Dr Rizwan Khawaja

Special interest in Prosthodontics
BDS (University of Manchester) MSc (prosthodontics)
GDC no. 193011

Dr Rizwan Khawaja, also known as Riz by his patients, graduated from the University of Manchester in 2010. Since qualifying he has worked across Cheshire and Liverpool having amassed a wealth of experience in treating all aspects of dentistry. Riz has always had a passion for cosmetic dentistry and transforming smiles using the latest evidence based techniques and equipment. Riz recently completed his masters in fixed and removeable prosthodontics which has taught him the cutting edge techniques in providing crowns, bridges, veneers, dentures and implant prothesis.

In his spare time, he can be found on the golf course or at Old Trafford, supporting his beloved football club, Manchester United.

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Dr Rizwan Khawaja

Special interest in Prosthodontics
BDS (University of Manchester) MSc (prosthodontics)
GDC no. 193011

Dr Rizwan Khawaja, also known as Riz by his patients, graduated from the University of Manchester in 2010. Since qualifying he has worked across Cheshire and Liverpool having amassed a wealth of experience in treating all aspects of dentistry. Riz has always had a passion for cosmetic dentistry and transforming smiles using the latest evidence based techniques and equipment. Riz recently completed his masters in fixed and removeable prosthodontics which has taught him the cutting edge techniques in providing crowns, bridges, veneers, dentures and implant prothesis.

In his spare time, he can be found on the golf course or at Old Trafford, supporting his beloved football club, Manchester United.

Professor Julian Satterthwaite

BDS MSc PhD PGDip FDS MFDS FDS(Rest Dent) FHEA FADM
Professor/Honorary Consultant in Restorative Dentistry at the University of Manchester Dental Hospital
Specialist in Restorative Dentistry, Endodontics, Periodontics &
Prosthodontics
GDC number 71740

Julian splits his working week between Specialist Practice and the University & Dental Hospital in Manchester. His clinical work includes all aspects of restorative dentistry, and he has particular interests in complex/extensive treatments, tooth wear, hypodontia, and restorations utilising dental implants.

Julian graduated from Cardiff in 1996 and then moved to Bristol, working in both general practice and hospital posts. Following a short period in Surrey and completion of the Fellowship in Dental Surgery of the Royal College of Surgeons of England (FDS), he returned to Bristol early in 1999 as a Lecturer in Restorative Dentistry, completing the Membership of the Faculty of Dental Surgery of the Royal College of Surgeons of England (MFDS) shortly after. He then moved to London to undertake a Masters degree (MSc) in Conservative Dentistry at the Eastman Dental Institute, which was awarded (with distinction) in October 2001.

He joined the University of Manchester School of Dentistry in 2001 as a Lecturer and subsequently completed specialist training in Restorative Dentistry, together with a PhD in Biomaterials Science. He was made a Fellow of the Higher Education Academy in 2011 and a Fellow of the Academy of Dental Materials in 2012 and gained a Postgraduate Diploma in Leadership in 2013. Julian is a Professor of Restorative Dentistry at the University of Manchester (having been awarded a personal chair in 2013) and is an Honorary Consultant for CMFT.

He is extensively involved in postgraduate education and training, having previously been Director of Graduate Education for the School of Dentistry & also Lead for Postgraduate Taught programmes. He is Director of the University’s MSc programme in Fixed & Removable Prosthodontics. He is a Past-President of the British Society of Prosthodontics (2015-16). His roles reflect his keen interest in post-graduate education and skills improvement for the dental team and he has broad experience of providing a variety of academic and hands-on training. He is an examiner for the Royal College of Surgeons of England and Edinburgh, examining the Diploma in Implant Dentistry, Intercollegiate Specialty Fellowship in Restorative Dentistry and the specialty Membership in Restorative Dentistry.

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Professor Julian Satterthwaite

BDS MSc PhD PGDip FDS MFDS FDS(Rest Dent) FHEA FADM
Professor/Honorary Consultant in Restorative Dentistry at the University of Manchester Dental Hospital
Specialist in Restorative Dentistry, Endodontics, Periodontics &
Prosthodontics
GDC number 71740

Julian splits his working week between Specialist Practice and the University & Dental Hospital in Manchester. His clinical work includes all aspects of restorative dentistry, and he has particular interests in complex/extensive treatments, tooth wear, hypodontia, and restorations utilising dental implants.

