Our Professional Team

Here at our practice in Littleborough, we are dedicated to making your visit to us an enjoyable experience. We have a dedicated team to help guide you through your treatment. We understand that not everybody is eager to visit the dentist, and that many patients feel anxious about treatment. All of our staff are trained to make you feel calm and ease any nerves. If you have any questions or concerns regarding your treatment, we are only a phone call away. Our dedicated staff will always be on hand to help.


Principal Dentist
  • Dr. Khalid Mushtaq
  • Dr. Nazia Uddin
  • Dr. Illyaz Uddin
  • Dr. Yasser Khan
  • Dr. Mariam Azmi
  • Dr. Amna Butt
  • Dr. Billal Arshad
Operational Lead
  • Justine Lee

Dr. Khalid Mushtaq, BDS.

Dr. Khalid Mushtaq

Dr Khalid Mushtaq graduated St Bartholomew's and the Royal London School of Medicine and Dentistry. Dr Mushtaq has proudly resided in Rochdale all his life & passionate about positively contributing to the local community which is immensely dear to him.

After practicing in Rochdale as an Associate, Dr Mushtaq opened Littleborough Dental Practice (LDP) in 2007, counting this as one of the most important & happiest crowning moments of his life. His guiding principle has always been ‘to deliver the very best care’ to all patients under his care at LDP. Through leading by example, all staff serving at LDP have followed suit & ardently subscribe to the same ethos & elite standards thus creating centre of sterling level dental care at LDP that patients have given high praise.

Dr Mushtaq is supremely trusted & such high regard has ensured him being appointed by distinguished awarding bodies the care of patients through Domiciliary Service, Prison Dental Care & in Partnership with Dr Nazia Uddin (of LDP), oversees & directs the Emergency Out of Hours Dental Care responsible for patients from Heywood, Middleton, Rochdale & Bury (HMRB) region.

Dr Mushtaq feels deeply passionate about the new generation of UK Dental Care Professionals. He makes time to clinically teach the future Dentists of tomorrow at the University of Central Lancashire (UCLan).

LDP is in the enviable position of being recognised as amongst the few select practices of a safe & high standard by the General Dental Council (GDC) where the NHS trusts it fit for the newly qualified Dentists to receive an insight into the running of an approved practice. Dr Khalid is an approved mentor to newly graduated Dentists & Nurses as well as a BDA Good Practice Inspector & GDC Inspector amongst several other senior positions. Being steeped in such professionally highly responsible positions means Dr Mushtaq is fluent with the very latest dental training & protocol which in turn are incorporated by all staff at LDP & means the patients truly do get ‘the very best care’.

Dr Mushtaq zealously promotes a team building atmosphere at LDP & accounts the success of both the team & practice to ‘resolution achieved through heeding’ the needs both patients & staff.

Equally dear to Dr Mushtaq is his beloved family who also share his passion for Rochdale & have their home here; Dr Mushtaq values the health & fitness of others as well as his own & makes this fun through long distance runs & cycling. Dr Mushtaq also raises funds for medical research charities through making time to compete in marathons & fun runs.

GDC Number: 74685

Dr. Nazia Uddin, BDS.

Dr. Nazia Uddin

Dr Nazia Uddin graduated from the University of Liverpool. Dr Uddin has proudly lived all her life in Lancashire & has immersed herself in activities that will help the local population.

Dr Uddin’s distinguished career as a Dentist spans through service including both Mersey & North West Deanery in regions traversing Liverpool, Manchester & Lancashire. Dr Uddin was the first Associate Dentist to care for patients at Littleborough Dental Practice (LDP). She continues, as always, to be both an integral & instrumental force in seeing LDP go from strength to strength.

Dr Uddin offers more than her wealth of her valued experience, she is passionately remains acquainted with the highest possible dental standards of practice & quality-assured dental healthcare. She has achieved this in many ways including via enrolling on the Membership of the Joint Dental Faculties (MJDF) examination which are developed jointly by the Faculty of Dental Surgery and the Faculty of General Dental Practice (UK). She proudly counts herself amongst the distinguished few who have passed this exam with flying colours securing it through her steadfast diligence.

Dr Uddin is passionate about offering & delivering the very best dental options to her patients & has realized this through attending UK courses such as at Harley Street in London, where the rich & famous of society attend for treatment. Dr Uddin has also successfully completed in her spare time a distinguished Restorative Course, which has produced increasingly high demand from patients for her coveted superior class of dental treatment both to NHS & Private patients.

Dr Uddin has decidedly earned the trust & confidence of distinguished awarding bodies to be appointed, in partnership with Dr Khalid Mushtaq (of LDP), to oversee & direct the Emergency Out of Hours Dental Care responsible for patients from Heywood, Middleton, Rochdale & Bury (HMRB) region. She holds LDP dearly & is always asking what more can be done to keep it an outstanding & leading practice for both staff & patients.

