Meet the Team

All our dentists adhere to the rules governing the profession under strict guidance from the General Dental Council (GDC) “Standards for Dental Professionals”.

Our team of highly skilled and innovative dentists is made up of Dr Punit Shah [Principal Dentist and Specialist in Prosthodontics], Dr Priya Shah [Principal General Dentist], Dr Howard Moseley [Orthodontist]. Between us, we have acquired many years of experience to deal with simple as well as complex dental needs. All our dentists undertake regular post-graduate training to ensure that we undertake best practice.

 

Dr. Punit Shah
GDC No 77734

Specialist Prosthodontist

punitCongratulations to Dr Punit Shah for receiving the honour of the highly commended dentist of the year at the dental awards 2010. He is one of the principal dentists of the practice. Punit graduated from the University of Manchester in 2000 with BSc [Hons] and BDS [Hons]. He gained his MFDS RCS [Edin] in 2003. After completion of vocational training, he worked in Restorative Dentistry posts at Leeds Dental Hospital and Guys, King’s and St Thomas’ Dental Institute. Punit has completed his 4-year Specialist Training at the renowned Guys, King’s and St Thomas’ Dental Institute and is now an accredited Specialist in Fixed and Removable Prosthodontics (This is the field of dentistry relating to rebuilding natural teeth and restoring missing teeth with prosthetic replacements.) His specialist interest is in the area of toothwear and implant dentistry.

 

Dr Priya Shah
GDC No 81193

priyaPriya is the joint principal dentist and facial aesthetics practitioner at the practice. Having graduated in 2002 from the Guys, King’s and St Thomas’ Dental Institute she completed her vocational training in Ipswich and then joined team at St Georges Hospital, Tooting as a Senior House officer in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery. Her caring and gentle ways put the most phobic patients at ease. She also enjoys treating children, educating them to care for their teeth for a lifetime. Priya is currently studying Skin Ageing and Aesthetic Medicine at Manchester University. She not only provides rejuvenating anti wrinkle treatments and dermal fillers for facial revolumisation but also educates patients on the most scientifically proven anti-ageing products they can utilise to help activate their skin and hence reverse and delay signs of ageing. This is a field she is most passionate about.

 

Dr Howard Moseley
GDC No 60570

Specialist Orthodontist

no-imageHoward is our Orthodontist. He graduated from Leeds in 1985 and then completed specialist Orthodontic training in 1993. Howard was awarded the British Orthodontic Society Young Specialist Award in 1997 for clinical expertise. At present, Howard is also a Consultant Orthodontist at the Watford General Hospital and Eastman Dental Institute. With extensive experience in hospital and specialist practice, he is able to offer a comprehensive assessment and treatment service for both children and adults.

Dr Bushra Ibrahim
GDC No 85905

no-imageBushra is the latest dentist to join our team. She graduated from Guys, Kings and St Thomas’ Dental Institute in 2005, having achieved a distinction in Paediatric Dentistry. Following her passion for dentistry, she has attended several complex postgraduate courses to enable her to provide a diverse and wide variety of treatments for her patients. In 2008, she completed the MSc in Restorative Dentistry at the prestigious Eastman Dental Institute. At present, she divides her time between general practice at Alexandra Park and the supervision and clinical teaching of undergraduate and junior staff at Acute Dental Care at King’s College Hospital. Outside of dentistry, she has developed a talent for glass painting and tapestries.

Dr Nalin Dhamecha
GDC No 72284

no-imageNalin graduated from Kings College London in 1996. Following this, he worked as a General dentist and also attained his MFGDP qualification from the Royal College of Surgeons in 2002. Having developed a passion for Endodontics [Root canal treatment], he attained his certificate in Endodontics from the Eastman Dental Institute in 2005. He now provides Endodontic services as a staff grade at St Georges Hospital in Tooting and at Alexandra Park. He is an active member of the British Endodontic Society. During his spare time, he enjoys spending time with his two children and volunteers for the Swaminarayan Hindu Temple in Neasden.

Dr Shina Popat
GDC No 80005

Specialist Oral Surgeon

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Shina qualified with Distinction from St. Bartholomew’s and the Royal London School of Medicine and Dentistry in 2001. She has many years of experience in the field of Oral and Maxillofacial surgery and gained her MFDS fellowship qualification in 2004 and her MSurg Dent qualification from the Royal College of Surgeons of England in 2009. Shina has been a member of the Society for the Advancement of Anaesthesia in Dentistry ( SAAD) since 2004 and has undertaken further postgraduate training in treating nervous and anxious patients with sedation.

