James Kleiber - Implant Dentist
GDC No. 81143
James is in charge of the implant and restorative dentistry referrals at Wordsworth House Dental Centre. In addition to being an award-winning dentist, he is also a key opinion leader for Nobel Biocare, teaches dentists how to place and restore implants at Implant Courses UK and The Esthetic Alliance Programs, and is frequently published in leading industry magazines. James has also taught at Guy's Hospital in London, is a member of the Association of Dental Implantology (ADI), and has extensive experience in the management of dental implants and aesthetic dentistry. He enjoys putting his artistic eye to his skills as a dentist to produce fantastic results and excels with patients of a nervous disposition.
Dr. Myriam Biffen - General Dentist
Myriam qualified in Mexico in 2006 and worked in her home city of Monterrey at a private practice for several years. She then moved to England and in 2013 re-qualified in the UK after passing the Overseas Registration Examination. Since then she has been practising private dentistry in England.
She has a real passion for dentistry and is committed to providing high-quality care based on scientific evidence and principles. She always aims to ensure the patient is put at ease and given a pain-free experience whilst addressing their individual needs. As well as treating all patients, she enjoys treating children and nervous patients.
Myriam has a real interest in aesthetic dentistry.
In 2015, Myriam passed her examinations to become a member of the Joint Dental Faculties of the Royal College of Surgeons of England. She is also a member of the British Endodontic and Orthodontic societies
Myriam is studying an MSc in Aesthetic Dentistry at King's College of London.
In her short time working in the UK Myriam has already established a strong reputation amongst her patients who enjoy her caring and professional approach.
Myriam is married with 1 baby girl. In her spare time, she enjoys yoga, cooking and when time allows, painting with oils.
Georgiana Mirica - General Dentist
GDC No. 110965
Georgiana graduated from Bucharest University in 1998 and has practised as a Dentist since then. She has developed a strong bond with the team and excellent relationships with her Patients. Georgiana enjoys all aspects of general dentistry but has a special interest in cosmetic dentistry, and expresses her artistic side in creating beautiful smiles. Georgiana also is able to provide straightening treatments to patients using the Invisalign system. Georgiana takes pride in the service she offers patients, from providing a warm, welcoming and secure environment for her patients to feel relaxed and reassured in, to delivering consistent, high-quality work for everyone who comes through the door.
Jassar El Jabouri - General Dentist
Tandarts Nijmegen 2003
GDC No. 251163
Jassar has over 16 years of private dental practice experience, during which he has mentored and coached in VT-equivalent dentist programs. Jassar has extensive experience in complex root canal treatments, prosthodontics and digital scanning for crowns and bridges. During his years of dental practice, he has insisted on continued academic development. He has been a lecturer in dentistry and head of department for a Dental Nursing Academy in the Netherlands. Jassar's special Interests include complex root canal treatments, prosthodontics and cosmetic dentistry.
Jassar qualified from Radboud University Nijmegen (The Netherlands) in 2003. Between 2004 and 2015 he was the co-owner and Managing Director of 8 private dental practices. He has also served as a Management Consultant for dental practice start-ups. Jassar has been a strong advocate for high ethical standards in dentistry. Because the dental profession holds a special position of trust within society, it is our duty to examine, inform, recommend and treat patients with utmost integrity. Jassar is married and has two children (boy of 14 and girl of 12). A keen Real Madrid fan since childhood, he travels with his son to Madrid regularly to support his team.
Dr. Jaume Escoda Francoli - Specialist Oral Surgeon
Expert in Periodontics & Implants
Lic Odont Catalan 2004
GDC No. 256969
Jaume (James) studied in both Universities of Dentistry in Barcelona (Catalonia, Spain). He is a positive, energetic and friendly third generation dentist, deeply specialised in Oral Surgery, Periodontics and Implantology. James has been working as a dentist since 2004 and as a specialist since 2007. He likes to be updated and to travel, being the perfect excuse to attend to many Congresses of his speciality around the world. He was an associate Professor in the University of Barcelona before he came to England and he is still working hard in his long and worthy Doctoral Thesis focused in a synthetic biomaterial that could be a substitute for autogenous bone grafting. He started working in the UK (Southampton) in 2016 and he has done several courses: intravenous sedation, intermediate life support, safeguarding patients, IRMER, etc. to improve, adapt, comply and learn more as his life's motto. James enjoys working as a team providing our excellent care (shoulder by shoulder) with each one's experience to prevent any future worsening complication and to improve the treatment plan so the results of our treatment could last many years making the patient really happy.
