• Dr Meera Vijayaraghavan has over 20 years of experience

Meet Our Expert Dentists in Queensbury

With over 20 years of experience, Dr Meera Vijayaraghavan and a expert team that have helped keep thousands of patients smiling

Dr Meera Vijayaraghavan • Principal Dentist

GDC # 73526 | BDS (London)

Qualified from UMDS Guys hospital in 1997 and worked at Queensbury Dental Surgery since 1998. She has been Principal Dentist and proud Practice owner since 2005. Meera has enjoyed many aspects of being a dentist for the local community for over 20 years especially the strong family feel of the practice.

She provides both Nhs and Private treatment and her special interest lies in minimally invasive composite veneers and cosmetic treatment . She successfully completed the Advanced aesthetics course with Chris Orr and the Totally Composite and Totally Maestro Composite courses with Monik Vasant. She now looks forward to starting the Totally Aesthetic diploma with Monik Vasant, Meera is also an Invisalign-go provider.

Beyond dentistry Meera is married with 2 daughters. Her interests include baking and badminton.

Dr Arunthana Kathirgamanathan • Associate Dentist

Dr Arunthana Kathirgamanathan • Associate Dentist

GDC # 211428 BDS (KCL) MFDS RCS (Ed)

Arunthana qualified from King’s College London in 2011 and has since been working in general practice. She is dedicated to educating her patients to achieve optimal oral health as well as provide high quality pain-free dentistry. Her calm and gentle nature has helped many nervous patients overcome their fears and make their dental visits a pleasurable experience.

Arunthana enjoys all aspects of dentistry, in particular cosmetic and minimally invasive dentistry in which she has completed an Advanced Aesthetics and Restorative dentistry course at Aspire Dental Academy. This enable her to use simple cosmetic fillings, crowns and whitening treatments to restore a patient’s smile with the latest techniques and materials. She is also a certified Invisalign provider, able to straighten teeth with clear cosmetic braces.

Dr Sarika Vekaria • Associate Dentist

Sarika Vekaria • Associate Dentist

BDS (Manc) GDC # 244126

Sarika qualified from The University of Manchester in 2013 and has been working in general practice since. She enjoys all aspects of dentistry, but particularly enjoys treating children and nervous patients, helping to make them feel comfortable and overcome any fears. She is a certified provider of Invisalign Go, and is able to straighten teeth with clear, cosmetic braces.

Sarika has successfully completed the Advanced Aesthetics and Restorative Dentistry course with the Aspire Dental Academy and can provide options for cosmetic dentistry including tooth whitening and cosmetic restorations.

Outside of dentistry, Sarika is married with a young daughter and enjoys spending time with her family, travelling and baking.

Dr Safiyah Hussain • Associate Dentist

Dr Safiya Hussain • Associate Dentist

GDC # 277538

Safiyah qualified from Peninsula Dental School in 2018. She subsequently spent her training year in South London providing a breadth of care whilst enhancing her dental skills. She is committed to continued education in aesthetic dentistry applying a minimally invasive approach. Safiyah is currently working towards her membership at the royal college of surgeons & is a certified Invisalign and facial fillers/ botulinum toxilin provider. She enables an informative and welcoming environment for patients to express their oral concerns, to begin their journey to achieve their own perfect smile. She has a particular interest in treating anxious patients & putting them at ease.

Outside of work Safiyah loves to travel and experience different cuisines and cultures.

Dr Rubi Ahmed • The Endodontist

Dr Rubi Ahmed • The Endodontist

BDS (King’s College London) Dip Endo (UCL) PG Cert Sedation, Pain Management & Dental Education GDC # 101860

Rubi qualified from King’s College London in 2006 and has gained valuable experience in both NHS and Private dentistry. She has successfully completed post-graduate qualifications including a Diploma in Endodontics at the prestigious UCL Eastman dental institute and post-graduate certificates in Sedation and Pain Management and in Dental Education.

Rubi is qualified as a dentist with Special Interest in Endodontics and is able to provide complex root canal treatments at Queensbury Dental Surgery

In her spare time Rubi enjoys swimming, cinema, travel and spending time with her family and her beloved dog.

