Qualified from: CESPU - Oporto Portugal, 2005
GDC No: 187242
Dr Andre Tomas obtained his dental degree in Portugal in 2005, where he worked for approximately two years as a general dentist. This was when he developed his interest in orthodontics.
In 2007 he started his training in Orthodontics at the University or Barcelona, which was completed in 2009 becoming a Specialist Orthodontist.
Since then, he’s gained extensive knowledge in the most recent techniques of orthodontics and has a particular interest in Invisalign, of which he is now a Platinum provider. Andre feels this is the fastest, most comfortable way for his patients to have the smile they have always wanted.
Qualified from: Ovidius University, Constantza, Romania Romania, 2001
GDC No: 172897
Aris graduated from Ovidius University in 2001. After working some years in Greece in a private practice he decided to move to England in 2009 to pursue a postgraduate degree. Until 2012 he worked at a mixed NHS and private clinic in Essex. He was then accepted in Manchester University for a Master Degree in Endodontics.
Aris joined IDH/my dentist as soon as he graduated from his MSc and embarked on a journey to set up a referral network for endodontic treatment with amazing support of his colleagues and practice manager. He is also sharing his knowledge at Manchester University Dental Hospital as a Clinical Fellow in the postgraduate programme of Endodontics.
Aris says “I do what I enjoy, root canal treatments and everything related to them.”
Qualified from: DipDs Athens , 2010
GDC No: 204536
DipDS University of Athens, 2010
MSc Endodontics University of Manchester, 2015
Ioannis graduated in Greece acquiring a DDS degree from University of Athens in 2010. He worked for 1 year at the Naval Hospital and after his tenure he decided to move to the UK in 2011.
During his time in the UK, he has expressed a strong interest in Endodontics and Implantology which culminated in his Masters degree in Endodontics in 2015 and his Postgraduate certificate in Implants from Dentale Academy in 2016.
After completing his Masters degree, he works in various private dental practices where he accepts referrals of complex cases that require root treatments/retreatments.
Ioannis also provides orthodontic therapies such as Six months smiles, Inman aligner and clear aligners. His main goal is to be able to provide his patients the smile they want.
His main interests outside of work are travelling, music and tennis.
Qualified from: Degree in Dental Surgery at the University of Athens Greece , 2006
GDC No: 104775
Kostas graduated in Greece obtaining his DDS degree from the faculty of dentistry at the university of Athens. after working a short period of time at a private practice in Athens, he decided to move to the United Kingdom where he developed an interest in restorative and cosmetic dentistry. After completing a year long course in aesthetic dentistry in the Paul Timpton academy, he was selected to complete a master degree in restorative adhesive dentistry in Sheffield Dental School. The course provided him with knowledge in all aspects of restorative dentistry with a special interest in adhesive dentistry, a branch of dentistry which deals with adhesion or bonding to the natural substance of teeth. Kostas believes in evidence based dentistry, showing the benefits of reduced tooth preparation and the importance of an intact enamel structure for the long term health of teeth. Kostas also has a passion for playing tennis.
Qualified from: LDS at the Faculty of Dental Medicine in Lisbon University, Portugal in 2002 Portugal, 2002
GDC No: 100461
Vera’s main interests are conservative dentistry, teaching and person-centred therapy.
Conservative Dentistry: Vera frequently attends courses on conservative dentistry to further develop her skills.
She believes the best way to treat her patients is to listen to them and takes great care in delivering superior quality to the treatments she provides.
Her Zoom whitening cases get excellent results.
The flexible dentures she provides, are highly aesthetic, comfortable and durable.
Teaching: She has taught at her Faculty for three years.
Vera has completed an Advanced Certificate in Facilitating Learning in Healthcare Practice. She supports the training of dental nurses and is a competent lead clinician at her practice.
Person-Centred Therapy: Vera will be completing a Diploma in Counselling and Psychotherapy very soon and will be providing support to patients and colleagues with their psychological needs at the practice.
Vera is an enthusiastic yoga student and believes in the power of a positive attitude.
