Dental Team

Orthodontist - Sadaf Khan BDS (Hons), BSc (Hons), MFDSRCS, MSc, MOrth, FDSOrth RCS

At Laurel Cottage Dental Practice we have an onsite Orthodontist specialising in brace treatments, including InvisAlign, Lingual and Labial braces.
Sadaf is a GDC registered Orthodontist and is also a Consultant Orthodontist at the Eastman Dental Hospital (University College London) and the John Radcliffe Hospital, Oxford. He is involved with research and teaching orthodontics at post graduate level and has lectured nationally and has authored several papers in peer reviewed orthodontic publications.
He is a member of the British Orthodontic Society and is on the Education Committee for the Society.
Sadaf enjoys treating both adults and children, for which an orthodontic consultation service is available.

Implantologist & Periodontist - Mr Naresh Hirani BDS (London) MSc (London) Clin Perio

At Laurel Cottage Dental Practice we have an onsite Periodontist specialising in the prevention, diagnosis, and treatment of gum disease. This means that we can offer you the latest techniques for diagnosing and treating periodontal disease, and performing cosmetic periodontal procedures.
Naresh Hirani BDS(London) MSc(Clin. Perio.) graduated in 2001 from Guy’s and St Thomas’ Dental School, having been awarded a scholarship for excellence in restorative dentistry. Following graduation, he established himself in private practice and has continued to attend numerous postgraduate courses in order to keep fully up to date with the advances in aesthetic, reconstructive and implant dentistry. He has taken a series of courses at the world famous Pankey Dental Institute in Miami which focuses on providing predictable and comprehensive dentistry for those patients who require more extensive treatment.
Naresh has always been passionate about dentistry, especially Periodontology, which is in fact the cornerstone of implantology. In 2007, he embarked on formal postgraduate studies, which culminated in being awarded an MSc in Clinical Periodontology. A significant proportion of his year is allocated to attending international conferences and has recently spent time under the tutelage of Professor Buser in Switzerland for the Master Course in Bone Regeneration and Sinus Grafting procedures.
Naresh is keen to help nervous patients through dental treatment and is fully trained to provide intravenous sedation should it be necessary. He is a member of the Society of Advancement of Anaesthesia in Dentistry and the Association of Dental Implantology.

Principal Dentist - Dr N Shah BDS (Bristol) MFDS RCS (Edin)

Dr Shah has practised general dentistry for over 10 years and has a keen interest in root canal therapy and cosmetic dentistry . He is also qualified to straighten teeth using an Inman Aligner.


  • Dr N Shah BDS (Bristol) MFDS RCS (Edin)
  • Dr Modupe Fasanya BDS DPDS (Bristol)
  • Dr Diana Amara BDS (Jor) MSc (Aesthetics) London


  • Sue O’Neill EDH
  • Olga Wlodarska-Woda DipDH DipDT

Treatment Coordinator / Receptionist

  • Jenny Hunter RDN
  • Jenny Price RDN

Dental Nurses

  • Gail Gravestock RDN
  • Lindsey Hayler RDN
  • Emma Vowles RDN

Practice Manager

  • Lina Shah