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The Team

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Our Expert Dental Team

The Holland Park Dental Centre’s expert team of highly-trained, experienced clinicians and friendly support staff offer the very best customer service possible. We are confident that we have the best dentist for you and your treatment needs. Our close-knit team take a multidisciplinary approach where it’s needed to ensure outstanding levels of dentistry and patient satisfaction.

Our expertly skilled team offer only the highest quality treatments and use the latest in dental materials to ensure you receive the highest level of clinical excellence dentistry has to offer.

Dr Anthony Lam

Specialist Orthodontist

BDS (Hons), MSc (Lond), MOrth RCS (Edin)
GDC: 80300

Anthony Lam is an internationally recognised Specialist Orthodontist. He is a clinical teacher in Orthodontics at Guy’s Hospital, London, and a member of a number of local and international Orthodontic Societies.

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He qualified as a dentist at the University of Melbourne and then gained an MSc in Orthodontics at the University of London. He is the recipient of the Professor Philip Walther Prize for outstanding performance as part of his MSc and obtained membership of The Royal College of Surgeons upon qualification. Since then, he has worked in private orthodontic practice in the South East region.

He is also a Clinical Teacher in Orthodontics at Guy’s Hospital. He is a DIAMOND Invisalign® provider. He was invited to treat the winner of the UK wide competition ‘Invisalign® Changed my Life’ and is part of Invisalign®‘s ‘Smile Squad’. His main areas of interest are invisible braces, cosmetic orthodontic braces including Suresmile Advanced® brace technology, Lingual Braces such as Incognito and In-Ovation L®, Invisalign® and Damon Braces.

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Dr Shan Lam

General & Cosmetic Dentist and Facial Aesthetics Practitioner

BDS (Bris)
GDC: 80558

Born and bred in London, Dr Lam graduated from the University of Bristol in 2002. She is competent in all areas of dentistry and has a keen interest – and long-standing experience – in cosmetic treatment, especially in the use of Invisalign and similar techniques of smile design.

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Dr Shan Lam previously worked for fifteen years in a busy, family-oriented practice in Cambridge, where she was the senior dental practitioner. She prides herself on the empathetic and caring way in which she treats her patients – from toddlers to octogenarians. Her principal goal is to ensure that all her patients, children and adults alike, feel relaxed and comfortable in the dental environment.

 

In addition to general, cosmetic, and implant dentistry, Dr Lam has been a certified provider of anti-wrinkle treatment (Botox), dermal fillers and lip-enhancement procedures since 2006. She also has a special interest in helping patients who grind their teeth, as well as those who suffer from snoring or obstructive sleep apnoea.

Specialist Periodontist Ruben Garcia

Dr Ruben Garcia

Specialist Periodontist and Implant Surgeon

BDS (Hons), MClinDent Periodontics / Implantology (UCL), Cert Perio (EFP), MRDRCS (Eng), FFGDP (UK), PhD (Int)
GDC: 109321

Dr. Ruben Garcia is an internationally recognised specialist in Periodontics that also provides dental implants as part of his clinical practice. He qualified as a dentist at the University of Madrid and then gained an MClinDent in Periodontology at the renown Eastman Dental Institute (UCL) as well as an international accreditation from the European Federation of Periodontology.

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Since then, he devoted part of his time to private practice and became consultant and clinical supervisor in Periodontics at Guy’s

and St Thomas’ Hospital.

Dr. Ruben Garcia is also currently involved in the development of research on the latest surgical techniques to maximise aesthetics in dental implants after successful completion of his PhD in this field. Dr Garcia has wide experience in periodontal treatment, including non-surgical and surgical treatment of periodontal diseases including conventional and regenerative periodontal surgery, periodontal plastic/aesthetic surgery and alveolar bone augmentation procedures.

In addition, he has wide experience in the placement of dental implants, including complex cases that require bone augmentation procedures and/or sinus lift.

