reception@saffronwaldendentalpractice.co.uk 
01799 521 357 
Chris Seal 
Principal Dentist 
GDC No: 64962 
Chris qualified from University College London in 1989, taking on the ownership of Saffron Walden Dental Practice in 2003. He has a passion for dentistry and a special interest in cosmetic and reconstructive procedures, which has encouraged him to undertake postgraduate qualifications in restorative dentistry from the Eastman Dental Hospital and Royal College of Surgeons. 
Chris has studied on courses taught by leading clinicians within the dental sector and maintains his dental knowledge by attending various post graduate courses. 
He also works alongside specialist colleagues at Hawthorn Dental Practice in Epping. 
 
Chris will look after your teeth in a relaxed and friendly atmosphere providing dentistry in a caring and gentle way. Whether you are looking for a simple check-up or to improve your smile through cosmetic dentistry & tooth whitening he is here to help you with all of your dental needs. 
Away from dentistry he enjoys running, cycling, tennis and trying to keep up with his children. 
 
Min Patel 
Oral Surgeon 
GDC No: 67042 
Akeel Mosea 
Oral Surgeon 
GDC No: 100349 
Min qualified from Birmingham University with honours in 1991 after which she undertook further specialist training in Oral Surgery at the Royal London Hospital. She is a registered specialist in Oral Surgery and clinical director. 
 
Min currently works as an Associate Specialist in Oral and Maxillofacial surgery at Princess Alexandra Hospital Harlow, as well as our private practice Hawthorn in Epping. She has extensive clinical experience and her expertise can assure that you receive the highest standards of care at this practice. 
 
Min is dedicated to continuing professional development and has further qualifications in Implant Dentistry and Dental Health Care, Leadership and Management. 
 
Min has several years of teaching experience and currently teaches and examines dentists for their post graduate qualifications in Oral Surgery and Implant dentistry at the Royal College of Surgeons England. 
 
She is passionate about dentistry and manages to balance her professional career with family life. She is married with 3 children. 
Akeel gained his BDS from The University of Jordan in 2002 and has Membership of Faculty of Dentistry, The Royal College of Surgeons of Ireland MFDRCSI in 2004 and Fellowship in Oral Surgery and Medicine as well as Royal College of Surgeons of Ireland FFDRCSI ( OSOM) 2007. Jordanian Board Certificate in oral and Maxillofacial surgery 2014. and more recently passed the exam of the diploma in implant dentistry (Dip Imp Dent) from the Royal College of Surgeons (England) in 2016. 
 
Akeel has worked in several units across the UK in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery. Currently works as a speciality Doctor in Oral and Maxillofacial surgery at The Princess Alexandra Hospital and runs there oral surgical lists both under local and general anaesthesia, he is also in charge of training trainee dentists at the same hospital. 
 
Akeel has also interest in academic work. He is the author of surgical books, and has many publications in very reputable surgical journals. 
 
Akeel is married with children. Outside his work, he enjoys gardening, and likes to spend time with family.  
Jade Harman 
Practice Manager 
GDC No: 240852 
Amanda Melton 
Treatment Coordinator 
Jade is our Practice Manager. Jade brings with her a wealth of experience in running and managing a dental practice. She is a registered dental nurse with additional qualifications in dental sedation & anxiety management. She has a friendly and approachable demeanor, and an attention to detail that ensures we have a safe and caring environment for our patients. She has worked with many dentists providing a variety of specialisms which include implants, oral surgery, periodontics, endodontics and orthodontics. Jade is currently working towards undertaking a diploma in Dental Practice Management.  
 
Away from the practice, Jade likes to walk her dog, visit the theatre, or watch a good film. 
Amanda is our treatment coordinator, responsible for looking after the oral surgery diary. She is a skilled dental nurse/receptionist, and has 17 years of experience and a wealth of knowledge behind her. Amanda is friendly and approachable and can offer some excellent advice.  
 
Outside of the practice, Amanda enjoys going to the cinema, spending time with her children and watching and playing rugby. 
Jess Gridley 
Dental Hygienist  
GDC No: 268744 
Zoe Mills  
Trainee Dental Nurse  
Jess graduated from The University of Essex in 2021 and works with us as a dental hygienist. 
 
Jess is passionate about Oral Health and has a gentle caring approach with all the patients she treats. She keeps up to date with regular training and attends many courses. Jess will tailor your treatment plan and guide you to obtain and maintain the best oral health in her role as a Hygienist. 
Zoe is the newest addition to our team, and is currently working towards her qualification in Dental Nursing. Zoe is friendly and welcoming, and has a great can-do attitude!  
For the latest price guide please email us at reception@saffronwaldendentalpractice.co.uk and we will be happy to send one to you. 
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