Cham Fernando, Matthew Brooks at Milton Keynes Dental Practice

Cham Fernando, Matthew Brooks at Milton Keynes Dental Practice

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Meet The Team


Dr Chameera Fernando
BDS (London 2007), PG Cert Imp
GDC No: 114931

Cham Fernando Dentist

Cham graduated from Bart's and the London School of Medicine and Dentistry in 2007 and has worked in general practice for over 10 years.

Since qualifying he has completed several postgraduate courses in short term orthodontics and has also achieved a Certificate in Dental Implants. Cham is also a registered member of the Invisalign Mismile Network.


Cham enjoys helping patients get over their fear of the dentist as well as restoring patient’s confidence in their smile. 

Outside of dentistry he enjoys going to the gym and playing football and cricket.

Dr Richard Shaw
BDS (Birmingham 1981), MSC (Manchester 2012)
GDC No: 55963

Richard Shaw Dentist

I have been committed to the long-term dental health of my clients in Olney and surrounding area since 1982.

Richard has been committed to the long-term dental health of his patients in Olney and the surrounding area since 1982.

His philosophy is to help people keep their teeth for life and when things need treating, to use the best techniques that modern dentistry can offer.

In 2013 he achieved a Masters degree in Aesthetic and Restorative Dentistry; proving his lifelong passion to provide the best care for my patients.

Dr Matthew Brooks
BDS (Bristol 1993)
GDC No: 69267

Matthew Brooks Dentist

Matthew graduated from the University of Bristol in 1993 and has worked in the Milton Keynes area for 18 years. He has a strong interest in restorative dentistry and is a staunch believer in minimally invasive techniques. He holds a postgraduate diploma in clinical dentistry from Stellenbosch University, South Africa.

One of his strengths is working with the dental phobic patient to help them overcome their fear and become comfortable receiving dental treatment, so much so that they look forward to their appointments.

Outside of work, Matthew is a keen runner and skier. He is married with two teenage daughters.


Adnan Chowdry 
Specialist Endodontist
BDS (London 2006) MClinDent MRD MJDF
GDC No: 103878

Adnan Chowdry Dentist

Adnan graduated from King's College London in 2006 and began working in general practice in North London and completed the membership  examinations of The Royal College of Surgeons of England (MJDF). In 2013, Adnan started a speciality training programme in Endodontics at The Eastman Dental Institute, UCL in London, where he completed his Masters in Endodontology (MClinDent).

Adnan treats patients referred for root canal treatment and uses his training to save teeth which may otherwise need to be extracted. He treats his patients with a caring and professional manner. 

In his spare time, he enjoys playing football and cricket as well as spending time with his young family. 


Anne Powders
RDH BS 1986, M Ed
GDC No: 3117

Anne gained her Diploma in Dental Hygiene from Guys Dental Hospital in 1986, and then graduated with BS Dental Hygiene from University Colorado USA in 1990.

Anne received her M Ed from Boston University in 1993. Anne has extensive experience working in both Private and NHS practices and has a special interest in periodontal therapy.

Having lived overseas Anne enjoys world travel and culture and has volunteered to work in charity projects in India and Africa.

Simon Aranha, Practice Manager

Simon has worked in Dentistry for almost 10 years. He started off his career in Practice Management originally in Buckinghamshire and has managed dental practices both in the NHS and Privately.

Simon takes pride in his job as he likes to support and engage with people. He believes that in running a practice, patients are the primary focus. He endeavours to make sure each and every patient has a satisfying visit to the practice, one which is not rushed, where staff our genuinely interested in getting to know and care for each patient, as well as exceeding each patients expectations of coming to our practices.


In his spare time Simon enjoys cooking different foods and learning new recipes as well as socialising with close friends and family. 

Since moving back into the area he has started getting into gardening.

Julie, Qualified Dental Nurse, GDC No: 245333

Julie works mainly with Richard, providing Dental Nursing skills to make the patient journey a pleasant and caring experience. She loves interacting with patients and helping to put them at ease.

Julie has been told by patients that she is known to be very efficient and always smiling which helps relax patients, allowing them to enjoy coming to see both her and Richard.

Harriet, Qualified Dental Nurse, GDC No: 254486

Dentistry has always been a huge part of Harriet's life and something she really enjoys. "We have so many lovely patients here and it makes it a really wonderful place to work"

Her aim for the future is to help make patients aware of options that are now available in dentistry and try make coming to the dentist a more pleasant experience.

When she is not at work she enjoys Fine Art and Photography. Harriet has grown up in the local area and particularly loves taking photos of the countryside in all seasons.

Casey, Qualified Dental Nurse, GDC No: 186697

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Casey has worked in dentistry for almost 15 years, 5 years as a Dental Nurse and 10 years as a Practice Manager.

Casey chose to return to Dental Nursing as she missed the patient care and interaction that comes with the role of Dental Nurse.

Outside of work Casey enjoys caring for and spending time with her young family.

Shaunna, Qualified Dental Nurse, GDC No:274819

shaunna sturdy

Shaunna has been in Dentistry in 2015. She was drawn to a career in Dental Nursing as she enjoys working and caring for people.

Shaunna has a kind nature, she enjoys being in surgery and helping put patients at ease as well as speaking with and getting to know her patients whilst working on the reception desk.

Outside of work, Shaunna loves spending time with her family and in particular her Nan. She enjoys seeing new places and travelling as well.

Hannah Buffam, Receptionist and Trainee Dental Nurse

Hannah Buffam

Hannah started working in Dentistry over a year ago and thoroughly enjoys both nursing and reception. She hopes to pursue a career in Dental Hygiene and Therapy in the future. She is currently studying in order to return back to University.

Hannah is a keen traveller, amongst her travels around South America she is also an adventurer with her dog! She enjoys mountain climbing, meeting new people, experiencing new countries and cultures as well as trying new food!

Kate Samuel, Receptionist and Trainee Dental Nurse

Kate Samuel

Kate started with us at the beginning of 2019 . She has spent the past 4 years working with young people with learning disabilities. Kate knew she wanted to continue working with people in a helping and caring capacity however wanted to try something new. She chose dentistry as this combined her kind and understanding nature with learning a new hands on skill set, her aim is to ensure that patients feel comfortable and at ease when they come to the practice. She is looking forward to starting her training as a dental nurse later on in the year. In the meantime you will find Kate on our reception ready to greet patients on arrival to the practice.

Outside of work Kate enjoys travelling to different parts of the world and spending time with her close family and friends.


Cham Fernando, Matthew Brooks at Milton Keynes Dental Practice

Cham Fernando, Matthew Brooks at Milton Keynes Dental Practice