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Meet some of the visiting lecturers who provide dental courses for the Young Dentist Academy. We pride ourselves on giving our young dentists access to some of the best educators and dentists in the UK.

Shiraz Khan

BDS, B(Med)Sc(Hons), MJDFRCS(Eng), PG Dip, PG Cert
GDC No. 244833

Dr Shiraz Khan graduated from University of Birmingham Dental School in 2013 and having then successfully completing foundation training winning several awards, finished his core training in a range of specialisms including Restorative at Croydon university Hospital, Guys and Thomas. He has heightened his career very early on and been invited internationally to lecture to young dentists and alumni. He won the Fast Track 4 Award and come finalist in many awards such as Private Dentistry awards and Young Dentist. He is also a VOCO Fellow which has allowed him to travel to Iran and coming up, Sri Lanka lecturing on various topics.

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Raj Rattan

GDC No. 54974

Raj is a general dental practitioner and maintains his commitment to clinical dentistry at his practices, combined with his role of Strategic Associate Dean in the London Deanery. He has lectured extensively on a wide range of subjects related to general practice both in the UK and overseas. Mr. Rattan is a General Dental Practitioner with practices in London and Oxford. To his many achievements, has authored /co-authored several text books and published numerous articles and contributed to a number of e-learning initiatives. In 2008, he was appointed MBE in the Queen’s New Year’s Honours List for services to dentistry.

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Subir Banerji

BDS, MClinDent (Prostho), PhD, MFGDP (UK), FICOI, FICD
GDC No. 62269

Dr Subir Banerji qualified with a Bachelor of Dental Surgery from The University of Newcastle Upon Tyne Dental School, UK. He completed an advanced course in Restorative Dentistry at The Eastman Dental Hospital, London and is a Fellow of the International Congress of Oral Implantologists. His Masters in Clinical Dentistry (Prosthodontics) training was undertaken at the University of London, and his PhD from King's College London Dental Institute.

He is the current Director of the world renowned MSc in Aesthetic Dentistry Programme and has taught postgraduates at all levels. As a former Senior Clinical Teacher at the Department of Primary Dental Care, King’s College London Dental Institute he also taught Undergraduate students. He is an examiner for Undergraduate and Postgraduate programmes.


Maryn Amsel


Having qualified in 1971, and run a successful Midlands practice Martyn is now retired but still dedicates his time to lecture and to running courses on the ergonomic design of surgeries and developed the use of very specific 4-Handed techniques for dentists and assistants, along side his nurse. He has a wealth of knowledge having travelled globally for courses and was one of the first dentists to be awarded DGDP by the Royal Surgeon of Surgeons and now is Vice President of BARD and Scientific Chairman of its conference.

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Tif Qureshi


Tif Qureshi qualified from Kings College London in 1992. He is the Past President of the British Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry, He is a clinical director of IAS Academy, an International faculty that provides mentored education for general dentists on a pathway from appropriate simple to comprehensive restoratively focused orthodontics.  Tif has an interest in simple  restoratively focused orthodontics and truly minimally invasive restorative  dentistry. He has committed his life’s work to empowering dentists to provide important alternative techniques – to offer a wide variety of treatments to many more patients, and not violating the fundamental precepts of orthodontics.

Tif also pioneered the concept of Progressive Smile Design through Alignment Bleaching, Bonding and is also an experienced teacher in the Dahl concept to assist in minimally invasive, patient-centred dentistry. Tif lectures extensively internationally and has had many articles published on all these subjects.

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Simon (Giles) Round

GDC No. 76226

Giles qualified in 1999 from Birmingham Dental School, where he also went on to complete an MPhil in Endodontics in 2011. In addition, he gained the UCL Certificate in Endodontics from the Eastman Dental Institute. Giles regularly lectures to dentists on a variety of endodontic subjects and has had an extract of a research project published at the International Association of Dental Research conference. Giles has a young family and loves spending time with his wife and two daughters. He also unwinds by playing the piano.

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Linda Greenwall



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Owaise Sharif

GDC No. 103257


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