11 Stretton Court,
Stretton Road, Great Glen,
Leicester LE8 9HB
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Shrikesh Kotecha

Principal Dentist BDS (Lond) 2000 | GDC No. 78389

Passionate, empathising, enthusiastic and extremely personable, Principal Dentist, Dr. Shrikesh Kotecha affectionately known as ‘Shrik’ endeavours to create beautiful smiles with a dedication to providing a pain free and enjoyable patient experience.

Shrik has bee nqualified for over 20 years and truly cares about his Leicester dental patients, placing their comfort and satisfaction above all else. He takes the time to get know all of his patients individually to offer tailor made solutions and personalise the dental experience taking the fear and intimidation out of dentistry. He is also a Dental Phobia Certified Dentist and has treated hundreds of anxious/phobic patients.

Dr Shrikesh Kotecha is a Dental Phobia Certified Dentist for over 5 years Click Here to verify.

He has a special interest in teeth straightening, cosmetic dentistry and teeth whitening  is known for his gentle laid back chair side manner especially when treating nervous patients.

Since his graduation from the prestigious Guy’s Dental Hospital in London in 2000 where he was awarded the Alfred Woodhouse Prize for Dental Public Health Studies and Dental Defence Union elective travel award he has stayed at the forefront of the latest advances in dentistry by attending Conferences and Postgraduate Courses across the world. These include a one year training programme at the Eastman Dental Institute in London leading to a Certificate in Restorative Dentistry and The Restorative Course (Smile Design) at The Centre for Advanced Dental Education in Manchester. Shrik has also undergone extensive training in cosmetically focussed orthodontics including Invisalign Go, ClearSmile Braces, ClearSmile Aligners and Six Month Smiles, Quick Straight Teeth and regularly attends postgraduate courses.

Shrik’s dedication to his patients has been rewarded by being a finalist in the esteemed Dentistry Awards for the category of ‘Best Young Dentist’ for two consecutive years in 2009 and 2010.

Shrik currently holds membership of the following bodies:

  • General Dental Council
  • Dental Phobia Certified Dentist
  • Dental Protection Society


As you can tell, Shrik is very passionate about dentistry! It gives him immense satisfaction to help patients with their dental needs using a wide range of modern techniques and treatments. He particularly enjoys treating nervous patients and goes to great lengths to put everyone at ease to ensure a comfortable dental experience. His philosophy is to help patients to gain optimum dental health. To Shrik, the best thing about dentistry is meeting and interacting with patients.

Shrik has an amazing enthusiasm and passion for his dentistry which results in him providing world class dentistry of the future. Today he feels extremely happy and privileged in his profession, being able to help and work together with patients.

Outside of work, Shrik is married to Lina and has two daughters, Siyana and Anya and a lot of his spare time is spent with his family. Shrik is our ‘DJ dentist’ as he also presents a reggae radio show on a local radio station in Leicester-Radio2Funky 95FM. He is an avid collector of vinyl records he enjoys travelling and has been to many parts of the world including the Caribbean, America, and Europe.

Shrik currently holds membership of the following bodies:

General Dental Council
Dental Phobia Certified Dentist
Dental Protection Society

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