Meet The Team

The Dental Team at Crown House Dental Practice in Egham

Dr Ahmed Sami

Principal Dental Surgeon & Practice Owner

Tandläkare Gothenburg 1995

GDC Registration Number:71511

Dr Sami, qualified as a dentist in Sweden in 1995 and after completing a year of vocational study he relocated to the UK where he has been working ever since. In December 2006 he took over ownership of Crown House Dental Practice in Egham, Surrey.

Throughout his professional career he has been committed to continued professional development and has completed extensive postgraduate study in periodontology or gum disease. He has also completed a two year programme in cosmetic restorative dentistry at University of Central Lancashire.

In addition, in line with his interest of serving his patients holistically, he has completed a year long course in hypnosis and treating highly anxious patients.

Since taking ownership Dr Sami has implemented some great practice initiatives including:-

  • Full staff participation in NVQ in customer service.
  • Achievement of the BDA Good Practice Scheme that sets the bench mark for current level of dental services and quality assurance.

Dr Sami lives close to Egham with his wife and children who help keep him busy and encourage him with his fitness regime!

Dr Rajnish Joshi

Special Interest in Dental Implants

GDC Registration Number: 100233

Dr Rajnish (Raj) Joshi qualified in 2005 from King’s College London with numerous distinctions and prizes in the fields of restorative dentistry, oral surgery, child dental health and the practice of clinical dentistry. He also received the honour of proxime accessit University of London Gold medal following his BDS finals examinations.

He completed further training in general dental practice in Surrey and was awarded the Kent. Surrey and Sussex Deanery (Guildford Scheme) vocational dental practitioner prize in 2006.

Raj undertook further training in oral and maxillofacial surgery, restorative and implant dentistry at some of the most prestigious hospitals in and around London.

He has been awarded the Diploma of Membership of the Faculty of Dental Surgery indicating his enhanced knowledge, understanding, experience and clinical competence. Raj was appointed as a clinical teacher at the King’s College London Dental institute where he was involved in the supervision and training of undergraduate and postgraduate dentists.

In 2011, Raj completed the prestigious MSc in Implant dentistry from King’s College London, which is the highest qualification in Implant dentistry available in the UK. He achieved distinction standard in both the practical and theoretical aspects of implant dentistry. He is confident in the provision of dental implants for simple and complex full mouth reconstructive cases. With the help of his expertise in implant dentistry he has helped many patients to achieve their desired treatment outcome. He is also trained in advance soft tissue and bone grafting procedures for complex implant cases. He uses his knowledge of cosmetic dentistry to provide implants which not only provide function but are also aesthetically pleasing.

Raj’s Areas Of Special Interest Are:

  • Restorative and surgical dentistry
  • Dental implants
  • Full mouth reconstructions
  • Minimally invasive implant surgery techniques
  • Denture stabilisation with implants
  • Immediate dental implants
  • Guided tissue regeneration
  • Autogenous block and sinus grafting

Dr Elizabeth Ahearn

Associate Dental Surgeon

GDC Registration Number: 79735

Liz qualified from Kings College London in 2001 with distinction and a certificate of merit in General Practice. After many years in both NHS and private practice, she joined us at Crown House in January 2017 and has become a key member of our team.

Liz is certified in Invisalign, Cfast and Trusmile orthodontics, and is now very experienced in adult orthodontics. She is also very popular with our nervous patients both young and old.

Outside of dentistry, Liz enjoys running and to date has raised over £5000 for the charity Tommy’s. She completed the 2015 London Marathon, but now focusses on half marathons and has a growing collection of medals. She also enjoys a bit of amateur dramatics and has performed in many local productions and pantos. Ohhh yes she has!

Dr Hana Bhatti

Associate Dental Surgeon

GDC Registration Number: 178441

Hana qualified form Barts and The Royal London in 2009. Hana’s friendly ethical and empathetic demeanour means she builds a great rapport with all her patients.

Hana interests in dentistry include short term adult orthodontics, smile make overs and general cosmetic dentistry. She has also trained in facial aesthetics and rejuvenation and will be offering this treatment to her patients.

Outside of dentistry, Hana is a keen traveller, a foodie and avid Harry Potter fan!

Shechana Rai

Dental Hygienist

GDC Registration Number: 280609

Shechana Joined the Practice September 2016. She qualified as a Dental Nurse in 2018 and in 2020 she qualified as a Dental Hygienist.

Elizabeth Jones

Dental Nurse

GDC Registration Number: 267342

Liz joined the team in October 2013 as a Trainee Dental Nurse and completed her training in March 2016. She particularly likes the variety of work and reports that no two days are the same!

She is also progressing her career in becoming an Implant Nurse.

Carley Parker

Dental Nurse

GDC Registration Number:


Trainee Dental Nurse


Apprentice Dental Nurse


Administration/Reception Team

Anita Mall

Practice Manager

Anita joined the team in Egham in 2013 from a legal background. Her office management skills help keep us all organised. She manages the necessary legislation that goes along with running a dental practice.





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