With over 30 clinicians and clinical support staff, we offer unrivalled expertise and quality of care. Our team of skilled and caring professionals recognise that patients who are happy with the way they are treated are much more motivated to achieve and maintain good oral health.
Meet our team
Simon, our dental implant surgeon, has a referral practice within The Dental Surgery focused on replacing missing teeth in a safe, predictable and aesthetic way. Through The Implant Surgery, Simon works closely with referring dentists and specialists in both placing dental implants and restoring them, often as a part of comprehensive dental rehabilitations or cosmetic reconstructions. Having qualified in 1987 he placed his first implant in 1989.
After working in training roles in five different London Teaching Hospitals in oral and maxillofacial surgery, he went on to hold a teaching position at Guys Hospital Dental School for a further ten years. As one of the first dentists in the UK to study an implant year course, he is now a Fellow of The International Team for Implantology and recognised as both a speaker and mentor in implantology. Simon’s commitment to teaching and education further extends to personal one-on-one lecturing and webinar learning.
As part of the team approach to implant dentistry, Simon utilises the latest three-dimensional technology and imaging to achieve the most accurate and predictable treatment results. In 2005 Simon launched U Dentistry, an implant referral practice in Illkey, Yorkshire. He has also been actively involved in the development of two different implant systems widely used by other dentists.
Outside of dentistry Simon is a committed and determined cyclist, having completed several Grand Tour stages as well as Land’s End to John o’ Groats in aid of charitable organisations such as Saving Faces.
Shaun graduated from Otago (New Zealand) in 1983 and joined the practice in 1989. He has extensive experience and post-graduate education in most areas of Dentistry. His special areas of interest are complicated restorative cases, management of stress related Dental problems (tooth-wear, headaches) and difficult cosmetic dentistry cases.
He is a member of The British Academy of Aesthetic Dentistry, The British Society of Occlusal Studies, The American Equilibration Society, The British Society of Periodontology, The Association of Dental Implantologists, The British Dental Association, The Chicago Dental Society, and The London Dental Study Club.
“Shaun, Simon and their teams of dental nurses and hygienists have given me the most amazing set of teeth. Their outstanding skill and personal care is complimented by equally fantastic professionalism and customer service from the rest of their practice.
Just after I left the surgery, and for the first time in my life, a lady stranger stopped me on the tube to compliment me on my smile. What more can I say. These guys are the best.”
Penny trained at Guy’s Hospital graduating in 1992. Working in the City of London, she has been with The Dental Surgery for over 22 years.
She is a general dental practitioner with a comprehensive knowledge of all areas of dentistry. Her main skill set lies in placing and restoring implants in both her own patients and those referred to her and, more recently, minimally invasive smile design tailored to the patient’s vision.
She endeavours to provide high quality patient care in a relaxed and friendly atmosphere and treats both her regular and new patients with the same thoughtful and thorough care. She stays well-informed of current techniques through local and international development courses.
She is a member of the British Dental Association (BDA), The Association of Dental Implantologists (ADI), The International Team of Implantologists (ITI) and the British Dental Bleaching Society (BDBS).
Kirsty graduated from the University of Otago (Dunedin, New Zealand) in 1993. She worked in private practice in Wellington for 5 years before emigrating to London to join the team at The Dental Surgery in 1999.
Kirsty has spent the last 20 years developing her dental skills and knowledge and is supremely qualified to care for all your dental needs. She is dedicated to the newest advancements in general and cosmetic dentistry.
Her thirst for knowledge and the ever-changing dental technology sees Kirsty travelling extensively to attend courses and seminars. She is a past President of the London Dental Study Club and the current President of the New Zealand Dental Society in London Club.
Kirsty enjoys working within The Dental Surgery team, collaborating with her colleagues and specialists to ensure her patients receive the best treatments and recommendations.
She welcomes all her patients, including new patients and emergency treatments, into her friendly and relaxed surgery where you will be well looked after.
She is very active in her Otago University Alumni and NZ Women’s Business Network and enjoys running around after her 2 daughters, Nico and Lexie.
