Meet our team

Our Practice


We are a friendly village dental practice situated in the heart of Barton-le-Clay.

Here at Barton Dental Surgery we are dedicated to giving you the best treatment possible. Our friendly staff will help to make you feel at ease throughout your whole time at the surgery, and we aim to provide you with the best care and treatment throughout your stay with us.

Our dentists will provide expert information and treatment from start to finish making sure that you understand the whole process and are given a fantastic service every time.

Our staff
Ravi Kumar
Owner / Registered Manager

Ravi is the owner of Barton Dental Surgery and has been with us since 2013.

Educated in the UK and India, Ravi graduated from Government dental college Bombay, India in 1995 with a degree in Bachelor of Dental surgery (BDS). Since then he has gained experience working in several busy dental practices.He has also completed many courses for aesthetic & cosmetic dentistry .Ravi's training has also included placement of Straumman and Astra types of implants.

Ravi worked in Oral &Maxillofacial surgery as a SHO and Hospital doctor for 3 years .He has a lot of experience in Oral surgical procedures and has a special interest in Oral Surgery.

He regularly attends courses for continued professional development and to ensure all treatment and care is provided to the highest standard.

Melissa Evans
Melissa is a qualified Hygienist here at the practice, working on a Monday & Tuesday. She studied at Eastman Dental Hospital and has many years of experience. 
The Team

Alison Kennedy RDN 2013

Practice Coordinator

Elaine Thatcher-Beahan

Dental Receptionist

Nicole Drawbridge

Trainee Dental Nurse

Phoebe Richards

Trainee Dental Nurse

Schalk De Wet

Schalk has been with us since 2008.

Schalk qualified as a Bachelor of Dental Surgery at the University of Stellenbosch, South Africa in 1991.

Schalk is a friendly and knowledgeable dentist, who is constantly updating his knowledge by attending regular courses on new treatments and materials so that he can ensure he does the  best for his patients.

Ronak Pandhi

Ronak is a fully qualified dentist working with us at the practice on Monday,
Tuesday and Fridays. 
Ronak joined our team at the beginning of 2020 and has proven to be a very valuable member of the practice.
He attends regular courses to stay up to date with the latest dental changes and shows a real passion for his profession.