Team

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Dr Shilpa Patel, BDS
Principal Dentist
GDC Reg No: 66103 Registered Since: December 1990

Shilpa graduated from University of Wales College of Medicine 1991 and worked in various practices before becoming principal at Stratford  Dental in 1994. She has also taught at the Eastman Hospital School of Hygiene & Therapy and has done some community dentistry where she gained experience working with the elderly, children and the handicapped. She has developed a special interest in periodontology and tooth whitening and has worked at the Smile Studio on Shaftesbury Avenue with Dr Wyman Chan. She has also completed her training in the latest techniques of facial rejuvenation at The Bob Khanna Training Institute.

Shilpa’s current areas of special interest are Facial aesthetic treatments and tooth whitening.

Outside dentistry, Shilpa likes to spend her spare time on health & fitness and personal development. She has achieved a masters in NLP. Shilpa also enjoys the company of family & friends and travelling.

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Dr Vinai Patel, BDS, LDS, RCS
Principal Dentist
GDC Reg No: 63098 Registered Since: April 1988

Vinai graduated from the Royal London Hospital Medicine College in 1988 and has worked in various practices in Essex and East London until 1994 when he became a principal dentist in Stratford Dental. He is  an active member of the East London & the City Dental Committee where he provides support and advice for all dentists in Newham, City, Hackney and Tower Hamlets areas. He has a special interest in practice management, Clinical Governance and Compliance.

A previous Vocational Trainer for several years in 2 London Deanery schemes, he was involved in mentoring and supervising newly qualified dentists. He was also a Store dentist for M & S.

In his spare time, he enjoys cycling, fishing, yoga, rambling and running.
He has also in the past raised nearly £10,000 for several charity events involving trekking and running.

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Hannah Peek
Practice Manager

Hannah has worked in dental practice for over 20 years. During this time she has worked her way up the ladder from being a qualified Dental Nurse, Receptionist, Treatment Plan Co-Coordinator and has been a Practice Manager for over 14 years.

Hannah enjoys teaching other Practice Managers and Receptionists on how to make their practice successful. She has achieved both BDA Good Practice and Investors in People for practices she has worked in. In her spare time Hannah enjoys spending time with friends and family and is a proud Mother to her 1 year old son Henry James.

 

Associate Dentists
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Dr Chanpreet Kalsi, BDS(Lond), MJDF, RCS(Eng)
Associate Dentist
GDC Reg No: 177507 Registered Since: July 2009

Dr Chanpreet Kalsi qualified from Guys Kings and St Thomas' Dental Institute. Since then she has furthered her education and skills by attending various courses and conferences in the UK and in Canada. She particularly enjoys cosmetic dentistry, simple tooth whitening procedures to clear braces.

Dr Kalsi has a passion for the prevention of oral disease, and works to promote a healthy lifestyle for all of her patients. She is stage 1 Smoking Cessation Advice trained, and can work with you to help you kick the habit. She also provides bespoke dietary analyses for her patients, which can help you identify exactly where those hidden sugars in your diet are.

 

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Dr Khadija Bakali, BDS (Stockholm)
Associate Dentist
GDC Reg No: 180623 Registered Since: October 2009

Khadija graduated from Karolinska Institute Stockholm, Sweden in June 2009.

Straight after graduation she worked in Sweden and then later Isle of Man till2012, when she relocated to London to further improve her clinical skills.

Khadija is a certified Inman aligner Dentist and can provide teeth straightening with clear braces.

She also holds a post graduate certificate in "Cosmetic Dentistry and Aesthetic Restorative Dentistry".

Khadija is committed to providing exceptional quality of care to her patients.

With her extensive language skills, she can offer treatment in English, Swedish, Arabic, French and Spanish.

Furthermore she volunteers for the Dental charity "Dentaid", by taking part in emergency outreach Dentistry in underdeveloped countries world wide.

Her interests outside dentistry is travelling, music and sports.

She played football for Colby Ladies Team on Isle of Man and is a certified Scuba Sports diver.

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Dr Wassim Chawich DDS, IQE, MFDS RCS Eng, MClinDent in Prosthodontics, MRD RCS Eng Prosthodontist Specialist
Prosthodontist Specialist
GDC Reg No: 83862 Registered Since: July 2004

Wassim graduated in 1993. He then worked in various hospitals and dental practices. His experience in the UK included a Senior House Officer and then a Staff Grade jobs in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery departments.

