About Us


With a very good reputation built over 47 years, Horsforth Dental Practice is familiar with providing excellent dental care. Our aim of providing unrivalled customer care and a positive dental experience is central to the design of the Practice and the motivation of the dental team. Mr Thakker took over the Practice in March 2006. The Practice has since undergone a complete refurbishment giving a modern but comfortable ambience. State of the art equipment is installed in all surgeries and the Practice is fully computerised.

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The Dental Team

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Mr Nirav Thakker (GDC No. 77904)
BDS (Newcastle - 2000)
Principal Dentist

Nirav is the clinical lead at Horsforth Dental Practice. Since qualification in 2000, Mr Thakker has been working in Heckmondwike, West Yorkshire. Nirav is keen on structured continuing professional development, including Part A examination for MFGDP qualifications. He is a fully registered member of the General Dental Council, British Dental Association, Dental Protection Society, and Associate member of the Faculty of General Dental Practitioners. Outside work, Nirav is a very enthusiastic sportsman playing numerous different sports. He is a lifelong Leeds United supporter.

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Mrs Nalini Thakker
Dental Receptionist

Nalini joined the team at Horsforth Dental Practice from Royal Mail and has very quickly become effective in her role. Nalini enjoys keeping the Patients at Horsforth Dental Practice comfortable and entertained as they wait for their appointment. Outside work, Nalini enjoys cooking and her son, Nirav will testify that the food is mouth-watering.

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Our Aims

  1. To promote oral health and achieve clinical excellence.
  2. To provide a family oriented service in a comfortable and cheerful atmosphere.
  3. To maintain the highest standards of professionalism by adhering the General Dental Council Guideline.

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Mr Gavrav Thakker
BSc Computer Network Engineering
Practice Manager

Gavrav comes from a strong IT and Business Sales background. He is highly efficient in Business Consultancy and IT work and drives our Dental Practice forward with innovative solutions and developments. Gavrav is a constant source of motivation for the entire team at Horsforth Dental Practice.

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Mrs Bronwen Birch
Dental Nurse/ Dental Receptionist

Bronwen is the longest serving member at Horsforth Dental Practice. A very friendly person, Bron ensures that Patients at Horsforth Dental Practice feel comfortable during dental treatments. Outside work, Bron enjoys the countryside and is a regular visitor to the east coast where she has a caravan.

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