Chattering Class and Dermal Clinic are a private practice dedicated to providing you with the highest standard of care, quality treatments and service to ensure you are more than happy with our service.
We want you to relax in our practice, confident in the knowledge that you are getting the best treatment, with great dentists to fulfill all your dental needs.
Our dedicated and welcoming team is enthusiastic and progressive in their approach to dentistry and their service to you. Each member of the dental team attends regular courses and workshops to pursue further qualifications to enhance their dental knowledge and customer service skills.
We treat you, our patient, as we would wish ourselves and our families to be treated.
Your team @ the Chattering Class and Dermal Clinic
Name: Dr Gursh Bajwa
Position: Principal Dentist
Background:Having trained at Guys Hospital, London, Gursh has completed a two year training program with the Royal College of Surgeons in Restorative Dentistry. His active role in continuing his studies has kept him abreast of the latest advances in the dental field. Deeply committed to continuing education, Dr. Bajwa constantly enhances his knowledge by participating in courses throughout the world.
In the important area of orthodontics, he has been responsible for numerous treatments since 2003 when he started with fixed braces under the guidance of an orthodontist in the Midlands. He is currently in the process of training in further post graduate courses in Orthodontics with Dr Derek Mahony, an internationally-recognised practicing orthodontic consultant renowned for developing dental treatments as part of complete face enhancement. Gursh has completed a one year residency program with Dr Mahonys in Passive Self Ligating Fixed Orthodontic Appliances and has just commenced a very comprehensive three year orthodontic program. Gursh also completed a residency at Dr Mahony’s orthodontic practice in Sydney in Dec 2010 where he was exposed to over one hundred patients per working day. Cosmetic orthodontics is another growing field where patients with healthy functional bites require mild corrections of their teeth. Invisalign, Lingual braces and 6 Month braces are used for such cases. Gursh has completed training with Dr Ian Hutchison – an orthodontist who focuses on lingual braces and has completed numerous Invisalign, Lingual and 6 Month Braces cases.
As an active member of the American Academy of Cosmetic Dentists, Gursh visits the USA on a regular basis to gain experience in the latest techniques, as well as in the UK through his membership of the British Academy of Cosmetic Dentists. A member of the British Dental Association, he frequently takes part in study groups throughout the West Midlands, and since completing a training programme in sedation has carried more than 1,000 sedation-assisted treatments.
Area of interest: Orthodontics and Cosmetic Dentistry
Professional Bodies: GDC, BSRD, BOS
GDC Number: 82460 (UK)
Social: Gursh gets a great deal of satisfaction from “improving patients lives and smiles”, and in his spare time he enjoys walking and has a passion for cricket – a game he played at school and university.
Name: Dr Sam Smith
Position: Principal Dentist
Background: Since graduation from University of Birmingham School of Dentistry, in 2002, Dr Sam Smith has continued to pursue further training and increase his knowledge and skills. In 2003 Faresh gained Membership of the Faculty of General Dental Practitioners (MFGDP) from the Royal College of Surgeons. In 2011 Faresh was also awarded the Diploma in Restorative Dentistry from the Royal College of Surgeons. Having also received training in Sedation, Faresh is extremely experienced in treating nervous and anxious patients in all aspects of dentistry. His commitment to the profession is shown by the numerous national and international courses he has attended in Cosmetic, Restorative and Implant dentistry throughout the UK, Europe and USA.
He is also currently studying for his Diploma in Implant Dentistry with the Royal College of Surgeons, which is regarded as the Gold standard qualification in implant dentistry. He has experience in all aspects of restorative and dental implants including bone grafting and sinus lifts for ridge augmentation.
Area of interest: Dental Implants and Cosmetic Dentistry
Professional Bodies: GDC, FGDP, SAAD, ADI, BDA, BSRD, BSP
GDC Number: 80833 (UK)
Social:In his spare time Faresh enjoys spending time with family and friends as well as being a keen cricketer.
Name: Dr Michalitsa (Millie) Argyriadou DDS, MSc (Conservative), MSc (Endodontics) GDC
Position: Associate Dentist
Background: Millie is passionate about health & aesthetics, to give people a confidence boost.
Millie was born in Patra, Greece, and following in her mothers and sisters footsteps (both dentists), she obtained her degree of dentistry in 2001. After four years of working in her familys private practice in Greece she moved to the UK to fulfill her dream of postgraduate-training. Her continued commitment to postgraduate studies has ensured that she has kept up to date with the latest dental developments and techniques. She gained her degree of Masters of Science in Conservative Dentistry at UCL Eastman Dental Institute and is uniquely trained under some of the best clinicians in the world. She then continued on to a two-year training program, where she obtained her degree of Masters of Science in Endodontics again at the UCL Eastman Dental Institute.
She has spent the last 10 yrs working in the dental field and is extremely experienced to deal with simple to complex treatments including difficult complex restorative crown and bridge cases, veneers, cosmetic treatments, smile design, implants, root canal treatment and teeth whitening. She has been trained using the forefront Microendodontic technology, which uses the Surgical Operating Microscope to performed conventional and surgical endodontic procedures, for exact precision. Millie also developed a interest in tooth whitening, undertaking extensive research on this subject as part of her MSc(s) studies.
Millie is committed to excellence in patient care based upon sound scientific evidence and principles. She believes in pain free, aesthetic dentistry that addresses the needs of her patients. But more importantly, her gentle, calm and organised manner takes the fear and pain out of her patients, leaving the patient happy and very satisfied.
As part of her commitment to delivering high quality dentistry to patients, Millie attends various study groups and courses throughout the year, updating her knowledge on all aspects of dentistry. Millie is greatly liked and respected by her team, patients and colleagues.
Area of interest: Cosmetic Dentistry and Dental Implants
Professional Bodies: GDC, BDA, BES
GDC Number: 85086 (Hungary)
Social:In her spare time Millie enjoys sailing, playing tennis and dancing