Dr Farzad Azimi Principal Dentist
Dr Farzad Azimi is qualified with dual degrees – a Masters in Pharmacy from Birmingham followed by his dentistry qualification from the University of Plymouth. Soon after graduation, Dr Azimi obtained the MFDS RCS qualification in Glasgow whilst working in several hospitals.
His passion for dentistry and providing bespoke treatment for his patients encouraged Dr Azimi to undertake several post-graduate courses both in the United Kingdom and in the United States. Dr Azimi has undertaken a Masters level degree in Restorative dentistry, a certificate degree in dental Implants in Cambridge, and is currently completing his second Masters degree in dental implantology at the University of Bristol.
He has also completed numerous aesthetic dentistry courses worldwide and is a member of the British society of aesthetic and restorative dentistry.
Asked about the most rewarding aspect of his role, Dr Azimi commented: “My biggest passion in dentistry is creating beautiful, but natural smiles, with no pain or discomfort for my clients!”
Dr Taher Rashid (BDS Manc) Cosmetic Dentist and Facial Aesthetic clinician GDC:79216
Dr Taher Rashid is an award nominated restorative cosmetic dentist and facial aesthetic clinician. He has been in private practice for over 20 years. He grew up in Sunbury-on-Thames and gained his BDS dental degree from the prestigious Turner Dental School in Manchester. Having worked in both Guildford and London he moved to Farnham to raise a family and continue his passion for dentistry. His empathy allows him to really understand his patients and establish a great rapport by listening to what they want. He is a full member of the British Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry (BACD) and regularly meets with others at the forefront of this field both from the USA and UK.
Dr Rashid frequently attends conferences delivered by the world’s most respected facial aesthetic, restorative and cosmetic clinicians to ensure that he is providing the most advanced care available. As well as having completed a 1 year Advanced Cosmetic Dentistry Course, he is a certified Facial Aesthetics Clinician, 6 month smiles, Clear Smile Braces, Inman aligner and Invisalign provider which are the latest treatments for straightening teeth with invisible braces for adults.
Dr Ian Seddon (BDS Manc) Implant Surgeon GDC: 64868
Built on Ian’s philosophy that you come first, he makes it a priority that you are listened to and are offered the best options available. The team ensure you feel truly understood offering reassurance at every stage ensuring you receive a first class service from start to end. Ian can also offer intravenous sedation if you feel particularly anxious, this means that the overall experience can be a lot more positive and enjoyable for you. Ian qualified as a dentist in 1989 from Manchester and has worked solely in implant surgery for the last 20 years. He has lectured throughout the UK and across Europe and clinically mentors fellow dentists. He has published papers benefiting his colleagues.
Ian understands what a big decision you are making when deciding to have implant surgery. He prides himself on the fact that he can empathise with the emotions you are feeling.
Dr Seddon is a member of the following professional bodies: Association of Dental Implantology; Society for the Advancement of Anaesthesia in Dentistry; International Congress of Oral Implantology
Dr Shima Mahdavi-Izadi DDS, MClinDent (Endodontology), MEend, RCS Edin
Dr Mahdavi Izadi pursued her passion for endodontics and was accepted into the three year full time specialist programme in Endodontology at the Eastman Dental Institute, UCL. She obtained her Masters in Clinical Dentistry (Endodontics) and completed her specialist training in 2014. Her research project has since been published in a scientific publication. Previously, Dr Mahdavi Izadi completed her undergraduate dental studies at Stockholm's Karolinska Institute in 2002 and shortly after started her dental career. After moving to the UK in 2003, she worked in general practice for a further seven years and, and also taught clinical dentistry (part-time) to undergraduate students at King's College Dental Institute.
In addition to attending conferences in the UK and abroad, she has lectured in Endodontics topics. She is currently a guest teacher in the Department of Continuing Professional Development at the Eastman Dental Institute. Dr Mahdavi Izadi's enthusiasm for her speciality and compassionate nature is reflected strongly in her approach to patient care. She welcomes referrals for Endodontic treatment and has a particular interest in the management of complex cases and non-surgical root canal treatment.
Dr Alex Shokry DMD , DClinDent (Queen Mary, Ldn), MPerio (RCS Ed) Specialist Periodontal training completed at the Royal London Dental Hospital
Alex has successfully completed his Specialist training in Periodontology at the Royal London Dental Hospital in affiliation with Queen Mary, University of London, by earning a Doctorate in Clinical Dentistry and passed with excellence, the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh exams to become a Member in Periodontics.
His special interests include both non-surgical and surgical periodontology therapy – particularly regenerative and periodontal plastic surgery for the treatment of recession defects, crown lengthening, root coverage procedures, frenectomies, vestibuloplasty and other areas of soft tissue management requiring aesthetic enhancements.
Khaled Elgamaz Restorative dentist GDC: 288917
Khaled graduated with his dental degree earning his bachelor of oral and dental medicine with High honours From Misr International University in Cairo,Egypt.
