The Team

Dedicated to truly tailored service

Willow Tree Dental’s expertly skilled, friendly and professional team are committed to providing the highest levels of patient centred care.



Dr Farnoosh Mimeh

Principle Dentist BDS MFDS RCS (Eng) GDC: 81131

Farnoosh is a highly accomplished, skilled and caring dentist. She has a keen eye for detail and achieves excellent cosmetic outcomes for her patients. With her professional and welcoming approach, she puts both adults and children at ease and enjoys giving her patients the confidence of a bright and healthy smile.


Farnoosh qualified from the renowned Dental School of Guy’s, King’s and St Thomas’ London in 2002. She was the winner of the acclaimed Saunders Scholarship that is awarded to the candidate with the best clinical work during undergraduate training. She was also the winner of the Vocational Training Prize for her high standards of clinical outcomes in her post-graduate training.

With an interest in continuing her professional development and staying at the top of the dental profession, Farnoosh undertook further training in Dental Departments of several UK Hospitals gaining extensive experience in a number of dental specialist areas. She is, therefore, able to bring a wider breadth of knowledge and skills into General Dental Practice which includes Cosmetic Dentistry, Restorative Dentistry (complex restorations, crowns and bridges, implants), Paediatric Dentistry, Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery and oral medicine.

Farnoosh gained admission by examination to become a Member of the Faculty of Dental Surgeons of the Royal College of Surgeons of England in 2006 and continued to be involved in academic dentistry as a Clinical Teacher at Kings College University of London.

She is a certified Invisalign clinician and experienced in injectable facial cosmetic treatments enabling her to enhance and rejuvenate her patients’ facial features as well as their smiles.

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Dr Peta Leigh

Principle Dentist BDS (Melb), BSc (Monash) GDC: 78758

Peta is a multi-award-winning general and restorative dentist who most recently won Best Orthodontic & Restorative Team in the U.K at Aesthetic Dentistry Awards 2021.

She is dedicated to improving her patients’ dental health and overall well-being. With extensive experience using minimally invasive techniques, Peta has a special interest in creating aesthetic improvements while conserving the natural tooth structure. She provides all kinds of routine adult and paediatric dentistry and has a special interest in tooth whitening.


Peta has also been a finalist in the UK Aesthetic Dentistry Awards for 3 consecutive years and won best Tooth Whitening and Highly Commended in Patient Choice in 2019! Her patients often remark on her down to earth, reassuring and positive nature.

In 2000, Peta qualified Dentist at the University of Melbourne where she won the graduate award in Orthodontics before embarking on further study of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery after which, she spent 18 months as a volunteer dentist in Timor-Leste where she worked for the Ministry of Health, UN medical services and several Non- Government Organisations (NGO’s).

Since moving to London over 15 years ago, Peta has completed a one-year Certificate in Advanced Aesthetic Restorative Dentistry, allowing her to pursue her interest and refine her skills in Cosmetic Dentistry, Tooth Whitening and Facial Aesthetics. She is also a certified Invisalign provider, a member of the BDA and the BACD.

In 2012, Peta worked as part of the Olympic Medical Team for the Rowing and Canoe Sprint athletes.

Peta’s tooth whitening expertise has been sought after for several years and she has appeared in the following publications Cosmopolitan, Grazia, Harper’s Bazaar, Hello Magazine, Good Housekeeping, Tatler, The Telegraph, Sunday Express and Ideal magazine to name a few!

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Dr Jayde Powell

Associate Dentist Degree in Dentistry Universidad Europea De Madrid 2019 GDC:285348

Dr Jayde Powell graduated from the prestigious European University of Madrid in 2019 and after developing her expertise in Spain and the UK, has found her passion for enhancing the beauty and confidence of her patients through the art of smile transformation. With a blend of dental skill and a keen eye for facial aesthetics, she has made it her mission to provide top-tier dental care with a focus on harmonizing the overall facial appearance.


Dr Jayde Powell graduated from the prestigious European University of Madrid in 2019 and after developing her expertise in Spain and the UK, has found her passion for enhancing the beauty and confidence of her patients through the art of smile transformation. With a blend of dental skill and a keen eye for facial aesthetics, she has made it her mission to provide top-tier dental care with a focus on harmonizing the overall facial appearance.

Dr Powell has a key interest in using modern approaches to enhance the dental experience of her patients by using the latest 3D technology and photography to achieve their smile goals. With a key interest in providing short term orthodontics using the Invisalign system, she has helped countless patients to get a straighter, whiter smile- even as adults!

She continues to attend numerous workshops, seminars, and conferences worldwide, constantly staying up-to-date with the latest advancements in dental veneers, composite bonding and facial aesthetic procedures. She has completed an intensive year long certification in Facial Aesthetics Dentistry and mentored by industry leader Dr Sheila Li. Her commitment to her craft shines through in the meticulous attention to detail she brings to every procedure, ensuring that the final result harmonizes perfectly with the patient’s facial features and is qualified to use a combination of dentistry, toxin and dermal fillers for a full face approach.

What truly sets Dr. Jayde Powell apart is their patient-centered approach. She takes the time to understand each patient’s unique needs, desires, and concerns. It has gained her a loyal list of patients who were previously dental phobic! Through open communication and a deep sense of empathy, she collaborates with her patients to create personalized treatment plans that not only enhance their appearance but also boost their self-confidence.

Outside of work Dr Powell can be found attempting to bake ambitious recipes, occasionally swimming and striving to maintain consistency at the gym- it’s the intention that counts!



