Dentist in Caterham, Surrey

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About Us


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

Timberhill Dental Practice aims to provide high quality, comprehensive dentistry within a relaxed, friendly environment.

Dr Derrick Sathananthan

B.D.S (Lond) MFGDP (UK)
GDC Reg No. 79869
Principal Dentist

Derrick qualified from Guy's Dental Hospital, London, in 2001. He worked in general dental practices in Croydon and Oxted before joining the Timberhill Dental Team in 2005.

Derrick enjoys providing all aspects of dental care. He continues to enhance his professional skills and development as a dentist by undertaking postgraduate training.

He obtained his MFGDP (UK) qualification from the Faculty of General Dental Practitioners at the Royal College of Surgeons in 2007.

He has completed a one year course at the Tatum Institute of implant dentistry in Birmingham. He has also completed the first two continuums in advanced dentistry at the Pankey Institute in Florida.

Dr Bela Treon

BDS (Lon) LDS RCS (Eng)
GDC Reg No. 64048

Bela Treon qualified in 1988 following studies at Kings College London University and received her LDS RCS (Eng) from The Royal College of Surgeons in 1989.

Bela has formed a strong foundation focusing on Restorative and Aesthetic Dentistry. She has provided excellent cosmetic dentistry for Timberhill Dental practice for the last year. Bela is a member of the British Dental Association (BDA) and the British Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry (BACD) and continues to develop her skills on the latest techniques and advanced procedures.

Bela aims to offer the best possible care for her clients by being understanding of patient concerns and informative about different treatments. She coordinates with Timberhill's multidisciplinary team to produce outstanding patient results. A reflection of Bela's expertise is that anxious patients are often referred to her for both invasive and non-invasive treatments.

Dr Anita Sandhu

BDS (Birm)
GDC Reg No. 210860

Anita joined Timberhill in September 2016. She graduated from The University of Birmingham in 2011. Since then she has worked in Sussex and Surrey in general practice and is skilled in a range of comprehensive treatments.

Anita's passion has led her to undertake postgraduate courses to further her skill-set, including Advanced Aesthetic Restorative Dentistry and Facial Aesthetics, where she is able to provide anti-wrinkle treatments and lip fillers. Anita is also a certified Invisalign Go provider, allowing her to perform simple tooth movements to achieve a great smile without the need for drastic treatment. She understands how important your smile is and with her caring nature is able to listen to your concerns and make you feel more confident.

When not working, Anita loves reading, travelling and anything and everything to do with cheese!

Dr Amy Porter

amy BDS University of Glasgow 2015
GDC Reg No. 257987

Amy graduated from the University of Glasgow in 2015. She worked in Scotland before settling in Surrey. Amy places great importance on patient care and through her professional development, she ensures that patients receive quality treatment.

She enjoys all aspects of general dentistry. With her warm nature she finds it rewarding to help children and anxious patients feel more confident and comfortable in a dental setting. Amy is a certified Invisalign provider, which allows her to perform simple orthodontics (teeth straightening) to achieve great smiles for her patients.

She has attended postgraduate courses on minimally invasive and aesthetic dentistry, which is an area she particularly enjoys.

Outside of work Amy loves travelling, trail running and finding a good coffee shop!

Specialist Endodontist

Dr Vipul Kataria

BDS (Bristol), DPDS (Bristol), MFGDP (UK) RCS (Eng.), MSc (UCL Eastman)
Practice Limited to Endodontics
Clinical Teacher, King's College London
Certified Dentsply Maillefer Trainer

GDC Reg No. 77684

Vipul is a highly qualified dentist, who graduated from the University of Bristol in 2000. After completing several postgraduate courses, he gained his Masters Degree (MSc) in Endodontics at the world renowned Eastman Dental Hospital in 2010.

Kataria Endodontics

Since 2008, Vipul has limited his practice to Endodontics, accepting referrals from colleagues from all over the South East of England. Vipul is also a Clinical Teacher and Lecturer and from 2011 to the present he has taught on the Endodontic component for the Restorative Certificate. From May 2013 he has taught final year undergraduate students at King's College London.

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Miss Leanne Cooper

Degree in Oral Health Science (Essex 2018)
GDC Reg No. 279889