He became a member of the Royal College of Surgeons of England, and then obtained a Certificate in Surgical & Prosthodontic Implantology from the Eastman Dental Institute – UCL.

In 2012 Wassim completed a specialist training programme in Prosthodontics at the Eastman Dental Institute – UCL, at the end of this four-year part-time course Wassim obtained a Master of Clinical Dentistry in Prosthodontics and a Membership in Restorative Dentistry from the Royal College of Surgeons of England.

Wassim is currently registered on the General Dental Council Specialist List as a Prosthodontist Specialist.

As a Prosthodontist Specialist Wassim provides simple and complex prosthodontic treatment including full mouth reconstruction, cosmetic dentistry and removable prostheses and has a special interest in Oral Surgery. Wassim accepts referrals for prosthodontic assessment and treatment and for implants including all their related surgical procedures including: Sinus Lifts, Block Grafts, Soft Tissue Grafts and lower jaw nerve repositioning.

He regularly carries out sedation (oral and intravenous) to treat nervous patients.

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Dr Gauri Mohile BDS
Associate Dentist
GDC Reg No: 118970 Registered Since: October 2007

Gauri graduated from India in 2001 and worked in various practices in London and Kent before joining as an associate at Stratford Dental. 

She has also completed the Tatum Institute Implant course and has successfully placed and restored implants. Her current areas of special interest are Cosmetic Dentistry and Aesthetic Restorative Dentistry. 

Gauri has been providing the National Centre for Smoking cessation training and works especially with young pregnant mothers to give up the habit.

Outside dentistry, Gauri is an avid traveller and has a keen interest in music especially western jazz. She shares this interest with her husband, Krish and son, Rishi. The family can be found at various music festivals across the country and Europe

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Agnieszka Glowacka
Hygienist
GDC Reg No:168126 Registered Since: December 2010

Agnieszka qualified in Poland in 2007 as a dental hygienist.  She over 8 years of experience in dentistry and has been working in UK since 2010 in dental practices across London. 

Agnieszka loves her job and helping others.  Thanks to her knowledge and experience she can help people to keep their teeth and gums healthy.

She enjoy all the aspects of her work, but has a special interest in prophylaxis. Agnieszka believes that prevention is the easiest and the best way to stay healthy.

Nurses
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Zana Vasaitiene
Dental Nurse
GDC Reg Number: 262184 Registered Since:February 2016

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Rume Begum
Dental Nurse
GDC Reg No: 182976 Registered Since: November 2009

Rume has 8 years experience as a dental nurse. She qualified in 2009 and is GDC registered. Rume has a keen interest in Oral health and specialised in this in early 2011. At work Rume enjoys giving oral health advice to patients and outside of work Rume enjoys visiting London’s attractions with friends and family.

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Jessica Maduhu
Dental Nurse

Jessica has been working as a dental nurse for 4 years.  She is currently doing her diploma in dental nursing.

 

She enjoys being a dental nurse and is especially good at surgical treatments and making of mouth guards. She is also good at giving oral health advice.

Outside work, she enjoys spending time with her children, AJ and Noel. 

Receptionists
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Tremaine Lawson
Receptionist

Tremaine  has joined Stratford dental in March 2017.  She started out as a trainee dental nurse and fell  in love with the admin side of the business and never looked back.

Now  with  over 11 years of dental experience in both NHS and Private practices she always aim to provide  high quality service at all times.

She has a vast knowledge of dentistry which she has gained over these years, Tremaine welcome all patients with a smile and tries to answer all questions in the best way possible.

She is also a qualified Therapist in Facials and Swedish Massage.

 

In her spare time she enjoys, cooking, reading and spending time with family and  friends.

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Deborah Johnson
Receptionist

Deborah is one of our practice receptionists she is also a Registered Dental Nurse.

Deborah has been a receptionist here at Stratford Dental since March 2015.

She has a vast knowledge of all aspects of dentistry due to working in the surgery and at the reception desk. Deborah professional experience includes improving the patient experience, managing patient safety and offering her services as an experienced counsellor.She ensures that everything at the practice runs smoothly and always aims to provide a first class experience for all our patients.

In her spare time Deborah enjoys weekend breaks alongside a good night of Dancing.