Our Team

Dr Sam Laycock
GDC Number: 64861

Sam qualified in 1989, from Manchester Dental School. She enjoys all aspects of dentistry especially aesthetic restoration of teeth using minimally invasive techniques as far as possible. Sam is committed to continuous learning and regularly attends courses to develop skills such as aesthetic composite bonding to provide mini smile make overs.

Sam has been a local dentist for many years has many patients who come to see her from far and wide.

In her spare time Sam enjoys baking and yoga, and is kept busy by her twin boys.

Dr Hetal Patel
GDC Number: 103497

Hetal graduated from Cardiff Dental School in 2006 and went on to gain her MJDS post graduate qualification. She provides all areas of general dentistry and particularly enjoys cosmetic dentistry using removable orthodontics such as Invisalign and Inman aligners, whitening and composite bonding to create smile makeovers.

Hetal is a Clinical Teacher at King’s College London where she teaches Dentistry to Undergraduate Students one day a week.

As a mum of two young children, Hetal is great at putting our younger patients at ease and familiarising them within a dental environment.

In her spare time she enjoys travelling, going to the gym and taking for long walks in our beautiful local parks.

Eva Jerabkova DiS
GDC Number: 133921

Eva is a Dental Hygienist who qualified from Czech Republic in 2000. She joined St Margarets Dental practice in March 2018 and has worked closely with Sam and Hetal, providing a range of treatments from gum disease management to general scaling and stain removal.

As a Dental Hygienist, Eva gives excellent advice and provides a high standard of professional care. She is enthusiastic in giving her patients oral health awareness. Eva is very passionate about her role and her philosophy is ‘prevention is better than cure’.

When Eva is not looking after the oral health welfare of my patients, she enjoys cooking, baking, travelling, movies and Bikram yoga. You can find hygiene tips on www.healthygumtips.co.uk

Ewa Kozlowska
GDC Number: 266537

Ewa is qualified Dental Nurse. She completed her National Diploma in Dental Nursing Level 3 QCF NBDN in 2016. Ewa joined our team in December 2018 and primarily works as a Dental Nurse but also covers reception on some days. She is compassionate, positive and enthusiastic.

Ewa loves interacting with patients, helping them feel relaxed during dental treatments.

In her free time she enjoys going swimming or running and she is passionate about travel, reading books and studying languages.

Kelly Hunt
 

Kelly Hunt qualified and received her National Diploma in Dental Nursing in 2015. Kelly has worked alongside Sam and Hetal for a number of years and enjoys all aspects of dentistry.

Her kind and gentle nature helps many patients feel relaxed and comfortable when having treatments.

In her spare time Kelly enjoys spending time with her friends and family.

Natalie Siriwardena
GDC Number: 226734

Natalie trained as a paediatric nurse and worked as a staff nurse at west Middlesex Hospital. Her passion for further learning led her to train as a Dental Nurse and then onwards as a dental Hygienist at the Eastman Dental Hospital where she completed her diploma course from the Royal College of Surgeons in 2014.

Natalie regularly performs hygiene therapy and more advanced non surgical periodontal treatments under local anaesthetic for patients suffering with advanced periodontal disease. She aims to continue further training within her field.

In her spare time Natalie loves to keep fit and attends yoga and swimming classes. As a keen traveller she has visited many cities and enjoys learning about their authentic cooking styles.

Gemma Dearn
 

Gemma has been a fantastic addition to the St Margarets team on reception.

And, when she's not front of house, her two young children give her plenty to keep her busy!