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Welcome to Pennington Dental

We are here to keep you smiling

When you become a patient at Pennington Dental in Stratford-Upon-Avon or Kenilworth, our team will make you feel like part of our family. Whether you are here for a regular dental check-up, cosmetic treatments such as teeth whitening or composite bonding, or beginning your journey with Invisalign or dental implants, we will make you feel welcome and safe from the moment you arrive.

Our dental team are highly skilled and able to offer a vast range of dental treatments in Stratford-Upon-Avon and Kenilworth. We all work extremely hard to enhance our skills to ensure that we remain at the forefront of developments within the dental profession, meaning that the care we provide is always second to none.

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Stratford team

Dr Fuz Jamall

Principal dentist

GDC: 76311

Dr Fuzail Jamall, or Fuz as he likes to be called, is the clinical director of the Pennington Dental Practice Group. Dr Fuz is well known for his focus on compassion and kindness in dentistry. He is an expert at combining advanced dentistry with minimally invasive techniques and patient-centred care. He takes a holistic approach to oral health and focuses on prevention, correction, and aesthetics. Dr Fuz’s expertise includes:

  • Minimally invasive dentistry
  • Composite technologies (white restorations)
  • Cosmetic teeth whitening
  • Invisalign
  • Dental implants
  • Aesthetic restorative dentistry 

Dr Fuz leads a team of skilled professionals, including six dentists, four dental hygienists, and the team of dental nurses. He also manages the administration staff at both Pennington practices in Kenilworth and Stratford-upon-Avon. Each and every member of the outstanding Pennington staff was chosen by Dr Fuz because of their patient-centered, compassionate approach to their work.  

Dr Fuz holds a Masters’ degree in restorative dentistry from the University of Birmingham and a number of certificates and diplomas in periodontics, dental implants, and law and ethics. He is responsible for quality assurance and practice commitment. 

Availability: Monday, Tuesday, and Wednesday at the Stratford practice and Thursday and Friday at the Kenilworth practice. 

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Dr Georgina James

Associate Dentist

GDC: 290041

After wanting to become a dentist from a young age, Georgina earned her place at University of Birmingham Dental School in 2015 and graduated in the summer of 2020. She enjoys all aspects of dentistry and endeavours to carry out the very best care for all of her patients. Georgina also has a keen interest in paediatric dentistry.

In her spare time, Georgina enjoys baking for friends and family, long walks with her dog and travelling as much as possible.

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Dr Jesal Pankhania

Implant Dentist

GDC: 83489

Dr Jesal Pankhania is a very caring and approachable dentist whose view on dentistry is very patient-centred. He makes a great effort to help patients understand their choices, to make an informed decision for what treatment is best for them.

He regularly treats anxious patients and his holistic methodology means patients’ minds are put at ease and with a main focus on prevention and maintenance for better long-term outcomes. 

Jesal is an award-winning dentist, having won the award for ‘Best Young Dentist’ at The Dentistry Awards in 2014. The judges were a panel of esteemed dental peers and based their judgement on the unique and bespoke way he delivered his treatment plans to his patients. 

Jesal qualified from the University of Birmingham in 2004 and very soon after found his niche in mentoring and was the youngest dentist to be appointed as a Foundation Dentist Trainer by The West Midlands deanery. 

Jesal is included on a unique list of dentists that teach, coach and mentor dentists from abroad and those leaving university to help them get up to speed to achieve the competency and skills required to work as a confident dentist in the UK. 

Jesal holds a Diploma in Restorative Dentistry with the Royal College of Surgeons London and a Diploma in Coaching from Warwick University. He is also a clinical lecturer at Liverpool University teaching undergraduates. 

Jesal was trained and mentored one-to-one in implant dentistry by consultants and professors at Sheffield University for two years and has been placing implants since 2010. Jesal is therefore up to date with all the latest evidence-based research, implant systems, techniques and materials. You will find his approach and manner very thorough, thoughtful and conscientious.

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Dr Ria Modhwadia

Foundation Dentist

GDC: 296226

Ria graduated from the University of Birmingham in 2021 with honours and distinction in clinical dentistry. She aims to provide a positive experience for each of her patients and well-rounded care tailored to their needs. She enjoys providing a range of treatments and carrying out all aspects of general dentistry. 

