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Meet our team

Dentists

Dr Narinder K Khroud

GDC 76017

Qualified from: BChD Leeds, United Kingdom, 1999

Narinder Khroud is the Practice owner and Principle Dentist here at Pearl Dental. Narinder graduated from Leeds University with a Bachelor of Dental Surgery degree in 1999. Over the years she has worked in general dentistry providing NHS treatment to both adults and children. Throughout this time Narinder has furthered her knowledge of cosmetic dentistry and facial aesthetics by completing various advanced courses, which she now uses to provide a wide range of cosmetic treatments at Pearl Dental on a daily basis. Narinder now works at the practice as a Private and cosmetic Dentist offering treatments such as smile make overs, orthodontics, teeth whitening and facial aesthetics. Appointments with Narinder are available on evenings and weekends, perfect for patients who struggle to attend appointments during the day. Narinder is extremely liked by her patients and has been credited with many outstanding reviews.

Dentists

Dr Oliver G Kenyon

GDC 270802

Qualified from: BDS (Hons) Manchester, United Kingdom, 2017

Hi my name is Oliver. I am one of the dentists here at Pearl Dental. I qualified in 2017 from the University of Manchester and joined Pearl Dental in September 2018. Since qualifying I have found dentistry is always rapidly developing and I believe it is important to keep up to date with the new techniques and advances in technology. We are a very forward-thinking practice here at Pearl Dental, with the practice committed to invest in the latest new equipment and techniques. This allows me to provide the best possible care for my patients. I have keen interests in root canal treatment and preventative dentistry. I know that the dentist is not most people’s favourite place to visit so I try my best to treat all my patients in a relaxed and friendly environment.Outside of dentistry I enjoy leading an active lifestyle, attending the gym regularly and walking a lot in the Yorkshire Dales.

Dentists

Dr Aftab Ahmad

GDC 103156

Qualified from: BDS Manchester, United Kingdom, 2006

We are excited to welcome Aftab to Team Pearl, as our Implant Placing Dentist! Aftab qualified from the University of Manchester in 2006 and has previously worked in East Lancashire and Cheshire and most recently Manchester where he is placing Dental Implants. In 2014 Aftab satisfied the examiners at the Royal College of Surgeons in Edinburgh to become a member of the faculty of Dental Surgery. A keen interest in dental implants encouraged him to complete a yearlong structured course led by world renowned Implantologist, Ashok Sethi. This intense programme covered all aspects of dental implant placement and restoration and he now enjoys being able to offer this treatment to patients who have lost their teeth.Outside of work Aftab enjoys regularly going to the gym and is a keen Manchester United Fan!

Hygienists

Hazel Jackson  

GDC 149367

Hazel is originally from Northern Ireland but has lived and worked in Yorkshire for the last 25 years.She is married and has two children.Hazel started her working Career as a Florist and has even made flowers for HRH the Queen!Hazel has been in Dentistry for over 25 years, firstly as a Dental Nurse and then retraining to become a Dental Hygienist , graduating from Leeds University in 2011.She joined Pearl Dental in 2012 when Narinder took over the practice and she has seen the practice undergo a huge transformation, turning into a modern and very busy NHS and private practice.Hazel says the ever growing team at Pearl are very forward thinking which ensures the best patient care for all of our lovely patients,. She enjoys treating nervous / anxious patients and her passion is preventative care for her patients.The team at Pearl are a very close family unit with colleagues becoming close friends, which makes coming to work very easy and enjoyable.Away from work Hazel likes socialising with friends and family, going to the Gym and Retail Therapy.

Hygienists

Amber Belgrave   

GDC 241162

Hi my name is Amber and I qualified in 2017 at the University of Liverpool, joining Pearl Dental in September 2018. I have worked as a dental nurse prior for 7 years at a variety of different practices. Since coming to Pearl it really has opened my eyes to how a dental practice can change so many lives. It’s not just about fixing things, it’s about the individual who wants to feel good and look good. As a hygienist I see many people who dont like to come to the dentist, but here at Pearl, thanks to the amazing team, I can really help patients overcome their fears. My role is not just to clean, but also to educate and motivate, empowering patients to want the best and have the best. Pearl is so forward thinking and so many new things are happening, I feel honoured to be a part of Team Pearl.When I am not at work I surround myself with all my family and friends. I love going to the cinema unless it’s a horror film. I enjoy going swimming and even more a spa break. Me and my boyfriend share my dog with my parents and she loves to come for sleepovers.

