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The ADC Team

Our Dental Surgeons

Dr Ghassem Ghani Practice Owner

BDS Newcastle, MSc London, DGDPRCS(UK)

GDC Registered Specialist in Endodontics and Prosthodontics

GDC Registration Number: 51365

Gus was one of the founders of Ashley Dental Centre and is now the sole owner. He graduated from The University of Newcastle in 1977 and worked for some years as a Senior House Officer in various general hospitals including Kingston, Middlesex and Whipps Cross. He has taught at various university teaching hospitals before embarking on the Eastman Dental Hospital Course leading to the award of a Masters Degree in Conservative Dentistry in 1985. For many years he worked at practice in Harley Street until setting up Ashley Dental Centre with Dr James Durie in 1985. He is an advisor to the Voluntary Services Overseas and has also been an advisor to Medical Unit. Gus is a keen but not very good golfer.

Dr Dipan Shah Associate Dentist

BDS Manchester, DRDP, Dip Imp Dent Eastman Dental Hospital

GDC Registration Number: 83250

Dipan joined the ADC team in early 2018. While he enjoys general dentistry, his area of expertise is implants. He has completed the Implantology course at the Eastman Dental Hospital and gained a Diploma in Implant Dentistry. Dipan is also a clinical teacher at Kings College Dental Institute, supervising and lecturing fifth year dental students. Recently has been appointed as Training Programme Director in the London Dental Education and Training, NHS Health Education England and the London and South East Postgraduate Medical and Dental Education. Dipan is local to the area living in Surbiton.

Dr Tobi Oluwole Associate Dentist

GDC Registration Number: 193821

GDC registered specialist in Prosthodontics.

Tobi graduated from King’s College London in 2010 and completed his foundation dental training in Rochester, Kent. Since then he has worked as a senior house officer in maxillofacial surgery in East Kent Hospital’s University Trust, in private practice in Australia and also as a community dental officer in Sittingbourne, Kent.

Tobi is a member of the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh and was awarded a master's degree in 2017 by Eastman Dental Institute. In 2018, he passed the Membership in Restorative Dentistry examination to become a specialist Prosthodontist. Aside from practicing dentistry, he lectures and teaches at the Eastman Postgraduate Centre. Outside of work, he enjoys playing football, running and reading. He is an active member of his local church.

Dr Harpreet Kalsi Associate Dentist

GDC Registration Number: 153892

Dr Kalsi qualified from King’s College London in 2008. After her vocational training year, she went on to complete several Senior House Officer jobs in hospital. She completed a Masters in Conservative Dentistry at the Eastman Dental Hospital in 2014. Dr Kalsi is interested in fixed and removable prosthodontics and implants, but also enjoys the variety of general practice. Outside of work, she is a busy mum with three children and enjoys cooking and sewing.

Dr Jagdip Kalsi Visiting Specialist

BDS MSc MJDF MFDS MRD FDSRCS

GDC Registration Number: 104118

Jag is a consultant in restorative dentistry trained to specialist level in prosthodontics, endodontics, periodontics and implant dentistry. At Ashley Dental Centre he provides specialist periodontal treatments. He also works at Croydon University and King’s College Hospitals. In addition to multi-disciplinary cases, he enjoys implant and peri-implant dentistry, surgical periodontics and endodontics, and full mouth reconstruction work. He is actively involved in teaching general dental practitioners, postgraduate students, and junior and senior specialty trainees. He entered the GDC registers of prosthodontics and restorative dentistry in 2018. He has published extensively on many subjects including tooth surface loss management, restorative dentistry, periodontics, post cancer dental management.

Our Dental Nurses

Janet Palmer Senior Dental Nurse

National Certificate for Dental Nursing

GDC Registration Number: 131009

Janet is our Lead Senior Dental nurse and has been at Ashley Dental Centre since the start. Her role is managing the nursing staff at the practice as well as assisting in the surgeries. She has attended various dental nursing courses in implantology, microsurgery and root canal therapy. Tap dancing, going to the gym and spending time with the grandchildren are among her leisure activities.

Jacquie Frye Dental Nurse

GDC Registration Number: 134294

Jacqui Frye, since qualifying as a Dental Care Professional in 2008, has worked as a Dental Assistant in NHS and Private Practices. In 2014 she trained as an Oral Health Educator.

