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Welcome to {my}dentist, Richardshaw Lane, Pudsey Dentist located in Pudsey


Our dental practices in England have now opened and are offering a limited range of dental treatments.

As soon as we have all of the necessary personal protective equipment (PPE) in place to ensure your safety, we will offer our full range of dental treatments.

Prioritising patients in need

We are prioritising patients in need, including anyone who has suffered pain during lockdown. Please do not try to book a routine appointment, such as a check-up, just yet. We will advise you when you can.

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Our services at a glance

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Opening times

08:00 - 17:30
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09:00 - 13:00
Sunday Closed

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Telephone: 0113 257 0921
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51 Richardshaw Lane, Pudsey, LS28 7NB.

About {my}dentist, Richardshaw Lane, Pudsey

Welcome to {my}dentist, Richardshaw Lane, Pudsey. From teething toddlers to denture wearers, our practice caters for all.

Along with the full range of NHS dental services, you'll find a great selection of cosmetic treatments, including tooth whitening and dentures.

You can get in touch with us using the details at the top of this page. Or if you are ready to book an appointment, why not try our handy online booking service.

We look forward to seeing you soon.

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There is nothing more important to us than the safety of our patients and team members

Due to increased level of personal protective equipment (PPE) there is a supplement charge for private treatments from £7*

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Meet the team at {my}dentist, Richardshaw Lane, Pudsey

