Our Team

Jaffar Barotian DND EASTBOURNE (2)

Jaffar Barotian

Dentist | Tandläkare Umea Sweden 1997 | GDC no: 73202

Jaff qualified from Umea university, Sweden in 1997, after which he moved to England where he worked and owned dental practices in Brighton and Eastbourne.

He joined the David Neal team in Hastings in 2022 and has now joined the Eastbourne Team.

Jaff has a particular interest in cosmetic dentistry and has completed courses in Implantology and Dental Sedation. His aim is to provide patients with the highest standard of care, with clear information and treatment to ensure they can make informed choices about their oral health for the short and long term.

Outside of work, Jaff enjoys spending time with his wife and their cats. He also enjoys reading, walking and watercolour painting.

Eial Makori, Dentist, Northants, GDC 73127

Dr Eial Makori

Dentist | BDS 1997 | GDC no: 73127

Dr Eial Makori, has worked as a general and private cosmetic dentist for 20 years, and has built a reputation for creating beautiful natural-looking smiles.

Eial qualified top of his class from the Wits Dental School in Johannesburg, South Africa in 1997, with a Bachelor of Dental Surgery before relocating to the UK. For the past 18 years has worked alongside specialists in multi-disciplinary practices, prescribing, carrying out and overseeing every stage of the patient's treatment journey.

Eial’s passion lies in dental rehabilitation. He has vast experience in restoring heavily broken-down dentition to a healthy, natural-looking functional smile. For the past 7 years he has worked as the lead practitioner in the advanced Smile in a Day same-day dental implant treatment, changing the lives of hundreds of patients.

Eial takes a conservative, caring approach, where possible eliminating the need for crowns or more invasive treatment options. He has completed extensive implant and cosmetic dental courses and continues to invest in on-going education. Eial is also skilled in facial aesthetics.


Emel Sheffield

Dentist | DDM Varna 2021 | GDC no: 299401

Emel graduated from the Medical University of Varna, Bulgaria in 2021 and has joined the David Neal Team in Eastbourne and Hastings. Since qualifying, Emel has worked at dental practices in Kent and Sussex, developing her skills in general dentistry and facial aesthetics.

Emel loves helping her patients achieve and preserve their best smiles. She is an advocate of preventive and patient-focused care, with a focus on each individual patient’s needs.

Emel has an interest in learning the latest techniques and technologies to make modern dentistry a more comfortable experience for her patients.

Outside of work, Emel enjoys spending weekends exploring nature, reading books, listening to music and spending time with family and friends.


Michael Sheffield

Dentist | DDM Varna 2020 | GDC no: 293106

Michael graduated from the Medical University of Varna, Bulgaria in 2020 and has joined the David Neal Dental teams in Eastbourne and Hastings.

Since qualifying, Michael has worked in various locations in Kent and Sussex, developing his skills in general dentistry and facial aesthetics.

He has a passion for helping his patients improve their smiles and oral health. His kind, gentle and friendly approach has earned him a reputation for making his patients feel relaxed He prides himself on explaining and educating patients on their oral health and providing concise treatment.

Outside of dentistry, Michael enjoys reading, graphic design, exploring different parts of the UK and dog walking. He also likes to spend time with friends and family.

Kat Alexander-Edwards Patient Coordinator GDC 250178

Katherine Alexander-Edwards

Treatment Coordinator

GDC: 250178

Kristi Chick – Trainee Dental Nurse – Eastbourne

Kristi Chick

Trainee Dental Nurse

Michelle Day


GDC: 284589

Theresa Britton, Receptionist, Eastbourne

Theresa Britton


Victoria Stone

Sarah Beckwith

Sarah Beckwith

Practice Manager

GDC: 115073