Over the last 16 years Ben, our specialist in implants, has developed a thriving practice based on both the surgical and prosthetic aspects of implant dentistry. He has placed and restored several thousand implants and believes in going the extra mile to complete all treatment in the best and simplest way to provide ideal end results with minimal trauma. Patient comfort throughout is always the priority.
Ben passionately pursues further education in the fields of surgical and implant dentistry and has a broad surgical experience including autogenous bone grafting procedures and sinus augmentation. Ben is one of the few dentists to have achieved the much-coveted Diploma in Implant Dentistry and Advanced Surgical Certificate at the Royal College of Surgeons.
Ben has an all-consuming enthusiasm for dentistry and works closely with referring dentists, who appreciate his open access surgery policy and relish their active involvement in each case from planning to completion.
Martin graduated from King’s College in London in 1990 and went on to gain a Masters degree in Conservative Dentistry in 1996 from Guys Hospital where he taught undergraduates and postgraduates on a part time basis for 6 years.
Martin joined the team at The Dental Surgery in 1995 and has worked exclusively here for over 20 years building up a loyal patient base offering a broad range of restorative dentistry.
As with the rest of the team, Martin takes a keen interest in post graduate education and has been a past president of the London Dental Study Club.
He lives in London and is married with three children.
Kate qualified with distinction in her final year of dentistry from the University of Dundee, following which, she became a member of the Faculty of Dental Surgery (MFDS) at the Royal College of Surgeons, Edinburgh. She completed postgraduate training as a Senior House Officer in Guy’s Hospital London where she worked in specialist departments including Special Care Dentistry, Oral Surgery, and Restorative Dentistry.
Working alongside leading consultants in the field of Restorative Dentistry, Kate was responsible for performing a wide range of advanced treatments. It was here that she first developed her talent for aesthetic dentistry. Having also obtained a Masters in History of Art (MA) from Trinity College Dublin, Kate uses her artistic skills to obtain optimal but natural looking results while employing the latest and most advanced techniques for white fillings, veneers and crowns.
Kate’s main interests lie in the fields of Oral Surgery and implant dentistry. She worked as a Specialty dentist in Oral Surgery at Guy’s Hospital for many years and in 2019 she was awarded a Masters in Dental Implantology from the University of Bristol. She is a member of the International Team for Implantology (ITI) and the Association of Dental Implantology (ADI). She keeps up-to-date with the latest evidence-based implant dentistry by attending courses frequently, ensuring that she provides the highest quality of dental care to each patient.
Kate is also an advanced facial aesthetic practitioner, performing a variety of anti-ageing treatments. As well as her dental qualifications Kate is pursuing a Masters in Skin Ageing at The University of Manchester. In addition, she holds advanced qualifications in medical grade skin care, dermal fillers and anti-wrinkle and skin remodelling treatments.
Kate and her nurse Kelsey are committed to providing friendly, patient-centred treatment, and their gentle approach puts nervous patients at ease.
Kate is a yoga enthusiast and an avid runner and tennis player. She loves travelling and is fluent in both French and Spanish.
James graduated from the University of Bristol in 2003. After which he worked in the South West of England and Cambridge before settling in London in 2009.
With nearly 20 years of experience James has accumulated a wealth of dental knowledge and expertise in all areas of his field. He has created a gentle, friendly and approachable practice in which to provide exceptional dentistry.
James has always placed a high regard on professional development.
His main area of interest and expertise is in endodontic treatments. Having achieved an MSc with distinction from King’s College London, he is driven to provide high quality endodontic and restorative treatments in a comfortable and stress free setting. Keeping his patients’ best interests at the heart of all his treatments, patients feel relaxed and at ease in his practice.
James’ home life is based in North West London, where he lives with his partner and two young boys. He enjoys an active life particularly tennis, running and cycling.
“I have been attending for nearly three years now, and I couldn’t be happier with the service I have received. James [has] always been friendly, professional and completely put me at ease. I know I am in safe hands and feel very well cared for.”
