COMING TO VISIT US IS MORE THAN JUST A TRIP TO THE DENTIST. THAT’S BECAUSE WHAT WE DO GOES FAR BEYOND CHECK-UPS AND OTHER ROUTINE DENTISTRY.
Husband-and-wife team Afshin Khalessi and Bita Farzad both completed their dental training at the Karolinska Institute in Stockholm. Founded in 1810 and now one of Europe’s largest medical universities, the Institute is renowned for both its research and clinical excellence, and has produced no fewer than six winners of the Nobel Prize in Medicine.
After qualifying in 1994, Afshin worked in general dentistry, and then undertook postgraduate training in implantology and restorative dentistry at University College of London’s prestigious Eastman Dental Institute.
Since 2000, Afshin has developed a special interest in dental implantology and advanced restorative dentistry. He is a member of both the Association of Dental Implantologists (ADI) and European Association of Osseointegration (EAO), which are the leading professional bodies for the UK and Europe. He is also the area mentor for the Nobel Biocare implantology mentorship scheme, sharing his experience and expertise with dentists wishing to enter this highly skilled field.
Bita, who qualified in 1995, has also completed postgraduate training. She has been attending courses in smile design run by the Extreme make over’s leading dentists. She has also completed training in cosmetic treatments such as Botox® and fillers by Wigmore Medical and Q-med; the leading training bodies in this field. Bita regularly attends refresher courses in facial aesthetics led by the world renown Dr. Bob Khanna training institute.
Throughout their careers, Afshin and Bita have always taken a keen interest in the latest research and developments in clinical practice and dental technology, and regularly attend national and international conferences, congresses and seminars.