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Our 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 Sadiyya Farhana BDS Lond 2013

GDC No. 244942

Dr Farhana graduated from the prestigious King's College London in 2013. Prior to this, she obtained a Bsc in Biomedical Sciences and MSc in Neuroscience.

Having worked at Crowstone Dental since graduating, Sadiyya has treated thousands of patients at the practice. She is an enthusiastic and friendly dentist, providing a relaxed atmosphere for her patients, providing high quality, painless treatment.

Sadiyya enjoys providing aesthetic and cosmetic care, veneers, crowns, tooth whitening and smile designs of the finest quality, having been trained by Aspire Academy. In addition Sadiyya has trained with Avanti Aesthetics in Harley Street which enables her to provide anti-aging treatments (anti wrinkle), dermal and lip fillers.


Dr Rajiv Patel BDS Lond 2011

GDC No. 211220

Dr Rajiv Patel BDS (GKT) MFDS RCS Ed studied dentistry at King's College London. Following graduation in 2011 and enjoying a year in general practice he further expanded his skills to pursue his interest in aesthetic dentistry, providing a range of cosmetic treatments including veneers, crowns, bridges as well as all aspects of general dentistry. Rajiv has gone on to complete further training in endodontics and takes passion in saving any tooth where possible. As one of Inspire Dentals long standing dentists Rajiv has worked in many of our dental practices acquiring a vast variety of skills and experience.


Dr. Jas Sidhu MBBS BSc (Hons) BDS AKC PgCert (Distinction) MFDS RCSEd Dip Imp Dent RCSEd M Imp Dent RCSEd

Lead Private Dental Surgeon, Providing Implant, Aesthetic, Restorative and Orthodontic Dentistry

GDC No. 245205

Dr Sidhu is an exceptionally qualified Dental Surgeon (BDS, KCL) with a gentle, caring approach and a special interest in Implant and advanced forms of Dentistry. He is uniquely qualified as a Medical Doctor (MBBS, SGUL) and holds a Physiology degree (BSc, Hons KCL). He has had extensive training in Implant Dentistry having trained, practiced and then taught in Harley Street London. He has passed robust examinations in this field set by the Royal College of Surgeons and has been one of the few Dental Surgeons invited to the designation of a Member in Implant Dentistry by the Royal College of Surgeons (RCSEd).

He trained at the prestigious institutions of Kings College London (2006 and 2013) and St. George's University of London (2007) and spent several years training and practicing in Medicine and Surgery across multiple specialities prior to finding an ongoing passion for Dentistry. With his years of experience and thorough understanding of the whole body, patients can rest assured they are in safe hands.

He is an experienced Clinical Lecturer (PgCert, Distinction) in Medical and Dental Education providing regular postgraduate training for Health Education England including at Kings College London, Queen Mary University of London, Harley Steet London and various teaching hospitals. The Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh have also awarded him with the Diploma of Membership of the Faculty of Dental Surgery (MFDS) in addition to Membership in Implant Dentistry. His commitment to excellence has been recognised early on with regional Best Case Presentation in 2013/14 and he was shortlisted for Best Young Dentist in 2015 for East of England at the Dentistry Awards.

Dr. Sidhu believes in treating patients to the highest level in all areas of dentistry. He has undertaken additional comprehensive training in cosmetic and aesthetic restorative dentistry, advanced treatment planning and occlusion for full mouth rehabilitation cases. He provides cosmetic focused adult straightening of teeth for suitable patients and is a provider of the highest form of Invisalign as a Comprehensive Provider. He is a Digital Smile Design (DSD) member and utilises this with digital and CAD-CAM technology to help plan cases with a minimally invasive approach. Dr Sidhu is involved in Dental Sleep Medicine and served on the committee for the British Society of Dental Sleep Medicine. He can safely provide devices to reduce snoring and tooth grinding for suitable patients to enable them and their partners to have an improved night sleep.

Dr. Jas Sidhu prioritises family and health and likes to keep fit with cycling, football and tennis. He is born and raised in Essex having attended Southend High School for Boys before his postgraduation education in London. He seeks to enable patients to have holistic care and the smiles they desire with comfort and confidence with a strong track record to deliver exceptional care.


Dr Parmijit Panesar BDS Lond 2005

GDC No. 85782

Since graduating from Barts and the Royal London in 2005, Dr Panesar has been practising within NHS and private dentistry in Romford and Upton Park before joining East Street Dental Practice. She enjoys all aspects of general dentistry, particularly endodontics and paediatrics. Dr Panesar is passionate about helping people achieve healthy, functional and beautiful smiles and is committed to continuing professional development. She is a member of the British Dental Association.

