Located in the heart of Oakwood, Leeds, our dental practice is proud to provide high quality, affordable family dental care, in a friendly and relaxed setting.
Our experienced team offer a broad choice of treatments and strive to provide you with an excellent standard of care, whether you are under NHS or Private care.
Our dental services range from regular check-ups and preventative dental care to more advanced treatments to improve your smile, such as orthodontics, teeth whitening and teeth straightening. We are also certified and qualified to administer anti-wrinkle treatment, Botox, and dermal fillers.
Dr Barbara Devall
Principal Dentist / Owner
Barbie qualified from Birmingham University in 2001 following which she worked for a number of years as an oral surgeon in a busy district hospital in Norwich. A move to Leeds in 2005 saw her develop a love of general dental practice, in particular the provision of family dental care
Over the last 12 years of practice Barbie has a special interest in cosmetic dentistry; improving smiles using the most minimally invasive techniques available, such as Invisalign braces, teeth whitening and composite bonding. She also holds a Masters Degree in Dental Implantology.
“I am really excited to become the owner of Dental Oakwood Practice. I am working with a great team of people who are all really passionate about providing high quality dental care to our community and I am looking to develop and increase the services we can offer to our patients.”
Penny has a wealth of business experience which is invaluable as she keeps the practice running smoothly, whilst also juggling the role with being mother to two girls!
“I’m incredibly proud of the team at Oakwood Dental Practice, as we strive to offer high levels of dentistry and service to all our patients.”
Dr Sandy Cheema
BDS, GDC 210407
Sandy qualified in 2011 from the University of Birmingham. She has worked in a variety of dental settings, gaining a wealth of experience in general dental practice. Sandy joined the Oakwood Dental Practice team in 2016.
Sandy carries out teeth straightening treatment using clear aligners (Invisalign), but is particularly passionate about facial rejuvenation; a growing part of dentistry including anti-wrinkle injections and dermal fillers and medical grade skincare. She has extentive training in these aspects of Aesthetic dentistry and runs Oakwood Aesthetics; a business within the dental practice providing all aspects of facial rejuvenation.
”I love enhancing people’s smiles and seeing how much that can improve their confidence.”
Dr Sahana Acharya
Dentist, BDS MFDS RCS, GDC 203682
BDS, MFDS RCS (Edin), GDC 203682
Sahana graduated from SDM Dental University, India in 2007 and moving to the UK, she achieved her GDC registration. Following completion of her MFDS qualification at the Royal College of Edinburgh, Sahana worked for a number of years as an Associate Dentist in general dental practice.
Sahana joined the Oakwood Dental Practice team in January 2019. Her eternal cheerfulness and happy demeanour brings a bounce to the team whenever she is present at the practice and is well appreciated by her patients.
She enjoys all aspects of dentistry and is particularly passionate about cosmetic dentistry and is currently undertaking a year long prestigious course in advanced dental treatments.
“I think a smile is the most important expression on one’s face. I think it is very important to develop an honest and trustworthy rapport with my patients. I like to ensure they get the best quality service that they both need and expect.”
Dental Therapist, GDC 171233
Malisa joined the team at Oakwood Dental Practice in January 2019.
“I am passionate about motivating and delivering bespoke oral health information to patients, particularly when combating periodontal disease.
I am delighted to join such a progressive practice with an enthusiastic, positive team.”
Dental Surgery Assistant GDC 266838
“I enjoy working at Oakwood Dental Practice and feel lucky to be part of such a great team.”
Dental Surgery Assistant GDC 239742
“Having been a nervous patient myself, I know a calm and stress-free atmosphere in the surgery is important.”
Reception & Dental Nurse, GDC 268429
Having previously worked in childcare prior to her nursing career, Rebecca can often be found keeping the children entertained in the waiting area!
“I am passionate about teaching better oral health to the general public, and am really happy to be a member of such a great team here”.
Dental Surgery Assistant GDC 282617
Hannah plans to develop her studies further by going to university to study dental hygiene and therapy.
“I love working as a part of this great team and look forward to progressing my career here.”
Apprentice Dental Assistant
Dr Simran Mehat
0113 2402 140