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Dr Annalize Van Zyl

BChD Pretoria 1996 BMedSci, PDD, MSc (Endodontics)

GDC No. 72167

Annalize qualified as a dentist from the University of Pretoria, South Africa in 1996 after having obtained a degree in Medical Science from the same University in 1992. She completed a post-graduate Diploma in Advanced Dentistry from the University of Stellenbosch (South Africa) in 1999.

After immigrating to the United Kingdom in 2001, Annalize worked in a prestigious private practice in London’s West End. Here she practiced until she bought “The Dental Practice” in Shoreham-by-Sea in 2007 where she has been the Principal ever since.

In 2013 Annalize obtained a Master’s Degree in Endodontics (root canal treatment) from Warwick University (UK). During this time, she gained invaluable experience under the watchful eye and mentorship of in-house specialist endodontist, Dr Carl Nehammer.

In 2013 she completed the prestigious year-long implant training certificate from The Tipton Dental Training Academy (London). Currently, Annalize is undertaking the prestigious Diploma in Implant Dentistry from The Royal College of Surgeons, enabling her to offer even more advanced implant treatment.

Annalize receives referrals for root canal treatment, endodontic micro-surgery and implant treatment from numerous dentists. She regularly attends courses at home and abroad to ensure that she can provide the most up to date care for her patients.

In her spare time, Annalize enjoys photography, travelling, diving and the humbling game of golf.

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Dr Neil Evans

BDS Hons London 2011

GDC No. 212208

Dr Evans has gained degrees in both Dental Surgery (Bart’s and the London School of Medicine and Dentistry, London) and also Biological Sciences (BSc: Brighton). He was awarded Honors in both subjects for the consistently high standard of his work. He has also studied at the internationally renowned Karolinska Institute in Sweden.

Continual learning is central to Neil’s practice and he constantly updates his knowledge. Over the the past 5 years he has completed extensive courses in Aesthetic (cosmetic) and restorative dentistry, Implantology and also Endodontics (root canal treatments).

Neil has several years’ experience working in private practice in the heart of the West End of London and also in Hove.

Neil has the same ethos as all our team members:

  • To listen to you and understand your concerns.
  • To provide dentistry of excellent quality which is tailored to your needs.
  • Make you feel absolutely comfortable and at ease throughout the whole treatment process.

Neil is aware that coming to the dentist can be a daunting experience, but with his calm and reassuring manner he endeavours to share his passion for dentistry with you, the patient, so you can get the smile that you deserve.

Outside of work you will find him training with the local triathlon and running clubs.

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Dr Ansonette Walles

BChD Pretoria 1996

GDC No. 71668

Ansonette graduated from Pretoria University in 1996 where she attained the certificate for distinction in oral surgery. She has gained 17 years of experience in Private and NHS practice.

Ansonette attended numerous extensive courses to keep up to date with all latest treatment concepts in dentistry and continues to do so. She has a special interest in cosmetic dentistry, snoring appliances, the management of bruxism (teeth grinding), braces and splint therapy. Ansonette takes great joy in her work and takes pride in delivering quality, caring dentistry to all her patients.

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Dr Donya Ghorbani

GDC No. 271893

Dr Donya Ghorbani graduated as a dental surgeon from Cardiff University in 2017. As an undergraduate, she achieved several prestigious awards including being the winner of a Royal College of Surgeons dental skills competition. She was a finalist in the Private Dentistry Awards and was shortlisted in the categories of ‘Best Patient Care’ and ‘Best Young Dentist’ in 2018.

Donya enjoys practicing evidence-based dental and aesthetic medicine to a high standard that is tailored to the individual needs of her patients and takes pride in keeping up to date with advances in Dentistry. She takes a holistic approach to oral health and loves working with people. She will take the time to get to know her patients well and to provide treatments that will benefit them in the long term, with a special emphasis on prevention and minimalistic dentistry. Whilst she enjoys all aspects of clinical dentistry, she particularly enjoys the practice of Paediatric Dentistry and will be starting her Masters in Paediatric Dentistry at University College London this year. She also enjoys Aesthetic Medicine and provides non-surgical injectable treatments and, whilst she has already achieved advanced training in this area, she is currently working towards a post-graduate qualification.

Outside of the dental world, Donya enjoys countryside walks and swims in the beautiful sea, as well as baking all things deliciously good for the soul.

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Dr Mina Kansal

BDS Manipal 2000

GDC No. 248724

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Trudie Heyns

Practice Manager

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Anisa Karmally


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Laura Atkins


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Jade Macdonald


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Alison Fourniss


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Charlene Brummerhoff

Lead Dental Nurse

GDC No. 135744

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Fiona Hayward

Dental Nurse

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Contact Details:

The Dental Practice
6 Southdown Road
West Sussex
BN43 5AN

01273 452947