Meet the Team at Brighouse

These are the hard working, lighthearted, caring individuals who have made this practice what it is. Most of the staff have been with us for over 10 years and know our long standing patients by name. Staff are continually trained in new techniques to ensure you receive the best care possible.

Suhaib Mohammed

Suhaib Mohammed

Principal Dentist

GDC Number 83621 – BDS ( with Honours) Sheffield 2004

Seby is one of our principal dentists. Having worked at the practice for over 10 years, he ...Read More

Suhaib Mohammed

Suhaib Mohammed

Principal Dentist

GDC Number 83621 – BDS ( with Honours) Sheffield 2004

Seby is one of our principal dentists. Having worked at the practice for over 10 years, he is well experienced and has become well acquainted with his patients and prides himself in developing a trusting relationship with an emphasis towards encouraging patients towards preventative dentistry.

He has a interest in cosmetic dentistry, in particular, Invisalign to straighten teeth; combined with whitening and composite fillings which can really transform someone's smile.

He has also undertaken numerous courses since leaving university and is keen to develop his skills further in tooth wear and full mouth rehabilitation cases.

Sabrina Mohammed

Sabrina Mohammed

Principal Dentist

GDC Number 83928 – BDS Sheffield 2004, Member of the Society for the Advancement of Anaesthesia in Dentistry (SAAD)

Sabrina is also one of ou...Read More

Sabrina Mohammed

Sabrina Mohammed

Principal Dentist

GDC Number 83928 – BDS Sheffield 2004, Member of the Society for the Advancement of Anaesthesia in Dentistry (SAAD)

Sabrina is also one of our principal dentists. Sabrina Has worked at Hewett's for over 10 years along with Her husband Seby.

She is our lead sedationist in the practice and caters for the most nervous patients, empathising with the fact that many patients have a lifelong phobia of dentists usually due to a previous bad experience. Her approachable personality and caring nature helps put them at ease.

If you think you’re just too nervous to have anything done then ask for Sabrina when booking as she is likely to have seen far worse. She has a particular interest in sedation, nervous patients, dental phobias and cosmetic dentistry and facial aesthetics.

Harley Street trained at Avanti Aesthetics academy to offer facial aesthetics

Craig Parker

Craig Parker

Dental Implants

GDC number: 64958

BChD MFGDP(UK) DPDS

Dental Implants

It is a pleasure to introduce Craig, our lead Implantologist at Hewett’s. Craig has ...Read More

Craig Parker

Craig Parker

Dental Implants

GDC number: 64958

BChD MFGDP(UK) DPDS

Dental Implants

It is a pleasure to introduce Craig, our lead Implantologist at Hewett’s. Craig has been involved in surgical dentistry for over 25 years. For the last 8 years his focus has been enhancing patient journey through the development of a digital workflow. Digital technology is used to plan communicate and deliver optimal aesthetic and functional outcomes for patients.

He has been actively involved in the Faculty of General Dental Practice (UK) at the Royal College of Surgeons where he was on the board of examiners for over 10 years and he was elected to the national board where he served for 3 years.

He has trained and worked with some of the most respected surgeons in the world. He is a member, accredited mentor and speaker with the International Team for Implantology (ITI). Craig is Past President of the Association of Dental Implantology (UK) where he has been on the national board for over 7 years. He regularly lectures to various study groups and diploma and MSc program's in the UK and occasionally at national and international dental congresses.

Christine Wanis

Christine Wanis

Dentist

GDC Number: 244048

BDS (Hons) Lond. (2013) MFDS PGCert DentEd

Christine qualified from King's College London in 2013, and has over 6 years' expe...Read More

Christine Wanis

Christine Wanis

Dentist

GDC Number: 244048

BDS (Hons) Lond. (2013) MFDS PGCert DentEd

Christine qualified from King's College London in 2013, and has over 6 years' experience working in Oral and Maxillofacial units across the country. She has a keen interest in surgical dentistry and is currently completing her postgraduate specialty training in Oral Surgery in Yorkshire. She completed her MFDS in 2015 and is a member of the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh and the British Association of Oral Surgeons. She regularly attends and presents her work in national as well as international conferences. Having a passion for teaching, she holds a postgraduate qualification in Dental Education.

Christine prides herself in her calm approach with patients, ensuring she takes the time to make the experience of having a tooth removed as simple and as painless as possible. For all patients, her aim is to remove any form of anxiety about treatment, and replace it with positive experiences.

