Meet the Rutland Dental Care Team

Our high-quality treatments are delivered by an experienced and friendly team who provide excellent standards of care.

DR. DIPTI LAD

Principal Dentist - GDC No. 821180

Dipti qualified in 2003 with an honours degree from the University of Leeds. She gained a distinction in Clinical Dental Surgery and the prestigious Williamson medal in Paediatric Dentistry.

Since graduating, she has spent all of her time in general practice, treating a wide variety of patients, from the very young to the very elderly, to gain a vast amount of experience in all aspects of dentistry.

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DR. MARIYAM SATTAR

Dentist – GDC no. 244128

Mariyam graduated in 2013 at the University of Manchester. During her time at University she was awarded the prestigious Harty Prize by the British Endodontic Society in 2012.

Since graduating Mariyam has been working in general dental practice gaining experience in all aspects of general dentistry. She also went on to gain her post-graduate MFDS qualification and undertook a year-long course in Advanced Cosmetic and Restorative dentistry

DR. SAVAN ZALA

implant surgeon – GDC NO. 83689
Savan Zala BDS (LOND 2004), MFGDP RCS, MSC Dental Implants

Savan graduated from Guys, Kings & St Thomas’ London in 2004. From an early stage, he adopted a multidisciplinary approach to dentistry, and began his journey by training within Oral Maxillofacial and Community Dental Services around Sheffield and Leeds.

Since then he has spent most of his time in private practice, with the majority of his work being focused towards Dental Implants, Advanced Restorative Care and treatment for the anxious/nervous patients. 

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Aniko

dental nurse/receptionist

Aniko qualified as a Dental nurse in 2020 and joined the practice in 2021.

She is incredibly passionate about dentistry, loves her work and take great pride in everything she does at the practice. She is calm and caring in her approach and will always help to put you at ease at your dental appointment. She looks forward to meeting you and getting to know you all.

Kathryn Clarke

receptionist

Kathryn previously worked for 39 years in Health and Social Care, in many different roles. She was the Head of Strategy and Operations in a large care organisation that provided specialist support to people with Learning Difficulties and her specialism was leading teams to support those with Prader-Willi Syndrome. Having taken early retirement at the end of 2022, she wanted a part time job that she knew would be enjoyable, in a friendly environment working with a professional and supportive team.

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Treatments We Offer

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General Dentistry

We provide a wide range of high quality dental treatments.
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Family Dentistry

Our family-friendly team has a wealth of experience ensuring a child’s first trip to the dentist is an enjoyable one.
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Implant Dentistry

Dental Implants Are The Most Natural-Looking Replacement For Missing Teeth.
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Cosmetic Dentistry

All our work is made by only the finest ceramist technicians of which we have worked together for many years. We use the latest digital technology to improve detail and accuracy, by scanning your teeth so a 3D image is displayed on a screen immediately after the scan is complete – no need for messy impressions!
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Facial Aesthetics

Rutland Dental Care have specialist practitioners qualified and trained in facial aesthetics.
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Orthodontics

Invisible Orthodontic Treatment For The Smile Of Your Dreams

Dr. Dipti Lad

Principal dentist

Dipti qualified in 2003 with an honours degree from the University of Leeds. She gained a distinction in Clinical Dental Surgery and the prestigious Williamson medal in Paediatric Dentistry.

Since graduating, she has spent all of her time in general practice, treating a wide variety of patients, from the very young to the very elderly, to gain a vast amount of experience in all aspects of dentistry. Dipti’s main interests include cosmetic dentistry, which led her to complete postgraduate training by the well- renowned Christopher Orr in Advanced Cosmetic and Restorative Dentistry. This has broadened her skills to now carry out simple orthodontic cases with clear braces and facial aesthetics.

From July 2018, Dipti is now principle dentist of Rutland Dental Care where she will continue to provide high quality care, in a compassionate and caring approach. Her primary aim is to treat patients in an ethical and professional way as she has always done. She welcomes existing and new patients to the practice, as well as old familiar faces!

Outside of the practice, all her time is spent with her husband and two children, Aurin and Juhi.

She enjoys baking on a weekly basis, as well as painting and reading. Dipti enjoys travelling but holidays are restricted to child friendly destinations at present! She hopes to explore further away with time. I look forward to meeting you.

Dr. Mariam Sattar

Dentist – GDC no. 244128.

Mariyam graduated in 2013 at the University of Manchester. During her time at University she was awarded the prestigious Harty Prize by the British Endodontic Society in 2012.

Since graduating Mariyam has been working in general dental practice gaining experience in all aspects of general dentistry. She also went on to gain her post-graduate MFDS qualification and undertook a year-long course in Advanced Cosmetic and Restorative dentistry taught by the well-renowned Christopher Orr.

Mariyam takes a gentle and calm approach with all of her patients and does her utmost to ensure patients feel at ease during their visit. She finds that helping anxious patients through their treatment is an especially rewarding part of the job.

Outside of work Mariyam enjoys painting, hand embroidery and learning languages. She has been studying Japanese for the past three years, but still has a very long way to go! Mariyam is also a qualified yoga and meditation teacher and enjoys practicing with family and friends in her spare time.

Dr. Savan Zala

Savan Zala BDS (LOND 2004), MFGDP RCS, MSC Dental Implants

Savan graduated from Guys, Kings & St Thomas’ London in 2004. From an early stage, he adopted a multidisciplinary approach to dentistry, and began his journey by training within Oral Maxillofacial and Community Dental Services around Sheffield and Leeds.

Since then he has spent most of his time in private practice, with the majority of his work being focused towards Dental Implants, Advanced Restorative Care and treatment for the anxious/nervous patients. He has been placing and restoring dental implants for over 15 years and has been involved within the postgraduate and teaching side of dentistry.

Savan has been awarded a Masters in Implant Dentistry (MSc Dental Implants) and has both an academic and practical interest in rehabilitation with dental implants. He is heavily involved in mentoring and training dentists; being co-founder of Unique Implant Training Academy.

In his free time, Savan is a family man who is known as a “picture straightener”.

  • Masters in Implant Dentistry
  • Postgraduate Tutor and Mentor
  • Dental Sedation for the Anxious
  • Comprehensive range of Dental Implant treatment
  • Full mouth rehabilitation

Aniko Kecskemeti

dental nurse/receptionist

Aniko qualified as a Dental nurse in 2020 and joined the practice in 2021. She is incredibly passionate about dentistry, loves her work and take great pride in everything she does at the practice. She is calm and caring in her approach and will always help to put you at ease at your dental appointment. She looks forward to meeting you and getting to know you all.

Outside of work, she is busy looking after her husband and two boys. She enjoys cycling and walking her dog “Pebble” and especially loves reading.

Kathryn Clarke

Receptionist

Kathryn previously worked for 39 years in Health and Social Care, in many different roles. She was the Head of Strategy and Operations in a large care organisation that provided specialist support to people with Learning Difficulties and her specialism was leading teams to support those with Prader-Willi Syndrome. Having taken early retirement at the end of 2022, she wanted a part time job that she knew would be enjoyable, in a friendly environment working with a professional and supportive team. 

She found that role at Rutland Dental Care as a part time receptionist. She loves the interaction with the team and the patients. She joined the team in January 2023. 

Outside of work she enjoys swimming, gardening, arts and crafts, spending time with family and friends and loves holidaying in the Greek Islands.

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