He has worked in the academic sector teaching undergraduate students in the fixed prosthodontics department along with private dentistry. He then moved to the United Kingdom where he is registered with the General Dental Council and is now a member of the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow (MFDS).
Currently he is advancing his skills with a postgraduate MSc in Minimally Invasive Dentistry at Queens Marry University of London. Khaled is interested in restorative dentistry and giving each patient a unique and customised treatment plan with a minimal invasive approach.
Away from dentistry he has passion for fitness, tennis, art , cooking and travelling.
Amanda Brooks Practice Manager
Amanda has worked in dentistry for many years and has a wealth of experience to bring to Time Dental. She ensures the smooth running of the practice both behind the scenes as well as at reception. She enjoys meeting people and will greet you in reception with a friendly smile!
Amanda is a local in Farnham and has been here most of her life. In her spare time she enjoys horse riding and loves to potter about in her garden. She also volunteers at the local Leonard Cheshire Home, Bells Piece.
Sue Reynolds Front desk receptionist
Sue is our valuable front desk team member. She understands that a dental visit for the first time at the practice can make you nervous, which is why she will be there to great you with a warm and friendly smile.
Sue lives locally. She is married with two sons. When she's not at the practice she helps her son in his bicycle business and keeps fit by cycling and going to the gym.
Denise Harrison Dental Hygienist GDC: 194530
Denise Harrison qualified as a hygienist in 2010.She stays up to date with the latest clinical techniques with continued professional development. She carries out routine dental hygiene therapy as well as complex periodontal therapy cases. She has a dental nursing background which has given her a wealth of experience in excellent gentle care especially for nervous patients.
Denise lives locally in Farnham with her husband and two children.
Madeleine Peregrine Dental Hygienist
Madeleine trained in Birmingham from 2003 as a Dental Hygienist and Therapist -and qualified with a degree in Dental Hygiene and Therapy in 2006.
Mads, as she is known as for being a bit of a chatterbox, prides herself on being able to put patients at ease especially nervous patients and enjoys having a good rapport with her patients so they feel comfortable during their dental appointments.
Madeleine has over 20 years of dental experience as she qualified as a dental nurse in 2001 and is also qualified to carry out whitening and routine x-rays and dental restorations on both adult and children. As well as providing thorough oral health care and advice and offering treatment to patients via Direct Access.
In her spare time she is often found with her head in a book and describes herself as a “crazy cat lady”
She is also expanding her professional career by becoming a qualified Covid and flu vaccinator in 2020 and is currently waiting to train to become a phlebotomist as working with people is her passion”
IDALINA SILVA Dental Hygienist
Idalina's journey in dentistry began at St Bart's and Royal London School of Medicine & Dentistry. She started as a Dental Nurse in 1994 and later achieved a Distinction in Oral Health Education. In 2002, she obtained Diplomas in Dental Hygiene and Dental Therapy from the University of Wales. Idalina has worked in various specialized areas and has over 25 years of experience in both the NHS and Private Sector. She also worked in Hong Kong for 8 years, gaining experience in a multidisciplinary dental practice. Recently, she completed a Return to Dental Therapy Scheme, acquiring the latest advancements and techniques. Her focus is on preventive treatments and oral health education. Idalina's commitment to ongoing learning ensures that her patients receive the best dental care and positive outcomes.
Milly Basil Lead Dental Nurse
Milly is our lead dental nurse here at the practice. She has achieved her Level 3 diploma in dental nursing since she joined us in September 2021. Milly is a thorough and dedicated nurse who is an integral part of the team. She will be assisting the Dentists, as well as at reception. She has a kind and caring attitude and will always be there to provide support for you.
Milly has a keen interest in oral surgery and implantology, she will be assisting Dr Azimi with his complex caseload.
When not working Milly enjoys socialising with friends and family and visiting the seaside.
Srijana Rai Dental Nurse
Srijana joined us in August 2022. She is a trainee dental nurse. Having been with us for only a short time she has quickly become a valued team member. She loves learning new things and you will see her assisting the clinicians as well as on reception. She will be there to greet you with a smile and ensure your dental visit is as smooth as can be.
Srijana loves to spend time with her family.
Shila Gurung Dental Nurse
Shila has recently joined our team. She is training for her dental nurse qualification and loves learning about dentistry. Her calm reassuring manner will get you to feel at ease straight away. When she is not at work, she loves to cook Nepalese food. She enjoys art and drawing and feeling good after an exercise session.
Shohreh Talaei Dental Nurse
Shohreh Talaei (GDC no 306385) is a qualified dental nurse who earned her qualification with the NEBDN (National Examining Board for Dental Nursing). With a strong background in assisting endodontic specialists and gaining valuable experience working alongside oral surgeon.
Her journey in the dental industry has allowed her to develop a keen interest in sedation nursing, helping to alleviate anxiety and promote positive dental experiences.