OUR TEAM

 

DR. LOUIS GUENIN

BDS, LDS, RCS (Eng)
Dental Surgeon
GDC No. 44799

Louis qualified at University College London and gained first prize as a student in Operative Dentistry. After continuing with postgraduate training as a House Officer he joined the Holford brothers as an associate in Cavendish Square, London.

Dr. Guenin now heads a team of nine dental surgeons, hygienists and support staff. Born of Swiss parentage he speaks French fluently and treats patients from all over the world, often being referred to as the “Swiss Dentist”.

He has always enjoyed practicing family dentistry from the youngest to the oldest and has a special interest in aesthetics, implant and reconstructive dentistry, as well as using the latest techniques in placing crowns, bridges, porcelain restorations, veneers, white composite fillings and tooth whitening.

Consultant status recognised by BUPA, Louis also attends extensive, advanced dental training programmes in North America and is currently International Director of NASDAD at Loma Linda Dental School in California, USA.

Dr. Louis Geunin is registered with the General Dental Council. He is also a member of the following associations:

  • The British Dental Association
  • The American Dental Association
  • The Association of Dental Implantology
  • The London Dental Study Club, Academy of Osseointegration
  • NASDAD
  • Royal Society of Medicine

Visit Louis’ personal web page here: www.louisguenin.com

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DR. ANDY HAWKESFORD

BDS (Lond) MBBS (Lond)
Dental Surgeon, Specialist in Oral Surgery
GDC No 63025

Andy is a highly motivated specialist practitioner with special interest in oral surgery, implant dentistry and intravenous sedation. Andy provides general dentistry and cosmetic dentistry including tooth coloured fillings, tooth whitening, porcelain crowns and veneers and implants and a caring and understanding approach to assist nervous patients overcome their fears. He also provides a specialist oral surgery service for local referring dentists covering difficult extractions, soft tissue biopsies and complex implant procedures involving bone and soft tissue grafting.

Andy trained in dentistry at Kings College School of Dentistry and Medicine at St George’s Hospital School of Medicine and became a partner at Holford Partners in 2002. He has undertaken postgraduate education in North America, Europe and the UK and regularly lectures to dentists and professional complimentary to dentistry in the UK.

He has experience with most of the leading implant systems and acts as mentor fro Nobel Biocare and Straumann new users, assisting general dental practitioners with treatment planning and their first implant placements in practice.

Andy is a member of numerous professional associations including the British Dental Association, the Association of Dental Implantology, the British Association of Oral Surgeons, the British Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons, the American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry, the Academy of ossoeintegration, the International Team for Implantology and an associate member of the British Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry. As well as working for many years in both private and NHS general and specialist practice, Andy has held several hospital appointments in oral surgery, prosthetic and conservative dentistry and also in general surgery, ENT surgery, orthopaedic surgery and trauma surgery, accident and emergency medicine and care of the elderly.

In 2011 Smile Awards Andy and his team along with a maxillofacial colleague won the award for best facial reconstruction category

Andy lives in South London and outside his busy clinical schedule he occasionally finds time to see his wife and three daughters, is a keen skier and accomplished pianist and oboist.

Visit Andy’s personal web page here: www.londonimplantdentist.co.uk

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DR. HANNA REINARTZ


Specialist in Orthodontics

GDC No. 108626

Dr Hanna Reinartz is a GDC registered Specialist Orthodontist who has trained at leading schools in the United Kingdom and Germany, which include The Rheinische Friedrich-Wilhelms-University Bonn, The University of Cambridge, King’s College and Guy’s Hospital London.

Dr Hanna qualified in 2004 and specialises in invisible as well as comfortable teeth straightening methods. She was awarded the Invisalign® Platinum Practitioner and the Elite Platinum Incognito™ Braces Status, which represents the most experienced Invisalign® Aligners and Incognito™ Braces User based on cases treated in the United Kingdom and continues her enthusiasm for hidden Lingual Braces with the bespoke German WIN® appliance used in all age groups. This experience enables Dr Reinartz to provide individually tailored orthodontics on a case-by-case basis.

The orthodontic treatment range offered starts from early preventative child care, over advanced contemporary teenager therapy to invisible adult alignment.

