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 Abdolmohsen Ghods

Associate Dental Surgeon

GDC Registration Number: 72851

Abdol qualified from Sweden in 1995 and relocated to the UK in 1998.

Abdol joined our practice in August 2022 and is helping us with providing continued dental care to our patients. He enjoys and provides all aspects of dentistry and is always striving to make his patients feel relaxed and comfortable. He is conscientious, caring and thorough.

Aside from dentistry, Abdol enjoys travelling and fun time with his family and friends.

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.

Sanjana Shreshta

Dental Hygienist

GDC Registration Number: 294561

Sanjana holds a Bachelor's in Dental Surgery degree from Kathmandu University. She graduated in 2017 worked in Nepal for three years in dentistry and then moved to the UK in 2020.

Sanjana joined our team in August 2022 and has received positive and excellent feedback from our patients. 

When she is not at work she enjoys spending time with friends and family also cycling, hiking and swimming.

Carley Parker

Head Dental Nurse

GDC Registration Number: 298680

Carley joined us in 2019 and completed her Dental Nursing Qualification in 2021. Carley leads our dental nursing team and helps us maintain necessary legislation in Infection Control and Compliance.

When not at work she enjoys spending time with her family and her dogs.

Kiara O' Keeffe

Dental Nurse

GDC Registration Number: 303487

Kiara joined Crown House Dental Practice in 2020, and has completed her training with us. Her life outside of work includes caring for her fur babies, socialising with friends and she enjoys watching a Netflix series.

She is also keen to progress her career by studying dental hygiene and therapy.

Alanah Oliver

Trainee Dental Nurse

Alanah has always wanted to pursue a career in dental nursing and is excited to be given this opportunity by Crown House Dental Practice.

Outside of dentistry Alanah loves to socialise with family and friends and enjoys spending time with her dog.

Teri Deacon

Trainee Dental Nurse

Teri started working at the practice as a Receptionist in 2019. After nearly 3 years Teri decided that she wanted to progress further. The practice offered Teri a trainee dental nurse position, she then started her journey towards her dental nursing qualification.

Although there is so much to learn Teri is enjoying it so much. In her spare time she like's spending time with her family and friends, her dog and going to the beach.

Nataliya Kipen

Trainee Dental Nurse


Termeh Karambakshk

Trainee 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.

Gail Cowing


Gail joined our practice in March 2022, Gail's background was a PA to a partner in a law firm. Her organisation skills and attention to detail ensures our reception to run smoothly.

Gail loves to travel at every opportunity she loves spending time with her family and family dog.

Samantha Clark

Assistant Manager




Crown House Dental Practice

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