Introducing

THE SQUARE DENTAL

EDUCATION

From one of the directors that brought you Red Square

Out with the old, in with the new.

Our modern and relaxed teaching methods welcome dentists of all experiences.

Whether you are seeking free CPD events in the evening, support through a mentorship programme or prefer to fully immerse yourself into a topic without committing to a year-long course you’ll find something on our curriculum.

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EXPLORE OUR OFFERINGS:

Click the links below for further information.

Hungry Minds Study Club

  • Free evenings for our referring dentists, opportunity for case discussion and networking.
  • Free CPD, sponsor deals, topical food celebration, charity fundraising opportunity.

U RESTORE

Full Immersion Course Series

  • Full course days on various topics delivered via lectures & seminars; hands on, and live patient training in a clinical environment.
  • Single course day fee £395
  • Weekend course fee £795

Webinars

  • Full course days on various topics delivered via lectures & seminars; hands on, and live patient training in a clinical environment.
  • Single course day fee £395
  • Weekend course fee £795

MEET OUR FACULTY:

Dr Riaz Yar

Specialist in prosthodontics

BDS, MFDS RCS (Edin), MPhil (Restorative), DPDS, Dip Implant Dent RCS (Edin), MPros Dent RCS (Edin)

GDC Number: 76337

Riaz accepts referrals for Implants, removable and fixed prosthodontics and complex aesthetic cases including management of tooth wear.
One of The Square’s Directors Dr. Riaz Yar graduated from the University of Liverpool in 1999. After spending some time in general practice, Riaz set up his own practice in 2003 before gaining MFDS from the Royal College of Surgeons Edinburgh in 2005.

Following this in 2008, Riaz completed an MPhil in the complex field of restorative dentistry and in 2011 completed a 4 year long Specialty training in Prosthodontics at the University of Manchester where he is also an Honorary Clinical Teaching fellow in Prosthodontics.

In addition to being greatly involved in prosthodontic teaching and the supervision of restorative dentistry research projects in Manchester, Riaz is also an internal examiner for the Membership of Joint Dental Faculties of the Royal College of Surgeons England and an internal examiner for the Overseas Registration Exam and License in Dental Surgery of the Royal College of Surgeons.

As well as completing the specialty prosthodontic training, Riaz has undertaken a Diploma in Postgraduate Dental Studies (DPDS) with the University of Bristol and a Diploma in Implant Dentistry with the Royal College of Surgeons, Edinburgh. Riaz lectures nationally and internationally and is a keen advocate of postgraduate teaching. This is evident with the setting up of RED (Restorative Education of the Dental Team) Square – providing a MSc in Restorative Dentistry in partnership with University of Chester for which he is the program director.

Riaz sees patients for routine treatments as well as providing Implants, Aesthetics, Crowns, Bridge and complex Denture work.

Riaz is married with four children and is a keen fitness fan (at the moment!).

Dr Julian Satterthwaite

Specialist in restorative, periodontics, endodontics and prosthodontics

BDS MSc PhD FDS MFDSRCS FDS(Rest Dent) FHEA

GDC Number: 71740

Julian’s clinical work includes all aspects of restorative dentistry, and he has particular interests in complex/extensive treatments, tooth wear, hypodontia, and restorations utilising dental implants.

Julian graduated from Cardiff in 1996 and then moved to Bristol, working in both general practice and hospital posts. Following a short period in Surrey and completion of the Fellowship in Dental Surgery of the Royal College of Surgeons of England (FDS), he returned to Bristol early in 1999 as a Lecturer in Restorative Dentistry, completing the Membership of the Faculty of Dental Surgery of the Royal College of Surgeons of England (MFDS) shortly after. He then moved to London to undertake a Masters degree (MSc) in Conservative Dentistry at the Eastman Dental Institute, which was awarded (with distinction) in October 2001.

He joined the University of Manchester School of Dentistry in 2001 as a Lecturer and subsequently completed specialist training in Restorative Dentistry, together with a PhD in Bio-materials Science. He was made a Fellow of the Higher Education Academy in 2011 and a Fellow of the Academy of Dental Materials in 2012 and gained a Postgraduate Diploma in Leadership in 2013. Julian is now a Professor of Restorative Dentistry at the University of Manchester (having been awarded a personal chair in 2013) and is an Honorary Consultant for CMFT.

He is extensively involved in postgraduate education and training, having previously been Director of Graduate Education for the School of Dentistry & also Lead for Postgraduate Taught programmes. He is Director of the University’s MSc programme in Fixed & Removable Prosthodontics. He is a Past-President of the British Society of Prosthodontics (2015-16). His roles reflect his keen interest in post-graduate education and skills improvement for the dental team and he has broad experience of providing a variety of academic and hands-on training. He is an examiner for the Royal College of Surgeons of England and Edinburgh, examining the Diploma in Implant Dentistry, Intercollegiate Speciality Fellowship in Restorative Dentistry and the speciality Membership in Restorative Dentistry.

