GDC No: 85963
Dr Patel is better known by his team and patients as Ash.
He took over Ringmer Dental in March 2016 and his vision has been to focus on providing unparalleled patient care and offering the highest quality dentistry available
Ash qualified from King’s College London in 2005 and has since worked mostly in private practice. He has developed a keen interest in offering his patients the latest types of cosmetic dentistry, as well as more general dentistry. He strongly believes there are always a number of different options for every patient, and takes time to understand his patients’ needs and preferences, so he can come up with a suitable treatment plan together with his patients. His relaxed style has allowed many patients previously put off dentistry to regain their confidence and achieve their goals.
He has continued to undertake further training all over the world to keep up with the latest changes in dentistry. This has included further courses in advanced smile makeovers under the supervision of Dr Christopher Orr (President of the British Association of Cosmetic Dentistry) and also training at the world renowned Pankey Institute in Miami, USA. Ash has been providing teeth straightening since 2007 and has experience using all the current systems including Invisalign (clear braces) and fixed wire braces.
Away from dentistry, Ash loves spending time with his wife and two young children. He is also a keen fan of all sports and when he is not at work you will either find him watching movies, playing football or supporting Liverpool FC.
GDC No: 174350
My name is Fran Aldrich, I am a registered Dental Nurse and I qualified in 2008. I studied for this at West Kent College which involved classroom as well as dental practice placement study. I have been at
I am married with an 8 year old daughter and two step daughters. Outside of work, I enjoy spending time with my family, socialising with my friends, riding my horse and going to live music concerts with my husband.
GDC No: 73659
Vinoja is a fully registered dentist with the GDC, having qualified from the Royal London Hospital School of Medicine and Dentistry in 1997.
Since then she has gained extensive experience as a General Dental Practitioner and believes in
When Vinoja is not at work, she enjoys looking after her son, and when she gets some time she enjoys swimming and walking. Most of all she likes working at Ringmer Dental as we are a friendly team and looks forward to welcoming you to our practice.
GDC No: 74614
Paul qualified from Queen’s University Belfast, and completed Postgraduate training in Oral Surgery and Sedation at The University of Bristol.
He has worked in practices specializing in Implantology and Oral Surgery for 15 years, and has received training
Implant treatments available range from the replacement of a single missing tooth right through to fixed alternatives for denture wearers.
On a more personal level, he is a keen musician and has played guitar in a number of bands, although it appears his music career is destined to remain purely amateur.
GDC No: 239083
I have been a dental nurse since 2011 and qualified from South Thames College, London in 2012. I joined the Ringmer team in 2018 and love being a part of the family, it is so lovely to
At home I love spending time with my family and friends. I really enjoy going out with my friends, having some ‘me time’, long country walks or a glass, or two, of wine cuddled up on the sofa whilst binge watching a Netflix series. I enjoy going abroad each year with my husband and daughter, I absolutely love being a mum and my daughter is my world.
GDC No: 241698
I qualified as a dental nurse in 2013 and really enjoy the combination of working in a clinical environment alongside looking after patients
In my spare time I enjoy spending quality time with friends, family and our dog
I also enjoy weekends away, stand up comedy, live music and cocktails!
Trainee Dental Nurse
I’ve started training as a Dental Nurse at the practice whilst studying the NEBDN diploma in dental nursing.
I love working in a village family practice where I can meet and care for patients.
Outside of work I enjoy bringing up
GDC Number: 226858
Sarah worked as a dental nurse for nearly 10 years before graduating as a Dental Hygienist and Therapist in 2019, where Sarah was also awarded the BADT (British Association of Dental Therapy) prize for the ‘Most Improved
Sarah joined Ringmer Dental practice in January 2021 and enjoys working within the small friendly team with the aim to motivate her patients to improve their oral health. Sarah finds it particularly rewarding treating nervous patients and children, in the hope to make them feel comfortable and at ease during dental treatment.
Outside of dentistry, Sarah enjoys socialising with friends and family, long walks, attending music festivals and holidays abroad.
Hi, I’m one of the receptionists here at Ringmer Dental Practice. I re-joined in January 2018 after a 3 1/2 year break. I had previously been the ‘Friday lady’ here for many years, so an old face for some
I have always worked in customer service and love what I do. I’m definitely a people person!
Outside of work, I love spending time with family and friends especially my gorgeous grandchildren. My most favourite place to be is watching the sea by one of our many beautiful beaches.