Your clinicians

  • Dr .Mohamed Badr (Dental Implant Surgeon) Qualified from: BDS(Hons), MSc, PhD, MOralSurg RCS England, CCST Oral Surg Eygpt, 1996 GDC No: 242224
    Mr Mohamed Badr BDS (Hons), MSc, PhD, MOralSurg RCS England. CCST Oral Surg (Sheffield). Consultant in Oral Surgery, Manchester University Hospitals. GDC 242224 Dr Badr is a Consultant Oral Surgeon with extensive experience in various aspects of Oral Surgery and Implantology developed through various training and teaching posts held in the UK and abroad. Mohamed had his dental degree from Cairo University in 1996 and completed a clinical and academic training in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery from Cairo University, The University of Manchester, and Sheffield Teaching Hospitals. Currently, Mohamed is a Consultant Oral Surgeon and Senior Lecturer at Manchester University Hospitals. Mohamed is also a member at the Royal College of Surgeons, England. Mohamed has joined our family at {my}dentist to share our goal of delivering high quality and evidence based Oral Surgery and Implantology services to our patients. Outside the Implant world, Mohamed treasures his time spent with family and enjoys sea fishing.
  • Dr.Alexandra Callaghan (M) Qualified from: BDS University of Birmingham 2012 United Kingdom, 2012 GDC No: 228829
    Alli Callaghan studied Dental Surgery at the University of Birmingham, qualifying in 2012 with the award for Clinical Excellence. After completing her dental foundation training in North Yorkshire in 2013 she volunteered in a charity dental mission to the Philippines where she provided dental treatment to local people in much need of dental care and in severe pain. She spent a year in Australia working as a Dental Officer for the Queensland Government, practicing closely with a Maxillo-Facial trained surgeon. She enjoys general practice and also offers Invisalign treatment to straighten teeth. The most important aspects of dentistry to her is getting to know her patients and gaining their trust so she can provide the best possible care for them.
  • Dr.Claire Bugler (E) Qualified from: BChD University of Leeds 2001 United Kingdom, 2001 GDC No: 79288
    In 1996 Dr Bugler moved to Yorkshire where she qualified in dentistry at the University of Leeds in 2001. After completing her vocational training in general practice, she joined a orthodontic practice in 2002. While still having interests in general practice, Dr Bugler's also enjoys and works with orthodontics. She currently works for {my}orthodontist a sister practice treating NHS patients using removable, functional and fixed appliances. Her extensive experience in general practice helps to achieve the best possible results for all of her patients in both settings. In her spare time Dr Bugler enjoys playing tennis, travelling and spending quality time with her husband and two daughters.
  • Dr.Graham John Nichols Qualified from: B.Ch.D. L.D.S. R.C.S. (Eng) United Kingdom, 1997 GDC No: 51285
    Graham qualified from Leeds University in 1977 and is married with two sons. He comes from a family of dentists, his wife, both sons, his daughter in law and brother are all members of the profession. He blames his father who was a dental technician for the dynasty. As well as being a general dental practitioner he is an independent dental expert witness assisting the legal profession with personal injury claims. Graham also provides Dentures Excellence, helping patients recreate their smiles again. His pastimes are mainly walking his golden retriever Charlie in the Lake District or the Yorkshire countryside with his wife.
  • Dr.Jaswinder Panesar Qualified from: BDS University of Dundee 1982 United Kingdom, 1982 GDC No: 56617
    Jaswinder graduated at the Dundee Dental School in 1982, after graduation he went on to work as a Dental Associate for 5 years. In 1988 he bought and ran his own dental practice in Halifax as a Principal Partner which he then sold in 2009 and decided to stay on for a further 2 years. In 2011 he worked in the private sector for 3 years. Joining {my}dentist in 2014, Jaswinder provides both private and NHS treatment, with a special interest and talent in facial aesthetics. He loves to help patients not only improve their smile but frame their smile by providing anti wrinkle injections and fillers which he has been providing for over 15 years.
  • Dr.Karen Cox Qualified from: BChD University of Leeds 2007 United Kingdom, 2007 GDC No: 114761
    Karen began her dental career in 1997 when she accepted a position as a trainee dental nurse at G.J Nicols & Partners Dental Surgeons (currently {my}dentist Pudsey) She continued to work as both a dental nurse and oral health educator until she made the decision to train to be a dentist. Karen qualified in 1999 from Leeds Park Lane College, with the National Certificate for Dental Nurses. She continued to work as a dental nurse in the year 2000 and qualified from the Leeds Dental Institute with a National Oral Health Education Certificate where she was then awarded the Jackson Prize in Paediatrics and the David H Ruckett prize in Oral Surgery. karen then qualified in 2007 from the University of Leeds with a degree of Bachelor’s in Dental Surgery and returned back to {my}dentist Pudsey to work as a dental practitioner.
  • Dr.Kazan Tawfiq Qualified from: BChD University of Leeds 2016 England, 2016 GDC No: 264788
    Kazan completed her undergraduate training at the university of Leeds with a MChd in dentistry, in 2016. Her foundation training was in Wolverhampton and since then she has been working at {my}dentist. Kazan enjoys practicing general dentistry and treating a wide range of the population. Her interests include, endodontics and oral surgery and on occasion she run kids’ clubs completing check ups for children of all ages on a Saturday. Prior to dentistry Kazan has a biomedical science degree and her hobbies include Muay Thai and basketball. At {my}dentist Pudsey she has a great team who are very supportive throughout her working day.
  • Dr.Mohammed Akhtar (Dental Implant Surgeon) Qualified from: BDS MFDS (Manc) RCPS (Glasg)MFGDP (UK) United Kingdom, 2014 GDC No: 252823
