Our Team

We have a team of skilled, caring and highly qualified dentists, hygienists, dental nurses, and practice manager who are committed to providing high-quality dental care within a modern and attractive environment.

DENTISTS:

Dr. Pakan Mazaheri,  (GDC reg. no: 80233)

DipImpDent RCS (England)(Advance Certificate), Dr Med Dent (Germany), Principal Dentist

Dr Mazaheri graduated from the RWTH Dental School in Aachen (Germany) in 1998, completed his doctoral thesis about root canal treatment with diode laser. After working few years in Germany and Southampton, he took over Chatfield Dental Centre in 2004. Pakan is awarded the prestigious Diploma in Implant Dentistry at advanced level by the Royal College of Surgeons in London. He is an experienced implant dentist, who focuses on restorative and cosmetic dentistry and has a keen interest in full mouth rehabilitation. He is a member of the British Dental Association (BDA), Faculty of General Dental Practice (FGDPUK).

Dr. Rhona Eskander, (GDC reg no: 192430)

BChD (Leeds), MJDF

Dr. Rhona Eskander graduated from Leeds University in 2010 and joined Chatfield Dental Centre in 2012. She completed training at the Perfect Smile Academy, providing complex cosmetic dentistry and enjoys treating a variety of patients, listening to their concerns and meeting their functional and aesthetic desires. She has taken on challenging cases successfully and always welcome nervous patients, who are allocated sufficient time to listen to their anxieties and expectations.

Dr. Eskander is a platinum provider for Invisalign and has received attention from the press including Grazia, The Times and the Daily Mail for Invisalign. She was honoured to be given the title of “Best Young Dentist” at the Private Dentistry Awards in 2016. She was shortlisted for Best Young Dentist 2015 and also for the Aesthetic awards 2016. She has been published in various dental magazines and was on the front cover of Young Dentist. Lecturing and writing articles has been a passion for her.

She is a member of the British Endodontic Society, the British Dental Association, the Faculty of the Royal College of Surgeons and the British Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry.

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Dr. Babak Karimi, (GDC reg no: 245154)

BChD Leeds 2013(Dental surgeon), BSc. Physics 2002

Dr. Babak Karimi graduated from Leeds University in 2013 and joined our team from September 2017. Over the past 4 years he has attended other post qualification courses in restorative, cosmetic dentistry and facial aesthetics to enhance his skills and knowledge in order to meet his patients’ expectations as much as it is possible. These include teeth straightening such as Invisalign and Six Months Smiles and smile makeover to include composite Bonding, ceramic/porcelain veneer which have been completed for many patients and also anti-wrinkle injection such as Botox and Dermal Fillers.

He is a very careful listener, supportive, reassuring and tailor any treatment individually so that his patients’ cosmetic and other clinical needs and wishes are satisfied. He will soon embark upon a very reputable dental implant course to become even a more comprehensive dentist so that he could provide you with almost a natural tooth where you have lost a tooth.

Babak is a member of American Academy of Cosmetic dentistry and Dental update where many researches are published so he could update himself on regular basis.

DENTAL THERAPISTS & HYGIENISTS:
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Maggie Da’Costa, (GDC reg no: 185835)

Combined Diploma in Dental Therapy & Hygiene, Cardiff

Maggie is our dental therapist and hygienist and joined our team in January 2010. She started her career as a dental nurse in 2003 and has had a variety of roles within the dental team before she gained the qualification as a dental Therapist in December 2009 from Cardiff University. Her training allows her to carry out hygiene work, gum treatment for adults, place fillings in adults and perform an extensive range of dental treatments on deciduous teeth (milk teeth). Regular appointments with her will aid in the prevention of gum disease, tooth decay, and embarrassing bad breath.She also enjoys carrying out Zoom Tooth Whitening procedures which have become very popular. We are so lucky to have Maggie as she combines the role of a hygienist with some of the work of a dentist.


Rachel Burgess (GDC reg no: 222069)

BSc Oral Health Science (Combined in Dental Therapy and Hygiene) UHI

Rachel is our Dental Therapist and Hygienist and joined our team in May 2012. She started her career in dentistry in 2005 in Co.Down before she gained her BSc Oral Health Science qualification at the University in Highlands and Islands in Scotland. Her training allows her to carry out hygiene work, gum treatment for adults, place fillings on adults and perform an extensive range of paediatric dental treatments on deciduous teeth (milk teeth). She has often played a vital role in relieving and anxiety of patients who are often nervous and unsettled.
She is also experienced carrying out Zoom Tooth Whitening procedures. Outside of work, she enjoys Horse Riding mainly show jumping/cross country, rock climbing, paragliding, yoga and traveling.

