Meet the team

At Orchard Dental & Implant Clinic our highly skilled, friendly team shares the same single vision: we put you first. Together, we are dedicated to providing you with a first class experience, from the comfort of our reception to the very latest innovations in dental technology. We make sure you have the best possible care from the second you walk through the door.

Find out more about each of our practice team members below.


Pooja Varyani

BDS 2011
GDC No. 210080

Pooja graduated from the University of Glasgow in 2011.

Since that, she gained a Postgraduate certificate in Endodontics from the University of Chester. With over 10 years of general dental practice, Pooja enjoys all aspects of general dentistry. She enjoys putting nervous patients at ease and building long lasting relationships with her patients. Her aim is to ensure patients are always relaxed and comfortable in the chair at all times. In addition, Pooja also provides Facial Aesthetics and Invisalign Go. She endeavours to keep up to date with the latest aspects of dentistry and aims to use the most conservative techniques to preserve tooth structure.

She has also completed a year long comprehensive restorative course in 2021 with Dr Basil Mizrahi. She is also in the process of completing further courses in implants.

Pooja moved from Scotland to England after getting married in 2021. Outside of dentistry, Pooja loves long walks, going to the gym, home cooking and travel. She has recently taken a liking for golf.

David Schofield

BChD (Leeds) 1993
GDC No. 69622

David Schofield graduated from Leeds in 1993 and worked in Bradford for a year post-graduation. He moved to Orchard Dental in 1995 and became a partner in 1999.

Mr Schofield is an experienced general dentist and can offer a wide range of general and cosmetic dental treatments, including Fissure sealants, Composite fillings, Dentures and Veneers. Every mouth is different, and he enjoys bringing a wealth of experience to bear for each of his patients so that they receive the best minimally invasive outcome.

Mr Schofield is passionate about building relationships with patients and providing continuity of care.

He lives locally and is married with two daughters, and when he’s not working he enjoys golf, exercise and cars.

Natasha Mungrah


BDS London 2006 GDC No 103949

Natasha recently joined the practice and is very interested to work with her patients towards their dental aspirations.

Mark Gosztonyi

BDS (Lond) 1989
GDC No. 65004

Mark Gosztonyi studied dentistry at King’s College London, qualifying in 1989.

He initially worked in the maxillofacial departments at St George’s Hospital and Mayday Hospital (now known as Croydon University Hospital), gaining valuable experience in surgical dentistry.

He joined Orchard Dental in 1995 and became a partner soon after. He has undertaken ongoing professional development over the course of his career, studying Endodontics and Restorative dentistry.

Mr Gosztonyi has a special interest in Endodontics and minimally invasive Smile styling.

He is married with three daughters and enjoys football and cycling

Pranshu Trivedi

Oral Surgeon
BDS (Goa) 1993, FDS RCS (Eng) 1998, LDS RCPS (Glasg) 2002
GDC no. 81575

Pranshu Trivedi graduated in 1993 in Goa before training in the UK to become a Specialist Oral Surgeon. He brings more than two decades of experience working in hospitals and private practice, including research and teaching.

Mr Trivedi joined Orchard Dental in 2017 and offers our patients diagnosis and treatment for oral and dental problems, jaw joint problems and facial pain. He carries out all types of oral surgical procedures including wisdom teeth extraction, apicectomy (a minor surgical procedure to remove the top of the root of a dead tooth and then seal the end with a filling), complex extractions and soft tissue surgery in the mouth.

He is also an experienced implantologist, offering single tooth to multiple dental implants and Implant-supported dentures.

Mr Trivedi can undertake complex implant surgery including bone and soft tissue grafting, sinus lift operations and treatment of peri-implantitis.

He also works in Root canal treatment and Facial aesthetics.

Mr Trivedi was awarded a Fellowship of the Royal College of Surgeons of England in 1998. He is a member of the British Association of Oral Surgeons, the European Association for Osseointegration, the Medical and Dental Defence Union of Scotland and is a visiting lecturer of BPP University, London.

In his spare time he enjoys reading, travelling, martial arts and cooking.

Julie Svenson

Dental Hygienist
CEB Cert in Dental Hygiene 1986
GDC no. 3218

Raminder Kahlon

Dental Hygienist
CEB Cert in Dental Hygiene 1995
GDC no. 4848

Magdalena Pawlik

Dental Nurse
Verified competency in Dental Nursing
GDC no. 151003

Joanna Clark

Dental Nurse
Verified competency in Dental Nursing
GDC no. 155097

Nila Amarkhel

Dental Nurse
Registered under s36C of Dentists Act 1984 2016
GDC no. 261354

Georgiana Trufin

Dental Nurse
National Diploma in Dental Nursing NEBDN 2019
GDC no. 286216

Elaine Watts

Practice Manager
Qual- National Certificate NEBDN 2000
GDC no. 119914

Elaine is responsible for the overall running of Orchard Dental.

Diane Hemmingham

Head Receptionist

Diane looks after our Reception and Administration team, and will be one of the friendly faces that welcomes you to Orchard Dental.

Lorraine Maddison


Laura Hemmingham


Helen Nicholls


Lorraine Dawson


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