Dr.Biju Kolladikkal Ramachandran
(Dental Implant Surgeon)
Qualified from: BDS, MFDS RCS( England),Dip Implant Dentistry RCS ( Edinburgh) India, 1997
GDC No: 164980
Biju is an Implantologist who has over 20 years of experience as dentist. He qualified from India in 1997. Biju worked in India & Sultanate of Oman before settling in the UK in 2007. He started working in University hospital Coventry and Bradford teaching Hospital both for the NHS trust-Maxillofacial Surgery. Biju decided to further his experience by relocating to Kent. Biju joined the team in 2013 practising both NHS and Private Dentistry. Biju's special interests are Implants, Invisalign, Clear Correct & Cosmetic Dentistry. Apart from work, Biju and his wife Dr Smitha run a free care home for the elderly in India this takes up most of their spare time they find this rewarding as they love to help people less fortunate than them.
Biju is a Life & Business Coach, Mentor, Public Speaker and loves to Travel.
Dr.Ioannis Tsiaousis (A D V Canterbury Limited)
(Dental Implant Surgeon)
Qualified from: Kosice Slovakia, 2002
GDC No: 110097
Following graduation in 2002 (UPJS), Ioannis practiced in Greece, before relocating to the UK in 2007. From his early years in clinical practice, he developed a passion for aesthetic dentistry and attended several courses to improve his skills and knowledge. In 2011 he completed a year post-graduate residency; Certificate in Implantology at Harley Street. Ioannis provides dental implants for the replacement of single missing teeth to multiple, full mouth rehabilitations and makeovers. His passion for aesthetics and smile design was the driving force to a three-year postgraduate Masters' Degree in Aesthetic Dentistry at King’s College, London, completed with Merit in 2018. Following that, he was awarded Membership of the Faculty of General Dental Practioners, by the Royal College of Dental Surgeons (MFDS), and the College of General Dentistry; MCGDent(UK). Ioannis is keen on minimally invasive and interdisciplinary dentistry for the aesthetic enhancement of single teeth to complete smile makeovers. He is an accredited provider of adult orthodontics (Invisalign, 6 Month Smiles, ClearCorrect). Ioannis is a member of the British Dental Association, International Team for Implantology, a full member of the Faculty of Dental Surgery and the College of General Dentistry MCGDent(UK). Ioannis enjoys socialising, cooking for friends and family.
Qualified from: LDS Royal College of Surgeons Of England 2013 United Kingdom, 2010
GDC No: 245925
Smitha Biju qualified from India in 2004 where she practised as a principal Dentist . Smitha decided to move to the UK to get a higher education in 2007. After gaining a masters from The University of Sheffield Smitha then relocated and started general dentistry in Herne Bay from 2014. Smitha practices both NHS & Private Dentistry. Smitha is very caring and empathetic with her patients. Smitha has a special interest in 6 Month Smile and Clear Correct Treatments. Smitha loves to see her patient happy and confident with the end results.
Apart from work, Smitha and husband Dr Biju run a free care home for the elderly in India. This is purely through their own charitable trust.
Qualified from: BDS Wales, 2007
GDC No: 114203
Thomas Graduated Cardiff University 2007,after which he spent a year in vocational training following that Thomas worked in the Maxillo-Facial Unit at The Royal London Hospital and East Grinstead where he gained extensive experience to help him with his career. Thomas completed the MFDS exam from the Royal Collage Surgeons (Edinburgh). He has a passion for minimally invasive dentistry helping to restore teeth without extensive intervention. Apart from NHS Thomas offers a range of private treatments including Denture of Excellence. In Thomas’s spare time he enjoys wind surfing and sailing. He also enjoys spending time with his family and Gardening.
Qualified from: Foundation Degree in Oral Health Science University of Essex 2020 England, 2020
GDC No: 262208
Previous to qualifying as a hygienist Hannah fulfilled a role as a Dental Nurse in a private practice for 5 years undertaking many roles including Oral health Education for patients to which she found her passion to fulfil a career in Hygiene. Hannah Graduated from The University Of Essex with Distinction in 2020 along with a Dean's List Of Excellence award and joined the practice thereafter. She has a passion for educating her patients on preventative measures and providing a calm manner towards nervous patients to allow them to settle in to the dental setting and experience a pain free gum treatment during a hygiene appointment, all while providing a patient centered approach. Hannah is also able to offer patients teeth whitening through Philips Zoom and Enlighten. In Hannah's spare time she enjoys walking her dog, paddle-boarding and travelling.
Mr .Christopher Richard Dobell Norman
Qualified from: BDS London 1977 UK, 1977
GDC No: 51637
Christopher qualified at The (Royal) London Hospital 1977, working first in Haywards Heath, then Letchworth and finally Canterbury from 1990. Christopher 'retired' in 2020 but has recently returned part time. Christopher practiced general dentistry throughout with an interest in root fillings and restoring implants with crowns and bridges. For the last 15 years he has worked in short term orthodontics using Aligners with Invisalign and cosmetic braces with 6 Month Smiles. His general approach has always been to get the maximum result from the minimum treatment.
Outside dentistry he, his wife and their sucession of dogs keeps them well grounded. Christopher is regularly seen jogging or dog walking around Chestfield and Whitstable and has always enjoyed gardening and the outdoors. Thanks to his wife, he has adopted a healthy plant-centred diet as espoused by the likes of Dr Rupa Ajula and Megan Rossi. Christopher is a keen gamer; from board through table-top to computer. He enjoys devising an OO scale model rail layout, something that he has pursued since he was 12.
Mr .Taneem Ahmed Shaik
Qualified from: BDS India , 2007
GDC No: 283248
Following graduation in 2007 Dr Taneem Shaik, went on to train in Maxillofacial surgery. He successfully obtained a Masters degree in 2011. Over the years he has worked as an Assitant Professor in Oral and Maxillofacial surgery at University Hospital in India and overseas specialist in Ministry of Health, Saudi Arabia for 3 years. After moving to UK, he worked in Maxillofacial surgery at Mid Yorkshire NHS trust, Wakefield until 2020, along side General dentisy practice. He relocated to Kent in Sept 2020 and since then has been a working as NHS/Private dentist. Taneem joined our practice here in Herne Bay in August 2021 as a Private only clininician along side working as a NHS dentist. Taneem is looking to further develop his skills and in the future would like to become an Implant surgeon he feels this would be very rewarding and a valuable skill to have. In Taneems spare time he enjoys spending time with his wife and two children.
Qualified from: LDS RCS Eng 2016 England, 2016
GDC No: 145487
Adrian Lesnyak graduated from Lviv State Medical University in 2000. Adrian practiced dentistry in his own practice abroad before moving to the UK. Adrian Passed LDS in 2016 (Licence in Dental Surgery from Royal College of Surgeons). He works as a General dentist in London and Kent. His passion is root canal therapy and currently studying on a masters program in root canal treatments - MSc Endodontic with KCL (King’s College London) which is a training route to become a specialist.
Apart from NHS, Adrian provides other popular services including Six Month Smile short term orthodontic treatment.
Adrian was also elected as a member of General dental council committee to represent dentist in Kent at British Dental Council. In Adrian’s spare time he enjoys spending time with his young family.
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