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Beata Knysak (GDC reg. no: 235653)

Beata started her career in Dentistry as a Dental Nurse in 2011 before she qualified as a Dental Hygienist and Therapist at King’s College Hospital obtaining an award for Academic Excellence. Her training allows her to carry out hygiene and periodontal treatment as well as restorative treatment on primary and permanent teeth including fillings and primary tooth extractions. She is very dedicated and passionate about patient care. She has a special interest in preventative paediatric dentistry, periodontal treatment, and Zoom Tooth Whitening procedures. Beata also provides oral health promotion to school children and recently completed an overseas volunteering programme providing dental care to indigenous Amazonians in Peru. In her free time, Beata has a variety of interests including cycling, snowboarding, scuba diving and painting.

Klaudia Mmireku (GDC reg no: 167739)

Diploma in Dental Hygiene and Therapy, RCS (London)

Klaudia joined Chatfield Dental Centre in 2014. She started her career in Dentistry as a Dental nurse in 2005 before she qualified as a Dental Therapist and Hygienist in 2009 from King’s College Hospital. Her aim is to deliver a pain-free and thorough treatment, to inform and help every patient on their journey for a better oral health, as well as making the visit comfortable for the clients suffering from dental phobia. Regular appointments with her will aid in the prevention of gum disease, tooth decay, and embarrassing bad breath.Klaudia enjoys her job and tries to expand her dental knowledge by participating in different dental courses and conferences.

DENTAL NURSES:
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Shima Eslami (GDC Reg No: 268043)

Qualified Dental Nurse

Shima has acquired a wealth of experience in restorative and surgical dentistry before joining us in 2017. She has a particular interest in new, high-procedures including surgical work, and restorative and cosmetic procedures. She regularly attends courses and seminars to broaden her knowledge and ultimately deliver the best patient care possible. We are very pleased to have Shima working with us, as she has a particular talent for organisation which we embrace fully. Between seeing patients she is frequently coming up with ways to improve efficiency in day-to-day tasks.

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Pheobe Gallimore (GDC reg. no. – 141218)

Qualified dental nurse, Oral Health Advisor

Pheobe joined our practice in 2007. Her knowledge, helpful and calm manner have made her a much valued and appreciated member of the team. She deals with minor and major enquiries efficiently and can advise on a variety of dental problems. She has “Certificate in Oral Health Education” and is qualified to take impression and dental radiographs. We are proud to have Pheobe’s help and her enthusiasm is highly contagious.


Bebella Kaela (GDC reg. no. – 267936)

Qualified Dental Nurse

Bebella joined our team in 2017 and is already a valued member of the practice. She studies Physiotherapy part-time, balancing her studies with working. She has experience in restorative and orthodontic treatment, with a special interest in using invisalign to help patients achieve the smile they want. With a calm manner and professional knowledge under her belt, she takes great pride and satisfaction in working to the highest level.

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Naeemeh Lachinpour

Trainee Dental Nurse

Naeemeh joined our practice in the summer of 2017. She is enthusiastic and eager to learn about all aspects of clinical dentistry, and is passionate about giving patients the best clinical care possible. She is a very proactive and quick learner, so anybody being treated by her can be confident they are in very good hands. The rest of the practice staff will provide close support during her training to help her achieve her Level 3 Diploma in Dental Nursing qualification.

 
RECEPTIONISTS:
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Suzi Tilbury

Practice receptionist Suzi has been with the practice since its foundation in 2004. In most instances she will be your first point of contact with the practice. She is responsible for the day-to-day running of the practice. Suzi has great customer service skills and will answer any questions or queries patients may have about their dental treatment and the services we provide.

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Jack Cetin

Jack supports us as receptionist on Saturdays. He initially undertook a BSc in Clinical Sciences, and is currently studying on the Graduate Entry Dentistry course at King’s College London. He has considerable knowledge of different aspects of dentistry, and is keen to learn more from working in a varied and busy practice. He is an experience dental receptionist; always happy to help and provide you with the highest level of customer care. He is especially interested in helping to reassure and advise more nervous patients. Outside of working and studying, he enjoys the opera and spending time with his cat.

 

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