Meet The Team


Dr Ashish Rayarel BDS MFGDP(UK) MSc (Aesthetic and Restorative Dentistry)

Ash is our principal dentist and the owner of the practice. Ash qualified in 1989 from the University of Manchester. Since then he has gained the MFGDP (UK) from the Royal College of Surgeons in 1998. Ash has been an approved trainer for new graduates since 1996 and has been awarded the certificate in teaching and learning in professional practice with merit from the University of Central Lancashire. He also teaches dental students at Manchester Dental Hospital and has worked at the local hospital treating patients with difficult restorative cases.


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Ash has a keen interest in cosmetic dentistry and facial aesthetics. He is enthusiastic about new innovations and ideas and shows his commitment by continuously improving his knowledge by completing postgraduate courses.  He has undertaken year long courses in restorative dentistry, practical and aesthetics where he received a special commendation award at the esteemed St Anne's Clinic; he has completed the dental implant course under the supervision of the eminent and highly acclaimed Dr Paul Tipton.

Ash has treated many patients and made them youthful by using Botox and Dermal fillers treatments, he has been implementing this treatment since 2007 when he completed the Botox and Dermal fillers course.

Ash is an approved clinician of Invisalign, where he can correct your smile using clear (invisible) braces. He completed this course in 2007.  Ash has also completed the 6 months smiles orthodontic course.

Ash has a particular passion and expertise in the application of fastbraces, which have been revolutionary in the field of orthodontics. These allow patients to achieve quicker results than traditional brace systems with much less sensitivity.

He has completed a MSc in Restorative & Aesthetic Dentistry from the University of Manchester.

Ash has a keen interest in cricket and football and enjoys keeping fit at the gym.

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Jani Rayarel - Practice Director

Jani is our Practice Director here at Ash Aesthetics. Jani previously worked in the engineering trade and has a degree in mechanical engineering. He is also a registered surveyor for occupational hygiene and is an associate member of Institutional of occupational hygiene. Jani has previously completed courses in safety management, fire safety and COSHH. Jani enjoys watching cricket and going on cruises.


Amanda Mullen RDN -Practice Manager

Amanda is a qualified Dental Nurse with over 23 years experience. She is our Practice Manager who ensures the day to day running of Ash Aesthetics runs smoothly. As designated Decontamination Nurse, she also ensures we are meeting HTM-01 cross infection standards. In her spare time she enjoys spending time with her family and friends, her dog Ozzy and cat Desmond and Nin Nin the rabbit.


Dr Halima Atcha BDS

Halima graduated from the University of Manchester in 2008; she has successfully completed her vocational training and has stayed on as an associate at the practice. Halima has a special interest in treating nervous and young patients and hopes to continue and further her skills by completing postgraduate qualifications. She has completed part one and two of her MJDF examinations. Halima enjoys reading and socialising with friends and family. She also enjoys getting pampered and if she is not here at the practice you are most likely to find her in a spa somewhere!


Dr Naadia Rahman BDS

Naadia qualified from the University of Manchester in 2011. She especially enjoys working with nervous patients and children. Naadia wants to develop her skills further by completing postgraduate courses in cosmetic dentistry. Naadia is currently completing a one year advanced Restorative Dentistry course with Tipton Training. Naadia enjoys socialising with friends, eating out and would love to travel the world!


Dr Fatima Momani BDS

Fatima qualified from the University of Liverpool in 2011. She joined the team in May 2013 after working as a locum for us over Christmas. Fatima enjoys socialising with friends and family, gym and fitness and having a well deserved beauty pamper day.


Sophie Nicholls - BDS MFDS (RCPS)

Sophie qualified from The University of Manchester in 2014, and has been working at Ash Dental since September 2015.

Sophie enjoys all areas of Dentistry, but particularly enjoys restorative and aesthetic cases. Sophie has completed the "Quick straight teeth" short term orthodontic course and is also a full Invisalign provider. This allows her to provide fixed braces and clear aligners. She looks forward to helping her patients get the straight teeth they desire.

Sophie has completed the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons postgraduate examinations and has been awarded the prestigious TC White Medal for her outstanding achievement in these examinations. Sophie plans to continue increasing her skills through further postgraduate qualifications throughout the coming years.

Outside of work, Sophie enjoys socialising with friends, swimming and stocking up on clothes from Zara.

Rohan Chopra

Dr Rohan Chopra - BDS

Rohan graduated from King's College London in 2017 and has now returned to the North to become part of the Ash Dental team.

