All our dentists adhere to the rules governing the profession under strict guidance from the General Dental Council (GDC) "Standards for Dental Professionals".

Dentists

Tim

Tim

Thackrah

GDC No. 57364
BDS (London) 1982; LDS RCS (England) 1983

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Tim qualified with honours at the Royal Dental Hospital, London in 1982. His career in dentistry has included hospital work, NHS care, teaching and private practice since 1987. Tim’s interests are dental implants and cosmetic dentistry; he has more than twenty-five years’ experience in the field of dental implants and accepts referrals from more than 500 dentists in the UK. Tim has undertaken many advanced courses in restorative dentistry, bone regeneration and implant dentistry in England, USA and Sweden. He also lectures and runs courses on implant and cosmetic dentistry. Tim is involved in all aspects of implant treatment at Elmsleigh House, from implant consultations, treatment planning and complex surgery to prosthetics.

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Hans

Hans-Dieter

John

GDC No. 80155
Zahnarzt, Albert Ludwigs University of Freiburg, Germany 1984; MSD (USA) 1993

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Hans-Dieter graduated from Albert Ludwigs University of Freiburg, Germany, in 1984. He completed a postgraduate degree in periodontics and implant dentistry at Indiana University School of Dentistry, USA, in 1993. He has a private practice in Germany, working in periodontics and implants, and holds assistant professorships at the Universities of Würzburg and Münster. Hans-Dieter is a periodontal and implant surgeon at Elmsleigh House.

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Hugh

Hugh

Cowley

GDC No. 80543
BDS (Bristol) 2002; MFDS RCS (England) 2005; MFGDP 2010; DipImpDent RCS (England) 2013

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Hugh qualified at the University of Bristol in 2002. Since qualifying, he gained extensive experience within a number of hospitals, as well as working in NHS and private practice. Hugh is experienced in all types of sedation, providing help for nervous patients or those undergoing long procedures. He also has special interests in oral and maxillofacial surgery as well as cosmetic techniques. Hugh has a diploma in implant dentistry from the Royal College of Surgeons, and is involved in all aspects of implant treatment at Elmsleigh House, from implant consultations and surgery to prosthetics.

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Cathleen

Cathleen

Perrin

GDC No. 70012
BA (USA) 1985; DMD (USA) 1989; UK Statutory exam 1994

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Cathleen graduated from the Medical College of Georgia, USA, in 1989. She practised general dentistry in Atlanta for two years before moving to England in 1991. Cathleen has seen patients for family dentistry for over twenty years and is valued for her consistent care, often seeing adults she has treated since childhood who now bring their children to see her at Elmsleigh House. Cathleen also sees patients for cosmetic dentistry and has an interest in fast orthodontic treatment; she is Inman Aligner, Cfast and SmileTru certified.

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Manoj

Manoj

Tank

GDC No. 150480
BDS (Bristol) 2008; MJDF RCS (England) 2010; MClinDent (Perio) 2016; MPerio RCS (Edinburgh) 2016
Specialist in Periodontics

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Manoj qualified as a Dental Surgeon at the University of Bristol in 2008. He then worked at Salisbury District Hospital, gaining invaluable experience and skills in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery. He also passed the Royal College of Surgeon’s examinations to become a Member of the Joint Dental Faculties. Manoj has since worked in family-run dental practices providing a gentle and patient-centred approach to dental care. Concurrently, he commenced specialty training in periodontology at Guy’s Hospital in 2012, and qualified as a fully registered Specialist in Periodontics in September 2016. With his training at Guy’s Hospital as well as his experience in private practice, Manoj has become highly skilled in both non-surgical and surgical periodontal therapy in the management of periodontal disease. Manoj is our Specialist in Periodontics at Elmsleigh House.

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Shashi

Shashi

Mishra

GDC No. 72950
BDS (Glasgow) 1997; MSc (London) 2004; MFDS RCS (England) 2005; FHEA (Dundee) 2009; MRD RCS (England) 2013
Specialist in endodontics

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Shashi qualified from the University of Glasgow in 1997. After general practice and oral and maxillofacial surgery appointments in and around Manchester, he joined the Army and served for over eleven years in the Royal Army Dental Corps. During this time, Shashi completed postgraduate training with distinction in endodontics from the Eastman Dental Institute, London. After this training, he taught endodontics to dental officers working within the Defence Dental Services. Shashi is our specialist in endodontics at Elmsleigh House.

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Sarah

Sarah

Francis

GDC No. 177326
BChD (Leeds) 2009

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Sarah graduated from Leeds University in 2009 and has spent time working in hospitals and in general practice. She has completed the Certificate in Restorative Dental Practice from the Eastman Dental Institute, and has passed her exams to become a member of the Joint Dental Faculties of the Royal College of Surgeons of England. Sarah is particularly interested in cosmetic dentistry and providing routine dental care for adults and children at Elmsleigh House.

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Kostas

Kostas

Spathoulas

GDC No. 85031
DDS, DipOrth
Specialist in orthodontics

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Kostas graduated in dentistry from the Carol Davila Institute, Bucharest, in 2000. He completed his diploma in orthodontics in 2003 and became a specialist in orthodontics in 2004. After working in Athens military hospital, Kostas moved to the UK in 2005 and established a specialist orthodontics practice in Aberdeen, Scotland. In 2011 Kostas and his family relocated to London, where he practiced in Harley Street. Kostas is our Specialist in orthodontics at Elmsleigh House, providing orthodontic treatment for children and adults.

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Kit

Spears

GDC No. 209544

BDS (Bristol) 2011; MSc (Dental Implantology) 2017

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Kit qualified in 2011 and has worked in NHS and private practice in the UK and Australia, while gaining postgraduate hospital experience in oral surgery. Kit has since attained a Masters degree, the highest award in implant dentistry, and graduated with a merit. He is an honorary staff member at the University of Bristol, and his academic research is centred about peri-implantitis, an area of implant dentistry that he continues to be involved in as a dissertation supervisor on the Dental Implantology MSc at Bristol. He has also completed dental teaching courses to enhance training. Kit is involved in implant treatment, general and cosmetic dentistry.

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Somayah

Modarres-Simmons

GDC No. 83687

BDS (London) 2004; Dip Endo (London) 2008; MClinDent (Endo) (London) 2014; MEndo RCS (Edinburgh) 2014

Specialist in endodontics

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Somayah graduated in dentistry from King’s College London in 2004. She worked in general practice before attaining a diploma in endodontic practice with merit. After four years of specialist training in endodontic (root canal) treatment, Somayeh attained a master of clinical dentistry degree with merit and membership in endodontics from the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh. Somayeh is one of our Specialists in endodontics at Elmsleigh House.

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