Henry Leung

GDC No. 58573
Henry Leung qualified from King's college hospital in 1983, he was the recipient of the T.W.Widdowson prize for Dental Science.
Henry joined St. John's Dental Practice in 1986 and has been providing all aspects of general dentistry to his patients.
His area of special interest is the provision of Intra Venous sedation to nervous patients and all aspects of cosmetic dentistry.
Outside of practice, his hobby is scuba diving, he is an advanced scuba diver and enjoys travelling and diving in remote parts of the world.

Alan Staniforth

GDC No. 63465
Alan graduated from Leeds University in 1981 with a BSc. (Hons) in Pharmacology and Physiology. In 1983 he returned to university and qualified in Dentistry in 1988 from the Royal London Hospital Dental Institute.
From late 1988 until September 1992 he worked in Maxillo-facial surgery at Whipps Cross and St. Margaret's Hospitals. There he gained experience in difficult extractions (including wisdom teeth), apicectomies and other minor oral surgery, facial and dental trauma including fractures, and cancers of the mouth.
Since September 1992 he has worked as a general dental practitioner at St. John's. He undertakes work in most areas of dentistry but in particular enjoys minor oral surgery, making dentures and endodontics. He has an interest in snoring control. He works in the practice's only ground floor surgery so has gained a moderate range of experience in special care dentistry.

Andrew Petterson

GDC No. 82782
Dr Andrew Petterson qualified from Glasgow Dental School in 2003. He first worked in Rye on the beautiful south coast before joining the practice in 2005.
He left briefly to spend the best part of 2010 travelling in Australia and New Zealand. This included a brief stint working for Queensland Health treating rural communities in "Far North Queensland" & Cape York.
In his spare time he likes nothing better than to get his hands dirty tinkering with and repairing his old cars.

Catherine Tan

GDC No. 177526
Catherine graduated from King's College London in 2009 and worked in Rochester, Kent before joining St John's Dental Practice in 2010. Having grown up close by and being a patient at St John's - Catherine has gone full circle coming back to work within the team as a dentist.

She enjoys all aspects of general dentistry, especially working with anxious patients and families. Her positive kind nature is reflected in her patient care - with a strong focus on preventative and restorative treatments. Catherine has an interest in cosmetic treatments such as composite build ups which relies on her keen artistic eye.

In her spare time Catherine enjoys baking, painting and traveling.

Divya Datta

GDC No. 85532
Divya has been an integral part of our team since 2012. Since qualifying from Birmingham Dental Hospital in 2005, she has gained a wealth of experience in a wide range of high quality dental care for both adults and children. Divya has completed postgraduate courses in Cosmetic and Restorative Dentistry and the highly effective Orthodontic Systems: Invisalign and Inman Aligner. These have deepened her strong interest and dedication to preventative care in dentistry whilst creating beautiful and natural smiles. She has also achieved the Diploma in Conscious Dental Sedation from Guy's Hospital, London.

Divya is a calm, gentle, and cheerful practitioner. She deeply values the bonds she creates with her patients and their families. She is principled and committed in providing ethical treatment with the utmost attention to detail. Divya listens to her patient's concerns, carefully assesses and diagnoses their problems, and provides the appropriate treatment plan for each patient individually.

Divya is happily married, a mother to a beautiful boy and enjoys spending time with family and friends. In her free time she enjoys painting, trekking, yoga and playing outdoors with her son. She is deeply passionate about and committed to environmental issues and animal conservation.

Chirag Mehta

GDC No. 251305
Chirag has worked at St Johns Dental Practice since 2017 and has proven to be a key asset to the practice. He has a special interest in sedation, oral surgery (simple and surgical extractions) and cosmetic dentistry, supported by a strong foundation in general dentistry.

Chirag has a strong academic commitment, having completed both a three-year Masters Programme in Primary Dental Care and a post-graduate diploma in dental sedation at Guy's Hospital. Outside of St Johns, Chirag also works part-time as a Speciality Dentist at Kingston Hospital in Surrey providing endodontic work such as re-root canal treatment and complex surgery.

Chirag is known for his friendly smile and gentle, caring manner, which has helped many of his patients, of all ages, overcome their dental anxiety.

In his free time Chirag is a keen sportsman and avid football fan. He enjoys travelling, cooking and spending time with his family and friends.

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