About Dalmeny House Dental

Dr Vishal Patel

Principal/Owner | GDC: 250854
Vishal graduated from the University of Liverpool. Since graduating he has acquired the membership of the Faculty of General Dental Practitioners and obtained a diploma in Advanced Restorative and Aesthetic Dentistry and Endodontics. Vishal provides facial aesthetics to restore volume and reduce wrinkles and fine lines.

His gentle and friendly manner makes him a great choice for all patients, always taking the time to get to know his patients and provide personalised treatment plans tailored to their needs. Vishal loves the opportunity to improve his patients’ confidence and has a real passion for minimally invasive aesthetic treatments to achieve beautiful, healthy smiles.

Favourite treatments: Smile Makeovers, Implants, Facial Aesthetics

Vishal is a keen sportsman and loves cycling, cricket and football, not to mention a huge foodie.

Dr Smita Parmar

Principal/Owner | GDC: 244528

Smita grew up in Leeds. After graduating from the University of Leeds she relocated to London. Smita has a passion to provide high quality dentistry with excellent service to all of her patients. Throughout her career she has worked in a number of London teaching hospitals. She has completed the Diploma of Membership of the Joint Dental Faculties from the Royal College of Surgeons and a Diploma in Advanced Aesthetic and Restorative Dentistry and Endodontics. She has continued her education in specialist fields of dentistry by attending courses led by world renowned clinicians.

Smita takes a holistic approach to her patient care, focusing on ensuring they have the best quality of life possible. She’s a great communicator and has a keen interest in building trusting and long standing relationships with her patients. She aims to deliver dentistry in a relaxed and comfortable manner.

Favourite treatments: Orthodontics, Invisalign, Nervous patients, Endodontics

Aside from dentistry, Smita enjoys cooking and baking, spending time with her nearest and dearest, photography and travelling.

Dr Balaji Rajamani

Advanced Implant Dentist | GDC: 104848
Balaji qualified from the University of Mumbai, India, in 1996. He moved to the UK and passed the statutory examinations. After having worked in Cornwall for 5 years, he moved to London to gain additional qualifications and skills in implant dentistry. He enrolled in the Diploma in Implant Dentistry course at the Royal College of Surgeons (England), which is considered as the gold standard in implant education in this country.

He was successful in the examinations and was awarded the Diploma in Implant Dentistry. He was also awarded an Advanced Certificate that reflects his skills in bone grafts and sinus augmentation. He has placed and restored hundreds of dental implants ranging from simple to complex cases. His passion to offer the best treatment to his patients takes him across the world attending courses keeping him abreast of all the latest developments in the field of implant dentistry. Balaji now offers All on 4, teeth in a day including immediate full arch loading.

He is happy to share his knowledge through lectures and also mentors’ colleagues who are developing their skills in implant dentistry. He is a member of the British Dental Association, the Faculty of General Dental Practice and the Association of Dental Implantology. Away from dentistry, Balaji loves spending time with his family, eating out and watching cricket, cheering the Men in Blue.

All associates are self-employed independent contractors and personally responsible for treatment provided

Dr Naveen Siva

Associate Dentist | GDC: 272222
Since qualifying Naveen has dedicated himself to further education and continuing professional development so that he can provide the best possible standard of care to his patients. Naveen’s personality makes patients feel relaxed and eases their anxieties. He prides himself on taking the time to get to know his patients, and build lasting relationships as their partner in achieving optimal oral health.

Naveen has a particular interest in aesthetic restorative dentistry and has undertaken several advanced courses to fine tune his skills. He is currently working towards his Diploma in aesthetic restorative dentistry and endodontics and furthermore has also completed a comprehensive year-long mastership in biomimetic restorative dentistry with the distinguished Alleman Centre based in the United States.

In order to ethically create beautiful smiles, Naveen also uses the latest treatments to straighten, whiten and contour your teeth. In order to achieve this, he uses short term cosmetic braces like Invisalign and smile makeovers with porcelain or composite veneers. He is able to therefore provide a holistic treatment plan, tailor made for you.

Naveen has also trained in facial aesthetics and is able to offer a different kind of service to his patients with rejuvenating facial treatments in order to increase volume or reduce fine lines and wrinkles.

In his spare time, Naveen likes to keep fit, enjoys running and resistance training, playing and watching football and travelling with his wife – exploring new cultures and food.

