The Team

Mark Marcou

BDS (Lond), PG Cert MDE
GDC Registration No. 72324

Principal Dentist, Mark Marcou BDS, graduated from Guy's Dental Hospital, London in 1996, gaining his BDS. In September 2014, Mark was made a “Foundation Dentist” Trainer, giving us the status of a Dental Teaching Practice, one of only 134 such practices in London. He is currently completing his Post Graduate Certificate in Dental & Medical Education, to further enhance his skills in this new role. He is also proud to be involved with ongoing Research in Dental Practice, as part of the North London Dental Research Network. He has also recently been invited to speak about his research at the British Dental Association.

Melanie Alexandrou

GDC Registration No. 245092

Melanie qualified from Barts and The London Dental Hospital, in 2013 with her BDS Lond (Hons). She immediately started work in General Practice, where she has already gained a wide experience in all aspects of dentistry. Quickly passing her MJDF examination, Melanie has also recently completed her Postgraduate Certificate in Medical & Dental Education. She joined the team here at My-Dental Care in 2015, where she is already building a loyal following of patients.

She is keen to educate patients to give them the knowledge they need to maintain life long oral health. She is active within the community visiting local primary schools encouraging lifestyles for healthy smiles.

Shahzia Siddiqui

GDC Registration No. 73330

Shahzia qualified from Liverpool Dental School in 1997, with her BDS Liv. She has been working in General Practice ever since, where she has gained immense experience in all aspects of general dentistry. She took a few years out after the birth of her two beautiful children. After which Shahzia returned to dentistry here at My-Dental Care in 2013, since then she has become a firm favourite with our patients.

Sarah Takroni

GDC Registration No. 193842

Dr Sarah Takroni qualified from the University of Manchester in 2010 with a Bachelors degree in dental surgery. After completing her vocational training in a busy practice in North London, she then went on to work in oral and maxillofacial surgery at one of London’s largest trauma centres, Barts and the London Hospital. This is where her meticulous attention to detail and artistic eye naturally led her towards further training in aesthetic medicine.

Dedicated to her postgraduate training and always endeavouring to learn about new advances in the dental and facial aesthetics industry, she then went on to pass her MFDS examinations and attend a vast array of courses and postgraduate masterclasses over the years. She has since worked in Australia and the UK and currently divides her time between dentistry and facial aesthetics across London

Dr. Sarah Takroni always strives for perfection and believes in rigorous and thorough practice to achieve patient satisfaction. She enjoys treating a wide variety of patients and welcomes nervous patients who are allocated suffiecient time to listen to their anxieties and expectations. Patients travel specifically for her trademark beautiful, natural and rejuvenated look.

Mira Shah

Dental Therapist
GDC Registration No. 10726

Mira Shah qualified as a Dental Therapist in 1977. She worked as a dental therapist with Redbridge Health Authority, working with children. She worked mostly in the clinics but also went to a day centre for mentally and physically disabled children to help them with their oral hygiene and helping the staff to maintain it. Mira moved on to work as a hygienist in 2002. She says she thoroughly enjoys being a hygienist, which is reflected in her huge patient following. Mira has been here at My-Dental Care since 2005.

Riz Syed

Implant Surgeon
GDC Registration No. 77092

Dr Riz Syed qualified in 1999 at the Royal London Hospital and worked in the Oral Maxillo-Facial surgical department. Riz is both nationally and internationally respected as a lecturer and mentor in Implant Dentistry and Nobelguide CT scan guided surgery. He also lectures for Nobel Biocare on a range of advanced implant techniques. He is also a visiting surgeon to numerous surgeries across London As a mentor for Nobel Biocare, he has helped to train implant surgeons across the UK and is regularly consulted for treatment planning complex cases. He has trained in Europe and America and placed over a thousand implants.

He is a member of the Association of Dental Implantology (ADI), International Congress of Oral Implantologists (ICOI) and a Fellow of the Royal Society of Medicine.

Rabia Sayed

GDC Registration No. 260484

Rabia completed her Bachelor’s of Dental Surgery (BDS) from Riphah International University, Pakistan in 2008 and then moved to London in 2011. Rabia then cleared her Overseas Registration Examination from Eastman Dental Hospital, London, in 2015.

She has undertaken both NHS and private work extensively across all major aspects of clinical dentistry including restorative, prosthetic and aesthetic dentistry.

She has a strong belief in prevention, enjoys spending time explaining to her patients how to improve their Diet And Oral Hygiene, to empower them to avoid further unnecessary dental treatment. In addition, she has a special interest in facial aesthetics, having trained in Dermal Fillers and Anti-Wrinkle Treatments.

She has also completed the Tipton’s Post Graduate Aesthetic & Restorative 2-year Diploma, Level 7, gaining valuable knowledge of designing perfect smile lines and learning latest techniques and types of Crowns, Bridges, Inlays, Onlays and Implants.

She is a passionate individual who always strives towards achieving great results and understands the importance of meticulous attention to detail and has great empathy towards patients.

Rabia has great listening skills, understand the patient needs in through detail and is excellent at putting patients from all backgrounds at ease whilst explaining their best possible options of treatment.

Miss. Hennah Warraich


Dental Nurses

Our team includes Three Fully Qualified and GDC registered Dental Nurses, and one new trainee nurse who is studying for her National Certificate in Dental Nursing. One of the girls has also recently gained her Prevention in Practice qualification, which means she is fully registered to provide essential Preventative advice to our all patients.


Front of house and organising your appointment’s, are our receptionists, Georgina, Christina and Chinara, along with Penny our Practice Manager. All of our staff strive to be at the forefront of any professional developments in dentistry. We regularly attend training course and lectures, as part of our ongoing professional development programs.


Multiple Languages Spoken - Between our team, we speak many languages, helping you to understand the treatment you will receive, languages include; Greek, Polish, Romanian, Turkish, Russian, Hindi & Gujarati.