Dr Rizwan Khawaja

Specialist 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

Specialist 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).
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.

Dr. Nadeem Ahmed

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

After qualifying from the University of Birmingham in 1993, Dr Nadeem Ahmed, aka Tony, pursued a specialist 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.
Specialist interest in Orthodontics
GDC no. 69476

After qualifying from the University of Birmingham in 1993, Dr Nadeem Ahmed, aka Tony, pursued a specialist 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!

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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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.

Sophie
Dental Nurse

Sophie qualified as a dental nurse in 2011 and has over 7 years of dental experience. She trained and qualified at Manchester Dental Hospital and having gained 6 years’ experience, moved to The Edge Dental. Sophie has also completed a course in taking Dental Impressions and is working towards a Dental Photography qualification and also hoping to complete a Dental Radiography course in the future.

In her spare time, Sophie enjoys spending time with her two little boys, partner and friends.

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Sophie
Dental Nurse

Sophie qualified as a dental nurse in 2011 and has over 7 years of dental experience. She trained and qualified at Manchester Dental Hospital and having gained 6 years’ experience, moved to The Edge Dental. Sophie has also completed a course in taking Dental Impressions and is working towards a Dental Photography qualification and also hoping to complete a Dental Radiography course in the future.

In her spare time, Sophie enjoys spending time with her two little boys, partner and friends.

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Molly Holbrook
Dental Nurse

Molly first started studying in 2013 for her Diploma in Dental Nursing Level 3 QCF City & Guilds, which she later qualified for in 2016. Molly then went on to complete Level 3 in infection control lead & dental impressions. She is currently the infection control lead at The Edge Dental. In the future she would like to complete her radiography course and develop her administration skills alongside her clinical skills.

In her spare time, Molly likes to read and spend time with friends and family.

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Molly Holbrook
Dental Nurse

Molly first started studying in 2013 for her Diploma in Dental Nursing Level 3 QCF City & Guilds, which she later qualified for in 2016. Molly then went on to complete Level 3 in infection control lead & dental impressions. She is currently the infection control lead at The Edge Dental. In the future she would like to complete her radiography course and develop her administration skills alongside her clinical skills.

In her spare time, Molly likes to read and spend time with friends and family.

Kiera Salt
Receptionist

Kiera has been with the team since April 2019 and is new to the dental industry. Her job includes greeting patients as they arrive and answering the phones, scheduling and cancelling patient appointments.
Kiera enjoys every aspect of her job but especially making sure that every patient that walks through the door feels welcomed and relaxed. In her spare time Kiera enjoys spending time with her friends and family and is a makeup enthusiast.

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Kiera Salt
Receptionist

Kiera has been with the team since April 2019 and is new to the dental industry. Her job includes greeting patients as they arrive and answering the phones, scheduling and cancelling patient appointments.
Kiera enjoys every aspect of her job but especially making sure that every patient that walks through the door feels welcomed and relaxed. In her spare time Kiera enjoys spending time with her friends and family and is a makeup enthusiast.