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Dr Anthony Morton
BDS (OTAGO NZ) GDC Number 40261

Graduated from Otago university in New Zealand in 1962, with distinction in General Surgery. After one year in Hamilton N.Z. he moved to Woollongong N.S.W. Australia, where he managed the largest practice in Australia for one year, and was the only dentist in Australia offering intravenous sedation. Following this he went to New Guinea as head of Dental Dept. at Port Moresby Hospital.

He arrived in London in 1965 and practiced as an associate in Hanwell for three years before buying the four surgery practice. He later bought and managed practices in West Ealing, South Ealing and Haven Green. The smaller practices have been sold recently and he is now only at Haven Green.

In 1978 he founded The Confederation of Dental Employers, C.O.D.E., and was its chairman until 1995. The organisation, which is still thriving, is an association for practice owners to help them with all aspects of management. Steering the organisation involved developing contracts with lawyers for dental employment, and liaising with banks and accountants to develop financial advice and techniques to promote practice viabilty. At the time the BDA did not deal adequately with the business aspect of practice so they had to be actively lobbied to change their stance. He resigned as C.O.D.E.’s chairmain in 1995 when all the original aims set out seventeen years earlier had been achieved.

In 1990 he was elected chairman of the Local Dental committee for Ealing, Hammersmith and Hounslow and served as representative for West London for a decade on the General Dental Service Committee. During this time he was elected onto the Practice Organisation sub-committee of this body which was the chief negotiating committee for the British Dental Association.

He was appointed media representative for the BDA and also as a dental spokesman for Sky. He is a long term member of the BDA, SAAD [Society for Advancement of Anaesthesia in Dentistry], ADI [Association of Dental Implantology] and has regularly attended post-graduate courses in these subjects as well as all branches of general dentistry. His main roles are managing the Practice and caring for very nervous patients.

His interests include ocean racing, swimming, tennis, horticulture, and guitar.

Dr Alex Morton
B.D.S. (Lond.), MSc.Implant Dentistry (Lond) M.F.D.S. R.C.S. (Eng.) M.F.G.D.P.(UK) Dip.Dent. Sed. (Lond.)

GDC Number 69896

London born and bred, Alex was educated at St Paul’s School in Barnes and qualified at Guy’s Hospital Dental School in 1993. He was selected to become a Resident House Surgeon in Oral and Maxillo-facial surgery, Implantology and Restorative Dentistry.

His prize-winning elective research in Mauritius on periodontal disease in diabetic patients was published during this period in international literature.

Following Guy’s, Alex joined both the oral surgery and restorative teams in the United Dental Hospital in Sydney, Australia, where further experience was gained in general and implant dentistry.

On returning to London, Alex completed Vocational Training in Bayswater and obtained Fellowship of both dental faculties of the Royal College of Surgeons of England.

He joined the practice in 1996. Alex became the manager of the Hanwell branch. During this time he completed the Diploma in Dental Sedation and the prestigious Master of Science in Implant Dentistry at Guy’s Hospital.

Alex now offers a wide range of treatments. His special interests are dental treatment for anxious patients using the latest sedation techniques, and the provision of ASTRA dental implants, from single tooth replacement to full arch bridgework and denture stabilisation.

His continuing active participation at the international congresses of the A.D.I. (Association of Dental Implantology), the E.A.O. (European Association of Osseointegration) and other post graduate seminars ensures that patients will receive the most up to date advice and care.

Dr David Alastair Cooledge
B.D.S. (London) 1981 L.D.S., R.C.S (ENG) Born: Cambridge, England, UK
GDC Number 56083

David was born in Cambridge, England. He was educated at Haileybury College, Hertford and the Royal London Hospital Medical College. He graduated B.D.S. (London) 1981 and gained L.D.S., R.C.S (ENG) in 1982.

In 1995, he attended the Long Restorative Course, at the Eastman Dental Hospital, a postgraduate hospital.

David is interested in all aspects of Dentistry, but has extra expertise in crown and bridge work.He has been a member of the British Dental Association since 1981. He joined another branch of our practice in September 1985 and has been at Haven Green since March 1986.

