Our Dental Surgeons
GDC Registration number 60932
Eunice graduated from University College Dental School (University of London) in 1985. She worked as a Dental Officer in University College Dental Hospital, London after which she worked in a private practice in Singapore, before returning to work in the United Kingdom.
Dr Wu has experience in all aspects of general dentistry with a special interest in periodontology, restorative dentistry, cosmetic dentistry and management of fearful patients. She looks after many young patients and spends much time in Continuing Professional Development.
Eunice delights in music and crafting in the time that she spends away from dentistry.
Dr Eunice Wu
Dr Kalsi qualified from King’s College London in 2008. After her vocational training year, she went on to complete several Senior House Officer jobs in hospital. She completed a Masters in Conservative Dentistry at the Eastman Dental Hospital in 2014. Dr Kalsi is interested in fixed and removable prosthodontics and implants, but also enjoys the variety of general practice. Outside of work, she is a busy mum with three children and enjoys cooking and sewing.
Dr Harpreet Kalsi
GDC registration number 193821
GDC registered specialist in Prosthodontics.
Tobi graduated from King’s College London in 2010 and completed his foundation dental training in Rochester, Kent. Since then he has worked as a senior house officer in maxillofacial surgery in East Kent Hospital’s University Trust, in private practice in Australia and also as a community dental officer in Sittingbourne, Kent.
Tobi is a member of the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh and was awarded a master's degree in 2017 by Eastman Dental Institute. In 2018, he passed the Membership in Restorative Dentistry examination to become a specialist Prosthodontist. Aside from practicing dentistry, he lectures and teaches at the Eastman Postgraduate Centre. Outside of work, he enjoys playing football, running and reading. He is an active member of his local church.
Dr Tobi Oluwole
BDS(Hons), LDSRCS(Eng), MSc, DGDPRCS(UK)
GDC Registered Specialist in Endodontics and Prosthodontics
GDC Registration number: 5059
James graduated from The Royal London Hospital Dental School (University of London) in 1976. He worked as a Dental Officer in The Royal Army Dental Corps for five years. Following a short period in General Practice in Kent, he embarked upon his post graduate training at The Eastman Dental Hospital and was awarded a Master’s Degree in Conservative Dentistry in 1985. He joined Dr Ghani in Hampton in 1985 and also maintained a Teaching Appointment at Guy’s Dental Hospital in the Conservation Department until 2004. Whilst a member of the Department he was awarded his Teaching Certificate.
James retired from the practice at the end of 2018. He lives locally in Kingston and is also a keen golfer.
Dr James Durie
BDS Manchester, DRDP, Dip Imp Dent Eastman Dental Hospital
GDC Registration Number: 83250
Dipan joined the ADC team in early 2018. While he enjoys general dentistry, his area of expertise is implants. He has completed the Implantology course at the Eastman Dental Hospital and gained a Diploma in Implant Dentistry. Dipan is also a clinical teacher at Kings College Dental Institute, supervising and lecturing fifth year dental students. Recently has been appointed as Training Programme Director in the London Dental Education and Training, NHS Health Education England and the London and South East Postgraduate Medical and Dental Education. Dipan is local to the area living in Surbiton.
Dr Dipan Shah
BDS Newcastle, MSc London, DGDPRCS(UK)
GDC Registered Specialist in Endodontics and Prosthodontics
GDC Registration Number: 51365
Gus was one of the founders of Ashley Dental Centre and is now the sole owner. He graduated from The University of Newcastle in 1977 and worked for some years as a Senior House Officer in various general hospitals including Kingston, Middlesex and Whipps Cross. He has taught at various university teaching hospitals before embarking on the Eastman Dental Hospital Course leading to the award of a Masters Degree in Conservative Dentistry in 1985. For many years he worked at practice in Harley Street until setting up Ashley Dental Centre with Dr James Durie in 1985. He is an advisor to the Voluntary Services Overseas and has also been an advisor to Medical Unit, Gus is a keen but not very good golfer.
Dr Ghassem Ghani
Our Dental Nurses
GDC Registration Number: 134294
Jacqui Frye, since qualifying as a Dental Care Professional in 2008, has worked as a Dental Assistant in NHS and Private Practices. In 2014 she trained as an Oral Health Educator.
Jacqui was encouraged by one of her past employers to write Oral Health Goals for children in the local pre-school nurseries, which gave her more time with patients who needed additional oral health guidance. She joined the Ashley Dental Centre in 2017 and assists endodontic specialist Dr Ghani. Jacqui is a keen singer and is a member of a local choir. Her other hobbies include writing poetry and walking.
GDC Registration Number: 112220
Bryony qualified as a dental nurse in 1998 and has extensive experience in dental nursing. She worked in Australia for five years and recently completed a foundation degree in Advanced Dental Nursing in June 2017. Within her busy schedule Bryony teaches at Lon DEC and King's College, London. Married with two children she enjoys home life with her two dogs. Walking, gym and riding are some of her hobbies.
National Certificate for Dental Nursing
GDC Registration Number: 131009
Janet is our Lead Senior Dental nurse and has been at Ashley Dental Centre since the start. Her role is managing the nursing staff at the practice and assists both Dr Durie and Dr Shah. She has attended various dental nursing courses in implantology, microsurgery and root canal therapy. Tap dancing, going to the gym and spending time with the grandchildren are among her leisure activities.
Senior Dental Nurse
Our Dental Hygienists
CEB Dip Dent Hygiene (EDH)
GDC Registration Number: 4393
Janine qualified as a hygienist from the Eastman Dental Hospital and Institute in 1993 and has worked at Ashley Dental Centre since 1995. She lives locally and is married with three children. Her hobbies are archaeology and socialising.
Advanced Diploma in Dental Hygiene (Canada)
GDC Registration number: 275049
Having qualified in Canada, Meagan recently moved to the UK with her husband. She joined Ashley Dental Centre six months ago as a hygienist. She is passionate about oral hygiene and one of her career highlights was working in Australia on a Government Outreach Program to help provide essential oral health educational services to the respective communities.
Naomi joined Ashley Dental Centre initially as a part-time receptionist. However during her time at the practice, her role has expanded and she has become involved in other projects including all aspects of marketing and advertising. She enjoys new challenges and her ultimate aim is to work within the health sector. She works part time because she is taking a Graduate Diploma in Law. Her hobbies include walking her dog Quincy and martial arts.
Admin and Compliance Assistant
Mel joined the ADC team last April and is one of our receptionists at Ashley Dental Centre. She has over six years of experience working in customer services. Mel’s hobbies include riding her horse, Jesse.
Kay qualified as a dental nurse in 1980 and has taught student dental nurses for almost 10 years. She was offered a position as an Information Governance Facilitator for Hampshire PCT and she now works as a compliance consultant for various dental practices, including Ashley Dental Centre. Kay loves travelling, fitness and going on long walks.
Ruth has been part of the ADC team for almost nine years. Starting as a part-time receptionist, she is the most experienced member of the reception and administrative team. When she is not working at Ashley Dental Centre, she enjoys an active lifestyle and spending time with her family, especially with her grandchildren.