Meet The Team

Asad Iqbal Clinical Director BDS Dundee 2008, PG Cert (Orth) Warwick GDC Number 147942

Dr Iqbal is the owner and Principal Dentist of a chain of multi award winning dental clinics located throughout Scotland. Providing the most advanced orthodontic care in a comfortable and pleasant atmosphere, Dr Iqbal has over thirteen years’ experience providing high end dental treatment and is renowned for being an expert in treating even the most anxious of patients. Qualifying in 2008 from the University of Dundee, he is now working towards a Master’s degree having already completed a Post Graduate Certificate in Orthodontics from the University of Warwick. Following on from this, Dr Iqbal now practices exclusively in orthodontics. He is currently a clinical speaker for Align Technology, lecturing fellow dentists on the Invisalign system. Historically year on year he has been one of the largest treatment providers of Invisalign in the UK, having achieved the much coveted Diamond provider status.


Audrey Kershaw Specialist Oral Surgeon BDS, FDS RCS(Ed) | GDC Number: 62146

Dr Audrey Kershaw qualified in Dentistry from Glasgow University in 1987 and was awarded a Fellowship in Dental Surgery from the Royal College Surgeons of Edinburgh in 1991. She is recognised as a Specialist in Oral Surgery by the General Dental Council. She worked extensively around England to gain experience in Maxillo-facial and Oral Surgery hospital posts. She examines for the Royal College Surgeons (Ed) and has previously examined for the General Dental Council’s International Qualifying examination at home and abroad. She has 9 peer reviewed publications to her name. Audrey came to Dundee in 1998 to take up an Associate Specialist post at Dundee Dental Hospital and School where she was heavily involved with undergraduate student teaching until 2017. Audrey now provides a peripatetic Private Oral Surgery and IV Sedation service throughout Scotland. Audrey has a very patient centered, caring and holistic approach to patient care. She very much realises that although the work she does is maybe routine to herself, that this is very much a new, unique and unknown experience for the patient. In her spare time Audrey enjoys practicing and teaching yoga, cycling, cooking and spending time with her family.


Dr Umar Rehman

Orthodontic Lead BDS Dundee, MSc Primary Dental Care (Ortho), MFDS RCS Eng GDC Number 83304 Dr Rehman is our Orthodontic Lead and has worked in a busy mixed Private and NHS orthodontic practice for almost fifteen years. He has treated thousands of cases – from simple fixed alignment to complex joint minor surgical/orthodontic cases. He is an accomplished provider of aligner treatments with over 10 years of experience with Invisalign. He has an MSc in primary dental care (Orthodontic Special Interest, with Distinction) and has worked exclusively in orthodontics since 2007. Dr Rehman provides orthodontic clinical mentoring for a number of his colleagues and is committed to developing a culture of continuing education and clinical excellence within the group. He is also particularly interested in digital treatment planning within orthodontics.


Babar Chaudry Dentist with Special Interest in Orthodontics BDS Dundee 2010, PG Cert (Orth) Warwick GDC Number 203891

  Qualifying with a BDS from the University of Dundee in 2011, Dr Chaudry gained experience working in Private and NHS general and Specialist Orthodontic clinics within Scotland and England. He achieved a Post Graduate Certificate in Orthodontics from the University of Warwick and now practices exclusively Orthodontics within Orthodontic Lounge. He is highly skilled in the provision of functional appliances, conventional fixed metal and ceramic braces. As a long-standing Invisalign provider, Dr Chaudry is able to use the clear aligner system to deliver fully comprehensive treatment plans, and is happy to offer mentorship and training to fellow referring dentists.


Ameena Ahmed Dentist with Special Interest in Orthodontics BChD University of Leeds 2011, PG Cert (Orth) Warwick, MJDF RCS Eng GDC Number 211095

  Having obtained a BChD from the University of Leeds in 2011, Dr Ahmed then undertook the Longitudinal Dental Foundation Training within the Yorkshire Deanery. This allowed her to gain extensive experience within orthodontics, oral surgery and paediatric dentistry whilst also being competent in carrying out treatment under sedation and general anaesthetic. Using this experience, she then worked in Oxfordshire delivering multi-disciplinary care before relocating to Scotland. She has obtained a Post Graduate qualification from the University of Warwick, with a further Master’s degree in Orthodontics pending. Dr Ahmed has been a passionate Invisalign provider since 2015 whilst also being highly skilled in conventional fixed orthodontics. She is especially known for her calming manner, particularly with children.


