The Oral Hygiene Centre

Meet the Team

Learn a bit more about our friendly team at The Oral Hygiene Centre and Devonshire Dental Clinic Team

LDS RCS Eng 1981, BDS Kings College, London 1980 GDC No. 54947

Dr Richard Matson carries out general dentistry and restorative work including: dental implants (since 1984), advanced crown and bridgework, endodontics and cosmetics. Richard won Medical Protection Society Award to compare dental teaching at Harvard and Kings College Hospital. He has also won the Charles Freeman Scholarship to study Fixed Prosthodontics at North Western University, Chicago.
LDS RCS Eng 1980 GDC No. 62083

Dr Colin Lawson Baker trained both in medicine and dentistry at Guys Hospital. Medical preregistration appointments in surgery and medicine were undertaken at Royal Sussex County Hospital in Brighton where he stayed to do other post registration appointments. He commenced his clinical dental career at 1 Devonshire Place as Clinical Director at The Oral Hygiene Centre in the early 80s and purchased the practice soon after asking Richard Matson to join him in partnership which continued successfully for
FDS RCS Eng 1984, BDS Lond 1979 GDC No. 53847

Dr Iona Shanks qualified from Kings College Hospital Dental School in 1979 with a BDS (Hons). She has a Fellowship in Dental Surgery from The Royal College of Surgeons in London. Iona has taught undergraduate students at Kings College Hospital Dental School in both surgery and restorative dentistry. She practices general dentistry and sees both adults and children. Iona carries out preventative care, fillings, crowns, veneers and implants. She also carries out and routine and surgical
MFDS RCS Edin 2004, BDS Lond 2002 GDC No. 80987

Dr Kishan Modha trained at the Royal London and St Bartholomew’s School of Medicine and Dentistry and qualified in 2002. Later Kishan went back to the Royal London Hospital as a senior house officer in restorative dentistry and qualified to become a member of the Faculty of Dental Surgery with the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh. His role involved supervising and training dentists in the Emergency Dental Clinic, attending to severally medically compromised patients and
MSc. (Perio) (Hons), Lond 1999, DGDP(UK)1998, BDS (Hons) Lond 1993 Periodontal Specialist. GDC No. 69717

Dr Denise McPartlin was born in West London in 1970. She was brought up and attended school in Ealing. On completing her A-Levels she gained admission to the University of London, where she took up her Dental Studies at The Royal London Hospital in 1989. She graduated Bachelor of Dentistry with Honours in 1993 and was offered one of the coveted House Surgical Posts at The Royal London Hospital, which she accepted. She took up t
Hygienist RDH GDC No. 4339

Miss Emma Christensen RDH has been working in the dental profession since 1984. She is Danish and qualified as a dental hygienist from the Eastman Dental Hospital School of Hygiene in 1992. Emma has gained a wealth of experience by treating patients and working with Professionals in Private Dental Clinics in the West End of London. Currently she is working for The Oral Hygiene Centre and The Devonshire Dental Clinic on a full time basis.
Hygienist GDC No. 177242

Abigail Ball RDH studied for a Diploma in Dental Hygiene at the prestigious Eastman Dental Hospital. Having previously worked as a dental nurse. Abigail is an understanding and caring person who treats the patients as a whole and works with a gentle yet thorough technique to ensure complete gingival health. She has been working at The Oral Hygiene Centre for one year and in this time has built up a great following of patients. She is a welcome edition to the team.

She achieved ten A-C GCSE’s followed

General Dentist Referrals

We accept general dentists’ referrals and welcome new patients to our practice.


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