Meet our team

At Beechwood Smile & Implant Centre, we are proud of our team.

We are all highly experienced and committed to keeping up-to-date with the latest dental developments and techniques, ensuring we are best placed to advise you on all aspects of general and cosmetic dentistry.

Mr Darren Govindasami BDS Lond 2002

Principal Dentist

(GDC no. 81071)

Mr Alkesh Patel BDS Lond 2000 MFGDP(UK) DiplmpDent RCS (Eng) 2004

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(GDC no. 78127)

Mrs Zeba Barlas BDS Lond 1991

Associate Dentist

(GDC no. 67469)

Mrs Ami Patel BDS Lond 2006

Associate Dentist

(GDC no. 103919)

Mrs Noor Taha BDS Queen Mary 2015

Associate Dentist

(GDC no. 259275)

Miss Lakshmi Ranjan BDS Bris 2020

Associate Dentist

(GDC no. 289856)

Mrs Mary Coldrick Dip Dent Hyg 1995

Dental Hygienist

(GDC no. 4952)

Mrs Klaudia Mmireku Dip Dent Hyg & Ther RCS Eng 2011

Dental Hygienist

(GDC no. 167739)

Mrs Vanessa Cacarino

Registered Manager

(GDC no. 247669)

Our dental professionals are registered with the General Dental Council (GDC). For more information please visit


Like with any service the most important thing is the people providing it, in the case of the Beechwood Smile Centre they excel as a team.


I feel that the staff is knowledgeable and take the time to explain treatments well.


There is a peaceful, professional but friendly atmosphere. The appointments e-mail reminder service is an added bonus.


Very good quality dental treatment. Courteous treatment throughout the practice.


I have been a patient here for approximately 30 years. The staff are always friendly and helpful and my family and I have had excellent dental care over the years . My current dentist continues to give me superb care. She has a quiet, friendly and professional manner.


The dentist was patient and explained things clearly to me and my 14 year old daughter which made us relaxed.


All staff have provided excellent service to me over the past very many years.


The staff are efficient as well as friendly and the appointment times are kept. Reliable and professional service.


The staff were very friendly and made me feel at ease and comfortable whilst they were working on my teeth.


Beechwood is a pleasant surgery to come to and everyone is natural and friendly. The treatment is good and it is easy to free park in the area.


Friendly staff and my dentist is great. Doesn’t make me feel anxious and always does a good job.