Meet the Team at The Lodge Dental Suite

All our dentists adhere to the rules governing the profession under strict guidance from the General Dental Council (GDC) "Standards for Dental Professionals".


Melisha Govender - Dentist

Melisha is the principle dentist at The Lodge Dental Suite. She qualified from University of Witwatersrand in South Africa in 1998. She has worked in both NHS and Private practices in the UK since then.

Melisha is a avid believer in continuing education and has completed many certified course in all aspects of dentistry with a special focus is cosmetic dentistry. She has a great passion for creating beautiful smiles.

Melisha if fully trained in providing facial aesthetic treatments and is also an accredited Inman Aligner and Six Month Smiles practitioner.

GDC reg no: 75046



Ola Sandh – Dentist

Ola is a passionate dentist with an excellent knowledge in general dentistry; he is committed to providing the best treatment and care to all our patients.
He is always developing his skills by keeping up to date with the latest scientific developments.
GDC reg no: 251487


Louise Laming - Practice Manager

Louise has worked in front of house position for most of her working life and has been with The Lodge for over seven years. 

She enjoys working on reception as well as contributing to the smooth running of the practice. She is always willing to assist you and will be pleased to answer any questions you may have. 



Paula Pettitt - Receptionist

Paula is an experienced receptionist and has been at The Lodge for over three years.

In that time she has able share her wealth of knowledge with all our new and existing patients, and has become a valued member of our team.



Anna Fejfer – Trainee Dental Nurse

Anna  is currently in the last stages of qualifying for her dental nurse qualification.

Due to her hard work, positive attitude and care and attention she shows all our patients she has become invaluable member of our team.

GDC reg no: 259672


I think Melisha is a lovely dentist – I haven’t been to one for about 10 years, but she has been really great and I will keep coming back. Her assistants and reception are also really nice.



The Lodge Dental Suite,
Albury Ride,


Dentist Melisha

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Monday 9.15 - 16.00
Tuesday 9.00 - 16.00
Wednesday 9.15 - 17.15
Thursday 9.15 - 20.00
Friday 9.15 - 15.00
Saturday 10.00 - 15.00