Our Dental Implant Team
at The Hub Dental Practice
in Milton Keynes

We have a friendly group of colleagues who are dedicated to providing the highest standard of Dental Care in a relaxed environment.

Registered Dental (GDC) Professionals for Implants

Dr Jaime De Castro Torres,
Lic Odont Universidad Complutense de Mad 2011,
Dental Surgeon
GDC registration: 218178



Jaime follows his Father who is an international recognised Orthopaedic Surgeon

Jaime has been with us for over 4 years. Jaime practices in both practices in Cambridge and Milton Keynes, and was attracted to apply for a position at our practice by its high reputation amongst the local dentists.

Jaime has a special interest in Implant Dentistry.

Jaime is a very experienced Implant dentist and has placed more than 350 implants in the last 12 months. In fact his practice now is almost all Dental Implants.

90% of dental implants are straight forward and have a very high success rate (> 97%). Jaime is offers a very wide range of Implant Treatment Solutions from the simpler one unit restoration to the complex implant solutions that replace many or all of the teeth.

Jaime offers cosmetic solutions for the teeth in the anterior Aesthetic Zone and works alongside our Periodontal Surgery team.

Jaime is about to complete a 3 year Post Graduate Masters Degree in Implant Dentistry (MClinDent). The course is part of the pathway towards "Specialist" Status.

He will be finished in the next 6 months.

Jaime is very experienced with the various Oral Surgery procedure associated with dental implants such as Bone Grafts and Sinus Lifts as well as ridge expansion and repositioned flaps.

We have a fully equipped Dental Implants Suite, with the very latest Dedicated Electric motors, a Magnetic Mallet and all the implant paraphernalia.

As with all cross infection control procedures at the practice we operate "Best Practice" and so we "Gown Up" for implants. Our Recent CQC was very positive about the service and facilities we offer.

Jaime has a reputation for being a very gentle and caring dentist as well as a dentist who takes his time to explain treatment plans to patients.

To make an appointment please ring 01908 690326 or 01223 363277 or email us on Jaime@TheHubDentalPractice.com

Dr Alvaro (George) De Castro Torres,
Lic Odont Universidad Complutense de Mad 2013,
Dental Surgeon
GDC registration: 247015



George has been part of the team for more than 2 years. He is Jaime's brother.

George is a very experienced practitioner with Cerec and has a special interest in Cosmetic Dentistry and Facial Aesthetics.

George is taking a 3 year Post Graduate Masters in Clinical Dentistry (MClinDent) in Implant Dentistry. The course is part of the pathway towards "Specialist" Status.

To make an appointment please ring 01223 363277 or email us on George@Cambridgedentalcare.co.uk

Dr Ezgi Cilingir,
GDC registration: 262933



Dr Ezgi Cilingir is a very Professional Experienced dentist who has extensive knowledge of periodontology, restorative dentistry, dental surgical procedures and state-of-the art techniques. She has worked both as a general dentist/periodontist with both local and international patients for 10 years in some of the best and busiest private hospitals, practices and university clinics.

PhD, Periodontology (2004-2010)
Thesis Topic: Er:YAG lasers versus ultrasonic and hand instruments in periodontal therapy: clinical parameters, intracrevicular micro-organism and leukocyte counts.
Istanbul University, Istanbul, Turkey

Publications

Malali (Cilingir) E., Kadir T. and Noyan U. (2012) Er:YAG lasers versus ultrasonic and hand instruments in periodontal therapy: clinical parameters, intracrevicular micro-organism and leukocyte counts, Photomedicine and Laser Surgery, 30(9):543-50. doi: 10.1089/pho.2011.3202

Oktay S., Basar I., Emekli-Alturfan E., Malali (Cilingir) E., Elemek E., Ayan F., Koldas L., Noyan U. and Emekli N. (2011) Serum and saliva sialic acid in peri-odontitis patients with and without cardiovascular disease, Pathophysiol Haemost Thromb. 2010;37(2-4):67-71. doi: 10.1159/000321377

Emekli-Alturfan E., Basar I., Malali (Cilingir) E., Elemek E., Oktay S., Ayan F., Emekli N. and Noyan U. (2011) Plasma tissue factor levels and salivary tissue factor activities of periodontitis patients with and without cardiovascular disease, Patho-physiol Haemost Thromb. 2010;37(2-4):77-81. doi: 10.1159/000323418

Malali (Cilingir) E., Basar I., Emekli-Alturfan E., Elemek E., Oktay S., Ayan F., Emekli N. and Noyan U. (2010) Levels of C-reactive protein and protein C in pe-riodontitis patients with and without cardiovascular disease, Pathophysiol Haemost Thromb. 2010;37(1):49-54. doi: 10.1159/000318189

To make an appointment please ring 01908 690326 or email us on Ezgi@TheHubDentalPractice.com

Dr Dipil Nathalal,
Dental Surgeon,

GDC registration: 274638





On his way to finish a third masters, Dipil moved from his home country Portugal to the UK and embrace this challenge.

Besides doing general dentistry, his main interests are doing oral surgery, implants and oral medicine.

Dipil has concluded a masters programme in Dental Medicine, another in Implantology and now finishing the MClinDent in Oral Surgery in the UK.

Dipil never separates the philosophy and principles of his clinical work from the academic life that has allowed him to obtain continuous knowledge from learning and clinical experience. He has worked for 4 years in Egas Moniz University Institute in Portugal in the Implant Surgery department being part of the surgical team and also doing research and scientific projects in the fields of implantology and oral surgery. So far he is an author and co-author of two published projects in the International Poster Journal of Dentistry an Oral Medicine by the highly respected Quintessence.

Some surgical procedures performed by Dr. Dipil include:

•simple and complex extractions
•implant placements
•bone regeneration and bone preservation procedures
••excisional and incisional biopsies of oral lesions
••surgical removal of benign tumors and other benign lumps in the mouth
••closure of wounds
••surgical management of impacted or unerupted teeth for exposure or removal
••labial frenectomies
••minor cyst removals
••flap surgeries for root planing and deep scaling
••surgical removal of palatal or mandibular tori
••alveoloplasties and pre-prosthetic surgery of hard and soft tissues
••apicectomies of single-rooted teeth
••Among others.

Dipil plans to continue developing his career clinically and academically and won’t back down from challenges.

He is passionate about his hometown football team Benfica and never misses a game. He trained karate for years, was part of a music school where he played the organ and portrays his relaxed and “sunshine” nature in life and profession, which has been the secret to achieve his goals!

To make an appointment please ring 01908 690326 or 01223 363277 or email us on Dipil@TheHubDentalPractice.com

Our Implant team

We have 4 Implant surgeons,

Dr Jaime De Castro Torres, Dr Álvaro De Castro Torres. Dr Ezgi Cilingir and Dr Dipil Nathalal ,




The team has, between them, many years of experience in both the straight forward and the more complex implant cases including full mouth reconstructions

The team has a wide experience of the simple and complex case and carries out all the procedures including any preliminary work like Sinus lifts and other Oral Surgery Procedures.

The team between them has placed considerably more than 2000 implants and continue to place 100's of implants a year

At least one member of the team is available EVERY day of the week.