Julian graduated from Cardiff in 1996 and then moved to Bristol, working in both general practice and hospital posts. Following a short period in Surrey and completion of the Fellowship in Dental Surgery of the Royal College of Surgeons of England (FDS), he returned to Bristol early in 1999 as a Lecturer in Restorative Dentistry, completing the Membership of the Faculty of Dental Surgery of the Royal College of Surgeons of England (MFDS) shortly after. He then moved to London to undertake a Masters degree (MSc) in Conservative Dentistry at the Eastman Dental Institute, which was awarded (with distinction) in October 2001.

He joined the University of Manchester School of Dentistry in 2001 as a Lecturer and subsequently completed specialist training in Restorative Dentistry, together with a PhD in Biomaterials Science. He was made a Fellow of the Higher Education Academy in 2011 and a Fellow of the Academy of Dental Materials in 2012 and gained a Postgraduate Diploma in Leadership in 2013. Julian is a Professor of Restorative Dentistry at the University of Manchester (having been awarded a personal chair in 2013) and is an Honorary Consultant for CMFT.

He is extensively involved in postgraduate education and training, having previously been Director of Graduate Education for the School of Dentistry & also Lead for Postgraduate Taught programmes. He is Director of the University’s MSc programme in Fixed & Removable Prosthodontics. He is a Past-President of the British Society of Prosthodontics (2015-16). His roles reflect his keen interest in post-graduate education and skills improvement for the dental team and he has broad experience of providing a variety of academic and hands-on training. He is an examiner for the Royal College of Surgeons of England and Edinburgh, examining the Diploma in Implant Dentistry, Intercollegiate Specialty Fellowship in Restorative Dentistry and the specialty Membership in Restorative Dentistry.

Dr Uzma Khawaja

BDS (Distinction), MFDS, MSc Implants (Distinction).
Specialist interest in Implants
GDC no. 211465

Uzma Khawaja graduated from King’s College London in 2011 before continuing further training in oral surgery and maxillofacial duties as a senior house officer in South London. In 2011 Uzma was announced runner up for the highly prestigious University of London Gold Medal for Dentistry. She then went on to achieve her MFDS (Membership of the Faculty of Dental Surgery) from the Royal College of Surgeons in Edinburgh.

Since qualifying, she has been practicing in Cheshire, London, Leicestershire and Stoke -on-Trent. Uzma has always had an interest in surgical dentistry and so completed her masters in dental implantology from Manchester University in 2019. Uzma now focuses on providing patients with dental implants using the leading manufacturers and continues to add to her skills by attending world class courses and conferences around the world.

Uzma says the most satisfying part of her job is treating people who suffer with nerves and anxiety – helping them to overcome their fear of the dentist’s chair.

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Dr Uzma Khawaja

BDS (Distinction), MFDS, MSc Implants (Distinction).
Special interest in Implants
GDC no. 211465

Uzma Khawaja graduated from King’s College London in 2011 before continuing further training in oral surgery and maxillofacial duties as a senior house officer in South London. In 2011 Uzma was announced runner up for the highly prestigious University of London Gold Medal for Dentistry. She then went on to achieve her MFDS (Membership of the Faculty of Dental Surgery) from the Royal College of Surgeons in Edinburgh.

Since qualifying, she has been practicing in Cheshire, London, Leicestershire and Stoke -on-Trent. Uzma has always had an interest in surgical dentistry and so completed her masters in dental implantology from Manchester University in 2019. Uzma now focuses on providing patients with dental implants using the leading manufacturers and continues to add to her skills by attending world class courses and conferences around the world.

Uzma says the most satisfying part of her job is treating people who suffer with nerves and anxiety – helping them to overcome their fear of the dentist’s chair.