Shina currently works as an Oral Surgeon at King’s College Hospital 2 days a week where she is involved in the teaching and training of undergraduates, junior Doctors and Specialist Registrars in training. She works as a specialist oral surgeon in General and Private practice the rest of the week.

 

 

team memberDr Reza Ghasemi-Izadi
GDC Reg No: 113792

Dentist with a Special Interest in Endodontics

Reza graduated in 2007 from King’s College London and started working as a general dental
practitioner in central London.
After 6 years of general dentistry and attaining his Membership of Joint Dental Faculties
from RCS (Eng), he went on to complete a Masters’ Degree programme in Conservative
Dentistry at Eastman Dental Institute (UCL).
In 2017 Reza was accepted onto a 3-year speciality training programme in endodontics and
has been working under the capacity of dentist with special interest in endodontics.
He is an ambitious dentist in pursuit of excellence and eager to refine his skill set to provide
the highest possible standard of care for his patients.

prateek dentistDr. Prateek Akhoury
GDC number – 252178

Graduated from Charles Clifford Dental Hospital at Sheffield University, I take extreme pride in providing high quality preventative and restorative dentistry. I especially enjoy making anxious patient feel at ease and provide the treatment required at your comfort. Aesthetics and longevity are of utmost importance to me in whatever I do. I am a provider of Six Month Smiles (™) and clear aligners providing teeth straightening with tooth coloured brackets or clear trays for quick and predictable results, discreetly. I also provide anti-wrinkle injections to reduce frown lines, forehead lines and “crow’s feet. In my free time I thoroughly enjoy reading non-fiction books, usually about theoretical and astronomical physics. I have been part of a number of sports teams including american football and thai boxing

Dr. Aamira Matthews
dr amira mathewGDC Number: 193201

Dr Mathew graduated from King’s College London Dental School in 2010 and has since completed the MFDS RCS Edin post graduate qualification (Membership of the Faculty of Dental Surgery Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh).

Having completed The Aspire Academy “Advanced Operative Aesthetic and Restorative Dentistry Course”, Dr Mathew has a keen interest in Aesthetic dentistry and is a trained Quick Straight Teeth and Enlighten Whitening provider.

Inspired by her Mother who was diagnosed with mouth cancer, Amira is committed to her continued professional and clinical development and is a firm believer in patient centered care. She particularly enjoys working with nervous patients and putting them at ease.

In her spare time, she enjoys playing sports and dance. Amira is a fundraiser for The Mouth Cancer Foundation, a charity close to her heart. She is a strong advocate of routine oral cancer screening and has run free screenings for walk in patients as part of oral cancer month. She is also part of a mentoring scheme, helping to teach newly qualified dentists in practice.

 

jackJack McSweeney
GDC Number: 278219

Jack recently graduated with BDS Hons from King’s College London, where he was awarded the A.M Clover Prize and the Korey Feran Prize (St. Pauls) for the best final year case presentation. He was also nominated for the Tom Pitt-Ford Prize in Endodontology (Root Canals) and Prosthetics Class Prize (Dentures, Crowns and Bridges). He is shortlisted as a finalist in the National Dental Student of the Year awards, due to find out shortly.

He holds voluntary posts at King’s College London and the Dental Wellness Trust which encapsulates research, giving back to the community as well as arranging events. His previous voluntary posts include Vice-President of KCL Dental Society.

Academia aside, Jack enjoys playing and watching rugby and socialising with friends.

 Hygienists

Our hygienists, Ms Neha Thakker (GDC No. 278240),  Mrs. Jurate Berg (GDC No. 219305) and Mrs. Agnieska Glowacka (GDC No. 168126) provide invaluable support to our dentists. Our hygienists are very much appreciated by our patients for their gentle and caring approach. They provide advice and guidance on oral hygiene methods to help keep gums healthy, prevent gum disease and promote fresh breath.

Our friendly support staff includes our dental nurses and receptionists without whom our team would not be complete. We are proud of the care and attention they show to our patients. Their impressive range of skills and abilities is a great credit to them and invaluable to our practice.

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