Dr Rik Patel
BDS (Lond) MJDF (RCS Eng)
Rik qualified from Kings College London in 2009.
He gained Membership of the Joint Dental Faculties at the Royal College of Surgeons in 2011, followed by a year working at the renowned Eastman Dental Hospital. Here he was able to help treat complex dental cases and increase his clinical experience.
As principal dentist at Dentistry at 388, Rik works locally and is fortunate to share his passion for preventive dentistry and create naturally healthy teeth.
Rik also offers Invisalign treatment to help create beautifully straight teeth without the need for metal wires..
Dr Dipal Patel
BDS Hon (Lond), MJDF (RSC Eng)
Dipal qualified in 2008 from Kings’s College London with honours and joined Dentistry At 388 in 2012.
Dipal has been a member of the Joint Dental Faculty since 2009.
Dipal enjoys cosmetic dentistry, particularly composite (white) fillings and teeth whitening and has completed an Advanced Cosmetic Dentistry course.
Dipal’s gentle approach and calm manner help put her patients, particularly nervous patients, at ease.
Our Dental Hygienists
Alicia initially qualified as a Lawyer from City University London. With a family background in Dentistry, Alicia developed a keen interest in the field and decided to pursue a career in dental hygiene. Alicia completed her training as a hygienist from the renowned Eastman Dental Institute in 2013 and has never looked back!. She has been working at Dentistry At 388 since 2013. Alica has a very gentle and calm method of working. She is very effective at teaching her patients the correct techniques to maintain a healthy and beautiful smile.
Dr Rosy Hayward
Rosy qualified as a Dentist from Kings College London on 2005 however she was the happiest in treating gum disease and decided to solely concentrate her career as a dental hygienist. She joined our team in 2019. Rosy enjoys the challenge of managing advanced gum disease and strives to create a healthy and naturally beautiful smile. Rosy is particularly great at managing anxious patients and takes great pride in her work. Due to her background as a qualified dentist, she collaborates well with the dentists at the surgery to provide all round care for her patients. During her spare time Rosy likes to travel, cook and enjoys letting off steam boxing!
Our Dental Nurses & practice manager / Receptionist
GDC Registration Number 284814
Bonnie started working at the practice in 2014 as a trainee dental nurse. She received her NVQ Level 3 Diploma in Dental Nursing in 2018. Bonnie is a fun, caring and talented dental nurse who will ensure you have a comfortable visit with us.
Linda has been our practice manager and receptionist since 1997. She has a wealth of experience in the industry and can be trusted to provide advice on the phone and deal with any appointment queries efficiently. She is a valued part of our team and keeps us all organised!