All our dentists have been trained in the latest denture techniques by Dr. Stewart personally. Dentures have been taken to a new level of excellence, both in terms of their fit and look.
Our denture clinic staff regularly attends courses in America and Europe, keeping themselves up-to-date with all the very latest techniques and developments. Any new ideas are incorporated into our denture-making system so that patients receive the highest standards of treatment possible.
Our staff is dedicated to ensuring that all of our patients have a stress-free visit and allow each patient the time and information they need in order to make an educated decision regarding their smile. We know the sensitivities that can arise from having lost teeth and can work with our patients to help them determine how to bring back their original, beautiful smile to boost their health and confidence. We take the time to answer questions, and to learn about the patient so we can treat them more like family and less like a client. Together, our staff creates a pleasing environment for patients to enjoy treatment and examinations to help guide them through the process of rejuvenating and renovating their smile.
Founder : Justin Stewart
Overseeing Dentist & Founder of The Denture Clinic: Justin Stewart
Dr. Stewart gained his BDS in 1992 at The Royal London Hospital. He initially took an interest in surgery, gaining his FDS RCS part 1 in Glasgow in 1994. He has since owned, run and worked in practices in London, including a stint in Harley Street.
Dr Stewart was the first qualified Biofunctional Prosthetic System (BPS) dentist in the UK, and has often been the first UK dentist to attend a variety of lectures and courses on the latest and best ideas on denture construction, including several courses in the US and Europe. He has been placing mini-dental implants since 1999 to aid in denture stabilisation.
Dr Stewart is a member of the American Prosthodonic Society and the British Society for the Study of Prosthetic Dentistry. In 2008, he was selected to run the first pilot course in the UK to train dental nurses in impression taking, run by the Dental Nurse Education & training Centre at King’s Dental Hospital.
Dr. Stewart has brought 3D Denture technology to the UK, and is the only dentist in the UK to use this advanced technique. Dr. Stewart’s dentistry is limited to denture problems including implant solutions where needed. He has been interviewed and sought after for an expert opinion from national media including Daily Express and Daily Mail.
Implantologist : Johann Styger
Dr. Johann Styger qualified in June 1987 at The University of Pretoria in South Africa. In 2001, he relocated to the UK and joined The Denture Clinic in March 2010.
With over fifteen years of experience in cosmetic dentistry has made Dr. Johann Styger a leading authority on creating a beautiful smile. Dr. Styger reached masters level at the New York based Rosenthal Institute of Aesthetic Dentistry in 2005 and has now become a UK Instructor.
Dr. Styger has always taken a particular interest in cosmetic and aesthetic dentistry along with occlusion, restorative dentistry. He has recently completed a degree in Implantology after studying at Lille University. In 2011, Dr. Johann Styger was honoured at the American Academy of Implant Dentistry (AAID) and is an Associate Fellow of the American Academy of Implant Dentistry.
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General Practitioner: Dr. Suril Amin
Suril began his career at The University of Manchester, School of Dentistry in 2005. After graduating he has gained a considerable amount of experience working in numerous practices around London and Leicestershire. He was recently awarded a Diploma of Membership of the Joint Dental Faculties at The Royal College of Surgeons of England (MJDF RCS Eng). In addition, he has received advanced training in the placement and restoration of dental implants and expects to be awarded the prestigious Diploma in Implantology by The Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh in 2016.
He has a particular interest in cosmetic dentistry and can offer a wide range of treatments including smile design, cosmetic orthodontics and full mouth rehabilitation, including tooth wear cases. He has a natural aptitude for the surgical aspect of dentistry – placing implants to replace missing teeth.
General Practitioner: Terry
Terry works on site at The Denture and Implant Clinic and is involved in each clinical stage of denture construction. Having him on-site means that you receive the very best work quickly and efficiently. He is heavily involved in the cosmetic side of denture construction and he will listen to your needs carefully to ensure that we create the perfect smile for you.
He is also the head technician and owner of Cedar Dental Laboratory – he has been manufacturing high-end dentures and dental appliances for over 30 years.
In 2007 he was accredited by Ivoclar to make BPS dentures, a technique which produces an accurate fit, facial support, and superior quality teeth. In his spare time he is keen on sport including cycling, walking, football and golf. He also likes spending time with his lovely wife and family and socializing with friends whenever possible.
General Dentist: Wasima Shafique
Dr Wasima Shafique is responsible for our patients’ restortative needs and has been working with us since 2004. She qualified from King’s College London and is a member of the Royal College of Surgeon, England. She has been a clinical lecturer in oral surgery at King’s College London for over 10 years, with experience in Maxillofacial surgery. She has a very kind and gentle approach to dentistry and has a special interest in helping nervous patients overcome their dental fears, as well as treating patients with complex medical histories.
Treatment Co-ordinator: Jennie
My name is Jennie,I’m a Treatment Co-ordinator and Dental nurse at The Denture and Implant Clinic.
I have been working here since 2007, where I originally started as a receptionist. I have since gained my dental nursing qualification and in 2008 Jan Nicholson trained me in the role of Treatment Co-Ordinator. I love that I have the different roles, I find it helps me to explain the stages of treatments, whether that’s the construction of a denture, a bridge or a sinus lift with implant placement.
If you ever have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact me. I’m always happy to help.
