Our Team

Find out more about the dentists and hygienist at Parklands Dental Care

Our Dentists


Mehul Patel

Mehul graduated from the University of Birmingham in 2008. He has a keen interest in restorative and cosmetic dentistry, having helped many patients achieve the smile they have always wanted. He very much enjoys working with anxious patients helping put them at ease, treating them in a calm and friendly atmosphere.

Mehul is very committed to providing high quality Dental Care to those most in need, he demonstrates this by dedicating much of his time to providing sound NHS dentistry. Having taken ownership of Parklands Dental Care in 2012 he has spent much time adapting and introducing new equipment and services to the Practice so that the team are able to provide high quality treatment at the forefront of current Oral Health thinking. He has the support of a hard working team to help achieve this.

When away from work, Mehul enjoys getting active going to the gym regularly and playing sport. He is a confessed foodie, enjoys trips to the cinema and admits to being a petrol head in his spare time.

GDC No: 150346


Lorna Ward

Lorna trained in Leeds and continued her education in York District Hospital before returning home to Nottingham.

Lorna’s main motivation as a dentist is to increase access to good dental care for more people, based on creating a caring and welcoming atmosphere. To aid in this approach she has attended post graduate training at Bristol University in Special Care Dentistry and Dentistry for Older Patients.
Lorna believes in a holistic approach to dental care and often uses simple calming techniques to make a trip to the practice a more positive experience. As part of her holistic approach Lorna has also trained in facial aesthetics.

Living in Nottingham with her husband and daughter; she describes herself as “a first time mum who is trying to learn to love exercise and is a fan of baking”.

With a happy and cheerful demeanour you will know if Lorna is in the Practice as you will often hear her laughter from the waiting room.

GDC No: 153586


Ajit Pankhania

Ajit graduated from the University of Sheffield in 2014. He is a caring professional who takes pride in making sure every patient is treated in a calm and comfortable environment.

Ajit provides a range of dental treatments and is committed to involving patients in their treatment to help achieve the best possible results for every individual. In wanting to develop his skills further, Ajit has completed the MFDS qualification to become a member of the Royal College of Surgeons of Glasgow.

Outside the world of dentistry, Ajit is a keen sports fan and is an avid supporter of Manchester Utd. He likes to keep active at the gym and is a regular cinema-goer.

GDC No: 252470

Our Hygienist


Antonia Kemp
Dip DH RCS (Eng)

Antonia started her career in Dentistry in 2010 working as a Dental Nurse in Nottingham. She then went on to pursue a career in Dental Hygiene graduating from London’s Eastman Dental Hospital in June 2015. Alongside her Hygiene Diploma, Antonia also achieved the Carol Chiver’s Memorial Award for excellence in patient care and communication.

Since graduating Antonia’s kind and caring manner makes her very popular with her patients. She enjoys working together with her patients towards achieving better oral health and maintaining healthy gums and teeth.

Outside of work she enjoys keeping fit by running and swimming, spending weekends in the countryside and quality time with family and friends.

GDC No: 237339