Meet The Team
Dr Mohammad Goli DDS
Dr Mohammad Goli qualified in 1999 at the University of Tandlakare Umea in Sweden. Post graduation he spent one year working in Sweden doing all aspects of general dentistry including Oral Surgery.
He moved to England in 2000 and worked in a large mixed NHS and Private practice until 2003 before becoming the Principle at Goodleigh Dental Practice.
Over the last 18 years he has expanded and modernised the practice and is a staunch supporter of the NHS and it’s principles to provide low cost dentistry for all.
He is a frequent attender of courses to keep up to date with the latest techniques and new treatments available. He is particularly interested in root canal treatment and receives many private referrals in this field.
He is focused on delivering an excellent level of service and treatment to all patients at the practice.
GDC reg no: 77049
Dr Ali Rifai BDS PG Cert
Dr Ali Rifai Graduated in 2008 from Barts and The London.
Dr Rifai is passionate about health and aesthetics and enjoys helping people get a confidence boost.
He has completed a Masters degree in Implant Dentistry at the City of London Dental School. He focuses on providing cosmetic dentistry, with a focus on accelerated braces and minimally invasive treatments.
Dr. Rifai is a perfectionist and always strives to provide the highest quality treatments for his patients. He is keen on learning continually attending numerous courses and conferences so he can implement new techniques and technologies.
Dr Rifai provides Invisalign, Six Months Smiles, Quick Straight Teeth, Inman Aligner and many other teeth straightening options. He also provides mercury-free tooth coloured cosmetic fillings, and crowns and Dental Implants. Dr Rifai is a Full Member of the British Academy of Cosmetic Dentists.
GDC reg no: 154456
Dr Jyoti Marwaha BDS
Associate Dentist, (BDS University of Birmingham 2004)
Jyoti graduated from the University of Birmingham in 2004, and has been at Goodleigh Dental since 2007.
Having a caring and sympathetic nature, Jyoti enjoys all aspects of general dentistry. She holds a special interest in crown and bridgework, teeth whitening and providing white fillings.
Jyoti has completed The Certificate in Restorative Dentistry at The Eastman Dental Institute. She is certified in providing six month smile, which is a minimally invasive treatment that straightens teeth discreetly and quickly. She is also a provider of enlighten whitening.
GDC reg no: 83855
Dr Khilna Shah
Associate Dentist, ( BDS University of Birmingham 1999)
Khilna graduated from the University of Birmingham in 1999.
Khilna joined Goodleigh Dental Practice in 2010, when she moved to Essex. Prior to this, she had been working at a single General Dental Practice for over 8 years in London.
This enabled her to gain extensive experience in both NHS and private dentistry.
Khilna appreciates the professional, longstanding rapport she shares with many of her patients, whom she strives to provide with high quality dental care.
Khilna enjoys performing all aspects of General Dental Practice and provides various treatments including non mercury composite (tooth coloured) fillings, different types of crown and bridge work, veneers, tooth whitening (mainly Enlighten) and various minimally invasive aesthetic treatments. She is a firm believer in discussing all options in detail with the patients and providing the best option for them.
Over the years Khilna has completed various post graduate courses including a certificate course in Restorative Dentistry and Sports Dentistry at the renowned Eastman Dental Institute. She has recently completed a course in Six Month Smiles and Inman Aligner Systems, which are both teeth straightening treatments.
Khilna has an interest in facial aesthetics and is certified to provide wrinkle reduction treatments and dermal fillers.
Khilna strongly believes in continued professional development, training and education in General Dental Practice so that she can provide the best possible dental care for her patients and adhere to her ethos and constant goal: provision of high quality dentistry through the right knowledge and right conduct to the best of her ability.
GDC reg no: 75968
Dr Rachel White BDS (Hons) (London) MFDS RCS (Ed) FGDP(UK) Cert MOS RCS (Eng)
Originally from Cambridgeshire and after studying in London, Dr. Rachel now bases her family life in Billericay with her partner and young son.
