Meet The Team


Dr Riaz Mitha BDS, MSc (Restorative/Cosmetic Dentistry)
Principal dentist
Aesthetic Dentist and Implant surgeon 

Hi my name is Riaz, I am the owner and principal dentist at Dental Design Studio. I qualified from the University of Manchester in 2003 and have worked in Bolton since 2004. I have  a passion for cosmetic dentistry and achieving clinical excellence in all aspects of my work and strive to nothing less than excellence.

I have completed a Master of Science degree in Advanced Restorative and Cosmetic Dentistry at the University of Central Lancashire and like to keep up to date with all the latest developments in my field by attending courses and lectures whenever I can ensuring I deliver the best to my patients. I have trained with some of the worlds finest dentists including Dr Larry Rosenthal, director of the prestigious Rosenthal Institute New York,  whose client list includes Catherine Zeta Jones, Michael Douglas and Donald Trump to name a few.

I have a special interest in orthodontics including Invisalign and Six Month Smiles. For those of you who would like straighter teeth without traditional metal brackets these are great alternatives. 

If you are serious about changing your smile or would like to improve your dental health please look at our gallery, read our testimonial page of satisfied clients and book yourself a FREE CONSULTATION. We really can help you.


Jill Brierley  Senior Dental Nurse/Receptionist

Jill is a highly experienced dental nurse of more than twenty years in the dental sector. She has worked the last thirteen years in private practice providing unrivalled care and service to patients in all areas of dentistry including full mouth rehabillitation with crowns, veneers, implants and sedation dentistry. Her caring personality and good sense of humour is affirmed by her popularity with patients. Her hobbies include socialising and looking after her beautiful daughter Sophie.

Dr Nadeem Younis   BDS (Sheff), DGDP (UK), DPDS (Bristol)

Special Interest - Orthodontics 

Mr Nadeem Younis qualified in 1993 from the University of Sheffield.

He has completed courses in orthodontics (straightening crooked teeth), restorative dentistry and cosmetic dentistry. His commitment to postgraduate education led to the award of the Diploma in General Dental Practice from the Royal College of Surgeons of England in 1996 and the Diploma in Postgraduate Dental Studies from the university of Bristol in 2007.

Mr Younis has a special interest in orthodontics and cosmetic dentistry.

He works as a clinical assistant to orthodontics at Burnley General Hospital and has been accepting referrals for orthodontic treatment from fellow dentists for the last 12 years.

His dedication to cosmetic dentistry has led to the attainment of full membership of the prestigious British Academy of Aesthetic Dentistry (BAAD) and gold membership of the British Dental Bleaching Society (BDBS). He has been a trainer to newly qualified dentists in the past and currently lectures widely on aesthetic dentistry. 

Dr Kishore Shanbhag  - Specialist Oral Surgeon

Dr Shanbhag is a highly experienced implantologist and oral surgeon who provides a full range of diagnostic, surgical and restorative treatment in relation to practice of oral surgery, sedation and dental implantology. He has placed in excess of one thousand implants and helped many patients with both missing teeth and stabilizing loose dentures.

Dr Shanbhag is also an associate specialist in the Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Department at the East Lancashire Hospitals NHS Trust. He is also a mentor for trainees in implantology for the University of Salford and the Association of Dental Implantology (ADI). He is a clinical coach and lecturer for Astratech Ltd and is a fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh and the Royal College of England.

Kishore lives locally with his wife Kanchan and daughter Tejal.


Elizabeth Daly - Facial Aesthetics Registered Nurse

Hi my name is Elizabeth Daly and I perform all the non-surgical facial aesthetic procedures at Dental Design Studio. This includes wrinkle reduction, dermal fillers, lip enhancements and chemical peels. I believe that client needs are the most important as shown by the fact that most of my clients have been referred by others and/or are repeat clients. I would welcome the opportunity to earn your trust and deliver you the best service in the industry. Please call the practice today for a FREE no obligation consultation and take one step closer towards transforming your life.