BDS MSc DDPH PhD FHEA MRDPerio RCSEd
GDC Number: 177109
Ana accepts periodontal referrals with a particular interest in complex periodontal cases, guided tissue regeneration, mucogingival grafts and periodontal ‘plastic’ surgeries, crown lengthening, perio-endo lesions, alveolar ridge preservations, peri-implant mucositis, peri-implantitis and soft-tissue defects around implants.
Having graduated from Universidade Federal do Rio de Janeiro in 1997, Ana completed 4 years in the Periodontics Department at the Brazilian Navy. During this time, Ana also completed 3 trips to the Amazon to provide dental care to the riverside population in that region.
Ana came to the UK in 2002 and completed an MSc in Dental Public Health and PhD in Oral epidemiology at Queen Mary University of London when she researched the link between psychological stress and gum disease.
In 2008, Ana became a Clinical Lecturer at the University of Liverpool and in 2010 she moved back to Queen Mary University of London where she was the lead for the MSc in Dental Public Health. In 2014, Ana was awarded a prestigious ACL/NIHR grant position when she dedicated clinical time to complex multi-disciplinary periodontal cases and passed the Specialty Membership in Periodontics exam by the Royal College of Surgeons, Edinburgh.
Recently in 2019, Ana became a Consultant Senior Lecturer in Periodontics at the University of Bristol where is she committed to both undergraduate and post-graduate education.