Our Specialist Dental Team
Dr Emiliano Zanaboni DDS MSc P.G.Implant Dentistry (N.Y) MClinDent(Perio) Specialist in Periodontics
GDC Number : 103319
Dr Emiliano Zanaboni graduated from Turin University (Italy) in 1997 with Honours. In 1999, he undertook a 2-year full-time programme at New York University in Implant Dentistry, studying with worldwide-renowned Implant Surgeons and Periodontists Dr D. Tarnow, C Mish, S Wallace and S Froum. Since then he has limited his practice to Periodontics and Implant Dentistry, currently uses Straumann, 3I, Nobel Biocare and Endopore Titanium Implant Systems. He specializes in the regenerative aspects of Implant dentistry e.g. Socket Preservation, Sinus lifts, and Ridge Augmentation, paying particular attention to the anterior ‘aesthetic zone’ of the face and the smile. In 2008 Dr Zanaboni completed the MClinDent in Periodontology at the Royal London Hospital and passed with distinction. Dr Zanaboni is currently teaching at Guy’s in the Postgraduate Specialty Program in Periodontology from June 2011.
Dr Peter Yerbury BDS(London) MSc(Texas) Registered Specialist in Prosthodontics
GDC Number : 58647
Dr Yerbury graduated from Guy’s Dental Hospital, London, in 1984. He spent a number of years in further hospital training appointments in Restorative Dentistry and Oral Surgery, before gaining experience in general dental practice with particular interest in Prosthodontics. He embarked on the North American Specialist training in Prosthodontics, completing the three year programme at the University of Texas Health Science Centre in San Antonio in 1992. He graduated with a Masters Degree in the same year, gained Specialist Registration in Prosthodontics in the UK and continues to be an active participant in study groups in UK, Europe and USA. Dr Yerbury provides fixed restorations for many situations, ranging from single teeth to complex full mouth rehabilitation, in close co-ordination with other Specialists and referring colleagues. He also has a particular interest in removable prostheses, with application of advanced functionally generated techniques. Where appropriate, implants are used to support both fixed and removable prostheses. Aesthetic evaluation and treatment is provided upon request in accordance with current, ethical Prosthodontic practice. Peter is always pleased to offer informal advice to referring colleagues, and can be contacted at Mount Vernon Dental Group.
Dr Allen Gaon BDS MSc(endo) MFDS RCPS (Glasg) MDTFEd MFDS RCSEd MCGDent
GDC Number: 63976
Allen qualified from UMDS Guy’s Hospital, University of London in 1988 and soon after entered general practice in Amersham, Buckinghamshire where he established and developed a prestigious town centre dental clinic.
Allen’s commitment to high level dental care for his patients was further enhanced by him gaining his MSc in Endodontics from the University of Warwick in 2012. He was invited to remain on the teaching faculty and rose through the ranks to become a Principal Teaching Fellow, Associate Professor and Course Director for the MSc Endodontics programme. Allen concurrently started to accept endodontic referrals.
Allen is a member of the Faculties of Dental Surgery at The Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh and The Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow as well as the Faculty of Dental Trainers at The Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh.
Allen continues to write clinical papers and lecture nationally and internationally, most recently at the American Association of Endodontists. He also leads postgraduate courses for both general practitioners and specialists wanting to enhance their knowledge and skills in endodontics. Allen is honoured to have been recognised by the GDC as a Specialist in Endodontics and divides his time between working in specialist endodontic practice, teaching endodontics, and undertaking PhD research in Maxillary Sinusitis of Endodontic Origin at the University of Warwick.
Allen is honoured and delighted to join the MVDS team and looks forwards to offering both referring dentists and their patients the highest level of professional care and attention.
Dr Tina Halai BDS MJDF MOralSurg
Dr Halai is a talented Specialist Oral Surgeon, working in both primary and secondary care.
Dr Halai graduated in dentistry from King’s College London in 2010. Following this she worked as a Senior House Officer in Oral Surgery/ Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery for 3 years. She was elected a Member of the Joint Dental Faculties from the Royal College of Surgeons of England in 2012. In 2016, Tina undertook a position as a Specialty Dentist in Oral Surgery at Guy’s Dental Hospital where she also provided clinical teaching to dental undergraduate students.
Tina subsequently attained her higher specialist training qualification in Oral Surgery at the prestigious Eastman Dental Hospital in 2018. She is passionate about patient safety and teaching and has developed a unique form of training which has been rolled out hospital-wide. Tina is also a proficient provider of sedation and is a member of SAAD (Society for the Advancement of Anaesthesia in Dentistry).
Tina has most recently divided her time with providing oral surgery services in general practice with her work at the Eastman Dental Hospital, where she assessed and treated patients requiring more complex care. She is able to treat patients under intravenous sedation, local anaesthesia as well as general anaesthesia. She has also provided one-to-one teaching and clinical supervision of Oral Surgery trainees and general dentists on the Minor Oral Surgery course.
Dr.Daljit Jagdev BDS, MSc(Periodontology) MFGDP(UK) Practice Limited to Periodontics
GDC Number: 72356
Dr. Jagdev qualified BDS from Guy’s Dental Hospital, London in 1996. Following this she worked as a house officer in the Oral and Maxillofacial surgery department in Birmingham. Whilst in general practice she gained her MFGDP qualification and subsequently enrolled in the MSc program in Periodontology at GKT. Daljit’s research project was nominated for the Sir Wilfred Fish Prize and was presented at the Royal College of Surgeons in 2001.
Since completing the MSc program in 2001 Daljit has taught as a clinical demonstrator at GKT and has limited her practice to Periodontics. As well as working in private practice accepting referrals, she is now involved in lecturing to dentists at Section 63 courses. Daljit has a wide range of experience treating complex periodontal cases including crown lengthening, ridge augmentation, root coverage procedures, bone regeneration and multidisciplinary treatment planning. She keeps up to date with developments in the field by attending conferences.
Victoria Kempster EDH
GDC Number: 4586
Victoria trained in Dental hygiene at Newcastle Dental Hospital in 1994, where she was also awarded the Oral B Dental Hygienist Prize. She has experience of working with Specialist Practitioners, which enables her to support the wide range of services that we at Mount Vernon Dental Group offer. Victoria is married to an NHS Dental Consultant and has two children.