Stoke Newington Dental Clinic

Stoke Newington Dental Clinic
169 Stoke Newington Church St
N16 0UL
Monday08 : 30 18 : 00
Tuesday08 : 30 19 : 00
Wednesday08 : 30 18 : 00
Thursday08 : 30 18 : 00
Friday08 : 30 17 : 30
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 and a comprehensive check-up whether you're NHS, Colosseum Choices or a Private patient! 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
Facial Aesthetics Preventative or restorative, we offer a range of non-surgical Aesthetic treatments from our trusted practitioners. Book an appointment

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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. Ahmed Mahammed

Implant Surgeon

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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. Ahmed Mahammed

Implant Surgeon

Dr. Ahmed Mahammed joined in 2011.

GDC No. 83480

Professional Memberships
– MFGDP RCS (London) 2005
– MFDS RCS (London) 2006
– DWSI (Oral Surgery) 2008
– Dental Foundation Trainer (London) 2015

Dr Ahmed Mahammed

On MSc (Dental Implants)

Implant Cert (Bristol)

Dr Ahmed Mahammed qualified from The University of Birmingham in 2004. He has worked in both general practice and hospital.

Ahmed joined the team at Kenton Dental Centre in April 2011. That same year he carried out a RCSE diploma in implants, followed by an ITI course in 2012. He furthered his knowledge and training by undertaking a sinus augmentation course in 2014. He is now working toward completing his master’s degree in Implantology at The University of Bristol. He is highly committed to keeping up with the very latest techniques and procedures and attends several additional training course a year to ensure the highest standards of patient care are met.

His special interests are Oral Surgery, Implantology, minimally invasive dentistry, aesthetic dentistry, and Invisalign. Ahmed has placed hundreds of dental implants, ranging from simple to more complex cases. He is SAAD qualified and is highly experienced in managing anxious patients using various techniques to make the dental treatment a pleasant and more comfortable experience in a relaxed and welcoming environment. This includes Intravenous Sedation (IV) and Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT). He is a dental phobia certified dentist.

He also has a keen interest in complex dental rehabilitation cases to restore teeth to an aesthetically and functionally stable state.

He enjoys sharing his knowledge and experience in the dental field and has been a Foundation Dental Trainer for several years, dedicated to teaching newly qualified dental graduates in gaining high standards.

Ahmed is part of the Teeth Relief (Sunnymead) charity and A World Without Barriers orphanage charity, dedicating time to providing education and treatment to the developing country.

He is a member of the British Dental Association, the Faculty of General Dental Practice and the Association of Dental Implantology. Away from dentistry, He is a keen endurance cyclist, cycling through many countries for charity. He is also a keen photographer and enjoys photographing various cultures around the world.

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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.