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Mr Dheeraj Chopra

BDS(Glasgow) MFDS RCPS (Glasgow) GDC NO 191928

Dheeraj (Raj) has been at Murton Dental Care since 2016 and provides a full range of private and nhs dental treatments. 

Raj qualified from the University of Glasgow in 2010 and joined the Royal Collage of Surgeon and Physicians (RCPS) of Glasgow as a Member of the Faculty of Dental Surgeons (MFDS)  in 2012. 

He completed his General Professional training at the Newcastle Dental Hospital following graduation including experience within restorative dentistry, oral surgery, oral medicine, sedation and emergency dentistry. During this time he also completed the ‘core course in Conscious sedation’ from the University of Newcastle upon Tyne.

Raj is a certified Invisalign, Inman Aligner and QST practitioner and has completed a postgraduate certificate course in contemporary restorative and cosmetic dentistry at the renowned Dominic Hassall Training Insitiute. 

Rajs previous posts have included working as Prison Dental Officer across the north east prisons and worked as an associate in Jarrow, South Tyneside for many years.  He currently also works for the Northern Doctors Urgent Care (NDUC) providing out of hours emergency dental cover across Newcastle and Northumberland.

Raj is keen to expand his skill to include Facial aesthetics and will soon be providing this at the practice.

Outside of Dentistry, Raj loves spending time with friends socially, eating out and travelling. 

Mr Shailesh Kuvelker

BDS (Newcastle) DGDP(uk) GDC no 69360

Shailesh graduated from the University of Newcastle upon Tyne in 1984 and obtained his Diploma in General Dental Practice from the University of Manchester in in 1996. He worked as an associate in Middlesborough until 1998 and then moved onto become Principal of Murton Dental Practice and Princess Road Dental Practice in Seaham. 

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