Meet Our Dentists

Dr Anmol Chander

BDS (Hons) MFDSRCS (eng) DipImpDentRCS(eng)

GDC no: 79746

Anmol graduated from Guys, Kings and St Thomas Hospitals in 2001 with distinction. In 2010 he established The Staines Centre of Dental Excellence and since then has acquired a team of highly qualified and experienced general dentists and dental specialists. Having undertaken extensive post graduate studies at the Royal College of Surgeons, Anmol has been providing dental implants since 2006 and the “Teeth in a Day” treatment since 2010.

He has been on courses across the world to further his knowledge in this field and recently trained in Bologna Italy to bring the Weld One technique to his patients. Anmol is keen to help nervous patients through dental treatment and is fully trained to provide intravenous sedation should it be necessary.

He is a member of the Royal College of Surgeons, Society for the Advancement of anaesthesia in Dentistry, Association of Dental Implantology and the British Academy of Aesthetic Dentistry.

Dr Inderveer Singh Johal


GDC No: 150100

Indi graduated from The University of Manchester with a Bachelor of Dental Surgery degree in 2008. He grew up in nearby Windsor and studied at St. Bernard’s Convent Grammar School before going to University. Since graduating Indi has worked full time in Edgbaston, Birmingham before moving back to Windsor recently.

As a clinical perfectionist Indi has built a strong reputation amongst patients and colleagues in Birmingham and we are excited to have him join our team. His continuing desire for greater knowledge and skills means that Indi is constantly studying and doing courses, both in the UK and abroad. He recently completed training to Diploma level in Restorative Dental Practice at the prestigious Eastman Dental Institute in London, and has also studied Advanced Smile Design at the famous Galip Gurel Institute in Turkey.

Indi is compassionate and has a special interest in treating the most anxious dental patients. His calm and relaxed demeanour and fondness for light humour make his surgery a relaxed environment for nervous and fearful patients. He is an extremely experienced provider of conscious sedation, and relishes the challenge of changing patients’ opinions of dentistry. He is a certified member of SAAD (Society for the Advancement of Anaesthesia in Dentistry).

Over the last 5 years Indi has become an experienced provider of Six Month Smiles cosmetic adult braces, as well as being a certified Invisalign provider for over 6 years. It is his passion, knowledge and skills that make him the perfect person to ask about your cosmetic needs or desires.

Outside of dentistry Indi is a keen golfer and footballer. He loves to keep fit, travel and when possible to ski also.

Dr Alison Mitchell


GDC No: 83413

Alison graduated from the University of Leeds in 2004 where she was awarded the prize for her work in restorative dentistry. She completed her vocational training year in Berkshire and then established herself in a busy practice in south east London where she had worked for the 9 years prior to joining our team. In this time, she completed a diploma in general dentistry and was awarded membership to the Royal College of Surgeons of England.

She has since completed further postgraduate training and was awarded an MSc in Endodontic Practice from the Royal London Hospital. She is a member of the British Endodontic Society, British Society of Periodontology and College of General Dentistry.

She enjoys all aspects of dentistry and aims to treat her patients in a calm and caring environment.

Dr Alix Davies

Specialist in Endodontics

BDS Hons MFDS RCSEng MJDF MClinDent Endo MEndo RCSEd

GDC No 85852

Alix graduated from Guy’s, King’s and St. Thomas’ Dental Institute in 2005. Among her other prizes and distinctions, she was nominated for the prestigious University of London Gold Medal. After appointments in General Practice and Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, she served in the Royal Army Dental Corps, both in England and Germany. Alix attained the rank of Major before leaving to complete Specialist training in Endodontics at King’s College London. She was awarded a Master of Clinical Dentistry degree in Endodontics with distinction and also attained her Membership in Endodontics from the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh.

Alix’s research interests and publications have focused on the use of specialised imaging techniques to assist in diagnosis and management of endodontic problems. Her most recent research has involved assessing the outcome of endodontic retreatment. She has presented at National and International Conferences and is also a reviewer for the International Endodontic Journal. Alix also provides Endodontic training to Postgraduates on the MSc course at King’s College London.

Alix will accept referrals for root canal treatment, retreatment and endodontic surgery.

Dr Sonum Patel

Specialist in Periodontics & Implantology

BDS (KCL), MFDS (RCS Glasgow), PgDip (Uni of Kent), MClinDent Periodontology (UCL Eastman), MPerio (RCS Edinburgh), EFP diploma in Periodontology and Implantology

GDC No 244763

Sonum qualified from Kings College London in 2013. Since qualification, she has worked as a senior house officer for multiple years in various hospitals doing Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery. During this period, she was awarded the Diploma of Membership of the Faculty of Dental Surgery with the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow.

Gaining invaluable insight into surgery and management of complex cases in hospital, she then went on to work in general practice. She thoroughly enjoys learning and has undertaken postgraduate qualifications and exams throughout her years since qualifying.

