Each member of the team has a specific role to play in making you feel welcome and at home. Our nurses are present in the surgery to look after you and will be happy to provide advice on looking after your braces. Our receptionists will answer your questions and sort out your appointments. In fact, we are all happy to assist you with any questions that you may have.
Both the reception and the hygiene teams contribute to the blog so do check out what they have been writing.
Having gained her dental degree at Barcelona University in 2007, Dr Sandra Garcia Martin moved to the US to undertake a Masters degree in Periodontology and Dental Implants at New York University (NYU). She undertook an additional Masters in Aesthetic Dentistry at NYU with the renowned Drs Larry Rosenthal and Mike Apa.
Now based in London, Sandra enjoys providing patients with the most modern aesthetic and cosmetic dentistry. With an exceptional talent for creating beautiful, unique smiles, Sandra commits herself to using state of the art materials and the very best techniques. Her friendly, gentle manner has made her popular with patients, especially those who suffer from dental phobia.
In her free time, Sandra enjoys playing sports, practicing yoga and meditation. She has taken part in many charitable activities over the years, most recently she travelled to China to provide dental education to deprived communities.
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Carmen studied medicine in Spain before following her father and training as a medic. She went to study in the US before moving to the UK where she worked at and Queen Mary University of London. As well as being a trained doctor and dedicated cancer specialist, Carmen has undertaken an MSc in Aesthetic Medicine at Queen Mary University.
She has developed skills in all aspects of facial improvement and takes a holistic approach to enhancing her patients’ appearance. She now wants to develop this aspect of her professional life, treating patients at the London Lingual Orthodontic Clinic.
Her aim is to promote natural attractiveness in her patients, which encourages self-confidence and overall well-being.
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Gosia qualified as a hygienist from the University of Czestochowa in Poland in 2012 and has been practicing in London since 2015. She has worked in practices around the East London area, in Chelsea, Hampstead and Harley Street. Outside of work she enjoys travelling, especially visiting new places and meeting new people. She likes exercising and practices Pilates regularly.
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Renata is on hand to speak to new patients, explaining all aspects of possible treatments and what you can expect when being treated here. Her languages include Russian and Lithuanian. A qualified dental nurse, she has worked at the practice for four years. She is passionate about orthodontics and enjoys working here at London Lingual Orthodontic Clinic because she says she likes being being part of a great team. In her spare time she likes reading books and keeping fit. If you have a query at any time, she is happy to be contacted: firstname.lastname@example.org
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Yasmin has been a dental nurse for several years. She qualified in 2015 with the NVQ level 3 in dental nursing. Her experience so far has been in dental practices in South East London. This is her first job in orthodontics. Outside of work she likes to play the piano, go swimming and practice yoga.
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Our newest recruit, Austeje is enjoying life as a dental nurse. She was previously in a general dental practice where she worked fulltime in the sterilisation room. Here she does a bit of everything, assisting both Dr Chatoo and Dr Garcia Martin, carrying out sterilisation and learning about orthodontics. Before dentistry, Austeje worked in hospitality. In her spare time she enjoys cycling, tennis and exploring new places.
Maria is an experienced receptionist and we are delighted to welcome her to the LLOC front desk. She has previously worked in a trichology clinic and has also been a classroom assistant. Maria has quickly mastered the ropes here and is helping Julie provide an efficient and welcoming service to our patients. Outside of work she enjoys spending time with her family.
Keeping our patients and colleagues up to date on all things orthodontic is part of our mission as well as sharing news from the clinic and recipes that work for people in braces. Check out our blog for the latest.
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