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 (dentist) – GDC No 171349
  • Dr Denis Zenon (implantologist) – GDC 64719
  • Dr Iuri Coev (dentist) – GDC 244331
  • Dr Dariush Irani – GDC 100827
  • Miss Courtney Chapman (trainee dental nurse)
  • Miss Aida Croitoru (trainee dental nurse)
  • Miss Alisha Shaw (qualified dental nurse) – GDC 258476

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 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 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.

Miss Courtney Chapman

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Trainee Dental Nurse

Courtney is a trainee Dental Nurse at Ferry Dental Centre. Her cheerful and kind
nature makes Courtney a very valuable team member of the team.
Courtney ensures high levels of cleanliness and cross infection control within the
practice and ensures that patients are supported and are at ease throughout their
In her spare time, Courtney enjoys spending time with her friends and going to
the gym.



Miss Aida Croitoru

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Trainee Dental Nurse

Aida is a trainee Dental Nurse at Ferry Dental Centre in Southampton. Her welcoming and positive nature is highly valued both within the team and patient care. Aida is keen to control cross infection and cleanliness of the work place to ensure all standards are met to the greatest they can be. In her spare time, Aida enjoys spending time with family and friends as well as trying out new restaurants in Southampton.