Our Team At Confidental Orthodontics
General Dental Practitioners, Specialists and Support Team
Dr Jignesh Patel - Principal Dentist
BDS (2002) MFDS RCS (2005) Dip Imp Dent RCS (2009)
Dr Patel graduated from Kings College London in 2002. Since then he has completed numerous courses in the UK and abroad. He completed his postgraduate training in Implantology in 2009 from the prestigious Royal College of Surgeons in England.
Not happy with limiting his skills to Implant dentistry, he studied and embarked on numerous cosmetic brace courses as well as a Botox and Facial aesthetics course giving himself an impressive knowledge in all areas of dentistry. He also has advance experience in Full Mouth Rehabilitation, Cosmetic High Precision Dentures and Invisalign.
Jignesh is a friendly and caring dentist who prides himself on making his patients feel relaxed and calm when under his care, His pain free approach to dentistry gives his patients an overwhelming sense of confidence in his abilities.
In his spare time Jignesh loves to travel and see all parts of the world and pursue adrenaline filled activities including shark cage diving!
Dr Patel offers the following treatments:
- Dental Implants
- Fast Braces
- Smile Makeovers
- NTI migrane/pain therapy
GDC Number: 81168
Dr Cleopatra Darwish
BDS MFDS RCS MSc MOrth RCS
Cleopatra studied dentistry at Guys Hospital in London, qualifying in 2002. She spent time working in the Community Dental Service treating nervous children and adults with special needs, followed by 3 years in maxillofacial surgery and paediatric dentistry, while she obtained the Membership of the Faculty of Dental Surgery (MFDS) from the Royal College of surgeons of England. She then went onto train as a specialist in Orthodontist at the world-renowned Queen Victoria Hospital in East Grinstead and obtained her Master of Science (MSc) in orthodontics and Membership in Orthodontics (MOrth) from the Royal College of Surgeons in Edinburgh in 2009.
Cleopatra is a registered as an Orthodontic Specialist with the General Dental Council and is a member of the British Orthodontic Society. She uses traditional braces such as stainless steel ‘train-tracks’ and functional braces for NHS patients. She is additionally qualified in the use of Incognito and WIN lingual braces and Invisalign braces as well as using tooth coloured ceramic braces for private patients. She works Confidental Clapham on Thursday Evenings and Confidental Surbiton on Mondays.
In her spare time, she enjoys practicing Yoga, cooking and family time with her young daughter and husband.
GDC Number: 81110
Dr Sana Luqmani
BDS (Hons) MSc MJDF RCS (Eng)
Sana works with us at Confidental Surbiton on Saturday mornings and provides traditional and cosmetic braces for both children and adults. She is an orthodontic Registrar at Kingston Hospital and Guy’s Hospital in London where she is currently training to be a specialist orthodontist.
Sana recently also completed a Masters at the University of Kent which involved a 2-year research project on cosmetic orthodontics. She was awarded a distinction for this research and published her findings in the renowned British Dental Journal. She was invited to present her research at the European Orthodontic Society Congress 2016 in Sweden.
Sana prides herself in making each of her patients feel special and in providing everyone with the best possible standard of care. She is gentle and particularly adept at putting people at ease with her friendly and calming manner.
Outside of work, Sana is an enthusiastic foodie and traveller. She has been backpacking in Australia and East Africa and will always be keen to tell you about her latest travels and culinary adventures!
GDC Number: 230399
BDS Sheff 2015
Stephen works at Confidental Clinic on Tuesdays Thursdays and Fridays. Stephen has a great Interest in teeth straightening and in particular Invisalign. He gets great satisfaction helping patients through every step of the process from the first consultation, and of course right through to showing the patient their straight teeth.
Stephen began his career in Liverpool, where he qualified and worked as a pharmacist. Due to a constant search for fresh challenges, Stephen went to Sheffield where he studied dentistry. Stephen currently resides in London where he has been providing a high quality service to all his patients in a relaxed environment, helping them to overcome any anxiety they may have.
GDC Number: 259083