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: 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 believes that the best way to treat her patients is to listen to them and to take great care in delivering superior quality to the treatments she provides. Vera’s main interests are conservative dentistry, facial aesthetics, speaking at seminars and person-centred therapy. She has completed several aesthetic bonding cases with great success. They have less destructive effects over restored teeth and are delivered at a lower cost compared to lab made restorations. Aesthetic bonding is also often used to complement the straightening of teeth with Invisalign Go. Her whitening cases achieve excellent results due to prolonged treatment and her continual support. She provides simple and natural looking facial treatments with the use of botulinum toxin and dermaroller. Additionally, Vera has completed an Msc in person-centered counselling and psychotherapy, which she now uses to deliver seminar presentations. She has also completed a diploma in hypnotherapy, skills she uses to provide independent psychotherapy and hypnotherapy sessions to treat problems such as depression and anxiety.
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.
Qualified from: BSC (Hons) Dental Hygiene & Therapy Birmingham , 2014
GDC No: 251212
Caroline joined the team as a Dental Hygienist in 2015, having graduated from the University of Birmingham in 2014. She strongly believes dental hygiene plays a very important role in the overall dental health of patients and is committed to encouraging her patients to achieve this. The most rewarding part of Caroline’s job is seeing the improvement patients make when they respond to the treatment and advice given and particularly likes working with nervous patients and spending time improving their confidence.
Caroline is a member of the British Society of Dental Hygiene & Therapy and likes going on courses to ensure she is up-to -date with her knowledge..
In her spare time, Caroline enjoys spending time with family and friends and enjoys keeping fit, weightlifting, playing tennis, yoga and looking after her 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.
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: NVQ Level 3 in Dental Nursing United Kingdom, 2008
GDC No: 189836
Hannah started her career in dentistry in 2007 and achieved an NVQ level 3 as a dental nurse. She joined the team at mydentist Manchester in 2013 as Treatment Coordinator. Hannah uses her knowledge and experience to discuss treatment options with patients in a friendly non-clinical environment and works closely with our specialist dentists and their patients to ensure they have the best experience possible from start to finish. Hannah is qualified in radiography which allows her to take dental X-rays for patients. In her spare time, Hannah enjoys keeping fit, going to gigs and festivals and spending time with her family & friends.
Mr .Evangelos Stogiannis
Qualified from: DDS, Thessaloniki Greece, 2010
GDC No: 210914
Evangelos graduated from Aristotle in 2010.During his 2 final years of studies he worked at a dental implantology practice where he gained a deeper knowledge of implants.After completing his studies he joined the forces for one year where he was appointed at the military hospital where he had the opportunity to develop his skills in different areas of dentistry. Evangelos moved to the UK in 2011 where he started working in NHS/mixed practices across Manchester.In 2014 he completed a course in Aesthetic dentistry at Eastman dental institute, in order to improve his skills in providing aesthetic dentistry. Evangelos is also a certified invisalign Go provider offering an alternative to conventional orthodontics.His main aim is to help his patients to get the smile they need to improve their confidence. One of his future goals is to explore the field of facial aesthetics.Outside of practice Evangelos enjoys training, cooking and travelling
Mr .Matthew James Edwards
Qualified from: BDS United Kingdom, 2010
GDC No: 192313
Matt graduated from Newcastle University in 2010 and has experience of working in both NHS and private practice. He completed a two-year post-graduate course in Aesthetic and Restorative dentistry at Tipton Training Academy, and was awarded the prize for ‘Best Dentist on the Restorative Course’ in his second year. The course has given him experience in all aspects of restorative and cosmetic dentistry including white fillings, crowns and bridgework, whitening and veneers. It also gave him a more detailed understanding of the complex way in which teeth bite together and move over each other, giving a solid foundation to his restorative work and allowing him to treat clicks and pains in the jaw. Matt believes in an evidence-based approach and likes to take the time to talk his patients through treatment options allowing them to make an informed choice.
Mr .Paul Sylvester Serrant
Qualified from: BDS 2006 (Manchester), MJDF RCS (Eng) 2011, MFDS RCS (Edinburgh) 2011, MClinDent Orthodontics (London) 2015, MOrthRCS (England) 2016. England, 2006
GDC No: 103438
Paul completed his undergraduate studies in dentistry at the University of Manchester and then went on to obtain over 5 years of experience in general dentistry. Following this he completed hospital training posts in Oral/Maxillofacial Surgery and Children’s Dentistry/Orthodontics at Senior House Officer level, which led to the award of membership diplomas from both the Royal College of Surgeons of England and Edinburgh. Paul completed his specialist training in Orthodontics at the Eastman Dental Institute obtaining the award Master of Clinical Dentistry (Orthodontics) with merit from University College London in 2015. Paul was awarded the membership in Orthodontics Diploma (MOrth RCS Eng) from the Royal College of Surgeons of England, and granted entry onto the GDC specialist list in 2016. Throughout his training Paul has written and published numerous scientific articles and has presented his research findings internationally.