Dr. Nadeem Ahmed

BDS (University of Birmingham), MFGDP, PGCert. Orth, PGCert. Med. Ed.
Special interest in Orthodontics
GDC no. 69476

After qualifying from the University of Birmingham in 1993, Dr Nadeem Ahmed, aka Tony, pursued a special interest in Orthodontics, including cosmetic braces, Invisalign and lingual braces. Tony also enjoys oral surgery and facial cosmetics such as Botox and Fillers. Practicing across Staffordshire and the West Midlands, he has also been a senior house officer in oral and maxillofacial surgery. Tony has chaired the LDN (Local Dental Network) for Shropshire and Staffordshire for three years and also has 11 years of teaching under his belt.

Tony is a keen baker and also enjoy attending heavy metal concerts around the country, although he is banned from playing his music in the surgery!

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Dr. Nadeem Ahmed

BDS (University of Birmingham), MFGDP, PGCert. Orth, PGCert. Med. Ed.
Special interest in Orthodontics
GDC no. 69476

After qualifying from the University of Birmingham in 1993, Dr Nadeem Ahmed, aka Tony, pursued a special interest in Orthodontics, including cosmetic braces, Invisalign and lingual braces. Tony also enjoys oral surgery and facial cosmetics such as Botox and Fillers. Practicing across Staffordshire and the West Midlands, he has also been a senior house officer in oral and maxillofacial surgery. Tony has chaired the LDN (Local Dental Network) for Shropshire and Staffordshire for three years and also has 11 years of teaching under his belt.

Tony is a keen baker and also enjoy attending heavy metal concerts around the country, although he is banned from playing his music in the surgery!

Mr. Leandros-Vassilios Vassiliou DDS MD MSc FRCS

Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeon
GDC number: 148739 | GMC number: 7019987 | DDS MD MSc FRCS

Leandros also known as Leo, graduated with an ‘excellent’ in both Dentistry and Medicine in the University of Athens, having received numerous distinctions and honours throughout his undergraduate training in both faculties.
Leo was awarded the membership of the Royal College of Surgeons (MRCS) in 2010 in the United Kingdom. Leo completed his Oral & Maxillofacial Training in the London Deanery having worked in University London College Hospital, King’s College London Hospital, St George’s Hospital and Guy’s Hospital in London. He was awarded a Fellowship in the Royal College of Surgeons in 2016 having received the Gold Medal in the Final Specialty exam – the highest distinction.

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Mr. Leandros-Vassilios Vassiliou DDS MD MSc FRCS

Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeon
GDC number: 148739 | GMC number: 7019987 | DDS MD MSc FRCS

Leandros also known as Leo, graduated with an ‘excellent’ in both Dentistry and Medicine in the University of Athens, having received numerous distinctions and honours throughout his undergraduate training in both faculties.
Leo was awarded the membership of the Royal College of Surgeons (MRCS) in 2010 in the United Kingdom. Leo completed his Oral & Maxillofacial Training in the London Deanery having worked in University London College Hospital, King’s College London Hospital, St George’s Hospital and Guy’s Hospital in London. He was awarded a Fellowship in the Royal College of Surgeons in 2016 having received the Gold Medal in the Final Specialty exam – the highest distinction.

Mr Apostolos Vlachogiorgos, MD MSc

Plastic Reconstructive and Aesthetic surgeon
GMC number: 7258084 | MD MSc

Mr Apostolos Vlachogiorgos graduated from the Medical University of Athens in 2006. Following completion of his core training in General Surgery, he started his training in Plastic Surgery. Since 2012, Apostolos has been living and working in the UK. In 2020 he entered into the Specialist Register of GMC as a fully trained Plastic Surgeon. Since 2016 Apostolos has been working at the Christie, in Manchester, which is internationally recognized as one of the best oncology hospitals in the world.

Apostolos has developed a great passion for the reconstructive aspect of Plastic Surgery. In 2018 he successfully completed his Masters in Reconstructive Microsurgery with Distinction. Since 2019, Apostolos is an Honorary Lecturer at the Queen Mary University of London, teaching microsurgery. Apostolos has a vast participation in national and international Plastic Surgery Meetings and contribution to a series of published articles in the literature.

Apostolos shares a great interest in surgical and non-invasive aesthetic techniques. He has been performing toxin and filler injections and a series of cosmetic treatments and lasers since 2008. Apostolos truly believes that everyone is unique and requires an individual, tailor-made approach. He is known amongst his patients for his holistic and detailed consultations, his perfectionism and precision. With great respect to the human anatomy and physiology, Apostolos is a fan of natural, long-lasting results and fully supports the “aging gracefully” philosophy.

