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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.
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.
Specialist in Periodontics
BDS (Lond) 2006
GDC No. 103982
Dimitra graduated in 2006 from Guy’s, King’s and St Thomas’ Dental Institute with a Bachelor of Dental Surgery and was subsequently awarded her Membership with the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh in 2008.She subsequently worked as a Senior House Officer in Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery at Guy’s, King’s and St Thomas’ Hospitals, the Royal Surrey County Hospital in Sussex and in private practice in Kent as well as in Athens, Greece.In 2012, she was accepted at the world-renowned UCL’s Eastman Dental Institute where she completed her specialty training in Periodontology and was awarded her Membership in Restorative Dentistry in November 2015. The EDI program is one of the eleven periodontology courses recognised in Europe and the only training in the UK accredited by the European Federation of Periodontology (EFP).
Dimitra is registered on the GDC’s Specialist List for Periodontics and collaborates closely with several practices in Central London, South East & East England to provide treatment for patients with periodontal needs. Her interest in Periodontics stems from the perception that changing patients’ attitude towards oral hygiene and optimising the periodontal tissues set the foundations for achieving oral health and are vital steps before proceeding to advanced dental treatments.
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.
Specialist in Periodontics
BDS HONS, MCLINDENT PERIO, MPERIORCS(EDIN)
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).
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.
BDS (Lpool) 2015
GDC no. 257658
Since graduating from the University of Liverpool, Ioanna has mainly worked as a dentist in practices based in Central and East London. She is currently studying a masters in Restorative Dentistry associated with the University of Birmingham. She has also worked in schools with young children and for this reason has a relaxing and calming manner with her patients. Her interests in dentistry are treating anxious patients and improving her patients' smiles with minimally invasive techniques.
BDS (Manc) 2010, MSc Clinical Implantology (UCLan 2020)
GDC no. 193028
Kunal is from Bromley and was schooled locally. He graduated from the University of Manchester in 2010, after which he completed a year as a Senior House Officer in Oral Surgery at the world renowned Queen Victoria Hospital in East Grinstead. In 2012, Kunal moved to the sunnier shores of Sydney in Australia, where he gained experience in providing high quality private dentistry for 5 years before moving back to Bromley, where he is now permanently based.
Kunal has since completed a Master’s Degree in Implant Dentistry, which has been invaluable in offering patients natural looking and feeling replacements for badly broken or missing teeth. He also enjoys all aspects of general dentistry and believes that prevention is always better than cure. Kunal has furthered his knowledge in all forms of aesthetic dentistry, including the completion of Invisalign and Facial Aesthetics courses.
In his spare time, Kunal enjoys cooking, theatre, cricket and travelling with his wife, who is also a dentist.
BDS (SHEFF), 2001, MJDF RCS (ENG), MFDS RCPS (GLASG)
GDC no. 79497
Ben qualified at the University of Sheffield in 2001 and joined Rainham Dental & Implant Clinic in September 2019.
He is experienced in all aspects of general dentistry (fillings, root canal, crowns, bridges, whitening, veneers, preventative therapy, extractions). Ben is an Invisalign full provider and enjoys providing his patients with healthy teeth and happy smiles via the highest standard of care. He is currently studying a Masters in Periodontology and provides consultations and treatment for periodontology (gum disease).
Ben is a firm believer in lifelong learning and continues to develop his knowledge and skills for the benefit of his patients.
He is married with three children and enjoys cycling and swimming in any spare time he gets.
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.
Dentist with a special interest in Endodontics
DipDS Athens 2006
GDC No. 117096
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.
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.
BSc Dental Hygiene and Dental Theraphy (Birm) 2014
GDC No. 251024
Dip Dent Hygiene RCS (Eng) 2010, Dip Dent Theraphy RCS (Eng) 2010, Qual- National Certificate NEBDN, 2001
GDC No. 126361
Portman Dental Care Awards