Your First Visit
At your first visit we shall ask you to fill out a new patient form. We will also ask you to fill out a short medical questionnaire. The dentist will check your teeth and take x-rays.
We will then work with you to construct a treatment plan and make you aware of how many visits may be required and the cost involve
Dr Fayaaz Kassam is the Practice Principal of Heralds Way Dental Clinic. He qualified in 2009 from Queen Mary’s School of Medicine and Dentistry. He enjoys all aspects of general practice but his main areas of interest are cosmetic dentistry and facial aesthetics.
Dr Kassam keeps up to date with the latest procedures and he has attended many post-graduate courses around the country, learning from renowned dentists in their field. He is a hugely passionate clinician and invests a lot of time really bonding with his patients, educating and guiding them on how to maintain a good standard of oral health to prevent future problems.
Dr Kassam is a calm, hard-working and confident individual who understands that patient satisfaction is at the forefront of his business. When he is not in the surgery, he enjoys playing football, going to the gym and spending quality time with his children.
Dr Ahmed qualified from Kings College School of Medicine and Dentistry (KCSMD) in 1998 and started practising in South Woodham Ferrers in 2001.
In 2005, he set up a private practice in the Harley Street district, during which he gained knowledge and experience of surgical and implant Dentistry from world renowned experts in the field.
He has been awarded certificates in Implantology from Boston, Germany, Spain and Cyprus (Bicon, Ankylos, BioHorizons, BTI and Pitt Easy implant systems).
He is also certified in Facial Aesthetics and carries out anti-wrinkle, filler and PRGF facial rejuvenation procedures.
He prides himself on an excellent standard of care with upmost integrity and honesty.
His three daughters and young son keep him busy on the weekends as well as honing his skills as a budding mechanic on his small collection of cars.
Dr Simran Rattan qualified from the University of Leeds in 2012 with a Bachelor Degree in Dental Surgery. She is committed to lifelong learning and continuous professional development.
Simran enjoys all aspects of general and cosmetic dentistry, with a particular interest in Invisalign. As a qualified Invisalign Provider, she is excited to offer this modern life-changing treatment to give patients a smile that they deserve using the most advanced near-invisible clear aligner system. She gains great satisfaction in restoring smiles which ultimately gives patients their confidence back.
She prides herself in providing a high standard of care to all patients. Her gentle and caring nature helps to build a good rapport with the patient, gain their trust and build their confidence. In doing so, she is particularly skilled in helping nervous patients overcome their dental anxiety.
Her main approach is to keep treatment simple, conservative and at a pace that patients are comfortable and able to cope with; a very much patient-centred approach. She strongly believes that prevention is better than cure and aims to instil this principal at a young age with children by continuously educating and promoting good oral health.
She is passionate about changing patients’ opinion about coming to the dentist, particularly by making every effort to ensure each visit is a positive experience and a step in the right direction in achieving every patient’s end goal.
In her spare time, she loves to spend time with her family and travel the world.
Dr Areej Saleh qualified from the University of Baghdad Dental School in 2001 and joined Heralds Way Dental Clinic in 2011.
In 2011, she achieved a Diploma of the joint dental faculties at the Royal College of Surgeons of England and is committed to continual professional development within dentistry.
She has successfully achieved her masters in Aesthetic dentistry from King’s College London.
Dr Saleh has a particular interest in cosmetic dentistry, ‘smile design’ and ‘smile makeover’ including short-term orthodontics and is a certified provider of Invisalign appliances that straighten teeth. She is also certified in Facial Aesthetics and carries out anti-wrinkle and filler procedures.
She is married with two daughters and lives in Essex. Outside Dentistry she loves spending time with her family and friends, cooking and baking.
Hygienists & Therapists
Foundation degree on Oral Health Science Essex 2016. Louise qualified as a dental hygienist in September 2016 at the University of Essex.