Dental Team

Arjun Ankady

Dental Hygienist

GDC no: 299828

Arjun qualified as a dentist abroad and is currently a GDC registered Dental therapist/hygienist in the UK. In addition to his passion for dental hygiene, he has published many research papers in several international journals. He has recently completed his MSc in Advanced General Dental Practice from the University of Ulster, Birmingham. He is a keen learner and has a passion for continuous learning and development and a firm believer that learning never ends. Apart from dentistry, he loves singing, exploring new places and likes to keep himself fit.

Tamara Cupid

Lead Nurse

GDC no: 278857

Tamara joined MK Smiles when we opened in December 2018.

She is an experienced qualified dental nurse. Tamara is our Lead Nurse and oversees the nursing team and works closely with the practice manager maintaining high standards in all clinical areas of the practice. Outside of work, Tamara enjoys travelling, reading, and spending time with her niece.

Jenny Tilling

Practice Manager

GDC no: 289242

Jenny Joined MK Smiles in October 2020 as a Receptionist and Clinical Lead. She is a qualified Dental Nurse and is now our Practice Manager. She oversees the smooth running of all aspects of the practice and makes sure the practice is compliant and as well as looking after the patients journey. In her spare time, Jenny breeds dressage horses and enjoys spending time with friends and family.

Bimala Shrestha

Dental Nurse

GDC no: 243315

Bimala has been working as a qualified dental nurse since 2013. She has had the opportunity to work in many different working environments, hence she has gained a lot of experience. Outside of work she enjoys spending time with her family and travelling.

Samy-Jo Wentworth


Samy-Jo is a receptionist here at MK Smiles. She has been part of the team since November 2021 and has over 4 years’ experience as a dental receptionist. She loves being part of a great team and helping patients on their dental journey, making it stress-free and relaxing.

In her spare time, she loves to spend time with her family and friends making memories, going to the gym and dining out at new restaurants.

Lacé Nandlal

Dental Nurse

Lacé is a trainee nurse who started with us in January 2022. She is enjoying her time at MK Smiles learning new clinical skills from the other nurses and dentists. She is looking forward to becoming a qualified dental nurse in the future.

In her spare time, Lacé likes to make candles and spend time with her family and friends.