About Fresh Dental

Situated in the heart of Bolton and London, Fresh Dental is here to provide the best advanced, cosmetic and general dental treatments in a relaxing environment. Our highly skilled team will support you on every step of your dental journey.

Our award-winning practice was founded in 2008 by Dr. Monik Vasant, a highly experienced clinician who lectures on dentistry around the world. Monik’s vision is to provide minimally invasive cosmetic dentistry that improves the look of your teeth without ever compromising their long term health.

Find out more about our team below. Or book a free consultation to see how we can help you.

Bolton Team | London Team

Dr Monik Vasant

BChD MFGDP (UK) MSc (Merit) Aesthetic & Restorative Dentistry
Position: Principal Dentist
GDC Registration Number: 82441

Dr Vasant is a highly experienced clinician with a special interest in minimally invasive aesthetic dentistry. His ethos is to create beautiful smiles without compromising the long-term health of the teeth.

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The bolton team

Located in buzzing Bolton, our north of England practice offers the latest cosmetic dentistry developments and high quality patient care. No matter what makes you unhappy with your teeth, we have a solution for you.

Our Fresh Dental Team in Bolton

Dr Clare Davison

Position: Dental Surgeon
GDC Registration Number: 112810

Dr Clare Davison graduated from Bristol University in 2007 to be certified with a Bachelors’ degree in dental surgery.
Clare completed her vocational training in Yeovil, Somerset.

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Dr Amit Mistry

BDS Manchester 2001, MFDS RCS(Eng)
Position: Implant Surgeon
GDC Registration Number: 79207

Amit is a vastly experienced surgical dentist who has a extensive post-graduate training and education in the field of dental implantology. This allows him to perform all aspects of implant and oral surgery.

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Dr Krina Patel

Position: Dentist
GDC Registration Number: 265368

Krina graduated from The University of Sheffield in 2016 and joined the Freshdental team as a Foundation Dentist.

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Dr Jonathan Lee

Position: General Dental Surgeon
GDC Registration Number: 229898

Jonathan qualified in 2012 from King’s College London before completing his foundation training in Bury, Manchester. Having completed his training, he then went on to work in private general practice for two years before joining the team at Fresh Dental.

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Dr Alec Bate

Position: Dentist
GDC Registration Number: 57846

Alec is our most senior clinician, he qualified in Manchester in 1983 so has many years of experience in both Private Cosmetic Dentistry and NHS.

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Dr Gopinder Singh Lalia

Position: Dentist
GDC Registration Number: 264632

Gopinder qualified from Newcastle University in 2016 before moving to Manchester to work in a busy mixed NHS and private dental practice. Having graduated recently, Gopinder is up to date with the most innovative techniques and materials available.

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Dr Jack Livesey

Position: Dentist
GDC Registration Number: 265336

Jack trained at the University of Birmingham before moving back to the North West to complete DF1. During this year he further developed his talents in a wide range of treatment procedures.

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Dr Shyam Patel

Position: Dentist
GDC Registration Number: 258753

Dr Shyam Patel is one of the dentists at Fresh Dental & qualified from Manchester University, originally from London. He completed his foundation training in Bedfordshire before moving back to Manchester.

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Hygiene Therapists

Nicola Hubbard

Position: Hygiene Therapist
GDC Registration Number: 189208

Nicola is our dual qualified Dental Hygienist and Dental Therapist. She joined our team in 2011. She has been involved in dentistry since leaving college and is also a qualified dental nurse. She assists our nurses with their training and is always found helping out around the practice.

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Dental Nurses

Gemma Smith

Position: Head Dental Nurse

Gemma has over 15 years in the dental industry and is passionate about her team of nurses, ensuring that our team deliver the highest quality of care to patients.

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Chloe Riley

Position: Dental Nurse
GDC Registration Number: 257670

Chloe is one of our longstanding dental nurses here at Fresh joining the practice back in 2013. She has been a fully qualified nurse for over 3 years now and has studied in dental radiography and is looking to gain her qualification in sedation in the near future.

