Dr Hanel Nathwani
Clinical Director and Cosmetic Dentist
Dr Hanel Nathwani (GDC: 83486)
BDS (Birm), FIADFE
With an excellent reputation with his patients Dr Nathwani worked on Channel 4’s 10 Years Younger Dental Team, was approached by Sensodyne to appear in their 2015 TV Campaign for healthy smiles and awarded a prestigious fellowship in 2014 for his services to Cosmetic and Facial Aesthetics.
As one of the UK’s few Invisalign Diamond providers, his cases are frequently covered in Journals and mainstream publications. Dr Hanel Nathwani has spent 10 years working on Harley Street, Knightsbridge and Kensington. Dr Hanel trained at some of the most prestigious dental schools in the world, including with Harry Rosenthal in New York and the Dawson Academy in Florida.
Dr Albert Gajdos
Lead Cosmetic Dentist
Dr Albert Gajdos (GDC: 265157)
MSC (Lon) in Dentist
Dr Albert Gajdos graduated from Cardiff University with a first class Honours Degree in Dental Surgery. He has a keen interest in minimally invasive cosmetic dentistry where he continues to invest in training with world renown clinicians in areas such as smile makeovers, tooth whitening, composite bonding and Invisalign (clear braces). Through his continuing education he always aims to provide his patients with most up-to-date treatments.
Dentistry can have an immense positive impact on an individual, for Albert the true reward is seeing the confidence and happiness he can instil his patients’ new beautiful and healthy smiles.
General and Cosmetic dentist
Dr Pouya Zoh (GDC: 290049)
Dr Zoh qualified from the University of Bristol. Zoh has a passion for teaching through his Youtube and Instagram accounts called ‘Two Dentists’. His hard work and dedication to dentistry has led him to be awarded The FGPD Foundation Dentist of the Year. He always puts his patient’s best interests first and ensures they feel at ease during their appointment.
As a general practitioner, his interests lie in minimally invasive procedures such as onlays and restoring worn down teeth. As a philosophy of practice, Zoh aims to preserve the intact tooth structure as much as possible, whilst restoring its function and strength using the latest materials and protocols. He utilises our state of the art 3D digital scanner regularly, preventing the use of conventional impressions and moulds where possible. He also enjoys documenting his patients’ progress photographically, letting them be part of their treatment’s journey. Zoh is also currently completing a posgraduate diploma in Aesthetic & Restorative Dentistry.
In his spare time, Zoh thoroughly enjoys photography and videography and has produced many adverts in the field of dentistry. As an avid foodie, he enjoys eating out and trying new cuisines from all over the world. If you see him, make sure to tell him the name of your national dish for him to try!
Ameer earned his dental qualification in 2015 from the University of Birmingham. Following graduation Dr Allybocus gained exposure and experience at some of the most renowned healthcare institutions, including the Eastman Dental Hospital, UCL Hospital, and the Great Ormond Street Children’s Hospital.
Following his initial training, The Royal Cornwall Hospital invited Ameer to serve as a Specialty Doctor in Oral Surgery. Throughout his tenure there, he not only honed his proficiency in Oral Surgery but also explored and developed his skills in the intricate fields of operating under general anaesthesia and Intravenous (IV) Sedation, which cater to patients experiencing dental anxiety.
Dr Allybocus’ passion for sharing knowledge has led him to teach oral surgery to both undergraduate and postgraduate students at esteemed institutions such as Manchester Dental Hospital and the Royal Cornwall Hospital.
His comprehensive training in IV Sedation and deep experience in Oral Surgery at a Tier 2 level sets him apart in the field of dentistry. Dr Allybocus places a significant emphasis on patient comfort and satisfaction. He is dedicated to creating a serene and calm environment for his patients, ensuring they remain comfortable while receiving the essential treatment they need.
At present, Ameer extends his professional services to dental practices across the country, specialising in accepting referrals for Oral Surgery and IV Sedation. His wealth of knowledge, empathetic approach, and commitment to delivering superior care, make him an ideal choice for referrals. Dr Allybocus is looking forward to collaborating with other dental practices and enhancing patient experiences with his services at The Smile Rooms Practices.
Dr Radha Sisodia
Dr Radha Sisodia (GDC: 252278)
Radha Graduated from Barts and the Royal London Hospital with a Bachelor of Dental Surgery in 2014.
