Our highly qualified team are passionate about providing the type of service we would wish to receive ourselves. Our Specialists are extremely dedicated to their profession and continue to teach at various Dental Universities.
Meet The Dentists
Meet The Hygienists
Meet the Nurses
Meet our Receptionists
Dr Shelley Chopra
Principal Dentist, B.D.S (Lond) MFDS RCS (Edin) PG Cert(Den Ed)
GDC NO. 69895
Shelley qualified from Guys Hospital in 1993. Following his vocational training in Chelmsford he went into general practice gaining knowledge in all spheres of dentistry. He has been the owner of Old Street Dental Clinic from 2003 since which time the practice has under gone major modernisation with an emphasis on strict cross infection controls and the use of modern dental techniques. His interests include cosmetic dentistry and treating the nervous patient. He is a certified Vocational Trainer and is currently completing a Diploma In Dental Education to enhance his teaching skills. He is also a certified Inman Aligner provider and a Level 2 Smoking Cessation Adviser.
Dr Hiren Patel
Specialist in Prosthodontics, BDS MJDF RCS(ENG) MClinDent (Lond) MPros (Edin)
GDC NO. 193177
Hiren is our resident Specialist in Prosthodontics a branch of dentistry dealing with the replacement of missing teeth by way of bridges or artificial dentures.
Hiren graduated from King’s College London in 2010 and was also nominated for the Gold Award Prize. He then completed Prosthodontics Specialty Training from Bart’s & The London School of Medicine and Dentistry in 2015. Hi is now a GDC Registered Specialist Prosthodontist. He is heavily involved in dental training and is a Dental Foundation Trainer as well as a part-time clinical supervisor in Dental Implantology at Bart’s & The London School of Medicine for Postgraduate Prosthodontics and Periodontics. Hiren has a special interest in fixed prosthodontics (specifically tooth surface loss and aesthetic rehabilitations) and implant dentistry
Dr Nectaria Polycarpou
Consultant in Endodontics, BDS (Lond) MFDS RCS MClinDent MRD RCS
GDC NO. 71067
Nectaria is our highly experienced resident Consultant in Endodontics (Root Canal Treatment). She is now one of only 15 people on the Endondontic specialist register with these qualifications in the UK. Her consultant position is at King’s College Hospital where she is involved in training qualified dentists to become endodontic specialists.
She has been an endodontic specialist since 2003, having completed her specialist training with distinction from the Eastman Dental Institute.
She has previously co-developed and run the Master’s program in endodontics at Queen Mary University of London and has lectured widely on all aspects of endodontics, dental trauma and facial pain.
Prior to specialist training, Nectaria has worked in general dental practice and as a senior house officer in maxillo facial surgery.
Her interests outside of dentistry include music and dance particularly flamenco.
Dr Zahra Sheriteh
Consultant in Orthodontics BDS MFDS MSc MOrth FDS (Orth)
GDC NO. 79153
Zahra Sheriteh is our highly experienced resident Consultant Orthodontist She provides a wide range of braces including tooth coloured and invisible braces helping transform the smiles of numerous patients of all ages.
Zahra graduated at the University of Bristol with the Dental Gold Medal in Dentistry in 2001. She worked as a Senior House Officer in Oral Maxillofacial Surgery and Paediatric Dentistry at various posts including Great Ormond Street Hospital and the Eastman Dental Hospital, Zahra pursued postgraduate training in Orthodontics at Kings College London in 2005. There she was presented with a Merit for the MSc in Orthodontics. Zahra was subsequently awarded the Membership in Orthodontics by the Royal College of Surgeons of England in 2008.Following this, she undertook FTTA training at the Royal London and Whipps Cross Hospitals and qualified with the Diploma of Fellowship in Orthodontics. Zahra was appointed Consultant in Orthodontics at the Royal Free London NHS Foundation Trust in 2011. Her clinical interests include orthognathic management, treatment of impacted teeth and missing teeth. She is widely published with a keen interest in research.
Dr Demini Shah
General Dentist, BDS (Bristol)
GDC NO. 228295
Demini graduated from Bristol University in 2012. She has since been working as a general practitioner. Demini enjoys cosmetic dentistry. She is currently studying a postgraduate diploma in endodontics with the hope to specialise. She is also a certified Invisalign Clear Braces provider.
Dr Maha Aljefri
Dentist, BDS (Bristol)
GDC NO. 270976
GDC NO. 133412
Lucy qualified from King’s College Dental Hospital and has over 16 years of experience in the field of dentistry. She is highly professional, caring, thorough and passionate about her job. Providing patients with advice on how to maintain good oral health, recommend suitable products and provide dietary advice. As a Dental Hygienist/Therapist she is focused on the treatment of periodontal disease (gum disease), dental caries (decay) prevention and management.
Lucy has an excellent skill in how to work with nervous patients and putting them at ease. Lucy’s wish is to provide ” A heathy and brilliant smile for everyone”
She is also qualified in Tooth Whitening. In her free time she enjoys spending time walking in the countryside near her home and exploring new countries.
Sante Leandro Baldi
GDC NO. 260878
Leandro is our highly experienced hygienist. He graduated in Italy in 2009 .He is also currently taking a Masters Degree in Dental Public Health at the University College London. His interests include tattoos, travel and reading.
Maria Felicia Aprofirei
GDC NO. TBC
Felicia has been at the practice for over two years. She obtained her National Diploma in Dental Nursing from Wisdom College in 2017 and currently works with many dentists at the practice including some specialists. Felicia has a special interest in root canal treatment working with our Consultant Endodontist Nectaria Polycarpou.
In her spare time she enjoys spending time with her son as well as walking and travelling.
GDC NO. 266882
Mady qualified with the National Diploma In Dental Nursing in 2016 and is currently undertaking a dental radiography and radiology course. She has also completed an Implant course and works with a number of our specialists.
Outside of the clinical environment she enjoys cooking and has a big passion for facial cosmetics.
GDC NO. 269510
Natalia joined the practice in 2017 as a qualified dental nurse. Her main interest is in the field of restorative and orthodontic dentistry. Natalia divides her time in the practice between nursing and assisting on reception. She is fluent in Russian and Ukrainian languages. Outside of work, Nataliia enjoys travelling, skiing, playing tennis and spending quality time with her family.
Donna is our Lead Receptionist at Old street dental clinic and has been with us since 2016.
She is highly experienced within the dental industry having worked as a dental nurse and receptionist in the past. She enjoys working as a receptionist as it gives her the opportunity to meet and greet patients, making them feel at ease. She is especially skilled in dealing with the nervous patient.
Outside dentistry she has a keen interest in fitness and nutrition. She is passionate about the gym as well as spending time with family and friends.
GDC NO. 205152