Team work makes the dream work
Let us introduce you to our family, the team at Park Avenue Dental Care, who recognise that patients who are satisfied with the way they are cared for are much more inspired to achieve good oral health. Happy patients become healthy patients with a desire to stay that way with continued maintenance. At Park Avenue Dental Care we are committed to whole patient dentistry.
We understand that our most important and valuable assets are our staff, because ultimately it is the people in any organisation that make it great. Our team believe that impeccable manners and a friendly smile are the foundations of any successful customer service interaction.
64% of our staff prefer drinking tea to coffee
73% of our staff prefer Facebook over Instagram
75% of our staff prefer shopping in-store rather than online
81% of our staff prefer going to the cinema to a movie night in
75% of our staff prefer X Factor to Strictly
Dr Sanjay Gupta BDS (GDC No 66291)
Dr. Gupta completed his dental degree at The Royal London Hospital 1990.
After two years working in hospital as a resident oral surgeon in Maxillo-Facial Surgery to Senior House Officer level he decided to focus more on general practice dentistry. He has since continued his training particularly in the areas of Cosmetic and Restorative Dentistry having completed the renowned Paul Tipton course of Advanced Restorative Dentistry. As Clinical Director of the practice he chairs regular meetings and has instilled a culture of learning and training that continues to focus on improved dental care for all patients.
Dr Gupta has been providing patients with a short term orthodontic solution to correct misaligned teeth having achieved accreditation to carry out treatment using the Inman Aligner.
His aim is to treat his patients in a professional and relaxed manner whilst also ensuring they have a full understanding of what is required at all stages. Now with over 27 years’ experience, his patients have benefited from these acquired skills and his holistic approach to dental treatment.
Dr Sangeeta Lakhanpaul BDS (GDC No 64495)
Dr. Lakhanpaul graduated from The Royal London Hospital 1989.
She completed a hospital post in Oral Medicine and Periodontology before joining general dental practice and further training in Advanced Restorative Dentistry with completion of the highly respected Harris Sidelsky postgraduate course. This formed the basis for her passion for dentistry and she now enjoys teaching and mentoring young students and believes strongly in the importance of continued post-graduate learning.
She has over 25 years of experience in general practice and has a remarkable rapport with all her patients both young and old. She gains great pleasure from educating patients regarding positive changes to their lifestyle and restoring their teeth as well as their confidence, which is reflected in her high standards of care.
As joint practice owner she divides her time between treating patients and ensuring the efficient day-to-day running of Park Avenue Dental Care (padc). Her aim is to ensure that the Team at padc gives all our patients a customer service experience that excels their expectations.
Dr Nikunj Amin BDS (GDC No 192177)
Dr. Amin graduated from the University of Birmingham in 2010. He undertook his vocational training year at a dental practice in Leamington Spa.
He successfully completed part 1 of the MJDF examination in 2011 which is a gateway in gaining membership to the Royal College of Surgeons and the Faculty of General Dental Practice (UK).
Since then, Dr. Amin has undertaken training in short term orthodontics. He is qualified in providing patients with aesthetic, tooth coloured, fixed or removable braces using either the CFast or QST systems.
In 2016, Dr. Amin completed a course in Advanced Operative Aesthetic and Restorative Dentistry with the Aspire Dental Academy.
Dr. Amin has had the opportunity to treat patients in a host of different dental settings, including a large inner city dental hospital, a paediatric clinic and a high street 'spa' practice. This experience has equipped Dr. Amin with the skills to provide quality dental care for patients of all ages and needs in a relaxed and friendly environment.
Dr Kunal Shah BDS (GDC No 230408)
Dr. Shah graduated from the University of Manchester Dental School in 2012. He returned home to London for his Dental Foundation Training year as part of the London Deanery of Dentistry where he excelled and was awarded “Best Case Presentation” in the Whipps Cross Scheme.
Dr. Shah has always been driven and was an elected representative on the British Dental Association Student Committee as well as the European Dental Student Association, involving himself in all aspects of dentistry. He has completed training with the highly respected Dr. Richard Porter in Advanced Operative Aesthetic and Restorative Dentistry, striving to provide his patients with the highest levels of excellence in their care.
He creates a peaceful, friendly ambiance in which to see patients, believing in explaining all options thoroughly and involving patients actively in their treatment. He aims to ensure that he is continually improving and developing as a dental professional.
Dr Shah has added Invisalign braces into his clinical repertoire thus giving patients the opportunity to have their teeth straightened using the very popular clear aligner system.
Dr Vinay Puri BSc MSc PhD BDS (GDC No 245006)
Dr Puri graduated from Barts and the Royal London in 2013. He undertook his vocational training year as part of the London Deanery of Dentistry at a mixed dental practice in Redbridge, where Dr Puri was part of the renowned Eastman Scheme.
Having successfully completed part 1 of the MJDF examination, Dr Puri is due to complete part 2 of this well recognised post graduate qualification which will grant him membership to the Royal College of Surgeons and the Faculty of General Dental Practice (UK).
Dr Puri had also been awarded a Bachelor of Science, Master of Science and Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) from London’s prestigious Universities, with his primary interest in the field of Genetics. He still maintains his interest in science.
Dr Puri strives to provide quality dental care for patients of all ages and needs, in a relaxed and friendly environment.
Mr Louis W. McArdle BDS MSc FDSRCS (Eng) (GDC No. 62161)
Mr McArdle has been part of the team at park avenue dental care for over fourteen years.
He is a GDC registered Specialist in Oral Surgery and Consultant Oral Surgeon to Guy's & St Thomas's NHS Foundation Trust.
He is also a senior clinical specialist teacher in oral surgery teaching at both undergraduate and postgraduate levels for the last 19 years. As programme director for postgraduate studies in oral surgery at King's College London he manages the master's degree in oral surgery and is educational supervisor for specialist trainees in oral surgery based at Guy's hospital.
He has over 24 years experience within the field of oral surgery both in hospital and specialist practice and was one of the first to gain a master's degree in Dental Implantology in the UK. He also holds a qualification in Fellowship in Dental Surgery of the Royal College of Surgeons of England (FDSRCS).
We provide a full range of specialist oral surgery services under local anaesthesia in modern, comfortable surroundings.
Maureen Braham EDH (GDC No 5815)
Maureen qualified in 2001 as a Dental Hygienist and Therapist from The Royal London Hospital. She joined park avenue dental care in 2004 and currently works for us three days a week. She is a member of The British Society of Dental Hygiene and Therapy and The British Association of Dental Therapists
In addition to our practice, Maureen also works for both The Westminster and Brent PCT community dental service working alongside several Periodontal Specialists at the respective centres.
Paridhi Neema EDH (GDC No 211981)
Paridhi qualified as a Dental Hygienist and Therapist from University of Sheffield in 2011 with distinction, where she also achieved the ‘Best Overall Academic Performance Award’. She is a member of The British Society of Dental Hygiene and Therapy.
She is committed to making her patients feel comfortable through her gentle and caring chair side manner. She enjoys attending post graduate courses to develop and enhance her skills and to keep up-to-date professionally in order to provide her patients with the very best level of care.