Outside of dentistry she enjoys keeping active with rock climbing and biking as well as socialising with family and friends.

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Meena Gorecha

Dental Hygienist/Therapist

GDC: 248350

Meena gained her diploma in dental hygiene and dental therapy in 2013 from the University of Leeds. In her final year she gained the TePe award for outstanding communication and the prestigious Leeds University Year 1 prize. Prior to this, Meena gained a degree in biomedical science at Aston University, which plays a strong part in her interest in clinical research.

Meena is a long standing member of the Pennington Dental team. She is skilled in treating nervous patients and takes a gentle yet meticulous approach. Meena particularly excels in treating advanced gum disease and tailoring oral hygiene advice to each individual patient. Meena also offers Airpolishing, an advanced stain removal technique.

In her spare time, Meena loves to travel, bake cakes and is a keen cyclist. She recently completed her first 50-mile cycle. 

Availability: Monday/Wednesday at Kenilworth and alternate Monday/Friday at Stratford

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Dominic Allen

Dental Hygienist and Therapist

GDC: 253597

Dominic has been in the dental industry since 2011. He started off his career as a dental nurse and progressed to lead implant nurse then treatment coordinator. 

He studied Dental Hygiene and Dental Therapy at King's College Hospital, London, where he won the Student Compassion Award and took on the role of Student Representative in his second year.

Dominic is a member of the British Association of Dental Therapists and the British Society of Periodontology.

His favourite areas of dentistry are aesthetic composite restorations and treating periodontal disease.

He lives in Warwick with his wife, Natalie, and his dachshund, Percy Waddlington-Longbottom.

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Kelsey Jackson

Dental Hygienist/Therapist

GDC: 247559

Kelsey qualified from the University of Liverpool in December 2018 and has been working across multiple practices, including working alongside specialist periodontists.

She loves being able to motivate and educate her patients on how to maintain their own oral health alongside their dental treatments, helping to create their beautiful smiles!

Previous to this she held a dental nurse position for nine years, working in orthodontic and general dental practices, which inspired her to become a dental therapist. She continued to work as a dental nurse throughout her studies at University.

In her free time, Kelsey likes to spend time with family and friends and she is part of a dance academy. She loves to travel, see new places and spend time by the sea.

Availability: Thursdays at Stratford

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Tamana Uddin

Dental Hygienist

GDC: 268175

Tamana is one of our Dental Therapist Hygienists, she qualified in 2016 from the University of Manchester. She is currently splitting her time working in practice and in the dental hospital setting, working hard to maintain an excellent standard of care and offering the best and most up to date advice. She is passionate about helping people improve their oral health and making the process of visiting the dentist as comfortable as possible and understands that every person is unique.

Outside of work Tamana spends time with family and friends. She loves the outdoors, going on walking trails and learning about history. Tamana loves to travel in her spare time as well as trying new foods. She is a big movie buff and loves to visit the cinema.

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Laura

Dental Nurse and Treatment Co-ordinator

GDC: 195676

Laura currently has the title of the most recent recruit to join the wonderful team at Pennington Dental.

Her job role within the practice is a dental nurse and treatment co-ordinator. She qualified in 2009, She has worked for both NHS practices and within the private sector. She has a particular interest in cosmetic dental treatment. She loves nothing more in her job than to assist the patient throughout their journey to a new smile and being part of the magical end result. She prides herself on the organisation of the surgery and delivering a welcoming, friendly atmosphere for patients.

Outside of work she enjoys precious time with family and friends making memories, cuddles and walks with her dog Rocco.Of course, she also loves shopping! Her favourite thing is being on a sunshine holiday with the sand between her toes and a good book in her hand.

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Jasmine

Dental Nurse and Treatment Co-ordinator

GDC: 169208

Jasmine qualified in the North West in 2008 working in both NHS and private practices before moving to The Midlands with her now husband. She continued her career as a dental nurse gaining qualifications such as dental implant nursing, which she loves and is currently working towards her Oral Health Education qualification.

Dentistry has been in her life for more than 14 years and there are so many reasons why she loves it but mostly it’s being able to help and relieve patients in pain and discomfort, as well as seeing the amazing finished results in the restorative work that helps so many people gain confidence in their smile. 

When she is not in her scrubs, Jasmine loves to socialise with friends and family as well as travel to new and exciting countries where she can indulge her love for good food and wine. She also likes to keep herself fit with running where she has successfully completed many 10k runs for charities close to her heart.

