Dr Taher Rashid (BDS Manc) Practice Principal GDC:79216
Dr Taher Rashid is an award nominated restorative and cosmetic dentist. He has been in private practice for over 16 years. He grew up in Sunbury-on-Thames and gained his BDS dental degree from the prestigious Turner Dental School in Manchester. Having worked in both Guildford and London he moved to Farnham to raise a family and continue his passion for dentistry. His empathy allows him to really understand his patients and establish a great rapport by listening to what they want. He is a full member of the British Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry (BACD) and regularly meets with others at the forefront of this field both from the USA and UK.
Dr Rashid frequently attends conferences delivered by the world’s most respected facial aesthetic, restorative and cosmetic clinicians to ensure that he is providing the most advanced care available. As well as having completed a 1 year Advanced Cosmetic Dentistry Course, he is a certified Facial Aesthetics Clinician, 6 month smiles, Clear Smile Braces, Inman aligner and Invisalign provider which are the latest treatments for straightening teeth with invisible braces for adults.
“I can’t thank Dr Rashid and his team enough. For years I was embarrassed by my teeth. I am so pleased to have discovered Time Dental. From The initial consultation and throughout the treatment I have been superbly looked after and the end result is fabulous. Thank you, thank you , thank you” Stephen Baker
Dr Ian Seddon (BDS Manc) Implant Surgeon GDC: 64868
Built on Ian’s philosophy that you come first, he makes it a priority that you are listened to and are offered the best options available. The team ensure you feel truly understood offering reassurance at every stage ensuring you receive a first class service from start to end. Ian can also offer intravenous sedation if you feel particularly anxious, this means that the overall experience can be a lot more positive and enjoyable for you. Ian qualified as a dentist in 1989 from Manchester and has worked solely in implant surgery for the last 20 years. He has lectured throughout the UK and across Europe and clinically mentors fellow dentists. He has published papers benefiting his colleagues.
Ian understands what a big decision you are making when deciding to have implant surgery. He prides himself on the fact that he can empathise with the emotions you are feeling.
Dr Seddon is a member of the following professional bodies: Association of Dental Implantology; Society for the Advancement of Anaesthesia in Dentistry; International Congress of Oral Implantology
Amanda Brooks Practice Manager
Amanda has worked in dentistry for 15 years and has a wealth of experience to bring to Time Dental. She ensures the smooth running of the practice both behind the scenes as well as at reception. She enjoys meeting people and will greet you in reception with a friendly smile and a glass of wine, if you so desire!!
Amanda is a local in Farnham and has been here most of her life. In her spare time she enjoys horse riding and loves to potter about in her garden. She also volunteers at the local Leonard Cheshire Home, Bells Piece.
Sam Smith Front desk receptionist
Sam is our valuable front desk team member. She understands that a dental visit for the first time at the practice can make you nervous, which is why she will be there to great you with a warm and friendly smile.
Sam is a local in Farnham. She is married with two young daughters who keep her busy. When she's not juggling family life, Sam helps out at Farnham hygiene bank and keeps fit by cycling and going to the gym.
Ruksha Gurung Dental Nurse
Ruksha is training to be a dental nurse. She likes to be called Ruru and she is aiming for certification for the National Dental Nursing qualification. You will also meet her at the front desk as she will often be multitasking. She is always welcoming and will ensure your care with us is at its best.
In her spare time Ruru loves going to the gym, spending time with her family and is an Instagram addict!
Rachel Richards Dental Hygienist GDC:
Rachel Richards qualified from Leeds Dental Institute in 2001.She stays up to date with the latest clinical techniques with continued professional development. She carries out routine dental hygiene therapy as well as complex periodontal therapy cases. She has has a dental nursing background which has given her a wealth of experience in excellent gentle care especially for nervous patients.
Rachel has young daughter and as her family lives near the sea she loves swimming, going for walks and sailing.