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Our Dental Team

Dentists

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Dr Vishal Sachania

Principal Dentist

Dr Vishal graduated in Dental Surgery at Cardiff University in 2010 and in 2012 gained a Membership to the Joint Dental Faculties from the Royal College of Surgeons. He has spent 2 years at the University of Manchester and trained under some of the country’s leading surgeons, where he went on to obtain a Master’s Degree in Dental Implantology.

Over the last few years, he has developed an extensive portfolio in dental implant placement and restoration, achieving excellent dental implant success rates. He can offer advanced procedures which include bone grafting, sinus augmentation and full mouth implant rehabilitation.

Vishal is an enthusiastic and meticulous surgeon. He finds his job very rewarding and thrives to provide his patients with comprehensive evidence-based treatments. He enjoys treatment planning and problem-solving to help patients with difficult requirements. He can share his knowledge and takes an active role in mentoring colleagues in all aspects of dental implantology.

BDS MJDF (RCS Eng) MSc

GDC Registration No:  203979

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Dr Sanjay Sachania

Co-Principal Dentist

 

Dr Sanjay Sachania received his Bachelor of Dental Surgery, with Honours, from King’s College London (Guy’s, King’s College and St Thomas’s Hospitals) in 2014 following his studies at Whitgift School. He previously practised in Bromley for several years, gaining extensive experience in a wide range of complex dental treatments.

Sanjay received his SAAD qualification in 2018 for the provision of conscious sedation in dentistry.

Sanjay is committed to continual professional development, routinely attending lectures, courses and seminars, in order to develop both his knowledge and clinical skills for the benefit and care of his patients. His caring, compassionate and calm approach helps to put patients at ease during their visits.

Sanjay enjoys working with his patients to ensure they can achieve and maintain a high standard of dental health, with a focus on minimally invasive and preventative dentistry.

 

BDS (Hons) King’s College London

GDC Registration No: 251497

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Dr Hugh Phillips

Associate Dentist

Dr Hugh D G Phillips, a third-generation dentist, gained his Bachelor of Dental Surgery at the Royal Dental Hospital in London in 1984 and has practised continuously ever since. He has owned his own private and NHS practices in the past, also acting as a trainer for new dentists for many of those years.

Hugh is a caring and compassionate clinician and understands that not everyone enjoys visiting the dentist and strives to make trips to the dentist as relaxing as possible.

Hugh has a special interest in cosmetic and family dentistry with the aim of achieving good oral health for the whole family. He regularly attends courses and seminars to keep up to date with the latest treatments and technology.

Hugh has two grown-up children, both qualified with a master's in chemistry and both now work in London.

In his spare time, he enjoys time with his family and outdoor activities with his labrador, Maggie.

Hugh is a very experienced dentist that is pleased to accept patients for routine or complex treatments.

 

GDC Registration No: 59732

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Dr Svetlana Kostrykina

Associate Dentist

Dr Svetlana Kostrykina has over 17 years of clinical experience and provides a wide spectrum of treatments from general to cosmetic dentistry. 

Dr Svetlana believes in quality and takes her time to listen and understand patients' needs before determining a treatment plan. She delivers the highest levels of excellence in her dentistry in a calm and relaxing environment, ensuring any anxious patients are comfortable and overcome their anxiety before commencing any dental treatment.

Over the years, Dr Svetlana has attended many reputable courses to advance her skills in cosmetic, restorative and general dentistry. In 2022 she completed a year-long course in Implantology and Restorative Dentistry.

Outside of work Svetlana enjoys cooking, keeping fit, doing yoga with her daughter and spending quality time with her family and friends. She is a keen traveller and lover of exploring new places. 

BDS Volgograd State University (1999)

GDC Registration No: 128121

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Dr Naeem Khaleel

Dentist with Special Interest in Endodontics 

 

Dr Naeem Khaleel qualified as a dentist from Cardiff University in 2014. Having developed a keen interest in endodontics (root canal treatment) in the first two years of his practice, he pursued further training in this speciality. He completed a two-year diploma programme at King's College London, which he passed with distinction in 2019. 

Dr Khaleel now spends much of his time carrying out complex root canal treatments on referral from colleagues. 

BDS (Hons), PGDip Endo 

GDC Registration No: 251706

Hygienists

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Rebecca Gamble

Hygienist

Rebecca has worked at the White House Dental & Implant Centre since qualifying as a Dental Hygienist in 2006 from Guy’s, Kings and St Thomas (GKT).

Rebecca is focused on helping patients achieve and maintain good oral health. She appreciates that her patients' comfort and general well-being are paramount and this reflects in her caring and gentle approach.

She has two young children who keep her busy in her free time. She enjoys exercising, especially swimming, cycling and dog walking and keeps fit as and when the duties of parenthood allow. 

GDC Registration No: 104029

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Rachel Kulp

Hygienist

Rachel started her career in dentistry as a nurse in 2006.  During this time Rachel decided that she wanted to develop her skills and so returned to university to train in Dental Hygiene and Therapy. She studied at King's College London, graduating in 2009, and was awarded the King's College prize for academic achievement. Since qualifying Rachel has worked in dental practices in Surrey and Sussex where she has treated many patients for over 10 years.  Rachel is gentle, thorough and friendly and enjoys helping and motivating her patients to achieve good oral health.  In her career, Rachel has worked alongside Periodontists, Implantologists and Orthodontists and enjoys the challenges those specialisms present.

GDC Registration No: 174730

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Rosemary Stephens

Hygienist

Rosemary qualified at Guys Dental School both as a Dental Nurse with Distinction and then as a Dental Hygienist receiving the award for best in year for practical skills. She has worked in both NHS and Private practices and has now been at the White House Dental & Implant Centre for over 30 years. 

GDC Registration No: 1799

Support Staff

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Kirsten Hartland

Practice Manager & Head Nurse

Kirsten qualified as a dental nurse in 1990 and joined the White House Dental & Implant Centre in 2004. With all her knowledge in the dental field along with exceptional organisation and communication skills, she ensures a smooth day-to-day running of the practice.

GDC Registration No. 108365

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Sally Reynolds

Patient Advisor

Having worked in the beauty industry for the last 10 years, receptionist responsibilities have always been part of Sally's day to day. She'll always be sure to greet you with a smile, put your mind at ease and help answer any questions you may have for us.

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Sue Clarke

Patient Co-ordinator

Susan Clarke has worked at the White House Dental & Implant Centre for a total of 45 years firstly as a receptionist and then as the Practice Manager for 25 years.

Never expecting to work in a dental practice, she had found the work challenging but rewarding being the catalyst between dentists, staff and patients.

In her spare time, Sue enjoys reading, gardening, swimming, travelling and visiting family.

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