Outside of work, Christine has a strong passion for charity work, in particular, travelling yearly to rural Africa to train local medical officers in providing emergency dental services for those who have no means of access to healthcare. She is currently working on setting up a new charity enabling volunteers to provide similar services throughout Africa and Asia. Outside of dentistry, she enjoys travelling around the world and experiencing a variety of cultures and cuisines.

Dr Richard J Moore

Dr Richard J Moore

Dentist

Dentist

GDC number: 80730

Richard Moore is a highly experienced oral surgery specialist, registered with the General Dental Council UK.
...Read More

Dr Richard J Moore

Dr Richard J Moore

Dentist

Dentist

GDC number: 80730

Richard Moore is a highly experienced oral surgery specialist, registered with the General Dental Council UK.

He was awarded his Bachelor of Dental Surgery (BDS) degree in 2002 at the University of Birmingham and completed an externship in oral and maxillofacial surgery at the University of Illinois, Chicago and gained experience in Canada. In addition he holds Fellowships at both the Faculty of Dental Surgery at the Royal College of Surgeons in Edinburgh and Faculty of Dental Trainers at the Royal College of Surgeons Edinburgh. Richard is also a Fellow of the Higher Education Academy.

Richard is a Clinical Lecturer in Oral Surgery at the University of Leeds and a Specialist Oral Surgeon at Leeds Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust.

His professional interests are wide-ranging, including being a reviewer for several academic journals, and lecturing internationally. He has a particular clinical interests in all aspects of oral surgery and dental implants. In addition to this, he has interests within managing medically compromised patients, third molars and treatment under conscious sedation.

Richard is an educator and provides mentoring to clinicians across the UK in oral surgery, please contact him if you are interested in this service.

Outside dentistry, he is an Advanced Life Support Instructor and Provider for the Resuscitation Council UK.

​In addition to his clinical activity, Richard is currently studying a PhD at the University of Leeds.

Shaheer Aasim

Shaheer Aasim

Dentist

GDC Number – 171065

Shaheer graduated from the University of Mysore, India in 2000. His interest has always been in Endodontology and in 2005 he ...Read More

Shaheer Aasim

Shaheer Aasim

Dentist

GDC Number – 171065

Shaheer graduated from the University of Mysore, India in 2000. His interest has always been in Endodontology and in 2005 he gained a Clinical Masters (MSc) in Endodontics from the University of Manchester.

In 2007, he added to his qualifications by gaining the Diploma of Membership of the Faculty of Dental Surgery (MFDS), from the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh. Shaheer has worked in both NHS and private practices in the UK accepting endodontic referrals since 2005. His desire for self-development in endodontics has led him to complete MClinDent in Endodontology from London.

 

He has received extensive postgraduate training in restorative and cosmetic dentistry from prestigious NES Scotland, working extensively in hospital settings for over 3 years. Large parts of this postgraduate training were completed at prestigious University teaching hospitals in Scotland (Dundee Dental School, Glasgow Dental School, Charles Clifford Dental Hospital and Aberdeen Dental Hospital and School), gaining extensive experience in Restorative, and Endodontic clinics, working on patients referred in from General Dental Practitioners, cases deemed too difficult for general practice. During this time, he developed his surgical endodontic skills and was required to work in a multi-disciplinary approach with other key hospital operators and consultants. He provides endodontic care utilising the operating microscope and microsurgical instruments.

 

He has publications in international journals and his special interest lies in effective rehabilitation of severely broken-down teeth. Shaheer is passionate teacher and provides courses for dentists on contemporary endodontic techniques. Recently he has qualified as “Dentsply Sirona Certified Trainer” from Bellaguis, Switzerland. He has lectured around the world and conducted numerous hands on endodontic courses and workshops for young budding dentists.

 

He is a member of the Royal College of Surgeons of EdinburghBritish Dental AssociationBritish Endodontic Society and European Society of Endodontology.

Thamer Kaftan

Thamer Kaftan

Dentist

GDC Number 251460 – BDS Liverpool 2014

Thamer joined us from a practice in Huddersfield in 2017, and quickly established himself as a valuable me...Read More

Thamer Kaftan

Thamer Kaftan

Dentist

GDC Number 251460 – BDS Liverpool 2014

Thamer joined us from a practice in Huddersfield in 2017, and quickly established himself as a valuable member of the team. Thamer is passionate about providing excellent dentistry in a relaxed and comfortable setting, and is an extremely popular dentist with many of our nervous patients.

