Meet the Clinical team

All of our Clinicians have undergone extensive Post-Graduate training in their designated areas. Collectively, the dentists have over 90 years of experience in Dental Implant treatments.

Mr Arshad Ali

GDC No. 52076
BDS (Glas, 1978), FDSRCS (Eng & Edin, 1981), DRD (Edin, 1987), MRD RCS (Edin, 1993), FDSRCPS (Glas, 1998)
Specialist in Restorative Dentistry & Prosthodontics

Arshad established Scottish Centre of Excellence for Dentistry in 2009. It is one of the Leading Dental Centers of the World and was also recognised as The Best Specialist Referral Practice in the United Kingdom in 2010. He qualified with commendation at the University of Glasgow in 1978 and carried out ten years of postgraduate training in Glasgow, Cardiff, London and Sweden.

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    Dr. Scot Muir

    GDC No. 72214
    BDS (GLAS,1996), MFGDP RCS (Eng), MSc (Warwick)
    Special interest in Restorative Dentistry & Implantology

    Having set his mind on being a dentist from the age of 14, Scot's dream came true when he graduated from Glasgow Dental Hospital in 1996. Scot furthered his career taking an interest in both cosmetic and implant dentistry. He completed a Master of Science degree at University of Warwick 2007 and a Diploma from the Royal College of Surgeons in England in 2008.


      Dr. Abid Faqir

      GDC No. 75815
      BDS (Glas, 1999), MFDS RCS (Edin, 2002), MSc MedSci(Glas, 2003), Dip Imp Dent (RCS Edin, 2011)
      Special interest in Restorative Dentistry & Implantology

      Graduate of the Glasgow Dental School. Membership  of the faculty of dental surgery in Edinburgh, Scotland. Masters degree at Glasgow University, Scotland. Diploma in Implant dentistry from Edinburgh Royal college.  

      Abid limits his practice to implants and the management of complex restorative cases with a special focus on immediate loading - having placed in excess of 5000 implants. 

      He utilises digital dentistry, implants and smile design for the management of complex restorative cases. He is the immediate past president of the Association of Dental Implantology (ADI). Abid currently is a board member of the Glasgow children’s charity, and in the past has sat on the board of the Riverside museum appeal. 

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        Dr. Mark Lang

        GDC No. 66529
        BDS (Glas,1991), MSc (Glas,2000), MJDF RCS (Eng,), MRCPSG
        Special interest in Endodontics & Restorative Dentistry

        Mark graduated from the University of Glasgow in 1991. In 1998, he studied for a Masters degree in Dental Primary Care at the University of Glasgow and graduated in 2000. In the pursuit of providing the highest quality of dental care and on completion of his Masters degree he decided to move into private practice.

          Dr. Colin Burns

          GDC No. 65349
          BDS (Glas, 1990), MFDS RCS (Eng, 2005), MSc (Warwick, 2012)
          Special interest in Restorative & Implant Dentistry

          Colin is a Fellow of the International Team for Implantology, a Straumann Clinical Mentor, and ITI Speaker, and is the Chairman of the UK and Ireland Section of the ITI. He is Director of the Glasgow ITI Study Club.

          Colin both places and restores dental implants and provides bone block grafting and sinus augmentation.

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            Dr. Kevin O'Farrell

            GDC No. 152184
            BDS (Glas, 2008), MJDF RCS (Eng), MSc Aesthetic Dental Implantology (UCLan)
            Special interest in Restorative Dentistry & Implantology

            After qualifying from the University of Glasgow in July 2008, Kevin entered general dental practice for a year in South Lanarkshire. Kevin joined LoveYourSmile in December 2009, moving to Prestwick in early 2010 where he still works and joined Scottish Centre for Excellence in Dentistry in June 2015.


              Dr Sachin Jauhar

              GDC Number 80722
              BDS(Glas) MSc(Med Sci) FDS RestDent RCPS(Glas) MRCPS(Glas) MFDS RCS(Edin) FDS RCS (Eng)

              A graduate of the University of Glasgow 2002, Sachin is one of the leading Restorative Specialists in Scotland. He has a wealth of knowledge and experience.

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                  Dr. Andrew Carton

                  GDC No. 3575882
                  MA, FFDRCS, FDSRCPS (Glas) FRCS (Maxfac)
                  Former Consultant Oral & Maxillofacial/Head & Neck Surgeon

                  Andrew qualified in both medicine and dentistry at Trinity College in Dublin. Having visited and worked in several centres in the USA as well as India and China, he has developed a particular interest in head and neck malignancy and aesthetic facial surgery.

                    William Keys

                    GDC No. 177290
                    BDS MDSc MFDS RCPS(Glas) FDS (Rest. Dent.) RCPS(Glas)
                    Specialist in Restorative Dentistry

                    Will was appointed as a Consultant and Specialist in Restorative Dentistry in 2017, providing complex treatment across a wide range of areas including endodontics (root treatment), periodontics (gum treatment), implantology and prosthodontics (crowns and bridges). 

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                      Dr Jenni Cherington

                      GDC Number 176481

                      Jen graduated from the University of Dundee dental school in 2009, and passed her Membership to the Faculty of Dental Surgeons exams in 2011.
                      She has a special interest in facial aesthetics and skin rejuvenation, and places an emphasis on safe, natural looking results.

