James Cooil trained at Liverpool University and qualified in 1977. After returning to Leicester he joined the practice at 101 Uppingham Road in 1980 and took over in 1981 and ran the practice up until Sundip bought the practice in 2013.
He has particular interest in endodontics, cosmetic dentistry and treatment of cranio mandibular disorder. Mr Cooil has studied extensively since qualifying, developing a deep understanding of modern dentistry.
He has worked in the Orthodontic Department at Glenfield hospital and is a member of The British Dental Association with the Leicester Independent Practitioner Group. He has also been a member of the British Society for Occlusal Studies and the Cranio Group.
Mr Cooil says that, ‘Having practiced in the same surgery for over 30 years, it gives one a great insight as to what is really successful dentistry and how to provide patients with excellent oral health for a life time’.
Sundip became the Principal Dentist of TG’s Dental Suite - Leicester in 2013. He graduated from Sheffield University in 2005 and went on to work in the North-West in Oral & Maxillofacial Hospital Units. His interests lie in Oral Surgery, Dental Implants and IV/Sedation.
Sundip is also an examiner for the Royal College of Surgeons and is one of 9 National examiners for the Certificate of Minor Oral Surgery. He is also an examiner for the Overseas Regulatory Body (ORE) which ensures that overseas dentists wanting to work within the UK are tried and tested thoroughly before being allowed to work in practice within the UK.
Sundip loves working with people and takes great pride in making sure each and every one of his patients is given the utmost respect and receives the best treatment he and his professional team can provide.
Hayley qualified from The University of Manchester in 2009. Since then, she spent 2 years working as an Associate in the North West before moving down to the East Midlands in 2011.
Hayley’s particular field of interest lies within Facial Aesthetics and it is in this area that she has undergone numerous advanced qualifications with the use of ‘Botox’ and Dermal Fillers. Hayley insists on using only the highest quality products for all of her facial aesthetic procedures.
Hayley also enjoys cosmetic dentistry and always strives for an excellent aesthetic result. She is keen to grow her skill base and always eager to learn about the latest developments within dentistry. Hayley has a gentle and calming nature and always strives to go above and beyond for all her patients.
In her spare time Hayley enjoys spending time with her family, Pilates and Swimming.
Dhru qualified from the University of Leeds in 2014 and has been with the TGs team ever since. He is dedicated to continuing professional development and has recently completed the MJDF and is undergoing a complex restorative course. Dhru’s interests lie in cosmetic dentistry and he has recently undertaken training to provide short term orthodontic treatment.
Dhru has a keen interest in sports and enjoys playing football and squash in his spare time. He also enjoys travelling.
Helen has worked within dental practice since 1997, after qualifying from Birmingham Dental Hospital with a degree in Dental Hygiene. She has formed good relationships with patients over those years, working with the patients to achieve and maintain a high standard of oral health, through periodontal treatments and motivation of patients to improve and maintain a good standard of oral care.
Sharon has been with the practice for nearly 20 years. She qualified at Guys hospital in London in 1977 and has been practicing for over 42 years.
Sahron has developed a special interest in working with nervous patients and the elderly.
She has also completed extended duties, enabling her to administer local anaesthetic if required. She is committed to always delivering the highest standard of care
Jas has been working as a Dental Hygienist at TG’s Dental Suite for over 17 years. She qualified at Eastman Dental Hospital in London in 1995. Her role as a Hygienist involves preventing gum disease and improving gum health. Jas keeps up to date on any new professional developments within her scope of work.
Jas enjoys listening to music and socialising with her family.
Karen has been part of the team since June 1996 and started working at the practice as a qualified Dental Nurse. Karen is now Practice Manger and oversees the smooth running of the practice. She is also the nominated Registered Manager for the practice with the CQC and with the support of the team ensures that the practice adheres to the most current rules and regulations.
Karen is committed in making sure that patients receive the highest standard of care and quality of treatment at all times.
I am a longstanding member of the TG’s Leicester practice team, with a wealth of experience in both dental nursing and reception.
I am always happy to meet new and existing patients alike and you are assured of a warm welcome as our patient journey is very important to me. I look forward to meeting you.
Nikki has been with the practice for over twenty years, qualifying with the NEBDN National Certificate in 1998. Since then, she’s been actively involved in professional development and was awarded her NEBDN Certificate in Radiography in 2009. In the practice, she is the lead for Decontamination and Infection Control but also has particular interests in the practice’s minor oral surgery service and Dental Implants. Outside of work, Nikki’s a keen charity fund raiser and runner, and recently completing her first marathon has raised money for several causes including Kash4Kenya and the LRI’s paediatric oncology unit.
Ria has been dental nursing since 2003 and has been with the TGs team since 2013. She enjoys treating all age ranges and helping to calm patients once in the dental chair. Her interests lie in aiding in implant placement and complex surgical extractions.
In her spare time Ria enjoys going for runs and frequently participates in marathon running with Nikki (see above!)
Sana joined the practice in 2017 after moving from the North West and has been working as a Dental Nurse since 2014.
She gained her qualification in 2017 with a Level 3 Diploma in Dental Nursing.
Sana is caring and patient and you can be sure to see her with a smile ready to help you every time you visit the practice.
In her spare time, Sana likes to bake and spend time with family and friends.
Charlotte started her role as dental receptionist in September 2014 and coming from a non-dental background has thoroughly enjoyed learning the new skills and knowledge associated with the role. Charlotte loves meeting and greeting patients into the practice and doing her upmost to help ensure a positive patient experience. In her spare time, Charlotte enjoys cooking, reading and spending time with friends and family. Charlotte is totally and completely obsessed with bunny rabbits, especially the ‘fluffy’ kind.
Tia has recently joined TG’s and is currently completing her Dental Nurses Qualification.
She is a confident and supportive member of the team.
Tia has had a new addition to her family, her beautiful puppy Blue.