Ethicare Dental is a family run dental practice. Glafcos and Klaudia Tombolis are a husband and wife team. As well as running the practice we are the primary dental care providers which means we are committed to administering a quality dental service and have a vested interest in providing continuity of care to all our patients.
Dr. GLAFCOS TOMBOLIS BDS DENTISTRY (1998) – GDC:74754
Glafcos Tombolis qualified from The Royal London Hospital in 1998. After a year of vocational training he moved to work as an Associate in London. For 4 years Glafcos worked in a mixed NHS/ PRIVATE practice at which point this central London establishment became purely private.
Glafcos is an experienced practitioner. Having worked 6 days a week for many years now, there are few circumstances within his chosen field of practice that he has not come across. Glafcos carries out all aspects of general and cosmetic dentistry.
He is committed to a program of continued professional development and attends many courses to keep up to date with modern techniques.
Glafcos chose the name ETHICARE DENTAL to perfectly construe the values with which he has practiced dentistry since he qualified.
Dr. KLAUDIA TOMBOLIS BDS DENTISTRY (1996 Adelaide) – GDC:75470
Klaudia Tombolis qualified from the University of Adelaide in Australia in 1996. She developed solid groundings in a private practice for 2 years in Adelaide. Klaudia moved to the UK in early 1999 and worked for one year outside London followed by working in a private practice in central London from 2000 to 2010 taking time out to raise her 3 children in the interim.
Throughout her time as a dentist, Klaudia has maintained her commitment to continued professional development by attending courses on regular basis.
Klaudia’s interests also lie in the fields of general and cosmetic dentistry and throughout her professional life has remained focused in providing excellence in every aspect of her care.
Klaudia’s special interests include preventive dentistry, Invisalign, Inman aligner, clear aligners and other forms of removable orthodontics as well as minimally invasive cosmetic dentistry.
Dr. Steve Bassi BDS, LDSRCS(Eng), FDSRCPS(Glasg),FDSRCSEd, FDS (Rest Dent), RCPS, MDentSci – GDC:68702
Consultant in Restorative Dentistry
Specialist in Restorative Dentistry, Prosthodontics and Periodontics
Clinics: Saturdays 10.30 am – 2.00 pm
Private Appointments: Ethicare Dental Tel: 020 8870 5059
Training and Background
Dr Bassi qualified from the University of London and then entered into a period of General Professional Training that included posts in general dental practice and the hospital services. During this time he gained his Fellowship from the Royal Colleges of Glasgow and Edinburgh. In 1999, Dr Bassi commenced a 5-year Specialist Registrar training programme in restorative dentistry that provided extensive experience of complex restorative problems including the management of patients requiring implant, prosthodontic, periodontal and endodontic treatment. He also passed the Master of Dental Science degree with distinction for his research on resin-bonded bridges. Dr Bassi has lectured extensively and published a wide variety of articles in scientific journals, and also has a Consultant post in Restorative Dentistry.
Restorative Dentistry – the treatment of general and complex restorative problems including the management of worn teeth, correcting cosmetic dental problems and rehabilitating the failing dentition.
Prosthodontics – crown and bridgework and all types of partial and complete dentures.
Implantology – placement and restoration of dental implants and maintenance/long-term care of implants.
Periodontics – gum treatment ranging from scaling and polishing of teeth through to complex surgical techniques.
Service at Ethicare Dental
Dr Bassi provides a consultation, diagnostic and treatment service in accordance with his special interests.
Dr Priti Acharya BDS Hons, MFDS RCS Eng, MFGDP(UK), MSc, MOrth RCS Eng., FDSOrth RCS Eng. GDC:81083 – Specialist Orthodontist
Priti qualified with BDS Honours in 2002, from Guy’s, Kings & St. Thomas Dental Institute (Kings College London). While there, she was awarded several prizes and awards, including the distinguished Newland Pedley Medal for Restorative Dentistry and the Jelf Medal for the best all-rounder dental student graduating in 2002. She undertook a House Officer Post at Guys’ Hospital and West Kent Community Dental Service, gaining experience in all aspects of dentistry including the management of anxious children.
She undertook her Postgraduate Specialist Orthodontic training at the Eastman Dental Institute, University College London, obtaining her Masters in Science degree in 2009 and qualified as an Orthodontic Specialist in 2010, when she was awarded the 3M Unitek Prize for the best overall orthodontic student graduating from the Eastman Dental Hospital in 2010. She subsequently undertook a further two years training at the Eastman Dental Hospital, UCLH and Kingston Hospital, Surrey treating complex multi-disciplinary cases. She was awarded her Fellowship in Orthodontics in 2012 and is a Consultant Orthodontist at the Eastman Dental Hospital, University College London NHS Foundation Trust. She is a member of the British Orthodontic Society and the European Society of Orthodontics.
Outside Dentistry, she enjoys travelling, diving and reading on her Kindle.