Mono-specialty consultant in Periodontology. Guy’s and St Thomas’ Hospital.
Honorary Senior Clinical Lecturer. King’s College London.
European Federation of Periodontology Certified.
Fellow of the Faculty of General Dental Practice.
Registered specialist in Periodontology.
PhD in Dental Sciences.

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Dr. Aroob Essa Karjikar

Special interest Prosthodontics and implant rehabilitation

BDS, MDSc Prosthodontics (Dundee), MclinDent Prosthodontics (King’s College London), MRD MPros RCSEdin

GDC: 290109

After completing her BDS, Dr.Karjikar began her training in Prosthodontics in Dundee where she got her MSc with merit gaining a lot of experience with Dentures and aesthetic restorations. After this, she completed her MClinDent in Prosthodontics form King’s College London where she graduated with a distinction focusing mainly on full mouth rehabilitations and implant restorations.

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She also holds a specialty Membership in Prosthodontics from the Royal college of Surgeons Edinburgh. Dr.Karjikar is currently a clinical lecturer at Kings College London . She also works at Guy’s and St.Thomas’ hospital where she exclusively works with the rehabilitation of head and neck cancer patients. Her research work focusses on implant rehabilitation.

She loves treating patients and is known for her humble yet honest demeanor and mannerism.

In her spare time she enjoys surfing and traveling.

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Dr  Neha Radia

General Dentist and Facial Aesthetics Practitioner

BDS (Hons) MFDS RCS Ed
GDC: 115008

Neha Radia (formerly Sejpal) graduated from King’s College London in 2007 with honours.  She enjoys all aspects of dentistry but is particularly passionate about using minimally invasive and preventive dentistry to give her patients the healthy smile they truly desire.

 

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Neha has completed several courses enhancing the art of smile design and has attained certifications in cosmetic and aesthetic restorative dentistry from Advanced Dental Seminars and Invisalign Go.  She enjoys using tooth whitening and composite bonding techniques to restore worn and broken teeth to enhance and transform smiles.  She is a perfectionist with an eye for detail, which compliments her cosmetic dentistry.

Dr Myrum Meltzer

General Dentist

BChD Stell 1980
GDC: 54426

Dr Meltzer was born and raised in Cape Town, South Africa where he served in the African Army and studied dentistry at the University of Stellenbosch. He emigrated to the UK back in 1980 and registered with the General Dental Council, over the years Myrum has been both a practice owner and an associate and has worked hard to proved the highest quality care for his patients

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Myrum’s focus for his patients has always been about maintaining great oral health and preventative dental care. Over the years he has developed his skills to provide an excellent level of both cosmetic and restorative treatments, including working closely with oral surgeons to restore lost teeth with dental implants. He also offers an innovative sleep apnoea treatment with the mandibular advancement splint. Outside of work, Myrum is a keen sports fan, he is chairman of his golf society and also enjoys cricket, football, rugby and tennis.

Helena Sampaio Orthodontist

Dr Helena Sampaio

Orthodontist

Dental Surgery PUCRS 2007
GDC: 253631

Helena qualified as a dentist from the Catholic University in Porto Alegre, Brazil in 2007  and she also studied Orthodontics at Sobracom from 2008-2011. Dr Sampaio was a partner in her family business, working as an orthodontist in Brazil for 4 years before moving to the UK.

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She passed the  GDC – Overseas Registration Exams (ORE) in 2014 and since then has worked in several practices across London perfecting her skills in the latest orthodontic techniques such as Invisalign, Damon, Incognito and lingual braces.

Helena is very passionate about orthodontics and people, and relishes the challenge of constant learning and adapting.

She enjoys discussing cases with specialists and believes her role is not only to straighten teeth but also to help patients to feel confident, happier and healthier.

Helena is fluent in Portuguese, English and speaks conversational Spanish.

Her hobbies include yoga, surfing and horse-riding.

Farah Anad

Orthodontic Therapist

Diploma Orthorthodontic Therapy RCS Edin
GDC: 163729

Farah gained a Diploma in Orthodontic Therapy from King’s College, London. She enjoys working in our patient-led practice, providing holistic orthodontic treatment. She brings to Holland Park Dental Centre years of experience in traditional and lingual orthodontics, which she has now incorporated into our latest digital technologies, Suresmile Advanced® and Invisalign®.

