Welcome to Walberton Dental Surgery

At Walberton Dental Surgery we believe everyone should have access to high quality, affordable dental treatments

Offering a unique and relaxing atmosphere, our friendly staff are here to provide support and help you feel calm and relaxed whilst undergoing dental treatment. We've invested in the best equipment and training - allowing you to feel comfortable and at ease at all times.

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Dr Anna Zajaczkowska

DDS 1998 Bialystok, Poland
Dip Rest Dent RCS Eng 2011

GDC No: 105473

Anna graduated from the Medical University of Bialystok, Poland in 1998. During her internship she practiced at a maxillofacial department, helping broaden her knowledge and experience within this field.  After 5 years she moved to Warsaw, Poland where she provided private dental care, always looking for challenges and an innovative approach. 

In 2007 Anna moved to the UK and joined the Filey Dental Practice in North Yorkshire, where she gained vast experience within an NHS practice.  In 2011 she completed her Diploma in Restorative Dentistry FGDP UK at MANDEC in Manchester. After a few years as an associate dentist in Sussex, Anna decided to follow her dream and start her own practice in Walberton. 

In her spare time, Anna is a keen free diver with NoTanx Apnea club and plays Roller Derby with the Brighton Rockers. She also enjoys travelling, cycling, cooking and music.

Dr Jagtar Dhanda

Implantologist
BSc (Hons), BDS (Bristol), MFDSRCS (Eng), MBBS (Lon), MRCS (Eng), PhD, FRCS (OMFS)

GDC No: 74468

Jag is a UK trained Consultant Maxillofacial / Head & Neck Surgeon and Clinical Reader with a specialist interest in head and neck cancer and dental implants.

He is the only UK surgeon to have obtained the college, speciality and faculty research fellowship from the Royal College of Surgeons of England and he is the programme director for the MSc programme in Implant Dentistry at the University of Brighton Medical School.

 Jag started his dental implant training in 2002 and has subsequently had further exposure to surgical aspects of implant dentistry during his higher surgical training. This training includes the placement of implants in the entire facial skeleton as well as dental implants and the placement of implants in facial deformity, traumatic facial injury and cancer reconstruction.  

He can offer both surgical and restorative aspects of treatment from single teeth, to multiple teeth and bridges, as well as full arch reconstruction and implant retained dentures. He is also able to offer all bone grafting procedures including bone regeneration, sinus lifts and zygomatic implants. With 23 years of training he is one of the highest trained dental implant surgeons in the UK.

He hosts numerous courses including virtual surgical planning, cadaveric perforator dissection and advanced microvascular surgery for higher surgical trainees in plastic surgery and maxillofacial/head neck surgery. 

Katie-May Ellis

Hygienist/Therapist Registered DHDT

GDC No: 146176

Katie is our resident dually-qualified Hygienist/Therapist, she began her dental career in 2005 qualifying as a dental nurse in the British Army. In 2014 she began training at Kings College in London, Graduating from the Royal College of Surgeons.

Whilst Katie provides comprehensive hygiene care to our patients, she also carries out additional treatments under her role as a therapist.  The treatments include:

  • Children’s dentistry including fissure sealants, Hall crowns, fillings and extractions.
  • Recording radiographs (x-rays), photographs and impressions.
  • Adult dentistry, placing restorations and temporally re cementing crowns.
  • Working with your dentist during the tooth whitening process.
  • Providing preventive oral care to reduce the risk of disease including smoking cessation.
  • Carrying out oral cancer screening.

Katie believes in a patient centred and individualistic approach to dental hygiene and has a special interest in treating patients with dental phobia and also sees patients under direct access.

On a personal note, Katie is an enthusiastic baker and amateur gardener, who, enjoys her time off walking in the West Sussex countryside with her family.

Cindy Peters

Hygienist/Therapist Registered DHDT

GDC No: 134579

Cindy has worked within the dental profession for over 20 years as both a dental hygienist/therapist and dental nurse.  

Since qualifying with a first class honors degree at Portsmouth University, she continues to keep up-to-date with the modern advances of dentistry by attending courses and taking part in online study.  This helps her provide both contemporary and effective periodontal advice and treatment at the practice.

Working across a broad spectrum of dental fields has given Cindy valuable experience and knowledge, to which she can apply in her current daily role as a dental hygienist. 

Cindy has a friendly manner and calm approach which helps patients feel at ease and comfortable during their treatment.  

In her spare time, Cindy enjoys travelling, languages, and creative hobbies, such as art and photography, as well as spending time with her family, friends and cat Luna.

De-Anna Reynolds

Receptionist

Originally from Cornwall, De-Anna moved to West Sussex two years ago with her military husband, leaving behind her job as a Qualified Head Dental Nurse.

Having a background in dental nursing has proven helpful in her current role at the practice. De-Anna has extremely good organisational skills and her knowledge of practice management makes her a great asset to our team.  

De-Anna has always enjoyed helping people and working in the dental profession, so when she moved to Chichester and joined Walberton Dental Surgery she was able to continue in a role she loved. 

Outside of work De-Anna spends most of her time visiting family in Cornwall.

Karen Delvaux

Receptionist

After leaving banking in 2000 Karen had a change of direction and went intodentistry and have experienced of nursing, practice management and reception.

She enjoys spending time with her friends, family and her two dogs and in her freetime shopping and Netflix is a must!

Charlotte Griffiths

Dental Nurse

GDC No: 299019

Charlotte joined Walberton Dental Surgery in 2019 after working as an accountant. She then decided to take a different career path and try dentistry where she has completed her Level 3 Diploma in Dental Nursing. Charlotte works alongside both dentists, our implantologist and also helps out on reception. She enjoys working at Walberton and fits in very well with our friendly team.

In her free time she enjoys spending time with her friends and family as well as going out for meals and shopping.

Julie Sales

Dental Nurse

GDC No: 155236

Julie joined Walberton Dental Surgery in August 2021 with 37 years of experience in nursing. She has been an agency nurse as well as a nurse in many practices where she has gained a plethora of experience. She is very happy and settled within our friendly team. Julie enjoys spending time with her family and friends. She also has a special interest in dog training which she also does in her spare time.

Hanna Bochenko

Trainee Dental Nurse

Hanna joined Walberton Dental Surgery in October 2021 and is currently working towards her Level 3 Diploma in Dental Nursing.  Hanna works alongside both our dentists and hygienist. In her spare time, Hanna enjoys gardening, cooking and reading as well as spending time with her family.

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