The United Smile Centres team

Dr Adarsh Thanki

Dr Adarsh Thanki

GDC NO. 103093

Special Interest in: Cosmetic Dentistry

Passionate, empathising, enthusiastic and extremely personable, Principal Dentist, Dr. Adarsh Thanki affectionately known as 'Dr Ads' endeavours to create beautiful smiles with a dedication to providing a pain free and an enjoyable patient experience.

Deeply committed to postgraduate education, Adarsh constantly enhances his knowledge by participating in courses both nationally and internationally. Dr Thanki has been awarded the “Membership of the Joint Dental Faculties” qualifications from the Royal College of Surgeons (MJDF RCS Eng). and has continued his education by completing the Cosmetic Dentistry and Aesthetic Restorative Dentistry Course at Advanced Dental Seminars in London. Dr Thanki has completed the VSS Certificate in Implant Dentistry and is currently working towards an MSc in Dental Implantology. He is also a certified provider of Invisalign, Six Months Smiles, Inman Aligner, Secret Smile (lingual braces) and Quick Straight Teeth.

Adarsh is an active member of the British Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry, previously sitting on the charity committee. He is also the principal dentist of the Ace Dental Group and a mentor for dental business management, providing consultancy services to other Principal Dentists.

Outside of dentistry, Dr Thanki is a consulting partner to various British Menswear labels, ‘Prevu’ and ‘House of Nines’ to name a few.

Dr Robert Hayes

Dr Robert Hayes

MSc Imp Dent (lond 2006), Dip Imp Dent RCS (eng 2005), MF GDP (UK 2001), BDS (lond 1986)
GDC NO. 54914

Special Interest in: Implant Dentistry

Dr Robert Hayes recognises that your smile is precious and that dentistry is about living, complimenting and enhancing your lifestyle. He aims to offer the highest standard of excellence keeping pace with patients changing aspirations for their dentistry. He listens to his patients and involves them in discussions and decisions about their oral health and appearance.

Dr Hayes is a Royal College of Surgeons accredited implant training practitioner and accredited mentor in implant dentistry with the Association of Dental Implantology. He has marked assessments for the Royal College Implantology candidates for several years and mentors dentists in all aspects of implant dentistry including Nobel Guide Technology. He offers metal free procera crowns, bridges and veneers; All-on-4 Denture replacement and Teeth-in-an-Hour computer guided implant surgery via our i-cat low dose CT scanner. Dr Hayes also sees patients with advanced/complicated implant cases. Teeth For Life achieved its accreditation by BUPA and PPP Denplan and the Royal College of Surgeons under Dr Hayes' leadership. He is currently undertaking a PhD at Guy’s Hospital on use of Zygoma Implants.

Dr Guy McLellan

Dr Guy McLellan

GDC NO. 69883

Special Interest in: Implant Dentistry

Qualified as both a dentist and a doctor, Guy is a Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons of England. Working in hospitals for over 10 years, he has carried out training in ENT and plastic surgery. He currently runs the dental implant clinic at Charing Cross Hospital where he holds an Honorary Consultant post in Oral Implantology.

Guy has been working with dental implants since 1994, his experience includes cosmetic reconstruction surgery for patients with facial deformities such as cleft lip and palate, facial cancer surgery and intra-oral cancer rehabilitation. He is a member of the Cranio-Facial team at Chelsea and Westminster Hospital. His private practice is limited to surgical implantology including complex bone grafting procedures.

He is actively involved in educating other dentists in the use of dental implants and is a mentor with both implant manufacturers Nobel Biocare and the Association of Dental Implantology. He is also a member of the European Association of Osseointegration and a Fellow of the Internal Congress of Oral Implantologists.


Dr Ameed Hamid

GDC NO. 71262

A Specialist in: Oral Surgery

Dr Hamid boasts an unrivalled reputation as not just the Middle East's but also one of the world's leading clinicians in the field of dental aesthetics. His expertise is been rewarded with a host of industry awards and appointments which include;

  • Chairman of the Arab Academy of Dental Aesthetics
  • Chairman, Saudi Medical Forum, Riyadh, KSA
  • Director, British Centres for Excellence in Dentistry, London UK
  • Regent, International Academy of DentoFacial aesthetics, New York USA
  • Director, British Centres for Excellence in Dentistry
  • Regent and Fellow International Academy of Dental Facial Esthetics
  • Former Director of the Aesthetic postgraduate programs in CPD at University College of London
  • Director of the Arab Centre for Oral Health
  • International Dentist of the Year 2011

Dr Hamid serves as dental advisor for Royal families in the GCC, lectures on Oral health issues around the world, and is an advisor for the main health and beauty magazines and TV Stations in the Middle East.


Jamie Wright


Jamie has more than 25 years' experience in dental technology. In 2004 he graduated from the international Denturist Education Centre and, in 2007, was one of the first to gain a diploma in Clinical Dental Technology from the Royal College of Surgeons.

Jamie has worked with many implant surgeons across the country, dedicating his care and attention to ensure a superior level of craftsmanship. His commitment to patient-focused treatment gained Jamie the Myerson International Best Aesthetic Award.

Dr Adarsh Thanki

Deborah Ryan

Dip Dent Therapy & Hygiene RCS Eng
GDC NO. 171440

Special Interest in: Periodontal and Restorative Dentistry

Deborah Ryan is our Dental Therapist and Hygienist, she has been with us for 4 years. Deborah delivers oral hygiene instruction, periodontal (gum) treatment for existing teeth and care and advice for implants and bridges, she also carries out fillings. Deborah has worked in dentistry for many years beginning as a nurse, then a technician and ultimately qualifying in Dental Therapy at the esteemed Eastman Dental Hospital. She has experience both in private dentistry and special care within the NHS. She prides herself in a having a thorough yet gentle and holistic approach to dentistry.

Lindsey Burton

Lindsey Burton

Patient Contact Centre Manager 

Lindsey heads up our patient contact centre. With many years experience in customer service she ensures we handle enquiries from our clients efficiently, sensitively and courteously. She will often be your first point of contact with United Smile Centres and her friendly warm reception sets the tone for your whole positive experience with us.


Malanie Fourie

Head Nurse

Malanie is the head nurse at United Smile Centres London. Alongside the clinical team it is her responsibility to ensure that we surpass all your expectations. With her experience and knowledge as a qualified General, Dental and Sedation Nurse, you can be sure to always receive the best quality medical care, from your initial consultation, through your surgery, until the completion of your treatment plan.