About Us

We offer a range of services including:


  • Over 70 years’ experience
  • Hygienist advice and service
  • Preventative dentistry
  • Dental treatments
  • Cosmetic dentistry
  • New patients welcome
  • Nervous patients welcome
  • Emergency appointments
  • Evening appointments
  • Weekend service by prior arrangement

Meet the team at Hopwood Dental Practice

Roger Khansary U.D.D


Roger graduated from Stockholm University in 1994 and after working within other surgeries as an associate purchased Hopwood Dental Practice in April 2000.


He carries out all aspects of general dentistry including crowns, bridges, root fillings, cosmetic dentistry and has a special interest in dental implants.


Roger is particularly well liked by our more nervous patients due to his calm and gentle demeanour.


Roger attends regular post graduate courses and seminars to help maintain his knowledge and continue his professional development.


Outside work Roger enjoys attending the gym, reading and spending time with his family


GDC registration number – 74178

Vishal Patel


Vishal qualified from Sheffield Dental School in 2006, finishing top of his year with honours, as well as distinction in his final papers and the Britsh Dental Association prize in oral pathology.


Since then he has done further surgical training as a Senior House Officer in a maxillofacial surgery unit and has also passed his exams to gain membership to the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh in 2010. For over a year Vishal was also a Honorary Clinical Fellow in the oral surgery department at Charles Clifford Dental Hospital.


Vishal is dedicated to further education and has completed a certificate course in implant dentistry as well as a year long certificate course in cosmetic dentistry in London.


He enjoys all aspects of dentistry with a particular interest in cosmetic dentistry, oral surgery, braces and implant dentistry. His aim is to offer patients a wide variety of painless, modern tailor-made solutions to their problems.


Vishal loves to support good causes, having done the Manchester 10K run for Macmillan Cancer support as well as a charity skydive to raise money for his local hospital.


GDC registration number – 103424

Laura Steele RDH

Laura qualified from Glasgow Dental Hospital in 1997 having been awarded the Ash instrument prize for the best clinical work.


Laura has worked part time at Hopwood Dental Practice for 15 years.


Hobbies involve enjoying a lot of sport and travel.


Laura is captain of a local rounders league team and referee.


Family life is important and spent watching her son playing cricket and football.


GDC registration – 5291

Rebecca Kee


Rebecca, originally from Northern Ireland, graduated from Manchester dental school in 2015. She has worked in both mixed NHS and private practices. Rebecca’s enjoys working with children and anxious patients to help them feel at ease and realise the dentist isn’t really all that scary! As well as this, she provides facial aesthetic treatments, Invisalign and also is about to undertake a one year degree in restorative dentistry. Outside of work she enjoys travelling, the gym and socialising with friends.

Mahyar M Asl


Mahyar qualified from the Lithuanian University of Health and Sciences. Following some post-graduate training and a position as an associate dentist in Lithuania, he relocated to the UK in 2016. Since moving, Mahyar has worked in Wales and England, whilst continuing his post graduate studies.


He has completed a two-year postgraduate program in ‘Contemporary Restorative and Aesthetic Dentistry’ and ‘Implantology” leading to postgraduate diploma as well as several short courses on orthodontics, oral surgeries, endodontics and periodontology. He’s currently studying for MSc in implantology.


Whilst not at work, Mahyar loves swimming, reading as well as music.

If you need dental treatment in Heywood book an appointment at the Hopwood Dental Practice today! Call us 01706 369636