Meet our team
Dr. Preet Bhogal
BDS MFDS RCS (Eng) MOrth RCS (Edin) MPhil(Orthodontics)
Preet graduated from Birmingham University in 2000, winning the Walpole-Day Prize in Orthodontics. He subsequently undertook several posts involving Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Paediatric Dentistry and Treatment under Sedation. He also worked concurrently in General Dental Practice. During this time, he obtained membership of the Faculty of Dental Surgery at the Royal College of Surgeons of England.
In 2005, Preet undertook specialist training in orthodontics at Birmingham Dental Hospital. During this training, he was awarded Master of Philosophy (Orthodontics). In 2008, he obtained Membership in Orthodontics at the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh. He is registered as a Specialist Orthodontist with the GDC, which recognises that he has followed the highest standard of training possible in orthodontics in the UK.
Preet has considerable specialist practice experience having worked in a number of well-established specialist orthodontic practices and private cosmetic dental practices in the West End of London and the Midlands. He currently works on a sessional basis at the renowned London Smile Clinic (as seen on TV’s Embarrassing Bodies and 10 Years Younger) as the in-house lead orthodontist.
Preet has a keen interest in the field of contemporary adult orthodontics, interdisciplinary treatment and the use of aesthetic braces, including Invisalign and hidden lingual braces (Incognito). He is one of the leading providers of Incognito in the UK.
In his spare time Preet enjoys keeping fit, playing football and socialising. He has travelled extensively, including to many global orthodontic conferences where he enjoys meeting up with international colleagues.
Suky Bhogal Back to top
Suky graduated from Manchester Metropolitan University in 1992 with a BA (Hons) Degree in Modern Languages and Literature. She subsequently undertook further study and completed her Post Graduate Certificate in Education from the University of Manchester. She has held various teaching positions over a period of 15 years, as a teacher of Spanish and French, along with numerous management and leadership roles.
Suky will be your first point of contact at the practice. She has a professional, friendly and approachable manner and will be on hand to advise and support you throughout your course of treatment. Having undergone orthodontic treatment herself very recently, Suky has the added bonus of experiencing treatment from the patient’s perspective and will always try to provide answers to any questions or concerns you may have. She has the ability to 'think on her feet' and feels this will be a positive attribute in her new role as Practice Manager at Signature Orthodontics.
In her spare time, Suky enjoys keeping fit, socialising with friends and practising her salsa dancing! She is a keen traveller and is already thinking about her next adventure abroad!
Dominika Pawlikowska Back to top
Dominika has worked exclusively in orthodontics since 2009. Her passion for orthodontics has led her to develop her skills and she achieved qualifications in Dental Radiography. Subsequently she undertook full time training in orthodontic therapy at Leeds Dental Institute and Neo Orthodontics, Newcastle upon Tyne. She gained her Diploma in Orthodontic Therapy from the Royal College of Surgeons of England in 2013.
Since 2013, Dominika has been working exclusively with Dr Preet Bhogal. Her caring nature and enthusiasm helps to put patients at ease and assists them in choosing the most appropriate treatment option available. Her special interest is the use of aesthetic orthodontic systems that enable individuals to achieve the smile they have always desired in a discreet and efficient way.
She has recently become a mum to baby boy Arjan and Indy, her beloved British blue kitten, both of whom keep her on her toes!
Rippon Sanghera Back to top
Rippon qualified from Guy’s, King’s and St Thomas’ in London in 2003. She had an interest in surgery and this led to her spending 9 years training in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery. She spent 5 years as a Specialty Doctor in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery in various hospitals in the South East including Royal London Hospital, where she was also a Honorary Clinical lecturer and involved in undergraduate dental training. In this time, she also obtained her Membership of the Faculty of Dental Surgery at the Royal College of Surgeons of England. In 2012 at a London Conference, Rippon was awarded the Associate Fellow’s Prize by the British Association of Oral & Maxillofacial Surgeons, for the best presentation of a clinical study, she had conducted in third molar surgery at the Royal London Hospital. She has been an examiner for the General Dental Council/Royal College of Surgeons London for 7 years, examining overseas dentists and continues to examine.
Through Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery and Rippon’s interest in jaw surgery, this led her path to specialising in Orthodontics. She undertook specialist training in Orthodontics at Birmingham Dental Hospital and Worcestershire Royal Hospital. As part of her training she also completed a Masters in Research looking at the self-esteem and quality of life in patients undergoing jaw surgery. She successfully completed training and was awarded a Membership in Orthodontics at the Royal College of Surgeons Edinburgh and is recognised as a Specialist in Orthodontics with the General Dental Council.
Rippon works in both NHS and Private practice in Cheltenham and Birmingham. She continues to work as an Orthodontist at Birmingham Dental Hospital dealing with an array of complex cases including surgical. She enjoys working with all systems and has a keen interest in aesthetic Orthodontics including Invisalign.
In her spare time, Rippon is kept busy with her young dog and enjoys exploring the countryside with him. She enjoys catching up with friends and colleagues and loves city life just as much.