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Welcome to {my}dentist, Padiham Road, Burnley Dentist located in Burnley

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To best protect the safety of our colleagues and patients during the current outbreak of COVID-19, we have taken the decision to suspend all but emergency dental care across our dental practices.

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Opening times

08:00 - 17:30
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08:00 - 19:00
08:00 - 17:30
Saturday Closed
Sunday Closed

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Telephone: 01282 456128
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361 Padiham Road, Burnley, BB12 6SX.

About {my}dentist, Padiham Road, Burnley

Welcome to {my}dentist, Padiham Road, Burnley. We provide high quality dental care for the whole family. At Padiham Road we offer a great selection of services from cosmetic treatments including Implants, Sedation, Orthodontics and Whitening to a full range of NHS services and pay monthly dental plans. We like to offer Free Oral Health advice to the community by visiting schools and nurseries. Feel free to get in touch with us to discuss anything further. We look forward to hearing from you

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Dental Care plan’s from only £7.50 per month

Our dental plan is designed with you in mind; covering all the costs of your regular check-ups and hygiene appointments, as well as offering a discount on any dental treatment you may require*.

Spread the cost of your routine dental care with our Dental Plan; the best way to maintain healthy teeth and gums.

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Meet the team at {my}dentist, Padiham Road, Burnley

