Meet The Team

At VICI Dental we have an award-winning team of highly skilled and trained dentists, hygienists & dental care staff providing the highest level of patient care

Location

Leeds

Location

Pudsey

Leeds City Centre

Dr. Paul Midha

PRINCIPAL DENTIST

GDC No. 278491
BDS PG Dip Rest and Aest (Distinction)
Invisalign Premier Provider

Dr Paul graduated from the University of Sheffield and is the principal dentist and co-owner of VICI Dental in Leeds City Centre and Pudsey. He has also worked in Central London in one of the world’s top Dental practices. He recently won the Best Young Dentist HC at the Private Dentistry awards in 2023 and was one of the final 18 candidates on the BBC’s Apprentice 2024.

Dr Paul is very passionate about Cosmetic Dentistry where he regularly performs smile makeovers and is an Invisalign certified Dentist.

He has completed a year long course with Chris Orr in Restorative and Aesthetic Dentistry in London. Dr Paul recently received a distinction for a Restorative and Aesthetic Dentistry Diploma. Dr Paul also lectures allover the UK and enjoys teaching other Dentists.

Dr Paul regularly transforms lives by giving people their ideal smile. He has been on many courses to be able to provide these treatments to an exceptional standard.

Dr Paul has lived in Leeds all his life and went to GSAL. he is an award winning dentist and is the first dentist ever to be selected to partake in the BBC’s Apprentice reality show with Lord Alan Sugar.

Dr Ricky Duggal

PRINCIPAL DENTIST

GDC No. 259078
BDS PgDip Clear Aligner
Invisalign Premier Provider

Dr Ricky graduated from the University of Sheffield and is the principal dentist and co-owner at VICI Dental, and has a keen interest in providing high end cosmetic dentistry such as Invisalign, Composite Bonding, Veneers and Whitening. He aims to deliver the highest standard of care to all of his patients with a safe and minimally invasive approach.

Ricky has completed numerous post graduate courses around the world, to further develop his clinical skills, most recently completing a diploma in clear aligners such as Invisalign, enabling him to treat complex cases. This further education helps to ensure his patients are receiving dental care of the highest quality, utilising the latest modern day techniques.

Ricky has a calm and friendly persona, which is well received by his patients who can often be quite anxious about visiting the dentist. He will always ensure he takes his time to meet each of his patients’ needs in order to help them to achieve their dream smile.

Outside of work Ricky enjoys keeping fit by regularly going to the gym, playing golf and loves to watch football on the weekend, as he is a devoted Manchester United supporter!

Dr. Andy Pritchard

IMPLANTOLOGIST

GDC No. 244448
BDS BA (Hons)

Dr Andy Pritchard graduated from Manchester Dental School with a prize in clinical research. His career in restorative and implant dentistry – through training at some of the country’s most prestigious centres – has been emblematic of his commitment to professionalism and delivering exceptional dental care.

Andy received the gold standard in implant dentistry training at the PID Academy under one of the country’s leading implant dentists, Ashok Sethi, the founding member of the UK Association of Dental Implantology. Since then Andy has completed many successful cases from full mouth rehabilitations to highly focused placements in the aesthetic zone.

Restoring patient’s smiles has been a hugely rewarding aspect of implant dentistry for Andy. He believes in implementing a system of care that places the person and their social wellbeing at the centre of decision making, in order to achieve optimal oral and general health. He also believes in the efficacy of education in terms of supporting patients to understand the impact of factors spent outside the clinical setting, including individual behaviour, diet and lifestyle.

Furthermore, Andy is committed to providing easy access to information via streams such as social media to instil confidence in patients. He’s happy to act as a position of authority in a highly scrutinous profession to make dental knowledge more accessible.

Also adopts this approach by sharing his passion for dentistry amongst colleagues within the profession. He helps to run study clubs and teaching modules on advanced restorative courses to enable other dentists to reach their potential.

