About Our Practice

Providing dentistry for towns and villages across Hertfordshire and surrounding counties

We are a team of dental professionals who want to exceed your expectations and offer an exceptional level of service and care. We will take time to get to know you, enabling us to tailor any recommended treatments specifically to your requirements.

We feel it is important to make your dental visits as comfortable as possible, at all times you will treated with kindness, courtesy and respect.

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Emergency Treatment

Whether you’ve got toothache or a broken filling, we understand that accidents happen. Dental emergencies can involve a range of scenarios and we will try and deal with your emergency quickly and efficiently. If you have a dental emergency please contact us as soon as possible.

Our Dentists

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Dr Melisha Govender

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

An avid believer in continuing education, Melisha has completed many certified course in all aspects of dentistry but with a special focus is cosmetic dentistry. She has a great passion for creating beautiful smiles and is an accredited Inman Aligner and Six Month Smiles practitioner.

Melisha has also fully trained in facial aesthetic treatments.

GDC reg no: 75046


Dr Guy Sharon

Following his graduation in 2002 Guy spent 3 years as an intern in 2 major hospitals in the Maxillofacial Surgery Departments of The Rabin Medical Center and Assaf Haroffe in Israel.

Since 2003 Guy has been working as a practitioner in Oral surgery with special interest in implant placement at numerous dental practices across in the UK.

GDC reg no: 187888 


Dr Sonali Bhagat

Sonali has been fortunate to experience working in various practices and benefitted from the challenges and opportunities she has faced. With her wealth of experience and her calm and friendly manner she is a welcome addition to our team.

GDC reg no: 76524

Our Practice Manager and Receptionist


Louise Laming - Practice Manager

Louise is an experienced Practice Manager and has worked at The Lodge Dental Suite for over ten years. 

As well as contributing to the smooth running of the practice, Louise also helps out on reception and will be pleased to answer any questions you may have. 


Katie Griffiths - Receptionist

Katie is an experienced receptionist with a calm and professional manner and is an asset to our front of house team.

Our Dental Nurses


Anna Fejfer – Qualified Dental Nurse

Due to Anna’s positive attitude, care and attention she shows all our patients that she has become an invaluable member of our team.

GDC reg no: 259672


Belinda Mabasa – Qualified Dental Nurse

Belinda has a wealth of experience and with an extensive knowledge of dentistry, she always works hard to make all our patients feel comfortable, completing our team.

GDC reg no: 126288


Sonia Safari – Qualified Dental Nurse

Sonia has a warm and friendly manner, recently completing her dental nurse training to become a qualified dental nurse.

GDC reg no: 283119

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“I am going to find it so hard to put into words what The Dental Lodge has done for me. My confidence has shot through the roof. I feel that I’ve been given a second chance in life! The treatments were all pain free and so well worth it! If you are someone who is nervous about visiting the dentist and facing up to work you need doing, worry no more. The Lodge Dental Suite will take care of you in so many ways. Thanks once again.”

D. Irvine