BChD MJDF RCS Eng PGCert MSc (Dist.) MAcadMed
Adam, the “Digital Dentist”, is a highly experienced clinician with a special interest in Restorative & Aesthetic Dentistry, Digital Dentistry and Implantology.
In 2013 he completed a Master of Science degree in Restorative and Aesthetic dentistry from the University Of Manchester, achieving a Distinction and is currently researching guided implantology in a PhD at Leeds University.
Adam lectures and Mentors on the Restorative and Aesthetics MSc for Manchester University and is Course Director and Lecturer for Several Guided Implant Systems such as SMOP and Dentiq having worked with computer assisted implant surgery from 2011 and having completed hundreds of fully and partially guided surgery cases in that time.
He currently sits as President of the International Digital Dental Academy, co-founding the unbiased platform for Digital Dentistry along with the Digital Dental Academy Masterclass Courses.
Adam was asked to sit as Professor of Digital Dentistry to oversee the integration of Digital technologies across all departments and also sit as Course Director for the MSc in Digital Dentistry with the College of Medicine and Dentistry, Birmingham.
Shortlisted, Finalist and Winner of several industry awards, from Best Young Dentist 2013,2014,2015 and 2017 to Best Dental Team and Best Oral Health Promoter 2014 & 2015 and winner of several categories in the 2015 and 2018 Aesthetic Dentistry Awards, Dentistry Awards and Private Dentistry Awards.
Overall a respected lecturer and mentor in the field of 3D radiograpy, digital dentistry, implant planning and template guided implant placement.
BDS MSc Manc
GDC No: 64451
24 Years’ implant experience.
Passionate about helping and sharing.
Runs a private practice in London.
Completed MSc in Aesthetic and Restorative Dentistry at Manchester University.
A visiting Implantologist in over 10 practices.
Attend the Royal College of Surgeons Diploma in Implant Dentistry
Mentored over 50 dentists in 20 Years.
Experience in advanced bone grafting and dental implant aesthetics at the Tatum Institute.
Qualified from the University of Manchester in 1989.
Accredited ADI Mentor for Dental Implants (Association of Dental Implants).
BDS Manc, MFGDP UK
GDC No: 58270
Dr Azhar Sheikh has Joined the Practical Implantology team and adds another valuable dimension in the clinical teaching and patient assessment.
He is a Co-founder of The London Dental Studio.
in 2013 he founded Life Dental Implants as an implant vehicle to further embody his life’s philosophy and core principles into his professional life.
Azhar been a vocational trainer and has helped and mentored countless associate colleagues. In addition, he regularly has work experience students at the practice and has coached many on to dental school and successful careers.
Azhar has thirty three years general dental practice expertise and focuses his interests and practice on dental Implant and cosmetic treatments.
He has trained and worked alongside the world’s leading Cosmetic and Dental Surgeons including, Professor Hilt Tatum (Pioneer in dental Implantology).
Azhar Sheikh has been placing and restoring his own implants for over 27 years.
He has experience in simple and advanced (complex), Implantology techniques such as Sinus Grafting, Sinus Lift, Bone Grafting and Bone Expansion.
BChD SE DUI
GDC No: 71162
Placing and restoring implants since 1998.
General dental practitioner with keen interest in Implant surgery & restorative dentistry.
Experienced in many implant systems.
Diplomate of the Tatum Institute.
Attended The Diploma Course In Implant Surgery at Lille University.
Taught and mentored many practitioners in the UK and Overseas.
Maintains a Private referral Practice in Lincolnshire, UK.
BDS, MSc (Imp Dent), MFGDP (RCS-UK) Stat Exam (UK)
GDC No: 102497
Having completed his initial dental education (BDS) in 1995 from India, Dr Bhatia has been practicing General Dentistry and Dental Implantology.
He is a registered dentist with the GDC (UK) and also a member of the ITI (international team of oral Implantologist – Switzerland), the ICOI (international congress of oral Implantologist – USA) and a full member of the Faculty of General Dental Practice ( Royal College of Surgeons-UK)
Dr Bhatia’s special interest is dental Implantology. He has completed his Diploma (2009) and Masters (2011) in the same from the University of Central Lancashire (Preston – UK). In addition, he has attended various courses nationally and internationally including the Masters course in Bone grafting and Sinus lift from the University of Bern (Switzerland).
Dr Bhatia is one of only a few dental surgeons to hold a Master’s of Science (MSc) in Implant dentistry. He has placed and restored many implants from the straightforward to more complex cases. He runs a referral unit for Implants in Rugby and Halesowen and is involved in mentoring clinicians in their practices in Dental Implant placement. He is a visiting Implantologist in Henley in Arden, Kinver and Aldridge.
