Dr. Tariq Ali
Dr Ali is our Principal Dentist. He qualified from the University of Glasgow with a degree in Dental Surgery in 1998. Dr Ali then went on to train in aesthetic and implant dentistry, studying under world renowned experts and completing his training at the Royal College of Surgeons in London.
He is one of a few select dentists who have passed the highly regarded Faculty of General Dental Practice Diploma in Implant Dentistry and he is now a member of the Faculty of General Dental Practice and the Association of Dental Implantology.
Dr Ali acts as a mentor to the rest of the team and provides training courses to other implant dentists. Dr Ali is extremely experienced in the field of implantology, and you can rest assured that his is a true expert in his field.
“I am committed to the field of implant dentistry – its really our focus and I’m sure that our patients appreciate the team’s commitment to their care. On a personal note I still get great satisfaction that we can give someone back their teeth so that can eat what they want and to smile confidently”
Darren Kelsey Dip HE CDT
In gaining a Dip HE for Clinical Dental Technology at the University of Central Lancashire, Darren has taken part in an intensive program of study, to enhance his existing abilities as a dental care professional.
“It’s fantastic being able to work as part of a great team, I love my job and I love dental technology! I started as an apprentice on a YTS (youth training scheme) 15 years ago straight from leaving school. What started out as a job for me has developed into my hobby and a way of life, I travel all over the world learning and keeping at the forefront in dental technology. With everyone involved in your implant treatment all on site it breaks down the barriers of communication allowing us to provide you with the best care possible”
Stacey Scott RDN ILM Level 3
Stacey is our Practice Manager. She started off her career in dentistry as a dental nurse and then undergoing further training in implant dentistry to become an experienced implant nurse.
Further development ensued to become our Practice Manager, with responsibility for running the day to day operations of the practice. She is a member of the Institute of Leadership and Management and has attained ILM Level 2 and 3 Management.
“Having worked in many areas of dentistry, implants are most life changing. Its amazing when you see the results that are produced for our patients. We have invested heavily in training and equipment so that our patients are treated with the most up to date techniques and they get the best possible result”
Kirsty is our receptionist with responsibility for welcoming you to the practice and carrying out the administrative aspects of your visits.
“This is my first job in dentistry. Before I joined the team I really wasn’t aware of dental implants, however having seen first hand the difference they make to peoples life – I just can’t believe it”
Ashleigh is our fully qualified Dental Nurse and a highly trained Implant Nurse. She is also a member of the Association Of Dental Implantology.
Ashleigh works closely with Dr Ali, ensuring that all her patients are treated professionally and with the highest standards of care.Ashleigh Simpson
Lindsay Kearney RDN
Lindsay is a newly qualified dental nurse, having undergone her training at the Centre for Implant Dentistry.
Helen is a dental nurse with 20 years of experience. She has vast experience working within the dental surgery and seen many changes over the years. She brings this experience of general dental practice with her to the field of implant dentistry.
Diane qualified from Cardiff University in 2007 with a Distinction in Dental Therapy. Dental Therapists carry out periodontal (gum) treatments and restorative dentistry (fillings). Diane is a key member of the team and ensures that if you have implants you will know how to look after them.
“Implants need to be looked after and it’s really rewarding to teach patients about the importance of having a healthy, gum disease free mouth. A very important aspect of dental implant health”