Meet Our Team

Dr. Lizet Horn

Principal Dentist, BcHD and BSc (Hons)


Dr Horn’s extensive career in dentistry has included working as an Associate at an NHS/Private Dental Practice in East London followed by working at a multi-disciplinary clinic in Fleet Street. She became a partner at Worthing Road Dental Practice in 2011 and owner in 2016.

“Worthing Road Dental Practice has always been a family practice. As a dentist it has always been my first priority to listen and make anxious or worried patients feel comfortable. I also want patients to be well informed and knowledgeable about their dental health care (which starts at home) all the way through to treatment plans. It is very rewarding seeing how dental phobic patients’ self confidence grows as we moved through dental procedures and treatments.”

Lizet lives in Surrey with her husband, Derick, and daughter Aimee. With a life-long passion for travel,  they enjoy exploring and sharing travel experiences together as a family.  They enjoy dining out and going to the cinema. If she has a few spare minutes she likes to read. 

Dr Ashee Rajabali 

Associate Dentist, MSc (UK), DPDS (UK), BDS (UK)


Dr Ashee is a General Dentist for Adults and Children with a passion and flare for working with children and for putting nervous patients at ease.

Having qualified from Bristol University and practiced dentistry in UK for 13 years, Ashee moved to Dubai 10 years ago bringing with her the experience of working in Private Clinics, Specialist Orthodontic Clinics and also within the Hospital Environment. She quickly settled into Dubai and became an established Dentist in Dubai Healthcare City and Dubai. Now back in the UK, she has over 23 years of dental experience behind her.

As well as focusing on preventative care, Ashee enjoys enhancing people’s smiles be it with teeth whitening, white fillings or veneers or simply some tooth jewelry.

Happy to be back in UK with her son and husband, she is enjoying the outdoors and the countryside.

Dr Truc Than

Associate Dentist


Dr Truc Than qualified as a dentist in 1983 at the London Hospital, Whitechapel.

Truc is married to Susan, has two grown up children and lives in Horsham. He has extensive experience as a dentist working within both the NHS and private sector and prides himself on delivering a friendly approach to his work. he enjoys travel and all sport but especially football; he is a die hard Manchester United fan!

Sue Bailey

Dental Hygienist


Sue started her career in dentistry in 1975, qualifying as a dental nurse (national certificate) in 1981. She was later awarded a diploma in dental hygiene at King’s College Hospital in 1999.

Sue has two grown up sons and three grandchildren. Her favourite passions include walking her dog and gardening. She also enjoys cooking for her ever-growing family.

Trish Maskell

Dental Hygienist


Trish started her dental nurse training with the Queen Alexandra’s Royal Army Nursing Corps. After a few years, Trish had the opportunity to train as a dental hygienist and enjoyed being posted to several places with the most memorable being Hong Kong.

After eight years of enjoyable Army life, Trish left to look after her two daughters and started at Worthing Road Dental Practice when she moved to Crawley.

Trish enjoys making people feel proud of their smile and especially helping nervous patients feel at ease during their treatment. She loves having so many long-standing patients and meeting their children, and now their grandchildren!

In her spare time, Trish enjoys gardening, DIY and travelling.

Sophie McKay,

Dental Hygienist and Therapist


I am a qualified Dental Hygienist and Therapist; An aspect of my job that I enjoy is motivating and educating to help patients achieve optimal dental health. I especially enjoy helping nervous patients of all age groups overcome their dental anxiety by using a holistic approach. In my spare time I like making the most of the British sunshine on non-rainy days by going for walks.

Wendy Smith

Practice Manager, National Certificate for Dental Surgery Assistants


Wendy started her career in the dental field in 1981 and has been with Worthing Road Dental Practice since 1987. She obtained her national certificate in dental nursing in 1989.

In Wendy’s spare time she enjoys drawing, painting, and gardening. She loves going to the cinema and spending time with family and friends.

Philippa Mitchell-Harris

Practice Nurse, National Certificate for Dental Surgery Assistants


Philippa started working at Worthing Road Dental Practice in 2000 and qualified in 2004. 

Outside of work she loves walking her dogs, gardening, decorating and doing Zumba. 

Stacey Mitchell-Harris

Practice Nurse, National Certificate for Dental Surgery Assistants


Stacey started her career in dentistry at Worthing Road Dental Practice in November 2008  and later qualified with the National Certificate in November 2011. 

In her spare time, Stacey likes spending time with friends and family. She enjoys reading and drawing (she’s quite artistic!), watching TV and listening to music. She loves going on holiday to Turkey and relaxing in the sunshine.

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COVID-19 Update

Worthing Road Dental Practice is open. However, we may prioritise the vulnerable or those with the most urgent need. Get in touch with the practice if you need any advice.

There are no restrictions with regards to medical treatment and you are actively encouraged to keep your appointments. At WRDP we have all the necessary Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) and will continue to follow our high standards in cross infection control.

If you are worried about your attendance, please contact us to discuss your concerns and we can always postpone your treatment till a later date.

We continue to recommend that patients in the high-risk category delay non-essential treatment until further guidance has been given by the relevant authorities.

Before you arrive:

According to NHS England Standard Operating Procedures, all patients now have to complete a COVID-19 Health Screening form before arriving for every appointment. We will also ask you to update your medical history, personal details, complete an oral health survey, etc. Therefore, we will email or text you a link, where you can complete all the forms. No need to print or sent anything back to us, it is all electronically uploaded.

You must wear a mask at all times while inside the dental practice and only remove your mask at the request of the dental professional.

We will continue to check your temperature and if this is above 37.8C, you will be advised to rebook your treatment and to follow government guidelines. Please do not arrive more than 5 minutes early for an appointment due to social distancing guidelines.

As you enter the building you will need to use the alcohol disinfectant rub to disinfectant your hands.

The treatment rooms will be prepared prior to your appointment with all surfaces disinfected after each patient. We have sourced PPE and unlike the start of the Pandemic (March 2020 in the UK), there is no shortage.

Stay safe and please contact us if you have any questions.

Kind regards

Worthing Road Dental Practice Team

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