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Dr Ilja Sapiro MSc

Dr Ilja Sapiro MSc is the dental surgeon at Wanstead Dental. More »

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“My ill-fitting dentures were really starting to affect my life but I now have dentures securely attached to implants and I’m delighted!”
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Our team

The dentists, hygienists and dental nurses at Wanstead Dental are all registered with the General Dental Council and we adhere to its strict guidelines.

Practice Manager

gail picGail De Souza

Gail, has been working in the dental industry for the last 8 years with experience in roles such as a Practice Manager, Consultant and CQC Registered Manager.She has also 16 years working in the recruitment industry from adverting and publishing and several years in the health & wellbeing services which has provided her with a good foundation of understanding both public and private sectors.

During her spare time she is undertaking a Leadership – Certified Love Attraction™ Coach, travelling, yoga and theatre.


Dental Surgeons

A88A8984-copyDr Ilja Sapiro MSc

GDC no. 102509

Dental Surgeon

Dr Ilja Sapiro is a dental surgeon at Wanstead Dental opening first in Kentish Town in December 2008 and has since grown the business to open at two further locations in Wanstead and Marylebone.

The vision at Wanstead Dental is to provide unparalleled patient care and the highest quality dentistry.

Since graduating in 2005 from the Charite University in Berlin, Germany, Dr Sapiro, has undertaken post-graduate training in advanced implant dentistry and implant prosthodontics (implant retained dentures and bridges). As an experienced dental implantologist, Dr Sapiro also finished successfully his Master of Sience in oral Implantology in 2015. He is experienced in advanced implant techniques such as bone grafting and sinus lifting and dedicates time between all three practices.

Dr Sapiro enjoys teaching and lecturing in implant dentistry and extends his knowledge with other dentists throughout London. Dr Sapiro has a keen interest in helping nervous patients overcome their fears and has qualified to administer both oral and intravenous sedation to help relieve any anxiety. If you are a nervous patient, Dr Sapiro will make sure you are fully informed about what happens at each stage of treatment and answer any questions you may have – before treatment begins.

He offers facial rejuvenation procedures using non-surgical, wrinkle-relaxing injections and dermal fillers. Having learned from UK leaders in facial aesthetics, he is able to create a perfectly natural appearance by smoothing facial lines and wrinkles and boosting confidence.

In his spare time he enjoys spending time with family, going to the gym and dining out experiencing culinary cuisine from around the world.

He is fluent in English, German and Russian.

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Dr Andreas Louloudiadis DipDS

DMD (University of Alabama at Birmingham, USA)

BSc (University of Alabama at Birmingham, USA)

Post- Graduate Dip in Endodontics(University of Thessaloniki, Greece)

GDC NO: 210759

I graduated from University of Alabama School of Dentistry USA in 2001.   In 2004 I completed a two-year Postgraduate Diploma in Endodontics at the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki Dental School.

From 2005-2011 I worked in my own private practice in Thessaloniki Greece, which I still maintain, performing high quality general dentistry with a special interest in Endodontics. I managed to combine my spare time to become a PhD Candidate and a part-time clinical Assistant at the Department of Endodontology at the Aristotle University Dental School, where I contributed in assisting dental students to develop their skills and knowledge in Endodontics

I am an active certified member of the European Endodontic Society, British Endodontic Society, and Hellenic Endodontic Society, and currently I’m in the process of applying for the GDC’s Endodontic Specialist List.

In 2011 I moved in the UK, and since then I work as an Associate Dentist with a special interest in Endodontics. I take special pride in building a relaxed patient/dentist experience, and I do my best to make patients feel as comfortable as possible.


freddi-zelenerDr Freddi Zelener, MSc Implantology

GDC NO: 10719

Dentist

Freddi has studied dentistry at St Bartholomewʼs and the Royal London School of Medicine and Dentistry (University of London) and graduated in 1999.

After University he started working at a private practice in Berlin alongside with one of the leading implantologists in Germany. There, he found his passion to surgery and began specialisation in oral surgery. Parallel to this, he started a Master Course in Implantology (MSc Implantology) at the Donau Krems University, where he graduated in 2006.

Freddi worked at Charite as supervising and teaching physician in oral surgery and proceeded to own his private dental practice in Berlin.

Freddi has over 12 years experience in oral implantology and is regarded as one of Germany’s top implantologists.

Apart from surgery and implantology, he enjoys travelling, reading and music.

He speaks German, English and Russian fluently.


Konstantinos_PanagiotopolousDr Konstantinos Panagiotopoulos

DipDS, MSc, MClinDent DipDS Athens 2007, MSc Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery 2010 (Eastman Dental Institute, London), MClinDent in Prosthodontics (Queen Mary University, London)

Dentist

GDC no. 194578

In 2007, I graduated from the School of dentistry, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Greece.

