Our team

Our team has been handpicked for their expertise and experience, so rest assured that you will be in excellent hands.

Vikram Kavi

Principal Dentist

GDC Number 100424

Peter Coster

Dentist

GDC Number 83275

Jennifer Wales

Dentist

GDC Number 115748

Khaled Nassar

Dentist

GDC Number 86058

Archana Kavi

Dentist

GDC Number 124464

Ruth Sunchu

Hygienist

GDC Number 306575

Nicola Mackie

Head Dental Nurse

GDC Number 189159

Nicol Kopczyk

Dental Nurse

GDC Number 298913

Sacha Duncan

Dental Nurse

Paulina Kolodynska

Dental Nurse

GDC Number 309385

Jade Parr

Trainee Dental Nurse 

Amy Park

Trainee Dental Nurse 

Donna Sharp

Practice Manager

GDC Number 136717

Vincenza Thomas

Receptionist

Nicola Irvine

Receptionist

Vikram Kavi

Vikram Kavi

Principal Dentist

GDC Number 100424

Since qualifying from the Rhajiv Ghandi University in 2003, I have strived to achieve the highest standards of patient care.  I have more than 15 years of dental experience, and over 10 years of placing implants

Peter Coster

Peter Coster

Dentist

GDC Number 83275

I graduated from Dundee University in 2004, and have since completed a number of post-graduate courses which focused on Periodontology, Oral Surgery and Restorative Dentistry. I am fascinated by modern dentistry, and have a particular interest in minimally invasive dentistry and Short Term Orthodontic systems. Outside of dentistry, I enjoy hillwalking and a range of sports, with snowboarding being one of my greatest passions.

Archana Kavi

Archana Kavi

Dentist

GDC Number 124464

I graduated in 2003 From Rajiv Gandhi University in India and moved to the UK in 2005.  I joined as an SHO in the Hull Royal Infirmary before moving to Aberdeen in 2007 where I continued to work as an SHO, in the Maxillofacial Department of Aberdeen Royal Infirmary.  Thereafter, I took up my post as a salaried dentist for NHS Grampian and also completed my MSc in Oral Surgery from the University of Central Lancashire in 2014.  I have a special interest in Oral surgery and in treating anxious patients. I accept referrals for oral surgery and intravenous sedation and provide inhalation sedation for children. I have also worked as a clinical lecturer in Oral Surgery Department at the Aberdeen Institute of Dentistry and am involved in teaching dental students, dental colleagues and nursing staff.

Nicola Mackie

Nicola Mackie

Head Dental Nurse

GDC Number 189159

Qualified 2010

Senior nurse, sedation and oral surgery co-ordinator

What I enjoy most about nursing is getting to know the patients; some I have known for over 14 years!

Donna Sharp

Donna Sharp

Practice Manager

GDC Number 136717

I qualified as a Dental Nurse back in 2002 and then went on to do Practice Management a few years later. I joined the Crown Dental team in November 2019, but have worked at its sister practice since starting out in nursing. I enjoy seeing the great results by cosmetic dentistry which can change patients lives and build their confidence.

Hugh Gillies

Hugh Gillies

Dentist GDC Number 61093

Graduated in 1986 from the University of Glasgow.

Katelyn Cairns

Katelyn Cairns

Implant Coordinator

GDC Number 246089

I have worked at Crown Dental Group since 2019, and have recently joined the team of Implant Coordinators. I have gained my sedation qualification, and enjoy helping nervous patients to get through their visit.

Jennifer Wales

Jennifer Chalmers

Dentist

GDC Number 113014

I enjoy guiding my patients at Crown Dental Group to achieve and maintain good oral health. I also work part time as a Clinical Lecturer at the University of Dundee where I enjoy passing my knowledge on to the next generation of dentists.

Kirsty Eddie

Kirsty Eddie

Hygienist

GDC Number 6618

Qualified in 2005 at Dundee dental school. My interests lie in carrying out periodontal treatments and giving preventative advice for better oral health.

Alicja Chudziak

Alicja Chudziak

Hygienist

GDC Number 234881

I began my journey into dentistry in 2010 working as dental nurse, and then went to the University of Dundee to train as a dental hygienist, graduating with distinction in 2016. During my time there, I was twice awarded ‘Best Clinical Student.’  Since then I have been working in general dental practices both in Aberdeen and Montrose which has given me great opportunities to work with different groups of patients, develop my clinical skills as well as giving me considerable experience in challenging clinical situations.

I am very focused on developing good relationships with patients and colleagues, as well as constantly improving my clinical knowledge and skills through continuous education. In my spare time I enjoys various sports and aim to visit a new country each year.

Nicole Scott

Nicole Scott

Head Implant Coordinator

GDC Number 260430

I assist Dr Kavi with all his patient cases, and enjoy helping patients through from their first appointment, until the completion of treatment.

Iona Murray

Iona Murray

Dental Nurse

GDC Number

I qualified in March this year. My favourite part about dental nursing is getting to see the patient with the finished product that they’ve always wanted and have that confidence back.

Sascha Duncan

Sascha Duncan

Dental Nurse

GDC Number 283722

I have been dental nursing for 10 years since leaving school, I went on to qualify as a dental nurse in 2015 and joined CDG  August 2018 – i really enjoy being a dental nurse, getting to know your patients really well, along with making them feel as comfortable and at ease as possible during their time at Crown dental Group.  I also enjoy the surgical side of things. Outside of work, I love to spend time with my family and my 2 boxers.

Frances Peck

Frances Peck

Dental Nurse

GDC Number 243705

Started nursing in 2010 and qualified in 2013. 

I enjoy the diverse topics of conversation that can be had with patients. Out of work I spend time with my family, trips to the cinema and walks.

Anne Henderson

Anne Henderson

Dental Nurse

GDC Number 126468

Dental nurse for 47 years 

I enjoy all aspects of being a dental nurse, especially providing patient care and reassurance to nervous patients, I spent many years working with special care patients in ARI.

Lisa Winpenny

Lisa Winpenny

Receptionist

I have been a Receptionist at Crown for the past 2 years and thoroughly enjoy it. I’ve always been interested in dentistry and have recently started working in surgery before I start my dental nurse training at the Dental School later this year.

Rachel Don

Rachel Don

Receptionist

I joined Crown Dental Group in March and have previous medical reception experience. I enjoy assisting patients on the phone and helping to make their visit as smooth as possible.

If you are unable to attend an appointment, we require a minimum of 24 hours’ notice, failing to do so may incur a charge.

You can contact us on 01224 570232 (answer service available)

or by email  enquiries@crowndentalgroup.co.uk

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