The Educational Supervisors: Pardip Sansi is Principal and Educational Supervisor (ES) at Church Road Dental. He is an experienced general practitioner and ES having trained with both East of England and London Deaneries since 2008. He has undertaken further study in general dentistry, orthodontics and implantology. He is considered to be both approachable and enthusiastic and is keen to ensure that trainee's will benefit educationally and professionally from the training year.
Pritesh Vithlani is a highly enthusiastic general practitioner who works well within the team and relates well to both his patients and colleagues. Having assisted with Dental Foundation Training in his Clinical Supervisor role and the teaching of undergraduate students, he is well equipped to assist Foundation Dentists with many aspects of General Practice during the year, including non dental related topics. He is very passionate about his dentistry, with an interest in cosmetic dentistry which provides him the most satisfaction.
The Practice: This is a modern comfortable practice which benefits from over-sized air conditioned treatment rooms and an experienced and friendly team. All our dental nurses are fully qualified and registered with the GDC and we are also supported by 3 part-time hygienists. Several of the staff have remained at the practice since its commencement some 15 years ago.
The practice provides a good range of treatments and in particular benefits from a wide range of patients from different social economic backgrounds, facilitating excellent experience for a Foundation Dentist..
We are fully paper-less, have digital radiography (including panoral) and a fully equipped decontamination room with washer disinfector. There are 3 treatment rooms and also an in-house chartered physiotherapist. Staff parking is also available.
The practice benefits from a visiting implantologist Mark Vernon, specialist periodontist Navidah Chaudhary and specialist endodontist Shashi Mishra, who are all happy to be shadowed.
We have now been awarded BDA Good Practice and are compliant with Best Practice for instrument decontamination (HTM 01-05)
The Area: Welwyn Garden City was founded by Sir Ebenezer Howard in the 1920's as the second Garden City after Letchworth. Garden Cities aimed to combine the benefits of the city and the countryside and to avoid the disadvantages of both. Welwyn Garden City is approximately 19 minutes from Kings Cross by train and 30 minutes by car from North London. The practice is situated just 2 minutes walk from the train station and is located within the main shopping area that also benefits from an enclosed shopping centre (The Howard Centre). There is also a John Lewis, Debenhams and Waitrose - as well as many other well known shops, cafe's and restaurants close by.
In addition to this there is also an array of hairdressers, boutique shops spas and gyms and also a library and a cinema all within walking distance to the practice.
Other Points of Interest: Our dentists and specialists founded 'North Herts Study Club' which meet four times a year. We provide verifiable CPD for dentists and team members who wish to join. Recent topics have included 'cracked tooth', facial aesthetics, oral cancer and periodontics as a specialty.