Meet the team.

Meet the Dental Health Stop team. We’re the dentists, dental nurses and reception staff who’ll ensure that you get the very best treatment and the friendliest of smiles when you visit us.

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Dr Jamini Parmar


  I qualified from the University of Birmingham in 2015,  I am now an Associate Dentist at the practice.  I am a certified Invisalign and QST-fixed brace provider.  I enjoy carrying out cosmetic work and helping patients restore their confidence in Dentistry.  When not at work, I enjoy going out with friends and family and I also […]

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 Dental Nurse

I am a qualified Dental Nurse with over 3 years experience.  I joined Dental Health Stop in September 2018 as a part-time Dental Nurse.

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Trainee Dental Nurse

 Dental Nurse

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Dr Gurpreet Bahia


Foundation Dentist

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Asif Hayat
BSc Dental Hygiene and Therapy

 Hygiene / Therapist

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Dr Arran Cheema


I graduated from the University of Bristol Dental School in 2018 following successful completion of Dental Foundation Training in 2019, I am now working as an Associate Dentist at the practice.

Dr Claire Ilyas


Claire is a dentist and Practice Manager at Dental Health Stop. She qualified from the University of Birmingham in 1998.

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 Dental Nurse

I joined the team here at Dental Health Stop in 2016 and I completed my Dental Nursing apprenticeship in 2017

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 Dental Nurse

A Qualified Registered Dental Nurse with experience in Sedation who has worked at DHS for  more than 2 years. My responsibilities include stock control and staffing.

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As a face of the practice I am always looking at ways to improve our services and make advocates of all of our patients.

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Dr Afy Ilyas
BDS. MJDF.RCS (Lon), PG Cert Med Ed. (Wol), Msc Oral Surg (UCLAN)


Dr Afy Ilyas is the Principal Dental Surgeon and set up Dental Health Stop in April 2001. He was first appointed a Vocational Dental Trainer by the University of Birmingham in 2004 and is also an approved Dental Foundation Trainer for Dental Nurses and Dental Therapists, as well as a CQC specialist advisor and Dental […]

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Anne – Marie


I have been a part of dental health stop since June 2014, I am here to greet you with a smile and I’m always happy to help. Outside of work I love spending time with my family, going to the cinema and meeting up with friends.

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 Dental Nurse

I’m Rhiannon and  have worked at Dental Health Stop since August 2014  where I started my dental nursing apprenticeship. I qualified as a dental nurse in May 2015. My day to day duties include assisting the dentist chair side,  and note taking. I am also the lead surgical nurse and you will often find me […]