Pavan Shah Cosmetic and Restorative Dentist BDS Dundee 2012 GDC Number 226933

Pavan Shah qualified form Dundee University in 2012 with a Batchelors in Dental Surgery. He completed his Vocational Training year in Edinburgh before moving back to Dundee to work full time as a General Dentist. Pavan continued further education and completed a Masters’ Degree in Restorative Dentistry from the University of Central Lancashire followed by a Masters’ Degree in Dental Education from the University of Bedfordshire and finally a Masters’ Degree in Implantology from BBP University. This training has allowed him to develop his skills to help provide his patients with the highest possible dental care. He has a special interest in providing smile makeovers for his patients including Invisalign, Tooth Whitening and Composite Bonding. Pavan said the most rewarding part of my job is seeing the happiness on his patients faces when they see their new smile! In his free time, Pav loves to listen and play music, is a bit of a rocker and can usually be found at gigs. Pavan can often be found immersed in a good fantasy book and is an avid rock climber!  


Imran Hussain (Dentist) BDS Dundee 2011 GDC Number 222336

Dr Imran Hussain graduated from the University of Dundee in 2011 and has been a part of our team since 2014. He enjoys the variety of being in general practice and is keen to provide a high standard of care for his patients. Mr Hussain was an integral part of the Lockerbie dental team that won dental team of the year at the 2016 Scottish dental awards. He likes to keep his knowledge and skills up to date to aid providing the best treatments. This was exemplified when in 2018 he completed the Advanced Restorative Course Scotland. Outside of work Mr Hussain supports a variety of charities and enjoys playing football. He is a captain in a charity 7 a side league and also organises 5 a side football for our dental team.


Maria Tavares (Dentist) LMD University of Porto 2018 GDC Number 282040

Dr Maria Tavares graduated from Oporto University, Portugal, in 2018. She joined Lockerbie Dental team after a year of private practice in Oporto city. She’s passionate about dentistry, and is keen in progressing her skills and knowledge by attending several courses such as fixed prosthetics and cosmetic dentistry. Dr Tavares is an Invisalign provider, and has special interest in Orthodontics and Restorative Dentistry. Maria enjoys the world of arts including dance, music and theatre – she never misses a show!


Raeed Sheikh, BDS Glasgow 2017. GDC Number 270624

Dr Raeed Sheikh graduated from the university of Glasgow in 2017. Since then he has embarked upon a series of postgraduate education within the field of advanced restorative and aesthetic dentistry. Currently he is undertaking a diploma in cosmetic dentistry from the renowned freshdental institute based in London. Raeed prides himself in making sure his patients are comfortable, well Informed and relaxed during their course of treatment. He routinely uses high magnification combined with the best available materials to deliver the highest standards of care. Whilst away from dentistry, Raeed enjoys playing music, with the piano being his favourite instrument. He enjoys spending time with his family.


Ryan O’Rourke (Dentist) BDS University of Glasgow 2016 GDC Number 264218

Ryan graduated from the University of Glasgow in 2016 and completed his vocational training in South Lanarkshire. He went on to pass The Royal College of Surgeons MJDF exams (MJDF RCS Eng) in 2018. He has completed various well renowned dental and facial aesthetic courses ranging from Anti-wrinkles treatments and Lip Fillers, Orthodontics with invisible braces from Invisalign, to minimally invasive smile makeovers. He successfully completed a 1 year cosmetic dentistry course with the prestigious Advanced Dental Seminars in London.

Ryan has a passion for creating beautiful smiles whilst focussing on protecting the health of the teeth and gums. Every procedure he undertakes is under high levels of magnification while using premium materials to ensure the upmost precision and patient comfort. Most importantly he enjoys getting to know his patients whilst helping them achieve the smiles they desire. He spends his time away from the practice keeping active and travelling. His hobbies include football, tennis, cycling and running.


Carol Armstrong (Dental Therapist) Diploma Dental Hygiene University of Edinburgh 2005

Carol graduated from Glasgow Dental Hospital in 2005 with a Diploma in Dental Hygiene and Dental Therapy awarded by The Royal College of Surgeons Edinburgh (DipDH Dip DT RCSEd). Carol is a very enthusiastic individual who has a real passion and commitment to the standards of excellence in Dental Therapy and improving the Oral Health of others all while enhancing the patient experience. She was a Tutor of the BSc Oral Health Science Degree course for a number of years and produced a highly developed and refined portfolio during her teaching qualification. In 2019 she completed the SAAD (Society for Advancement of Anaesthesia in Dentistry) National Course in Conscious Sedation and has a special interest in working with special needs and anxious patients. In her spare time Carol enjoys travelling, reading, swimming and most importantly spending time with her family and friends.

Eilidh Cunningham (Dental Therapist)

Eilidh qualified as a Dental Hygiene Therapist from Glasgow Caledonian University and registered with the General Dental Council in 2022. Prior to studying for her degree, Eilidh qualified and worked as a Dental Nurse for 4 years. Her key areas of interests are treating paediatric patients, patients with periodontal disease and helping patients manage their dental anxiety. Eilidh maintains her continuing professional development (CPD, by attending further education courses through NHS Education for Scotland and any other relevant courses, ensuring she keeps up to date with the latest best practise and maintains full compliance with all dental guidelines and legislation. In her spare time Eilidh enjoys going to the gym, walking her two dogs Olly and Bella and spending time with friends and family.