All our dentists adhere to the rules governing the profession under strict guidance from the General Dental Council (GDC) "Standards for Dental Professionals".
Zaki Bashir BDS
GDC No. 75844
Zaki graduated from University of Bristol 1999 and has practiced in Kent since then. He is passionate about dentistry and providing the highest standard of care for patients, at the same time, he keeps himself at the cutting edge of modern dental techniques.
Zaki has completed postgraduate training programmes with some of the most renowned dentists in the USA and UK. He is one of only a small number of UK dentists to have trained with the Hornbrook Group (a centre of excellence in the USA for the study of occlusion) thereby combining excellence in dentistry with long term stability
Zaki is a member of British Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry - an organisation devoted to excellence in cosmetic dentistry, and is known for his relaxing and personal approach to every patient.
GDC No. 11325
Becky is known for being very gentle and at the same time very thorough and professional.
In 2003 she graduated from the University of Manchester obtaining her Bsc in Oral Health Science, which she passed with Honours, she also won the Jack Harrington award for the best overall student.
Prior to undertaking her training as a dental hygienist Becky worked as a senior dental nurse and practice manager for 7 years.
Becky is a member of the British Society of Dental Hygiene and Therapy and enjoys keeping at the forefront of modern techniques by regularly attending postgraduate training programmes.
She was shortlisted for Hygienist of the year in 2012.
Michel Heidweiller DRS
GDC No. 614000
Michel is know for being an extremely experienced implant dentist.
Following a BSc in Bio-Chemistry at Rutgers University, New Jersey, Michel went on to complete a degree in Dentistry at the Vrije University of Amsterdam, Netherlands, and graduated in 1985. His special interest throughout his years of study, has always been in the field of oral bone and tissue. He worked as an apprentice alongside Dr G de Lange, a ground-breaking researcher of cell biology as related to implants.
Michel continued his post graduate education at such renowned academic centres as UCLA California, and the University of Berne in Switzerland at a time when implantology and periodontology were fast developing throughout the '80s, and he received recognition for his work as a dentist with special interest in implantology in the'90s. He has been practicing in this field of dentistry ever since and has placed well over 3000 implants. His principal dental practice is located in Lavagna, Italy.
GDC No. 177368
Initially qualifying as a dental hygienist in 1999 Rachel followed her dream and graduated from Kings College London as a dentist in 2009. Rachel carries out general dentistry to a very high standard and aims to exceed her patient's expectations at every appointment. With a very gentle and naturally calming manner Rachel is able to help patients relax and feel comfortable about treatment, in fact she regards this as being the most gratifying part of her job. Rachel has furthered her post graduate education by gaining her Membership of the Joint Dental Faculties and is an active member of the Royal College of Surgeons.
Receptionist and Dental Nurse
GDC No. 139517
Rhonda has been at the practice for 18 years.
She is known for her efficiency and friendliness at reception and for many people will be their first point of contact at the practice.
Her dental nursing experience means that she can provide a deeper level of care and understanding at reception.
Senior Dental Nurse and Treatment Coordinator
GDC No. 139500
Jo has been at the practice for 16 years, and is known for her bubbly personality.
As a nurse her role is assisting Dr Bashir when he undertakes more complex and advanced treatments.
She is also responsible for mentoring more junior nursing staff.
In her treatment coordinator role Jo helps to explain different treatment options to patients, allowing them to make choices that they understand and best suit them.
When patients have chosen the right treatment for them, she is their personal point of contact during the course of treatment, guiding them through the whole process.
Trainee Dental Nurse
Tia is enthusiastic and caring in her nursing role.
She is studying for her nursing qualification at Orpington college and is excited about her future career in dental care.
GDC No. 242927
Siobhain has been with the practice for 5 years.
As practice manager she is responsible for the day to day running of the practice. Her background is in the 5 star hotel industry and has brought this high standard of customer care to dentistry.
Since joining Bromley Dental Practice Siobhain has developed such a passion for dentistry she has also qualified as a dental nurse.