The team at Goodleigh Dental Practice

Meet The Team

Dr Mohammad Goli DDS

Dr Mohammad Goli DDS

Principle Dentist

Dr Mohammad Goli qualified in 1999 at the University of Tandlakare Umea in Sweden.  Post graduation he spent one year working in Sweden doing all aspects of general dentistry including Oral Surgery.

He moved to England in 2000 and worked in a large mixed NHS and Private practice until 2003 before becoming the Principle at Goodleigh Dental Practice.

Over the last 12 years he has expanded and modernised the practice and is a staunch supporter of the NHS and it’s principles to provide low cost dentistry for all.

He is a frequent attender of courses to keep up to date with the latest techniques and new treatments available. He is particularly interested in root canal treatment and receives many private referrals in this field.

He is focused on delivering an excellent level of service and treatment to all patients at the practice.

GDC reg no: 77049

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Dr Ali Rifai

Dr Ali Rifai BDS PG Cert

Associate Dentist

Dr Ali Rifai Graduated in 2008 from Barts and The London.

Dr Rifai is passionate about health and aesthetics and enjoys helping people get a confidence boost.

He is finishing off his Masters degree in Implant Dentistry at the City of London Dental School. He focuses on providing cosmetic dentistry, with a focus on accelerated braces and minimally invasive treatments.

Dr. Rifai is a perfectionist and always strives to provide the highest quality treatments for his patients. He is keen on learning continually attending numerous courses and conferences so he can implement new techniques and technologies.

Dr Rifai provides Invisalign, Six Months Smiles, Quick Straight Teeth, Inman Aligner and many other teeth straightening options. He also provides mercury-free tooth coloured cosmetic fillings, and crowns and Dental Implants. Dr Rifai is a Full Member of the British Academy of Cosmetic Dentists.

GDC reg no: 154456

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Dr Jyoti Marwaha BDS

Dr Jyoti Marwaha BDS

Associate Dentist, Birmingham 2004

Jyoti graduated from the University of Birmingham in 2004, and has been at Goodleigh Dental since 2007.

Having a caring and sympathetic nature, Jyoti enjoys all aspects of general dentistry. She holds a special interest in crown and bridgework, teeth whitening and providing white fillings.

Jyoti has completed The Certificate in Restorative Dentistry at The Eastman Dental Institute. She is certified in providing six month smile, which is a minimally invasive treatment that straightens teeth discreetly and quickly. She is also a provider of enlighten whitening.

GDC reg no: 83855

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Dr Khilna Shah BDS

Dr Khilna Shah

Associate Dentist, Birmingham 1999

Khilna graduated from the University of Birmingham in 1999.

Khilna joined Goodleigh Dental Practice in 2010, when she moved to Essex. Prior to this, she had been working at a single General Dental Practice for over 8 years in London.

This enabled her to gain extensive experience in both NHS and private dentistry.

Khilna appreciates the professional, longstanding rapport she shares with many of her patients, whom she strives to provide with high quality dental care.

Khilna enjoys performing all aspects of General Dental Practice and provides various treatments including non mercury composite (tooth coloured) fillings, different types of crown and bridge work, veneers, tooth whitening (mainly Enlighten) and various minimally invasive aesthetic treatments. She is a firm believer in discussing all options in detail with the patients and providing the best option for them.

Over the years Khilna has completed various post graduate courses including a certificate course in Restorative Dentistry and Sports Dentistry at the renowned Eastman Dental Institute. She has recently completed a course in Six Month Smiles and Inman Aligner Systems, which are both teeth straightening treatments.

Khilna has an interest in facial aesthetics and is certified to provide wrinkle reduction treatments and dermal fillers.

Khilna strongly believes in continued professional development, training and education in General Dental Practice so that she can provide the best possible dental care for her patients and adhere to her ethos and constant goal:
provision of high quality dentistry through the right knowledge and right conduct to the best of her ability.

