Dr Ashvin Champaneri
Ash has worked at Soar Valley Dental Practice since he joined as a vocational trainee back in 2001.
Ash is from Leicester where he was born and bred. After studying in Leicester he moved to study Dentistry at University of Leeds. He came back to Leicestershire after qualifying in Dentistry and carried out his Vocational Training at Soar Valley Dental Practice in 2001. After being an associate for 6 years he took over the business in 2008.
Ash’s calm nature means that his success with anxious patients is vast, gaining trust and respect whilst always giving the best possible treatment and service. Ash has been praised by his patients not only for transforming their smiles, but in particular, for his relaxed and informal approach, which will immediately put you at ease.
Ash’s spare time is now taken up raising his twin boys with his wife! when time allows his interests lie in all sports especially Formula 1, Football, Cricket, Rugby and Tennis. He is also an avid Leicester City supporter. He has a hidden talent of knowing the most useless facts known to man and is a great asset to any pub quiz team.
Currently his passion is the challenge of owning and running Soar Valley Dental Practice and making it the practice that all patients want to visit. He is very proud of his team for the way they have taken on the challenges that the last year has presented us!
Dr Devik Patel
Dev has worked at Soar Valley Dental Practice since 2009 after graduating from The University of Birmingham. He joined as a vocational trainee and completed his training with Ash and the team. Dev loves how relaxed the practice is and the relationships it allows him to build with the patients. Trust, understanding, and respect are qualities that he believes are very important when meeting a new dentist.
Devs passions lie in cosmetic dentistry, preventative and minimally invasive dentistry and orthodontic treatment. He loves seeing his patients and getting to know them and guiding them through their journey with us.
In his spare time, Dev enjoys spending time with his young family, participating in sports whenever possible and following the international cricket scene.
Dr Rachel Webster
Rachel is set to join the SVDP family at the end of June 2021. She is local to the practice, having lived in the area all of her life!
Rachel qualified in 2012 and has loved being a dentist since the first day. Her passion is to work with a holistic approach, providing care to patients and most importantly, helping patients overcome the their dental anxieties and building trust. She is looking forward to being one of the team and getting to meet our lovely patients.
Outside of work, Rachel is kept very busy with her two young children and her horse. She loves spending time outdoors in the fresh air especially with those close to her. She loves taking her horse riding around Beacon Hill and surrounding areas.
Mandi joined Soar Valley Dental Practice in 2018