Dr H S Patanwala (Nasser), was honoured to be personally chosen by Steve and Jo Clements to join the Sutton Dental team as a principal dentist in 2015 along with Rali, Amita and Raj.
Nasser is a graduate of the University of Birmingham. Since qualification, Nasser is one of only a handful of dentists to be examined and awarded membership to all the dental faculties of the Royal College of Surgeons London: Dental Surgery, General Dental Practice and Joint Dental Faculties. Nasser subsequently broadened his skill base as a Senior House Officer in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery (head and neck) at Lincoln County Hospital. In 2006, he was appointed resident dental specialist at Cadburys Bournville. In 2010, he and Raj were offered ownership of the prestigious Oakville Dental in Selly Oak. They have been successfully running this state of the art private practice for a number of years. At Oakville Dental both Nasser and Raj are foundation dentist trainers working alongside Steve clement to train and supervise postgraduate dentists.
During further studies at the world-renowned Eastman Dental Institute he developed a special interest in advanced cosmetic fixed and removable prosthodontics (veneers, crowns, bridges, implants and advanced dentures). He is also a practitioner of cosmetic orthodontics invisible braces with years of experience. Currently he is excited to be working with King’s College London researching advanced minimal intervention dentistry with Professor Banerjee and Micheal Thomas, as a new direction of preventative practice.
Nasser also holds a clinical lecturer post (since 2007) at the University of Birmingham School of Medicine and Dentistry, where you will find him teaching final year dental students every Thursday as their head of firm. He completed a degree in medical education from the University of Birmingham and is a fellow in higher education academy. He also lectures postgraduates for their Royal College of Surgeons London entrance examinations and teaches practical courses to both undergraduates and postgraduate dentists around the UK.
Whilst at university, Nasser established a keen interest in sport, captaining the hockey and cricket teams and still plays for local teams and for the last five years he has won the ‘best bowler’ trophy for Sportsman Cricket Club amassing over 200 wickets. He is a keen mountain biker, skier and walker and has climbed 6000+ metre mountains in South America, Himalayas, Borneo and Bulgaria. In 2015 he completed in his first triathlon, raising £4000 for Birmingham Cherry Lodge Cancer Care. His latest goal, is to climb the Matterhorn from the Switzerland route.