FULHAM DENTAL TEAM
At Quality Dental Fulham, our team are a mix of award winning dentists and selected specialists that are continuously striving to stay up to date with the very latest dental techniques.
Dr. Jatan Patel
PRINCIPAL DENTIST BDS HONS (LOND) MFDS RCSED PG CERT IMPLANTS (WARWICK) MCLINDENT IMPLANTS (LOND)
GDC NO. 85802
Jatan graduated in 2005 with a honours degree from St Bartholomew's and The Royal London along with many awards including best clinical student. Since then he has completed a year long aesthetic and restorative dentistry training programme as well as achieving membership to the prestigious Royal College of Surgeons Edinburgh.
His skills lie in implant and aesthetic dentistry. He is a gold level invisalign provider and also performs facial rejuvenation procedures.
Dr. Shane Patel
PRINCIPAL DENTIST BDS(HONS) PGDIP IMPLANTOLOGY (BRISTOL) PGCERT DENTAL EDUCATION
GDC NO. 194072
Dr Shane Patel is a Principal Dentist at the practice. He qualified from St Barts and the London School of Medicine and Dentistry in 2010 with an honours degree. Soon after qualification he was offered the opportunity to work in Australia in a leading private practice. Whilst enjoying the Sunshine Coast, he was able to enhance his cosmetic dentistry skills and grew a passion for implant dentistry. After returning to the UK, Shane completed his post graduate diploma in Implant dentistry at The University of Bristol and has undergone numerous post graduate courses to further his skills. Shane is a certified Invisalign provider and is able to treat crooked teeth without the need for conventional braces.
Shane is a Foundation Trainer for the London Deanery and is responsible for developing young dentists. Whilst providing general dentistry to a high standard, his skills and interests lie within Implant and Cosmetic dentistry.
Shane has a calm and comprehensive approach. He believes in minimal invasive dentistry and strives to provide patients with high quality treatments to create beautiful smiles.
In his free time he enjoys playing cricket and football as well as socialising with family and friends.
Dr. Naveen Julka
PRINCIPAL DENTIST BDS (LOND)
GDC NO. 85957
Naveen is one of the Partners at Quality Dental Fulham, having taken over the practice in January 2015 his vision was to focus on providing unparalleled patient care and offer the highest quality dentistry available today.
Since graduating in 2005 from St Bartholomew's and The Royal London, he has undertaken post-graduate training in aesthetic dentistry completing a year-long course.
He has completed a course in implant dentistry and is fully qualified to restore dental implants of multiple types including Nobel Biocare, Strauman and Southern.
Naveen is also fully certified in Invisalign and Inman tooth straightening having completed many cases to a natural and aesthetic finish.
Outside work he enjoys playing football and travelling.
Dr. M. D. Chan
ASSOCIATE DENTIST BDS MSC(CHILDREN DENTISTRY) MBA DMS FCDSHK FHKAM FHEA PGDIPAP
Dr. Chan graduated in Hong Kong and later obtained a Government Scholarship to study MSc in Children Dentistry in The Royal London Hospital. He also pursued his other interest in management and obtained a Diploma in Management Studies (DMS) and an MBA. He later obtained the Fellowship in Hong Kong Academy of Medicine and College of Dental Surgeons of Hong Kong. His main interest in Dentistry includes Restorative, Cosmetic and Children Dentistry. He also works as P/T Clinical Senior Lecturer in Paediatric Dentistry, Barts and The London School of Medicine and Dentistry, QMUL. He is also the Vocational Trainer and Associate Dentist in the Practice. Dr. Chan is fluent in Chinese and English.
Dr. Tatjana Kovacevic
ASSOCIATE DENTIST DDS MSC (ORAL MEDICINE)
GDC NO. 104416
Dr Kovacevic graduated in 1992 as a Doctor in Dental Surgery from the University of Sarajevo in the Former Yugoslavia. Since moving to the London in 1993 she completed the International Qualifying Examination held by the GDC and became fully registered in the UK.
In 1999 she obtained an MSC in Oral Medicine from Kings College University of London and continues to practice as a Speciality Dentist in Oral Medicine at Guy’s Dental Hospital including participating in teaching of undergraduate and postgraduate students.
In 2011 Dr Kovacevic obtained a Certificate in Cosmetic & Aesthetic Restorative Dentistry after a one year comprehensive advanced course under the tutelage of Chris Orr one of the UK’s most prominent cosmetic dentists.
Since 2008 as well as continuing her work at Guy’s hospital Dr Kovacevic joined our surgery providing all routine general dentistry for both adults and children with special interest in restorative aesthetic and prosthetics dentistry including teeth whitening, crowns and bridges.
Having lived in this area for 22 years and practiced at our surgery for the last 8 years Tatjana is very proud to be able to serve her own community and with her attention to detail and calming approach has become a well trusted dentist to many of our regular patients.
Tatjana is the proud mother to her son Vid who recently graduated from Regents University. In her spare time she enjoys attending her local gym, reading, dining with friends and travel.
Associate Dentist BDS (London) MJDF RCS (Eng)
GDC NO. 251690
Prab qualified from Kings College London and later obtained her MJDF at the Royal College of Surgeons, England. She then underwent further post graduate training at Guys’ Hospital in Restorative Dentistry and Oral Surgery, where she currently still works as a Specialty Dentist in Oral Surgery part time.
