HEE Midlands and East
The Educational Supervisors: The Practice Principal is Trishan Malhi. Working alongside him is Harpreet Saduera. This husband and wife team have been FD Educational Supervisors since 2005. Trishan has a special interest in Orthodontics and has attained a Diploma in Primary Care Orthodontics. He has also attained a Certificate in Implant Dentistry. Harpreet has a special interest in Endodontics and has a keen interest in cosmetic Dentistry, especially veneers. She has an MSc in Restorative Aesthetic Dentistry and takes a keen interest in clinical education Trishan and Harpreet have two teenage children, Gia and Dhruv. Trishan is a die-hard Liverpool fan and Harpreet is a Manchester United fan, which makes for an interesting time in the football season! Trishan is a keen golfer and Harpreet enjoys Pilates and yoga and has a newly discovered love of gardening!
The Practice: Our Practice provides predominantly NHS services, with a list size of approximately 14,000 patients. We also offer dental services to an increasing number of patients who are keen to take advantage of the wide range of cosmetic dentistry that we offer, including whitening, invisible orthodontics and smile makeovers. The Practice has 6 surgeries, 5 located on the ground floor and one on the first floor. We have an OPG room, a large decontamination room and a large, bright and airy waiting room. All ground floor rooms are wheelchair accessible. We have 4 associates, Zaitoona Albahti joined us in 2010, Shweta Khanolkar in 2014, Poonam Chitkara in 2016 and Shweta Shetye in 2018. We also have Lavanya Gorrepati who is currently undertaking PLVE. We have Ms Deakin, who is our hygiene therapist and 11 dental nurses, all of whom are qualified or working on a nationally recognised training course, as well as reception team and Practice Manager. The practice was established in 1976 and has been family-run ever since. We are a close team who support each other and enjoy birthdays, celebrations and fuddles!
The Area: Cavendish Dental Practice is located in the Cavendish area of Normanton, Derby, just off the A5111 ring road and near to Normanton Park. There are excellent road links to Derby via A50, A52 and A38. We are located in a semi-residential area.
Access to the practice via public transport is plentiful. A standard train/bus journey would be:
Derby Rail Station, arrive 08.06am, walk to Derby Bus Station 8 minutes, depart
Derby Bus station, Bay 15, Bus 36a, 08.15am, arrive 08.28am Stenson Road
3 minute walk to Cavendish Dental Practice, arrive 08.31am. Total travel time 25 minutes.
Travel time by car from Post Graduate Centre in Nottingham is approximately 36 minutes (21 miles).
Other Points of Interest: The surgery is ideally located, with plentiful amenities including shops, takeaways, supermarkets, cinema, ten-pin bowling, retail parks and Royal Derby Hospital, all within 10 minutes drive, and is only a few minutes’ drive from the City Centre.
Derby City Centre has an excellent mixture of shops, bars, clubs, restaurants and casinos, providing for a multitude of tastes and experiences. It also is home to the Intu shopping centre as well as boutiques and designer shopping which can be found in the Cathedral Quarter. There are cinemas, museums and art galleries, as well as the Derby Playhouse which hosts live theatre and music. Slightly further afield is the Ipro Stadium, home to Derby County Football Club, situated on Pride Park, along with a large number of retail outlets, restaurants and health clubs.
Derby and Derbyshire has a lot to offer. As well as being the gateway to the beautiful Peak District National Park, there are many other places of interest to visit. For sports fans there is the IproStadium, Derbyshire County Cricket Club, newly completed velodrome and plentiful golf clubs, including Breadsall Priory and Kedleston Golf Club. Chatsworth House and Kedleston Hall are also well worth a visit as are Darley Park and Elvaston Castle.There are many factory outlets and shopping villages including Denby Pottery, Royal Crown Derby and East Midlands Designer Outlet.