Meet Our Staff

Asif Khan, BDS Hons.

Asif Khan (GDC registration no. 81936) qualified at Manchester University in 2003. He is a general dental practitioner at 3 Parkinson Lane, and although he does not provide specialist orthodontic treatment, he is always willing to help if you have any minor problems with your orthodontic appliances at a time when Dr. Taylor is away from the practice. Dr. Khan adheres to the GDC Standards for dental professionals.

Waseem Butt, B.Ch.D

Waseem Butt (GDC registration no. 177934) qualified at Leeds University in 2009. He is a general dental practitioner at 3 Parkinson Lane, and although he does not provide specialist orthodontic treatment, he is always willing to help if you have any minor problems with your orthodontic appliances at a time when Dr. Taylor is away from the practice. Dr. Butt adheres to the GDC Standards for dental professionals.

Halima Khaliq

Halima (GDC registration no. 259461) joined us in 2016, having worked in dentistry since 2011. She gained her Diploma in Dental Nursing Level 3 with City & Guilds in 2015 and her BDA education certificate in Dental Radiography in 2017. She has subsequently trained as an Orthodontic Therapist at University of Central Lancashire and hopes to gain her Diploma in Orthodontic Therapy from the Royal College of Surgeons, England very shortly. Halima adheres to the GDC Standards for dental professionals.

Sakina Ishtiaq

Sakina Ishtiaq is our Practice Manageress. She joined the practice in 1998 as a trainee Dental Nurse and Receptionist. Making her way up the ladder, she soon became Lead Receptionist in 2000 and registered as a dental nurse in 2008. After many years of experience, Sakina took on the role of Practice Support Manager in 2012 which opened the door for her to become our Practice in Manager in 2015, at which time she also managed Buttershaw Lane Practice for a year jointly.

Mandy Armitage

Mandy (GDC registration no.160962) has worked at the practice since April 1995 as a part-time Dental Nurse/Receptionist. She completed a one-year national course for dental surgery assistants and qualified in November 2000. She went on to become our Hygienist after achieving a Diploma in Dental Hygiene and Therapy at Leeds 2008. Mandy adheres to the GDC Standards for dental professionals.

Liz Greenwood

Liz (GDC registration no. 131968) is a full-time Dental Nurse and our Lead Receptionist. She has worked at the practice since March 1998.

Karen Feather 

Karen joined the practice in June 1988 as a Nurse and Receptionist. She has considerable experience as Dental Receptionist after working in various practices and returned to us in May 2016 as a full-time Receptionist. 

Diane Graham

Diane (GDC registration no.133258) is our full-time Lead Dental Nurse who has worked at the practice since April 2001. She completed a one-year national course for dental surgery assistants and qualified in November 2008. She also achieved an orthodontic nursing qualification in May 2013.

Kelly Bairstow

Kelly (GDC registration no. 131960) is a part-time Dental Nurse/Receptionist who joined our practice in March 2004. She completed a national course for dental surgery assistants and gained her NEBDN National Certificate in May 2007.

Sameena Ishtiaq

Sameena (GDC registration no. 226479) is a full-time qualified Dental Nurse/Receptionist who joined our practice in October 2006. She gained her NEBDN National Certificate in 2011

Helena Mitchell

Helena (GDC registration no. 258939) joined the practice in 2012. She is a full-time Dental Nurse/Receptionist and gained her Diploma in Dental Nursing Level 3 with City &. Guild in 2015

Linda Bannister

Linda joined the practice in 2010. She is a part-time Dental Nurse and possesses her NEBDSA Qualification - Certificate in Dental Surgery Assisting.

Danaischa McLeod-Languedoc 

Dee joined the practice in September 2016. She is currently training as a Dental Nurse/Receptionist to attain a Diploma in Dental Nursing Level 3 with City &. Guild.

Sue Dollard 

Sue joined the practice in November 2016. She is currently training as a Dental Nurse/Receptionist to a gain her NEBDN National Certificate.