Smile Dental Centre is a modern and a well established family dental practice for over 50 years. We are a practice built on our service by making our patients feel welcomed and at ease.
Why choose us?
The Smile Dental Centre wants to do the best for their patients. In 2014, our practice was awarded the British Dental Associations ‘Good Practice Scheme’ award, and has continued to be awarded this accolade on an annual basis. The Good Practice Scheme is recognized as a mark of quality and requires the whole dental team to comply with high standards. Our aim is to provide high quality dental care in a comfortable and relaxing atmosphere. Our practice has an outstanding reputation for providing an exceptional standard of service and we are dedicated to providing our patients with smiles that will leave them looking and feeling great.
We offer an extensive range of cosmetic dental treatments including dental implants, teeth whitening, white cosmetic fillings, porcelain crowns, veneers, facial aesthetics and Invisalign braces. Our skilled dentists have had extensive training and have completed a number of courses to ensure we provide you with the most up to date and modern methods of cosmetic dentistry. Our dentists have outstanding patient care skills and keep up to date with the latest dental procedures and techniques to achieve high quality patient care and satisfaction.
Our dental team pride ourselves by giving our patients the most caring and relaxing experience to help patients to overcome their fears and maintain their teeth for the rest of their lives We are proud of our team at Smile Dental Centre who are a friendly and dedicated to the patients desired goals and outcome.
Mr Sunny Sareen
Dental Practitioner - GDC number 177765
Sunny Sareen qualified from King's College London. He completed a year of vocational training in Leicester. He has worked in general Practice for over 9 years and has been an honorary clinical tutor at King's College London Hospital, which has given him greater insight into lifelong learning and teaching.
Sunny is very passionate about teaching and has been appointed as a vocational trainer by the Health Education England for newly qualified dentists in the last few years. He has completed postgraduate certificate in dental education and currently completing diploma level. He has also been awarded fellowship at the Higher Education Academy. He has also completed his postgraduate examinations to gain the MJDF and gaining membership to the prestigious Royal College of Surgeons.
He is a passionate and a caring dentist who has a keen interest in cosmetic dentistry and endodontics. He enjoys treating and improving smiles using different orthodontic systems such as the fixed barces, Inman aligner, clear aligners and Invisalign. He has attended several courses and training in orthodontics.
He is committed to continual professional development and strongly believes in post graduate training to improve patient care. He has a holistic approach to take care of the patients’ dental needs and enjoys treating nervous patients and children.
Away from dentistry Sunny enjoys spending time with family, playing football and cricket, travelling and eating out.
Dr Sanjay Sareen
Dental Practitioner - GDC NUMBER: 177761
Sanjay Sareen qualified from Kings College London. In his time there, he received several letters of excellence in Conservative Dentistry and Dental Radiography. He is extremely passionate and professional but also exceptionally warm and will go out of his way to deliver the very best treatment experience for his patients.
He has a special interest in cosmetic and implant dentistry. He developed an interest in dental implants from an early stage in his career. He has been taught and mentored by some of the most prestigious implantologists in the world, such as Dr Goran Urde and Nik Sisodia. He also has a keen interest in cosmetic dentistry and has completed his one year certificate course in Cosmetic Dentistry and Aesthetic Restorative Dentistry.
He has a holistic approach to take care of the patient’s dental needs and enjoys treating nervous patients and children. He is a confident dentist with plenty of experience of treating both NHS and private patients. He is always keen to keep his skills refreshed and renewed with frequent training.
He has combined his passion for dentistry with his devotion to teaching by becoming an educational supervisor for Basildon scheme at the health education east of England. This role involves teaching, mentoring, assessing and Foundation Dentists.
Sanjay is very passionate about teaching and wants to help develop the young dentists into competent, confident and caring practitioners at the end of their training year. When enjoying a little downtime from his enjoyably busy work life, Sanjay loves catching the latest movies, exploring our vibrant capital city and socialising with friends and playing sports.
Dr Mahendran Rajeevan
Dentist with Special Interest in Endodontics BDS
Raj, as he likes to be called, graduated from the Royal London Hospital in 2001 and has completed a Masters degree in Endodontic Practice at Queen Mary University of London.
He has developed a great passion for endodontic treatment and is an active member of the British Endodontic Society, regularly keeping up to date with developments in endodontics. During his MSc, his research projects focused on the use of Cone Beam Computed Tomography in Endodontics and also the management of patients with persistent dentoalveolar pain, and is currently working on publishing his research in scientific journals.
Raj attends the Smile dental practice regularly to treat complex endodontic cases. He also dedicates part of his time to training young dentists in general practice.
In his spare time, he enjoys spending time with his family and is also an avid runner currently training for the London Marathon.
Head Dental Nurse
Teresa has worked at Smile Dental Centre for few years and has completed her Dental Nurse qualification to very high standard.
Teresa is involved in reception and assists with all adhoc admin tasks due to her previous employments in Admin & Childcare. Teresa assists in the training of new trainee personnel, she is the oldest member of the team but the youngest of heart. Teresa enjoys watching films & reading, hates gardening with a passion!
Is a Trainee Dental Nurse who enjoys assisting the dentist deliver the best service and assisting the patients to be as comfortable as they can be when visiting the dentist. Her warm smile will make you feel welcome and at ease. She is fascinated and interested in cosmetic dentistry. Kareen loves travelling and enjoys outdoor activities.
Erika has been a receptionist at Smile Dental Centre for over eight years. She is a very friendly, caring person and will always try her best to help any patient that needs assistance.
She graduated from a university in South Africa, worked in the pharmaceutical industry for many years and then moved to England permanently 10 years ago.
Erika is a passionate gardener and does gardening whenever she can spare the time. She is the longest serving member of the team and feels like the "mother hen" to the rest of her colleagues. She speaks fluent English and Afrikaans.
By bus: Bus just outside the dental practice which goes straight to Basildon station - 5 and 25.
By train: Nearest stations: Basildon and Pitsea
Basildon is served by c2c trains westbound to Fenchurch Street in the City of London and eastbound to Shoeburyness in eastern Essex.
By car: There is ample free parking available behind practice (off Church Road) or at the rear front of the parade of shops.