Meet our team

Meet the expert team at Focus Dental Clinic

Find out more about our experienced and reliable team members below.

Our Dentists

Individual staff photo of Dr H S Chahal BDS

Dr H S Chahal BDS (UBirm), MFGDP (UK) RCS Eng, DRDP (ULon)

GDC Number: 71757

Having qualified from Birmingham Dental School in 1996 where he graduated with Distinction in Clinical Dentistry, he has lived and worked locally since then. He is committed to continually developing his skills and is regularly involved in postgraduate learning. He was awarded Membership of the Faculty of General Dental Practitioners MFGDP (UK) issued by the Royal College of Surgeons London in 2004. In 2009 he successfully completed the highly prized DRDP diploma from the University of London.
A keen cricket and sports fan, he enjoys skiing, reading and sampling the local restaurants! Mostly though he enjoys spending time with his young son who is very active and certainly keeps him on his toes!

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Dr Anine van Leeuwen BChD, BMedSci (SA)

GDC Number: 73113

Qualified as a dentist at the University of Pretoria (South Africa) in 1997, she came to the UK and has worked and lived in Southend since then. She has a keen interest in cosmetic dentistry and attends regular courses to keep up to date with the latest techniques and developments in today’s exciting and fast moving world of dentistry. Away from the clinic she loves the outdoors, spending time with her family, travelling, skiing, scuba diving and eating out.

Our Hygienists

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Julie Fanning

GDC Number: 126713

Julie has been working as a dental care professional for over Twenty years developing extensive experience working within different disciplines of dentistry, qualified in Orthodontic Nursing, Oral Health Promotion and Dental Radiography. Her particular area of expertise lies in the field of community healthcare and special needs dentistry. In October 2010 she completed a foundation Degree in Oral Health Sciences and qualified as a Dental Hygienist with Distinction. Interests and hobbies include horse riding and all things culinary.

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Claire Ireland

GDC Number: 135869

Claire qualified as a Dental Hygienist with distinction in 2010. Claire is particularly skilled and adept at treating nervous patients. She has a natural ability to build rapport and trust in patients. She believes in delivering and educating patients in good oral care and finds it rewarding seeing her patients oral care improve. Claire is also qualified in Facial Aesthetics and has a keen interest in this treatment provided. Outside of work Claire enjoys spending time with her family and friends and also enjoys going to the gym and reading.

Our Qualified Dental Nurses

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Emily Maze

GDC Number: 250406

Emily is a very valued member of our team here at Focus. Born and raised locally, she has a keen quest for knowledge and is very eager to learn. Emily is a qualified Dental Nurse & Receptionist, she enjoys all aspects of dental nursing, meeting new people & providing a high level of care.

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Sally Sinclair

GDC Number: 160584

Sally is a fully registered Dental Nurse and Receptionist and has been working in the dental industry since 1989. Originally from Nottingham, she now lives locally with her young family. She has a keen interest in developing a rapport with our patients and is always on hand to deal with any queries you may have. She looks forward to welcoming you to the practice.

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