    Mudassar graduated from the University of Manchester, attaining honours in 3 out of the 5 years he studied there. Alongside this, he won the Edgar Houghton Operative Dentistry Prize for the technically best finals clinical case upon graduating. He ranked in the top 2% of the country during national recruitment and worked in his hometown of Rochdale for his vocational training. After completing his training, he spent the following year working as a core trainee in oral and maxillofacial surgery in five different hospitals expanding his surgical repertoire. In 2017, Mudassar successfully attained the prestigious MFDS qualification from Royal Collage of Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow. His further education has taken him from Harley Street to Germany and he is now in the process of studying for the 'gold standard' Diploma in Implant Dentistry from the Royal Collage of Surgeons of England, ensuring he keeps up to date with the latest technology, evidence and skills necessary to preform implant dentistry to the highest level. He now works in multiple practices carrying out general and cosmetic dentistry, oral surgery, intravenous sedation (for nervous patients) and dental implantology.
  • Miss.Chloe Whincup (Nurse) Qualified from: Diploma in Dental Nursing Level 3 QCF City & Guilds 2016 United Kingdom, 2016 GDC No: 267628
    Chloe has worked at the practice for two years and has been a qualified dental nurse for five years after qualifying with a Diploma in Dental Nursing Level 3. Chloe has experience in both NHS and private dentistry. She works alongside different dentists and in different job roles around the practice and enjoys interacting with patients and is very passionate about her job. Chloe worked as a beauty therapist before becoming a dental nurse and likes to carry on with beauty treatments for her family and friends. Chloe has a daughter called Mia, she loves spending her time with her and has recently bought a house.
  • Miss.Darryl Womersley (Nurse) Qualified from: National Diploma in Dental Nursing NEBDN 2018 England , 2018 GDC No: 279669
    Darryl joined the {my}dentist Pudsey team in March 2017 as a student dental nurse. As part of her training she attended regular group training sessions at our head office in Manchester and went on to complete her exams successfully and passed in June 2018, becoming a qualified Dental Nurse. Darryl is a full time member of staff and nurses for Jaswinder Panesar. Darryl is a valued member of the team and is also our go to person for any computer issues. In her spare time she enjoys walking her dog, socialising with friends and family.
  • Miss.Georgina Saul Qualified from: BChD University of Leeds 2015 United Kingdom, 2015 GDC No: 258776
    Georgina moved from her hometown of Sheffield in 2010 to study for her Bachelor of Dental Surgery at the Leeds Dental Institute. After qualifying in 2015, she then spent a year completing her NHS foundation training in Horsforth before joining {my}dentist and moving to the Pudsey practice in 2016.Since then Georgina has been working full time at the practice and currently works with nurses Lauren and Chloe seeing a mix of both NHS and private patients. She also works occasional Saturdays seeing children as part of {my}dentist kids clubs initiative. In her spare time she enjoys yoga and running with the Pudsey Pacers.
  • Miss.Lauren Williamson (Nurse) Qualified from: Diploma in Dental Nursing Level 3 QCF City & Guilds 2016 England, 2017 GDC No: 268819
    Lauren has worked at the practice since 2014 as a trainee dental nurse with prior dental experience. She did all of her training through {my}dentist and qualified in February 2017 with a Diploma in Dental Nursing. Lauren works 4 days a week with Dr Georgina Saul. She is one of the practices’ first aiders having completed the course last year and is constantly striving to expand her dental nursing knowledge in Implants and radiography. Lauren really enjoys working at {my}dentist Pudsey, especially supporting the team and believes the patients are wonderful, making it a very happy, caring and lively place to work.
  • Miss.Michelle Hodgson (Nurse) Qualified from: Qual- National Certificate NEBDN 2010 United Kigdom, 2010 GDC No: 199998
    Michelle has worked at {my}dentist Pudsey since 2008 as a dental nurse, qualifying at Leeds Dental Institute. She enjoys the variety of her job from nursing, reception duties and helping in the decontamination room. To further her career, she has recently completed an implant course and is looking forward to working with our oral surgeon. Michelle has 2 children and a dog so life is quite busy. In her spare time she loves to exercise, either outdoors or in the gym doing classes, and if there is any time at the end of the day, she tries to catch up with her favourite TV programmes.
  • Miss.Tanya Womersley (Nurse) Qualified from: NVQ L3 Dental Nursing & VRQ L3 Dental Nursing City & Guilds 2010 United Kingdom, 2010 GDC No: 188192
    Tanya qualified from Leeds Dental Institute in 2010 with a NVQ & VRQ Level 3 in Dental Nursing. She has worked here at {my}dentist since qualifying, working around the practice doing a variety of roles. She enjoys working both in surgery assisting different dentists, as well as working on reception. Tanya is very passionate about all aspects of her job, especially making sure patients are happy and comfortable from entering the practice to completing their treatment. Tanya enjoys travelling and has been backpacking around South East Asia. She also enjoys going for walks with her family and going to the gym.
  • Miss.Zahra Jabeen (Nurse) Qualified from: Diploma in Dental Nursing Level 3 QCF City & Guilds 2016 United Kingdom, 2016 GDC No: 262595
    Zahra started working at {my}dentist in March 2016 after qualifying from Leeds Dental Institute with a Diploma in Dental Nursing Level 3 QCF City & Guilds 2016. She has worked along side Karen Cox since joining the team and also helps out on reception most Fridays when needed. She enjoys all aspects of dental nursing but especially likes helping out with our kids clubs when we run them on a Saturday morning. Zahra has also undergone training to be our fire marshal, so is our first point of call in an emergency. In her free time Zahra enjoys going out with friends and going to the cinema.
  • Mrs.Bethany Johnson (Nurse) Qualified from: Diploma in Dental Nursing Level 3 QCF City & Guilds 2014 England , 2014 GDC No: 249559
    Bethany began training as a Dental nurse in September 2012 and qualified as a Dental nurse in April 2014. She studied for 18 months in order to obtain her Diploma in Dental Nursing Level 3 QCF City & Guilds qualification. Bethany works around the practice doing a variety of roles within the practice. She enjoys working alongside the dentists and other team members to ensure all our patients feel at ease and receive the best treatment possible. She is very passionate about all aspects of her job, especially patient care and comfort. In her spare time, Bethany enjoys spending time with her family, her friends, and walks with her beloved pet dog.