                        Catrina Macintosh

                        GDC No. 2800
                        CEB Cert in Dental Hygiene
                        Dental Hygienist


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                          Louise Warden

                          GDC No. 6564
                          Dip Dent Hygiene (Glas, 2004)
                          Dental Hygienist

                          Louise has worked in Dentistry since she was 17 years old, first working as a dental nurse. She then went on to study at Glasgow Dental School in 2002 to train as a Dental Hygienist. Louise qualified with distinction in 2004 and then in 2005 received a Diploma from the Royal College of Surgeons Edinburgh for achieving the highest exam grades in the U.K. for the dental hygiene exam. She has gained experience working in different fields of dentistry since qualifying and is also trained to teach Dental nurses sitting their nursing exam.

                            Kharla Strain

                            GDC No. 194143
                            Diploma in Dental Hygiene and Therapy (Shef, 2010)
                            Dental Hygienist & Therapist

                            I studied at University of Sheffield Charles Clifford School of Clinical Dentistry. I graduated in 2010 with a Diploma in Dental Hygiene and Dental Therapy with Distinction and prize for Excellence in Continuing Care. I have worked in various roles within Dentistry for a number of years in both NHS and independent private practice. This has enabled me to expand my experience and knowledge within the industry.

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                              Clare Fenlon

                              GMC No. 7020315
                              MFDS RCSEd, MBChB, FRCR
                              Consultant Radiologist

                                James Woods

                                GDC No. 143942
                                Verified experience in Dental Technology
                                Dental Technician

                                James joined Scottish Centre for Excellence in Dentistry in 2017 as a Dental Technician. He has brought with him over 30 years experience in all aspects of crown and bridge, ceramics, cad cam, 3d printing and metal work. James enjoys working in an environment alongside the Clinicians developing restoration designs and solving complex cases.

                                In his spare time James likes to spend time with his wife, and 2 kids. He also likes to keep fit by running and cycling and enjoys watching football.

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                                  Derek Bonnar

                                  GDC No. 163248
                                  City & Guilds of London 1980
                                  Dental Technician

                                  Derek qualified as a Dental Technician in 1980. He has a wealth of experience and knowledge in all aspects of crown and bridge, dental implants, cosmetic veneers and prosthetics. He finds that working closely with Clinicians and patients is a large part of our daily routine at Scottish Centre for Excellence in Dentistry, which in turn results in a special finished restoration.

                                  Derek is a lover of cooking and has a passion for everything and anything to do with motorbikes. He is also well known for his singing abilities around the Laboratory.

                                    Dr Fadi Al-Silwadi

                                    GDC No. 252526
                                    BCom, DDS, MClinDent, MFDS M.Orth (RCS Edin), DipMJDF M.Orth (RCS Engl)

                                    Specialist in Orthodontics

                                    After qualifying in dentistry, Fadi specialised in Orthodontics at the prestigious Eastman Dental Institute, a world-leading academic centre for postgraduate dentistry and research. He was awarded a Masters in Clinical Dentistry with Merit by the University College London in 2014. Fadi maintains memberships in General Dentistry and Orthodontics at the Royal College of Surgeons in Edinburgh and England.

                                    With over 10 years of Orthodontic experience working with a very large number of patients, Fadi is highly skilled at treating adults and children with varying treatment needs. As a member of the International Team of Implantologists (ITI), he has been trained in Dental Implantology and its application in Orthodontics.

                                    When asked why he specialised in Orthodontics, Fadi replied: “being entrusted to transform a patient’s smile is a privilege, it’s truly rewarding to see my patients happy during treatment and ultimately happy with their final result. I enjoy working with people and I treat every patient as I would my own family.”

                                    Away from work, Fadi enjoys playing football, watching F1, and travelling with his family.  

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                                      Naveed Karim

                                      GMC No. 7044588
                                      MB BS 2009 University of London
                                      Consultant Anaesthetists

                                        Muataz Osman

                                        GMC No. 300412
                                        BDS (UoB) BDS The University of Benghazi (2008), MSc (Clin) in Periodontology The University of Manchester (2018), PhD (Clin) in Oral Implantology The University of Manchester (2022) 


                                        Muataz graduated from the University of Benghazi in 2008. He worked as GDP with special interest in periodontics and implant dentistry for 6 years in private practices. During that time he was a clinical and academic tutor in the restorative department at LIMU (2010-2012). Between 2012-2014 he was a TA in the oral biology department at the University of Benghazi, from which he was granted a scholarship to get his PG education.

                                        Dr Osman obtained his clinical Masters in Periodontics from the University of Manchester with distinction (2015-2018) – this grade qualified him for a place in a Clinical PhD studies, which he finished with A2 grade in 2022.

                                        Dr Osman is now an honorary clinical tutor in the PG Periodontology program at the University of Manchester and a clinic tutor for PGC / PGdip in Implant Dentistry and Periodontics with Tipton Training.

                                        Muataz works as DWSI in Periodontics and Implant dentists in different practices in England and Scotland.


                                        Outside dentistry, being a Mediterranean he enjoys windsurfing and all kind of water sports as well as spending quality time with family and friends.

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