Meet The Team – Smileright™ at The Barbican, City Of London
Dr Pedram Negahban (DDS MJDF RCS (Eng), DipImpDent RCS (Eng))
GDC Number: 82959
Pedram is actively involved in Implant education. Over the years he has undertaken extensive training to become proficient in surgical procedures for all implant related oral surgery techniques, including Sinus Lift, guided bone regeneration and full mouth rehabilitations with fixed prosthesis. This allows him to restore the most complex cases, achieving predictable outcomes with the highest aesthetics.
Pedram is a member of the BDA (British Dental Association) and ITI (International Team for Implantology) and The Royal College of Surgeons of England and has a diploma degree in implant dentistry considered as gold standard in dental implantology.
Dr Jonathon Brown
GDC Number: 177574
(BSc Kings College London, BDS Bart’s, Royal London School of Medicine & Dentistry, MJDF RCS (Eng))
Jonathon is highly accomplished dentist with a particular interest in cosmetic and surgical dentistry.
As well as being an invaluable member of Smileright Barbican he also works as an oral surgeon at Guy’s hospital in central London.
Dr Brown graduated from the Bart’s and The Royal London School of Medicine and Dentistry in 2009 with honours, and distinctions. He continued to win awards during his foundation training and completed a senior house officer post in the restorative, oral medicine and oral surgery departments at Guy’s Hospital.
Jonathon is passionate about dentistry and regularly attends postgraduate courses in the UK and abroad to ensure that he is abreast of the latest techniques and technology. He has already gained his Diploma of Membership to the Joint Dental Faculties at the prestigious Royal College of Surgeons of England. He is also a member of the British Dental Association and the Society for the Advancement of Aneasthesia in Dentistry.
Despite being a highly skilled oral surgeon and extremely adept at removing teeth. Jonathon has a conservative approach to dentistry attempting to retain teeth wherever possible. Jonathon is also studying towards his diploma in Implant Dentistry at the world renowned Eastman Dental Institute. His desire to ensure that patients make informed decisions about their care, his relaxed manner and his meticulous attention to detail have made him very popular among our patients.
Outside of dentistry Dr Brown has had an extremely successful sporting career. He has earned over 20 international caps for the senior England Hockey Team and has competed in Africa, Asia and throughout Europe. Dr Brown also enjoys music, architecture and travel.
Dr Maria Malandreni (DDS , MFDS RCSE,Mclindent UCL)
GDC Number: 218024
Dr Maria Malandreni joined Smileright at the Barbican in 2013. She qualified from Athens Dental University in Greece in 2010. She has successfully completed a two year, full time MClinDent postgraduate course in Oral Surgery at UCL and has been awarded a distinction for the course and her research project. She has also successfully completed the exams for the Diploma of Membership of the Royal College of Surgeons. She is a member of British Association of Oral Maxillofacial Surgeons and Junior Trainees Group.
Maria has been working for four years in the Maxillofacial Departments in several hospitals in the UK, carrying out day and night on call duties in the Accident and Emergency Departments for orofacial trauma cases, dento-alveolar cases under sedation and general anaesthetic and being involved in all fields of maxillofacial surgery. She is now a Staff Grade in the Maxillofacial Department of Poole and Bournemouth General Hospital.
Maria believes in lifelong education and makes sure she is updated through attendance at courses and conferences. She is also involved in audits and published projects.
Dr Maria is particularly interested in dealing with anxious patients to change their viewpoint towards dentistry. She aims to treat everyone at the highest standards in a friendly and warm approach.
Outside Dentistry and Oral Surgery, Maria enjoys photography and travelling the world. She loves the sea and getting involved in sports. Besides Greek and English, she speaks French fluently.
Dr Milka Grancharova
GDC Number: 198365
Milka graduated from The Medical University in Sofia, Bulgaria in 1988 with honours and distinction. Soon after that she built her own private practice where she successfully practiced dentistry for more than 23 years and had thousands of grateful and loyal patients.
Milka moved to London in 2011 and worked for three years at Your Dentist London-central private practice at Buckingham Gate. Milka joined our Smileright Practice as a General Practitioner, with more than 26 years of experience.
Milka is devoted to dentistry and her patients and she thinks that it’s her vocation. She believes that every patient needs an individual approach and that the key to success is to start with precise diagnosis, go through all the steps of the proper treatment and end up with long lasting rappaports with the patient.
Through her whole carrier Milka was striving to improve her skills and knowledge to be better qualified for the various procedures that all patients need. She is well experienced in the art techniques of all kind of restorations-cosmetic white fillings, crowns, veneers, dentures. Milka loves oral surgery as well.
- Early diagnosis of periodontal diseases and current trends of aesthetic periodontal
- Six Month Smiles- Short Term Orthodontics
- Botox and Dermal Fillers- Facial Aesthetic techniques and technologies.
The biggest challenge for Milka is to find the proper approach to eliminate the anxiety that all people have for the dentist chair and to start loving their visits to the dentist and the results.