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Helen

Trainee Dental Nurse

GDC: XXX

Helen is one of our newest members of the team and is one of our trainee dental nurses. She currently works between both the Kenilworth and Stratford practices. Helen enjoys helping all the patients we have at the practices and being able to bring the smile back to someone’s face. 

After work, Helen likes to chill out doing some crochet, or even better, having a cuddle with her dog.

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Emily

Trainee Dental Nurse

GDC: XXX

Emily is the newest member of the Pennington team working in the Stratford practice. So far Emily is enjoying learning all aspects of the job and has loved seeing how pleased patients are after receiving treatment. Outside of work Emily enjoys going for food and drinks with friends and playing for her netball team.

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Mandy

Receptionist

Mandy joined the Pennington Dental team after working at a senior role in customer service for a high street retailer. She joined our team in 2018, and you’ll see her behind the desk three days a week at the Stratford practice. Patients know they can count on Mandy to put them at ease with a helping hand and a kind word. 

In her spare time, Mandy is an avid gardener. She also enjoys walking her dog and traveling.

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Stacey

Receptionist

Stacey has been working with Pennington Dental for many years, and is one of the pillars of the Pennington staff. Stacey now works alongside Mandy and Viktorija. Stacey is our in-house booking system wizz. She is happy to help you schedule your next dental appointment, and if you have an emergency, she can always help you find an open time slot. 

When not at work, Stacey can be found walking her dog or taking a holiday with her family.

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Viktorija

Receptionist

Coming from a fitness background, Viktorija has always been very active. She enjoys group fitness classes, psychology and mindfulness, and she is passionate about delivering excellent customer service.

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Corinne

Receptionist

Corinne joined the reception team in early 2022 after working for many years in the customer service industry. Corinne loves to be able to help people and is enjoying her new role as receptionist. Outside of work Corinne enjoys spending time with her family, especially her new granddaughter. She also enjoys walking her 2 dogs, going on beach and cruise holidays and eating out and trying new restaurants.

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Sarah Cross

Group Practice Manager

Sarah began working as a receptionist for Pennington Dental in 2007. Her love for her job, her passion for helping each and every Pennington patient, and her ability to always think on her feet made her a beloved part of the practice. 

After numerous years, Sarah had the opportunity to take on management duties at the Kenilworth practice. She excelled there and soon progressed to the role of group practice manager.

As group practice manager, Sarah handles most of the behind-the-scenes aspects of running the busy Pennington Dental Practice Group. She is the go-to person for numerous issues regarding practice development, compliance, complaints, and human resources.

Her commitment and dedication is a huge part of the Pennington Dental success. Sarah is happiest when she knows she is delivering a great patient experience.

Sarah is mum to Hudson and loves spending time with her family and friends. When she is not with her family, you’ll probably find her at the local gym, going for a run or shopping. 

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Lesley

Finance Assistant

Lesley started working as a receptionist at the Stratford location in 2014 after leaving a large high street retailer. She loves interacting with patients is always ready to meet the challenges of working at the front desk.  

At the start of 2018, Lesley was offered the opportunity to train as finance assistant. Her background in banking and her strong organisational skills propelled her growth. She currently works as a finance assistant for both the Stratford and Kenilworth practices. 

Lesley is a well-loved member of the staff, and there is a part of her that still misses working on the front lines, directly with patients. You just may find her helping out around the reception area and offering a smile to visitors.  

Outside of work, you’ll find Lesley in a deep stretch at a yoga or pilates session, shopping, or spending time with her family.

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Kenilworth team

Dr Fuz Jamall

Principal Dentist

GDC: 76311

Dr Fuzail Jamall, or Fuz as he likes to be called, is the clinical director of the Pennington Dental Practice Group. Dr Fuz is well known for his focus on compassion and kindness in dentistry. He is an expert at combining advanced dentistry with minimally invasive techniques and patient-centred care. He takes a holistic approach to oral health and focuses on prevention, correction, and aesthetics. Dr Fuz’s expertise includes:

  • Minimally invasive dentistry
  • Composite technologies (white restorations)
  • Cosmetic teeth whitening
  • Invisalign
  • Dental implants
  • Aesthetic restorative dentistry 

Dr Fuz leads a team of skilled professionals, including six dentists, four dental hygienists, and the team of dental nurses. He also manages the administration staff at both Pennington practices in Kenilworth and Stratford-upon-Avon. Each and every member of the outstanding Pennington staff was chosen by Dr Fuz because of their patient-centered, compassionate approach to their work.  