Dr Yvonna Szyszko
BDS (London), M.F.D.S. R.C.S. (Eng). M. Surg. Dent.
GDC Number 72617

Yvonna qualified at Guy’s Hospital in 1996. She completed her vocational training in South East London and worked in general dental practice before widening her experience and completing 3 years as a hospital senior house officer in oral and maxillo-facial surgery. In this time she was awarded her MFDS and M. Surg. Dent. postgraduate exams.

In 2001 Yvonna took up the position of lecturer in oral surgery at the University of Sydney. Australia, working at Westmead and the United Dental Hospital. She was involved in lecturing and clinical teaching in oral surgery and also in head and neck anatomy demonstrating. She also worked in general dental practice for the Australian Health Care Fund.

Following this experience, Yvonna is now involved in lecturing and mock examining at the Royal College of Surgeons back in England. She has completed many courses in teaching, forensic dentistry and anthropology, life support and trauma, and a SAAD course in sedation.

Yvonna also has completed courses in Botox, Juvederm and collagen and with her extensive knowledge of facial anatomy, provides this service at the Haven Green Dental Clinic. As well as working in the practice, Yvonna is also a hospital staff grade in oral and maxillo-facial surgery. She is on the  specialist register for surgical dentistry.

In 2011 Yvonna was awarded a MSc. in Implant Dentistry at Warwick University.

Gianluca Martuscelli D.M.D., M.M.SC.
Practice limited to in Periodontology (Gum Treatment)

Dr Martuscelli graduated in 1986 from the Dental School at the University of Naples.

In 1995, he received a Master of Medical Science in Oral Biology and, a Certificate in Periodontology & Implantology conferred by Harvard School of Dental Medicine.

In the same year, he became “Professore a Contratto” in Periodontology & Implantology at the School of Dental Medicine, University of Chieti, Italy.

In 1997, he was appointed Visiting Professor in Periodontology & Implantology at Harvard School of Dental Medicine, Boston, USA. In 1999, he was promoted to Assistant Professor in Periodontology & Implantology and Course Director at Tufts School of Dental Medicine, Boston. ?

Dr. Martuscelli has worked as Senior Lecturer in Periodontology and Implantology in the Adult Oral Health Department at Barts & The London, Queen Mary’s School of Medicine & Dentistry. He has also been Course Co-Director of the MSc. in Implant Dentistry.

Gianluca’s research efforts have been concentrated on clinical trials; in particular they are focused on different types of alloplastic materials and biodegradable membranes aimed to periodontal regeneration. His daily activity is focused on surgical procedures aimed to regenerate the lost tissues of the periodontal apparatus using innovative materials and techniques. In addition he has dedicated his practice to the management of the soft tissues directed to enhance cosmetic results in dentistry. ?
He has published more than 25 international scientific papers and has lectured at several international meetings in US, Europe and Asia.

He brings to his daily practice a global perspective, having professional experience in four different countries – the United States, Italy, Belgium and the United Kingdom.

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Dr Aram Navai BSc, BDS (London), MJDF RCS (Eng.)
GDC Reg. 177569

Aram was born in central Ealing and went to St. Benedict’s School.  In 2005 he obtained a degree in Biomedical Science at King’s College London.

In 2009 Aram graduated in Dentistry at Guy’s, King’s and St. Thomas’ Dental Institute, London.  In 2011 he was awarded Membership of the Joint Dental Faculties of the Royal College of Surgeons.

Following graduation, Aram gained valuable experience in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery at the North West London Hospitals NHS Trust during the year ending August 2011. This complex surgery has prepared him well for the more minor cases he will encounter in general practice.

Aram has extensive experience in intravenous and inhalation sedation and offers these helpful techniques to nervous patients.  Aram also has experience in implant dentistry and cosmetic orthodontics and offers these treatments in addition to general dentistry.  His clinical and academic record confirms his dedication to constantly improving his skills and service to his patients.

In his spare time, he likes to play the guitar, produce music and attend the gym.

