Dr Anitha Diwakar - Practice Owner

Dr. Anitha Diwakar

Anitha is the principal dentist and Clinical Director at Chantry house Dental Practice. She qualified as a dental surgeon in 1999 from India and has since accomplished extensive training in the oral and maxillofacial department in various hospitals across the country. Anitha also obtained MFDS (Membership of Faculty of Dental Surgery) from the Royal College of Surgeons in Glasgow in 2004.

Having developed extensive surgical skills she passed the statutory exam from Eastman Dental Hospital, London in 2006 and then completed her vocational training with Kent Surrey Sussex deanery in 2008. She has been providing comprehensive high quality dental care to patients in West Sussex for over 10 years.

Anitha always strives to keep up to date with the evolving profession and has obtained postgraduate diploma in Restorative dentistry from the Royal College of Surgeons, London in 2015.

Anitha takes pride in providing ethical, evidence based and patient centered care in a safe and friendly environment.

Outside Dentistry, Anitha is trained in Indian Classical dancing, singing and plays the Veena a string instrument. In her spare time she enjoys the various classes at her local leisure centre.

Anitha lives with her husband and son and together they enjoy travelling, cycling, and enjoy exploring various cuisines.


Vicky Middleton - Dental Nurse

Vicky Middleton

Vicky has been at the practice for over 8 years. Vicky started as a dental nurse in 1998 and prior to working at Chantry House also worked in practices in Selsey and Bognor Regis.


Carol Novell - Receptionist

Carol Novell

Carol has been the practice receptionist for 4 years. Before this she was the receptionist at another practice in the area for 8 years. Prior to living in West Sussex Carol lived in Surrey and also worked in a practice in New Malden in Surrey for 12 years.