Our Team

Dr. Mano Soltan DDS, BSc- GDC No. 74605


Dr. Soltan is the principal dentist at the clinic. He has been practicing general dentistry in the UK for the past 20 years. Prior to that, he gained his BSC in Molecular Biology and worked for two years at Pharmacia, a leading pharmaceutical company in Sweden, before realizing his true ambition to become a dentist.

In 1998, he gained his University Degree in Dental Surgery (DDS) from the Karolinska Institute in Stockholm. Since then he has undertaken several post-graduate courses in cosmetic and restorative dentistry, including Implantology, hard and soft tissue Laser, Computer Aided Design and manufacture of crowns and inlays(CAD-CAM).

He uses these advanced technologies as part of his everyday practice.

Dr Gajen Pathmanathan BDS

Gajen graduated with a distinction in 2002 from King’s College in London and has been working at Care Dental Studios in the last 4 years. He has special interests in cosmetic dentistry, IV sedation, restorative dentistry and oral surgery and has completed various dental courses and conferences in different parts of the world to further his skills in these fields.

Currently he is studying sports dentistry and dental materials science as well as a Diploma in Restorative Dentistry at the Eastman.

Outside of work, he enjoys playing football, golf, cricket and skiing. He also enjoys travelling, music, movies and dining.

Dr Hasmita Patel BDS

Hasmita graduated from Royal Dental Hospital School of Dental Surgery in 1983 and has been improving her skills throughout the years by attending world-class courses like the Eastman’s, Harry Zidelsky’s and Vanini Composite’s Restorative Dentistry and CPD Cosmetic Dentistry. She has been working at Care Dental Smile Studios for 19 years, but currently only working in a part-time capacity.

Outside dentistry, Hasmita enjoys travelling, trekking in high altitudes, yoga and skiing. This year, she has also contemplated in embarking on a sailing course.

Dr Parmdip Jutla BDS(Lond) MJDF RCS (Eng)

Parmdip joined our team in 2009 and works as an associate dentist on a part-time basis. She graduated from Kings College London in 2008 and she has special interests in restorative dentistry. Parmdip is currently working towards completing an MSc in Restorative Dentistry Practice at the Eastman Dental Institute.

Parmdip has also completed the SAAD sedation source and is now able to provide I.V sedation to nervous patients. She also has a keen interest in facial cosmetics and is able to provide Botox and Fillers for patients who are interested in looking younger as well as improving their smile!

Outside of work, she enjoys dining with friends and also participating in various sporting activities to keep herself fit and healthy.

Nina Dollay BDS(Hons) BSc(Hons) MFDSRCS(Eng)

Nina entered the St. Bartholomew’s & The Royal London Hospital School of Medicine and Dentistry, completing an intercalated BSc and receiving numerous prizes during her undergraduate dental course prior to her qualification in 1999 with honours. She has won many undergraduate prizes including

  • The George Hankey Prize in Oral Surgery 1999
  • Distinction in adult Oral Health in BDS Final examinations
  • Prize for Outstanding academic Achievement, BDS final examinations
  • American society for Endodontology, Final year clinical prize
  • Drapers consolidated Charity Intercalated degree award (BSc scholarship)

Following an enthusiasm for providing specialised care within the hospital environment she completed posts at the Manchester Dental Hospital where she gained experience teaching and was awarded her fellowship with the Royal College of Surgeons of England. On returning to London, Nina has centred her practice upon providing specialised care to children within the Community (‘School’) Dental Services in addition to quality based family care within general dental practice.

Nina also works in hospital practice solely in the speciallty of orthodontics. She is a certified provider with experience in both Invisalign and Six Month Smiles (Short Term Orthodontic treatment). Nina is extremely excited about the Six Month Smiles treatment which is taking the US by storm.

Her keen commitment to postgraduate learning resulted in Nina completing numerous certificates in dental mono-specialities including Paediatric Dentistry and Orthodontics. Despite working within both community and private paediatric and general dental practice during this time, her strong commitment to further professional development and patient care led her to take the opportunity for deeper study and advanced clinical training by undertaking the MSc in Postgraduate Dental Studies at the University of Bristol which she plans to complete in 2010. Her main interests are in the fields of Cosmetic dentistry and Orthodontics.

Nina has full registration with the General Dental Council and the Royal College of Surgeons of England. From a personal perspective, Nina has a keen interest in cycling and also enjoys spending time competing playing netball in a local league team.

Mr Gerard Balague Viladrich DDS MSc Implantology / Prosthodontics & Periodontics

Mr Gerard Balague Viladrich graduated in Dentistry from Barcelona in 2005. During this undergraduate period, he obtained a special distinction in the subject of Implantology. Following this, Gerard concentrated on obtaining a post-graduate certificate in Implant Dentistry from Warwick University which he passed with an A level grade.

Left thirsty for more knowledge, Gerard decided after working 2 years in London to enroll in a full time 3 year MSc in Implantology: Oral Surgery, Prosthodontics and Periodontology. During this time, he has had extensive specialist exposure to the field of full mouth rehabilitation with dental implants. His training has been acquired through working closely with well known specialists and has successfully performed such treatments for the past 3 years. He has also published posters and given oral presentations at international conferences.

Gerard has also obtained an MSc in research in Dentistry and Biomedicine as well as a certificate a post-graduate certificate in forensic dentistry. In addition, he has also trained in the Facial Aesthetic use of Botulinum toxin and Dermal Fillers.

Currently he is a member of the Academy of Osseointegration and a clinical teacher at the Primary Dental Care Unit at King’s College Hospital.

Gerard’s special interests include Smile Makeovers, Dental Implants, Soft and Hard tissue surgery, root recession coverage, Periodontal disease and dealing with Nervous patients.

Mr Balague Viladrich’s other interests include playing the piano, tennis and travelling.