Meet The Team

We have an experienced team of dentists on hand here at The Friars Street Dental Practice, with each dental specialist holding a wealth of knowledge and experience within the industry. To find out more about our skilled and helpful team, simply read on!

Dr. Tara Barry

Dr. Tara Barry BDS, BSc, MJDF RCS(Eng) PgCertDipDSed


Tara qualified from Guys Dental Hospital in 2007. During her studies she gained academic and clinical excellence achieving the Maurice Wohl General Dental Practice Prize.
Since qualifying Tara has held posts in Hospital, Community and General Dental Practice in and around Essex.

Tara constantly likes to update her skills; she became a member of the Royal College of Surgeons in 2009, gained a teaching qualification in Medical and Dental Education in 2010, and recently completed a Postgraduate Diploma in Conscious Sedation from Guys Dental Hospital. Alongside her clinical dentistry, Tara has been an Honorary Tutor at Barts and the London Hospital. She is currently a Vocational Trainer on the East of England Deanery where she is involved in training newly qualified dentists.
Tara has a special interest in treating nervous patients. Her calm relaxing chair side manner helps put her patient’s at ease.
Outside of Dentistry Tara enjoy spending time with her family (including her chickens and ducks) and getting things to grow in her garden.

Dr. Imran Khan

Dr. Imran Khan BDS, BSc(Hons), MFDSRCS(Eng) DipDSed CRDP(Eastman)

Dr. Khan qualified at Kings College London in 2000.

He has a wealth of experience and a strong passion for dentistry. Since qualifying from Kings College he has continued to add to his skills, he has a diploma in dental sedation making him very good with anxious patients, as well as an additional qualification in restorative dentistry from the prestigious Eastman Dental Institute.

He has worked at both Ipswich hospital & West Suffolk hospital as well as the Royal London Hospital.

Dr. Sayeed Parker BDS


Dr. Atif Waheed BDS


After qualifying in 2001 he worked in London in general practice for 5 years.

He moved to Sudbury and joined the Friars Street practice in 2006.

He especially enjoys cosmetic dentistry and tooth whitening and has an interest in treating dentally anxious patients.

His interests include cricket and reading, and he is a huge Queen fan.

Dr. Elspeth Moffat BDS


Dr. David Buchanan BDS


Mrs Sharon Taylor

Mrs Sharon Taylor

Practice Manager

Sharon joined the Practice in June 1996 and was receptionist for 9 years before taking on the role of Practice Manager which she has been doing for the last 10 years.

She is married with two grown up children and has two young grandsons.
She enjoys socialising with family and friends and dining out.
Her interests include listening to music, going to the gym, walking her dog, and she has a passion for shopping.



Bethany Bowser   

Caroline Botterall   

Donna Preston

Grace Comber    

Holly Nicoll 

                                                                Jacqueline Coe

   Jacqueline Hammond   

   Kate Spragg

   Stephanie Hendry

Contact Details

Friars Street Dental Practice
26 Friars Street
CO10 2AA

01787 372401


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