Vera Bacalhau – Dental Nurse

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Vera Bacalhau

– Dental Nurse in Fulham London

GDC Registration Number: 249157

Work History and Qualifications

Meet Vera, a seasoned dental professional with a career spanning over 17 years, initially beginning as a dental nurse in Portugal. After a few years, she achieved formal qualifications, setting the stage for her unwavering dedication to dentistry.

In 2013, Vera made a significant move to London and promptly became registered with the General Dental Council (GDC). Her extensive experience covers a broad spectrum of dental specialties, including working alongside general dentists, Orthodontists specializing in both fixed braces and Invisalign, Periodontists, Implantologists, Endodontists, Prosthodontists, and Oral surgeons.

During her tenure in London, Vera has demonstrated her versatility by working in both private and NHS (National Health Service) settings. Her commitment to patient care shines through, particularly in challenging scenarios and with highly anxious patients. Navigating the intricacies of NHS operations, she has become adept at addressing difficult situations while ensuring compliance with Care Quality Commission (CQC) requirements.

Over the last five years, Vera has expanded her role beyond nursing, acquiring valuable experience in dental practice management. This encompasses diary and staff management, meeting NHS and private targets, handling patient complaints, and overseeing the completion of audits. Additionally, she has taken on responsibilities in treatment coordination and reception, allowing her to take a more direct and holistic approach to meeting patient needs, ensuring satisfaction, and delivering exceptional customer service. Vera’s multifaceted expertise makes her an invaluable asset to any dental practice.

  • Dental Nurse Course – duration of 3 years: College of dental Medicine – University of Lisbon)

Beyond Dentistry

Vera finds joy in the rhythm of Zumba and the serenity of swimming, making these activities integral to her routine. Her love for travel extends beyond leisure, as she seeks to immerse herself in diverse cultures, always eager to learn and broaden her horizons. Additionally, Vera is a passionate baker, turning the kitchen into a canvas where she indulges her creative instincts. This blend of fitness, exploration, and culinary artistry reflects Vera’s vibrant and dynamic lifestyle.

Expert Areas of Dentistry

  • Oral Surgery
  • Restorative

Dental Practice Location

Fulham Road Dental
725 Fulham Road
Parsons Green