Oaktree Dental is a niche dental practice based in South Croydon. We have served our local community for over 30 years, and are dedicated to providing excellent patient care within a relaxed, comfortable environment.
We specialise in aesthetic dentistry and smile enhancement including Invisalign teeth straightening treatment, dental implants, teeth whitening and veneers. Our team includes two dentists, two dental hygienists, an implant surgeon, dental nurses and welcome team.
Our friendly and kind team welcome you and your family to our practice, and we look forward to helping you to achieve your dream smile and maintain your dental health!
Dr Bhakti Phanse
BDS (Maharashtra University of Health Sciences 2003), MJDF RCS Eng, MSc (Aesthetic Dentistry)
GDC No: 104228
Principal Dentist & Invisalign Provider
Dr Bhakti Phanse graduated from Government Dental College, Mumbai in 2003 and migrated to the UK in 2005. Bhakti was awarded the MJDF diploma through the Royal College of Surgeons in 2007 and completed her MSc in Aesthetic Dentistry from the prestigious Kings College London with merit in 2013. She qualified as an Invisalign provider in 2017 and is passionate about improving the smiles of her patients. She has also trained in implant restoration and recently completed a post graduate certificate course in Periodontology.
After working in various practices in southwest London she became the principal dentist of Oaktree Dental in 2018. Under her care and leadership the practice has grown from strength to strength, and has established itself as one of the leading providers of aesthetic dentistry, dental implants and Invisalign in the area.
Bhakti is dedicated to patient care and believes in treating every patient uniquely and providing bespoke treatment depending on their priorities and treatment needs. She is a strong believer in prevention and minimally invasive dentistry. She is dedicated to patient care and working in a relaxed and comfortable environment. She is friendly, approachable, kind and takes the time to understand patient needs. Her calming approach helps put even the most nervous patients at ease.
Outside of dentistry, Bhakti runs a busy household with two young active boys and a cat named Emerald. She enjoys yoga, meditation and kung fu. She loves writing and has published a book of poems. She champions health and well-being initiatives and volunteers for a charitable helpline.
Dr Nikkita Shah
BDS (University of Birmingham 2017)
GDC No: 271119
Associate Dentist & Invisalign Provider
Dr Nikkita Shah graduated in 2017 from the University of Birmingham and has since been working as an Associate Dentist in South London. Committed to post-graduate development and improving her skills, she is currently completing a 2-year Diploma in Restorative and Aesthetic Dentistry. She is also enjoying being an Invisalign provider and is keen to further develop her knowledge to treat more complex cases.
Nikkita has a passion for providing the highest quality of care to her patients, and believes that every patient is unique and deserves a holistic treatment plan tailored to their needs. She is especially empathetic to nervous patients, and is committed to making people feel at ease during appointments and ensuring that everyone leaves her surgery smiling.
Nikkita feels it is important to give back to the community and help where we can. She feels strongly that everyone should have access to dental care and the correct knowledge to improve their dental heath, therefore volunteers with a charity to provide dental advice to the homeless. She also helps to run a local charity to provide freshly cooked meals to the elderly and vulnerable in the community.
Outside of dentistry, Nikkita enjoyed spending time with her friends and family, reading and yoga.
Oaktree Dental is based on the busy Brighton Road in South Croydon and has a bus stop opposite the practice.
Nearest train station: Purley Oaks / Sanderstead
Nearby free off street parking is available on:
St. Augustine's Avenue,
Avondale Road CR2