Chingford Mount Dental Practice
35 Hall Lane,
London E4 8HH
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Dental Team - Chingford Mount Dental Practice, London

Meet the Team

Our dedicated, accomplished team of dentists and dental specialists work together to provide exceptional patient care. All of our specialists are on the UK General Dental Council’s Register of Accredited Specialists, while our staff are members of the professional and specialist organisations relevant to their particular area of practice. Our dental nurses and reception staff are friendly, welcoming and carefully trained to meet your expectations.


Dr Raj Gogna - Dentist - Chingford Mount Dental Practice, London

Dr Raj Gogna

Clinical Director GDC No. 59463

Dr. Raj Gogna has thirty years experience in dentistry, being accredited as a Specialist in Prosthodontics in 2002 , and is Clinical director of Synergy Health Care. He graduated from the University of Manchester in 1984 and passed the MGDS Diploma from the Royal College of Surgeons in 1995. He obtained an MSc in Fixed and Removable Prosthodontics in 1996, became a Registered Specialist in Prosthodontics with the General Dental Council in 2002 and, in 2003, was awarded Fellowship in General Dental Practice from the Royal College of Surgeons, the highest level of recognition in General Dental Practice from the Royal College.

Dr. Poonam Ramanandi - Dentist - Chingford Mount Dental Practice, London

Dr Poonam Ramanandi

BDS. Senior Associate Dentist GDC No. 155240

Dr. Poonam Ram qualified from Barts and the London Dental School in 2008. She is experienced in treating treats adults and children and her calm and reassuring manner has made her a popular choice with nervous patients. She also has a special interest in Cosmetic Dentistry, particularly where it has the ability to enhance confidence and transform lives. Over the years she has been a trainer and patch dean for the London Deanery, helping younger dentists get ready for future demands of dentistry. She has also completed a Postgraduate Certificate in Dental Education.

In addition, Dr Ram is now Harley Academy trained and is able to provide bespoke treatments to improve the function and appearance of our skin. These treatments include Facial Aesthetics (wrinkle relaxing and fillers), and Skin Rejuvenation (peels, microneedling and mesotherapy). A bespoke skincare regime is discussed after a thorough consultation to help maintain healthy and confident skin.

Dr. Yoshan Patel - Dentist - Chingford Mount Dental Practice, London

Dr Yoshan Patel

Dr Yoshan Patel graduated from Kings College London in 2016, He is working part-time at Guys and St Thomas’ hospital and has been involved in several National Panels over the last year for bodies such as for the British Dental Association on restorative dentistry. He has been involved in teaching restorative dentistry to younger, newly graduated dentists with the London Deanery and providing advanced skills training for wider dental care professionals such as Nurses, Hygienists, Hygiene therapists and Clinical dental technicians on behalf of Health Education England.

Dr Patel has been awarded with national awards, the ‘National Young Endodontic Dentistry Award’ from the British Endodontic Society, the ‘National Case Presentation Award’ from the British Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry.

Dr Patel is a full member of the British Academy of Cosmetic Dentists and is currently undertaking his PgCert in Dental Education. He has completed several Postgraduate courses to further his skill set in elements of restorative dentistry. Due to his calm and gentle manner, he is popular with young children and anxious patients, he is keen on creating an enjoyable experience for his patients and attempts to tailor treatment to their’ individual needs.

Dr. Zarah Ahmed - Dentist - Chingford Mount Dental Practice, London

Dr Zarah Ahmed

GDC Number: 211313

Dr Zahra Ahmed qualified from Kings College London dental institute in 2011 with a Honours and Distinction. She spent her subsequent years both in general practice and in hospital posts within a specialist environment.Zahra strives to keep up to date with all the ongoing developments in dentistry to provide modern and relevant treatments for her patients. Since qualifying, she went on to complete part 1 of the Diploma of Membership of the Joint Dental Faculties at the Royal College of Surgeons. She has also recently completed her Masters in Aesthetic and restorative dentistry and has developed a passion and special interest in facial aesthetics.

Zahra always aims to listen to her patients in a calm and friendly manner, approaching their dental needs in a way which involves improving their dental health and appearance in a minimally invasive way. She particularly likes treating nervous patients to help put them at ease and also treating children.

Outside of dentistry Zahra loves travelling, tennis, baking, knitting and socialising with friends. Zahra is very much looking forward to meeting you.

Dr Monil Chohan

Dr Monil Chohan

GDC NO. 265451

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Dr. Pratik Sharma - Dentist - Chingford Mount Dental Practice, London

Dr Pratik Sharma

Specialist Orthodontist GDC No. 76562

Dr Sharma qualified as a dentist at Guy’s Dental Hospital in 1999 obtaining his Bachelor of Dental Surgery Degree with Distinction and his postgraduate dental fellowship from the Royal College of surgeons from Edinburgh in 2001.

He went on to complete a three-year full-time specialist orthodontic training program at The Royal London Hospital. During this period he obtained a Master of Science degree in Orthodontics from the University of London achieving a distinction for his research thesis and subsequently went on to complete his Membership in Orthodontics from the Royal College of surgeons of Edinburgh.