Dr.Mohammed Adnan Safdar
(Dental Implant Surgeon)
Qualified from: BDS England, 2008
GDC No: 153742
Adnan graduated from the prestigious King’s College London, followed by an additional year of study for which he attained a First Class (Hons) BSc degree and a distinction for his research.
He then wished to develop his skills and broaden his perspective in dentistry. Firstly, he worked in the Oral & Maxillofacial departments, then completed a Restorative Dentistry post and worked as a Specialty Dentist in Restorative Dentistry.
Adnan moved to Manchester where he worked in NHS dentistry before ultimately making the move to private practice.
He continued his enthusiasm for learning and building his skills in order to offer the highest standard of care for his patients. He completed a Post Graduate Certificate in Restorative Dentistry (Tipton Training) and a MSc in Dental Implantology with merit (University of Manchester).
Adnan’s passion is in dental implants and his role focuses solely on this at mydentist. He is friendly, approachable, down to earth and strives to deliver high standards of Dental care. He continues to refine his skills through various courses, seminars and conferences both in the UK and overseas.
Adnan also enjoys spending time with his young family, socialising with friends, travelling, trekking, playing football, reading and supporting Leicester City!
Dr.Nidhi Mangleshkumar Surana
Qualified from: Statutory Exam 2015 BDS Maharashtra Uni of Health Sci 2010 India, 2010
GDC No: 256953
Nidhi qualified from India in 2008. After practicing in India for 4 years she moved to the United Kingdom in 2013. She qualified the Statutory exams in London in 2015 after which she worked as a private dentist for 2 years in and around Manchester. Recently she has joined mydentist Stevenson Square - as a mentee undergoing vocational training equivalence program. Nidhi enjoys all aspects of dentistry with a special interest in cosmetic procedures and Endodontics- using the latest rotary instruments to achieve a high success rate.
She has a friendly attitude and tries to make anxious patients feel relaxed and comfortable.
As a professional she constantly strives to update her knowledge by attending regular courses, events and lectures. She is also a member of the local dental community in Stockport and Rochdale. In her spare time Nidhi enjoys playing badminton and going swimming.
Qualified from: Diploma in Dental Nursing Level 3 QCF City & Guilds 2013 UK, 2013
GDC No: 246814
Cathy qualified as a Dental Nurse back in 2013 after starting an apprenticeship with mydentist 7 years’ ago. Over this time she has developed her skills and knowledge as a nurse, specifically focusing on dental implants. She works closely with Dr Rahim Kanji assisting with simple to advanced dental implant cases. In July 2018 she became Treatment Coordinator alongside Hannah and is enjoying the new challenges within this role. Cathy also has experience in assessing the company’s student Dental Nurses coursework helping them towards passing their exams. Cathy is passionate about giving great patient care and prides herself in the relationships she has built up with her patients. Outside of work she enjoys keeping fit, travelling the world and scuba diving.
Mr.Alvaro Pons-Fuster Lopez
Qualified from: Dds, Phd Master Advanced Periodontics and Implants Madrid, 2011
GDC No: 236887
Alvaro qualified in Dentistry in 2011 in the European University of Madrid. He then wished to develop his skills and broaden his perspective in dentistry. Firstly he performed a year course in Periodontics where he started developing a passion for this subject, and secondly he started his PHD degree in the University of Murcia, which he completed in 2014 with a qualification: Outstanding with merits.
Alvaro then moved to UK, and whilst working as a general dentist, he continued his enthusiasm for learning and building his skills in order to offer the highest standard of care for his patients and performed a year course in Occlusion and Prosthodontics, whilst performing other courses and attending seminars and conferences.
In 2016 he moved back to Spain to perform a two years full time education master degree in advanced periodontics and implants in the prestigious Spanish European University of Madrid.
He is friendly, approachable, down to earth and strives to deliver high standards of Dental care. Alvaro also enjoys spending time with his family and friends, travelling, reading and supporting Valencia FC.
Mr.Kyle Daniel Hunt
Qualified from: BDS England, 2013
GDC No: 245003
Since Kyle graduated at The University of Sheffield in 2013, he has practiced both with the NHS and privately throughout the North-West of England. Throughout that time he has gained experiences in many aspects of dentistry and has developed a passion for conservative dentistry, a method of dentistry which aims to maintain as much of your natural tooth as possible. This includes both tooth coloured fillings and dental whitening. Kyle has developed his knowledge of dentistry by completing a postgraduate diploma in restorative dentistry and is currently progressing further to achieve a masters level. Kyle believes it is important to listen to patients, which enables him to tailor dental care to their specific needs and endeavours to make the dental experience as comfortable as possible. Outside of work Kyle enjoys golf, tennis, and spending time with his friends and family.
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