Meet The Team

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Sarah Dangerfield

GDC No 124455

Practice Manager And Treatment Coordinator

Hi, I’m Sarah Dangerfield, Practice Manager and Treatment Coordinator. I’ve had over 23 years’ experience in dentistry, so I guess you could say I love my job! I’m very proud to manage such a professional caring team here at Stella Maris Dental. I joined the team back in January 1997 as Dr Namih’s Dental Nurse and have really enjoyed the challenges that my career in dentistry has seen, no two days are the same!

Dr. Jagdeesh Singh Rai

BDS (Lond) MFDS RCS (Edin) PG (Dip) Pros.
GDC No 229841


Jagdeesh graduated from Bart’s and The London School of Medicine and Dentistry. After successfully completing examinations he attained membership to the Royal College of Surgeons, and is now currently reading for his Master’s degree in restorative dentistry.

Jagdeesh also has a keen interest in root canal therapy and short-term orthodontics. He has been complimented on his gentle and relaxing chair side manner by patients and colleagues alike.

Dr Ashley Davenport

GDC No 70884


I qualified as a dentist in 1995 and can honestly say that I have been doing a job that I love for the past 19 years. Most people who know me well know that dentistry is a passion for me.

I have been associated with Stella Maris Dental for 19 years now and I feel they are a totally dedicated and professional team to work with.

I have a special interest in Root Canal Treatments and Orthodontics; offering all types of braces for adults and children.

Professor Thomas Dietrich

Dr. med., Dr. med. dent., MPH, FDSRCS
GDC No 116466

Professor And Head Of Oral Surgery

Thomas is Professor and Head of Oral Surgery at The School of Dentistry, University of Birmingham. He studied both Dentistry and Medicine at Charite in Berlin, Germany, where he also trained as an Oral Surgeon. He undertook further studies at Harvard University in Boston, USA and then worked at Boston University Goldman School of Dental Medicine, before coming to Birmingham.

He has extensive experience in Oral Surgery and Dental Implants. He is well known in the Dental field with over 100 scientific publications.

Here at Stella Maris Dental, Prof. Dietrich places the dental implants and Dr. Namih restores the dentition to its proper and natural function.

In this way we give our patients the best of both worlds; two highly skilled professionals combining their vast experience to give our patients the very best that modern, painless dentistry can offer.

Lianne Lang

GDC No 6048

Registered Dental Hygienist

Hi, I’m Lianne Lang. I’m passionate about the career path I’ve chosen. I have been in the dental field since 1994 I qualified as a dental hygienist in 2002 from the University of Liverpool, and have worked for Stella Maris since 2004.

Liz Liversidge

Liz Liversidge

GDC No 5538

Registered Dental Hygienist

Liz has been with Stella Maris Dental since 2002. She has a Diploma in Dental Hygiene and is especially interested in helping patients to improve and maintain healthy teeth and mouths for life.
Liz believes the secret of Stella Maris Dental’s success is its dynamic approach. It is constantly developing and updating the way the professional team works together helping its patient base.

Pamela Hill

Pamela Hill

GDC No 152206

Registered Dental Hygienist

Pam joined Stella Maris Dental in 2013 and has a Diploma in Dental Hygiene and Therapy. Her special interest is in non-surgical periodontal therapy and oral health education.
Working with the professional team at Stella Maris Dental and meeting its many loyal patients, are the best part of the job, Pam says.

Thaira Parveen

GDC No 113711

Registered Dental Hygienist & Therapist

Hi, I’m Thaira Parveen. I’m qualified as a Dental Hygienist and Therapist in 2007. I have worked at Stella Maris Dental since June 2013 and thoroughly enjoy working here and caring for my patients.

Rob James

GDC No 154731

Registered Clinical Dental Technician

Hi, I am Rob James. I have worked at Stella Maris since February 2013 as a Clinical Dental Technician. I am a Dental Care Professional providing a denture service to patients. I have 40 year’s experience as a dental technician and have run a successful dental laboratory for the past 25 years. I am proud to be part of the highly skilled team here at Stella Maris.

Tracey Gauld

Tracey Gauld

Front Desk Professional

Hello, I’m Tracey Gauld, and after working in local government for 29 years, I fancied a career change. I’ve worked for Stella Maris Dental as a Front Desk Professional for nearly 3 years and I’m still learning new things every day!

Paula Parker

GDC No 124461

Registered Dental Nurse

Hi, my name is Paula Parker. I am a qualified Dental Nurse. I joined the practice is July 1988 working full time, 26 years and 3 children later I now work part time.

Aimee Jackson

GDC No 124463

Registered Dental Nurse & Clinical Lead

Hello, I’m Aimee Jackson. I’m a fully qualified dental nurse and have been a member of the Stella Maris Team since 2004. I enjoy all aspects of my job and the different challenges that we come across each day, it’s lovely seeing how the treatment we provide can make such a difference to our patients.

Ramneet Sanghera

GDC No 106816

Registered Dental Nurse

I am a fully trained, qualified and experienced dental nurse with a sympathetic approach when providing dental care to patients. I have over 22 years of experience as a dental nurse.


GDC No 272361

Registered Dental Nurse

Hi, I’m Danielle Foster. I have been working at Stella Maris Dental for 2 years as an apprentice dental nurse. I have recently qualified as a Registered Dental Nurse.

I really love my job here as it is so rewarding helping our patients achieve dental health & confidence to smile again. It is such a friendly and welcoming place to work. I look forward to completing different challenges each day and furthering my career at Stella Maris Dental.


GDC No 274570

Registered Dental Nurse

My Stella Maris Journey started October 2015 as an apprentice dental nurse. In June 2017, I qualified as a Registered Dental Nurse. I love every aspect of my job here and I find it most rewarding knowing I have contributed to helping people bring back their smile and confidence. I am looking forward to progressing in my career here at Stella Maris dental.

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