- Traditional /Cosmetic Dentist
- BDS (Bristol), MJDF RCS (Eng)
- GDC Number 171316
Ahmad qualified from Bristol Dental Hospital in 2008 and has taken big steps to enhance his career and cement himself as one of the main Cosmetic dentists in the Southwest. He strongly believes in providing the highest standard of care in as gentle a way as possible. His interests in dentistry go beyond the traditional and embrace both Whitening and Cosmetics in general.
The runner-up for the Southwest and Wales best young dentist at the 2010 Dentistry Awards, Ahmad has more recently been one of the cosmetic dental experts on Sky TV’s MyFaceMyBody.
His dedication to the constant improvement of his skills have seen him complete the prestigious Advanced Dental Seminars one-year course with Dr Chris Orr in London, as well as learning more advanced treatment for modern conservative techniques through numerous other courses throughout the UK.
A respected writer, he has contributed many articles to dental publications and sits on the committees for the British Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry and the local British Dental Association. In addition Ahmad is constantly involved in helping local charity projects with organisational activities and events.
He is the Practice Principal and Director of Black Swan Dental Spa.
- Traditional/Cosmetic Dentist
- BDS (Bris)
- GDC Number 244111
- Periodontal Specialist
- GDC Number. 110015
Dr Bhavya Mohan qualified as a Dentist in 2005 and gained her periodontal specialist qualification in Sheffield (UK) in 2012.
She is proficient in all aspects of non-surgical and surgical periodontal treatment including bone regeneration and treatment of gum related problems such as recession and gummy smile.
Following her periodontology training she embarked on restorative training at Sheffield University covering aspects of implant dentistry and treatment of patient with tooth wear and occlusal problems.
Her 9 years plus experience of dental practice and above training has contributed to her well rounded skills for a holistic patient centred approach to treatment.
Bhavya’s approach to periodontal therapy is centred on creating an understanding of the importance of good periodontal health. By achieving this, and subsequent patient motivation, a non-surgical solution can often be found, however where necessary she uses surgical periodontal therapy to attain optimal results.
- Implant Surgeon
- GDC Number. 149882
Forward-thinking, innovative and completely patient focused are some of the terms often used by his peers to describe Dr Adam Patel. Having graduated from the well-distinguished University of Liverpool, he embarked on a multitude of post-graduate courses in restorative, prosthodontics and oral surgery.
He is one of a select few clinicians nationwide to hold a prestigious Master’s degree in Implantology awarded by The University of Manchester. He has also completed Diploma’s from various other institutes including the esteemed Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh and The Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons Glasgow. He has spent copious amounts of time sourcing knowledge both nationally and internationally with the aim of achieving gold-standard treatment outcomes. Adam is a visiting referral clinician in several practices nationwide whilst also providing mentorship for Implant Dentists. He regularly contributes clinical articles to journals and magazines, authors a health column within the Leicester Mercury newspaper and sits on the editorial board for a dental publication. He also holds the award for Best Young Dentist (Midlands).
- Dental practice limited to Endodontics
- BDS (Manipal University, India) MDS, MFGDP(UK), MJDF RCS (Eng)
- GDC Number 111437
Noushad obtained his MDS in Endodontics and Conservative Dentistry from Manipal University (India) in 1998. He worked for more than 7 years as an endodontist in the United Arab Emirates and was the course coordinator and internal examiner for clinical endodontics at Ajman University. He has lectured and conducted hands on courses in endodontics in the UK and internationally for many General Dental Practitioners.
Dr Rahim continues to enjoy treating patients in a kind, gentle and reassuring manner having developed a growing referral base; his practice is limited to Endodontics.
Outside Dentistry, Noushad is a life long supporter of Liverpool FC and has a keen interest in photography.
- Dental Hygienist
- Dip Dent Hygiene RCS Eng 2008
- GDC Number 150907
Katy spent 10 years as dental nurse building up a wealth of experience and knowledge before she commencing her hygiene training. She is a 2008 graduate in Dental Hygiene from the tri-service training school in Hampshire and spent 5 years in the Royal Navy.
She has continued her education gaining a BTEC in Oral Health Promotion and a certificate in Diet and Nutrition. A very popular member of the team, her clients particularly appreciate the care and time she provides for them.
Away from dentistry she loves running, swimming, gardening and looking after her family.
- Dental Hygienist
- Dip Dent Hygiene RCS Eng 2003
- GDC Number 6243
Claire qualified from the Eastman Dental Hospital in 2003 with the Oral B Award for outstanding patient education and motivation.
She is our longest serving hygienist and her gentle and caring nature have earned her a brilliant reputation with our clients. She is a dedicated professional who is always ready and willing go that extra mile for her patients.
We are honoured that she is also one of the course coordinators for the Somerset region training programme for dental nurses and acts as an external examiner for the dental nurses national examinations. Her skills and experience are recognized beyond the boundaries of the practice.
With her outgoing personality she likes to spend her free time with her family, especially her 2 boys.
- Traditional Dentist
- GDC Number
Steve graduated from King’s College London with honors and thoroughly utilised his time there. He was able to win multiple awards, in both clinical and research aspects of dentistry during his time there. The teachings by numerous, internationally renowned individuals have truly inspired Steve to provide the highest standard of care for patients. Internships in the UK and USA have led to significant improvements in the care he provides.
Steve has a passion for minimally invasive restorative and cosmetic dentistry within which he is continually advancing his skills. Christopher Orr’s Advanced Restorative and Cosmetic Dentistry Programme is his most recent venture. Steve has also completed training focused on the safe straightening of front teeth, amongst a variety of other courses, to improve his skills in providing consistently high quality care.
What interests Steve much more, is getting to know and understand his patients. This helps in coming to a shared decision on how to give you a healthy and beautifully natural smile. Steve aims to be friendly and calming in order to make visiting us a truly enjoyable experience. Steve could not be happier to work at a state of the art practice that truly puts the patient at the centre of all decisions.
- Reception Manager/Dental Nurse
- GDC NUMBER 135304
Nadine has worked in dentistry for the past 16 years, having qualified as a dental nurse in 1999. Her travels and experience have been built up from working in a number of different practices in England and Australia.
She is currently your Reception Manager so is the friendly and popular face of Black Swan Dental Spa. In addition to managing the diary she keeps her nursing skills up to date by assisting our endodontist, Noushad Rahim.
In her spare time she enjoys reading on her Kindle (to which she admits she is addicted!), socialising with her favourite past-time being shopping.
- Spa Manager/Treatment Coordinator
- GDC Number 128207
Zoe has been involved in dentistry for the past 15 years. She gained the National Certificate in Dental Nursing in 1999 and since then has gone on to achieve certificates in Radiography and Dental Implantology. Her depth of experience makes her perfect for the role of one of our Treatment Coordinators and she will always be accessible for assisting you with any queries.
She is an active member of the Dental Practice Managers Association and will continue to attend management and development courses needed to gain knowledge of legislation and procedures necessary to ensure that the practice stays at the cutting edge of 21st century dentistry.
Being involved from the outset in the development of your spa has been a great journey that she has enjoyed immensely and looks forward to the future challenges.