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As an Orthodontic Therapist she works very closely and under the prescription of our Specialist Orthodontist here at Holland Park Dental Centre.

She is integral to providing clinical excellence and to the efficiency of orthodontic treatment. You’re likely to see her at some stage during your orthodontic journey.
She loves her job because she thinks it’s great when her passion and career come together, enabling her to provide flawless treatments for her patients and inspire others.

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Dorota Oksztel

Dental Hygienist

Diploma in Dental Hygiene & Therapy BSc (Hons) Dental Technology
GDC: 242545

Dorota Oksztel is from Poland and has graduated as a dental hygienist from the Medical School in Bialystok in 2018.
She moved to London and has worked in various private practices in London since then. Having been also trained and qualified as a dental nurse in 2011, Dorota spent eight years gaining valuable experience and insight into all aspects of dentistry. As a hygienist, she works closely with other members of the team and can carry both preventative and periodontal treatments for
adults and children.

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Dorota is both patient and caring which enables her to work closely with patients who have a variety of needs.
She prides herself in being thorough but gentle and professional to understand each patient as an individual with
unique needs.

She regularly keeps up to date with new and innovative techniques via BSDHT and GDC.

In Dorota’s free time she loves travelling and keeps fit by hiking and practising yoga weekly.

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Lynn West

Dental Hygienist

Diploma in Dental Hygiene
GDC: 5163

Lynn Qualified from Belfast Dental School, where she won the award for highest clinical exam result.  Upon qualifying she moved to London and was immediately offered a job working in a renowned Periodontal Clinic in The West End.  Here she gained valuable experience in looking after and how best to treat patients with periodontal disease.

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She is passionate about the profession and highly sought-after by her patients, many of whom have been with her for decades, with some travelling especially to see her from overseas.
As a dedicated part of the team, Lynn enjoys being part of the integral complex treatment plans, aimed at restoring and maintaining excellence in the dental wellness of her patients.

Charlotte Harms

Dental Hygienist

RCSEng dual diploma dental hygiene and therapy
GDC: 246265

Charlotte qualified with an RSCEng Dual Diploma in Dental Hygiene and Therapy from the Eastman Dental Hospital UCL in London, 2017.
On completion of the course she was awarded the Communication Prize, given to the student who most embodied the ideal traits of a caring and gentle dental practitioner, recognising her commitment to patient care.

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Prior to becoming a dental hygienist, Charlotte was a qualified dental nurse for four years, completing a course in Oral Health Education, and Radiography also.

Charlotte made the change to dentistry after completing a degree in History of Art from Goldsmiths, University of London and still enjoys drawing and painting, visiting museums and galleries.

Ana Adumitroaei

Treatment Coordinator

National Diploma in Dental Nursing 2015
BDA Diploma in Dental Radiography 2017
Diploma In Orthodontic Nursing 2019
GDC: 254094

Ella Maftei

Practice Manager

After initially achieving a bachelors degree in arts and training to be a teacher in her home country, Ella moved to the UK in 2013 and got her first job in a dental clinic in Cambridge. Ella began dental nursing for a number of years, she then decided to focus on reception and administrative work.

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Before joining Holland Park Dental Centre, Ella worked at a renowned clinic in the prestigious Harley Street area for several years.

She takes great pride in her work and is always willing to go the extra mile to ensure client needs are met, and all patients leave the practice with a smile.

Karina Vorobjova

PRACTICE ADMINISTRATOR & HEAD RECEPTIONIST

Qual – National Certificate NEBDN 2006
GDC: 146177

Rimante Baranauskaite

DENTAL NURSE

Diploma in Dental Nursing Level 3 QCF City & Guilds 2013
GDC: 248012

Stellah Chinyanga

DENTAL NURSE

Diploma in Dental Nursing Level 3 QCF City & Guilds 2014
GDC: 249837

Maria Cazacu

TRAINEE DENTAL NURSE

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