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Norfolk Dental Specialists

Norfolk Dental Specialists

Show Phone Number1 Victoria St, Norwich, NR1 3QXUK
4.3 / 5  Excellent
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Opening Hours

Monday08:30 - 17:00
Tuesday08:30 - 18:00
Wednesday08:30 - 17:00
Thursday08:30 - 18:00
Friday08:30 - 17:00
Saturday09:00 - 15:00
Sunday

Popular Treatments

Consultation From £120
Dental Implants
Two Teeth Replacement £4000  -  £4500
Three Teeth Replacement (Replaced with 2 Implants) £4900  -  £5300
Four Teeth Replacement (Replaced with 2 Implants) £5500  -  £6100
Five Teeth Replacement (Replaced with 3 Implants) £7000  -  £9000
Six Teeth Replacement (Replaced with 3 Implants) From £7000
Full Arch Upper £10600  -  £16100
Full Arch Lower £8000  -  £11900
Dental Implants £1950  -  £16100
Two Implant Placement From £2100
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About Norfolk Dental Specialists

Our highly trained team of dentists and dental hygienists focuses on 

-Dental implants, Periodontics (gum disease), Endodontics (root canal) and dental hygiene.  Delivering some of the most advanced treatments available in East Anglia. That's what makes us the referral private dentist of choice for general dentists in Norwich and Norfolk. Dentists trust us to handle patients who need complex and specialised dental work, and to provide them with everything they need to take care of their patients after treatment with us.

You can refer yourself directly to the practice or ask your general dentist to refer you for specialist treatment, whichever route you access us you're in safe hands.  We believe that excellent dental work improves people's lives without pain and fear. Our team of specialists are trusted by dentists across Norfolk to carry out the advanced treatment they can't.

Many patients tell us that they are on a life-transforming journey, and we're with them every step of the way. Rather than consider treatment as something to be fearful of, it's something to be excited about. It can enable you to eat, drink, speak, and smile with true confidence - and our high long-term success rates mean you can achieve a beautiful, healthy set of teeth for life.

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from 12 verified reviews Patient Reviews of Norfolk Dental Specialists

"Excellent service"
5 50Reviewed 20 Jun 2018 Verified user. Review confirmed by phone and email.
Treatment Received: Implant Dentist Consultation
Used this practice for implant advise.

Excellent service.
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Paul UK
"I now feel hopeful for the future"
3.5 50Reviewed 21 Mar 2018 We were unable to verify the reviewer.
Treatment Received: Dentist Consultation
I was referred to the Norfolk Dental Specialists after spending twenty odd years avoiding the dentist. I was obviously very nervous but from the moment I entered the practice, the staff made me feel at ease with their smile, kindness and the relaxed atmosphere.
My initial consultation was carried out by Dr Aaron Lopez, a specialist in periodontics. Who explained that I had generalised chronic periodontitis, resulting in bone support loss. The initial prognosis of my oral health to say the least was frightening but I have been provided with a treatment plan. With his professional and kind approach, I now feel hopeful for the future.
I have just had my first appointment with Ms Gabby Taylor the hygienist, who managed to put me at ease instantly. She was very professional, really kind, non-judgemental, informative and dare I say it made my first visit, “fun”. She explained what I had been doing wrong, and how too correctly both clean my teeth and floss.

I must admit, although I felt embarrassed, not only for the state of my teeth but also my lack of basic knowledge of oral health. I was never made to feel like that at any stage, and only ever felt valued as a person. I am now sticking rigidly to the advice I was given and hope to see an improvement over the course of time.
All smokers out there please take note and make that lifestyle change, don't end up like me, although not that easy, give up!
Treated By: Aaron
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Dr Hamed Karimi responded to this review:

Thank you so much for your review and for being so entirely honest and forthright about what it is like to be nervous of the dentists. You really explained the consult and treatment process in a way that we know people will be able to relate to. This is so helpful as we know that having a periodontal condition can be difficult to understand and how best it can be treated and what support is available. We are on a mission to make people affected by both anxiety and perio issues to access and see that a visit to the dentists doesn't have to be scary and reading your reviews will help lots of people we are sure. Best Wishes, Hamed and the NDS team.

Unknown UK
"The treatment was first class"
4.5 50Reviewed 29 Jun 2017 We were unable to verify the reviewer.
Treatment Received: Dental Implants
Just finished the first stage of two implants, amazing treatment and totally pain-free.

Wonderful, the treatment was first class and all the staff was lovely.
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Dr Hamed Karimi responded to this review:

We are very pleased that you have taken the time to review your treatment to date, many thanks indeed. it helps other patients a great deal to know that implants are a pain free experience. We focus a lot on ensuring this comes across to all prospective implant patients and so it's really good that you mention this. Kind regards The Norfolk Dental Specialists team.

UK
"Thank you all so very very much."
4.5 50Reviewed 12 Jan 2017 Review verified by phone and email.
Treatment Received: Dental Crowns, Dental Implants
I was introduced to Dr Karimi by a friend of mine when I told her about my front crown falling out. She immediately said there is only one place for you to go for your treatment and that is Dr Karimi, NDS. I was extremely apprehensive as the loss of my front crown - although temporarily replaced - was a tremendous shock and my confidence received a big knock as I dare not smile, go out to Restaurants, etc., or even socialise! Within moments of meeting Dr Karimi and his Team I felt totally reassured and ready to face the procedure of having an implant. Having had the implant done I also had the tooth next to it crowned and now I am happily smiling again. My two front teeth look so good, I wish I had done something about it many years ago instead of waiting for the inevitable crown to fall out! The costs were explained in advance and I believe the prices charged were extremely fair.

I cannot speak highly enough about all the treatment I received at Norfolk Dental Specialists. The professionalism, the care and thoughtfulness is second to none. I also was most impressed by the way Dr Karimi was always explaining to his Dental Nurses the various procedures thus constantly adding to their knowledge and skills too. I must also thank the lovely Nurses for always being prepared to hold my hand if I got scared by the noise of extractions etc. As and when I need more treatment there is only one practice I would feel totally confident of going to - Norfolk Dental Specialists - Thank you all so very very much and I wish you a very happy 2017.
Treated By: Hamed
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Dr Hamed Karimi responded to this review:

We are very honoured to receive such a lovely review, thank you so very much Janie. We urge all prospective implant patients to consider their options, as we know that patients have a choice and so we are delighted that you choose us. We are always happy to hear that your friend recommended us too , we have worked hard on our reputation. Involving our nursing staff and explaining procedures and techniques ensures that they are engaged, motivated and can provide the best possible care to our patients. This is especially important when understanding how a patient might be feeling about a missing tooth and the impact it can have on many aspects of ones life. We are very happy that you are smiling broadly and you never know, you may be passing on a recommendation that will help another person find their smile! Many thanks and best regards, the NDS team

Mrs UK
"I have had an extremely positive experience at all stages"
4.5 50Reviewed 19 Dec 2016 Review verified by phone.
Treatment Received: Hygienist Session
I was recommended to go to Norfolk Dental Specialists by my dentist, for hygienist treatment for gum problems. The treatments have been on-going and have improved my oral health hugely. I have only ever had the length of appointment that was strictly necessary for the treatments I have needed, and have found it very good value for money.
I have had an extremely positive experience at all stages during my treatment. The hygienist is thoughtful, communicative and informative, and despite being a rather nervous patient, I have always been put at my ease. The practice is very organized and all of the staff are helpful, positive and courteous.
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Dr Hamed Karimi responded to this review:

We are so glad that your treatment here has been a success and that your initial nervousness didn't stop you from pursuing your dentist's referral. Our aim is to ensure that our patients feel no pain and that discomfort after treatment is minimised. Additionally, we always endeavour to save teeth where possible and so the investment you have made now will play a part in the future of your oral health. We are delighted that you took the time to review us and the team will be thrilled to hear your comments. Best Wishes the NDS team.

Sharon UK
"I cannot recommend the practice too highly"
5 50Reviewed 11 Dec 2016 Review verified by email.
Treatment Received: Dental Implants
I had 6 implants because I had a denture but found it difficult to speak clearly and eating wasn't easy.
I would definitely recommend this solution, which, though expensive has given me the ability to speak, eat and smile again!

On my first visit, I was impressed by Hamed 's approach and his explanation of the procedure. When it took place, the professionalism and team work were extremely impressive. Pain was "not allowed" and Hamed and his nurses attended to every small detail of physical comfort,including keeping my lips moisturised all the time. there was plenty of re-assurance and real kindness.
Altogether, I cannot recommend the practice too highly, a charming , very helpful receptionist, excellent nurses and brilliant surgeon?
Treated By: Hamed
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Dr Hamed Karimi responded to this review:

Hello Diana, What an amazing review, thank you very much we are very honoured! You cover so much of what we know patient's are concerned about and your explanation of costs versus outcome typifies what we believe 'life transforming dentistry' is. We are so pleased to have been able to help you, thank you so much for not keeping us a secret! Your review will be a great help, we are sure, to other people considering implants as an alternative to dentures. Bes wishes Hamed and the NDS team

Diana UK
"I am delighted with the outcome"
5 50Reviewed 20 Nov 2016 Review verified by email.
Treatment Received: Dental Implants
I had four implants as I had gaps both sides of my mouth which made chewing quite difficult and restricted what I could eat, The treatment was carried out over a number of weeks and I was made to feel very comfortable and pain free at all times. The new teeth soon felt normal and I am hardly aware of them now. I would certainly recommend implants. It is a fairly expensive treatment but for me a good investment.
My Dentist recommended Norfolk Dental Specialists. The clinic has a very welcoming atmosphere and all the staff are very professional and caring. My treatment options were fully explained and everything went to plan. I am delighted with the outcome.
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Nicola UK
"Dr Imran Sharif is undoubtedly a very talented dental surgeon and I would recommend him most highly"
5 50Reviewed 30 Oct 2016 Review verified by phone and email.
Treatment Received: Extractions, Dental Implants
Four years ago I had an abscess under one of back teeth and it was found that the tooth was broken as well so nothing could be done to save it. NDS was recommended to me and Dr Imran Sharif recommended extraction of the tooth and an implant. When the tooth was removed, Dr Sharif enabled my blocked sinus to drain and once everything had healed inserted my new implant with and extra piece of bone. The implant works exactly as one of your own teeth and you don't know it's there which means you can enjoy your food again!

The NDS clinic is an excellent surgery. You are looked after by a very caring team who will help you if you're nervous (as I was) and smooth your way through the procedure. I feel that having the implant was one of the best things I have ever done for myself and it has enabled me to eat comfortably and to enjoy food once again. Dr Imran Sharif is undoubtedly a very talented dental surgeon and I would recommend him most highly.
Treated By: Imran
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Dr Hamed Karimi responded to this review:

Hi Pippa, Thank you much for your very kind review. It's really interesting to hear about the complexities associated with the tooth as these types of extractions and treatments are exactly what we focus on as Dental specialists. We like to ensure that our patients are completely aware of the treatment and journey they undertake toward functioning, healthy and aesthetically pleasing teeth. We are sure that your story will encourage other people to consider and seek treatment. Dr Sharif is thrilled that you took the time to mention him and praised the team, it means so much to everyone at NDS. With Best wishes-the NDS team

Pippa UK
"Everyone went out of their way to be kind to me and I recommend them unreservedly"
5 50Reviewed 19 Oct 2016 Review verified by phone and email.
Treatment Received: Dental Implants
I am terrified of dentists and when a highly visible tooth broke to the point that it was not an option to save it I was mortified to realise that an implant was the only way forward. I decided that as I was having one done I would bit the bullet and get a second one done that was also in my smile line.

The work was carried out over a number of months - it was not fun but the gentle understanding of everyone involved made this a far easier journey than I could have believed possible. It a tad uncomfortable at times but completely painless.

The result has been outstanding - a year down the line I have trouble remembering which of my teeth are the implants - they have settled very well.
I would and have recommended Norfolk Dental Specialists to my friends as my experience was exemplary and the services that I received - fantastic!

I chose this clinic as it was recommended to me by another friend who had had an implant done a couple of years before
On arriving I was welcomed by Paula who recognised my utter terror and was very sympathetic and kind. This sympathy was echoed by Nami, my dentist and his lovely team.
Everyone went out of their way to be kind to me and I recommend them unreservedly.
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Dr Hamed Karimi responded to this review:

Dear Wendy, we are so glad to have been able to help you to not only overcome your fear, but that you are now the proud owner of a restored, natural looking smile! It's also heartening for many people considering implants to read, that although possibly uncomfortable at times, you never experienced pain. We work hard to provide the very best in care and treatment and the team are always thrilled to hear how patients feel and what they honestly thought about their treatment and how happy they are with the result. Warm regards, the NDS team.

Wendy UK
"I am totally thrilled at the results so far"
5 50Reviewed 16 Oct 2016 Review verified by phone and email.
Treatment Received: Periodontitis Treatment
A year ago I stopped smoking,my gums turned soft and started bleeding and my teeth became loose! I didn't like their appearance and I was in pain and very worried. I had heard that Norfolk Dental Specialists were the best to go to so I made an appointment. I was diagnosed by Mr Hamed Karimi who informed me that I had advanced periodontal disease and bone support loss and that the future of my teeth was very uncertain. I proceeded with the suggested treatments and saw the hygienist Miss Natalie Berwick regularly. I'm not going to say that the treatment didn't hurt afterwards, but " no pain,no gain " for my situation. A year later and the disease is well under control and I have only lost two molars so far and I can now look forward to other options of cosmetic dentistry performed by Mr Karimi. I am totally thrilled at the results so far. I wouldn't hesitate in recommending this practice. Cost...well it was worth every penny...last year for my birthday dinner I was struggling with very soft food...this year I'm having rump steak! I think that speaks volumes! My sincere gratitude to NDS and I look forward to seeing you very soon.

I chose Norfolk Dental Specialists because I had heard that they were the best in the area. Totally dedicated specialists and that's what I needed. My first impression,warm,friendly and professional. I cannot fault this practice or its staff in any way and I look forward to a continued working relationship.
Treated By: Hamed
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Dr Hamed Karimi responded to this review:

Dear Rosalinda, Firstly thank you so much for your kind review, we are very happy to hear that your ability to chew has been restored and that any discomfort you felt was manageable. Your review stated one of the most encouraging aspects of our specialist treatment; in that it has facilitated your options for further cosmetic dentistry, rather than having to accept the case as it was. We like to ensure that our patients fully- understand the treatment, process and journey they undetake and our team will be thrilled to know that you have been happy with the results and your praise for them. Thank you once again and we look forward to seeing you again. Kind regards, the NDS team

Rosalinda UK
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Accreditations

  • BDA - British Dental Association (UK) 
  • RCPSG - Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow (UK) 
  • RCSEng - Royal College of Surgeons of England (Northern Ireland) 
  • BSP - British Society of Periodontology (Northern Ireland) 
  • GDC - General Dental Council (Northern Ireland) 

Provides

Dentistry

Premises

Parking

Accessible to disabled people

Public transport access

Wheelchair accessible toilet

Access without steps

Disabled parking

Patient bathroom

Wireless access

Dentistry

From £330
Bone Grafting Materials
From £225
Bite Raising Appliance
 
Dental Checkup
From £100
Annual Periodontal or Implant Health Check
From £110
Cone Beam CT Scan
Dental Implants
£1950  -  £16100
Dental Implants
£4000  -  £4500
Two Teeth Replacement
£4900  -  £5300
Three Teeth Replacement (Replaced with 2 Implants)
£5500  -  £6100
Four Teeth Replacement (Replaced with 2 Implants)
£7000  -  £9000
Five Teeth Replacement (Replaced with 3 Implants)
From £7000
Six Teeth Replacement (Replaced with 3 Implants)
From £5700
Six Implant Placement
£10600  -  £16100
Full Arch Upper
£8000  -  £11900
Full Arch Lower
From £2100
Two Implant Placement
From £3000
Three Implant Placement
From £3900
Four Implant Placement
From £4800
Five Implant Placement
 
