Our Dental Team

Dr Rehan Alam

| Dentist | GDC no: 255246

BDS, MFDS RCS (Edinburgh) PG Cert. Restorative and Aesthetic Dentistry (London)

Dr Rehan graduated from the University of Health Sciences, Pakistan in 2007, completing his training at the Fatima Memorial Hospital, Lahore. He then lectured in Anatomy at the FMH College of Medicine and Dentistry, then as a dental surgeon at the Sharif Medical City Hospital.

After moving to the UK in 2010, Rehan become a member of the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh, and completed the Overseas Registration Exam (ORE) in 2015. Before joining Total Dentalcare in October 2017 as an Associate Dentist, Rehan worked in private practice in Manchester, and completed his Vocational Training Equivalence (VTE) for the NHS. Rehan has a special interest in Restorative Dentistry and Endodontics, planning to start his Masters Degree soon. In his spare time, he enjoys cricket and singing.

Mrs Shilpa Mhatre

| Dentist | GDC no: 255663

BDS Mumbai 2002, ORE 2014

Dr Shilpa qualified in Mumbai, India, in 2002. She went on to work in a private practice in Virar, Mumbai until she moved to the UK in 2008. In 2014, Shilpa gained her Overseas Registration Exam (ORE) and worked in Sheerness, Isle of Sheppey, until joining the Total Dentalcare team in November 2016.

Shilpa’s special interests are General Dentistry, Root Canal Treatments and Cosmetic Dentistry. Outside of work, Shilpa has a busy family life and enjoys swimming, cycling and dancing.

Dr Komala Reddy

| Dentist | GDC no: 143914

BDS Bengaluru 2002, ORE 2009

Dr Komala qualified in Bengaluru, India, and worked in a private dental practice until moving to live in the UK in 2005. Having worked in the NHS, she joined Total Dentalcare Folkestone in February 2020.

Her special interests are in cosmetic dentistry, short term orthodontics (Invisalign, 6 Month Smiles) and facial aesthetics. Komala enjoys helping nervous patients. She has extensive experience in building up their confidence so that visiting the dentist becomes a positive experience for them. Outside of dentistry, Komala enjoys being with family and friends, swimming and playing badminton.

Dr Eija Hirvoven

| Dentist | GDC no: 70427

UDD Karolinska Institute 1992

Dr Eija graduated in dentistry in 1992 at the Karolinska Institute in Stockholm, Sweden. Having moved to the UK in 1995, she has worked in various NHS and private dental practices. In September 2019 she started a 2 year diploma course on Primary Care, Minor Oral Surgeries, at the Royal College of Surgeons, London, concentrating on complex extractions and minor oral surgery.

In her spare time Eija loves to spend time with her daughter and taking her two dogs for long walks along the beach. Eija is a very active person, particularly enjoying jogging, walking and playing golf.

Linda Hewings


GDC no: 925

CEB Dip Dental Hygiene 1995

Catherine Hogben

Practice Manager

GDC no: 143447


Lead Nurse

GDC no: 105774


Dental Nurse

GDC no: 144011


Dental Nurse

GDC no: 273160


Dental Nurse

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Dental Nurse

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Dental Nurse

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Dental Nurse

GDC 282120


Dental Nurse

GDC 266982

Anita Pun




Lead Receptionist