About Us

Dr Karan Kaur and Dr Galina Kilmova are highly experienced general dental surgeons who, along with their staff of experienced hygienist, dental nurses and receptionist, are here to provide you with high quality dental treatment.

Principal Dentist – Dr (Mrs) Karan Kaur BDS, Statutory Exam (UK) – (GDC registration no: 110828)

Karan is a caring and a gentle dental surgeon. She has been running her private practices since 2008 and has developed special interests in cosmetic, prosthetic and restorative dentistry.

After graduating with a Batchelor of Dental Surgery (First Division) in 1995 from Amritsar, India (home of the famous Golden Temple), she began her career as a university lecturer teaching Community Dental Science whilst training undergraduate dentists and leading community dental clinics. After moving to the UK from India, Karan undertook the UK International Qualification Examinations (Statutory Examinations) and gained registration as a dental surgeon with the General Dental Council in 2007.

She has focused her career in private dentistry, initially working for a corporate dental organisation where she gained invaluable experience in all aspects of general dentistry and in the management of dental clinics. She continues her professional development by attending courses and workshops, and through subscribed academic journals.

Associate Dentist – Dr (Ms) Galina Kilmova – (GDC registration no: 191623)

Galina is a highly experienced practitioner of general dentistry. Following in the footsteps of her mother, who is also a dentist, Galina has been practicing dentistry since 2004 following graduation from a reputable dental university in Riga, Latvia.

She started her dental career working for a large, private dental clinic in Riga and in 2010 moved to the UK and joined a private dental clinic in London. Over the recent years, she has gained considerable experience in different fields of dentistry.

Galina is a caring, soft natured person and she always places the wellbeing of her patients at the heart of her dental treatments.

Dental Hygienist

Our in-house dental hygienist understands the needs of patients and will not only give your teeth a thorough clean and polish but will also give you comprehensive advice on how to keep them clean between visits.

Other Members of Staff

We have experienced team of nurses and receptionists to help answer to queries and make your visit as comfortable as possible.

Care Quality Commission (CQC) Report of the Practice

The Care Quality Commission inspected the practice in the Spring of 2012. They found that ‘Gentle Dental Care – Alton’ was meeting all the essential standards of quality and safety.

The full report of the inspection can be found at the CQC website


We very much hope none of our patients ever needs to complain.

However, if you are unhappy about any aspect of the practice and our dental care, please let us know, and we will do our very best to rectify the matter.

We are required to tell you that as a last resort you can complain to the GDC (Tel: 08456 120540).