meet the farringdon team

our dentists


Dr Alessandro Parrella
Dental Surgeon
GDC no. 278844

After graduating in dentistry from UEM University in Madrid, Dr Alessandro Parrella obtained a Master degree in Implant Dentistry and a Postgraduate Diploma in Oral Surgery from University of Torino (IT), of which he graduated with top marks 110/110 cum laude.

Dr Gazelle Hassas
Dental Surgeon
GDC no. 73749

Dr Gazelle Hassas qualified from Guy’s Hospital in London in 1997. Her first job was at Guy’s where she took consecutive House Surgeon posts and gained invaluable experience in Oral and Maxillofacial surgery, Orthodontics and Paedodontics.

Dr Kushal Mehta
Dental Surgeon & Invisalign Provider
GDC No. 154444

Kushal has practiced in private dental care in London. His focus is on preventative techniques against decay, gum disease and tooth grinding but he enjoys all aspects of general dentistry.

Dr Sarah Haffner
Dental Surgeon
GDC no. 72171

Dr Haffner qualified from Manchester University in 1996. After completing her vocational training in London she spent 16 years working in a renowned private practice in north west London.

Dr Benjamin Saidel
Dental Surgeon
GDC no. 66769

Dr Saidel graduated from Wits University, Johannesburg, South Africa in 1989 and then moved to the United Kingdom in 1991 where he gained experience in general practice before running his own successful dental practice.

Dr Minesh Talati
Implant Surgeon
GDC no. 80900

Dr Talati qualified from Liverpool University in 2002 and completed his postgraduate certificate training in Oral Implantology at The Tatum Institute followed by his Master’s in Dental Implantology at the University of Manchester which he received a distinction in this field.

Dr Stephen Cawte
Specialist Endodontist
GDC no. 63222

Dr Cawte qualified from the University of Edinburgh in 1988. After graduating he was commissioned into the Royal Army Dental Corps and served in the UK and overseas.

Dr Nicola Divitale
Specialist Prosthodontist
GDC no. 82937

Dr Divitale graduated from the Dental School of Palermo University in Italy in 2001. In 2002 he was awarded an EU scholarship and entered a clinical attachment in the Department of Maxillofacial Surgery at the Tampere University Hospital in Finland.

Dr Katarzyna Proczek
Specialist Orthodontist
GDC no. 79802

Dr Proczek is a Registered Specialist Orthodontist. She graduated from Guy’s and St Thomas’ Hospital (GKT Dental Institute) in 2001 and completed her Specialist training in Orthodontics at University College London (UCL) Eastman Dental Institute.

Prof Francesco D’Aiuto
Specialist Periodontist
GDC no. 78909

Professor D’Aiuto qualified in dentistry (DMD) with honours at the Second University of Studies in Naples in 1997. He started his academic career and clinical training in periodontology in Italy (Naples) and completed a clinical PhD and a Master in Clinical Dentistry (MClinDent) in Periodontology at UCL between 2000-2008.

Dr. Arash Naseri
MFDS Specialist Orthodontist
GDC# 100202

Dr Naseri joined Malmin Orthodontics in February 2021. He qualified as a dentist in 1999 receiving the top grade in his thesis which was a research in orthodontics. His passion towards orthodontics and hard work, paid off when in 2004 he took on a postgraduate post in Cardiff Dental School.

our hygienists and nurses


Florina Cocan
Dental Nurse
GDC no. 270375

Florina joined Malmin in August 2015. She works in our Barbican branch fulltime and occasionally in our practices at Farringdon and Hampstead.

Ranju Thapa
Dental Nurse
GDC No. 261226

Ranju Thapa Dental Nurse Biography coming soon…

Urszula Pajak
Dental Nurse
GDC No. 267025

Urszula Pajak Dental Nurse Biography coming soon…

Maria Cunin
Dental Nurse
GDC# 291685

María qualified as a Dentist in Venezuela. She came to London and started working as a dental Nurse, as her main focus was to obtain her UK License as a Dental hygienist.

Ioana Brutaru
Dental Nurse

Ioana decided to become a dental nurse because she wanted to make a difference to the patient healthcare journey.

Sushma Rai
Dental Nurse
GDC no. 273461

Sushma joined Malmin Dental Farringdon in 2017.

Natalie Ellis
Dental Hygienist

Natalie began her dental career as a dental nurse in 2011 before qualifying in dental hygiene from the University of Essex with distinction.

our support staff


Pretty Senthilingam
Practice Manager

Pretty started her dental career as a dental receptionist in 1998.

Simon Vidor

Simon joined the Malmin Dental Team in February 2018.

Sara Izquierdo Rabellino
Treatment Coordinator

Sara started working in the role of Patient Treatment Coordinator after working as a Dental Receptionist at Malmin Farringdon for 10 months.