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Dr Raul Costa

Dentist with special interest in biomimetic dentistry

GDC No. 159581

Raul graduated from the University of Lisbon in 2005 and his subsequent training and research has been dedicated to minimising the invasiveness of conventional dentistry and improving the function and aesthetics of teeth. His goal is to be able to help our patients using the latest technology and improving the condition of your teeth whether this means hygiene sessions, a simple restoration or full mouth rehabilitation.

Raul specialises in biomimetic dentistry – minimally invasive procedures that emulate the natural properties of teeth. This approach allows dentists to achieve maximum conservation of tooth structure, better function and exceptional aesthetics.

Languages: English, Portuguese, basic French and Romanian

Vita

Dr. Costa’s professional experience

  • 2005-2006           Monitor assistant in the Endodontic Department, Faculty of

                         Dental Medicine of the Lisbon University (Chair: Prof. António

                         Gingeira)

  • 2005                    Worked as a GDP at the Instituto Odontologico de Lisboa,

                         Avenida Sidónio Pais, nº 2 - 4º - Lisbon, Portugal

  • 2006-2008           Worked at the MaloClinic Lisbon at the Prosthodontic

                         Department, Lisbon, Portugal

  • 2009-2011           Associate at private clinic Dontique, St Andrews House, St

                         Mary’s Walk, Maidenhead Berks SL6 1QZ

  • 2009-2014           Associate at the private clinic Swiss Smile Dental Clinic, 10

                         Brook Street, London W1S 1BG

  • 2014-2018           Associate at the private practice Metrodental, 50 St Mary Axe,

                         London EC3A 8FR

  • 2016-now            Associate dentist at Elleven dental, 11 Devonshire place
  • 2015-now            Associate dentist at Wimpole Street Dental, 55 Wimpole

                         Street, London W1G 8YL

Continuous professional development

  • Course (24h) on vertical preparation of teeth with Dr Massimo Mazza and Dr Pasquale Venuti, Milan, 2017
  • Course (16h) on vertical preparation of teeth with Dr Attilio Bedendo, Bucharest, 2016
  • Course (16h) on Bonded Porcelain Restorations with Dr Pascal Magne, London 2014
  • Course (16h) on Anterior Composite Restorations with Dr Jason Smithson, London, 2014
  • Residency (18h) on Adhesive Posterior Restorations with Dr David Gerdolle, Lausanne, Switzerland, 2013
  • One year Masters in Oral Rehabilitation and Aesthetics at International University of Cataluña, 2012/13
  • Course on Oral Rehabilitation Design (24h), orientated by Dr Anibal Alonso, January 2012
  • Course (24h) on Worn dentition at the Dawson Academy, Virginia, USA, 2011
  • Intensive course on Minimally Invasive Aesthetic Restorations (36h), orientated by Dr. Pascal Magne, San Francisco, 2010
  • Presence in several (approximately 10) ITI Study clubs and Section Meetings
  • ITI Annual Meeting Geneva 2010
  • ITI member since November 2009.
  • Course on “The Esthetic Rehabilitation: a comprehensive prosthetic approach”, orientated by Dr. Mauro Fradeani, Pesaro, Italy, 16th-20th February, 2009.
  • Course on “Direct composite restorations for anterior teeth according to the technique of Dr. Lorenzo Vanini.”, orientated by Dr. Lorenzo Vanini, San Fedele Intelvi, Milan, 29th February-1st March 2008.
  • Course on “Sugical Concepts in Implant Dentistry”, orientated by Dr. J. Gardella, Lisbon, 2007
  • Course on “Advanced Esthetics Prosthodontics”, orientated by Dr. Dario Adolfi and Dr. Carlos Moura Guedes, at the Malo Clinic Lisbon - March 2007
  • Course on “Aesthetic Restorations With Ceramics”, orientated by Dr. Sydney Kina, Europarque Auditorium, Oporto, 2006
  • Course on “Biological Principals to optimize the integration and aesthetics of the soft tissues”, orientation by Dr. Bernard Touati, Faculty of Dental Medicine of the Lisbon University, 2006
  • Course on “Advanced Endodontic Therapy”, orientated by Dr Rui Pereira da Costa, at the Faculty of Dental Medicine of the Lisbon University, 2005
  • Presence in several dental congresses (OMD, FMDL).

Research and Teaching

  • 2015-now            Courses on aesthetic and restorative dentistry in Lisbon,

                               Portugal

  • 2005-2006:          Monitor assistant in the Endodontic Department, Faculty of

                         Dental Medicine of the Lisbon University, Portugal

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Lecturer of the Academy of Practice and Science

Implantologist certified by the German Society for Implantology (DGI)

Specialist certified by the General Dental Council and the German Society of Dental Prosthetic and Dental Material

Fellow of the Royal Society of Medicine

Registered Specialist with the General Dental Council

University lecturer at the Christian-Albrechts-University, Kiel, Germany

All-on-4® Competence Center 2019/2020

Certified training centre for Implantology (DGI)

European Association for Osseointegration

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Wimpole Street Dental Clinic
  • 55 Wimpole Street
  • Marylebone
  • London
  • W1G 8YL
  • T.020 3745 7455

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