Meet The Team

Dr Rajani is the principal of the practice and has been working part-time at the practice since 1998.  She qualified from Guys Dental Hospital in 1993 and is married with 3 children.  She enjoys all aspects of dentistry, especially cosmetic dentistry.  Dr Rajani has recently become a dental appraiser and has completed her certificate in Leadership and Management from the Faculty of General Dental Practitioners.  She is continuously renewing and updating her dental skills by attending courses and lectures as part of her continuing professional development.  Her time is split between working and managing the dental practice and maintaining a stress-free family life!

Our professional, qualified team at Eastbury Dental Practice is fully trained to provide the highest level of patient care.  Our dentists have extensive experience of all aspects of dentistry, together with expertise in treating nervous and anxious patients.

Dr Smita Rajani BDS Cert DHL&M (FGDP)

Dr Coelho has been working at Eastbury Dental Practice since 2006. She qualified in India in 1997 and completed her IQE examination in the UK in 2005.  Dr Coelho works at the practice over four working days.  She has several years of experience as a dental practitioner both from her time in Goa, India and in the UK.  Dr Coelho’s interests are in all aspects of dentistry but in particular she has a special interest in root canal treatments.  Dr Coelho is a regular attendee at lectures and courses and is constantly updating her knowledge in the field of dental practice.  She is a great asset to our team.

Dr Pooja Kapoor Coelho (BDS)


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Zoe qualified in May 2008 and works full-time at the Practice. Professional and friendly, Zoe extends a warm welcome to every patient as she runs the reception desk while having extended experience in dental nursing.

The newest member of our dental nursing team.  Julianna is a qualified dental nurse from Hungary and has recently joined, having obtained her qualification in the UK.  Julianna's warm and friendly manner makes her a valuable asset to the team at Eastbury Dental Practice.

Trish qualified in October 2012 and has over 8 years experience in dental nursing.  Trish has a caring and supporting nature and is a valuable member of the team.  Her gentle manner and approach is a valuable asset.  She is a competent and diligent worker and is an active member of the dental team.  Trish works at the practice full-time.  



Clare has over 10 years experience in dental nursing and is part time mainly helping with reception duties.  Friendly and warm, she connects very well with all our customers, and participates in all professional development activities offered by the practice.


Excellent practice and excellent service, always seen if there is an emergency and the practice has an excellent appointment system.

Margaret Goodwin

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Every member of the team is registered with the General Dental Council, the UK's leading regulatory body for dental professionals.

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CQC is responsible for the registration and inspection of primary dental care services in England.

Dr Pandit qualified in 1995 from Bangalore and has been practicing dentistry in the UK since 2008.  Dr pandit enjoys all aspects of general dental care especially the care of the elderly.  Her friendly and kind manner is welcomed with children who love coming to see her for their routine check ups.  Dr pandit works part time at the practice for 3 days and welcomes new patients.

Dr Shefali Pandit (BDS)

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