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
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.
Jatan enjoys treating anxious and nervous patients using his very own techniques with the occasional aid of sedation.
Dr. Naveen Julka
PRINCIPAL DENTIST BDS (LOND)
GDC NO. 85957
Naveen is one of the Partners at Kingsend Dental, having taken over the practice in January 2008 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. Hilton Katz
DENTIST BDS (RAND)
GDC NO. 68684
Hilton was born and educated in Johannesburg, South Africa, obtaining my undergraduate Degree from University of Witwatersrand School of Dentistry.
Hilton has an interest in all aspects of general dental practice and particularly enjoys cosmetic dentistry including veneers and whitening.
Dr. Dharminder Dhanda
DENTIST BDS (RAND)
GDC NO. 70133
Dharminder qualified from the University of Manchester. Started working at a NHS practice before working at a mixed practice which predominately became private. Whilst working in a general practice, he took advanced training in restorative dentistry at Eastman institute completing the certificate in restorative dentistry.
Futher to this, he also completed a year long programme to gain a certificate in cosmetic dentistry. Gained experience in restoring implants in practice and also on invisalign provider.
Away from work he enjoys health and fitness and eating out. Keen footballer, enjoy cricket, go karting and travelling.
Dr. Neelma Patel
GDC NO. 69460
Neelma graduated in 1993 from the Turner Dental School University of Manchester. Neelma is a associate dentist at Kingsend Dental since 2001 with 23 years of experience in clinical dentistry in a general dental practice.
Has keen interest in cosmetic dentistry, Implant restorative cases, facial aesthetics and skin rejuvenation. Believes in providing dentistry to the highest clinical standards a in a kind and professional manner and enjoy treating nervous patients, putting them at ease and helping them gain confidence.
Neelma enjoys travelling, cooking and yoga.
Dr. Sheela Patade
DENTIST BDS (LON)
GDC NO. 81164
Sheela qualified from Guys and St Thomas' Dental Hospital in 2002 and completed her Vocational Training in London. Sheela joined Kingsend Dental in 2016 and is a much loved member of our team. She prides herself on her conservative approach to dentistry and enjoys treating all cases from the simple to complex.
She has enjoyed many years of treating families and has recently developed an interest in cosmetic dentistry. She is a Certified practitioner for the Inman Aligner system and Invisalign (orthodontics) and plans to further her knowledge in new cosmetic techniques.
Outside dentistry Sheela enjoys cooking Japanese food and likes to travel especially to India.
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.
Dr Dipesh Patel
BDS (Lond), MFDS RCS Ed, PG Dip (PDC)
Practice Limited to Oral Surgery
Dipesh qualified from King’s College London Dental School and has committed his career to oral surgery. Since graduating, Dipesh has undertaken his oral surgery training at the prestigious Guy’s Hospital in London where he has been mentored by some of the leading consultants in the field. He has completed a year’s training in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery at Queen Victoria Hospital in Portsmouth. His passion and commitment to oral surgery successfully secured him a place onto the competitive oral surgery specialist training program which he is currently undertaking in Buckinghamshire.
Dipesh has published his work in a number of peer reviewed journals and has been invited internationally and nationally to present his research within oral surgery. He also developed a passion for teaching and has been involved in teaching undergraduate students and postgraduate dental trainees in oral surgery at Guy’s Dental Hospital.
Dipesh’s practice is limited to oral surgery and his main interest is dental alveolar surgery including surgical extractions and the removal of impacted wisdom teeth.
Outside of oral surgery, Dipesh has a strong passion for sports in particular cricket and travelling the world.
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. Nalin Dhamecha
DENTIST (PRACTICE LIMITED TO ENDODONTICS) BDS(LON) MFGDP (UK)
GDC NO. 72284
Nalin 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 22 year’s clinical experience in dentistry having worked as an associate dental surgeon in general dental practice and also the last 14 years in a hospital unit in restorative dentistry.
Nalin 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 Nalin 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 in London. He was a practice owner for 7 years, but currently his practice is limited to Endodontics.
Outside of dentistry Nalin enjoys travel, reading and is a keen skier. He plays an active role in the BAPS Swaminarayan Mandir, Neasden, with various fundraising and charitable activities. He is also a school governor at a local primary school.
Referrals are accepted for de novo routine endodontics as well as the more complex non-surgical endodontic re-treatments. An initial consultation appointment is required to assess the required treatment and to come to a diagnosis, followed by a proposed treatment plan.
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
Sharon 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.
Sharon is married with three children.
GDC NO. 260450
Aaishah qualified as a dental hygienist from Cardiff university in 2015. She 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.
GDC NO. 228769
After gaining her Bachelors Degree in Biomedical Science in 2006 from Reading University, Aupal developed a keen interest in dentistry and decided to pursue a career in dental hygiene. She completed her training as a hygienist from the renowned Eastman Dental Institute in 2012 and is now proud to be a part of the Kingsend dental team.
Aupal enjoys the challenge of complex periodontal cases, especially working with nervous patients and easing them through treatments. She is thoroughly passionate about the her work and has a very important role in working alongside dentists to provide excellent oral hygiene care.
When not working, Aupal enjoys traveling and spending time with her husband and two children.
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.
Practice Manager/Dental Radiographer/Dental Nurse
GDC NO. 236995
Rasiina began her career as a trainee Dental Nurse at the practice in 2008 and qualified with the National Certificate in Dental Nursing in 2009.
Rasiina enjoyed working as a Dental Nurse and over the years gained experience and knowledge in many areas of dentistry. Rasiina has exponentially grown her knowledge in the field of dentistry and with continuous learning gained the position of Practice Manager. She is empathetic and meticulous in her approach to ensuring patients receive the best level of care.
Away from the practice Rasiina enjoys spinning classes and spending time with family and friends.
Natalie started working at Kingsend Dental in October 2018.
She has previous experience working within reception team.
Natalie enjoys supporting customers with their queries and putting them at ease when they visit.
She likes to spend time with her family and reading in her free time.
Tess is one of our newest Receptionists at Kingsend. She joined the team in August 2019 and has settled in well, building rapport with patients through her polite and friendly attitude. She has no professional dental background so her knowledge in dentistry has been self-taught.
Tess studied Animal Care in college and is in awe of all that exists. She is the Mum of a Staffordshire Terrier called Tia and in her spare time enjoys binge watching Netflix, cleaning her house and going for long walks in the woods.
Shaney joined the team in October 2019. Shaney has enjoyed working in the dental industry for two and a half years and takes pride in making patients feel comfortable and making sure they have a good dental experience.
In her spare time, Shaney also works in a pub, where she lives with her partner.
Enjoys spending time with her friends and travelling.
Head Dental Nurse
GDC NO. 272364
Georgiana Graduated with a National Diploma in Dental Nursing in July 2017, she has over one years’ experience in the Dental Nursing field before her graduation and proved to be eager to learn new things and taking every new situation as a challenge to improve her skills. She joined our team in October 2017 and enjoys treating all patients especially those who require specialist treatment.
Georgiana has a special interest in infection prevention, always keeping her knowledge about this aspect contemporaneous. Being a loving and caring person she is not afraid to offer her help to other people.
In her spare time she enjoys dancing and spending time with her family and friends.
GDC NO. 281509
Rebeca joined Kingsend Dental in October 2017 as a Trainee Dental Nurse.
In march 2018 Rebeca passed her NEBDN Dental Nursing Course. Rebeca is a dedicated person, very perseverant with a lot of attention to details. In the future she would like to become Implant Dental Nurse.
In her spare time she loves spending time with families and traveling.