Dr Maria Andreea Ciobanel

GDC no: 262938

Maria graduated in Constanta, Romania in 2012, with a masters degree of Doctor of Dental Medicine.

Maria started her own practice in December 2012 performing both NHS and private dental treatments.

In 2016 Maria made the career move to England, where she brings enthusiasm, experience and passion to provide exceptional dental care. 

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Dr Muhammad Raza Hakim

GDC no: 248100

Qualifications: BDS Karachi 2001

Raza graduated from Karachi Medical University, Pakistan in 2001, and completed his house job training at Punjab dental hospital Lahore in Pakistan.

Raza then went into private practice for a period of four years within which time he finished Certification in Orthodontics.

In 2005 Raza moved to the Middle and worked in a specialist dental centre in the departments of Oral Surgery and Orthodontics.

In 2009 Raza moved to London where he worked at Barnet and Chasefarm hospital trust in the capacity of Senior house officer in the department of Oral and Maxillofacial surgery for approximately one year.

He cleared ORE and joined an NHS / Private dental practice in Southampton. He continued to finish Post graduate Certification in Endodontology from the University of Chester.

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Irina-Daniela Sarbu

GDC no: 181253

Irina graduated in Romania in 2006 and spent the first three years after graduation in private practice.

In the UK she gained extensive experience working in several private and NHS practices across Wales and England.

She joined our team in May 2016 and soon proved to be a friendly dental practitioner with strong work ethics who treats all her patients the way she would like to be treated herself.

She approaches the task of being a dentist with optimism, humour and confidence. Her enthusiasm for the job helps motivate the other members of the team. She delivers a very high standard of dental care with a lot of attention to detail.

Irina is always very eager to learn and is regularly to courses to update her skills and gain new ones.

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Rehab Afridi

GDC no: 260756

Rehab Afridi graduated from Baqai Dental University in 2004 subsequently working as a House Officer for one year, training in all aspects of dentistry. Thereafter, she enrolled into a one year Diploma in dental clinical sciences in 2005 from Queen Mary, University of London.  In 2007, she successfully completed the MFDS( Membership of Faculty of Dental surgery) of the Royal College of Surgeons, England.  Keen to acquire diverse clinical skills, she applied and got accepted to work at Royal Berkshire Hospital and later the Basildon Hospital where she worked extensively in Maxillofacial surgery.

Always looking to better herself, she sat and passed the LDS exam (licentiate in dental surgery) gaining more experience in general dentistry.

Outside of dentistry she is mother to two young boys and enjoys going to the gym, swimming and reading.

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Dr Tashfeen Khan Khattak

GDC no: 210573

Dr Tashfeen was awarded his Bachelors in Dental Sciences (BDS) in December 2003 from Khyber Dental College, which is one of the oldest and well renowned institutes in his country. After a year of house jobs he moved to the United Kingdom in 2005. He worked as a senior house officer in a number of hospitals across England, receiving guidance in oral and maxillofacial surgery from some of the best doctors in the field. In 2007 he was awarded MFDS from Royal College London. His desire to learn and improve himself led him to acquire a fellowship (FFD) in oral surgery and oral medicine from the Royal College of Surgeons, Ireland. In 2012 he focused his attention on general dentistry, working in Glasgow for 2 years before moving to Folkestone.

Dr Tashfeen is an extremely cautious dentist who believes in minimally invasive and painless dentistry, aiming to restore rather than remove, and for that reason he was awarded a double certificate in restorative dentistry from Tipton. He is currently working towards completing his Implant Diploma from the Royal College which indicates a continuous desire to further better himself.

His friendly and re-assuring manner helps put patients at ease, particularly children.
When not working he likes to travel, play cricket, listen to music and spend quality time with his family.

Linda Hewings

GDC no: 925

Originally from Ayrshire, Linda grew up in Kent. In 1968, she joined the Woman’s Royal Naval Service as a Dental Surgery Assistant and qualified as a Dental Hygienist in 1969. She then worked at Kent and Canterbury Hospital Dental Outpatients, then held roles in a number of private and NHS dental practices.

Linda is passionate about dentistry and has always attended the necessary courses to keep up with the changing procedures of prevention and cure. Being part of a professional team has always been paramount.

Linda belongs to the Royal Navy Association. Her hobbies include arts & crafts, walking and gardening, but most of all she loves to spend time with her granddaughter.

Dr Rehan Alam

GDC no: 255246

Qualifications: BDS, MFDS RCS (Ed) 

Rehan graduated from University of Health Sciences, Pakistan in 2007 and completed his one year house job training from Fatima Memorial Hospital, Lahore. 

Rehan, then went into teaching and worked as a lecturer in the subject of Anatomy for a year for Medical and Dental students at FMH College of Medicine and Dentistry, Lahore.

Before moving to the United Kingdom in 2010, Rehan worked at Sharif Medical City Hospital, Lahore, Pakistan for one year as dental surgeon.

He became member of the prestigious Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh after completing MFDS RCS qualification in 2014 followed by Overseas Registration Exam (ORE) in 2015.

Rehan worked as private dentist for a few months in Manchester in 2015 and later on completed his Vocational Training Equivalence (VTE) for NHS in Devon, England for a year.  

He joined Total Dental Care in October 2017 as an associate dentist. Rehan plans to excel in Restorative dentistry and Endodontics and hoping to start his Master Degree soon from Kings College London.

Outside dentistry he loves playing and watching cricket.