 

Lara Saour

Dr. LARA SAOUR  BDS DRDP

Lara graduated from Guy’s Hospital in 2001. Since then she has completed extensive postgraduate training in Restorative dentistry at The Eastman Dental Institute.

These include a certificate in restorative dentistry, a certificate in Implantology and a Diploma in Restorative dental practice.

As well as working part time at the practice  Lara teaches undergraduate dental students at Guy’s Hospital.

Lara has a caring and gentle approach and is very keen on prevention and minimally invasive dentistry.  When she is not working Lara is very busy looking after her two young girls.

 

Dr Sanghamitra Mukerji
BDS Liverpool 1986
GDC Number 61772

Mitra was born in Manchester, UK and graduated from Liverpool University, in 1986. She is married with two children.

Mitra started at the Hanwell branch of our practice in 1987, and joined the Haven Green practice in 1991.

Mitra offers all aspects of general dentistry, both private and NHS, for both adults and children. Her special areas of interest are veneers, crown and bridgework, and cosmetic dentistry. She is a regular attender of postgraduate courses, to keep up with the latest advances in dentistry.

Mitra belongs to the Medical Protection Society, the British Dental Association and Women in Dentistry.

Her hobbies are skiing, water sports, aerobics, cookery and travel.

Dr Richard Williams
B.D.S. (Lond 1993) F.D.S R.C.P.S (glas 1997) M.S.c. M.ORTH (2001)
GDC Number 69758

Richard is a highly specialised orthodontic practitioner with over 18 years experience in dentistry. He provides specialist orthodontic treatment for both children and adults seeking an improvement in the appearance of their teeth and their smile. He qualified in dentistry at Guy’s Hospital in December 1993, gaining honours in dental surgery. As part of this course Richard travelled to Mauritius, where there is a high rate of type 2 diabetes, to carry out research on the link between this condition and gum (periodontal) disease. The results of this research were published in the Journal of Clinical Dentistry. Following a year as a vocational trainee in general dental practice, he had 2½ years of hospital surgical experience as senior house officer in maxillo-facial surgery. During this period Richard was awarded his Fellowship in Dental Surgery.

Richard spent a year in general dental practice gaining experience in all branches of dentistry before embarking on his orthodontic specialist training back at Guy’s. He completed the 3 year course in 2001, gaining an MSc and MOrth, and was then included on the General Dental Council specialist register (GDC No: 69758)

Richard now works in specialist practice providing friendly, high quality care. He actively keeps up to date with advances in orthodontics and is pleased to be able to provide a wide range of treatments and appliances to suit most patients’ needs. Richard is a member of the British and European Orthodontic Societies.

Richard plays the french horn to a high standard and has done so since the age of 7 years. In his early teens he was treated with fixed appliances during his busiest horn-playing years. As an orthodontist and a brass player Richard has personal experience of the challenges associated with playing a wind instrument while undergoing orthodontic treatment and can give relevant help, advice and support.

Richard is married to Bridget and has two sons, Jonty and Felix. As well as his music he enjoys skiing and golf whenever his family life allows!

Dr Naila Siddique
B.D.S. (Lond 2004)
GDC Number 83837

Naila graduated from BARTS and The London Queen Mary’s School of Medicine and Dentistry with Honours and a Distinguished Record:
2001 Class Prize for Human Sciences and Medical Ethics
2002 B.D.S. Part 3 Prize for outstanding academic achievement
2003 Prize in oral maixillo-facial surgery
2002 Prize in prosthodontics parts 3, 4 and 5
2005 Vocational trainee of the year in Peterborough

Naila also showed her artistic skill by being in the top 10 UK for Wrigley Dental Student award for design of a “Kids Activity Leaflet”.

Naila joined the practice in March 2006. She is a very accomplished young graduate with a caring attitude, a pleasant personality and good personal skills.

2011 passed M.F.D.S. exam for Royal College of Surgeons.

Has returned in March 2012 from maternity leave after having twin girls.