Rohan especially enjoys restorative dentistry as well as working with children and plans to take his education further by completing postgraduate training in the future.

In his spare time, Rohan plays golf and badminton and can be found with his head buried in a crossword.


Angela Nicholls - Senior Dental Nurse

Angela is a qualified dental nurse, with over 30 year's experience. Angela has worked in the hospital environment carrying out oral surgery procedures and orthodontics, whilst working at the hospital Angela completed her post graduate qualification in dental radiography. She has worked at Ash Aesthetics for 7 years. Angela loves to compete in local and county events with her horse Bunny and enjoys cycling and taking long walks with her dog.


Nicole Mulhall - Dental Nurse / Receptionist

Nicole joined the team in September 2008. She is one of our qualified dental nurses and has recently completed an NVQ in customer services. Nicole loves working with the public and meeting new people. Nicole loves working at Ash Aesthetics. She says 'I couldn't ask for a better place to work, everybody is so lovely and welcoming'. In her spare time she loves to shop and socialise with her friends and do all the usual girlie things!


Chloe Abe - Qualified Dental Nurse

Chloe joined the team in 2011 coming from a background in beauty retail. Chloe is one of our dental nurses who would like to progress in consulting and treatment coordinating. Out of work, Chloe loves to keep fit at the gym and spend time with her family.


Lea Ashworth - Qualified Dental Nurse

Lea is our current training Dental Cadet. Lea is already settling in as part of the ADP team. Lea is hoping to qualify in 2015. Out of work Lea enjoys girlie nights in, shopping and socializing with her family.






Bianca HIBBERT - Qualified dental nurse / Receptionist

Bianca joined Ash dental in 2006 as a trainee nurse. After taking time out in 2010 to be a full time parent, she retuned to us in 2014 as a part time dental nurse and receptionist.

Bianca is a very creative person. She enjoys crafts, decorating and fun filled activities with her daughter.

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So thrilled with how my teeth look now thanks to invisalign and the best dentist in the world Dr Ash Rayarel. I get complemented all the time...


I have recommended this surgery to all my friends, I wouldn't go anywhere else. The best!!

D Carruthers

Best dentist in Manchester. The staff are excellent and service excellent.

Mr & Mrs AB Tyrell

All staff at Ash Dental are very welcoming. It is the best dentist I have ever been to. I am so happy with my teeth since having treatment here.

K Hibbert

For some years now I have had work done by Ash and I am still as pleased to this day. He's great.

A Monks (Mrs)

Ash Dental Surgery is the best I have ever attended. I am normally nervous but I feel relaxed and the staff are very pleasant.

D Froggatt

This is the best dentist I have had. Really friendly not bothered by going to the dentist now. The staff are very helpful.

J Frain

Best dentist I have ever had. Sorted out my bite, saved 2 teeth. Had crowns etc. Highly recommended.


Very professional service. All staff very friendly and helpful. All my family including grandchildren are registered here now.

Mary Smith

The staff are very friendly and put you at ease. Essential for someone who 'was' scared of the dentist.

J Taylor

Have been coming for many years. Dr Rayarel is the best dentist and the practice in general is excellent.

S Dunnico

The best dentist and team in Eccles. Thanks for everything.

DA Purcell

Excellent service from arrival to departure. Very professional dentistry. Well done.

Fred Feber

Excellent practice. Always a service with a BIG smile!

Jack Worrall

Excellent dentist. Been coming here for years and wouldn't change.

Kieron O'Toole

Always a great family atmosphere here! Caters well for children, gives clear advice. Always available and sympathetic in painful emergencies.

Janine Appleton

Brilliant service as always. Such a wonderful dentist. Great with children. A brilliant dentist with an excellent surgery.

Mrs Milovic

Wonderful dentist. Still got my teeth today because of you. Kind words and a smile worth a million other dentists.

Mrs Clubbe

Fantastic with ultra nervous patients! Thank you

Julie Boulton

We visit our dentist and always come away with big smiles. A dental practice with a warm family atmosphere. Cheers!

Tom & Mol Finney

Very efficient and flexible service. Just what you want from an excellent dental service. Thank you.

Liz Lowry

Absolutely fabulous work, wonderful skill

Nanette Lea

Dr Ash to me is the best dentist I have ever had. I have full confidence in him.

Judy Neild

Always found this dental practice to give a very high service for treatment. The staff are friendly and very helpful.

Carole Jones

Thank you so very much Ash. You have given me a perfect smile. It’s not just changed my appearance, it has changed my life

Wendy Manock
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