The Brunner Court Dental & Implant Practice team

We understand that not everyone looks forward to visiting the dentist.

Whatever your needs or concerns, whether you are suffering from dental pain, self-conscious about your teeth or would like to improve your smile, we are here to help.

Our friendly caring team will do everything they can to make your visit as relaxing as possible.

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Practice Owners

Dr. Nikhil Oberai 

BDS (Manchester) 2008 

Principle Dentist/Co-owner

GDC Number: 150126

Masters of Science MSc in Dental Implants (Manch) 2014 
Director and Principal at Brunner Court Dental & Implant Practice
Honorary Clinical Teaching Fellow at the University of Manchester for Masters in Dental Implants
Key Opinion Leader and lecturer for Osstem Dental Implants UK
Senior Tutor for the Advanced Implant Course at Dentale Training
Mentor for Cambridge Implant Academy
Mentor for University of Manchester Masters In Dental Implants
Clinical Tutor at Dental School University of Manchester
Finalist Best Young Dentist 2018 & 2019 Dentistry Awards
Finalist Best Young Dentist 2018 & 2019 Private Dentistry Awards

Dr. Oberai is the principal dentist and co-owner at an award winning dental private practice in Cheshire. Having taken over the establishment and transformed it into a state of the art practice, Brunner Court Dental & Implant Practice is establishing itself as a leading referral centre now celebrating over 5 decades of treating patients in Cheshire. Qualified from Manchester Dental School, he returned to his alma mater to complete his Masters Degree in Dental Implantology. 

In addition, he is an Honorary Clinical Teaching fellow at the University of Manchester for 5th year dental students together with teaching postgraduate students as part of the Masters of Sc in Dental Implantology. He lectures all over the U.K. and is leading the way in new age Implant Dentistry, with cutting edge techniques and consistent and high-quality results. Dr. Oberai is also an external examiner for the BAIRD Implant Course and a clinical mentor for other dentists training in dental implantology at Cambridge Dental Academy. 

Being a Key opinion leader for Osstem UK and lecturing in dental implants across the UK has been an inspiring role in his career. His passion and interest in dental implants, both the surgical aspects and the restorative challenges, have allowed him to achieve exceptional success rates and provide his patients a high standard of care. He takes great pride in his work and his results at his practice and has built a reputation in the local area as a skilled and successful clinician.

In his spare time, he enjoys spending time with his wife and son, socialising with friends, playing squash and travelling around the world.

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Dr. Natasja Kashyap 

BDS (Manc) MFDS RCS (Ed)

Principle Dentist/Co-owner

GDC Number: 150054


Co-Owner of Brunner Court Dental & Implant Practice, Northwich
Diploma of Membership of the Faculty of Dental Surgery at the Royal College of Surgeons of England.
Masters of Science MSc in Fixed and Removable Prosthodontics (Manc)
Winner of STEM Category Women in Business Awards North West 2016
Finalist Best Young Dentist - The Dentistry Awards 2018 &2019
Highly Commended Finalist Best Young Dentist- The Private Dentistry Awards 2019

Natasja qualified from the University of Manchester and after working in Manchester for many years as a general dentist, she developed an interest in more complex dentistry and  went on to achieve her Masters Degree in Fixed & Removable Prosthodontics and her Diploma of Membership of the Faculty of Dental Surgery at the Royal College of Surgeons of England. She has a keen interest in replacing missing teeth with dentures and bridgework as well repairing broken teeth with crowns, veneers and composite bonding.

Along with her husband, she bought Brunner Court Dental & Implant Practice in 2014. Since then she has been awarded in the Women in Business Awards 2016, the National Family Business Awards 2017, the Dentistry Awards 2018/19 and the Private Dentistry Awards 2019. These awards have largely been brought about by keeping her business focused on providing excellent customer service and exemplary dental care.

In her free time, she is kept on her toes by her young son. Natasja also enjoys cooking, country walks, reading a good book and watching films. If you get the opportunity, please do pop in and say hello!

Our Dentists

Dr. Krunal Desai

BDS PGDip (Rest)


GDC Number: 210072

Krunal qualified from Birmingham University in 2011 and went on to complete a year senior house officer qualification at the Royal Surrey Hospital.

Krunal has a keen interest in smile design and orthodontic treatment. To further his education, he is currently studying the RCS masters level Implant Diploma, having successfully completed a one year foundation course. He has also completed his postgraduate MFDS qualification along with a post-graduate certificate in primary dental care. Krunal has previously undertaken a one year Certificate course in Cosmetic Dentistry and Aesthetic Restorative Dentistry and also offers short term orthodontics using Invisalign

Away from dentistry Krunal is a keen sportsman, chef and avid traveller.

Dimitris Mataras

Medical University of Plovdiv 2005


GDC Number: 180398

Meet our highly skilled and passionate dentist, Dr. Dimitris Mataras, a distinguished graduate in Dentistry from the esteemed Medical University of Plovdiv in 2005. With a wealth of experience and a commitment to excellence, Dr. Dimitris has been transforming smiles and providing top-notch dental care since the beginning of his career.