Dr. Shahin Sheykhzadeh - Orthodontist
DMD Bucharest 1997
GDC No. 233633
Academic: Qualified as a dentist in Romania in 1997 and as a Specialist Orthodontist in 2000. Registered as a dentist and a Specialist Orthodontist with the General Dental Council, London.Member of European orthodontics society and British orthodontics society.
Previous positions held: Apart from working as part of our team, Shahin also works at a dental practice in Poole and Poundbury and has previously worked in Romania and Iran, and was for some years the Head of Orthodontics at a dental clinic in Tehran.We are delighted to have Dr Shahin Sheykhzadeh working with us as our new Specialist Orthodontist. Shahin is Persian and comes from northern Iran close to the Caspian Sea. He speaks several languages including English, Farsi, Romanian and some Turkish. With 17 years of experience in both the private and public sector, Shahin offers his patients high quality orthopaedic and orthodontic therapies, which include fixed and removable braces to treat crowded teeth, deal with functional problems, skeletal anomalies and Orthosurgical issues. Where appropriate, he is happy to include unobtrusive Invisalign and Lingual systems as treatment options. He is confident of being able to resolve orthodontic problems in people of all ages and where necessary, adopt new methods or complicated treatment plans. Currently living in Poole , he is an animal lover, enjoys interior design and cooking international cuisine and whilst in Iran, was involved in charities supporting poor, disadvantaged and abandoned children.
Josef Pluhar - Dental Lab Technician
Josef Pluhar is a highly talented master of the porcelain crown, he works alongside us at Glenhome Dental Centre as our exclusive, in-house lab technician. Josef's creative career started when he studied stone masonry in Czechoslovakia and then went on to gain an MA in art. Josef discovered his real passion when working with a team of Dentists in West Berlin in a high-tech dental lab using gold and porcelain to create beautiful replicas of teeth.
Ellie Harris - Practice Manager
Ellie has embraced the challenging dual role of Practice Manager and Treatment Coordinator at both Wordsworth House and Glenholme Dental Centre. She has thrown herself in wholeheartedly, culturing a new team at both sites to create a positive atmosphere. Ellie's ethos is to promote a calm and relaxing environment for both clinicians and patients alike and welcomes all to visit her at either practice as her door is always open. She has a demonstrated history working in the dental environment and is currently undertaking a Level 4 Diploma in Practice Management to expand her knowledge and assist with the efficient running of the practices. In her spare time she enjoys trying out new recipes, singing and spending time with friends and family.
Mark Burrows - Relationship Manager
Mark brings over 25 years of experience in commercial account management to the team and looks after our referring practices. As a liaison between our specialist team and our referring dentists, Mark builds strong and trusting relationships, ensuring patients ultimately get the very best treatment through our partnership with their dentist. When not working, Mark enjoys spending time with his wife and 4 children and 2 grandchildren.
Paris Glanville - Lead Dental Nurse
GDC No. 277551
Paris began dental nursing in 2015 and achieved her dental nursing qualification in 2018. Since joining us at Wordsworth House, Paris has taken a keen interest in working alongside the specialist treatments. She completes her role with passion and dedication and enjoys providing a high level of care to our patients. Paris is a mum of 2 boys and enjoys socialising, cooking and taking trips with her family.
Sarah Toye - Patient Care Coordinator
Sarah is an experienced dental receptionist with a background in management. She has a warming personality and professional manner and enjoys welcoming and supporting our patients for each of their visits. Sarah's passion for dentistry has led her to take on a more treatment coordinator focused role, and is currently completing a Level 3 Diploma in Practice Management to support her career. In her spare time she enjoys spending time with friends, going to the gym and walking her dog in the forest with her partner.
Kristina has worked in the private health care industry for over six years. Kristina started with Wordsworth House Dental Practice as a Patient Care Co-ordinator at the beginning of 2020 after deciding to find a job that was more customer-facing and rewarding. Kristina is a very sociable and caring person and loves spending any spare time that she has with her two boys and her partner. They are an active family and enjoy walks, bike rides, camping trips and picnics on the beach.
Keara started with us at our Wordsworth House Practice in April 2018 as our front desk receptionist. After returning from her maternity leave, Keara became our treatment coordinator and is now covering as Practice Manager for both Glenholme Dental Centre and Wordsworth House. Keara thoroughly enjoys her hands-on role with the team and patients.