The Team

The team at Avalon work very hard to ensure an excellent quality of care for patients from the point of contact through to treatment, maintenance and aftercare.

Dr Pejman Khaki (Principal Dentist) - BDS (Lon) BSc (Hon) MJDF RCS (Eng) PG Dip (Imp) MSC (IMP)

GDC no: 83799

Pejman qualified from Bart’s and The London School of Medicine and Dentistry, University of London after completing a Bachelor of Science degree in Neurosciences from Kings College, University of London. Since then he has spent several years in private and corporate practice treating patients in routine and general dentistry and gaining valuable experience alongside leaders in the field of dentistry. He has gained the prestigious membership of the joint faculties of Dental Surgery and General Practice from the Royal College of Surgeons in England (MJDF RCS). He was awarded an Honorary Clinical teaching position at King’s College Hospital and has been involved in teaching at undergraduate level as well as mentoring newly qualified dentists undergoing vocational training.

In addition, Pejman has a postgraduate Diploma  and a Masters of Science degree in Dental Implantology from the University of Salford.

Pejman is the ITI (International team for Implantology) study club director for West Sussex providing educational events and seminars for local dentists as well as ITI members and fellows. He is very passionate about dental education and research and aims to continue running postgraduate educational events at Avalon Oral Care Centre.

Patients can therefore be happy in the knowledge that in addition to receiving the best general dental care, they will also have the option of having dental implants at Avalon Oral Care Centre.

Outside of Dentistry, Pejman has a keen interest in sports, having previously been an international weight lifter representing Great Britain at International level. One of his highest achievements was winning the British Weightlifting Championships and becoming British Champion in 1996. He regularly competes in 10K and Half Marathon charity runs, raising money for cancer research and various hospices.

Jenny kenward: (Hygienist) – GDC No. DH4480

Jenny qualified from Kings College in 1993 as a Dental Hygienist and was presented with the best clinician of the year award. Since then she has worked in several practices in Surrey and West Sussex, but her longest service has been here at Avalon. She has worked at Avalon for the past 14 years, and has helped to build a very high standard, happy and successful practice.

Kathy Wadmore-Smith: (Practice Manager) -

Kathy studied hotel catering and institutional management at Guildford University and worked in the industry for a number of years. She joined this practice in 1987 and has been involved in its growth to achieve a very caring, high quality and exclusive private practice.

Rose: (Dental Nurse) - GDC No. 123296

Rose is a fully qualified registered dental nurse and a valued member of the team. She keeps her registration up to date through courses and continuation of professional development. She has a keen interest in implants and has undertaken and passed both a basic and advanced course in this area. Having worked at Avalon for the past 15 years she ‘feels honoured to be part of its small friendly team and to provide excellent clinical work and quality of care’.

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