RUISLIP DENTAL TEAM
At Kingsend Dental Ruislip, 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
I 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 I have completed a year long aesthetic and restorative dentistry training programme as well as achieving membership to the prestigious Royal College of Surgeons Edinburgh.
My skills lie in implant and aesthetic dentistry. I am a gold level invisalign provider and also perform facial rejuvenation procedures. I enjoy treating anxious and nervous patients using my own techniques with the occasional aid of sedation.
Dr. Naveen Julka
PRINCIPAL DENTIST BDS (LOND)
GDC NO. 85957
I am a Partner at Kingsend Dental, having taken over the practice in January 2008 my 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, I have undertaken post-graduate training in aesthetic dentistry completing a year-long course.
I have completed a course in implant dentistry and I am fully qualified to place and restore dental implants.
I am fully certified in Invisalign and Inman tooth straightening having completed many cases to a natural and aesthetic finish. I also practice facial aesthetics (wrinkle correction injections and dermal fillers)
Dr. Hilton Katz
DENTIST BDS (RAND)
GDC NO. 68684
I was born and educated in Johannesburg, South Africa, obtaining my undergraduate Degree from University of Witwatersrand School of Dentistry.
I have an interest in all aspects of general dental practice and particularly enjoy cosmetic dentistry including veneers and whitening.
Dr. Dharminder Dhanda
DENTIST BDS (RAND)
GDC NO. 70133
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Dr. Neelma Patel
GDC NO. 69460
I graduated in 1993 and completed my Vocational Training in Brighton. I then decided to move back home to be near my family and worked in Sydenham for two years and in Swanley for five years.
In my nine years here at Kingsend I have gained experience in areas such as:
Implant restorative cases,
and treatment of the Advanced Dentition (In the Elderly).
I have an avid interest in Facial Aesthetics and Skin Rejuvenation and am also qualified to offer these treatments.
DENTIST BDS (LON)
GDC NO. 81164
DENTIST BDS (CAR)
GDC NO. 210748
Dr Miraj Shah graduated from Cardiff University with first class honours. He then gained his Membership of the Joint Dental Faculties from the Royal College of Surgeons. He has since been working in London in the Private and NHS sector. He currently works in 2 major District General Hospitals as a Specialty Doctor in Oral and Maxillofacial surgery where his role lies in clinical supervision of Junior Doctors, complex treatment planning and oral surgery. His interests lie in oral surgery, restorative dentistry and dental implants. He strongly believes in overall patient care.
He has completed his post graduate certification in Medical Education which has greatly aided him in his role as a clinical supervisor for dental post graduate training. He is also currently at the end of training for the diploma in Implant Dentistry at the world renowned Eastman Dental Institute in London.
In his spare time, Miraj enjoys travelling and has been to many wonderful exotic places. He plays squash regularly and is heavily involved in community events in relation to education, career planning and clinically oral cancer detection and prevention.
Dr. Nalin Dhamecha
DENTIST (PRACTICE LIMITED TO ENDODONTICS) BDS(LON) MFGDP (UK)
GDC NO. 72284
Dr Dhamecha qualified from King’s College, London in 1996. He has been a member of the team at Kingsend Dental Health Centre since 2009.
He has 20 year’s clinical experience in dentistry having worked as an associate dental surgeon in general dental practice and also the last 12 years in a hospital unit in restorative dentistry.
Dr Dhamecha has a special interest in endodontics - that is root canal treatments. He has completed various postgraduate courses and continues to attend regular postgraduate training courses. He has completed the MFDGP (UK) examination from the Royal College of Surgeons, England in 2003, and in 2005 completed the Certificate in Endodontics from the Eastman Dental Institute.
Presently Dr Dhamecha is part-time Speciality Dentist in Endodontics in the Restorative Dentistry department at St George’s Hospital, Tooting. He also works as a dentist with a special interest in endodontics (DwSI) at two other referral practices. He was a practice owner for 7 years, but currently his practice is limited to Endodontics.
Outside of dentistry Dr Dhamecha enjoys travel, reading and is a keen skier. He plays an active role in the BAPS Swaminarayan Mandir, Neasden, with various fund raising and charitable activities.
Dr. Omar Patel
DENTIST (PRACTICE LIMITED TO PERIODONTICS) BDS MPerio MClinDent
GDC NO. 81976
Omar qualified in 2003 from the University of Glasgow winning the prize for conservative dentistry as an undergraduate. In 2005, he became a practice principal and subsequently a vocational trainer with the responsibility of training newly qualified dentists. He was awarded the Diploma of Membership of the Faculty of General Dental Practitioners of the Royal College of Surgeons of England in 2007 and the Diploma of Membership of the Faculty of Dental Surgery from the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow in 2008.