Dr. Lucy Stevens

ENDODONTIST

GDC No. 278491
BDS PG Dip Rest and Aest (Distinction)

I qualified from Newcastle dental school in 2014 and had a further training year in London, before moving to North Yorkshire.

I found my passion within dentistry was endodontics and so I pursued further training and graduated with a masters degree in Endodontics in 2019. This has allowed me to take referrals from colleagues and treat more complex cases.

Most importantly, it has helped me save lots of lovely patients teeth which has been the most rewarding.

I love travelling and experiencing different cultures and foods. I’m happiest at home Horseriding in the Yorkshire dales or with my cockapoo ruby.

Dr. Alex Ha

DENTIST

GDC No. 223334
BChD

Dr. Alex qualified as a Dentist at Leeds University in 2011, and went on to do further training in Newbury/Oxford deanery. He has worked as a Senior House Officer in Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery Department at the Sunderland Royal Hospital, and has lots of experience dealing with difficult tooth extractions and trauma.

He enjoys getting to know his patients and putting them at ease, his professional interests are providing cosmetic dentistry, and making people feel confident about their smiles.

Dr Alex also enjoys teaching and passing on his experience. He has been a EEA/EU clinical mentor for newly qualified dentists. Furthermore he is a trained Invisalign provider and able to straighten patients teeth with clear aligners.

Dr Alex is originally from Essex but he now calls Leeds home. In his spare time he enjoys doing DIY/decorating and lifting weights at the gym.

Ellie Jarman

THERAPIST

GDC No. 270923
BSc Dental Hygiene Therapy

I’m Ellie, and I’m a dental hygienist therapist who graduated from university of Birmingham in 2017.

My favourite part of the job is improving people’s smiles and helping anxious patients feel more confident coming to see a hygienist.

I love to read, cook (and eat!) and I love spending time with my friends, family, husband and dog!

Margaret Morrison

LEAD NURSE

GDC No. 132981


Margaret is the lead dental nurse at VICI Dental and also is the practice Oral Health Educator & Dental Radiographer with 37 years of clinical experience. 

Margaret believes that everyone deserves the opportunity to achieve the smile they so desire. Consequently, Margaret takes great pleasure in assisting the Dentist in achieving each patient’s desired smile and seeing the patient leave with increased confidence.

When not at work, Margaret loves being in the pool and getting her 60 lengths in! She also enjoys time in the gym whilst listening to eighties music and spending time with her husband and two sons.

Chiara Saddler

NURSE

GDC No. 313865


Hi I’m Chiara. I am currently a Dental Nurse at Vici Dental and am loving being at the front of patient care. Assisting the dentist in all types of treatments, from restorative to cosmetic, is what makes being a dental nurse so special to me.

Being able to follow a patients journey to the very end supporting them is rewarding. I love spending time with family and venturing out on long walks!

Rachael Nicholson

PRACTICE MANAGER




Hi I’m Rachael and I have been working in dentistry for 11 years both as a nurse and receptionist.

 started working for Dr Paul in January 2023 so I am the newbie of the team!
 
The best part of my job is our patients the fact that I am the very first person our patients talk to and meet and that I am able to help our patients relax and grow in confidence as there journey begins with us is a pleasure to be part of
 
I believe a patient walks through our door a patient but leave’s through our door as a friend.

THERAPIST

THERAPIST

THERAPIST

Pudsey

Dr. Paul Midha

PRINCIPAL DENTIST

GDC No. 278491
BDS PG Dip Rest and Aest (Distinction)
Invisalign Premier Provider

Dr Paul graduated from the University of Sheffield and is the principal dentist and co-owner of VICI Dental in Leeds City Centre and Pudsey. He has also worked in Central London in one of the world’s top Dental practices. He recently won the Best Young Dentist HC at the Private Dentistry awards in 2023 and was one of the final 18 candidates on the BBC’s Apprentice 2024.

Dr Paul is very passionate about Cosmetic Dentistry where he regularly performs smile makeovers and is an Invisalign certified Dentist.

