Meet the team

Hiral Patel BDS (Lond), MFDS RCS (Lond), Diploma Implant Dentistry (Lond)

Practice Principal – GDC Number 177782

Since qualifying from King’s College London, Hiral has developed his skills and knowledge by embarking upon post-graduate qualifications, which includes gaining membership of the Joint Dental Faculties at the Royal College of Surgeons and becoming an associate member of the British Academy of Aesthetic Dentistry (BAAD).

Hiral has a Diploma in Implant Dentistry from the world renowned Eastman Dental Institute in London. He is also a provider of cosmetic brace systems, such as Invisalign® and particularly enjoys composite bonding.

Hiral especially enjoys treating nervous patients and prides himself on having a patient and caring nature.

In his spare time, Hiral enjoys playing golf and football, socialising with friends and spending quality time with his wife and two young children.

Aarti Dawada-Patel BDS (Lond), MFDS RCS (Lond), PG Cert Dental Law & Ethics (Bed)

Practice Principal – GDC Number 177740

Aarti graduated from King’s College London in 2009. Since graduating Aarti has completed her qualification in joining the Royal College of Surgeons and also has completed a certificate in Dental Law and Ethics at the University of Bedfordshire

Aarti is a member of the British Dental Association. She enjoys all aspects of dentistry and particularly enjoys working with children and nervous patients, hoping to provide a positive experience for both.

Aarti provides Six Months Smiles, a cosmetic orthodontic system based for adults and has completed many cases with great results.

In her spare time Aarti enjoys reading, cooking and doing lots of family activities with her young daughter, Aria, and her husband, Hiral.
Hiral and Aarti are thoroughly looking forward to continue the success of the practice and to provide a high quality of care to all their patients.

John Ginty BDS (Lond), PG Cert In Dental Advice & Quality Management, LDS RCS (Eng), MFGDP RCS (Eng), FRIPH

Associate Dentist – GDC Number 53892

John has worked at the practice since 1989. He qualified at King’s College with the BDS and has LDS and MFGDP qualifications from the Royal College of Surgeons and a post-graduate Certificate in Dental Advice and Quality Management.

John is a member of the British Dental Association and the Association of Dental Implantologists, he is a fellow of the Royal Society of Medicine and the Royal Society of Public Health.

John enjoys the variety of general dental practice and is able to offer a wide variety of treatments, including anti-snoring treatment (Somnowell), dental implants and cosmetic dentistry.

Cloe Thomas BDS Hons (Card), MJDF RCS (Eng), PG Cert PDC (Kent)

Associate Dentist – GDC Number 251398

Cloe graduated from Cardiff University in 2014. She has been with us for two years. Cloe has a special interest in oral surgery, which was ignited after a charity trip to Ghana providing dental care to underprivileged communities.

Cloe’s other interests include cosmetic dentistry, branching into facial aesthetics, which has led to further training to administer Botox and dermal fillers. Cloe has a good rapport with patients and is able to provide sedation to put anxious patients at ease.

Outside of work, Cloe enjoys visiting other countries and spending time with family and friends.

Ayesha Ashraf BDS (Birm)

Associate Dentist – GDC Number 278856

Ayesha has recently joined the Dentaria team having moved from Birmingham to London. She has graduated from the University of Birmingham where she has undertaken advanced study modules in community dental care and paediatric special care, working with severely anxious patients both young and old.

When she is not in practice Ayesha volunteers within care homes providing oral health information to carers of elderly residents as well as disabled children. She has also worked alongside the charity ‘Dental Wellness Trust’ aiming to improve the oral health of children within schools.

She has an interest in cosmetic dentistry and preventative care. Ayesha has a very caring and patient nature and is experienced with managing patients with dental phobia.

Shayan Dadkhah BDS (QMUL)

Associate Dentist – GDC Number 278738

Shayan graduated from Barts and the London school of medicine and dentistry with a focus on preventative dentistry and whole patient care. Since graduating, Shayan has undertaken continued professional development courses in cosmetic and restorative dentistry and treatment of anxious patients.