Having worked in various general dental practices in Greece, including the prestigious General Military Hospital, Dr. Dimitris Mataras has honed his expertise in diverse aspects of dentistry. Notably, he pursued postgraduate education, obtaining an MSc in Endodontics with distinction in the research component from the renowned University of Manchester in 2009. This specialised training has equipped him with advanced skills in modern preparation, disinfection, and obturation techniques, making him an expert in the field of Endodontics.

Dr. Dimitris' dedication to providing the highest standards of service and care is evident in his passion for Endodontics. Since 2009, he has been offering reliable and advanced root canal treatments to patients. As a General Dentist with a Special Interest in Endodontics, he brings a unique blend of expertise and precision to every dental procedure he performs.

Beyond his exceptional skills in Endodontics, Dr. Dimitris Mataras is also a certified provider of a few remarkable short-term orthodontic systems: "Six Month Smiles” , Invisalign and Angel Aligners. This means you can trust him to straighten your teeth efficiently and effectively, giving you the confident smile you've always dreamed of.

In addition to his dental qualifications, Dr. Dimitris has extended his expertise to facial aesthetics through training with the esteemed Dr. Hennessy Academy. You can rely on his artistic eye and keen attention to detail to enhance your natural beauty and achieve the youthful appearance you desire.

In 2021, Dr. Dimitris Mataras became an esteemed member of our dental practice, bringing with him a wealth of knowledge and a compassionate approach to patient care. His warm demeanour and commitment to making every patient feel comfortable ensure that you'll have a positive and stress-free dental experience with us.

When he's not crafting beautiful smiles, Dr. Dimitris enjoys an active lifestyle. In his spare time, you'll find him cycling, running, and swimming, staying fit and healthy. During the summer, he indulges his adventurous side with kite surfing, while in the winter, he embarks on thrilling snowboarding adventures around the world.

At our clinic, we believe that a great smile is a reflection of excellent oral health and overall well-being. With Dr. Dimitris Mataras as our dedicated dentist, you can trust that you're in the hands of a skilled professional who genuinely cares about your dental health and happiness. Join us and experience exceptional dental care in a welcoming environment that prioritises your comfort and satisfaction. Schedule your appointment with Dr. Dimitris today, and let your journey to a brilliant smile begin!

Our Hygienist and Therapists

Leah Matthews


GDC Number: 236977

Leah has a Diploma in Dental Hygiene and Therapy University of Leeds 2015 and Diploma in Dental Nursing Level 3 QCF City & Guilds 2012

Our Support Staff

Kelly Rogers

Lead Dental Nurse

GDC Number: 191848

Kelly joined the team as Lead Nurse and has been looking after the aspects of decontamination and cross infection at the clinic.

Kelly passed her BTec National Diploma in Dental Nursing in 2009 and has since gained further qualifications such as Dental radiographer, Oral health educator and impression taking.

Kelly enjoys many treatments within the practice, in particular cosmetic dentistry with Invisalign and implant cases to get the perfect smile.

In her spare time Kelly regularly travels to DisneyLand Paris with her husband and son, enjoys long walks with her dog Jessie and baking lots of treats for the family and of course the team!

Georgina McKee

Dental Nurse

GDC Number: 247041

Georgina joined the practice in January 2020 having moved to Manchester from her home in Devon, where she began dental nursing and qualified in 2013.

Georgina has an interest in Oral Health Education, completing her educator qualification in 2016. Since moving here, she has enjoyed the Northern lifestyle!  Georgina loves Indie bands and is also passionate about 60's culture, often discussing both with patients.

Susan Tilley

Dental Nurse

GDC Number: 153974

Sue joined the team in October 2021. She has over 30 years experience in the profession and enjoys helping people to overcome their fears.

Sue has experience of working in General Practice, Community and a Hospital setting.In her spare time Sue is kept very busy looking after her grandchildren, whilst also enjoying swimming and watching Strictly Come Dancing.

Louise Barks

Practice Coordinator

Louise joined the practice in May 2018 and has over 15 years experience as a Dental Nurse and Receptionist.

Louise has spent many years working in a private clinic on the Isle of Man, before moving overseas to Hong Kong where she worked in dentistry for two years.

Louise relocated with her family to Cheshire in 2016. She particularly enjoys cosmetic dentistry and smile transformations.

Louise is a friendly and extremely helpful member of our team whom our patients love!

"Great dentist, very professional and welcoming staff. Visited this dentist for many years now and would not go anywhere else. Recently had a porcelain veneer which I am very happy with. Great lab services with only a week turn around for the veneer to be made. Thanks."

"Great dentist, very professional and welcoming staff. Visited this dentist for many years now and would not go anywhere else. Recently had a porcelain veneer which I am very happy with. Great lab services with only a week turn around for the veneer to be made. Thanks."

"Great dentist, very professional and welcoming staff. Visited this dentist for many years now and would not go anywhere else. Recently had a porcelain veneer which I am very happy with. Great lab services with only a week turn around for the veneer to be made. Thanks."

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