Our Dental Team
Dr Ali Dargahi MDSc Copenhagen University 1998
Dr Ali Dargahi is the Principal Dentist at Camberley dental studio and the main partner at Camberley dental practice. He qualified in 1988 with a master degree from Royal University of Copenhagen in Denmark. He also achieved a post graduate degree in surgical Dentistry in Switzerland. Ali has also completed the Implant Diploma programme at Royal College of Surgeons in London. His main interests are Cosmetic Dentistry, Dental Implants, full mouth rehabilitation, and adult short term Orthodontics.
GDC No: 77437
Dr Patrick Firoozford MDSc Copenhagen University 1998
Patrick graduated from Copenhagen University with a Master of Dental Sciences in 1998. In 2001 Patrick completed the certificate in intensive surgical and prosthetic dental implant system in Copenhagen, and from 2006-2007 attended the Certificate course in Endodontics at UCL Eastman Dental Institute. Patrick has worked in private practices in Denmark and Norway moving to London in 2001 and working in his own general practice both there and after 2004 in Camberley. In 2006 he sold the London practice.
Patrick is particularly interested in Preventive, Paediatric and Endodontic dentistry and Oral Surgery/Implants. He regularly attends courses to keep abreast of current thinking in all aspects of modern dentistry. Patrick's relaxed and informal approach immediately puts nervous patients at their ease. Patrick is a member of Danish Dental Association, American Dental Association and British Dental Association.
After selling his London practice, Patrick is enjoying living and working in the local community. Patrick is married to Christine and has two lovely children. Patrick enjoys spending time with his family, going to the cinema, getting to grips with modern technology and hopes to improve his golf handicap on the excellent courses in and around Camberley.
GDC No: 079895
Dentist Charlotte Rademeyer BChD(Stell,SA) MSc(London)
Charlotte Rademeyer qualified in 1988 with a BChD degree from the University of Stellenbosch, South Africa. From 1988-1994 she worked as an associate in her father's practice in Cape Town. In 1996 she completed a two year MSc degree in Paediatric Dentistry at Guy's Hospital, London.
After completing this postgraduate training, she worked as a part time lecturer at both Guy's Dental Hospital and the Eastman Dental Hospital. She also worked as an associate in two practices, one in Holland Park and one in Bracknell. After the birth of her first daughter she continued to work as a part time associate in Bracknell. Charlotte joined the Camberley Dental Practice in June 2008 after the birth of her second daughter. She concentrates on paediatric and preventive dentistry, as well as minimal intervention, quality restorative and cosmetic treatment. She also provides treatment under nitrous oxide sedation for dental phobic patients.
In her free time Charlotte enjoys literature, music, film and art. She also enjoys walking, swimming and spending time with her family.
GDC No: 64170
Dr. Ruben Garcia, BDS(Hons), MClinDent Periodontology/Implantology(UCL), Cert Perio (EFP), MRDRCS (Eng).
Registered specialist in Periodontology.
Locum consultant in Periodontology. Guy’s and St Tomas’ Hospital . King’s College London
Dr. Ruben Garcia graduated from University of Madrid, Spain, in 2005.
He worked at private practice in Spain before he moved to the UK in 2007 to work for the NHS and private practices. In 2011 he was selected for the three-year full-time program in Periodontology and Implant dentistry at the prestigious Eastman Dental Institute (London) and he obtained a MClinDent in Periodontology and Implantology (2014) together with a Certificate in Periodontology from the European Federation of Periodontology. He was also awarded with one of the most important degrees in dentistry, the Membership in Restorative Dentistry, by the Royal College of Surgeons of England and Glasgow, degree that grants the entry to the GDC specialist list in Periodontics.
In terms of clinical research, he has an active research portfolio focusing on the treatment of gum disease in patient with systemic diseases carried out as part of his extensive training at Eastman Hospital. He is now also focusing his research in dental implants as part of his PhD.
