Dentist in Ilford, Essex
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Our Team


Whitestar Dental Care offers both NHS and Private dentistry to the entire family.

All our dentists adhere to the rules governing the profession under strict guidance from the General Dental Council (GDC) "Standards for Dental Professionals".


Dr Sharminder Bansal BDS Lond 2003

GDC No. 82461

Dr Bansal graduated from the King's College London GKT School of Medical Education in 2003.

In addition to having a vast experience of general dentistry, Dr Bansal has keen interest in dental implants, cosmetic and aesthetic dentistry and short-term orthodontics.

Dr Bansal regularly undertakes postgraduate courses. He believes in providing the very best and up to date care for all his patients.

Languages spoken includes English, Panjabi, Hindi, Urdu.


Dr Roopdeep Takkar Statutory Exam 2008

GDC No. 141659

Dr Takkar completed a post Graduate Diploma in Clinical Dentistry (2007) with Distinction at Queen Mary University London, she is a General Dentist with special interest in cosmetic dentistry, tooth whitening, oral health education, prevention and treatment of gum disease.

Dedicated to providing patients with high standards of dental treatment, Dr Takkar treats every patient with dignity and respect.

Dr Takkar tries to create a relaxed informal atmosphere when treating patients, listens to patients to understand their needs and actively participates in dental awareness camps for educating parents and preschool children on prevention of dental caries.

Languages spoken includes English, Punjabi, Hindi and Urdu.


Dr Sachin Patel BDS Birm 2009

GDC No. 177540

Dr Patel qualified in 2009 from Birmingham Dental School. He aims to provide minimally invasive dentistry improving a patient's oral health while making their visit as comfortable as possible.

Dr Patel practices general dentistry as well as a wide range of cosmetic treatments including whitening, cosmetic fillings and braces to align your teeth.

Dr Patel has a keen interest in orthodontics and provides both fixed braces and clear aligners from a range of systems including six months smiles, quick straight teeth and clear smile braces.


Dr Harneet Mann Statutory Exam 2007

GDC No. 156832

Dr Mann received BDS in India in 2002 and completed her vocational training in London following Statuary Exam in 2007. She covers all aspects of dentistry and finds interacting with patients and putting nervous patients and children at ease the most rewarding.

Dr Mann is committed to offering clinical excellence in a friendly, relaxed, comfortable and professional environment.

Over the years Dr Mann has cultivated a particular interest in crowns, veneers, composite Bonding, teeth whitening, white fillings and continues to expand her skills in Aesthetic and Restorative Dentistry.


Dr Ponnuthurai Sivakumar LDS RCS Eng 2017, NEBDN 2010

GDC No. 208395

Dr Ponnuthurai Sivakumar completed his National Certificate of Education of dental Nursing (NCEDN) during 2010. He gained his Licence of Dental Surgery (LDS) at the Royal College of London during 2017.

Dr Sivakumar is passionate about oral healthcare and education and has a positive commitment to the delivery of care to his patients.

Outside of dentistry, he enjoys travelling, spending time with family and friends and playing chess.

Dr Sivakumar speaks both English and Tamil.


Dr Mohammad Haris Mazhar Dr Med Dent Szeged 2018

GDC No. 278756


Dr Sangeeta Tohani BDS King's College London 2019

GDC No. 284429


Dr Iram Hayat Statutory Exam 2014, BDS Pakistan 2007

GDC No. 252493


Dr Shaikho Khalaf BDS University of Bristol 2019

GDC No. 283371


Foundation Dentist

Dr Simren Patel BChD University of Leeds 2020

GDC No. 290303


Dr Shun Bok Jeffrey Hui BDS Queen Mary University of London 2020

GDC No. 290635


Dr Rajesh Alagarswamy Statutory Exam 2005, MFDS RCS Eng 2005

GDC No. 100762


Niveditha John DR. NTR University of Health Sciences 2018

GDC No. 253648