In his spare time, Apostolos spends quality time with his family and friends. He loves CrossFit, swimming and weightlifting and he is a big fan of keto diet.

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Mr Apostolos Vlachogiorgos, MD MSc

Plastic Reconstructive and Aesthetic surgeon
GMC number: 7258084 | MD MSc

Mr Apostolos Vlachogiorgos graduated from the Medical University of Athens in 2006. Following completion of his core training in General Surgery, he started his training in Plastic Surgery. Since 2012, Apostolos has been living and working in the UK. In 2020 he entered into the Specialist Register of GMC as a fully trained Plastic Surgeon. Since 2016 Apostolos has been working at the Christie, in Manchester, which is internationally recognized as one of the best oncology hospitals in the world.

Apostolos has developed a great passion for the reconstructive aspect of Plastic Surgery. In 2018 he successfully completed his Masters in Reconstructive Microsurgery with Distinction. Since 2019, Apostolos is an Honorary Lecturer at the Queen Mary University of London, teaching microsurgery. Apostolos has a vast participation in national and international Plastic Surgery Meetings and contribution to a series of published articles in the literature.

Apostolos shares a great interest in surgical and non-invasive aesthetic techniques. He has been performing toxin and filler injections and a series of cosmetic treatments and lasers since 2008. Apostolos truly believes that everyone is unique and requires an individual, tailor-made approach. He is known amongst his patients for his holistic and detailed consultations, his perfectionism and precision. With great respect to the human anatomy and physiology, Apostolos is a fan of natural, long-lasting results and fully supports the “aging gracefully” philosophy.

In his spare time, Apostolos spends quality time with his family and friends. He loves CrossFit, swimming and weightlifting and he is a big fan of keto diet.

Mr Hany Nasry

Specialist in Restorative, Endodontics, Prosthodontics and Periodontics.
GDC number: 78873

I’m Hany Nasry, I am a registered specialist in Periodontics, Prosthodontists, Endodontics and Restorative Dentistry. I’ve obtained my specialist qualifications in 2006 after six years of training at The Newcastle Dental Hospital. I have been employed as a Consultant in Restorative Dentistry at North Manchester General Hospital for the last 13 years and have been the Clinical Director of the Oral & Maxillofacial Unit for the last four years.

My specialist interest is implants and periodontics however I enjoy all aspects of restorative dentistry. In my spare time I love to participate in or watch most sports and have a particular keen interest in the motor sports and the automotive industry

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Mr Hany Nasry

Specialist in Restorative, Endodontics, Prosthodontics and Periodontics.
GDC number: 78873

I’m Hany Nasry, I am a registered specialist in Periodontics, Prosthodontists, Endodontics and Restorative Dentistry. I’ve obtained my specialist qualifications in 2006 after six years of training at The Newcastle Dental Hospital. I have been employed as a Consultant in Restorative Dentistry at North Manchester General Hospital for the last 13 years and have been the Clinical Director of the Oral & Maxillofacial Unit for the last four years.

My specialist interest is implants and periodontics however I enjoy all aspects of restorative dentistry. In my spare time I love to participate in or watch most sports and have a particular keen interest in the motor sports and the automotive industry

Dr Nick Longridge

Specialist Endodontist
GDC NO. 243963 | BSc (Hons) 2008, BDS (Hons) 2013, MFDS RCS(ED) 2015, MENDO RCS(Ed) 2019, DDSC 2020

Nick graduated with Honours from the University of Liverpool with distinction in Restorative Dentistry, Oral Diseases and Oral Health. He has a Bachelor of Science honours degree in Anatomy and Human Biology and is a member of the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh.

Nick splits his time between working between specialist practice and at the University of Liverpool as a clinical lecturer. He completed his professional doctorate in Endodontics in 2020, with his current research themes in pulp biology and regeneration. His service is now limited to Endodontics, providing both routine and specialist treatment modalities.

