Meet the team
Battersea Bridge Dental Practice has a team of enthusiastic and committed dentists, dental hygienists and dental nurses, for more information about a particular person, please select a profile from below.
Dr Daniel DawsonPrincipal Dentist
Dr Neal ShahPrincipal Dentist
Dr Menal PatelAssociate Dentist
Dr. Lucy WhitworthAssociate Dentist
Dr Daniel Dawson
Daniel is a principal dentist and partner at the practice.
After graduating from the University of Bristol in 1999, he completed his vocational training with the Charing Cross Hospital Scheme and has worked in London ever since.
He joined the practice in 2003, first establishing himself as a senior associate before entering into a partnership with Neal.
He enjoys all aspects of dentistry and has undertaken further continuing professional development in a number of treatment modalities including oral surgery, splint therapy, same day ceramic restorations, and restorative dentistry.
His special interest is Endodontic treatment. He is currently enrolled part time on the consultant led Post Graduate Diploma in Endodontics program at King’s College University.
Outside of his professional role, Daniel likes to keep fit, he is a keen cyclist, runner and swimmer and trains throughout the year for the summer season of triathlons. When he’s not squeezing himself into a wetsuit his young family keep him busy and entertained.
GDC registration – 75847
Dr Neal Shah
Neal is a practice principle dentist and partner within the practice. He has been here for 11 years.
He grew up in London and returned having graduated from Bristol University in 1999 to complete his training at Kingston hospital. Shortly after he was awarded an additional post graduate diploma including Oral Surgery and sedation from Bristol University.
Since then Neal has obtained a post graduate certificate in cosmetic and aesthetic dentistry and has been providing bespoke smile designs for many years. He is also a gold tiered Invisalign provider. www.invisalign.co.uk
Neal provides the dental implants at the practice. He completed his training at the Cambridge Academy and The California Implant Institute based in San Diego. He uses Nobel Biocare implants exclusively. www.nobelbiocare.co.uk
Neal is a member of the Faculty of General Dental Practitioners (FGDP) and has been accepted to acquire the Diploma in Implantology from the prestigious Royal College of Surgeons of England.
During the week, Neal also practices in Chiswick providing smile designs, Invisalign and implants.
There doesn’t seem to be much spare time, but when there is, he enjoys playing sport, football and tennis in particular. He has recently had to take up hockey again in order to keep up with his two young daughters.
GDC registration – 75863
Dr Menal Patel
Menal qualified from Kings College London in 2007, and has since worked in practice in the UK, and also in the USA where she gained her DMD degree, qualifying with Honours in Clinical Dentistry from the prestigious University of Pennsylvania.
Since then she has maintained a keen interest in the latest innovations in dentistry through extensive postgraduate training and development. Menal’s particular area of interest is Cosmetic Dentistry and Facial Rejuvenation procedures, and she is currently undertaking a course in Cosmetic and Advanced Aesthetic Restorative Dentistry.
She returns smiles back to functional aesthetic beauty with minimally invasive techniques such as tooth whitening, white fillings, veneers and crowns. She is also a certified provider of cosmetic clear braces with the Six Month Smiles and Cfast tooth alignment systems.
Menal is adept at helping nervous patients and children feel relaxed; she has a friendly and caring approach, and is passionate about dentistry.
GDC registration – 114557
Dr. Lucy Whitworth
Lucy graduated from the University of Sheffield with honours in 2016.
Her calm and friendly demeanour helps patients feel at ease, taking time to ensure appointments and procedures are as comfortable as possible. This allows Lucy to help even the most anxious of patients overcome their fears.
Lucy prides herself on providing high-quality treatment in all aspects of dentistry. She has a keen interest in cosmetic and restorative dentistry and loves being able to improve patients smiles with the most up-to-date, evidence based, minimally invasive techniques.
Outside of work Lucy likes to lead a healthy lifestyle. This involves attending fitness classes and also trying new healthy recipes as she is an enthusiastic cook. She also loves to travel, gaining experiences of other cultures, lifestyles and cuisines.
GDC registration – 265395
Rebecca qualified in Dental Hygiene in 2017, graduating from the Eastman Dental Hospital in London, after having spent several years in the dental industry working in practices across London. Rebecca is experienced in treating both adults and children, with a gentle approach to give a comfortable hygiene experience.
Outside of work, Rebecca enjoys socialising with friends, live music and walks in the country side where she lives with her partner in Hertfordshire.
Qualified as a dental nurse and implant nurse for 6 years. Joined the practice 2016. Enjoys socialising and reading books.
GDC registration – 235067
Working as a Qualified dental nurse for over 4years and joined the practice in 2016. Likes to keep fit and loves spending time with family.
GDC registration – 260348
Trained as a dental nurse in 2006 and joined Battersea bridge dental in 2008. And is our senior nurse.
GDC registration – 135242