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Drake Dental Practice is a long established general dental practice in the heart of Rochdale.

We pride ourselves on running an efficient, friendly NHS dental practice that also offers private treatments. We have a wealth of experience in our team, who are all highly skilled and most have been at the practice for many years. We offer a broad range of treatments from standard dental treatments to cosmetic dental and facial procedures.

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Appointments are made either by phone on 01706 644717 or by email .Please note all calls are recorded for training and monitoring purposes. or alternatively complete the appointment form here.

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Cosmetic Dentistry

If you want to improve your smile we offer a range of cosmetic treatments including tooth bleaching.We offer interest free credit on treatments over £280, spreading the cost over 6-10 months.

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Current Offers

Each month we have a special offer, the offer for Summer is discounted invisalign treatments

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Drake Dental Practice, 113 Drake St, Rochdale OL16 1PZ.
Telephone: 01706 644 717 Email:
Opening times: Monday to Thursday 8.00am-8.00pm, Friday 8.30am-5.30pm.

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Meet the team

Michelle Drew

Partner (GDC Registration No. 79422)

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, recently she has completed courses on the Smilefast composite bonding course . Outside of dentistry she enjoys travelling ,exercise and music, when she is not occupied with her 2 boys!

Ahassan Khan

Partner (GDC Registration No.80640)

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 Havenhand

Dental Receptionist

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 Khawaja

Associate (GDC Registration No.83233)

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.

Jackie Elton

Sterilisation/Dental Nurse (GDC Registration No.159534)

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

Dental Nurse (GDC Registration No.119998)

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.

Susan Pearson

Practice Manager (GDC Registration No. 277580)

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.

Irem Aurangzeb

Dentist (GDC registration no 228824)

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.

Mahnaz Yousefzada

Trainee Dental Nurse

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 Bee

Trainee Dental Nurse

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

Dentist GDC 292513

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 Aldred

Dental Nurse GDC 268756

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 Khan

Dental Therapist GDC 198119

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.

Christopher Brown

Dental Therapist GDC 264432

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.








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