about us

Poynters Road Dental is a modern progressive long established practice providing  comprehensive general dental care for the whole family. We provide NHS care and private care at the practice.

We are a committed team of dentists, dental hygienists, and dental nurses dedicated to providing high quality dental care to our patients.  We aim to look after your teeth in a relaxed and friendly atmosphere.

Whether you are looking for a simple check-up or to improve your smile through cosmetic dentistry & tooth whitening, we are here to help you with all of your dental needs.

We are dedicated to the provision of high quality dentistry in a caring and gentle way using the very latest dental techniques including implants, tooth whitening and porcelain veneers. Please see our treatments section for further information.

It is our priority to treat our patients as we would wish to be treated ourselves.


Team Image HolderSamir Shah

BDS ( Manchester) PgCert (Dental Education)
GDC Number: 64869

Mr Shah qualified from Manchester University in 1989. He is the principal of two multi-surgery practices and a trainer for the East of England deanery for newly qualified graduate dentists. He has completed the post graduate certificate in Dental Education.

He has also undertaken a one year postgraduate course in Cosmetic and Restorative Dentistry with Mr Chris Orr, past president of the British Association of Cosmetic Dentistry, and is a certified Invisalign Provider for clear braces and the Inman aligner brace system.

Mr Shah is committed to ongoing professional development and post graduate education.

Outside of dentistry Mr Shah enjoys travelling, takes a keen interest in sports and is kept busy by his young family.

Team Image HolderRohan Devalia

BDS (Cardiff 2006)
GDC Number: 103465

Mr Devalia Graduated from Cardiff University with Honours in 2006. He immediately spent a year in professional training completing a year working in oral-maxillofacial surgery and community care focusing on treating anxious patients, children and the elderly.

His main interests lie in restorative and cosmetic dentistry with an emphasis on patient quality care. Dr Devalia is a member of the BDA, The British Academy of Cosmetic Dentists and a member of The Royal College of Surgeons.

He continually strives to expand his knowledge through extensive training and keeps abreast of the latest advances in dentistry through continuing education. He is identified for his gentle and friendly manner ensuring that all patients receive a consistent high standard of care.

In his spare time he enjoys swimming, snooker, squash and spending time with friends and family.

carol berraCarol Berra

BSc Dental Therapist/ Dental Hygienist
GDC Number: 178846

Carol qualified at Portsmouth Dental School and has many years dental experience.

She helps patients to look after their teeth and gums and enjoys motivating patients by giving them practical advice and making a visit to the hygienist a positive experience.

She has two grown up daughters and in her spare time enjoys yoga and walking holidays.

hamini shahHamini Shah

GDC Number:

Hamini graduated from King’s College London in 2011. After completing her vocational training, she took a Senior House Officer position at Guy’s Hospital (London) in Oral Surgery, Oral Medicine and Restorative Dentistry, where she still often continues to work in the Acute Dental Care department. Hamini has also spent time working as a dentist in Australia for a little over a year.

Having a keen interest in postgraduate training and development, Hamini completed her MFDS Diploma from the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons Glasgow. Currently undergoing training in Dental Implants at the prestigious Eastman Dental Institute (University College London) as part of a Diploma.

Hamini has a broad interest and enjoy all aspects of dentistry, striving to practice with a calming approach. She has a gentle, reassuring manner which will make you feel at ease from the moment you meet her.

In her spare time she enjoys travelling, cooking and socialising with friends and family.

Krishen ShahKrishen Shah

BDS (London) MJDF RSC (Eng)
GDC Number: 211545

Krishen is a highly motivated, hard working individual who graduated from King's College London. Since graduation Krishen has continued his education and attained membership to the Royal College Of Surgeons (England) and Faculty of general Dental practitioners.

Krishen genuinely enjoys all aspects of dentistry with his main aim being providing a quality service to patients. To fulfil this he has undertaken several post graduate courses, therefore expanding the treatment choices he can offer, as well as keeping himself updated with the latest advances in dentistry.

Krishen is a certified Fast Braces and Six month smile braces provider and is able to provide cosmetic orthodontic treatment for adult patients. In his spare time, Krishen plays a variety of sports and loves to socialise.