Michael O'Brien BDS                      GDC No: 71152

Michael qualified from Liverpool University and spent his formative Dental years in Liverpool and North Wales before moving to London in 1999. He joined the practice in 2003 and has been the Principal Dentist since 2006.


He loves working at Rochester Lodge Dental Practice and particularly enjoys seeing his regular patients and building up a good rapport with them. He strives to make all the Dental appointments as relaxed and comfortable as possible and believes that listening to the patient is the most important part of any appointment.

Dr Nezire Remzi BDS (Bris) MJDF RCS (Eng) GDC NO. 112812


Nez graduated in dentistry from Bristol University in 2007. Since qualifying she has returned to the South East working in general practice, and completed the Royal College of Surgeons MJDF examinations in 2010. She has great enthusiasm for dental care and keeps up to date with the latest evidence-based dentistry by frequently attending courses to ensure she provides the highest quality of care to each patient. She is very approachable and caring along with her nurse Sally, both of whom seek to create a comfortable and relaxed setting in their surgery.

Ali Ghomeshi BDS                       GDC No: 265728

Ali joined our practice in 2020, He qualified from Cardiff University 2016 after spending his formative years in Purley and attending Wilson's Grammar school.

He likes to spend time talking to his patients to help them understand any treatment options and to help put them at ease. He is a keen sportsmen and enjoys playing football regularly.

He is a qualified Invisalign provider and has attended a year long course on advanced restorative and cosmetic Dentistry.

Teresa Sharpe Hygienist GDC No:104026

I qualified as a hygienist from Guys in July 2006. I am a 'glass half full' kind of girl and always approach my work with a positive, professional attitude and a warm smile when looking after and treating my patients.


Through my commitment to continuing professional development, I constantly aim to further develop and improve my excellent clinical skills.


I love to spend time with my young family and enjoy Italian and Indian cooking and baking with my children.

             Specialist Endodontist

Dr James Aquilina BDSc MSc (Endodontics) Registered Endodontic Specialist        GDC No: 68600


James qualified from Guy’s Hospital in 1992, where he then undertook House Officer postings in Children’s Dentistry and then Oral Surgery. After completing his vocational training in the Kingston scheme, James moved to Berkshire where he practiced mainly private general dentistry.
In 1997 James returned to London where he undertook a part-time MSc in Endodontics at Guy’s Hospital under Prof Pitt Ford. On completing his Masters degree, James remained at Guy’s for a number of years as a part-time member of staff, teaching Undergraduates and supervising Postgraduate students as well as treating patients in his own clinical sessions. James also provided an endodontic referral service in several practices during this period.

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