When she is not practising dentistry, or burning calories chasing around the two men in her life, Dr. Rachel is a frequent gym goer and has even been taking her son to baby yoga and gym classes. Dr. Rachel is passionate about travelling (who isn’t) and socialising (talking!!).
She is probably best known by her colleagues for her love of cats, however they might not know that she has also performed on stage at Cape Town City Hall, or that she once attended lunch with the President of the Cook Islands, in celebration of the Pacific Mini Games, held in Avarua, whilst working for the Cook Islands Ministry of Dental Health! Prior to becoming a Dentist, Dr Rachel achieved an Honours Degree in Sports Science.
Since graduating from Barts and The London, Medical and Dental School in 2010, Dr. Rachel has striven to continually advance her dental knowledge and skills. From 2012 she has been studying with the world renowned Kois Center in Seattle, completed the highly respected entrance examinations to become a Member of the Faculty of Dental Surgeons, Edinburgh, and also gained a Postgraduate Certificate with the Faculty of General Dental Practitioners (UK) in Minor Oral Surgery. Dr. Rachel can offer you Invisalign, C-Fast, SmileTru Aligners or the revolutionary SmileFast Composite Veneer system to give you a beautiful, straight smile in only a few months. Perfect for those special occasions on the horizon!
Dr. Rachel is a ZO Skin Health Specialist and is skilled in many facial rejuvenating treatments from wrinkle relaxing treatments, dermal fillers, lip enhancements and mesotherapy treatments to make you feel beautiful inside and out. Medical grade skin care is something Dr. Rachel feels very passionately about, and there really is no need to suffer with acne, roscaea, melasama or any other skin care concerns. Jaw clenching, grinding and tension headaches can also be treated by Dr. Rachel at our clinic.
What Dr. Rachel really loves though, is to provide treatment in a calm, relaxing manner, and involve each patient in the creating of their bespoke dental treatment.
GDC reg no: 194361
Dr Nupur Garg BDS
Associate Dentist (Statutory Exam 2015 BDS Devi Ahilya Vishwavidyalay 2011)
fter graduating in 2012 at Delhi Dental Council of India Dr Garg worked in various dental practices and hospitals to gather vast experience.
She cleared international qualifying exams in 2015 from Eastman Dental Institute undertaken by General Dental Council, UK followed by vocational training in UK.
She joined our practice in 2016 and has gained extensive experience in oral health education, clinical restorative dentistry and striving for perfection in Cosmetic/Aesthetic Dentistry as well.
It was in 2019 where she finished her one year course in Aesthetic Restorative, and studied Occlusion which are the key points of clinical restorative and aesthetic dentistry, under the prestigious institute of Dr.Ash Parmar one of the renowned Cosmetic Dental Surgeon in UK She learned to treat the complex cases with expertise and confidence. This has inspired her towards the complete smile makeovers.
Recently, in 2021, Dr.Garg has completed Smile fast training and is a certified provider of Smilefast which is most popularly known as the composite bonding/Composite Direct Veneer system to give you a beautiful and ideal smile in days. She does Teeth whitening – mainly Enlighten which helps to remove staining and gives the best results
Dr Garg is currently undertaking exams for MJDF (Membership of Joint Dental Facilities) at the prestigious Royal College of Surgeons, England.
Nupur is very kind and gentle, great at putting nervous patients at ease.
She has keen interest in restorative and general dentistry. In her spare time she likes to spend time in creative art and music and Dance.
GDC reg no: 258148
Dr. Elena Crina Senchea DMD, PGCert RestOrative
Associate Dentist (DMD Iasi 2017)
Crina graduated from the University of Medicine and Pharmacy “Gr. T.Popa”, Iasi, in 2016. She worked in her country as a General Dentist for one year, where she provided the full range of general and cosmetic dental care to her patients. She settled in the United Kingdom starting May 2017, and she worked in NHS and Private practices in London and Essex.
Crina is passionate about dentistry and providing the highest quality of dental care. She regularly attends courses to keep up to date with the newest techniques and advances in modern dental care. She is currently completing a Post-Graduate Certificate in Restorative Dentistry.
