Meet the team

At Rainham Dental & Implant Clinic our highly skilled, friendly team shares the same single vision: we put you first. Together, we are dedicated to providing you with a first class experience, from the comfort of our reception to the very latest innovations in dental technology. We make sure you have the best possible care from the second you walk through the door.

Find out more about each of our practice team members below.


Rainham Amanda Jane

Dr Amanda Rogers

BDS (Lond) 1996, MFGDP(UK) RCS (Eng) 2001, DipImpDent RCS (Eng) 2007
GDC No. 72358

Amanda qualified in 1996 from UMDS Guy’s and St Thomas’s Hospitals. Having completed house officer posts in oral surgery and restorative dentistry, she has been working in our family dental practice environment since 1997.

Amanda is experienced in all aspects of general dentistry (fillings, crowns, bridges, veneers, root canal treatments, preventative treatments, extractions, denture construction and tooth whitening). She has completed postgraduate diplomas in Implant dentistry and conscious sedation and is subsequently very good with patients who are apprehensive of dental treatments.

Amanda is a firm believer in lifelong learning and is always looking to develop her knowledge and skills for the benefit of her patients.

Amanda enjoys time away from the practice with her young daughter and is currently trying to learn piano.

Maria Wheeler

Dr Maria Wheeler

GDC No. 262938

Maria graduated from University “Ovidius” of Constanta in 2012 and has been practicing dentistry in England since 2017. As a general dental practitioner, Maria provides a full range of treatments starting with examinations and including restorative work, dentures and teeth whitening.

Maria enjoys languages and is fluent in Romanian, with an understanding of some Italian and Spanish. Maria spends her free time volunteering at a dog and cat rescue centre and enjoys walking her two rescue dogs whilst discovering Kent.

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Dr Oluwakemi Onabolu

Specialist in Orthodontics
BDS (Ibadan) 2006, Statutory Exam 2014
GDC No. 250202

Kemi graduated as a dentist in 2006 with honours. Following graduation, she spent years working in hospital and general practice. She then completed a Masters in Public Health degree from Yale University in 2010. She embarked on a 3 year orthodontic postgraduate training at Guy’s and St Thomas Hospital where she gained her Masters of Science degree in orthodontics finishing with a distinction and was awarded the Membership in Orthodontics from the Royal College of Surgeons Edinburgh in 2016.She treats both adults and children using a variety of orthodontic appliance such as conventional fixed braces, ceramic braces, lingual appliance as well as removable and functional appliance.

Rainham Lanre Onabolu

Dr Lanre Onabolu

Specialist in Periodontics
GDC No. 207356

Lanre qualified as a dentist in 2004 with honours. After several years working in hospitals and general practice, he underwent specialist training in Periodontics and Implant Dentistry at the world-renowned Eastman Dental Institute, University College London. At the end of his specialist training, he was awarded a Masters of Clinical Dentistry and the Specialty membership from the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh. He is accredited by the European Federation of Periodontology and by the General Dental Council as a Specialist.

Lanre has interests in all aspects of periodontal treatment, including non-surgical and surgical treatment of periodontal and peri-implant diseases including conventional and regenerative periodontal surgery, periodontal plastic surgery, alveolar bone augmentation procedures and dental implants. He is a consultant at the Eastman Dental Hospital, London.

He is also an examiner (general dental council) for the overseas registration examination, a member of the British Society of Periodontology (BSP) and the European Federation of Periodontology (EFP).

Peter Susan

Dr Peter Susan

DMD Semmelweis University, 2001
GDC no. 84062

Peter graduated in 2001 at Semmelweis University gaining the qualification of Dr. Med. Dent. (DMD). Following this he completed further five years postgraduate training in Dental and Oral Medicine as well as Prosthodontic and Conservative Dentistry. He has been working in the UK since 2005 and joined the practice in 2017. He believes it is really important to involve the patient when setting up a treatment plan to ensure they will be happy with the outcome. He is a father of two, and in his spare time enjoys his music collection of 700 albums.

