Meet The Team – Smileright™ in Waterloo
GDC Number: 82959
Pedram is actively involved in Implant education. Over the years he has undertaken extensive training to become proficient in surgical procedures for all implant related oral surgery techniques, including Sinus Lift, guided bone regeneration and full mouth rehabilitations with fixed prosthesis. This allows him to restore the most complex cases, achieving predictable outcomes with the highest aesthetics.
Pedram is a member of the BDA (British Dental Association) and ITI (International Team for Implantology) and The Royal College of Surgeons of England and has a diploma degree in implant dentistry considered as gold standard in dental implantology.
Dr Maria Malandreni
GDC Number: 218024
Maria Malandreni joined Smileright in 2013. She qualified from Athens Dental University in Greece in 2010. She has recently entered the second year of MClinDent of Oral Surgery at UCL and successfully passed her part 1 MJDF.
Maria has been working for two years in the Maxillofacial Departments in several hospitals in the UK, carrying out day and night on call duties in the Accident and Emergency Departments for orofacial trauma cases, dento-alveloar cases under sedation and general anaesthetic and being involved in all fields of maxillofacial surgery.
Before coming to the UK, she was working in the Dental Department of Athens Navy Hospital and a private reputable clinic for two years. Before completing her studies, she was working in a private pediatric and maxillofacial clinic.
Maria believes in lifelong education and makes sure she is updated through attendance at courses and conferences. She is also involved in many audits and published case reports. She is particularly interested in dealing with anxious patients to change their viewpoint towards dentistry.
Finally, Maria speaks fluent French, enjoys movies and the theatre. She also adores the sea and traveling around the world.
Dr Milka Grancharova
GDC Number: 198365
Milka graduated from The Medical University in Sofia, Bulgaria in 1988 with honours and distinction. Soon after that she built her own private practice where she successfully practiced dentistry for more than 23 years and had thousands of grateful and loyal patients.
Milka moved to London in 2011 and worked for three years at Your Dentist London-central private practice at Buckingham Gate. Milka joined our Smileright Practice as a General Practitioner, with more than 26 years of experience.
Milka is devoted to dentistry and her patients and she thinks that it’s her vocation. She believes that every patient needs an individual approach and that the key to success is to start with precise diagnosis, go through all the steps of the proper treatment and end up with long lasting rappaports with the patient.
Through her whole carrier Milka was striving to improve her skills and knowledge to be better qualified for the various procedures that all patients need. She is well experienced in the art techniques of all kind of restorations-cosmetic white fillings, crowns, veneers, dentures. Milka loves oral surgery as well.
- Early diagnosis of periodontal diseases and current trends of aesthetic periodontal
- Six Month Smiles- Short Term Orthodontics
- Botox and Dermal Fillers- Facial Aesthetic techniques and technologies.
The biggest challenge for Milka is to find the proper approach to eliminate the anxiety that all people have for the dentist chair and to start loving their visits to the dentist and the results.
Finally Milka speaks fluently Russian, Macedonian and Serbian, basic Italian and German. She loves playing Scrubble. She hates to cook but she loves gourmet food. She loves good movies, theatre, books, music, the sun and the sea, to explore new countries, cultures, languages.
Dr. Madalina Ghica (BDS)
GDC Number: 261320
Dr. Ghica graduated from the University of Medicine and Pharmacy “Gr. T.Popa”, Iasi, in January 2014. She worked in General Practice for two years, where she provided the full range of cosmetic dental care to her patients.
Madalina is passionate about dentistry and providing the highest quality of dental care. She regularly attends CPD courses to keep up to date with the newest techniques and advances in modern dental care. She is totally focused on achieving the best result for her patients and helping them to achieve the perfect smile by performing high quality cosmetic treatments, aesthetic restorations, veneers, crowns and teeth whitening.
She manages to work very well with anxious patients and likes to create a pleasant atmosphere for them always putting them at ease. Her patients have commented on the fact that she always has a gentle caring manner.
Dr Ghica welcomes all new patients.
Dr. Miguel Póvoas (DDS)
GDC Number: 116052
Dr. Miguel Póvoas is originally from Portugal, where he also attended Fernando Pessoa University from 1998 to 2004 to gain a DDS in dentistry. After working as a dental surgeon for 4 years in Portugal, Dr. Póvoas decided to move to UK, where he was an Associate General Dental Practitioner in Bristol, Southend on Sea and London areas, before joining Smileright. After having obtained his degree, Dr. Póvoas started its clinical activity in Porto Military Hospital (Portugal). It was here where he started his activity in implantology, taking advantage of the team of clinical excellence and vast experience in the areas of Oral Surgery and Implantology.
His wealth of experience includes previous clinical dental positions at the Military Hospital, Clinical Coordination of Dental Students at the Ambulatory Project of Oral and Public Health, at the University Fernando Pessoa (Portugal), Clinical Management and Exclusive Clinical Practice in Oral Surgery, Dental Implantology, and Fixed Prosthodontics (Crowns, Bridges and Veneers) in several practices, and Training of Dental Students in Angola.
Concomitantly Dr. Póvoas completed several courses involving various implant systems which includes Nobel Mentor course from February 2005 to February 2006, Oral Surgery, Oral Medicine and Cosmetic/Aesthetic restorations.
The constant quest to deepen their knowledge and achieve excellence led Dr. Póvoas to start a Post Graduation Diploma in Implant Dentistry (3 years) at Eastman Dental Institute, a world renowned institution. At this moment Dr. Póvoas is on the last year of this PG Diploma.
At the moment, Dr. Póvoas is also acting as implantology mentor of Implantology Year Course from Cambridge Academy of Dental Implantology.
Dr. Póvoas enjoys all aspects of General Dentistry, but has a keen interest in Aesthetic Dentistry, Oral Surgery, and Dental Implants, and with several presentations at academic conferences.
Dr. Giedre Lauzikaite
GDC Number: 261081
Dr. Lauzikaite graduated from Vilnius Faculty of Medicine (Lithuania), with a Masters of Dental Science. Since then she has been working as a General Dentist on several Private clinics.
As an experienced Principal Dentist. Dr. Lauzikaite has harvested valuable knowledge in all fields of dentistry – Particularly on Smile Design, aesthetic dentistry as well as restorative and prosthetic dental treatment.
Dr. Lauzikaite has had a special interest in making the perfect smile for her patients, after having been trained in the King’s College London in Smile Design in 2014. Additionally she has completed courses at LonDEC and is a member of the General Dental Council.
Finally, She also speaks fluently English, Russian and Lithuanian and between many interests and hobbies she regularly attends numerous specialty-training courses and conferences across Europe.
The Reception and Nursing Team
Our dental team are backed up with experienced reception staff and our professional and dedicated Dental Nurse Team. All of whom are there to offer you the highest standards in dental care and to ensure your visit to our Smileright Dental Clinic is a positive experience.