Dr Fuz holds a Masters’ degree in restorative dentistry from the University of Birmingham and a number of certificates and diplomas in periodontics, dental implants, and law and ethics.  He is responsible for quality assurance and practice commitment. 

Availability: Monday, Tuesday, and Wednesday at the Stratford practice and Thursday and Friday at the Kenilworth practice. 

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Dr Faisal Karim

Associate Dentist 

GDC: 265180

Dr Faisal practices general dentistry, preventative dentistry, and aesthetic dentistry at Pennington Dental. He approaches each of his patients as if they were family. He is committed to providing the highest quality, pain-free dental care, without excessive drilling. He is totally committed to keeping his patients comfortable, happy, and well-informed throughout the dental process.  

Dr Faisal is a graduate of Dr Monik Vasant’s postgraduate aesthetic composite course. His speciality centres around minimally invasive aesthetic dentistry using composite veneers to improve the look of your smile. In this spare time, Dr Faisal participates in a variety of sports and is a keen footballer.

Availability: Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday at Kenilworth

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Dr Aneesh Dhunna

Associate Dentist

GDC: 270970

Dr Aneesh practices general dentistry at Pennington Dental. He approaches each patient in a gentle, caring, and friendly manner. For Dr Aneesh, dentistry is more than a job, it is his passion. He uses the latest techniques to stop toothache, restore function, and help you achieve your new simile goals. Using his in-depth knowledge of aesthetic dentistry, he can help you achieve a new look through composite bonding, teeth whitening, and Invisalign. 

Dr Aneesh graduated from the University of Leeds with Distinction. Outside of work, he enjoys travelling, playing football, and keeping fit. He can often be found at sporting events such as Tough Mudder and Three Peaks where he competes to raise money for charity.

Available
: Monday, Tuesday, and Thursday at Kenilworth

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Karen Reeves

Dental Hygienist

GDC: 2714

Karen has been with Pennington Dental for more than 12 years and has built up quite a following with our long-term patients who are always eager to rebook with her.  

Karen is an experienced hygienist who consistently motivates patients to improve their home care. She is also one of the rare hygienists who is happy to hand scale.  Karen is always busy with her kids who are finishing university and beginning new chapters in their lives.

Availability
: Thursdays at Kenilworth

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Haleemah Rashid

Dental Hygienist/Therapist

GDC: 271615

Haleemah qualified in 2017 from the University of Sheffield as a dental therapist. Shortly after qualifying, Haleemah volunteered abroad teaching in health clinics and schools. On her return, she began her professional career as a dental therapist across several practices, developing her skills and providing a high standard of dentistry. 

Haleemah is approachable and friendly, her patients have noted her gentle and patient centred approach and this has allowed special care to be taken for those who are anxious and nervous. This has allowed for brilliant oral health and a confidence for patients to love their smile.

In her spare time, Haleemah enjoys travelling, weightlifting and enjoys spending time with friends and family.

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Deepika Verma

Dental Hygienist and Therapist

GDC: 288797


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Meena Gorecha

Dental Hygienist/Therapist

GDC: 248350

Meena gained her diploma in dental hygiene and dental therapy in 2013 from the University of Leeds. In her final year she gained the TePe award for outstanding communication and the prestigious Leeds University Year 1 prize. Prior to this, Meena gained a degree in biomedical science at Aston University, which plays a strong part in her interest in clinical research.

Meena is a long standing member of the Pennington Dental team. She is skilled in treating nervous patients and takes a gentle yet meticulous approach. Meena particularly excels in treating advanced gum disease and tailoring oral hygiene advice to each individual patient. Meena also offers Airpolishing, an advanced stain removal technique.

In her spare time, Meena loves to travel, bake cakes and is a keen cyclist. She recently completed her first 50-mile cycle. 

Availability: Monday/Wednesday at Kenilworth and alternate Monday/Friday at Stratford

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GDC: XXX

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Cherie Gozdecki

Dental Hygienist and Therapist

GDC: 192181

Cherie qualified from Sheffield University and has been working as a dental hygiene therapist for over 6 years. She takes pride in helping patients improve their teeth and gums and feel confident about their smiles.