Finally Milka speaks fluently Russian, Macedonian and Serbian, basic Italian and German. She loves playing Scrubble. She hates to cook but she loves gourmet food. She loves good movies, theatre, books, music, the sun and the sea, to explore new countries, cultures, languages.
Dr Klaudia Tombolis, Dentistry (Adelaide)
GDC Number: 75470
Klaudia Tombolis qualified from the University of Adelaide in Australia in 1996. She developed solid groundings in a private practice for 2 years in Adelaide. Klaudia moved to the UK in early 1999 and worked for one year outside London. She has worked in private dental practices in central London since 2000.
Throughout her career, Klaudia has maintained her commitment to continued professional development by attending courses on regular basis.
Klaudia’s interests also lie in the fields of general and cosmetic dentistry and throughout her professional life has remained focused in providing excellence in every aspect of her care.
Klaudia’s special interests include preventive dentistry, Invisalign, Inman aligner, clear aligners and other forms of removable orthodontics as well as minimally invasive cosmetic dentistry. She particularly enjoys the challenge of treating nervous patients. Klaudia joined Smileright in Barbican in March 2016.
Kludia has three children, and enjoys spending time with them. Outside of Dentistry Klaudia enjoys travelling, visiting art galleries/museums, attending rowing regattas, chess tournaments and reading.
Simone Kelly (BDS)
GDC Number: 212122
After graduating from Trinity College Dublin in 2011, Simone did her VT training in a busy practice in Birmingham. Since she has worked in private practices in both the Midlands and Dublin where she enjoys all aspects of dentistry including crown/ bridge work and root canal treatment.
Simone has focused on cosmetic dentistry and has done several courses to develop her professional skills. She is currently undergoing a cosmetic& aesthetic Restorative programme in London.
Simone has a friendly and warm approach and particularly anxious patients appreciate her calming nature.
Simone has a sense of adventure enjoying hiking and has ventured to the Brecon Beacons, Malvern Hills and the Camino De Santiago trail. She has recently returned from backpacking through Australia and New Zealand. Currently living with friends locally and loving what London has to offer.
Simone will be offering a range of general and cosmetic treatments to her patients. She is eager to welcome existing and new patients to Smileright who can enjoy being treated to the highest standard in a friendly, warm environment.
Dr. Giedre Lauzikaite
GDC Number: 261081
Dr. Lauzikaite graduated from Vilnius Faculty of Medicine (Lithuania), with a Masters of Dental Science. Since then she has been working as a General Dentist on several Private clinics.
As an experienced Principal Dentist. Dr. Lauzikaite has harvested valuable knowledge in all fields of dentistry – Particularly on Smile Design, aesthetic dentistry as well as restorative and prosthetic dental treatment.
Dr. Lauzikaite has had a special interest in making the perfect smile for her patients, after having been trained in the King’s College London in Smile Design in 2014. Additionally she has completed courses at LonDEC and is a member of the General Dental Council.
Finally, She also speaks fluently English, Russian and Lithuanian and between many interests and hobbies she regularly attends numerous specialty-training courses and conferences across Europe.
Meet the Orthodontic Team
Dr. Kia Papagalani, Lead Specialist Orthodontist for Children & Adults (DDS(1986), MSc(1989))
(Ohio State University-USA, 1986 -1990)
GDC Number: 228487
Dr Papagalani has been delivering premium Orthodontic care for more than two decades and in three continents, both to youth and adults.
She brings a wealth of experience for optimal smile aesthetics by having specialized in therapies for complex and interdisciplinary cases. Her special interests as a Specialist Orthodontist are non –extraction treatment and High Standard Adult Orthodontics.
Her education in universities both in Europe and the United States, where she acquired her DDS, her specialization in Orthodontics (Ohio State University –USA) and her Masters in Science from the same University, along with the continuous pursuit of professional development training and designations on new techniques have contributed to her professional commitment to providing always the highest quality orthodontic treatment to her patients.
Her professional memberships and affiliations have included the American Association of Orthodontists, the World Federation of Orthodontists, British Orthodontic Society, the European Society for Oral Laser Applications, the European Academy of Paediatric Dentistry, and has volunteered for Médecins du Monde. She is also Clinical Lecturer for the Master’s in clinical Orthodontics in London.
By maintaining always, a current knowledge of the latest cutting edge orthodontic technology and techniques she has been awarded certifications for and practices and provides a series of orthodontic treatment options such as Invisalign, Incognito and WIN –Lingual braces, Various Aesthetic braces, Damon system with INSIGNIA Advanced Smile Design,3D appliances, Fast Braces or alternatively Self ligating or Conventional braces with Fast Track Orthodontic treatment options.
The Reception and Nursing Team
Our dental team are backed up with experienced reception staff and our professional and dedicated Dental Nurse Team. All of whom are there to offer you the highest standards in dental care and to ensure your visit to our Smileright Dental Clinic is a positive experience.