Bupa Dental Care Kingston
GDC - 212238 BDS (Hons) Lond 2011, MJDF RCS, PG Cert Aesthetic Medicine, MOrth RCS , Doctorate ClinDent (Orth), Aligner Fellowship (USA) Specialist Orthodontist
Training and qualifications
Avan qualified from Queen Mary’s University of London in 2011 with a distinction before completing further postgraduate training in advanced facial aesthetics. Avan later trained as a specialist orthodontist at the Royal London and Northwick Park Hospitals and holds a research doctorate degree in orthodontics and obstructive sleep apnoea.
Avan offers a full range of orthodontic treatment options for both adults and children, including traditional metal braces, clear ceramic braces, and removable braces. Avan is fully certified to provide various treatment options including Invisalign aligners, Invisalign Teen, Invisalign First for 7–10-year-olds, and lingual (hidden) braces.
Avan also has an interest in interceptive treatment and growth modification for children, such as functional appliances and management of complex multidisciplinary cases, working closely with dentists and specialists in the management of these cases.
Having completed a research degree in Obstructive Sleep Apnoea (OSA), Avan is also highly trained in preventative mild to moderate OSA treatment, anti-snoring, bruxism (teeth clenching) and TMD (jaw pain) custom devices.
Nominations and awards
In 2022 Avan was shortlisted as a finalist in four categories for multiple prestigious awards:
Avan was also awarded Highly Commended Best Young Orthodontist at the Clinical Dentistry Awards 2022 and Leading Specialist Orthodontist UK at the Global Oral Health & Dentistry Awards 2022.
At present, Avan works in multiple private practices in central London alongside her NHS position at the Royal London Hospital. Avan is passionate about helping her patients achieve a healthy and attractive smile.