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Dr Chetan Kaher Smile Designer ®

GDC No: 82492

BDS BSc (Hons) MFDS RCS (Eng)
Certificate in Dental Implantology (Sheffield University)
Certificate in Restorative Dental Practice (Eastman Dental Institute)
Member of the Faculty of Dental Surgeons Royal College of Surgeons
Post Graduate Certificate in Leading in a Clinical Context (Leeds University)
Darzi Fellow 2012/2013

Winner Best Young UK Dentist 2009
Winner Best Young London Dentist 2009

Training     Visionary Research

Dr Chetan Kaher

Chetan Kaher graduated from Guy's King's and St Thomas's School of Medicine and Dentistry. He also obtained a 1st Class BSc honours degree in Oncology and Immunology from the School of Biomedical Sciences.

He was fortunate enough to gain entrance to the London Deanery 2-year General Professional Training program in dentistry, with emphasis on dealing with nervous patients, complex restorative cases and oral surgery. During this time he also completed a diploma for membership into the Royal College of Surgeons(England).

He has worked as a Senior House Officer in Oral and Maxillofacial surgery at Bart's and Royal London Hospitals gaining experience in reconstructive, cosmetic and cancer surgery.

Chetan has won numerous prizes, awards and scholarships for his visionary academic research, in fields as diverse as protein therapy for cancer, vCJD, laser use, inhalation sedation and radiography in pregnancy. He has published articles and has lectured nationally and internationally. Recently he has won the national post-graduate research prize in Dentistry for research into pregnancy and radiation.

He has a strong commitment to post graduate education and has attended numerous courses specialising in cosmetic and restorative dentistry, facial aesthetics, acupuncture and implantology. He has been fortunate to have worked with and learnt from some of the best clinicians in the world. He has also featured on the television programs Extreme Makeover and Trauma.

Outside of dentistry, Chetan has a strong interest in the self reliance charity Chitrakoot.

He is a member of various professional organisations including:

  • British Institute of Laser Dentistry
  • Royal College of Surgeons
  • European Society of Aesthetic Orthodontics
  • British Dental Association
  • Dental Protection

Dr.Chetan Kaher is a Dental Phobia Certified dentist Click Here to verify.

A picture of Ap-TAT developed by Dr Kaher, causing natural cell death in a cancerous cell line

Dr Sarita Kotecha Smile Designer ®

GDC No: 81142

Certificate in Restorative Dental Practice (Eastman Dental Institute)


Dr Sarita Kotecha

After graduating from Guy’s, King’s and St. Thomas’s School for medicine and dentistry, Sarita completed a year of vocational training and then went to work and teach in Sydney Dental Hospital, Australia. Here she was fortunate enough to work with an international team of consultants from whom she was able to learn the latest techniques. Since her return to the UK she has been working in general practice developing her patient care skills and providing a personalised service.

She is an enthusiastic and dedicated young professional with a passionate desire to offer her patients the best all round care. To this end, she has attended many world renowned courses and is beginning an MSc in Restorative Dental Practice at the prestigious Eastman Dental Institute to ensure that she is up to date with current and future procedures and technologies.

Sarita is a lively and energetic member of the team with many skills and interests outside of dentistry. Her charm and charisma combined with her professional approach makes her ideal for putting nervous patients at ease.

Sarita is a currently member of:

  • British Dental Association
  • Dental & Facial Aesthetic Association
  • British Medical Acupuncture Society
  • Dental Protection

Dr. Evdokia Chasioti Smile Designer ®

GDC No: 223494
Specialist Periodontist
Special interest in Implant Dentistry
Diplomate of the American Board of Periodontology,


Evdokia Chasioti is a graduate of the Department of Dentistry of the historic Aristotle University of Thessaloniki in Greece. As an undergraduate she participated in panhellenic conferences and she developed her particular interest in the field of Periodontology. Following her qualification as a doctor of dental science, she joined private dental practices in Thessaloniki, where she was involved in complex dental cases.

