Principal Dentist and Senior Master Provider of Fastbraces
Dr Stephan van Vuuren
BChD Pretoria 1989
General Dentist – Special interest Orthodontics
Stephan qualified at the University of Pretoria in 1989. He enlisted in the South African Airforce and worked as a dental officer in several airforce bases around South Africa. He then worked as a lecturer at the Medical University of South Africa (MEDUNSA) in Restorative Dentistry and also in private practice until he started as an NHS associate in the UK, including Uxbridge and High Wycombe.
In 2000 he set up Islington Green Dental Practice (IGDP) and has since been the principal dentist at this private practice. Stephan developed a special interest in orthodontics and has since made a name for himself in the FASTBRACES® community. He presents seminars all over the world about FASTBRACES®, including the UK, Republic of Ireland, Europe, Scandinavia, Canada, the USA, South Africa and India.
Fastbraces® Award of Recognition from Orthoworld®, earning him the title of Visionary Leader 2012 International.
Master Provider Award from Orthoworld® LLC in 2013Speaker’s Hall of Fame Award from Orthoworld® LLC in 2016
Speaker’s Hall of Fame Award from Orthoworld® LLC in 2016
First provider of Fastbraces® in the United Kingdom
First certified provider in the world for Fastbraces® TURBO™ brackets
Distinguished Speaker Award from Orthoworld® LLC 2017
Annual 2017 Viazis™ First Place Award from Orthoworld®
General Dental Council Registration Number: 105325
Specialist Oral Surgeon
Dr Fontes graduated in Portugal at Fernando Pessoa University in 2006.
Since early he developed an interest in Oral Surgery and Implants which lead him to specialise in that field at I.S.C.S – Norte in Portugal.
He is a member of the International Team for Implantology regularly attending their meetings and congresses.
He can provide implant treatments, LASER treatments, minimally invasive surgery to treat gum recession (Pinhole Surgery), Lumineers (minimally invasive veneers) and if you are a nervous patient sedation will be provided.
Dr Fontes’s hobbies are: Cinema, books, gym, rock climbing and since he is also a “petrol head” he has a passion for cars and motorbikes.
Krishen is a highly motivated, hard working individual who graduated from King’s College London in 2011. Since graduation Krishen has continued his education and attained membership to the Royal College Of Surgeons (England) and Faculty of general Dental practitioners.
Krishen genuinely enjoys all aspects of dentistry with his main aim being providing a high quality service to patients. To fulfil this he has undertaken several post graduate courses, therefore expanding the treatment choices he can offer, as well as keeping himself updated with the latest advances in dentistry. He is a Fastbraces ® practitioner too.