Meet the team

At Stradbrook Dental & Implant Clinic our highly skilled, friendly team shares the same single vision: we put you first. Together, we are dedicated to providing you with a first class experience, from the comfort of our reception to the very latest innovations in dental technology. We make sure you have the best possible care from the second you walk through the door.

Find out more about each of our practice team members below.

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      Mark Haswell

      Mark Haswell

      SPECIALIST PROSTHODONTIST
      BDS (Lond) 1987, MSc Implant Dentistry, Diploma British Society of Osseointegration
      GDC No. 62930

      Mark Haswell is one of our leading specialists at Stradbrook Dental & Implant Clinic. Mark Haswell qualified at Kings in 1987 and has worked at Stradbrook since 1990, becoming a partner in 1993. He is described by his nurse as an “implant anorak” and has been carrying out implant based treatment since 1991, being one of the first UK dentists to undertake an MSc in Implant Dentistry.

      He now lectures regularly on all aspects of Implant based treatment. Mark enjoys golf and is a bit of a fitness fanatic, enjoying cycling and running around the Lake District for charity. Mark is married to Sarah and has two children and a border terrier.

      Anna Pergamalian

      Anna Pergamalian

      Specialist in Prosthodontics (Restorative Specialist)
      DipDS (Thessaloniki 1993), MDS, PGCertClinEd
      GDC No. 70200

      Dr Pergamalian qualified from the Dental School of Aristotle, University of Thessaloniki in 1993. Having completed her Vocational Training in the UK, she continued her studies in the USA. After 4 years further training at the University of Pittsburgh in Pennsylvania, Dr Pergamalian gained her specialist degree and a Master’s degree in Prosthodontics in 2000.

      Whilst continuing her training in the US hospital setting, treating complex cases, she earned a certificate in Maxillofacial Prosthodontics in 2001. Since 2002 she has been on the General Dental Council Specialist List and working in Private Practice in both England and Greece with an emphasis on Restorative, Aesthetic and Implant Dentistry. As well as practising Dentistry, Dr Pergamalian teaches undergraduate students at Guy’s Hospital. In 2017 she completed her studies in Clinical Education at King’s College London and became a member of the Higher Education Academy. Dr Pergamalian is also a member of the British Prosthodontic Society, British Dental Association and British Society of Occlusal Studies.

      Dr Pergamalian is passionate about dentistry and prides herself on paying attention to detail. She is known for being compassionate, easy to talk to and a great listener. In her spare time, Dr Pergamalian enjoys reading, long walks and travelling.

      Rene Roets

      René Roets

      Prosthodontist
      BCh.D (Stell) 1979, MDent (Rand) 1993, Specialist in Prosthodontics
      GDC No. 52995

      René Roets qualified at Witwatersrand in South Africa and moved to the UK in 1997. René joined Stradbrook in 1997 as a specialist prosthodontist, from his practice in Cape Town, South Africa. He enjoys sculpting, exploring foreign countries, good food, and has a passion for wildlife. A privileged career has included training undergraduate and postgraduate students in prosthodontics. During his appointment as a senior lecturer at university, he was involved in the running of clinics for temporo-mandibular disorders, maxillo-facial prosthetics and Implantology. His philosophy is that patients should be treated holistically rather than symptomatically. Professional Memberships;, British Society of Occlusal Studies, British Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry, Six Months Smile Orthodontics. René is married to Madelyn and has two sons and a Lakeland terrier.

      Dr Carl Manhem

      Carl Manhem

      Specialist in Oral Surgery
      DDS, Specialist in Oral Surgery, Tandläkare Gothenburg 1983
      GDC No. 75322

      Carl Manhem qualified from Dental College, University of Gothenburg, Sweden in 1983. He completed his specialisation in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery in 1994 at University of Linköping, Sweden.

      Carl worked in two University Hospitals in the Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery in Stockholm, Sweden and Aarhus, Denmark as Assistant Professor for five years. During this period, he also worked at several Implant Clinics and a Private Hospital as a Consultant with implant treatment of patients with all kinds of complex cases. In 1998 he moved to London, England, and worked at the Eastman Dental Institute, University College London. First as a full-time Clinical lecturer at the Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Implantology until 2002 and from 2002 as a part-time Clinical lecturer at Eastman Dental Institute – continuing Professional Development, University College London to 2018. Carl joined the Stradbrook Dental & Implant Clinic in 2007.