In 2009, I started my postgraduate studies at the world-renowned Eastman Dental Institute, University College London in oral surgery and I successfully completed the MSc in Oral and Maxillofacial surgery in 2010.

After improving my surgical skills, I decided to follow my dream in prosthodontics. In 2010, I was accepted as a postgraduate student at Queen Mary University of London (Bart’s and London dental Hospital) for the programme of MClinDent in Prosthodontics, which I successfully completed in September 2012.

Due to my postgraduate studies, I am trained in many demanding and challenging clinical cases in the restorative and oral surgery fields that require competent skills, technical accuracy and in depth knowledge of the current literature, including minor oral surgery, total mouth reconstruction (e.g. due to tooth wear), aesthetic dentistry (e.g. veneers and composite built up) and implantology.

In my spare time I enjoy photography and travelling. I am fluent in English and Greek.


 

IevaIeva Kere

Nurse

GDC NO: 223092

Originally from Latvia, Ieva joined the practice in 2011.
“Im happy to be a part from our team were we can provide our patients with high quality treatments and see our clients happy, satisfied and smiling.”.
I have always enjoyed doing sports, I have played basketball since age 5, at one point I was player of Latvian national team. Beside sport I’m doing yoga, pilllates and enjoying an occasional movie night. Also I like to read books and travel, my favourite time of the year is summer and I especially enjoy playing beach volleyball or sunbathing on a beach.

Qualifications and Training
2005 – 2008 Riga’s Commerce Gymnasium
2009 – 2011 Riga Medical College No.1, Riga, Latvia
Latvia, Riga / Riga’s Medical College No.,1


SophieSophie Lawrence

Nurse

GDC NO: 215377

Sophie completed level 2 NVQ in dental nursing in 2011.
She completed all CPR, cross infection, and child protection training and started working at Dr Sapiro’s practice in 2012.
She is a confident, well presented, proactive individual with valuable experience in dental nursing.
“I enjoy aesthetic dentistry and assisting Dr Sapiro in implants and surgical procedures.
Here interests and hobbies; socialising with friends, music, horse riding and going to theatre.


Hygienists

Sheree Williams Sheree Williams

GDC no. 124804

Sheree is a qualified, GDC registered Dental Hygienist and Dental Therapist with over 10 years in the dental field. Her longstanding career included working as a Specialist Dental Nurse and Oral Health Educator with Hammersmith and Fulham PCT, NWL hospitals and in private practices.

Sheree is a member of the British Society of Dental Hygienist and Therapists and also works with the NEBDN as Examiner/Invigilator. She is passionate about helping patients improve their oral hygiene and maintaining a great smile via a holistic approach.

In her spare time she enjoys watching movies, dining out and travelling to sunny destinations especially Miami and the Caribbean. She also enjoys reading and keeping abreast of the ever-changing role of the Hygienist/Therapist within the Dental Team.

Master Qualified Dental Technicians

Marius

Marius studied prosthetic dentistry in Germany and is our master technician. With roughly 24 years of experience in prosthetic dentistry, Marius knows what it takes to create a masterpiece: dedication, precision, aesthetics & function.

He mainly focuses on implant prosthetics, complex restorations and CAD construction. As leading head technician, he also oversees every step of our works’ creation process and is responsible for the quality management at our laboratory. Every work will be checked carefully by him before it will be shipped back to the UK. His greatest influences in prosthetic dentistry are aesthetic geniuses Gérald Ubassy & Hubert Schenk as well as Enrico Steger, who is one of the main inventors of the digital revolution in modern prosthetic dentistry.

 

Sylwia

Sylwia is our chief ceramist and CAD/CAM specialist. She studied in Poland and then moved to USA, where she worked for a high class dental laboratory for many years. Sylwia fell in love with the Germans approach for outstanding craftsmanship while she took further trainings at renowned professionals Willy Geller & Andreas Nolte. She couldn’t resist, moved to Berlin and joined our team couple of months later in 2011. Since then, Sylwia runs our ceramic department with top-of-the-class results in aesthetics and function.

Philipp

Philipp studied in Germany and is our specialist for all metal and die cast works. Because of his strong background and further trainings, he is also one of our key dental technicians for implant prosthetics assisting us in 3D implant planning and digital function analysis.

Jutta

Jutta is our key dental technician for total or partial dentures as well as any other acrylic prosthetic. With more than 25 years of experience, Jutta creates every denture with a deep understanding for the patient’s need of a maximum in aesthetic and comfort.

Heike

Heike is a member of our top-ceramist team and an all-round talent. She has studied dental prosthetics as well as cosmetology in Germany. In every of her cases you will see her deep and detailed background in beauty and aesthetics.

 

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