Dr Hanna works on a multi-disciplinary basis in collaboration with Cosmetic Dentists, Prosthodontists and Periodontists. She combines true professionalism with genuine warmth and perfectionism, ensuring that even the most anxious patient is made to feel relaxed and reassured.

Dr Hanna is a member of the British Orthodontic Society, the American Association of Orthodontists, the American Dental Society of Europe and the
World Federation of Orthodontics.

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DR. HYWEL EVANS

BDS, LDS, RCS (Eng)
Dental Surgeon
GDC No. 52901

Hywel qualified at Guy’s Hospital, London in 1979. Following a period in general practice in North London, he spent 17 years heading a practice in the West End, developing a keen interest in cosmetic dentistry and root canal treatments.

He began placing dental implants in 1992, gaining experience various systems. Hywel now concentrates on the planning and restorative aspect of implants, and has considerable experience in restoring the larger, more complex cases.

His interest in root canal treatments remains active, and he accepts referrals from other members of the practice.

In addition, Hywel provides general dental care for the whole family, and undertakes a wide range of treatments from aesthetic white fillings, dentures and tooth whitening to cosmetic smile makeovers using cutting edge all porcelain Zirconia crowns and bridges.

He is a member of The British Dental Association, the British Endodontic Society and the London Dental Study Club.

You can visit Dr Hywell Evans’ personal website here: www.londondentistevans.com

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DR. CHRISTIAN GUENIN

BDS, MFDS, RCS
Dental Surgeon
GDC No. 193506

 

Dr. Guenin graduated from Guy’s, King’s and St Thomas’ Hospitals Dental Institute in 2010 and carried out his Vocational Training in a dental practice in North London. Here he carried out NHS and private dentistry, in a very busy practice. Dr. Guenin began to develop an interest in Restorative Dentistry and Oral Surgery, which led to his posting at Barnet & Chase Farm Hospitals. Here he became a Senior House Officer in Oral and Maxillo Facial Surgery. This was an incredible year in which his skills in soft and hard tissue surgery were enhanced as well as the assessment and treatment for patients in oral medicine.

Christian has built a reputation for delivering outstanding cosmetic dentistry, coupled with the use of implants to achieve the highest aesthetic results.

Dr. Guenin’s gentle approach to produce excellent quality and predictable dentistry is his core achievement. Christian is fluent in French, which comes from his Swiss heritage. His family history is that of a dexterous nature, composed of watchmakers and dentists.

At present Dr. Guenin is President of the London Dental Study Club, a board member for the World Dental Health Organisation, and a member of the prestigious implant association; the Academy of Osseointegration. He has also received a Humanitarian Achievement Award for time and services rendered to the Maasai community in Kenya, Maasai Mara 2014.

Follow Dr. Christian Guenin on Facebook or visit his personal website: www.christianguenin.com

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DR. STELLA (STYLIANI) KOURKOUTA

DipDS, MMedSci, FDS RCS, MRD RCS, FDS (Rest Dent) RCS Eng
Specialist in Periodontics, Prosthodontics, Restorative Dentistry & Endodontics
GDC No. 69255

Dr Kourkouta is a GDC registered Specialist in Periodontics, Prosthodontics, Restorative Dentistry and Endodontics, and a Member and Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons of England. She completed her Master of Medical Science in Restorative Dentistry (subspecialty Periodontology) at the University of Sheffield, where her thesis was on periodontal response to porcelain veneers. She subsequently trained extensively in a combination of University and National Health Service positions at General and Dental Hospitals throughout the UK in the fields of Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery and Restorative Dentistry, culminating in Higher Specialist Training at Consultant level at the Eastman Dental Hospital & Institute, London (2000–2006).

She received the George Cross Fellowship Award through the British Society of Periodontology for her elective study on “Implant therapy in compromised sites” at the University of Southern California and University of California in Los Angeles, USA (2006). She completed successfully the one-year ITI research scholarship programme, awarded through the International Team for Implantology (based in Switzerland), at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, USA (2006–2007), where she investigated the dimensions of soft and hard tissues in relation to the presence of papillae between implants in the aesthetic zone and patient satisfaction.

