Caring for the dental health of the Dartford area and beyond!

Our Team

Dr Baber Khan - dentist in bexleyheath

Dr Baber KHAN

BDS (Lond), MSc (Rest), DipRes RCS (Eng), MFGDP RCS (UK)
Principal Dentist

GDC No 85777

Baber qualified from Barts and the Royal London School of Medicine and Dentistry in 2005. He became the Principal dentist of Dartford Road Dental Centre in 2018.

He is the co-owner of Crook Log Dental Practice in Bexleyheath where he has been working since 2007. The same year he was awarded the Ruby Austin Shield for Best Case presentation at the end of his Foundation Year training.

The following year he gained his MFGDP qualification from the Royal College of Surgeons of England and Certificate in Aesthetic Restorative Dentistry. He is a registered member of the British Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry and the Royal College of Surgeons of England.

In 2012 Baber was accepted as a Foundation Year Trainer, a prestigious position where he is responsible for the in-house training of newly qualified dentists, a position he has held since.

In 2013 he completed his Diploma in Restorative Dentistry at the Royal College of Surgeons and was selected as the Dentsply Prize winner for his cohort. The following year he was shortlisted as a Finalist for the Best Young Dentist award held by the prestigious Dentistry Awards.
In 2017 he completed his Master of Science degree in Restorative Dentistry at the University of Leeds.

He has a special interest in advanced Restorative and Cosmetic dentistry. Through his extensive postgraduate training he has honed his skills to provide a specialist level of care to his patients.

In his spare time Baber enjoys travelling, reading and spending time with his family.

Dr Patrick DONOHOE

BDS (Cork), Msc (Gerodontics), Msc (Prosthetics)

GDC No 56045

Patrick qualified in 1981 from Cork Dental School & Hospital; He has worked in Dartford since 1982 as an associate in general practice. In 1984 he became the Principal dentist of Dartford Road Dental Centre and has now passed on the role to Baber. During the years of 1992- 1996 He obtained two master’s degrees, one from the University of London in Gerodontics (dental care for the elderly) and dental Prosthetics (removable dentures) from the Eastman Dental Institute.

He has been involved in teaching Dental Undergraduates at Bart’s and the London School of Medicine and Dentistry since 2001 and continues this role as well as working in general practice.

Dr Amalia Liguori

BDS (Lond) BSc Msc (Paediatrics)

GDC No 61978

Amalia has now been working with the team at the Dartford Road Dental Centre since 1998.

She is a registered Specialist in Paediatric Dentistry. She encourage parents to bring their children to the practice as young as possible, even at six months old when they develop their first baby teeth. She regards children as very special and does everything to make their visits enjoyable. She is also very keen to help nervous patients overcome their past fears of the Dentist.

She Qualified from University College London in 1986 and then worked in general practice and part time at Charing Cross Hospital in the Oral Surgery Department. In 1993 she went to the Eastman Dental Institute to study for a Masters in Paediatric Dentistry, followed by a year in the Children’s department. In 1996 she won the Eastman 3M Gold Medal Prize for research on Enamel Opacities. She has also worked as a Senior Dental Officer in Westminster and has been involved in Dental Undergraduate teaching at Guy’s and St Thomas’s Hospital.

Naeem Khaleel

BDS (Cardiff)

GDC No 251706

Naeem qualified with honours from the Cardiff University School of Dentistry in 2014. Following completion of his Foundation Training Naeem continued to work as an associate dentist in London and Kent prior to joining the team at Dartford Road Dental Centre in 2018.

Professionally, Naeem’s interests lie in the field of Endodontics, and he is currently undertaking the final year of his diploma at Kings College Hospital, allowing him to tackle complicated root canal treatments, as well as putting him in a position to accept referrals from colleagues.

Outside of work Naeem enjoys tennis, hiking and photography. He also has a keen interest in travelling which took him to the peak of Kilimanjaro in 2012.

Kim Bennett

Practice Manager

My name is Kim; I joined the practice in 2001 as a receptionist and gained my BTEC certificate in Dental Practice Management in July 2002. I see the main aim of my job is to oversee the smooth running of the practice and to be patient’s first point of contact when needed.

Beverley Bushell

Head Dental Nurse

GDC No 207326

My name is Beverley; I joined the practice in May 2005. I qualified as a Dental Nurse with the NEBDN in May 2006 and have been registered with the GDC since April 2011.

Cassie Salisbury

Dental Nurse

GDC No 151672

My name is Cassie; I joined the practice in December 2016. I qualified as a Dental Nurse at the Eastman Dental Hospital in London in September 2006, i have been registered with the GDC since July 2008.

Shashi Bhattarai

Dental Nurse

GDC No 253555

My name is Shashi; I joined the practice in January 2017. I qualified as Dental Nurse at Cedella College in Greenwich in 2014 and have been registered with the GDC since September 2014.