Our Team


Principal & Management



GDC No 104928
GMC No 7038884
Consultant and Specialist in Oral & Maxillo-Facial Surgery

Kemal M Tekeli has taken over as Principal clinician of South Bank Dentists. He is a Consultant in Oral and Maxillo-Facial Surgery with extensive experience in oral and facial surgery. Kemal qualified as a Dentist in 2000 and subsequently undertook medical training and qualified as a doctor in Birmingham in 2009. He is a Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons of England. Kemal has specialist interests in complex dental implantology, bone grafting and facial aesthetics. He will offer a new range of treatments and specialist services complimenting the current services at the practice. His aim is to ensure the quality and the high standards of the practice will be maintained.



Omer Tekeli BSc

Business Manager

Omer qualified from University of Kent with a BSc degree in Economics in 2008. After qualification, he embarked on a journey to become a business manager and he has been involved in business and management of multiple companies. His healthcare experience started with his own enterprise in 2014. He pitched for NHS contracts and has been successful in different stages. During the practice acquiring period, Omer carried out the research to identify a suitable practice for Tekeli brothers to purchase and he identified South Bank Dentists. Omer's main responsibility at the practice is business development and he regularly attends courses to keep up to date with his CPD requirements.





Dirk Bister

Prof Dirk Bister

GDC 71369
Consultant and Specialist in Orthodontics

Dirk Bister qualified in Medicine and Dentistry at the Heinrich - Heine University Düsseldorf, Germany. He trained on the combined MSc / MOrth programme in Orthodontics at Guy’s and St Thomas’, United Medical and Dental Schools obtaining his specialist qualification in 1999. This was followed by two further years as a Senior Registrar. Dirk also holds an MA in higher Education. He is a Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh and Fellow of the Higher Education Academy. Dirk is fluent in German.


Ravi Chauhan

Mr Ravi Chauhan MDDr, MSc (Lond), MFDS RCS (Ed), MJDF RCS (Eng), FDS (RestDent) RCPS (Glasg)

GDC No. 179106

Consultant and Specialist in Restorative Dentistry


Ravi Chauhan is a GDC registered Specialist in Restorative Dentistry and a Consultant in Restorative Dentistry at Oxford University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust.

Ravi qualified in 2009 and completed vocational training in Leicester. Following this, he undertook Senior House Officer posts in Oral Medicine, Oral Surgery, Paediatric Dentistry, Restorative Dentistry and Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery in several teaching hospitals in Birmingham, Leeds and London. He is a member of the Royal Colleges of England and Edinburgh.

Ravi undertook five years of accredited specialist training in Restorative Dentistry at King’s College Hospital. He also holds a Master’s degree in Conservative Dentistry from the Eastman Dental Institute that was awarded with Distinction in 2015. He passed the Intercollegiate Speciality Fellowship Examination in Restorative Dentistry in 2017 and became a Fellow of the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow.

Ravi welcomes the referral of patients that require endodontic and advanced restorative dental care including the placement and restoration of dental implants.


Robin Amanullah

Dr Robin Amanullah BDS(Lond) MJDF RCS(Eng) MClinDent(Lond) M Prostho RCS(Eng)

GDC No. 81545

Specialist in Prosthodontics


Robin Amanullah is recognised by the London Deanery and General Dental Council as a registered Specialist in Prosthodontics.

He qualified at King’s College London (KCL) Dental School. He became a Member of the Royal College of Surgeons of England in 2009. In 2011, he was accepted onto the UK’s most prestigious programme in advanced fixed, removable and implant prosthodontics at the world renowned Eastman Dental Hospital and Institute, University College London (UCL). Upon completing this full time training with some distinction, he went on to achieve a second membership in restorative dentistry with the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh in 2014.

He was invited back by the Eastman UCL, as a Clinical Teaching Fellow and is involved in the training of specialists and consultants. Additionally he is involved with teaching at KCL.

Robin welcomes the referral of patients that require advanced prosthodontic dental care including restorative aesthetic treatment.




Kimberley Kals

Dr Kimberley Kals BSC BChd MChd

GDC No.266046
Associate Dentist 

Dr Kimberley is a passionate, dedicated and caring dentist. She enjoys all aspect of restorative dentistry and enjoys empowering patients with aesthetic, healthy smiles, following a holistic approach to patient care. Dr Kimberley is a dedicated provider of Invisalign and enjoys enhancing smiles with beauty 'tweakments' such as whitening and cosmetic bonding. Dr Kimberley endeavours to strive for excellence for her patients and has invested in a diverse range of hands-on courses. Her passion to undertake high quality clinical dentistry has led her to embark on further postgraduate study at the world renowned UCL Eastman Dental Institute in London for an MSc in Restorative Dental Practice.

Vinesh Patel

Dr Vinesh Patel, BDS

Associate Dentist

Vinesh graduated as a dentist from Barts and the London School of Medicine and Dentistry in London. He has 12 years of experience in general dentistry . He prides himself on his ethical and professional dental care. His areas of interest includes aesthetic dentistry, teeth whitening and cosmetic resin and crown / bridge work in addition to general dentistry.


Hygienists / Therapists

Samira Patel

GDC No 1393821

Samira Patel

Samira has a Foundation Degree in Oral Health Science University of Essex 2010



Sonia Punjawani


Sonia has a Foundation Degree in Oral Health Science University of Essex 2015



Siobhan Kendall

GDC No: 137860

Siobhan Kendall