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Meet The Team


Craig Parker

GDC no.64958 BChD, MFGDP(UK), DPDS.

Craig is well-known and enormously respected by peers and patients alike in the world of implant dentistry, of which he has been totally dedicated to for the last fifteen years.

Originally from London, he qualified at Leeds Dental Institute in 1989. He has studied with some of the most influential experts in the field, including the Masters Course in Aesthetic Implant Dentistry with Professor Buser at the University of Bern in Switzerland.

He now teaches and lectures extensively, nationally and internationally in all aspects of dental implantology, in particular digital treatment planning and computer assisted surgery. This approach enables dental implants to be provided with the highest degree of precision, delivering treatment with predictable success for patients.

He was on the National board of the Royal College of Surgeons (FGDP(UK)) for three years and was an examiner at the RCS for ten years. Craig served on the board of the Association of Dental Implantology for 8 years and was president from 2015 to 2017. In May 2019 he was one of only very few individuals ever to be awarded honorary life membership of the ADI.

Outside work he spends most of his time with family, especially his two boys, Oscar and Charlie. He is a climber and loves, travel, music, film, languages and cooking.


Fadi Kreishan

GDC no.262634 Doctor in Dentistry (DD) Jordan 2012, Statutory Exam 2016

Dr Fadi Kreishan is a general dental practitioner with a special interest in Endodontics and restorative dentistry. He completed his undergraduate studies at the University of Jordan where he obtained his bachelor degree in dentistry in 2012.

Following graduation, Fadi owned a private general dental practice for a few years with an emphasis on restorative dentistry. In 2015, he passed his membership exams of the royal college of surgeons (MFDS) to advance his knowledge and skills in the field of Endodontics.
He then completed a full-time postgraduate master's degree (MSc) at the University of Manchester in 2017, during this period Fadi worked closely with national renowned specialists and gained invaluable experience in treating complex root canal cases and restoring severely broken teeth. He is passionate and dedicated to his approach in providing the best outcome to save a patient’s natural teeth. His services focus on primary and complex root canal treatment, root canal re- treatment and surgical apicectomiems.
He speaks three languages, English, Arabic and Romanian and when he’s not saving teeth he loves spending time with family and watching and playing football and is a massive fan of Leeds United.


Maleehah Shaikh

GDC no.290105 BDS University of Manchester 2020

Maleehah graduated from the University of Manchester in 2020 and returned to West Yorkshire to work in her local community.

Maleehah is warm and approachable in character and aims to motivate all patients to improve and maintain their oral health. She enjoys treating children and helping to alleviate their fears.
Maleehah particularly enjoys all aspects of restorative work and has recently been on a composite course. She also likes to read and keep up to date with dentistry. Furthermore, she hopes to complete more courses and training in the near future to expand her knowledge and skills.
In her spare time, Maleehah enjoys reading, swimming, staying active and spending time with family and friends.


Manu Singal

GDC no.148292 BDS Rajiv Gandhi 2002
Statutory Exam 2009

Manu graduated as a dentist from Rajiv Gandhi University of Health Sciences, India, in 2002. He then worked for 5 years at a reputed Research Institute at Chitrakoot, India, which operates under the aegis of Chitrakoot Project charity UK. During this tenure, his work for the charity involving thousands of patients had the privilege to be recognised by the President of India. He continues to be involved with the Chitrakoot Project Charity UK for more than 20 years.

Always a keen learner, Manu continued his postgraduate training and obtained his Membership of the Royal College of Surgeons of England. He worked across various hospitals in the UK gaining valuable expertise in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery.

Manu joined the practice as an associate dentist in 2016. He has a special interest in the fields of
Implantology and Orthodontics. He had undergone extensive training in Implantology and has placed and restored dental implants for many years. Currently he is pursuing his postgraduate Diploma in Implant Dentistry.

In Orthodontics, Manu is a certified provider of Six month smiles, Quick straight teeth and Invisalign and offers anything from aligners to cosmetic braces to his patients.
He is also a provider of ‘Mini Smile makeover, Enlighten Whitening’ and offers various other cosmetic dentistry procedures.

Manu is also one of the founding members and trustees of the Indian Dental Association -UK, a registered non-profit charity organisation which promotes excellence in dentistry by organising lectures, seminars, training courses, meetings and national conventions.

Outside of work his passion is travelling, socialising and he loves spending time with friends and family.


Mohammed Asif

GDC no.271324 Newcastle University 2017

Asif graduated from Newcastle University in 2017. Since then he has continued to expand his knowledge and skill set. He aims to provide the highest quality of treatment through a patient centred approach, customising his treatments to every individual to ensure a safe, comfortable and pain free experience.

Asif enjoys all aspects of dentistry but has a keen interest in cosmetic dentistry. He has attended several postgraduate courses and is a certified Invisalign provider. This is a discreet procedure for patients wanting to achieve straight smiles. He continues to further develop his skills in composite and ceramic bonding treatments.
Away from dentistry Asif is a keen sportsman playing football, cricket and badminton. He enjoys spending time with family and travelling the world! 


Sumaiya Karolia

GDC no.289518 University of Liverpool - 2020

Sumaiya graduated from the University of Liverpool in 2020 with a Bachelors in Dental Surgery with Distinctions in Oral Health and Restorative.

She is a friendly, gentle and welcoming dentist who loves making people smile and who aims to ensure everyone has a positive and comfortable experience.
Having grown up in Mirfield, Sumaiya enjoys working at Wood Dental and giving back to her local community and she is passionate about working with children and anxious patients, helping patients to build their confidence, and overcome any worries they may have.

Sumaiya endeavours to deliver high quality dental care tailored to her patient's needs. She enjoys practicing all aspects of dentistry, particularly Invisalign, whitening, composite bonding and using minimally-invasive techniques to achieve aesthetic results.

With a strong passion for dentistry and providing the best care for her patients she has undertaken several professional courses to enhance her skill set, and is excited about her future endeavours.

Outside of dentistry, she enjoys the simple pleasures of reading, travelling, and spending time with family and friends.


Perveen Rehman

GDC no.5899 University of Leeds 2001

Perveen qualified as a Dental Hygienist from the University of Leeds in 2001. Prior to this, she worked as a dental nurse for a period of three years. All in all, she has over 24 years experience in the dental field.

Perveen has excellent communication skills and is able to treat anxious patients by putting them at ease. She is known for her gentle and caring nature and is always complemented by her patients. Perveen is referred to by her patients as “The lady with angel hands”.

Perveen is continuously seeking further knowledge and experience by attending new courses, the most recent being teeth whitening.

Outside the world of work, she loves to help the wider community and has held the position of School Parent Governor for a period of four years at a local Primary School. She also enjoys cooking, travelling, spending time with family and friends.

Practice Manager

Chloe Watson

Chloe Joined the practice In January 2022. As well being the practice manager she is a qualified dental nurse with over 14 years experience. Chloe’s role is to ensure we deliver the best possible service and puts customers at the heart of everything we do.

In her spare time she enjoys spending time with her family, friends and dog Harper.

Our clinicians are supported by a team of qualified and friendly dental nurses.