Outside of work she enjoys baking, yoga and exploring new cities and sites.

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Kelly

Receptionist and Oral Health Educator

GDC: 275040

Kelly joined the Pennington Dental team in 2018 and quickly became an integral part of the staff. She is passionate about oral health education and has recently completed her Oral Health Education qualification. She looks forward to using her skills and knowledge to help the community become more aware of the importance of oral health. 

Kelly is mum to her toddler and loves spending quality time with him at soft play and toddler groups. Kelly is also a keen baker and loves spending time with her family.

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Georgia

Head Dental Nurse

GDC: 273655

Georgia qualified as a Dental Nurse in 2017 and joined the team at Pennington Dental in 2019. Georgia enjoys all aspects of dentistry especially assisting the clinicians whilst completing restorative work. Georgia has worked her way up to having the role of Head Dental Nurse and is looking forward to obtaining more qualifications. Outside of work, she enjoys days out with her young family, going out for cocktails with friends and going to the gym.

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Jasmin

Dental Nurse and Receptionist

GDC: 245604

Jasmin enjoys welcoming patients into the practice and making them feel at ease. She qualified as a Dental Nurse in 2012 and has been working in both NHS and private practices.  Jasmin has a good knowledge of dentistry, which helps her assist patients at reception and manage expectations. She enjoys spending her spare time with family, going on holidays and doing home renovations.

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Jasmine Logan

Dental Nurse

GDC: 169208

Jasmine qualified in the North West in 2008 working in both NHS and private practices before moving to The Midlands with her now husband. She continued her career as a dental nurse gaining qualifications such as dental implant nursing, which she loves and is currently working towards her Oral Health Education qualification.

Dentistry has been in her life for more than 14 years and there are so many reasons why she loves it but mostly it’s being able to help and relieve patients in pain and discomfort, as well as seeing the amazing finished results in the restorative work that helps so many people gain confidence in their smile. 

When she is not in her scrubs, Jasmine loves to socialise with friends and family as well as travel to new and exciting countries where she can indulge her love for good food and wine. She also likes to keep herself fit with running where she has successfully completed many 10k runs for charities close to her heart.

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Jane

Trainee Dental Nurse

GDC: XXX

In 2019, after living in the USA for 24 years, Jane decided it was time for her to move home and be nearer to her family. A year later, after 28 years apart, Jane and her teenage sweetheart reunited! They moved to Warwickshire a few months later and she took on a career change, where she started training to be a Dental Nurse at Pennington Dental and she hasn't looked back!

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Deb

Assistant Practice Manager

You’ll be greeted by Deb’s friendly face at the reception desk of our Kenilworth practice. Deb quickly puts patients at ease with her quick witted humour, and winning personality. 

If you have a question about Denplan, Deb is the one to turn to. She participates in Denplan courses that give her a total understanding of the system and keep her up to date with all the latest information. So if you need help, Deb is just the person you need to advise you on exactly which Denplan option is right for you.  

When she is not working, you’ll find Deb involved in anything and everything related to cars! She can be found working on her own car, attending a car show, or leafing through the latest edition of the What Car magazine. Need some car related advice? You can turn to Deb for that too!

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Sarah Cross

Group Practice Manager

Sarah began working as a receptionist for Pennington Dental in 2007. Her love for her job, her passion for helping each and every Pennington patient, and her ability to always think on her feet made her a beloved part of the practice. After numerous years, Sarah had the opportunity to take on management duties at the Kenilworth practice. She excelled there and soon progressed to the role of group practice manager.

As group practice manager, Sarah handles most of the behind-the-scenes aspects of running the busy Pennington Dental Practice Group. She is the go-to person for numerous issues regarding practice development, compliance, complaints, and human resources.

Her commitment and dedication is a huge part of the Pennington Dental success. Sarah is happiest when she knows she is delivering a great patient experience.

Sarah is mum to Hudson and loves spending time with her family and friends. When she is not with her family, you’ll probably find her at the local gym, going for a run or shopping.
 
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Sam

Dental Nurse

GDC: 291222

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Pennington Dental - Kenilworth

If you are looking for a dentist in Kenilworth, or live in the surrounding areas such as Warwick or Leamington Spa there is no better choice

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