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At Hereford Dental & Implant Clinic our highly skilled, friendly team shares the same single vision: we put you first. Together, we are dedicated to providing you with a first class experience, from the comfort of our reception to the very latest innovations in dental technology. We make sure you have the best possible care from the second you walk through the door.
Find out more about each of our practice team members below.
Carrie-Anne joined Hereford Dental and Implant Clinic in January 2019 and has previously worked at dental practices in her hometown Malvern. Carrie-Anne’s career in dentistry spans over a decade has shown progression from a head dental nurse to a treatment co-ordinator and now to practice management. Her clinical background allows her to go the extra mile to offer great patient care and really help make a difference in people’s lives by being part of their journey to a great, confident and healthy smile.
Outside of work Carrie-Anne enjoys to travel, dance and watch live music. She performs lead vocals in a band and sings where ever she can. She loves spending time with her little boy called Leo, who is her world.
Her time is always precious but she will always make time for our patients and referrers. So, if there is anything that her and her team can help you with, please get in contact.
Dentist with Special Interest in Restorative and Aesthetic Dentistry
BSc. Biochemistry (Cardiff) 2008, BDS (Bristol) 2013
GDC No. 244196
Daniel is originally from Swansea and studied Biochemistry at Cardiff University, graduating in 2008. He then went on to study Dentistry at the University of Bristol and was awarded the BDS in 2013.
Daniel has been providing comprehensive dental care for his patients in dental surgeries in Swansea, Neath and Hereford since graduating. He now works exclusively at the Hereford Dental & Implant Clinic
Daniel is passionate about Dentistry and sets himself exceptionally high standards when delivering dental care. He enjoys further enhancing his dental skillset and has undergone further training in dental photography, direct and indirect dental veneers, composite bonding, smile design, and smile makeovers using composite resin. Daniel has a certificate in Restorative Dentistry from a year long programme in London with Professor Paul Tipton being awarded ‘Best Dentist’ in 2017.
He has undergone dental implant training in a year long programme on Harley Street London. Daniel is currently studying for a certificate in Dental conscious sedation and pain management at UCL London, which will allow him to better manage the dentally anxious or phobic patient through dental sedation.
Daniel has undergone training and is accredited to provide c-fast braces to cosmetically align the upper and lower anterior teeth within 2-9 months, and smile fast that provides a solution using composite resin to place direct composite veneers on the upper anterior teeth to improve the aesthetics of the anterior teeth.
Daniel prides himself on the high quality dental care he provides and particularly excels in restorative and aesthetic dentistry, which includes direct or indirect dental veneers, dental crowns and bridges and composite resin bonding. Daniel truly enjoys transforming his patient’s smiles and seeing the huge benefits this has in their lives.
In his spare time, Daniel enjoys most things related to health and fitness and enjoys keeping fit. Daniel has played both football and rugby and more recently has taken up golf, which he is still trying to improve on.
Dentist with a Special Interest in Dental Implants.
BDS (Hons), MJDF RCS (Eng) Dip Imp Dent RCS ED
GDC No. 229404
Aly Virani is a graduate of the Cardiff University and is registered to the General Dental Council. The Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh has awarded him a diploma in implant dentistry. He Joins the team at Hereford Dental & Implant Clinic where his practice is limited to Dental Implants.
Aly has spent the last 5 years working as a private dentist in Cardiff at a specialist practice with a particular interest in Periodontology and Implantology. From 2013 - 2019, Aly also worked as a Clinical Research Fellow and a Clinical Lecturer at Bristol Dental Hospital, University of Bristol. His research interests included toothwear and dentine hypersensitivity. He was also involved with undergraduate teaching & training of Periodontology at the University of Bristol, and has assisted with practical instruction on the Masters Programme in Implantology.
Aly has held a position on the board of directors of the Association of Dental Implantology (ADI), where he was the Welsh Representative from 2015-2017. He is a Member of the Joint Dental Faculties of the Royal College of Surgeons (England) and remains an active member of the Association of Dental Implantology. He continues to lecture in the national forum. Aly enjoys working together with his patients in order to meet their oral health requirements. He believes in a holistic and specific approach tailored to each patient, from the nervous individual to those looking to improve their smile. He appreciates that one’s experiences and circumstances are fundamental to understanding their dental needs.
He lives in Cardiff with his wife Zara and two miniature dachshunds, Bibi and Bwana.
Dentist with a special interest in Orthodontics
BDS (BRIST) 2013, BDS (BRIS) MJDF RCS (ENG), PG CERT AESTHET REST DENT, MSC (DISTINCTION) DENTAL IMPLANTS CERTIFIED INVISALIGN PROVIDER
GDC No. 179123
Chloe graduated from the University of Bristol in 2013, where she received a distinction in restorative dentistry and was awarded the British Society for Restorative Dentistry Prize.
