Our Team

Dr Babar Usman Wahid

Principal Dentist

BDS (London) MJDF RCS (England) MClinDent (Warwick and BPP)

GDC number: 128167

Babar qualified from Guy’s, King’s & St Thomas’ hospital in 2007 and has since completed his Member of the Joint Dental Faculty with Royal College of Surgeons of England. In pursuit of excellence, Babar also completed certificate training in Implantology with Warwick University and proceeded further gaining a Masters in Clinical Dentistry (Implants) with BPP University.

Babar is dedicated to providing the best care for his patients and has worked with the London Deanery and Health Education England in training younger graduates as an education supervisor.

He enjoys building a rapport with his patients therefore is able to provide the care that our patients at Augustus Road Dental Practice deserve.

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Dr Nazia Choudhury

Principal Dentist

BDS (London) MJDF RCS (England)

GDC number: 155242

Nazia qualified from Guy’s, King’s & St Thomas’ hospital in 2008. She went on to complete her Member of the Joint Dental Faculty with Royal College of Surgeons of England and continued her development attending numerous seminars and courses.

Nazia has developed an excellent set of skills caring for her patients and is passionate about preventative dentistry and applies this to young children.

Dr Vian Shahtur (Dr Vee)

Dental Associate and Facial Aesthetic Practitioner

BDS Hons (Cardiff) BSc Hons UK-Dilp (Wales)

GDC number: 278394

Dr Vee qualified from Cardiff University in Dentistry, Biomedicine, Nutrition and Facial aesthetics is proud to take a holistic approach to patient care.

Her background in fitness and nutrition paired with her passion for health and dentistry fuels her drive in providing you with services to improve and better your overall well-being, not just your teeth.

Her interests lie in facial aesthetics, health and fitness, as well as nutrition and personal training.

She enjoys treating anxious patients, children and is particularly popular with patients who are nervous of needles with both dentistry and facial aesthetics.

Dr Vee works with large oral health brands such as Regenerate as well as health food brands such as Nativa in order to educate and inspire patients on achieving the highest level of overall health. She also speaks at wellbeing and Dentistry events and on Oral health podcasts.

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Dr Joanna Needs-Howe

Dental Associate

BDS Newcastle University 2014

GDC number: 251769

Joanna graduated from Newcastle University in 2014 where she also carried out her foundation training. She then went on to complete the Members of the Joint Dental Faculty exam with the Royal College of Surgeons as part of her continued educational development.

Joanna has a particular passion in Endodontics (root canal treatment) and is the process to complete her Masters degree. She has completed and passed the PG Diploma stage and is currently writing her dissertation.

Joanna is also Invisalign Certified and has undergone several composite (tooth coloured) filling courses to ensure she provides her patients with the best clinical treatment possible.

Wiola Pawelec

Dental Hygienist


GDC number: 115074

Wiola qualified with diploma from Poland with Gdansk university. She takes pride in being both thorough and gentle with therapy provided by her, as well as putting nervous patients at ease throughout their hygiene experience, believing that good communication is essential at all times. She also enjoys spending time with her patients, encouraging and motivating them to improve and achieve better oral health at home.

Ruben Diaz Conesa

Dental Hygienist


GDC number: 250705

Ruben qualified as a Superior Technician in Dental Hygiene at I.E.S. Ramon y Cajal, Murcia (Spain) in 2012. Registered Dental Hygienist in the UK under s36C of the Dentists Act 1984 in 2012. He has over five years of clinical experience working in different surgeries across London
Over the years, Ruben has developed a strong bond with his patient list and particularly enjoys helping them improve their dental health and smile. Being part of a great team, working towards that goal, gives him a lot of satisfaction.

Anna Kiersztyn

Dental Nurse


GDC number: 247805

Anna joined the practice in September 2012 and qualified as a dental nurse in July 2013. She is our head nurse and is registered with the General Dental Council and has plenty of experience in dental nursing.

Esi Ghartey

Dental Nurse

GDC number: 286096

Esi is a registred dental nurse with the GDC and joined in 2017. She has been an integral member for Augustus Road Dental practice and will make sure you are comfortable throughout your dental care.

Klea Tosku

Trainee Dental Nurse

Klea is our trainee nurse and has developed excellent clinical skills. She is completing her training with Augustus Road Dental Practice and will ensure our patients needs are met during the dental visit.

Stephanie Hudson

Clinical Admin

Stephanie joins us from South Africa. She is our administration and clinical lead who ensures that our patients’ journey is as relaxed as possible.

Pam Wright


Pam has been a receptionist at Augustus Road Dental Practice since 1998. Her experience at the practice for over 20 years, coupled with her friendly and approachable manner, will assist you with your appointment requirements.

Facial Aesthetics

We offer a range of anti-ageing and facial aesthetics treatments including dermal fillers.
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Dental Implants

Dental implants are one way of replacing and supporting lost or missing teeth, long term.
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Invisalign that resolve out of line and crooked teeth using our unique brace system.
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Smile Makeovers

We can completely restore your smile, making you smile with confidence once again.
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Opening Hours

Monday - Friday 8:30am - 5:30pm (Closed for Lunch - 1.00pm to 2.00pm)
Saturday & SundayClosed (Closed Bank Holidays)
Currently operating a triage system via phone and email