She has worked in private general practice since then striving to achieve excellence in all forms of general and cosmetic dentistry with particular focus on prevention and minimally invasive treatment.
She is a certified provider of Invisalign, the leading clear aligner system, Fixed Orthodontic Fastbraces and Inman Aligner, a short-term adult orthodontic system.
Over the past years her interest in combining Adult orthodontics with Cosmetic and Restorative treatment, has grown, leading her to complete post graduate courses in Advanced Smile Design.
She has been awarded a Certificate in Implantology following a one year post graduate training course with VSS Academy, in 2017.
For the last 3 years, she has been providing Dermal Fillers and Anti-Wrinkle Treatment. She aims to soften the ageing process, enhance ones features and beauty, whilst maintaining a revitalised, natural appearance.
Radha’s warm and gentle manner, shines through from the first consultation. Her passion for dentistry, continues to grow, as she builds her knowledge with continual post graduate qualifications and training.
Building strong, professional and trusting relationships with all her patients, comes naturally to her, and is an aspect of dentistry she most enjoys and respects. Her approach to patient care is founded on evidence-based dentistry, patient trust, clinical perfection and professional excellence.
In her down time, she practices Yoga and mindfulness, and recently has started training in Brazilian Ju-Jitsu. She is always planning her next adventure abroad where her backpack is never short of snacks and a good book.
Dr Sanjeeve Siva
Sanjeeve graduated from King’s College London with a Bachelor’s of Dental Surgery.
He has a surmounting interest in minimally invasive restorative and cosmetic dentistry where he strives for clinical excellence and continually invests in his own training to provide the best possible care for his patients.
He is currently undertaking a master’s degree in Fixed and Removable Prosthodontics at King’s College London. Previously he has completed a year long post-graduate certificate in Restorative and Aesthetic Dentistry and countless hours of post graduate education from leading dentists from around the country.
Sanjeeve believes in listening and getting to know his patients with a friendly and relaxed approach, aiming to make the journey as comfortable as possible. Whether it is a check up, placing a filling or carrying out a smile makeover with Invisalign or composite bonding, every experience is unique and tailored to the individual.
Outside of dentistry, Sanjeeve enjoys travelling around the world to experience new cultures, keeping fit by playing sports or going to the gym and is very much a dog person with three dogs.
Root Canal Expert
Aatif Parkar (GDC: 230631)
BDS (Lond) MFDS RCS (Edin) MSc (Endo)
Aatif graduated from Barts and the London School of Dentistry in 2012. Following a year of foundation training in the Berkshire deanery, he went on to complete a year working as a Senior House Officer in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery at Southampton General Hospital. Here he developed his skills in Oral Surgery, as well as gaining valuable insight and experience in the management of head and neck oncology, trauma and orthognathic surgery.
Having worked in general practice since 2014, Aatif established a strong foundation in all areas of general dentistry, however, it was in the field of Endodontics that he developed the keenest interest. In 2018 he undertook a full-time Masters’ degree in Endodontics at the world-renowned UCL Eastman Dental Institute, which he completed in 2019. During this year of intensive study, Aatif acquired the breadth of knowledge and technical skills required for the diagnosis and management of challenging Endodontic cases.
Aatif has a calm and gentle chairside manner and is particularly confident in managing nervous patients. He always endeavours to ensure that the experience of dental treatment is a positive one for all patients.
Away from dentistry, Aatif loves to stay active, as well as enjoying travelling and going to concerts.
Dr Ahmed Hawas
Dr Pritesh Ravel
Dr Pritesh Ravel (GDC: 155163)
MPERIO – ROYAL COLLEGE OF SURGEONS OF EDINBURGH
MCLINDENT PERIO – EASTMAN DENTAL INSTITUTE EUROPEAN FEDERATION OF PERIODONTOLOGY ACCREDITED PROGRAMME
Pritesh Raval is our practice specialist periodontist. Pritesh qualified from Kings College London in 2008.
He has extensive experience including working in general dental practice on the South Coast and in Central London. He has worked in the Maxillofacial department at the prestigious Queen Victoria Hospital in East Grinstead undertaking and assisting in complex head and neck surgeries and difficult dental extractions.