Dr Dipesh Patel • Specialist Oral Surgeon

Dr Dipesh Patel • Oral Surgeon

BDS (Lond), MFDS RCS Ed, PG Dip (PDC), MOral Surg

Dipesh Qualified from King’s College London Dental School and has committed his career to oral surgery. Dipesh has undertaken his oral surgery training at the prestigious Guy’s Hospital in London where he has been mentored by some of the leading consultants in the field. He has also completed further training in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery at Queen Alexandra Hospital in Portsmouth. His passion and commitment to oral surgery successfully secured him a place onto the national competitive specialist training program which he is completed in Buckinghamshire and was awarded Membership in Oral Surgery with the Royal College of Surgeons. Dipesh works as Consultant Oral Surgeon at East Surrey Hospital and provides specialist oral surgery services across several dental practices.

Dipesh’s practice is limited to oral surgery and implant surgery here at Queensbury Dental. He performs a variety of procedures including wisdom teeth removal, surgical extractions, implant surgery, cyst removal and has experience in the management of temporomandibular joint dysfunction (TMJ).

Dipesh has published his work in several peer reviewed journals and has been invited internationally and nationally to present his research within oral surgery. He is also involved in teaching undergraduate students and postgraduate dental trainees in oral surgery.

Outside of oral surgery, Dipesh has a strong passion for sports in particular cricket and travelling the world.

Dr Kajal Shah • Facial Aesthetics Dentist

Dr Kajal Shah • Facial Aesthetics Specialist

BDS PG Dip MFDS  GDC Reg No. 244204

Kajal qualified from the university of Manchester in 2013 and has undertaken additional postgraduate training in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery at the Royal Surrey County Hospital. She has gained further postgraduate qualifications with a diploma in Primary Dental Care and MFDS RCS (Royal College of Surgeons).

Kajal enjoys providing all aspects of dentistry and has a keen interest in oral surgery. She takes pride in providing quality and ethical treatment for her patients. She is also qualified in skin rejuvenation procedures and is a provider of wrinkle relaxing treatment (botulinum toxin) and dermal fillers.

Kajal splits her time between general practice and emergency dental care. Outside of dentistry, Kajal enjoys keeping fit, travelling and skiing during the winter.

Anita Hirani • Hygiene Therapist

RDH RDT DipHE (Lond) GDC # 117800

Anita Hirani is our Practice Manager and Dental Hygienist/Therapist. Anita has been part of the Queensbury Dental Surgery team since 2002. She started off as a Dental Nurse and receptionist, she then went on to train as a Hygienist and Therapist at Barts & The London School of Medicine and Dentistry (Queen Mary University of London) and qualified in 2016 and was awarded highest commendation for her communication skills.

Anita received specialist training to help patients with tailored oral health advice and carry out the appropriate treatments according to patients’ individual needs to help prevent and control gum disease using ultrasonic scalers and hand instruments. Local anaesthetic can also be used where necessary. She is truly passionate about helping patients gain a good understanding about their own mouths and what gum disease is and how to achieve good oral hygiene and understand all the factors involved in achieving a healthy mouth and gain good results. Smoking cessation advice and dietary advice are among these. Patients are encouraged to work with her to reach their goal. It is very important for us all to practice good oral hygiene and a good diet in order to prevent cavities and prevent gum disease or control its progression. Here at Queensbury Dental Surgery Anita and the dentists closely work alongside each other to motivate patients’ and address any concerns. The dentists can refer patients to Anita or they can visit her directly (It is however always advisable to see a dentist regularly).

Our Surgery

Queensbury Dental Surgery is located on Queensbury Station Parade, 1 minute walk from Queensbury Underground Station. Easily accessible on the Jubilee line, between Canons Park and Kingsbury, and in TFL Travel Zone 4. Road parking also available.

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Contact Us

0208 952 1142

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Opening Hours

Mon – Thu: 9am – 6pm ​​
Friday: 9am – 2pm
Saturday: 9am – 1pm

Easy to find!

Surgery Address

42 Queensbury Station Parade
Queensbury, Edgware
HA8 5NN, UK

Queensbury Underground Station
Only 1 minute walk away
Buses: 79, 114 & 288

Our Surgery

Queensbury Dental Surgery is located on Queensbury Station Parade, 1 minute walk from Queensbury Underground Station. Easily accessible on the Jubilee line, between Canons Park and Kingsbury, and in TFL Travel Zone 4. Road parking also available.

Queensbury Dental Surgery

Contact Us

0208 952 1142

Book An Appointment

Opening Hours

Mon – Thu: 9am – 6pm
Friday: 9am – 2pm​​

Saturday: 9am – 1pm ​

Easy to find!

Surgery Address

42 Queensbury Station Parade
Queensbury, Edgware
HA8 5NN, UK

Queensbury Underground Station
Only 1 minute walk away

Bus Routes
Buses: 79, 114 & 288

Road Parking Available

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