About Us

Meet the


Our Surgery &

Patient Charter


Dr. Shapour Sabbaghi-Sarabi, Principal Dentist
DDS (Denmark), Dip Imp, MsC Implant (Warwick)

GDC No. 80149,

Dr Sarabi received his Bachelor’s degree in dental surgery alongside his diploma in dental implants from Aarhus University (Denmark) in 2001. He has furthered his knowledge by receiving a Masters degree in Implantology from the University of Warwick.

Dr Sarabi is one of the leading implant dentists in Oxfordshire. During the years, due to his exceptional success rate and theoretical knowledge, he has become one the most sought after implant dentist for implant referrals in Oxfordshire.

Dr Sarabi has placed over a 1000 dental implants in the last 17 years and carried out hundreds of complicated bone augmentation procedures. He is experienced in full mouth reconstructions, sinus elevations and bone regeneration treatments.

Since then, he has attended many courses to give him a wealth of knowledge and confidence to successfully carry out a wide range of treatments from a simple maintenance programme to a full mouth rehabilitation.

In his free time he enjoys keeping active at the gym, walking his dog and spending time with his family.


Dr Carmen Pop, General Dentistry Associate
GDC No. 110196, DMD West


Dr Pop studied dentistry at West University in Romania and qualified in 2003 as a dental surgeon. She has been living and working in the UK since.

Dr Pop has a special interest in cosmetic dentistry and facial aesthetics. She has completed several advanced courses in aesthetic and restorative dentistry and has a special interest in pediatric dentistry. Dr Pop is a qualified provider in Invisalign and Inman aligners, and also a member of the General Dental Council and the British Dental Association.

As a general dentist, she enjoys all aspects of dentistry and particularly likes meeting different people every day. Carmen believes collaboration is the only way to get the best results; this means listening to the patients and then working with the team to achieve the very best that can be achieved.

Outside the practice, Carmen enjoys sports, travelling, dancing and spending time with her family (not necessarily in that order!)


Dr Agis Patsourakos, Dental Surgeon DipDent (Athens) MSc (Stockholm)

GDC No. 85146

Agis qualified from Dental School in Athens, Greece in 1984. In 1986 he completed a postgraduate Diploma (MSc) in Prosthodontics and Implantology at the Karolinska Institute Dental School in Stockholm, Sweden. He subsequently worked in his own private practice in Athens for more than twenty years. Between 1999 and 2011, he held the position of the senior Prosthodontist and Implantologist at Eurodentica, Athens. In 2011 he relocated to the UK, joining a private practice in Norwich before eventually moving to Oxford in 2013.

Agis has extensive clinical knowledge in all aspects of general dentistry. His considerable experience helps him to treat more complicated and demanding cases with a holistic approach. He also has a special interest in Prosthodontics (replacing missing teeth) having placed hundreds of dental implants successfully.

He is a member of British Dental Association, the Prosthodontic Society of Greece, the Greek Dental Society for Disabled Persons and the Greek Society of Modern Dentistry. He is passionate about continuous education and travels to keep abreast of the latest innovations, techniques and materials in dentistry.

He is a great lover of tennis, sailing and skiing and is also multi-lingual, speaking English, French, Swedish and Greek fluently.


Dr Sita Madaan BDS MFDS RCS (Ed)

GDC no 252615

Sita qualified from Barts and the London SMD and did her Foundation training in Leighton Buzzard. She went on to work as a Maxillofacial Senior House Officer at The Queen Elizabeth Hospital, Norfolk where she persued her interest in oral surgery and also worked part time in general practice alongside this. She sat her Royal College MFDS exams and has full Faculty Membership. Since becoming a dental associate, Sita has attended a number of courses relating to orthodontics, facial aesthetics and cosmetic dentistry. She has trained with some of the most prestigious people in the field and has attended the Tipton Training Academy, The Bob Khanna Training Institute and is an Invisalign provider. She has a fond interest in aesthetics but also enjoys delivering on routine care for her child and adult patients. In her spare time she enjoys singing and is part of her local choir, baking and travelling.


St John's Dental Practice is situated in the centre of Oxford. We have two surgeries, both equipped with state-of-the-art equipment.


Parking facilities are available at the front of the property.



We have one ground floor surgery for our physically disabled patients. Please let us know in advance if you have a problem with stairs, and we will ensure that you are given an appointment in the ground floor treatment room.


Our Patient Charter is a statement of how our Dental Practice operates and the standards of care that we apply to all our patients.


  • To listen to your dental problems and to give you an explanation of treatment and solution to your problem that you can understand.
  • To respect your dignity and the choices you make.
  • To co-operate with other members of our dental team and other health care colleagues so as to act in your best interest.
  • To follow the latest cross-infection guidelines ensuring your safety is of prime concern.
  • To do all we can to keep to appointment times as we understand your time is precious.


St Johns Dental Practice is committed to providing our patients with exceptional dental care and service. We understand that plans may change, and we are more than happy to rearrange appointments, provided we have sufficient notice.

When a patient cancel’s without giving enough notice, this may prevent someone else from being seen. To help us maintain this level of care we politely request that we are given at least 48 hours’ notice of any cancellations.

Please call the practice directly on 01865 515967 to notify us of any changes or cancellations to your appointment.

Non-refundable deposits will be taken for all private treatment appointments. Failure to notify the practice within the requested time will result in the loss of your deposit.

If you have paid a non-refundable deposit and you provide the right notice of any cancellations, then your deposit will be held on your account and can be used against the cost of any future treatment.

Thank you for your understanding.


Many Thanks

St Johns Dental Team



We treat all complaints in confidence and see them as an opportunity to improve our service. Please ask for the manager, or express your concerns in writing addressed to the practice manager.

We hope that you will use our Practice Complaints Procedure.  We believe this will provide the best chance of putting right whatever has gone wrong and an opportunity to improve our practice.

St Johns Dental Practice CQC inspection





Dr Shapour S. Sarabi

DDS (Denmark) 2001, Dip Imp, MsC Implant (Warwick)