Meet The Team – Smileright™ at The Barbican, City Of London
GDC Number: 58624
Dr Elliot Stevenson-Smith BDS qualified at University College Hospital Dental School in London. He has practiced dentistry for over 30 years and cosmetic dentistry for over 20 years. He has a passion for improving patients’ smiles and has treated over 300 patients with fixed braces and over 1,000 patients with Invisalign. He has lectured on and trained dentists in the Invisalign system and is in the top 1% of Invisalign providers. He also loves to do smile makeovers and has a beautiful portfolio of work. Whatever your teeth are like, he will have treated many similar cases, so you can be sure you’re in great hands.
“Dr Stevenson-Smith has always been someone who has made me feel at ease; he is very calm and makes me feel relaxed and gives me a sense of being in the best possible care. In my opinion he is a fantastic dentist and a wonderful communicator and someone in whom I have complete trust.” – MA
“Elliot is articulate, professional to a fault, and very funny. He is careful to avoid recommending treatments that would have marginal benefits or engage in unnecessary procedures. His work has been excellent and at 56, my teeth are in better shape by far than when I first became a patient in 1989. Above all he engenders complete trust.” – M O’H
“I have been a patient of many dentists and I consider Elliot to be simply the best dentist by far in my experience. His advice has always been straightforward whilst making it clear what is appropriate for my dental health and what is best for me.” – GS
“Elliot Stevenson-Smith has been our family dentist for about 15 years because he is a brilliant dentist. We are totally satisfied with his welcoming approach, his efficient manor and most of all the quality of his work.” – AB
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 Maria Malandreni (DDS, Mclindent in Oral Surgery UCL, MFDS (Edinb))
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. Edina Jude
GDC Number: 258730
General Dental Practitioner with Special Interest in Prosthodontics
“Being able to improve the quality of life, confidence and happiness of my patients, through cosmetic and restorative dentistry, has been the greatest privilege of my life.”
After graduating from a 6 year course at the Faculty of Medicine and Pharmacy, Dentistry Specialisation, University of Oradea, Romania in 2013, with a Doctor of Medicine (Dentistry) degree, Dr. Edina moved to the UK and spent 2 years working and shadowing in a number of leading private practices around London. She is an active member of the British Dental Association and regularly undertakes professional development courses with the organisation.
Dr. Edina’s principle aim before any treatment is to ensure that the patient feels as comfortable as possible and that the first thing that really matters is to know and trust your dentist. Communication is also a key factor and the patient should feel free to talk freely about any concerns while also being able to discuss further wishes and treatments.
Dr. Edina is dedicated to maintaining the highest standards possible in enhancing everyday smiles, making her always popular with our patients. She provides all kinds of routine and cosmetic dentistry as well as facial aesthetic treatments. Dr. Edina promotes minimal intervention dentistry and believes patient input to be an essential ingredient to the treatment process. Patients regularly compliment her for being down-to-earth, reassuring and positive.
Dr Simmi Bharadia
GDC Number: 252923
Dr Simmi Bharadia studied at the prestigious King’s College London Dental Institute and UCH-CEU. Post-graduation, Simmi spent one year working in a special care referral clinic for anxious children and adults, providing treatment under sedation. This resulted in her gentle, reassuring and empathetic approach to patient care and dental phobia, always ensuring that patients are at ease. She has also undertaken extensive training under her mentor, an oral surgeon, in removing wisdom teeth and other complex tooth extractions as well as treating elderly patients during domiciliary visits at local care homes. Simmi then went on to spend several years as a General Dental Practitioner providing general and cosmetic treatments within the NHS and privately, including cosmetic restorations, root canal treatment, extractions, veneers, crowns, dentures and facial aesthetics.
Simmi is dedicated to maintaining the highest standards in her work and is very passionate about providing healthy smiles for her patients. She is a firm believer in Minimally Invasive Dentistry and always attends the Minimalist Conference learning about the new research and techniques transforming dentistry. Dedicated to post-graduate training, Simmi has completed the Advanced Operative Aesthetic and Restorative Dentistry certification under Dr Richard Porter and Dr Raheel Malik at the Aspire Dental Academy. She is a certified Invisalign provider and enjoys combining short-term orthodontics with whitening and composite bonding to transform smiles. Simmi has trained under the renowned Dr Monik Vasant in highly aesthetic techniques to achieve beautiful composite bonding. Simmi has extensive experience in all teeth whitening systems, including in-house laser whitening, Philip Zoom and Enlighten. In addition, she has trained under Dr Harry Singh at the Botulinum Toxin Club in providing Botox & Dermal Fillers. She is an active member of the British Dental Association and the British Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry as well as an examiner for Dental Training Consultants helping to mentor young dentists.
Outside academia, Simmi is a born and bred Londoner and loves working and socialising in the heart of central London. She is an avid foodie and enjoys frequenting trendy London eateries! She is passionate about travelling, health and cooking. Simmi loves working alongside children and was a tutor for eight years. She welcomes all new patients to come in for a stress-free consultation and an honest, minimally invasive treatment approach.
Dr Cristina Esteban
GDC Number: 219972
Dr Cristina Esteban qualified from University Alfonso X el Sabio in Spain in 2010 and after four years working as a General Dentist in the UK, she started a three years Master’s degree in Orthodontics and Dentofacial Orthopedics at the University of UDIMA in Madrid which was completed with honours.
She has also successfully completed a Master’s in the most innovative invisible orthodontic techniques becoming a certified Invisalign provider. Cristina is also a specialist in Interceptive techniques for children, helping to correct the different types of malocclusions of the bones in short ages.
Dr Cristina is constantly attending conferences and courses to ensure that she always provides the latest techniques to her patients and can meet their individual expectations. She is a friendly but decided dentist who will always try to make the patient´s experience as easy as possible.
Cristina works as exclusive private Orthodontist in London and Brighton, treating children and adult patients, and she joined our team at Barbican and Basingstoke practices in 2018.
Dr Savan Shah
GDC Number: 210732
After graduating with 1st Class Honours at Cardiff University in 2011 (Bachelor Of Dental Surgery), Savan qualified as a dentist from Cardiff University, having won multiple awards. Savan had his first publication in the ‘Dental Update’ as a final year student, one of the biggest dental journals. After completing his DFT training in Hertford, East of England, Savan spent a year as a Senior House officer position in Oral & Maxillofacial surgery at the Luton, QEII and Lister Hospitals (2012-2013), and attained an award for East of England Junior Paper’s day winner (AUDIT project). Thereafter he successfully completed the MJDF examinations, with varied experience if practice settings, working as an Associate Dentist and a Dentist with Special Interest in Endodontics.
Savan is committed to post-graduation education and strives to provide the highest level of dental care to all his patients using the most up-to-date dental techniques, placing patient care as his top priority. Savan is about to complete his two year Post – Graduate Endodontic course (2017-2019) – Aspire Academy Advanced Endodontics, which provides a platform to embark on an MSc program in Endodontics which he commences in October 2019 (Univesity of Chester). Savan is a member of the British Endodontic Society.
He has a gentle approachable manner and always ensures that his patients are put at ease in his care and is passionate in delivering the highest quality care to his patients. Savan welcomes all new patients.
Outside of the dental world, Savan has a great passion for sports and participates in the Harrow and Wembley table tennis league and plays football regularly. Savan always strives to help the less fortunate and has taken part in several challenges in aid of charity, including multiple triathlons, and several football marathons. He is currently training towards his third Olympic distance London Triathlon (July 2019) this summer, with an ambition to participate in an Iron Man Challenge.