When not in practice, Shayan is involved in local dental public health programmes increasing awareness of oral health and helping nationwide schemes such as the CO2 prevention programme. Shayan is keen on providing good, functional dentistry that lasts, with a keen interest in minimally invasive composite veneers.

Anisha Gupta BDS (Lond) BSc

Associate Dentist – GDC Number 278299

Anisha qualified from Kings College London in 2018, graduating with honours and winning several prestigious prizes. With a background in pharmaceutical science and cosmetics, Anisha enjoys providing a range of treatments, with a particular interest in patient-centred preventive care for adults and children.

Anisha enjoys using her warm, friendly demeanour to make vulnerable or anxious patients feel at ease, particularly during more invasive or complex treatments. Alongside her clinical practice, Anisha is a dental health researcher, studying public health policy and hygiene, oral microbiology, the history of medicine and pharmaceuticals, and the use of the arts and humanities to improve medical education and patient care.

In her spare time, Anisha enjoys visiting museums and art galleries, practicing yoga, and singing.

Chisom Okolo BDS (Liv), MSc Rest and Aes Dentistry (Manc)

Associate Dentist – GDC Number 192817

Chisom graduated from the University of Liverpool in 2010. She has a special interest in aesthetic dentistry and after two years of further study she was awarded a masters degree in restorative and aesthetic dentistry from the University of Manchester in 2015.

Due to her calm and patient manner Chisom is able to put patients at ease and she always tries to make their experience at the dentist as comfortable and pleasant as possible.

Chisom understands that many patients are anxious about dental visits so she is able to provide patients with white cosmetic crowns, made and fitted in only one visit using dental advanced CEREC technology.

In her spare time, she enjoys spending quality time with her young family, travelling, going to music concerts, the theatre and drawing.

Florentina Lostun DMD (Rom), MProsth CCST (Rom)

Associate Dentist – GDC Number 274077

Florentina graduated from the University of Medicine and Pharmacy of Targu-Mures in Romania in 2014 – one of the most prestigious medical universities of the country. She started practising in 2015 and continued her education by completing a postgraduate specialty training programme in prosthodontics.

In 2018 she moved to London and started practising dentistry both in private and NHS settings. Since moving here, she discovered a special interest in orthodontics and finds it a great tool and approach in treatment planning and offering minimally invasive dentistry in order to achieve that perfect smile everyone desires and deserves. She is certified in both braces and aligners systems such as Six Months Smiles, Quick Straight Teeth, C-fast and Clear Correct.

Recently trained in facial aesthetics (wrinkle softening and restoring volume and proportions), Florentina considers that a great smile and the age of your soul should match and integrate with a refreshed and radiant appearance.

She enjoys preventative dentistry and thinks that education towards good oral habits alongside a healthy diet is the foundation of great oral health.

A firm believer in environmental causes, Florentina is always searching for eco-friendly lifestyle and dental products to try and then recommend them to her friends and patients. In her spare time, she enjoys cooking and travelling.

Anna Ginty

Hygienist – GDC Number 222609

Anna worked as a dental nurse at our practice, before going to Cardiff University, and qualified as a hygienist in 2014.

She has really enjoyed coming back to general practice and her local community. Anna is enthusiastic to keep her methods up to date and help every patient improve their oral hygiene.

Christopher Hammond

Hygienist – GDC Number 211759

Chris graduated as a hygienist from the University of Portsmouth Dental Academy in 2011 and has worked at the practice since February 2012. Chris has completed further study to undertake the procedure of tooth whitening.

In his spare time, he enjoys playing hockey and running having recently completed both Great North and Great South runs for charity.

Emma Adkins

Practice Manager

Emma began her career in the dental industry as a trainee dental nurse on Harley Street, where she qualified and progressed on to practice manager after three years. Emma then took some time away to focus on her children but is very excited to be back doing what she loves.

With excellent customer service skills and a warm welcoming personality, Emma likes to go the extra mile for patients to make sure they receive the best service possible.

Emma has two wonderful children and in her spare time enjoys socialising with friends and family, going to the cinema and shopping.