Meet The Team

Dr Hanel Nathwani Reading Dentist

Dr Hanel Nathwani

COSMETIC DENTIST

GDC: 83486

BDS (Birm), FIADFE

Dr Hanel Nathwani has an excellent reputation with his patients, and his work has led him to reach a larger audience.

He has 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 was awarded a prestigious fellowship in 2014 for his services to Cosmetic and Facial Aesthetics.

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As one of the UK’s few Invisalign Diamond providers (has completed over 3000 Invisalign cases), his cases are frequently covered in Journals and mainstream publications. Dr Hanel has spent 10 years working on Harley Street, Knightsbridge and Kensington, and has trained at some of the most prestigious dental schools in the world, including with Larry Rosenthal in New York and the Dawson Academy in Florida.

YEARS EXPERIENCE

INVISALIGN CASES +

SMILE MAKEOVER CASES +

Dr Shalin Kapoor

Dr Shalin Kapoor

GENERAL & COSMETIC DENTIST

GDC: 72313

BSc (Hons) BDS (Lon)

Shalin qualified over 23 years ago from the prestigious Guys Dental School. 

He was the first to complete the Intercalated BSc degree whilst at Guys achieving a first class honours. 

He also won many accolades including the first prize in Dental Materials Science. 

He then worked in the Oral and Maxillolfacial Unit at the Royal London Hospital before embarking in general practice. 

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He has opened several practices from scratch in London which won or were highly commended in several awards for their design and innovation including the Private Dentistry Award in 2005 for ‘Most Innovative Dental Practice’ 

He has treated over 25,000 patients purely through word of mouth recommendations. 

Outside dentistry he is a keen photographer and was commissioned by the well respected international dental magazine The British Dental Journal to complete eleven cover page issues. He has also completed six cover pages for Dental Town UK magazine. 

He currently holds the position of Clinical Director for the NHS London Triage Centre. 

He also is a keen film director and attended the Met Film School at the iconic Ealing Film Studios where he directed, produced and filmed a short movie which won several International Film Awards. 

He is married to Sushma Kapoor who also works at the practice and they have two children Twaisha aged 19 and Tiyanna aged 13.

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YEARS EXPERIENCE

PATIENTS TREATED

Dr Sushma Kapoor

Dr Sushma Kapoor

GENERAL DENTIST WITH SPECIAL INTEREST IN PAEDIATRIC DENTISTRY 

GDC: 72318​

BDS (Lon)

Sushma also qualified from Guys Dental School in 1996. 

She then worked as a Senior House Officer in Oral Maxillofacial Surgery at the Staffordshire and Stoke Hospitals. 

This was followed by general practice where she was key in the opening of several dental practices in Brentford, Surbiton and Hounslow. 

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She has treated well over 20,000 patients and has the unique ability to make patients feel at ease. 

She is currently completing her MSc in Paediatric Dentistry at the world renowned Eastman Dental Institute.  

She is currently the face of Sensodyne and her television commercials are showing in the UK, Australia, UAE, India, Greece and Ukraine. 

She is currently a Clinical Paediatric Teacher at Kings College Dental Hospital and is involved in educating the 4th and 5th year dental students. 

Sushma has two children Twaisha 19 and Tiyanna 13 who keep her busy in her free time.

YEARS EXPERIENCE

PATIENTS TREATED

Dr Sana Luqmani

Dr Sana Luqmani

SPECIALIST ORTHODONTIST

GDC: 230399​


BDS (Hons) MSc MOrth RCS Ed

Sana is our Specialist Orthodontist. She qualified with Honours from King’s College London in 2012.

After a short career as a general dentist and obtaining an MSc with distinction in Primary Dental Care, Sana chose to limit her practice exclusively to orthodontics.

She has completed a three-year specialist programme working at Kingston Hospital and Guy’s Hospital in London.

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Sana was awarded a Distinction for her MSc in Orthodontics and holds Membership of the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh.

Furthermore, she is a published author in a number of scientific journals and has recently been appointed as a member on the board of reviewers for the British Journal of Orthodontics.

With her artistic eye and attention to detail Sana will give you the smile you always wanted – one that complements your look and personality.

She has a calm and caring manner and will make you feel looked after every time you see her. Being a well-read and well-travelled individual, she will also always have a conversation topic to hand to make you feel at ease.

 

Outside of work Sana has an interest in creative art, philosophy and languages. She enjoys swimming and kickboxing and loves spending time with her little nephews and niece.   

Dr Sana Luqmani

Dr Lily Hariri

GENERAL DENTIST AND  SPECIAL INTEREST IN ENDODONTICS

GDC:​ 265544

I qualified from Barts and the London with a distinction in years 1-4 and Merit in year 5.

Following this, I completed a Post graduate certificate in Primary Care Dentistry in which I was awarded a merit.

I have a particular interest in endodontics and restorative dentistry.

