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Dr Ali has a passion for communication skills, teaching and self development. He believes in understanding our brains preferred processing systems to optimise our performance and as a result has completed a medical diploma in clinical hypnotherapy at London College of Clinical Hypnosis and then trained as a licensed Neuro Linguistic Programming (NLP) practitioner under Dr Richard Bandler, the founder of NLP.
Dr Ali has completed a Postgraduate Certificate in Coaching, Mentoring and leadership and additionally a Postgraduate certificate in dental education and is a fellow of the higher education academy.
NLP, hypnotherapy and Coaching allows Dr Ali to combine all of these to become a holistic teacher and an expert in communication skills.
Dr Affan is passionate about providing exceptional patient care. He is the current BDA West Yorkshire Vice Chairman for the section and involved with FGDP Yorkshire and Dentinal Tubules. He is a Lecturer for Aligner Consulting, the training branch for Invisalign Go. Dr Affan has completed a post graduate diploma in Clear Aligner Therapy and post graduate diploma in Advanced Aesthetic and Restorative Dentistry.
In 2013, he was awarded a prize by FGDP West Yorkshire and the Yorkshire Deanery for his clinical portfolio of work. In 2016, he was awarded MyDentist Young Dentist of the Year, an award based on patient feedback. Recently he was awarded Young Dentist of the Year 2018 North – The Probe Awards.
He works as Cosmetic Lead and General Dental Practitioner in Yorkshire, England. He is keen to provide minimal invasive aesthetic dentistry, routinely using teeth straightening, whitening and composite adhesive dentistry techniques.
Dr Affan is a talented clinician who is devoted to his professional development. He is an ambassador for the profession and always keen to share, learn and connect.
Consultant in Restorative Dentistry, Guy’s Hospital.
Specialist in Prosthodontics and Restorative Dentistry.
Special interest in removable prosthodontics
DDS, MSc, MFDS (RCS Eng), MPros (RCS Edin), MRD (RCS Eng), FDS (RCS Eng), PhD.
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Jose is a Consultant in Restorative Dentistry at Guy’s and St Thomas NHS Trust and a Specialist in Prosthodontics and Restorative Dentistry.
He qualified as a dentist from the Universidad Santa Maria in Venezuela in 2000. He was appointed as a Consultant in Restorative Dentistry at Guy’s and St Thomas NHS Trust in 2018. His clinical interests include multi disciplinary management of complex clinical cases, removable prosthodontics, tooth wear and dental implants.
Since graduating Jose has completed a doctorate measuring the progression of tooth wear over 3 years. He has published in excess of 20 peer reviewed papers, has held various academic positions in London, is an active undergraduate and postgraduate examiner, peer and grant reviewer, has lectured nationally and internationally, and has held various positions in dental committees.
Jose is actively involved in teaching and mentoring, has co-developed endodontic skills courses for general dental practitioners, and is actively involved in clinical research. In his spare time Jose enjoys going to concerts, reading and keeping fit.
A graduate of the Newcastle-upon-Tyne Dental School, Dr David Bloom has become recognised as a leader in the field of dentistry.
Having been a lead dentist at the same dental studio since 1990, David now instructs and lectures nationally and internationally, and is a sought after expert working for a range of dental practices. David is trusted both by celebrities and other dentists seeking treatment for themselves.
With a dentist father (also graduated from Newcastle) and brothers who are doctors, David believes his passion and enthusiasm for all aspects of dentistry is in the genes.
Accredited member of the British Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry (BACD) - this highly prestigious and coveted award is given in recognition of excellence in cosmetic dentistry.
Former President of the BACD (2008).
Lecturer and speaker at the BACD annual conference.
Fellow of the International Academy of Dental Facial Aesthetics.
Former President of the London Dental Fellowship
Highly commended Dentist of the year - Southern Region at the Dental Awards 2009.
Associate Clinical Teacher at the Institute of Clinical Education, Warwick Medical School.
On the editorial board of The International Journal of Cosmetic Dentistry.
On the editorial board for the official journal of the British Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry.