Shrikant Kulkarni

Shrikant is the practice owner and principal dentist of Crowborough Gentle Dental. He enjoys all aspects of dentistry and strives to provide quality treatment in a comfortable and compassionate manner. He likes treating nervous patients and puts a lot of focus on a preventative approach in his patient care. He believes in prevention, and aims to educate and empower his patients about their oral health.

He provides a range of treatments, including aesthetic restorations, straightening teeth with Invisalign, teeth whitening and composite teeth bonding treatment.

Shrikant has special interests in dental implants and holds a postgraduate degree in Dental Implantology from Cambridge academy. He has attended many courses in the UK and internationally and is a member of the ITI (International Team of oral Implantology – Switzerland).

Shrikant consistently keeps up to date with newest procedures by attending several training courses throughout the year ensuring you get the best possible dental care with the latest proven treatments. He believes in providing the latest equipment and materials, so you get the best possible service. 

Outside of work, Shrikant loves to spend time with his family and describes himself as a keen football fan!

Jai Kulkarni

Jai is the owner and Principal of Crowborough Gentle Dental Practice.She graduated in India and after moving to UK, she gained her Diploma in Clinical Dental Science at University College London in 2005. She also completed Diploma of Membership of the Faculty of Dental Surgery, MFDS RCS from the Royal College of Surgeons, England in 2006 and the International Qualifying Statutory Examination in 2007.

Jai enjoys all aspects of general dentistry and is a certified Invisalign provider. She is especially interested in cosmetic and minimal invasive dentistry. She has a kind and compassionate manner while dealing with nervous and dental phobic patients. She likes to improve smiles by using composite bonding and Invisalign braces. She constantly keeps herself updated by attending various courses and likes to focus on preventative oral health. Outside work she likes to spend time with her two kids.

Dr Daniel Chok Tourle – BDS(Hons), BA(Oxon), MFGDP(UK), MFDS RCS(Eng), MBPsS

Dan graduated in 2010 from the Guy’s, King’s and St Thomas’ Dental Institute in London, and following a year working with the maxillofacial surgery team in East Grinstead, has since been practising dentistry with a special interest in aesthetics at various locations in Sussex.
Having previously also graduated in Psychology, Dan understands how difficult it can be to struggle with a fear of the dentist. Calm, friendly and gentle, he has a lot of experience putting nervous patients at ease and delivering excellent patient care.
Dan travels to us all the way from his home in the warzone known as ‘South-East London’, but when he’s not dodging shrapnel or relishing that delightful commute, he enjoys travelling abroad, cooking world cuisine, photography, Formula 1 and films.

Dental Implant and Oral Surgeon

Dr Asrar Ahmed (Surgical and restorative Dental Implantologist GDC109437

Asrar is a dentist with special interest in oral surgery and dental implants. He graduated from BZ University, Pakistan in 1994 and moved to UK in 2002. He works part time in the Oral & Maxillofacial surgery department of District General Hospital, Eastbourne. He has experience of over 20 years in the field of oral surgery. He has been working in the South East region for the last 15 years.
Asrar is a fellow and master of International Congress of Oral Implantologists (ICOI). He is a member of the Faculty of Dental Surgery (FDS) and Faculty of General Dental Practice (FGDP) of The Royal College of Surgeons of England, the International Team for Implantology (ITI) and the Society for the Advancement of Anaesthesia in Dentistry (SAAD). He has undertaken extensive training in dental implants and keeps his knowledge up-to-date by regularly attending national and international courses and conferences.
His approach to dentistry is very informal, making your dental experience as comfortable as possible in a relaxed environment. He offers extraction of wisdom teeth and other difficult extractions. He can carry out all dental procedures painlessly and offers IV sedation for the patients anxious about dental treatment.
Out of the practice, Asrar enjoys spending time with his family and friends. He loves listening to music and watching cricket!


Sarah joined the practice in June 2016 and will always greet you with a friendly face.

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