Dentist in Balham, London

40 Balham High Road
Balham, London SW12 9AQ

Telephone: 0208 675 7307

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  Dr Dipak Joshi
BDS (Lond), LDS RCS (Eng), DGDP (UK)
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GDC No. 54924

Dr Dipak Joshi is the principal dentist of Dental Clinique. He has developed Dental Clinique to become one of the most advanced preventative practices internationally. He is a lecturer, writer, trainer, researcher and media consultant. He has a special interest in Cosmetic Dentistry, Preventative and Minimal invasive dentistry, Healozone®, and Cerec®. His General Dental Council registration number is 54924.

In 2006, in the first survey of all UK dentists by Dentistry Magazine, Dr Joshi was voted among the top 50 " Most Influential"  dentists in the UK.

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Dr Katherine Wicksteed
BDS (Hons) (Lond)

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GDC No. 82467

Katherine Wicksteed has been a dentist at Dental Clinique since 2003. She qualified from Kings College London with distinctions in multiple subjects and completed her MFGDP post graduate qualification in 2007. Katherine also teaches paediatric dentistry at Kings College London.

Katherine works 3 days a week at Dental Clinique including alternate Saturdays. She provides a wide variety of dental care services including minor cosmetic procedures. In addition, Katherine has a special interest in treating children and routinely lectures in all aspects of paediatric dentistry. She also lectures in the management of adult and child patients who have had dental injuries (trauma)

Katherine has a young family of three children (including a set of twins)

  Dr. Toni Petrat
LDL (Pol)
GDC No. 250266

Dr. Toni Petrat joined Dental Clinique in February 2015.

He joins our passionate approach to preventative dentistry and non intervention dentistry. Toni speaks four languages and has worked and advanced his dental education in several European countries, including Germany. He has a keen interest in cosmetic dentistry and since he joined Dental Clinique he has been continuing his advanced training in order to keep up-to-date in this dynamic field.

Toni is passionate about sports and just recently did his Powerboat license.


Caroline Vaz
BDS (U Lon)
GDC No. 21133

Having graduated from the renowned Kings College London in 2011, Caroline joined the team at Dental Clinique in 2015.

Caroline has a special interest in giving patients the confidence they deserve by delivering optimum smiles with care individualised to their specific needs.

Caroline is currently undergoing a diploma in Restorative Dentistry and is currently qualified to cosmetically align teeth with systems such as Inman Aligers, Invisalign, and C fast clear braces. Caroline also has a keen interest in facial aesthetics carrying out procedures such as Botox and Dermal fillers.

In her spare time Caroline thoroughly enjoys traveling, eating out and visiting the cinema.

She works Mondays and every other Friday


  Edward Brady
Specialist in Endodontics
BChD MJDF MClin Dent MEndo RCSEd
GDC No. 74436

Edward qualified at Leeds Dental School in 1998. Since qualifying he has worked in hospital and practice in the UK and Australia. He completed his specialist training with distinction in Endodontics at Guy's Hospital in 2012. He was also awarded Membership in Endodontics (MEndo) by the Royal College of Surgeons, Edinburgh.

Edward has contributed chapters to a textbook of Endodontics and currently teaches specialist trainees at King's College Hospital. He is a member of the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh and the British Endodontic Society.

Edward empathises with patients and understands the apprehensions one can experience prior to root canal treatment. He prides himself in taking time to explain procedures and helping patients to have a pleasant visit at Dental Clinique

Edwards accepts referrals in:
Root canal treatments
Surgical Endodontics

  Dr Enamul A. Ali
Oral Surgeon
BDS (U Lond) ; FDS RCS (ENG); MBBS (U Lond)
GDC No. 71103

King's College London; Homerton University Hospital

Dr Ali is dually qualified as a doctor and a dentist. He graduated from King's College London in 1995 and gained his fellowship after working in a number of maxillofacial units. He completed his medical training in 2003 from St. Bartholomew's and the Royal London Hospital. He mainly works as a staff and associate specialist in the oral and maxillofacial unit at Homerton University Hospital, and carries out sessions in practice one day a week.

He is competent in a wide variety of surgical dental procedures using both local anaesthesia and sedation. He has an interest in teaching and routinely helps run various courses, such as MJDF exam revision courses at the Royal College of Surgeons England.

Dr. Ali provides Oral Surgery procedures at Dental Clinique. He is well known for his gentle patience and skill to make complex procedures simpler.


  Yukarina Shirley

Yukari qualified as a Dental Hygienist in the USA with full UK registration.

In addition to the demanding training in the US, Yukari further specialised in Non-Surgical Periodontal Therapy. Yukari worked in New York and has located to UK to be with her husband. In addition to attending further education courses in the UK, Yukari travels to New York every couple of years to keep herself up-to-date. Dental Clinique has benefited from her input.

"My primary aim is to provide patient satisfaction and to deliver my care in the most thorough yet gentle way possible. I love feedback so please don't be shy! The most rewarding moment for me is when I have treated a patient with deep periodontal "pockets" and on their next appointment I am able to document their complete repair. I am so proud of my patients for following the treatment with diligent aftercare including flossing along with dietary and lifestyle adjustments."

She works on Monday, Wednesday and Thursday

  Ms Sara Sheikh
GDC No. 171295

Our Dental Hygienists are approachable, extremely bubbly and enthusiastic. They develop excellent relationships with their patients. We feel confident that with our dental hygienists you will feel quickly at ease.

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Definition of letters:
  • EDH
    Enrolled Dental Hygienist

  • BDS (Lon)
    Bachelor of Dental Surgery, University of London

  • LDS RCS (Eng)
    Licentiate of Dental Surgery, Royal College of Surgeons of England and Wales

  • DGDP (UK)
    Diploma of General Dental Practice, Royal college of Surgeons

  • BSc
    Bachelor of Science

  • MSc
    Master of Science

  • MFDS RCS (Eng)
    Member of Faculty of Dental Surgery, Royal College of Surgeons of England and Wales

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