Smile with Pride Dental Care Woolwich London SE18

Powis Street Dental Practice
Meet the Dentists

At Smile With Pride Dental Care we believe in investing in the training and development of our dental care professionals and are proud to say we have a highly qualified and friendly nursing team and practice management team. Here is a little bit of information about our dentists and what their interests and specialties are. We will strive to try and accommodate any requests to see a specific dentist.

Dr Ravi Patel (BDS DGDP)

GDC No. 54626, Statutory exam 1980, DGDP (UK) 1993

Ravi Patel

Dr Ravi Patel graduated as a dentist in 1979 and has been a Joint Partner at Smile With Pride Dental Care for the last twenty-six years. As you can imagine, this has given him a tremendous amount of general practice experience making him one of our practice's most knowledgeable and skilled dentists. His commitment to the community of Woolwich and surrounding boroughs is clear when one looks at the vast number of loyal patients he treats. Ravi is available at Smile With Pride on Wednesdays, Thursdays and Fridays.

Dr Jay Patel (BDS DGDP)

GDC No. 55790, Statutory exam 1981, DGDP (UK) 1994

Jayendra Patel

Dr Jay Patel graduated as a dentist in 1979 and has been a Joint Partner at Smile With Pride Dental Care for the last twenty-six years making him one of our most experienced and professional dentists at our practice. Jay takes a keen interest in cosmetic and restorative dentistry. He is available at Smile With Pride Dental Care on Mondays and Tuesdays.

Dr Dharmen Patel (BDS)

GDC No. 85610, BDS Wales 2005

Dharmen Patel

Dr Dharmen Patel qualified from Cardiff University in 2005 and has been an associate dentist at Smile With Pride for eight years making him our youngest dentist at the practice. With his youth he brings alternative ways of thinking and planning making him a valuable asset to the practice. Dharmen is available at Smile With Pride on a Wednesday only. He has recently completed a Master of Science in Implantology from the University of Warwick. Dharmen has recently undergone and successfully completed the much coveted Aspire Dental Restorative Course in 2014.

Dr Hiren Patel (Prosthodontist)

GDC No. 193177, BDS MJDF RCS (Eng) MClinDent (Lond) MPros RCS (Edin)
GDC Registered Specialist in Prosthodontics


Hiren is our newest addition to our dental team. He completed his undergraduate dental training at the King's College London in 2010. Since graduation Hiren worked in general dental practice in Old Street for a year but soon found he was eager to consolidate his knowledge and skills by undergoing specialist training. Hiren also has a part-time role at Bart's and The London School of Medicine and Dentistry where he teaches implant prosthodontics to postgraduate specialist trainee dentists.

Arpita Patel

GDC No. 229867, BDS MFDS RCS(Ed)

Arpita Patel

Arpita qualified in 2012 from the world renowned Guys & Kings Dental Institute, London. She completed her vocational training in Beckenham for one year and has worked at NHS/private practices in Sussex and South East London since 2013. Her experience in general practice as well as her caring and friendly approach makes her an asset to our practice. Arpita is able to offer a wide range of treatment to our patients using thorough and contemporary evidence based research as a foundation for her practice. She is available four days a week (Monday, Tuesday, Thursday & Friday). Arpita maintains a good work-balance ensuring she follows her passion for travelling and spending time with her family.


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