024 7622 0514117 Holyhead Road, Coventry,
West Midlands, CV1 3AD

Meet the team

Dr. Kulwant Shoker

Dr Kully Shoker graduated from the prestigious King’s College Dental School, University of London in 1998. Since then he has undertake extensive postgraduate training, including 2 Masters degrees.

He currently also holds the post of Training Programme Director for Foundation Training with Health Education England, since 2010. Prior to this he spent 8 years involved in the direct teaching of new qualified dentists. His role as Programme Director involves him supervising the training of 13 newly qualified dentists each year. He is also involved in mentoring dentists in difficulty for the West Midlands Deanery.

Kully purchased the practice in 2003 and alongside the team, has developed the practice into a modern, caring environment to provide a high level of dental care to the wider community. The practice continues to invest in modern technology to ensure the highest clinical standards.

His special interests lie in treatment of complex cases including tooth wear, endodontics and cosmetic treatment. He has been involved in restoring dental implant cases since 2005.

Dr Kulwant (Kully) Shoker

Dr Kulwant (Kully) Shoker
DipConSed MPhil MSc(Distn)
GDC: 75038

Dr Gurvinder Kaur Chadha (Nikki)

Dr Nikki graduated from Manchester Dental School in 2002. She started her career at the practice and then left the following year to gain further qualifications and spent 2 years training in hospital in oral surgery, paediatric and maxillofacial surgery departments. She returned to the practice in 2005. Since then She has attended a number of courses to enhance her clinical and teaching knowledge. She holds a certificate in cosmetic dentistry, a certificate in medical education and is also Gold provider for Invisalign allowing her to treat simple to complex orthodontic cases.

She is currently an educational supervisor at the practice and is involved in the mentoring of a newly qualified dentist to ease the transition from dental school to general practice.

Her special interests are in long and short-term adult orthodontics, cosmetic dentistry, which can involve composite fillings, crowns, veneers and restoring, implants.

Dr Nikki Chadha also holds a qualification from a Harley Street based facial aesthetics Academy and is able to offer wrinkle relaxing injections and dermal fillers.

Outside of dentistry she is mum to three children and enjoys travelling, spa breaks and spending time with friends and family.

Dr Gurvinder Kaur Chadha (Nikki)

Dr Gurvinder Kaur Chadha (Nikki)
BDS (Eng) MFDS RCS (Eng)
PGCert MedEd
GDC Number 80968

Dr Kiran Panchal

Dr Panchal joined the practice in 2005 when he graduated from the Red Brick University of Birmingham. Since then he has attended many courses to enhance his clinical knowledge. Currently he is coming towards the end of a Restorative Diploma which he has undertaken at the teaching facilities at Manchester Dental School.

He is currently an educational supervisor at the practice which involves mentoring a newly qualified dentist at the practice and supporting their transition from undergraduate training. He has held this position since 2011 and continues to attend courses to enhance his teaching skills.

His special interests are in complex dental rehabilitation, treatment of toothwear and cosmetic dentistry. This involves treatments such as composite bonding, crowns, bridges, veneers, implants (fixed and removable), dentures and endodontics. He has been restoring implants at the practice since 2008. He is also able to treat simple to moderate cases with Invisalign.

Away from the practice Kiran enjoys spending time with his wife and 2 children and socialising with friends and family.

Dr Kiran Panchal

Dr Kiran Panchal
BDS (England) MJDFRCS PG CertMedEd
GDC: 85807

Dr Gurpreet Singh

Gurpreet graduated from the University of Sheffield in 2011 and started his vocational training at Holyhead Dental Practice (HDP) later that year. After successfully completing this initial year of training, he then went on to further enhance his skills by undertaking an Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery post, whereby he was based at both the Leeds General Infirmary and Leeds Dental Institute.

Dr Singh then returned to HDP in 2013, in his current role as an associate dentist. During his time here, he has completed a Joint Diploma in Membership of Dental Faculties (MJDF) with the Royal College of Surgeons, England, in 2013. In dedication to enhancing his skills futher, he also completed further post graduate training in Endodontics at the Kings Dental Institute in 2017.

Away from the surgery, Dr Singh is actively involved with the British Dental Association by serving as Treasurer for the Central Birmingham Section and holds membership of the following associations:

Dr Gurpreet Singh

Dr Gurpreet Singh
BDS (Eng) MJDF RCS (Eng)
GDC: 211641

Dr Merendeep Basra

Dr Merendeep Basra graduated from University of Birmingham in July 2017. She joined our team in September 2017. Merendeep consistently strives to provide a high standard of care for her patients.

Dr Merendeep Basra

Dr Merendeep Basra
BDS (Birm)

Helen Thompson – Hygienist

Helen graduated from Birmingham Dental Hospital in 2003, she has over 20 years experience in Dentistry 

Her qualifications also include Dental radiography and oral health educator and is a member of the British Society of periodontology 

Helen joined the Holyhead practice in 2013 and has enjoyed treating And building relationships with the patients and finds her role both interesting and challenging and is passionate about maintaining patients  oral health.

Helen enjoys working with the professional friendly team at Holyhead Dental Practice 

Helen Thompson

Helen Thompson
EDH (Eng)
GDC 6284

Natalie Harvey – Hygienist

Natalie graduated from Sheffield university, she has 28 years of experience within the dental industry including nursing and management.

She has recently joined the team in 2018 and hopes to continue the high standard already set. She is also qualified as a dental therapist as well as a dental hygienist and is keen to improve her patients oral health and maintain it.

She has worked in many different dental environments and prides herself on her communication skills.

Natalie Harvey

Susan Gower

Clinical Lead Senior Dental Nurse

Susan qualified as a Dental Nurse in 1995 and joined our team in 2004. Susan has progressed during her time at Holyhead Dental Surgery and has become an important member of the team providing support for the nurses to remain compliant with our policies and procedures inline with the HTM01-05 regulations. This ensures we keep to high standards of cross infection control whilst still providing a relaxed and friendly dental surgery where our patients health and safety is of great importance. Susan has also undertaken the NEBDN Radiography course and assists with the general training of any new staff members.

On a personal level she enjoys caring for her many animals at home, including her husband and kids!

Susan Gower

Mrs Sharron Barr

Sharron is the practice manager and has been at the practice since 1999. Sharron is registered with the GDC. She plays a critical role in the smooth running of the practice. She is the practice complaints officer and as such ensures the practice provides a high level of customer service. Sharron is present front-of-house on reception to enable the monitoring of costumer service standards. Sharron is the line manager for the practice team.

Away from the practice enjoys recycling furniture and flower arranging. When she is not at work her 2 sons keep her busy.

Mrs Sharron Barr

Sharron Barr