From the dedicated staff who welcome you and make your visit pleasurable, to experienced dentists, or specialists, available to meet every dental need in house.
Kamal Kamali BDS
Kamal brings over 20 years experience in general and aesthetic dentistry, along with a special interest in dental implants. He has a long association with Elgin Dental Care and leads the practice, setting an ethos where staff and patients feel they belong:
BDS, FDSRCS, MSc, MRDRCS (Endo)
Endodontics deals with the tissue surrounding our teeth and Shahrzad supports our patients across this area of treatment. She is a widely respected specialist, including serving as a full time lecturer in endodontics at London’s Eastman Dental Institute:
BDS FDSRCSEng MBBS DipImpDent RCSEd FHEA MSc
Fadi is registered as a specialist oral surgeon, a fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons in England, who is qualified in medicine and dentistry. His work at our practice focuses on dental implants, an area where he is one of the most knowledgeable practitioners in the UK:
Danny Tran BDS MSc MFDS RCS
Danny brings a range of valuable skills to our practice, including considerable experience in restorative dentistry. Part of the emphasis he places on long term patient health and building relationships based on tailoring care to individual needs:
Majid Shahab BDS
Majid has served our practice and patients wonderfully well for 15 years. He is now relocating and will only be seeing existing patients until October 2021, with newer patients supported by Danny Tran, in the same fine ethos offered by Majid:
BDS (Lond) BSc, MClin Dent (Perio) Adv Clin Dip (Perio)
Vam is responsible for periodontal care at our practice. Since qualifying as a dentist, Vam’s experience and ongoing training have focused on oral surgery. This included research and a Masters in periodontology, a pointer to the dedicated treatment he provides.
Photios (Fotis) Stavaras
DDS, MSc in Orthodontics
Fotis is a specialist orthodontist, who appreciates the impact a great smile can have on your life and believes this should be created as part of facial harmony. His communication skills and knowledge on a range of braces help to make this a reality.
DDS, MOrth.(Denmark), MSc Orth.
As a specialist orthodontist, Iliana focuses on helping children and adults achieve a fine smile. Her experience across Europe and knowledge on many types of braces ensure patients have choice, an aspect of Iliana’s belief in individual treatment:
BSc Dental Hygiene & Dental Therapy. GDC No 238277
An experienced dental hygienist and therapist, Joy qualified in 2012. Her strong interest in preventative dentistry helps colleagues and adds long term value for patients. They enjoy the high level of care and personal advice Joy provides, thanks to her ability to offer treatment in a relaxed way.
Magdalena Deska: GDC No 223602
NEBDN National Certificate Holder
Magdalena qualified as a dental hygienist in Poland, in 2014. Before joining Elgin, she worked at a practice in the West End of London, which specialises in periodontics. Although interested in all aspects of dentistry, Magdalena enjoys the challenge of complex periodontal cases, especially supporting nervous patients. They and all her patients benefit from Magdalena’s knowledge of oral disease prevention and fine personal care:
Senior Dental Technician. GDC No 118246
Andrea initially trained in Italy, a leading centre for aesthetic dentistry, before building further skills in Tokyo and London. The precision and artistry he brings to our patients technical dental needs makes such a difference to their lives:
Receptionist & Treatment Coordinator
Shannon went on maternity leave in September 2020, we wish her and the baby all the very best. Her efficiency in managing enquiries and appointments is a great asset to our practice, as is Shannon’s caring approach. We hope to see her return in the future and appreciate the kind words of support offered by patients.
Somer Leigh Watts
Dental Nurse. GDC No 276844
Somer spent 2 years in an established London practice, before qualifying with a Diploma in Dental Nursing in 2017. Since joining our practice, the care Somer offers has been welcomed by patients. Her passion for preventative dentistry and a recent 1 year course in radiography add to support she offers during treatment, or when welcoming patients at reception.
Aneta graduated as a dental assistant from Medical School in Poland in 2014, before joining us as a trainee and then passing her UK dental nursing exams, in June 2020. Aneta intends to continue her education, to become a dental hygienist, part of her dedication to the field of dentistry and to helping people.
Trainee Dental Nurse
After completing her A levels, Diana joined our practice to train as a dental nurse. An ideal opportunity to gain experience and knowledge, to enhance her passion for dentistry and desire to care for others. After qualifying as a dental nurse, Diana is planning to continue her education through a degree in dentistry, in order to reach her goal and specialise in orthodontics.
Marta is responsible for most non clinical aspects at our practice, helping to ensure that patients receive an excellent service. This brings in practical, regulatory, or ethical aspects, all working in harmony, through Marta’s natural care and commitment: