Dr Rizwan Khawaja
BDS (University of Manchester)
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 in practices, specialist centres and treatment centres.

As a certified dentist in Inman Aligner treatments, Riz has a passion for cosmetic dentistry. He is also working at the dental hospital Manchester studying a Masters in the fixed and removable prosthodontics.

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

He also loves travel and considers himself as a bit of a foodie!

Professor Julian Satterthwaite
Professor/Honorary Consultant in Restorative Dentistry
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) (King’s College, London), MFDS
Studying a Masters in Dental Implantology at the University of Manchester
GDC no. 211465

Dr Uzma Khawaja graduated from King’s College London in 2011 before continuing further training in oral surgery and maxillofacial duties, in 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 also offering orthodontic treatments such as cosmetic braces.

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.

In her spare time she enjoys traveling and yoga.

Dr. Nadeem Ahmed
BDS (University of Birmingham), MFGDP, PGCert. Orth, PGCert. Med. Ed.
GDC no. 69476

After qualifying from the University of Birmingham in 1993, Dr Nadeem Ahmed, aka Tony, has a specialist interest in orthodontics, including Invisalign, Lingual and all other forms of cosmetic braces, as well as oral surgery and facial/cosmetic dentistry.

Practicing across Staffordshire and the West Midlands, he has also been a senior house officer in oral and maxillofacial surgery.

He chaired the LDN (Local Dental Network) for Shropshire and Staffordshire for three years and also has 11 years of teaching under his belt.

A keen bilingual, Tony is fluent in Urdu, Hindi and Punjabi.

Stephanie Dental Nurse

I first qualified in 2009 but I have been practicing for over 10 years. Since qualifying I have worked as a locum dental nurse and gained experience in Implants, Orthodontics, Oral health education and worked towards a post graduate qualification in Sedation at Manchester Dental Hospital.

In my spare time I enjoys horse riding, walking my dog, keeping fit and holidays with my husband.


Sophie Dental Nurse

I first qualified in 2011 and have over 7 years of dental experience. I trained and qualified at Manchester Dental Hospital and having gained 6 years’ experience, I moved to The Edge Dental. I have also done a course in taking Dental Impressions and I am working towards Dental Photography and hoping to complete Radiography in the future.

In my spare time I enjoy spending time with my little boy, partner and friends

Receptionist – Keira

Visiting Sedationist

We now offer an intravenous sedation service where we can arrange a visiting Sedationist to
provide deeper anaesthesia to make your treatment more comfortable.

The Edge Dental is regulated by the GDC (General Dental Council).

The council requires us to:

  • Put patientsʼ interests first
  • Communicate effectively with patients
  • Obtain valid consent
  • Maintain and protect patientsʼ information
  • Have a clear & effective complaints procedure
  • Work with colleagues in a way that is in the patientsʼ best interest
  • Raise concerns if patients are at risk
  • Make sure our personal behaviour maintains patients confidence in us and the dental profession