The Team

Rash Patel GDC NO 59175
Principal Dentist

pic8Qualifications:
BDS – Bachelor of Dental Surgery, University of London
MGDS RCS (Eng) – Membership of General Dental Surgery of the Royal College of Surgeons of England
FDS RCS (Edin) – Fellow of the Faculty of Dental Surgery of the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh
FFGDP (UK) – Fellow of the Faculty of General Dental Practitioners of the Royal College of Surgeons of England Diploma in Implant Dentistry – Royal College of Surgeons of England.

Achievements:
BSGDS Gold medal: Awarded to the best candidate in the MGDS RCS Examination
BSGDS (Cottrell) Award 2002: Awarded in recognition for the most significant contribution to The British Society of General
Dental Surgery and General Dental Practice.

 

Professional Society Memberships:
BSGDS: Member of British Society of General Dental Surgery
FPFA: Fellow and Chairman (UK Section) of the Pierre Fauchard Academy
BDA: British Dental Association
ADI: Association of Dental Implantologists
ICOI: International Congress Of Oral Implantologists
DDU: Dental Defence Union.

Rash Patel was brought up in South East London. As a child he always wanted to become a dentist. As an adult he has surpassed his dreams, becoming a world renowned dental surgeon and implantologist. Rash has an infectious sense of humour and a tremendous enthusiasm within the dental industry. He is a tutor, mentor and trainer for postgraduate dentists at The Central London PGE Study Group based at University College Hospital. Rash regularly lectures on a wide range of Restorative subjects, including Implant Dentistry internationally as well as at various dental schools and hospitals within the UK.
He is one of the first dentists to be awarded the Diploma in Implant Dentistry from the Royal College of Surgeons of England. With a reputation for quality and expertise, Dr Rash Patel is recognized by his peers around the world.
Rash is an examiner for the Royal College of Surgeons of England, an examiner for the Implant Diploma for the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh as well as National Examining Board for Dental Nurses.
Over the past 25 years, Dr Rash Patel has perfected the art of cosmetic, reconstructive, restorative and implant dentistry. With his gentle and approachable personality, he quickly puts even the most nervous of patients at ease.
While his love of dentistry keeps Rash extremely busy, he has a keen interest in sport and pursues his hobbies such as skiing and cricket during his spare time.

Dr-Farnoosh-Mimeh

Farnoosh Mimeh
BDS MFDS RCS (Eng) GDC No 81131
Dentist

Qualifications:
BDS – Bachelor of Dental Surgery, University of London
MFDS (Eng) – Membership of Faculty of Dental Surgeon of the Royal College of Surgeons of England

Achievements:
Winner of the Saunders Scholarship Prize: Awarded to the candidate with the best quality of clinical work in their BDS.
Winner of Vocational Training Prize
Shortlisted for the Best Young Dentist Award 2007
Qualified Facial Aesthetics Practitioner

Professional Society memberships:
DPU: Dental Protection Union
FGDP: Faculty of General Dental Practice (UK)
RCS: Royal College of Surgeons, England

Farnoosh qualified from Guy’s, King’s and St Thomas’ Dental School in 2002 and has worked in London in both General Practice and Hospital Dentistry. She has acquired extensive experience in a number of different specialities including Restorative Dentistry (cosmetic, complex restorations, crowns and bridges), Paediatric Dentistry, Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery and Oral Medicine. This has given her the exceptional opportunity to become a General Dental Practitioner with experience in more advance cases.
She has completed many top accredited courses and has been recognised as an outstanding individual who has an active interest in continuing professional development and staying at the top of the dental profession. She continued to be involved in academic dentistry as a Clinical Teacher at Kings College University of London where she was delighted to contribute to the dental profession and to spark enthusiasm in the new generation of dentists. She is currently continuing her post graduation at the Royal College of Surgeons by completing the Diploma in Implant Dentistry.

She is also trained, certified and experienced in injectable facial cosmetic treatments enabling her to enhance and rejuvenate facial features.

Farnoosh is an accomplished, skilled, ethical and caring dentist. With her professional and welcoming approach she puts both adults and children at ease and enjoys giving her patients the confidence of a bright and healthy smile.

Away from work Farnoosh enjoys arts and crafts and baking. She is a keen swimmer and enjoys scuba diving.

