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Sunshine Dental

The Team


Roderick Patterson – Practice Principal
GDC number 131080

Roddy has two passions in life dentistry & sport! With extensive experience and technical knowledge, having been in the business for the past 30 years, he opened Sunshine Dental in 2007. He studied for an advanced diploma in Toronto, Canada before qualifying through the Royal College of Surgeons as a Clinical Dental Technician. Roddy prides himself in delivering truly exceptional standards of craftsmanship to restore smiles. When not dedicating his care and attention to his patients you will find him on the golf course or enjoying watching Rugby. He is a member of the British Clinical Dental Technicians Association


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Vishal Rana – Dentist
GDC number 176669

Vishal joined our team in January 2015 having worked within the Nottinghamshire area since qualifying from the University of Prague in 2009. He has an informative and relaxing chair side manner providing a reassuring, comfortable, calming environment putting patients at ease with their treatment. He strongly believes that education and prevention is the best way to achieve good oral health. Outside of dentistry he is a keen sports man with special interests in cricket and football.

Rebecca Muir – Dental Hygienist

Rebecca prides herself on quality in all aspects of her care and with her patience and understanding her work is always carried out to the highest standard. Her treatments are always tailored to meet individual patient’s needs and delivered with her professional and approachable manner. She is always ready and willing to listen to the needs of any anxious patients to discuss their treatment options.
Rebecca has three children and also an active lifestyle. She loves to keep up to date and is a member of the British Society of Dental Hygienist and Therapists. She completed the London marathon, is a qualified ballet teacher and loves to dance herself.


Jan is a Director and front of house manager of Sunshine Dental and has a background in customer service management. She has been instrumental in setting up the practice and you will be greeted with her friendly caring attitude and calm manner ensuring your visit to us is relaxing and enjoyable. Outside of work she is committed to the Pets at Therapy and loves taking Isla her golden doodle to our local hospice.


Vikki our Practice Manager has over 25 years experience in dentistry coming from a busy NHS practice to join Sunshine Dental. She has a wealth of knowledge and thoroughly enjoys her various roles within the practice. When not at work Vikki enjoys cycling, badminton, walking and spending time with her labradoodle, Teagan.

Dental Nurse

Amanda has been a qualified dental nurse/radiographer for 27 years and excels in reassuring patients especially during treatments. She is a caring, compassionate and supportive nurse and likes to ensure patients have a pleasurable experience when visiting us. Her spare time is spent looking after her family and walking her dog Marley.