He has completed a year long course with Chris Orr in Restorative and Aesthetic Dentistry in London. Dr Paul recently received a distinction for a Restorative and Aesthetic Dentistry Diploma. Dr Paul also lectures allover the UK and enjoys teaching other Dentists.

Dr Paul regularly transforms lives by giving people their ideal smile. He has been on many courses to be able to provide these treatments to an exceptional standard.

Dr Paul has lived in Leeds all his life and went to GSAL. he is an award winning dentist and is the first dentist ever to be selected to partake in the BBC’s Apprentice reality show with Lord Alan Sugar.

Dr Ricky Duggal

PRINCIPAL DENTIST

GDC No. 259078
BDS PgDip Clear Aligner
Invisalign Premier Provider

Dr Ricky graduated from the University of Sheffield and is the principal dentist and co-owner at VICI Dental, and has a keen interest in providing high end cosmetic dentistry such as Invisalign, Composite Bonding, Veneers and Whitening. He aims to deliver the highest standard of care to all of his patients with a safe and minimally invasive approach.

Ricky has completed numerous post graduate courses around the world, to further develop his clinical skills, most recently completing a diploma in clear aligners such as Invisalign, enabling him to treat complex cases. This further education helps to ensure his patients are receiving dental care of the highest quality, utilising the latest modern day techniques.

Ricky has a calm and friendly persona, which is well received by his patients who can often be quite anxious about visiting the dentist. He will always ensure he takes his time to meet each of his patients’ needs in order to help them to achieve their dream smile.

Outside of work Ricky enjoys keeping fit by regularly going to the gym, playing golf and loves to watch football on the weekend, as he is a devoted Manchester United supporter!

Dr Simi Duggal

DENTIST & FACIAL AESTHETICS

GDC No. 277620
BChD (Distinction)

Dr Simi qualified as a Dentist at University of Leeds in 2013, where she graduated with a Distinction. Since then, she has worked at dental practices across the Midlands & in Yorkshire.

Dr. Simi is focused on providing high quality general dental care to her patients, putting their best interests first. She has a calm demeanour and puts her patients at ease through taking the time to understand each of her patients’ needs.

Dr Simi has a keen interest in Facial Aesthetics at VICI Dental where she provides anti-wrinkle treatment, dermal fillers, skin boosters and polynucleotides to enhance patients’ skin and appearance, making them feel the best about themselves! She also provides treatment as part of her dental care, helping patients with their clenching and grinding.

Outside of work, Dr Simi enjoys travelling, spending time with her family, friends and her cat Millie!

Dr Divyesh Sonigra

DENTIST

GDC No. 271818
BDS

Divyesh qualified from Cardiff University in 2017 and has since worked in an oral and maxillofacial surgery setting.

Divyesh qualified from Cardiff University in 2017 and has since worked in an oral and maxillofacial surgery setting.

 After successfully completing his Dental Core Training he was accepted into a 2 year Clinical Fellowship in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery. Following this he worked as Specialty Dentist in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery. Through extensive training in a hospital setting which included facial trauma, complex dental surgery, severe facial infections as well as assisting in cancer and deformity surgery,  he has developed his surgical skills. 

Amongst practicing general dentistry, his skills in oral surgery help patients through treatments such as complex extractions and wisdom tooth removals. He takes a thorough, calming and empathetic approach which keeps patients at ease. Divyesh is also undertaking his masters in Dental Implantology at the ICE institute in Salford and has since developed a keen interest in techniques to enhance healing following dental extractions such as PRF (Platelet Rich Fibrin) and Socket Preservation to help improve implant surgery. 

Outside of work, Divyesh enjoys football, long walks with his Bernese Mountain Dog and travelling. You can often see him in the practice with a colourful scrub cap and a smile

Dr. Naeem Ashfaq

DENTIST

GDC No: 283591
BDS UNIVERSITY OF MANCHESTER 2019

Dr Naeem Ashfaq graduated from Manchester Dental School in 2019 and has since completed further Dental Core Training.

