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Meet our Halifax dental team

The friendly faces and skilled professionals you will meet at Skircoat Green Dental Practice

I am always treated with care and respect by kind and polite people who do their very best for me.

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Dr Neill Wood 

Principal Dentist and Practice Director
BDS University of Bristol 1996,
MSc with Distinction in Dental Implantology University of Salford 2021

GDC number: 72156

Neill embarked on his dentistry career in 1996 when he qualified from Bristol University. Ever passionate about growing his knowledge and experience, Neill has spent two years in hospital posts following completion of his initial training before spending serval years in NHS practice.

Neill transitioned into private practice in West Yorkshire in 2007 in order to gain experience in a greater range of dental and cosmetic treatments. From 2008 to 2011, he returned, part-time, to hospital practice, as a paediatric dentist at the Charles Clifford Dental School in Sheffield. Following which, he served part-time as a Speciality Doctor in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery at Huddersfield Royal Infirmary.

In 2015, Neill purchased his current practice from a retiring dentist, and he has been happily caring for the dental treatment needs of those in Skircoat Green and Halifax ever since.

Neill believes that continuing education is the key to providing his patients with the best and latest in dental treatment, so he remains committed to his growth as a dental professional. To this end, Neill has completed an MSc in Dental Implantology with distinction at Salford University.

In his spare time outside the practice, Neill enjoys spending time with his family and photographing landscapes.

Reem EIia

BDS University of Manchester (2003)
Masters in restorative and cosmetic dentistry from university of manchester

GDC number: 81945

Reem enjoys all aspects of dental care and has a particular interest in creating beautiful smiles with teeth straightening and cosmetic composite bonding. She works in orthodontic practice and is currently undertaking her orthodontic postgraduate examinations. She offers clear orthodontics, ceramic and metal bracket systems.

Reem has a gift for making her patients feel at ease and ultimately delivering the smile they have always wanted.

Her notable training includes a Master’s degree in cosmetic dentistry and another in medical law.

Reem is also involved in research in general dental practice and is an advocate for research in primary care settings. She has recently published a research paper on this subject and will be presenting her research in Toronto.

Outside of the world of dentistry, Reem’s hobbies and interests include cooking, writing poetry, collecting Queen (the band) memorabilia and making handmade jewellery.

If you think Reem looks familiar, you may have seen her on TV! She featured in an episode of Hospital Heroes where she treated a patient following an air pellet incident and she has also been an extra on Coronation Street

Bilal Hussain


GDC number: 258731

Bilal received his Bachelor of Dental Surgery from the University of Leeds. Since graduating, Bilal has strived for quality dentistry and since has advanced his skillset in Restorative Dentistry by regularly attending numerous courses across the country. He has successfully completed the year long Headrow academy restorative course in Leeds. Bilal is also a Certified Invisalign Orthodontic provider.

Over the past several years Bilal’s passion to help individuals has thrived. Alongside his patient focused approach to dentistry, he ensures each person who walks through his surgery door is treated just as one of his own family members. Coupled with his knowledge and attention to detail he ensures every patient is treated with the best level of care and advice for all their dental needs in a comfortable environment. In particular, Bilal thrives in helping anxious and nervous patients regain their confidence in quality dentistry. 

Bilal believes everyone deserves to be confident about their smile and helps work towards the patients goals; be it cosmetic or functional.

He is a friendly and approachable dentist with a good sense or humour; always up for a chat and a laugh.

In his spare time Bilal enjoys spending time with his family, socialising with friends and playing/watching football.

Dr Tobias Rauber Spuldaro

Associate Dentist

GDC Number: 292561

We are delighted to welcome Tobias to our team. Tobias is a very motivated and dedicated general dentist, who does his utmost to provide the very best dental health, function and aesthetics for all patients.

He believes empathy is a key ingredient to building mutual trust between dentists and patients to ensure a more accurate diagnoses and more caring treatment.

Besides providing general dentistry Tobias has a special interest in gum health and a great passion for searching, researching and acquiring scientific and clinical knowledge.

He has invested greatly in his education over the years having completed a Master’s (MSc)and Doctorate (PhD) in Periodontology at Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Sul(Brazil) in partnership with the University of Michigan (USA), which is ranked one of the best dental schools in the world.

Tobias has also attended several international courses in dentistry in the last 12 years and worked as a clinical lecturer teaching advanced clinical dentistry for more than 5 years.

He believes that experiencing different ways of life shape our mindset and our outlook on life, increasing our understanding of the world.

Outside of work, travelling and socialising are his passions. He thinks that being exposed to diverse cultures and interacting with different people gives us the chance to try new food, make new friends, learn new traditions, take trips to historical places that are out of our comfort zone and broaden our communication. In fact, learning different languages is one of his favourite hobbies.

Dr Waz Butt

Associate Dentist

GDC Number: 177934

We are delighted to welcome Waz to our dental team. Waz is an experienced dentist who shares our philosophy and approach to patient wellbeing and offers exceptional standards of clinical care. Waz loves Yorkshire, being born and raised in Bradford and studying dentistry at the University of Leeds.

On meeting Waz you will quickly notice his calm and gentle demeanour and his great empathy for his patients. Waz is a motivated and committed dentist who takes exceptional care to build great relationships with his patients. He prides himself in offering consistently high standards of dentistry for all his patients and achieving fantastic results that leave his patients smiling with confidence.

Waz can offer a full range of general dentistry. He enjoys learning and developing his dental skills and over the years has gained additional experience in the areas of short-term orthodontics and facial aesthetics. He also has an interest in composite bonding.

Health and fitness are very important to Waz and when he is not caring for his patients or spending time with his family he is always weight training in his local gym, pushing himself with Cross Fit training and swimming.

During his younger years Waz participated in runway modelling.

Charlotte Lister

Dental Hygienist

GDC Number: 5851

Charlotte qualified as a hygienist in 2001 at the Leeds Dental Institute, and has worked in the Maxillofacial Department at Rotherham General Hospital. She has a special interest in periodontology and has completed extensive post graduate education in that field. Charlotte volunteers for many projects including ‘Oral Health in Developing Countries’ and ‘Crisis’. Charlotte has a young family, and when she is not at work, she enjoys taking part in aerial hoop classes.

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Skircoat Green Dental Practice
341 Skircoat Green Road
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