      Together with Dr Mark Haswell, Carl Founded AIMH for Continuing Education of Advanced Implantology 2013. His main clinical interests are Implantology, in which he has 30 years of experience, Reconstructive Surgery and Orthognathic Surgery and teaching in the above mentioned areas. Since October 2000, he has run Implantology courses at EDI - CPD, University College London and also lectures nationally and internationally.

      Carl is married to Kylie and has five children. He enjoys downhill skiing, golf and going to the gym.

      Paul Baker Stradbrook Dental Care

      Dr Paul Baker

      Specialist in Periodontics
      BDS, MSc, FDS RCS, MClinDent, MRD RCS
      GDC No. 67585

      Paul Baker qualified in 1992 from Kings College School of Medicine and Dentistry. He spent two years working in hospital oral and maxillofacial surgery followed by a short stint working in general dental practice. In 1996 he started an MSc in periodontology at Guys Hospital. In 1998 he continued with a Master of Clinical Dentistry degree at Kings College London, which he passed with distinction. He was one of the first dentists to finish a specialist training pathway recognised by the General Dental Council and after passing the Royal College of Surgeons Membership in Restorative Dentistry was awarded a certificate of completion of specialist training in 2000.

      Diarmuid Buckley

      Diarmuid Buckley

      Dentist
      BDS (Lond) 1989, MSc Implant Dentistry
      GDC No. 64976

      Di holds a Master of Science in Implant dentistry from Warwick University, which was awarded with Distinction. Whilst at Warwick he was awarded the Implantology Prize for Best Implant Student 2011 and the prestigious Philips award for Best Overall Postgraduate Dental Masters Student. His research won a world 1st prize at the International association of Dental Research (IADR 2012 Brazil).

      He is an honorary Clinical teaching fellow at Warwick University Medical School. He has contributed to articles on implants and implant training in the dental press, and has assisted implant companies in training local GDP’s. He regularly attends scientific seminars and courses in the field of Implantology. He has been trained in the use of Endoret™ PRGF (which enhances the natural healing process) at the famous BTI institute in Spain, and his major interests aside from general and family dentistry are Implantology, advances in the science of healing promotion and regeneration, and dental education.

      He has three daughters and a border terrier. He loves dogs and spending time in the country side.

      Simon Peter

      Simon Peter

      Dentist

      BDS(Lond)1989 LDSRCS(Eng)
      DRDP (Lond) MSc RDP (Lond)
      GDC No. 64168

      Simon Peter qualified at Kings in 1989. He has worked at Stradbrook since 1993, becoming a partner in 1995. He has a special interests in cosmetic dentistry and facial rejuvenation. He accepts referrals for complicated endodontic treatments.

      Simon completed his Msc in restorative dental practice obtaining a distinction at the Eastman dental institute. Full member of British Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry. Platinum member of International Academy of Advanced Facial Aesthetics. Member of the American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry. Member of British Endodontic Society. Post graduate training in Advanced Endodontics in Santa Barbara California. Awarded a diploma in restorative dental practice in 1993. Simon is a passionate Liverpool fan, and enjoys golf, rugby, and going to the gym. Simon is married to Nikki and has two children.

      Nikki Peter

      Nikki Peter

      Dentist
      LDS RCS (Eng), 1989, BDS (Lond), 1988
      GDC No. 63955

      Nikki is a Gold Invisalign Provider with experience in digital smile design, artistic dentistry and smile makeovers. She is a Full Member of the British Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry and has completed a Post Graduate Award in Orthodontics at the City of London Dental School. She became an Invisalign provider in 2012, and has carried out over 200 cases so is highly experienced in the complete range of treatment options from the short and simple to the more complex, often combining whitening, enamel recontouring and cosmetic bonding when necessary. She prides herself on providing an excellent standard of care and being a General Dentist with considerable experience can look after your mouth as a whole during treatment.

      Nikki started her career in 1988 at Kings College Hospital, working in both adult and children’s restorative dentistry. She then moved into general practice, developing a special interest in minimally invasive cosmetic dentistry over several years. She has a holistic, preventative philosophy and enjoys creating confident, healthy smiles in patients of all ages.