Dr Jill Daus

Orthodontic Clinical Lead Specialist Orthodontist GDC: 208352

Jill is an exceptionally qualified specialist orthodontist who cares passionately about her job and patients and received first-class training in Germany and the UK.

Winner of Best Orthodontic & Restorative Team in the U.K at the Aesthetic Dentistry Awards 2021.

She qualified first as a dentist at the University of Aachen (Germany) and then completed her doctorate in dentistry at the University of Cologne.


Following this, she carried out her 3-year full-time specialist orthodontic training programme in Dormagen (Germany), University of Cambridge and King’s College London.

Since qualifying as a specialist orthodontist, Jill has been practising as a specialist clinical teacher in the Orthodontic Department at Guy’s and St. Thomas’ Hospital, London, as well as in private practice in the Harley Street district of London.

She is an active member of the British Orthodontic Society, the World Federation of Orthodontists and the European Orthodontic Society.

Jill provides the latest aesthetic orthodontic treatments, such as clear ceramic braces, invisible lingual braces and Invisalign.


Dr Joyti Vasudev

Orthodontist BDS, MJDF, MOrth, MPhil, FDS (RCS Edin) GDC: 114771

Joyti qualified from the University of Manchester in 2007 having been awarded first prize at the British endodontic National hearties endodontic prize. She continued her postgraduate education and was awarded a diploma of membership of the joint dental faculties at the Royal College of surgeons of England and became consultant orthodontist at Medway and Maidstone NHS hospital in June 2017.


Joyti has extensive experience in the diagnosis and management of routine and complex orthodontic cases and has a particular interest in treating patients with jaw discrepancies such as clefts and craniofacial abnormalities.

She has worked at the Queen Victoria hospital which gave her the opportunity to treat patients suffering from sleep apnoea. She has treated patients diagnosed with mild and moderate sleep apnoea with sleep splints which patients find an acceptable alternative to sleep machines.

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Pauline Lautard

Periodontist BDS Hons (KCL), MFDS (RCS Ed), Perio MClinDent Hons (KCL), MPerio (RCS Eng) Specialist in Periodontics GDC: 251034

Dr Lautard graduated from King’s College Dental Institute at Guy’s Hospital with Honours in 2014. She was later awarded the Diploma of Membership of the Faculty of Dental Surgery of The Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh.


She worked as a Senior House Officer in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery at Addenbrooke’s Hospital in Cambridge and as a Dentist in practice before working exclusively in the field of Periodontology.

In 2019, Pauline was enrolled on the competitive Periodontology Specialist 4-year training course at Guy’s Hospital. She was awarded a Masters in Clinical Dentistry in Periodontology with Distinction by King’s College London, and the Membership in Periodontics by the Royal College of Surgeons of England.

She is a highly dedicated clinician and is passionate about treating gum disease. Alongside treating her patients in practice, Dr Lautard is a specialist clinical teacher for undergraduate students at Guy’s Hospital.

Outside of work, she combines her passion for travelling and running by participating in races around the world.


Maria Nirlen

Hygienist Dip Dent Hygiene Sweden 2000 GDC: 146768

Maria Nirlen graduated in 2000 with a Diploma in Dental Hygiene from Umeå University Sweden and started her career in Stockholm. She worked for one of Sweden's biggest private Dental companies 'Oral Care AB' giving her a broad experience within dentistry and is a member of the British Society of Dental Hygiene and Therapy (BSDHT).


Maria Nirlen relocated to London in 2008, since then she has worked for some prestigious central London dental practices.

She is genuinely passionate about her job, with a keen interest in the prevention of both periodontal disease and dental caries. She is also highly qualified and experienced in both in-house and at-home teeth whitening.

She continuously strives to excel and develop in her profession by attending a variety of courses.

Maria is very attentive, gentle and thorough with her patients, which she always put first. She strongly believes that providing clinical therapeutic educational services will present a guideline to life-long healthy teeth.  It’s important for her to find her patients’ motivation and understanding in a relaxed and caring environment; to achieve a successful treatment outcome together.

Privately, Maria has a passion for health, nutrition and fitness. She enjoys gourmet cooking, skiing, competing in triathlons and she is currently spending a lot of time with her family.

Maria Bialas Dental Hygienist London

Maria Bialas

Dental Hygienist DipDH RCS (Eng.), Dip DT RCS (Eng.) GDC: 124872

Maria’s key role at Willow Tree Dental is the preventative care work through patients’ education and assistance in obtaining their maximum oral health. She also provides an active treatment for periodontal disease and guides patients
within the process.


Maria gained her dual qualification as a Dental Hygienist and Therapist from King’s College Hospital NHS Trust in London in 2011 and has over 18 years of experience in dentistry, working previously as a qualified dental nurse.

Maria takes keen interest in new developments in Periodontics and attends professional forums and conferences to ensure that she can offer the best service to her patients.

She completed the mentoring programme and hands on training run by one of the leading periodontists in London. Maria is also a member of professional societies, such as BSDHT and BSP.

Outside her career, you’ll find her travelling, enjoying culture and exploring green spaces with friends.


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Mandi Gurung

Dental Nurse GDC: 267991
Olga Von Kraft

Olga Von Kraft

Dental Nurse GDC: 280605



Sazin Narouei

Head Receptionist

Sazin is also a qualified dental nurse with a wealth of dental knowledge, which enables her to provide proficient and educated treatment explanations and advice.


Sazin decided to move from dental nursing to front of house as she has a passion for patient care. She believes her comforting and reassuring manner is better placed in this patient-focused, customer service role.


Zemera Beg

Practice Manager