Our elite team are committed to bringing you the best treatment and care

Dr. James David Ogwang

Cosmetic dentist and implant surgeon

Principal Dentist
GDC: 207102

James is passionate and comfortable with all aspects of dentistry. He is particularly keen on Dental implant dentistry, composite bonding, Invisalign, ceramic veneers, oral surgery, and complex full mouth rehabilitation.

He enjoys getting to know his patients and takes a genuine interest in their general wellbeing which invariably influences their treatment.

Dr. Ogwang graduated in 2007 and worked across many practices in London before settling in Kent. He did further Cosmetic and Aesthetic training at the Advanced Dental Seminars under Dr. Chris Orr in London. He did his formal implant training at the prestigious Royal College of Surgeons where he won the DENTSPLY Sirona Award for the best case presentation.

James took over at Wye Dental in 2022 and is now the principal owner of Wye Dental Implant Centre and Invisalign Centre.

In his free time, James loves to spend time with his young family , listen to classical music ,painting in oils and is trying to improve his tennis game albeit in vain.

Dr Manisha Mathi

General Dentist, Invisalign Dentist, Sedationist

GDC: 277532

Since qualifying from Peninsula School of Medicine and Dentistry, Manisha has worked across Kent and Surrey and has had experience in dental practice as well as hospital settings. This has helped her gain extensive oral surgery experience as well as accreditation in dental sedation. To further her sedation proficiency, she has undertaken a post-graduate diploma in Conscious Sedation at the prestigious King’s College London treating patients who are medically compromised and severely dental phobic.

Manisha has a caring and calming nature which often helps anxious patients feel at ease. She most enjoys meeting new people, winning around nervous children and giving patients confidence by helping to create their smile. Manisha is an Invisalign provider and is also currently undertaking a post-graduate diploma in Restorative and Aesthetic Dentistry under Dr Monik Vasant in London.

She is committed to continuous development and education which is reflected in her post-graduate qualifications and publications in numerous journals such as The International Journal of Paediatric Dentistry, The Nursing Times, and The Faculty Dental Journal.

Outside of work, Manisha loves spending time with her family and friends, travelling to experience new cultures/cuisines and a good cricket match!

Dr Jessal Patel 

Associate Dentist

GDC: 277513

Jess is our newest member to join Wye Dental Surgery. She originally qualified in 2018 at the Peninsula School of Medicine and Dentistry.
Since, she has worked as an associate in Wales providing a wide range of treatments which involved restorative, emergency and oral surgery skills. In addition to this, she has also completed two years in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery as part of an extended training program which has enabled her to grow an interest in areas such as oral medicine and surgery. She has also completed courses on anterior composites focusing on minimally invasive dentistry.

Jess is a very friendly and approachable member of the team. She enjoys giving patients a positive experience and changing perceptions about dentistry. As she has had a lot of experience working within a hospital setting, she is good at treating very anxious patients.

In her free time, she enjoys hiking and being outdoors. She is a keen paddle boarder and skier, as well as the odd pub quiz.

Dr Gloria Arinaitwe

Facial Aesthetics

GMC: 7063432

Gloria has been practising medicine since qualifying in 2008. She has worked in various NHS trusts across the UK and went on to attain her specialist training in General Practice; attaining a membership with the Royal college of General Practitioners in 2018.
She works as a General Practitioner in the Kent area. Gloria is loved by her patients for her ability to put them at ease with her relaxed, gentle, caring and approachable nature. Her nurturing manner endears her to patients of all ages.

Gloria is passionate about facial aesthetics. She trained with renowned and highly respected UK experts within the field. She keeps her treatment knowledge up to date by regularly attending courses and lectures. She takes the time to fully explain treatments to patients and answer any questions you may have about these safe and trusted facial aesthetics treatments.
In her free time Gloria loves to spend time with her family and friends, travel and explore different cultures. She can also be found on the tennis courts trying to improve her tennis skill.