Whilst working in general practice, he undertook advanced training in restorative dentistry at the Eastman Dental Institute, completing the Certificate in Restorative Dental Practice in 2008. He is currently a Specialist Registrar in Periodontics at Guy's Hospital, London, undertaking all aspects of periodontal therapy including surgical, non-surgical, muco-gingival and implant therapy. As well as providing periodontal care at Kingsend Dental, he is an active member of the British Society of Periodontology and has a special interest in the association between periodontal disease and diabetes. In 2015, he received the Ron F. Wilson postgraduate research award from King’s College London for clinical research and has presented his research internationally.
He was recently awarded the position of examiner for the Licence in Dental Surgery from the Royal College of Surgeons, England, the oldest continuously existing dental qualification in the United Kingdom.
Omar is a keen golfer and tennis player, and enjoys hill walking and long distance running on the weekends. He also has a degree in Computing and has a passion for all things technological.
Dr. Guy McLellan
ORAL SURGEON & IMPLANTS BDS, FDS, RCS (ENG) MBBS
GDC NO. 69883
Dr Guy McLellan is our dental implant surgeon and has been a member of our Kingsend Dental team for over 9 years. He is doubly qualified in dentistry and medicine and a Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons of England.
He has over 10 years hospital experience including training in ENT and plastic surgery and currently holds a teaching position at Charing Cross Hospital where he runs the dental implant clinic. His experience in implants dates back to 1994 and includes extra-oral implants to retain facial cosmesis/reconstruction following facial cancer surgery as well as intra-oral cancer rehabilitation and facial deformities such as cleft lip and palate.
GDC NO. 141352
Fatima qualified as a dental hygiene therapist from Guys, King's and St.Thomas' Dental Hospital in 2008, and was selected to be a part of the first Vocational Training scheme for Dental Therapists, where she was based in Northampton, Kettering and Oxford for a period of one year. Fatima joined our practice in 2011 and currently practices on Mondays and Fridays.
GDC NO. 2155
Mrs Sharon Lightstone is a hygienist with over 26 years experience, having successfully looked after the oral health of patients at Kingsend Dental for the past 3 years. She qualified as a Registered Dental Hygienist at King's College Hospital in 1981, where she was awarded the Best Student of the Year prize. She specialises in Preventive Dentistry and Dietary Advice and has until recently conducted a special weekly Oral Hygiene Clinic at Chase Farm Hospital for cancer patients. She regularly attends postgraduate technique courses in the latest methods, equipment and medicament's at London Dental Hospitals. She is married with three children.
GDC NO. 2171
I qualified as a dental hygienist at Kings’ College Hospital Dental School in the 1981 and was awarded the silver molar awarded. I worked part time in the Whittington Hospital, treating patients for various different reasons that were unable to go to a local dental practice, these also included ward patients, during which I also worked part time in several dental practices.
After having my two boys I returned to work in a few different practices that filled up my week.
I still enjoy my work after all these years; I have now been at Kingsend Dental since 2000, I have a list of regular patients who see me on a regular basis enabling them to be much more relaxed and happy to have continued hygiene sessions.
GDC NO. 4603
Cathy uses new technology to clean your teeth. There is an option of using an ultrasonic scaler, polishing with sodium bicarbonate or scaling your teeth under local anesthetic. Her true passion is treating gum disease. She will help you create a home care routine which would work best for you in maintaining good oral health.
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.
During Aaishahs time at Cardiff university she was given the opportunity to work with anxious, dental phobic patients in a sedation clinic. This was a very challenging and a great experience to partake in. Aaishah enjoys swimming and participating in many different charity events , raising money for various causes in her spare time.
I have worked at Kingsend dental for the past 20 years. I worked as a dental nurse for 9 years before moving on to reception. My hobbies include swimming, arts and collecting items from the 1950s era. I spend any spare time with my horse and dogs. Our aim at Kingsend Dental is to make your visit as comfortable as possible. We are a dedicated team and do our utmost to be as helpful and informative as possible, taking a great professional approach to our work
DENTAL NURSE / RECEPTIONIST
GDC NO. 236995
DENTAL NURSE / RECEPTIONIST
GDC NO. 262126