 

Essam Shawkat

Essam Shawkat

Dentist

GDC Number 154464

Essam qualified from Dental School in 2004 and has subsequently achieved a master’s from Birmingham University. He has also spe...Read More

Essam Shawkat

Essam Shawkat

Dentist

GDC Number 154464

Essam qualified from Dental School in 2004 and has subsequently achieved a master’s from Birmingham University. He has also spent some time working in Hull University Teaching Hospitals as an Oral and Maxillofacial surgeon, where he gained the MFDS from the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow. He has a wealth of experience and enjoys all aspects of dentistry. Essam always strives to build rapport with his patients, taking time to understand their concerns and expectations and then explain treatments and discuss all options available. His calm, relaxing manner helps to quickly put patients at ease. He lives locally in Leeds with his wife and 2 young daughters.

Muney Singh Jauhal

Muney Singh Jauhal

Dentist

GDC 265152

BDS Kings College London (KCL) 2016, MSc
Muney is an experienced dental surgeon who has recently started at Hewett's ...Read More

Muney Singh Jauhal

Muney Singh Jauhal

Dentist

GDC 265152

BDS Kings College London (KCL) 2016, MSc

Muney is an experienced dental surgeon who has recently started at Hewett's Dental.
He graduated from Kings College London and has since worked in General Dental Practice as well as in the hospital Oral & Maxillofacial Unit completing surgical procedures and also working at the Military Barracks. He has completed a number of additional courses including completing a Masters degree in Primary Dental Care.
Muney is trained in the latest dental techniques and aims to provide minimally invasive high quality dentistry for all patients including wrinkle relaxing and filler treatments.
He enjoys completing cosmetic straightening and whitening treatments including helping restore the smile of patients suffering from worn down teeth with white fillings.
In his free time he enjoys cooking, walking and eating pizza!
Makinder Dhinsa

Makinder Dhinsa

Dentist

GDC registration: 86102

BDS University of Birmingham 2005

Dr Makinder Dhinsa, was brought up in Huddersfield, West Yorkshire. As a c...Read More

Makinder Dhinsa

Makinder Dhinsa

Dentist

GDC registration: 86102

BDS University of Birmingham 2005

Dr Makinder Dhinsa, was brought up in Huddersfield, West Yorkshire. As a child, he always wanted to become a dentist. As an adult, he has surpassed his dreams, becoming a world renowned dental surgeon. He qualified from Birmingham Dental School. Mr Dhinsa has always worked in general practice and has a wealth of experience in all fields of dentistry. He has a particular interest in orthodontics and restorative dentistry. He was a foundation Dentist trainer for 3 within the Yorkshire and Humber Deanery. Over the past 10 years, Dr Makinder Dhinsa has perfected the art of cosmetic, reconstructive and restorative.

Makinder has an infectious sense of humour and a tremendous enthusiasm within the dental industry, with his gentle and approachable personality; he quickly puts even the most nervous of patients at ease. Whilst his love of dentistry keeps Makinder extremely busy, he has a keen interest in sport and raising money for charity.

Asif Maqbool

Asif Maqbool

Dentist

Dentist

GDC Number 272934 – MDDr Olomouc 2017

Dr Asif joined the Hewett's team in 2021. He takes particular interest in cosmetic and funct...Read More

Asif Maqbool

Asif Maqbool

Dentist
Dentist

GDC Number 272934 – MDDr Olomouc 2017

Dr Asif joined the Hewett's team in 2021. He takes particular interest in cosmetic and functional dentistry. After completing Invisalign go program along with several cosmetic courses over the years, Dr Asif believes a beautiful smile should not just looks great but also fit well, which means longer lasting results for patients.

Dr Asif regularly attends courses to stay up to date with the latest advances in dentistry.

Outside of work, he likes to keep busy by going to the gym and playing football, as well as enjoying time with family and friends.

Saman Yazdifar

Saman Yazdifar

Dentist

GDC Number 271908

BDS University of Sheffield 2017

Invisalign • Whitening • Cosmetic bonding
2017 UK RCSEd clinical s...Read More

Saman Yazdifar

Saman Yazdifar

Dentist

GDC Number 271908

BDS University of Sheffield 2017

Invisalign • Whitening • Cosmetic bonding
2017 UK RCSEd clinical skills finalist

Sam joined the Hewett's team in 2021. Working in practice, completing additional training courses and a further Oral and Maxillofacial surgical post enables him to provide high quality care for his patients. From ensuring a comfortable setting for anxious patients to providing high quality minimally invasive dentistry, Sam aims to give the best experience from start to finish. He has a keen interest in cosmetic and orthodontic dentistry, and strives to provide long-lasting smiles.

Outside of work, Sam enjoys going to the gym, climbing, cooking and spending time with friends and family.