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Dr Nick Longridge

Specialist Endodontist
GDC NO. 243963 | BSc (Hons) 2008, BDS (Hons) 2013, MFDS RCS(ED) 2015, MENDO RCS(Ed) 2019, DDSC 2020

Nick graduated with Honours from the University of Liverpool with distinction in Restorative Dentistry, Oral Diseases and Oral Health. He has a Bachelor of Science honours degree in Anatomy and Human Biology and is a member of the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh.

Nick splits his time between working between specialist practice and at the University of Liverpool as a clinical lecturer. He completed his professional doctorate in Endodontics in 2020, with his current research themes in pulp biology and regeneration. His service is now limited to Endodontics, providing both routine and specialist treatment modalities.

Dr Shilpa Shah

Special interest in Prosthodontics and Sedation
GDC no: 192439 | BDS (University of Birmingham) , MJDF RcS (Eng), MSc (Prosthodontics)

Shilpa graduated from the University of Birmingham in 2010. Since then she has worked across numerous hospitals in the West Midlands and the North West to attain further skills and knowledge across multiple dental specialities. She went on to achieve membership of the Joint Dental faculties (MJDF) from the Royal College of Surgeons of England and a Certificate in conscious sedation.

Shilpa has a keen interest in Restorative dentistry and went on to complete a Masters degree in Fixed and Removable Prosthodontics from the University of Manchester. She enjoys providing cosmetic treatments as well as rehabilitating patients with advanced oral diseases and firmly believes prevention is better than cure. She focuses on anxiety and pain management and works broadly outside of the practice in the provision of dental conscious sedation for adults and children across the UK. With a busy schedule she splits her time across private dental practice and the Manchester Dental Hospital as a Restorative Speciality dentist where she has worked since 2013 with an active role in training qualified dentists. She was appointed to the Board of the Society for the Advancement of Anaesthesia in Dentistry (SAAD) in 2017 after becoming known for her widely used mobile sedation service ‘Dental Sedation Solutions’. She lectures on sedation on several post graduate courses and mentors dentists through their sedation training. She continues to learn and develop her own skills keeping up to date with modern dental technologies by regularly attending courses and conferences.

Shilpa focuses on the prevention of oral diseases and provides a broad range of restorative and aesthetic dental treatments for our patients in a calm and relaxing manner. She is passionate about improving access to dental care for those who suffer with dental anxiety and tailors her treatment towards each individual with a holistic approach.

Outside of work Shilpa enjoys an active healthy lifestyle including travelling, hiking, scuba diving and swimming.

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Dr Shilpa Shah

Special interest in Prosthodontics and Sedation
GDC no: 192439 | BDS (University of Birmingham) , MJDF RcS (Eng), MSc (Prosthodontics)

Shilpa graduated from the University of Birmingham in 2010. Since then she has worked across numerous hospitals in the West Midlands and the North West to attain further skills and knowledge across multiple dental specialities. She went on to achieve membership of the Joint Dental faculties (MJDF) from the Royal College of Surgeons of England and a Certificate in conscious sedation.

Shilpa has a keen interest in Restorative dentistry and went on to complete a Masters degree in Fixed and Removable Prosthodontics from the University of Manchester. She enjoys providing cosmetic treatments as well as rehabilitating patients with advanced oral diseases and firmly believes prevention is better than cure. She focuses on anxiety and pain management and works broadly outside of the practice in the provision of dental conscious sedation for adults and children across the UK. With a busy schedule she splits her time across private dental practice and the Manchester Dental Hospital as a Restorative Speciality dentist where she has worked since 2013 with an active role in training qualified dentists. She was appointed to the Board of the Society for the Advancement of Anaesthesia in Dentistry (SAAD) in 2017 after becoming known for her widely used mobile sedation service ‘Dental Sedation Solutions’. She lectures on sedation on several post graduate courses and mentors dentists through their sedation training. She continues to learn and develop her own skills keeping up to date with modern dental technologies by regularly attending courses and conferences.

Shilpa focuses on the prevention of oral diseases and provides a broad range of restorative and aesthetic dental treatments for our patients in a calm and relaxing manner. She is passionate about improving access to dental care for those who suffer with dental anxiety and tailors her treatment towards each individual with a holistic approach.

Outside of work Shilpa enjoys an active healthy lifestyle including travelling, hiking, scuba diving and swimming.