Dr George Pelekos

In 2009, she joined the three year postgraduate specialist training program in Periodontics and Implant Dentistry at the prestigious University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey (Rutgers School of Dental Medicine). Dr. Chasioti served as the Chief Resident of the department and she obtained her Masters of Dental Science in Periodontology with distinctions. She was awarded with Dr. Michael J. Deasy’s Endowed Scholarship for her commendable academic performance. She is registered with the General Dental Council and she is officially recognized by the General Dental Council UK, as a Specialist in Periodontology.

In 2013, Dr Chasioti received one of the highest recognitions of achievement afforded by the specialty of Periodontology and became a Diplomate of the American Board of Periodontology, completing successfully a rigorous examination, covering all phases of periodontal disease and its treatment, including dental implants.

Dr. Chasioti is committed to practicing the highest level of dentistry based on her diverse expertise in numerous periodontal and implant procedures. Additionally, she is an international member of the American Academy of Periodontology and a member of the British Society of Periodontology and the Association of Dental Implantology, UK. She is participating in several prestigious world conferences where she is presenting various periodontal and implant cases.

In addition to non-surgical periodontal diagnosis and treatment, Dr Chasioti also performs numerous surgical procedures, aiming to correct the function and aesthetics of periodontium. These procedures include resective (pocket elimination), additive (guided tissue regeneration) and combination periodontal osseous surgical procedures, the most up-to-date surgical techniques to correct gum deformities around teeth and implants with perio-plastic surgery including the Alloderm grafting, esthetic gum surgery and crown lengthening, guided bone regeneration techniques, ridge splitting procedures, dental implants, sinus lift operations, guided implant surgery for full mouth rehabilitation and treatment of peri-implant disease.

Dr. Chasioti believes in the evidence -based dentistry and considers the team approach fundamental to recreating stunning smiles, with state-of-the-art procedures

Dr Guy McLellan Smile Designer ®

GDC No: 69883
Oral & Maxillofacial Surgeon

BDS (Lond) FDS RCS(Eng)MBBS(Lond)

Dr Theodora Bravis

Dr Guy McKellen is doubly qualified in dentistry and medicine and a Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons of England. He has over 10 years hospital experience including training in ENT and plastic surgery and currently holds a teaching position at Charing Cross Hospital in Oral & Maxillofacial surgery where he runs the dental implant clinic.

He continues to work as a member of the Cranio Facial team at Chelsea and Westminster Hospital receiving referrals for complex Oral/facial reconstruction using osseo-integrated prostheses. In private practice he limits his practice to surgical implantology and augmentation procedures including intra-oral and extra-oral grafting. He is a mentor for ADI and Nobel Biocare and is actively involved in Implant education. He is a member of the Association of Dental Implantology, the European Association of Osseointegration and a Fellow of the International Congress of Oral Implantologists.

Miss Katie Milioto Smile Designer ®

Practice Manager/Treatment Co-ordinator

Dr Theodora Bravis

Katie has been involved with dentistry for six years now. She started as a dental nurse which inspired her to progress into dental practice management. As a manager at Smile Cliniq, Katie deals with day to day running of the practice as well as coordinating patient treatments. She is your first point of contact if you have any questions about your treatment. With her knowledge, enthusiasm and friendly personality she will endeavour to make your visit at Smile Cliniq as pleasant as possible and will make sure everything is up to the highest standards prior to and during your visit.

If you have any queries please contact Katie anytime.

Dr Ranjana Khiroya Smile Designer ®

Consultant Anaesthetist

Diploma of Royal College of Obstetrics and Gynaecology
Fellow of the Royal College of Anaesthetists
Fellow of Faculty of pain medicineof Royal college of Anaesthetists.

Dr Ranjana Khiroya

After completing general training and higher professional training Ranjana became a consultant in 1987. During her 36 years of practicing as an anaesthetist she has gained a vast amount of experience in the NHS and Private sectors covering all specialities. She has worked for several years as a specialist in acute and chronic pain management and has gained vast experience in managing all kinds of pain using acupuncture, regional blocks and pharmacological agents.

She has carried out research cryoanalgesia which was published in Anaesthesia magazine. Ranjana also carried out a study in the use of a cell saver in orthopaedic surgery to reduce the need for blood transfusion. This study was presented at NATA. Outside of work, Dr Khiroya is interested in music and is currently taking classes in vocal training. She also practices meditation.

