Dentist in Wimbledon, London
49 Woodside, Wimbledon, London SW19 7AF
Why Choose Us
Meet Our Team
Dr Shahista Begum
BDS MFDS RCS (Edin)MFGDP (RCS Lond)
GDC No. 71753
Shahista obtained her primary dental qualification from The University of Birmingham in 1996 and has achieved postgraduate qualifications from the Royal College of Surgeons of London (MFGDP) and the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh (MFDS).
Her career to date has included working as a Civilian Dentist for the British Army in Germany and as a Senior Dental Officer in the Falkland Islands. Other highlights of her career have included working for the Sultan of Brunei in his Shell Oil Hospital in Borneo. In between working abroad she has worked in dental practices across the country both in the NHS and private sector.
She has extensive experience of family dental health, in particular the care of children and nervous patients, having worked in the children's department and Adult Health Clinic in the renowned Charles Clifford Dental Hospital in Sheffield.
One of the most rewarding aspects of her career has been the care of nervous and anxious patients. She finds this aspect of dentistry personally fulfilling and strongly believe that everyone should have access to pain-free dentistry. She regularly offers her skills for CRISIS, the national charity for the homeless.
She believes in a caring, compassionate and empathetic approach to delivering dental care coupled with the provision of dental treatment of the highest standard. This can only be achieved by building a honest relationship with her patients based on trust and mutual respect, a formula which has served her patients very well thus far.