She is totally focused on achieving the best result for her patients by performing high quality aesthetic restorations, veneers and crowns. The purpose of her work is to make her patients smile with confidence and to meet their expectations.
Crina is a member of the BDA (British Dental Association) where she is taking advantage of the highest quality education.
She manages to work very well with anxious patients and likes to create a pleasant atmosphere for them always putting them at ease. Her patients have commented on the fact that she always has a gentle caring manner.
GDC reg no: 273421
Dr. Shorifa Nargis BDS
Associate Dentist (BDS Lond 2005)
Shorifa qualified at Queen Mary University of London in 2005, and since has taken a particular interest in periodontal disease, cosmetic restorations, teeth whitening, root canal treatment, extractions and dentures.
She is firmly committed to the practice providing NHS dentistry for all those that need it.
She strives to offer her patients the best possible care by listening to their concerns and offering them various treatment options. She works really well with anxious and nervous patients, patients with special needs and enjoys working with children and their families, educating them on oral health and hygiene.
She has a very friendly, relaxed and calm approach and enjoys building a rapport with her patients and helping them overcome their fears. She is dedicated to providing the highest dental care to all her patients.
“One of the first things I noticed when joining the practice was the lovely, friendly atmosphere. Working here is not just a job; I take a real interest in every patient and make sure to have a chat with you before starting any treatment. I have found the surgery to have a highly efficient, hardworking and friendly team.
My 16 years in practice has taught me that it is possible to retain a complete and healthy set of teeth throughout the whole of your life. I see helping you achieve this as the most important part of my job. I do not believe in quick fixes that won’t last, but strive for quality results that will last a lifetime".
GDC reg no: 101411
Dr Rejana Jayakumar
Associate Dentist - BDS MPharm (Hons)
Having qualified from the University of Central Lancashire in 2019, Rejana completed her foundation training within the London Deanery.
Being a dual-qualified Dentist and Pharmacist, her ethos is to help make a difference to the health of her patients in a holistic way. She takes pride in her empathetic patient-centred approach, tailoring consultations and treatment to individual needs in a relaxed environment.
Rejana is dedicated to post-graduate training with a particular focus on minimally invasive restorative dentistry. She is currently pursuing her diploma in Advanced Aesthetic Restorative Dentistry and Endodontics and has undertaken a composite masterclass allowing her to provide her patients with beautiful new smiles.
Outside of dentistry, Rejana loves to keep fit and travel to experience new cultures and cuisines.
GDC reg no. 284422
Dr. Dr Sharmistha Deb BDS
Associate Dentist (BDS 2003)
I qualified in 2005 in India, from Vinayaka mission dental college Lucknow , India with Honors. Thereafter completed my internship ,which is equivalent to vocational training from C.M.D.C, Lucknow, INDIA( Command Medical dental centre, Lucknow,) a unit of prestigious Indian armed forces )learning all aspects of clinical dentistry. It was in 2010 ,I qualified my ORE (overseas registration examination ) from Eastman dental institute and started working in England in the Oct of 2010 . I moved to Leeds in the spring of 2012 and had a brilliant opportunity to work with an interesting clinical pilot project, which was working in close collaboration with NHS England and Leeds dental institute. Pilot project was being carried out from one of the practices of IDH in Keighley. It was the same time I was also enrolled in doing my two years post-graduation course in Restorative dentistry, with Dr Paul Tipton’s academy, a course recognized by BARD( British Association Of Restorative Dentistry.) Dr. Tipton,a dedicated teacher of international repute , instilled in us the keen desire to be an eager learner, strive for perfection and be critical of our work at every stage, a skill set which helped me immensely to strive for excellence at work to the best of my ability.
I have worked as an associate, in clinical practices in Essex and Graves-end, with emphasis on private dentistry along with NHS work. My passion for learning and perfecting restorative dentistry has led me to join the program in Advanced Aesthetic dentistry , level 7 , from Eastman dental institute, which I wish to complete by end of 2021 sept. The focus has always been to deliver excellent level of service to the patient in collaboration with a great team work, which Bow dental practice from 2017 and Good leigh dental practice, has provided to me where I am currently enrolled.