He spent 2 years working in Maxillofacial Surgery at Bradford Teaching Hospitals and Paediatric Dentistry at Leeds Dental Insititute. This involved carrying out complex oral surgery procedures as well as diagnosing oral pathology referred by Dentists.

During his time in Leeds Dental Institute, Dr Naeem saw a lot of anxious patients and gained experience managing nervous adults and children.
He is dedicated to making dental appointments as comfortable and relaxed as possible for patients and aims to work together with patients to help regain their confidence in their smiles.

Dr Naeem has a keen interest in Cosmetic Dentistry, Oral surgery and Orthodontics and also enjoys all aspects of minimally invasive dentistry including Composite Bonding, Teeth Whitening and Invisalign.

He has undertaken multiple year long restorative courses and can help treat and manage toothwear cases. These cases require a rehabilitation approach and plenty of planning, which Naeem is keen to do.

Outside of work, he enjoys playing football, boxing and going to the gym. The remainder of his time is spent going on hikes and spending time with family.

DENTIST

DENTIST

DENTIST

Dr. Paul Midha

PRINCIPAL DENTIST

GDC No. 278491
BDS PG Dip Rest and Aest (Distinction)
Invisalign Premier Provider

Dr Paul graduated from the University of Sheffield and is the principal dentist and co-owner of VICI Dental in Leeds City Centre and Pudsey. He has also worked in Central London in one of the world’s top Dental practices. He recently won the Best Young Dentist HC at the Private Dentistry awards in 2023 and was one of the final 18 candidates on the BBC’s Apprentice 2024.

Dr Paul is very passionate about Cosmetic Dentistry where he regularly performs smile makeovers and is an Invisalign certified Dentist.

He has completed a year long course with Chris Orr in Restorative and Aesthetic Dentistry in London. Dr Paul recently received a distinction for a Restorative and Aesthetic Dentistry Diploma. Dr Paul also lectures allover the UK and enjoys teaching other Dentists.

Dr Paul regularly transforms lives by giving people their ideal smile. He has been on many courses to be able to provide these treatments to an exceptional standard.

Dr Paul has lived in Leeds all his life and went to GSAL. he is an award winning dentist and is the first dentist ever to be selected to partake in the BBC’s Apprentice reality show with Lord Alan Sugar.

Dr Ricky Duggal

PRINCIPAL DENTIST

GDC No. 259078
BDS PgDip Clear Aligner
Invisalign Premier Provider

Dr Ricky graduated from the University of Sheffield and is the principal dentist and co-owner at VICI Dental, and has a keen interest in providing high end cosmetic dentistry such as Invisalign, Composite Bonding, Veneers and Whitening. He aims to deliver the highest standard of care to all of his patients with a safe and minimally invasive approach.

Ricky has completed numerous post graduate courses around the world, to further develop his clinical skills, most recently completing a diploma in clear aligners such as Invisalign, enabling him to treat complex cases. This further education helps to ensure his patients are receiving dental care of the highest quality, utilising the latest modern day techniques.

Ricky has a calm and friendly persona, which is well received by his patients who can often be quite anxious about visiting the dentist. He will always ensure he takes his time to meet each of his patients’ needs in order to help them to achieve their dream smile.

Outside of work Ricky enjoys keeping fit by regularly going to the gym, playing golf and loves to watch football on the weekend, as he is a devoted Manchester United supporter!

Dr. Andy Pritchard

IMPLANTOLOGIST

GDC No. 244448
BDS BA (Hons)

Dr Andy Pritchard graduated from Manchester Dental School with a prize in clinical research. His career in restorative and implant dentistry – through training at some of the country’s most prestigious centres – has been emblematic of his commitment to professionalism and delivering exceptional dental care.

Andy received the gold standard in implant dentistry training at the PID Academy under one of the country’s leading implant dentists, Ashok Sethi, the founding member of the UK Association of Dental Implantology. Since then Andy has completed many successful cases from full mouth rehabilitations to highly focused placements in the aesthetic zone.

