Meet The Team

Mandhir (Monty) Bains

Principal Dentist
BDS (London) PgCert (Dental Education)
(Restorative Dentistry)
GDC 193725
Monty is the principal dentist at Orchard Dental, Monty enjoys all aspects of Dentistry, he has completed further studies in dental education and is a trainer for newly qualified Dentists. In his spare time Monty enjoys playing football.

Jaspreet (Mili) Matharu Bains

BDS (London) MJDF RCS Eng PgCert (Dental Education)
PgDip (Restorative Dentistry)
GDC 202884
Mili enjoys Restorative and Aesthetic Dentistry and is currently working towards her Masters in Restorative Dentistry at Plymouth University. Aside from teaching at the Dental Hospital, carrying out Cosmetic dentistry and Facial Aesthetics, Mili enjoys helping nervous patients feel at ease by her calm gentle manner.

Suresh Variar Somasundaran

MDS (oral surgery), FFDRCS (oral surgery/medicine) MFDS, PGcert Implants
GDC 180539
Suresh is our practice Oral surgeon and Implant dentist. Suresh is currently also working in the Maxillofacial department at Derriford Hospital and completing his MSc in Implantology at the University of Bristol. Suresh is excellent with complex treatment planning and discussing treatment in meticulous detail which puts patients at ease.

Sanjay Sumaria

GDC 83489
Sanjay is also working towards his MSc in Restorative Dentistry, Sanjay enjoys all aspects of Dentistry and takes great pride in his work. Sanjay has a keen eye for detail and also enjoys Cosmetic Dentistry.

Rachael O'Shea

Practice Manager
Rachael is our Practice Manager at Orchard Dental, she works hard to bring out the best from all team members and has a wonderful caring approach with patients.

Mohammed (Mo) Shibl

MJDF PgCert (M.Oral Surgery)
GDC 261565
Mo qualified from Future University, Egypt in 2013 and completed his statutory exams in 2015. Currently Mo is in the first year of his Masters programme in Oral Surgery at Plymouth University.

Maria Dolores Chalhoub Gonzalbez (Mariola)

GDC 246151
Mariola qualified from Valencia, Spain in 2013. Mariola enjoys general dentistry and when not at work enjoys travelling with her recent exploration to Cuba and Japan.

Alanna MacLeod

GDC 85439
Alanna has a keen interest in many areas of Dentistry with further training in Periodontology, Paediatrics and Oral Surgery.  A Lieutenant Commander in the Royal Navy before leaving to have children, she now teaches at Peninsula University.  When she has time to spare, Alanna enjoys running and making celebration cakes.

Hygienists and Therapists:

Laura Blanks

GDC 199859
Laura qualified in Hygiene and Therapy from Portsmouth University in 2014. Laura is very good with children and anxious patients with her kind caring manner. In her spare time Laura loves spending time with her family.

Casey Flack

GDC 155642
Casey qualified in Hygiene and Therapy from Portsmouth University in 2013. Casey has lovely manner with patients and also teaches at the Plymouth Dental Hospital. Casey enjoys spending time with her family and her young son.