Dr Zahab Noshad Shaikh

Special Interest in Periodontics - BDS DClinDent Periodontics (Distinction) MPerio RCS Edin

Zahab graduated with a Bachelor of Dental Surgery in 2014. In 2016 Zahab commenced a hospital based 3-year full time specialist training program in Periodontics at the University of Sheffield. She was awarded a Doctorate in Clinical Dentistry (Periodontics) with Distinction in 2019. That same year, Zahab successfully completed her Membership in Periodontics and was elected as a member of the Royal College of Surgeons Edinburgh. Zahab is also a member of the British Society of Periodontology and the European Federation of Periodontology.

Zahab enjoys keeping up to date with the latest research. She undertook research on the effects of electronic cigarettes on the oral mucosa which was published in 2019. More recently Zahab was part of a research team which investigated soft tissue attachments to different dental implant materials. These results were published in the Dentistry Journal 2020. Outside of private practice Zahab has taught undergraduate dental students at the University of Sheffield Dental School.

Zahab has a patient centered approach and takes time to understand their concerns. Her ultimate goals are to help patients to maintain their natural dentition and to establish healthy tooth support structures. She enjoys motivating and employing a prevention-based approach with her patients when providing periodontal advice and care.

Zahab accepts referrals for the diagnosis and the management of periodontal disease. She provides a comprehensive range of non-surgical and surgical periodontal therapy using minimally invasive techniques.

Zahab provides the following surgical treatments:

  • Open flap debridement and resective pocket surgery
  • Regenerative surgical procedures (Emdogain and bone graft)
  • Crown lengthening
  • Mucogingival periodontal plastic surgery
  • Management of peri-implant diseases

In her spare time Zahab enjoys painting, travelling and spending time with her family and friends.

GDC Number: 288521

Dentistry In Harmony With Nature