Jacqui was encouraged by one of her past employers to write Oral Health Goals for children in the local pre-school nurseries, which gave her more time with patients who needed additional oral health guidance. She joined the Ashley Dental Centre in 2017. Jacqui is a keen singer and is a member of a local choir. Her other hobbies include writing poetry and walking.

Clare Sinnott Dental Nurse

GDC Registration Number: 112156

Clare is our newest addition to the nursing team, having joined Ashley Dental Centre in January 2020. Clare is originally from Ireland but has resided in London for many years. She trained as a dental nurse at West Thames College, London, graduating in 2004. She is also a certified implant nurse and obtained the qualification back in 2008 from the Eastman Dental Hospital. Clare has over sixteen years of nursing experience under her belt and has worked in various specialised areas of her job such as endodontics, prosthodontics and implantology. She is incredibly passionate about dentistry and particularly caring for her patients. Outside of work, Claire enjoys reading and is also a keen runner and yoga practitioner.

Our Dental Hygienists

Janine Ford Hygienist

CEB Dip Dent Hygiene (EDH)

GDC Registration Number: 4393

Janine qualified as a hygienist from the Eastman Dental Hospital and Institute in 1993 and has worked at Ashley Dental Centre since 1995. She lives locally and is married with three children. Her hobbies are archaeology and socialising.

Meagan Seto Hygienist

Advanced Diploma in Dental Hygiene (Canada)

GDC Registration Number: 275049

Having qualified in Canada. She she has been with us for sometime as a hygienist. She is passionate about oral hygiene and one of her career highlights was working in Australia on a Government Outreach Program to help provide essential oral health educational services to the respective communities.

Sarah Ritzi Hygienist & Therapist

BSc (Hons), Dip Dent Hyg RCS, Dip Dent Therapy RCS

GDC Registration Number: 196962

Sarah started working at Ashley Dental centre in February 2020. She qualified from Kingston University in 2010 with BSc Hons in Biomedical Sciences and gained her hygienist qualification from Kings College Hospital in 2014. As well as providing routine dental hygiene treatment, she is a fully qualified dental therapist able to provide further treatment options. Sarah is enthusiastic about preventative work and reduction of further dental problems in the future. Away from work Sara is kept busy with a young family.

Facial Aesthetics

Esmat Abbas

BSc, MBBS DRCOG MRCGP

GMC Registration Number: 7014286

Having worked as a fully qualified doctor for almost 10 years, Esmat combines her expertise as a general practitioner with the best products in the market in order to offer our patients at ADC market-leading facial aesthetics treatment options. In an industry currently marked by limited legislation, Esmat is passionate about providing patients with a high-quality, safe service. She firmly believes that looking good helps us feel good.

Administration Staff

Melanie Brooks Receptionist

Mel joined over a year ago and is one of our receptionists at Ashley Dental Centre. She has over six years of experience working in customer services. Mel’s hobbies include riding her horse, Jesse.

Ruth Maloney Receptionist

Ruth has been part of the ADC team for almost nine years. Starting as a part-time receptionist, she is the most experienced member of the reception and administrative team. When she is not working at Ashley Dental Centre, she enjoys an active lifestyle and spending time with her family, especially with her grandchildren.

Naomi Saenz Admin and Compliance Assistant

Naomi joined Ashley Dental Centre initially as a part-time receptionist. However during her time at the practice, her role has expanded and she has become involved in other projects including all aspects of marketing and advertising. She enjoys new challenges and her ultimate aim is to work within the health sector. She works part time because she is taking a Graduate Diploma in Law. Her hobbies include walking her dog Quincy and martial arts.

Kay O'Neill Compliance Officer

Kay qualified as a dental nurse in 1980 and has taught student dental nurses for almost 10 years. She was offered a position as an Information Governance Facilitator for Hampshire PCT and she now works as a compliance consultant for various dental practices, including Ashley Dental Centre. Kay loves travelling, fitness and going on long walks.

 

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Dr Dipan Shah Associate Dentist

Dr Tobi Oluwole Associate Dentist

Dr Harpreet Kalsi Associate Dentist

Dr Jagdip Kalsi Visiting Specialist

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