Dr.Angela M Polonia
Qualified from: LMD Lisbon 2008 Portugal, 2008
GDC No: 190409
Angela graduated in Porto, in Portugal, in 2008, she came to the UK in 2010 and moved to Norfolk in 2011.
Angela worked as a Junior doctor at Oral and Maxillofacial Department at the Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital for one year, gaining experience and knowledge in oral surgery, trauma, oral cancer and orthognathic surgery.
Angela started working at mydentist in November 2017, providing general dentistry and treatment under sedation.
Angela has a particular love for oral surgery, she is empathetic with nervous patients and enjoys treating children providing them with a more fun and educational approach to oral health care.
In September 2018 Angela started at the University of Bristol studying a Masters in Dental Implantology.
Qualified from: Zahnarzt Hamburg 1990 Germany, 1990
GDC No: 85053
Ingo qualified from the prestigious Hamburg Dental University in 1990, he has been working in the United Kingdom since 2005.
He has worked as a general dentist for 28 years which means he has a wealth of knowledge and experience. He is interested in all forms of dentistry and in particular sedation dentistry providing treatment for anxious patients.
He is committed to continue to learn new techniques and approaches to provide a high level of dental care. Additionally he strives to provide this care gently and compassionately.
He likes to present a relaxing atmosphere to work in without compromising the results.
Qualified from: BDS, MFDS RCS(Ed) UK, 2016
GDC No: 265875
Issar graduated from the University of Sheffield. Following graduation, he has worked in general dental practice in North Central London. He has also trained in Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery (OMFS) at the renowned King’s College Hospital in London and also at the Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital. He has a special interest in Oral Surgery and providing treatment under sedation. Issar enjoys taking time with patients in order to be thorough and ensuring treatments are properly understood. Outside of dentistry he enjoys playing sports, particularly football and racquet sports. He provides Private dentistry here, under Local Anaesthetic and IV sedation.
Qualified from: Stat Exam United Kingdom, 2008
GDC No: 155079
Kalpana graduated from Nagpur University India in 1999, between 1999-2000 she continued her development with an internship at the Government Dental College and Hospital in Nagpur India.
Kalpana relocated to the UK in 2003, working at the Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital assisting with Minor oral surgery procedures, and assisting in theatre sessions for major cases such as trauma.
In 2011 she started as an associate dentist in Norwich until present, during this time Kalpana has worked as a general dentist providing NHS and private procedures, she has a particular interest in the extraction of teeth. She has also had experience working within the sedation clinic offering treatment for anxious patients.
Her hobbies include photography, reading, visiting new countries and she is also an avid cricket fan.
Qualified from: LMD Lisbon Portugal, 2006
GDC No: 105856
Miguel graduated in Portugal in 2006 and relocated to the UK in November of the same year. He worked in Worcester and near to Bristol before moving to Norwich in 2011 where he works as a general dentist providing NHS and private procedures.
Miguel’s interests in developing his knowledge lead to a post-graduation in implants in 2008 in Portugal. Miguel joined MSc in orthodontics in Warwick University in 2013 receiving his certificate in 2014 and completing a diploma in orthodontics in 2018. The types of orthodontic treatments range from regular braces (aka “train tracks”), aesthetic braces, aligners and invisible braces (lingual).
Dr.Montserrat Gasset Arrando
Qualified from: Lic Odont Barcelona Spain, 2011
GDC No: 268475
Montserrat graduated as a dentist from the University of Barcelona where she worked as a private dentist for almost six years. During this time, she started a post graduate degree in Endodontics which she completed in 2012, she then went on to do another post graduate qualification on TMJ dysfunction which she then went on to complete in 2014.
In 2017 Montserrat relocated to the Norfolk area and joined a practice providing NHS general and private dentistry and since joined our team in early 2019.
Outside of her day to day job Montserrat’s hobbies include reading and learning new languages.
Qualified from: Lond United Kingdom, 2002
GDC No: 81162
Dr Olubajo graduated from the prestigious and well-renowned Dental institute of Guy’s, King’s & St Thomas’, London UK in 2002. Since then she has built up a wealth of experience in General & Cosmetic dentistry by working in both NHS and Private practices both within London, Cambridgeshire and the West Midlands and her Continuous Professional Development. She welcomes patients who suffer from dental anxiety and phobia as she has a special interest in providing dental care to these patients. She is part of the dental sedation team within the practice and is able to provide both General dental care and Cosmetic dental treatment with the use of sedation. Busola’s philosophy is that everyone has a right to a smile filled with confidence and free of pain even if they suffer from dental anxiety or dental phobia.
