Team

Dr. Ghassan Radi

GDC reg. no: 74627

Dr Ghassan Radi, BDS (Cardiff) graduated in 1998 and is a Principal Dentist at South Ealing Dental Practice.  A Fellow of the International Congress of Oral Implantologists.

He enjoys working with nervous patients, helping to put them at ease.  Whilst he has a special interest in root fillings, crown and bridgework, his main area of expertise is aesthetic, restorative and implant dentistry. His individual approach and full commitment to each of his patients ensures they receive the highest standard and quality of care for his/her smile and dental health.

Ghassan is married to Zahra and has five children. Outside of work, Ghassan enjoys spending quality time with his family.

Dr Carla Garbarino

Dentist | GDC - 253232

BDS (HONS, Valencia), PG Dip Advanced Periodontics (Madrid), Cosmetic and Aesthetic Restorative
One-year Course (London)

Core areas of expertise:
• Minimally invasive procedures and preventive dentistry
• Restorative treatments: tooth-colored fillings, crowns, bridges and porcelain veneers
• Invisalign clear aligners
• Cosmetic Teeth Re-Contouring and teeth whitening
• Nervous children
• Gum diseases and tooth extraction
• Root canal treatment

In 2015 Dr Carla Garbarino graduated in Dentistry (BDS), shortly after she moved to the UK, where she has gained valuable postgraduate experience working on the NHS and private practice.
In 2019, she gained a highly respected diploma after completing a one-year Postgraduate in Cosmetic and Aesthetic Restorative Dentistry in London.

Carla is advocated to biomimetic dentistry: minimally invasive procedures that emulate the nature of patient’s teeth. This approach allows her to achieve maximum conservation of tooth structure and exceptional aesthetic.

Carla’s friendly, gentle manner means that she is popular with adults and specially children who suffer from dental phobia. Outside of work she enjoys dancing salsa, swimming and hiking in England and overseas. Carla speaks English, Spanish and Italian.

Dr Sandeep Bahra

Dentist | GDC - 245012

SandeepDr Sandeep Bahra graduated from Barts and The Royal London School of Medicine and Dentistry. Following this, he embarked on a journey to place him at the forefront of modern dentistry; with his core values being to maintain high standard cosmetic treatment results and always preserving patient satisfaction.

Sandeep is committed to ensuring every patient experience is a comfortable one and his easy-going approach allows him to put patients at ease while prioritising their treatment goals to provide quality care consistently. With an eye for detail, Sandeep displays a high degree of artistry allowing him to concentrate on creating a smile designed personally for you.

Having completed numerous postgraduate courses and qualifications, while being trained by world-renowned clinicians, Sandeep has been able to develop his skills allowing him to provide the latest treatment advances in the industry. Sandeep trained at the Royal College of Surgeons with the Faculty of General Dental Practitioners in providing dental implant treatments. He is an experienced provider of Invisalign and fixed braces, with a special interest in the field.

Aside from work, Sandeep loves spending time with his family. He enjoys art, photography and motor racing, and is an avid Formula One fan.

Dr Simona Loghin

Dentist | GDC - 269092

Carol Davila Dental University, Bucharest, Romania 2010

Special Interest in Endodontics & Restorative Dentistry 

Dr. Simona Loghin graduated from Carol Davila Dental University, Bucharest, Romania in 2010. She limited her activity to clinical endodontics and restorative dentistry. She conducts research, together with Dr. Domenico Ricucci (Italy) in the field of histopathology applied to the dental pulp and periapical tissues. She has published many papers in “peer-reviewed” journals. Winner of the Journal of Endodontics Award for Best Case Reports and Clinical Technique in 2014. She developed high skills in diagnosis, prevention and treatment of pulp inflammation and aesthetic restorations. All the treatment procedures are carried out using magnifying optical systems and documented with photos. Simona firmly believes in making the dental experience for all of her patients as pleasant, enjoyable and pain free as possible. Maintaining the highest quality dentistry possible in enhancing everyday smiles makes her always popular with our patients.

Simona is recognised by her colleagues for her exceptional talent, professionalism and conservative approach. Beyond dentistry and work, Simona is a keen explorer of the globe and has a full PADI Open Water Diving Licence. She enjoys practicing outdoor and indoor sports.

Dr Chandni Shah

GDC - 259056

I am a friendly hardworking dentist, with a special interest in Periodontology. I achieved my undergraduate Dentistry BDS in Sheffield University and am undergoing my specialist training at Kings College London.

Outside of work I love to go out with friends, watch movies and read books especially by Harlan Coben. I am a huge Liverpool fan but cannot play football to save my life!

My favourite things usually involve creativity like dress making and art! I love helping others and absolutely love what I do but if I wasn’t a dentist I would probably become a teacher.

I am a friendly face and will always aim to give the best care possible.

Dr Khalil Karwani

GDC - 283326

Dr Khalil Karwani graduated from the University of Bristol School of Dentistry with Merit and completed vocational training in West London after ranking top 50 in the country. Khalil is extremely passionate about providing high quality dental treatment whilst maintaining patient relaxation and comfort. Khalil enjoys cosmetic smile improvements, root canal therapy and minimally invasive dentistry. Khalil also attends conferences and lectures to keep up to date with modern materials and techniques.  Outside of work, Khalil enjoys playing football, rock climbing and discovering new places to eat!

 
 

Dr Renad Khundakji

GDC - 284758

Dr Renad Khundakji graduated from Barts and The London School of Medicine and Dentistry where she was awarded the Evelyn Sprawson prize for best all round student academically and socially. After completing her Bachelors in Dental Surgery, Renad completed vocational training in her hometown in Wales, where she developed her strong passion for minimally invasive dentistry. Since qualifying, she has completed her Part 1 MJDF Diploma (Membership of Joint Dental Faculties) and regularly updates her skills and knowledge.

