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THE CLINIC

For the team at [le] dental, every patient is unique and special. We’ve spent a lot if of time focusing on our design, use of the latest technology and building the right team so that every time you walk through our doors you are put at ease, and every visit feels special. We strive to create an atmosphere of inclusion, warmth and kindness. We will always value you and your time, and ensure your appointment is as seamless as possible.


The team at [le] dental are a group of individuals – personable and friendly, driven by empathy, passionate about their vocations and always striving for excellence. Our aim is to empower our patients to be confident about oral hygiene and protecting their dental health. Dr Ani and the team welcome open communication and are always happy to field any questions you may have!

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At [le] dental; to understand and meet the needs of our patients we involve you giving you all the necessary information to make a through plan for you to make a clear decision about your on-going care. The practice provides diagnostic, screening, preventative, restorative, and surgical dental procedures for treatment of disease, disorder and injury.

[le] dental uses high quality modern materials and approved techniques. We treat our patients with respect, are open and fair with them, welcoming open communications to help us to continue our services to an impeccable standard.

[le] dental will always help you to maintain good oral health, our dentists will monitor your dental health and look to the prevention of disease and where appropriate, provision of restorative, prosthetic and surgical treatment for dental diseases and conditions.

Our practice is constantly maintaining continued professional development to provide all our patients with the best care possible; meeting modern demands.

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Ani Kalustian [le] Dental Principal Dentist/Owner

A graduate of the prestigious Karolinska Institutet (Stockholm, Sweden), achieving a post-graduate course in Prosthodontics and Implant surgery, Ani then started her dental career in Sweden before relocating to the UK. She gained valuable experience in a mixed practice in Greater London before accepting a position as clinical manager in a large Harley Street practice. She has spent the last 5 years as a Senior Associate with the well-respected White & Co. Dental practice in Battersea. Whilst working with White & Co, she achieved a Postgraduate Diploma in Restorative and Aesthetic Dentistry from the University of Manchester. She is a highly experienced certified Invisalign provider, a member of The British Dental Association (BDA), The London Dental Fellowship and a proud finalist at the 2018 Aesthetic Dentistry Awards! She has a special interest in ‘Digital Smile Designs’, Orthodontics, Restorative Implant Dentistry and recently completed an advanced course in Bruxism and Occlusion Management. Preventative dental care is her focus, and she provides a calm atmosphere by communicating and putting the care of her patients first. She is married and a mother of two, Lucas (4) and Ella (2). When not at work she is spending quality time with her family exploring the outdoors. She also speaks five languages (English, Swedish, Armenian, French & Farsi)! She very much looks forward to caring for everyone in the local community!

DR ANI KALUSTIAN

PRINCIPAL DENTIST / OWNER • GDC 102641

Dr Ani Kalustian, born and raised in Uppsala, Sweden, is an experienced dental practitioner with more than 17 years of experience. With a strong focus on preventative care, aesthetic dentistry and orthodontics (Invisalign®). She also performs facial aesthetics treatments such as Botox and restoring implants.


Dr Ani’s patients range from children getting their first teeth to celebrities looking for something special! Passionate about driving her vision, [le] dental gives Dr Ani the freedom to express her personal style (she loves Scandinavian design – ask her about it and she might not let you leave!) and ensuring her patients are given the best possible care in a welcoming environment.

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A graduate of the prestigious Karolinska Institutet (Stockholm, Sweden), achieving a post-graduate course in Prosthodontics and Implant surgery, Ani then started her dental career in Sweden before relocating to the UK in 2006.

She gained valuable experience in a mixed practice in Greater London before accepting a position as clinical manager in a large Harley Street practice.

Ani has spent the last 7 years as a Senior Associate with the well-respected White & Co. Dental practice in Battersea. Whilst working with White & Co, she achieved a Postgraduate Diploma in Restorative and Aesthetic Dentistry from the University of Manchester.

She is a highly experienced certified Invisalign provider, a member of The British Dental Association (BDA), The London Dental Fellowship and a proud finalist at the 2018 Aesthetic Dentistry Awards!

Ani has a special interest in ‘Digital Smile Designs’, Orthodontics, Restorative Implant Dentistry and recently completed an advanced course in Bruxism and Occlusion Management.

Preventative dental care is her focus, and she provides a calm atmosphere by communicating and putting the care of her patients first.
Ani is married and a mother of two, Lucas (7) and Ella (4). When not at work she is spending quality time with her family exploring the outdoors.
It has always been her dream to have a practice of her own – to share her passion in preventative care with her patients. She very much looks forward to caring for everyone in the local community.

