We bring you cost-effective and award-winning dental care
10 Brickfields Road
South Woodham Ferrers, Chelmsford CM3 5XB
01245 328060
Mon - Fri 8.30 - 17.30
Saturday Appointment Only - Sunday CLOSED

Staff Profiles

Dental Surgeons


Dr T.C. Patel

Principal Dental Surgeon

BDS (Newscastle 1983), DGDP RCS (Eng 1994), DRDP (Lon 2003), DipImpDent RCS (Eng) Adv Cert, CAPP Dent, FF GDP (UK) FICD

GDC Registration : 57765

T.C. has 29 years experience in the dental profession and  has recently been made Fellow of the Faculty of General Dental Practice (FFGDP) by examination which recognises his commitment to postgraduate professional development. It also marks his ability to deliver the highest standard of patient care and dental competence.


Kunju Patel

Associate Dental Surgeon

BDS (Lond 1984),
PG Cert Education

GDC Registration : 59174

Kunju qualified from Guy’s Hospital in 1984. She gained her Posgraduate  Certificate in Dental Education in 2011. Her special interests are children’s dentistry and prosthetics and nervous patients In February 2008 she became qualified in non-surgical facial rejuvenation treatments. Her hobbies are golf, keeping-fit and skiing.


Amit Patel


BChD MJDF RCS (ENG), Dip Imp Dent RCS (ENG), MClinDent Fixed & Removable Prosthodontics Dist. (Lon)

GDC Registration : 244708

Thank you for choosing me as your Dentist. Our goal for all our patients here is to provide you with the highest level of care we can so that you can keep your teeth in optimal health whilst keeping them looking fantastic.

My aim is to provide high quality dentistry in an ethical and comfortable manner.


Dr Kuldip Chawla



GDC Registration : 251168

Ricky graduated from the University of Central Lancashire. He has undertaken a 1-year advanced restorative course with leading dentist Basil Mizrahi and provides clear aligner (Invisalign) treatment for his patients. Ricky enjoys providing restorative treatments including crown and bridge work, as well as paediatric dentistry.


Dr Amy Gandecha


BDS (Lond.), MFDS RCS (Edin.)

Amy qualified from Barts and the London School of Dentistry. She began working with us in 2017 and enjoys children’s dentistry. Amy has developed a keen interest in Facial Aesthetics and is currently undergoing her Level 7 certificate in Cosmetic Injectables. She is confident in providing anti wrinkle treatments and facial rejuvenation with dermal fillers.


Dr Nikita Patel


BDS (Newcastle), MJDF RCS (Eng.)

GDC Registration : 258354

Nikita qualified from Newcastle University and has undertaken 2 years post graduate training in a hospital setting dealing with complex surgical procedures. She has a special interest in Periodontal Treatment (treatment of gum disease) and is undertaking further postgraduate training in this field.

Dental Nurses


Alison Charles

Dental nurse

NEBDN 2015

GDC Registration : 256544

Alison qualified with her NEBDN National Diploma in Dental Nursing in January 2015. She has been at our practice since November 2013 working alongside many of our dentists gaining experience in all aspects of dentistry.
In Alison’s spare time she enjoys to keep fit by running and also likes to go skiing with her family.

Katrina Blott

Dental nurse

NEBDN 2012

GDC Registration : 236349

Katrina began her dental career in November 2010 she enrolled on the NEBN Diploma in Dental Nursing Course in 2011 and qualified in 2012. Katrina joined the team at Brickfields Dental Care in March 2016.

Katrina enjoys all aspects of dental nursing.

Outside of work, Katrina enjoys spending time with her Husband, Daughter and doing floristry.


Toni Johnson

Dental nurse

NEBDN 2001

GDC Registration : 120206

Toni has been nursing for 19 years, qualifying from Chelmsford College in 2001. She has been working at Brickfield Dentalcare since 2005 and since then has gained the National Qualification in Dental Radiography in 2008 and has advanced training in oral health education.

Toni also has experience in implantology, orthodontics, cosmetic dentistry and conscious sedation.


Linda Collier

Dental nurse

Verified experience in Dental Nursing

GDC Registration : 110767

Linda joined Brickfields Dental Care in 2010.
 Undertook Dental Nurse training course at Havering Technical College in 1979.
 She has attended courses on hypnotherapy for the treatment of very anxious patients.
 She has also done voluntary dental work on a medical ship in the Amazon.
 She has worked in a variety of practices covering both NHS & Private treatment.



Liz Finn


CEB Dip Dent Hygiene 1992

GDC Registration : 4320

After spending many years in the dental profession Liz qualified as a dental hygienist from Eastman Dental Hospital London in 1992.  Liz has spent the last 15 years working as a hygienist at Brickfields. She really enjoys seeing her regular patients that she has got to know over the time she has spent at the practice.


Nicola Farley


FdSc 2010
NEBDN 2000

GDC Registration : 109464

Nicola has been working in dentistry for many years, gaining valuable experience in general and private practice, sometime has also been spent working in the commmunity and hospital setting. Qualified in Dental Radaiography and Oral Health promotion. In October 2010 she gained a foundation degree in Oral Health Science and qualified as a Dental Hygienist.


Julie Fanning


FdSc 2010
NEBDN 1996

GDC Registration : 126713

Julie has been working as a dental care professional for over Twenty years developing extensive experience working within different disciplines of dentistry, qualified in Orthodontic Nursing, Oral Health Promotion and Dental Radiography. In October 2010 she completed a foundation Degree in Oral Health Sciences and qualified as a Dental Hygienist with Distinction.

Sarah McCorkell

Hygienist & Therapist

Diploma in Dental Hygiene and Therapy Lond 2008

GDC Registration : 141307

Sarah qualified as a dental hygiene/therapist from Kings College London in 2008. She has been with Brickfields practice now for a year working on a Saturday morning. In her spare time she enjoys days out with her husband and young son.



Jo Cleary

Dental nurse and receptionist


GDC Registration : 149181

Jo has worked at the practice for 11 years now, she has held the NEBDN qualification since 1990, has a background of nursing with special needs children and adults, she is currently working on the practice reception team where she is always eager and happy to help with enquiries. Jo enjoys socialising with friends and family, loves music and sporting events.


Debbie Bartlett


Debbie has worked at Brickfields Dental care since 1992 having had over 30 years experience in Dentistry. Her duties within the practice are shared between managing the company accounts and assisting on the main reception giving the patients a warm and friendly welcome and advising on any patient queries.

Anita Spooner

Senior dental nurse & treatment coordinator


GDC Registration : 151029

Anita is our Senior Dental Nurse and has gained further qualifacations in Dental Radiography, Oral Health Education, Orthodontic Nursing and is formally qualified as a Dental Practice Manager. Anita has also gained extensive experience in Implantology, Conscious Sedation and Cosmetic Dentistry. Interests and hobbies include Badminton and reading.

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