Dr Stephen Brindley

Specialist in restorative dentistry, prosthodontics, endodontics, periodontics and oral hygiene

BDS, MPhil(Pros), FDSRCS (Eng), MRDRCS (Edin), FDS(Rest Dent), RCS (Eng)

GDC Number: 70984

Stephen accepts referrals for Complex Restorative cases, Endodontics, Surgical Endodontics, Dental Implants and Adult Dental Trauma.
Stephen is one of only a few dentists in the UK to be a Registered Specialist in Restorative Dentistry, Endodontics, Prosthodontics, Periodontics and Oral Surgery.

Stephen qualified in Liverpool in 1995. Following 10 years’ experience in Hospital and General Dental Services Stephen began his Specialist Training in Manchester in 2005. Stephen works as a Part-time Consultant in Restorative Dentistry in the Royal Stoke University Hospital. He is the Clinical Lead for Restorative Dentistry services in North Staffordshire. Stephen provides the oral Rehabilitation of patients with Head and Neck Cancer, Hypodontia and severe facial trauma. His special interest is the management of patients requiring complex care involving specialist level treatment in multiple specialities to improve their dental health and aesthetics.

Stephen has presented throughout Europe on many aspects of Restorative Dentistry. He is currently a Royal College Examiner in the Masters in Restorative Dentistry examination and the Diploma in Implantology.

Stephen is married with 3 children.

Dr Rahat Ali

Specialist in restorative, endodontics and prosthodontics

BSc, BDS, MSc, MFGDP, MFDS, PGCHE, FDS (Rest Dent) RCS

GDC Number: 83428

Rahat qualified from Bristol University in 2001 with First Class Honours in Physiology and then Dentistry in 2004. He spent a few years in General practice whilst completing the MFGDP diploma, before returning to the hospital sector.

Rahat completed a number of SHO jobs before being appointed as a Clinical Lecturer in Restorative Dentistry at Bristol University in 2007. He then worked as a Staff Grade in Restorative Dentistry at Mayday Hospital, London before being appointed Specialist Registrar in Restorative Dentistry at the Leeds Dental Institute in 2009. During this time, Rahat developed a keen interest in Complex Endodontics, Removable Prosthodontics for Gagging Patients and the multi-disciplinary rehabilitation of Head and Neck Cancer and Cleft Palate Patients. He also works as a GDC Internal Examiner for the Overseas Registration Exam, in addition to maintaining a busy schedule on the postgraduate teaching circuit for General Dental Practitioners across the United Kingdom.

Rahat finished his specialist training in Restorative Dentistry in 2015. He then completed his Post CCST fellowship in Head and Neck Oral Cancer Rehabilitation with the North Western Deanery in 2016. He is currently Consultant in Restorative Dentistry at Liverpool Dental Hospital.

Rahat has joined the Square Dental Practice and accepts referrals for all types endodontic treatment, including de nova treatment, re-treatment cases, open apices and teeth with complex endodontic anatomies. He is a GDC registered Specialist in Endodontics, Prosthodontics and Restorative Dentistry.

In his private time, Rahat has a keen passion for tennis and modern jive dancing. He can normally be found at least once a week in Lancashire or Yorkshire dancing and trying to add to his repertoire of dance moves.

Dr Ailbhe Mcmullin

Specialist Orthodontist

Dublin BDentSc (2004), MSc Orthodontics (2011), MOrth RCSEng (2011), FDS Orthodontics RCSEng (2013)

GDC Number: 86052

Ailbhe accepts referral for all Orthodontic treatments.

Ailbhe is a Specialist Orthodontist and Consultant Orthodontist in the Cleft Unit of Royal Manchester Childrens' Hospital.

She graduated with Honours from Trinity College Dublin Dental School in 2004. Following various posts in Dublin, Guys & Kings and Kent & Canterbury Hospitals and general dental practice. She undertook orthodontic specialist training in the Manchester region. She was awarded a Masters in Science Degree in Orthodontics with Distinction from University of Manchester along with Membership in Orthodontics from the Royal College of Surgeons of England. She then completed Senior Registrar training and gained the Intercollegiate Speciality Fellowship in Orthodontics of the Royal College of Surgeons England in 2013.

In her spare time, Ailbhe regularly sculls with Trafford Rowing Club and enjoys baking. We are looking forward to supporting her when she rows for England in the World Coastal Rowing Championships.

Mrs Lisa Knowles

Dental hygiene therapist

GDC: 113981

Since qualifying from the University of Manchester in 2007 Lisa has worked in private dentistry around Cheshire. Lisa prides herself on her ability to help the most anxious patients feel calm, providing a welcoming and relaxed environment with an honest and strategic approach to her work. Lisa has worked alongside top specialists within the fields of Restorative, Oral Surgery, Periodontics, and Prosthodontics. This has given her both experience and a deeper understanding of the facial anatomy, which is key when carrying out treatments effectively. Lisa has a special interest in facial aesthetics and is fully qualified and experienced in providing a wide range of treatments including anti-wrinkle injections, brow lifting, treatment for hyperhidrosis, dermal fillers for fine and deeper lines, cheek enhancement and lip definition, jawline and chin definition and nose augmentation.
Lisa has undergone an array of advanced training in dentistry, facial aesthetics, tooth whitening and periodontal disease and ensures her skills and knowledge are updated and refreshed so she can provide safe and ethical treatments to her patients.
In Lisa’s spare time she enjoys spending time with her husband and children and has an interest in health and nutrition.

