Our team believe in only ever providing a tailored and personal approach. We have decades of experience and ensure we take the time to understand you, your needs and provide you with choice. Service, expertise and comfort are our priority when treating you as a patient, and as a person. We take the time to understand you, and your treatment goals, with a welcoming and professional approach based on choice. Meet our practice team below:
Meet our team
Dr Hassan Adi
Specialist Orthodontist and Consultant
Dentist with Specialist Interest in Orthodontics
Dr Hassan Adi qualified from the University of Birmingham, school of dentistry in 2013. He achieved the Diploma of Membership of the faculty of Dental Surgery from the Royal College of Surgeons in Edinburgh in 2015 whilst working in the maxillofacial department at Worcestershire Royal Hospital. Following on from this, Dr Hassan Adi furthered his knowledge in cosmetic, restorative and implant dentistry by completing a range of post-graduate courses, including: a two-year programme in aesthetic and restorative dentistry in Birmingham (DHTI) and a certificate course with the Cambridge Academy of Dental Implantology. Dr Hassan Adi has developed a special interest in the use of dental implants. He has furthered his expertise in this field by undertaking a two-year Master of Science degree in dental implantology from the University of Central Lancashire, UK. Dr Hassan Adi is a clinical dental tutor at the University of Birmingham. Here, he is responsible for teaching undergraduate dentists the operative skills needed prior to qualification.
Jigar studied Dentistry in Guy’s, Kings and St Thomas Dental Institute in London and undertook further training in the fields of Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery, Paediatric Dentistry and cosmetic and Implant Dentistry. He was awarded membership to the prestigious Royal College of Surgeons following this period of further training.
Jigar subsequently completed five years of full time specialist and consultant training at Birmingham Dental Hospital and upon graduation was honoured to have been awarded the British Orthodontic Society Medal. An award given by the British Orthodontic Society panel of consultant and specialist judges to only one individual upon graduation in recognition of having completed the best treated patient cases.
In addition to clinical work he actively examines, teaches and lectures. He is involved with dental professional examinations as an examiner for the Royal College of Surgeons. He has extensively lectured and presented both nationally and internationally including being invited to present his work at both the British and American National Orthodontic Conferences. Jigar has also had his work published in multiple professional peer-reviewed journals.
He is currently a part-time NHS consultant at East & North Hertfordshire Trust where he treats an array of complex multi-disciplinary cases and provides advice for specialist colleagues and general practitioners. He is in a unique position to be able to offer and provide the very latest and cutting-edge treatments to patients.
Jigar Patel is proud to be amongst a small, select number of UK clinicians qualified to a Consultant and Specialist level.
Sharmi graduated from the University of Birmingham in 2004. She is at the cutting edge of the profession and highly trained in the latest dental developments and techniques. She has undertaken extensive postgraduate training to attain clinical excellence in her dentistry. Sharmi was awarded membership to the prestigious Royal College of Surgeons of England, in 2007.
Sharmi has been providing high quality NHS and private child and adult orthodontic treatment. She works alongside a consultant orthodontist to ensure the highest standard of care is delivered. Sharmi is a fully accredited Invisalign provider.
Sharmi has been placing implants for the last 10 years. She successfully completed a three-years master’s degree in Implant Dentistry, at the University of Warwick, and an advanced implant skills course in Brazil. In addition to Portman Dental Clinic, Sharmi works in a specialist orthodontic practice in London, and a highly regarded West London clinic providing complex general dental care and implant dentistry.
Sharmi is very popular with her patients because of her empathetic bedside manner and desire to always put her patient’s interests first. Sharmi enjoys perfecting smiles and self-confidence through orthodontics, cosmetic dentistry and dental implants. She firmly believes the greatest satisfaction as a dentist comes through helping patients understand what’s feasible and working with them to achieve their aspirations, whether it’s simple treatment or a complex rehabilitation. She always involves patients in decisions about their treatment so that they feel relaxed and inspired about the choices they make.
Dr Osman graduated in 2000 Khartoum University, Sudan, and then completed his diploma of Conservative Dentistry, Crown & Bridge and Endodontics from the Faculty of Dentistry, Alexandria University, Egypt, in 2005. He has built his experience in Sudan, Saudi Arabia, and the United Kingdom and is also a registered (NHS Wales) performer dentist. Dr Osman can provide consultations in fluent English and Arabic, and partial Turkish where required.
Fiona qualified as a dentist in 1989. She then gained postgraduate experience working in the Dublin Dental Hospital and was awarded a Fellowship in Dentistry from the Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland in 1992. After further work experience in general dental practice and the Community Dental Service, she embarked on her orthodontic training at the University of Wales. She graduated with a Master of Dental Science in Orthodontics and a Membership of Orthodontics (MOrth) from the Royal College of Surgeons in 2000.
Since qualifying as an orthodontist Fiona has worked exclusively in specialist practice and has now gained 19 years of experience. For the last 16 and a half years she has worked at a large mixed specialist orthodontics practice in Kidlington, Oxfordshire. Here, she has gained extensive experience treating a large number of patients with a diverse range of appliances. She continues to be excited about orthodontics and ensures she keeps up to date with new developments, technology and techniques.
Fiona considers herself to be a caring and conscientious practitioner who is focused on providing the highest quality treatment and service to all her patients. She strives to understand each patient’s needs so she can tailor treatment to every individual. Her ultimate practice goal is to be able to relate to her patient’s concerns and to give these patients great results that will make them happy.
Key points on the practice
All of our surgeries in practice have been designed for you comfort, so that you can relax during your appointments.
For orthodontic treatment, to get the most accurate impressions, we rely on state-of-the-art digital scanning. Allowing you to see your new smile before you start you treatment.
Our clinicians only work with the best equipment available, ensuring that your treatment is carried out with the best tools in the hands of the best clinicians.