Prab enjoys all aspects of general dentistry but has a special interest in cosmetic and surgical procedures as well as the treatment of anxious patients. She attends various post graduate courses and keeps up to date with the latest techniques to create a healthy and beautiful smile for her patients.
Outside dentistry, she loves to keep fit, socialise and experience new cultures through travelling.
Dr Alice Stiven
GDC NO. 275294
Alice attained her Bachelor in Dental Surgery from University of Bristol, and prior to that was a dental technician specialising in life-like ceramic tooth restorations, having attained her Diploma in Dental Technology in her native New Zealand. She is a general dentist with a passion for cosmetic dentistry and improving patient smiles. Her calm and caring nature puts even the most anxious patients at ease.
GDC NO. 260450
Aaishah qualified as a dental hygienist from Cardiff university in 2015. Aaishah joined our team in October 2015. She is very passionate about her profession.
An expert in her field, Aaishah aims to improve her patients oral health by explaining the aetiology of gum disease, implementing the latest dental techniques and oral hygiene techniques.
Working closely with dentists at the practice, Aaishah always ensures her patients leave with healthy gums and a smile they can be proud of.
Aaishah enjoys swimming and participating in many different charity events , raising money for various causes in her spare time.
Narziya graduated from Eastman Dental Hospital in 2016 as a Dental Hygienist and Dental Therapist. She performs routine scale and polishes, root surface instrumentation for patients with gum disease and is also qualified to do tooth whitening. She will help patients to try and prevent diseases such as tooth decay and gum disease and maintain the highest standard of oral health by discussing and demonstrating how to achieve this. She also shows how to maintain the cleanliness of dental bridges, implants, dentures and braces. Narziya loves getting to know her patients and understanding what is important to them so that she can offer the best treatment to them.
As well as her Dentistry career she also has a BSc Hons Pharmacology and has worked in the Pharmaceutical industry. In addition to her career interests Narziya loves swimming, travelling, attending social events, going to exhibitions and learning anything new the most recent of which was graffiti.
GROUP OPERATIONS MANAGER
Craig is the Operations Manager for Quality Dental Group, he predominantly deals with the operational aspect of all the practices within Quality Dental Group, and although he could be at any one of these locations he always maintains a close and accessible relationship with everyone branch across the group. He ensures that all practices conform to a minimum set of standards with the aim to provide high quality dental services to everyone.
Craig has been working directly within the healthcare industry since 2013, prior to this he worked within the IT industry where in 2006 he was part of a select team heading the launch of a nationwide venture to roll out IT Consumer service for the general public within the UK, following the major success with 12 months of launch he was appointed as Regional Technical Trainer responsible for the training of new IT Engineers to compact the growing demand of the service and provide existing IT Field Engineers additional Technical knowledge and improve customer service skills.
In 2009 due to the massive success of the IT Consumer Service since launching, the need for improved structure became apparent, and Craig then became Regional Implementation Trainer, where between him and an implementation and development team developed and deployed a range of new and improved services and operational improvements ensuring customer nationally received the latest in IT support in an ever changing consumer market.
Once completed he felt it was the right time to seek a new and changeling role that would give him the opportunity to make a difference. Having already had some experience within health care (Mainly ICT) he knew healthcare would provide the challenges and wealth of knowledge he was seeking, which brings him to where he is today.
In his spare time he enjoy spending time with family and friends, playing golf and Rugby. Craig is a passionate follower of Formula 1 and various other motor sports and enjoys track days, racing events and karting just for a bit of fun.
Marija joined our practice in July 2019. She has 8 years’ experience in the dental industry, Marija has extensive knowledge of CQC regulations and GDC and ensures that our practice is compliant with health and safety guidelines.
As a practice manager, one of Marija’s many duties are to ensure the efficient day to day running of the practice and supporting the dental team in delivering outstanding patient care and service. Marija is available to discuss any aspect of queries and questions you may have.
Catia has had previous dental nursing experience aboard and is currently studying to get her qualification in UK.
She is a friendly person that work with team in order to offer the best care to the patients
In her free time she enjoys spending time with her family and friends, cooking, reading, and swimming.
Sheila started working as a dental nurse at Quality Dental Fulham in February 2020 after her one year experience in Italy. She is currently studying for her diploma in dental nursing.
Sheila is always eager to learn new skills and to extend her knowledge of dentistry, she takes every situation as a challenge to improve her skills.
In her time away from the practice she likes to spend her free time with friends, reading and traveling.
Ieva studying dental nurse since November 2019. She is excited and happy to work in dentistry,meeting new people and taking care of the patients.
Anissa is a patient care coordinator for Quality Dental Fulham. She is here to work the best of her ability to answer any queries or concerns for patients with her extended skills in communication and customer service.
Awo joined the practice in March 2020 and is part of the patient care coordinating team at Quality Dental Fulham. Having previously worked at a dental practice, Awo enjoys meeting patients, ensuring that they are comfortable and attended to once they enter. Before deciding to work within the dental industry, Awo had gained an English language and literature degree and has hopes of furthering her linguistic studies in the future.
In her spare time, Awo enjoys traveling, reading and spending time with her loved ones.