Dr Len D'Cruz, GDP, London and Senior Dento-legal Advisor, BDA
Len is a general dental practitioner, running a seven surgery mixed NHS and private practice in North East London. He is an experienced vocational trainer for the London Deanery. He is a dento-legal advisor for the BDA and a dental tutor for Health Education East of England. He has published "Legal aspects of general dental practice" and writes and presents regularly about legal and ethical issues as well as NHS contractual issues particularly in relation to the NHS contract prototypes. He is also an ORE examiner for the Royal College of Surgeons exam and is lead lecturer for the MA in Dental law and Ethics at the University of Bedfordshire.
Dr Riaz Yar
BDS, MFDS RCS (Edin), MPhil (Restorative), DPDS, Dip Implant Dent RCS (Edin), MPros Dent RCS (Edin)
One of The Square's Directors Dr Riaz Yar graduated from the University of Liverpool in 1999. After spending some time in general practice, Riaz set up his own practice in 2003 before gaining MFDS from the Royal College of Surgeons Edinburgh in 2005.
Following this in 2008, Riaz completed an MPhil in the complex field of restorative dentistry and in 2011 completed a four year long Specialty training in Prosthodontics at the University of Manchester where he is also an Honorary Clinical Teaching fellow in Prosthodontics.
He is also an internal examiner for the Membership of Joint Dental Faculties of the Royal College of Surgeons England and an internal examiner for the ORE and License in Dental Surgery of the Royal College of Surgeons.
Riaz has undertaken a Diploma in Postgraduate Dental Studies with the University of Bristol and a Diploma in Implant Dentistry with the Royal College of Surgeons, Edinburgh. Riaz lectures nationally and internationally and is a keen advocate of postgraduate teaching.
Riaz accepts referrals for Implants, removable and fixed prosthodontics and complex aesthetic cases including management of tooth wear.