Meet the Dental Team

The practice is fully committed to team working, with a happy yet professional atmosphere. Our team consists of –

  • Operations manager on site
  • 6 general dentists
  • Dentist with special interest in dental implants, restorative dentistry and orthodontics
  • Dentist with special interest in periodontal treatment
  • Dentist with special interest in endodontic treatment
  • 3 hygiene therapists
  • 10 dental nurses
  • 2 receptionists

Operations Manager

Melanie Blades

Dentist & Practice Partners

Mr Howard J Mellor
BChD (1981) DGDP (1996)
Registration number 55173
Mr Karim Shokraee
BDS (2009)
Registration number 177586
Mr Darren Wilkinson
BDS (2009)
Registration number 177464


Ms Surbin Gong
BDS (2016)
Registration number 264367
Ms Kowoon Noh
BDS (2018)
Registration number 277460
Ms Aneesa Ashraf
BDS (2018)
Registration number 277922

Dentist with special interest

Restorative, Dental Implants, Orthodontics and Invisalign
Mr Arfeen Aslam
Private Dentistry Awards Best Young Dentist North 2018
Registration number 156196
Periodontal Treatment
Mr Stamatios Kioufis
DipDS (2007) PGDip (Perio)
Registration number 207305
Endodontics & Invisalign
Jonathan Skidmore
BChD PGDiP MFDS (2014)
Registration number 251907

Hygienist & Therapist

Dental Therapist, Hygienist & Facial Aesthetics Practitioner
Miss Lauren Fisher
DipHe (2009)
Registration number 173617
Dental Therapist & Hygienist
Ms Deborah Ahmad
BSc (2018)
Registration number 278270

Clinical Dental Technician

Elite Dentures
John Wedgwood
Clinical Dental Technician
Dental Technician
Registration number 116594