Dr. Yvonne Szyszko BDS (London), MFDSRCS (Eng), M Surg Dent Specialist in Oral Surgery – GCD:72617
Yvonna Szyszko qualified from Guy’s Hospital in 1996. After completing her vocational training in the London deanery, she worked for 3 years as a hospital senior house officer in oral and maxillofacial surgery. During this time, she was awarded her MFDS and M.Surg. Dent postgraduate exams.
In 2001, Yvonna moved to Australia to take up the position of lecturer in oral and maxillofacial surgery at the University of Sydney, working at Westmead and the United Dental Hospitals. This involved lecturing, clinical teaching and also head and neck anatomy demonstrating. She also worked in general practice for the Australian health care fund.
Having moved back to England, Yvonna is involved in lecturing and examining at the Royal College of Surgeons in England. She has completed many courses in life support and trauma, SAAD sedation, teaching, forensic dentistry and anthropology and in wrinkle reduction treatments.
Yvonna is a specialist in oral surgery and provides a wide range of oral surgery procedures, as well as anti-wrinkle treatments, with her extensive knowledge of facial anatomy. She also works in a hospital in the speciality of oral and maxillofacial surgery.
Mina Vaidyanathan – Specialist Registrar in Paediatric Dentistry BDS,BSc(Hons), MFDS(RCS Ed), MSc,MPaedent (RCS Eng) – GDC:81003
Mina qualified from the Barts and The London School of Medicine and Dentistry In June 2002 attaining a distinction in Adult Dental Health and also an academic prize.
During her time at University Mina took a year out of her training and undertook an intercalated degree in Experimental Pathology gaining 1st Class honours. Since qualification Mina undertook her Vocational training in general dental practice and Community Dental practice. It was here that she developed her interest in children’s dentistry. After undertaking a Senior House officer post in Oral and Maxillofacial surgery at Southend General Hospital and successfully completing the MFDS examination she worked as an SHO in Paediatric dentistry at Barts and The London NHS trust, she entered into Specialist training in Paediatric Dentistry at Guys and St Thomas’ NHS Foundation trust. In that time she successfully undertook a Masters in Paediatric Dentistry gaining a merit. She passed the Membership in Paediatric dentistry in May 2008 and is now on the Specialist list for Paediatric Dentistry. Mina is now in the final 2 years of her training to become a Consultant in Paediatric Dentistry.
Mina’s work involves treating children up to the age of 16 years who present with a variety of routine and complex dental problems. Her experience ranges from treatment under local anaesthesia, to inhalation sedation. She also works extensively with medically compromised patients at the Evelina Children’s hospital. Mina is very passionate about children’s dentistry and the importance of maintaining good oral health for our children.
Outside of work, Mina regularly lectures at the Royal College of Surgeons to postgraduates undertaking their postgraduate exams and has been awarded with an honorary lectureship post for her services to the college.
Dr Federico Foschi, BDS, MSc, PhD – GCD:175853
Dr Foschi qualified from the Univeristy of Bologna in 2002 and immediately was recruited as clinical demonstrator in the teaching hospital, where he subsequently completed his post-graduate Endodontic training. Soon afterwards Federico moved to Boston were he completed a PhD in Endodontics at the Forsyth Institute. In 2009 he was appointed Lecturer in Endodontology at King’s College London.
Federico registered on the General Dental Council as a Specialist in Endodontics and he is a member of the British Endodontics Society.
His areas of expertise include de novo treatment of complex anatomical features, re-root canal treatment, removal of fractured instruments and posts. Federico has a calm and serene style that is ideal also for anxious patients.
Dr Foschi lectures about basic-science and clinical aspects of Endodontology. He published several peer-reviewed articles on international journals.
Sylwia Osman-Soltysiak – GDC: 191427
Sylwia graduated in Dental Hygiene in 2009 at the School of Medical Education in Poznan, Poland. She has registered with the General Dental Council as a Dental Hygienist in 2011 and has been working in dental practices in the UK since then.
Being an experienced Public Health worker, she has brought a positive contribution to all health organisations she has been involved with in Poland and the UK. After graduating in Public Health at Medical University in 1998, Poland, she worked in Clinical Hospital of Medical University for several years, gaining the knowledge and experience necessary in better understanding all patients’ needs.
Sylwia is well organised and can effectively communicate with patients. She is a passionate advisor in the field of Oral Hygiene, giving useful and individually focused instructions on how to keep the oral cavity in perfect condition. Constantly upgrading her qualifications by participating in many training courses, she is strongly motivated in learning new techniques of treatment.
Saghar Khosravi – Dental hygienist – GDC:5315
Saghar is an experienced dental hygienist having qualified in 1997 in Sweden/stockholm. She has worked in London for many years but throughout her working life has benefited from working in many cities throughout Europe, including Stockholm and Florence. She undertakes regular training and enjoys keeping up to date to the new techniques and scientific learnings in dentistry . Providing excellence in patient care and gentle but effective hygiene treatment is Saghar’s primary concern.