He has also worked in a specialist community setting working on vulnerable adults and children as well as undertaking teaching at dental schools. In 2016, he undertook his specialist training at the world-renowned Eastman Dental Hospital, University College London.
He gained his specialist qualification in periodontics on a program which is accredited by the European Federation of Periodontology. His specialist interest lies in management of advanced gum disease using surgical and non-surgical treatments. Management of peri-implant diseases and soft tissue treatment.
His friendly manner, experiences and knowledge base places him in an ideal position to treat gum and peri-implant diseases to a specialist level.
In his spare time, he enjoys spending time with his young son, socialising and keeping fit. He has also taken part in several triathlons and is currently training for a half marathon.
Dr Kyle Pang
General & Cosmetic Dentist
Dr Kyle Pang qualified from the University of Liverpool with a first-class honours. He gained distinctions in Oral Health and Restorative dentistry and won the Walter Thomas Prize for obtaining the highest mark during his final examinations. It is his objective to keep up to date with the latest developments in dentistry and has completed a year-long aesthetic restorative course in London.
He takes pride in helping anxious patients overcome their fear of the dentist and in helping people who feel self-conscious about their teeth, achieve a smile that makes them feel confident and happy.
Outside of work, Kyle is an avid sports fan and enjoys playing tennis
Dr Keisha Patel
Dr Keisha Patel graduated from the University of Bristol with honours before moving back to
London, where she has spent time as a foundation trainer, helping those that had recently
qualified. Following this, she has completed a Masters Degree to give her a special interest in
Oral Surgery. She enjoys providing minimally invasive dentistry, taking a biomimetic approach,
and uses Invisalign aligner systems for her patients to help with their cosmetic needs.
Whilst working, she found her passion within oral surgery. She is intrigued by the enigma of
removing teeth and enjoys solving the puzzle, with her sole aim to make the experience as
quick and painless as possible. This led to Dr Patel completing her training in conscious
sedation, to help those with their understandable anxieties. Although the thought of having
dental treatment can be daunting, particularly tooth extractions, she strives to put her patients at
In her free time she enjoys spending time with her family, going to the gym and travelling the
world – mainly for the food!
Dr Aala Guni
Dr. Alaa is a periodontist who graduated with honors from King’s College London in 2014 and was awarded the prestigious Maurice Wohl prize. He received numerous commendations for oral surgery, restorative, and periodontal care during his five-year training. After graduating, Dr. Alaa completed his foundation training and associate role in practice in Berkshire and Oxfordshire.
He then completed his specialty training in periodontology under the mentorship of world-leading specialists. Dr. Alaa is experienced in both surgical and non-surgical periodontal treatments, and has authored dental education materials and published in peer-reviewed journals in his field.
Currently, Dr. Alaa works in private practice limited to treating complex and advanced cases of periodontal disease. He is passionate about caring for his patients in an open and relaxed manner. He is also committed to educating and mentoring the next generation of dentists.
Miss Michelle Novales
Dental Hygiene Therapist
Michelle gained her qualification at University of Leeds in 2013 with dual qualification in Dental Hygiene and Dental Therapy and has since undertaken postgraduate training in teeth whitening.
Michelle joined the team at Reading Smiles and Windsor Smile Rooms in 2020 and is also working at a private specialist practice in Oxford.
Michelle’s professional interests are the prevention and treatment of periodontal disease and the motivation and education of patients to achieve good oral health. As part of the dental team, Michelle is keen on helping patients improve their oral health prior to commencing cosmetic dental treatment or advanced restorative dentistry such as dental implants and orthodontics. Michelle is also involved in care pathway of patients’ ongoing treatments by providing supportive care on hygiene maintenance visits and restorative care by carrying out fillings in treating caries.
Recognising the importance of continuing professional development, Michelle is committed on attending postgraduate courses and continually reviews evidence- based clinical studies to ensure all treatment and care is provided to the highest standard. Michelle is also a member of British Society of Dental Hygienists and Therapists and participates in the Thames Valley Dental Hygienists and Therapists regional study group.
Michelle is passionate about Christ and is involved in dental outreach ministries. In 2018, she has provided emergency treatment and dental education to the homeless and people in poverty. Michelle also provided dental treatments to children in need and to those that have no access to dental care at her most recent trip to Nepal in 2019- 2020. Michelle enjoys travelling with a purpose and endeavours to continue with dental outreach in the future.
