Meet the Team
Karma Dental Care
Karnan Thasan BDS London GDC Reg No. 74850
Graduating from the Royal London Hospital, a leading, internationally renowned teaching hospital based in London and working at the BBC Centre for several years, Karnan has gained professional expertise and experience in all aspects of general dentistry.
Karnan has completed the Certificate in Restorative Dentistry at the renowned Eastman Dental Institute – Centre of Excellence and he became one of the most appreciated dentists for adult orthodontics and restorative dentistry in London.
He is the founder and Principal Dentist at Karma Dental Care and he truly believes in the meaning of Karma. For 10 years since he owns the practice, the outstanding numbers of reviews from his patients had endorsed his dental skills and personal abilities.
His aim is to offer first-class dentistry to all his patients, by maintaining the highest standards in his practice, focusing on customer service, expertise, care and after-care. Karnan also completed the Certificate in Implant Dentistry from the Tipton Training Institute and he is a Certified Dentist of the Inman Aligner orthodontic system.
His commitment to postgraduate education and training, the understanding of a general practice along with high clinical and ethical standards allowed him to be appointed as a Vocational Trainer for new graduate dentists.
In his spare time, Karnan is a professional lyricist and enjoys painting.
Cosmetic and General Dentist
Wahab Shakir BDS, GDC Reg No. 83354
Wahab qualified at Newcastle University and then moved to London to work in private practice. He has gained a wealth of knowledge in cosmetic and general dental procedures as well as the treatment of TMD (Temporo-Mandibular Joint Disorders).
As a professional, Wahab is especially known for cosmetic excellence. He has a strong belief in prevention and will only remove tooth structure after all other avenues have been exhausted.
He returns smiles back to functional aesthetic beauty with minimally invasive techniques such as tooth whitening, bonding, veneers, inlays and crowns. He also has a high level of ability in the treatment of the TMJ jaw joint and its related muscular pain, tension and tooth wear and grinding.
Wahab is passionate about dentistry, has a friendly and caring approach and he is also great at helping nervous patients and children feel relaxed. He is also a certified provider of Invisalign® and Cfast tooth alignment systems.
He is always making sure he keeps up to speed with the constant developments in dentistry. As part of his on-going professional development, he regularly attends courses by other well respected dentists.
Wahab has gained a Certificate in Restorative Dentistry from the Tipton Institute and a second Certificate in Hands-on Dentistry for which he was presented the Best Dentist Award.
He is completing a Masters (MClinDent) in Cosmetic and Restorative Dentistry. He is also a member and treasurer of the BARD (British Academy of Restorative Dentists) committee.
In his spare time, Wahab has a passion for playing the guitar, ukulele, mandolin, steel drums and didgeridoo
Dr. Daniel Bateman GDC Reg No. 73460
Dan is one of Karma Dental Care’s implantologist who has been at the practice for almost five years.
He qualified from the Royal London Hospital in 1997.
He has attended many postgraduate courses in Implant dentistry and is holder of the prestigious diploma in Implant Dentistry from the Royal College of Surgeons in Edinburgh ( Dip.Imp.Dent.Edin ).
He has been placing and restoring implants for the past 12 years undertaking all types of bone augmentations, grafts, and sinus lift surgery. To date he has placed over 3,000 implants.
In his spare time he enjoys endurance challenges including Ironman, runs marathons and even swam the English channel.
He also follows the ups and downs of West Ham United!
General Dentist BDS
Dr. Radhia Alvi Sumar GDC Registration No 247726
Radhia has been passionate about dentistry from her earliest memory.
She comes from a family of dentists and commenced her career at her family practice in Pakistan in 2008 after completing her Bachelors in Dental Surgery.
She is an experienced general dentist with a keen eye for detail.
After arriving in London in 2012, she completed her statutory exams and was awarded her License to practice dentistry from the General Dental Council, UK.
Radhia prides herself in keeping abreast of changes in dentistry having attended the latest seminars. She has a particular interest in cosmetic dentistry.
Outside of practice, Radhia has worked with several charities in Pakistan to promote dental hygiene in impoverished areas of the country. Radhia has worked extensively with children of all ages and often engages in advising on dental issues.
Her relaxed and welcoming nature appeals to all types of patients. With her charming personality, you are bound to be at ease in her care.
Away from work, Radhia enjoys reading; the sunshine and traveling!
Dr. Uma Jeyanathan GDC Registration No 103456
Uma has always been involved in beauty therapy and aesthetic dentistry.
She had committed to formally train in Beauty Therapy whilst concurrently completing her Dental Surgical Training.
As a seasoned Dentist, spanning more than a decade, she has developed a unique blend of aesthetic dentistry and beauty therapy. Most importantly this has focused on delivering enhanced results whilst synergistically upholding natural facets.
Uma has multiple further advanced qualifications including restorative dentistry awarded through tutelage under the prestigious Dawson’s Academy.
Her careful understanding of multiple areas of aesthetic dentistry and beauty therapy including facial anatomy, tissue healing, photo-damage to skin, assessment of tonicity and form are all carefully tailored to limited specialised interventions, with emphasis on a natural look.
Uma studies the whole person and feels this is of paramount importance when creating the perfect bespoke aesthetic package.
Uma’s passion for Facial Aesthetics looks to provide reinvigorated, glowing yet natural skin, thus allowing confidence and real joy and happiness.