Fun fact: Ani speaks five languages (English, Swedish, Armenian, French & Farsi)!​

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Marco Benigni [le] Dental Oral Surgeon

A graduate of the prestigious Karolinska Institutet (Stockholm, Sweden), achieving a post-graduate course in Prosthodontics and Implant surgery, Ani then started her dental career in Sweden before relocating to the UK. She gained valuable experience in a mixed practice in Greater London before accepting a position as clinical manager in a large Harley Street practice. She has spent the last 5 years as a Senior Associate with the well-respected White & Co. Dental practice in Battersea. Whilst working with White & Co, she achieved a Postgraduate Diploma in Restorative and Aesthetic Dentistry from the University of Manchester. She is a highly experienced certified Invisalign provider, a member of The British Dental Association (BDA), The London Dental Fellowship and a proud finalist at the 2018 Aesthetic Dentistry Awards! She has a special interest in ‘Digital Smile Designs’, Orthodontics, Restorative Implant Dentistry and recently completed an advanced course in Bruxism and Occlusion Management. Preventative dental care is her focus, and she provides a calm atmosphere by communicating and putting the care of her patients first. She is married and a mother of two, Lucas (4) and Ella (2). When not at work she is spending quality time with her family exploring the outdoors. She also speaks five languages (English, Swedish, Armenian, French & Farsi)! She very much looks forward to caring for everyone in the local community!

DR MARCO BENIGNI

 SPECIALIST ORAL SURGEON • GDC 195289

Marco qualified as an oral surgeon specialist and now has more than 10 years’ experience working at both public hospitals and private surgeries in London and Italy. At the University of Milan, he completed a three-year PhD in Implantology and Implant Prosthodontics in 2009 as well as a specialisation in Oral Surgery in 2013.

Marco has vast surgical experience. He has placed thousands of implants in the past 10 years, performing sinus lift procedures, bone regeneration techniques and implant prosthetic rehabilitation. Marco is a General Dental Council specialist oral surgeon.

In his spare time he loves spending time outdoors – playing golf in the summer and skiing in the winter. He also enjoys travelling all around the world.

A graduate of the prestigious Karolinska Institutet (Stockholm, Sweden), achieving a post-graduate course in Prosthodontics and Implant surgery, Ani then started her dental career in Sweden before relocating to the UK. She gained valuable experience in a mixed practice in Greater London before accepting a position as clinical manager in a large Harley Street practice. She has spent the last 5 years as a Senior Associate with the well-respected White & Co. Dental practice in Battersea. Whilst working with White & Co, she achieved a Postgraduate Diploma in Restorative and Aesthetic Dentistry from the University of Manchester. She is a highly experienced certified Invisalign provider, a member of The British Dental Association (BDA), The London Dental Fellowship and a proud finalist at the 2018 Aesthetic Dentistry Awards! She has a special interest in ‘Digital Smile Designs’, Orthodontics, Restorative Implant Dentistry and recently completed an advanced course in Bruxism and Occlusion Management. Preventative dental care is her focus, and she provides a calm atmosphere by communicating and putting the care of her patients first. She is married and a mother of two, Lucas (4) and Ella (2). When not at work she is spending quality time with her family exploring the outdoors. She also speaks five languages (English, Swedish, Armenian, French & Farsi)! She very much looks forward to caring for everyone in the local community!

CORINA PLES

HYGIENIST • GDC 243514

Corina is a dedicated and passionate Dental Hygienist. After working as a Dental Nurse for several years she decided to pursue an advanced degree in dental hygiene in 2014. During her further studies she gained valuable experience as a dental assistant working across, NHS, private and mixed practices.  This exposure and insight allows Corina to provide quality dental care with fantastic attention to detail, maintain focus under pressure and form fantastic relationships with her patients. Corina is dedicated on keeping up to date with the latest technology and further advancing her career by developing her skills and knowledge. Corina enjoys exploring London, travelling and eating out with her friends – when she is not busy studying. A valued member of the le dental team, Corina always brings a smile (and treats) to her colleagues.

A graduate of the prestigious Karolinska Institutet (Stockholm, Sweden), achieving a post-graduate course in Prosthodontics and Implant surgery, Ani then started her dental career in Sweden before relocating to the UK. She gained valuable experience in a mixed practice in Greater London before accepting a position as clinical manager in a large Harley Street practice. She has spent the last 5 years as a Senior Associate with the well-respected White & Co. Dental practice in Battersea. Whilst working with White & Co, she achieved a Postgraduate Diploma in Restorative and Aesthetic Dentistry from the University of Manchester. She is a highly experienced certified Invisalign provider, a member of The British Dental Association (BDA), The London Dental Fellowship and a proud finalist at the 2018 Aesthetic Dentistry Awards! She has a special interest in ‘Digital Smile Designs’, Orthodontics, Restorative Implant Dentistry and recently completed an advanced course in Bruxism and Occlusion Management. Preventative dental care is her focus, and she provides a calm atmosphere by communicating and putting the care of her patients first. She is married and a mother of two, Lucas (4) and Ella (2). When not at work she is spending quality time with her family exploring the outdoors. She also speaks five languages (English, Swedish, Armenian, French & Farsi)! She very much looks forward to caring for everyone in the local community!

