General Dental Practitioners and Specialists in Clapham Junction, Battersea
Principal Dentist - Dr Jignesh Patel
BDS (2002) MFDS RCS (2005) Dip Imp Dent RCS (2009)
Dr Patel graduated from Kings College London in 2002. Since then he has completed numerous courses in the UK and abroad. He completed his postgraduate training in Implantology in 2009 from the prestigious Royal College of Surgeons in England.
Not happy with limiting his skills to Implant dentistry, he studied and embarked on numerous cosmetic brace courses as well as a Botox and Facial aesthetics course giving himself an impressive knowledge in all areas of dentistry. He also has advance experience in Full Mouth Rehabilitation, Cosmetic High Precision Dentures and Invisalign.
Jignesh is a friendly and caring dentist who prides himself on making his patients feel relaxed and calm when under his care, His pain free approach to dentistry gives his patients an overwhelming sense of confidence in his abilities.
In his spare time Jignesh loves to travel and see all parts of the world and pursue adrenaline filled activities including shark cage diving!
Dr Patel offers the following treatments:
- Dental Implants
- Fast Braces
- Smile Makeovers
- NTI migrane/pain therapy
GDC Number: 81168
Dentist - Dr Moira Baldiraghi
BDS Lond 2002, MFDS RCS Eng 2005
Since graduation I have been dedicating myself to quality dental care, having a special interest in multidisciplinary cases that require detailed planning and co-ordination of several specialist branches of dentistry. I have undergone and continue to undergo postgraduate education in several countries with world leaders in several fields of dentistry and dental technology. My main interests are based on minimally invasive dentistry, including white fillings and smile enhancement.
Patient care and satisfaction are of paramount importance in my daily practice. I pride myself of being capable of making nervous patients at ease and I am often capable of changing their negative view of the dental experience.
I currently hold the following posts:
Affiliate Member of The British Academy of Aesthetic Dentistry
I have successfully completed training programs in Implants, Cosmetic Dentistry, Smile Design, Cerec and Lumineers crowns, Invisalign and Inman aligners and have carried out most of my Cosmetic training in Milan, Italy as well as a one year course in Aesthetic Anterior and Posterior composite restorations held by David Klaff (specialist prosthodontic) here in UK.
I have also a special interest in oral surgery procedures. I am currently undergoing a two year diploma in implant dentistry held by the Royal College of Surgeons of London.
I have 2 lovely girls age 3 and 1 and I love to spend my spare time with them! I currently work at the practice 3 days, Monday Tuesday and Wednesday.
GDC Number: 101955
Dentist - Dr Grace Marks
BDS (Hons) BSc (Hons)
Grace is a general dentist interested in all aspects of dentistry. She is committed to providing preventative dentistry in a friendly and approachable manner. Grace studied Pharmacology prior to her dental degree and is dedicated to further learning, most recently through part 1 of MJDF Royal College of Surgeons Examination.
In her spare time, Grace enjoys travelling and running.
Dentist - Dr Maryam Ahmadyar
BDS Honours (2006), MFDS RCSEd, MSc DPH (2016)
Maryam graduated with an Honours degree from University of Dundee in 2006. She then went on to gain membership of the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh in 2008. Since that time, she has consistently been involved in continuing education and dental research, and in 2016, she received her MSc degree in Dental Public Health from University College London. During her studies, Maryam has received numerous awards for her academic and clinical performance, including awards for the highest grades for the BDS degree, best performance in Part 1 MFDS examinations and best clinical skills in paediatric dentistry.
Since graduating, Maryam has worked in a variety of settings such as dental hospitals, clinics and general practices. During this time, she has gained extensive experience of various fields such as oral surgical procedures, periodontology, advanced restorative and cosmetic procedures, treatment of nervous patients, advanced dental management of children and treatment of simple and complex prosthodontic cases.
Maryam has a minimally invasive approach to her work, and believes in preserving as much of the natural tooth structure as possible. She places great emphasis on prevention and oral health education, and spends time communicating and creating a pleasant environment for her patients.
While being actively involved
Dentist - Dr Rohit Kumar
BDS Lpool 2012
Rohit qualified from Liverpool University in 2012 and has since been working in general practice providing dental care fro his patients.
Rohit has a keen interest in further education and is currently undertaking his MFDS examinations and PG Certificate in Implantology. He has a particular interest in
Minimally Invasive Cosmetic Dentistry and Endodontics.
In his spare time he enjoys playing a variety of sports especially football and badminton.
