About Us

Learn more about your Dentists and Doctors at Bridge Dental Surgeries…..

Dr Raghu NeppalliMaxine Raimbach
Dr Angela EmeryDr Raj Chavda (Endo)
Mr Bahattin BagdadiDr Rukjit Chauhan
Dr Ismael KhanSarah Burn (Ortho)
Dr Naehali ShahKuljeet Mehta (Perio)

Dr Raghu Neppalli

Dr Raghu Neppalli Principal Dentist at Bridge Dental Marlow SL7 call 01628 474044
Dr Raghu Neppalli
The Practice Principal.

GDC Registration Number 66669

Raghu graduated from Edinburgh University Dental School in 1991 before joining the Royal Air Force, serving for 18 years in a variety of posts, both at home and overseas, including operational tours in the Falkland Island, Iraq and also helping the international effort in identifying victims of the 2004 Boxing Day Tsunami in Thailand 2005.

On leaving the Royal Air Force in 2009 Raghu joined Bridge Dental Surgeries. He regularly updated his professional skills having gained a number of postgraduate qualifications and maintains a keen interest in root canal treatment, using an operating microscope to help achieve a high success rate. He is also very interested in cosmetic dentistry and regularly carries out treatment plans to restore dental implants. He completed the General Dental Councils’ ‘Core Requirements for Dental Implants’ and achieved the Fellowship of the International Congress of Oral Implantologists in 2010.

In November 2017 Raghu took on the mantle of Principle Dentist at Bridge Dental.

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Maxine Raimbach

Practice Manager

Maxine joined Bridge Dental Surgeries in 1988 and qualified as a Dental Nurse. After a small sabbatical she returned to the practice in 1996 when she became the Practice Manager.

She has extensive experience in managing a dental practice and she ensures the practice runs efficiently with the emphasis in providing the best in patient care and experience.

Maxine is always available to answer any questions you have about the practice and the treatment options available.

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Dr Angela Emery

Dr Angela Emery Dentist at Bridge Dental in Marlow
Dr Angela Emery
BDS (Lond)
GDC Registration Number 79754

Angela qualified from Guys Hospital in 2001 with the prestigious Saunders Scholarship. Following two years practice in Brighton, her adventurous spirit took her to Australia where she worked as a dentist in private practice and also fulfilled her passion for sport by becoming a scuba diving instructor.

Angela has completed the training required to provide Invisalign orthodontic management and routinely takes referrals from her fellow dentists at Bridge Dental Surgeries. She is also fully trained to provide single-visit Cerec crowns. Angela returned home to be near her family and loves being a part of the team at Bride Dental.

She travelled to Papua New Guinea to offer dental services to those that have no access to dental care as part of the charity ‘YWAM’. This was her second trip, her aim is to try to return every year to help those in need as much as possible.
Angela’s well balanced lifestyle encompasses skills in all aspects of general dentistry besides being a competitive sportswoman and loving mum to her son and two little Jack Russells.

The needs and well-being of the patients visiting Bridge Dental surgeries are foremost for Angela.

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Mr Bahattin Bagdadi

Dr Baha Bagdadi_

Baha Bagdadi qualified in Turkey in 2001. He has worked as a Lieutenant Dental Officer in the Turkish Air Force before coming to the UK to practice.

He has been working in the oral surgery speciality for over ten years in London units and Oxford University Hospitals.

Currently he works at Stoke Mandeville Hospital as a Speciality Doctor and educational supervisor for training posts.

Baha attends Bridge Dental on Tuesdays to carry out oral surgery and Implant procedures and uses our 3D radiographic scanner and intra-oral scanner to provide minimally invasive surgical procedures to place implants using guided surgery.

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Dr Ismael Khan

Dr Nicholas Leakey

Dr Ismael Khan DMD

Dr Khan will be starting at Bridge Dental Surgeries on 3rd November 2022.  He will be taking over from Dr Leakey who will be leaving the practice from the end of October 2022 to look after his young family.

