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Dr R Shanks BDS BSc
GDC No 50859

Dr Roseann Shanks

Dr Shanks holds degrees in both Dentistry and Biochemistry. Early in her career, she was a House Officer at Guys Hospital London, and a Commissioned Officer in the Territorial Army Medical Reserve. She has subsequently gained wide experience in general practice both as an associate and, since 1997, as the principal of De Parys Dental Care. She has a particular interest in restorative work and completed the Dr Paul Tipton post-graduate Manchester and London courses in Cosmetic and Restorative Dentistry in 2003 and 2011 respectively.

Dr N Shah BDS – GDC #78939

Dr Neeta Shah

Dr Shah qualified from University of Bristol in 2000. She has worked in private practice since 2004 and is committed to providing aesthetic and restorative dentistry of the highest standards (including full mouth rehabilitations). Dr Shah has a specialist interest in implant dentistry, having attended a prestigious two-year programme run by the Royal College of Surgeons, London. Over the years, she has completed numerous post-graduate courses offered by the Dawson Academy. Dr Shah is also qualified to straighten teeth using clear aligners and braces. She routinely performs root canal treatment, surgical extractions, crown/bridgework and dentures.

Dr F Rashid BDS. MSc (Rest), MSc (Imp) – GDC #153854

Dr F Rashid

Dr Rashid completed his dental degree from University of Sheffield in 2008. In 2010 he undertook further training for sedation (SAAD) and has since regularly provided IV sedation to treat nervous patients. Dr Rashid has a special interest in short-term orthodontics and is able to provide treatment using Invisalign, Inman Aligner, 6 Month Smiles, CFast, Smile Tru and Fast Braces. Whilst working in general practice, he has continued with post-graduate studies and has attained two Masters degrees – Restorative (2017) and Implantology (2018). Dr Rashid also a special interest in peri-implantitis.

Dr M Booyens BChD (Pretoria), MSc, DipSed (Stellenbosch) SAAD
GDC No 67879

Dr Martin Booyens

Dr Booyens qualified from Pretoria University in 1991 and holds specialist qualifications in oral surgery and sedation. He acts as a mentor in advanced sedation techniques for the Society for the Advancement of Anaesthesia in Dentistry. He also undertakes Facial Aesthetics procedures.

Ms S James
RDH, RDT

Ms Sarah James

Hygienist
GDC No 126035

Ms A Farooq
RDH, RDT

Afshon Farooq

Hygienist / Therapist
GDC No 238278

Ms S Badhan
RDN

Head Dental Nurse
GDC No 160371

Ms A Flaherty
RDN

Dental Nurse
GDC No 216172

Ms R Rust
RDN

Miss Rebecca Rust

Dental Nurse
GDC No 215874

Ms I Hughes
RDN

Miss Iris Hughes

Nurse / Receptionist
GDC No 141244

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