  • Mrs.Emma Norfolk (Nurse) Qualified from: NVQ L3 Oral Health Care:Dental Nursing& Indp Asses City & Guilds 2003 United Kingdom, 2008 GDC No: 137176
    Emma started her training in 1995 in Crossgates and started studying at the Leeds Dental Institute in 2001, qualifying in 2003 receiving the NVQ Level 3 Oral Health Care and Dental Nursing Independent Assessment City and Guilds. She moved to Pudsey and started working for {my}dentist in 2005 and enjoys assisting the Dentist and Hygenist during all procedures and making patients feel at ease. Emma is also part of our Reception team, welcoming our patients at each visit. Emma enjoys socialising with friends and keeping fit by going to the gym and going for long walks with her family and dog Eric.
  • Mrs.Leah Phillips (Nurse) Qualified from: Verified competency in Dental Nursing United Kingdom, 2008 GDC No: 133593
    Leah has worked at the practice since leaving school in 1992. She had worked full time for many years until leaving to have her 2 children and returning back to work part time. Leah has worked with many dentists over the years and also helps out on reception. Leah currently works works alongside Alexandra Callaghan and assists with our Invisalign treatments and enjoys seeing patient's end results using clear, removable braces. She has built great relationships with patients and staff alike which is what makes her a valued member of our team. In her spare time she enjoys family holidays, ghost hunts, nights away and walking her pug Willow.
  • Mrs.Lorraine Kotovs (Nurse) Qualified from: Qual- Cert in Dental Surgery Assisting NEBDSA 1981 United Kingdom, 2008 GDC No: 126735
    Lorraine joined the practice in Pudsey straight after leaving school at 16 years old, she has worked here for over 40 years. She passed her dental nursing exams in 1981 and her job role is to assist Mr Nichols in surgery with his long standing list of loyal patients. Lorraine also regularly helps in our decontamination room ensuring all instruments are sterilised and stored ready for use. She has seen many changes in dentistry throughout her time here, but likes to keep up to date by continually developing her knowledge by completing annual courses and in house training.
  • Mrs.Louise Baxendale (Nurse) Qualified from: Qual- National Certificate NEBDN 2000 United Kingdom, 2000 GDC No: 126733
    Louise has happily worked here at {my}dentist Pudsey for over 20 years as a qualified dental nurse. Louise qualified from Park Lane College in Horsforth receiving a Qualification of National Certificate NEBDN 2000. She works alongside Dr Iain Robb to provide great dental care to their longstanding list of patients. Louise has built many great relationships with both colleagues and patients over the years that she has worked at {my}dentist . She enjoys assisting Dr Robb during root canal treatment and feels fulfilled when a patient is happy with their treatment. In Louise’s spare time she enjoy’s travelling, horse riding and walking in the Lake District with her husband and family.
  • Mrs.Melanie Bapty (Nurse) Qualified from: NVQ L3 Oral Health Care:Dental Nursing& Indp Asses City & Guilds 2002 United Kingdom, 2008 GDC No: 162549
    Mel is a valued member of our team and has worked at the practice for over 25 years since she qualified at Leeds Dental Institute. Mel started work as a full time dental nurse before having children. She returned to work part time and has taken on extra roles and responsibilities becoming our Head Nurse. She is an important part of the team as she ensures we have correct stock and instruments within the practice aswell as doing surgery checks and staff rota's. She also assists Mr Nichols in surgery part time by seeing and treating our private and denplan patients. Outside of work, Mel’s kept busy with 2 children, weekends away with family/friends and enjoys long walks with her dogs.
  • Mrs.Rosanna Firth (Practice Manager) Qualified from: National Diploma in Dental Nursing NEBDN 2012 United Kingdom, 2012 GDC No: 239187
    Rosanna received a National Examination Board Dental Nursing Diploma in 2009. Since then she has furthered her qualifications and skills within dentistry receiving qualifications in implants, radiography, impression taking, intravenous sedation and orthodontic therapy. In 2015, Rosanna left the clinical environment and began to pursue her career in management for an independent, private practice whilst still working under the dentistry umbrella. Rosanna then joined the {my}dentist Pudsey team, developing and growing the practice and she really enjoys working with patients and managing this busy practice. Patient care is paramount to her and the Pudsey team and they really pride themselves on delivering the best care possible.
  • Mrs.Sarah Greaves (Nurse) Qualified from: Qual- National Certificate NEBDSA 1991 England, 1991 GDC No: 145254
    Sarah has worked at the practice since 1992 and has enjoyed working with her colleagues and patients. Initially working full time, Sarah now works part time nursing with Dr Claire Bulgar one day a week and on the other two days, she is a key part of the reception team. Sarah feels like she knows a lot of the patients well as some of them have been attending since she first started working here and for that reason she feels she can communicate well with them. Her family and friends are patients here too.
  • Dr.Iain Robb Qualified from: BDS Newcastle University 1997 United Kingdom, 1997 GDC No: 73499
    Iain studied his Bachelor of Dental Surgery at Newcastle university qualifying in 1997 where he then worked at a dental practice in Blyth, Northumberland to complete his foundation dentist year. Joining {my}dentist Pudsey Dental Practice in 2002, Iain works 5 days a week with his fantastic nurse Louise and prides himself on providing a great quality of care, working with anxious patients throughout their treatment. He has formed great relationships with his patients over the years since joining the team and looks forward to many more years in the practice. In his spare time he enjoys playing golf, going to the gym and spending time with his family and friends.

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Last updated: Tuesday, 03 March 2020