Meet our team of friendly private and NHS dental professionals in Croydon
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.
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 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!
Dr Mohamed Yousif Hamed
GDC No. 259249
Mo graduated with an Honours degree from Cardiff University in 2015. He then went on to pass the examination for the Membership of the Royal College of Surgeons in 2016. He continues to progress his skills and knowledge by attending courses regularly, as well as teaching.
Since graduating, Mo has worked in a variety of hospital settings across the country, including the prestigious Eastman Dental Hospital. During his training, he gained experience and advanced skills in oral surgery procedures, periodontology, complex root canal treatments, cosmetic treatments, management of nervous patients and children.
Mo believes in a minimally invasive approach to dentistry, and in preserving as much natural tooth structure as possible. He places great emphasis on prevention of dental disease. Mo recognises the importance of talking to patients and making them feel at ease prior to any treatment.
As well as dental treatment, Mo also has a keen interest in facial aesthetics including anti-wrinkle injections and dermal fillers.
Mr. Ian Duthie
Ian qualified from King’s College Hospital, London in December 1979 and opened his own practice in May 1988.
GDC No. 5715
Corinne qualified from Eastman Hospital in 2000. She originally trained as a dental nurse with us prior to gaining her place at the Eastman, where she qualified as a hygienist. She is specifically trained to assess and treat periodontal disease and provide deep cleaning.
Neil Duthie is one of our friendly receptionists. Neil holds a customer service qualification and is studying for a business administration qualification. He has many years of experience and is the first port of call when booking appointments. He is always there to help with his smile, and ready to answer all of your questions.
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