Meet the team

At Magpies Dental & Implant Clinic, our highly skilled, friendly team shares the same single vision: we put you first. Together, we are dedicated to providing you with a first class experience, from the comfort of our reception to the very latest innovations in dental technology. We make sure you have the best possible care from the second you walk through the door.

Find out more about each of our practice team members below.


Magpies Dental Horam Dr Juanette Du Toit

Dr Juanette Du Toit

BChD Stell 1998
GDC No. 75141

Juanette is a highly renowned and experienced dental surgeon. She has also completed her Masters Degree in Implant Dentistry at Warwick University in 2008.

Juanette has a special interest in Oral Surgery and Implant Surgery and has also completed an advanced bone grafting and sinus augmentation course with the American Academy of Implant Dentistry in Dayton Ohio (June 2010).

After many years experience as a Dentist she still has a real commitment to quality and care for all patients and a high level of expertise in oral surgery and implants . Juanette undertakes general, cosmetic and implant dentistry including smile makeovers. Juanette is currently accepting new patients.


Panagiota Pantazi

DipDS (Thessaloniki) 2009
GDC No. 185412

Penny qualified as a dentist from the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki Greece. She moved to Eastbourne in 2010 and has been working as a General Dental Practitioner since. Penny is able to provide Invisalign treatment as well as all aspects of General Dentistry. Outside of dentistry she enjoys cooking, baking, reading and going to the cinema.


Rajashree Nambiar


Raj is a very experienced dentist working in East Sussex since 2005. She completed her MFDS from Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh in 2003. Raj is a General Dental Practitioner with a special interest in Invisalign and Cosmetic work. Raj is a very hardworking dentist and passionate about her work.


Paul McAteer


Paul is originally from Northern Ireland. He graduated from the Royal London Dental Hospital in 2002. Paul worked for the Special Care Dental Service in Brighton until 2007. He then moved to Surrey and worked for the Special Care Dental Service and the Prison Dental Service until 2009. He moved to Australia and helped to set up a dental clinic in an Aboriginal town called Cherbourg in Queensland. On return to the UK he worked for the Special Care Dental Service in East Sussex. After a brief stint in General Practice, he came to Magpies. Most of his career has been spent working with patients with physical and learning disabilities, severe medical problems and mental health issues. He is very interested in how medical problems can affect dental treatment.


Dr Saif Mohmmed

BDS MSc PhD 1999
GDC No. 294584

Saif is a qualified Dental Care Professional with 16 years clinical and technical experience. He compliments the dental practice with skill and professionalism, providing quality care of patients and motivates them to be the healthiest they can be. Saif evaluates patients and then formulates a dental hygiene diagnosis and treatment plan. He is an exceptional team player and works with our patients. He is always looking to develop his skills and knowledge about innovative technology and recent guidelines to provide quality dental care. His aim is to see better oral health in patients and helping them to achieve and preserve their best smiles. To do this, he is an advocate of preventive and patient-focused care which is catered to the individual needs. He completed his PhD in Dentistry at Eastman Dental Institute/UCL in Dentistry. He is also working as a research supervisor for masters students at the College of Medicine and Dentistry. Saif also has a certificate in facial aesthetics. Saif loves continuing his education especially in his areas of interest such as oral health, facial aesthetics and endodontics.

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Tania Costello-Nightingale

Dental Therapist
GDC No. 138002

Tania has been a registered Dental Hygiene Therapist since 2014, qualifying at The Royal London. During her time at university, she was awarded a prize for the best clinical work in her year group and the highest grade in her Dental Hygiene examination. Tania is incredibly passionate about educating her patients of the importance of Oral Hygiene and ensuring all patients feel 100% informed and comfortable during their visit. Helping patients to overcome dental fears and phobias is of the utmost importance to her. She prides herself on providing gentle treatment along with a friendly approach. When not at work Tania loves to spend as much time as possible with her two beautiful horses.

Portman Dental Care Awards

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Award Logo 2018
Dental Industry Award - Portman Dental Care
Private Dentistry Awards - Portman Dental Care
The Dentistry Awards - Portman Dental Care
Elite Practice Award - Portman Dental Care