 

Elia Schirru CV_PHOTODr.Elia Schirru BDS [Italy], M.Sc.[Endo]

Elia graduated B.D.S. from University of Cagliari In Sardinia Italy in 2011, with honours in Prosthetic Dentistry.

In 2013 he attained his M.Sc in Endodontics.  He is currently studying at King’s college London for M.Clin.Dent. a higher qualification for the Specialist Register.

Although Elia is continuing his studies for further degrees he is already a qualified and competent endodontist and has been trained on the Global Intra Oral microscope which we have at our practice.

Elia has worked at various private practices in London and has attended an Externship in the Dept. Of Endodontics at University of Toronto.  He has attended numerous international endodontic conferences.

Dr. Isabel Szyszko B.D.S. [Bristol] 1998 G.D.S.

Isabel attended Godolphin and Latymer school, London from 1985 to 1992. She graduated from the University of Bristol Dental School in 1998 Following this she completed Vocational Training in Bushey, Nth London.

In 2000 she was Senior House Officer in Oral Maxillo-facial Surgery at Cardiff Hospital. At Bristol Isabel was in the Ladies netball team for 2 years, and the officer training core of the Territorial Army.

She won the Elective Award in the ’97 for her project on Cleft lip and palate deformities carried out in Bristol and Sao Paulo. Isabel was the Dental Society representative for her year, and co-organised and co-managed the Dental Review. Isabel plays piano, speech and drama, all to grade 5. And enjoys theatre cinema and opera.

 

Dr. OMAIR KHALID B.D.S. GDC No. 211343

Omair joined our practice in August 2012. He graduated B.D.S. from Kings College London in 2011.

He achieved academic merit in 2007, 2008, and 2009, and distinction in Endodontics, Oral Surgery and Orthodontics. He is currently studying for MJDFRCS.

Before this he was “Student of the Year” at his sixth form college.

Following graduation Omair did his Vocational Training in a family in Forest Hill which was named “Practice of the Year” in its borough.

Omair is a keen sportsman competing in football at a high level and participating in mixed martial arts and weight lifting.

Omair is available to treat both NHS and private patients for general dentistry.

Monica TamasauskyteDr. Monika Tamasauskyte M. Dent Vilnius. GDC. no 249713

Dr. Monika Tamasauskyte graduated Master of Dentistry, Vilnius Lithuania 2013.
She joined our practice as a Hygienist in August 2014, and as a Dentist in March 2015.
She is fluent in English and Lithuanian. Monika is a caring and diligent clinician who has adapted to our practice very quickly and satisfactorily.

 

 

 

 

Louise B Minkler, Hygienist, G.D.C. reg. no.

Diploma in Dental Hygiene and Therapy, Kings College London 2008.

Louise joined the Haven Green Clinic as a dental nurse in 2001 and remained until 2004. During this time she passed her National Certificate for Dental Nurses at Guys Hospital London, and gained the National Dental Sedation Certificate and Astra Tech Certificate in Implantology.

She re-joined our practice in 2009 after graduating as a Hygienist. She has 2 children and enjoys swimming, badminton and cookery.

 

Emma Watters

Dipl. Den. Hygiene

Emma joined our practice in 2006 as a Dental Nurse and alter also acted as a receptionist where her warm personality and calm temperament made her suitable for this important role.

In 2009 she started her hygiene course at the Eastman Dental Hospital, graduating in 2011.

Emma’s experience in these roles has enhanced her new skill as a hygienist. She is kind and compassionate, a useful trait in re-assuring anxious patients.

Emma’s hobbies are reading, aerobics and travel.

 

Deborah Leavers, Practice Manager, G.D.C. reg. no. 121668

Debbie joined our practice as a dental nurse in 1989.

She was appointed to the position of manager in 1992.

She has attended special courses in sedation, C.P.R. and medical emergencies and many lectures on all aspects of dentistry and practice management.

Her responsibilities are staff management, patient welfare, and handling complaints.

 

 

Our nursing staff

All our nursing staff and receptionists are highly trained and registered. Many are certified following courses in specialised subjects. They are a caring, happy team dedicated to helping our patients.

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