Meet The Team

We are really proud of the team here at Bean Oak.  Everyone including the reception team and nurses are dedicated to making your visit a great experience.  It’s a local team that’s been together for years and love getting to know our patients really well.

All our dentists and clinical staff are highly skilled and experienced and they actively continue their professional development by attending post graduate courses on a regular basis.

Dr Zaki Anwar BDS

Zaki qualified from Guys Hospital, London in 2001 and is the owner of Bean Oak Dental Care. Born and raised in Reading, Zaki has 15 years experience of general family practice. A bubbly and fun loving character, Zaki hopes to make coming to see your dentist a pleasant and comfortable experience. Zaki sees a variety of patients including Private, NHS & Denplan.

Dr Anwar is registered with the General Dental Council (GDC No 80255).

Dr Abhishek Bhardwaj BDS

Abhishek qualified in 2008 from Queen Mary’s University London and has since been awarded a Diploma of Membership of the Joint Dental Faculties by the Royal College of Surgeons of England. He has a keen interest in the latest innovations in dentistry helping provide a range of treatments in a gentle and caring manner. Having a progressive preventative approach, Abhishek looks to understand an individual’s need and tailor their treatment accordingly. With a particular interest in cosmetic dentistry, offering treatments such as Crowns, Veneers, Teeth whitening and Invisalign® Go, he enjoys taking part in a patient’s journey of enhancing the appearance of their teeth. In keeping up to date with regular post graduate courses he feels he is in a position to pass on the latest dental advice.

Dr Matt Golightly BDS

Matt qualified from Kings College, London in 1993. After a couple of years working in oral and maxillofacial surgery at Kings and St George’s Hospital in London, he moved to general practice in 1995. He has been working and living locally for the last 21 years, and has been based at Bean Oak since 2010.  Matt works Wednesdays only at Bean Oak Dental Care and sees patients on a private basis only.

Matt has had postgraduate training in implantology from the Royal College of Surgeons, London. Matt also has extra qualifications in multiple advanced treatments, including adult orthodontics, sedation, and non-surgical facial rejuvenation.

Matt has a reputation as a competent and skilled practitioner who always strives to excel in caring for his patients. This is evidenced by most of his new patients being recommended by existing patients.

Matt is registered with the General Dental Council (GDC No 69698).

Marie Lawson RDH (GDC number 5379)

Some of you may remember Marie as she has worked part time at Bean Oak Dental Care previously. We are excited to have her back as part of the Bean Oak family.  Marie will be working Tuesdays and Wednesdays.  Marie qualified from Guys Hospital and aims to provide a gentle, yet thorough hygiene service. 

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