All associates are self-employed independent contractors and personally responsible for treatment provided

Dr Aarti Shah

Associate Dentist | GDC: 244457
Aarti graduated from the University of Birmingham in 2013 and has committed to providing high quality care for her patients. She has worked in several teaching hospitals providing care for anxious and special needs patients before moving to general practice and is currently undertaking a Diploma in restorative and aesthetic dentistry and endodontics.

She enjoys every element of dentistry and her aim is to ensure that patients are happy, calm and comfortable. Aarti wants to work with patients to overcome any dental anxieties they may have, while ensuring they have the smile they wish to achieve. She provides care holistically, focusing on ensuring patients have as little tooth tissue removed as possible, along with providing treatments such as Invisalign, composite bonding and composite or porcelain veneers to achieve a beautiful smile.

Outside of dentistry, Aarti loves spending time with her son, keeping fit via yoga, weight training and rock climbing and is part of the Some Voices choir.

Dr Nilam Ark

General Dental Practitioner | GDC: 265492
Dr Nilam Ark graduated from the University of Birmingham in 2016. She has completed further training in general dental practice and in an Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery hospital department. She has also spent a year working abroad in Australia, gaining experience in many areas of dentistry, including private general practice in central Melbourne and as a ‘flying dentist’, providing mobile dental services across Australia. After this she returned to London and has continued working as a general dentist.
Nilam has a gentle manner and aims to ensure her patients are always comfortable and at ease. She takes the time to make their needs and wishes a priority, in order to deliver the best possible treatment. She has invested in her post-graduate education to provide Invisalign clear aligner therapy and composite bonding treatment in addition to all routine and general dentistry. She has completed the one-year Advanced Aesthetic and Restorative Dentistry course with the Aspire Dental Academy, in order to offer more complex aesthetic treatments. She is also a member of the prestigious Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh.

Nilam is passionate about using her skills to give back to the community. She has volunteered with charities in the UK and abroad to provide dental treatment for those in need. Outside of work, she also enjoys travelling, hiking and reading.

All associates are self-employed independent contractors and personally responsible for treatment provided

Sofia Mendes

Business Development Manager
I have been in Dental Management since 2002 and this is a dynamic and fast paced role which I thoroughly enjoy and take pride in.
I also work closely with the Principal and management team to actively promote our practice in new and innovative ways. From sourcing and procuring new means of advertising to organising patient open days, I have a role in all areas of marketing and promotion. I strongly believe that comprehensive training and support is the key to attracting and retaining quality staff and have been actively involved in training all staff. I am well known for my adaptability, problem-solving, strategic thinking and ‘can-do attitude and I love the fact that I get to use these skills and traits and challenge myself in this role of Business Development Manager. I enjoy spending time with my family and like to spend time doing crafts.

Rupa Balaji

Dental Hygienist | GDC: 224914

Rupa graduated from the prestigious Queen Mary University of London, Barts and the London dental school, she was awarded the Deans prize in recognition for her Academic excellence and commitment.

Rupa is passionate about evidence based dentistry and keeps up to date with the latest developments to provide excellent care to her patients. Rupa believes that prevention is paramount in achieving good oral health and particularly enjoys educating her patients on the benefits of good habits in a way that suits each individual and works around their busy life schedule. Rupa’s calm and friendly demeanour makes her great with nervous patients and children.

Rupa is a trained Indian classical dancer and in her spare time she is learning a new dance form and loves watching Bollywood movies and spending time with her family.

Ciba Alkilidar

Dental Hygienist | GDC: 226353

Ciba graduated as a Dental Hygienist and Dental Therapist from Queen Mary University of London. She is compassionate about her role. Ciba maintains a gentle approach and empathetically provides tailored oral hygiene advice best suited to the  patients’ needs.

In her spare time, Ciba likes reading and learning new languages especially Spanish and Turkish, also she attends different courses and dentistry events to keep up to date with new products and technology advances.

Shams Al Mansouri

Dental Hygienist | GDC: 288351

Shams is a GDC registered hygienist. She is a trained provider of Airflow polishing and stain removal. Shams has a passion for periodontology, dental hygiene and gum health and is skilled in deep periodontal scaling. Shams has a calm and caring manner in treating patients, which has resulted in a lot of delightful feedback from patients in the short period she has been with us.

Shams is an overseas dentist graduated with BDS in 2014 . She gained valuable experience in general dentistry while practicing and her passion and enthusiasm for Periodontology and Dental Hygiene began. Shams is now a GDC registered Hygienist. She has a passion for Periodontology, Dental Hygiene and gum health and is skilled in deep periodontal scaling. Shams is also a trained provider of Airflow polishing and stain removal.

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