Renad is a friendly, conscientious dentist who is committed to the profession and providing exceptional patient care. She values high quality treatment and putting her patients at ease. She provides both NHS and Private treatments, employing the latest dentistry advancements and technology. She has a particular interest in paediatrics, restorative dentistry and cosmetic smiles, and offers both C-Fast and Invisalign to help transform your smile.
Beyond dentistry, Renad cherishes time with her husband, Ayoub, and her family. She loves the great outdoors; and is often scouting for new experiences and places to travel to. She also loves painting, reading and interior design.

Dr Zahra Balal

GDC - 153657

zahra balalDr Zahra Balal graduated from Kings College London in 2008 and has practiced in mixed NHS and private practice for 7 years. She then moved to a fully private practice in the city, providing minimally invasive procedures and aesthetic dentistry for 6 years. Her aim is to follow 3 principals when working; providing high quality work, focusing on her patients’ needs while improving their oral health.

Dr Zahra Balal has advanced training in restorative and aesthetic dentistry. She enjoys orthodontic treatment and is skilled in providing fixed and removable orthodontic treatment. Dr Balal is a Platinum Certified Invisalign provider.

Away from work she is a mother to Layla and Ali and loves gardening and cycling with her children. She is training for her brown belt in Karate and is passionate about Mixed Martial Arts.

Dr Zahra Balal is available on Wednesday and Thursday at Acton Town Dental Practice.

Dr Sarah Al-Timimi

GDC - 228564

Dr-Sarah-Al-TimimiBDS (Hons).

Sarah graduated with honours from Kings College London, where she was awarded a number of prizes including being nominated for the prestigious gold medal award. She completed her VT training in Grays, Essex and following this, spent a year as a Senior House Officer at Guys Hospital in both the Paediatric and Oral Surgery departments where she was able to enhance her skills in more complex dentistry as well as with the treatment of nervous patients.

She is committed to lifelong learning through CPD and has carried out her MFDS with the Royal College of Surgeons. Since then she has been working in general practice, where she has a keen focus in promoting prevention rather than cure. Her patients describe her as friendly and approachable which makes her especially suited to treating our more apprehensive patients.

Dr. Abeer Shehadeh

GDC - 269530

Dr. Abeer is a highly trained and well experienced general dentist with special interest in periodontology,implantology and endodontology .

She has been providing exceptional dental treatment for more than 10 years.

In 2011, she received BDS from Damascus university, Syria .
Since then has finished her master’s degree in periodontology from Paris Diderot university ,France.
2015, received Postgraduate certificate in dental surgery,Paris Diderot university.
In addition, Abeer has furthered her dental studies by attending dental course in restorative dentistry ,implant placement and prosthetics ,bone regeneration and root canal treatment at the London dental academy and Baird academy.

Out side the clinic ,she enjoys her valuable time with her family.
Abeer speaks Arabic , French and English.

Shady Bassiouni

Hygienist | GDC - 287868

After qualifying with a dental degree in 2012 in Egypt. In 2018, Shady moved to the UK to join his wife where he had to start his dental career from scratch. In 2019, he joined our team as a dental nurse trainee where he observed, assisted and worked alongside other dentists. He obtained his registration as a Dental Hygienist and Dental Therapist in 2020 and commenced his career change.
He is passionate about oral health and treating people from all walks of life. He has an empathetic approach and a keen interest in treating anxious patients.
Shady enjoys spending time with his family and travelling around the world.

Madalina Pirlog

Nurse | GDC - 276218

Madalina Pirlog is a qualified nurse in Acton Town Dental Practice.

Mandy Johnson

Finance Manager

As Finance Manager for the Acton Town dental practice, Mandy is responsible for ensuring payment of invoices, purchasing, debt collection, financing and accounts.Mandy has been an invaluable member of the team for a year now and loves the variety her role offers as no two days are the same.She started her career in Finance at Midland Bank as a Credit Assistant working with NHS Trusts and suppliers of medical equipment, including MRI scanners to hospitals.

Outside of work, Mandy’s biggest passion is food: eating out as opposed to cooking! Two children and two dogs take up most of her spare time, but she enjoys time spent with family and friends.

Ruth McKee

Compliance Manager

ruthRuth  started her dental career as a dental nurse to a family friend on Saturdays whilst studying her A levels at school.  She then joined a local practice  working as a dental nurse and Oral Health Educator.  Ruth went to Cardiff Dental Hospital to do her Hygienist training. She has worked for 22 years as a Dental Hygienist in both Private and NHS practices.  She has experience in Orthodontics, Periodontal and Implant centres looking after the patients.  Ruth loved working with nervous and anxious patients and teaching trainee nurses.

Ruth stopped working in the clinical environment  in 2020 due to a job relocation with her husband.

This is a new direction in Ruth’s career which she is embracing fully.  She is enjoying using her wealth of experience and knowledge to look after the practice’s Compliance needs, and ensuring our patients and colleagues are safe both during these unusual times, and the future of dentistry as it changes.

Outside of work Ruth has many interests, sewing (making quilts and clothing), reading, her motorbike, swimming and being with her husband finding new things to do in their recent move to London.

Suzie Lovick

Area Manager

Suzie Lovick joined us in November 2011 she has been working within the Dental Industry since 1992 where she originally trained and qualified as a Dental Nurse, fifteen years later progressing to the role of Practice Manager.

She has excellent communication skills with our patients and the team. Outside of work Suzie enjoys spending time watching her husband and her teenage sons play rugby.

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