Sonum successfully completed a Postgraduate Diploma in Primary Dental Care along with Postgraduate Studies at the University of Bristol. Her passion for Periodontology then led her to embark upon a four-year formal training programme to become a Specialist Periodontist at the prestigious Eastman Dental Institute in London.

She is a member of the Royal College of Surgeons, European Federation of Periodontology and British Society of Periodontology.

Aside from Periodontology, she has a keen interest in facial aesthetics. She has undergone advanced training from the London School of Facial Aesthetics in the use of Botulinum Toxin for anti-aging treatment, anti-wrinkle treatment and excessive sweating (hyperhidrosis).

She is a member of the Royal College of Surgeons, European Federation of Periodontology and British Society of Periodontology.

Dr Ramona Ravikumar

Specialist in Periodontics

BDS (London), MFDS RCS(Ed), GradCert (Advanced Restorative) Sydney, MClinDent (Periodontology), MPerio RCS(Ed)

GDC No 194201

Ramona graduated from Bart’s and The London (QMUL) in 2010 with a Bachelor of Dental Surgery degree. She gained experience in general dentistry whilst working in dental practices around London. In this time, she gained her Membership of the Faculty of Dental Surgery with The Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh.

She then worked as a senior house officer in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery in both Cardiff and the North Midlands, gaining surgical experience and cared for patients with complex medical and dental needs. She enjoys learning and furthered her training at The University of Sydney, Australia in 2015 where she gained a Graduate Certificate in Advanced Restorative Dentistry.

Her passion for periodontology stemmed from a diverse exposure in dentistry and interest in its relationship with general health. Ramona completed her 4-year specialist training programme in Periodontology at King’s College London. She was awarded the ‘Membership in Periodontics’ from the Royal College of Surgeons (Edinburgh).

Ramona strives to provide holistic treatment, tailored to the individual. She is passionate about minimally invasive periodontal surgery, including regeneration and periodontal medicine.

Dr Hemendranath V Shah

Specialist in Orthodontics


GDC No 79150

Dr Shah qualified from Bristol Dental School in 2001. Following a year in general practice in Hertford, he moved to Leeds to complete his second year of General Professional Training as a Senior House Officer (SHO) in Oral and Maxillofacial surgery. During this period, he gained his Membership (Faculty of Dental Surgery) of the Royal College of Surgeons of England. He returned to Bristol in 2003 to continue as a SHO in Oral and Maxillofacial surgery followed by 6 months as an SHO in Paediatric Dentistry. After which he commenced his orthodontic specialist training in 2005.

Dr Shah completed his specialist training in Orthodontics in 2008 and was awarded a Doctorate in Dental Surgery (Orthodontics) from the University of Bristol and Membership in Orthodontics from the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh. He continued his Senior Registrar training at Bristol Dental Hospital and Royal United Hospital in Bath, achieving the Intercollegiate Fellowship in Dental Surgery in Orthodontics to become a Consultant in Orthodontics in 2010.

Dr Shah is currently a Consultant at the Royal Berkshire Hospital in Reading. He has previously held appointments at Great Ormond Street Hospital, Royal Derby Hospital, Queen Elizabeth II Hospital and Manor Hospital at Consultant level.

Dr Shah enjoys being an orthodontist, finding his role rewarding by making a difference to the lives and well being of his patients by improving their smile. He has wide clinical experience with a special interest in the multidisciplinary management of dentofacial deformity, developmentally absent teeth (hypodontia), cleft lip and palate and the treatment of adult patients.

Dr Ammar Alibhai


GDC No 257815

Ammar is one of our General and Cosmetic Dentists. Ammar qualified with a degree in Dentistry from Dundee with commendation.

Since completing his degree, he has taken a special interest in the fields of aesthetic and short-term orthodontics with further postgraduate training.

Ammar completed his training in both Invisalign and Inman aligners which gives him the ability to straighten teeth safely. He also continues to attend courses on a national and international level relating to cosmetic and restorative dentistry focusing on getting the best results using minimal, natural, and ethical methods. With advancements in technology in the dental field, he is trained to create simulations and use some latest digital dental techniques.

Alongside this, he is a member of the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh having successfully completed the examinations for membership of the Faculty of Dental Surgery. When Ammar is away from the Staines Centre Of Dental Excellence Practice he also spends time mentoring his younger brother currently excelling in his 4th year at the University of Bristol.

Originally from Essex but with roots from Kenya and Asia, outside of dentistry Ammar recently got married and enjoys travelling, photography and nature.

Dr Ben Neo


GDC No 278115

Ben graduated from King’s College London with honours and is currently working towards an MSc in Restorative Dentistry at the prestigious Eastman Dental Institute.

Ben has won multiple awards for his clinical and academical work and strives to provide the highest standard of dentistry to his patients. His caring, gentle nature is combined with creativity and an attention for detail to help make patients smile.

Outside of work, Ben enjoys playing hockey, running and is an avid Everton football fan.

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