Meet the team

Dr Aman Phull

Dr Aman Phull

Principal Dentist
BDS University of Sheffield 
GDC no. 211653

Aman graduated from the University of Sheffield where he obtained his Bachelor of Dental Surgery degree. After working for a short time in a family dental practice in Hertfordshire, Aman went on to spend four years working in the village of Pangbourne. It was here that Aman met Ana Rita, and in 2016 they moved to the village of Chalfont St Peter and took over Chalfont St Peter Dental Practice.

As well as providing a full range of general dental treatments, his main interest is minimally invasive aesthetic dentistry. Aman is currently studying for a masters degree in Aesthetic Dentistry at King’s College London. 

Outside of dentistry, Aman enjoys reading, drawing, and keeping up with football and cricket. Aman is happiest enjoying walks around the Chilterns with his wife Ana Rita, their young son, and boisterous Labrador retriever, Sully. 

Dr Ana Rita Moio

Dr Ana Rita Moio

Principal Dentist
LMD Lisbon, PgCert Dental Sedation
GDC no. 225123

Ana Rita qualified from the University of Lisbon with an Integrated Masters in Dentistry. She initially worked in Portugal, before moving to the UK, and going on to work in practices in Aberystwyth and Pangbourne. Ana Rita has a keen interest in Paediatric Dentistry and has a PgCert in Dental Sedation and Pain Management. With her calm nature, she always aims to provide dentistry in a relaxed environment.

As a certified Invisalign provider, Ana Rita is able to straighten crowded teeth in a discreet manner.

Ana Rita loves the outdoors and nature. She enjoys long walks around the Chalfonts with the family, and sunny days at the beach. Her hobbies include yoga and pottery. 

Dr Naresh Hirani

Naresh Hirani

Dentist – Periodontology and Implant Dentistry
BDS London, MSc Clinical Periodontology

GDC no. 79797

Naresh graduated from Guys, Kings and St Thomas’ Hospital in 2001, where he was awarded a scholarship for his work in restorative dentistry. Following an early interest in Periodontology and Implant Dentistry, in 2007 Naresh embarked on formal postgraduate studies, which culminated in a Masters in Clinical Periodontology. In 2018 Naresh’s achievements and experience in periodontology and implant dentistry were recognised, whereby he was invited to join the United Kingdom, Spear Education study group to promote excellence in the provision of comprehensive dentistry. 

Naresh is an experienced dentist and outstanding communicator, who will take his time to make you feel relaxed and comfortable, helping you achieve your dental goals and dreams, through modern contemporary dentistry.

In his personal life, Naresh is married to Jo and is besotted by his gorgeous dogs Toby and Poppy. Outside of dentistry, Naresh is a keen traveller and wildlife photographer. 

Grace Alvarez

Diploma in Dental hygiene and Dental therapy
University of Sheffield 2004
GDC no. 6504

Grace qualified from the University of Sheffield in 2004 with distinction, and is a recipient of an award from the General Dental Council for Professionalism. She has been working as a dental hygienist for over 16 years. 

Grace loves her job as dental hygienist, in which she helps patients to improve and maintain their oral health. She is experienced in treating nervous patients. Her friendly, enthusiastic nature ensures patients are put at ease.  

Outside of work Grace loves spending time with her son, enjoying karaoke and zumba together. 

Meet our practice manager

Bijal Kavia

Practice manager
GDC no: 157343
Bijal has been in dentistry for 30 years including 15 years doing Practice Management, Patient Journey and Compliance. 

Bijal is a registered Dental Nurse and a Practice Manager so fully understands how important a proactive approach to patient care is. She genuinely enjoys building relationships with the patients and staff as well as being responsible for the smooth running of the Practice. Her ethos is treating the whole person and not just the tooth. 

Outside of work Bijal enjoyes travelling, cooking and doing charity work.

Meet our dental nurses

Ailene Casilao GDC 104834

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Ailene qualified as a registered dental nurse in 2005 and has been working at the practice for over 13 years. She specialises in assisting our dentists, helping them to carry out treatments effectively. Ailene is always looking forward to providing a high-quality standard of care to our patients.

Hannah Shirley GDC 242375

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Hannah qualified with a National Diploma in Dental Nursing in 2012 and has been with the practice since. She aims to make patients feel as comfortable as possible, ensuring Chalfont Dentist is a friendly place for all ages.

Meet our receptionists

Margo Hutchinson

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Margo has been with the practice for many years and prides herself in looking after patients at the front desk. Experienced, friendly and always willing to go out of their way to help patients. In her spare time she enjoys being with her family.

Annette Mackerness

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Annette always looks to make patients feel calm and comfortable when they attend the dental practice. In her spare time she enjoys running and spending time with her family.