Dr Sharma has been practicing orthodontics exclusively since 2002 working part-time in our private practice and the rest of his time as Hospital consultant / Senior Clinical Lecturer in Orthodontics at the Royal London Hospital Dental Institute / Queen Mary’s School of Medicine and Dentistry, London. He is heavily involved in teaching undergraduate Dental students and training postgraduates in Orthodontics, including those training to become hospital consultants. As a hospital consultant he is also involved in treating patients presenting with complex malocclusions including those requiring Jaw surgery.

Dr Sharma has published articles in peer – reviewed journals and presented his research at national and international orthodontic conferences and meetings. He has been won national and international prizes and awards for his research. He is on the Specialist Register (orthodontics) of the General Dental Council and is a member of the British, American and European Orthodontic Societies.

As an orthodontic specialist Dr Sharma accepts referral for all ranges of orthodontic problems affecting adults and children and where appropriate provides treatment utilizing a variety of orthodontic appliances including: cosmetic ‘tooth coloured’ braces, self-ligating braces, lingual braces (braces placed on the inside of the teeth) and invisalign (clear aligner’s).

Dr. Pranay Sharma - Dentist - Chingford Mount Dental Practice, London

Dr Pranay Sharma

Specialist in Prosthodontics GDC No. 73402

Senior Clinical lecturer in Prosthodontics, UCL Eastman CPD Programme Director, Removable Prosthodontics, UCL Eastman CPD.

Pranay Sharma qualified from King’s College London in 1997 with honours. During his undergraduate training he was awarded several prizes and awards, including the National Westminster class prize for oral pathology and several merit awards for clinical dental achievement.

After qualifying he completed hospital training as a Senior House officer in Oral and Maxillo-facial Surgery and Restorative dentistry. During this time he was awarded the Membership in Dental Surgery qualification (MFDS RCPS), by the Royal College of Surgeons of Glasgow.

In 2000 he joined the Eastman Dental Institute in London and completed a four-year specialist training program in fixed and removable prosthodontics, with distinction for his clinical case presentations. He was subsequently awarded the MRD, the highest formal qualification available for the prosthodontic speciality, by the Royal College of Surgeons of England. He is formally recognized by the General Dental Council UK, as a Specialist in Prosthodontics.

He has remained on the teaching staff of the Eastman and is the program director for the Removable Prosthodontics and is a part-time senior clinical lecturer in Prosthodontics and Implant

Dr Shiehfung Tay - Dentist - Chingford Mount Dental Practice, London

Dr Shiehfung Tay

Referral Periodontal treatments are provided by our resident specialist
GDC No: 249317

Dr Tay is a General Dental Council registered Specialist in Periodontics and works mainly in private practice. She is also a Senior Clinical Teaching Fellow at the UCL Eastman Dental Institute. Her current and past positions include lecturing as well as supervising postgraduate dentists and assisting in clinical researches.Dr Tay qualified as a dentist in 2004 from the University of Malaya, Malaysia. Having exposed to different work experience including general dental practice and hospital-based specialist units, she then completed her MFDS exam from the Royal College of Surgeons (England) in 2008. Thereafter she went for a 3-year full time specialist training program focusing on Periodontology and Implant Dentistry at the UCL Eastman Dental Institute. At the end of the training, she was awarded distinction for her Master in Clinical Dentistry and at the same time, she obtained a Certificate in Periodontology by the European Federation of Periodontology (EFP).

Dr. Periklis Ntelis - Dentist - Chingford Mount Dental Practice, London

Dr. Periklis Ntelis

Special Interest in Endodontics
DipDS (Athens, Greece) 2003, MSc in Endodontics (London) 2007.
GDC No. 86084

Dr. Periklis Ntelis graduated from the Dental School, National and Kapodistrian University of Athens, Greece in 2003. After working as an associate dentist in a private practice in Athens, he joined the Greek Air Force, where he practised dentistry in the General Hospital of the Greek Air Force, Athens.

He developed a special interest in Endodontics and he was placed with the Prosthetic and Restorative Department of the hospital’s Dental Unit. In 2005, he moved to UK where he worked as a full-time associate in a mixed NHS/private practice in London before engaging in the MSc programme in Endodontics at the Eastman Dental Institute (University College London). He now works exclusively in the area of Endodontics. He has been providing Endodontic treatment at our practice for the last four years to referring dentists.

He also is a part-time senior community endodontist for the Barts Health Community Dental Service, treating patients with moderate to extreme special care complexity and phobic patients using inhalation sedation if required or working with other dentists using IV sedation

Dr Shina Popat - Dentist - Chingford Mount Dental Practice, London

Dr Shina Popat

Referral Oral surgery treatments are performed by our resident specialist
GDC 80005

Shina qualified with Distinction from St. Bartholomew’s and the Royal London School of Medicine and Dentistry in 2001. She has many years of experience in the field of Oral and Maxillofacial surgery.

She gained her MFDS fellowship qualification in 2004 and her MSurg Dent qualification from the Royal College of Surgeons of England in 2009. Shina has been a member of the Society for the Advancement of Anaesthesia in Dentistry ( SAAD) since 2004 and has undertaken further postgraduate training in treating nervous and anxious patients with conscious sedation.


Neelu Gogna - General Manager - Chingford Mount Dental Practice, London

Neelu Gogna

General Manager
Denise Yems - Senior Receptionist - Chingford Mount Dental Practice, London

Denise Yems

Senior Receptionist and Customer Care


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