Scottish Centre for Excellence in Dentistry


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    Number of Dentists: 6
    Opening Hours
    Monday 8.45 - 5.30
    Tuesday 8.45 - 5.30
    Wednesday 8.45 - 5.30
    Thursday 8.45 - 5.30
    Friday 8.45 - 5.30
    GDC Registered Specialities:
    Restorative Dentistry
    Creative Circles Award - Nobel Biocare World Conference - 2005
    Crown and Bridgework and Implant Award - Nobel Biocare World Conference - 2006
    Senior Clinicians Award - Nobel Biocare World Conference - 2007

    The Scottish Centre for Excellence in Dentistry is one of Europe's largest private centres for dentistry, implantology and facial rejuvenation. They are based in Glasgow but serve patients from all over Scotland with some patients travelling from other parts of the UK and further afield to receive treatment due to the clinic reputation for excellent treatment.


    They provide a full range of cosmetic dental procedures including dental implants, dental crowns, dental veneers, CEREC, teeth whitening, root canal treatment, gum treatment, hygienist services, wisdom tooth removal, cosmetic surgery and orthodontics.


    The high standards at the clinic have been recognised with various awards including "Best Practice Scotland 2009" at The Dentistry Awards and "Best Specialist Referral Practice 2010" at Private Dentistry Awards.
    Please get in touch below for more information.

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    The clinic is a member of the 'Association of Dental Implantology UK'
    Clinic Services:
    Cosmetic Dentistry
    Implant dentistry
    General Dentistry
    Restorative Dentistry
    Oral Surgery
    X-ray 0
    Non-surgical Tooth Extraction 100
    Surgical Tooth Extraction 0
    Cosmetic Dentistry
    Dental Implants 2500
    Full restoration for multiple implants 2500
    Cosmetic Bonding 250
    Gum Contouring 600
    CEREC 650
    Braces 1500
    Invisalign Braces 4000
    Inman Aligner 1250
    Root Canal
    Root Canal 480
    Dentures 550
    Teeth Whitening
    Teeth Whitening 250
    Porcelain (Crowns) 750
    Zirconium (Crowns) 750
    Procera (Crowns) 750
    Dental Bridge 750
    Veneers 600
    *All costs are minimum costs and assume all factors are positive. Use the Request Callback button above to arrange a consultation and get a more reliable estimate of costs.

    Doctor Name: Arshad Ali

    Qualifications: BDS (with commendation) , FDSRCPS (Glasg) , DRD, MRD RCS (Edin)

    GDC Specialist List:
    Restorative Dentistry

    Arshad is Clinical Director of the Scottish Centre of Excellence for Dentistry. He established Niddrie Square Clinic in 2001 and it has become one of the leading dental centres in the United Kingdom. Due to continued growth of the clinic, the need arose to move to the custom built Scottish Centre for Excellence in Dentistry.
    Arshad qualified with commendation at the University of Glasgow in 1978 and carried out ten years of postgraduate training in Glasgow, Cardiff, London and Sweden. He was the first NHS Consultant in Restorative Dentistry in Wales and, until recently, was Consultant in Restorative Dentistry in Glasgow Dental Hospital and School. He has been involved in implantology since 1985 and has continued to develop his expertise in this area. He was a winner of The Creative Circles Award at the 40th Anniversary Nobel Biocare World Conference in Las Vegas in 2005 and the Crown and Bridge and Implant Award at the NobelBiocare World Tour Conference in London in September 2006.
    Arshad is committed to providing postgraduate education. He has given over 250 lectures and courses in the UK, Europe, North America, Hawaii and The Far East. He is currently providing lectures and hands-on courses in crowns, bridges and implants. He was also an Examiner for the Membership of the Faculty of Dental Surgery Examination at The Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow. He has served on the Specialist Advisory Committee at the Royal College of Surgeons and has been a Council member of the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow. He was also a Visiting Professor to the Department of Health and Medical Services for the Government of Dubai. He has published numerous papers in the dental literature. Arshad and his team are committed to providing you with the highest standards of clinical care and excellence.

    Doctor Name: Abid Faqir

    Qualifications: BDS , MFDSRCS (Edin) , MSc (medsci)

    Abid graduated from the Glasgow Dental School before undertaking his diploma of membership of the faculty of dental surgery in Edinburgh and a masters degree at Glasgow University. He has trained with the best all over the world and limits his practice to implants and the management of complex restorative cases having placed over 1500 implants.
    Abid has a particular interest in immediate loading and is the first surgeon outside London to carry out the NobelGuide Teeth-in-a-Hour™. Abid has also recently been appointed as an advisor for the British Society of Implantology. He has also been appointed to the editorial board for the publication Implant Dentistry and is part of a worldwide multicenter working group researching aspects of implantology.
    Abid was voted 47th most influential person in dentistry in 2007. He was also recently awarded first place at the Nobel Biocare World tour in London presenting a Nobel Guide “teeth in an hour™ case study’. He was recently voted best young dentist in Scotland. He publishes regularly in dental journals and appears regularly in the media for his pioneering work. In the 2008 poll for most influential person in dentistry he was voted 37th. He is a trainer for NobelGuide and NobelActive. He has also recently been appointed trustee for the riverside museum appeal and is regularly involved in charity events.

    Memberships/Accreditations Year acquired
    Voted 47th most influential person in dentistry 2008
    1st place in presentation of NobelGuide 2006
    Best Young Dentist in Scotland 2007

    Doctor Name: Mark Lang

    Qualifications: BDS , MSc (Dental Primary Care)

    Doctor Name: Ross Jones

    Qualifications: BDS (Hons) & BMSc (Hons) , MFDS RCS (Edin) & M Orth RCS (Edin) , MSC (Orth)

    GDC Specialist List:
    Memberships/Accreditations Year acquired
    FDS RCS (Edin) 2007
    William Houston Medal (part of specialist training in Orthodontics)

    Doctor Name: Andrew Carton

    Qualifications: FFDRCS , FDSRCPS (Glas) , FRCS (Maxfac)

    Implant Surgeon Implants Placed
    Arshad Ali 2,000
    Abid Faqir 1,500
    Andrew Carton N/A

    Type of Dental Implants Used Nobel Biocare

    Average number of implants fitted at the clinic 30

    Number of cases completed in the past year 100

    Guarantee provided on implants 10 years

    Guarantee provided on crowns 5 years

    Dental Implant Related Costs

    Dental Implants 2500

    Upper Jaw Restoration 13

    Lower Jaw Restoration 13

    Same Day Implants 13

    Lower Jaw Overdenture 5

    Upper Jaw Overdenture 5

    Bone Graft 400

    Sinus Lift 1

    *All costs are minimum costs and assume all factors are positive. Use the Request Callback button above to arrange a consultation and get a more reliable estimate of costs.
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