Joanna Gallop

Joanna became a dentist because when was small she had painful dentistry from an old fashioned family dentist, who never talked or communicated with her. At 12 years of age, she had her first pain free filling using a local anaesthetic, from her new young dentist. Once she realised dentistry could be painless she studied hard to qualify as a dentist, because her mission was never to let another person go through the pain she had been tortured within her childhood. Jo also realised the importance of talking to patients to reduce their fear of the unknown and to reassure them.

After qualifying at the London Hospital in Whitechapel receiving Prize for the Best Student in Year, in 1984. She worked at the Hospital as a Houseman and later returned to study for her Master’s degree in Gerodontology dentistry for older adults, taking 2 years part-time and qualified with a first-class degree. In 2010-2011 she was voted by peers to become President of the British Dental Association, London Branch and arranged several lectures for members. She is still an active member of the BDA.

Her other studies include a one-year implant course relearning human anatomy and placement of dental implants. She now works in a team approach with several surgeons and plans and restores implants for her patients. On another year she completed 2 advanced cosmetic dental courses and over the years has honed her skills by attending lectures and hand-on course from American and English specialists.

Anna Sarisvili has been with us for over 7 years. She has started as a dental nurse and receptionist and has now qualified from Barts and The London dental school in London as a Dental Hygienist and Therapist and will be starting in her new role at Upper Berkeley Dental Care in January 2015.

She will be delighted to care for our patients and help them improve their oral health and maintain health. Her current GDC number is: 161280

Anna is an opera fan and in her spare time sings in a choir.

From Lithuania and qualified as a hygienist in Norway 10 years ago. She is working mum who likes travelling, cinema and sports.

She has joined our saturday team here at UBDC on alternative Saturdays 9 til 4pm

Micheala originally from Romania is now a British citizen.She is a qualified nurse and you will see her on reception on Saturdays.

In her spare time she is also a big fan of the Opera.