harriet and I’m a qualified Dental Nurse here at Country Park Dental Practice. I began my career as a Dental Nurse in September 2016 and later qualified in 2018. During my time training, I gained experience and knowledge and have a particular interest in restorative dentistry and supporting patients who are nervous. In July 2018, I took on the role of receptionist and have since been working mostly on the front desk with occasional days nursing. I am looking forward to my future in this career and aim to continue expanding my skills.

In my spare time I enjoy spending time with my family and friends, travelling and particularly enjoy trips to London to see West-End shows!

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Louise Broadhurst

Receptionist/Dental Nurse | GDC Number: 267906

My name is Louise; I started training to become a Dental Nurse in 2014 and achieved my qualification in 2016. I have loved nursing since the moment I started and I am planning to undertake more courses in the future to further my career. I moved to Country Park Dental Practice in October 2018 and now spend most of my time on reception, which I enjoy just as much. It is such a lovely team here and I felt very welcomed straight away.

In my spare time you’ll find me socialising with my family and friends or curled up with a good book.

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Millie Graham

Qualified Dental Nurse | GDC Number: 289235

Nice to meet you, I’m Millie. I began my dental nursing journey in January 2018 and qualified in June 2020. I have a particular interest in restorative dentistry and enjoy assisting in the process of a patients dental journey. I am looking forward to progressing in my career within dentistry.

When I’m not at work, I enjoy spending time with my family and walking my French bulldog, Hudson.

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Lillie Dunne

Qualified Dental Nurse GDC Number: 291301

I’m Lillie. I qualified as a dental nurse in September 2020 after 2 years of studying. I particularly enjoy supporting patients during complex treatments by ensuring that they feel comfortable and reassured throughout. I look forward to progressing in my career and have an interest in moving towards surgical and implant nursing.

When I’m not at work I like to travel, cook & bake yummy foods and spend quality time with friends and family

Contact details

Tel: 01206 751 175
enquiries@countryparkdentalpractice.co.uk

Country Park Dental Practice
5 Highwoods Square
Colchester
Essex. CO4 9SR

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