Shahzad Tahir – Principal Dentist & Director
Qualifications: BDS (Hons), LLB (Hons), Dip Rest Dent, MFDS RCS, MJDF RCS, PGCE
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. He has also been awarded a Diploma in Restorative Dentistry and a prize by the British Endodontic Society for providing high quality root canal treatment to patients. Shaz has an interest in cosmetic dentistry, smile make-overs and facial aesthetics.
Shaz has been awarded a PGCE and gained qualifications from the University of Central Lancashire in teaching and mentoring. He works as a Trainer of newly graduated dentists and dental therapists.
Navid Tahir – Principal Dentist & Director
Qualifications: BDS (Lond), BSc (Hons), Dip Rest Dent, PGCE
GDC No: 194117
Navid (known as Nav) graduated in Pharmacology in 2004. He re-trained as a dentist in London, graduating in 2010. He has been awarded a Diploma in Restorative Dentistry. Nav has a keen interest in dentures, crowns and bridges as well as white fillings.
Nav has been awarded a PGCE and has also gained qualifications from the University of Central Lancashire for teaching and mentoring. He works as an Educational Supervisor, training newly qualified dentists and dental therapists. He also works very closely with local colleges in helping to train dental nurses.
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.
Somia Mohammed - Associate Dentist
Qualifications: BChD (Hons), BSc (Hons), MSc
GDC No: 159329
Somia graduated from University College London in Biomedical Sciences and went on to complete a Masters degree in Global Health and Development in 2010. She later qualified as a dentist from the Leeds Dental Institute in 2016.
Somia has particular interests in minimally invasive restorative treatment, orthodontic treatment and the management of anxious patients. She has trained in short term orthodontics such as ClearSmile Aligner and Quick Straight Teeth to help patients achieve beautiful smiles. Outside of work Somia enjoys painting, travelling and spending time with her family and friends.
Swastika Jha - Associate Dentist
GDC No: 79592
Swas graduated from the University of Liverpool and has provided comprehensive family dental care for a number of years. She enjoys carrying out restorative and aesthetic treatment to help patients in becoming confident in their smile. She also aims to improve patients' confidence by becoming dentally fit through preventative care and improving their oral health. Swas has undertaken courses in aesthetic dentistry, anti-wrinkle treatment and orthodontic treatment. She also has a keen interest in endodontics. Outside work she enjoys spending time with her family.
Khadeejah Undre - Associate Dentist
Qualifications: BDS (Hons)
GDC No: 271773
Khadeejah graduated in 2017 from Kings College London. Her main objective is to improve the oral health of patients whilst restoring their smiles and confidence. Although she enjoys all aspects of her work, she is particularly interested in cosmetic and restorative dentistry. Having had the opportunity to administer sedation as an undergraduate she is well equipped to manage patients who suffer from dental phobia, including anxious paediatric patients. Outside of work Khadeejah enjoys baking, swimming and reading.
CHARLOTTE FLANNERY - Associate Dentist
Qualifications: BDS (Hons)
GDC No: 290515
Charlotte graduated in 2020 from the University of Sheffield. She enjoys taking a patient-centred approach to help people to feel more happy and confident in their smiles, through a range of restorative treatments and preventative care to improve and maintain oral health. She also has an interest in the use of clear aligners to help people even further in achieving their dream smile.
Outside of work Charlotte enjoys spending time with friends and family, travelling and exploring new places, playing the piano, and baking.
ISMAIL ISSOP - Associate Dentist
GDC No: 283578
Ismail graduated from the University of Manchester. He takes pride in helping improving his patients Oral Health and aims to improve function and aesthetics for his patient in the safest and most effective way possible. He is a friendly dentist who likes to continuously develop professionally and is striving towards providing Implants for his patients in the future.
Outside of work Ismail likes to play football and regularly attend the gym.
REZA UL HAQUE - Associate Dentist
GDC No: 289541
Reza graduated from the University of Liverpool with a distinction in Oral Health. His main interests are composite bonding, veneers and short-term orthodontics. Reza is a warm and welcoming dentist who loves meeting new people and making them smile. He always makes sure that everyone has a positive and enjoyable experience. Outside of work, Reza plays football and loves to travel abroad when he gets the chance.
RIDA PATHAN - Associate Dentist
Qualifications: BDS (Hons)
GDC No: 289510
Rida graduated as a Dental Surgeon from the University of Liverpool. She likes to ensure all patients have a positive experience when visiting the dentist, especially those who are anxious. She is a friendly and approachable dentist who enjoys improving the look of smiles and has a keen interest in short-term orthodontics & cosmetic dentistry. Rida is qualified in providing Invisalign and composite bonding.
Outside of work she enjoys calisthenics at the gym, hiking and playing the guitar.
ABIGAIL BOWDEN - Associate Dentist
GDC No: 270759
Since graduating from the University of Manchester Abigail has worked at Park House Dental Practice in Accrington as well as working for the South Manchester Dental Emergency Service. This out-of-hours dental emergency service has enabled Abigail to develop her skills in anxiety management and so help patients to deal with their dental phobias. Abigail has particular interests in preventative dental care, minimally invasive restorative treatment and management of anxious patients.
Outside of work Abigail enjoys baking, reading, listening to live music, collecting records and running.
FATIMA DHIRA - Dental Hygienist & Therapist
Qualifications: BSc (Hons)
GDC No: 291243
Fatima qualified from the University of Manchester in 2020 as a dental therapist/hygienist. She now works alongside the team at Park House Dental to help patients improve and maintain their oral health. She is passionate about helping patients smile confidently by offering a high standard of pain-free and minimally invasive dentistry in a relaxed and enjoyable environment.
SARA NICHOLAIDES - Dental Hygienist & Therapist
Qualifications: BSc Hons
GDC No: 268574
Sara graduated from the University of Leeds in dental hygiene and therapy. Her main objective is to improve a patients oral health through preventative and restorative care, returning confidence in their smile. Sara also has a keen interest paediatric dentistry and offers a supportive and friendly environment for all ages.
Outside of work Sara enjoys going to the gym, hiking and spending time with friends and family.
Jessica Chadwick – Head Nurse
Qualifications: Diploma in Dental Nursing Level 3 QCF City & Guilds 2016
GDC No: 267956
Jessica started work at Park House Dental in 2014 where she quickly progressed into a senior nurse assisting clinicians in Implantology and Orthodontics. Her Experience has developed her career further to Head Nurse position as of 2018. She works with clinicians, nurses and the practice manager to ensure the smooth and efficient running of the practice. Jessica is also responsible for the day to day running or reception and administration duties. She works with colleagues to ensure all tasks are carried out in a professional manner in order to provide an outstanding level of care to patients.