Our Team





Always Putting You First

Meet Our Team

Friendly Dental Professionals

Our well-trained dentists are highly versatile in their skillset; from simple check-ups to more advanced treatments, they will take their time with you to ensure you receive the best quality of care. Our team will welcome you from the moment you step in through our doors with a five star hospitable service they expect for their own family members.

So what are you waiting for? Come and see us today and allow us to turn your vision into reality!

Dr. Hartej Singh Matharu

Principal Dentist | BDS, PG Cert, PG DIP (Prosthodontics)

GDC NO. 259113

Hartej, or “Tej”as he likes to be known, graduated from Barts and the London Hospital. In his view studying dentistry in a busy central London hospital has given him the opportunity of treating a diverse range of patients and the experience of treating a multitude of dental conditions.

Tej is focused on providing quality dental care to all of his patients and, as part of his commitment to continued self-improvement, has completed a Diploma course in Prosthodontics . He has developed an interest in Aesthetic Dentistry, having been fully trained in Invisalign invisible braces and facial aesthetics. He has also completed a course in the latest techniques for veneers.

He is an excellent team player and has intuitive communication skills which allow him to relate very well to his patients. Tej’s approachable manner helps to create a calm atmosphere where his patients feel comfortable and relaxed.

His interests outside Dentistry include DJing, playing percussion instruments and playing sports.

Dr. Stefano Conti

Implantologist and Prosthodontist


Dr Stefano Conti received his D.D.S. degree in 1989 at the University of Medicine and Surgery, School of Dentistry, Parma, Italy. He has spent the last 33 years innovating and pioneering implant protocols and techniques as well bespoke processes for the provision of the highest quality ceramic restorations including veneers and crowns.

Dr. Conti is a lecturer on the post-graduation course of Implantology at University of Parma, and speaker and lecturer of Implantology in many courses, congresses and conferences in Italy and abroad. He also lectures for world leading implant company Sweden & Martina as well as the Style Italiano group. He practices in Reggio Emilia, Parma and London focusing his work mainly on implanto-prosthetic rehabilitation.

Dr Conti is able to treat complex implant and prosthodontic cases using a range of techniques. Dr Conti provides the following treatments

– All on 4 full mouth rehabilitation with implants

-Complex anterior implants and implant retained bridges

-Tooth preparation utilising BOPT (biologically orientated preparation technique)

-Full mouth rehabilitation for tooth wear cases

-Prepless ceramic veneers

Dr. Ciara Gabrielle Ennis

Specialist Orthodontist | BDS (Hons), MFDS, DClinDent, MOrth

GDC NO. 245642

Ciara graduated with an honours dental degree from University College Cork in 2013. Following qualification, she then moved to the UK to spend time in practice, winning the restorative case presentation award for newly qualified dentists in London 2014.

Subsequently she undertook a key role in oral and maxillofacial surgery in Northampton General Hospital whilst also achieving the MFDS exam from the Royal College of Surgeons of Glasgow 2014.

Ciara returned to University College Cork to pursue her dream of becoming an orthodontist. Three years of full time specialist training followed, culminating in obtaining her Doctorate in Orthodontics from University College Cork and Membership in Orthodontics from the Royal College of Surgeons, Edinburgh.

Ciara is committed to providing the best quality patient care, reflected in her nomination for Sensodyne Sensitive Dentist of the Year 2017 and subsequently being awarded the Seamus Keating award in 2019 for her Orthodontic research.

The most rewarding aspect of orthodontics is the transformation to patients’ smiles and the impact that this has on their confidence. Ciara provides a wide range of brace treatments, which can be tailored to your individual needs.

Dr Mohammed M. Dungarwalla



Mohammed qualified with honours from King’s College London Dental Institute. Following a year of dental foundation training, Mohammed undertook hospital posts in Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery in Sussex, Kent and London. In 2018, Mohammed was appointed as a Specialist Registrar and Academic Clinical Fellow in Oral Surgery at Barts Health NHS Trust and Queen Mary University of London.

Mohammed is heavily involved in teaching and training of dental undergraduates and postgraduates. His work has been published in several dental and surgical journals.

Dr Mohammed provides the following treatments,

– Removal of wisdom teeth

– Removal of buried/impacted teeth

– Surgery as part of orthodontic treatment

– Soft tissue surgery of the mouth

Dr Ankit Patel

Dentist| BDS


Ankit graduated from Barts and The London School of Dentistry in 2015, where he graduated with two academic awards during his training.