Languages Spoken: English


Dr Grazyna Nowicka-Bobnis Lek Stom Szczecin 1992

GDC No. 85001

Dr Grace Nowicka-Bobnis qualified in Poland in 1992 and continued her training in Poland and in the UK. Grace enjoys all aspects of general dentistry including cosmetic dentistry and prosthetic work. She loves working with children and managing anxious patients. Grace is active in continuing professional development and regularly attends postgraduate courses.

Languages spoken as well as English are Polish and an understanding of Russian and Czech.


Dr Maryann Eneje BDS King's College London 2018

GDC No. 278417

Dr Maryann Eneje obtained her dental degree from King’s College London, where she won the Ronald Gain Prosthetic Prize Certificate of Merit during her studies. Maryann then went on to complete her foundation training in Essex, where she won the Best Clinical Audit in her scheme. Maryann went on to complete a one year hospital post in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, gaining experience in secondary care before returning to general practice. Maryann has a BSc in Biomedical Sciences and an Associateship of King’s College London.

Maryann has a caring and friendly approach in the chair and strives to ensure that her patients are at ease. She is keen to provide the best quality dentistry and has an interest in general dentistry and cosmetic dentistry. She provides all aspects of general dentistry as well as cosmetic treatments such as whitening, crowns, veneers, smile design and straightening teeth orthodontically with the use of cosmetic Clear Aligners.

Maryann is currently working towards becoming a member of the Royal College of Surgeons as well as completing a postgraduate diploma on restorative and aesthetic dentistry.


Dr Angelos Dimopoulos DipDS Aristotle University of Thessaloniki 2021

GDC No. 302376

Dr Angelos Dimopoulos (DDS) studied dentistry in Aristotle University of Thessaloniki (AUTH) and graduated in 2021. He is a well trained passionate young dentist that always tries to do the best for his patients.

His studies included a three year cycle of clinical experience with patients and the cases he dealt with were from very simple to very demanding. After his graduation, he joined the Greek army for one year with the specialty of dentist.

Angelos always tries to be up to date with any new technique by attending dental conferences so as always to provide the best option to his patients. His passion in dentistry is directly connected with the field of aesthetic and cosmetic.


Dr Ahmet Emre Dundar Dr Med Dent University of Szeged 2022

GDC No. 304688


Dr. Karissa Kotecha BDS Cardiff University 2022

GDC No. 301808

Dr Karissa Kotecha graduated from Cardiff University. She later undertook her vocational training with the prestigious London deanery, having ranked 2nd in the National Recruitment process of all foundation dentists across the UK.

Dr. Karissa takes pride in providing a positive experience for patients in the dental chair by putting them at ease with her personable and gentle approach. Through this, she has helped her patients to develop life-long positive attitudes towards dental care and have an enjoyable experience at the dentist. Karissa ensures quality in all her treatment she provides which include her special interests in cosmetic whitening, composite fillings/bonding and endodontics.

She has a passion for paediatric dentistry and her friendly nature makes her a favourite with kids. She works with families to ensure both an educational and fun visit to the dentist, guiding them to excellent oral health and excitement for their next appointment!


Dr Mohammad Haris Mazhar Dr Med Dent University of Szeged 2018

GDC No. 278756

General Dental Practitioner and Invisalign Full provider.

Dr Mazhar is a friendly, polite, outgoing person and able to get on well with people from all walks of life. He considers himself to be conscientious, kind, honest, hardworking and reliable. He has a keen interest in Preventive and Restorative Dentistry.

Dr Mazhar strives to provide high-quality ethical Dentistry and enjoys applying his artist touch to make sure that restorations look as natural as possible. Patients have described him as being friendly and kind with a great professional mannerism. Dr Mazhar always looks to advance his knowledge, attending courses and seminars, recently completing a course on short-term orthodontics. Currently completing his LLM in medical law and ethics.


Dr. Ryan Hosanee BDS University of Plymouth 2022

GDC No. 302562


Dr Shun Bok Jeffery Hui BDS Queen Mary University of London 2020

GDC No. 290635


Dr Santiago Canales Gómez Grado en Odontologia University of Murcia 2017

GDC No. 295753


Dr Ching Yi Coco Kwan BDS Queen Mary University of London 2020

GDC No. 290721

Dr Kwan graduated from The Institute of Dentistry at Barts and the London in 2020. Since qualifying, Kwan has been working in general practices in Berkshire, London and Essex.

