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MEET THE TEAM

Dr Bob Khanna
Dentist & Professor in Facial Aesthetics

BDS Wales 1993

Dr Khanna graduated from the University of Cardiff in 1993. He subsequently spent four years as an associate in general practice before opening his own Clinic in Ascot in 1997. Dr Khanna has continued to work in private practice and has developed an interest in Implantology and Cosmetic Dentistry. In recognition of his devotion to his patients and outstanding patient care, Dr Khanna was awarded the prestigious Private Dentist of the Year award in 2009. Following this achievement, Dr Khanna opened the DrBK clinic here in Reading offering his patients the very best dental care in the most relaxing of environments.

Alongside his extensive work in Dentistry, Dr Khanna has established a reputation for leadership in the field of Facial Aesthetics. He is an internationally renowned Lecturer in this field and regularly Chairs and lectures at the largest Conferences in the world. Dr Khanna has been appointed as one of the Clinical Directors for the Facial Aesthetics Masterclass (FGDP) at the Royal College of Surgeons. He has also designed the curriculum for the Facial Aesthetics Module of the Masters Degree in Aesthetics run by King’s College, London. Dr Khanna teaches in a variety of environments both in the UK and internationally. In 2010 he was the Clinical Course Director of IMCAS (International Master Course on Ageing Skin) teaching in France, the Far East and India. In 2012 he was appointed as a Visiting Professor of Facial Aesthetics at the University of Sevilla, Spain. He has been the Clinical Chair and Director of the AMWC (Aesthetic & Anti-Ageing Medicine World Congress) Programme, which has seen him teaching in Monaco, Berlin and Moscow.

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Dr Karim Jaafary
Dentist with a special interest in Endodontics, MSC (Endodontics)

BDS Lond 2002

Practice limited to Endodontics

After spending a few years in general practice, Karim returned to Guy's hospital and completed his Master Degree in Endodontics. Since 2007 Karim's key practice has been limited to root canal treatment. Karim believes creating a relaxing environment for his patients is an essential factor in contributing to the best possible treatment outcome.

Karim usually sees his patients for an initial consultation visit in which he discusses various aspects of the treatment. However, this consultation appointment can be combined with treatment if it is more convenient to the patient. In house sedation can also be provided during root canal treatment if required.

Karim is the organiser of the Endodontic Study Club and he has both lectured and run hands on courses for dentists on the subject of root canal treatment.

Mr Pat Popat
Dental Hygienist & Therapist

BSc Oralhealth science 2015

Oral Health Science Essex 2015

Foundation Degree in Oral Health Science Essex 2012

Qual- National Certificate NEBDN 2008

Pat Popat is a registered Dental Hygienist & Therapist in a Specialist referral and general dental practices across Essex, Hertfordshire, Suffolk and Berkshire with a wealth of experience within the dental field. He started his career as a Dental Nurse and was invited back to become a tutor for dental nurses. Pat was then offered the position of Course Director & Lead Tutor for Dental Nurse Training at The Ipswich Hospital and has since become an Examiner for the National Examining Board for Dental Nurses.

Having worked along side eminent clinicians Pat has served as a Practice Manager at a specialist referral dental practice and continues to work with various dental practices across the UK to help them grow and develop.

Pat has lectured and examined nationally and has a great passion for the dental field. He has lectured at many different venues including various universities. He works closely with Swallow Dental Supplies, Ivoclar Vivadent and Bredent and also lectures and runs various courses with them. Pat provides dental education through Conferdents tailoring lectures with guest speakers for the whole dental team.

Pat also serves on a charity missions with Dentaid in Uganda providing pain relief clinics within a team of other medical and dental professionals.

Pat is also a facial aesthetics practitioner providing treatment for facial wrinkles and skin rejuvenation.

Pat won the "Best Treatment of a Nervous Patient" at the Dental Hygiene and Therapy Awards in 2014 and was a finalist for Best Hygienist. .

Emily
Skin & Laser Aesthetician

Beauty therapist Level 3

Emily is an experienced Skin therapist, her down to earth and gentle nature ensures that our clients are cared for during their time here at DrBK. We are passionate about utilising the very latest in skin care Medicine and laser treatments in which Emily is extremely knowledgeable. She offers free consultations to all of her clients that are interested in the services that we provide.

Mihaela
Trainee Dental Nurse (UK)

Mihaela is our Trainee Dental Nurse & Facial Aesthetic Assistant, originally she trained and qualified as a dental nurse in Valencia, Spain. Having vast experience working alongside all dental treatments her key interests are dental Implant surgery and Facial Aesthetics. Offering a caring nature she will ensure you feel comfortable throughout your journey with us.

Megan
Front of House Manager

Megan is our lovely receptionist with vast experience of working in the private healthcare sector she is passionate about providing an outstanding service for our patients.

Charlotte Moore
Clinic Manager & Senior Dental Nurse

Qual - National certificate NEBDN 2008

Charlotte is our Clinic Manager, she has been caring for patients for over 10 years, she started her career as a Dental Nurse and has since gained a wealth of experience assisting in all aspects of Dental & Facial Aesthetic procedures. Her absolute passion is to ensure that you have the best possible experience at DrBK.

Dr BK - The Ultimate Dental & Medical Aesthetics -by Professor Bob Khanna