During her undergraduate training Chloe was author to a periodontal case presentation, published in a well-respected dental journal.
During the foundation training interview process, Chloe was ranked as the 8th dental student in the United Kingdom whilst in her final year at University.
In 2014, Chloe was awarded membership to the Joint Dental Faculties of Royal College Surgeons after successfully completing the MJDF examination.
Chloe's commitment to postgraduate education has been extensive. Chloe's most recent qualifications include a postgraduate certificate in Restorative and Aesthetic Dentistry, as well as a Master's Degree in Implant Dentistry for which she was awarded a distinction from her Alma mater, the University of Bristol in 2018.
She is currently completing a 2-year diploma in orthodontic clear aligners.
Chloe is a fully certified provider of Invisalign aligners and is experienced with the full range of Invisalign treatments. Offering a way to comfortably and quickly move teeth to a desirable position.
Chloe spends most of her time working at Pittville Lawn Dental practice in Cheltenham whilst working alongside us here in Hereford. Chloe has a keen interest in the field of aesthetic adult orthodontics primarily using Invisalign. Chloe’s main focus is to provide our patients to provide them with the smiles they have always dreamed of through interdisciplinary treatments using Invislaign therapy along with techniques such as tooth whitening and composite bonding. Chloe’s ability to see complicated cases through from start to finish with passion and precision sets her apart from other Invisalign providers.
Outside work, Chloe enjoys spending time with her family and her sausage dogs Rudi and Arthur.
Dental Practitioner with Special Interest in Endodontics
BDS (Bristol) 2007, BDS MFDSRCSEd PG Dip Endo (UCL) 2013
GDC No. 112792
Cameron graduated from Bristol Dental School in 2007. Following further study and examination he was awarded Membership of the Faculty of Dental Surgeons by the Royal College of Surgeons, Edinburgh.
In 2013 he successfully completed a two-year diploma in Endodontic Sciences at the world-renowned UCL Eastman Dental Institute. This has allowed Cameron to provide root canal treatment to the highest standards and he accepts referrals from General Dental Practitioners for this service.
He continues his studies in this area and is also involved in the teaching of endodontics to both dental students and qualified dentists. In the future, following further training, Cameron plans to apply to be registered as a specialist.
BDS Hons (Cardiff University) 2018
GDC No. 278426
Akash graduated with Honours from Cardiff University. He has an interest in Aesthetic & Minimally Invasive dentistry & as such is an active member of the British Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry (BACD).
Ash has completed further learning in the field of occlusion, aesthetic resin restorations, indirect restorative techniques, the management of advanced tooth surface loss & BioClear (IM) composite techniques and is soon to embark on further studies in the field of implantology - mentored by Dr Alphonso Rao in affiliation with the University of Genova (Italy).
Outside clinic Ash divides his free time between family & friends, he is an avid painter & a self-proclaimed coffee connoisseur. More interestingly he is inseparable from his hiking boots, ask him about his backpacking tales through SE Asia and you’re sure for a good story.
Clinical Dental Technician
Qual- Final Certification in Dental Technology City & Guilds 1979, Dip Clin Dent Tech RCS Eng 2011
GDC No. 145573
City & Guild Final Certificate in Dental Technology, Royal College of Surgeons in Diploma in Clinical Dental Technology. Kevin has been a practicing dental technician for over 35 years.
Kevin has been a practising dental technician for over 35 years specialising in chrome cobalt metal dentures. Kevin has a great interest in providing life-like retentive dentures for his patients at Hereford Dental and Implant Clinic. Kevin works closely with Dr Aly Virani in the provision of implant retained dentures, with life-changing results.
Kevin continues to expand his knowledge and interest in implant retained dentures and the provision of metal partial dentures, incorporating many cutting edge techniques such as precision attachments and milled crowns.
Areas of interest:
• Restorative Dentistry
• Implant retained overdentures
• Chrome cobalt metal partial dentures
Dentist - Specialist Periodontist
BDS (Ncle) 1981, DRD RCS (Edin) 1989, FDS RCPS (Glasg) 1990
GDC No. 55390
Clifford graduated from the University of Newcastle in 1981. After appointments in general dental practice and various university and hospital dental departments, including twelve months in the Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery Department of a general hospital, he lectured in Periodontology and Preventative Dentistry at the University of Dundee for six years.
Between 1993 and 2000 Cliff ran his own private practice in Heidelberg, Germany, and provided specialist periodontal and implant services to a number of private practices in Heidelberg and Munich.
