Meet our team

At Align & Smile Orthodontics, we are fortunate to have a wonderful team who provide the highest level of orthodontic care to our patients.

 

Dr Sabena Bhuiyan

Director/Orthodontist
BDS MSc (Lond) MFDS RCS (Eng) Morth (Edin)
GDC Registration Number 72268

Dr Sabena Bhuiyan is a specialist orthodontist and the owner of Align & Smile. She has treated orthodontic patients at the practice for over a decade.

After she qualified in dentistry at St Bartholomews and The Royal London Hospital in 1996,Sabena completed a period of vocational training in a General Dental family practice in Bushey. She was then appointed the Senior House Officer at the Kings College Hospital in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery.

Following this, Sabena completed a further year as a Senior House Officer at the Royal Berkshire Hospital in Maxillo – Facial Surgery. Sabena then proceeded to complete her Membership in Dental Surgery from the Royal College of Surgeons of England. She gained both her masters and specialist exams in orthodontics from the prestigious Eastman Dental Hospital.

Sabena is a member of the British Orthodontic Society and regularly attends training courses to keep herself up-to-date with new treatments and techniques. She particularly enjoys working with nervous patients.

Dr Alberto Reimondez Lopez

Dr Alberto Reimondez Lopez

Dr Alberto Reimondez Lopez

Dentist
GDC Registration Number 166908

In 2008 Dr Alberto Reimondez Lopez gained his qualifications after successfully completing his clinical and practical dental training at the University of Madrid in Spain. He has a passion for dental implants.

Dr Lopez has a keen interest in dental cosmetics with innovative techniques and aesthetic dentistry. He is currently undertaking further training at the university of Rey Juan Carlos in Madrid, where he will enhance and improve his clinical and practical skills in cosmetic dentistry.

Dr Periklis Ntelis

Dr Periklis Ntelis

Dr Periklis Ntelis

DipDs (Athens), MSc in Endodontics (Eastman Dental Institute, London)

Dr Periklis Ntelis graduated from the Dental School, National University of Athens (Greece) in 2003. After working as an associate dentist in private practices in Athens he joined the Greek Air Forces where he practised dentistry in the General Hospital of Greek Air Forces, (Athens) for over a year. Periklis developed a special interest in endodontics and was placed at the Prosthetic and Restorative Department.

In 2005 Periklis moved to the U.K where he worked as a full-time associate in a mixed dental practice in London before engaging in the postgraduate course (MSc) in Endodontics at Eastman Dental Institute (London). Since 2007,he has limited his practice to endodontics, working exclusively as an endodontist in private dental practices in London.

Periklis is a senior community endodontist at St Leonard’s Hospital (part of the Barts Health Trust) where he treats patients with special needs and complicated medical/mental problems as well as nervous patients under inhalation sedation (laughing gas).

His principal aim is to provide endodontic treatment at a high professional standard and to ensure all our patients’ treatment needs are met in a comfortable setting. Periklis believes every patient deserves a high quality standard of dental treatment based on well-informed decisions.

Kai In Chen Kuo

Dentist with special interest in Orthodontics
GDC Registration Number: 80306

Arian Gederi

Specialist Orthodontist
GDC Registration Number: 112787

Melissa Akinbowale

Hygienist
GDC Registration Number 291597

Zoe Mansfield

Zoe Mansfield

Zoe Mansfield

Dip Orth Therapy RCS England, Certificate in Orthodontic Nursing, Certificate in Dental Radiology
GDC Registration Number 157389

Zoe qualified as Orthodontic Therapist in 2014, from The Royal College of Surgeons, England. She has over ten years’ experience working in the field of dentistry and would like to progress her career even further in the future.

While working as an Orthodontic Therapist, she has gained experience treating patients with a variety of different brace types including Invisalign and the Damon system.

Outside work, Zoe likes to travel with her husband, seeing different parts of the world and experiencing new cultures. She is also a keen runner and hopes to run the London Marathon one day.

Nicola Ackers

Orthodontic Therapist
GDC: 139712

Nicola has been working in dentistry for 22 years and has worked in all the different areas including receptionist, staff manager, orthodontic manager and nurse before starting her orthodontic therapy training at Manchester Dental Hospital.

Caitlin Rooney

Caitlin Rooney

Caitlin Rooney

DENTIST
GDC Registration Number 258528

Caitlin is a general dentist who provides both private and NHS dental care. She is excellent at putting nervous patients at ease and goes above and beyond to help those in her care feel comfortable.

Caitlin graduated from Newcastle University in 2015. She enjoys carrying out a wide range of dental treatment on patients of all ages and works particularly well with young children. Caitlin is due to begin the year long Advanced dental seminars course in Cosmetic Dentistry and Aesthetic Restorative Dentistry in September 2019 to further her knowledge in providing cosmetic dental care.

Ioannis Plastargias

Ioannis Plastargias

Ioannis Plastargias

Dentist with special interest in Periodontics
GDC Registration Number 223633

Dr Ioannis Plastargias graduated from Greece in 2011 and went on to complete parts one and two of the American National Board Dental Examinations in 2012-13.

The following year, he completed a Fellowship Programme in Advanced Periodontics at the University of Connecticut (USA), followed by a Masters and Advanced Diploma in Clinical Periodontology at the Royal London Hospital in 2017.

Over years as a dental clinician, Ioannis has gained impressive experience in treating patients with severe gum problems, with a focus on helping prevent tooth loss.

His detailed consultations and assessments have earned a reputation as a dentist with a keen eye for detail and he regularly takes on referrals from other dentists.

Amanda Herry

DENTIST
GDC Registration Number 261969, UDC

Naveed Syed

Oral Surgeon
GDC Registration Number 128614

Pouya Bagheri

DENTIST
GDC Registration Number 271502, UDC

Ashley O'Donnell

DENTIST
GDC Registration Number 259795

Nayma Jahan

Nayma Jahan

Nayma Jahan

Orthodontic Therapist
GDC Registration Number 213517

Nayma qualified as an Orthodontic Therapist in 2016 from Kings College, London.

She loves being part of the process of providing patients with a beautiful smile.
In her spare time she enjoys travelling and listening to soulful music.

Ana Maria Cascaval

Dental Nurse
GDC Registration Number 276627

Sule Bay

Sule Bay

Sule Bay

Dental Nurse
GDC Registration Number 293234

Meera Gurung

Meera Gurung

Meera Gurung

Dental Nurse
GDC Registration Number 294534

Sadia Begum

Trainee nurse

Melike Bugancik

Trainee nurse

Fatima Smoured

Trainee nurse

Andreea Frandes

Trainee nurse

Andrienne Ford

Andrienne Ford

Andrienne Ford

Head Receptionist

Sanjida Rahman

Receptionist

Seher Macit

Receptionist

Ozlem Acar

Receptionist

Maja Jaskic

Maja Jaskic

Maja Jaskic

Practice Manager

Waseela Randeree

Waseela Randeree

Waseela Randeree

Business Development Manager