First Dental, Grove Park NHS

Welcome to First Dental. Please browse through our pages for information.
If you have any questions, contact us on 020 8857 8892

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About Us

We are a family friendly dental practice and take both NHS and private patients.

We offer a full range of dental care for children and adults. These include teeth whitening and emergency appointments.

We have recently fully refurbished our dental practice. We have disabled access facilities.

Please browse through our pages for further infomation.

If you have any questions, contact us on 020 8857 8892 or email us on

First Dental Team

Dr Claudine Hasoon (Principal Dentist)
BA BDentSc (Dublin) 1990
GDC registration number 67899

Claudine has been practising in the Grove Park area for over 20 years. She qualified from Trinity College, University of Dublin in 1990. She enjoys all aspects of general practice and regularly attends various courses in order to keep up to date with the latest techniques and material. She is passionate about dentistry and loves working at First Dental. She enjoys seeing patients, building a good rapport with them, and doing the best she can for them.

Dr Pavunjit Hothi (Associate Dentist)
BDS (Liverpool) 2016
GDC registration number 263984

Pav graduated from the University of Liverpool and has since been working in practice. She enjoys all aspects of her work and has a special interest in the treatment of anxious patients. Her calm and caring manner quickly sets nervous patients at ease. She looks forward to making a difference to the care received by the patients at First Dental. She is committed to provide the highest quality dental care in a welcoming and caring environment. Pav is also certified in advanced Botulinum Toxin (anti-wrinkle) therapy and dermal fillers.

Dr Leon Loh (Associate Dentist)
BDS (London) 2009
GDC registration number 177676

Leon graduated from Kings College University Dental School in 2009. Since then, he worked in general practice where he enjoys providing dental treatment for families. Leon keeps up to date with the latest evidence-based dentistry and continues to attend postgraduate courses. Outside of dentistry, he enjoys keeping fit and is also a qualified fitness instructor.

Dr Lydia Thornton (Associate Dentist)
BDS (Bristol) 2017
GDC registration number 271242

Lydia graduated from Bristol University and has since been working in general practice in South East London. She has worked on a sedation clinic for the past year and is extremely experienced in dealing with anxious patients. Lydia is proud to work in primary care providing a range of treatments for her patients. She particularly enjoys oral surgery and composite bonding. Lydia is determined to provide the best care possible for her patients and ensures she stays up-to-date with the latest dental techniques.

Neera Syrus Joseph (Hygienist)
GDC registration number 274309

Neera is very professional and committed to providing excellent patient care. Her warm personality and gentle approach makes patients feel at ease and welcome. Neera is enthusiastic to keep her methods up to date and help every patient improve their oral hygiene.

First Dental Nurses

Sam Fleming (Senior Nurse)
GDC registration number 254657

Sam qualified as a dental nurse in 2013 and is a valued member of our team. She currently works both as part of our reception team and in surgery. She has excellent customer service skills and is happy to help and answer any questions or queries patients may have about their dental treatment and the services we provide.

Kylie Hope (Trainee Dental Nurse/Receptionist)

Kylie joined us in 2016. She is currently working towards gaining her National Diploma in Dental Nursing at Tempdent. She is enthusiastic and caring in her nursing role. She also helps out with reception.

Katarina Drmac (Dental Nurse/Receptionist)
GDC registration number 281976

Kat is a key member of our team and works full time across the practice ensuring at all times that patients are greeted with a friendly and supportive approach. Kat possesses a calm and reassuring manner and is able to put patients at ease. She is highly efficient dental nurse with a warm and caring approach.

Caitlin Last (Trainee Dental Nurse/ Receptionist)

Caitlin works in surgery and as part of our reception team. She is friendly and approachable and will do whatever she can to help our patients whilst visiting First Dental. Caitlin attends Harriet Ellis Training and is working towards acquiring the NVQ Level 3 in Dental Nursing.

Naz Hassan (Trainee dental nurse/ Receptionist)

Naz is our newest member of staff. She currently works both in surgery and as part of our reception team. She has a warm, friendly approach especially when dealing with anxious patients. She is working towards gaining her National Diploma in Dental Nursing at Harriet Ellis Training .