Dentist in Chertsey, Surrey

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30 London Street   Chertsey   Surrey   KT16 8AA
About Us

It’s often said and it’s true; your smile says a great deal about you and is one of the first things we notice when we meet someone for the first time, so it’s worth paying as much attention to your smile as you do to other aspects of your appearance.

We are an experienced dental team and are proud to deliver excellence, innovation and results that are second to none, using state of the art techniques in a practice dedicated to your comfort, wellbeing and most importantly, your smile.

Meet The Chertsey Dental Team

All our dentists adhere to the rules governing the profession under strict guidance from the General Dental Council (GDC) "Standards for Dental Professionals".

Dr Yasmin E. George
BDS Guys, London 1988
GDC no. 64095

Special Interests:
  • Orthopaedic Orthodontics and early treatment for children
  • 'Invisible' braces inc Invisalign and Lingual braces
  • Full mouth and Smile makeover cases
  • Cerec dentistry
  • Treatment of Nervous and Phobic patients
Yasmin qualified in 1988 from Guy's Hospital, and since 1989 has worked in general practice.

Yasmin is an examiner for the National Examining Board for Dental Nurses and also sits on their Panel of Examiners for the Certificate in Dental Sedation Nursing.

Until recently she was also teaching the final year dental students at St Thomas's Hospital/Kings Dental Institute. Yasmin has a great deal of experience in many different areas of dentistry, in particular orthodontics and complex oral rehabilitation cases.

She has studied extensively in the USA at the world-renowned Pankey Institute in Florida, where she is now on the visiting teaching staff and the Advisory Board.

Yasmin has recently been awarded a Fellowship in the International Academy of Dental-Facial Esthetics. This award is by invitation to those dentists, physicians and members of the cosmetics/dental industry who have distinguished themselves in their respective professions.

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Dr Simon Chard
BDS (Lond) (Hons) BSc (Hons)
GDC no 228692

Special interests:
  • Minimally invasive aesthetic dentistry
  • CEREC dentistry
  • Anxious patients - offering pain free dentistry
  • Dental implants and surgical dentistry
Simon Chard qualified with Honours from King's College London Dental Institute; he was awarded the prestigious Academy of Operative Dentistry Award given to the top student in the year for clinical dentistry, as well as receiving awards for root canal therapy and aesthetic dentistry.

Since qualifying Simon has been working in general practice in Pimlico, London and is currently undertaking further training in advanced aesthetic dentistry with the renowned dentist Dr Chris Orr. He is extremely enthusiastic about his profession with a particular emphasis on computer aided CEREC dentistry; a modern technique providing porcelain crowns, veneers and onlays in a single visit.

Simon is a member of a number of associations including the Association of Dental Implantology (ADI) and currently sits on the Young Membership and Communications committees of the British Academy of Cosmetic dentistry (BACD). This enables him to stay up to date with the latest advancements in aesthetic dentistry.

Simon's parents are dentists and he lives locally with his fiancée who, yes you've guessed it, is also a dentist!

Outside of work Simon enjoys keeping fit as well as being a keen photographer, snowboarder and scuba diver.
Dr Karina Patel
BDS Kings College London 2009
GDC No: 177919

Special interests
  • Advanced cosmetic procedures
  • Anti-wrinkle treatments
  • Craniofacial pain - TMJ/TMD
  • Early interceptive orthodontics for children
  • Adult orthodontics
Dr Karina Patel graduated from Kings College London. During the next year she gained further knowledge and special training in the field of facial aesthetics. She offers a range of treatments from general dental to full mouth makeovers and also anti-wrinkle treatments, which had always been a passion for her.

She then decided to combine her passion for facial aesthetics and her hunger for knowledge in the area of Craniofacial pain. Consequently she spent 4 years in private practice in Australia advancing special interests in Neuromuscular and Advanced cosmetic dentistry with the Las Vegas Institute of Advanced Dental Studies

Karina additionally completed two years of further studies with Dr Derek Mahony in orthodontics and finds great pleasure in recognizing and treating early in children to give them the best growth potential or, in the case of adults, help them achieve the smile they have always wanted.

During her continuing professional development she met Dr Steven Olmos, a world-renowned expert in TMJ & Sleep Therapy and her passion for helping patients with Chronic pain syndromes was realized.

"I was fascinated by all the research explaining the connection between Cranio-mandibular pain and sleep disordered breathing. It was a connection I could not ignore if I wanted to help my patients in a huge way reducing their levels of pain and improve their quality of life. "

In early 2013 Dr Olmos asked Karina to join the TMJ & Sleep Therapy Centres group, which she duly accepted. She is dedicated to gaining awareness in these treatment modalities in UK and is opening the TMJ and Sleep Therapy Centre of London at the Courtyard Clinic, October 2014.

Karina is a member of a range of different organisations including- The American Academy of Craniofacial pain (AACP), Cranio-group- Society for the study of Craniomandibular Disorders. International Association of Comprehensive Aesthetics (IACA).

After some of her experiences in Outback Australia, Karina enjoys the great outdoors. Whether it be skiing, swimming at the beach or hiking over rolling hills she is keen to give it a go.

Dr Philip Mc Cauley
GDC no. 76491

Dr Philip McCauley graduated from Queen's University Belfast Dental School in 1999. After a year in general practice, Philip then worked for a year as a Senior House Officer in the Oral Surgery department at Poole General Hospital gaining valuable experience in dentoalveolar surgery, as well as passing the MFDS examination in May 2001. He then completed the osseo-integrated year course at the Walpole Street Practice in June 2002 and has been placing and restoring implants in general practice since November 2002. In January 2005 Philip took up a part-time post at the Walpole Street Practice working closely with Dr Eddie Scher who runs a well renowned implant referral practice in Chelsea, West London.

In July 2005 Philip was awarded a Fellowship of the International Congress of Oral Implantologists. Philip also lectures on the use of implants for restoration of missing teeth to other dentists.

At present, Philip works full time in an implant referral practice on the south coast. He has now, placed and restored in excess of 1500 implants.

Dr Esti Mayans Hygienist
Dip Dent Hygiene London 2004
GDC no 6529

Esti joined our practice in January 2011 and is with us every week.
She qualified in from Guy's Kings and St.Thomas's 2004 and is definitely the best person to help our patients with their gum health and oral hygiene.

Esti also does tooth whitening and helps look after all our patients who have braces on their teeth.
In her spare time Esti enjoys Latin dancing, good food, reading and travel.
Dr Sharad C Patel MClinDent
BChD Leeds 1986
DGDP(UK) 1998
GDC No 61801

Sharad Patel lectures nationally and internationally on cosmetic dentistry and implantology. He has been practising implant dentistry for more than ten years, during which time he has gained a reputation for the elegance of his work. Dr Patel has enormous enthusiasm for his profession and is driven continually to extend the boundaries of his knowledge. He is a Fellow of the International Congress of Oral Implantology and a certified Instructor for the International Society of Computerised Dentistry. He also enjoys membership of the American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry and the Association of Dental Implantology UK.

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30 London Street
Chertsey Surrey
KT16 8AA

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Monday 8.30am - 5.00pm
Tuesday 8.30am - 5.00pm
Wednesday 8.30am - 5.00pm
Thursday 8.30am - 5.00pm
Friday 8.30am - 5.00pm

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