Meet the Smile Dental Team

Joy Elias – Director

Joy started his business in 1992 and has worked with some of the foremost London clients for many years. He is a specialist in implants and advises other dental professionals in this area. Joy has had a relationship with Eastman Dental Hospital for over 20 years and advised consultants specialising at the Hospital as well as training many apprentices.

As owner of the laboratory he has broadened the team and invested significantly in digital technology to provide a wider range of services to clients.


Charlie Francis-Smith – Director

Charlie Francis-Smith is an experienced management consultant who specialises in the SME sector. He has a legal and financial background and has previously been CEO of a group of companies. He has direct practical knowledge and experience in investing, establishing companies, developing and ensuring governance, operational, HR, financial, and legal policies are in place. He is dually trained as a lawyer and accountant and was appointed in 2016 to advise on strategy including acquisitions.


Olga Kandalova – Senior Technician

Olga is a key member of the Smile team and oversees the day to day running of the laboratory. She is an experienced dental technician who specialises in ceramics and digital scanning technologies. Olga has a keen eye for detail and is ensures all technicians adhere to the strict  quality management system at Smile.


Daniela Petculescu – Technician

Daniela graduated with a degree in Dental Technology from Hyperion University, Romania în 1994. She is a highly regarded technician with over 25 years of experience having operated her own laboratory in Romania for many years. Daniela specialises in both fixed and mobile prosthetics as well as other dental laboratory areas.