Meet the Team

All our staff are happy to advise you on our practice facilities, and give advice on types of treatment available, and the cost.

The Dentists

Kav Mehta BDS

Kav joined Keyworth Dental Practice March 2021 as senior partner. Kav is a kind, caring and thoughtful clinician. He has a gentle manner and works hard to achieve the very best for his patients. He is conscientious, thorough and a great communicator and clearly well-liked by both patients and staff. Originally from Nottingham, Kav qualified from King’s College London in 2009. He has since worked at the Queen’s Medical Centre, carrying out Oral and Maxillo-Facial Surgery and has worked in both NHS and private general practices across the Midlands. 

Kav  has a passion for oral surgery, prosthetics and was also awarded the Certificate for the 1-1 course at Sheffield University in providing dental implants. This is an option he intends to introduce for his patients here at Keyworth Dental Practice

Kav has a vision for Keyworth Dental Practice to be a key pillar within Keyworth; not only providing excellent dental care for patients from Keyworth and the surrounding area, but also to be involved with local community projects and affiliating the practice with local charities.

In Kav’s free time he is a sports enthusiast and loves watching anything competitive, he has a particular interest in football and is a Man United supporter. When he’s not watching sports he enjoys watching movies both new and old. 

Kav is looking forward to getting to know his patients and providing dental care with a smile!

GDC Number – 177630

Aarti Mehta
Specialist Orthodontist

Aarti qualified with honours in dentistry, from King’s College London in 2010. She qualified with distinction and was awarded with numerous prizes for her clinical and academic achievements.

In 2018 she completed her Orthodontic training with the University of Birmingham and graduated with a Masters in Science and was awarded her membership in Orthodontics.

She is an active committee member of the British Orthodontic Society’s Orthodontic Specialist Group. She is a certified practitioner in Invisalign ‘clear’ braces, and Incognito ‘lingual’ braces.

Away from Orthodontics, Aarti enjoys travelling, eating out, keeping fit and her newest hobby is rock climbing.

Aarti prides herself on listening to her patients to deliver the smile they want. She has a warm and caring approach with the children and adult patients that she treats.

Creating smiles is what she does all day, every day, so we’re confident you’ll be pleased with the results. Book in to meet her and find out how passionate she is about giving you your smile back.

GDC Number – 192684

Mark Roberts BDS

Mark Roberts BDS

Mark qualified from Liverpool Dental School in 1986. He started practice in Liverpool and on The Wirral until he moved to Nottingham in 1990 when he bought Keyworth Dental Practice. Since then the practice has built an enviable reputation for high quality dental care for all the family, in pleasant, relaxed surroundings. Mark feels that if a patient can understand the treatment, a better result becomes possible and will be sustainable. That is why he spends so much time discussing your dental needs and treatments. This he feels, is the essence of preventive dentistry.

GDC Number – 61199


Sachin Ghodke BDS

Sachin joined Keyworth Dental Practice in July 2008. Having qualified from Sheffield Dental School in 1993. Before joining us he worked in a private practice in Derby for eight years. He has been very keen in updating his skills and knowledge, attending numerous postgraduate courses over the years, these include cosmetic dentistry, implants and the treatment of head and neck pain. He has completed a two-year postgraduate diploma in restorative dentistry with a special interest in gum treatments. His other interests include photography and travelling. He is married and has two young children.

GDC Number – 69394

The Rest of the Team

Emily Sugars
Hygienist and Therapist

Emily graduated from form the University of Dundee in 2013, she is a dually qualified hygienist and therapist and has a passion for improving people’s oral health through patience and understanding. She performs periodontal treatments, fillings, paediatric dentistry and tooth whitening. She has a keen interest in treating complex periodontal cases in a gentle caring manner and strives to help people manage their gum disease to maintain and healthy smile. In her free time Emily is a competitive skydiver who frequently travels to events and competitions across Europe and the UK.

GDC Number – 245060

Pip - Practice Manager

Pip Jardine
Practice Manager

 Pip started nursing in 1999 and joined the team in 2003, in that time her role at the practice has evolved to include reception, administration, training and dealing with dental regulatory bodies. She has recently taken on the role of practice manager.

Dental Nurse GDC Number 216517

Christine joined the practice in 2009 she is an excellent dental nurse with a wealth of knowledge and experience. She left us for a short while during which time she gained further experience working as a locum nurse which enabled her to see various practices over the county, she then decided Keyworth Dental Practice was the best place to work!

In her spare time Christine spends time looking after her three large dogs. She is currently renovating an old farm house.

Dental Nurse GDC Number 261551

Kim joined us in 2018 she is our decontamination lead and is very diligent at ensuring that all our protocols and safety measures are up to date and adhered to. Her caring and gentle manner makes our patients feel relaxed and at ease when they visit our practice.

Kim has a young family and recently announced her engagement to her partner. She also enjoys life drawing classes and eating out.


Martha joined our team in August 2020 as a trainee dental nurse. She is currently working towards her level 3 dental nursing diploma and has already become a valued member of our team. She is thriving in her role and cannot wait to become a qualified dental nurse.

In her spare time Martha enjoys spending quality time with her family and their two dogs, Millie and Boris. She also enjoys baking and we have been lucky enough to sample some of her efforts.


Originally Jennifer Joined the team as a dental nurse, she now heads up the reception side of the practice. With a wealth of knowledge Jennifer can confidently answer any queries or concerns you may have about your dental health when you call to make an appointment. 

In her spare time Jennifer likes to spend time with her two dogs and enjoys walking and hiking with them and has recently taken up paddle boarding.

Jenn is also currently helping out at our local mass vaccination hub contributing to the Covid-19 vaccination programme.

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