prevent, treat, smile

20
Years of Dental
Excellence

meet our highly qualified team

Top-rated dentists

Your dental practice is run by Dr Shefali Sood and Dr Shwaita Sood. Both are top-rated dentists with a wealth of expertise as well as a natural ability to put patients at their ease.

Dr. Shefali Sood
BDS (Lond)
Principal Dentist
GDC no: 228586
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Dr. Shefali Sood graduated from Kings College London in 2012 with a Bachelor’s degree in Dental Sciences.

Shefali particularly enjoys the creative aspect of dentistry, improving a patient’s smile and confidence through personally tailored treatment plans that incorporate all aspects of restorative and aesthetic dentistry.

Shefali has undergone the year-long Aspire Advanced Aesthetic Dentistry course which has given her the skills to provide the best quality general dentistry and aesthetic procedures. Shefali is also experienced at
straightening teeth with discrete aligners having completed the Invisalign Go and Clear Smile Aligner Courses. She also has a keen interest in carrying out anti-wrinkle treatments and dermal fillers after undergoing training in Facial Aesthetics by the esteemed Dr Bob Khanna at the DBK institute.

Shefali feels privileged to be in the position of co-owning Londent Oral Care after working there since April 2018 and forming close professional relationships with many of the patients and strives to provide excellent dental care with a personal touch.
Outside of work Shefali’s passion for creativity continues where she practises calligraphy and makes jewellery. She also loves dogs, travelling and keeping fit.
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Dr. Shwaita Sood
BDS (Lond) MFDS RCSed Dip DSed
Principal Dentist
GDC no: 177283
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Shwaita qualified in 2009 from King College London. Over the last 10 years she has striven to provide the optimal level of general dentistry for all her patients in a comfortable and relaxed environment.

Shwaita also completed the Aspire Advanced Aesthetics Dentisty course to enhance the quality of dental care, individual to each patient’s aesthetic requirements, ensuring patients understand and are happy with the finalresults and future care.

Shwaita enjoys all aspects of general dentistry but her main passion has been working with extremely nervous patients and helping them gain confidence in dental care again. She completed a Diploma in Conscious Sedation, with an emphasis on understanding and managing phobia from Newcastle University.Earlier in her career she also spent time working as a Maxillofacial Senior House Officer, which gave her the opportunity to improve her skills with more complex oral surgery.

Up until recently, Shwaita also worked as a clinical teacher at Kings College London once a week, supervising the next generation of dentists, a role she thoroughly enjoyed. She is also a member of the Local Dental Council to ensure she is up to date on all developments in the dental world as well as regularly attends conferences and courses.

In her spare time she enjoys travelling, reading, sculpture and pilates.
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Dr. Suraj Patel
BDS (Lond)
Associate
GDC no: 228278
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Suraj graduated in 2012 from King’s College London. Having worked for a number of years in Oxfordshire, he moved back to London in 2017 and started working at Londent Oral Care as well as practising in private practice in Bedfordshire. He also works closely with the NHS Out Of Hours service in Hertfordshire.

He is able to provide more advanced orthodontic treatments including Inman aligners, clear aligners and Invisalign Go. As well as this, he has a keen interest in Endodontics and is currently working towards a Postgraduate certificate in this field. 

Outside of the workplace his love for travelling has seen him carrying out dental aid work and mentoring in Nepal, Zimbabwe and Panama. Most recently he was working with a medical NGO called Floating Doctors, and was one of the Dental Leads in the Bocas del Toro Archipelago. 

Aside from teeth, he loves all things sport, is a massive foodie and can often be seen chasing after his misbehaving dogs!
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Jessica Maguire
BDS (Lond)
Implant Dentist
GDC no: 230578
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Jessica Maguire qualified as a dentist from Kings College London in 2012 and has since worked in general practice in Oxfordshire and London. 

In 2015, Jessica undertook a year-long certificate course in Implantology and Oral Surgery under the mentorship of Hilt Tatum, who is a pioneer in the field of Implant dentistry. Since then she has been providing both single implants and full jaw rehabilitation implant options to her patients. 

She started working at Londent Oral Care in March 2019 providing predictable implant solutions to patients who have missing teeth. The world of dentistry is constantly evolving and she always aims to keep up to date with the latest technologies. 

In her spare time, she loves spending time with her son, eating out with friends and exploring different countries.
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Pano Kaimakamis
BDS MFDS RCS(Ed), PG Cert, DClinDent Perio, RCS(Ed)
Specialist Periodontist
GDC no: 230390
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Panayiotis, better known as Pano, graduated with a Bachelor of Dental Surgery from Guys, Kings and St Thomas’s Dental Institute in 2012. He completed his vocational training in West Sussex and was awarded his Membership with the Royal College of Surgeons (MJDF RCS) shortly after.

Following this, Pano worked as a Senior House Officer in the Maxillofacial and Oral Surgery Department at the Royal London Hospital and Whipps Cross Hospital, where he assisted and gained insight into complex surgical procedures and medical and dental emergencies. Being a major trauma centre for London,

Pano has worked on call in A&E and hospital wards, as well as in clinics and operating theatres. Pano has also has experience in general private practice within the UK and abroad, having spent time working in Singapore. It was throughout this period in time that he developed an interest in Periodontics.

In 2016, he returned to London and commenced his Doctorate of Clinical Dentistry in Periodontology at the Barts and the London School of Medicine and Dentistry, which he recently completed. Following this three-year postgraduate specialist training programme, he also passed the Speciality Membership in Periodontics exam by the Royal College of Surgeons, Edinburgh. 

Pano is also currently a Clinical Research Fellow at the Centre of Oral and Clinical Research at the Royal London Dental Institute. There he is part of a multidisciplinary team involved in ongoing periodontal research studies with a keen interest in emerging minimally invasive surgical and non-surgical procedures.

Besides private practice, Pano is a keen traveller and photographer and enjoys exploring different parts of the world, different cultures and cuisines and dabbles in film photography.
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Georgia Varcoe
Practice Manager

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Georgia began her career in dentistry in 2014, working in both private and NHS clinics in Essex and South East London. She enjoys all aspects of Dentistry and is very confident and happy to discuss all types of treatment from general check-ups to orthodontics and implants. 

Away from work, she enjoys spending time with her three dogs and travelling back to Essex to see family and friends.

what to expect:

A Safe Environment

As your health is our priority, we have implemented several policies and procedures to ensure that we can complete your appointment in the safest manner possible.

See our Covid-19 procedures here.

thorough assessments

The role of a dentist isn’t simply to repair what is damaged but to prevent future problems and maintain optimal dental and oral health. This is why each dental consultation begins with a thorough assessment in our dental practice in London Bridge.

Outstanding Care

From your very first visit to Londent Oral Care, your dental health is in excellent hands. Our team focuses on providing outstanding care from the moment you get in touch.

Why choose Londent?

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decades of experience
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