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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

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.

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.

Dr Khawar Ali (known as Havy)

Associate Dentist

GDC Number: 265733

We are delighted to welcome Khawar (who likes to be known as Havy) to our dental team. Upon meeting Havy the first thing you will notice is his extreme enthusiasm, passion and the genuine care he has for his patients.

A very hardworking and patient-focused dentist, Havy thrives on seeing his patients leave with a happy smile. His motivation is to change people’s lives for the better and we are fortunate that he has joined us to share his love of dentistry and patient care with our patients at Skircoat Green.

He is continually investing in and developing his skills as a dentist and regularly attends training events to ensure he is up to date with the latest techniques. He enjoys all aspects of dentistry, particularly minor oral surgery, and is qualified to provide Invisalign Go and non-surgical facial aesthetics.

Havy is a local lad, who was born and raised in Bradford. On leaving school Havy gained a first class honours degree in biomedical science from Bradford University. After undertaking work experience in various fields he decided that dentistry was for him and went on to complete his dental qualification at the Peninsula University in Plymouth.

Keen to return to Yorkshire, Havy spent time working in the maxillio-facial unit at Bradford Royal Infirmary, before moving into general practice where he quickly gained a reputation amongst his patients as a kind and compassionate dentist.

Outside of work Havy has been involved in raising money for several charities and is currently associated with ’Haq- water for life’ charity. His hobbies include travel and keeping up with the latest developments in the world of science.

Havy enjoys art and designing abstract canvases - and has even had a piece of work exhibited at the Royal Albert Hall!

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.

Chloe Wilcock

Treatment Co-ordinator and Dental Implant Co-ordinator

GDC Number: 214330

Chloe joined Skircoat Green Dental Practice in 2018 as a member of our Front of House team. Chloe is a Registered Dental Nurse who gained her National Certificate NEBDN in 2010.

Although Chloe is passionate about all things dentistry, she particularly enjoys guiding our patients throughout their distinct treatment journeys. This makes her perfect for her role as Treatment and Dental Implant Coordinator. Chloe is essential to helping patients make informed decisions about their treatment.

Chloe brings a wealth of knowledge and a friendly disposition to our practice. She makes patients feel right at ease no matter where they are in their journey to a new smile. We are grateful to have Chloe on our team, and we are confident that her support will make your experience with us a positive one. Chloe can answer any questions you have about the services we offer and explain in detail any dental treatment options you may be considering.

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Skircoat Green Dental Practice
341 Skircoat Green Road
Halifax
West Yorkshire
HX3 0LX

opening times

Monday

8:30am - 5:30pm

Tuesday

8:30am - 5:30pm

Wednesday

8:30am - 5:30pm

Thursday

8:30am - 5:30pm

Friday

8:00am - 1:00pm

Saturday

Closed

Sunday

Closed