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Ashwell Dental Surgery, a part of Dental Surgery Group since 2004.

Serving the communities of North Hertfordshire with quality NHS & private dental care for over 50 years.

Welcome to Ashwell Dental Surgery.
a dental surgery group practice since 2004
a dental surgery group practice since 2004
a dental surgery group practice since 2004
a dental surgery group practice since 2004
a dental surgery group practice since 2004
a dental surgery group practice since 2004
a dental surgery group practice since 2004
a dental surgery group practice since 2004
a dental surgery group practice since 2004
a dental surgery group practice since 2004

General & Cosmetic Dentistry at Ashwell Dental Surgery


We offer the Invisalign® system - the world's most advanced clear aligner system and an alternative to fixed braces.

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Dental Implants

Implants offer the best way for replacing teeth, whether you have lost one, several, or all of your teeth. The result looks and feels just like natural teeth without involving any other teeth and allows you to live, laugh and enjoy life with full confidence.

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Periodontal or gum disease is an infection affecting the tissues surrounding the teeth. These tissues include the gums and bone supporting the teeth. Periodontal disease is usually a slow, painless, progressive condition. Most adults with this disease are unaware they have it but if diagnosed and treated early the teeth can be saved.

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Endodontics (Root Canal Treatments)

Deep tooth decay, deep fractures or an injury due to trauma, can cause serious damage and infection to the pulp. If the pulp becomes infected, the infection can spread through the entire root canal system of the tooth. This will eventually lead to an abscess. Root canal, or endodontic treatment, cleans out the infected pulp chamber and repairs the damage so the tooth can be saved.

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General & Cosmetic Dentistry in North Hertfordshire
Meet the Ashwell Dental Team

The Dentists

Dr Bindi Shah

Principal Dentist
BDS Wales 2001
GDC No. 79543

Bindi qualified from University of Wales College of Medicine (Cardiff) in 2001. She then worked in general practice in London and Hertfordshire. She became the Principal Dental Surgeon of Ashwell Dental Surgery in October 2004 and is completed her MFGDP qualification in November 2007.

Bindi is very passionate about dentistry and has the constant desire and drive to learn new and exciting techniques. She enjoys working with nervous patients and children helping them to reduce their anxiety.

As Ashwell Dental Surgery’s reputation for quality care grew, in 2006 she expanded the practice from two surgeries to four in order to meet demand.

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Dr Vishal Sachania

Associate Dentist with Special Interest in Implantology
GDC No. 203979

Vishal graduated in Dental Surgery at Cardiff University in 2010 and in 2012 gained a Membership to the Joint Dental Faculties from the Royal College of Surgeons. He has spent 2 years at the University of Manchester and trained under some of the country’s leading surgeons, where he went on to obtained a Master’s Degree in Dental Implantology.

Over the last few years he has developed an extensive portfolio in dental implant placement and restoration, achieving excellent dental implant success rates. He is able to offer advanced procedures to include bone grafting, sinus augmentation and full mouth implant rehabilitation.

Vishal is an enthusiastic and meticulous surgeon. He finds his job very rewarding and thrives to provide his patients with comprehensive evidence based treatment. He enjoys treatment planning and problem-solving, to help patients with difficult requirements. He is able to share his knowledge and takes an active role, mentoring colleagues in all aspects of dental implantology.

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Dr Adesh Savla

Associate Dentist with Special Interest in Oral Surgery
BDS Wales 2013
GDC No. 245005

Adesh graduated from CardiffUniversity in 2013 with Honours. Since then he has carried out several training posts across hospitals in London and South West England which helped develop his passion for the specialty of oral surgery.

He currently works at the prestigious Royal National ENT and Eastman Dental Hospitals in the Department of Oral Surgery and has also worked in several practices across south London and the KSS region providing minor oral surgery. He has a passion for teaching and is heavily involved in the training of dental core trainees and postgraduate students.

Adesh is competent in a variety of oral surgery procedures with a special interest in the removal of impacted wisdom teeth. He is also accredited to provide conscious sedation for nervous patients. He aims to bring hospital standard specialist dentistry into the dental practice environment.

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Dr Radhika Shah

Associate Dentist
GDC No. 277961

Radhika graduated from the University of Bristol with a Bachelor of Dental Surgery. Radhika has treated patients with a wide range of needs in general dentistry and hospital settings. Her holistic treatment approach aims to promote general wellbeing in addition to dental health.

She understands that the dental visit can be daunting for some and is committed to creating a comfortable atmosphere, particularly for those with dental anxiety. She especially enjoys treating children and believes providing a positive experience is essential to their oral health journey.

Outside of work, she attends courses on various aspects of dentistry, fuelled by the passion to keep giving the best possible care to her patients. She spends her spare time exploring woodlands, painting and cross-stitching.

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Dr Manuella Onanuga

Associate Dentist
GDC NO. 310056

Manuella graduated from King’s College London with a Bachelor of Dental Surgery. She is warm and approachable; these qualities allow her to welcome and treat anxious patients and nervous children. She aims to deliver the best care to her patients and enjoys keeping up to date with all aspects of general dentistry.

