At Battersea Preventive Dental Practice, our friendly and professional team will do our best to put you at ease during your visit.
The entire team is cheerful, friendly, efficient and professional
- Rose Massouras
Good communication is very important to us, and we will take the time to explain any proposed treatment to you, including any potential risks involved and available alternatives.
Our team of dentists are all committed to providing you with high quality clinical care, and ensure that their skills and techniques are kept fully up to date by regularly attending courses and lectures.
Dr. Sivagnanam Surendra
Principal Dentist GDC NO: 48206
Dr. Surendra qualified from Colombo University, Sri Lanka in 1972 and has been practising in Battersea since 1978. He is firmly committed to the adage "Prevention is better than cure".
Dr. Nirmal Brar
Dental Surgeon GDC NO: 83214
Nirmal qualified in 1998 from Dasmesh institute of Research and Dental sciences, India and since 2004 has worked within the NHS and private sectors at many practices in central London.
He has continued to increase his knowledge and experience in restorative and implant dentistry. He has also attended many courses on different aspects of cosmetic and implant dentistry and If you have any problems with your existing dental implants come and see him.
In his spare time, Nirmal loves cricket, all racket sports, as well as travelling.
Dr. Dilshad Kassam
Dental Surgeon GDC NO: 75115
Dil graduated from Kings College London in 1998 with honours and has been working at BPDP for the last 13 years. She has established long term relationships with patients at Battersea Preventive Dental Practice and prides herself on her chair-side manner and ability to produce beautiful dentistry in a calm stress free environment. She is the second longest established member of the BPDP team. Having had completed her masters in implantology and cosmetic dentistry she has been focusing her interest in providing high quality aesthetic and complete smile makeover treatments.
In her spare time Dil enjoys socialising, dining out, watching live musical performances and keeping fit.
Dr. Anna Short
Anna graduated with credit from Otago University, New Zealand in 1999. She then spent two years working as a Maxillofacial Housesurgeon at Christchurch hospital and then spent the last nine years working in the Southwest of England in mixed/NHS practices. Having received the Paediatric Prize at University she has an ongoing interest in treating children and encouraging friendly, relaxed visits to the dentist.
In her spare time Anna enjoys playing and watching sports, travelling and spending time with family and friends.
Dental Hygienist GDC NO: 4804
Annette Aherne qualified March 1995 Guys Hosp. She has worked in the West end for 10 years in a specialist private practice and has 16 years experience in private/nhs practices. She has a therapeutic holistic approach towards patients and a keen interest in dental health education, maintaining good oral health and treating patients with gum problems.
She is proud of her warm, friendly, but professional approach towards patients which helps put them at ease.
Dental Hygienist GDC NO: 210692
Dominique qualified as a dental hygienist/therapist at Birmingham Dental Hospital. She has experience in both West end specialist private practice and NHS/community dental settings. Dominique is passionate about gum disease prevention, and has a friendly and gentle approach in caring for patients.
She strives to ensure every patient feels relaxed and comfortable in the dental chair, and attends regular seminars to update her practical and theoretical knowledge.
Our dental professionals are registered with the General Dental Council (GDC). For more information please visit www.gdc-uk.org