Catherine Warhurst

Dental Hygienist

Catherine qualified in 2008 from the Defence Dental Services Training Establishment at Aldershot.

A dedicated and empathetic Dental Hygienist, highly skilled in advanced periodontal treatments and disease management and also experienced in tooth whitening and facial aesthetics.

During her time working overseas Catherine proved a profound advocate in oral health education and her efforts were recognised when she received the Oral Health Promotion Dental Centre Award presented by the British Dental Health Foundation in 2013.

After 18 years serving in the Armed Forces Catherine retired in 2015 at 37 and is now working hard to provide outstanding oral health care to our patients.

Catherine continuously strives to further her knowledge and keeps updated with current techniques in dentistry. With this in mind Catherine can ensure treatment provided, is of a high standard and optimum for overall wellbeing.

Catherine is a keen triathlete who also enjoys skiing, wakeboarding and climbing. She also likes long walks with her cheeky Jack Russell Terrier.

Ruth Cummings

Business Development Manager/ Education Lead

GDC Number: 242225

Ruth qualified with the Diploma in Dental Nursing Level 3 QCF City & Guilds in 2013 at Manchester Dental Hospital.

She progressed quite rapidly in her dental career honing her skills and collecting post qualifications, accepting Head Nurse, Clinical Director & Course Coordinator positions in NHS, private and training sectors whilst working with industry leads and specialists across the UK & overseas.

Ruth brings a wealth of knowledge and experience to The Square Advanced Dental Care and is very passionate about delivering quality service and dental education to both patients and referring dentists.

Ruth represented the County in the Miss England contest raising just shy of £4000 for Variety Children’s Charity as the longest reigning ‘Miss Cheshire’ in the years 2017-19. When she isn’t at Hale Country Club, she’ll be volunteering at Cheshire Dogs Home or taking her own dog, Monty, for a run around Lymm Dam.

Chloe Adams

Patient Care Coordinator

GDC Number: 234948

Chloe started working for The Square Advanced Dental Care in March 2019.

She qualified as a Dental Nurse in 2012 with a Diploma in Dental Nursing Level 3 City & Guilds, since then has worked within the Private Dentistry Sector and gained a certificate in Implant Nursing.

Chloe has worked with specialist dentists within the UK and overseas and also within the teaching world of dentistry.

Her role is to provide referring dentists the highest level of service and make their referral patient's journey here at The Square Advanced Dental Care a pleasant one. She is always happy to answer any queries or concerns you have about treatment and have a lot of patience, particularly with nervous patients.

Whilst away from work, Chloe likes to relax with family and friends and enjoys following her favourite Manchester Football Team!

Read What Some Of Our SquareHeadz Have To Say:

HUNGRY MINDS STUDY CLUB

Excellent presentation & videos. Simple approach to occlusion – very satisfying to see!

N. Younis

Good, clear simple tips, very easy to see the steps and Tx Plan. Very well explained

A. Isaji

Great as always! Delivery is amazing!

S. Nicholls

Fantastic speaker, made tooth wear appear so easy (when it isn’t)

S. Patel

Great insight into a topic not often discussed/ taught

S. Umerji

Excellent Knowledge gained on Implant alternatives

J. Noone

Absolutely brilliant! So well explained

S. Sabir

Love these courses, thanks!

D. Patel

U RESTORE

Great insight & great explanation to complex dentistry. Very honest approach.

Anon

Very interesting, good case presentation

H. Hafeez

Riaz is an excellent speaker with a huge amount of experience and knowledge. Really enjoyed this event

Anon

FULL IMMERSION COURSE SERIES

Fantastic course. A real eye opener and makes you reconsider some 'conventional wisdom'.

T. Haque

Extremely professionally done. So Impressed. The teaching was the best I've had in occlusion.

S. Sheikh

Excellent - informative in an informal environment

D.Parker

Made a complex topic much more easier to digest, plenty of opportunities to seek further help/ clarification

N. Ahmed

Wanna Be In Our Gang?

Email ruth.cummings@thesquaredental.com for further course information.

Awards, Accreditations & Affiliations

CONTACT DETAILS

The Square Dental ADC,
2 Hollins House, 329 Hale Road
Hale Barns, WA15 8TS
Email:
info@thesquaredental.com
referrals@thesquaredental.com

OPENING HOURS

Opening times:
Monday: 09:30 – 19:30
Tuesday: 08:30 – 20:30
Wednesday: 09:30am – 18:30
Thursday: 9:30am – 18:00
Friday: 9:30am – 17:00

Saturday – By Appointment Only