Outside of work Manuella is a keen traveller, sings with the band at her church and loves to spend time with her family.

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Dr Puja Chudasama

Associate Dentist
GDC NO. 312816

Puja graduated from Medical University Varna, Bulgaria in 2023.

Born and bred in Cambridge, she has deep roots to the city and sense of community.


After living abroad for 6 years amongst people from different countries and cultural backgrounds, she believes in building strong relationships with each individual, taking the time to listen to their concerns and tailor treatment plans to meet their specific needs and goals. She likes to her keep her self updated and has a passion for continual learning and advancement. 


Puja enjoys doing voluntary work and in October 2023 she flew to Madagascar to provide dental aid and education on basic oral hygiene across the country to a number of unserved communities.


Aside from dentistry, Puja enjoys keeping fit, visiting new cities, hosting dinner parties and spending quality time with her family. 

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Dr Priyanka Shitole

Associate Dentist
GDC NO. 313851

Meet Dr. Priyanka, our esteemed dentist with over a decade of experience and a distinguished academic background, brings unparalleled expertise and a passion for oral

health to every patient interaction. Graduating as a gold medallist in periodontics, Dr. Priyanka's commitment to excellence was evident from the start. After honing her skills in various dental settings, she pursued advanced training, earning her Master's degree in Periodontology. Her dedication to staying at the forefront of her field led her to successfully clear the Overseas Registration Examination (ORE) in 2023, cementing her status as a registered dentist with the General Dental Council (GDC).

Dr. Priyanka's approach to dentistry is characterized by precision, empathy, and a genuine desire to improve her patients' quality of life. Patients benefit from her

meticulous attention to detail and unwavering commitment to their well-being.

Beyond the dental chair, a lover of travel and exploration, she finds joy in discovering new cultures and cuisines from around the globe. This zest for life and curiosity

enriches her approach to dentistry, infusing each patient's interaction with warmth, understanding, and a personalized touch.

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The Hygienists

Mrs Marie-Claire Jackson

GDC No. 4446

Marie trained as a dental nurse at University College Hospital qualifying in 1986. As a Dental Nurse she worked in both hospital and general practice. She trained as a Dental Hygienist at Kings College Hospital qualifying in 1993. 

She joined us at Ashwell in October 2008 and has been an integral part of the team ever since. 

Marie likes to try to tailor her treatment to each individual's needs and enjoys working with children, helping nervous patients and treating complex cases. 

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The Support Staff

Miss Casey Rose Holloway

Dental Nurse
GDC No. 291332

Casey has been working as a dental nurse at the practice since 2018. After finishing her dental nursing diploma she completed a level 7 qualification in facial aesthetics and rejuvenation.

Casey offers a wide range of treatments at the practice including dermal filler, anti-wrinkle treatments and micro-needling. She is very passionate about this aspect of her career.

Outside of work, Casey is a sociable person and likes to meet up with her friends regularly.

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Miss Megan Smith

Dental Nurse
GDC No. 300590

Megan joined us at Ashwell Dental Surgery in January 2020. She chose to pursue a career in Dental Nursing as she enjoys caring and interacting with the general public.

Outside of work Megan likes socialising with friends and baking cakes.

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Miss Darcy Wright


Darcy started at Ashwell Dental Surgery in May 2022. She is currently studying for her masters in Forensic Psychology and hopes to one day help victims of crime. She enjoys working as a receptionist as she loves to talk to people and takes this as the perfect opportunity to do that. 

Out of work she enjoys spending time with friends, family and her dog; and also loves to visit new places. 

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Miss Lauren Write

Trainee Dental Nurse

Lauren joined us at Ashwell Dental Surgery in July 2023. After spending 10 years in the fitness industry as a personal trainer and class instructor, Lauren decided that she would like to pursue a career in Dental Nursing. 

Outside of work and in her spare time Lauren enjoys travelling, spending time with the family and occasionally teaches fitness classes.5

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Practice Address

Ashwell Dental Surgery
44 High Street

Proudly serving NHS and Private Dentistry to the local population of North Hertfordshire including the communities of Ashwell, Hinxworth, Newnham, Littlington Baldock, Letchworth, Royston, Stotfold, Bassingbourn, Biggleswade, Guilden Modern and Steeple Modern.

Opening Hours

Monday: 8.30 - 13.00 / 14.00 - 17.00  
Tuesday: 8.30 - 13.00 / 14.00 - 17.00  
Wednesday: 8.30 - 13.00 / 14.00 - 17.00  
Thursday: 8.30 - 13.00 / 14.00 - 17.00  
Friday: 8.30 - 13.00 / 14.00 - 17.00
Saturday / Sunday / Bank Holidays: Closed

Our Smiles Dental Health Plan makes it easier for you to look after your teeth.

Our Smiles Dental Health Plan is available to join at all our practices, and gives you the best chance of maintaining your dental health for life.
Ashwell Dental Surgery
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