Our Practice Team
Everyone at our practice is committed to providing you with the very best in dental healthcare. Our dental team bring a wealth of experience to the practice and have individually obtained high standards of professional qualification.
The General Dental Council (GDC) is the regulatory body of the dental profession in the United Kingdom. Their address is 37 Wimpole Street, London, W1G 8DQ and their telephone number is 020 7887 3800. Our dentists and staff adhere to the regulations governing the profession by the GDC as set out in their publication "Standards for the Dental Team". You can find out more about the GDC on their website www.gdc-uk.org.
- Mr Zahid Shah
- Dental Surgeon
- BDS FDS DRDP
- GDC registration number: 66231
Qualified from Kings College London in 1990. He obtained a postgraduate fellowship in dental surgery in 1994 from the Royal College of Surgeons in Glasgow. His main interests are in preventive dentistry and offering cosmetic solutions using minimally invasive techniques.
- Miss Anjali Phakey
- Dental Surgeon
- GDC registration number: 252234
Anjali graduated from the University of Sheffield. She has previously worked in general practice in Loughborough where she built up a strong following of patients. Anjali is currently working towards becoming a Member of the Joint Dental Faculties at the Royal College of Surgeons(MJDF). Recently she became an approved provider of Invisalign aligner therapy as well as fixed orthodontics using 'Quick Straight Teeth'. Anjali has a strong interest in digital dentistry helping deliver cutting edge dentistry to patients; she enjoys all aspects of smile design and has helped many patients improve their smiles using porcelain veneers, Invisalign, whitening and composite build ups. Outside of Dentistry, She likes to travel and enjoys watching all kinds of sport.
- Miss Ashna Phakey
- Dental Surgeon
- GDC registration number: 258910
Ashna grew up in Nottingham before moving to Sheffield to study Dentistry. During her time at University, Ashna took a lead role in education and activities at dental school including raising awareness of mouth cancer and promoting a multi disciplinary approach to patient care. Ashna is enthusiastic about helping patients improve their oral health and building a good rapport with them. She is looking forward to building up a strong following of patients at City Dental. Ashna is an Invisalign Go provider which means she can help patients straighten their teeth discreetly using clear aligners. She is also furthering her postgraduate education by undertaking a year long restorative programme. Ashna is currently working towards becoming a Member of the Joint Dental Faculties at the Royal College of Surgeons(MJDF) Outside of Dentistry she enjoys travelling, reading and watching sports.
- Miss Nicola Wright
- Dental Therapist
- Dip Dental Hygiene & Therapy
- GDC registration number: 221037
Qualified from Leeds University in 2011. Nicola has worked in the dental industry for over 10 years initially as a dental nurse and then Practice Manager. Nicola provides preventative and oral health care advice as well as being able to undertake gum treatments. Nicola is also fully trained to place fillings on adults and children.
- Ms Alyson Kelly
- Practice Manager
- ILM CEB
- GDC registration number: 122371
Alyson began her dental career as a dental nurse in 1979 rapidly gaining experience in all aspects of dental care.She has been at the practice since 1994. Her excellent skills in communication made her the obvious choice for Practice Manager. In 2011 she was awarded a diploma in leadership and management.