GDC reg no: 75968

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Dr Rachel White

Dr Rachel White BDS (Hons) (London) MFDS RCS (Ed) FGDP(UK) Cert MOS RCS (Eng)

Associate Dentist

Rachel qualified in Dentistry from Barts and The London School of Medicine and Dentistry in 2010, where she graduated with Honours. Previously, she completed an honours degree in Sports Science, which she very much enjoyed. Rachel has completed the highly respected entrance examinations to become a Member of the Faculty of Dental Surgeons, Edinburgh, and has gained a Postgraduate Certificate with the Faculty of General Dental Practitioners (UK) in Minor Oral Surgery.

Rachel is currently 8 courses through the comprehensive 9 course postgraduate programme with the world-renowned Kois Center, Seattle USA. This allows her to incorporate world class state-of-the-art dentistry into clinical practice. Rachel is also an alumna of the well-respected Tipton Training Academy, where she further developed her restorative and aesthetic dental skills.

Rachel is passionate about incorporating facial aesthetics into her practice, and offering all her patients the opportunity to look younger and more refreshed. She is a graduate of the prestigious Dr Rikin Parekh Avanti Aesthetics Training Academy and has been trained by celebrity facial aesthetician Dr Sarah Tonks in Chelsea. Rachel is able to provide her patients with the latest options for wrinkle relaxation, lip augmentation, and dermal fillers – including mid-face volumisation, marionette lines and naso-labial fold lines.

Rachel really enjoys attending world-wide conferences to broaden and update her knowledge and skills.

When not practising dentistry, Rachel enjoys sports, such as swimming, skiing and yoga, and spending time in the gym. She is also passionate about travelling, and socialising!

GDC reg no: 194361

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Dr Mohammad Goli DDS

Dr Konstantina Papatolia DDS

Associate Dentist

Konstantina graduated from the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki in 2012 and speaks fluently in English and Greek.

After qualifying she worked in Greece as a general dentist in private practice, before moving to England where she has worked in both NHS and Private Practice as a general dentist.

She continuously undertakes post-graduate training to provide her patients with the highest quality dentistry. She is committed to providing good quality dental care in a friendly and relaxing environment.

GDC reg no: 246938

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Miss May Abdullah BDS MFDS (RCS)

Dr May Abdulla BDS MFDS (RCS)

Associate Dentist

Dr May graduated from Bristol University with Merits in Restorative dentistry and Orthodontics in 2011. She went on to hospital training as a maxillofacial house officer carrying out complex oral surgery as well as skin reconstruction following trauma and non -malignant skin cancer removal. She gained a greater understanding of facial anatomy and here her interest in facial rejuvenation began. She went onto gain membership of the Faculty of Dental Surgery at the prestigious Royal college of Surgeons. Edinburg.

She is close to completion her Masters degree in Restorative and Aesthetic dentistry and is about to embark on the internationally recognised Advanced Dental Seminars Course by the highly respected Dr Christopher Orr. She is a strong advocate of minimally invasive dentistry and combines treatments such as teeth whitening and use of direct bonding of aesthetic composites to achieve simple and advanced smile makeovers.

Dr May Abdulla has always had a keen interest in facial aesthetics. She has been trained and mentored by internationally renowned and celebrity aesthetician Dr Rikin Parekh of Wimpole street and Knightsbridge clinics. She has completed all masterclass training courses in basic and advanced treatment such as mid face volume loss, chin augmentation, Lip enhancement, treatment for hyperhidrosis, chemical eyebrow lift and gummy smiles. However her skills do not lie in just non-surgical injectable treatment, she also carries out advanced skin peels and is an accredited practitioner of Obagi Medical and Mesoestetics.

Dr May can use her multiple skills to deliver effective facial rejuvenation that can tackle skin ageing, acne, pigmentation and correction of asymmetry.

Dr May is known for her positive outlook on all aspects of dental health and facial rejuvenation. Her patients commend her gently manner, professionalism, transparency in explaining treatments and her exceptional attention to detail.

GDC reg no: 209494

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Dr Adil Khalil BDS Baqai 2004

Dr Adil Khalil BDS Mclintdent in Periodontology

Associate Dentist, Baqai 2004

Adil graduated from Baqai Medical University, Pakistan in 2004, he graduated in 1st position in his University. After one year Dental House officer training and a short spell in a private practice, he moved to the UK. Here he embarked on the Master's training at the prestigious Barts and the London, Queen Mary's University.

