Dr Bob Khanna

Dentist and International Teacher of Facial Aesthetics

BDS Wales 1993
GDC Number (listed as Rajesh Khanna): 68541
DOB: 10th March 1970



Dr Bob Khanna has been practicing cosmetic dentistry and facial aesthetics for over 25 years and is one of the world’s most eminent and respected Facial Aesthetics Practitioners and Teachers. He is trusted by many doctors globally, with a high percentage of DrBK patients being medical professionals themselves, earning him the nickname of “The Doctor’s Choice” for Facial Aesthetics. The Dr Bob Khanna Training Institute, training medical professionals on the subject of facial aesthetics, was the first of its kind in the UK to be approved by the Royal Society for Public Health, reflecting the high standards of our training courses.

Dr Khanna graduated from the University of Cardiff in 1993 and opened his own Clinic in Ascot in 1997. Since then, he has opened the prestige DrBK Clinics in Reading and London’s Harley Street.

As well as providing the leading Training Service for Facial Aesthetics in the UK, Bob has also been featured in local, national and international media outlets, including many cosmetic surgery related television documentaries. e.g. Cosmetic Surgery Live (Channel 5), The Ruby Wax Show (BBC one) and Silicone chicks (Discovery Health) and assisted in the launch of Sky televisions award-winning Nip-Tuck series with his major contribution in ‘Plastic Surgery Laid Bare’ (sky one). He has also authored numerous offline/online articles and webinars which have been featured in major dental and medical publications and websites.

Due to his global achievements, Professor Bob Khanna was appointed Visiting Professor of Facial Aesthetics at the University of Sevilla (2012), Visiting Professor of Facial Aesthetics at the University of Vienna (2022) and has established a solid 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 aesthetic conferences in the world, including IMCAS, FACE, CCR and more.

Fun fact: As well as constantly travelling the world and changing the lives of patients and those looking to build a successful aesthetics career, Professor Khanna is also the President of the International Academy of Advanced Facial Aesthetics (IAAFA), an organisation that raises money for local charities. To date, the Annual IAAFA Charity Ball & Conference has raised over £310,000 for charities including; Make-A-Wish, The Ruth Strauss Foundation, the NSPCC and Young Lives Vs Cancer (formerly CLIC Sargent).


TV Appearances:



  • First Dental surgeon in the world to embrace facial aesthetics in 1996
  • Dr Bob Khanna Training Institute opened for dentists, doctors and surgeons all over the world (1997), and has since trained thousands on the topic of facial aesthetics
  • Awarded with a Fellowship from the ‘International Academy of Dental Facial Aesthetics’ in New York, an accolade shared by some of the world’s most eminent Dental surgeons (2003)
  • Founded ‘International Academy of Advanced Facial Aesthetics’ (IAAFA) in 2005 which has raised over £310,272 for local charities. IAAFA is supported by many Internationally accomplished Dentists, Doctors, Plastic surgeons and Dermatologists.
  • FACE Conference UK – Invited lecturer and conducting live demonstrations (2007 – current)
  • Best Training Course Provider’ – Aesthetic Medicine Awards (as voted by the profession in 2008)
  • Awarded ‘UK Private Dental Surgeon of the Year’, as voted by his peers (2009)
  • DrBK Clinic and Training Institute opened in Reading – a state of the art facility dedicated to clinical excellence (2009)
  • Appointed as Lead Clinical Director in the FGDP Facial Aesthetics Masterclass at the Royal College of Surgeons, London (2009)
  • Author of the Facial Aesthetics Module of the Aesthetics MSc at Kings College London (2010)
  • Q-Med masterclasses in Sydney, Australia, Hong Kong and Singapore (2010)
  • Appointed Clinical Chairman and Director at the Aesthetic Medicine World Congress (AMWC) – Monaco, Berlin, Moscow, South America, Far east (2011 – current)
  • Chair of the New Agenda at CCR – “A Dentist’s Guide to Aesthetics” (2022)
  • Appointed Visiting Professor of Facial Aesthetics – University of Vienna (2022)
  • The ‘Doctors’ Choice’ for Facial Aesthetics & Dentistry – Tatler Beauty & Cosmetic Surgery Guide 2023


dr-bob-khanna-dentist-in-reading dr-karim-jaafary-dentist-in-reading dr payman julie jelena kerry suzan rosina kat megan zaynah belinda


"I spent years not being able to smile as I hated my teeth, I was told many years ago that it would be impossible to straighten them, this left me with no confidence. Then I was told to visit Dr Bob Khanna. Today I feel great about myself, I have learned to smile again & I owe this to Dr Bob & his wonderful team. Many many thanks Dr Khanna for the work you have done, I will remain a loyal customer to you in the future." - Annie

"I could not be happier with the results Prof Bob Khanna has given me, from the very start the staff at Dr BK clinic were very informative and helpful. My nose now looks as it did before I damaged it, Prof Bob Khanna listened to my exact needs and as to what I wanted to achieve, and this shows in the way my nose now looks, I will definitely continue to come back to the clinic for future treatment." - Jason

"If you want a comprehensive, safe, quick and satisfactory treatment for your face just visit dr bob Khanna. I got my tear troughs, cheeks & non-surgical facelift done yesterday, it was pain free, took less than 20 minutes, huge transformation in a very natural way immediately and now I can't be happier. Would never get safer hands than Dr Bob's. He is a magician, love you for making me love my mirror again" - Rand

"I had been diagnosed with bruxism by my dentist and had been wearing a plastic mouthpiece every night for over five years. I read about the BK Clinic in a national newspaper and made an appointment. The team were very warm, friendly and put me at ease. Professor Khanna diagnosed my problem within minutes. Within 2 weeks I was pain-free, sleeping better and my ugly mouthpiece was ditched. I would not hesitate in recommending the DrBK Clinic, Professor Khanna is extremely knowledgeable and passionate about what he does and I only wish I had discovered his services sooner." - Sarah

"Your laser hair removal is the best treatment ever, it has been so effective and I never have to worry again about waxing, I was so grateful to find it was also not painful compared to other laser treatments I have had in the past. It felt like a warm massage. Thank you." - Cassie

Professor Bob And his wonderful caring team is the only clinic to go. I am always reassured and always feel welcome. I feel I am in the magic hands of Professor Bob. Pain free fabulous results. He simply loves his profession loves people and cares. What more an you ask for. Professor Bob achieves his work of art." - Renee

"I couldn't fault my experience, Prof Bob Khanna and the staff at the clinic were friendly and professional at all times. I would recommend visiting the clinic as you will be in the best hands. 10/10 for service and results." - Natasha

"Fantastic place, well looked after from the moment you walk through the door. I could not be any happier with my results there are amazing, wouldn't recommend anywhere else." - Jemma

care quality commission drbk reading customer service award what clinic drbk reading professional standards accredited drbk reading save face accredited clinic drbk reading customer service award what clinic drbk reading gdc qccp tatler