Outside of work, I enjoy spending time with my Family and Friends. I have a daughter and another one on the way, so I’m kept pretty busy. When I have a chance, I love to sit down a read a good book. I also enjoy cooking and shopping.
Implant Co-ordinator: Corinne
My name is Corinne Williams my roles at The Denture and Implant Clinic are as Implant Coordinator and Dental Nurse.
I qualified as Dental Nurse at Kings Dental Institute in 1999, where I gained my Dental Surgery Assistant Hospital Certificate and The National Certificate in Dental Nursing. I have gained experience in all areas of dentistry, and have a special interest Oral Surgery and Implants.
Recently I was lucky enough to go on a course at the Biotechnology Institute in Spain, to learn about the PRGF system that we can offer to our patients having surgical treatment here.
I work closely with our Surgeon, Dr Johann Styger and have the experience to answer most implant and dentistry related questions, please feel free to pick up the phone with any queries.
I enjoy working at The Denture and Implant Clinic, and particularly enjoy working with a great team, who are all both caring and professional. Outside work I enjoy to cook, spend time with friends, go out for a nice meal with drinks, you can’t beat a Sunday roast with all the family!
Treatment Co-ordinator: Jan
Hi I am Jan Nicholson your Treatment Coordinator. I fully understand how many patients feel very self conscious about their dental situation having worked in prosthodontics for 26 years.
I have worked at this The Denture Clinic for 12 years and I am here to ask the dentist all the questions you may forget, on your behalf about your dental situation and the smile you wish to achieve.
I am an active member of my church and help with the toddler group, Sunday club for 4-7s and am a Youth Leader. I am a volunteer with Scripture Union and help at the annual holiday club in Morden Park each summer. I also chair the Wallington Branch of the Women's World Day of Prayer committee.
My husband and I enjoy walking and socializing with friends and in my spare time I enjoy making cards, knitting and embroidery. I look forward to meeting you to help you obtain your confident smile.
Hi my name is Denise, I am the Receptionist at The Denture and Implant Clinic, I am here to help you on your journey through your treatment with us. I will be at the end of the phone if you have any questions or concerns prior to starting treatment and once treatment has commenced.
Feel free to call or pop in and see me if there is anything you would like to discuss or need reassuring regarding your treatment, I want to ensure you receive the best possible care.
Outside of work, I enjoy cooking and baking for my three sons and their girlfriends, and planning get togethers for family and friends.
My hobbies are listening to music, reading and travelling.
Clinical Nurse: Jan
I have worked for The Denture Clinic since 2005 as a Clinical Nurse.
When I am not at work I enjoy walking, skiing and photography. I love to travel and I have a long list of "places to see before I die" .
In fact it's so long I am hoping I live to a grand old age to even cover half of it!
I am passionate about food and love to cook, I have a huge collection of cookery books though usually end up creating my own recipes as I have generally forgotten to get one or more ingredients. More importantly, I enjoy eating and love nothing more than to relax with a bowl of pasta, a glass of wine and of course my fab family and friends.
I qualified in dental hygiene in 2006 from Kings College with distinction. I enjoy every aspect of densitry and was a sedation dental nurse before attending University. I pride myself on a friendly and calm chair side manor, and have some fantastic results while working with nervous and phobic patients. Socially I enjoy walking my dogs, skiing and spending as much time with my family as possible.
Dr. Joe Omar
Dr Omar qualified from Cairo University 1976 and returned to the UK to pursue a career in Anaesthesia. He took up Anaesthetics at Westminster Hospital in 1980 and subsequently held posts at St Stephens Hospital and the Royal Marsden before leaving the NHS to practice privately in Dental Anaesthetics. Since 1984 Joe has been engaged exclusively in intravenous sedation for dental patients in the Harley Street area of London, where he is proud to serve over 200 dental surgeons. He is the current President of the Association of Dental Anaethetists (ADA) and is the senior partner of Sedation Solutions (Clinical) LLP, a group of medical practitioners dedicated to the art and science of sedation. Joe has also been a member of the Standing Committee on Sedation in Dentistry at the RCS and RCA. Joe lectures on sedation and other medical topics both nationally and internationally, and is a Clinical Lecturer and examiner in Sedation at the Eastman Dental Institute, CPD, UCL.
Dr. Andre Von Backstrom
Dr von Backstrom has been involved in general anaesthesia and sedation in the UK for the last twenty one years, carrying out well in excess of 50 000 cases of general anaesthetics and sedations for dental and medical procedures. He is a member of the Association of Dental Anaesthetists, the Society for the Advancement of Anaesthesia in Dentistry, the Royal College of Medicine, and the British Association of Cosmetic Doctors He takes great pride in, and is well known for, his friendly and caring provision of intravenous conscious sedation to ensure patients receive safe and effective pain free treatment. He qualified as a medical practitioner in 1988 and has a Diploma in Sedation and Pain control, and Advanced Life Support certification.
Shivani qualified from Guy's, King's and St Thomas' Trust. She obtained her MHDF qualifications from the Royal College of Surgeons shortly after graduating. She has worked in many practices around Leicestershire and Surrey where she has gained invaluable experience.
Shivani enjoys providing health and beauty with cosmetic and general dentistry by combining Facial Aesthetics (including botox and dermal fillers) and Veneers. She has a particular interest in orthodontics and is part of the MiSmile Network which aims to promote excellence in tooth straightening.