Elizabeth Lawton

Elizabeth Lawton

Hygiene Therapist

GDC Number 178676

EDT/ EBH, Dip Dent hygiene Sheffield 2009, Dip Dent therapy Sheffield 2009

Liz is our dental hygienist/therapist and has been ...Read More

Elizabeth Lawton

Elizabeth Lawton

Hygiene Therapist

GDC Number 178676

EDT/ EBH, Dip Dent hygiene Sheffield 2009, Dip Dent therapy Sheffield 2009

Liz is our dental hygienist/therapist and has been at the practice since 2014. Since qualifying, she has gained experience working with nervous patients, especially children.

This has strengthened her skills, allowing her to create a relaxed environment and reducing, if not eliminating, their fears of visiting the dentist.

Liz enjoys sharing her knowledge to help patients improve and maintain their oral hygiene.

Tracy Collinson

Tracy Collinson

Practice Manager

Level 3 Diploma in Business Management (RQF) GDC Number 129250

Tracy joined the team in 2017. Tracy has 26 years’ experience in the dental settin...Read More

Tracy Collinson

Tracy Collinson

Practice Manager

Level 3 Diploma in Business Management (RQF) GDC Number 129250

Tracy joined the team in 2017. Tracy has 26 years’ experience in the dental setting, starting as a dental nurse, and working her way up to practice manager. She is passionate about leading the team to deliver a fantastic patient experience.

Olivia Pitts

Olivia Pitts

Patient Care Coordinator

Diploma in Dental Nursing Level 3 QCF City & Guilds 2012 (GDC Number 260533)

Olivia is our patient care coordinator.  As patient care coordin...Read More

Olivia Pitts

Olivia Pitts

Patient Care Coordinator

Diploma in Dental Nursing Level 3 QCF City & Guilds 2012 (GDC Number 260533)

Olivia is our patient care coordinator.  As patient care coordinator, Olivia is available to answer any questions about treatment, and help patients better understand their options. She enjoys welcoming new patients, and supporting current patients through their journey here at the practice. She believes in making patients feel as comfortable and relaxed as possible, and her door is always open if patients fancy a cup of tea and a chat.

Holly Brining

Holly Brining

Treatment and Implant Coordinator

GDC Number: 269402
BA(hons), MA, SAAD Member

Holly is passionate about all aspects of dentistry and helping patients make informed choices about t...Read More

Holly Brining

Holly Brining

Treatment and Implant Coordinator

GDC Number: 269402
BA(hons), MA, SAAD Member

Holly is passionate about all aspects of dentistry and helping patients make informed choices about their treatment. Her knowledge, experience and friendly demeanour put patients at ease throughout their patient journey and is always on hand to answer any questions you may have.

Tim Wondergem

Tim Wondergem

Marketing Manager

Tim Wondergem

Marketing Manager

Huddersfield university in 2017, graduated with BA honours in small business enterprise.

Tim joined the Hewet...Read More

Tim Wondergem

Tim Wondergem

Marketing Manager

Tim Wondergem

Marketing Manager

Huddersfield university in 2017, graduated with BA honours in small business enterprise.

Tim joined the Hewett's team in 2020. He is passionate about helping patients through their journey, smile transformations and seeing the confidence it brings them.

Tim manages the social media and marketing at Hewett's.

Shaylan Simon

Shaylan Simon

Lead Dental Nurse

GDC registration 271841

Shaylan has been with the team since 2017. She quickly established herself within her role and has sin...Read More

Shaylan Simon

Shaylan Simon

Lead Dental Nurse

GDC registration 271841

Shaylan has been with the team since 2017. She quickly established herself within her role and has since gone on to develop her skills.

Shaylan is our lead nurse ensuring the practice comply with the Department of Health and Care Quality Commission regulations. you may find her training nurses around the building, and she will also be a friendly face at reception.

 

Lauren Chalker

Lauren Chalker

Lead Receptionist

Lauren Chalker

Lauren Chalker

Lead Receptionist

Eileen Hooper

Eileen Hooper

Receptionist

Eileen is a long-standing member of the practice, joining the team in 2002. She enjoys welcoming our patients to the practice. Eileen is passionate ab...Read More

Eileen Hooper

Eileen Hooper

Receptionist

Eileen is a long-standing member of the practice, joining the team in 2002. She enjoys welcoming our patients to the practice. Eileen is passionate about good customer service, and is always willing to answer any queries, or help in any way she can.

