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Every member of our team is committed to providing you with exceptional dental health care and have individually achieved high standards of professional qualification.

Nicola-Z-Gore
Dr. Nicola Z Gore
BDS MCLINDENT (PROSTHODONTICS – LONDON) MJDF RCS PGCERT MEDICAL/DENTAL EDUCATION

VT trainer (London Dental foundation trainer at Northwick Park) Specialist adviser to CQC

GDC: 69866

Dr Gore qualified from Guy’s and St. Thomas’s Dental Hospital in 1993. She takes pride in keeping up to date with the latest advances in technology in the field of dentistry by being a member and on the committee of the British Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry (BACD) .
She is an ELITE Invisalign provider and has been providing invisalign since 2017 .
She is a very experienced general dentist . Her special area of interest is cosmetic Dentistry , teeth whitening , crowns and fixed and removable prosthodontics.
Since qualifying, she has worked in general practice both in the UK and Australia as well as held various Senior house officer posts in hospitals in the UK.

In the year 2000, Nicola completed a two-year full-time Masters degree program in Clinical Dentistry from The University of London in fixed and removable Prosthodontics & implants. Within dentistry, she adopted the role of helping young dentists very seriously and this has kept her going as a dental foundation trainer for young graduates since 2004.

Teaching is Nicola’s passion and she lectures for various dental academies as well as visiting dental universities in the UK and abroad .
She was highly commended for the dentist of the year awards in 2021 by the prestigious Dentistry FMC awards, for her achievements and contributions to dentistry .
Nicola’s pride has been publishing & co-authoring her clinical dental textbook, ‘Dentistry In a Nutshell’. She is the Founder & the President of The British Iranian Dental Association. She enjoys connecting and engaging with people.

Nicola’s YouTube Channel has had a good start and she is focusing it more around teaching and supporting younger dentists and also her own patients with different dental treatments and testimonials.
She has completed a one-year program in Implant placement (MEGAGEN) and cosmetic course by Chris Orr. She has also been an Invisalign®-Go provider since 2017. Her major interests are Cosmetic Dentistry, Implants, and Facial Rejuvenation. She continuously keep up to date on new developments in dentistry by attending regular external courses and seminars. She is also an interview panel member for dental foundation trainees.

She prides herself in supporting the young generation of dentists and is very open to them observing her at work and training them on good communication skills, treatment planning and providing sound dentistry.

In December 2018 Nicola and her husband, Matt Sayar, provided dental relief to refugees in Lesvos Island Greece as part of Health point foundation charity trust. This was both very rewarding and eye-opening.

Nicola enjoys skiing and cycling. On weekends she loves spending time with her family, friends and her yorkie, Richie. She has a passion for reading and enjoys listening to Jazz music.

M.-Sayar
Mr. M. Sayar
DENTAL HYGIENE AND THERAPIST

MSc (Lon), BSc (Lon)

GDC: 106212

Mr Sayar qualified at The Royal London Hospital as a Dental Hygiene/Therapist. His specific area of interest is the treatment of gum diseases and promoting preventative dentistry.

He has exceptional clinical skills and a quiet friendly manner, enabling him to provide dental hygiene treatments for children, adults and in particular those patients who suffer from anxiety during dental visits.

He achieved a Masters degree from The University of London in Computer Science and Psychology. His utmost passion remains working as a professional in the dental field.

He is joint partner with his wife Dr Nicola Gore at the Totteridge Dental Studio. Their aim is to provide high standard of oral health and prevention of oral diseases.

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Dr Pouya Zohrabpour

BDS, PGDip Aesthetic & Restorative Dentistry, AssocMCGDent(Cert.)

GDC: 290049

Dr Zoh qualified from the University of Bristol. Zoh has a passion for teaching through his Youtube and Instagram accounts called ‘Two Dentists’. Alongside this, he has lectured across many dental universities in the UK, sharing his skills and knowledge to students and peers. His hard work and dedication to dentistry has led him to be awarded The FGPD DFT Dentist of the Year. He always puts his patient’s best interests first and ensures they feel at ease during their appointment. He has also recently completed a 2 year post-graduate diploma in Aesthetic & Restorative dentistry and enjoys carrying out cosmetic treatments.