Immediate Implant Placement
Single Implant
£1950  -  £2400
Single Tooth Replacement
From £1300
Single Implant Placement
£1950  -  £2400
Single Implant
Dental X-Ray
From £12
Small Radiographs
From £45
Study Models
From £55
Pan Oral Radiograph
From £120
Consultation
From £300
Trial Wax Up
From £95
Endodontist Consultation
From £185
Simple Extraction
From £250
Surgical Extractions
From £525
Gingival Veneer
 
Gum Contouring and Reshaping
Hygienist Session
From £90
Consultation
£64  -  £96
Maintenance Visit (30 mins)
From £55
Chlosite
Periodontitis Treatment
£600  -  £980
Non-Surgical
£600  -  £980
Periodontal Surgery
£600  -  £980
Periodontitis Treatment
£598  -  £798
Root Canals
£598  -  £648
Incisor Root Canal
£748  -  £798
Molar Root Canal
From £648
Premolar Root Canal
From £300
Conscious sedation
From £1500
Sinus Graft
From £55
Airflow
From £475
Tooth Whitening

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Dr Hamed Karimi

Job Title:
  Dentist
Biography:
GDC registration number: 70400 Qualified in 1995 from Edinburgh University Dental School. He practised hospital dentistry and gained the Fellowship in Dental Surgery of the Royal College of Surgeons of England (FDS RCS Eng) in the field of Oral Surgery and Oral Medicine. He worked in private and NHS dental practice before embarking on the prestigious specialist training programme in the field of periodontology at Guy’s Hospital. He gained his M.Sc. (Master of Science) in Periodontology in 2001, and his M. Clin. Dent. (Master of Clinical Dentistry) in 2003, qualifying with a distinction. This was followed by Membership in Restorative Dentistry- one of the highest qualifications in the field of Restorative Dentistry awarded by the Royal College of Surgeons of England.

Dr Imran Sharif

Job Title:
  Dentist
Biography:
GDC registration number: 82537 Qualified from Guy’s King’s & St. Thomas’ Dental Institute in 2003. Over a three year period he undertook Senior House Officer positions in Restorative dentistry, Oral Medicine and Maxillofacial surgery. During this time he successfully gained his Membership to the Faculty of Dental Surgery of the Royal College of England (MFDS RCS Eng) in 2005. Imran was then appointed as a Dental Officer in Community Dental Service, which involved managing patients with complex medical conditions, special needs and dental phobia. His interest in conscious sedation led to him gaining membership of the Society for the Advancement of Anaesthesia in Dentistry (SAAD) in 2007. At this time Imran accepted a staff grade position in Oral Surgery at Kings college hospital.

Dr Nami Farkhondeh

Job Title:
  Dentist
Biography:
Periodontology, Implant Dentistry and Oral Surgery. Following completion of his dental degree at The Royal London Hospital and a year of Vocational Training he undertook a number of positions as senior house officer and staff grade in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery in some of the most prestigious hospitals in England. It was during this time that he learnt his basic and advanced surgical skills. He then undertook his Masters of Science training programme at Guy’s, King’s and St Thomas’s Hospitals where he learnt all aspects of Periodontology. He has also completed the Diploma in Implant Dentistry course at The Royal College of Surgeons of London. Nami is also trained in Dental Sedation. He is affiliated with a number of societies including the British Society of Periodontology, Association of Dental Implantology and the Society for Advancement of Anaesthesia in Dentistry. GDC registration number: 72287

Dr Hugo Pinto

Job Title:
  Dentist

Dr Aaron Lopez

Job Title:
  Dentist

Dr Daniel Vaz De Souza

Job Title:
  Dentist

Dr Nami Farkhondeh

Job Title:
  Dentist
Show Phone Number1 Victoria St, Norwich, NR1 3QXUK