Practice Manager

Rachel Flesher   

GDC 122786

Rachel is the Practice Manager at Pearl Dental and has worked here since October 2014.Before working at Pearl Dental she was a multi site Practice Manager working across various practices in Bradford.Rachel has worked in dentistry for 19 years and has a wealth of experience. She started out as a Trainee Dental Nurse working alongside Narinder from the age of 16, before gaining her National Examination Board for Dental Nurses qualification in 2004.Rachel loves her job and the fact her colleagues are also great friends makes coming to work a pleasure!Outside of work Rachel loves spending time with her husband and children who all share a love of football and are keen Manchester United fans. She also enjoys socialising with friends and her lovely sister Emma who is the receptionist here at Pearl Dental.

Dental Nurse

Saleyka Begum

GDC 245697

Sal is a qualified dental nurse with over 8 years experience. She joined Pearl Dental over 5 years ago and has worked alongside Narinder ever since, delivering the best patient care to all of our patients. Sal has gained extra qualifications in providing oral health education and fluoride application to children. Sal has also had the opportunity to volunteer in Tanzania with the dental charity Bridge to Aid and thoroughly appreciated being able to use her experience and knowledge in a disadvantaged country. Over the years Sal has seen many different patients complete their smile journeys at Pearl Dental and her caring and dedicated nature has helped her to develop a bond with both staff and patients alike.Here’s what Sal has to say about Pearl Dental:‘Working at Pearl dental is not like working at any other dental practice, and I have worked as a locum nurse in many different practices. The team at Pearl are more like a family unit where everyone works together so we can always do our best towards the practice. My favourite part of the job is watching smile makeovers change people’s lives, especially for nervous patients. I am so fortunate that I work alongside some of the finest dental professionals, in an evolving dental practice.’

Dental Nurse

Karen Louth

GDC 156030

Hi, I am the eldest (or should I say mature) staff member of Team Pearl and last month I celebrated 35 years as a dental nurse. In all of these years I have worked at 3 Dental practices in Bradford, staying 18 years at my first surgery. I took a one-year break when I had my son who is now 17 years old.I can honestly say I have no regrets about the career I chose and I’m still enjoying my work to this day here at Pearl. I have worked with some lovely Dentists and girls over the years and made some fab friends who I am still in touch with.Out of work I enjoy socialising and meals out with friends and weekends away with my family and of course being a Mum.As you can imagine over 35 years, I have seen so many changes in the profession. The biggest challenge for me was going computerised as I never really had any experience on computers. Booking appointments and completing dental charting on a computer rather than using pen and paper did take some getting used to and I am still learning new things every day.At the practice I design and style the waiting room educational display boards, which I really enjoy doing. I also ran the Oral health promoting scheme which we achieved the gold award in and have recently been given the role of infection control lead. I am looking forward to this role and the challenge of completing the level 2 infection and prevention control course.Out of all treatments, I enjoy nursing for surgical procedures and in the past have been involved in treatments using inhalation and IV sedation which I also enjoyed being involved with.I have been with Narinder at Pearl from the beginning and have witnessed and contributed to the amazing development and transformation of the practice. From the initial refurbishment to the extension of the practice. The practice is continually developing and the new treatments and techniques we offer such as facial aesthetics, digital scanning and more recently implant placement, help to keep my passion for the job alive.The drive and ambition that Narinder shows and the family unit we have here at Pearl with work mates and patients alike makes me proud to be a member of team Pearl

Receptionists

Emma Smith

Hi I’m Emma & I’m the receptionist here at Pearl Dental. I have been a dental receptionist since 2005, so I have gained lots of experience over the years!Before moving to Pearl I worked at a busy practice in Bradford town centre as lead receptionist for just over 13 years. For many of those years I worked alongside Narinder, Rachel & Sal and so moving to Pearl was not like starting a new job, I felt right at home from the beginning! 🥰 I absolutely love my job and it’s a privilege to be a part of Team Pearl. Pearl is very forward thinking and it makes my job so much more interesting as there is always new things to learn about and relay to our patients.Outside of work I love spending time with my family. We have 3 children who keep us very busy and there’s certainly never a dull (or quiet 😂) moment in our house! I also love socialising with my wonderful friends.