Dr Khan completed his dental training in Budapest. He further completed his Aesthetic and Restorative Dentistry course earlier in the year.  Dr Khan has also developed a keen interest in dental implants and has embarked on a Masters training pathway at Bristol in Implantology. He is an experienced Invisalign provider and also offers other aesthetic work such as composite bonding and veneers. Dr Khan will be providing single visit crowns using Cerec

Ismael has previously competed in Taekwondo tournaments, enjoys swimming and is a Tottenham Hotspur fan.

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Atrina Ghezel

Dr Raj Chavda

BDS (Wales), MJDF RCS(Eng), MClinDent, MRD RCS(Edin)

Raj Chavda is a Specialist in Endodontics. He was accepted onto the GDC specialist list after completing 4 years of advanced training.

He graduated from the specialist training programme with Distinction at Kings College Dental Hospital. During his training, he submitted a Masters thesis on the use of 3D radiography in endodontics which was published in the International Endodontic Journal. He has remained a member of the faculty as a clinical teacher and examiner to postgraduate dentists on the Endodontic Programme.

He has limited his practice solely to root canal treatments since 2010. He accepts referral for advanced root canal treatments throughout London area. All treatments are carried out utilizing the latest technology including a dental microscope.

We welcome referrals from local NHS and private practices. Please be advised all external patients would need to have any subsequent treatment (usually a crown to protect the treated tooth) with their own dentist.

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Dr Rukjit Chauhan

Dr Rukjit Chauhan


Rukjit qualified from Manchester university in 2009 and will be joining the team at Bridge dental in the new year.

Since graduating Rukjit has attended many post grad courses in order to hone and perfect her skills. Rukjit has trained with Richard Porter at the Aspire dental Academy and with Monik Vasant at the fresh dental institute, furthermore she is an experienced Invisalign provider.

Rukjit’s aim is to provide excellent dental management in an ethical way and will advise her patients on what is best for them to reach their goals whilst maintaining good oral hygiene. Rukjit has a keen interest in providing high quality aesthetic restoration for her patients. 

Outside of dentistry Rukjit enjoys cooking, travelling and her family.

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Dr Sarah Burns Orthodontist

BDS MSc FDS M.Orth. RCS (Eng)

Sarah works at Bridge Dental Surgeries every other Wednesday.

Sarah qualified with honours in 1985 from University College Hospital Dental School, London. She then worked as House Officer in General Dentistry at University College Hospital Dental School. In 1986, Sarah travelled to the United States to further her studies and left the University of Maryland with a Certificate in Advanced General Dentistry in June 1987.

On her return to England she worked at a number of hospitals as Senior House Officer in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery including the Eastman Dental Hospital, London & St Marys Hospital in Paddington. During this period Sarah gained her Fellowship in Dental Surgery from the Royal College of Surgeons of England in 1991.

Sarah began her specialist training in Orthodontics in 1992 at Guy’s Hospital, London and the Royal Berkshire Hospital, Reading. She was also visiting lecturer in the Speech Therapy Department at the University of Reading. Following three years of postgraduate study she gained a Master of Science in Orthodontics from the University of London in June 1994 and her Membership in Orthodontics from the Royal College of Surgeons of England in June 1995.

Sarah regularly treats both children and adults using traditional metallic, ceramic, (tooth coloured) and invisible lingual braces. In addition, Sarah became certified to use the Invisalign® Orthodontic system in May 2003. Sarah is certified to use the Incognito® lingual brace in 2009 and WIN® lingual brace in 2015. Sarah is fully qualified in the administration of wrinkle reducing injections since 2004. She certified to treat facial wrinkles in the upper and lower face and to use Restylane® and other dermal fillers in 2007.

Sarah lives in Ascot, Berkshire, her daughter, Maeve, is a pharmacist and her son, William, is studying at Edinburgh University. She has two dogs that she walks daily in Swinley Forest and is also a gym instructor in her spare time.

Sarah Burns has clinics in Wimpole Street in London, Marlow and Wembley.

