Visage Cosmetic Dental Clinic
Mohammad Tariq Bashir
GDC - 85407 BDS University of Glasgow 2005 Clinical Lead
Tariq graduated from the University of Glasgow Dental School in 2005, earning a string of awards including the prestigious British Dental Association Student of the Year Award. In 2007, while completing various hospital training posts around Scotland, he achieved his Membership of the Faculty of Dental Surgery (MFDS) from the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow.
He came to Visage, Glasgow in 2008. He has a particular interest in minimally invasive restorative treatments, especially composite bonding, CEREC CAD/CAM one-appointment restorations, and Invisalign clear braces.
Tariq was a finalist for Best Young Dentist Scotland at the Dentistry Awards in 2015, and named Most Invaluable Team Member at the Private Dentistry Awards in London the same year.
He has continued his postgraduate education at several institutions. This includes dental implantology training at the University of Sheffield and a postgraduate certificate from the University of Chester. He is currently completing his master’s in endodontology (root canal treatment). He is actively involved with the British Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry, where he sits on the education committee and is the regional representative for Scotland. Until recently, he also held a part-time clinical teaching role at Glasgow Dental School.
Tariq has travelled extensively to learn the latest techniques and procedures from some of the most highly regarded dentists around the world. He is the first dentist from Scotland to have graduated from the Kois Center in Seattle, which focuses on advanced, evidence-based restorative and aesthetic dentistry.
His desire to raise the bar in Scottish dentistry led Tariq to co-found the Scottish Dental Study Club, which hosts regular evening and day seminars featuring national and international lecturers.
Tariq also helped to set up the Dental Aid Network, a charity which provides basic dental treatment to children in countries where access to treatment is difficult.