Neel Kothari Practice Owner GDC No. 85806 BDS University of Bristol (UK)
Cert of Implantology, Eastman Dental Institute (UCL) (UK)
PG Cert Dental Law and Ethics, University of Bedfordshire (UK)
Diploma in Implantology, Eastman Dental Institute (UCL) (UK) Neel qualified from Bristol University in 2005, following which he worked in Colchester, London and Cambridge. He became Practice Owner of High Street Dental Practice in 2010 and provides a range of general family dentistry, as well as more advanced care such as cosmetic dentistry and dental implants. He has completed a number of postgraduate qualifications and partakes in a small teaching and mentoring role for dental implantology. Aside from being a dentist, Neel is also a part-time journalist who writes for Dentistry magazine and has had prominent articles in The Times relating to dental issues. Outside work Neel spends most of his spare time entertaining his twin boys who are now toddlers, as well as doing his best to make time to meet up with his friends.
Catherine Louise Watts Associate Dentist GDC No. 65471 BDS Newcastle University (UK) Cert of Restorative Dental Practice, Eastman Dental Institute (UCL) (UK) Louise qualified from Newcastle Dental School in 1990 and has lived and worked in the Cambridge area since 1996. She joined High Street Dental Practice in 2009. Louise enjoys all aspects of family dentistry and has a particular interest in restorative dentistry, which involves the repair of teeth, for example, fillings, root canal treatment and crowns. She has a busy home life and her interests include travelling, theatre, cinema, eating out and country walks.
Angela Girgis Associate Dentist GDC No. 68485 BDS University of London (UK) Angela studied dentistry at King’s College School of Medicine and Dentistry, graduating in 1992. She joined the practice in 2013, having worked in the Newmarket and Cambridge area since 1998. Angela has a special interest in Endodontics, the root treatment of teeth. She is happily married with three teenage children and keeps herself extremely busy training and competing for Ironman triathlons!
Barry Healy Associate Dentist GDC No. 244141 BDS University of Central Lancashire (UK) Barry previously worked in the field of genetics before qualifying as a dentist in 2013 and joining the team at High Street Dental Practice in 2018. He enjoys all aspects of dentistry, with a keen interest in restoring teeth using minimally invasive techniques. Barry has taken many courses to enhance his knowledge and skillset; he is currently finishing a postgraduate course in restorative dentistry at the Royal College of Surgeons and is undertaking further training in root canal therapy. Outside of work Barry enjoys keeping fit, travelling, cooking, and spending time with family and friends.
Sarah Bridges Hygienist GDC No. 5826 Diploma in Dental Hygiene, CEBDH (UK) Sarah qualified as a Dental Nurse in 1998. She further developed her career by studying dental hygiene at the Eastman Dental Hospital in London, qualified as a Dental Hygienist in 2001 and joined our team in September 2001. Interests include family, being a ‘dance mom’ and cooking.
Anya Kothari Administrator BA (Joint Hons) University of Bristol (UK) Anya joined High Street Dental Practice as an Administrator in 2010 and is busy behind the scenes with the day-to-day running of the practice. She is also a fully qualified music teacher and mum to twin sons, who are now toddlers. Interests include playing the piano, singing, travel and skiing.
Jo Parker Receptionist/Dental Nurse GDC No. 127807 Verified Competency in Dental Nursing (UK) Jo has worked in dentistry since leaving school in 1996. She commenced her career as a Dental Nurse, progressing to a combined role of Dental Nurse and Reception. Interests include keeping fit, listening to music and tarot cards. Jo is a cat lover and loves her cat Stripey.
Anne Varney Receptionist/Dental Nurse GDC No. 195079 NVQ L3 / VRQ L3 Dental Nursing (UK) Annie joined the practice in 2007 and qualified as a Dental Nurse in 2010. Annie is a busy mum to her beautiful daughters Ellie and Grace! Interests include socialising, shopping, keeping fit and spending time with her family.
Louise Benstead-Banthorpe Dental Nurse GDC No. 122140 Verified Competency in Dental Nursing, City & Guilds (UK) Louise joined the practice in October 1999 and is one of our longest serving nurses! She loves spending quality family time with her husband and three children. Interests include running, gym and her lovely dog Olly.
Melanie Ingram Dental Nurse GDC No. 134795 Verified Competency in Dental Nursing (UK) Melanie has been a qualified dental nurse since 2006 and joined High Street Dental Practice in July 2018. She is a busy mum looking after her two boys. Her interests are socialising, shopping and spending time with her family.
Tracey Taylor Dental Nurse GDC No. 112757 Cert in Dental Surgery Assisting, NEBDN (UK) Tracey joined the practice in 1985, left to get married and start a family and returned to the practice in 2006. Tracey has a busy family life with her two sons and husband Paul. Interests include a passion for amateur dramatics, walking on holidays in Derbyshire and vegetable gardening.