Dentist - Dr Millie Argyriadou
DDS, MSc (Conservative), MSc (Endodontics)
Speciality: Cosmetic, Prosthodontic, Restorative Dentistry, Endodontics, Invisalign Millie has over 15 years’ experience and is dedicated to the art and science of enhancing a person's smile and oral health. “Being able to improve the quality of life, confidence and happiness of my patients, through cosmetic and reconstructive dentistry, has been the greatest privilege of my life” Millie is committed to keeping up-to-date with the latest techniques, and continues to undertake various postgraduate courses. She is a certified Invisalign dentist. She has successfully completed the prestigious degree of Masters of Science in Conservative Dentistry at UCL Eastman Dental Institute. She then continued an intensive two-year specialty-training program, where she obtained her degree of Masters of Science in Endodontics (root fillings and microsurgery) again at the UCL Eastman Dental Institute.
Millie is an extremely caring dentist and takes enormous pride in her work. She provides dentistry of the highest standard and believes in pain free treatment, clinical excellence and superb service. Millie also developed a special interest in tooth whitening, undertaking extensive research on this subject as part of her MSc(s) studies. Millie’s philosophy of practice is to provide Relationship Based, Patient Centred, and Comprehensive Care in her dentistry. As part of her commitment to delivering high quality dentistry to patients, Millie continues to travel worldwide to further her dental education, attends various study groups and courses throughout the year, updating her knowledge on all aspects of dentistry. Millie is greatly liked and respected by her team, patients and colleagues.
In her spare time Millie relaxes by cycling, swimming, sailing, playing tennis and traveling.
Dentist - Dr Nicola Ogilvie
BDS Hons (2011)
Nicola graduated from the University of Sheffield in 2011 with a Honours Degree in Dental Surgery and has been in practice ever since. Nicola has always wanted a career in practice since she enjoys all aspects of dentistry as well as building long term relationships with patients. Nicola places emphasis on preventive and minimally invasive dental care.
During her time in practice she has developed a keen interest in the treatment of nervous patients through behavioural management as well as intravenous sedation.
Nicola has recently completed the exams for a diploma for the membership of Joint Faculties of the Royal College of Surgeons and is also trained in cosmetic tooth whitening.
Outside of dentistry Nicola enjoys travelling and experiencing new cultures, fine dining as well as keeping fit.
Dentist - Dr Ronit Patel
BDS Sheff (2012)
Ronit qualified from the University of Sheffield in 2012 and have since gained a wide range of experience working in practices in West Wales, Surrey and Central London.
He recently completed a 1-year course in Advanced Operative, Aesthetic & Restorative Dentistry, with my main interest being restoring teeth utilising modern minimally invasive techniques, including white fillings and smile enhancement.
Continuing educational development is the key to clinical success, and with that in mind he have also taken postgraduate courses in Sedation, Orthodontics, and Oral Surgery, and am currently undertaking exams to achieve a diploma from the Royal College of Surgeons.
Patient care and satisfaction are of paramount importance in my daily practice. Ronit prides himself of being capable of making nervous patients feel at ease through good communication and offering a variety of treatment options.
Outside of work, Ronit keeps fit playing football and cycling. He has completed numerous long-distance bike rides around the UK, and plans to do more in the future! He also has a keen interest in photography and backpacking.
Dentist - Dr Zamena Janmohamed
BDS(Lon) MFDS RCS(Ed)
Zamena graduated from King's College London in 2014, the largest dental school in the UK. Upon qualifying she has worked in general practice as well as completing further postgraduate training at King's College hospital. Her areas of special interest are in restorative dentistry, facial aesthetics, oral surgery and intravenous sedation, paediatrics, trauma and emergency care.
Zamena's most specific area of interest is in dental and facial aesthetics. She has advanced training in Botox and fillers, providing rejuvenation to the face, evening out and removing facial wrinkles and folds, providing eye brow lifts and cheek contouring as well as lip enhancement. She regularly carries out tooth bleaching, which is one of our most popular treatments to enhance a patient's smile in a matter of simply 2 weeks. Other areas of dental aesthetics includes the replacement and partial restoration of teeth with tooth coloured fillings, crowns, veneers and dentures.
Zamena has worked in the largest dental trauma clinic in London, managing both adults and children with acute and delayed dental trauma. She also regularly works on the emergency dental clinic and oral surgery department at King's College hospital and thus has a keen interest in these areas. Another management of pain she treats is temperomandibular jaw dysfunction, providing occlusal Michigan splints for the management of pain.