Qualified from: Glasg United Kingdom, 1993
GDC No: 4497
Lindsey qualified at Glasgow University Dental Hospital in 1993 and was awarded the Stafford Miller Oral Health Promotion Prize for the best projects for her year. Lindsey is our senior dental hygienist. Her dental philosophy is to treat the patient ‘holistically’ the real challenge is trying to motivate her patients to change their habits for the better to improve their overall health. Over the years Lindsey has always further developed herself and pursued her interests, such as taking her Bsc in Psychology. To relax Lindsey enjoys the simpler things in life such as; Meditation and walking her 2 dogs.
(Dental Implant Surgeon)
Qualified from: BDS Manchester , 2006
GDC No: 103150
Since graduating from the University of Manchester in 2006, Rahim has developed extensive experience in both aesthetic and restorative dentistry, whilst perusing his personal interest in dental implantology. He has successfully completed an MSc in Dental Implantology. Since 2007 Rahim has worked solely in private practice and has a broad experience in treating multiple dental challenges including: complex tooth wear cases, dental phobics, advanced gum disease and multidisciplinary cases.
Rahim now solely focuses within the field of implantology and is a peripatetic implantolgist and works across multiple practices around the northwest. His work is typified by an exceptional level of professionalism, which extends to a strong focus on continued professional development and keeping up to date with the latest advances and techniques – something he now takes a step further in his work lecturing and teaching/mentoring dentists new to the field.
Dr.Jose Julio Monteiro Fernandes
Qualified from: Portugal Portugal, 2009
GDC No: 184935
Jose graduated in Portugal in 2009. He qualified with a Master’s Degree in Paediatric Dentistry. After working a short period of time at a private practice in Portugal he decided to move to the UK where he has been working since 2010. He has attended several post-graduation courses to further develop his skills & to be able to provide more advanced treatments for his patients. Jose shows a particular interest in cosmetic dentistry. Jose is passionate about cosmetic straightening and short-term orthodontics. He provides clear braces for his patients such as Invisalign® as he wants a straighter smile for everyone. Jose provides facial aesthetics and anti-ageing treatments. Jose has experience in managing nervous patients using diverse anxiety control techniques. He believes that communication plays an important role and the best way to treat his patients is to listen to their concerns. Outside the practice Jose has a passion for football
Qualified from: University of Athens Greece, 2007
GDC No: 207305
Stamatios Kioufis DipDS PGDip(Perio)
DWSI in Periodontics
Dr Kioufis qualified form the University of Athens in 2007.
Before relocating in the UK he worked in various private practices with special interest in Periodontics and Operative Dentistry. In the last few years he worked in both the South and North West of England in mixed and private practices covering all aspects of General Dentistry. His Postgraduate Training was completed in Periodontics in the 2017 after a 4 year intense training where he obtained a Degree in Periodontics from the University Of Central Lancashire. Currently he splits his time between General Practice and a referral Practice in Periodontics. His next step in his career is the enrolment with the British Academy of Implant Dentistry. In his spare time he likes spend time with friends going to the gym and play table tennis
Qualified from: Diploma in Dental Hygiene and Dental Therapy United Kingdom, 2017
GDC No: 218108
Ruth started working in Dentistry as a trainee dental nurse in Anglesey 2008, since then she has worked for practices in Cambridgeshire, gaining experience nursing in orthodontics and dental implants.
Ruth passed the National Certificate in Dental Nursing in 2011, the British Dental Association Certificate in Dental Radiography in 2013 and the IRMER dental referrers course in 2017. She has recently qualified from The Greater Manchester School for Dental Care Professionals with a Diploma in Dental Hygiene and Dental Therapy. Ruth enjoys the positive impact her role has on promoting long term oral health.
Outside of work Ruth is a member of her local Slimming World social team, a singer in a band and supporter of Cats Protection.
Qualified from: hygienist Birmingham , 2014
GDC No: 251212
Qualified from: Athens Greece, 2009
GDC No: 207656
Qualified from: BDS United Kingdom, 2001
GDC No: 80175
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