Michelle Drew qualified from the University of Newcastle upon Tyne, UK, in 2001, since then has worked At Drake Dental Practice, initially as VT then as an associate. Michelle is now one of the partners at the practice, she is also the CQC registered manager. Her interests in dentistry include aesthetic treatments, implant restoration and since she qualified in Botox and dermal fillers in 2011 has had an interest in facial aesthetics. Outside of dentistry she enjoys travelling ,exercise and music, when she is not occupied with her 2 boys!
Ahassan qualified from the University of Birmingham, UK, in 2002 and thereafter completed his vocational training at Drake Dental Practice. He is currently one of the practice principals. He provides all aspects of general dental care including cosmetic/aesthetic treatments and restoring implants. He has a view to building a long term rapport with his patients and providing quality dentistry in a relaxed and professional environment. Outside dentistry Ahassan enjoys keeping fit, travelling and spending time with friends and family.
Kath is a qualified dental technician and has also achieved level 4 in Sign Supported English. She worked as a receptionist with us for 16 years previously and has now returned after a change in family circumstances. She takes great pleasure in working with our patients to make their visit here as pleasant as possible. Always greeting them with a smile. In her free time she enjoys time with her family and friends and cares for a number of pets including a dog, two rabbits and two gerbils. She loves dog walking and sings with rock choir performing at many venues the biggest being Wembley Stadium.
Irum Qualified from the University of Manchester, UK in 2004 with BDS(Hons) she has been working at Drake dental practice since 2005. Her interests include travelling, baking, interior designing but most importantly spending quality time with friends and family.
Qualified in 2007 NVQ L3 Dental nursing & Oral Health. Jackie is happy to be back at the practice after a 10 month break in 2017 Jackie is responsible for ensuring that the practice policies and procedures are adhered to as outlined in HTM 01-05 code of practice to ensure complete cross infection control.
Jackie enjoys walking her dogs and live music events.
Deborah Garside is a friendly outgoing dental nurse , she qualified in 1993 at Manchester Dental Hospital. Debbie enjoys quality time with her family, walks and swimming.
Dianne qualified in 2010 from Bury College with an NVQ level 3 in dental nursing. She has worked as a dental nurse for over 10 years, in her spare time she enjoys spending time with her little boy. She is also a qualified holistic therapist.
Susan qualified as a Dental nurse in 2003, she gained skills and experience to get promoted to Practice Manager. Susan has worked at Drake Dental since 2019. In her spare time she enjoys spending time with family and socialising with friends.
Ruksana qualified from the University of Manchester, UK in 2004. She has a special interest in cosmetic procedures and has obtained qualifications in administering anti-wrinkle injections and dermal fillers. She has also completed a denture excellence course. Her hobbies include travelling, cooking and baking as-well as spending quality time with family and friends.
Irem qualified from the university of Birmingham in 2012 and thereafter completed her vocational training in the West Midlands. Pursuing her passion for further education and continuous professional development, Irem achieved the Diploma of Membership of the Joint Dental Faculties at The Royal College of Surgeons of England (MJDF RCS Eng) in 2014. Ever since she has strived to deliver high standard of dental care. Her passion is orthodontics and cosmetic rehabilitation. Irem prides her recent achievement in providing Quick Straight Teeth. Away from work Irem enjoys spending time with her family and friends, trying new recipes and travelling the world.
Natasha started working with us in January 2020. She has worked as a receptionist previously but this is her first role in Dentistry. Outside of work she enjoys time with her friends and family.
Michelle qualified with NVQ Level 3 Diploma in dental nursing in 2015, prior to this she has also worked with Macmillan as a palliative nurse. In her spare time she enjoys spending time with her daughter and family, horse riding and watching formula 1.
Mahnaz has studied combined and medical sciences at the Manchester college and has recently joined Drake Dental practice as a Trainee dental nurse. In her spare time, She enjoys fashion, socialising with family and friends, reading, travelling and gaining new experiences.
Jessica studied at Whitworth Community High School, after leaving she really wanted to do an apprenticeship as she prefers learning new things whilst working. She has just started at Drake Dental in 2021 and will train with us to get her Dental nurse qualification. Outside of work she enjoys spending time with her family and going out to different places.
Mohammed Abdul Razak
Mohammed qualified as a dentist from the Medical University of Sofia, BG, in 2020 and joined Drake Dental Practice in 2021. He enjoys all aspects of dentistry and is passionate about developing a long-term patient rapport. Outside of dentistry Mohammed enjoys spending quality time with family and friends and loves to travel. Mohammed is also a health & fitness enthusiast and in 2016 he was a finalist on the Channel 4 TV series SAS: Who Dares Wins season 2.
Millie started her training in Dental nursing at Bury College in 2015 and qualified with a level 3 diploma in Dental nursing in 2016. She enjoys spending time with her daughter and socialising with friends in her spare time.
Shanaz started in the dental field as a dental receptionist, She then decided to qualify as a dental nurse, then went onto further study to gain a diploma as a dental hygienist and therapist. She has also completed a BSc in Health and Social Care. She enjoys socialising and eating out with friends in her free time, travelling abroad and spending time on her hobbies.
Chris worked in finance for many years before switching careers and completing a Diploma in Dentistry, Pharmacy and Medical Science at Manchester College and then University of Manchester.
Chris’s professionalism means he is committed to expanding his professional knowledge and areas of special interest by maintaining his continued professional development through attending courses. Chris is also qualified to undertake teeth whitening and facial aesthetics, including anti-wrinkle treatments and fillers. Both great ways to offset the effects of aging in order to maintain a beautiful and healthy smile.
Outside of the practice he enjoys keeping fit, gym and holidays.