Meet The Team – Smileright™ in Basingstoke
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 Sheel Patel
GDC Number: 210535
Dr Sheel Patel graduated from the University of Birmingham and joined the Smileright team in November 2012.
Sheel has obtained a Post Graduate Certificate in primary dental care awarded by the University of Kent and has also completed part 1 of the MJDF examination at the Royal College of Surgeons, with a view to completing part 2 in the upcoming year.
Sheel has a keen interest in cosmetic dentistry, and with her caring and compassionate nature, strives to deliver the best possible treatments to her patients at all times. She is a registered Six Month Smiles practitioner and is now undertaking Six Month Smiles patients. Sheel makes it a priority to stay on top of current literature, in order to provide the best possible dental care to her patients.
Dr Salim Ebrahim
GDC Number: 59356
I qualified from Leeds University in 1984 and have worked in a general dentistry since. As a result I have a wealth of experience to offer in all areas of dentistry except orthodontics ( teeth straightening ). I like to treat my patients as if they were member of my family; being honest, giving all the options and discuss pros and cons of treatments.
Book in for a check-up and see if you agree with this description of myself!
Dr Reza Izadi
GDC Number: 113792
Reza Izadi qualified from King’s College London in 2007, and worked as a general dental practitioner for the subsequent years. In 2014 he decided to continue his postgraduate studies at Eastman Dental Institute (UCL). A year later he finished his Master’s degree in Conservative dentistry.
Reza is committed to continuing professional development and continually refining his skills. His approach is to favour minimally invasive dentistry to achieve the perfect smile for his patients. With his gentle and caring approach, he puts even the most nervous patients at ease.
Corinne Porter (BSc Dental Hygiene and Therapy (Birm))
GDC Number: 210703
Corinne qualified from the Birmingham School of Dental Hygiene and Therapy in 2011. Since then she has been working as a Dental Hygienist and Therapist in the Berkshire area carrying out both private and NHS treatments.
She takes an enthusiastic approach to treating patients and trying to improve their oral health. Corinne mostly enjoys using her therapy skills, from carrying out simple fillings and deciduous teeth extractions to providing preventative treatments for both children and adults. Looking to further advance in her career, Corinne also took a tooth whitening course in 2012 and now carries out the procedure for patients. In her spare time, Corinne loves travelling and is passionate about cooking and trying out new cuisines.
Negin qualified at UKE Hamburg University and then moved to the UK in 2008.
She has gained a wealth of knowledge in cosmetic and general dental procedures. She has a strong belief in prevention and will only remove tooth structure after all other avenues have been exhausted.
She returns smiles back to functional aesthetic beauty with minimally invasive techniques such as tooth whitening, bonding, veneers, inlays and crowns. She also is receiving further training to help patients with TMJ (Temporomandibular Joint or jaw joint) related problems.
Her ambition is to help her patients to realize how good oral health can improve their quality of life.
Her motivation comes from always wanting to fall asleep feeling that I did my best that day with regards to treating my patients… or took every opportunity given to me.
She is always making sure she keeps up to speed with the constant developments in dentistry. As part of her on-going professional development, she regularly attends courses by other well respected dentists.
Negin has gained a Certificate in Restorative Dentistry from the Tipton Institute and a second Certificate in Hands-on cosmetic and aesthetic Dentistry.
Negin is passionate about improving her patient’s well-being through her strong belief in prevention and in life-long learning to help herself get better assess better and work better, has a friendly and caring approach and she is also great at helping nervous patients and children feel relaxed.
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.