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.

He is registered with the General Dental Council and 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

 

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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 20011 Smile Awards Andy and his team along with 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.

 

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DR. JOE OLIVER

BDS, MFDS, RCS
Cosmetic Dentist
GDC No. 193506

Founder of The Welbeck Clinic, Dr. Joe Oliver is an early cosmetic dentistry pioneer and now our newest associate at Holford Partners Curaden Dental Clinic in Marylebone, New Bond Street. Specialising in smile makeovers, patients benefit from our unique ‘Prevention First’ approach and highly experienced clinical support team.

Dr. Oliver has fitted in excess of 30,000 veneers over his 28-year career. His genuinely transforming treatments have been widely featured in the UK national press including The Sunday Times, The Daily Mail, The London Evening Standard, articles in magazines Marie Claire, Vogue, Brides, FHM, Men’s Health, Closer and OK as well as on television on GM-TV, This Morning and Channel 4’s Ten Years Younger.

As founder of the UK study body, Cosmetic Dental Seminars and membership of the American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry, Dr. Joe Oliver promotes high ethical standards and contributes to the advancement of cosmetic dentistry internationally.

We welcome Dr. Oliver to the Holford Partners Curaden dental practice and look forward to welcoming his patients at the clinic too. Dr. Oliver is now registering new patients and offering introductory discounted prices on veneers, crowns, bridges, porcelain inlays and tooth whitening. Why not find out more with a consult

Visit Dr. Joe Oliver’s official website: www.joeoliverdentist.com

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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.

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DR. DANA BONDOC

BSc DMD MOrth
Specialist in Orthodontics

GDC No: 109681

Dana Bondoc has been delivering the highest quality orthodontic care since 2002. Dana received a Bachelor of Science degree in Biology in 1996 from The University of Western Ontario, Canada. She qualified in dentistry from The “Carol Davila” University of Medicine and Pharmacology, Bucharest in 2002 and subsequently qualified as an Orthodontist in 2006. From June 2007 to March 2010, Dana took up two hospital posts at Worcestershire Royal Hospital and Hereford County Hospital, gaining further experience in the field of Orthodontics.

Dana is dedicated to providing a Specialist Orthodontic service to all ages with varying dental complexities offering a wide variety of orthodontic appliances such as removable appliances, functional appliances, fixed metal and tooth-coloured ceramic appliances, Damon braces, Invisalign and Incognito lingual braces. Her main clinical interest is the use of lingual appliances, primarily the Incognito™ System for the treatment of adults and adolescents. Dana believes in treating patients in an ethical and caring manner and prides herself on being a gentle orthodontist. Her enthusiasm, skill and charisma are ideal for creating a supportive nurturing environment for all patients and their family members.

Dana is registered on the specialist list of the General Dental Council and is a member of the British Orthodontic Society. Her main clinical interest is the use of lingual braces, primarily the Incognito System in the treatment of adults and adolescents.

Outside of work Dana’s interests are video editing with Final Cut Express and designing iPhone apps.

Website

OrthoGuide app

You can download this app for free from the App store or from Google play. OrthoGuide is good for calculating the treatment length and getting directions to the practice where you can get orthodontic treatment with Dr Dana Bondoc Specialist Orthodontist.

Colour My Brace app

This app is also available from the App store. Colour My Brace is good for choosing the next colour to wear on the brace.

Services:

Orthodontics
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DR. BRYAR FATTAH

BSc BDS MOrth
Dental Surgeon
GDC No: 193737

 

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DR. KAMILA IWANSKI

Dental Surgeon
GDC No: 123844

Kamila graduated in Dentistry from the University of Hamburg, Germany, in 2006 and completed her doctoral thesis at the Heinrich-Pette-Institute for Experimental Virology in 2008. She has gained her expertise and experience working for the last 10 years in private dentistry in London (UK), Germany and Switzerland.

Having attended numerous postgraduate courses and conferences over the years (USA, UK, Germany, Switzerland, France, Poland) and having completed 2-year certificates in Endodontics and Paedodontics, Kamila is strongly determined to stay up to date in the latest dental techniques and research. Her special interests are managing anxious patients (dentophobia), Endodontics, Paedodontics as well restorative dentistry and ceramic restorations.

Kamila is a certified provider of the short term orthodontic system Six Month Smiles for adults.

Kamila is dedicated to the highest ethical and clinical standards but perhaps her greatest strength is her kind and empathetic approach, which is why she particularly enjoys working with anxious patients of all ages and children. She offers gentle treatment methods using the latest techniques in local anesthesia and is experienced in conscious sedation on adults and children (nitrous oxide, intravenous sedation).

 

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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

Stella, having already undertaken extensive training in facial aesthetics at foundation and advanced levels, recently completed a Lip Filler Masterclass, which enabled her to further explore and master a wider range of contemporary lip enhancement techniques, tailored to the individual patient’s needs and preferences.

She is also continuing with collection and analysis of long term outcomes of periodontal therapy (gum disease treatment) for her patients, and planning to complete a relevant professional publication in the near future.

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.

Visit Dr. Stella Kourkouta’s website here >

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WHAT OUR PATIENTS SAY

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

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

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

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

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

EZ, London
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DR. SILVIO TASCHIERI

MD DDS
Dental Surgeon

GDC No: 261191

Dr. Tasschieri is an MD, DDS, academic researcher at University of Milan. He started off his career by practicing as an implant surgeon in the Centre for Research in Oral Implantology at the University of Milan, Italy. He has also been head of the Experimental and Clinical Research department.

Other positions include:

  • Dental Clinic, Department of Health Technologies, Galeazzi Orthopaedic Institute, University of Milan, Italy.
  • Tutor of Clinical procedures, Laboratory of Biological Structure Mechanics
  • Reviewer for the Cochrane Oral Health Group, School of Dentistry University of Manchester

Silvio is an active member of the Italian Society of Oral Surgery and Implantology, the Italian Society of Endodontics and the European Society of Endodontics as well as the Academy of Non Transfusional Hemo-Components. He has written chapters on oral surgery, endodontics and anatomy and his writing is frequently published in international journals.

 

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DR. TOMMASO WEINSTEIN

MD DDS FICD IRCCS
Dental Surgeon
GDC No: 261188

Dr. Weinstein graduated with honours in Dentistry and Dental Prosthesis from the University of Milan in 2008. In the same year he was selected to take part in the international study and post-graduate Community Action Scheme for the Mobility of University Students. Thanks to this he attended the Facultad de Odontologìa of the Universidad Complutense of Madrid.

He has completed his PhD in Physiopathological, Neuropsychopatological and Life Cycle Welfare at the University of Milan. Since 2014 he is also a tutor of the Implant Dentistry and Oral Rehabilitation Department (Head: Tiziano Testori MD, DDS, FICD), IRCCS Galeazzi Orthopedic Institute, School of Dentistry (Chairman: Prof. R.L. Weinstein), University of Milan.

He likes to write and is Section Editor of the Italian edition of Quintessence International and Jomi (QI&J).

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MISS. THEODORA LITTLE

Hygienist

Dental hygienist and Dental therapist qualified from Kings College London in 2013. 

Has worked as a Dental professional in UK and Switzerland. 

Theodora’s main focus and passion is prevention. 

Part time business manager for Curaprox UK , swiss oral care. 

iTOP (individually trained oral prevention) Teacher. 

Featured in Mayfair Times and Evening Standard 

Finalist in the DHT Awards ‘Under 30s Dental Therapist’ in 2015.

Finalist in the FMC awards ‘ Best leader in prevention’ 2017

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