University Dental Centre offers both NHS and Private dentistry to the entire family.
All our dentists adhere to the rules governing the profession under strict guidance from the General Dental Council (GDC) "Standards for Dental Professionals".
Our Practice Manager is Katarina Velo
Dr Faika Ahsan BDS Lond 1988
GDC No. 75031
Faika Ahsan qualified from Kings College London in 1998. She has worked at the University Dental Centre since 2001 providing both NHS and private treatment. During this time Faika has built up a rapport with her patients. Faika has a caring and empathetic approach enabling patients to feel relaxed and at ease when having treatment.
Dr Samra Iqbal BDS Birmingham 2000
GDC No. 78371
Samra Iqbal qualified in 2000 from the University of Birmingham. She has been practicing at University Dental Centre since 2003 providing general dental services to the local community. Sam is also an accredited Clear Orthodontic Aligner and Inman Aligner practitioner.
Samra completed her certified training for the provision of botox and dermal fillers in 2010 and offers these non-surgical cosmetic treatments at the practice.
Dr Ana Tavares Marques De Queiros LMD Lisbon 2009
GDC No. 185858
After graduating in 2008 by Fernando Pessoa University in Portugal, Ana moved to England where she started her path helping people to smile.
She started her career in a small practice in Somerset and has since moved to Reading where she is helping NHS and private patients with their oral health and confident smiles.
She has a special interest in providing dentistry for young patients and children and is known for her ability to reassure nervous, apprehensive patients.
Ana provides general dentistry and also cosmetic treatments including veneers and crowns.
Dr. Shabbir Khambalia BDS Lond 1988
GDC No. 63991
Shabbir qualified with Bachelor of Dental Surgery BDS 1988 from Royal London Hospital Medical College, University of London. After qualifying, he worked in government hospital in Daressalaam, Tanzania for 1 year, then as an associate dentist in Belvedere, Kent for 2 years before opening his own practice in Bloomsbury, Central London in 1990. Shabbir was the principal dentist there for 21 years before joining Inspire Dental Practice group in 2011.
Gained Diploma in Restorative Dentistry from Eastman Dental Hospital 1996.
Samira Arshad BDS University of Sheffield 2009
GDC No. 177499
Samira Arshad graduated from the University of Sheffield in 2009. Following this she completed the MJDF examinations in London in 2012. Samira has worked in dental practices in the north and the south of England, providing NHS and private dental care for her patients. She has a deep commitment to continual professional development in dentistry.
Samira has a caring and friendly manner towards her patients, and aims to provide them with the very best of dental care in a relaxed environment.
Veronika Felker Registered under s36C of the Dentists Act 1984 2014
GDC No. 157540
Veronika started her dental career as a dental nurse in 2007 in Reading and in 2011 studied in Budapest to become a dental hygienist.
Veronika received her GDC registration in 2014 as a Dental Hygienist.
Veronika lives with her partner and their son. In her free time she enjoys dancing, travelling, reading, gardening and animals. Her native tongue is Hungarian.
Lindsey Rose CEB Cert in Dental Hygiene 1990
GDC No. 3924
Lindsey has had 30 years' experience in dentistry and qualified as a hygienist at Charles Clifford Hospital Sheffield in 1990. She especially enjoys working with nervous patients. She has a genuine approachable personality.