CHANTEL JAFFER

 HYGIENIST • GDC 302696

Chantel enjoys all aspects of oral health education and prevention. She aims to provide all patients with high quality dental care using a gentle and thorough touch. She is passionate about achieving excellent results for her patients and helping them maintain it.

After dually qualifying as a Hygienist and Therapist, Chantel went on to completing an additional year of valuable foundation training where her skills and knowledge were developed and refined.

Outside of dentistry, Chantel loves to travel with friends, shopping and trying new foods!

Chantel Jaffer [le] Dental Hygienist

THE CLINIC

A graduate of the prestigious Karolinska Institutet (Stockholm, Sweden), achieving a post-graduate course in Prosthodontics and Implant surgery, Ani then started her dental career in Sweden before relocating to the UK. She gained valuable experience in a mixed practice in Greater London before accepting a position as clinical manager in a large Harley Street practice. She has spent the last 5 years as a Senior Associate with the well-respected White & Co. Dental practice in Battersea. Whilst working with White & Co, she achieved a Postgraduate Diploma in Restorative and Aesthetic Dentistry from the University of Manchester. She is a highly experienced certified Invisalign provider, a member of The British Dental Association (BDA), The London Dental Fellowship and a proud finalist at the 2018 Aesthetic Dentistry Awards! She has a special interest in ‘Digital Smile Designs’, Orthodontics, Restorative Implant Dentistry and recently completed an advanced course in Bruxism and Occlusion Management. Preventative dental care is her focus, and she provides a calm atmosphere by communicating and putting the care of her patients first. She is married and a mother of two, Lucas (4) and Ella (2). When not at work she is spending quality time with her family exploring the outdoors. She also speaks five languages (English, Swedish, Armenian, French & Farsi)! She very much looks forward to caring for everyone in the local community!

GABRIELA BALAN

NURSE • GDC 284909

Gabriela began her career as a  dental nurse in 2017. Since joining the profession she has worked across various London practices focusing on both general dentistry and orthodontics as a nurse, decontamination lead and compliance manager.

 
Gabriela has been a welcome addition to the [le] Dental family since September 2023.


In her spare time Gabriela runs for fun(!) and likes to train and participate in running competitions.

Veronica Diaz - [le} Dental Front of house

A graduate of the prestigious Karolinska Institutet (Stockholm, Sweden), achieving a post-graduate course in Prosthodontics and Implant surgery, Ani then started her dental career in Sweden before relocating to the UK. She gained valuable experience in a mixed practice in Greater London before accepting a position as clinical manager in a large Harley Street practice. She has spent the last 5 years as a Senior Associate with the well-respected White & Co. Dental practice in Battersea. Whilst working with White & Co, she achieved a Postgraduate Diploma in Restorative and Aesthetic Dentistry from the University of Manchester. She is a highly experienced certified Invisalign provider, a member of The British Dental Association (BDA), The London Dental Fellowship and a proud finalist at the 2018 Aesthetic Dentistry Awards! She has a special interest in ‘Digital Smile Designs’, Orthodontics, Restorative Implant Dentistry and recently completed an advanced course in Bruxism and Occlusion Management. Preventative dental care is her focus, and she provides a calm atmosphere by communicating and putting the care of her patients first. She is married and a mother of two, Lucas (4) and Ella (2). When not at work she is spending quality time with her family exploring the outdoors. She also speaks five languages (English, Swedish, Armenian, French & Farsi)! She very much looks forward to caring for everyone in the local community!

VERONICA DIAZ

FRONT OF HOUSE/

CLINIC MANAGER

With over 16 years of dedicated service in the dental industry, Veronica brings a wealth of knowledge to our practice. As the first point of contact for our valued patients, she is committed to providing a warm and welcoming atmosphere, ensuring that every visit to our clinic is a pleasant and stress-free experience.

Veronica's exceptional interpersonal skills and compassionate nature allow her to create strong connections with patients, making them feel at ease and comfortable during their visits. Her friendly demeanor and genuine concern for each patient's well-being have earned her praise and loyalty from all those she has had the pleasure of assisting.

With Veronica as our Dental Receptionist, rest assured that you'll be met with a friendly smile, a wealth of knowledge, and the assurance that you are in great hands. Whether you're a returning patient or new to our practice, she looks forward to assisting you with the utmost dedication and care.

When Veronica is not at the front desk, she enjoys looking after animals, exploring the city and spending quality time with her family and friends.

Experience the expertise and hospitality of our remarkable Receptionist, Veronica, and join us on your journey to a healthier, happier smile.

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