Nick started his healthcare career as a qualified general Nurse (BSc) after studying at Kings College London in 2011.His studies peaked an enormous interest in surgery after spending time with the Maxillofacial Surgery team-member at St George’s Hospital - specialising in Head and Neck Cancer/Trauma.This experience led him to return to King’s College London to study Dentistry, graduating in 2016.
Nursing provided Nick with all the skills necessary to give holistic, patient-specific care in a manner that is calm, generous and kind.
Whilst studying Dentistry, Nick won prestigious prizes for his high technical ability in providing Aesthetic Crown and Bridge work and also for being the most outstanding student in Endodontology (Root Canal Therapy).
Although Nick is in the early stages of his career, he is keen and thoughtful in his approach with high attention to detail and patient satisfaction being the focus of his care.
Nick is constantly undertaking further education with special interests in aesthetic dentistry, smile design and dental implant placement.
Suleman is a highly qualified and experienced cosmetic and implant dentist with a particular focus on conservative restorative methods. He takes a holistic approach to patient care and passionately believes that nothing is better than a patient’s own tooth. He has a meticulous and gentle style of working, and has consistently impressed patients by creating a relaxed and friendly atmosphere during their visits.
Dr Gillan qualified from Barts and The Royal London School of Medicine and Dentistry. After qualifying he took an early interest in Oral Surgery and Sedation for nervous patients and worked with the Clinical Assessment and Treatment Service in Manchester. Following this he completed a senior house officer post in Maxillofacial surgery at North Manchester General Hospital and gained membership to the Faculty of Dental Surgeons at the prestigious Royal College of Surgeons. Suleman has practiced internationally and has a coveted Diploma in Implantology at the world renowned Eastman Institute in London.
Suleman enjoys music, design and architecture. He is also passionate about the natural world and is a keen sportsman.
Sanjay qualified BDS from Manchester in 1991 where he stayed until 2004. He gained an MSc in Endodontics from the university whilst working in general dental practice where he began to accept referrals. He moved to London to undertake the full-time specialist training at the Eastman Dental Institute and was awarded his MClinDent in Endodontology. He passed the MRD RCSEd examination and was admitted onto the GDC specialist list in endodontics.
He divides his time accepting endodontic referrals in private practice and working at the Eastman Dental Hospital as an Honorary Clinical Teacher.
Raj qualified as a dentist from Dr. MGR Medical University, India in 2000. He then worked in India for two years and moved to UK. He has worked in various Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery departments including Barnet, Sheffield and Nottinghamshire hospitals. This was followed by several positions for various health authorities and general dental practice.
Raj has completed “one to one” certificate course in dental implants at University of Sheffield. Subsequently, he has completed three years full-time specialist training in periodontology at Eastman Dental Institute, UCL (University College London) and gained the Membership in Restorative Dentistry (MRD) from the Royal College of Surgeons of England. He was also awarded EFP (European Federation of Periodontology) certificate of completion of specialised training in periodontology.
Raj is happy to accept referrals for treatment of gum disease (non-surgical and surgical treatment of gum disease, gum disease treatment around implants, crown lengthening surgeries and periodontal plastic surgery)
Qualified from Guy’s Hospital with honours in 2000. Post-graduate qualifications in Oral and Maxillofacial surgery and Restorative Dentistry gaining a Fellowship to RCS (Eng.). Further studies leading to MSc and acceptance to the specialist orthodontist list (M Orth.) RCS Eng. 2006.
Nick is an experienced user of different types of aesthetic brace systems such as Invisalign, ceramic braces (Clarity) and Lingual Braces (Incognito). He also is accredited in the use of Temporary Anchorage Devices (TAD’S) which are used in conjunction with braces to reduce treatment times.
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.
Dr Hobbi qualified from the renowned school of dentistry/University of Copenhagen and has been practising in London Since 1998.
He has completed extensive postgraduate courses in various fields of dentistry.
He has a special interest in restorative and aesthetic dentistry including crowns and veneers and is a certified invisalign/Inman Aligner/Clear Smile practitioner. Another field of interest is teeth grinding and clenching.
Mas has also completed courses in advanced concepts in aesthetic dentistry at the California Centre for Advanced Dental Studies (CCADS).
A highly skilled and experienced professional with a relaxed personal and dedicated approach, who always takes the time to place patients at ease.
Mas enjoys travelling, film, music and is a keen skier.
Dr. Joseph Sherlock is a Consultant Orthodontist. As a Consultant he has extensive training and experience in the management of all orthodontic problems in both adults and children.
Dr. Sherlock has trained at some of the top institutions in the UK, including Kings College London, from which he gained his speciality training in orthodontics.
Dr. Sherlock is a fellow of The Royal College of Surgeons of England, he is a member of the British Orthodontic Society and is on the orthodontic specialist list at The General Dental Council of The United Kingdom.
19-21 Islington High Street
Angel-Islington, London N1 9LQ
020 7837 2300
Mon-Fri 9 am to 5 pm
NHS appointments are available 9am-5pm Mon-Fri, any appointments booked outside of these hours will be charged privately.
Children are seen between 9am-4pm Mon-Fri .
Booking Hygienist appointments is only available over the telephone.
Are you in search of a highly experienced, trustworthy family dentist in Islington and the surrounding areas of London?
19-21 Islington High Street, Angel-Islington, London N1 9LQ