Meet The Team

Dr Vishal Patel

Implant Surgeon

GDC: 243883​

Dr Vishal Patel is a highly respected implant dentist known for his dedication to modern dentistry’s latest developments. He regularly attends renowned training courses to stay at the forefront of the industry.


With vast experience, prestigious university accreditations, and advanced restorative training, Dr Patel excels in implantology. He is passionate about his work, constantly staying updated with the latest innovations and investing in personal development. Patients can trust that they will receive the finest quality treatment under his care.


Dr Patel’s advanced implant and aesthetic dentistry training allows him to create patients’ dream smiles. Accredited with a Masters Degree in Dental Implantology from the University of Bristol, he is skilled and continually expanding his expertise. At Smile HQ, patients can expect the highest quality dental treatment from Dr. Patel, who stays current with the latest advancements in the field.

Dr Pola Reza

Cosmetic Dentist

GDC: 251829

Dr Pola Reza is a renowned cosmetic dentist specialising in smile makeovers through Invisalign, composite bonding, and porcelain veneers. But his expertise extends beyond dentistry. Driven by a sense of adventure, he explores new destinations with his beloved family, creating cherished memories.


Moreover, he emphasises personal well-being, dedicating time to his fitness and understanding the importance of a healthy smile in a balanced life. Experience the transformative power of Dr Pola’s skills at Smile HQ, where passion, precision, and a zest for life converge to create unforgettable smiles.

Dr Sasha Alani

General & Cosmetic Dentist

GDC: 264561

Dr Sasha is a general and cosmetic dentist at Smile HQ. He grew up in Essex and completed his first degree in Biomedical Sciences at Keele University, before progressing to study Dentistry and graduating from Peninsula Schools of Medicine and Dentistry in 2016.

Friendly, enthusiastic and good-natured, Dr Sasha is dedicated to delivering an exceptional standard of care with a commitment to providing a positive patient experience. Dr Sasha has a devotion to continuous development and attends numerous postgraduate courses which have enabled him to keep up to date with advancements in dentistry. He most recently completed a PGCert in Dental Implantology.


Dr Sasha’s main passion is to help patients to become proud and confident about their smiles. He invests a lot of time in getting to know, understand and guide his patients so he can provide a comprehensive range of dental treatments.

Outside of dentistry Dr Sasha is a family man, proud owner of a dog called Chichi and an avid lover of football, golf, gym and podcasts. 

Dr Bal

General & Cosmetic Dentist

Dr Bal graduated from the prestigious King’s College London Dental Institute. During his undergraduate days Dr Bal served as the President of the King’s College London Dental Society where he introduced numerous new initiatives. His work for the Dental Society caught the eye of the British Dental Journal in which he was interviewed and featured – the BDJ is the most widely distributed dental journal in the UK. 


Throughout his undergraduate training his work, clinical skills and commitment to the institution was recognised by numerous clinical and academic accolades – the Guy’s Full shield, the Richard Dickinson USA trust fund award, King’s Opportunity Fund, Gold Star Award and most notably the Jelf Medal – the most prestigious award the dental school offers. Since graduating Dr Bal won first place in Mini-Smile-Makeover’s Young Maestro as well as being named as the NSK Rising Star 2019. He was recognised as the Best Young Dentist London 2020 at both the FMC & Private Dentistry Awards, won the FMC Fast Track 4 Award as well as winning Highly Commended at the Aesthetic Dentistry Awards in the category of Restorative Composite Smile Makeover. He has been recognised within the industry with multiple accolades year on year. 


Dr Bal loves treating his patients with the highest level of care and strives to go that one step further to help them feel more comfortable with their oral health. He loves aesthetic dentistry and has had his work showcased in numerous presentations and has presented some of his work at conferences in the United States. He believes in continuous development to ensure his patients receive the utmost standard of care and has completed a 4-day residency in Milan with the respected Style Italiano Group. He has also completed a post-graduate year-long programme on comprehensive and cosmetic dentistry under the tutelage of world-renowned dentist, Dr Chris Orr. Dr Bal has most recently been appointed as Young Opinion Leader for Ivoclar Vivadent – one of the leading global dental companies. 


Outside of work Bal is a keen footballer and enjoys staying fit by training regularly. He enjoys travelling & spending time with family. 


Dental Hygienist

Hannah qualified in Dental Hygiene from Guys/Kings College London in 2004. Since qualifying she has been working in private dentistry.

She has a passion for helping all patients obtain and maintain optimal oral hygiene. Hannah has almost 20 years experience working as a dental hygienist and has an empathetic, caring nature towards all her patients. Hannah offers Guided Biofilm Therapy (GBT) at Smile HQ. A treatment devised and used by leading gum specialists throughout the world and a move away from traditional methods of scaling and polishing teeth.

It is minimally invasive, gold standard and almost pain free; all whilst providing superior stain removal.