You can find out more information on what Sarah does on:

Sarah Burns Orthodontics | Lingual, ceramic, metal & removable braces

If you wish to see her please ask your dentist or alternatively using the link below:

Sarah Burns Orthodontics | Orthodontic Care, Buckingham and London

Dr Kuljeet Mehta (Perio)

Kuljeet Mehta 

Specialist Periodontist BDS, FDS RCS (Eng), MClinDent (Perio), MRD (Perio), RCSEd. (GDC No 81789)

Dr Kuljeet Mehta is registered by the General Dental Council as a specialist in Periodontics.

He is a highly experienced periodontist who was educated at one of the finest dental schools in the nation: Queen Mary’s School of Medicine And Dentistry, University of London. He works part-time as a specialist clinical teacher in the Department of Periodontology Guy’s Campus at the King’s College Hospital Dental Institute in London.

Dr Mehta is a member and fellow of all relevant professional societies, including The American Academy of Periodontology, The British Society of Periodontology, European Federation of Periodontology, International Team for Implantology, The Association of Dental Implantology UK, a Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons of England and a Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh UK.

Your regular dentist has referred you to us because you have a serious problem with your teeth or gum that you need to have solved. We strive to provide the highest quality of periodontal care in a warm and caring environment. Over the years, Dr Mehta has helped thousands of people obtain healthy, beautiful smiles.

He uses the most up-to-date methods to ensure you get the best possible treatment. These include advanced periodontal reconstruction and regeneration, cosmetic periodontal surgery, bone regeneration, single, multiple implant placement and rebuilding before osseointegration of dental implants.

His corrective treatment methods are cutting edge with a particular focus on implant dentistry. The treatment of gum disease around implants is a very important part of the services he provides. Other services include treatment of gum recession.

He is a great believer in a systematic approach for periodontal treatment and so involves phased treatment to ensure that each level of gum restoration is sound and healthy before he superimposes other solutions.

Dr Mehta’s interest in the aesthetic appearance of teeth is integrated throughout his treatments. He also only recommends options that have durability and a long-standing future. For More information regarding Kuljeet Mehta please click here and for more information regarding periodontal disease, please visit the British Society of Periodontology and click here.Basic Dental Degrees.

BDS – Bachelor of Dental Surgery

STATUTORY EXAM – General Dental Council

Additional and Specialist Qualifications

FDS RCS – Fellowship in Dental Surgery (Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery), The Royal College of Surgeons of England

MCLINDENT – Masters of Clinical Dentistry in Periodontology, University of London

MRD (PERIO) RCS (ED) – Diploma of Membership in Restorative Dentistry, The Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh, UK.

Dr Naehali Shah


Naehali graduated from the University of Leeds in 2012. She completed her vocational training as part of the London Deanery, however she then spent 5 years in Yorkshire where she worked in General Practice and took on a position at the University of Leeds as a Clinical Teaching Fellow in Restorative Dentistry teaching undergraduate students. Since 2017 she has settled in High Wycombe with her husband to be close to her family.

Naehali is dedicated to postgraduate training and has successfully passed her Diploma of Membership of the Faculty of Dental Surgery (MFDS). She has completed a 1-year Advanced Restorative Dentistry course with Paul Tipton at Tipton Training and has also completed a 6-month training position in hospital in the oral surgery and maxillofacial department. Most recently she has completed a Diploma in Periodontology with this being a special interest of hers.

​Naehali has an interest in Restorative Dentistry, specifically the Periodontal and Restorative interface (gum and tooth interface) and is able to use all her skills and training to help her patients achieve a functional, healthy and beautiful smile. Naehali creates plans not only treating teeth but emphasising prevention and spending time with patients tailoring plans to each patients’ specific needs and working around any anxieties they may have. Her goal is always to provide the best possible care tailored to each individual patient. 

Outside of work Dr Shah enjoys spending time with friends and family and is always partial to a good documentary series. She used to swim competitively however she now uses swimming as a way to relax and keep fit.  Dr Shah Will be joining the team at Bridge Dental Surgeries in September 2023

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