Get to know the talented individuals responsible for shaping over 20,000 smiles and counting at Neo Orthodontics. Our Specialist Orthodontists undergo continuing education to ensure they stay the best at what they do - putting a smile on your face.
Heidi graduated from Queen's University, Belfast in 2008. She gained experience in different areas of dentistry including oral surgery, paediatrics and restorative dentistry. During this time, she obtained membership in the faculty of Dental Surgery at the Royal College of Surgeons, Edinburgh.
Heidi undertook specialist training at the University of Sheffield/ Royal Derby Hospital and was awarded a Masters in Clinical Dentistry and Membership in Orthodontics at the Royal College of Surgeons, Edinburgh. She subsequently gained entry onto the General Dental Council's Specialist list for Orthodontics.
On completion of his diploma in Dentistry in 1996, Ahmed worked as a general dental practitioner for about 6 years in both hospital and practice environment. Thereafter, Ahmed completed 2 years of training in paediatric dentistry at Leeds Dental institute and was awarded a Master in Dental Sciences in Paediatric Dentistry degree (2004). This was followed by completion of a PhD degree in dentistry (2009).
Ahmed worked as a clinical tutor in Paediatric Dentistry at Leeds Dental Institute between 2008 and 2010 and completed a Certificate in Education, which awarded him a membership status of the Academy of Higher Education. He then joined University of Bristol as academic and completed his training in Orthodontics and received a doctorate degree.
He also became a member of the Royal College of Surgeons and is on the Specialist Orthodontic Register. Ahmed enjoys all aspects of orthodontics and provides a high quality of care for adults and children.
Dr Zia Ud-Din graduated from the University of Manchester in 2001. He undertook several training posts including Oral Maxillofacial Surgery and Paediatric Dentistry, and obtained his Membership in the Faculty of Dental Surgery from the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh.
Zia then undertook specialist training in orthodontics at Birmingham Dental Hospital. He then obtained a Masters in Philosophy and Membership in Orthodontics from the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh before gaining entry into the GDC’s specialist list for orthodontics.
As a further recognition of his clinical expertise, Zia was awarded a highly prestigious British Orthodontic Society prize for excellence of his treated cases.
Zia is a registered provider of Incognito lingual braces and uses the latest orthodontic techniques such as Damon and Invisalign® treatment. This allows him to make the most informed decision when providing treatment for children or adults.
Zia believes orthodontic treatment should only ever be done once, and holds a strong philosophy of retention to ensure his patients keep their lovely straight smile forever.
Dr Hamza Parvez qualified as a dentist in 2009 and holds a licence to practice dentistry on three different continents. He has worked in hospitals and private facilities in Asia, Africa and the UK.
Hamza further specialised in the field of Orthodontics at the prestigious King’s College London and worked at both King’s College Hospital and Guy’s Hospital, where he received his Masters in Orthodontics.
Hamza is also a member of the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh, where he earned his MOrth degree. He has been trained under some of the leading names in orthodontics, and holds a Masters degree in Dental Public Health from King’s College London.
As a strong believer in life-long training, Hamza regularly attends conferences and courses around the world in order to keep up-to-date with the recent technological advances in orthodontics to benefit his patients.
He is trained in all forms of conventional orthodontics, complex orthodontics which require surgical and restorative procedures and the latest cutting edge techniques like aligners and invisible braces.
Apart from dentistry, Hamza has passion for soccer, travelling and playing cricket.
Dr Tim Davies qualified from Newcastle University in 2002, giving him many years of experience in general practice.
Since qualifying, Tim has followed a strong commitment to postgraduate education and training, including gaining a cosmetic and restorative diploma. He began providing orthodontics and Invisalign in 2013 and completed a 2-year programme in 2016, prior to joining Neo in 2019.
He enjoys delivering a “complete smile” for patients, combining his experience of orthodontic, restorative and cosmetic dentistry.
Tim is a father of two young children while trying to keep up his interest in climbing the crags of Northumberland and the Lake District.
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