About Our Practice
Based in a modern practice in Charing Cross, Glasgow, we offer a full range of treatments. We follow and comply with the standards set out by the General Dental Council, the governing body for dentistry in the UK.
We are Scotland’s dedicated practice for implant dentistry and our team are specialists in this field with years of experience in helping to bring more smiles to the faces of our patients.
The Centre for Implant Dentistry
We have also been inspected by the Primary Care Trust and NHS Education for Scotland as we are a training practice for newly qualified dentists. In fact everything we do works towards following the tried and tested guidelines and maintaining our standards so that our patients are safe in the knowledge that they are being cared for in the correct way.
Meet Our Staff
Experienced. Approachable. Professional.
Dr Tariq Ali
Clinical Director & Principal Dentist
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.
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”
BDS (Glas) MJDF RCS (ENG) DipImpDent MFDS RCPS (Glas)
Practice Operations Manager
Jeanette joined the Centre for Implant Dentistry in 2020. She overseess all aspects of the business including the day to day clinic operations, business growth, marketing and sales development and finance.
Jeanette has a Masters in Social Science but has worked for over 20 years in dental and medical practices with 12 years in practice management. Jeanette has also been a qualified dental nurse for over 20 years with experience working within general dentistry, oral surgery and occupational medicine.
Digital Marketing Consultant
Jay is our digital marketing consultant and is responsible for bringing new patients to our practice. He joined our team in 2018 and leads the practice’s sales strategy across advertising, patient relationship management and our website.
Jay works closely with the whole team to maintain sales and marketing best practices. He delivers training to staff on a regular basis and has oversight on the practice’s marketing strategy.
Dr Gregor MacIntosh
Implant, Cosmetic & Restorative Dentist
Gregor qualified from the University of Dundee in 2011 and shortly after gained his membership to the Royal College of Surgeons in Edinburgh.
He has a special interest in Implant dentistry and has been placing and restoring dental implants since 2015.
Gregor is committed to furthering his knowledge and has undergone a number of post graduate courses to ensure he can provide his patients with the smile they desire. As well as Implant surgery he is able to provide patients with Cosmetic Smile Make-Overs, Short Term Orthodontic Solutions and is certified to provide Inman Aligners.
Outside dentistry, he appreciates spending time with his young family and enjoying sports including rugby, golf and football.
BDS (Dund) ) MFDS RCS (Edin)
Amanda qualified from Glasgow Dental Hospital and Glasgow Caledonian University in 2013. She love my job and is dedicated and passionate about helping patients gain the best level of Oral Health in a gentle but thorough manner. Each patient is individual and each treatment plan should be to, she enjoys being able to tailor a treatment plan to suit each patient in a way that will help them learn and remember. She looks forward to seeing you at the clinic.
Out of clinic, she is busy with her husband, two teenage boys and mini schnauzer called Alfie.
Front of House & Registered Dental Nurse
Cherrelle has been a fully qualified dental nurse for over 10 year now. She joined us here at Centre for Implant Dentistry in December 2017 and has undergoing implant dental nurse training as well as Radiography, Digital Scanning, Clinical Photography and is on the final stages of her Patient Sedation Course and impression taken course.
A valued member of the team and a firm favourite with our patients.
Outside work Cherrelle enjoys cooking up a storm in the kitchen (all healthy of course) early morning work out’s and spending quality time with all her family.
“I have been made to feel so at home since joining CID in December 2017. The team are fab!”
BSc Dental Nursing – Radiography – Digital Scanning – Clinic Photography – Sedation (currently studying)
Registered Dental Nurse
Louise has been working as a registered dental nurse for over 10 years and joined the team in August 2020 as Dr Ali’s lead implant nurse. Since qualifying from Glasgow Dental Hospital and School Louise has gained surgical experience through working in a private dental clinic for over 8 years and during her most recent role within an NHS hospital, Maxillofacial and Oral Surgery Department for the last 18 months.
Louise has completed post qualifications in Dental Radiography and Dental Impression Taking. She is a member of the ADI (Association for Dental Implantology) and BADN (British Association for Dental Nurses)
Louise’s main focus is to ensure our patients are put at ease from the minute they walk through the door and feel comfortable to ask questions at any point throughout their implant therapy journey.
Registered Dental Nurse
Kirsty joined the Centre for Implant Dentistry in August 2020 but has been a registered dental nurse for 10 years now. Her qualification range from Dental Radiography to taking Impression and is looking forward to further training at the centre.
Kirsty’s focus is to ensure patients feel safe, comfortable and anxious-free while at the practice.
Centre for Implant Dentistry On-site Laboratory Technician
The Smile Lab
Lee joined the Centre for Implant Dentistry team in January of 2019 to run the new on-site Dental Laboratory – The Smile Lab.
Lee has been a Dental Technician for 25 years and he brings a wealth of experience in making Veneers, Crowns, Bridges and, of course, Dental Implant restorations.
Using the latest Digital Technology and the highest quality materials everything is hand finished to perfection – only the very best for our patients!