After successfully completing his 2-year full time MClinDent course in Periodontology, he was offered a one year course in Implantology and further training in the field of periodontology for a third complimentary year at the same university. Over these years of clinical training Adil has managed to develop a large portfolio of interesting and complicated periodontal and implant cases.

Adil has also worked as clinical supervisor (periodontology) of the 2nd, 3rd and 4th year undergraduate dental students at the Barts and the London from September 2007 to May 2009 and has also worked as clinical supervisor at Kings College London.

GDC reg no: 155956

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Dr Joanna K DDS

Dr Joanna Kowalczyk-Laska

Associate Dentist, PG Dip Endo (UCL)

Dr Kowalczyk-Laska was an Erasmus Mundus Scholar at the University of Marseille in France and qualified in dentistry in 2004. She is fluent in English, French and Polish and has been working in General Practice since qualifying. She developed an interest in endodontics after spending two years working in a specialist private endodontic practice in Europe.

Joanna is a dentist with a Special Interest in Endodontics (root canal treatment). She has recently completed a two year post graduate diploma at the world renowned Eastman Dental Institute (part of the University College London).

She is passionate about providing her patients the highest quality treatment in a caring, relaxing environment.

GDC reg no: 224623

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Dr Joanna K DDS

Dr Abdul Jabbie

Associate Dentist, BSc (2008. London), MSc (2010. London), BDS (2016. Plymouth)

Dr Abdul Jabbie graduated from the Peninsula College of Medicine and Dentistry (Universities of Plymouth and Exeter) in 2016. Following graduation, he completed his trainee year in Norwich, and gained his state registration with the General Dental Council.

He enjoys all aspects of general dentistry, which he says “keeps him on his toes”. Before embarking on a dental career, he gained a BSc in Biological Sciences, followed by an MSc in Clinical Neuroscience. During this time, he worked in various NHS care settings, including General Practice, A&E and Medical Laboratory assistant posts.

During his trainee year, he has done patient questionnaires. In particular, his patients like the way he makes them feel calm before and during dental treatment, as well as giving them reassuring after-care advice. His patients also liked the way he explains everything, which makes them feel reassured. He particularly enjoys building a good rapport with his patients and values the importance of good communication with the patient.

Dr Jabbie has long-term interests in Facial Aesthetics and Cosmetics dentistry, Implant Dentistry, Sedation Dentistry and other dental fields.

In his social time, he enjoys sports, especially cycling long distance, running full and half marathons for charities, playing football, volunteering at his local hospice, and going out with friends. He also enjoys outdoor activities, the countryside and coastal life, deep-sea fishing, as well as a passion for travelling.

GDC reg no: 264690

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Emma Taylor

Emma Taylor

Hygienist / Therapist

Emma graduated in 2011 after completing her Diploma in Dental Hygiene and Therapy. Before attending University Emma worked as a Dental Nurse in a mixed NHS and Private Practice. Since leaving University Emma has gained experience from working at various practices in the local area. She keeps up to date with her continual professional development by attending courses throughout the year. Emma is committed to providing patients high quality treatment and advice on oral hygiene in a relaxed and caring environment.

GDC reg no: 213421

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Leona Lee-Lozone EDH

Leona Lee-Lozone EDH

Hygienist

Leona has worked at Goodleigh Dental since 2012. She became a hygienist in 2001 after qualifying from the Eastman Dental Institute in London.

Prior to qualifying as a hygienist she was a qualified dental assistant for 10 years and has worked in both the U.S.A and Australia as well as practices in the UK.

She loves her job and strives to help patients understand the importance of good oral hygiene on their general health and well being.

GDC reg no: 5850

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Lisa Kolaczynska

Lisa Kolaczynska

Practice Manager

Lisa Kolaczynska is our practice manager, responsible for the smooth running of the practice and ensuring all patients are happy with the treatment and service they receive.

Lisa has worked at the practice since 2010. She is also a qualified Dental Nurse and is particularly good at dealing with nervous patients.

Lisa is the key contact in the event that you do have any problems or concerns when visiting Goodleigh Dental practice. Please see our complaints procedure for further details.

GDC reg no: 256898

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