Meet the Team

Our staff members are chosen for their skill and commitment to excellence. We work as a team to provide you with the very best treatment experience at SmartDontics®. Meet some of the friendly faces that will take care of you during your treatment.

Surekha Patel

Surekha Patel

Business Manager

Surekha works hard to ensure SmartDontics® philosophy is maintained during all contact with our patients. This philosophy is to create not just great straight teeth, but beautiful smiles and faces that will last the patient forever. Surekha ensures the practice keeps up to date with using the best technology and providing the best long-term smile and facial results for each individual. She takes pride in offering a very high level of customer service

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Rakhee Kundu

Rakhee Kundu

Practice Manager

Rakhee, joined SmartDontics in March 2022 and comes with five years of experience In Management.

She is a qualified overseas dentist and has chosen to explore Managerial opportunities after moving to the UK and is passionate about the different aspects of practice management. She is Caring, dedicated and a people's person. Her approach is Logical and Customer-oriented, and she believes in keeping the patient's interest at the heart of everything.

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Hanna Boiko

Hanna Boiko

Dental Nurse
GDC number: 262827

Hanna is a qualified dental nurse with seven years of experience. She qualified in April 2016. During this time, she had an excellent opportunity to work with multiple dentists and specialists, assist in different aspects of dentistry, and meet lovely patients. Hanna joined the SmartDontics team in January 2022.

Hanna enjoys travelling, cooking, listening to music, cinemas and BBQ during her time away from work. She is very caring, joyful, friendly and nearly gets along with everyone.

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Aneta Gasior

Aneta Gasior

Marketing Coordinator

Aneta joined the SmartDontics team in March 2019. She was brought on board as our Marketing Coordinator. Aneta has been a freelance marketing consultant for over six years. Her enthusiasm and creativity have been shown in the fabulous ideas she is bringing to our practice.

With a bubbly, outgoing nature, you can find Aneta at reception, helping to look after patients. However, she mainly works remotely, promoting the practice and looking after an online presence. Aneta, outside work, loves to travel and has a particular interest in behavioral psychology.

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Stephanie Glover

Stephanie Glover

Hygiene Therapist
GDC Number: 259318

Stephanie has been at SmartDontics since August 2018, working in both NHS and private practices since qualifying at King's College London in 2016 with a dual diploma in Dental Hygiene and Therapy. She also holds a BSc and MSc in Biomedical Sciences from the University of Newcastle Upon Tyne.

Stephanie strives to ensure patients feel comfortable during their hygiene treatment and likes to make appointments enjoyable and pain-free. She has recently undertaken further training in tooth whitening and Guided Biofilm Therapy (GBT). This state-of-the-art hygiene treatment uses air flow and targeted plaque removal, reducing the risk of sensitivity during treatment and leaving patients with a smile to show off.

In her spare time, Steph loves to travel, see friends and eat good food!

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Elham Nabi Dariani

Elham Nabi Dariani

Orthodontic Therapist
GDC number: 225938

Ella started her journey in 2009 as a dental nurse. Since then, she has expanded her career and pursued qualifications in Oral Health Education and Promotion, Dental Radiography, Fluoride varnish application, and Orthodontic nursing. In 2019 she was awarded a diploma in Orthodontic Therapy from the Royal college of surgeons Edinburgh. She is passionate about all aspects of orthodontics and pounds to be part of patients' journey to achieve their desired smiles. It's different every day. No two days are the same. Orthodontics is a field that is constantly evolving, and she enjoys evolving, and she enjoys attending science-related courses. Her favourite part of what she does is watching people grow in confidence. The mirror moment at the end and happy patients makes her day! Outside work, she likes baking, travelling and socialising with friends.

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Pink Panther

John

Pink Panther

Meet the most diligent and cheerful member of Dr Darsh's orthodontic team, John - the Pink Panther! With his iconic, smooth stride and unmistakable pink hue, this hardworking mascot has become the heart and soul of our practice. John - the Pink Panther is not just a mascot; he is an embodiment of dedication and joy, making every patient's experience memorable and fun.

Since joining our orthodontic team, John - the Pink Panther has been nothing short of exceptional. According to Dr Darsh, he is "the best employee we've ever had." His commitment to his role is unparalleled; he never calls in sick, is always on time, and is perpetually in high spirits, ready to greet patients with his infectious smile. His presence adds a unique charm to the practice, transforming routine visits into delightful experiences.

What sets the Pink Panther apart is his unwavering dedication. Rain or shine, you'll find him engaging with patients, explaining procedures with a playful twist, and ensuring everyone leaves with a bigger smile. His ability to work tirelessly without a single request for himself is a testament to his selfless nature. He finds joy in the success of others, celebrating every patient's progress towards a perfect smile.

In addition to his unmatched work ethic and sunny disposition, there's a humorous twist to the Pink Panther's backstory that many find endearing – his "education." You see, the Pink Panther is a graduate of the prestigious "University of Pawsitivity" with a major in "Smile Dynamics" and a minor in "Orthodontic Cheerfulness." This unique academic journey has equipped him with excellent skills in spreading joy and making the orthodontic process as pleasant as possible for patients.

His tireless dedication and happy demeanour remind us all that at the heart of orthodontic care is not just the pursuit of wellness but the spread of happiness and positivity.

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SmartDontics®

8 Central Parade
St. Mark’s Hill
Surbiton Surrey
KT6 4PJ
United Kingdom

020 8399 6333

1 minute from the train station

Car parking available outside the practice (metered), on Adelaide Road and in Waitrose nearby.

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