Introducing our specialist team of dentists and patient care staff
Dr. Prem Hunjan BDS(Lond)
Prem graduated from King’s College London in 2010. After graduating, he spent his first two years completing his foundation training alongside a Senior House Officer role in Maxillofacial surgery at York District Hospital.
Whilst in this post, he participated in writing various articles which were published in the British Journal of Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery.
He also completed the examinations for the Diploma of Membership of the Faculty of Dental Surgery in Edinburgh (MFDS). Prem continued his career in general practice where he furthered his postgraduate education studying Restorative Dentistry with Basil Mizrahi in London.
Since 2016, he has been involved in Dental Foundation training. Selected practices and trainers are chosen by The Yorkshire deanery to take newly qualified dentists and assist them in the transition to general practice.
Prem has also furthered his post-graduate education in Implant Dentistry. He completed an 18-month course with the PID Academy and is currently working towards completing the examinations for The Diploma in Implant Dentistry from the Royal College of Surgeons (Edinburgh).
Outside of work, he enjoys spending time with his wife, as well as playing squash with friends
Dr Alex Head BDS(Birm) MJDF RCS(Eng)
GDC no. 112715
Originally a southerner, Alex qualified from Peninsula Dental School Plymouth in 2011. He followed his wife back to her home county of North Yorkshire to complete his Foundation Trainee year, and has worked here ever since.
He enjoys all aspects of general dentistry, especially endodontics (root canal therapy). Interested in education, he has been a foundation trainer of newly qualified dentists for 4 years.
He feels prevention is the most important part of what he does, educating patients in oral hygiene to help prevent problems.
Outside of dentistry he enjoys music, cooking and playing Lego with his children.
Dr Richa Sood
Dr Richa Sood is a dental surgeon at Chatsworth House Dental Practice. She was trained at the prestigious Maxillofacial department at the All India Institute Medical Sciences in Delhi (widely regarded as one of the most competitive and prestigious centres in Asia). She passed her U.K dental equivalency examinations in 2005 and has gained experience at various dental practices in West Yorkshire and has been working as an associate dentist at Chatsworth House since 2017.
Her specialist interests include restorative dentistry and paediatric dentistry and she has extensive experience at complex dental extractions. She is well trained and experienced in all aspects of dentistry. She lives in North Leeds with her husband and 3 children. She enjoys cooking, travelling and skiing.
All the staff here are extremely friendly, efficient and understanding. I don’t normally like visiting the dentist but my new dentist was extremely nice and really made me feel comfortable and they empathised with me.