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The ADC Team

Our Dental Surgeons

Dr Ghassem Ghani Practice Owner

BDS Newcastle, MSc London, DGDPRCS(UK)

GDC Registered Specialist in Endodontics and Prosthodontics

GDC Registration Number: 51365

Gus was one of the founders of Ashley Dental Centre and is now the sole owner. He graduated from The University of Newcastle in 1977 and worked for some years as a Senior House Officer in various general hospitals including Kingston, Middlesex and Whipps Cross. He has taught at various university teaching hospitals before embarking on the Eastman Dental Hospital Course leading to the award of a Masters Degree in Conservative Dentistry in 1985. For many years he worked at a practice in Harley Street until setting up Ashley Dental Centre with Dr James Durie in 1985. He is a dental advisor to the Medical Unit of Voluntary Services Overseas. Gus is a keen but not very good golfer.

Dr Dipan Shah Associate Dentist

BDS Manchester, DRDP, Dip Imp Dent Eastman Dental Hospital

GDC Registration Number: 83250

Dipan joined the ADC team in early 2018. While he enjoys general dentistry, his area of expertise is implants. He has completed the Implantology course at the Eastman Dental Hospital and gained a Diploma in Implant Dentistry. Dipan is also a clinical teacher at Kings College Dental Institute, supervising and lecturing fifth year dental students. Recently he has been appointed as Training Programme Director in the London Dental Education and Training, NHS Health Education England and the London and South East Postgraduate Medical and Dental Education. Dipan is local to the area living in Surbiton.

Dr Tobi Oluwole Associate Dentist

GDC Registration Number: 193821

GDC registered specialist in Prosthodontics.

Tobi graduated from King’s College London in 2010 and completed his foundation dental training in Rochester, Kent. Since then he has worked as a senior house officer in maxillofacial surgery in East Kent Hospital’s University Trust, in private practice in Australia and also as a community dental officer in Sittingbourne, Kent.

Tobi is a member of the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh and was awarded a master's degree in 2017 by Eastman Dental Institute. In 2018, he passed the Membership in Restorative Dentistry examination to become a specialist Prosthodontist. Aside from practicing dentistry, he lectures and teaches at the Eastman Postgraduate Centre. Outside of work, he enjoys playing football, running and reading. He is an active member of his local church.

Dr Harpreet Kalsi Associate Dentist

GDC Registration Number: 153892

Dr Kalsi qualified from King’s College London in 2008. After her vocational training year, she went on to complete several Senior House Officer jobs in hospital. She completed a Masters in Conservative Dentistry at the Eastman Dental Hospital in 2014. Dr Kalsi is interested in fixed and removable prosthodontics, implants and Invisalign as well as enjoying the variety of general practice. Outside of work, she is a busy mum with three children and enjoys cooking and sewing.

Dr Jagdip Kalsi Visiting Specialist


GDC Registration Number: 104118

Jag is a consultant in restorative dentistry trained to specialist level in prosthodontics, endodontics, periodontics and implant dentistry. At Ashley Dental Centre he provides specialist periodontal treatments. He also works at Croydon University and King’s College Hospitals. In addition to multi-disciplinary cases, he enjoys implant and peri-implant dentistry, surgical periodontics and endodontics, and full mouth reconstruction work. He is actively involved in teaching general dental practitioners, postgraduate students, and junior and senior specialty trainees. He entered the GDC registers of prosthodontics and restorative dentistry in 2018. He has published extensively on many subjects including tooth surface loss management, restorative dentistry, periodontics, post cancer dental management.

Our Dental Nurses

Janet Palmer Senior Dental Nurse

National Certificate for Dental Nursing

GDC Registration Number: 131009

Janet is our Lead Senior Dental nurse and has been at Ashley Dental Centre since the start. Her role is managing the nursing staff at the practice as well as assisting in the surgeries. She has attended various dental nursing courses in implantology, microsurgery and root canal therapy. Tap dancing, going to the gym and spending time with the grandchildren are among her leisure activities.

Jacquie Frye Dental Nurse

GDC Registration Number: 134294

Jacqui Frye, since qualifying as a Dental Care Professional in 2008, has worked as a Dental Assistant in NHS and Private Practices. In 2014 she trained as an Oral Health Educator.

Jacqui was encouraged by one of her past employers to write Oral Health Goals for children in the local pre-school nurseries, which gave her more time with patients who needed additional oral health guidance. She joined the Ashley Dental Centre in 2017. Jacqui is a keen singer and is a member of a local choir. Her other hobbies include writing poetry and walking.

Our Dental Hygienists

Janine Ford Hygienist

CEB Dip Dent Hygiene (EDH)

GDC Registration Number: 4393

Janine qualified as a hygienist from the Eastman Dental Hospital and Institute in 1993 and has worked at Ashley Dental Centre since 1995. She lives locally and is married with three children. Her hobbies are archaeology and socialising.

Administration Staff

Ruth Maloney Receptionist

Ruth has been part of the ADC team for almost nine years. Starting as a part-time receptionist, she is the most experienced member of the reception and administrative team. When she is not working at Ashley Dental Centre, she enjoys an active lifestyle and spending time with her family, especially with her grandchildren.

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