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The Team

Keerthi Kumar (popularly known as Dr KK)  GDC number: 253760

Keerthi qualified in 2001 and has gained experience in both NHS and private practice. “I actively pursue opportunities to improve clinical skills and knowledge, I have a keen interest in cosmetic dentistry and I am currently studying for an MSc in Dental Implantology at the prestigious Bristol University. I’m married to an IT consultant who works for the National Trust and have two children. During free time I enjoy playing cricket, cycling and cooking.”


Alex Poore  GDC number: 251116

Alex graduated from King’s College London with a BDS degree in 2014 and has been working in Cheltenham My Dentist since early 2016. He has a keen interest in short-term orthodontic systems and is able to provide teeth straightening treatment using Invisalign, Quick Straight Teeth and Six Month Smiles. Combining orthodontics with tooth whitening & composite bonding he can provide minimally invasive smile makeovers. He is also trained and practiced in facial aesthetics procedures and can offer anti-wrinkle injections and cosmetic fillers to help smooth wrinkle lines around the forehead and eyes and create fuller lips. Alex is committed to providing patients choice in their treatments to suit their requirements.


Mrs Iraida Carpin  GDC number: 86171

“I am GDC registered Dentist with over 15 years of general dental practice. I also hold Postgraduate degree in Paediatric dentistry and truly enjoy treating my little patients. I am accredited Cosmetic Clinician and very passionate about enhancing my patients' beauty, offering them non-surgical skin treatments. I believe in subtle touch, always making the effort to achieve a naturally looking result. My goal is to make my patients look more youthful, radiant and confident. I find most rewarding the treating of patients with anxiety and dental phobia taking them on their fear free dental journey.”

Mrs Claire Leader  DDH  GDC number: 5148

Claire is from Sheffield and qualified as a hygienist from Charles Clifford Dental Hospital in 1996. Prior to this she worked as a Dental Surgery Assistant in the Orthodontic and Oral and Maxillo-Facial Surgery Department at Lincoln County Hospital and as a civilian Dental Surgery Assistant with the MOD.
Following qualification she has worked in general dental practice where she spends time treating both adults and children, she has a particular interest in treating nervous patients.
Claire is married with two children, in her spare time she likes to keep fit, enjoys arts and crafts and reading. As a mother of two young children she discovered a real talent and is now a very proficient celebration cake maker.


Margaret Chatambarara

Margaret qualified as a dental hygienist/therapist at The Greater Manchester School of Dental Care Professionals in 2015. She moved to Cheltenham 4 years ago. Her role as a hygiene/therapist involves providing preventative care to patients. Prevention is about giving patients control of their oral health by educating and motivating them. This is fundamental to the management of oral health. Margaret is a member of Gloucestershire Independent Dentists where she is continuously learning modern dentistry.
In her spare time she enjoys travelling and spending time with her family.