Rita grew up in Russia and qualified there in 1995, working for several years in state and private dental clinics. After moving to the UK she completed her overseas registration exam and has worked at practices in Kent and Sussex including part time at Northiam from 2011 to 2015. She has a special interest in endodontics (root canal treatment) and recently completed a postgraduate diploma in this subject at the University of Chester. She likes working with children and older people and sees patients in care homes once a month.
Married with teenage daughter and dog, Rita enjoys walking, swimming, gardening, foraging and baking.