In the field of General Dentistry, he is a FD trainer with West Midlands Deanery. And is also a mentor for the VSS Academy
His other interest away from dentistry includes travelling, golf and swimming. He is also involved in alternative healing and is a trained Reiki Master
BDS (Baghdad 2006), ORE (UK), MSc Implants (Manc)
GDC No: 202293
Dr Ahmed qualified with a BDS in 2006. He then qualified in the UK and worked in general practice in London gaining experience in general dentistry with a specific focus in providing patients with aesthetic smile design, teeth whitening and managing anxious and phobic patients. He then went on to further his knowledge with an MSc in Dental Implantology from the University of Manchester.
He provides comprehensive dental implant treatment, including complex cases involving sinus lifts and bone grafts, as well as minor oral surgery and cosmetic gum procedures.
Dr Ahmed is a certified Inman Aligner provider, offering short-term removable braces for alignment of crowded teeth in a fast, predictable and safe manner to create a naturally healthy and beautiful smile.
Passionate about keeping up to date with the latest developments in dentistry, Ahmed is a member of the British Dental Association, and the International Team for Implantology.
BDS (Alex) IQE (UK) MFDSRCPS (Glasg) MSc
GDC No: 80318
Since 2005, Ali has been practising oral surgery and implantology. He can also attend to bone regeneration techniques, soft tissue regeneration, prosthetics and general restoration.
Ali has trained across Europe, allowing him to learn from some of the most prominent specialists. He has taught implant and advanced bone regenerative surgery around several locations in England.
GDC No: 150126
Dr. Oberai is the principal dentist and co-owner at an award winning dental private practice in Cheshire. Having taken over the establishment and transformed it into a state of the art practice, Brunner Court Dental & Implant Practice is establishing itself as a leading referral centre now celebrating over 5 decades of treating patients in Cheshire.
Qualified from Manchester Dental School, he returned to his alma mater to complete his Masters Degree in Dental Implantology. In addition, he is an Honorary Clinical Teaching fellow at the University of Manchester, teaching postgraduate students as part of the MSc in Dental Implantology and undergraduate students alike. He lectures all over the U.K. and is leading the way in new age Implant Dentistry, with cutting edge techniques and consistent and high-quality results.
Dr. Oberai is also an external examiner for the BAIRD Implant Course and a clinical mentor for other dentists training in dental implantology at Cambridge Dental Academy.
His passion and interest in dental implants, both the surgical aspects and the restorative challenges, have allowed him to achieve exceptional success rates and provide his patients a high standard of care. He takes great pride in his work and his results at his practice and has built a reputation in the local area as a skilled and successful clinician.
In his spare time, he enjoys spending time with his wife and son, socialising with friends, playing squash and traveling around the world.
Specialist Prosthodontist BSc [Hons] BDS [Hons], MFDS RCS [Edin] 2003
GDC No: 77734
Punit is one of the principal dentists and founders of the practice. He graduated from the University of Manchester in 2000 with BSc [Hons] and BDS [Hons].
He gained his MFDS RCS [Edin] in 2003. After completion of vocational training, he worked in Restorative Dentistry posts at Leeds Dental Hospital and Guys, King’s and St Thomas’ Dental Institute.
Punit has completed his 4-year Specialist Training at the renowned Guys, King’s and St Thomas’ Dental Institute and is now an accredited Specialist in Fixed and Removable Prosthodontics (This is the field of dentistry relating to rebuilding natural teeth and restoring missing teeth with prosthetic replacements).
His specialist interest is in the area of toothwear and implant dentistry. He received the honor of the highly commended dentist of the year at the dental awards 2010. He also lectures both nationally and Internationally on Prosthodontic and Implant related topics and mentors his fellow colleagues on advanced dental procedures.
BCHD Hons 1995 Pretoria PgDipDent 1999 Pretoria BSC Dent 1989, Principal Dental Surgeon
GDC No: 70508
Mr Chris Lefkaditis qualified as a BSC Dental scientist in 1989 from the University of Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, South Africa. He later joined dental school and graduated as a Cum Lauda dental surgeon with honours in 1995 from the University of Pretoria, South Africa, having received 4 dental awards and university academic colours.
Chris then moved to Norwich, England in 1995. He worked as a dental surgeon gaining a vast amount of experience in dental anaesthetics (general anaesthesia and sedation), completing his certification for the ACLS and Dental Sedation techniques. In 1998 he completed a year course in Osseointegrated implantology, and has attended many international implantology courses (America, Euorope, and South Africa) to advance his skills.
