Shahzad Tahir – Principal Dentist
Qualifications: BDS (Hons) Wales 2009, LLB (Hons), MFDS RCS Ed, MJDF RCS Eng
GDC No: 176728
Shahzad (known as Shaz) graduated in Law in 2000. He re-trained as a dentist, graduating in 2009 with a First Class in Dentistry. In 2011 he was appointed as a Member of the Joint Dental Faculties by the Royal College of Surgeons London; and later that year was also appointed as a Member of the Faculty of Dental Surgeons by the Royal College of Surgeons Edinburgh.
Shaz has an interest in cosmetic dentistry, smile make-overs and facial aesthetics. He has completed courses in the placement of botox, dermal fillers and short term cosmetic braces. Shaz is currently studying towards a PGCE, a Diploma in Implant Dentistry and a Diploma in Restorative Dentistry. He has been awarded a prize by the British Endodontic Society for providing high quality root canal treatment to patients.
Shaz has gained qualifications from the University of Central Lancashire in teaching and mentoring. He works as a trainer for recently qualified dentists and dental therapists. Away from the practice Shaz undertakes work for NHS England in an aim to help the quality of NHS dental services and patients ability to access NHS dental care.
Navid Tahir – Principal Dentist
Qualifications: BDS Lond 2010, BSc (Hons)
GDC No: 194117
Navid (known as Nav) graduated in Pharmacology in 2004. He re-trained as a dentist in London, graduating in 2010. He is currently studying towards a Diploma in Restorative Dentistry. Nav has a keen interest in prosthetics, white fillings and orthodontics.
Nav has gained qualifications from the University of Central Lancashire for teaching and mentoring dental nurses, dental hygienists, dental therapists and foundation dentists. He is also studying towards gaining a PGCE teaching qualification. Nav works very closely with local colleges in helping to train dental nurses and has been involved in structuring the curriculum and teaching for apprentice dental nurses. He also works as a trainer for qualified dentists and dental therapists.
Imran Tahir – Managing Director
Qualifications: BSc (Hons), MCSE, CCNA.
Imran graduated in Computer Science. He worked as an IT consultant for several years before joining the dental practice as a partner.
Imran is responsible for overseeing the day-to-day management of the business in order to ensure the smooth running of the practice. This helps to ensure each patient is provided with highest level of care and has a comfortable experience whilst at the practice.
Victoria Black – Associate Dentist
Qualifications: BDS Birm 2015, BSc (Hons)
GDC No: 258355
Vicky graduated with a degree in Biomedical Science and later re-trained to qualify as a dentist. She is interested in dental aesthetics, root canal treatment and the management of nervous patients. Vicky is particularly interested in improving the quality of patients’ smiles and their ability to maintain good dental health and function. She is committed to working together with patients in an aim to achieve the best possible outcome for them. Outside work Vicky loves rugby league, reading and travelling.
Mehak Sohail - Associate Dentist
Qualifications: BSc (Hons)
GDC No: 264223
Zohaib Zaman - Foundation Dentist
GDC No: 278288
Shanaz Khan – Dental Hygienist / Therapist
GDC No: 198119
Carmen Pang – Oral Health Educator & Fluoride Nurse
Qualifications: Certificate in Oral Health & Application of Fluoride Varnish, Level 3 NVQ Dental Nursing
GDC No: 226659
Carmen started working at the practice in 2009 as a trainee dental nurse and then qualified as a dental nurse in 2011. Carmen qualified in Promoting Oral Health and Fluoride Application in 2014. 'She now provides oral hygiene advice, diet advice and fluoride varnish application to patients of the practice.
Chloe Hills - Head Nurse
GDC No: 266495
Chloe has worked at the practice for a number of years. She initially started work as an Apprentice Nurse and became the Head Nurse at the practice in 2016. She is responsible for managing a number of tasks, helping to ensure the smooth and efficient running of practice on a day to day basis.
Chloe also works as the Implant Coordinator and Head Implant Nurse at the practice.