Karun Khanna

Qualification: BDS Birm 2005
GDC Number: 85541

Karun is the principal dentist at our practice having taken over the surgery over 6 years ago. Prior to this he worked in NHS and private practices in Wolverhampton.  He has a keen interest in implant dentistry and has now been placing implants for almost 10 years. He has also trained in advanced cosmetic dentistry and is our resident expert in Invisalign removable braces.

He is continually advancing his skills by means of further education and courses. Outside of dentistry he is married with one young daughter. He enjoys football, cricket and socialising with friends and family.

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Dr Gursharnpreet Takhar

Sharn qualified as a dentist in 2009 and completed his Vocational Training in Yorkshire.  He has since worked in various NHS and private practices across the Midlands and London area.

He has further training in restorative dentistry and also has an interest in cosmetic dentistry.  He is fully trained in Botox and fillers.  Outside of dentistry Sharn is a keen sportsman and enjoys travelling and socialising with friends and family.

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Dr Pharooq Mirza

Pharooq qualified from Liverpool in 2005. He has practiced dentistry in Dudley since qualifying.

He has a special interest in orthodontics and has completed a 12 month course in aesthetic restorative dentistry. He is currently studying for a master’s degree in orthodontics.

Pharooq is married with 2 young daughters and lives in Birmingham. Outside of dentistry he enjoys travelling, running and playing football.

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Ruth Bird

Ruth qualified as a Dental Hygienist and Dental Therapist from Leeds in 2014 and joined our team shortly afterwards. She has worked in dentistry for over 12 years first working as a Dental Nurse and Oral Health Educator gaining experience in Private and NHS dentistry.

She also works for Powys Community Dental Service treating medically compromised and dentally anxious patients.  Her interests include travelling, going to the gym and walking her dog.

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Brigitte Barron

Brigitte qualified as a Dental hygienist in 1979 from Birmingham Dental Hospital and attained a diploma in dental health education in 1981.

Over her career she has over 30 years’ experience and remains very enthusiastic about her profession.

She attends postgraduate courses, to keep up to date with current treatments for gum disease.

In her spare time she enjoys outings in her much loved

VW camper van, walking and cycling. She is also a member of a local community Choir.

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Sue Bolton

Our receptionist Sue joined the practice 1998.  She is GDC registered with a medical background.  Sue lives in Church Stretton and has two sons and a very recent grandson.  Her many interests include gliding and walking on the Long Mynd with Bonnie her Scottish terrier.

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Kerry Keenan

Kerry is our longest serving staff member having joined the practice as a Dental nurse in September 1985.  She qualified in November 1987 and has since kept up to date with developments by attending many courses.

Kerry nurses for general dentistry but also is our orthodontic nurse and has qualified as a sedation assistant.  She also nurses for implant dentistry.

Outside of work her interests include belly dancing, reading, crocheting, walking and baking.

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Rosalind Allmark

Ros is a qualified Dental Nurse registered with the GDC for over eight years.  She has been at the practice for over ten years carrying out a variety of duties including assisting with dental implants and general dentistry.  Ros also performs the cross infection testing at the practice to ensure patients are safeguarded.  At present she works alongside our hygienists, which she enjoys.

Her hobbies include travelling (nine months touring Europe in a camper van), movies, gardening, cooking and socialising with friends.  Ros is a trained scuba diver and enjoys snorkelling in warmer seas than the U.K!

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Tanya Evans

Tanya has been a nurse at the practice for nearly five years.  She assists both the dentists and hygienists as part of her duties.  Outside of work Tanya enjoys walking the famous hills of Church Stretton.

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Richard Atkins

Richard is a new addition to our nursing team having joined us as a trainee in September 2015. He assists in surgery and helps to keep the practice running smoothly from day to day. He studied Sound and Multimedia Technology at Birmingham City University. When he is not working he is a passionate musician with over 15 years guitar and piano self-taught experience. He is also an active individual who enjoys climbing and other outdoor pursuits.

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All dentists adhere to the rules governing the profession as set out by the General Dental Council

Very happy with treatment and courtesy received from all involved. Advice and treatment offered was impartial and options available clearly explained. Subsequent provision of single implant successful. Would happily refer interested patients.
Mr T V Humphreys
Going to the dentist was something I used to dread; but not anymore. I have just had 2 dental implants fitted with the minimum of discomfort by Dr Khanna who works with a steady hand and calm assurance. I didn’t even have to leave the practice to have a CT scan on my jaw.
Malcolm D
I have, unfortunately, had to have a lot of dental work over the years but none has been better than the treatment I have received at Church Stretton Dental Practice, to the extent that my dental health has never been as good as it is now. The staff all make the experience as relaxed as possible and I have recommended the Practice to a number of friends.
Terry W
Having attended many appointments at Church Stretton Dental Practice over the last few years, I have found my children and I are always treated with professionalism and kindness. I feel safe in the knowledge we are getting the very best of care.
Helen B
In my experience this is an excellent dental practice. I always get a friendly reception from the reception staff, and helpful responses to any enquiries. On most occasions there is little waiting beyond the appointment time.

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Leslie D
I can recommend completely, the care and treatment available for patients at CSDP.

As a patient for many years, I continue to be impressed and reassured by the service received from Dr Khanna, his staff and associates.

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Andrew G
Polite, helpful staff, very satisfied with my dental treatment, also with the results of my implant surgery.
Jill L
This is a kind caring up to date practice from reception through to treatment. Dr. Khanna placed a titanium implant in my front upper jaw four years ago. It is still healthy and I am always thankful that l didn’t have to have a dental plate. It was money very well spent.
Rosemary R
Our new dentist has proved very efficient and is very good at giving advice on ways of maintaining good dental health. Our dentist is very positive and always takes dental and other health issues into account. It was a good decision to change to this dentist.
Michael B
I had my regular check up in January and it was found that I needed a filling.The dentist explained the problem,and cost of the treatment clearly and an appointment was made to have it done at a time that suited me.

The treatment has now been completed and an appointment made for my next check up.As usual the who process was handle in a very efficient and professional manner.

John W

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Church Stretton Dental Practice
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