General Dental Practitioner and Invisalign Go Provider
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.
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 is currently enrolled in 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 exploring nature.
Rakhee Vekaria qualified from Leeds University in 2013 and received her Fellowship from the Royal College of Surgeons in October 2014.
Dr. Vekaria has trained under Professor Hilt Tatum in placing implants, a fixed solution to missing teeth. She is also an orthodontic practitioner using clear removable aligners(Invisalign) and is currently completing her Diploma in orthodontic clear aligner Therapy.
She has completed a year course in advanced aesthetics (Aspire advanced restorative course) and aims to provide high quality aesthetic work to all her patients creating their perfect smile.
Meera was inspired by to become a dentist having observed her father from an early age, Dr Balwant Vekaria and feels privileged to now be a co-owner of this beautiful dental practice; London City Smiles.
Jay qualified from the prestigious Guy's Dental Hospital in 2000 and has over 20 years experience in providing general, restorative and cosmetic dentistry in central London dental practices.
He has learnt his skills from many UK and international speakers and dentists who are at the forefront in the dental field.
He has a very relaxed and calming personality making his patients feel at ease and builds a trusting relationship with his patient.
Jay is continually advancing his skills and knowledge to provide the highest level of attention and quality of dental treatments to his patients. He believes communication and understanding between the patient and the clinician is vital to get the best treatment for the patient and more importantly makes the patient happy.
Jay provides general dentistry and has a special interest and passion for aesthetic dentistry such as providing composite (white) fillings and bonding, porcelain veneers, crowns and bridges. Jay also provides Invisalign which is a clear aligner (brace) which straightens teeth and is seen as an alternative to traditional fixed braces.
These types of treatment can be part of a smile design which is a combination of the aesthetic treatments to help improve a patient's smile and confidence, their oral health and chewing function.
Jay graduated from Guys and St Thomas’s Hospital, London in 2000.
He has more than 15 years experience in practice providing general, cosmetic and restorative dentistry.
He is continually advancing his skills and knowledge to deliver the highest quality and a variety of dental treatments for his patients.
Jay has a calm and relaxed personality and is excellent at communicating to all his patients.
He is always professional, puts his patients at ease and delivers the treatment in a caring and gentle manner.
As well as educating our patients to maintain and improve their oral health, Jay specialises in cosmetic dentistry which includes teeth whitening, cosmetic fillings and smile makeovers (involving veneers and crowns).
Jay also provides treatment for straightening teeth using cosmetic clear braces (aligners). This has been popular over the last 10 years and an alternative to traditional fixed braces.
Dr. Claire Titton is a highly skilled general, restorative and cosmetic dentist.
She studied and qualified at the acclaimed Barts and the Royal London School of Dentistry in 2004.
Claire provides the highest level of care and has a particular interest in high quality cosmetic and restorative dentistry. Claire has completed courses in Advanced Concepts in Cosmetic Dentistry at the California Centre for Advanced Dental Studies and takes great joy in transforming the smiles of her patients. She has completed the Advanced Restorative Course at the Tipton Training Dental Academy and is honoured to have studied implant dentistry under the acclaimed Dr Hilt Tatum at the Tatum Institute, London. She has also completed the Invisalign and Inman Aligner courses and is proficient with Cerec (CEREC is a technology that uses an onsite 3D milling machine to make your dental restoration) to ensure her patients are fully cared for.
In addition to her specialist skills, Claire has accumulated a depth of knowledge in general and restorative dentistry and has a keen interest in crown and bridge work. Her relaxed and informal approach will immediately put even the most anxious of patients at ease.
She has an artistic eye for dentistry with a specialist interest in cosmetic procedures and transforming smiles.
Dr Chirag Patel graduated from Kings College London in 2006. He has been affiliated with the team-member in London City Smiles since 2007. Dr Patel has a friendly relaxed demeanour and works very well with anxious patients. His particular expertise comes with cosmetics and has trained with the California Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry after which he has completed many smile design cases. In 2012 he trained with the Tatum Institute of Implantology for a year and now places implants.