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’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.
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: BDS Belfast 1980 United Kingdom, 1980
GDC No: 54366
John has a special interest in restoring extensively broken down and compromised dental wear cases. John has completed many smile design cases over his career with an emphasis not only on enhancing aesthetics but also on restoring function with predictable longevity.
John is committed to a minimally invasive approach to treatment always trying to preserve as much natural tooth structure as he can.
John also has over 20 years experience in treating and restoring dental implant patients.
An important part of John’s life is helping people whom he meets through his work. He is very aware that many patients who come to see him for the first time are both nervous and apprehensive. They may have had some very negative dental experiences in the past. Often that person may have lost their self-confidence and self-esteem. John understands that taking that first step can be very difficult and can take a great deal of courage. If this is you then his pledge to you is that he will always do his very best to support you to restore your trust and confidence; helping you in making an informed choice on your treatment.
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.
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.
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.
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