Meet Our Team


dr andrew paice

Dr Andrew Paice
BDS Glasgow | GDC Reg. No. 53192

After qualifying in 1979 he worked in Germany for four years, then moved to practice in this area in 1984. He provides all forms of general dental care and has developed a gentle and caring approach to dentistry. He has established links with specialist treatment providers for fixed orthodontics, implants and oral surgery and will be happy to direct you to the most appropriate specialist for any advanced treatment required. He provides Private treatment only for adults and NHS treatment for children of private patients. He has two grown-up daughters and two young granddaughters.

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Dr Felicity Murray
BDS Newcastle 2005 | GDC Reg. No. 104043

Following graduation at Newcastle University she practised in the North East before visiting Perth and Brisbane in Australia, each for one year. She then moved to Bristol where she worked for three years in the Dental Hospital and Private practice before joining Purley Dental Practice in 2015. She is a general practitioner, privately and within the NHS, with additional interest in Invisalign and Facial Rejuvenation. She has two young children and her other activities include running, swimming and playing the saxophone.

dr darshna patel

Dr Darshna Patel
BDS Lon 2001 | GDC Reg. No. 79794

Dentist, qualified from Guy’s and St Thomas’Medical and Dental School. Completed Vocational Training at Kingston Hospital in 2002. Special interests include paediatric dentistry and cosmetic/aesthetic dentistry. She has two young children and is a Voluntary Oral Health Educator at their local primary schools.


Dr Jonathan Avanessian
BDSc Kings 2007, MFDS RCS Edin., Dip Imp Dent RCS Eng. | GDC Reg. No.

Dr Avanessian is our implant dentist, currently teaching in the Royal Surrey County Hospital. He will advise on the suitability of implants to replace missing teeth and carry out this modern procedure as an alternative to traditional bridges or dentures.

Practice Manager

mrs elaine paice

Mrs Elaine Paice
GDC Reg. No. 159536

Elaine Paice has managed the Paice Dental business since 1984.



Ruth Lovering
Dental Hygienist | GDC Reg. No. 10847

Ruth started at the practice in April 2017 and is passionate about helping her patients improve their oral health.

Dental Nurses

Hayley Whiteside

Hayley Whiteside
Dip Dent Surg Lon 2013, Dental Nurse | GDC Reg. No. 243657

Hayley joined the practice in 2011 as a trainee and attended South London College in Woolwich. Interests include reading, drawing, cooking and travel.

Sylwia Harris

Sylwia Harris
Trainee Nurse

Sylwia joined the practice as a trainee dental nurse in January 2018.