Meet the Team at Roseneath
Dr Michael Nigro BDS (Rand) GDC reg no. 67843
Michael is a Senior Partner and practices at Roseneath on a full time basis. He qualified in 1992 from the University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, South Africa and has been at Roseneath since 1995. Michael loves all aspects of dentistry, from providing children with simple preventative treatments to treating adults with more complex needs. Michael provides all forms of general dentistry. He provides children with orthopaedic treatment in order to correct dental and facial development and treats adults with the latest orthodontic techniques to perfect smiles. Michael surgically places and restores dental implants. Cosmetic dentistry and anti-aging facial treatments are also regularly provided to his patients. Away from the practice Michael enjoys keeping fit by running and cycling around Richmond and playing tennis. He loves entertaining and relaxing with family and friends. He is a keen cook and modestly claims his pizzas are the best in town!
Dr Kieryn Smart BDS (Rand) GDC reg no. 67844
Kieryn is a Senior Partner and has been practising on a full-time basis at Roseneath since 1995. He qualified in Johannesburg, South Africa in 1992. Kieryn is passionate about dentistry and being a dentist. His particular interests are smile make-overs and mouth rebuilds encompassing life-like porcelains and cutting edge implant dentistry. Kieryn's other great mission is treating children, in particular jaw and face growth and development in young patients. Starting from early interceptive orthopaedic development of the jaws and face, early treatment of dental habits and their effects on speech through to full orthodontic treatments. Out of surgery Kieryn enjoys travelling to the Dolomites of Northern Italy with his Italian wife, two young sons and a daughter. He enjoys sport and the outdoor life, pursuing winter and summer sports and activities. Enjoying life and capturing it on film with photography.
Dr Colin Maher BDS (Cork) GDC reg no. 75192
Colin is a Senior Associate at Roseneath and has practised here on a full-time basis since 2004, having graduated from University College Cork in Ireland in 1998. Colin comes highly recommended for his solutions of small to complex dental problems with an eye for detail and precision. He is proficient in the placement of dental implants having trained with the Oxford Society of Implantology and smile design having undertaken numerous courses in London and New York. He has always been keen to expand his skills, experience and knowledge in all areas of general family dentistry. Colin is keen on providing excellent orthodontic treatment in adults as well as orthopaedic treatments in children. Orthopaedics is concerned with the realignment and development of the jaws using removable and fixed appliances. In his spare time, Colin has a passionate interest in nutrition and wellbeing. As well as being a keen sports fan with a particular love for rugby he also attends as many courses at Leith’s London School of Food and Wine as time will allow.
Dr Francesca Pantanali PHD Ortho (Rome) GDC reg no. 188314
Francesca is a Specialist Orthodontist and practices at Roseneath on a part time basis. She also works as a consultant orthodontist at the Conquest Hospital in East Sussex. She qualified from the Catholic University of Rome, Italy, where she also completed her orthodontic postgraduate training. In 2007 she completed her PHD in orthodontics. Her level of expertise enables her to successfully treat a wide range of challenging orthodontic cases including patients who need a combined treatment approach with maxillofacial surgery. She is experienced in the latest orthodontic techniques including lingual braces. Her aim is to give her patients the most comfortable treatment with the best cosmetic result. Francesca is passionate about her job and loves providing her patients with beautiful, natural smiles. Away from her professional live Francesca likes spending time with her two children, walking her dog and doing yoga.
Amongst the adult population in the UK, gum disease is the greatest threat to your teeth, claiming responsibility for a staggering 75% of all tooth loss. Maureen, Helen and Sam play a central role in helping our patients keep their teeth for life. They can see where the plaque and calculus has built up on your teeth, and can give your teeth a professional clean to remove it. They are also expert in advising on additional cleaning methods to help combat gum disease.
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Our Team of Nurses
Anna, Anna and Marta are our team of qualified dental nurses. They provide the professional support service to the dentists and ensure that our patients visits to Roseneath are as comfortable and relaxing as possible.
Our Team of Receptionists
Julie, Gosia and Karolina ensure that everything at the practice runs smoothly and always aim to provide a first class customer experience for all of our patients.