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Clara Armstrong

Position: Senior Nurse
GDC Registration Number: 199473

Clara is our senior nurse here at Fresh Dental , she will generally be found by Moniks side assisting him with his clinical work and being his patients first point of contact out of the surgery.

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Tsvetelina Ivanova

Position: Dental Nurse
GDC Registration Number: 258780

Lina has recently joined fresh dental. She qualified as a dental nurse in 2015 and thoroughly enjoys her job. She has fantastic people skills therefore all patients are put always at ease.

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Christina Frain

Position: Qualified Dental Nurse

Christina has been working as a Qualified Dental Nurse since 2008 and has a keen interest in Impression taking and radiography.

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Mohammed Patel

Position: Dental Nurse
GDC Registration Number: 268544

Moh joined Fresh Dental in 2016. Currently holding a Level 3 Diploma in Dental Nursing and has completed post qualifications in Radiography and Oral Health, Moh has strong ambitions to become a Dental Hygienist/Therapist at the practice.

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Ammaarah Patel

Position: Trainee Nurse

Ammaarah is a trainee nurse here at Freshdental and is enjoying learning about dentistry. She is very much looking forward to becoming a Qualified nurse and excited to see how her career will progress. In her spare time she enjoys socialising with friends.

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Mariam Atcha

Position: Dental Nurse

Mariam has been part of the team since we opened in 2008, since then she has progressed from being a trainee to a qualified dental nurse.

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Muhammad Atcha

Position: Trainee Dental Nurse

Muhammad is our newest member of the team and is currently studying to be a dental nurse.

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Razina Bhana

Position: Trainee Dental Nurse

Razina joined Freshdental in 2017 as an apprentice nurse, she is very keen to further her studies and work her way up to becoming a hygiene/therapist upon qualification.

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Mukesh Vasant

Position: Finance Manager

Mukesh is our finance manager at Fresh Dental. He is an accountant by trade and has been working in finance for over 30 years. He has previously been a director for National Travel and Ribble buses, and worked for Tarmac PLC, Bolton Brady and Burtons Foods.

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Deborah Benali

Position: Practice Manager

Deborah is a highly experienced Practice Manager who has many years of experience managing teams of nurses and clinicians.

Although she is a recent addition to the Fresh Dental team, she has played a huge part in building the growth and development of the practices, both in Bolton and London.

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Pauline Garandia

Position: Receptionist

Pauline has worked in Dentistry since 2002 and joined Freshdental as a Receptionist in 2017.

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Sara Patel

Position: Receptionist

Sara recently joined in 2016 and has been in Dentistry for 5 years. Prior to Dentistry Sara also has 2 years of paediatric nursing experience.

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Hannah Wallis

Position: Receptionist/Treatment Coordinator

Hannah is the newest member of our team and has been working as a dental nurse since 2014. She has now decided to change her career slightly and has joined our wonderful Reception Team.

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The london team

Our London practice is located in Russell Square, an ideal location for patients living in, and travelling to, London. With excellent transport links and high quality patient care, Fresh Dental London is a quiet haven in a busy city.

Our Fresh Dental Team in London

Dr Yovaan Ilangakoon

BSc (Hons), PGCert

Yovaan graduated from Kings College, London in 2008 with a BSc (Hon.) in Biomedical Science. He then went on to study Dentistry at the University of Liverpool. Following this he obtained a PGCert in Primary care Dentistry.

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Camilla Bevan

Dental Therapist

Camilla, otherwise known as “Millie”, recently relocated to London from Manchester where she had graduated as a Dental Hygienist and Therapist at the University of Manchester in 2016.

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  • Professional and helpful team, everyone in the practice is knowledgeable and friendly.

    -Miss C Longworth

  • The team are always ready to help and are always polite and efficient.

    -Ms N Seymour

  • You feel that everyone gives you 100% service from making an appointment to treatment.

    -Mrs J Hesketh

  • They make me feel welcome and the treatment is 1st class. I am very well looked after.

    -Mrs D Bickerton

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