Kwan believes in putting patients at ease with a gentle and calm approach while delivering a high standard of care.

Apart from English, Dr Kwan is also fluent in Cantonese and Mandarin.


Dr Muhammad Daniyal Shoaib Statutory Exam 2023, BDS University of Health Sciences 2018, BDS De'Montmorency College of Dentistry 2016

GDC No. 308969


Dr Khushboo Baba Dr Med Dent University of Debrecen 2017

GDC No. 272523


Dr Rohan Babhania BDS Cardiff University 2021

GDC No. 296847

Dr Rohan Babhania has worked alongside and been mentored by some of the leading Aesthetic Dentists in the UK.

Rohan graduated from Cardiff Dental School with First Class Honours. During this time, he was recognised for his meticulous approach and awarded the Percival Probert Prize for the best longitudinal case presentations for his patients.

He completed his vocational training with the prestigious London Deanery. His commitment to excellence was recognised and he was named as the Rising Star in Cosmetic Dentistry by the esteemed British Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry (BACD).

Dr Rohan Babhania is passionate about providing bespoke general and cosmetic dentistry tailored to meet your individual needs. Through this approach he completed many life-changing smile transformations and inspired patient confidence towards Dentists.

As a strong advocate of minimally invasive and modern day dentistry, he offers treatments such as Invisalign teeth-straightening, composite bonding, porcelain veneers and premium at-home teeth whitening systems centred around patient comfort.

Outside of the clinic, you will inevitably find Rohan on a Golf Course. Just don’t mention Golf at your next appointment if you want to finish on time!


Dr Alya Omar BDS Queen Mary University of London 2020

GDC No. 290688



Dr Tiffany Laybourne Foundation Degree in Oral Health Science Essex 2014, NVQ L3 Dental Nursing & VRQ L3 Dental Nursing City & Guilds 2009

GDC No. 187075

Tiffany graduated from University of Essex with distinction and since then has spent time teaching at the University of Essex working with the dental hygiene students, nurses and assistant practitioners. Tiffany has also carried out research as part of a team at Southend Hospital; ‘improving the provision of mouth care in acute hospital settings’, published in the Nursing Times 2019.

Tiffany is passionate in her mission to spread evidence based knowledge on oral health and enjoys working with patients to help them take control of their oral hygiene. Regular training updates in periodontal disease allows her to give the best advice to get patients on the right path to achieving a healthy smile.


Dr Cathy Connolly Foundation Degree Oral Health Science Essex 2016

GDC No. 168361

Cathy Connolly qualified from the University of Essex in 2016. Originally from Northern Ireland, Cathy enjoyed her time in Southend and decided to relocate permanently with her husband and two children. Cathy’s enjoys family time with her children and holidays.

Cathy enjoys building patient’ s confidence and giving them back their smile. She has a quiet, calm approach which works well with nervous patients.

Cathy has invested in the Guided Biofilm Therapy (GBT ) treatment and is keen to provide a minimally invasive, pain free periodontal experience. Cathy is an EMS trained GBT practitioner, using the latest state of the art Swiss technology.

The GBT protocol allows Cathy to educate and motivate her patients at each appointment to achieve their optimal oral health at home. Using biofilm discloser, Cathy can show the patients the plaque they are missing followed by an oral health demonstrations before treatment to actively support and engage the patient through their treatment journey. This will help to with enhance their treatment outcomes to have “Oral health Optimisation” and “Stabilisation before Restoration”.

Cathy has also completed the Enlighten Whitening training and can discuss the treatment and arrange a consultation with a dentist for suitability before treatment with herself or the dentist.


Dr Laura Blozyte Registered under s36C of the Dentists Act 1984 2020, National Diploma in Dental Nursing NEBDN 2019

GDC No. 284117

Laura is a qualified dental hygienist who gained her Batchelor’s degree in Dental Hygiene at Klaipeda University of Applied Sciences in Lithuania in 2015.

Laura believes in patient-centred dental health care and quality as the most important aspects of her work. Laura strives to help patients achieve the great dental health they deserve. You will find that her love of dentistry and her gentle manner will put you at ease during your appointment.


Dr Primrose Mauppa Foundation Degree in Oral Health Science University of Essex 2016. National Certificate NEBDN 2011

GDC No. 224999


Dr Jurgita Laukaite Foundation Degree Oral Health Science University of Essex 2023

GDC No. 273909