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Meet The Team 

Dr William Walsh BChD (University of Leeds), PGDip -
Founder and Principal Dentist - GDC 259187

Dr. Will, the proud owner of Maia Dental since 2021, is dedicated to the art and science of cosmetic dentistry. With a passion for enhancing smiles, he consistently participates in advanced training courses to ensure his techniques remain at the cutting edge of dental technology. 

With Invisalign forming a cornerstone of his cosmetic practice, Dr. Will earned a Postgraduate Diploma in Clear Aligner Therapy from The City of London Dental School. He has successfully completed over 150 cases and amassed a wealth of experience. This advanced training underscores his commitment to providing state-of-the-art treatments that meet the highest standards of care.

At Maia Dental, Dr. Will offers a comprehensive array of cosmetic dental solutions designed to accommodate all needs and budgets. Whether you are considering a smile makeover with Tooth Whitening and Composite Bonding, or seeking transformative changes through Digital Smile Design and Porcelain Veneers, Dr. Will is adept at crafting personalised treatment plans. His approach is not just about improving smiles, but enhancing patient confidence and wellbeing.

Patients appreciate Dr. Will for his gentle touch and the relaxed, friendly atmosphere he fosters at Maia Dental. His philosophy centres on patient comfort and open communication, ensuring that every visit is a positive, stress-free experience.

Choose Dr. Will at Maia Dental for a compassionate, professional, and tailored approach to your dental health. Experience a new level of personalised care and discover the smile you’ve always dreamed of.

Dr Sohail Ali BDS (University of Lancashire) -
Associate Dentist - GDC 272636

Dr Ali graduated with a Bachelor of Dental Surgery (BDS) from the University of Central Lancashire in 2017. He joined Maia Dental in September 2021 and has been with us ever since. 


Dr Ali is committed to postgraduate training and is currently enrolled on a postgraduate endodontics course. 

Dr Charles K Sheard BDS (University of Manchester) - 
Associate Dentist - GDC 290957

Charlie graduated as a Dentist from The University of Manchester in 2020. He has a keen interested in restorative dentistry and is looking forward to providing gold standard care at Maia Dental. Charlie regularly attends postgraduate courses to ensure his treatment is of the best quality.

Dr Christopher Taylor, BDS (University of Sheffield) 
Associate Dentist - GDC 271774

Dr William Walsh
Dr Charles Sheard

Chris graduated in 2017 from the University of Sheffield and since then, has worked in practices in Sheffield, London & Leeds. He enjoys all aspects of Restorative Dentistry and has undertaken further Post Graduate Training in Aesthetic-Restorative Dentistry.


In his free time Chris loves walking his Cockapoo called Indie, running, cycling and playing tennis.

Dr Christopher Taylor
Dr Sohail Ali

Dr Richard Moore, BDS (2002), MFDS RCS (Eng), FDS RCS (Ed), FHEA, FFDTEd
Consultant Oral Surgeon - GDC 80730

Richard is a Consultant Oral Surgeon, registered with the General Dental Council UK on the Oral Surgery Specialist List.

He was awarded his Bachelor of Dental Surgery (BDS) degree in 2002 at the University of Birmingham and completed an externship in oral and maxillofacial surgery at the University of Illinois, Chicago and gained experience in Canada. In addition he holds Fellowships at both the Faculty of Dental Surgery at the Royal College of Surgeons in Edinburgh and Faculty of Dental Trainers at the Royal College of Surgeons Edinburgh. Richard is also a Fellow of the Higher Education Academy.

Richard is a Clinical Lecturer in Oral Surgery at the University of Leeds (where he is currently studying for a PhD) and an Honorary Consultant Oral Surgeon at  Leeds Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust.

His professional interests are wide-ranging, including being a reviewer for several academic journals, and lecturing internationally. He has a particular clinical interests in all aspects of oral surgery and dental implants. In addition to this, he has interests within managing medically compromised patients, third molars and treatment under conscious sedation.

Outside dentistry, he is an Advanced Life Support Instructor and Provider for the Resuscitation Council UK.

Dr Richard Moore Consultant Oral Surgeon
Gemma Wilson Practice Manager

Gemma Wilson 
Practice Manager

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Jade Saunders 
Treatment Co-ordinator

Amber Priestley Dental Nurse
Caitlin Starbuck Dental Nurse

Caitlin Starbuck 
Dental Nurse

Brogan Harper Dental Nurse

Brogen Harper 

Dental Nurse

Amber Priestley 
Dental Nurse

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