Your clinicians

  • Dr.Adnan Safdar (Dental Implant Surgeon) Qualified from: BDS England, 2008 GDC No: 153742
    Adnan graduated from the prestigious King’s College London, followed by an additional year of study for which he attained a First Class (Hons) BSc degree and a distinction for his research. He then wished to develop his skills and broaden his perspective in dentistry. Firstly, he worked in the Oral & Maxillofacial departments, then completed a Restorative Dentistry post and worked as a Specialty Dentist in Restorative Dentistry. Adnan moved to Manchester where he worked in NHS dentistry before ultimately making the move to private practice. He continued his enthusiasm for learning and building his skills in order to offer the highest standard of care for his patients. He completed a Post Graduate Certificate in Restorative Dentistry (Tipton Training) and a MSc in Dental Implantology with merit (University of Manchester). Adnan’s passion is in dental implants and his role focuses solely on this at {my}dentist. He is friendly, approachable, down to earth and strives to deliver high standards of Dental care. He continues to refine his skills through various courses, seminars and conferences both in the UK and overseas. Adnan also enjoys spending time with his young family, socialising with friends, travelling, trekking, playing football, reading and supporting Leicester City!
  • Dr.Alexandra Nunes Borges Qualified from: Mestrado em Medicina Dentaria (Dental Medicine) Coimbra 2017 Portugal, 2017 GDC No: 274484
    Alexandra graduated with a Masters in Dentistry from the University of Coimbra in 2017. She has recently relocated from Portugal to the UK to peruse her dental career with {my}dentist. Alexandra continues to develop her skills and has taken additional courses in paediatric, cosmetic and general dentistry. Alexandra undertakes preventative, reparative and cosmetic procedures, helping her patients to feel more confident with their smile. Alexandra works both privately and with NHS and is currently based in the Burnley practice. In her spare time Alexandra enjoys an active lifestyle and likes to go running and swimming She also enjoys spending time with family and friends here and in Portugal
  • Dr.Anis Dashu Qualified from: Glasg United Kingdom, 2011 GDC No: 209982
    Anis Dashu gained his Bachelor of dental surgery degree in 2011 after attending university in Glasgow. He joined the team at {my}dentist Burnley in August 2012. Although Burnley is his main practice, he also works at our Blackburn {my}dentist practice. Anis has built up a solid patient base in Burnley and offers his patients choice on both NHS and private products and services. Anis continues his professional development by attending courses and has recently gained his qualification in Sedation surgery as of February 2020. Anis is a keen Manchester United supporter and where possible attends the football matches in his spare time.
  • Dr.Fadi Kreishan Qualified from: DDS, MFDS,MSc(Endodontics) Jordan, 2012 GDC No: 262634
    Fadi is a general dental practitioner with a special interest in Endodontics and restorative dentistry. Fadi completed his undergraduate studies at the University of Jordan where he obtained his bachelor degree in dentistry in 2012. Following graduation, Fadi owned a private general dental practice for a few years with an emphasis on restorative dentistry. In 2015, he passed his membership exams of the royal college of surgeons (MFDS) to advance his knowledge and skills in the field of Endodontics. Fadi then completed a full-time postgraduate master's degree (MSc) at the University of Manchester in 2017, during this period Fadi worked closely with national renowned specialists and gained invaluable experience in treating complex root canal cases and restoring severely broken teeth. Fadi is passionate and dedicated to his approach in providing the best outcome to save a patient’s natural teeth. Fadi enjoys watching and playing football and is a massive fan of Manchester United.
  • Dr.Ikram Patel (Dentiveli Ltd) Qualified from: BDS University of Glasgow 2011 Scotland , 2011 GDC No: 211180
    Ikram graduated from the University of Glasgow in 2011. He then joined a prestigious practice in Fort William where he trained for a further year developing his skills in General Dentistry. During his time, Ikram was honored with the accolade of “Junior (VT) Dentist of the Year Scotland 2012”. In 2014, Ikram enrolled on to the postgraduate MSc training program in Clinical Periodontology at the University Of Central Lancashire (UCLan), He then graduated with merit in 2016. Ikram has developed his knowledge, skills and expertise in the management for both surgical and non-surgical periodontal. He now deals with complex cases including those that have previously had little success in stabilisation of gum disease. Ikram is passionate about periodontology and the important role it plays in the oral and general health of all his patients. He is committed to continually improve his patient's dental experience and views each day as an opportunity to take his quality of care to a higher level.
  • Dr.Irena Marinho Qualified from: Porto Portugal, 2003 GDC No: 102504
    Irena qualified from ISCS-N, Portugal in 2003. After finishing her degree, she worked for 3 years in a private practice where she developed her dentistry skills. Irena moved to the UK in 2006 to join {my}dentist, Padiham Road Dental Practice in Burnley and has since been working as a general dental practitioner delivering NHS and private treatments. Her aim is always to put patients at ease whilst carrying out a high standard of treatments to achieve excellent clinical results and patient goals. Committed to providing the best care possible, Irena regularly attends dental courses in a full range of subjects, including dental rehabilitation, endodontics (root canal treatment) and cosmetic dentistry.
