Meet The Team – Smileright™ in Basingstoke
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.
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.
Dr Farzad Azimi
BDS (Plymouth), MFDS RCS (Glasgow), Mpharm (Birmingham)
GDC Number: 258320
Qualified with dual degrees, Masters in Pharmacy from Birmingham and Bachelors of dental surgery from Peninsula college of medicine and dentistry in Plymouth, the most modern and state of art dental schools in the UK, then completed vocational training in London.
Soon after graduation I embarked on several post-graduate courses :
Obtained MFDS RCS membership from Glasgow
Completed multiple restorative, aesthetic and endodontic courses both in UK and in USA
Currently completing diploma restorative dentistry Royal College of Surgeons
Currently completing Certificate Dental Implantology in Cambridge
Has special interest in aesthetic and restorative dentistry (smile design), endodontics (root canal treatment) and implants
Has completed facial aesthetics courses and provides botox and fillers
Provider of Invisalign
Ethical, passionate, calm and sympathetic dentist. Ensure that my clinical knowledge are up to date by studying and attending courses in the UK and abroad.
” I enjoy treating a variety of patients, I listen to my patients’ concerns carefully and I do my very best meet their functional and aesthetic expectations. I have successfully completed several challenging cases and I always welcome nervous patients. My philosophy in dentistry is to preserve as much natural and healthy tooth structure as possible and for that reason I provide all treatments using modern magnifications equipment! ”
British Dental Association
Faculty of the Royal College of Surgeons
British Endodontic society
British Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry
British Association of Dental Implantology
I provide range of dental treatment for clients with a wide range of budgets.
Hamza qualified in 2010. He achieved the MSc postgraduate qualification from Queen Mary University of London in 2012. In 2016 he gained a further qualification LDSRCS from The Royal College Of Surgeons. He is committed to continuing his professional development and has recently in 2018 achieved the Certificate in Implant Dentistry to further enhance his skill set in the field of dentistry. Furthermore he is an active learner and always striving for excellence in his personal and professional life, to the benefit of his patients. Working in a relaxed atmosphere allows his patients to feel comfortable whether it is just a routine check up, or complex treatment being carried out.
Practiced dentistry in General Airforce Hospital of Greece
In General Army Camp of Nafplion, Greece
In several private dental clinics across Greece
British Dental Association
Dental association of Greece
Academy of Clinical Dentistry of Greece
Society of Contemporary Dentistry
Gutta Percha and Updated Obturating Techniques , published at MedCrave Medical Journal
Diploma thesis :Applications of Gutta Percha in Endodontics
Post Graduate Certificates in :
Masterclass in Aesthetic Dentistry, UCL University, Eastman Dental Institute of London
Materials of Oral Health , Hong Kong University
I am committed to deliver the best results to my patients following the fundamentals of Aesthetic and Conservative dentistry.
I have attended numerous Dental conferences all over Europe as well as practical courses to develop and specialize further my dental skills and to be updated with the latest trends in Dentisty.
Passionate, gentle and always happy to explain in details all parts of the treatment to my patients.
My personal goal is to provide excellent gentle caring dentistry and for every patient to look forward to the next appointment with me.
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 by 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.
Outside Orthodontics, Cristina loves horse riding and yoga which she practices regularly, and is also a passionated of traveling around the world. Cristina speaks Spanish, English and Italian.
Practice Manager Abbey has been in the dental industry for over 8 years, she is a qualified GDC registered dental nurse and qualified in 2012 in Manchester where she is originally from. She delivers a high standard of patient care and always wants to make sure all of our patients leave the surgery feeling satisfied with our service and confidence. Abbey is CQC registered manager in Cheltenham and Basingstoke and is often between both practices.
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.