The Team

Dental Surgeon Universidade Estadual de Maringa 2007 Statutory Exam 2019 GDC; 276335

Sabrina qualified in Brazil in 2008 and went on to gain experience in aesthetic dentistry in one of the most renowned dental practices in the country.

Following relocation to the UK she completed a Master of Science degree in Dental Public Health with distinction at Queen Mary University of London with a dissertation about the effect of gum disease in pregnant women.

Sabrina has a calm and caring manner. She works as a general practitioner and has particular interest in restorative dentistry, especially composites.

Outside dentistry, Sabrina practices martial arts, enjoys cycling and hiking, and is developing a keen interest in gardening.

BDS Cardiff 2013 GDC No 244956

Dr Ashika Shah graduated from Cardiff University in 2013 and then completed her Foundation Training at Poynters Road Dental Practice. She went on to take a post in the Maxillofacial Department at Luton and Dunstable Hospital where she gained experience in Oral Surgery.

Upon returning to general practice, she re-joined Poynters Road Dental Practice in 2018, as an Associate Dentist and Foundation Trainer. Having successfully guided newly qualified dentists through their first year in practice, Ashika now focuses her time on providing general and aesthetic dentistry, to her ever increasing patient following. She has completed a year long restorative dental course with the Aspire Academy and recently became a certified Invisalign provider.

Outside of dentistry, Ashika loves a good hike, travelling and to spend time with her family.


Dip Dental Hygiene Sweden 2006 GDC No 111040

Zahira qualified as a Dental Hygienist at Karolinska Institute Sweden in 2006 with a bachelor degree of Odontological Profylaxis. As Zahira was brought up in Sweden, she worked as a hygienist over there before moving to the UK. Zahira loves the challenges and opportunities that the ever changing industry brings and strives to deliver the best possible care for her patients.

The importance of teamwork at Poynters Road Dental Practice, as well as the family ethos is what Zahira loves and values the most about working within the team.

In Zahira’s spare time she loves to spend time with her family, her husband and her two young boys.

BSc Dental Hygiene and Therapy ( Portsmouth) 2020 GDC No: 256103

Sadiya became dual-qualified as a Dental Hygienist and Dental Therapist from the University of Portsmouth Dental Academy in 2020. She is very dedicated in her approach to developing a good oral health status in all her patients. She has a range of experience in treating periodontal disease (gum disease) and is committed to continuous professional development that will enhance patient care to the highest level. Sadiya aims to ensure your experience at the surgery is always an enjoyable one.

In her spare time, she loves travelling and has a keen interest in reading.

BDS Kings College London (KCL) 2017MFDS RCS (Eng) GDC Reg : 271936

Having initially graduated from King’s College London with a BSc in Neuroscience in 2010, Fahima then went on to complete her BDS with honours from King’s College London in 2017. Fahima is a member of the Faculty of Dental Surgery having completed the MFDS RCS (Eng) exams.

Fahima enjoys all aspects of general dentistry and the best part of her job is treating patients from varying backgrounds and ages. Fahima's work ethos is centred around prevention and helping patients overcome dental anxiety as a key factor to improving access to dental treatment and maintaining a healthy mouth. Fahima is an accredited Invisalign Go provider.

Outside of dentistry, Fahima has two little boys that keep her on her toes and she enjoys keeping fit and active.

BDS ( Kings) 2019 GDC No : 284230

Rheeya qualified from King’s College London in 2019, and joined the practice in 2019. She has recently completed her MJDF Part 1, and is hoping to complete the second part in the near future.

Rheeya enjoys all aspects of dentistry and has a keen interest in composites, crowns and onlays, attending advanced courses in these fields. She has a calm and friendly approach and enjoys dealing with nervous patients putting them at ease. Rheeya also enjoys treating children, ensuring they have a pleasant visit to the dentist.

Outside of work Rheeya enjoys travelling, baking, and spending time with friends and family.

BDS ( Manchester) , PgCert Dental Eduction GDC No : 64869

Dr Shah qualified from Manchester University in 1989. He is the principal of three multi-surgery practices and a trainer for the East of England deanery for newly qualified graduate dentists. He has completed the post graduate certificate in Dental Education.

Dr Shah has also undertake a one year postgraduate course in Cosmetic and Restorative dentistry with Dr Chris Orr past president of the British Association of Cosmetic Dentist.

Dr Shah is a certified Invisalign Provider for clear braces, Inman Aligner brace system and Six Months Smile.

Dr Shah is commited to ongoing professional development and post graduate education.

Outside of dentistry Dr Shah enjoys travelling, take a keen interest in sports and is kept busy by his young family.

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