Having graduated from King’s College London in 2014, Andrew enjoys all aspects of dentistry with a particular interest in minimally invasive cosmetic treatments that improve the appearance of discoloured or chipped teeth.
His warm and engaging approach explains why children and anxious patients of all ages feel comfortable and confident in their dental treatment with him.
Andrew is determined to shape the future of cosmetic dentistry with “invisible fillings” – the ideal, natural-looking way to restore strength and function to damaged teeth. He is currently undergoing further courses to enhance his skill set while learning first hand from some of UK’s leading dentists and specialists at The Dental Surgery. Andrew strives to continually ensure his patients receive the most innovative and up to date treatments at the highest quality.
Outside the surgery he likes to stay active with a game of footy or golf, or to unwind with the latest additions on Netflix!
Dr Nina Deborah Kosarevic qualified from Universidad Europea in Valencia, Spain and has worked in different countries in Europe including: Germany, Austria, Spain, and London.
In addition, Dr Kosarevic has taken part in an exchange program at Université Claude Bernard Lyon 1 (Villeurbanne, France), spent time at the New York University – Faculty of Dentistry, and received her MClinDent in Periodontology and Implant Therapy at the prestigious Huerzeler Zuhr Institute, affiliated with the Goethe University in Frankfurt.
In 2021 Dr Kosarevic completed the ITI Foundation in Implant Dentistry course and has completed the Smile Design course at the renowned Academy of Dr Galit Gurel.
Dr Kosarevic continues to upkeep her professional development and has undertaken courses in aesthetics and acquisition aesthetics. Her special interest is in general dentistry and oral surgery, and is a certified in laser dentistry, HPV-associated oral and throat cancer treatment and composite techniques with Dr Federico Ferraris.
Dr Kosarevic loves languages and is a fluent speaker German, Serbian (Coratian/Bosnian), Spanish and English, with basic French and Hebrew
Yiannis graduated as a dentist from the University of Siena, Italy in 2002. In 2005 he moved to the UK, where almost simultaneously, he started his career as both a general dental practitioner and facial aesthetics physician. In 2008 Yiannis completed a 1-year Diploma in Advanced Aesthetic Dentistry with UCL. To further his education, in 2011 Yiannis took an Msc in Restorative and Advanced Dentistry with the University of Manchester.
Yiannis’ facial aesthetics journey started in 2007, and he’s since completed countless hands-on training courses on facial aesthetics from some of the best in the UK and abroad, covering treatments such as: anti-wrinkle injections, dermal fillers, skin boosters, mesotherapy, micro-needling, and skin care with medical grade / botanical / cosmeceuticals brands.
‘I am often asked what made me want to become a dentist and facial aesthetics practitioner. I’m proud to say that the reason I found myself in both fields was because I want to make people feel good; I want to bring out their confidence and help them feel comfortable in their own skin.
As an aesthetic practitioner, there is nothing more satisfying than seeing someone finally embracing their individuality and enjoying life looking their best, effortlessly. If there’s one thing that can often be overlooked in aesthetics, looking good means feeling good and this is exactly the ethos and driving force behind my passion which led me to marry my dental background with my inner artistic skills, restoring the ageing face and skin.’
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Emma qualified from Kings College, London in 2012. Emma’s enthusiastic approach ensures every patient feels important. Emma believes it’s important for every patient to understand what’s happening inside their mouth so that they can work together towards maintaining optimum oral health. Explaining things in a way every patient understands is the first step to a healthy mouth and a part of each dental hygiene appointment with Emma.
Emma’s motto is “A smile is one of the first things people notice, clean and healthy teeth give you confidence and something to smile about.”
Outside of the dental surgery, Emma enjoys swimming, socialising and catching the latest films.
As a qualified dental hygienist and dental therapist from South East England, Sophie enjoys working with our multidisciplinary team to give patients the best possible overall dental care. With a strong focus on the individual, she ensures that each patient not only receives the highest standard of treatment, but also that they leave with an understanding of the importance of good oral hygiene.
Practising what she preaches, Sophie looks after her general health by keeping fit in her spare time and staying up to date with the latest innovations in the dental hygiene sector.
