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1Curriculum Vitae Dr Maria Theologides Cape Town, South Africa
2Primary & Secondary Education: St Dominics Convent,Private All-Girls SchoolJohannesburg, South Africa
3Tertiary Education: Bachelor of Dental Science (Wits University) 5.5 year degreeBSc Honours Paedo (Stellenbosch University)2 year degree completed in 1 yearPDD Paedo (Stellenbosch University)completed at the same time as HonoursMSc Paedo (Stellenbosch University)2 year degree, Masters in Sedation & Anaesthetics
4Complimentary courses: Oral Maxillofacial ImagingImplant and Aesthetic DentistryHands on Aesthetic Dentistry WorkshopAdvanced Prosthetics For Dental ImplantsVarious CPD Courses & Lectures on Aesthetic Dentistry
5Work Experience:Worked as a dentist in private practice in jhb june ’94-dec ’95Was offered a lecturing post in aesthetic and paediatric dentistry while specialising full-time and worked in evening & weekends in private practice jan ’96 –nov ’98Work as Child Specialist Dentist & Whitening and Aesthetic Dentist in Camps Bay august ’99 – presentFree-lance writer for local newspaper last 8 years
6Our practiceCamps Bay Dental Studio consists of myself, Dr Brogneri, specialized in implants and family dentistry, and a plastic surgeon.We have a strong regular client basis of over 3000 patients & over 6000 patients on our books, which is growing daily at an average of 50 patients a month, purely by word of mouth both locally and abroad.Approximately 20% of our patients are from the U.K. and north European countries, who return to S.A. on a yearly basis for their routine dental check-up and any treatment which needs to be done.
7We pride ourselves on providing first-world dentistry using the latest technology and equipment amidst a friendly and caring environment.From the paediatric side: We work as a team with an ENT, a paediatrician, a child psychologist, a speech & hearing therapist and an occupational therapist. Our approach is holistic and non-invasive, focusing on behaviour management and building of a strong relationship built on trust.From the aesthetic side: We work as a team with my partner Dr Brogneri, plastic surgeons, maxillofacial surgeons, beauty and health spas, beauticians and modeling agencies. We do dental make-overs and restoration of function and aesthetics. I have done over 300 whitening procedures with 99% patient satisfaction.
8‘We can do no great things, Only small things with great love’ My Motto:‘We can do no great things,Only small things with great love’-Mother Teresa
9Leisure Activities:As mentioned, I write for a local newspaper for the last 8 years. The topics of my articles are child-rearing and motivational/inspirational. (see section: “A Touch of Inspiration”)I have also done a course on drug-counseling and have done one-on-one counseling sessions as well as weekly, group ‘Life-Skills’ workshops with recovering addicts.I have also been interviewed by a journalist from the Oprah magazine and live on radio, regarding treating patients using ozone therapy.
10Leisure Activities cont. I am an avid reader, particularly psychology, life-skills, and self-improvementPersonal fitness: I have danced ballet, modern and acrobatics since I was 5 years old. I try to swim or gym at least one hour daily, and believe that we are what we eatI love spending time with my 9 year old daughter who has taught me as much, and if not more, than I have tried to teach herI believe I am an optimist who always looks for the lesson to be learnt, isn’t that the reason we are here?
11I hope this gives you a better idea of who I am and what I am about. Please feel free to ask if you require further, more detailed and specific information.