      Ben Palin

      Ben Palin

      Dentist
      BDS (SHEFF), MCLINDENT PERIO (BPP), MFDS RCPS (GLASG), MJDF RCS (ENG)
      GDC No. 79497

      Ben qualified at the University of Sheffield in 2001 and has worked at Stradbrook since 2008.

      He has a special interest in periodontology having completed a Masters in Clinical Periodontology. He offers Periodontology (gum disease) consultations and therapy consisting of non-surgical or surgical treatment for the improvement of oral health and to provide restorative solutions.

      Ben is an Invisalign full provider and has been treating patients with Invisalign since 2018, This is the straightening and movement of teeth using clear trays or aligners. He uses this often in combination with composite bonding to deliver “your best smile”. He is experienced in all aspects of general dentistry (fillings, root canal, crowns, bridges, whitening, veneers, preventative therapy, extractions) and enjoys providing his patients with healthy teeth and happy smiles via the highest standard of care.

      Ben is a firm believer in lifelong learning and continues to develop his knowledge and skills for the benefit of his patients. Ben is married to Louise and they have three children. He enjoys cycling and swimming in any spare time he gets.

      Ravi Raval Ed

      Ravi Raval

      Dentist
      BDS (Lond), 2013
      Special interest in Oral Surgery

      GDC No. 244394

      Ravi graduated from Guys King's and St Thomas (GKT) and soon attained his membership of the Faculty of Dental Surgery (MFDS RCSEd). He has worked in both King's College and Sidcup Hospital where he obtained an accreditation with a special interest in Oral Surgery. Since working in practice he has developed his skills and offers patients a full range of treatments including intravenous sedation for nervous patients. Ravi looks forward to developing his skills as he has recently embarked on a MSC in Implantology.

      Having experience of being a vocational trainer he has had the opportunity to mentor newly qualified dentists.

      Outside of dentistry Ravi a enjoys hiking, has a love for cricket and is a keen gardener.

      Nyan Kyaw Stradbrook Dental Care

      Nyan Kyaw

      Dentist
      BDS (Lond) 1999
      GDC No. 77160

      Nyan qualified as a dentist at Guys & St Thomas’ Hospital, London in 1999 and has worked in London and Kent ever since.

      He has undertaken many postgraduate courses including a postgraduate course in Implant Dentistry (Royal College of Surgeons, London).

      Nyan joined Stradbrook Dental Practice in November 2015 and he has built up a reputation of being a caring and kind dentist. Nyan enjoys all aspects of general dentistry, particularly full mouth rehabilitation cases. He has special interests in:
      - Dental implantology
      - Invisible braces (Invisalign, Inman/Homeoblock aligners, lingual braces, Six month smiles)
      - Advanced gum disease treatment (periodontology)
      - Teeth whitening & cosmetic dentistry
      - British Dental Association
      - Association of Dental Implantology - Faculty of General Dental Practice (The Royal College of Surgeons of England)

      Jelena Vesnic

      Jelena Vesnic

      Dentist
      LDS RCS 2018
      GDC No. 280880

      Jelena wanted to become a dentist ever since she was a child. Excellent personal experiences with her childhood dentist made her wish that one day patients might experience the same with her, which prompted her to pursue a career in dentistry. Understanding how important it is to have a positive association with one`s oral health and visits to the dentist, Jelena is truly dedicated to making each visit a positive experience.

      Jelena originally graduated with distinctions from the Faculty of Dental Medicine of the University Belgrade, Serbia in 2009. After a year of foundation training she began working in a prestigious private practice looking after her patients` oral health, covering all aspects of general dentistry with a focus on children’s dentistry.

      Jelena is committed to continuously developing her knowledge and skills, and has completed a Master`s course in Prosthodontics (University of Belgrade, Serbia), and has done postgraduate training in Periodontology and Oral Medicine (University of Belgrade, Serbia). Having moved to the UK in 2016, Jelena became a member of the Royal College of Surgeons of England in 2018, having been accredited with the title License in Dental Surgery (LDS RCS).