Professional memberships:

  • General Medical Council
  • Medical Defence Union
  • British Pain Society
  • British Medical Acupuncture Society
  • British Medical Association
  • Association of Anaesthetists of great Britain and Ireland

Dr Nojan Khalehoghli Smile Designer ®

GDC No: 63621
Specialist Endodontist

BchD MDent Sci

Dr Nojan Khalehoghli

Nojan graduated from Leeds dental school in 1988. Following vocational training & 5 years in general dental practice he enrolled in the master's programme in restorative dentistry at Leeds dental institute specialising in endodontics. Nojan moved to London in 1998 working in sole endodontic practice & was awarded specialist status in 1998. He likes to keep up to date by attending as many meeting & courses as possible around the world and is particularly interested in microsurgery & re-treatments. Nojan has led many postgraduate courses at home & abroad and is visiting lecturer & external examiner at the prestigous Azad university medical & dental faculty in Tehran. His interests include contemporary art & cinema.


Dr Shilan Shah Smile Designer ®

GDC No: 177655

Certificate in Contemporary Restorative and Cosmetic Dentistry @ National Aesthetic and Implant Training Institute
Certificate in Restorative Dentistry @ Warwick University
MSc Restorative Dentistry in progress
Member of British Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry

Dr Shilan Shah

Shilan graduated from Guy’s King’s and St Thomas’ Hospital and, since, he has used his training as a platform to perfect his skills in general and cosmetic dentistry. He has spent time travelling around the globe to train from world leading specialists, learning the latest cosmetic and orthodontic treatments, and utilising cutting-edge technologies and techniques.
He is highly committed to providing his patients with the best care available by enhancing their smiles and helping patients to gain more confidence in themselves.
In 2010 Shilan spent his year specifically only treating truly phobic people who had not visited the dentist for many years. From this experience, he knows just how to put the most nervous patients at ease.
Shilan is currently completing his Masters degree in restorative and aesthetic dentistry at Warwick University. He is also qualified to provide clear 'Invisalign' braces, Inman aligners and 6 month smiles braces. Additionally, he is starting a degree in dental education that will help train young dentists and nurses who are beginning their career. 
Aside from dentistry, Shilan is an avid traveller and enjoys discovering new experiences and cultures. He is currently training to climb Mount Kilimanjaro in January 2013 to raise money for charity.


Dr Iro GerasimouDr Iro Gerasimou Smile Designer ®

GDC No: 104326

BDS (Barts.)

Iro graduated from The Royal London Hospital she has extensive experience in implantology and restorative dentistry.
With an affable personality and the friendliest touch Dr Gerasimou has an extensive and loyal patient base. Her professional interests are minimal interventional dentistry including straightening teeth with the Inman Aligner.
Outside work she enjoys cycling, skiing and has gazed at the face of the gods; having stood at top of Mount Olympus.


Richard Brookshaw Smile Designer ®

Dr Pritesh Mistry

GDC No: 72150
BDS M.Med.Sci (Oral Surgery) Dip Imp Dent RCS Ed
Implant Surgeon

Richard Brookshaw qualified in 1996 from the University of Dundee. In 1999 he gained his Masters degree in Oral Surgery from the University of Sheffield, and further extended his clinical qualification in 2001 by completing an 18 month Implant Training Programme, also at the University of Sheffield. Richard is both nationally and internationally respected as a lecturer and mentor in Implant Dentistry, immediate same day implants (same day smiles™) and Nobelguide/ CT scan guided surgery.

He also lectures for Nobel Biocare on a range of advanced implant techniques. He is a regular lecturer and contributor to their World Tour. Richard exclusively practices all aspects of implant dentistry, including hard and soft tissue augmentation, sinus grafting and same day implants. In 2009, he was one of the first 5 implant dentists in the country to be awarded the Diploma in Implant Dentistry from the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh (Dip Imp Dent RCS Ed). In his spare time, when not enjoying time with his young family, Richard enjoys most forms of sports, particularly golf, football, cricket and cycling.

