Stephen Garner, Registered Specialist in Oral Surgery
BDS (U Lon.) FDSRCS (Eng)
Stephen initially became involved in implant dentistry through his role as an oral and maxillofacial surgeon, where implants placed in the skull and other facial bones are used to support facial prostheses. He then progressed to placing implants for jaw and tooth reconstructions for patients following cancer treatment or severe trauma.
He has placed in excess of 8,000 implants, restoring the majority himself, but occasionally working in conjunction with restorative specialists for the most complex rehabilitation cases. His background as an oral and maxillofacial surgeon combined with a very restorative focussed approach result in dental implant restorations with excellent functionality and aesthetics.
In recent years Stephen has tutored and mentored post graduate dentists in implantology and oral surgery, demonstrating his superb communication skills which he also brings to his work.
Dr Carlos Ribo, Qualified Implant Clinician
Graduate of 'Dental Medicine'; Universidad Internacional de Catalunya (UIC).
Graduate of 'Advanced International Program in Implant Dentistry'; New York University College of Dentistry (NYUCD).
Received awards from the most prestigious academies in dentistry, including The American Academy of Osseointegration (AO), The Greater New York Dental Meeting, The NYU Research Day and a Diploma in Occlusion from the Frank Spears organisation, Seattle Institute, USA.
Member of the American Academy of Osseointegration (AO).
Presentions at The Greater New York Dental Meeting
Expert in surgical procedures for the most complex of dental implant cases, including sinus lift, guided bone regeneration, Sinus Lift Osteotome (Summers Technique) and socket preservation.
Ioannis (Yannis) Kakisis, Qualified Implant Clinician & Qualified Restorative Dentist
BDS | MSc Dental Implantology (Manchester) | MSc Prosthodontics (Manchester)
Yannis has been practicing implant dentistry in the UK since 2006 having moved here from Athens. Before joining DentalCarePlus Yannis worked in a number of implant clinics in Manchester, Cheshire and North Wales. Yannis holds a Master of Science (MSC) in Dental Implantology and Prosthodontics, both attained from Manchester University.
In addition to implantology Yannis has a special interest in high aesthetic prosthodontics including Crowns, Bridgework and Veneers. He also has a special interest in Oral Surgery including complex extractions, apicectomy, franectomy and soft tissue management.
Margarida Menezes, Qualified Implant Clinician
Margarida has been involved in implant dentistry since 2002, graduating with a Master in Dentistry in 2008. Maragrida was the best student out of 116 in the Internship with a grade of 19 on a 0 to 20 scale. Her master degree thesis was on Peri-implantitis with a grade of 17 on a 0 to 20 scale.
In 2011, she completed the 1 year full-time course in Prosthodontics at New York University College of Dentistry. In 2013, she completed the 2 year full-time course in Advanced Program in Implant Dentistry also at New York University College of Dentistry.
Margarida frequently lectures in the USA, around Europe and other countries.
Margarida has a high degree of experience in implant placement, prosthodontics, bone grafting, soft tissue management for improved aesthetics and full mouth restorations.
NYU Research Day 2013: Best presentation by a Resident in Peridontology and Implant Dentistry.
Dr Juan Mesquida Escalas, Qualified Implant Clinician
Juan been involved in implant dentistry since graduating as a Doctor of Dental Surgery in 2005. He was awarded an Masters in Implant Dentistry at ESI Barcelona in 2007. He then joined an internship program at Loma Linda University, California, for a year to further increase his implant dentistry knowledge and experience, and in 2011 he became a registered Implant Dentistry Specialist in the USA. From 2009 until 2010 he has been the resident-in-chief on the Implant Dentistry Program at Loma Linda University, involved in both the academic and in-surgery tuition of implant placement and restorations.
He is currently an assistant professor at the aforementioned university department. Dr. Mesquida has lectured in the USA and other countries and has a high degree of experience in computer guided implant placement, soft tissue management for improved aesthetics and full mouth rehabilitations with fixed and removable prosthesis.
He was the winner of 1st Prize award for Best Research Presentation at 2010 Annual Meeting of the American Academy of Implant Dentistry, (Boston, Massachusetts) and he was awarded the first prize in 2011 (Las Vegas, Nevada) for the second time, something that never happened before in 30 years of history of the Academy.
Matthew Emmott, Qualified Implant Clinician
BChD (U.Leeds) MFDGP RCS (UK) DipImpDent.RCS (ENG)
Matthew has practised dentistry for over two decades, focussing mainly on implant dentistry over the last ten years. During this period he has attended numerous advanced restorative dentistry training programs. His qualifications include a Diploma of Implant Dentistry and MFGDP(UK), both gained from the Royal College of Surgeons of England.
He is able to treat the most complicated of cases obtaining consistent aesthetic results due to his wealth of experience all areas of implant treatment and oral surgery, which includes all types of bone and sinus augmentation.
Matthew has a strong belief that dental implant treatment should result in not only restored functionality but also natural looking aesthetics. During the last seven years he has also been teaching and mentoring postgraduate dentists.
Cristian Poveda Ferriols, Qualified Implant Clinician
BDS, MSc Oral Surgery and Dental Implantology. Alcalá de Henares University, Madrid (Spain)
Cristian frequently appears on the dental lecture / seminar / congress circuit both in the UK and abroad, predominantly on dental implant and oral surgery-related subjects. As well as traditional implant surgery techniques, Cristian contributes a very high level of technical knowledge and uses the latest techniques in computer guided surgery. Cristian is highly experienced in all types of dental implant supporting treatments, such as sinus lifts, block bone grafting, guided bone regeneration and soft tissue grafting.
Since graduating from Universidad Alfonso X el Sabio (Madrid, Spain), Cristian has attained:
As well as being busy on the lecture circuit, Cristian is currently undergoing both a Doctorate and Advance Implant Surgery Degree
Dr Dipa Patel, Dental Sedationist
MBBS(Lond) MRCGP DRCOG DCH DFFP CME | Cert. Dental Sedation
Dipa attended University College, London and qualified as a medical doctor in 2001. Her GP training was completed in 2005.
In 2009, Dipa achieved the Certificate in Dental Sedation and Anaesthesia from the Eastman Dental Institute, London.
Dipa is a qualified and practicing trainer for GPs and is involved in postgraduate training of doctors and dentists.
Cara, Dental Nurse
15 years of Dental Nursing experience in General Dentistry, Cosmetic Dentistry, Implant Dentistry and Oral Surgery.
Carole Brennan, Dental Hygienist
RDH, Dip OHE, FAETC, Cert Ed (PCE)
Over 30 years experience in Dentistry.
Regularly provides lectures and training to Dental Hygienists and students.
Chairperson for the local Thames Valley Regional Group of the British Society of Dental Hygiene & Therapy (BSDHT).
Alex, Practice Manager
Over 16 years experience in business.
10 years experience in IT project management, business analysis, quality management and risk management.
Jenny, Business Manager
Over 16 years experience in marketing and brand management.
Graduated in International Business, Postgraduate Charterted Diploma in Marketing.