      She has been a part of the Stradbrook team since 2019 and enjoys providing treatment in all fields of general dentistry. Dedicated to providing the highest level of patient care, she has completed different courses regarding endodontic treatment, minor oral surgery and is enrolled in a year-long course furthering her skills in Aesthetic and Restorative dentistry. In her spare time she likes exploring the glorious outdoors with her husband and two young boys.

      Kunal Datta Profile

      Dr Kunal Datta

      Dentist
      BDS (Manc) 2010, MSc Clinical Implantology (UCLan 2020)
      GDC no. 193028

      Kunal is an implant dentist with a heart for creating healthy smiles. With a Master’s Degree in Implant Dentistry, Kunal has been transforming smiles by replacing badly broken or missing teeth. His commitment to excellence is evident in his continuous learning about the latest techniques in bone grafting and gum contouring, ensuring that implants look and feel as natural as possible. Kunal is a proud member of the British Dental Association and the International Team of Implantology. This connects him to a global network of leading implantologists, keeping him at the forefront of the field.

      His passion for surgery stemmed from his time serving as a Senior House Officer in Oral Surgery at the world-renowned Queen Victoria Hospital in East Grinstead. There, he performed many complex tooth extractions, including wisdom teeth procedures. Furthermore, he assisted in jaw alignment surgery and cancer operations. This often involved helping to place implants for patients who had lost teeth due to their cancer.

      Kunal is also a certified Invisalign Full provider and thrives on the challenge of correcting complex alignment issues, complementing his work as an implant surgeon. This dual expertise allows him to create beautifully straight smiles, free of missing teeth.

      Kunal’s approach to dentistry is comprehensive and patient-focused. He excels in all aspects of general and aesthetic dentistry, driven by the belief that prevention is better than cure. His holistic, kind, and gentle approach ensures that patients feel comfortable and at ease, no matter their dental concern.

      Kunal is from Bromley and was schooled locally. In 2012, he expanded his horizons to sunny Sydney, Australia, where he delivered high-quality private dentistry for five years before returning to his roots in Bromley. Outside the clinic, Kunal is a cricket enthusiast and an avid cook. His home life is vibrant, with his wife and two young children keeping him very busy.

      Sarah Stephens

      Sarah Stephens

      Hygienist and Dental Therapist
      BSc Dental Hygiene & Therapy (Birmingham) 2020
      GDC No. 289297

      Sarah is a GDC registered dental hygienist / dental therapist graduate from the University of Birmingham, where she had the opportunity to gain extensive experience treating a wide array of challenging specialist cases including periodontal, paediatric, orthodontic and restorative patients.

      Sarah has since worked in both fully private and mixed NHS practices, allowing her to work alongside patients with a wide range of treatments. This has deepened her knowledge, especially in private treatments such as composite bonding, veneers, implants, removeable braces, advanced staining removal and whitening options. Sarah is confident in advising patients on how best to improve their smile.

      Leanne Head Stradbrook Dental Clinic Profile Photo

      Leanne Head

      Hygienist/Therapist
      Diploma Dental Hygiene Lond 2005
      Diploma Dental Therapy Lond 2005
      National Certificate NEBDN 2001
      GDC no. 6745

      Clare Ransome

      Clare Ransome

      Hygienist
      CEB Dip Dent Hygiene 1991
      GDC No. 4027

      Angela Featherstone

      Angela Featherstone

      Hygienist
      CEB Dip Dent Hygiene 1998
      GDC No. 5348

      Sylvia Chatterton

      Sylvia Chatterton

      Hygienist
      CEB Dip Dent Hygiene 1983
      GDC no. 2587

      Tania Lunn

      Tania Lunn

      Practice Manager
      GDC No. 112549

      Tania commenced as Practice Manager at Stradbook Dental & Implant Clinic in October 2020.

      She has in excess of 30 years’ experience in dentistry and is GDC registered.

      Tania has worked in Harley Street, London W1 for more than 20 years, most recently for 16 years as Operations Director at a large multi-specialist clinic where she had full responsibility for the day to day running of the clinic and colleague management, as well as overall control of patient satisfaction processes.

      Her philosophy is: “Clinics have to be patient centric, fully understanding the needs of clients – to ensure the best possible treatment journey. A clinic needs to constantly evolve, to be at the forefront of the profession, in order to meet and exceed the requirements and expectations of a diverse client base.”

