Weedon and Rushden

Dr Vivak Shah

Principal Dentist 
GDC No. 83686

Dr Shah joined the practice in 2015 as an associate, then a partner and most recently a principal in October 2016. He understands the needs of the local community and knows many of the patients. He is a member of the GDC, BDA, Royal college of surgeons and local dental committee for Northamptonshire and is involved in education and facilitation with several university institutions. He enjoys all aspects of clinical care with a special interest in prevention, patient education implants to replace missing teeth. In addition, he has over the years developed an interest in teaching and is certified by Oxford Brooks University to teach post graduate doctors and dentists. Outside of dentistry, he has a keen sporting interest and enjoys travelling to learn different cultures.

Fahd Khan

Associate Dentist
GDC No. 203056

Fahd joined the practice in 2017, as an associate. He has graduated with honours from Charles University in Prague as a Doctor of Dental Medicine in 2010.  He has since completed courses in advanced cosmetics, short term braces as well as implantology with Nobel Biocare in Cambridge. He is passionate about helping to change the image of modern dentistry, and has recently become a mentor for newly qualified overseas dentists, which will allow him to promote a positive brand of dentistry.  He is a strong believer in prevention and focuses his skills in providing minimally invasive dentistry. He enjoys cosmetic dentistry. Outside of dentistry, he plays various sports, loves to travel, enjoys music and spending time with his young family.

Kiran Patel

Associate Dentist
GDC No. 

Kiran joined the practice in 2020 as an associate, Kiran qualified in 2010 with a Bachelor of Dental Surgery   from the University of Manchester. Kiran had previously gained her Bachelor of Science degree In Human Biology from Kings College London.
Kiran has an interest in minimally invasive cosmetic dentistry and has attended courses including the Christopher Orr course in Cosmetic Dentistry and Aesthetic Restorative Dentistry in London. Kiran also has a particular interest in orthodontics and is certified in Invisalign. Kiran is passionate about keeping up to date with the latest techniques in dentistry, providing the very best care for her patients.
Away from dentistry, Kiran loves to spend time with her friends and family, doting particularly on her two young daughters.

Louise Hale

GDC No. 4225

Louise has been with the practice since January 1995. She has a Certificate in Proficiency of Dental Hygiene which she obtained from Eastman Dental Hospital in April 1992. She enjoys helping patients to improve oral hygiene and relax in their surroundings. She is very approachable. Outside of work, Louise enjoys playing pool, travelling, socializing with friends, going to gigs and walking her dog.

Hanisha Patel

Associate Dentist
GDC No. 299467 
Hanisha, a skilled and compassionate dentist dedicated to transforming smiles and improving oral health. With a educational background, Hanisha graduated from the Medical University of Varna, Bulgaria in October 2021. Since joining Saving Smiles Dental Practice in September 2022, Hanisha has become an invaluable member of the team. With training in Invisalign, Hanisha provides innovative solutions for straightening teeth discreetly. Committed to patient comfort and care, Hanisha creates a welcoming environment, ensuring that each patient feels at ease throughout their dental journey. In her spare time, Hanisha enjoys swimming and traveling.

Shannon Lowe

GDC No. 12345

Shannon grew up in Surrey where she worked as a Dental nurse for 10 years before studying at the University of Portsmouth where she achieved a 1st Class honours Degree in Dental Hygiene and Dental therapy in 2020. She lives now with her partner locally, they are currently renovating a narrow boat and plan to live on the beautiful River Nene. 
Shannon is passionate about oral health and empowering her patients to have the skills and confidence to lead healthy lives with healthy mouths. Not only is shannon devoted to educating her patients but also has a dream to teach Dental Hygiene Therapy students in the future.

Sabina Marwari

Associate dentist

GDC no – 203051

Sabina joined the practice in 2019, as an associate. She studied at Charles University in Prague and graduated in 2010 as a Doctor of Dental Medicine. Her interests lie in oral surgery and paediatric dentistry.
She has a warm and sensitive nature that invites patients to feel at ease, enabling her to create rapport with anxious patients.
She is an enthusiastic and dynamic member of the dental team whose goals are to provide excellent dental care for the whole family.
Outside of dentistry, she loves travelling, hiking, baking and spending time with her 3 children.

Ryan Khinda

Associate Dentist

GDC No. 292409

Dr Ryan Khinda qualified from Silesia University of Medicine, Poland in 2020. Since then, he has undertaken additional training in endodontics (root canal treatment), advanced training in facial aesthetics including: dermal fillers, anti-wrinkle treatments, skin boosters, medical grade skincare as well phlebotomy and PRF treatments to help hair restoration in those suffering from hair loss. 

Ryan has a keen interest in endodontics and oral surgery. 

His easy and open communication style helps to make his patients feel more comfortable in what can otherwise be an anxiety inducing environment. This has helped turn many nervous patients into happy attendees! Outside of work Ryan enjoys keeping fit, Muay Thai boxing, travelling and spending time with family. 

The Clinic team At a Glance

Tanya Plumer
Practice Manager
GDC No. 117236

Sharon Emerton
GDC No. 124354

Stacey Ashby
GDC No. 157251
Tina KIng
GDC No. 174557
Helen Sykes
GDC No. 128847
Gemma Scarborough
GDC No. 123140

Kay Clarke
GDC No. 122289

Milly Lapham 
GDC No.129439