In 1999 he was awarded a Postgraduate higher Diploma in Dentistry (oral and maxillofacial surgery,), which he again graduated Cum Lauda, and again received full honours from the student body and university.
In 2005, he completed a year’s training in Occlussion and Temporo-Mandibular Joint Disorders with the International Partnership for the Study of Occlusion (Denver,Colorado), and received his certification from the American Academy of General Dentistry.
Chris’s special interests include cosmetic (Cadcam dentistry and crowns in one session) and implant dentistry, sedation for nervous patients, and doing advanced surgical procedures to help people who have lost their teeth and cannot cope with dentures or reduced function, and patients that want to improve their smile.
He is an approved mentor by the ADI (Association of Dental Implantology) as well as an approved Mentor for the ITI (International Team for Implantology).
He enjoys teaching and from time to time, arranges workshops and hands on training for dental surgeons who wish to be involved in restoration and treatment planning of implants.
His philosophy is to make your dental experience unique by providing outstanding clinical skills, exceptional patient service, cutting edge technology and equipment and all within an atmosphere that is warm, friendly and relaxed.
Shaam qualified from the Royal London in 1994 and is the Principal / Clinical Director of Horizons Dental Centre and Genesis Dental Centre. As a former lecturer in the restorative department at Manchester Dental School teaching final year students, he continues to instil this ethos of learning in his current practices. Shaam has also been involved with Vocational Training since 2001, teaching and mentoring new graduates in practice.
In 2008, he was appointed to the post of Training Programme Director in Health Education West Midlands Deanery running one of the training schemes at Stafford Hospital. Shaam sits on the Local Dental Committee panel in North Staffordshire and is also involved in examining.
He is a former examiner for the Faculty’s MJDF examination and currently examines for Overseas Registration examination in London as well as the Royal College of Surgeon’s LDS examination. He has clinically mentored GDPs who have had FTP allegations brought against them. In 2006, he acquired a Postgraduate Diploma in Medical Ethics and Law and has worked as a Clinical panellist for the GDC’s Dental Complaints Service.
He enjoys General Dentistry in particular the field of Implant Dentistry.He enjoys lecturing especially internationally where has been invited by many overseas institutions to present on the MJDF and the ORE. He also sits as a panellist for the GDC’s Fitness to Practice procedures adjudicating matters on clinical and professional misconduct.
HIs recent appointments include Specialist Advisor to the CQC and Risk Management workshop presenter for Dental Protection Society. Outside dentistry he enjoys sport, travelling, attending the gym and spending time with his wife and 3 children.
DD, BDS, MJDF (RCS. ENG.), MSC. IMPLANTOLOGY
David Veige, our Clinical Director, is originally from Guelph, Ontario, Canada. Now living in Harrogate, he is a leader in the industry of clinical dentistry. Not only does he utilise his own in-practice dental laboratory, but he’s a lecturer for multiple implant companies, a clinical mentor to new dentists, a member of the Association of Dental Implantology (ADI) and a member of the International Team for Implantology (ITI). Dr. Veige has placed 3,500 dental implants (and counting!) with a 99% success rate.
David began his education as a dental technician at George Brown College in Toronto before moving to the UK to study Dentistry at the University of Newcastle. He trained as a dental technician, being responsible for the fabrication of highly aesthetic crowns, veneers and implant restorations.
After his graduation, Dr. Veige completed a Masters of Science degree in Implantology. This allowed him to boast skills as both a dental technician and an implant surgeon, which is a rare combination among dentists in the UK. It intertwines both a technical and clinical aspect to his treatment management, giving him a unique and advanced perspective on dental artistry.
Outside of his passion for dentistry, David enjoys living locally and spending time with his wife and three children. To his disappointment, his children have opted for a Yorkshire accent rather than his Canadian one!
BDS LDSRCS MSc FDSRCPS
GDC No: 54436
Shiraz Gulamali qualified in 1980 from Guy’s Hospital Dental School. Now with over 28 years experience he has placed more than 6000 dental implants. He has built an international reputation for excellence, based on a willingness to constantly challenge himself and the boundaries of technology, achieving, what are often, life-changing transformations for his patients.
Shiraz has a genuine warmth and empathy for each and every patient and ensures he is available to spend time, listening to their often complex needs, explaining treatment options and offering reassurance.
“Every one of our patients is an individual, each with a unique need, requiring bespoke care. I believe that every patient deserves for me to spend the time I need to understand them as an individual so I can create a treatment plan that helps them achieve their goals.”
Shiraz is involved with both undergraduate and postgraduate education and has had many peer-reviewed articles published. He is currently a Mentor on the ADI (Association of Dental Implantology) list.
