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)
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)
Dr Verena Toedtling
Implant Dentist, Oral Surgeon & Restorative Dentist
Verena graduated from the University of Dundee and obtained her Membership of the Faculty of Dental Surgery from the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh. Following this she gained a Masters in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery and became a Fellow of the Higher Education Academy from the University of Manchester. She obtained her Specialist Membership in Oral Surgery from the Dental Faculty of the Royal College of Surgeons of England and registered as a Specialist Oral Surgeon.
Verena has great passion for research and has worked with the Scottish Dental Clinical Effectiveness Programme and the Cochrane Oral Health Group leading to national guideline development and internationally relevant publications.
BDS(Dun), MFDS RCSEd, MSc (OMFS), PG Cert (DPH), MOral Surg RCSEng, FHEA
Practice Manager & Treatment Coordinator
Registered Dental Nurse (Extended Duties – Implant Nurse)
Lynsey joined the Centre for Implant dentistry back in 2014 after a long career in Customer Service. Starting as a Trainee Dental Nurse she quickly progressed to Implant Nursing, Team Lead and eventually into a Practice Management / Patient Co-Ordinator role.
As the Clinics Practice Manager Lynsey is responsible for the smooth day to day running of the clinic as well as mentoring and leading the team. She is a great source of inspiration and and a fantastic role model.
Lynsey is also a highly skilled Patient Co-Ordinator. By combining her warm manner with her knowledge and experience of all things dental she guides all patients through their journey with ease. Our patients love her and so do we.
BSc Dental Nursing – Impressions – Radiography – Oral Health Education
Sales & Marketing & Patient Co-Ordinator / Front of House
Lynn joined the team in April 2019 and is settling in nicely. She brings a warm smile and friendly face to all of our patients and makes them feel at ease.
With over 30 years experience in Sales/Marketing and running busy Cosmetic Surgery Clinics she is well versed in customer service and prides herself in providing an excellent all round experience for our patients
Always happy to help.
Registered Dental Nurse (Extended Duties – Dental Nurse)
Ashleigh is our fully qualified Dental Nurse and a highly trained Implant Nurse, also qualified Radiography, Sedation, Impression – taking and using our digital scanner. 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.
“16 years and counting!!”
BSc Dental Nursing – Radiography – Impressions – Sedation – Digital Scanning
Registered Dental Nurse (Extended Duties – 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)
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.
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!