Dr. Soltan is the principal dentist at the clinic. He has been practicing general dentistry in the UK for the past 20 years. Prior to that, he gained his BSC in Molecular Biology and worked for two years at Pharmacia, a leading pharmaceutical company in Sweden, before realizing his true ambition to become a dentist.
In 1998, he gained his University Degree in Dental Surgery (DDS) from the Karolinska Institute in Stockholm. Since then he has undertaken several post-graduate courses in cosmetic and restorative dentistry, including Implantology, Computer Aided Design and manufacture of crowns and inlays(CAD-CAM).
He uses these advanced technologies as part of his everyday practice.
Currently he is studying sports dentistry and dental materials science as well as a Diploma in Restorative Dentistry at the Eastman.
Outside of work, he enjoys playing football, golf, cricket and skiing. He also enjoys travelling, music, movies and dining.
Outside dentistry, Hasmita enjoys travelling, trekking in high altitudes, yoga and skiing. This year, she has also contemplated in embarking on a sailing course.
Left thirsty for more knowledge, Gerard decided after working 2 years in London to enroll in a full time 3 year MSc in Implantology: Oral Surgery, Prosthodontics and Periodontology. During this time, he has had extensive specialist exposure to the field of full mouth rehabilitation with dental implants. His training has been acquired through working closely with well known specialists and has successfully performed such treatments for the past 3 years. He has also published posters and given oral presentations at international conferences.
Gerard has also obtained an MSc in research in Dentistry and Biomedicine as well as a certificate a post-graduate certificate in forensic dentistry. In addition, he has also trained in the Facial Aesthetic use of Botulinum toxin and Dermal Fillers.
Currently he is a member of the Academy of Osseointegration and a clinical teacher at the Primary Dental Care Unit at King’s College Hospital.
Gerard’s special interests include Smile Makeovers, Dental Implants, Soft and Hard tissue surgery, root recession coverage, Periodontal disease and dealing with Nervous patients.
Mr Balague Viladrich’s other interests include playing the piano, tennis and travelling.