LMD (Portugal), Dip Dent Imp RCSEd, MSc Implant DENTISTRY (Warwick), PGCert Orthodontics (Warwick), AFHEA
Graduated in 2008 André took his first steps in Private Dentistry in his family’s Medical Centre. Having worked in Portugal until the the following spring, André decided it was time to expand his horizons in the UK in view of achieving further academic qualifications and enhance his skills.
Andre has an MSc degree (Distinction) in Implant Dentistry from Warwick University and was awarded the prestigious PGT Faculty Prize (Warwick Medical School) for achieving the best overall score of the masters degree. In 2019 Andre also achieved the Diploma in Dental Implants from the RCSEd (Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh) and the PGCert Orthodontics (Warwick) with merit.
In October 2013, André was offered the role of Clinical Director at Inspired Dental Care. André is an assiduous presence at CPD & Training courses since day one. Before enrolling in the MSc in Implant Dentistry, André attended two one-year foundation courses in Dental Implantology at ITI Centre and GIFT. André has also completed a one-year course in Advanced Cosmetic & Aesthetic Dentistry in London. Having completed a one-year training in adult orthodontics (2013-2014) he is also a certified Invisalign® provider. André, completed advanced training in Periodontic techniques in Switzerland and is fully trained to deliver facial aesthetics treatments such as dermal fillers and botullinum toxin since 2010.
In 2012, André was invited to join the committee of the Devon Independent Practitioners’ Group (DIPG) where he currently holds the role of Vice-Chairman and IT secretary.
In 2017, André was shortlisted for the “Young Dentist of the Year” category at The Dental Awards 2017 and for the “Best Young Dentist” category at the Dentistry Awards 2017. André was highly commended “young dentist of the year – South” at the dental awards 2018, Best Young Dentist – South at the Dentistry Awards 2019, for Best Young Dentist – Southwest at the Private Dentistry Awards 2019, for Best Young Dentist – South at the Dentistry Awards 2020, for Best Young Dentist – Southwest at the Private Dentistry Awards 2020 and Best Young Dentist – Southwest & Wales at the Private Dentistry Awards 2021
André is also a part-time Clinical Supervisor at Peninsula Dental School (Plymouth University) since 2017 and has recently been awarded the Associate Fellowship from the Higher Education Academy (AFHEA).