Our Team

Meet the team

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The most important part is our team. All our staff are carefully chosen and we all hold UK qualifications or qualifications recognized in UK. Indemnity insurances are also in place so that you can feel safe with your treatment.

Dr Charalampos Papantonis

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Principal Dentist

Dr Charalampos Papantonis (Harris) graduated from the Medical University, in Sofia Bulgaria in 2004. He enjoys all aspects of dentistry and has a keen desire to help patients by improving their confidence and transforming their smile. He always involves patients in decisions about their treatment so that they feel relaxed and empowered about the choices they make.

He is also fluent in speaking Greek and Bulgarian. In his spare time, Harris enjoys cooking for his family and spending time with his wife and their two boys.

Dr Denis Zenon

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Dentist - Implantologist

Denis qualified from the University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg in 1987 after which he completed his post graduate diploma in Implantology at the University of the Western Cape.

His particular interests are in the management of complex cases such as implants, making them imperceptible from natural teeth. Denis regularly visits his mentors in Germany for continuing education and updates on the latest developments in Implantology.



Dr Iuri Coev

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Associate Dentist

Iuri graduated from the Faculty of Medical University Plovdiv, Bulgaria in June 2011.
He likes all aspects of dentistry but especially enjoys endodontics (Root Canal Treatment). Iuri regularly attends courses in order to upgrade his knowledge and progress within his career. He always puts the patient first and finds his job highly rewarding, especially when it comes to seeing the patient’s happy smiling face after successful treatment. In his free time he likes walking near the sea front, jogging, swimming and playing table tennis.

Dr Bogdan Pantiru

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Bogdan graduated from West University Arad, Romania in 2004 and holds a postgraduate Diploma in Endodontology. He is currently studying towards an MSc degree at The University of Chester and is also a member of the British Endodontics Society. Over the past three years, he has performed all dental examinations and treatments exclusively under operating microscope.
Bogdan puts patient care at the heart of everything he does, promoting a preventative approach to dental care and looking for the best possible solution to save patients’ natural teeth. He has a friendly nature and always looks to offer patients a relaxed and stress-free experience.

Outside work, Bogdan enjoys spending time with his family, cycling and running.



Dr Dariush Irani

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Dental Surgeon - Implantologist

Dariush acquired his Bachelors Degree from the University of Mumbai (India) in 2000 and passed the rigorous International Qualifying Examinations in 2005. He is a member of the prestigious Royal Colleges of Surgeons of both England and Edinburgh.

He gained his Masters (MSc) in Implant Dentistry from the Warwick University. He is very fond of teaching, training and mentoring young dentists. He is also involved in dental activities for the National Health Service (NHS).

Dariush has been successfully placing implants since 2009 and is a Member of the Association of Dental Implantology (ADI).

When not at work, he is trying hard to master the art of cooking and gardening, under the watchful eye of his lovely wife.

Miss Lillie Biddlecombe

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Trainee Dental Nurse

Lillie is a trainee Dental Nurse at Ferry Dental Centre. Her cheerful and compassionate nature, makes Lillie a very valuable team member with the skills and knowledge to look after patients and dentists alike.

Lillie keeps the high levels of cleanliness and cross infection control within the practice and ensures that patients are supported and are at ease throughout their treatments.

In her spare time, Lillie enjoys long walks with her dog whilst spending time with her family and friends.



Miss Alisha Shaw

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Qualified Dental Nurse

Alisha is a qualified Dental Nurse at Ferry Dental Centre in Southampton. Her friendly and enthusiastic manner contributes greatly to our dental team. Alisha ensures that cross infection control is sustained to the best standard possible. Outside of work, Alisha enjoys going to the gym and socialising with friends and family.