Paul J Ellis BDS(Hons) FDSRCPS DiplmpDentRCS(Eng) – Specialist in Oral Surgery

Paul qualified from Guy’s Hospital and worked in hospital training posts until joining the practice in 1988. Since then, he has devoted much of his postgraduate training to the science of dental implantology and cosmetic dentistry.

He has been involved with the Royal College of Surgeons Diploma in Implant Dentistry since its inception in 2003. Paul was a past tutor, for twelve years, on the prestigious Royal College of Surgeons Diploma in Implant Dentistry course. He is also a past chief examiner on this course.

He has also taught on the Royal College of Surgeons Certificate in Oral Surgery.

He has recently completed a post graduate certificate in dental sedation and pain management at University College London graduating with distinction.

Paul lives locally with his wife and four children and participates in a wide range of interests. He is extremely excited about the long term future of the practice.

General Dental Council registration number: 60769



John Harker BDS MSc(Lond)MGDS LDS RCS(Eng)

John qualified at Guy’s Hospital in 1976 and joined the Royal Navy rising to the rank of Commander and being appointed Advisor in Restorative Dentistry to the Navy. He was fortunate to find time between playing rugby for the Navy and the combined Services to obtain a Membership in General Dental Surgery in 1986 and a Masters Degree in Restorative Dentistry from the Eastman Dental Hospital in 1987.

John has limited his practice to Endodontics since retiring from the Navy. He has accepted referrals for root fillings since 1990 and has extensive experience in the management of endodontic problems, root canal treatments, removal of fractured posts, instruments etc.

Hindhead Dental Clinic is fully equipped with the latest microscope and equipment to optimise the success of your endodontic treatment. John lives with his wife in West Sussex; he likes playing golf and watching cricket and is enjoying his new role as a grandfather.

General Dental Council registration number: 49804




Ivan Chakalov DMD MSc Endo (Eng)

Ivan graduated from The Medical University of Sofia as a Doctor of Dental Medicine (DMD).  He has 15 years of experience in Dentistry, most of them working as a General Practitioner in Hampshire and West Susses.  He is committed to continuously improving his theoretical and practical skills.  In 2018, Ivan was awarded a Master of Science Degree in Endodontics with Merit from the University of Chester, England.

Ivan is passionate about modern minimally invasive dentistry, utilising modern materials, adhesives and techniques to achieve life like restorations, whilst maintaining the natural dentition.  He has completed a masterclass in direct anterior and posterior aesthetic composite restorations in London.  He also provides adult focused, short-term orthodontic treatments, to straighten teeth, without the need for a full course of orthodontic therapy.

Ivan makes a special effort to ensure his patients feel as comfortable and relaxed as possible, whilst taking the time to ensure that they can make treatment decisions that are right for them.

In his time away from dentistry Ivan spends time with his wife and two young children.  He enjoys cycling, snowboarding and camping.

General Dental Council registration number: 190469


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