Dr Pavan Gogna, BDS Hons (KCL), Diploma in Endodontics (UCL) (GDC 82478)
Pavan qualified from Guys and St Thomasís hospital in London in 2003, and his wife Amita from Birmingham in 2005.

Pavan has vast experience in providing both NHS and private treatment and in 2009 gained a Diploma in Endodontics from the renowned Eastman Dental Institute.

He also has experience in cosmetic smile makeovers and prides himself in being able to listen to patient needs and provide a calm, pain free approach to dentistry.

Having two young children keeps both Amita and Pavan on their toes but they value spending quality family time together. Pavan has a keen interest in sports, and enjoys playing football. Amita loves reading, yoga and travelling.

Dr Amita Aggarwal, BDS (Birm) (GDC 85523)
Amita after gaining her qualification from Birmingham then went on to became a senior house officer working in the maxillofacial departments of both Eastbourne and Brighton General Hospitals. Here she gained vast experience in the removal of difficult teeth including impacted wisdom teeth and a vast array of surgical skills.

Having been involved in mixed practices offering both NHS and private treatment, Amita has gained additional skills in providing orthodontic treatment for both adults and children. She has attended courses for fixed orthodontics including Six month smiles and the Brace course.

Amita is great with children and prides herself in her calm and methodical approach to dentistry.

Dr Mitra Buicki, DDS TDL (Stockholm) (GDC 73983)

Mitra qualified as a Doctor of Dental Surgery from the prestigious Karolinska Institute in Stockholm in 1990, and moved from Sweden to the UK in 1998. Mitra is an experienced dentist having worked in mixed and private practices in both Sweden and the UK before joining Byways.

Whilst she carries out all aspects of dentistry, Mitra has a special interest in cosmetic dentistry and root canal therapy, regularly attending post graduate courses and seminars, and is an associate of the British Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry.

Mitra prides herself on her calm, gentle and empathetic approach to her patients and their dental journey.

Helen Skirton, CEB Dip Dent Hygiene 2001 EDH EDT with distinction (London) (GDC 5807)
Helen graduated from "St. Barts and the Royal London" School of Medicine and Dentistry in 2001.

She is dually trained as a Dental Hygienist and a Dental Therapist of which she qualified with a distinction.

Byways Dental Practice was Helens first job after qualifying and has been here ever since!

Helen believes that every patient should have a smile they can be proud of and prides herself on giving her patients a positive experience.

“As a working mother, Byways is the perfect practice for me and my family. It has a very friendly and relaxed atmosphere, my children are always warmly welcomed and encouraged to care for their teeth properly, and the longer opening hours mean I can visit without having to disrupt my working day.”

Mrs A Smith, Reading