DR FAWZIA WALJI: DENTIST
BDS Hons - Barts and The London, GDC No. 194092
Dr Fawzia Walji graduated from Barts and The London Dental School in 2010, with a Bachelors in Dental Surgery, Honours. Fawzia completed her Dental Foundation Training year at Optima Dental Care, Maidenhead, alongside a fantastic team. Since then, she has worked at a range of practices, providing both NHS and private dental care to help improve and maintain good oral health for her patients.
While Dr Walji practices in all aspects of routine and preventative general dentistry, she excels in attention to detail and artistic dentistry. Fawzia has a specific interest in restorative as well as cosmetic dentistry, with a focus on Invisalign and tooth whitening. Dr Walji is also skilled at restoring and replacing teeth safely and effectively, using aesthetic materials with a natural finish.
Fawzia is a confident communicator, has a gentle and caring nature and is sensitive in her treatment of nervous patients and children. This is appreciated by all her patients, by whom she is highly recommended.
Dr Walji ensures a patient-centred approach and is dedicated to staying up-to-date with the latest guidelines and technologies. She has always maintained a vision of providing the highest standards in oral health and further developing her skills, to be able to offer her patients the best care. Her goals have been realised by the new flagship dental practice – The Smile Suite, Nottingham.
Outside of dentistry, Fawzia enjoys spending time with her family. She is also passionate about photography, making (and eating desserts), and travelling to new places.
DR FAWZIA WALJI
MR ADIL WALJI: PRACTICE COORDINATOR
Adil is a registered pharmacist with several years of experience in both the private and public sectors. He is a committed professional with a genuine interest in improving patient experiences and his focus on compliance is customer oriented.
Mr Walji works to coordinate the dental team and the daily running of The Smile Suite. He has a flexible approach to work and is experienced in training and supervising members of staff. Adil is seeking to put his broad range of expertise to use in the private dental sector and further develop his team management skills at the new dental practice.
Adil spends his spare time with family and friends and likes playing sports such as badminton and table tennis.
MR ADIL WALJI
DR DIOGO RIBEIRO: DENTIST
LMD-Portugal, GDC No. 243379
Diogo graduated from the Faculty of Dental Medicine of the University of Porto, Portugal, in 2010. After practicing near his hometown for two years, he moved to the UK in 2013 and has been working as a general dentist in mixed NHS and private practices ever since.
Dr Ribeiro frequently engages and invests his time in postgraduate courses, having broad knowledge and skills in several areas of dentistry. His attention to detail encompasses a special interest in restorative dentistry, with a focus on root canal therapies, along with functional and aesthetic dentistry, such as composite bonding and veneer treatments.
Diogo is passionate about people and their smiles and is always striving to build a relationship of trust with his patients to ensure optimal and long-lasting outcomes with his treatments.
In his spare time, he is keen to travel and spend time with family and friends. He loves outdoor sports and activities such as football and surfing, especially when it involves sun, sand and sea.
DR DIOGO RIBEIRO
DR ASHISH KHANNA: DENTIST
BDS, ORE, MFDSRCPSG GDC No. 204507
Excellence comes from pursuing a real desire and passion, and this is something that Ashish has in abundance. Dr Khanna combines this drive with his superb clinical standards, to provide the best care for all his patients.
Dr Khanna graduated as a Dental Surgeon in India in 2005. He has a special interest in Oral Surgery and is an asset to our growing team.
In 2010, after qualifying as a general dentist in the UK, Ashish completed a period of extended experience in Oral Surgery, which included complex surgery relating to the removal of difficult wisdom teeth and facial trauma. Dr Khanna has gained Membership of the Faculty of Dental Surgery of the Royal College of Physicians & Surgeons of Glasgow.
His surgical skills were further enhanced by holding Senior House Officer (SHO) and Speciality grade posts in various NHS hospitals, across both England and Wales, in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgical units.
Dr Khanna is currently pursuing a dental implant course at PID (Practical Implant Dentistry), in Harley Street, London, where the trainers comprise of an international faculty with more than 25 years of experience.
Outside of dentistry, Ashish enjoys reading books, playing sports, and spending quality time in the company of family and friends.
DR ASHISH KHANNA
MISS CHLOE HARTLEY: DENTAL NURSE
GDC No. 273946
Chloe began her career in dental nursing in June 2015 and qualified in August 2017. Since then, she has gained experience by working with different dentists and specialists within the field. Chloe’s main interests in dentistry are oral surgery and cosmetic restorations. In 2018, Chloe chose to expand her portfolio by becoming a lead nurse and enjoys helping to keep the practice compliant and running smoothly.
Chloe is confident in her dental knowledge and is on hand for any questions or concerns that you may have. She is happy to sit with you and discuss any treatment options and procedures with you. Chloe’s friendly and bubbly personality will help you to feel relaxed and ease any dental anxieties during your visit at The Smile Suite.
Chloe is undertaking a course in basic and advanced dermal fillers and will be looking to offer facial aesthetic treatments within the dental practice.
Outside of work, Chloe enjoys attending the gym and seeing friends. She loves spending time outdoors and taking her French Bulldog, Thor, on walks, as well as meeting up with fellow French Bulldog owners.
MISS CHLOE HARTLEY
MISS BIANKA WALKER-GURLEY: TRAINEE DENTAL NURSE
Bianka has always wanted to become a dental nurse. She gained years of experience working in retail and hospitality before joining The Smile Suite.
Bianka is currently completing her Level 3 Diploma in Dental Nursing whist working part-time at the practice, where she continues to build her knowledge and skills. She plans to progress further at the practice and has a particular interest in oral health and hygiene therapy.
Bianka moved to the UK from Hungary in 2013 and lives with her two young children. She is a busy mum of two little ones and enjoys days out with them, as well as a cocktail or two on nights out with friends. Bianka and her children also enjoy visiting family back in Hungary every summer.
Trainee Dental Nurse