The Smile Clinic Bolton

Our team of highly skilled and innovative dentists is led by Dr (Mrs) Firoza Chariwala

Our team have acquired many years of experience in dealing with complex as well as simpler dental needs. All of our dentists undertake regular post-graduate training to ensure that we live up to recognized standards of best practice. Visit us to discuss confidence boosting cosmetic enhancement of your smile as well as routine maintenance of your oral health.

Principal Dentist

Dr (Mrs) Firoza Chariwala
Mrs Chariwala is the principal dentist at The Smile Clinics. She graduated from Liverpool University in 1999 and opened her first practice in 2005. Within a year "The Smile Clinic" was both a national & regional award winning practice.

Mrs Chariwala enjoys working as a Dentist and has a particular professional interest in smile make-overs as well as Orthodontics (braces). She is a certified provider of "Inman" Orthodontic Aligners which complements the general orthodontic service she provides.

"I have a wonderful complement of staff that collectively provides a friendly and reliable service for our patients."



Saima Javed (Diploma in Dental Hygiene and Therapy - GDC 212064)
Saima Javed is the second Dental Therapist to join our team and will be helping the dentists at our Bolton and Preston branch. As a dental therapist she will be available to provide most of your dental treatments including providing fillings, periodontal treatments and scale and polishes. She has graduated from Liverpool University and is excited at joining our team.



Dr (Mrs) Madelaine Jackson BDS (GDC 83589)
Dr Jackson qualified as a Dentist from Queen' University Belfast in 2004 and has nearly ten years experience working in General Practice.

She enjoys providing high quality dental care for her patients and is currently studying towards a Masters degree in Restorative Dental Practice at the Eastman Dental Institute, University College London.

Dr Jackson practices Bikram Yoga and runs to keep fit. She has completed the Dublin Marathon and the Chester half marathon in recent years. Well done Madelaine.

Dr Zakiyya Seedat BDS (GDC 79094)
Dr. Seedat qualified in 2000 in South Africa. She has been working in the UK since March 2002 and offers a comprehensive service for general dental care and maintenance and is especially good with winning over children!

Zakiyya is a dedicated Mother and loves spending time with her two children.

"I pride myself in providing a caring and quality service as well as in helping you feel as comfortable in the dental chair as if you were at home".

Regional Manager

Julie Barton
Julie has been with the practices since 2008 and has been a great inspiration to all the team. She is available at each of the practices part-time and is always available over the phone. Julie’s responsibility is to supervise the staff and oversee all aspects of our service to make sure the patient journey is as smooth and as pleasant as can be.

"I feel that my team works excellently together and understand the principles of providing an excellent service. Your concerns are my concerns, which I believe helps us to understand and improve our services. If there is any aspect of your visit which you feel could be improved, please ask our reception staff to pass your details on to me and I will be in touch to help resolve the matter. Alternatively please email me on: [email protected]"



Rosemin Patel (Qualified Dental Nurse - RDN 248071)
Rosemin has been with the practice since we first started in 2005 and has thoroughly enjoyed seeing the practices evolve over the years. In the coming year, Rosemin hopes to enhance her skills in dental nursing and to be busy contributing to innovative changes at the practices. In her spare time Rosemin enjoys time with her husband and son.

"I enjoy working in The Smile Clinic and feel I am part of a very special team!"

Lucy Booth (Qualified Dental Nurse - RDN 190500)
Lucy has been working at the The Smile Clinic since June 2009. She is a fully qualified Dental Nurse and is interested in furthering her qualifications in the coming year by completing a "Dental Radiology" course. As well as being a dedicated nurse to one of the dentists, Lucy can sometimes be found helping out on reception and will be more than happy to give you any information you may require.

Lucy Lives with her boyfriend & in her spare time enjoys spending time with her family and friends.

"I enjoy working for this practice because we have a very strong team that all get along really well. I find it very satisfying when our patients go away with a smile!"

Laura Mathauda (Qualified Dental Nurse - RDN 204656)
Laura has been with us since 2012 and is a qualified registered Nurse who has additionally been certified as an implantology nurse through further training. Laura also has a keen eye for health and beauty and is always happy to help friends and colleagues prepare for those special occasions.

"I enjoy working for the smile clinic because we have a very close and friendly team"


Katie Walker (Qualified Dental Nurse -RDN 237074)
Katie Walker has been with us since January 2014 and works alongside Dr Madelaine Jackson. She is a fully qualified Dental Nurse and Beauty Therapist. 

Katie shows professionalism in her work and is happy to help out with any clinical questions. Her future aspiration is to further her career as a dental care professional.

In her spare time she enjoys running, skiing and socializing with her partner friends and family.

"I enjoy working in Bolton with the team they are like my working family we are all very close and very professional in our team work"



Maxine Whalley
I have recently joined the Smile Clinic as a receptionist, and I am really enjoying my role. I meet and greet patients when they first come through the door, and I am happy to help with all their queries.

I enjoy spending time with my family and going on holidays abroad.