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Dr Paresh J Shah, BDS – Co-Principal Dentist

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Paresh is a friendly, caring and enthusiastic dentist who is passionate about providing the highest standard of patient care in a comforting and relaxed way.

He graduated from Dundee University in 1979, underwent Orthodontic training at University College Hospital in 1990 and in 2001 he trained in Dental Implants at Eastman Dental Hospital.

Paresh has worked in general practice since 1979 and became Principal Dentist at Brecknock Dental in 1983. Before he took over the practice, it was a single-handed surgery with part-time opening hours, however, over the last 30 years, Paresh has developed it into a full-time six surgery practice.

Paresh enjoys all aspects of dentistry including the restorative, cosmetic, surgical and orthodontic disciplines, and, in particular, complex dental cases involving implants. He regularly attends courses to boost his knowledge and freshen up his skills. He is also qualified in facial aesthetics.

When not practicing dentistry, Paresh lives an active lifestyle and enjoys golf, tennis, skiing, and travelling.

Dr Neil Maroo, BDS – Co-Principal Dentist

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Neil’s treatment philosophy is to provide the highest quality dentistry with a patient-centered approach, taking the time and care to give his clients the results they deserve. He also educates and motivates his patients to ensure their long-term oral health. Neil’s calm and friendly manner is also much appreciated by his patients, as it helps to ease any anxieties.

Neil graduated from the University of Bristol in 2013 and was awarded The British Endodontic Society’s Pitt-Ford Undergraduate Prize 2013 in Endodontology. The following year he completed his Dental Foundation training as part of London Deanery. Since then, Neil has worked in general practice and joined Brecknock Dental in September 2014.

Neil practices and enjoys all aspects of dentistry, with a special interest in Aesthetic Dentistry. He is devoted to helping his patients achieve a natural, functional and beautiful smile – using the latest techniques to straighten, whiten and reshape teeth. He also has a keen interest in facial aesthetics.

Neil is currently completing a one-year course in Advanced Aesthetic and Restorative Dentistry at Aspire Dental Academy. He has a certificate in Short Term Orthodontics by Quick Straight Teeth and is qualified in the use of Basic and Advanced Botulinum Toxin as well as Basic and Advanced Dermal Filler.

He recently completed the GC Composite White Filling course and regularly undertakes training to keep his knowledge up to date and learn the latest advances in dental technology. He has attended numerous courses on teeth whitening, oral surgery, short-term orthodontics, facial aesthetics, and aesthetic dentistry.

Outside of dentistry, Neil likes to keep social and active. He is a keen foodie, regularly goes to the gym, and loves to travel and go skiing.

Dr Elaine Di Bernardi, BDS MSc – Associate Dentist

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Elaine qualified as a dentist in 2000 from the Federal University of Santa Catarina in Southern Brazil. She had her own dental surgery in Florianopolis (a city known as ‘magic island’) where she worked in community dentistry; focusing on prevention and restorative dentistry. 

She is passionate about her work and regularly attends courses in dentistry, aiming to provide a high standard of dental treatment for all her patients. She is particularly interested in cosmetic, restorative and aesthetic dentistry; combining her knowledge in Evidence-Based Dentistry.

Elaine has numerous qualifications, including a Master of Science in Dental Public Health – UCL 2013 (London), Forensic Human Identification Certificate – AFMS 2011 (London), Advanced Composite Restorations for Anterior Teeth – UFSC 2008, Diploma in Family/Public Health – UFSC 2005, Certificate in Paediatric Dentistry and Dentistry for Babies – ABO 2001 (Brazil). She is also qualified to administer Botulinum toxins and dermal fillers for cosmetic treatments.

Well-known for her friendly approach, Elaine likes to make her patients feel comfortable and cared for. She believes that a healthy, beautiful smile can bring happiness and restore confidence.

Elaine speaks English and Portuguese and understands Spanish. She loves to spend time with her family and friends and enjoys travelling the world.

Dr Nabil Al-Bayaa, BDS MJDF RCS (Eng.), MSc in Prosthetic Dentistry (Lond.) – Associate Dentist

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Nabil received his Bachelor of Dental Surgery degree in 2003 with a number of awards and achievements. Following his graduation, he worked for one year as a senior resident dentist, during which time he developed his organisational and leadership skills. Spending six more years in general practice has helped to reinforce his interpersonal and patient management skills for which he is well recognised. 

To further his skills and expertise, he completed his post-graduate training at Guy’s Hospital and gained a Master’s Degree in Prosthetic Dentistry from King’s College London in 2006. He then worked as a part-time clinical teacher at Guy’s Hospital, King’s College London from 2007 to 2008 to continue building up his skills towards his special interest in that area.

Nabil always ensures his knowledge is up-to-date to provide a better service for his patients and while working in general practice, he obtained a Diploma of Membership of the Joint Dental Faculties of the Royal College of Surgeons of England in 2010.

Nabil strongly believes in keeping abreast of the latest dental techniques by diligently reading professional journals and publications. He devotes significant days each year to completing dental education courses and is a certified provider of Six Month Smiles and Inman Aligner, which are braces that produce quick results.

Dr Vanesca Costa, BDS Brazil (2001) MSc Endodontics Portugal (2006) – Associate Dentist

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Dr Ana Gomes, BDS Brazil (2002) MSc Endodontics Portugal (2006) – Associate Dentist

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Dr Jeison Gabriel Da Silva, BDS Brazil (2012) MSc Regenerative Dentistry KCL (2016) – Associate Dentist

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Dr Lorella Villa De Lima, BDS Brazil (2000) – Associate Dentist

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Dr Monica Gilabert Hernando, BDS Spain (2014) – Associate Dentist

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Dr Ankeet Shah, MChD, BChD, BSc Leeds (2016) – Associate Dentist

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Dr Aysha Younis, BDS KCL London (2018) – Associate Dentist

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Dr Evie Hay, BDS KCL London (2019) – Associate Dentist

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Ms Susan Hill
Practice Manager

Ms Kande Kajang

Ms Despina Mouzouris

Mrs Vanessa Estevao

Mrs Clanzia Pereira

Dental Nurses

Ms Mary Okon
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Ms Juliana Kankam
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Ms Mamta Gurung
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Ms Komal Tamang
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Mr Sushil Thapa
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Ms Francielle Quirino Campos
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Ms Mayanne Costa Guimaraes
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Ms Keyla De Brito
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Ms Ostral Fernandes
Trainee Dental Nurse

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Brecknock Dental Surgery,
37 Brecknock Road,
N7 0BT
020 7485 1102 info@brecknockdental.co.uk

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