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Dr Linda Greenwall BDS, MGDS, RCS, MRD RCS, FFGDP
A world renowned lecturer and an authority on tooth whitening and aesthetic dentistry, Linda combines an award winning private practice in London with research in the field of tooth bleaching.

She is a Fellowship Examiner for the Royal College of Surgeons of England, a specialist in Restorative Dentistry and Prosthodontics and also an Honorary Clinical Teacher, King’s College London Dental Institute. Linda has a multi-disciplinary private practice in Hampstead, which has been awarded several awards for best practice and the Investor in People status, and she is consistently ranked in the Top 10 Dentist in the UK. She is also the Editor of the Journal of Aesthetic Dentistry Today and the author of three text books on tooth whitening. Her new book, titled Success Strategies, will be published in October 2012. She is a founder of the British Dental Bleaching Society, the Young Dentists Group and Women in Dentistry. Linda is also the incoming chair of Alpha-Omega 2012/2013, the international dental fraternity.

 

Dr Mervyn Druian BDS, LDS, DGDP, RCS
With more than 30 years of experience in dentistry, Dr Druian is a leader and innovator in cosmetic and preventive dentistry. In 1983, he became the first UK dentist to introduce the practice of porcelain veneers. Since then, his cosmetic and aesthetic work has become world-renowned, and he frequently lectures and teaches around the world.

Heralded by beauty editors as “the leading expert in cosmetic dentistry,” Mervyn is a leading authority in advanced cosmetic dentistry. In 1990, Mervyn introduced the first power whitening system into the UK, and has become a leading exponent of in-surgery tooth whitening.

A member of the British Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry (BACD), Mervyn is currently on the editorial board of Private Dentistry and Dental Aesthetics and is also on a number of advisory committees of the British Dental Association (BDA). In 2007, his work received one of the highest accolades when he was placed on the distinguished American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry’s President’s Honour Role.

 

Anne-Marie Samuel MBA, BSc

Anne-Marie has been director of her own companies in the healthcare sector for the past 17 years. She has now joined the Dental Wellness Trust’s board as a trustee to bring her expertise to the charity sector.

She graduated has a BSc with distinction from the University of Sydney where she studied physiotherapy and later received a distinction from her full time MBA at Imperial College Management School in London. After that Anne-Marie worked as a Business Development Manager at Simply Heath before starting as a director at her private health care company in Bournemouth, where she achieved great success in growing the company.

She is helping the Dental Wellness Trust with its marketing and fundraising activity, as well as its overall strategies in growing and establishing itself as a leading dental charity.

 

Dr Peter Galgut BDS, LDS, MRD, RCS, MFGDP
An award-winning gum specialist, becoming Dentist of the Year in 2010, Dr Galgut’s work is devoted entirely to the treatment of periodontal conditions and preventative care. Previously Peter has been Director of the School of Dental Hygiene at University College Hospital and a Senior Research Fellow at the Eastman Dental Institute, researching dental calculus and subjects related to preventative dental care.

Peter has published over 120 papers arising out of his work and lectures widely on Periodontology. He is the primary author of a major text book on periodontics, entitled Periodontics: Current Concepts and Treatment Strategies. Peter is a member of the British Society of Periodontology, American Academy of Periodontology, International Academy of Periodontology, Western Society of Periodontology and British Dental Association.