      Kelly Hufton

      Kelly Hufton

      Business Development Manager

      Our dental nurses, receptionists and treatment coordinators

      Julie Hayter

      HEAD DENTAL NURSE
      NATIONAL CERTIFICATE 1991, DENTAL RADIOGRAPHY 2003
      GDC NO. 122338

      Ellen Glasscoe

      DENTAL NURSE
      CERTIFICATE NEBDN 1996
      GDC NO. 140536

      Sharon Chapman

      DENTAL NURSE
      NATIONAL CERTIFICATE NEBDN 1996
      GDC NO. 127215

      Sue
      Barlow

      DENTAL NURSE
      NATIONAL CERTIFICATE NEBDN 1990
      GDC NO. 131425

      Angela Simpson

      DENTAL NURSE
      NATIONAL CERTIFICATE NEBDN 1999
      GDC NO. 136262

      Abigail Fermor

      DENTAL NURSE
      QUAL- NATIONAL CERTIFICATE NEBDN 2006
      GDC NO. 147354

      Kirsty
      Childs

      DENTAL NURSE
      DIPLOMA IN DENTAL NURSING LEVEL 3 QCF CITY & GUILDS 2015
      GDC NO. 261426

      Shannon Wenham

      DENTAL NURSE
      NATIONAL DIPLOMA IN DENTAL NURSING NEBDN 2018
      GDC NO. 280277

      Parbati Thapa

      DENTAL NURSE
      NATIONAL DIPLOMA IN DENTAL NURSING NEBDN 2012
      GDC NO. 231470

      Victoria Manuel

      DENTAL NURSE
      DIPLOMA IN DENTAL NURSING LEVEL 3 QCF CITY & GUILDS 2021
      GDC NO. 300028

      Caitlin
      Last

      DENTAL NURSE
      DIPLOMA IN DENTAL NURSING LEVEL 3 QCF CITY & GUILDS 2020
      GDC NO. 292545

      Olivia Atkinson

      DENTAL NURSE
      DIPLOMA IN DENTAL NURSING LEVEL 3 QCF CITY & GUILDS 2020
      GDC NO. 294028

      Kiran
      Rana

      DENTAL NURSE
      NATIONAL DIPLOMA IN DENTAL NURSING NEBDN 2012
      GDC NO. 231466

      Oksana Rowe

      DENTAL NURSE
      NVQ L3 ORAL HEALTH CARE: DENTAL NURSING & INDEPENDENT ASSESSMENT CITY & GUILDS 2008
      GDC NO. 146837

      Cornelia James

      DENTAL NURSE
      DIPLOMA IN DENTAL NURSING LEVEL 3 QCF CITY & GUILDS 2020
      GDC NO. 294876

      Megan
      Cox

      DENTAL NURSE
      NATIONAL DIPLOMA IN DENTAL NURSING NEBDN 2017
      GDC NO. 272388

      Zena Fox

      DENTAL NURSE
      NATIONAL CERTIFICATE NEBDN 2002
      GDC NO. 105864

      Andreea Gidea

      DENTAL NURSE
      DIPLOMA IN DENTAL NURSING LEVEL 3 QCF CITY & GUILDS 2020
      GDC NO. 291322

      Lesley Boyson

      DECONTAMINATION NURSE

      Kate Alderson

      HEAD RECEPTIONIST
      BTEC DENTAL RECEPTIONISTS ADVANCED AWARD 2001

      Gemma Hedges

      RECEPTIONIST

      Sue Ingleson

      RECEPTIONIST

      Alison James

      RECEPTIONIST

      Chloe Fry-Bennion

      RECEPTIONIST

      Amy Nottingham

      RECEPTIONIST

      Tina Collins

      DENTAL SECRETARY

      Michelle Crundwell

      TREATMENT CO-ORDINATOR
      NATIONAL CERTIFICATE NEBDN 1993
      DENTAL RADIOGRAPHY 1996
      GDC NO. 120522

      Wendy Coppins-Hall

      CLINICAL IT CO-ORDINATOR
      NATIONAL CERTIFICATE NEBDN 2002, DENTAL RADIOGRAPHY
      GDC NO. 123396

      Melissa Funnell

      CLINIC MANAGER AND SKIN THERAPIST


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