What her patients have to say about her care:
“Sophie was very good. I was well looked after and my concerns where properly dealt with.”
Jessie graduated with a Diploma in Dental Hygiene from Trinity College Dublin in 2011. Having lived in Ireland, Canada and Bermuda she has now found a home in London and brings with her a global skill set. Continued professional development is the cornerstone of her clinical practice, keeping her well versed and up to date with the many innovations in this growing profession.
Jessie practices oral care with the motto “prevention is better than cure” and approaches dental treatment with compassion and delicacy. She takes pride in providing treatment of the highest quality for each and every patient, ensuring their visit is a positive and pleasant experience.
Jessie’s patients leave her room with smiles:
“[Jessie] is very accommodating, knowledgeable and provided very good recommendations for dental health improvement and explanations for how mechanisms work.
Jessie was absolutely phenomenal. Always making sure I was comfortable and sensitive to my issues.”
Rebecca is an enthusiastic, caring and professional individual with a passion for providing an exceptional experience for her patients. With over 7 years of practice in the various areas of the dental profession, she has found her passion in being a Dental Hygienist and Dental Therapist.
Rebecca has a friendly and empathetic approach. She works well with nervous patients and does her best to make you feel comfortable at all times. Rebecca graduated from Kings College Hospital. Here she learned key skills in treating and managing complex periodontal cases, as well as how to motivate patients to adapt their oral hygiene routines for a positive result.
In her spare time Rebecca enjoys keeping fit with running and spin classes, cooking up a storm in the kitchen and more importantly.. eating it!
Marisa began her journey in dentistry in 2012 when she started training to become a dental nurse.
She immediately discovered she had a keen interest in dentistry and oral hygiene and was driven to pursue further training to becoming an independent clinician.
Although originally from the Hertfordshire area, Marisa qualified from the University of Sheffield Teaching Hospitals which provided a broad range of experiences within the community.
Proficient in all hygiene treatments and passionate about promoting optimum oral health, Marisa is dedicated to learning and expanding her skill-set and regularly attends courses to reflect this.
Outside of The Dental Surgery, Marisa is keen on general wellness including fitness, nutrition and diet, emotional well-being and also does some voluntary work within the mental health sector in her spare time.
Hauwa graduated from Eastman Dental Institute UCL with a dual qualification in Dental Hygiene and Dental Therapy.
Passionate about oral health and the impact on general health she seeks to promote prevention through minimally invasive treatments and a more eco-friendly approach to dentistry. She provides a high standard of personalised care and advice for each patient she treats.
Hauwa understands that visiting the dentist can sometimes be intimidating or scary, so she is always kind, gentle and considerate.
In her spare time she enjoys going to the theatre and creating online content. You can visit smilewithhauwa.co.uk where she provides tips on her blog on how to maintain good oral hygiene and answers frequently asked questions.
Zuzana graduated in 2018 as a Dental Hygienist in the Czech Republic. She worked as a dental hygienist in a private dental practice in Brno, Czech Republic before moving to London.
Zuzana is very enthusiastic about dental hygiene. For her, the most important part of every dental hygiene visit is education – no patient leaves an appointment with her without proper home care instructions and their questions answered. She enjoys continuously developing her dental knowledge by attending further educational events.
In her spare time Zuzana creates educational content on social media which can be found here.
Laura qualified as a dental hygienist and therapist from kings college dental hospital in London. Since then she has worked in specialist hospital environments as well as private practice gaining a wealth of experience. She is passionate about preventing and treating oral disease and ensuring each patient has a positive dental experience.
Laura is also an advocate for wellbeing in the dental industry and is trained in teaching yoga and mindfulness.
Paige has been a part of The Dental Surgery team for over nine years where she started her career as a trainee dental nurse. During this time, she realised her interest in dentistry, prompting her to further her education. Since then she has qualified as a Dental Hygienist and Therapist from the University of Portsmouth Dental Academy.