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Dr Stephen Franks

BDS Lond 1990, MSc (Dental Implantology)
GDC No. 66155

Dr Stephen Franks graduated in Dentistry from University College Hospital London in 1990 and has practiced as a Dentist in the UK and abroad. Stephen has received extensive Implant training including a year long certificate course under the International Team for Implantology, a Masters Degree in Dental Implantology at Bristol University and advanced training in guided bone regeneration under Prof. Danny Buser, the world leader in this field, at the University of Bern.

Stephen enjoys teaching. He used to be a restorative clinical teacher at Guy’s, King’s and St Thomas’ Dental School and a clinical teacher for the MSc Programme in Dental Implantology at The University of Central Lancashire. He was recently appointed as an approved training mentor by Straumann.

Stephen excels at complex treatment planning, rebuilding dentitions at an advanced stage of disrepair. He spent eight years at a leading specialist dental centre, looking after patients referred for their complex and challenging dental treatments.

Stephen has a professional, patient and caring manner and is well liked by both his patients and his colleagues.

Dr Christos Pollatos

Dentist with a special interest in Endodontics
DipDS Athens 2006
GDC No. 117096


Dr. Ioanna Stylianou

BDS Lpool 2015
GDC No. 257658

Ioanna graduated in 2015 from The University of Liverpool with a Bachelors of Dental Surgery and was subsequently awarded her Membership with the Faculty of Dental Surgery at the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons Glasgow in 2017. In 2019 she was awarded a PGCert in Restorative dentistry from the University of Birmingham. She is qualified in advanced facial aesthetics and is able to provide dermal fillers and anti-wrinkle treatments.

During her undergraduate studies, Ioanna won a prize in the National Ivoclar composite competition using minimally invasive techniques to restore a complicated toothwear case using composite bonding. Since graduation, Ioanna has worked in multiple practices in Central London, East London, Essex and Rainham, Kent.

Ioanna has a calm manner and works well with anxious patients. Her favourite treatments are cosmetic treatments. She enjoys transforming patients' smiles with Invisalign, whitening and composite bonding. She also likes to undertake minimal/no-prep veneers.

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Dr Precious Igbinedion

BDS University of Bristol 2021
GDC No. 296524

Precious earned a bachelor's degree in biomedical sciences from King's College London in 2016 before completing her Bachelor of Dental Surgery at the University of Bristol in 2021.

With a passion for paediatric dentistry and a focus on making nervous patients comfortable, Precious has undergone sedation training. She also has a keen interest in cosmetic dentistry and is currently pursuing a Postgraduate Diploma in Restorative & Aesthetic Dentistry.

Precious is committed to patient care, she combines expertise with compassion in her practice. Outside of dentistry, Precious enjoys cooking, arts, and crafts.

Lindsey Peddle

Dental Hygienist
Dip Dent Hygiene RCS (Eng) 2002
GDC No. 6040

Lindsey qualified from the Eastman Dental Hospital (UCLH) in 2002 with a qualification in Dental Hygiene from the Royal College of Surgeons.Since qualifying she has worked in specialist periodontal practice and general dental practice. She is an active member of the British Society of Dental Hygiene & Therapy (BSDHT).The aspect of her career she most enjoys is patient guidance and education in the prevention of periodontal (gum) disease.

Rainham Amanda Richardson

Amanda Richardson

Dental Hygienist
Diploma in Dental Hygiene and Therapy RCS (Eng) 2016, Qual- National Certificate NEBDN 2010
GDC No. 197768

Amanda qualified as a Dental Hygienist & Therapist at Kings College Hospital in 2016. Amanda previously worked as a dental nurse since 2009 and also within the dental recruitment sector. Upon qualification she was awarded Best Student in Clinical Hygiene from Kings. She has had the opportunity to train amongst special care dentistry teams, paediatric, restorative and periodontal consultants and aims to utilise this training in her work.

Shaila Thaker

Dental Hygienist
BSc Dental Hygiene and Dental Theraphy (Birm) 2014
GDC No. 251024

Stephanie Freeman

Dental Hygienist
Dip Dent Hygiene RCS (Eng) 2010, Dip Dent Theraphy RCS (Eng) 2010, Qual- National Certificate NEBDN, 2001
GDC No. 126361

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