Dr Riaz Hassan

Principal Dentist
Dr Riaz Hassan

BDS, MSc (Prosth Dent), Diploma Dent Implantology, Diploma Cons Sedation, Cert Minor Oral Surg, MFDS RCS (Eng), MFDS RCPS (Glasg), MFGDP.

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After qualifying in 1998, Riaz completed his MSc in Prosthetic Dentistry from the prestigious Eastman Dental Institute. He then worked in different Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery departments across the country from 2002 before joining Leagrave in 2007. He took over as Principal Dentist in 2016. He has completed his Post-Graduate Diploma in Dental Implantology from Bristol Dental School, Post-Graduate Diploma in Sedation from King’s College London as well as the Certificate in Minor Oral Surgery from the Royal College of Surgeons of England. In the meanwhile, he also passed the relevant examinations and obtained the Membership of the Faculty of Dental Surgery at the Royal College of Surgeons of England; as well as the Royal College of Surgeons and Physicians of Glasgow. He has obtained the Membership of the Faculty of General Dental Practitioners at the Royal College of Surgeons. He is an accredited trainer in sedation for Dentists and Dental Nurses by the IACSD (Intercollegiate Advisory Committee for Sedation in Dentistry). He has been accredited as a Level 2 Oral Surgery performer by NHS England, which accredits him to perform more complex oral surgical procedures.

He has been providing sedation for several years, and is experienced in providing sedation for very anxious patients, medically compromised patients and advanced conscious sedation techniques. He is therefore well-placed to provide various treatments such as implants, oral surgery, cosmetic dentistry and general dentistry under sedation.

And is an Honorary Clinical Teaching Fellow in Sedation at the Eastman Dental Institute. He lectures at the Advanced Sedation Study Club at the Eastman Dental Institute. He is a member of the NHS England Managed Clinical Networks (MCN) for Special Care Dentistry, Restorative Dentistry, and Minor Oral Surgery; and is a member of the Local Dental Committee (LDC) and the Luton Oral Health Alliance.

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