Paige is enthusiastic about providing person-centred care and prides herself on a gentle and caring approach which creates a relaxed environment for her patients, and is committed to developing her knowledge and skill set to enhance patient care and achieves this by attending various courses
In her spare time, she enjoys spending time with friends and family and travelling.
As a Specialist Periodontist, Omar qualified in 2003 from the University of Glasgow, winning the prize for conservative dentistry as an undergraduate.
In 2005, he became a practice principal and subsequently a vocational trainer with the responsibility of training newly qualified dentists.
Omar was awarded the Diploma of Membership of the Faculty of General Dental Practitioners, Royal College of Surgeons of England in 2007 and the Diploma of Membership of the Faculty of Dental Surgery, Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow in 2008.
Whilst in general practice, Omar undertook advanced training in restorative dentistry at the Eastman Dental Institute, completing the Certificate in Restorative Dental Practice.
On completion of 4 years of specialist training in periodontics in London, he was awarded Masters in Clinical Dentistry from King’s College London and Membership in Periodontics from Royal College of Surgeons, Edinburgh.
Omar was previously a consultant at Guy’s Hospital, London and undertakes all aspects of periodontal therapy including surgical, non-surgical, muco-gingival, crown lengthening and implant therapy.
As well as providing periodontal care at The Dental Surgery, Omar’s special interest is in the association between periodontal disease and diabetes. In 2015, he received the Ron F. Wilson award from King’s College London for clinical research and has presented his research internationally.
For a number of years, he has been an examiner for the Licence in Dental Surgery, Royal College of Surgeons, England, the oldest continuously existing dental qualification in the United Kingdom.
Omar is a keen golfer and tennis player and enjoys hill walking and long distance running at the weekends. He also has a degree in computing and a passion for all things technological.
Elaine is a registered Specialist Orthodontist with vast amounts of experience in helping both adults and children achieve their perfect smiles through straightening teeth.
Having studied Dentistry at Newcastle Dental School where she qualified with Merit in 2002, she then proceeded to work towards her Master of Philosophy degree while treating anxious dental patients in private practice and hospital settings. Following these achievements she embarked on a 3 year orthodontic specialty training programme at Kings College London in 2007, and gained a Master’s degree with Merit before completing her specialty examination at the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh.
Elaine is a member of the British Orthodontic Society (BOS) and a certified Invisalign and Incognito Practitioner. Her research into Smile Attractiveness has been published in the American Journal of Orthodontics, further acknowledging her strength in this field.
Her specialist training is evident in her management of nervous patients. In placing her patients’ needs at the forefront of treatment, and taking time to listen to and address all their concerns, every patient receives her full attention and care to achieve a beautiful smile.
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Dr Stuart Yeaton is a Specialist Orthodontist who, in addition to working at The Dental Surgery, also works as a Consultant Orthodontist at The Gillies Unit in Queen Mary’s Hospital, Sidcup.
Stuart completed his orthodontic specialty training at the prestigious Eastman Dental Hospital, where he gained his masters in orthodontics and entry onto the General Dental Council specialist list. He then underwent further training at the South Thames Cleft Centre and Guy’s Hospital to become a Consultant Orthodontist, treating complex multidisciplinary cases.
Stuart’s research has been published in the European Journal of Dental Education and he is now responsible for the training of Orthodontists and Orthodontic Consultants.
Stuart believes in ensuring patients truly understand the different orthodontic treatment options available to them, so that they can be confident in choosing the right treatment for their individual needs.
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Kirsty qualified as an Orthodontic Therapist from the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh in November 2020.
She has been actively involved within the dentistry profession since 2009, having worked as an Additional Duties Nurse and Dental Nurse Tutor and IQA prior to qualifying as an Orthodontic Therapist.
Kirsty’s strengths include putting nervous patients at ease with her gentle and caring approach.
Kirsty describes herself as a very passionate, and enthusiastic therapist, who likes to continuously learn and challenge herself. In her spare time, she enjoys travelling, going to the gym, and dining out.
In 2019, she ran the London Marathon for the international Children’s Cleft Lip and Palate charity, ‘Smile Train’ to raise money to provide free surgery to children in developing countries.
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