Why Choose Us?

We are a highly respected practice in Cambridge and employ a caring and dedicated team, who take the time to get to know you and understand your dental needs. Our highly trained and professional staff pride themselves on delivering excellent standards of treatment for all the family, in a friendly, relaxed environment that complies with the highest clinical standards. We practice and encourage preventative dentistry in order to minimise the amount of dental treatment you should need, and are committed to providing a personalised service specific to your dentistry needs. With our state of the art technology and experience, we are able to provide gentle dentistry. We also offer the latest cosmetic dentistry techniques including whitening, veneers and Facial Rejuvenation Techniques, to ensure we can provide everything possible to improve your confidence in your smile. 


To help you maintain excellent oral health, fresh breath, and a confident smile
To provide a personalised service to suit your unique needs
To provide the highest quality dental care and clinical standards
To provide you with clear information on all options available to you prior to treatment being undertaken
To maintain our experience and skills to ensure you receive the most up to date treatment
To provide best value for money and financial help through our Practice Plan scheme and Denplan schemes
To work around you to find the most convenient appointment times 

Treatment Coordinator

We welcome you to discuss any concerns you may have regarding your detailed treatment plans and options to enable your informed decision.  We offer free appointments with our treatment co-ordinator.

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Our Dental Team

Monica Bhardwaj (GDC Number 69042)

Monica qualified in 1993 from The Royal London Hospital. She also obtained the M Clin Dent from The Eastman Dental Institute and Monica’s fellowship and MRD are held from the Royal College of surgeons. Monica is both the principal dentist here at New Square Dental Practice and the practice owner. She has been here since 1999 and is dedicated to ensuring that the practice is set up to provide you with the best possible service. Monica is a prosthodontist a specialist providing treatment in restorative dentistry as well as enhancement and the replacement of teeth. This includes, crowns, bridges, veneers, dentures and implants.  Monica is also able to offer clear braces using Invisalign.

Rishi Patel (GDC Number 247351)

Rishi has been working in the dental profession for 10 years. Rishi qualified in India with a Bachelor of Dental Surgery in 2009 before gaining his License for Dental Surgery from the Royal College of Surgeons of England in 2018. Rishi has a very approachable and relaxing demeanor which is favoured by nervous patients and children.

Fahd Saleh (GDC Number 81978)

Fahd qualified in 2003 from University of Glasgow. He developed a wide repertoire of clinical interests through various hospital posts and degrees. Fahd completed specialist training with distinction from Guys and St Thomas Hospital Trust and Kings College London and is currently clinical lead for periodontics in several award -winning practices.

Alongside his clinical commitments, Fahd continues to maintain an active interest in periodontal research and teaching. He actively participates in mentoring and training dentists and hygienists and has given numerous lectures to local, national and international audiences.

Fahd is the recipient of numerous awards such as the Odontology Presidents Clinical Research Prize by the Royal Society of Medicine in relation to his work on antimicrobial peptides. He was also the recipient of the Ron Wilson research prize from Kings College London. In 2017, Fahd was named ‘Dentist of the Year’ in recognition for his clinical, educational and charitable activities.

Fahd accepts referrals for complex periodontal problems such as mobile teeth, gum pocketing, gum recession and implant based replacement of teeth. Fahd also provides all forms of dental treatment under sedation for anxious patients.

Andrea Hill (GDC number 120559)

Andrea qualified in 2010 from the University of Sheffield with a Diploma in Dental Hygiene and Dental Therapy. She is qualified to provide prevention and treatment of periodontal disease, by treating and monitoring oral hygiene and assisting the patient to develop a home care plan to maintain their oral health.

She is passionate about helping patients achieve their healthy smile goals by providing tailored advice and treatment. 

Andrea is a member of the British Society of Dental Hygiene and Therapy and is committed to keeping her skills and knowledge up to date. 

Hygiene appointments with Andrea are available on Mondays and Thursdays. 

Kim Russell
Head Nurse

Kim is our head nurse with 35 years of experience. She has worked in numerous practices in Cambridgeshire. Her advocacy is very much appreciated by all her patients. In her spare time, Kim enjoys outdoor sports and spending time with her family.

Trainee Dental Nurse

Velina is a trainee dental nurse and administrator. She is studying towards a Dental nursing qualification and has now passed the majority of her exams. Velina also holds a Masters in Business Leadership and management and you will often see her helping with all aspects of the day to day running of the practice. 

In her spare time, she loves staying active, travelling, visiting new places and learning about different cultures. She is also very interested in human psychology and believes that one should always strive for self improvement and personal growth. 

Doreen Sharleena Karim
Receptionist and administrator

Doreen ensures the smooth running of our practice on a day to day basis and communicates with all patients face to face and over the phone.

She has been with us for one year now. Doreen has a masters degree in Physics and studied Global Management in Antwerp, Belgium.

In her spare time, Doreen enjoys yoga and learning about different cultures and cuisines. 

Doreen is extremely passionate about mental health. She believes a simple smile can change someone’s day. 

Lucy Hales
trainee dental nurse

Lucy joined our friendly team in October 2020 and is working towards her level 3 national diploma in Dental Nursing. She is very interested in dental hygiene and is aspiring to become a hygienist after completing her qualification.

Lucy particularly enjoys assisting with Invisalign treatments and provides free consultations to offer advice to patients who are considering it.

In her spare time she also enjoys swimming and spending time with her friends and family.

trainee dental nurse

Nyssa joined our team in June 2021 and is working towards her national diploma in dental nursing. After completing her apprenticeship she hoped to go to university to study dentistry further.

In her spare time she enjoys spending time with her friends and family.


Monica is an accomplished and highly competent dentist. As a regular visitor, I have always appreciated Monica’s calm but confident manner as well as her patience with me as a nervous patient. New Square Dental Practice do offer a friendly and professional service and their patient care is second to none.


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