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."


Practice Manager and RDN

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!"



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 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".

Dr Ramzan Mohammed (GDC 258743)

After graduating from Manchester Dental School I completed further training as a General Dental Practioner in Manchester City Centre. This is where I increased my skill level & competence, as well as a keen interest in Root Canal treatments.

I am currently partway through a postgraduate masters in endodontics to further improve my knowledge & skillset for this intricate art.

Other interest include: Short Term Orthodontics (Invisalign Provider) and Cosmetic dentistry (Composite Bonding and veneers)

Outside of work I am a big sports fan and a frequent traveller. I was at the Maracano stadium for the opening ceremony of the 2016 Brazil Olympic games


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!"

Amy Curran (Dental Nurse and Receptionist)
The smile clinic is a comfortable warm and welcoming place to work in, we are all like a big family. The team have been very welcoming and we all rely on each other to help provide a good service. I have been inspired since working on reception and am hoping to do the NVQ in Dental Nursing to be promoted to work within the clinic alongside the Dentists.

Ayesha Patel (Dental Nurse)

After completing a level 3 health and social care extended diploma, I started training in 2018 as a dental nurse in the Preston/Bolton practices. I aim to work towards a level 3 NVQ in dental nursing and which will allow me to work with and assist the Denitsts.

"The team I work with are very enthusiastic and motivated individuals who have helped me further my knowledge in the dental nursing field. I have the well being of our patients at the forefront and will try my best to aim for you to have a bright smile on your face as you visit us- Keep smiling!"

Aamirah Ismail (Dental Nurse)

Recently I have studied BTEC Applied Science Level 3 at Bolton Sixth Form College. I have really enjoyed studying this course and have gained many skills throughout the course.

I have joined the team at The Smile Clinic as I feel I have very good communication skills and i enjoy working in a team and with people, when everyone works together the service is better.

I look forward to completing my NVQ in Dental Nursing next year as well as being an integral member of our team.

Allana Jones (Dental Nurse)
Joined the team recently as a Qualified Dental Nurse and is looking forward to being an integral part of the team.