Special Interest in Endodontics - Kunal Pradeep Patel
BDS Hons (London), MFDS RCS (Edinburgh), MSC Endodontics (Eastman)
Kunal is a Clinical Teaching Fellow and the new Deputy Director for the Endodontic Practice PG Diploma programme at the Eastman Dental Institute. He graduated with Honours from Bart’s and The London; achieving a Distinction grade in all five years of study along with numerous awards and was a runner-up to the University of London Gold Medal.
He has worked as the restorative Senior House Officer at the prestigious Eastman Dental Hospital and completed his Master’s degree in Endodontology; graduating with distinction. His research project, comparing the efficacy of three final rinse root canal irrigation regimens, was nominated to represent Endodontics for the Best UCL Master’s thesis and the ‘Dean’s Research Prize’.
Kunal has a keen interest in providing a patient-centred approach to his dentistry and recognises the importance in being able to talk to his patients and make them feel at ease. Having now confirmed his passion for root canal treatment, he shares his time at the Eastman Dental Institute, in Private Practice around London and is the founder of Apex Endodontics, the online referral platform for root canal treatment.
For more information about Apex Endodontics and root canal treatment, please visit:
Practice Limited to Periodontics and Implantology - Dr Vamshidhar Nagala
BDS (Lond), BSc (Lond), MClin Dent (Perio), Adv Clin Dip (Perio)
Vam trained at The Royal London Hospital and graduated as a dentist in 2008. After completing his vocational training year, he worked as Senior House Officer in Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery in Southend General Hospital. Over the next 3 years, Vam worked in general practice as a Specialty Dentist in Southend, London and Cambridge. He also taught undergraduates at Queen Mary University, London as a clinical supervisor in Oral Surgery prior to embarking on his training pathway in periodontics (the treatment of gum disease). During this time, he completed his membership exams at the Royal College of Surgeons and was awarded Membership of the Faculty of Dental Surgery.
Vam has since completed his Advanced Clinical Diploma as well as a Master’s degree in Clinical Dentistry, in the field of periodontology. He has conducted clinical research as well as co-authored several publications in key British journals.
Vam's caring and patient focused approach is an integral aspect of how he treats our patients. His unique mix of experience in Periodontics, Implantology and Oral Surgery enables him to offer these services to patients.
Orthodontist - Dr Cleopatra Darwish
BDS Lond 2002, MFDS RCS Eng 2004
Cleopatra studied dentistry at Guys Hospital in London. Since qualifying in 2002 she spent a year working in the community dental service treating nervous children and adults with special needs. She then went on to work for 3 years in maxillofacial surgery and paediatric dentistry. During this time she obtained the Membership of the Faculty of Dental Surgery (MFDS) from the Royal College of surgeons of England. She then did 3 years orthodontic training and obtained the orthodontic qualification of Master of Science (MSc) in orthodontics from Kings College London and Membership in Orthodontics (MOrth) from the Royal College of Surgeons in Edinburgh in 2009.
She is a registered Orthodontic Specialist with the General Dental Council (81110) and is a member of the British Orthodontic Society. She has worked in the orthodontic department at Queen Victoria Hospital and specialist practice in Surrey and Slough. She is additionally qualified in the use of Incognito and Invisalign appliances. She lives in Battersea with her husband Yamam and young daughter Nineve. In her spare time she enjoys travelling and cooking.
GDC Number: 81110
Hygienist - Lauren Bennett
Diploma in Dental Hygiene and Therapy Lond 2008
Lauren has worked in dentistry for over ten years, she graduated as a dually qualified dental therapist and hygienist from Kings College London.
Since qualifying Lauren has worked in hospital, community, NHS and private practices in central London and Kent. Lauren is an active member of the British Society of Dental Hygiene and Therapy and regularly attends courses and lectures around the U.K.
Lauren gains much satisfaction from getting to know her patients and helping them to achieve and maintain a healthy clean smile.
As well as periodontal treatments Lauren is able to offer her patients tooth whitening, restorative dentistry and radiographs.
In her spare time Lauren enjoys Playstation games and cooking.
GDC Number: 141440
Hygienist - Olga Thompson
Diploma in Dental Hygiene and Therapy Lond 2011
Olga lived, worked and studied just outside Moscow in Russia gaining degrees in Biology and Geography before coming to the UK in 2001.
Within a few years she was working as a dental nurse and studying part-time at college. She obtained her National Diploma in Dental Nursing in 2005.
Olga enjoyed working in a busy mixed NHS/private dental practice but wanted to progress in the field of dentistry and in 2009 she successfully gained a place at the prestigious Kings College London to study as a Dental Hygienist & Therapist.
She graduated in 2011 having excelled throughout the course.
She enjoys organic gardening, reading, travelling and spending time with family and friends.
GDC Number: 154299