Stoke Newington Dental Clinic

Stoke Newington Dental Clinic
169 Stoke Newington Church St
N16 0UL
Monday09 : 00 18 : 00
Tuesday09 : 00 18 : 00
Wednesday08 : 00 19 : 00
Thursday08 : 30 20 : 00
Friday08 : 00 18 : 00
Saturday09 : 00 14 : 00
SundayClosed Closed
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Welcome to Stoke Newington Dental Clinic which is situated on Church Street and is close to the local schools and shops.


We’ll ask you for full payment in advance of your check-up/treatment. Deposits may be arranged for treatments over £300. Alternatively, please discuss finance options with us.Thank you in advance for your co-operation.

The practice has a wealth of professional expertise so you can feel relaxed and confident that your treatment will be exactly as you expect.

We provide a range of cosmetic treatments such as tooth whitening, cosmetic crowns and hygienist cleans which are available Monday to Saturday.

Appointments available for NHS or private patients! Call now to get booked in, or request an appointment below.

New Patients You'll get a great first appointment; a welcome pack, a comprehensive check-up, a digital scan, treatment plan & special discounts! Book an appointment
Clear Braces With a range of aligner systems, Colosseum has the clear brace options for you. Affordable, painless straight teeth! Ask for more info. Book an appointment
Implants We've got the best implant care in the business. At our clinic, we can provide you dental implants. Book an appointment
Hygienists At our clinic we've a range of excellent hygienist treatments. Simply ask at reception! Book an appointment
Private Patients We provide private health care at this clinic! Book an appointment
NHS Patients We provide care for NHS patients, adults and children! Book an appointment
Emergency Appointments We understand emergencies happen - at our clinic, we have a dentist on call for emergencies. Book an appointment
0% Finance We offer a range of financial plans for your oral care through our provider, Tabeo. Book an appointment

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Clear Correct

Clear Correct is the revolutionary alternative to old fashioned braces. 

Our aligners are all computer-modelled to ensure accuracy as well as comfort.
Best of all, a Clear Correct aligner is almost invisible, so you'll still be happy to smile while your teeth are a work in progress.

Book your FREE consultation today!

Click the 'Book An Appointment' button on this page and select 'Interested in Clear Braces' while filling in the form. Our Advanced Treatment Co-ordinator will then be in touch with more information and to book in your FREE consultation!


Our team at Stoke Newington Dental Clinic

Dr. Karen Doherty


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Dr. Christopher Yong


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Dr. Anca Todirascu


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Dr. Nami Farkhondeh


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Dr. Freya Mortimer


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Dr. Karen Doherty


Dr. Karen Doherty joined in 2019.

Karen Doherty BDS (Manchester 2007), Cosmetic and Aesthetic Restorative Dentistry certification 2017 - GDC No. 113650

Karen has been practicing dentistry for over 12 years and has a wealth of experience
in general practice. Karen is constantly attending hands on courses to develop her skills
and keep up to date with the latest techniques. Karen prides herself on providing a
welcoming and relaxed environment to make even the most anxious patients feel calm.

Karen’s interests lie in providing minimally invasive cosmetic dentistry and providing
discreet aesthetic treatments. She wants to help people look and feel good about
themselves so that coming to the dentist isn’t something they should be worried about.

Away from dentistry, Karen’s hobbies include dog walking, cooking, taking care of her son,
and occasionally going to the gym, when she gets the time!

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Dr. Christopher Yong


Dr. Christopher Yong joined in 2008.

GDC No. 155452

Professional Memberships
– Membership of the Joint Dental Faculties at
The Royal College of Surgeons of England (MJDF)
- General Dental Council (GDC)
- British Dental Association (BDA)

Christopher Yong
Bachelor of Dental Surgery (BDS)

Chris has worked in a general practice for the past 12 years. In this time, he has gained
a wealth of knowledge and skills in treating a huge variety of dental patients. He prides
himself on his communication skills as well as the mechanical ability to deliver high quality
dental treatment.

Chris is highly trained and experienced in all aspects of general dentistry that includes
fillings, crowns, bridgework, dentures and root canal treatment. He is particularly skilled
at removing teeth efficiently and painlessly. He is also able to provide cosmetic dental
procedures such as cosmetic white fillings and veneers to improve smiles as well as clear
braces to straighten teeth. Chris is also a huge advocate of further learning and aims to
ensure all his patients have the most up to date treatment options available to them.

