Our Dental Team

Dr Muhammad Raza Hakim

| Dentist | GDC no: 248100

BDS Karachi 2001

Dr Raza graduated from Karachi Medical University, Pakistan in 2001, completing his training at the Punjab Dental Hospital in Lahore. He went into private practice for four years whilst completing his Certification in Orthodontics.

In 2005 Raza moved to the Middle East to work in the Oral Surgery and Orthodontics departments of a specialist dental centre. Four years later he moved to London, working as the Senior House Officer Oral at the Barnet and Chase Farm Hospital Trust and Maxillofacial Surgery department. Before joining Total Dentalcare in June 2016, Raza spent time in a dental practice in Southampton and finished his post graduate Certification in Endodontology from the University of Chester.

Irina-Daniela Sarbu

| Dentist | GDC no: 181253

BDS, Romania 2006

Dr Irina graduated in Romania in 2006 and spent the first three years after graduation working in private practice. Since moving to the UK in 2009, she has gained extensive experience whilst working in several private and NHS practices across Wales and England.

She joined the Total Dentalcare team in May 2016 bringing her a particular interest in teeth straightening with Invisalign system, an alternative to conventional braces. Irina continues to extend her learning by regularly attending courses and seminars. Outside dentistry, Irina enjoys spending time with her two cats and going out for walks. An avid animal lover, she supports several animal rescue projects. She also enjoys travelling and Mediterranean cuisine.

Dr Rehan Alam

| Dentist | GDC no: 255246

BDS, MFDS RCS (Ed)

Dr Rehan graduated from the University of Health Sciences, Pakistan in 2007, completing his training at the Fatima Memorial Hospital, Lahore. He then lectured in Anatomy at the FMH College of Medicine and Dentistry, then as a dental surgeon at the Sharif Medical City Hospital.

After moving to the UK in 2010, Rehan become a member of the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh, and completed the Overseas Registration Exam (ORE) in 2015. Before joining Total Dentalcare in October 2017 as an Associate Dentist, Rehan worked in private practice in Manchester, and completed his Vocational Training Equivalence (VTE) for the NHS. Rehan has a special interest in Restorative Dentistry and Endodontics, planning to start his Masters Degree soon. In his spare time, he enjoys cricket and singing.

Dr Tashfeen Khan Khattak

| Dentist | GDC no: 210573

Statutory Exam 2011, BDS Peshawar 2003

Dr Tashfeen was awarded his Bachelors in Dental Sciences (BDS) in 2003 from the Khyber Dental College, one of the most renowned institutes in Pakistan. He moved to the UK in 2005, working as a Senior House Officer in various 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 and then acquired a Fellowship (FFD) in Oral Surgery and Oral Medicine from the Royal College of Surgeons, Ireland. After two years in general dentistry, he moved to Folkestone in 2014. Dr Tashfeen believes in minimally invasive and painless dentistry, aiming to restore rather than remove. He is currently working towards completing his Implant Diploma from the Royal College.

Dr Aitazaz Ali Baloch

| Dentist | GDC no: 148749

BDS MSc MJDF RCS Eng

Dr Ali qualified in dentistry with distinction from Pakistan in 2004. In 2007 he moved to the UK where he worked in two NHS hospitals as an Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Senior House Officer. He practised general dentistry in Scotland from 2008.

Ali completed his MSc Endodontics degree at the University of Warwick and has since qualified for the Diploma of Membership of the Joint Dental Faculties at the Royal College of Surgeons of England (MJDF RCS Eng).To relax, Ali enjoys water skiing, paragliding, cricket, football and spending time with his family.

Linda Hewings

Hygienist

GDC no: 925

CEB Dip Dental Hygiene 1995

Sally Stephens

Practice Manager

GDC no: 146274

Hema

Head Nurse

GDC no: 105774

Alka

Dental Nurse

GDC no: 144011

Catherine

Dental Nurse

GDC no: 143447

Prasama

Dental Nurse

GDC no:276423

Renuka

Dental Nurse

GDC no: 269517

Sarah

Dental Nurse

GDC no: 273160

Moti

Dental Nurse

GDC no: 223878

Natasha

Head Receptionist

Dan

Receptionist

Jess

Receptionist

Tony Homden

Chief Operations Officer

Fiona Hopkins

Area Manager