  • Dr.Junaid Guzunfhar Iqbal (Doctor) Qualified from: BDS University of Manchester United Kingdom, 2013 GDC No: 244232
    Junaid graduated from the university of Manchester in 2013 after completing his foundation training in Leeds he worked in a general dental practice carrying out advanced restorative work. Junaid was then appointed as a senior house officer in Oral and Maxillofacial surgery at the countess of Cheshire Hospital. Junaid successfully completed his membership of Faculty Dental Surgery and was awarded his diploma in 2015. Junaid completed a certificate in advanced restorative dentistry in Harley Street in 2016 and then perused further post graduate training in dental implantology. Junaid has developed a special interest in oral surgery and he now works in a hospital setting and multiple dental practices across Manchester, Liverpool and Lancashire accepting referrals for complex wisdom teeth, dental implants and apicectomies. Junaid offers intravenous sedation, he is also a IACSD and STAC accredited mentor for IV sedation, a SAAD Member and IV Sedation trainer. He is also an active Examiner for the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow.
  • Dr.Lecia Jhagroo (Dentist and Orthodontist) Qualified from: MFDS RCS Edin 2001 BChD Leeds 1998 UK, 1998 GDC No: 74457
    Lecia Jhagroo, studied dentistry at Leeds University and qualified in 1998 gaining her degree with Honours. She went on to work in Pinderfield hospital, Wakefield as a senior house officer in Oral and Maxillofacial surgery, where she achieved her Membership in the Faculty of Dental Surgery from the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh (MFDS RCS). Lecia's special interests are cosmetic dentistry and Orthodontics. She is an accredited Clearguide user (invisible brace) and has completed her Diploma in Orthodontics at Warwick University. Lecia also works part time at a specialist NHS Orthodontic practice in Chorley and has over 8 years orthodontic experience.
  • Dr.Marilou Denosta Qualified from: DDM Cebu 2001 Philippines, 2001 GDC No: 261508
    Marilou obtained her qualification as a Doctor of Dental Medicine from the Philippines University. Marilou then successfully passed the Philippine Professional Commission board exam for dentists after graduation. Marilou's formative years as a young dentist were sharpened by working in a government funded community health office providing dental care to the less privileged members of the society. Marilou then moved to become an associate dentist in a private Orthodontic centre and has gained experience in treating patients from all walks of life. After migrating to the UK Marilou took and passed the overseas registration exam for patients in London in September 2015. In 2016 she travelled all over the UK attending hands on training courses and she won the NSK award on the Tubules PrepEvo Roadshow of 2017. Marilou plans to embark on a masters degree either in Restorative or Pediatric Dentistry in the near future.
  • Dr.Mukul Dahake Qualified from: Nagpur India, 2001 GDC No: 227092
    Mukul qualified in Nagpur India in 2001, she worked in India in a private dental hospital for 2 years before relocating to the UK. Mukul did her statutory examination in 2012 and joined the {my}dentist Padiham Road family in 2013 as one of our NHS dentists. Since starting at the practice Mukul has attended many courses to sharpen her skills in general dentistry such as Zoom in surgery whitening and Denture Excellence. She now has a growing interest in developing her restorative technique and in the future would like to gain more insight in facial aesthetics. In her spare time Mukul likes to spend time with her family and friends, go on long country walks and is reigniting her love of dance.
  • Dr.Nadim Majid (Dental Implant Surgeon) Qualified from: BDS UK, 2001 GDC No: 79353
    Dr. Nadim Majid qualified from Liverpool Dental School in 2001. He decided to study dentistry as he enjoyed the academic mix. He also found it gave him the ability to help make a difference to people’s lives. This really hit home for him when he worked in a nursing home for a short period of time and saw the impact on patient’s health and well-being who had lost their teeth. Dr Majid wanted to make sure he could help others in this situation. Dr. Majid has a special interest in hypnosis, sedation for nervous people and dental implants. He lives in Lancashire with his wife and two children. Dr. Majid is focused on producing excellent patient care. Dr Majid has completed his Postgraduate Diploma of Implantology with the Royal College of Surgeons in Edinburgh and is undertaking an Masters degree with UClan
  • Dr.Plamen Murzov (Tomi Hanei Ltd) Qualified from: Sofia Bulgaria, 2007 GDC No: 169468
    Plamen qualified in Sofia in Bulgaria in 2007. After working for a few years in Bulgaria in his own family run dental practice. He came to the UK and started with {my}dentist in March 2009 working within the NHS. Plamen enjoys developing his skills and has attended a variety of courses covering all topics from general dentistry, Zoom Whitening, Denture Excellence Dentures and Orthodontics. Whilst developing his skills Plamen’s interest in the different Orthodontic treatment’s grew, leading him to decide to do the Quick straight teeth course, Invisalign and Clear Correct. Plamen works in a variety of {my}dentist practices as a private, Denplan and NHS dentist.