Away from dentistry Chris is an avid fitness fanatic with a specialist knowledge of nutrition.

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Dr. Anca Todirascu


Dr. Anca Todirascu joined in 2019.

Aesthetic Dentistry PG Cert 2016. DMD IASI 2010 - GDC No. 207425 Professional Memberships - General Dental Council (GDC)

Anca graduated with an honours degree from Gr. T. Popa University of Medicine and Pharmacy, Iasi, Romania, being in the first twenty graduates in her study year. After graduation Anca was offered an internship at the preventive dentistry department of the university, a position Anca held for 8 months.

After moving to London, Anca started working in a mixed NHS/private dental practice where she worked as an associate dentist.

In 2012, Anca enrolled in a Diploma in Restorative Dentistry with The Faculty of General Dental Practitioners, and completed the prestigious Advanced Aesthetic Dentistry Certificate at Eastman Dental Institute. After completion of the certificate, Anca was appointed as visiting lecturer, a position she held for 1 year. Anca has a special interest and extensive experience in aesthetic and restorative dentistry. She has also been a Nuvola clear braces provider since 2015.

Outside of dentistry Anca enjoys travelling, the theatre, ballet and outdoor activities.

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Dr. Nami Farkhondeh


Dr. Nami Farkhondeh joined in 2005.

B.D.S. London. M.Sc. Periodontology (Lond). Advanced Dip.Imp.Dent (RCS) MFDS RCPS Glasgow.B.Sc. Psych. (Hons) London

Nami qualified from The Royal London Hospital Dental School in 1996 and following a year’s Vocational Training, he worked for over two years as a Senior House Officer in Oral and Maxilllofacial Surgery. Here he learnt both basic and advanced surgical skills, he then worked in Australia as a General Duties Dental Officer before returning to the UK and working in both NHS and Private practice. Following this he took up a position as Staff Grade in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery at King’s College Hospital.

Nami then started his Master’s degree in Periodontology at Guy’s, King’s and St Thomas’ Hospital and qualified with a distinction in his written paper. Nami also went on to publish his thesis. Following his degree, he started the gold standard Implant Diploma at The Royal College of Surgeons, London and was one of the few to qualify with an Advanced Degree.

Nami’s practice has been limited to implant dentistry and periodontics for the past 15 years. Over this time he gained a great deal of experience in all aspects of implant dentistry, especially in his eight years’ working in a specialist practice. He has placed over 700 implants and routinely carries out complex procedures including block grafting, sinus augmentation and complex restorative cases. He has experience of a number of different implant systems and carries out both surgical and prosthodontic aspects of implant treatment. He is also accredited with the Society for the Advancement of Anaesthesia in Dentistry (SAAD) and routinely carries out intravenous sedation.

Away from dentistry, Nami enjoys reading, travelling and playing the guitar.
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Dr. Freya Mortimer


Dr. Freya Mortimer joined in 2016.

GDC No. 264835BDS

Freya Mortimer TMJDF Newcastle 2016 RCPS (Glasgow)

Freya graduated from the Newcastle School of Dental Sciences in 2016 and went on to do a foundation year at South Kensington. Freya worked for Bupa for just over 2 years before joining Colosseum Dental and is based at Amelia Street Dental Clinic, where she treats NHS and private patients.

Freya focuses on making her patients’ mouths healthy while also producing a good aesthetic result. Freya strives to make her patients as relaxed as possible by creating a welcoming and relaxed environment to make even the most anxious patients relaxed.

Outside of dentistry Freya is interested in art, enjoys good food and going to the theatre.

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I myself am an incredible nervous patient. Have had various treatments and have had exceptional treatment and kindness shown to me. I can thoroughly recommend this practice. I also know that my family feel exactly the same feelings that I have too. Everyone from the dentists to the very understanding receptions and the incredibly helpful practice manager give what could be for myself although still get nervous they soon put my mind at rest. A fantastic practice...
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STOKE NEWINGTON DENTAL CARE LTD trading as Stoke Newington Dental Clinic is an Appointed Representative of Tabeo Broker Limited ("Tabeo"). Tabeo is authorised and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority and entered on the Financial Services Register, reference number 777539. Tabeo is incorporated in England & Wales (registration number 10416530), with its registered office at C/O Fox Williams, 10 Finsbury Square, Finsbury, London EC2A 1AF.