Each member of the team has a specific role to play in making you feel welcome and at home. Our nurses are present in the surgery to look after you and will be happy to provide advice on looking after your braces. Our receptionists will answer your questions and sort out your appointments. In fact, we are all happy to assist you with any questions that you may have.
Both the reception and the hygiene teams contribute to the blog so do check out what they have been writing.
Treatment co-ordinator and Dental Nurse
As a former patient, Renata is on hand to speak to new patients about her experience of lingual braces, explaining all aspects of possible treatments and what you can expect from receiving treatment at the Clinic.
A qualified dental nurse, she has worked at the practice since 2015. She is passionate about orthodontics and enjoys working with Dr Asif Chatoo and being part of a great team
In her spare time, she enjoys reading, running, and keeping fit. If you have a query at any time, she is happy to chat about what to expect from treatment at the Clinic.
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Yana is an award-winning hygienist who qualified from the Eastman Dental Institute in 2011.
With a degree in chemistry and having worked for the BBC, Yana has a naturally inquiring mind. She prides herself in practising evidence-based dentistry and keeping up to date with scientific developments in order to give her patients the best possible care. Yana is a member of the British Society Of Dental Hygienist and Therapists and regularly attends post graduate courses to keep up to date with developments in oral health.
She believes in treating patients individually and takes work-life balance into account to support patients develop long-lasting, healthy habits.
Outside dentistry Yana enjoys experiencing nature by going for long walks in the countryside. She also enjoys running and attempts to take on the London Marathon every year, when possible!
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Rita is qualified as an orthodontic nurse and in radiography. At the Clinic, she routinely assists Dr Asif Chatoo in the surgery and is also our decontamination lead. Rita is a popular member of the team and takes the time to get to know all our patients and is always happy to answer any queries and to help those receiving treatment at the Clinic.
Outside of work, she enjoys spending time with her family, travelling and hiking.
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Francesca De Rosa
After joining The London Lingual Orthodontic Clinic, Francesca was introduced to the wonderful world of Orthodontics by Dr Asif Chatoo. It was there that she fell in love with this speciality. She decided to gain further qualifications and was supervised by Dr Chatoo in 2018 where she trained as an Orthodontic Therapist at King’s College and became fully qualified after successfully passing the examination with the Royal College of Surgeons, Edinburgh.
Francesca says that being able to empower patients with the confidence of a beautiful, healthy smile is the most rewarding part of my job.
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Having worked in the dental industry for over 12 years, Manisha takes great pride in her work and is an integral part of the team’s success. Manisha is much loved by the patients and well respected by her colleagues, she brings a wealth of knowledge and experience to the team, as well as calm, collective, gentle, caring, and motivational nature.
Outside of work, she enjoys spending time with her family and watching movies or reading novels with a cheeky box of chocolates.