Team members

Benjamin Blum

Benjamin
Blum

Orthodontic Therapist

Amruta Soneji

Amruta
Soneji

Orthodontic Therapist

Lauren Douglass

Lauren Douglass

Orthodontic Therapist

 

Zdravka Karachomakova

Zdravka Karachomakova

Dental Nurse

Tessa Davidson

Tessa Davidson

Dental Nurse

Hilda Bedo

Hilda Bedo

Dental Nurse

 

Agnes Cetyrkovska

Agnes Cetyrkovska

Treatment Co-ordinator

Mejanoor Rahman

Mejanoor Rahman

Dental Relationship Manager

Faith Payne

Faith Payne

Receptionist

Pilar Mena

Pilar
Mena

Receptionist

 
Karina Klimova

Karina
Klimova

Sterilising Assistant

Shirley Macdonald

Shirley Macdonald

Sterilising Assistant

Roush Chowdhury

Roush Chowdhury

Hygienist

 
 

Benjamin BlumBenjamin Blum

Orthodontic Therapist
GDC number: 158558

 
  • Dip Dent Hygiene (Lond) 2010
  • Dip Dent Therapy (Lond) 2010
  • Dip Ortho Therapy RCS (Edinburgh) 2015

Benji has been working at the practice since 2007 and he is constantly in training to upgrade his orthodontic skills. He furthered his gruelling studies at the Royal London Dental Hospital and graduated with distinctions. Having been mentored by Dr Murtuza himself, Benji is now one of the core members of Dr Murtuza’s highly specialised orthodontic team. Outside of work he enjoys music, travelling and trying out new cultures and cuisines.

 

Amruta SonejiAmruta Soneji

Orthodontic Therapist
GDC number: 235171

 

Dr Lauren DouglassLauren Douglass

Orthodontic Therapist
GDC number: 115055

Lauren started working here in 2002 as a trainee dental nurse and later became one of the first orthodontic therapists in the UK.

Therapists undergo a rigorous training programme under the direct supervision of several specialist orthodontists. Orthodontic therapists are now a GDC recognised category of DCPs and can perform the following under prescription (identical to a hygienist) of a dentist:

  • Take all records, x-rays and impressions
  • Fit all fixed and removable appliances and retainers
  • Remove all appliances
  • Adjust appliances and change wires
  • Provide all necessary emergency treatment
 
 

Zdravka KarachomakovaZdravka Karachomakova

Dental Nurse
GDC number: 250176

 

Tessa DavidsonTessa Davidson

Dental Nurse
GDC number: 163619

 

Hilda BedoHilda Bedo

Dental Nurse
GDC number: 267660

 
 

Agnes CetyrkovskaAgnes Cetyrkovska

Treatment Co-ordinator

 

 

Mejanoor RahmanMejanoor Rahman

Dental Relationship Manager

 

Faith PayneFaith Payne

Receptionist

 

Pilar MenaPilar Mena

Receptionist

 

 

Karina KlimovaKarina Klimova

Sterilising Assistant

 

 

Shirley MacdonaldShirley Macdonald

Sterilising Assistant

 

Roush ChowdhuryRoush Chowdhury

Hygienist

 

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