Following this, Ankit went on to work for community dental services where he gained vast experience treating those who are anxious as well focusing on paediatrics and additional needs patients.

Ankit’s passion lies in General Restorative and Cosmetic Dentistry, he is extremely keen on broadening his knowledge and is currently completing a Post Graduate Diploma in Aesthetics and Restorative Dentistry.

Ankit is a well-rounded team player whose calm nature and bedside manner helps him in creating a relaxed environment for the patient and the team around him.

Outside of dentistry his passion lies in sports, actively playing football and in participating in long distance running and cycling.

Dr. Gajen Raveendran

Specialist Periodontist | BDS(Lon) | MFDS RCS(Ed) | MClinDent(Lon) | MPerio RCS(Ed)


Gaj finished his undergraduate dental training in 2015 from Bart’s and the Royal London Hospital. Following this he spent a year working as a NHS foundation dentist in the competitive South East London deanery. Whilst working in general practice, Gaj spent the next two years doing a postgraduate diploma in clinical implant dentistry from Newcastle University, which he completed with merit. Having found a passion for periodontology and implantology, Gaj decided to enhance and formalise his skills by embarking upon specialist training. 

He was accepted onto the specialist training programme in periodontology at the prestigious Eastman Dental Institute, University College London Hospital


Here he completed a Masters in Clinical Dentistry, whilst working as a specialty registrar in the periodontology department at UCLH. Following completion of his specialist training, Gaj sat the Membership in Periodontics from the Royal College of Surgeons of England in order to fulfill one of the criteria to become a specialist in periodontology. Additionally, he is accredited by the European Federation of Periodontology and was awarded their Certificate of completion of Specialist training in Periodontology and Implantology. He is proficient in all aspects of both fields and is accepting referrals for treatment of gum disease, coverage of gum recession, treatment of gummy smiles and rehabilitation of missing teeth with dental implants. As of May 2024 Gaj will be returning to UCLH as a specialty dentist and clinical lecturer. In addition to being a capable clinician, Gaj has also engaged in research. His research was nominated for the UCL Dean’s Research Prize. He has also presented globally. Outside of dentistry, Gaj is an avid football fan and is happy to talk about all things Arsenal.

Dr Gaj provides professional opinion and treatment for the following:

· The management of periodontal disease

· Gingival recession

· Crown lengthening, including the correction of ‘‘gummy smiles’’

· Labial frenectomies

· The assessment and management of peri implant disease

Dr. Mariana Alves

Special Interest in Endodontics


Dr. Mariana Alves graduated from the University of Lisbon, School of Dental Medicine in 2010, top of her class. Upon completion of her degree she remained connected to her University as a Clinical instructor in the Endodontics department while she worked as a General dentist.

In 2015 Dr. Alves embarked on a journey to the United Stated of America, for her Endodontic training and Masters degree, at Harvard University. During her time at Harvard she was a pre-doctoral clinical instructor for Endodontics and was awarded the Krakow Harvard Forsyth Endodontics Grant for research in Endodontics.

Since graduation she has practiced exclusively in endodontics and endodontic microsurgery.

She is an assistant professor at the postgraduate program in Endodontics at the University of Lisbon and lectures both nationally and internationally. She is registered with the GDC, a certified member of the European Society of Endodontology, a member of the American Association of Endodontics and a Fellow of the International College of Dentists.

Dr. Alves is passionate about healthcare. She understands that root canals bring significant anxiety to patients and wishes to create a calm and comfortable environment for her patients. She always aims to deliver the highest quality treatment possible, relying on the latest technologies available.

Dr Alves provides the following treatments,

– Root canal and re root canal treatment

– Apicectomies

Dr. Muhammad Mirza, BDS

General Dentist


Muhammad qualified from King’s College London in 2017. Since then, he has completed several postgraduate courses, including Restorative Dentistry, Endodontics (root canal treatments) and Invisalign, to enhance his skills, and deliver the best possible care to his patients.

Dr Resham Singh Matharu

Sedationist | MBBS BSC


Resham graduated from University College London Medical School in 2016. He has since worked in a number of different hospitals in various specialities including Intensive care as a Junior Doctor. 

