The Burgass Hyder Dental Group, is led by Group Principal and Clinical Director Az Hyder. Az qualified with BDS at the Royal London Dental Hospital in December 1992. He was further awarded an MFGDP from the Royal College of Surgeons in 1996.
His dental clinical interests are varied and include children’s dentistry - he has held a role as a part time Dental Officer for the Community Dental Service treating and screening children for five years. During this time he obtained an Intermediate Diploma in Conscious Sedation. He has sat on two Oral Health Improvement strategy groups between 2009 and 2011 and also been part of pilots to improve oral health in our children.
Az was appointed as an Educational Supervisor for the Northern Deanery in 1995.He then enjoyed nine years’ experience mentoring and developing skills of newly qualified postgraduate dentists from Newcastle Dental School.
Az is currently sitting as LDC chair for County Durham and Darlington representing 85 local primary care practices in County Durham and Darlington.
With the growth of the dental group he now shares his time between managing the business and his clinical work. He still enjoys part of his time practicing with a mixture of general and cosmetic dentistry to patients that he has treated now for 25 years.