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About Nine Mile Ride Dental Practice


Meet the team


Dr A Syed

BDS University of Dundee 1984

Dr Syed qualified from Dundee University and after working in Scotland he moved to Berkshire where he has been practice principal since 1995. He has an interest in cosmetic and restorative dentistry with a preventive approach. He regularly attends courses to keep abreast with the latest dental techniques.

Outside dentistry, he loves to travel, camping with his family as well as being a passionate skier.

GDC No: 58955


Dr Naveen Roopra

BDS University of Birmingham 2014

Naveen qualified from the University of Birmingham and has since worked in various practices in Berkshire and Hampshire. He has a particular interest in cosmetic and restorative dentistry and also offers Invisalign treatment. He is a committee member of the Reading BDA section and is a firm believer in providing the highest quality dental care for his patients and helping them to have a relaxed and comfortable experience. In his spare time he is a keen badminton player, likes travelling and enjoys playing the piano.

GDC No: 251925


Dr Dipesh Kothari

BDS University of Glasgow 2009

Dipesh is an experienced implant surgeon with a caring manner. He has completed comprehensive training, culminating in an MSc in Implantology. He is an honorary lecturer for the University of Bristol MSc program and is a member of the International Team for Implantology.
His experience allows him to take on complex cases that require detailed planning including in cases where there is not enough bone available for implants. His main goals in treatment are patient satisfaction and making the restorations look like natural teeth.

He is excited to have joined our team as a resident implantologist. His friendly patient manner has made him fit in well with our team.

GDC No: 178477


Terrie Robinson

Hygienist, CEB Cert in Dental Hygiene DiP (1981). Dental Health Education.

Terrie qualified as a dental hygienist with the Royal Army Dental Corps in Aldershot in 1981. She then went on to gain a Diploma in Dental Health. Terrie has worked full and part time as a hygienist in a variety of practices in the local area, fitting in courses for professional development to further her education. She commented: “I enjoy my role here at Nine Mile Ride and have gained a fantastic list of patients that I see on a regular basis.

GDC No: 2293


Sammie Vaccaro

Dip Dent Hygiene Royal College of Surgeons Of England 2016
Dip Dent Therapist Royal College of Surgeons Of England 2016
National Certificate NEBDN 2010

GDC No: 198658


Jessica Flower

National Diploma in Dental Nursing NEBDN 2014

Jess joined the practice in 2016 and assists in welcoming patients and making their time at the practice  a relaxing experience.

GDC No: 253420


Kim Barton

Kim has 30 years experience in dentistry and is senior nurse and patient coordinator and has been at the practice for 12 years. Kim loves to help patients achieve a perfect smile and with her wealth of dental knowledge can answer all patient queries.

Kim enjoys travelling and spending time with her family and grandchildren.

GDC No: 165072


Tina Thompson

Tina is our main receptionist and has been with the practice for 11 years. She enjoys helping patients and ensures their time spent with us is a smooth one.