Restoring patient’s smiles has been a hugely rewarding aspect of implant dentistry for Andy. He believes in implementing a system of care that places the person and their social wellbeing at the centre of decision making, in order to achieve optimal oral and general health. He also believes in the efficacy of education in terms of supporting patients to understand the impact of factors spent outside the clinical setting, including individual behaviour, diet and lifestyle.

Furthermore, Andy is committed to providing easy access to information via streams such as social media to instil confidence in patients. He’s happy to act as a position of authority in a highly scrutinous profession to make dental knowledge more accessible.

Also adopts this approach by sharing his passion for dentistry amongst colleagues within the profession. He helps to run study clubs and teaching modules on advanced restorative courses to enable other dentists to reach their potential.

Dr. Lucy Stevens

ENDODONTIST

GDC No. 251306
BDS MSc Endo

I qualified from Newcastle dental school in 2014 and had a further training year in London, before moving to North Yorkshire.

I found my passion within dentistry was endodontics and so I pursued further training and graduated with a masters degree in Endodontics in 2019. This has allowed me to take referrals from colleagues and treat more complex cases.

Most importantly, it has helped me save lots of lovely patients teeth which has been the most rewarding.

I love travelling and experiencing different cultures and foods. I’m happiest at home Horseriding in the Yorkshire dales or with my cockapoo ruby.

Dr. Alex Ha

DENTIST

GDC No. 223334
BChD

Dr. Alex qualified as a Dentist at Leeds University in 2011, and went on to do further training in Newbury/Oxford deanery. He has worked as a Senior House Officer in Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery Department at the Sunderland Royal Hospital, and has lots of experience dealing with difficult tooth extractions and trauma.

He enjoys getting to know his patients and putting them at ease, his professional interests are providing cosmetic dentistry, and making people feel confident about their smiles.

Dr Alex also enjoys teaching and passing on his experience. He has been a EEA/EU clinical mentor for newly qualified dentists. Furthermore he is a trained Invisalign provider and able to straighten patients teeth with clear aligners.

Dr Alex is originally from Essex but he now calls Leeds home. In his spare time he enjoys doing DIY/decorating and lifting weights at the gym.

Ellie Jarmen

THERAPIST

GDC No. 270923
BSc Dental Hygiene Therapy

I’m Ellie, and I’m a dental hygienist therapist who graduated from university of Birmingham in 2017.

My favourite part of the job is improving people’s smiles and helping anxious patients feel more confident coming to see a hygienist.

I love to read, cook (and eat!) and I love spending time with my friends, family, husband and dog!

Margaret Morrison

LEAD NURSE

GDC No. 132981

Margaret is the lead dental nurse at VICI Dental and also is the practice Oral Health Educator & Dental Radiographer with 37 years of clinical experience. 

Margaret believes that everyone deserves the opportunity to achieve the smile they so desire. Consequently, Margaret takes great pleasure in assisting the Dentist in achieving each patient’s desired smile and seeing the patient leave with increased confidence.

When not at work, Margaret loves being in the pool and getting her 60 lengths in! She also enjoys time in the gym whilst listening to eighties music and spending time with her husband and two sons.

Chiara Saddler

NURSE

GDC No. 313865

Hi I’m Chiara. I am currently a Dental Nurse at Vici Dental and am loving being at the front of patient care. Assisting the dentist in all types of treatments, from restorative to cosmetic, is what makes being a dental nurse so special to me.

Being able to follow a patients journey to the very end supporting them is rewarding. I love spending time with family and venturing out on long walks!

Rachael Nicholson

NURSE/RECEPTIONIST

Hi I’m Rachael and I have been working in dentistry for 11 years both as a nurse and receptionist

 started working for Dr Paul in January 2023 so I am the newbie of the team!
 
The best part of my job is our patients the fact that I am the very first person our patients talk to and meet and that I am able to help our patients relax and grow in confidence as there journey begins with us is a pleasure to be part of
 
I believe a patient walks through our door a patient but leave’s through our door as a friend.

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