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Dentistry is a rapidly evolving field and throughout my career, I have always strived to maintain and continuously expand my skills in order to ensure I deliver the highest standard of care to my patients. I regularly attend courses and am currently doing a diploma in endodontics at Kings College London.

It’s very important to me that my patients feel relaxed and well looked after throughout their treatment. Building strong , trusting relationships with my patients is one of the highlights of my job for me. Whilst I am aware many aren’t originally keen to visit the dentist, I believe it is my duty to make the experience enjoyable for every patient – it is possible!

Outside of dentistry I spend a lot of my time with family and friends. Always thinking of my next adventure – I love to travel and experience new places, cultures and meet people from all over the world!

Dr Sana Luqmani

Dr Rachael

GENERAL AND COSMETIC DENTIST

GDC:​ 244785

Rachel qualified from Leeds Dental Institute in 2013 and has worked in general practice ever since, performing aesthetic and general dentistry.

Since qualifying, Rachel has undertaken a number of postgraduate courses, including training from one of the most prominent aesthetic dentists in the UK.

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Rachel is passionate about giving you the very best dental care and service. She brings a wealth of experience and knowledge to her role, as well as a caring and friendly approach which will make you feel at ease. 

She particularly enjoys using Invisalign to gently move teeth, and to perfect smiles withteeth whitening and aesthetic bonding.

Outside of the clinic, Rachel practices yoga and enjoys spending time with her family and friends.

Dr Sana Luqmani

Dr Ahmed

IMPLANTOLOGIST

 

After graduating from Alexandria University in Egypt in 2001, Ahmed spent his first few years working in dental hospitals and attended externships at Guy’s Hospital in London and Queen’s University in Belfast. 

Ahmed’s passion is cosmetic dentistry and dental implants and he has taken prestigious academic qualifications in both fields.

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 In 2004, he was awarded a British Chevening Scholarship to study Fixed and Removable prosthodontics at the University of Manchester, from which he graduated with a Master of Science. 

He then spent the next few years working in a private practice focusing on cosmetic dentistry and dental implants and teaching prosthodontics to undergraduate dental students. 

Dedicated to providing his patients with the most up to date treatment and care, Ahmed completed a PhD in Implant Dentistry from King’s College, London in 2015.

Ahmed understands how anxious many people can get when going to the dentist and is very good at dealing with nervous patients. He believes in making his implant treatments as simple as possible so that patients can have a stress free experience.

In addition to clinical work, Ahmed lectures both at a national and an international level. Out of work, Ahmed enjoys traveling, tennis and water sports in addition to spending time with his wife and daughter.

Dr Sana Luqmani

Dr Minesh Patel

DENTIST

GDC: 402259

 

Minesh graduated with honours from Barts & the London school of Medicine & Dentistry in 2009.

He went on to complete a Masters in Aesthetic Dentistry in 2013 from Kings College London and was awarded Best Young Dentist in 2016.

He also completed a 1 year post graduate course on the placement and restoration of dental implants and has been involved in implant dentistry for 4 years now. Recently Minesh has completed a 1 year PGC in Periodontology. 

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He now returns to Kings College London to mentor on the Aesthetics MSc and he also teaches a postgraduate anterior and posterior composite masterclass at the renowned Londec facility.

Over the past year Minesh has pioneered the hugely successful f:ocus dental photography course for dentists and operates these twice a month to help dentists improve their dental skills and communication techniques.

Clinical art and precision are a product of good photography and utilising this tool can help any practitioner grow in skill as well as boost job satisfaction and supplement career development. Under Minesh’s care you can expect an enthusiastic and warming approach with complete explanation of treatment options and procedures.

All treatment modalities will be made available to you so that you can make an informed choice on the best option for you. Any treatment you receive will be evidence based with a focus on minimally invasive techniques. Having completed university accredited postgraduate qualifications Minesh is confident in providing bespoke cosmetic dentistry to an advanced level as well as premium level general dentistry such as custom crowns, natural smile enhancements and dental implants.

• 2009 – Bachelors with honours, Barts and the London (BDS Hons)
• 2013 – Masters degree in Aesthetic Dentistry Kings College London (MSc)
• 2013 – Post graduate certified surgical & prosthetic implant training course
• 2015 – Published in Dental Update academic journal. 14 page article 
• 2016 – Membership to the Royal College of Surgeons (MFGDP)
• 2016 – Finalist in 2 categories for the UK Aesthetic Dentistry Awards 
• 2016 – Postgraduate teaching (Kings College, Aesthetic Masters)
• 2016 – Lecturing (Dental Photography. Dental Show, Birmingham)
• 2017 – Training dentists (2 day Composite Masterclass, London)
• 2017 – Lecturing (Dental Photography. British Dental Association)
• 2018 – Training (Dental photography and aesthetic dentistry)
• 2018 – Post graduate certificate in Periodontology 
• 2019 – Pioneer of the hugely successful focus training course for dentists