Fun Fact: In her spare time Busola thoroughly enjoys salsa dancing and travelling. She recently performed with her salsa team at the Salsa Congress in Marrakech, Morocco!
Qualified from: DDM Bulgaria, 2004
GDC No: 185242
Plamen graduated from the Sofia Dental University in Bulgaria back in 2004, after which he then continued to progress in Bulgaria as a general dentist from 2004 to 2010.
In 2010 Plamen moved to the United Kingdom and has been working for the same dental practice since, he is especially interested in restorative dentistry. He would also like to expand his knowledge and experience in the future to orthodontic dentistry.
His hobbies include multiple sporting activities, both watching and taking part, and he also enjoys taking short city breaks and travelling when possible.
Plamen is a vibrant character and is always very cheerful.
Qualified from: Zahnarzt Hamburg Germany, 1992
GDC No: 78546
Tis studied dentistry and graduated from the Hamburg Dental University in 1992, between the years 1992 and 1994 he worked as a vocational trainee clinician. He then became the owner of a dental practice in Hamburg during 1995 and 2000 where he continued to practise dentistry.
Tis moved to the United Kingdom in the year 2000 to continue his profession, and since then has been working as an associate dentist in different NHS and private practices in and around East Anglia.
Tis is focused on all aspects of general dentistry providing NHS and private procedures, he is especially interested in aesthetic dentistry.
Qualified from: MB ChB South Africa, 1991
GDC No: 6046630
Dr Swanepoel studied Medicine at the University of Pretoria, South Africa working in hospitals rotating in different departments, including anaesthetics.
She spent five years working as a GP, including A&E rotations before she changed her career path and did phase three clinical trials for a pharmaceutical company.
She relocated to the UK in 2001, taking a career break to look after her children. She has always had a passion for dentistry and started doing conscious sedation for dentistry in 2007 obtaining a Certificate in Sedation and Pain management from UCL in 2009.
As a mobile Sedationist she treated a wide scope of patients, both NHS and private in more than 70 practices in London and the south east of England.
In 2011 she moved to Norwich to become a dedicated Sedationist for an NHS referral clinic in Norwich and has worked there since. She has also recently started Facial Aesthetics practice offering anti-wrinkle treatments.
She has kept up with her learning including resuscitation qualifications and has completed one revalidation cycle with the GMC. She likes running, acting, and is involved with her charity Loving by Giving, travelling to Tanzania to do some outreach work there.
Qualified from: Diploma in Dental Nursing Level 3 QCF City & Guilds UK, 2013
GDC No: 246471
Sam grew up in the Norfolk area, she is a qualified hairdresser and also has eight years of retail experience.
Looking for a career change Sam started as a trainee dental nurse in 2011 and qualified with a Diploma in dental nursing in 2013. She is currently doing radiography and hopes to qualify in 2020, and she is continuing to progress with her clinical career.
Sam has experience in general dentistry, minor oral surgery and working within a busy sedation clinic supporting very anxious patients. Sam started a new role within the practice as treatment co-ordinator, she has a passion for delivering great patient care and building a good rapport to achieve the best patient journey.
Mr.Fabio Ivo Silva De Oliveira
Qualified from: Registered under s36C of the Dentists Act 1984 2016 Portugal, 2013
GDC No: 262707
Fabio qualified as a Dental Hygienist (Bsc) in 2013 from the faculty of dentistry CESPU, Porto – Portugal.
Fabio has been working for the last 6 years providing oral hygiene instructions and appropriate treatment to each patient based on their oral hygiene, diet and social habits in order to formulate a treatment plan suitable for each patient.
He also has experience in oral health of the implant patient and also periodontal and peri-implant diseases.
He is passionate about his job and he strives to give people the best service and care.
Outside dentistry he really enjoys traveling, spending time with family and friends and also enjoying time with his dogs.
Qualified from: s16(2A) Dentists Act 1984 Romania, 1984
GDC No: 80145
Qualified from: Ireland Ireland, 1983
GDC No: 58057
Dr.James Lee Walker Asencio
(Dental Implant Surgeon)
Qualified from: Lic Odont Murcia Spain, 2010
GDC No: 219973
James has been a member of the International Congress of Oral Implantologists (ICOI) since 2008 in 2010 qualified from the University of Murcia in the southeast of Spain. Having spent two years working as a private dentist in Spain, in 2012 he moved to the UK where he has since worked in both the NHS and private dentistry.
He has been restoring implants since 2011 and started placing them in 2014. During that time, James completed a postgraduate Certificate in Dental Implantology from the Cambridge Academy of Dental Implantology and is currently taking his Masters Degree (MCIinDent) at the BPP University in Waterloo, London.
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