Ayu Yoshimura Smile Designer ®

Ayu Yoshimura

GDC No: 223343
Dental Hygienist/Therapist - Dual Diploma in Dental Hygiene and Dental Therapy

Ayu is one of the earlier members of the team at Smile Cliniq where she previously worked as a dental nurse before venturing out to become a Dental Hygienist/Therapist. After successfully graduating from King's College Hospital she has come back to Smile Cliniq to provide care to patients in the field of both periodontal and restorative dentistry.

Ayu is committed to providing care which focuses on prevention of disease and aims to empower her patients to take control of their oral health to increase confidence with a healthy smile.

Outside of dentistry, Ayu enjoys cooking and scuba diving and hopes to obtain a diving license this year in Okinawa.

Dr. Filipe Amante

Ayu Yoshimura

GDC: 186566  
associate dentist

Filipe is a passionate and enthusiastic dentist that has been providing comprehensive, high quality treatments to his patients for nearly a decade now. He qualified in Oporto, Portugal and underwent a Master of Implantology and Oral Rehabilitation that he concluded with honors of the best oral exam in Paris in 2008, before moving to the UK in 2010. He has also completed extensive postgraduate training in Brazil, Portugal and the UK, having gained skills in the areas of oral surgery, sedation and Invisalign. His main areas of interest include cosmetic dentistry, smile makeovers, with a special focus on dental implants and orthodontics, but he is also quite devoted in dealing with anxious patients. Filipe is also continuously trying to raise his academic profile and, since 2006 when he was awarded a national award in Portugal sponsored by GlaxoSmithKline when he was still an undergraduate, he has published several articles and presented oral communications and clinical posters in several national and international meetings. In 2008 he had the opportunity to present a work together with the world famous Daniel M Laskin, Professor and Chairman Emeritus of Virginia Commonwealth University, USA, entitled ”Whiplash and the TMJ: a physical, psychological and medico-legal dilemma”. He is also a member of several dental organizations including the Association of Dental Implantology, the European Aligners Society, the Portugal Dental Association (he was a member of the General Assembly from 2008 to 2011) among others.

Filipe is an extremely motivated and communicative dentist always thriving to offer the best possible treatments and treatment care for his patients. In his spare time he enjoys spending time with his wife Joana and his son Tomás, as well as practicing football, surfing and running, always trying to pursue the moto of healthy mind in healthy body.

Some of Filipe’s publications include:

Case report poster presented at the “1st EAS Congress, Vienna, Austria”, Amante LF, “Non-invasive smile designing: tackling heavy crowding with Invisalign”, Feb 2016;

Published article “Non-invasive smile designing”, Dentistry magazine UK, March 2015;

Published article “Smile crafting with Invisalign and Chameleon veneers” – Premium Practice Magazine UK – March 2014;

Kevin Vara

Ayu Yoshimura

GDC: 149617

Kevin is our dental technician and ceramist; he aims to achieve perfect results for our patients. He works in a full service laboratory and specialises in advanced implant and aesthetic restorations as well as offering a full crown & bridge and prosthetics (denture) service.

He prides himself on a reputation of consistent quality, remaining at the forefront of technology to complete the patient’s overall treatment. He is committed to Implantology and has a wide range of knowledge on all aspects of implant dentistry.  His laboratory is also members of the International Team for Implantology (ITI) and is conversant with all the major brands of implants and is able to work with virtually all implant systems. His constant dedication to training keeps the laboratory informed of the very latest cutting edge dental technology which we continue to invest in. Our patients rely on him for his exceptionally high standards, quick turnaround times, artistic ability, and unparalleled customer service which translates into less chair time and highly satisfied dental patients.  

With our cosmetic cases it is quite common that you will need to see Kevin for shade, contour and shape matching and any adjustments to assure that maximum aesthetic result is achieved. Kevin will also be seen on sight for our all-on-4 cases to make sure that fit of the final prosthetics is perfect.