  • Dr.Ruth Patefield (Dental Implant Surgeon) Qualified from: Ncle United Kingdom, 1991 GDC No: 66554
    Ruth started at the practice in 1993.Her caring nature means she has the ability to put patients at ease and offers a gentle and personal approach to dentistry. Ruth is committed to achieving consistent high quality dentistry and has attended many post graduate courses. Ruth completed a 15 month course in Implant Dentistry run by Dr Chris Lucas and has been providing implants at the practice since. Ruth also provides cosmetic dentistry to improve the appearance of a patient’s smile as well as Denture Excellence dentures and a full variety of other treatments. Ruth has been very involved in the mentoring and appraisals of dental colleagues, and worked for the local area team as a dental appraiser for local NHS dentists. In October 2011, Ruth became one of the Clinical Support Managers. Ruth is married with two sons. In her spare time she enjoys playing the violin and golf.
  • Dr.Waqas Butt Qualified from: Lpool United Kingdom, 2002 GDC No: 81216
    Waqas qualified from Liverpool in 2002 and joined the practice in 2003. He has a calm manner and is able to put patients at ease, many of which are still patients from when he joined the practice. Waqas has attended courses covering general dentistry including Denture Excellence. Previously Waqas has helped mentor newly qualified colleagues. During his time working at Burnley, Waqas has held several other positions in other practices and emergency clinics. Waqas offers a mix of NHS and private treatments. In his spare time Waqas enjoys spending time with his 3 children, hiking, swimming and going to the gym.
  • Dr.Yahya Matadar Qualified from: BDS Manc 2011 England, 2011 GDC No: 211121
    After attending university in Manchester, Yahya gained his Bachelors of Dental Surgery degree in 2011. He joined the team at {my}dentist Burnley in August 2012 and currently enjoys a dual role within the business after taking up a position in our Accrington practice in September 2013. Yahya is able to offer a variety of treatments both NHS and Private. He is well liked within both practices and has built up a good reputation and trust among his patients and peers. Yahya enjoys learning and regularly attends courses both online and in person to expand his dental knowledge in all areas.
  • Ms.Karen Toole Qualified from: CEB Dip Dent Hygiene 2001 United Kingdom, 2001 GDC No: 5895
    Karen joined our practice in 2004, with many years experience as a Dental Hygienist she is especially good at dealing with treatment anxieties in the dental chair due to her patient and calming nature. She is able to treat and help prevent gum disease for a wide range of patients including those with Implants and Orthodontics. Karen has knowledge regarding cosmetic improvement and can carry out tooth whitening. She is friendly and approachable and able to provide you with as much information as possible to help educate you and give you a healthy smile. In her spare time, she loves the great outdoors, travelling and exploring new places.
  • Ms.Katie Holt Qualified from: Dip Dent Hygiene & Therapy Lpool, United Kingdom, 2012 GDC No: 134483
    Katie first joined the practice at Padiham Road, Burnley in 1999 as a dental nurse and worked there for 7 years. She wanted to further her career so she studied dental hygiene/therapy at Liverpool University and qualified in 2012. After working at other practices for a few years Katie wanted to return to the {my}dentist Burnley practice which she did in 2015. Katie enjoys treating anxious patients by offering a caring and personal approach to help put them at ease. She has a passion for treating and preventing periodontal disease. Katie has extended qualifications in tooth whitening. Katie is married with two sons and enjoys spending time with her family and friends, eating out and going on holiday
  • Ms.Susan Kelly Qualified from: CEB Cert in Dental Hygiene 1989 United Kingdom, 1989 GDC No: 3759
    After Qualifying as a Dental Hygienist at Birmingham Dental Hospital in September 1989, Susan went on to work mainly in the private sector of dentistry providing up to date treatment in regards to helping prevent periodontal disease (gum disease) and also to provide routine scaling and polishing, Susan is also qualified to carry out all tooth whitening treatment. Susan has been a Dental Hygienist at {my}dentist Burnley for over 16 years. Her main strengths are working with nervous patients and patients with sensitive teeth putting them first and making them feel relaxed and happy with the treatments and putting the patient at their ease. Susan is a member of the BSDHT (British Society of Dental Hygiene and Therapy) which keeps her up to date with preventative procedures. Susan enjoys spending time with family and friends also keeping fit, walking and attending her local gym.
  • Dr.Kin Loo Qualified from: Manc United Kingdom, 2001 GDC No: 79204
    Kong Loo gained his Bachelor of Dental Surgery degree in 2001 after attending university in Manchester. He joined the team here at the Burnley practice in 2005 as a private and Denplan dentist. Kong is very dedicated to his patients and spends a great deal of time ensuring they receive the highest quality care and treatment. Kong has an interest in orthodontic treatments and has been carrying out treatments using clear aligners and fast braces since 2012. Kong gains great satisfaction in delivering a first-class service to all of his Denplan and private patients who he has seen for many years.

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Last updated: Tuesday, 03 March 2020