Meet The Team

Dentists :

Dr Jayesh L Soneji BDS MFGDP (UK)
Dr Jayesh L Soneji BDS, MFGDP (UK) 1958 – 2022
Principal Dental Surgeon
GDC No: 59039

It is with deepest sorrow that we inform all our patients that Dr Soneji passed away on 12th December 2022 from Myeloma, bone marrow cancer.

Qualified in 1984 from University of Dundee, Dr Jayesh Soneji established himself as a well-experienced dentist of 40 years in all aspects of dental health care, particularly complex restorative dental cases, dental implants and cosmetics.
His professional and dedicated approach to dentistry no doubt ensured all his patients’ needs were met to a high standard.

Dr Jayesh Soneji had an established loyal patient base and was highly recommended by his patients who have been exceptionally happy with his dental care and result of treatment.

Outside dentistry, Dr Soneji enjoyed reading, keeping fit and spending time with his family. He leaves behind Oakwood Dental Practice to his daughter, Dr Jaima Soneji. He will be dearly missed by many patients and staff alike.

Dr Jaima Soneji BDS MJDF RCS (Eng)
Dr Jaima Soneji BDS, MJDF, RCS (Eng)
Principal Dental Surgeon
GDC No: 211283

Having qualified from King’s College London in 2011, Jaima has joined her father at Oakwood Dental Practice in 2012 and continued to gain experience and enhance her dental skills to deliver a comprehensive standard of dental care to all her patients.

Her gentle, friendly and calm approach to patient care has helped many nervous patients overcome their dental fears.

In 2012 Jaima passed and acquired further post graduate qualification; MJDF RCS from the Royal College of Surgeons in England. She also holds the secretarial position for the British Dental Association in the Ealing, Acton & Chiswick region for organising post-graduate lectures for local dentists. Jaima has achieved a certificate in Advanced Aesthetics and Restorative Dentistry in March 2016 and Advanced Endodontics (root canal treatment) skills course, to help benefit her patients in achieving a good functional dentition and natural-looking smile.

With special interests in Invisalign (clear braces), teeth whitening and Cosmetic composite fillings and bonding, Jaima has improved the smiles of many happy patients and hopes to continue to do so.

Outside dentistry, Jaima enjoys travelling, spending time with her family and friends and practising yoga.

Dr Nizar Hamodeh DDS (Lond), MSc, MFDS, RCS (Eng)
Specialist Oral and Implant Surgeon
GDC No: 83100

Dr Hamoudeh is our visiting oral surgeon who specialises in complex and surgical extractions, including wisdom teeth and buried roots removal

He divides his time between general practice and the Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery Dept at Northwick Park and Central Middlesex Hospitals.

His calm and collective manner along with his technical and clinical expertise make him highly credited by our patients.

Dr Hamoudeh accepts oral surgery referrals at Oakwood Dental Practice.

Bozena Zbrzyzna
Dental Hygienist
GDC No: 118603

Bozena is a very enthusiastic Dental Hygienist.

She began her career as a Dental nurse in 2005 in London.

She always has been interested in the general Oral Hygiene. After completing various courses relevant to the field including Oral Health Education, Radiography, orthodontic nursing, and fluoride application

Pursuing this carrier with a strong love and passion has helped to develop her knowledge about Oral Hygiene and become a Dental Hygienist. Her kind and gentle approach is favoured amongst our patients.

Outside Dentistry, Bozena is a proud mum to two children. She loves to bake cakes and travel. She also enjoys keeping fit through jogging, swimming and kayaking.

Dr Jacqui Freedman BDS
Dr Jacqui Freedman BDS
Associate Dental Surgeon
GDC No: 191361

Jacqui qualified from the University of Liverpool in 2010 and has worked in general practice since. She really enjoys using her artistic abilities in order to help patients improve the appearance of their smile so that they feel confident about it. She particularly enjoys working with children and tries to ensure the best preventative practices are developed from an early age.

Outside of dentistry Jacqui enjoys spending time with her family and friends and also the occasional shopping trip!

Dr Marina Daoud
Dr Marina Daoud BDS
Facial Aesthetics
GDC No: 251528

Dr Marina Daoud qualified as a dentist from King’s College London. She completed her foundation training in Sunningdale, Ascot. During this time she undertook a comprehensive training course in the administration of dermal fillers and anti-wrinkle injections.

Marina loves how such minimally invasive and virtually pain free treatments can truly help give patients back their confidence. She always prides herself on providing the most natural results and simply enhancing a patient’s own features. Marina provides in depth consultations, taking the time to really listen to what your concerns are and explaining the science behind what she does so that as a team; clinician and patient, a suitable treatment plan is drawn up and meticulously executed. Above all Marina insists that her practice must be safe, effective and ethical at all times.

In her spare time Marina enjoys spending time with her family, gardening and cooking.

Dr Priya Bilakia
Associate Dental Surgeon
GDC No: 272392

Priya has gained vast experience during her time as a general dentist which she has positively used to rehabilitate the dental health of a wide range of children and adults with her prime focus being on the prevention of dental disease which in turn gives her patients the information and confidence to make positive choices for their own well being long term.

From being a VTE in Milton Keynes, she built a large bank of knowledge by going on multiple dental courses and seminars, notably Barts and London oral surgery course, intensive Endodontics course. Priya has recently shifted her focus on more cosmetic and aesthetic dentistry, she has enhanced her skills by attending renowned courses such as Invisalign and mini smile makeover.

She enjoys spending quality time with my family and friends. Priya’s hobbies include travelling, yoga, cooking and she has recently taken up painting in her free time.

