Horizons Dental Practice

01782 515805 67 High Street, Biddulph, Stoke-on-Trent , Staffordshire, ST8 6AA



Horizons Dental centre was established in Ocotber 1999 and has expanded since then. It currently has over 25,000 registered patients and looks after patients of all age groups.

Dr A Rashid

Dr Adnan Rashid

Dental Practitioner

Adnan graduated in Dentistry from the University of Manchester in 2018. 
He completed his Foundation Training in Lichfield before joining Horizons and has made an excellent start since September working full time.

Outside Dentistry, he is a family man and enjoys traveling




BDS, University of Manchester

Member of

GDC membership number:278294


Miss Charlotte Leese

Dental Hygienist Therapist

Charlotte, a former nurse with the organsiation, is now one of 3 dental hygienists and therapsist at the practice. She graduated from Newcastle-upon-Tyne and has made a promsing start at the practice. 


BSc Dental Hygiene and Dental Therapy

Member of

GDC membership number:226092


Dr Maria Mousiou

Dental Practitioner

Maria graduated in Dentistry from the University of Plymlouth in 2018. 
She completed her Foundation Training in the West Midlands before joining Horizons and has made an excellent start since September working full time.

Outside Dentistry, Maria is very athletic , enjoys travelling and playing sports.




BDS, University of Plymouth

Member of

GDC membership number:277423


Dr Shaam Shamsi

Dental Practitioner

Shaam Shamsi qualified from the Royal London in 1994 and is the Principal / Clinical Director of Horizons Dental Centre and Genesis Smiles Centre.

He has an interest in cosmetic dentistry and oral surgery. He and his team have a profound interest in continuing professional development. As a former lecturer in the restorative department at Manchester Dental School teaching final year students, he continues to instil this ethos of learning in his current practices.

Shaam has also been involved with Vocational Training since 2001, teaching and mentoring new graduates in practice. In 2008, he was appointed to the post of Vocational Training Advisor / Training Programme Director in Health Education West Midlands and is responsible for running one of the training schemes at Stafford Hospital.

Shaam sits on the Local Dental Committee panel in North Staffordshire and is also involved in examining. He is a former examiner for the Faculty’s MJDF examination and currently examines for Overseas Registration examination in London as well as the Royal College of Surgeon's LDS examination and MFDS in Edinburgh. He has clinically mentored GDPs who have had FTP allegations brought against them. In 2006, he acquired a Postgraduate Diploma in Medical Ethics and Law and has worked as a Clinical panellist for the GDC’s Dental Complaints Service.

He enjoys lecturing especially internationally where has been invited by many overseas institutions to present on the MJDF and the ORE. He also sits as a panellist for the GDC’s Fitness to Practice procedures adjudicating matters on clinical and professional misconduct. HIs recent appointment includes presenting 'Mastering Your Risk' workshop programmes for Dental Protection. Outside dentistry he enjoys sport, travelling, attending the gym and spending time with his wife and 3 children.


Email: horizonsdental@hotmail.co.uk


BDS ( Lond) 1994; LDS RCS Eng 1994; MFGDP, PGCTLCP, Dip Med Ethics and Law, PG Cert BAIRD

Member of

GDC membership number:69986

Last updated on 05 January 2020.

Information supplied by Shropshire And Staffordshire Area Team