In regard to hospital-based positions, Dr. Ruben Garcia has held consultancy posts in some of the most prestigious institutions in central London such as Eastman Dental Hospital (UCL) and Guy’s and St Thomas’ Hospital (King’s College London), where he is currently working as a consultant and delivering teaching at undergraduate and postgraduate level.
Dr. Ruben Garcia has wide experience in periodontal treatment, including non-surgical and surgical treatment of periodontal diseases including conventional and regenerative periodontal surgery, periodontal plastic/aesthetic surgery and alveolar bone.
GDC No: 109321
Leoni Papageorgopoulou DDS MClinDent (Endodontology)
Leoni graduated from the Dental School of Athens, Greece in 2008. Since that time, Leoni has gained valuable experience in advanced dentistry, collaborating in 5 different dental practices in Greece. In 2010, she enrolled the MClinDent in Endodontology Masters programme at UCL, Eastman Dental Institute, which she completed in 2013. As part of her postgraduate training she conducted a research project in microbiology and disinfection of the root canal system, in relation to its complex anatomy.
She is currently completing her Specialist Training for the Membership in Endodontics (MEndo). Leoni has always been dedicated in making root canal treatment a pleasant experience, via her gentle manner and her knowledge of safe strategies to save teeth.
GDC No: 196589
Hannah Tehver, Dental Hygienist and Dental Therapist, BSc (Hons), Portsmouth 2017.
Hannah qualified as a dental hygienist and dental therapist at University of Portsmouth Dental Academy in 2017. Before qualifying as a dental hygiene therapist, Hannah has nearly ten years’ experience as a dental nurse. Working in a mixture of NHS and high-end practices in Wales, this has given her a great insight into many avenues of Dentistry.
Having joined Camberley Dental Practice in September 2017, she is much liked by the patient’s due to her gentle but thorough nature. During her time working with highly anxious patients as a dental nurse, Hannah has made it her goal to make a hygienist visit as comfortable as possible.
When not at work Hannah enjoys keeping active with bike rides, crossfit and going on long adventure walks with her partner Karl.
GDC Number: 220508.
Lisa Caris EDH.EDT Dip Dent Therapy at St Bartholomew’s and the Royal London Hospital 2009
Lisa qualified as a dental hygienist and dental therapist at St Bartholomew’s and the Royal London Hospital in 2009. Since qualifying she has worked in both Private and NHS dental practices.
Lisa joined Camberley Dental Practice in January 2014. In her spare time she enjoys music and listening to live local bands whenever she can find the time. She also enjoys walking and running, but most importantly, spending time with her children.
GDC No. 181815
Joanna Syrewicz NEBDN Certificate in Dental Implant Nursing, 2016 Connect Dental Reading
NEBDN National Diploma in Dental Nursing, 2014 Connect Dental Reading
Joanna started working with us as a Trainee Dental Nurse in October 2012, qualified as a Dental Nurse in March 2014 and in March 2016 acquired her Certificate in Dental Implant Nursing, a very practical qualification which is supported by a rigorous Record of Competence. It was the first ever pilot course run in the UK, accredited by NEBDN.
Joanna has a calm and gentle spirit and is excited by new challenges and opportunities. She was born in Poland and has lived permanently in the UK since November 2003. Joanna likes touring and off-road motorcycling, snowboarding and photography.
GDC No: 249806
Junita Limbu NEBDN National Diploma in Dental Nursing, 2016 Best Dental Training
Junita started working with us in June 2017 and she provides a warm and professional welcome to our patients.
Junita loves spending time with her daughter, swimming, running and yoga.
GDC No: 268381
The front desk and daily running of the practice is left in the very capable hands of Sarah Williams, Antoinette Pettit and Jo Wickham, who between them have worked in dentistry for over 40 years. Sarah, Antoinette and Jo strive to deliver the highest level of care and personal service to each and every patient.