Dental Hygiene Therapist
Mariya qualified from King’s College Hospital in 2020, as a Dental Hygiene Therapist, with a distinction in her research project. She is academically motivated and is currently completing a BSc in Dental Studies. Alongside, she has been offered the opportunity to pursue an MSc at UCL in Dental Public Health, commencing in September 2022.
She believes in creating a caring, gentle and detail orientated experience for her patients. A firm believer or service with a smile and the importance of clinical creativity and self-reflection.
She is able to provide all aspects of periodontal treatment and focuses her approach on the prevention and stabilisation of gum disease, along with supporting patients on their Invisalign journey.
Mariya is also a Certified practitioner in Neurolinguistics programming, this training has enhanced her interpersonal skills in understanding the varying needs of patients, build rapport and tailor treatments according to patient needs and wishes providing a holistic approach to health.
Aside from Dentistry, she holds an interest in the world of literature and enjoys writing poetry and prose.
Nazila qualified from the University of Essex in 2016. She has worked closely with specialists and is experienced in treating and managing periodontal disease. She is very compassionate, able to put her patients at ease and ensures a positive dental experience. She has a keen interest in facial aesthetics and has completed training at Harley Academy and Derma Medical. In her spare time, she enjoys running, hiking and socialising with friends.
Treatment Care Coordinator
Jodie is our full time treatment coordinator at the practice, supporting our patients through their smile journeys.
Jodie started her career in dentistry in 2016 and is an avid supporter of Invisalign after having undergone Invisalign treatment herself.
She works alongside our dentists and feels passionate about giving people a better smile and she loves supporting patients through their journey
In her spare time Jodie loves spending time with family and friends and enjoys travelling with her daughter!
Jai is our treatment coordinator to help support any major or long term treatments at the practice. Her warm and approachable nature helps put patients at ease.
Amy has 10 years’ experience in dentistry, as a Patient Care Co-ordinator and is known for always smiling and putting our patients at ease!
Amy has previously worked in a mixed NHS & Private practice, and now enjoys spending more time with patients. Providing patient’s with knowledge on their treatments and forming a friendship along the way, is something she has always loved about her role.
In Amy’s spare time she enjoys trips to the park with her family, spa days with friends and cooking.
Patient Care Coordinator
Having worked in Event Management & Sales for many years in New Zealand & the UK.
Alison joined the team at Smile Rooms Windsor in April 2021. She is passionate about providing her patients with a warm and friendly welcome.
In her spare time she loves going for long walks, spending time with family and friends and getting her DIY gloves on for home improvement projects.
Jemma Daniels (GDC: 250388)
Jemma is our head nurse at Reading Smiles. She started her career in dental nursing in 2012.Jemma is a highly organised and extremely knowledgeable dental nurse. Jemma enjoys working with all the specialist dentists at Reading smiles. She creates a warm, calm and professional environment. She particularly likes assisting the oral surgeon and periodontist with surgical procedures. Jemma has also worked closely alongside Dr Hanel, so her knowledge on Invisalign is outstanding.
Jemma takes on all the keys tasks of a head nurse, she in charge of all stock control and supervising the trainee dental nurses at the practice.
Jemma is an asset to Reading smiles, both the team and the patients love Jemma!
In her spare time she enjoys spending time with her partner and has recently started creating her own range of home-made soap and body products.
Rhian initially joined our team as a Patient Care Coordinator and is now the Head Dental Nurse. With Dual experience she is a key part of the team, offering amazing chairside and reception support
Rhian is a warm-hearted person who strives for perfection in all that she does. She has a strong NHS background and after many years’ experience working for National Health Service, she decided to join the private sector. Rhian’s aim is to provide 5-star patient care at all times!
Head Dental nurse
Lauren loves travelling and cooking in her free time, and she is passionate about physical and mental wellness.
Alyshba started her dental nursing journey in 2021 and can’t wait to become qualified! She is a very quick learner, always keen to learn new things and strives to offer excellent chair side support.
When Alyshba is not studying she loves to make healthy recipes, learn about skincare treatments, practice mindfulness and spend quality time with family & friends.
patient care coordinator
As her first job, she can’t wait to start her training, gaining new skills, opportunities and experiences.
In her spare time she enjoys dancing, baking and spending time with friends and family.