Our Team

Meet our team of friendly private and NHS dental professionals in Croydon

Dr. Mori ShahidGDC No. 212351

Dr. Mori Shahid

Clinical Director & Principal

BSc; MSc (Canada); BDS (Sheffield); MFDS RCS (Eng)

Smile 4 U’s clinical director and practice principal, Morvarid (Mori) qualified from Sheffield Dental Institute in 2011 and subsequently gained membership of the faculty of dental surgery of the Royal College of Surgeons.

Since then she has continued to further her studies in post-graduate education, and successfully completing the Diploma in Implantology at the prestigious Eastman Dental Institute at UCL.

Mori enjoys all aspects of dentistry, and her relaxed and gentle manner makes her ideally suited to complex cases. She takes a special interest in dental implants, having trained in the latest techniques at Eastman, including immediate implant placement using CT-guided surgical stents.

Mori has accreditation/membership with the following organisations:

  • British Dental Association
  • General Dental Council
  • Member of the joint dental faculty of the Royal College of Surgeons
  • Invisalign certified practitioner

Outside of dentistry, Mori’s work in genetics and research has been published numerous times in a renowned scientific journal.

Maryam Shahid

Maryam Shahid

Practice Manager

MBA (Dental Practice Management)

A business manager with more than 10 years’ experience, Maryam is a CQC-registered practice manager. She has special interest in delivering Smile 4 U’s vision and values in line with GDC principles. Responsible for implementing strategies, building a strong, friendly team and developing and delivering customer service of the highest standard, Maryam always ensures a smooth and friendly patient journey. In her spare time Maryam enjoys spending time with her family, travelling and socialising with her friends.

Dr Furqan AliGDC No. 251114

Dr Furqan Ali


GDC No: 186426

Dr Ali completed his Bachelor of Dental Surgery (BDS) with Honours from the Royal London Dental Hospital. Following a year-long foundation training in London, Furqan has continued to work in general practice, with experience in treating a variety of patients, including sedated patients.

Furqan has a passion for performing minimally invasive aesthetic treatments, such as tooth-coloured fillings and crowns, as well as a keen interest in endodontics. He is a certified Invisalign practitioner and will be looking to attend further courses in future in order to provide his patients with more advanced options.

Away from dentistry, Furqan has an interest in travel, food, cinema, sport and, more importantly, surviving against his three young children!

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