A dental group based in Southall which serves over 50,000 people in and around Ealing has been sold by its owner Dr Amarjit Khambay to a consortium of investors led by Dr Kuldipsinh Gohil, an existing practice owner.
Sterling Dental Group includes a NHS practice, a private clinic, an NHS Sedation centre, a dental college, and a charitable foundation.
White House Dental Practice offers NHS dentistry whilst Sterling Dental Centre offers both NHS and private treatments.
In May 2014, Sterling established its own college – The Sterling Dental College to offer an integrated Academic and Clinical approach to Dentistry, accredited by the British Accreditation Council – and the Sterling Foundation – a charity raising funds in the UK and India to directly support and raise awareness of Oral health.
The College was inaugurated by the Patron of the Sterling Dental Foundation Charity, Professor Nairn H F Wilson Since 2019, Sterling Dental Centre has been an affiliated and an accredited partner dental practice for University College London.
The business has been owned for by Dr Amarjit Khambay, who recently decided to retire and was bought by a consortium of investors led by Dr Kuldipsinh Gohil, an existing practice owner who was part of the clinical team working at the two practices. In a statement, the company said that the sale to Dr Gohil “ensured the best continuity of patient care and an easy transition for the staff and clinical team.”
Dr Amarjit Khambay said: “It has been a privilege to own and develop the Sterling Group over the years and help improve the oral health of the community in Southall. I know that the practices are in good hands and will go from strength to strength under my good friend Kuldip’s leadership. I wish all the patients and staff there the very best for the future.”
Dr Kuldipsinh Gohil commented: “It is our immense pleasure to have acquired the Sterling Group from Dr Khambay. We have been working here for last seven years and feel that we know the ethos of the business and what is expected from our patients. We shall continue to serve the community with the same values of our predecessor.”
The sale of Sterling Dental Group was handled by Christie & Co and was sold for an undisclosed price.