Kevin has won several awards recently

Private Laboratory Awards

“Best Aesthetic Laboratory” Winners – 2014
“Best Implant Laboratory” Highly Commended – 2014
“Best Team” Winners – 2013

In November 2014 he was given the opportunity to showcase his work at the 2014 Laboratory Awards. After winning the ‘Best Team’ award at the 2013 awards, he was proud to be shortlisted for the following categories:

  • The Best Implant Laboratory
  • The Best Aesthetic Laboratory
  • Most Innovative Laboratory
  • The Best Team

Dr Francesca Pasqualicchio

Ayu Yoshimura

GDC: 248403
Specialist Orthodontist
BDent, Specialist Orthodontist
Master in Orthodontics and Paedodontics, November 2004,
University of Milan - Bicocca, Italy.

Degree in Dentistry, Department of Orthodontics,
November 2003, University of Turin, Italy.
Certificate of Completion of Training in Orthodontics,
December 2007, University of Turin, Italy.
Master in Orthodontics and Paedodontics, November 2004,
University of Milan - Bicocca, Italy.

Dr Francesca Pasqualicchio qualified from the University of Turin/Italy in 2003. Her career in dentistry has included work in hospitals and private dental private dental practices for the past 12 years.

In 2004, Dr Pasqualicchio attended a Master in Orthodontics and Paedodontics at the University of Milan - Bicocca, Italy.

After earning her dental qualification, she gained experience in orthodontics treating children and adults at the Department of Orthodontics of the University of Turin, where she qualified in Orthodontics in December 2007. This experience in a busy tertiary centre has been invaluable in developing advanced skills and treating the most challenging cases.

Dr Pasqualicchio has been continuously updating her clinical skills by attending many post-graduate courses. It is important for her to regularly update her knowledge with the latest materials and techniques available ensuring her skills and knowledge are at the forefront of clinical expertise.

Dr Pasqualicchio is currently offering the following orthodontic treatments:

Fixed edgewise and MBT appliances with:

  • 3M metal braces
  • aesthetic braces
  • ceramic 3M Clarity
  • American Orthodontics sapphire
  • pre-adjusted or self-ligating braces
  • Lingual fixed appliances (Incognito and Win)
    Palatal-expander/rapid maxillary expansion (RME).
    Functional / orthopaedic removable appliances:
  • twin block
  • PCF- PFB (similar to the Anderson removable appliance)
  • headgear (Kloehn bow, ecc)
  • Petit and Delaire face mask
  • Removable passive appliances
  • Removable passive appliances
  • Begg retainer
  • Essix retainer
  • Fixed passive appliances
  • bonded twistflex retainer
  • fixed space maintainer
  • Invisible removable appliances
  • Invisalign accredited provider

Dr Pasqualicchio has extensive experience of treating children.

Dr Junaid Saleem Malik

Ayu Yoshimura

GDC No: 239025
Restorative Dentist
Certificate in Practical Restorative Dentistry (TTI)
Certificate in Endodontics (Academy of Advanced Endodontics)
Member of the Faculty of Dental Surgeons Royal College of Surgeons, Edinburgh Master of Science in Conservative Dentistry (UCL)- Distinction

Junaid graduated from the University of Bristol. He is committed to post graduate education and further study having completed the membership diploma (MFDS) for the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh. His interests in restorative and aesthetic dentistry lead him to complete many courses which have includedyearlong certificate courses in restorative dentistry and endodontics (root canal treatment). He has continued his learning in North America where he completed further training in restorative dentistry at the University of British Columbia in Vancouver. In 2015, Junaid decided to formalise his training in the form of a full time Masters (MSc) degree in Conservative Dentistry at the world renowned UCL Eastman Dental Institute which he passed with a distinction. In September 2016, he was awarded the post graduate prize in clinical and academic excellence and has been nominated for the Dean’s Research Project Prize for his outstanding contribution to dental research.

Junaid’s advanced training allows him to take referrals for complex crown and bridge procedures (fixed prosthodontics), full mouth reconstructions, smile makeovers involving crowns and veneers and implant prosthodontics (implant crowns and bridges). His interest in root canal treatment allows himto treat patients concerned about toothache. His calm and reassuring demeanourputs our nervous patients at ease. Junaid prides himself on his communication skills, making sure that everything is explained clearly and emphatically in order to improve your experience with us.

He shares our visionof providinghigh quality, long lasting and aesthetic results.He pays particular emphasis on keeping things as conservative as possible in order to preserve what nature has provided.

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