Dr Sylvia Chong
Associate Dental Surgeon
GDC No: 277727

Sylvia grew up in Malaysia before moving to Ireland to study Dentistry. Following graduation, she spent 5 years working in Wales before moving to London to further her career. Sylvia enjoys general dentistry with a strong passion for cosmetic dentistry and root canal treatment. She completed her Postgraduate Certificate in Endodontology in University of Chester. She is now pursuing her PG Diploma in Endodontics to further enhance her skills.

She has a keen interest in Restorative and is looking to complete her MSc in Restorative Dentistry from University of Birmingham this summer 2024. She has also completed a year-long advanced cosmetic dentistry course with the world-renowned, Dr Christopher Orr in 2022. She has a keen interest in teeth straightening and smile makeover with composite bonding, veneers and Invisalign. She is an Invisalignregistered (invisible adult brace system) provider and has attended many courses to improve her composite bonding skills.

She continues to develop herself, both professionally and personally.

Outside of dentistry, Sylvia enjoys running and spending time with family.

Dr Veneet Sian
Associate Dental Surgeon
GDC No: 289565

Veneet Sian graduated from the University of Liverpool in 2020. She has spent 2 years as a Trainee in an Oral Maxillofacial unit where she performed minor oral surgery under LA and GA. She has a special interest in Oral surgery and Endodontics. Veneet creates a friendly and relaxed environment for her patients. She always keeps the patients best interest first and foremost.

Outside of work she enjoys travelling and spending time with friends and family.

Maya Awada BDS, MSc, PGdip
Dental Hygienist & Therapist
GDC No: 312764

Maya has around 7 years of experience in the field. She graduated in 2015 with a degree in dental surgery. She also has a post graduate diploma in clinical management, and a master’s degree in forensic Medical sciences. She had participated in several dental public health projects, and is particularly patient and interactive with kids.

Support Staff :

Vivienne Moncrief
Nazia Obeid
Practice Manager

Nazia Obeid, a seasoned professional with over two decades of dedicated service in the dynamic field of dentistry. Her journey as a Practice Manager has been marked by passion, commitment, and a relentless pursuit of excellence.

Nazia embarked on this career path over 20 years ago, driven by a desire to contribute to the well-being of others through oral healthcare. From the early days of her career to the present, Nazia has witnessed the evolution of dental practices and embraced the challenges that came with it. Her commitment to staying abreast of the latest advancements in dental management has been pivotal in ensuring that the practices she oversees are at the forefront of innovation and patient care.As a Practice Manager, her role extends beyond the administrative realm. She takes pride in fostering a collaborative and patient-centric environment within the dental practice. Building strong relationships with both the dental team and the valued patients, which has been a cornerstone of her approach. Away from the hustle and bustle of the dental world, Nazia finds solace and joy in the company of her family and friends. Being surrounded by loved ones is a source of inspiration and balance in her life.

Fatin Hasado
Timsi Rajani
Dental Receptionist

Timsi is a GDC qualified dental nurse/receptionist with two years of experience in providing exceptional dental care and administrative support in a busy dental practice. Being passionate about dentistry and patient well-being, Timsi ensures a smooth and welcoming experience for everyone who walks through our door.

Beyond the dentistry, she enjoys traveling and diving into captivating books.

Rita Morland
Habiba Sharif
Dental Receptionist

Habiba is a dedicated and friendly dental receptionist with a passion for providing exceptional patient care. Habiba understands the importance of creating a welcoming environment for patients and strives to make each visit a positive experience. Outside of work, she is committed to her studies as a law student and enjoys spending time with her loved ones.

Cezarina Palancuic
Melinda Armitage
Dental Receptionist

Mel has a vast experience in dental reception and treatment coordination for over 10+ years and is happy with assist with all dental enquiries and patient treatments. She has a particularly friendly, caring and thorough approach to all patients to deliver the highest standard of dental care

Tina Dimitriva
Tina Dimitrieva
Dental Nurse

Tina began her dental career in 2012. She greatly enjoys her work within a professional healthcare team and building a rappor with all the patients. She is a key member is helping patients achieve their desirable smile. Tina is well liked by patients bringing confidence and reassurance to them. She also speaks 6 languages including Macedonian, Spanish, Bulgarian and Serbian.
In her spare time she likes to spend time with her family and is a big book lover.

Tina Dimitriva
Samar Haddad
Dental Nurse
GDC No: 143989

Samar earned her National Diploma in Dental Nursing in 2008 and completed an BDA radiography Nursing Course in 2010 . Samar joined our friendly team in August 2023 Samar is a busy mum to twins and enjoys family days out with the children. The areas of dentistry that interest her the most are implantology and surgical procedures. Samar enjoys traditional art and painting in her free time.

Bianka WiniarskaTrainee
Dental Nurse

Bianka joined the practice in July 2022 as a trainee dental nurse and has flourished in her position. Her positive and warming personality makes patient feel at ease and she has excelled in her knowledge and skill set as a nurse at Oakwood Dental.
In her spare time, Bianka enjoys kick boxing, travelling and reading.

Miriam Conte
Shalu Bhanderi
Trainee Dental Nurse

Shalu joined Oakwood team in May 2023 and has developed good communication skills along with a friendly and sympathetic approach towards the patients. She loves feeling involved in patient care and working clinically with the professional team for the welfare of the patient. Outside Dentistry, Shalu loves adventurous holidays, cooking, dancing and exploring new culture and lifestyles.

All our dentists and dental nurses undergo Continued Professional Development (CPD) every year in line with the General Dental Council’s Standard for Dental Professionals.

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