As a general dentist, his interests lie in minimally invasive procedures such as onlays and restoring worn down teeth. As a philosophy of practice, Zoh aims to preserve the intact tooth structure as much as possible, whilst restoring its function and strength using the latest materials and protocols. Zoh frequently explains treatment options to patients with video animations which help explain the process and the outcome. He also utilises our state of the art 3D digital scanner regularly, preventing the use of conventional impressions and moulds where possible. He also enjoys documenting his patients’ progress photographically, letting them be part of their treatment’s journey.

In his spare time, Zoh thoroughly enjoys photography and videography and has produced many adverts in the field of dentistry. As an avid foodie, he enjoys eating out and trying new cuisines from all over the world. If you see him, make sure to tell him the name of your national dish for him to try!

Anjlee-Patel
Dr Anjlee Patel
BDS (LON) MJDF RCS (ENG) PG CERT (MEDICAL/DENTAL EDUCATION)

LONDON DEANERY NORTH WEST DENTAL FOUNDATION TRAINING (DFT) SCHEME TRAINER

GDC: 114832

Dr Patel qualified as a dental surgeon in 2007 from Guy’s, King’s and St Thomas’ Dental Institute. She completed her Dental Foundation Training through the London Deanery at King’s College Dental Institute in the speciality field of Special Care Community Dentistry, treating adults and children with special needs. During this year, Dr Patel completed her postgraduate examination and gained The Diploma of Membership of the Joint Dental Faculties at The Royal College of Surgeons of England.

In 2008 Dr Patel worked at Guy’s Dental Institute as a Senior House Officer in Oral Surgery and Restorative Dentistry, treating complex cases and teaching undergraduate students. She then moved on to Northwick Park Hospital as a Senior House Officer in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, before settling down into General Dental Practice in 2010.

Dr Patel has always had a love of teaching dentistry. She gained a Postgraduate Certificate in Dental Education from the University of Bedfordshire in 2014. She has been a Dental Foundation Trainee (DFT) Trainer since 2015 with the North West London Scheme, London Deanery, which she thoroughly enjoys.

Dr Patel’s experience in the field of Special Care Dentistry has equipped her with the knowledge and skills to treat children and anxious patients. She is also able to provide sedation for phobic patients and carry out complex extractions. She provides basic orthodontic treatment using the Inman Aligner system, as well as general and cosmetic dentistry including white fillings, crowns, veneers, bridges and dentures. Dr Patel is currently completing a Postgraduate Certificate Couse in Restorative and Aesthetic Dentistry.

Dr Patel is a mother of two young children and in her spare time enjoys baking cakes and spending time with her family.

Professional Memberships:

  • Joint Dental Faculties at The Royal College of Surgeons of England
  • Society for the Advancement of Anaesthesia in Dentistry
  • Dental Defence Union
Jane-Prior
Mrs. Jane Prior
Office and Financial Manager

Jane has been with Totteridge Dental Studio, part-time since 2009. She is primarily involved with the preparation of the annual accounts. She works part-time on Reception, liaising with patients and assisting with the day to day running of the Practice.

Outside of work Jane loves travelling, socialising with family and friends, and pottering in the garden!
Dania-Fernandes
Miss Dania Fernandes

GDC: 257408

Dania joined Totteridge Dental Studio in September 2013 as a trainee dental nurse. She qualified in 2015.

In 2016 Dania gained her qualification in Dental Radiography which enables her to take x-rays on referral from the Dentist.

Shortly after this Dania took on the role of Head Nurse, and continued furthering her education. She now enjoys training unqualified dental nurses.

In 2017 Dania qualified in Prevention in Practice (PIP) nursing, which enables her to deliver oral health advice to patients and apply fluoride varnish to patients. She is currently completing her level 4 in Leadership & Management, and Dental Practice Management.

Dania is kept busy in the office with her role as CQC and Cross Infection lead, and currently works 2 days a week on maintaining and updating CQC protocols. This has been a big change for her that she is embracing.

Outside of work Dania enjoys going to the gym, socialising with friends and spending time with her family.

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