Dr Sanjana Sudarshan

Sanjana is highly accomplished and passionate about Orthodontics, dedicated to crafting beautiful smiles and providing exceptional care.

Specialist Orthodontist


Sanjana is able to provide a wide range of orthodontic treatments for all ages, tailored specifically to suit your individual needs. Her skillset ranges from removable appliances to a variety of fixed braces, including clear aligner therapy with Invisalign, Aesthetic Ceramic Braces, the use of Mini-Implants and treatment planning with specialist imaging Cone Beam CTs.


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Having completed an undergraduate degree in Dentistry at the prestigious King’s College London with Honours, Sanjana returned to King’s to pursue a postgraduate Master’s degree in Orthodontics, achieving Distinction in the field. Her commitment to excellence is further evidenced by gaining a Membership in Orthodontics to the esteemed Royal College of Surgeons England and Glasgow.

Her work expands beyond orthodontics alone, having undertaken numerous multi-disciplinary cases with Restorative, Paediatric, and Oral Surgery Specialists to address complex conditions such as hypodontiaimpacted teeth and enamel defects. She also has extensive experience working in other dental specialties. This diverse background allows her to meticulously plan Orthodontic treatment with a comprehensive and holistic perspective, ensuring the best possible outcomes for her patients.

Sanjana also has a passion for teaching and inspiring the younger generation of dentists. She is involved in training aspiring Orthodontists, sits as the Deputy Chair of the Specialty Training Group for London Kent Surrey and Sussex, and mentors Dentists on Orthodontic Invisalign treatment planning. She enjoys attending Dental and Orthodontic conferences regularly and has presented at several international conferences, winning awards along the way.

Outside of day-to-day work Sanjana supports Orthodontics by playing an active role as a National Ambassador for the Cleft Lip and Palatal Association (CLAPA) and raising money for charities such as Smile Train.

In her free time, Sanjana enjoys running, recently completing the London Marathon, frequenting local coffee shops and is a lover of the arts, regularly watching plays and musicals.

Languages: English & Kannada

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Professional Experience

  • Orthodontics – King’s College Hospital
  • Orthodontics – Royal Surrey County Hospital
  • Paediatric Dentistry – Royal London Hospital
  • Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery – Royal London Hospital
  • General Practice – Smile Clinic Group


  • Membership in Orthodontics (MOrth) – Royal College of Surgeons England and Glasgow
  • Masters in Orthodontics (Distinction) – King’s College London
  • Postgraduate Certificate in Dental Education (Distinction) – University of Bedfordshire
  • Membership of Joint Dental Faculties (MJDF) – Royal College of Surgeons England
  • Bachelor of Dental Surgery (Honours) – King’s College London


  • British Orthodontic Society (BOS)
  • European Orthodontic Society (EOS)
  • Ambassador for Cleft Lip and Palate Association (CLAPA)
  • Deputy Chair for Specialty Trainee Group London & Kent Surrey Sussex (STG London KSS)

Continuous professional development

  • WIN Lingual Orthodontics Certification – DW Lingual Systems
  • Interproximal Reduction IPR Hands-on Course – King’s College London
  • Infinitas Mini-Implant Course – DB Orthodontics
  • Invisalign University Programme – Align Tech
  • Theory & Practice CBCT Level 1 & 2 – British Orthodontic Society
  • Functional Appliances Course – Queen Mary University of London
  • Straight Wire Today – Queen Mary University of London
  • Wire Bending Practical Skills Workshop – British Orthodontic Society
  • Enlighten Whitening – Enlighten


  • ‘Improving Confidence of Emergency Department Staff in Managing Acute Dental Conditions’ – First Place Poster Presentation Prize Winner – Barts and the London Club Meeting 2020
  • ‘Dental Recall Intervals for High Risk Paediatric Patients’- Dental Foundation Training Audit of the Year Winner – Future of Dentistry Awards 2018
  • ‘Evaluating the Dental Status of Patient’s Diagnosed with Infective Endocarditis admitted at Barts Heart Centre’ – Finalist for Poster Presentation Prize – Royal Society of Medicine 2019


  • ‘Pain associated with interproximal enamel reduction in Orthodontics: A randomised controlled trial’ S. Sudarshan, M. Sheriff, N. O’Rourke, G. Minhas (Oral Presentation, European Orthodontic Society Congress 2023)
  • ‘Access to Primary Dental Care for Cleft Lip & Palate Patients’ S. Sudarshan, N. G. Taylor (Poster Presentation, British Orthodontic Conference 2022)
  • ‘Quality of Procedure Coding in the Orthodontic Department’ S. Sudarshan, O. Kwon, T. Macdonald (Poster Presentation, British Orthodontic Conference London 2021)
  • ‘Treatment Pathways and Risks Associated with Home Orthodontic Kits’ S. Sudarshan, C. Devine (Poster Presentation, European Orthodontic Society Congress 2020)
  • ‘Improving knowledge of Emergency Department Staff in managing Acute Dental Problems’ S. Sudarshan, T. Patel, F. Fong, R. Whatling (Oral Presentation, European Academy of Paediatric Dentistry Conference 2020)
  • ‘A simple case of gingival hyperplasia?’ S. Sudarshan, J. Macken, Z. Syed (Oral Presentation, British and Irish Society of Oral Medicine Winter Meeting 2019)

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