Principal Dentist, Smile Makeover Specialist and Senior Implantologist
Inventor of the award-winning Enjoyable Dentistry TechniqueTM
Principal Dentist Dr Bashar, graduated from Guy’s Dental School in 1985 and has over 30 years experience in all aspects of dentistry. Early on in his career he developed an interest and a proficiency in treating anxious, nervous and phobic patients and went on to creating the unique Enjoyable Dentistry Technique™, as part of his Master’s Degree in Hypnosis applied to Dentistry at University College London in 2003.
As a result, Dr Bashar has built a name for himself in the world of dental phobia, winning the 2016, 2017 and 2018 award for Best Treatment of Nervous Patients in the UK at The Private Dentistry and Oral Health Awards.
His techniques and manner have long attracted high-profile patients to his practices, where he takes on simple and complex dental implant cases, smile makeovers and other cosmetic dental treatments.
Dr Angeliki Androulaki
General and Cosmetic Dentist
DDS University of Athens
Dr Angeliki qualified in 2003 as a dental surgeon from University of Athens moving on to work as an assistant in the Restorative department of the university ( teaching the graduate students). With over 15 years of experience in dentistry, Dr Angeliki had also opened her own successful private practice in Athens. Due to the unfortunate events of the economic climate in Greece, Angeliki moved to London and joined The Care Dental Group to excel in the dental field.
Dr Angeliki is a trained Invisalign Provider, a specially trained dentist for the oncology patients and a full member of the Mediterranean Oncology Forum. She also has special interest in Restorative and Cosmetic Dentistry, constantly attending courses to improve her skills.
Dr Angeliki, of course, like all our dentists carries out dental sedation using the award winning Enjoyable Dentistry Technique ™️ for patients who are nervous who simply want to feel ultimate relaxation throughout dental treatment
Angeliki is married to a Captain with whom they have a beautiful family of 2 adorable children. Anyone that has met Dr Angeliki knows she has a passion in helping others and that dentistry is more to her than just a job.
Dr Rubina Iftikhar
General, Cosmetic and Facial Aesthetics Dentist
BDS King’s College London
Dr Rubina Iftikhar brings her artistic flair and limitless enthusiasm to The Care Dental Practice.
Following her graduation from King’s College London in 2011 she has undertaken further postgraduate study at the Royal College of Surgeons in Advanced Restorative Dentistry prior to completing her Invisalign training.
Alongside her full-time work, Dr Rubina has held great passion for facial rejuvenation and enhancement and has participated in multiple study programmes in advanced anti-wrinkle injections and dermal fillers. enabling her to utilise refined needle and cannulae techniques to achieve the much desired enhancement and profile balance results her patients desire.
Outside of her working hours, Rubina has a long-held passion for painting, design and immersing herself in different cultures through her globe trotting
Dr Tarun Sidhu
Barts and The London School of Dentistry
Taran has a funny, friendly and gentle nature which make him a wonderful choice for all patients- especially those who may be nervous or anxious about visiting the dentist.
Taran loves the opportunity to improve his patients’ confidence and has a special interest in minimally invasive cosmetic treatments to achieve any desired goal. He has done extensive post-graduate training; completing intensive certification courses in both Periodontology and Advanced Aesthetic & Restorative dentistry.
Taran is also an accredited Invisalign provider and loves transforming patients smiles using this very popular and innovative system, he is also due to start an Orthodontics diploma to further his passion in this field of dentistry
Away from work Taran is a keen sports fan but his love for Newcastle United can make that difficult at times. He also is a keen traveller and spent the first 10 weeks of 2020 backpacking and volunteering in India and Nepal.
Dental Therapist and Hygienist
Royal College of Surgeons of England Diploma in Dental Hygiene and Diploma in Dental Therapy
Anna has over 8 years of experience working in dentistry and is deeply passionate about preventive dentistry. Her caring and empathetic nature drives her to help you achieve and maintain beautiful and healthy smile, no matter what! She always makes sure her patients feel comfortable during any treatment they might need, continuously working on providing pain-free experience. Anna believes nothing is more rewarding than seeing her patients walking out her surgery with a smile.
Her special interests include following and utilising new technologies in dentistry, maintaining health of implants and cosmetic dentistry (such as teeth whitening).
In her free time, she enjoys learning new skills, socialising and traveling. She is also strong supporter of small animal charities and has keen interest in social science and psychology.
Care Dental Managers
Operations Manager of The Care Dental Group
Nam joined Care Dental in 2019 as our Operations Manager. She has over five years’ experience in dentistry from non – clinical to clinical to management. Nam qualified as a Dental Nurse in March 2019 and continues to further her education within dentistry. She recently obtained her qualification in Dental Radiography from the British Dental Association. Using her knowledge of dentistry and her previous experience in marketing, Nam works on ensuring the smooth running of the group together with the Practice Manager and expanding the business.
Nam has worked with a range of specialist Dentists. She has a keen interest in Invisalign treatments the most and loves to learn new skills and techniques in her role. Invisalign is a treatment that improves patients’ smiles over time, and Nam enjoys being a part of their journey. She takes great pride in making her patients feel safe and relaxed in what can be a stressful environment for some.
Nam enjoys keeping up with current affairs in her spare time alongside reading, health and fitness. She has a creative flair and has also set up her own side business creating bespoke baby gifts. She is a little globe trotter and loves to explore different countries and their cultures.
Practice Manager of The Care Dental Group
Zulima joined Care Dental in 2017 as our receptionist. After several years of hard work and commitment, working as a receptionist and TCO, developing and understanding the business ethos and understanding our patient care, she has developed herself into the role of our Practice Manager in 2019. Ready to face new challenges, she’s a proactive leader and has a great experience dealing with patient care and treatment co-ordination.
As the Practice Manager, Zulima is responsible for the smooth running of the group from our admin team to our clinical team and ensuring our patients are given the utmost level of care. Using her International Business Management degree which she obtained in 2011 from University of South Bank and London Metropolitan she has been able to take on the role as a Practice Manager at ease but not without its challenges and has found this achievement the most rewarding. Having experienced the role of a
Treatment Co-Ordinator she learnt that the most important part of Care Dental’s ethos is caring for our patients and this has always been very close to her heart. Nothing seems to beat the feeling of being apart of the reason for changing somebody’s life.
In Zulima’s spare time she enjoys exploring different cultures and travelling. She is an animal lover and has a cat and dog who greats her at home after a lovely day at work.