In spare time I engage into much of outdoors, reading, swimming and an avid traveller at heart. Photography is something close to my heart and flare of music as I continue with my Indian vocal.
GDC reg no: 188128
Dr Dominic Nagy
Implant Surgeon (DMD University of Debrecen 2000)
He was born in 1974. He graduated from University of Medical Sciences in Debrecen, Hungary in 2000.
He got his diploma in dentistry in 2002.
He got his second diploma in dental surgery in 2006.
He worked for 4 years at Maxillo-Facial Surgery Unit of Szent Rókus Hospital and 4 years at the Surgery Unit of Madarász Children’s Hospital.
He has been working in private practice since 2003.
At Citydent Aesthetic Dentistry and Implantology Centre he has special interests in aesthetic dentistry, dental care and rehabilitation of patients suffering from special jawbone articulation disease (TMI), gum plasty for patients with periodontal diseases, dental implant surgery and related bone grafting.
He regularly attends national and international conferences and practical training, including: Hungarian Denti, Biomet-3i (USA), German Sky Implant System and Israeli MIS implantology. He is doing postgraduate scientific work at the Dental Faculty of the Scientific University of Szeged (Hungary). His research field: titanium surface of dental implants.
Hungarian Society of Periodontology
European Federation of Periodontology
European Association for Osseointegration
GDC reg no: 110755
Dr Geo Matthew
Associate Dentist (MFDS Royal College of Surgeons Of England 2006 Statutory Exam 2006 BDS Kuvempu 1998)
GDC reg no: 105487
Dr Amar Kanzaria
Associate Dentist (BChD University of Leeds 2011, MBBS)
Amar joins Goodleigh Dental Practice as an accredited tier 2 dentist in oral surgery, meaning other dentists refer challenging and complex surgical cases to him. Following a period of training in Melbourne, Australia, he has since returned to East London and Essex climbing the career ladder in pursuit of becoming a head and neck surgeon. Amar is dual qualified in Dentistry (Leeds 2011) and Medicine (Bart’s & the London 2017), now undertaking his formal surgical training in the East of England Deanery.
Amar has a reputation for putting the most nervous patients at ease with his easy, friendly manner. With an interest in improving patient experience and treatment options, he is ready to incorporate sedation and dental implants into his clinical practice.
Away from dentistry, Amar loves to follow his beloved West Ham or if time allows push himself on a mammoth cycle ride!
GDC reg no: 211161
Dr Andreea Salcianu DMD
Special Interest in Endodontics (DMD Bucharest 2002)
GDC reg no: 182937
Hygienist / Therapist
Emma graduated in 2011 after completing her Diploma in Dental Hygiene and Therapy. Before attending University Emma worked as a Dental Nurse in a mixed NHS and Private Practice. Since leaving University Emma has gained experience from working at various practices in the local area. She keeps up to date with her continual professional development by attending courses throughout the year. Emma is committed to providing patients high quality treatment and advice on oral hygiene in a relaxed and caring environment.
GDC reg no: 213421
Hygienist (Certificate in Dental Hygiene Denmark 2006)
Reza has been working as a Dental care professional since 2005 after completing his degree in Dental Hygiene and therapy from Denmark.
He firmly believes that having a healthy mouth is an essential part in having a healthy lifestyle, therefore he will work with you to find the easiest and most effective way of keeping your mouth clean and healthy.
He will offer treatments which will help and treat gum disease, tooth decay and bad breath.
Providing patients with a relaxed and comfortable environments important to Reza.
He is also very proactive at keeping up to date with continual professional development and training to ensure he is up to date and can provide the best possible care.
GDC reg no: 107062
Neda Doosti is our practice manager, responsible for the smooth running of the practice and ensuring all patients are happy with the treatment and service they receive.
Neda is the key contact in the event that you do have any problems or concerns when visiting Goodleigh Dental practice. Please see our complaints procedure for further details.