At Ashdown Dental Practice we are focused on maintaining a healthy relationship with our patients that come from all over East Sussex and Kent in the south of England.
Our passion is to provide a superior life time service to our patients of all ages and we are very proud to be known as one of the best dental practices in the region.
Meet Our Team
DR MAHSA BALAIE – PRINCIPLE DENTIST
GDC No: 268480
Mahsa is our principal dentist and loves meeting new patients and building life-long relationships with them. After qualifying from Queen Mary University of London with her Dental Materials Engineering Degree she then went on an adventure to qualify as a dentist in Valencia, Spain where she gained invaluable skills.
Mahsa is passionate about removing the fear of the dentist and making it a fun and vibrant environment. She enjoys all aspects of dentistry, has a special interest in orthodontics and prides herself in the caring nature she has towards her patients.
In her spare time Mahsa enjoys spending time with her young family and cooking up a storm!
DR DMITRIY MIHAYLOV – IMPLANT SURGEON
GDC No: 120123
Dmitriy is our friendly implant surgeon who uses his years of experience to provide impeccable aesthetic and functional dentistry to our patients on a private basis. He is highly skilled and trained in implant surgery and offers an array of treatments to suit each patients’ individual needs.
In his spare time Dmitriy enjoys fishing and spending time with his lovely wife and children.
DR ANIQAH RAHMAN
GDC No: 120123
Aniqah qualified from Queen Mary, University of London. She is a highly skilled dentist who takes pride in her gentle nature towards patients. After enjoying a year of high-pressure surgical training in the Maxillofacial Department at the Queen Victoria Hospital in East Grinstead, she now enjoys the adventures and challenges that practice life brings.
Aniqah enjoys all aspects of dentistry and has a special interest in Facial Aesthetics.
When not looking inside mouths, you are likely to find Aniqah trecking across the globe, ticking off as many new countries as possible off her bucket list!
Mrs Ileigha Beagle
DENTAL HYGIENE THERAPIST
Miss Hayley Chapman
Hayley qualified as a Dental Hygienist from the University of Portsmouth Dental Academy in 2023. She has worked within the dental field since 2010 starting her career as a dental nurse where she developed her passion for helping people through the provision of patient centred care.
Throughout her career she has gained a deep understanding of the importance of oral health and the impact it has on overall health and well-being.
Hayley prides herself on her gentle and caring approach and strives to achieve a relaxed environment for her patients, particularly those who are dentally anxious.
AMY – HEAD NURSE
Amy is our wonderful head nurse at Ashdown Dental. She loves nursing and ensuring the clinical aspects of our practice run smoothly. Amy has been a nurse for over 10 years and enjoys helping calm nervous patients’ when they come in for treatment. In her spare time Amy enjoys spending time with her young family!
LISA – TRAINEE DENTAL NURSE
Lisa is our delightful trainee dental nurse. She enjoys the challenges of every day clinical life, learning new things, speaking with patients and having a close working relationship with her team members. In her spare time Lisa enjoys spending time with her family, keeping fit and baking cheesecakes!
Marion – Practice Manager & Front of House
Marion is one half of our practice management team who incorporated in 2020. Marion really enjoys her job and loves meeting and greeting new patients and generally putting them at ease.
In her spare time, Marion loves to look after her four young
grandchildren, go to the gym, read books and going for long walks with her husband.
Julie – Practice Manager & Front of House
Julie is the other half of our brilliant front of house and practice management team. Julie ensures a smooth day to day running of our practice and enjoys speaking to patients.
In her spare time, Julie likes to spend time with her husband, cooking yummy meals and looking after young grandchildren.