She published a number of scientific papers in peer-reviewed journals, and presented her work in the UK and internationally. She has been in specialist practice since 2008 and joined Swiss Smile Dental Clinic in 2009, subsequently continuing at Curaden Clinic. She won the “Highly commended” award in the category Best Periodontic Practice at the Private Dentistry Awards 2012. She is a member of the British Society of Periodontology, British Dental Association and American Academy of Osseointegration. She also holds the Dental Diploma in Homoeopathy. Her expertise is in advanced periodontal therapy as well as individualised restorative treatment aiming to achieve function and aesthetics through professional excellence.

Interests: Opera/ballet, dancing, swimming, travelling, cooking/cake decorating.

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WHAT OUR PATIENTS SAY

Dr Kourkouta was very professional and offered more than one solutions for my treatment.
She was friendly and caring throughout my treatment. Great new bridge that looks very natural.

MC, London

Excellent experience, Dr Kourkouta has a highly professional manner.
I now have healthier gums and teeth, and a better knowledge for prevention.

EZ, London

Stella is the best dentist I have visited. She is professional and extremely thorough.
I was nervous about having root canal treatment, but Stella totally put me at ease and did a superb job –
my smile looks brighter and whiter than ever.

KBJ, London

I have had a very positive experience, the care and professionalism was exemplary. My teeth are cleaner
and brighter than they have been for many years, also healthier. I found Dr Kourkouta very helpful and informative.
I am so happy with my treatment, I will continue to visit her on a regular basis for check-ups.

JG, London

As I was coming up to my wedding, I wanted to feel confident when I smiled and as a result of the work (I had) I was and the wedding photos are great! Dr Kourkouta understood fully what I was looking for and took me through the options very clearly so that I was comfortable with my decision. She has a very relaxed, calm and professional manner.

LW, London
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DR. SHIHAB S. HUSSEIN

BSc, BDS (Lond)
Dental Surgeon
GDC No. 245073

Dr Shihab S. Hussein graduated from Barts and the London School of Medicine and Dentistry and has also completed a degree in Biochemistry at Queen Mary University of London. Dr Hussein is committed to developing his clinical skills and has completed his first year at Bristol University doing his postgraduate Master’s programme in Implant Dentistry.

Dr Hussein has a particular interest in cosmetic dentistry, he is skilled in the provision of tooth coloured fillings, porcelain crowns and veneers. He has experience in placing implants and is a registered Invisalign provider (clear braces). Dr. Hussein uses several tooth whitening products to enhance the smiles of his patients. Dr Hussein’s working ethos is centred on offering the highest quality treatment through careful attention and due consideration to the patients desires and needs.

Dr Hussein has a calm demeanour and is very patient and understanding when dealing with nervous patients. His gentle delivery of any plan and treatment immediately puts all his patients at ease. Dr Hussein is fluent in Dutch, having been raised in the Netherlands.

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MRS. JESSICA OZA

Hygienist / Therapist 
GDC No. 228190

Jessica has been a Dental Hygienist since 2012 and received her qualifications for Dental Hygiene and Dental Therapy form The University of Birmingham.

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MISS. INNA CAPKOVSKA

Hygienist / Therapist 
GDC No. 197867

Inna has been a Dental Hygienist for the last 10 years and received her qualifications for Dental Hygiene and Dental Therapy at Queen Mary’s University, London. She has extensive experience of Private Practice in London, where she has worked at Holford Curaden for many years, and continues to provide specialised dental care for adults and children. Inna likes to keep up with the latest techniques of oral hygiene and maintenance by regularly attending dental conferences and courses.

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MRS. NORMA SHAMY

RDH (UK), RDH (Canada), ADH (USA)
Hygienist
GDC No. 3291

Norma qualified as a Dental Hygienist from University College Hospital London in 1987. She is also recognised by the Canadian and American Dental Hygienist Associations obtaining her professional qualifications from both of these governing bodies. Norma has extensive experience of Private Practice in England and North America, where she has worked for many years, and continues to provide specialised dental care for adults and children. Norma’s postgraduate qualifications include local anaesthetic, cosmetic bleaching, implant maintenance, prescribing radiographs and more recently qualified from Canada in Orthodontic Therapy.

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