Meet our Team
Dentists & Hygienists
Shane McLarnon - dentist
BDS University of Liverpool 2015, GDC (257690)
Shane graduated from the University of Liverpool in 2015 gained an MFDS diploma at the Royal College Physicians and Surgeons, Glasgow in 2017.
He spent a number of years working in general practice before moving to Australia for a year to continue to practice whilst enjoying the ability to enjoy both surf and sun all year round.
Shane particularly enjoys minimally invasive aesthetic dentistry taking pride in restoring teeth to looking their best! He also offers Invisalign GO treatment – the clear alternative to metal braces – which is becoming increasingly popular among our adult patients.
Outside of dentistry Shane loves to travel and explore having visited New Zealand, Japan and Singapore this year alone. He enjoys keeping fit and active and likes to pretend he goes to the gym three times a week.
Yennah Wong - dentist
BDS Queen Mary University of London 2018, GDC (278723)
She enjoys the rewarding feeling of seeing her patients’ confidence improve with each appointment. One of the best parts of her job is being able to relieve someone’s pain and watch them leave with a smile on their face. Yennah strives to work collaboratively with her patients to help them understand their treatment options, and what they can do at home to prevent more pain in future.
Outside of work, Yennah loves baking, and enjoys bringing her creations into work for her grateful colleagues! She has recently put effort into improving her cooking skills too. Yennah also enjoys watching and playing netball.
Hollie Harris - dentist
BDS King's College London 2016, GDC (265055)
Hollie first obtained a Psychology degree (City University, Bsc) in 2011 and then went on to study dentistry at Kings College (BDS, 2016). She has worked mainly in general practice since then as well as proving emergency dental care in an out of hours setting and in Guys hospital. She finds it rewarding to treat anxious patients and change their perception of coming to the dentist. She regularly attends CPD courses to keep her knowledge up to date and provide the best treatment for her patients. Hollie is also trained to provide anti-wrinkle treatments, dermal fillers and also offers InvisalignGo (clear braces).
Hollie enjoys travelling and keeping active in her spare time by running, going to the gym and walking the family bulldogs.
Rosie Sutton - dentist
BDS King's College London 2017, GDC (271628)
Rosie graduated from King’s College London in 2017 with a Bachelor of Dental Surgery (BDS). Prior to this she gained a First Class Honours degree in Biomedical Sciences (BSc) from the University of the West of England, with a particular focus on nutrition. She has also gained a Post Graduate Certificate in Primary Dental Care since qualifying, for which she received a distinction.
Rosie aims to treat her patients holistically and make them feel comfortable. Since graduating, Rosie has found her passion in Facial Aesthetics and went on to undertake advanced training in the field. By creating small refinements using a combination of dermal filler, anti-wrinkle treatments, as well as skin rejuvenation, Rosie aspires to lift her patients’ self-confidence in a safe and predictable way. Her passion is to conform to the most natural results, highlighting your own natural beauty.
Sagar Jadeja - dentist
BDS Glasgow 2017, PhD researcher at KCL Guy's Hospital, GDC (270540)
Sagar qualified from University of Glasgow Dental School in 2017, by 2018 he was submitting complex treatment plans to journals such as British Endodontic Society. Since then he's been invited to undertake a PhD at Kings College London where he works on preventative research into toothwear working alongside both clinical and industry experts in dentistry .
Sagar has taken further study into facial aesthetic treatments including wrinkle relaxation and dermal fillers as well as Invisalign GO treatment. He takes great pride if full face smile makeovers with the goal that all of his patients can leave feeling more confident. Sagar is know for having a calm and patient centred approach.
Lena Vakil - director & oral surgery specialist
FDS RCS Eng 1994, BDS Wales 1991, GDC (66110)
Lena qualified from the University of Wales College of Medicine in 1991.
She commenced hospital based Oral and Maxillofacial training and obtained the Fellowship in Dental Surgery in 1993. She entered the GDC Specialist Register in Oral Surgery in 2004.
Lena has worked in many hospital settings carrying out all procedures in Oral Surgery. She also ran an Oral Surgery Unit in Sydney, Australia and was formerly a lecturer at St Bartholomew’s, Royal London Hospital and at Whipps Cross University Hospital where she clinically supervised postgraduates. Lena has also been involved with teaching via an e-learning platform and completed her Postgraduate Certificate in Dental Education in 2017. She has also been involved with Postgraduate dental training as a Dental Foundation Trainer.
In 1996, Lena established an Oral Surgery referral service in Docklands with Tower Hamlets PCT. Her referral base covers approximately 30 practices.
She currently provides a Minor Oral surgery service in Hertfordshire for dental practices.
She is a member of the British Association of Oral Surgeons and is currently completing a Diploma in Implant Dentistry at the Royal College of Surgeons (Eng).
Tawny Fontana - hygienist
Tawny has been a dental hygienist for over 7 years and graduated with honors in her class from the University of the Fraser Valley from Vancouver, B.C. Her dream of living in Europe became a reality in September when she decided to take the big leap to work and live overseas on her own. She puts communication, patient care and quality treatment at the forefront when working with her patients and values her patient relationships. Don’t hesitate to tell her a little about yourself as she loves getting to know who her patients are. Tawny also comes to us as an actress from Vancouver and is passionate about film, music and travel.
Arusa Malik - hygienist
DipDH,DipDT (RCS, Eng), Kings College London 2018, GDC (252006)
Arusa graduated from Kings College Hospital in 2018. This qualification allows her to not only provide care for those with periodontal (gum) disease, but also to manage and treat decay in children and adults.
She is keen on personalising patient care and managing their expectations to achieve optimum oral hygiene and treatment results by teaching patients how to look after their gums, as well as improve general oral health.
Arusa places thorough communication at the forefront of her clinical practice and is renown for her gentle and empathetic demeanour to ensure her patients always feel at ease and continue to maintain a good dental foundation by visiting her regularly.