He began speciality training in Anaesthetics at a busy London hospital in August 2019 and completed 16 months of full time training gaining exposure in general anaesthesia and sedation. As of January 2021, Resham continues to work as a Trust Junior Doctor in Anaesthetics 1-2 days a week and also teaches Medical students at Barts and the London Medical School as a Lecturer in Clinical and Communication skills.

Resham has completed further training in offering sedation in the Dental workplace and is now accredited with SAAD. Coupled with his background in Anaesthetics training and a calming light-hearted personality, Resham is ideally suited to managing patient’s sedation needs and creating a relaxed environment.

Dr. Navneet Bhamra

Paediatric Dentist / Facial Aesthetics


Navneet is our lovely kids dentist! She has a lot of experience treating anxious young children, and her calm positive and warm personality really shows through. She takes pride in delivering ethical dentistry focused around the needs of the patient. 

Navneet is also our facial aesthetics practitioner and can provide a range of aesthetic procedures, from medical grade skin care to anti-wrinkle treatments. 

Dr Kate Bennett-Brown

 Facial Aesthetics | MBChB BMedSc Hons MRCS

Dr. Kate Bennett-Brown is a medical doctor and aesthetic specialist who graduated top of her cohort from the University of Sheffield with a Bachelor of Medicine & Bachelor of Surgery Degree. Prior to this, she excelled at the University of Birmingham, earning an Honours Degree in Biomedical Science. Her journey in the medical field has taken her through various specialties in London hospitals, where she embraced a competitive surgical training program, including specialist training in Plastic Surgery.

A proud member of the Royal College of Surgeons of England, Dr. Kate obtained the postgraduate diploma MRCS after passing the specialist surgical examinations. Fully registered with the General Medical Council, she is also an active member of CMAC (Complications in Medical Aesthetics), demonstrating her commitment to enhancing patient safety and clinical outcomes in medical aesthetics.

As the founder of her own aesthetic clinic in Battersea & Fulham London, Dr. Kate brings her wealth of experience and medical expertise to her practice, offering aesthetic and skincare treatments. She combines her surgical experience with a holistic perspective and emphasises a guiding philosophy that encourages her patients to look and, more importantly, feel authentically themselves at their best. With her ongoing work in A&E, Dr. Kate ensures her skills are current with emergency procedures and diseases including within dermatology. Her intention is to be not just a doctor but a partner in her patients individual aesthetic journeys, celebrating the uniqueness of each patient. She is devoted to only providing treatments with robust medical evidence with a focus on safety, education, and overall health.

Outside of her medical practice, she enjoys running and is a qualified yoga teacher

Egle Varneckaite



Egle has over 12 years of experience in dentistry. She initially started as a dental nurse and during this time, she gained valuable experience in a general dental practice as well as a dental hospital. Egle’s passion for dentistry persuaded her to take further studies and progress her dental career.

Egle has a special interest in teeth whitening procedures and keeps up to date with the latest dental innovations by attending courses and conferences regularly. She is also very keen to broaden her skills and undergo further training in facial aesthetics.

Outside of her professional life, Egle enjoys spending quality time with family and friends. One of her biggest hobbies is travelling and exploring different cultures.

Harneet Sohal



Harneet Sohal qualified from King’s College Hospital in Hygiene and Therapy. Prior to attending Kings, she graduated from Queen Mary, University of London with a degree in Biomedical Science.

Harneet has a keen interest in educating patients in all aspects of their oral hygiene; she endeavours to ensure all patients understand the importance of it.

You can see Harneet for teeth whitening using Enlighten or Boutique. For future progression she hopes to broaden her knowledge by undertaking periodontal (gum disease) courses.

Outside of work Harneet enjoys travelling, baking and exploring new places.

Sunita Rai

Head Nurse


Sunita is a very hardworking and passionate Nurse. With more than three years’ experience within the dental sector, her knowledge and expertise here is very appreciated. She is a diverse multi tasker, and organized is her middle name.

We are very honored to have Sunita with us. Her bubbliness and charm lights up the room. This shows with her dedication to patient care and general customer service. She is a team player, always happy to help and goes above and beyond to achieve this. 

Sunita has a special interest in orthodontics, and would love to expand her knowledge even further in this field even further by completing her orthodontic nursing qualification. 

She is a very family orientated person and in her spare time enjoys exploring to find all the best restaurants London has to offer. 

Sunita Rai- ‘One of the best things about being a dental nurse at The Cosmetic Dental Gallery is waking up in the morning and being happy to go to work’.