Meet the team

team

PRADIPBIO

Dr Pradip Patel, BDS (Manc)

Principal Dentist

GDC No: 77746

Pradip is a calm, relaxed and friendly dentist with a wealth of experience delivering both NHS and Private dental care.

He graduated from Manchester University in 2000 and soon afterwards joined a well-known West London dental clinic, where he was a popular member of the team for 14 years. Pradip has built a loyal following of patients, many of whom remain with him to this day.

He has undertaken extensive post-graduate study including a year long course in cosmetic dentistry at the Advanced Dental Academy. Pradip’s special interests include Cosmetic and Orthodontic (teeth straightening) procedures such as Implant Restoration, Inman Aligners, Invisalign and Smile Design.

Pradip is a keen sportsman, regularly playing tennis, squash and golf. He’s originally from Cambridge, where his school motto was “Qui Facit Per Alium Facit Per Se”, which translates to “He who does for others does for himself”. It is something he has always strived towards.

RAJANBIO

Dr Rajan Chadha, BDS (Manc), PG Cert RDP (UCL)

Principal Dentist

GDC No: 80470

Rajan is an experienced dentist, with a wide range of expertise in general dentistry and a special interest in endodontic treatment. His calm and caring manner inspires confidence in even his most anxious patients.

Rajan qualified from the University of Manchester in 2002. He went on to complete Vocational Training in Oxford the following year and has continued to work in general practice, providing care for patients across London and the South-East.

Rajan has dedicated himself to postgraduate study and training in order to develop his skills and knowledge. His passion and ability in the field of endodontics in particular, has flourished after training with some of the world’s leading clinicians. In 2008 Rajan obtained a Postgraduate Certificate in Restorative Dental Practice at the prestigious Eastman Dental Institute of UCL, and in 2014 a Certificate in Endodontic Practice from the Academy of Advanced Endodontics.

Rajan is currently studying a three year Master of Science degree in Endodontic Practice at the Royal London Dental Hospital, where he is involved in research and the treatment of complex endodontic cases. He accepts referrals from other dentists for root canal treatment of both routine and challenging teeth, that would otherwise have to be extracted. Rajan is a member of the British Endodontic Society and the European Society of Endodontology.

Rajan sat on the editorial board of ‘Dentistry’ magazine for a decade, during which time he wrote several articles for the publication. He is an elected member of the Local Dental Committee of the London Federation, and has also put his abilities to use as a volunteer at a dental clinic in rural Rajasthan, India.

Outside of work, Rajan enjoys travel and cooking, as well as running, football and skiing when he gets a chance. His three young children mean that there’s not a lot of ‘spare time’!

 

SHAMILABIO

Dr Shamila Ahsan, BDS (KCL)

Associate Dentist

GDC No: 75113

Shamila is committed to providing excellent dental care for her patients. She has been practising dentistry for more than 16 years after graduating from Kings College London in 1998. After gaining extensive experience at several busy practices in London she joined Infinity Dental Care in 2007.

Shamila practices general dentistry in a friendly and caring manner. Keeping up to date in the field means that Shamila is also able to offer her patients a wide range of cosmetic procedures. She is passionate about teaching and training others, and particularly enjoys acting as a mentor to other dentists.

Her outside interests include reading and travelling. Shamila’s spare time is spent with her two young sons.

 

SHAMILABIO

Dr Jagdish Patel BDS

Associate Dentist

GDC No: 272357

Jagdish qualified as a dentist at the Universidad Europa de Madrid, part of the prestigous Laureate International Group. Dentistry for Jagdish has always been about the patients, making sure each person has been taken taken care of with respect and due care.

His aim is to continually improve by learning and sharing his knowledge and the benefits of it with his patients.
 

philip

Dr PHILIP GARDINER, BDS (Lond)

Implant Dentist

GDC No: 177906

Phil Gardiner graduated from King’s College Dental Institute in 2009 and spent eight years in NHS and private practice where he developed an affinity for restorative dentistry. This progressed to Phil undertaking his introductory and advanced implantology training at the Dentale clinic before becoming a full time implant dentist.

Phil is now further advancing his skill and knowledge at the Royal College of Surgeons by studying for an advanced diploma in implantology, awarded by the Faculty of General Dental Practitioners (FGDP).

ANDREABIO

Andrea Patrice, EDH

Dental Hygienist

GDC No: 3891

Andrea has been working at the practice for over 10 years. She qualified at The Royal London Hospital in 1990 with a dual qualification in Dental Hygiene and Dental Therapy, winning the Dental Hygiene award for that year.

Andrea has a special interest in treating patients with dental phobia and special needs. She gained 8 months experience working at Guys St Thomas Hospital in the Dental Hygiene Dept for head and neck cancer patients.

Andrea has 6 years experience as a qualified, part-time lecturer/tutor for Dental Nurse students at Lambeth College London. She regularly attends postgraduate education courses around the country to update her practical and theoretical Dental Hygiene skills. She is a member of the British Society of Dental Hygienists and Therapists.

Away from work, Andrea’s interests include languages, cooking and interior design.

Aniko

Aniko Nagy

Dental Hygienist

GDC No: 255198

Aniko has been involved in dentistry since 2013. She obtained her Dental Hygiene Diploma in 2015 in Hungary. Aniko is also qualified to take dental radiographs as well as providing whitening treatments.

She enjoys working with patients to help them improve and maintain good oral health. Aniko is keen to keep up-to-date with the latest improvement in dentistry and regularly attends courses to continue professional development.

In her free time, Aniko likes reading books on psychology. Also, she enjoys keeping fit with kettlebell exercises.

Simona

Simona Dzimanaviciute

Dental Hygienist

GDC No: 262814

Simona is an experienced, approachable and caring Dental Hygienist, that quickly puts her patients at ease. She studied in Kaunas, Lithuania, graduating with a Bachelor of Dental Hygiene in 2014. She has gained a great deal of experience in the UK and abroad, including a stint in the sunshine of Malta.

Simona has spent time caring for patients with advanced periodontal disease, as well as fixed and removable prosthodontics. She has also treated patients with special needs under sedation. Simona has enjoyed observing a wide range of dental treatment during her training and since qualifying, including extractions, periodontal surgery and implant placement.

Simona has had the honour of having her research on the “Links between Adult Dietary Habits and Caries Formation” published in a health sciences journal. She is a member of the Humanity First Charity Dental Team and has been involved in annual trips to Africa to provide oral health advice, education and treatment.

Aleksandra

Aleksandra Drzazga

Practice Manager

Aleksandra has a broad range of experience in the dental industry, having worked as a dental nurse, receptionist and assistant manager, prior to becoming the Practice Manager at Infinity Dental Care.

Since joining our clinic in 2011, Aleksandra has become a pivotal member of the team. Her extensive knowledge of dentistry combined with a friendly, approachable manner, helps to create an exceptional patient journey and experience.

In her spare time, Aleksandra is committed to helping organise several charitable projects.

Our Dental Nurses & Receptionists

  • Amanda Bolton, Receptionist, GDC No: 129656
  • Melissa March, Receptionist
  • Emma Jonny, GDC No: 225904
  • Ernestina Ohene-Asa, GDC No: 270219
  • Giovanna Vargas, GDC No: 268707
  • Julian Allen, Assistant Practice Manager, GDC No: 164811
  • Sandra Martins, GDC No: 236112
  • Ayah Hassan Musaad, Trainee Dental Nurse
  • Romanca L Fowell, Trainee Dental Nurse

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