Meet the UK Smile Team of Dental Professionals
Dipds, MClin Dent in Perio(Eng),Cert Clin Spec in Perio(Eng),MDFTEd (RCSEdin),MFDS(RCSEng) / GDC N. 78726
Specialist Periodontist, Senior Clinical Lecturer in Periodontology and Implant Dentistry, Postgraduate Course Director for Doctorate of Clinical Dentistry (DClindent) in Periodontology, Training Programme Director for Periodontics (on behalf of Health Education England)
Center Immuno-Biology & Regenerative Medicine
Institute of Dentistry
Bart's, The London School of Medicine, and Dentistry
Queen Mary University of London (QMLU)
Domniki is a Specialist Periodontist and Senior Clinical Lecturer in academia with an increasing volume of international lecturing commitments in collaboration with other universities, industry parties and consultancy especially in the Middle East and Europe.
Domniki is engaged in the management of complex periodontal problems including Surgical Periodontal-Regeneration, Mucogingival Implant Surgery. She is the postgraduate director for speciality training in Periodontics at Queen Mary, the University of London along with 18years of a mainly teaching-focused academic career with multi-and cross-disciplinary teaching at both undergraduate-postgraduate levels. She takes the lead in postgraduate training along with day-to-day management of the programme and responsible for the delivery of its strategy, direction, curriculum development- assessment. Her latest achievement is the promotion to Training Programme Director for Periodontics on behalf of Health Education England in order to provide effective clinical leadership in the speciality of Periodontics at a local-national level.
She is involved in research as well as postgraduate-undergraduate education, lecturing and supervising clinicians dealing with periodontal problems and aesthetic dentistry. She is a Member of the Monospecialty (Periodontology)Training Committee and reviews panel for pan London specialists in training along with Licentiate in Dental Surgery (LDS) Examiner for RCSEng and MRD examiner for RCSEd.
Domniki has many years of experience of working both at a hospital and private practice settings, maintaining a multidisciplinary approach to patients care with other specialists along with academic career and various national-international professional activities such as audits, appraisals and job planning.
Dr Amir Vahdat
DDS, Statutory Exam (UK)
General & Cosmetic Dentistry, Facial Aesthetics /GDC No. 204332
Amir qualified as a dentist in 2001 and has continued with postgraduate training nationally and internationally ever since.
His main interests lie in restorative, cosmetic dentistry and orthodontic treatments.
Amir keeps abreast of the latest advances in dentistry through continuing education programmes. He completed his Diploma in Aesthetic Medicine at Queen Mary University and his Certificate in Orthodontics at the London Orthodontic Academy.
In addition to possessing a certificate in Orthodontics, he has also undergone extensive training to become a certified provider for Invisalign.
He is known for his gentle, relaxed and informal approach and ensures that all patients get the same excellent care. When it comes to his type of artistry and craftsmanship, Amir is known for providing a bespoke facially driven smile. This ensures your best possible smile is really brought to life!
Outside dentistry, Amir has a passion for travelling and exploring the world. He also enjoys following the buzz of Premier League and has an aspiration for photography.
Dr Anna Lad
BChD (2012) MFDS RCS (Edin)
General and Cosmetic Dentist.
Anna qualified from the University of Leeds Dental Institute in 2012 and went on to complete her vocational training in London at the UCL Eastman Dental Institute. She has since achieved the Diploma of Membership of the Faculty of Dental Surgery (2016).
She has a particular interest in minimally invasive cosmetic dentistry and enjoys helping her patients achieve a functional, healthy and beautiful smiles. Her further training in cosmetic restorative dentistry and Invisalign has kept her up to date with the latest techniques. Anna believes her artistic flare has led her to take such an interest in this aspect of dentistry.
Anna understands the fear associated with attending the dentist and enjoys taking the time to help her patients alleviate their anxieties. Outside of work Anna plays the piano and is a keen traveller. She has combined this interest with charity projects in the past, including teaching children in Ethiopia and giving the less fortunate children of Cambodia much-needed dental treatment via mobile dental units in remote areas. She is looking forward to using her skills within dentistry to contribute to more charity work in the future.
Jacqueline Armas- Practice Manager
GDC No 224565
Jacqueline started her brilliant career in dentistry in 2003 as a Receptionist-Trainee Dental Nurse at Stanstead Dental Centre. Keen to learn the clinical aspect of the field, she gradually began training as a dental nurse. After 4 years she gained additional training and became a registered Dental Nurse. Jacqui progressed to a treatment coordinator and management level in QDC for 12 years. Jacqueline has a Diploma in Dental Nursing and she is registered with the General Dental Council
Jacqueline takes pride in her work and is always willing to go the extra mile to ensure patients needs are met and leave our practice with a smile. She loves and enjoys her job as it means working alongside various specialists and the opportunity to interact with wonderful people daily.
Away from the practice Jacqui enjoys socialising and spending time with family and friends
Yasminka Dimova – Trainee Dental Nurse/Receptionist
Yasmnka joined us as a Trainee Dental Nurse in November 2021. She is our dental assistant. Yasminka is experienced in nursing for specialist dentists including, Endodontists, Orthodontists, and Periodontists.
She works alongside our dentists helping to put patients at their ease whilst ensuring their treatments are as comfortable as possible.
Yasminka loves spending time with her family. She also enjoys socializing with friends.
Mirela joined us to work as a Trainee Dental Nurse in October 2022. Mirela is our resident expert on infection control and cleanliness, she ensures the clinic is up-to-date on the latest protocols
She is very attentive, friendly, and always willing to assist. Mirela thoroughly enjoys her work and thrives when her patients are pleased with the outcome. She enjoys being a part of the dental team and is currently pursuing a qualification in Dental Nursing.
Mirela enjoys travelling to new places, staying fit, and reading in her spare time.