Our Team

Ansonette and Amit took over at St Andrews dental practice in February 2012 and concentrated their efforts in providing the service and standard of dentistry to all patients that they would like and expect to receive themselves. They enjoy the challenge of a family practice and their greatest pleasure is seeing satisfied patients returning to, and growing up with the practice.


Dr Ansonette Walles Dental Surgeon


Ansonette Graduated from Pretoria University in 1996 top of her class. She also attained the certificate for distinction in Oral Surgery. Ansonette has gained 17 years of experience in Private and NHS practice She has done numerous extensive courses to keep up to date with all the latest treatments. She has special interest in cosmetic dentistry. She also does various treatments from snoring appliances, braces and splint therapy. Ansonette takes great joy in her work and takes pride in delivering quality dentistry.

GDC No: 71668

Dr Amit Kanzaria. Dental Surgeon


Amit graduated from Leeds University in 2005 having attained the prestigious certificate of merit for distinction in Clinical Dental Practice. After qualifying he worked in hospital as an oral maxillofacial surgeon receiving training in dentoalveolar surgery. Following this he has built up extensive experience in NHS and private dental care. His special interests are in general and cosmetic dentistry where he regularly attends related courses. Amit places a great emphasis on postgraduate education, constantly learning from the best dentists in the UK as well as internationally.

GDC No: 85481

Dr Manish Gotecha Dental Surgeon


Manish qualified from Guy's King's & St Thomas London in 2005. He is an experienced dental surgeon who is passionate about delivering high quality and conservative dentistry that lasts.He has attained his MFGDP from the Royal College of Surgeons (RCS) and had started to study further for his diploma in Restorative Dentistry in 2008. Manish is constantly dedicated to furthering his dental knowledge & enhancing his skills by frequently attending postgraduate courses. Manish has combined his warm relaxed personality and passion for dentistry to provide a good experience for his patients.

GDC No: 86003

Dr Brundha Lloyd Dental Surgeon


Brundha graduated from Leeds University in 1998. She continued her interest in general dental practice with a post graduate qualification in the membership of faculty of general dental practioners-MFGDP (UK) in 2001. Brundha has enjoyed working in both NHS and Private dentistry for 17 years. She is keen to enhance her knowledge and gained a post graduate certificate in Cosmetic and Aesthetic Dentistry in 2008. She continues to update her skills by regularly attending courses. Brundha's aim is to provide good quality dentistry and improve patient confidence.

GDC No: 74516

Dr Nabiha Iqbal (Dentist)


Nabiha Iqbal graduated from the University of Birmingham in 2011 and has since worked in mixed NHS and private practices. She has completed her MJDF examinations and wishes to pursue a career in Restorative Dentistry. Nabiha focuses on providing preventitive care and changing habits/attitudes to oral health.Her practice of dentistry is continuously reinforced by attending numerous courses and seminars and attending events in order to keep up to date with recent advances and technologies. Nabiha is passionate about delivering quality care to her patients and continues to work towards maintaining high standards.

GDC No:210530

Nicola Perry (Hygienist Therapist)


Nicola worked as a dental nurse for 7 years before she qualified as a Hygienist Therapist at Leeds University. Her passion is providing a high quality care to her patients and she prides herself on her attention to detail.

GDC No: 208255

Kate Stewart RDN Practice Manager

She qualified as a dental nurse in 2003 and has gained experience as a head nurse, practice manager and clinical coordinator over the past 12 years. She prides herself on being very approachable to staff and patients and is passionate about developing/training staff.

GDC No: 133057

Dr Chris Gouws (Orthodontics)

General Dental Practitioner with special interest in Orthodontics.
GDC No: 71422


My passion in Dentistry is combining Orthodontics with Cosmetic Dentistry.

Dr Gouws is a certified Invisalign Clinician and have over 20 years’ experience in Orthodontics. He graduated with two degrees from the University of Pretoria in South Africa in 1991 and Practiced in private dentistry for five years before moving to the UK. Dr Gouws then held a clinical attachment at the Royal Berkshire Hospital Orthodontic Department in Reading for four years.

His passion for Orthodontics encouraged him to complete the prestigious DPDS diploma at Bristol University in 2004 with core disciplined in Orthodontics and Oral Surgery.

To maintain his clinical skills Dr Gouws also studied further in cosmetic dentistry and received the Certificate for Aesthetic Restorative Dentistry and Photography at the Eastman Dental Institute in London.

Dr Gouws may use different types of Orthodontics to get the most desired result which may include: Invisalign, Conventional fixed braces, removable appliances.

Dr Wail Girgis (Implantologist)


Wail Girgis is a Specialist Prosthodontist, he is especially skilled in the replacement of missing teeth with implants and the restoration of the compromised dentition (teeth).

Wail trained at King's College Hospital Dental School, London and went on to complete an MSc degree in Conservative Dentistry (Distinction) at the Eastman Dental Hospital, London where he taught thereafter as a clinical lecturer.

He also went on to teach at the International Centre for Excellence in Dentistry on the Implant Certificate Course and is a member of the International Team for Implantology, for whom he is also a clinical lecturer.

  • BDS (Lond) 1990
  • MSc Cons (Lond) 1999
  • Registered Specialist in Prosthodontics
GDC No: 66156

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