In 2001 he returned to the U.K and now limits his practice to periodontology and implantology, with a special interest in bone regeneration and the management of complex cases.
• Specialist in periodontics of the General Dental Council of Great Britain.
• International Member of the American Academy of Periodontology.
• Member of the International Team fir Implantology (ITI)
• Alumnus of the Microsurgical Training Institute, Santa Barbara, California.
Qual-National Certificate NEBDN (2000), DipDent Hygiene RCS (Edin) 2011
GDC No. 106998
Having qualified as a Dental Hygienist in 2011, I bring with me a wealth of experience in the world of dentistry, having been a dental nurse for 3 years and a Dental Practice Manager for 12 years prior to this.
I pride myself on offering a very gentle but progressive approach to patients care and will always take things at a pace that is comfortable for you. Outside of dentistry I have many interests and usually keep myself busy.
Some of my interests are the outdoors, hill walking, climbing, aquarist, and amateur musician. I love guitar and drum music and I am attempting to learn to play the drums when I can (Mid Life Crisis!!).
Diploma Dental Hygiene RCS (Edin) 2002
GDC No. 6217
I have been in dentistry for over 20 years in which I have been working as a Hygienist for 16 years. I trained within the armed forces and was fortunate enough to work in many different practices around the country.
I am caring, compassionate and work well with nervous patients using a gentle approach and a welcoming smile.
I have two wonderful daughters whom keep me busy when I’m not cycling or running which are my main interest amongst others.
I started in dentistry in 2002 and worked my way up to a Practice Manager in the Royal Air-force. I have experience in maxillo-facial surgery, forensic odontology and I have a real interest in Periodontology. I love working with patients and promoting oral healthcare for all. I recently started the Portman Healthcare Impression Course and can't wait to get stuck in.
Outside of work I am a keen photographer and spending time with my children. I have a beautiful fox red retriever called Kodi who keeps me fit.
Diploma in Dental Nursing, Level 3 QCF, City & Guilds 2017
GDC No. 272044
I have been qualified in dental nursing since April 2017 and I thoroughly enjoy my job role. I am forever looking to further my knowledge and gain more experience. I have a keen interest in aesthetic dentistry and I feel rewarded to help improve the confidence of our patients. I'm looking forward to completing my radiography and sedation qualifications which will be throughout 2019. Outside of work I love socializing with friends & family and experimenting with oriental dishes.
DIPLOMA IN DENTAL NURSING, LEVEL 3 QCF, CITY & GUILDS 2017
GDC No. 275318
I joined team at Hereford Dental and Implant Clinic in June 2018. I qualified as a dental nurse in December 2017. Since being here, I have learnt more in depth knowledge into different areas of dentistry and the more advance treatments. In the near future, I look forward to expanding my knowledge by completing further training courses such as radiography and sedation.
National Diploma in Dental Nursing NEBDN 2009
Since qualifying in 2009, I have completed many extra courses through Gloucester Independent Dentist GID. I am particularly interested in implant placement and the restorative work and looking to further my knowledge in this field.
In my spare time I enjoy walking my dog around the Herefordshire countryside
National Certificate NEBDSA 1994
Since qualifying in 1994, I have continued to develop my skill and hold the Certificate in Oral Health Education and Dental Sedation. With my calm and friendly manner I hope to give every patient a warm welcome and support them through their dental journey.
In my spare time I enjoy spending time with my family and friends indoors and out.
Trainee Dental Nurse
I started my journey at Hereford Dental & Implant Clinic in October 2018. Since joining the team, I have become more confident and have since learnt that I would like to train as a dental nurse. Everyone here at HDIC has been very welcoming and has made me feel like part of the team. I look forward to improving my knowledge and skills in the dental industry in the near future. In my spare time, I enjoy spending quality with my family, friends and exploring new places. I also enjoy spending time with my four legged friends, Boog & Dash. Me and my boyfriend enjoy exploring new parts of the world together.
I became a member of the team at Hereford Dental and Implant Clinic in September 2019! I have never worked in dentistry before so every day I am learning something new and dentistry is becoming a career that I am interested in perusing further. Before this I was at university studying makeup and hair for TV, film and fashion. The two industries are very connected as I love interacting with people and helping people to feel happy and confident.
In my spare time I like to travel and socialise with friends. I have two cats called Rizzo and Marty after my favourite film Grease
I became a member of the team at Hereford Dental and Implant Clinic in March 2020. Having never worked in dentistry before and am really enjoying this new challenge. My background was primarily in banking but more recently I worked in retail. I particularly enjoy the customer service elements of these jobs. I am a wife and mother to 3 nearly grown up children so have more time now to travel abroad and explore this wonderful country with my husband and our dog Biggles.
Portman Dental Care Awards