 

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Dr Leila Khamashta Ledezma

Specialist Orthodontist

Consultant Orthodontist Guys Hospital

BDS Honours (Lon), MJDF RCS (Eng), MSc Orth (Lon), MOrth RCS (Edin), GCAP

Dr Leila qualified as a dentist from King’s College London in 2007 attaining a Distinction and being awarded the University of London BDS Gold Medal. The Gold Medal is awarded to the most outstanding dental student to qualify that year from all dental schools in London.

She then continued her training completing a year as a dentist followed by a year as a Maxillofacial Senior House officer at Royal London Hospital to then commence a three year Orthodontic Specialist postgraduate training course at King’s College Hospital and St George’s Hospital. She qualified with a Distinction in her Master of Science in Orthodontics from the University of London and was awarded the Professor Philip Walther Prize for the most outstanding performance. She also attained the Membership in Orthodontics (MOrth) with The Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh and was awarded British Orthodontic Society 1st Prize for the MOrth Cases during the British Orthodontic Conference in 2012.

She completed her Consultant training (Senior Specialist Registrar post) at the Eastman Dental Hospital and Croydon University Hospital.

She is now a Consultant Orthodontist at Guys Hospital

Leila enjoys teaching and this drove her to also complete the Graduate Certificate in Academic Practice (GCAP) leading to a status of Associate Fellow of the Higher Education Academy in 2013.

Her research has been published in peer-reviewed British and International Journals and her MSc research was shortlisted for the Section of Odontology of the Royal College of Surgeons President’s Prize in 2012.She was also awarded the Second prize for the British Dental Editor’s Forum Awards in 2009, which is an award given annually to a young writer.She is a member of a number of Orthodontic Societies locally and internationally.

Other than loving Orthodontics and becoming involved in a number of Committees in the profession and organising courses, Leila loves travelling, painting, swimming and dogs.

Languages: English and Spanish (fluent), French (conversational), Italian (conversational).

Dorota Elzbieta Wiaz-Olszewska GDC No: 172801
Dental Nurse/ Implant Nurse/Practice Receptionist

pic10Qualifications:
NEBDN- National Examination Board for Dental Nurses- awarded with National Certificate in 2007
Awarded with Master of Arts- Political Scientist, Journalist in 2005

Achievements:
Dental Implant System Course
Invisalign Course

 

Professional Society Memberships:
GDC: Registered with the General Dental Council
pic 10. DDU: Dental Defence Union
PCK: Polish Red Cross

Dorota is our Senior Dental Nurse and plays a big part in the smooth running of the practice. She is a fully qualified dental nurse and has many years of experience in the dental field. As well as assisting in general dentistry, she has special interests in implantology and surgical procedures.

Dorota’s role of Senior Nurse requires practical and technical knowledge, ranging from the supervision of the practice and ensuring that the dental surgeries are presented to the highest standards.
Dorota is a very competent person, keen to learn and always helpful in quality nursing care. She takes immense pride in her work and this is reflected in her work ethic and her attention to detail.

Guler Yildirim GDC No. 189068
Qualified Dental Nurse / Practice Receptionist/ Implant Nurse/ Orthodontic Nurse

pic11Qualifications:
NVQ L3 Dental Nursing & VRQ L3 Dental Nursing City & Guilds 2009
First Aid at Work Qualification – Essential Training Organisation
BTEC National Certificate Business studies level 3

Achievements:
Dental Implant System Course

 

Professional Society Memberships:
GDC: Registered with the General Dental Council
pic 11. DDU: Dental Defence Union

Guler is a qualified dental nurse and her interest in dentistry germinated when she did some work experience at her local dentist. She then decided to pursue this interest further and underwent her dental nursing qualification. She is highly experienced in all aspects of dental nursing. With this foundation, Guler has gained experience by working in a NHS and private practices as a dental nurse, Implant nurse, Facial Aesthetic nurse, treatment coordinator as well as a sedation and recovery nurse. She is also head receptionist at new tec dental. Guler likes to be updated with all the changes happening in dentistry. She enjoys meeting our patients and particularly seeing the change we make to people’s lives in terms of their increased personal confidence following treatment. Guler can be contacted to answer any specific questions regarding dental treatment. She is always happy to help!