Dr Uddin cherishes her time with her family. Her Husband & Brother are also Dentists ensuring that she is steeped in much savoured dental discussions both at home & at the practice. Dr Uddin enjoys keeping fit through cardio & endurance training including signing up for marathons to help raise funds for medical research charities. Dr Uddin broadens both her horizons & mind through travelling internationally.

GDC Number: 85348

Dr. Illyaz Uddin, BDS.

Dr Ilyaz Uddin graduated from Manchester Dental School. He moved from the West midlands to Lancashire, finding the people in the North West both warm & welcoming he has stayed ever since. Prior to becoming a practiced Dentist, Dr I Uddin proudly served with exemplary conduct as a Police Officer in the Greater Manchester Police. Dr Ilyaz has relished serving as a Dentist through both the Mersey & North west Deanery in regions traversing Cheshire, Manchester & Lancashire.

Both pleased & content patients are his raison d'être. He has consistently achieved this thanks to lengthy experience making his sessions both pleasant & agreeable to his patients. Through taking the time to listen & understand his patient’s personal wants & needs, he is readily able to meet their criteria to an optimum.

Dr I Uddin has attended the British Dental Association (BDA) HQ in London where he was trained in straightening front teeth through the Inman Aligner course. Dr Ilyaz constantly is updating his professional skill set through successfully completing courses, hence his patients have access to the latest & finest dental care & solutions currently available.

Dr I Uddin is fond of sharing his time with friends & family, inviting them to his pleasures i.e. both food & fitness activities. Dr Ilyaz treasures both the arts & literature in his persona

GDC Number: 209792

Dr. Yasser Khan, BDS.

Dr. Yasser Khan

Dr Yasser Khan qualified at St Bartholomew's and the Royal London School of Medicine and Dentistry, UK. He has been a part of the team here at Littleborough Dental Practice since summer 2010. Dr Khan works at the practice on a full-time basis and also provides Emergency Dental Services at BARDOC in Bury on a part-time basis.

Dr Khan is passionate about his work and always thrives for the highest possible standards of dentistry and patient comfort. He understands the importance of good communication and always ensures a calm and relaxing experience throughout your treatment. He aims to understand exactly what the patient’s needs are, in order to achieve the desired result.

Outside work Dr Khan enjoys all sports and is an avid fan of travelling.

GDC Number: 193731

Dr. Mariam Azmi, BChD.

Dr. Mariam Azmi

Dr Mariam Azmi qualified from Leeds University Dental school, UK, receiving the Jackson Prize for Paediatric Dental Health and the National BSSPD Coltene Student Award for her joint research project in Prosthetics. She thoroughly enjoys dentistry and always aims to provide a friendly and inviting environment for her patients and strives to achieve the best treatment outcome.

Apart from dentistry, she is an avid calligrapher, enjoys running and regularly attend a circus club to practice her juggling and circus skills.

GDC Number: 211168

Dr. Amna Butt, BSc PhD BDS.

Dr Amna Butt, qualified from the university of Liverpool's campus at UCLAN. The school pioneered one if the first courses that trained dentists in the community practice setting. It was here that Dr Mushtaq was, amongst others, her clinical tutor. Prior to pursuing her dental career, she was a research scientist in the field of cancer therapies. She acquired her BSc and PhD from the university of manchester before pursuing a post-doctoral career in the United States at the University of Michigan. Amna returned to continue her research career at the Paterson Institute for Cancer Research before embarking on her dental career. Dr Butt continues to use her passion for research to keep up to date with the latest advances in dentistry -aiming to provide a high quality and comfortable dental experience for her patients. Outside of dentistry she likes to spend time with family and friends, travel and dining out.

GDC Number: 227466

Dr. Billal Arshad, BDS.

Dr Arshad thrives on providing exceptional patient care and putting patients at ease by tailoring dental care to their needs. He aims to achieve the highest level of dental care by combining patients needs with his clinical judgement and relevant up-to-date research and studies. He is a firm believer in ,'Patients come first' and understands the importance of ensuring that all his work is in accordance with NHS and GDC rules and regulations. Dr Arshad is adamant on providing a friendly and welcoming environment for all his patients. Outside work, he thoroughly enjoys playing cricket and loves trying out new restaurants and foods from different cultures all around the world.

GDC Number: 244889

Justine Lee

Justine Lee

Justine Lee joined Littleborough Dental Practice in August 2008 as a dental receptionist and as a valued member of staff soon became head of reception. Three years later and after further qualifiactions Justine has progressed to become the the Operational Lead and acts on behalf of Dr Khalid Mushtaq to maintain the integrity of Littleborough Dental Practice.

Her role is to liaise with reception, the head nurse and the clinical team to ensure the smooth and efficient running of the practice as a whole. She is the first point of contact for the patients and helps in making sure they are looked after during their visit.

Outside of Littleborough Dental Practice Justine likes to spend time with friends and family as she believes that's what's important.