The Dental Team

Richard LatchfordRichard Latchford

BSc (Brunel, 1972), DGDP (UK, 1993), LDS RCS (Eng, 1977), MSc (Lond, 1995), BDS (Lond, 1977)
Specialist in Prosthodontics
GDC No. 51196



Richard is a highly experienced restorative practitioner and Specialist in Prosthodontics.  Richard now specialises in the reconstruction of complex cases, using crowns, bridges and implants, from simple cases to full arch and full mouth reconstructions.  The number of cases and the need to simplify the procedures while maximising the appearance, has involved Richard undertaking both surgical and restorative phases of implant treatment.

Richard welcomes referral of difficult cases especially tooth wear and trauma.  Richard enjoys working with his colleagues on multidisciplinary cases requiring periodontal, endodontic, surgical, and orthodontic input.

Richard undertakes full denture cases, especially where bone loss, retention and stability have proved a problem.

Dr Sunil HiraniSunil Hirani

BSc (Lond, 1993), BDS (Lond, 1996), MSc (Lond, 2002), FDS RCS (Eng, 1999), MOrth (2003), FDS (Orth) RCS (Eng, 2005), GCAP (KCL)
Specialistin Orthodontics
GDC No. 72309


Sunil graduated from Guy’s Hospital, London, England in 1996. He has a Master’s degree in Orthodontics and is a Fellow in Dental Surgery of the Royal College of Surgeons (RCS) of England and holds a Membership in Orthodontics from the RCS, awarded in 2003, and FDS (Orth) in 2005 (obtained first place in the UK).

Sunil treats all types of dental irregularity and his specialist interests are hypodontia (missing teeth), lingual braces (hidden braces fitted on the inside of the teeth) and child and adult orthodontics. Sunil has significant experience working with different specialists to achieve the first class results that patients deserve. A good sense of humour and attention to detail is ensured so that children and adults will receive the highest standard of care in a multi-disciplinary environment.

Sunil has published articles in leading journals such as the Journal of Orthodontics, Journal of Clinical Orthodontics, European Journal of Orthodontics, British Journal of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery and Orthodontic Update. He has trained, lectured and presented research to other dentists and orthodontists in the UK, Europe, Asia and the USA. Sunil is a member of the British Orthodontic Society, committee member of the British Lingual Orthodontic Society, European Orthodontic Society, World Federation of Orthodontists and American Association of Orthodontists. He is on the editorial board of Private Dentistry and Orthodontic Practice magazines. He also sits as a committee member on the British Lingual Orthodontic Society (BLOS) and Milton Keynes British Dental Association (BDA).

Jocelyn MillerJocelyn Miller

BDS (1990) MSc in Implant Dentistry
Dental Surgeon
GDC No. 66195


Jocelyn graduated from Guy’s Hospital in 1990, followed by hospital appointments in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery rising to Registrar level in the management of complex trauma and reconstructive cases.  In 1993, Jocelyn went into general practice developing an interest in the management of the compromised dentition and subsequently went on to study Restorative Dentistry at the Eastman Dental Hospital.  This was followed by further study and research at Guy’s Hospital leading to the award of an MSc in Implant Dentistry in 2001.  As well as undertaking the surgical aspects of our patient’s treatment, Jocelyn maintains and develops a special interest in aesthetic, restorative and implant dentistry.

Nikolas TatarakisNikolas Tatarakis

DipDS, Cert (Perio), MS (USA)
Clinical Research Fellow at the Institute of Dentistry, Queen Mary University of London
Diplomate, American Board of Periodontology
Specialist in Periodontics
GDC No. 215633


Dr Tatarakis trained at the University of Athens, and qualified as a dentist in 2005.  He worked as an associate in a Periodontal specialist practice and in the Oral Medicine clinic of Andreas Syngros Hospital.  In 2008, following his military service as a dentist in the Greek Air Force, he was admitted to the University of Michigan, USA where he completed a comprehensive three-year specialty program in Periodontology obtaining a Certificate and a Master’s degree.

In 2011, Dr Tatarakis received a prestigious clinical and research scholarship by the International Team for Implantology and spent one year at the Unit of Periodontology of the Eastman Dental Institute in London.  In the meantime, he completed the necessary examinations and became a Diplomate of the American Board of Periodontology.

Between 2012-2016, he held Clinical Teaching and Research Associate positions at the Eastman Dental Institute, supervising graduate students and conducting clinical research.  He is currently a staff member of the newly founded Centre for Oral Clinical Research of the Institute of Dentistry, Queen Mary University of London.  Nikolas holds memberships of professional and educational associations in periodontics and implants, and lectures and publishes in these fields.

Nikolas accepts referrals that require the diagnosis and management of the whole spectrum of periodontal and peri-implant diseases and conditions, including oral plastic and regenerative procedures as well as for implant surgery.

Samantha Hamer

Specialist Endodontist
GDC No. 81124


We are pleased to introduce Samantha Hamer to our team as our Endodontic Specialist.

Samantha studied dentistry at Guy’s Hospital London and qualified in 2002.  Having worked in general practice, she undertook specialist training at King’s College London and qualified with distinction as a specialist in endodontics (root canal treatment).  Samantha is on the GDC specialist register for endodontics.  As well as working in practice, Samantha is also involved in postgraduate dental education at King’s College London.

Samantha accepts referral for root canal treatment, re-treatments, treatment of complex anatomy and resorption and surgical endodontic treatment.

Lucy Williams

Dental Hygienist and Therapist
GDC No. 212026


We are pleased to introduce Lucy Williams to our team as our new Dental Hygienist and Therapist.

Lucy will principally be working closely with Nikos in the treatment and maintenance of our complex periodontal patients as well as carrying out scaling and hygiene for our patients.

Lucy comes to us with a wide range of training and experience in a multitude of settings including private practice, community, and hospital settings.  She is also very interested in education and treatment of complex patients, currently working in the Department of Periodontology at Birmingham Dental Hospital, where she provides care for patients with complex needs, and educational support to the BSc Dental Students.  Lucy is also a member of the research team at Birmingham.

Mahmoud Mohseyni (Shahdad)

GradDip DH GradDip DT
Dental Hygienist and Therapist
GDC No. 268270

We are pleased to introduce Mahmoud Mohseyni (known as Shahdad) to our team as one of our Dental Hygienists and Therapist.

Shahdad will work closely with Nikos in the treatment and maintenance of our complex periodontal patients as well as carrying out scaling and hygiene for our patients.

Shahdad enjoys working with patients to reach their oral health goals and help develop their abilities in overcoming dental diseases.  He has a special interest in Dentally Anxious patients and Paediatric Dentistry.