Meet The Team

kQrXpJKVktpP-FqoMCrJsUo0LH0iosE27dHekMdi_w0Dr Ashok Jakhu – Dentist – BDS – PG Dip (restorative cosmetic dentistry) – GDC number 112946

After graduating from Liverpool University as a Bachelor of Dental Surgery in 2007, Ash went on to complete his vocational training in North Wales. Having successfully completed the training year he worked in both private and NHS practices whilst also completing the following training part time:

  • 2016 – Enrolled on the UK Implantology course, Cambridge
  • 2015 – Advanced Bone Regeneration Techniques in Implant Therapy under Professor Istavan Urban – Urban Regeneration Institute (Budapest)
  • 2014 – Horizontal and Vertical Bone Augmentation – Geistlich, London
  • 2014 – Sinus lift course – Dentale, Shrewsbury
  • 2014 – Advanced techniques for bone and soft tissue regeneration – Geistlich, London
  • 2013 – Update on Conscious Dental Sedation – Yorkshire Sedation Training
  • 2013 – Six Month Smiles Accredited Practitioner (specialised clear braces to gently straighten and align teeth in an average time of just six months)
  • 2011 -2012 – Advanced Implant Training – Dentale, Shrewsbury
  • 2011 – Dr Bob Khanna Training Institute in Advanced Facial Aesthetics – completed training in both Botulinum Toxin and dermal filler with one of the leading cosmetic dentists in the UK.  Subsequent refresher courses have also been completed
  • 2011 – Dawson Academy UK training – this involved training from some of the leading clinicians in the UK, Europe and America. The course focused on complete dentistry and providing understanding of complex jaw dysfunctions which many patients suffer from.
  • 2010 –  Invisalign Accredited Practitioner (clear braces as a cosmetic alternative to traditional “train track” braces)
  • 2009-11 – Completed a postgraduate diploma in Advanced Restorative Cosmetic Dentistry (University of Central Lancashire). This involved completing advanced cases in smile design, root canal treatment, periodontal surgery.
  • 2008-09 – Standard Course in Conscious Sedation at Liverpool University Dental Hospital and regular updates
  • 2008-09 – Clinical Assistant Post at Wrexham Maelor Hospital performing many surgical wisdom tooth extractions in theatre under general anaesthesia
  • CPR and First aid training, AED Training (annually)

Ash’s mains area’s of interest are oral surgery, implant surgery, restorative cosmetic dentistry and treating anxious and dental phobic patients with dental sedation.

Ash is a family man and adores spending time with his baby daughter.  In his spare time he enjoys keeping fit, travelling and supporting Liverpool FC.


Dr Sharn Takhar

Associate Dentist – GDC number 179306

Dr. Sharn Takhar MDDr qualified in 2009 from the 1st Faculty of Medicine: Charles University, Prague, in the Czech Republic.

After completing Vocational Training in Yorkshire he has gained extensive experience working within the NHS and private practice.
Previous posts have been local to his hometown of Wolverhampton, in Shropshire and Reading.

Sharn enjoys all aspects of general dentistry and has attended post-graduate courses in Restorative dentistry, Botox and fillers.
He has a caring, considerate nature towards his patients, whilst maintaining high clinical standards and attention to detail.

He strives to improve with regular Continuing Professional Development and plans to extend his skill set and interests further in the coming years.

Outside of work he enjoys spending time with family, meeting friends and sports related hobbies.  He also enjoys reading, music and travelling.



Amy   – Dental Therapist – GDC number 141550 

  • Diploma in Dental Hygiene and Therapy RCS Eng 2013
  • CPR and First aid training, AED Training (annually)








Andrea – Dental Therapist – GDC number 154756

My name is Andrea, l’m a qualified Dental Hygiene and Therapist. I gained my diploma in Sheffield in 2011. I enjoy all aspects of my job, its satisfying providing treatments to give people a healthy and happy smile.

I have a wonderful husband and three beautiful children, to which l spend my spare time with and we enjoy family holidays abroad.






Allison – Practice manager and Dental Nurse – GDC number 153918

  • 1997 – Qualified NEBDN National Diploma in Dental Nursing (Birmingham)
  • 2012 – Level 3 NVQ in Management
  • CPR and AED Defib training (annually)
  • 2017 – Certificate in Impression taking and Casting

I enjoy travelling, keeping fit and spending time with my son.  You will see me mainly on reception but I  like to keep my hand in working in the surgery occasionally.  My main areas of interest are sedation and smile designs, there’s nothing more rewarding than giving someone a smile to be proud of. I am always happy to help in answering any questions you may have regarding your dental care.

Allison works across both of our practices. Allison is based at Wycherleys Dental Practice (Newport) but you will see her from time to time in Eccleshall!





Donna – Senior Dental Nurse/Receptionist – GDC

  • NEBDN National Diploma in dental nursing 1998
  • CPR, first aid training and AED training (annually)
  • 2017 – Certificate in Impression taking and Casting

I thoroughly enjoy my role as senior dental nurse supporting younger members of the team helping them gain experience and confidence. My particular interests lie in oral surgery and Implants, you will find me working in surgery as well as on reception. I am married and have two wonderful children, who keep me busy. we love spending time together on family holidays and days out.


Jessica – Dental Nurse/Receptionist- GDC 272455


  • NEBDN National Dipolma in Dental Nursing 2017
  • 2017-2018 Yorkshire Sedation Training (IACSD accredited)
  • CPR and First aid training, AED Training (annually)

You will see me in surgery and on reception. I really enjoy working as a dental nurse and I am always ready to learn more! In my spare time, I like socialising with friends and family and walking my two dogs.




Christie – Trainee Dental Nurse/Receptionist

  • 2017- Undergoing NEBDN Diploma in Dental Nursing

I am currently training to be a dental nurse, after finishing school and college. In my spare time, I enjoy eating out, shopping and spending time with my friends.




Natasha – Trainee Dental Nurse 

  • 2018- NEBDN Diploma in Dental Nursing


I have recently started work as a trainee dental nurse and start my course later this year.  I am looking forward to learning and becoming more confident in my role.