BDS FDSRCSEng MBBS DipImpDent RCSEd FHEA MSc
GDC No: 69265
Dr Fadi Barrak is registered as a specialist in oral surgery and he is a Fellow of the International Team for Implantology (ITI). He graduated in dentistry from Bristol University and in medicine from Imperial College, London. Being dually qualified, he is also a Fellow of RCS England and an Affiliate of the RCS Edinburgh, having attained the Diploma in Implant Dentistry. Dr Barrak has been involved in implant dentistry since 1998 and has extensive experience both in clinical practice and in training in the field of implantology.
Dr Barrak has a combined experience in oral and maxillofacial surgery in both hospital and primary care settings since 1994. He currently holds a long-term, locum consultant position in oral and maxillofacial surgery at the Ealing and West Middlesex hospitals on a part-time basis. He is also a mentor for the ADI and the ITI. He has 13 years experience in implantology, which constitutes over 90% of his clinical work. Having always been interested in clinical education, he has had the privilege of mentoring numerous colleagues over the last eight years, who range from beginners to experienced surgeons.
BDS LDSRCS MSc FDSRCPS
Stratos Efstratiou has a diploma in Implant Dentistry and has been involved in dental implants since 1999. As an experienced dental implants dentist at Broxbourne Dental Care, Stratos is involved in mentoring other dentists with their implant planning and placements at other practices too.
“There is so much we can do with dental implants from replacing a single tooth to replacing all of the patient’s teeth in a day with fixed bridgework. It gives our team a lot of satisfaction when we convert a lose lower denture into a fixed implant over-denture. The patient’s quality of life is drastically improved!” Stratos accepts referrals for:
BDS (Lond) MFDS MClinDent MRD RCS
Specialist Prosthodontist and Implants
Dr Jean-Jacques Khamis provides implant and prosthodontic services to the practice. He qualified from King’s College London in 1998. He has since completed the arduous and highly acclaimed MClinDent specialist training from the Eastman Dental Institute.
JJ is a talented and dedicated clinician whilst also being highly approachable. His skills have been able to deliver life changing results to our patients.
BDS 1996, IQE (UK), MFGDP (London), MFDS(Glasgow), Dental Business management (Bristol)
GDC No: 102053
What I love about my work: Dentistry is a passion and I enjoy both the clinical and non-clinical sides of the profession. I enjoy the entire patient journey and have a passion to make it the best ever for our family of patients. Interacting with my colleagues and other professionals along with patients makes every day an enjoyable step in the journey called life.
MSc (Clinical Dentistry, Implant), BDS, MFGDP(UK), DipImpDent RCS (Eng), Advanced Cert Bone Grafting RCS.
GDC No: 78111
Shushil qualified from the Royal London in 2000. After which he completed a 2 year programme and membership to the Faculty of General Dental Practice at the Royal College of Surgeons.
He then continued his education for a further 2 years to be accredited with a Diploma in Implant Dentistry at the prestigious Royal College of Surgeons of England. This qualification has been regarded as the gold standard for implant dentistry. Shushil is also a member of the Association of Dental Implantologists and regularly trains and attends courses around the world.
He has completed his MSc at the University of Leeds, with his thesis paper on the Dental Implant treatment options in the upper jaw when there is insufficient bone available.
He has also trained at the Dawson Institute (UK), which is an American based training academy in Cosmetic Dentistry. Shushil is also one of the first dentists to receive the Certificate in Facial Aesthetics at the Royal College of Surgeons.
In his spare time, Shushil enjoys going to the gym, spending time with his adorable two girls and travelling. He loves IT, and will always be seen with the latest gadget out there!
RDS RCS Eng 1983
GDC No: 54633
Founder and Clinical Director at a multi-specialty Private practice at Reading where he works exclusively in implant dentistry.
Throughout his dental career Jatin has been committed to outstanding, ethical dental education and Gipsy Lane Advanced Dental care is testimony to his whole philosophy.
Jatin placed his first dental implant in 1995 and began lecturing in implant dentistry in 2003 and has been instrumental in the education of the dental team from dental nurses to post-graduate students since.
Jatin has provided hundreds of lectures on implant dentistry to all types of groups and began designing his own courses related to implant dentistry in 2003.
Jatin delivers highly ethical, evidence-based education which is backed-up by his vast experience which has been refined over many years.
He has been heavily involved Postgraduate teaching, has been Postgraduate Tutor for West Berkshire, has chaired the Local Dental Committee and has been a past President of the Anglo Asian Odontological Society and spokesperson for the British Dental Association in Berkshire. Jatin is also a member of the Association of Dental Implantology.