Linda Thompson

Linda Thompson

Dental Nurse

Certificate in Dental Nursing (GDC Number 131088)

Linda first joined the team in 2007. Linda is a long-standing member of our team, and has built a...Read More

Linda Thompson

Linda Thompson

Dental Nurse

Certificate in Dental Nursing (GDC Number 131088)

Linda first joined the team in 2007. Linda is a long-standing member of our team, and has built a brilliant relationship with our patients over the many years she has worked at the practice.

Kelly Sharp

Kelly Sharp

Dental Nurse

National Diploma In Dental Nursing, BDA Certificate in Oral Health Education (GDC Number 236590)

Kelly joined us in 2010 and qualified in 2011. Kel...Read More

Kelly Sharp

Kelly Sharp

Dental Nurse

National Diploma In Dental Nursing, BDA Certificate in Oral Health Education (GDC Number 236590)

Kelly joined us in 2010 and qualified in 2011. Kelly is our dental and oral hygiene nurse, ensuring we comply with the Department of Health and Care Quality Commission regulations. Kelly also provides assistance as implant nurse to our implantologist and helps provide training for other members of the team.

Jessica Milton

Jessica Milton

Dental Nurse

National Diploma in Dental Nursing (GDC Number 253274)

Jessica joined the practice in 2012, and gained her dental nursing qualification in 2013. Sh...Read More

Jessica Milton

Jessica Milton

Dental Nurse

National Diploma in Dental Nursing (GDC Number 253274)

Jessica joined the practice in 2012, and gained her dental nursing qualification in 2013. She is a great member of the team, and always ensures we are all smiling. Jessica is a familiar face for our patients attending for regular hygiene appointments, as she often works alongside our hygiene therapist.

Emily Aked

Emily Aked

Dental nurse

NVQ Level 3 in Dental Nursing (GDC Number 260933)

Emily is a qualified dental nurse, who joined the practice in 2015. She very quic...Read More

Emily Aked

Emily Aked

Dental nurse

NVQ Level 3 in Dental Nursing (GDC Number 260933)

Emily is a qualified dental nurse, who joined the practice in 2015. She very quickly established herself as a big part of the Hewett’s family, and is a familiar, smiley face to everyone. Emily assists in a variety of our different surgeries, and helps out within the community in arranging and organising  care home visits.

Rose Horne

Rose Horne

Lead Dental Nurse

GDC Number – 274783

Rose joined us from a practice in Huddersfield, in 2017, as a trainee dental nurse, qualifiing in 2017 and recently became Le...Read More

Rose Horne

Rose Horne

Lead Dental Nurse

GDC Number – 274783

Rose joined us from a practice in Huddersfield, in 2017, as a trainee dental nurse, qualifiing in 2017 and recently became Lead Nurse and Decontamination Lead  Rose is passionate about making patients feeling as comfortable as possible.

Annie Golden

Annie Golden

Dental Nurse

GDC registration 287098

Annie is a dental nurse, who joined the practice in 2017. She came as a trainee nurse and qualified in July 2019.

Annie ...Read More

Annie Golden

Annie Golden

Dental Nurse

GDC registration 287098

Annie is a dental nurse, who joined the practice in 2017. She came as a trainee nurse and qualified in July 2019.

Annie is a great member of the team who will be see working alongside different dentist and operating the milling machine.

 

Savannah Brawn

Savannah Brawn

Trainee Dental Nurse

Savannah Brawn

Savannah Brawn

Trainee Dental Nurse

Amy Carney

Amy Carney

Trainee Dental Nurse

Amy Carney

Amy Carney

Trainee Dental Nurse

Kelsey Ward

Kelsey Ward

Trainee Dental Nurse

Kelsey Ward

Kelsey Ward

Trainee Dental Nurse

Zara Omar

Zara Omar

Trainee Dental Nurse

Zara Omar

Zara Omar

Trainee Dental Nurse

Hamed Gardezi

Hamed Gardezi

Trainee Dental Nurse

Hamed Gardezi

Hamed Gardezi

Trainee Dental Nurse

Rachel Chalker

Rachel Chalker

Receptionist

Rachel Chalker

Rachel Chalker

Receptionist

Telephone

01484 714717 / 01484 716246

Address

46-48 Bradford Road,

Brighouse

HD6 1RY

West Yorkshire

Email

tim@adhewett.co.uk

Practice Opening Hours

Monday and Wednesday 8:30-5:30 pm

Tuesday and Thursday 8:30am- 8:00pm

Fridays 8:30-4:30pm

Saturdays by appointment only

Please note we are closed weekdays between 12:55pm- 1:55pm.

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