Staff

Andrea Espitia
Dentist - GDC 152974

Andrea qualified as a dentist in Bogotá, Colombia where she worked mainly at private practice and hospital. She has been practicing private dentistry in the UK since 2008 upon completing the international qualifying examination regulated by the General Dental Council.

She also completed a postgraduate diploma course in Clinical Dental Sciences at the Eastman Dental Institute, allowing Andrea to acquire expertise in diagnosis and management of diseases of the Oral Cavity.

She is currently in a programme, which leads to MSc in Orthodontics awarded by Warwick University. Andrea’s special areas of interest are Orthodontics , minimally invasive cosmetic Dentistry and facial rejuvenation . She currently treats minor to moderates cases of Malocclusion with invisible braces, cosmetic braces and conventional braces. Andrea is well experienced in treating children and anxious adult patients.

She is an active member of the British Dental Association (BDA), and has continued to increase her knowledge and experience in dentistry attending many courses on different aspects of Dentistry.

In her spare time Andrea enjoys spending time with her family and friends.


Mary Kate Kearney
Specialist Orthodontist - GDC 180242

Mary Kate qualified as a dentist from University College Cork, Ireland with an honours degree. After a few years working in general practice, she undertook posts as a Senior House Officer in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery and worked in hospitals in Cambridge and Kent. During this time, Mary Kate achieved the Diploma of Membership of the Faculty of Dental Surgery (MFDS) at The Royal College of Surgeons, Edinburgh.

Following this, Mary Kate completed a three year orthodontic training programme at The Royal London Hospital, achieving a distinction Masters in Clinical Dentistry (MClinDent) and the Membership in Orthodontics (MOrth) at The Royal College of Surgeons, London.

While working at The Royal London Hospital, Mary Kate was awarded the Jim Moss Research Prize, the DiBiase Clinical Award and the Prof Lee Team Leader Award. Mary Kate has a keen interest in research and has presented at numerous national and international orthodontic conferences.

Mary Kate treats a wide variety of dental malocclusions and offers cosmetic and conventional braces, providing treatment in a caring and professional manner.

In her spare time, Mary Kate enjoys travelling and going to the gym.


Glenda Cardozo de Grasset
Dentist - GDC 104577

Glenda is a UK and overseas qualified general dentist with more than fifteen years of experience in the prevention of disease and rehabilitation of oral health.

She has extensive private and public practice experience in the UK, Spain and Colombia, holds a certificate in cosmetic and aesthetic restorative dentistry with Advanced Dental Seminars in London 2011 and qualified as a non surgical facial rejuvenator 2011.

Glenda has a conservative dental approach, holds a special interest in restorative and aesthetic dentistry.

Education: ORE (London 2009), BDS (Bogota 1995)


Mr. Alaa Aldaa
Specialist in Oral Surgery
Complex Implant Surgeon
GDC no: 275892

Alaa qualified in Dentistry with Distinction and embarked on a career in Oral Surgery. Following Implant Dentistry training at University of Münster (Germany), University of Warwick (UK), and Harley Street Dental Excellence, Alaa undertook his junior surgical training at prestigious Barts & the Royal London Hospitals and went to complete his 3-year higher surgical training in Oral Surgery within the Maxillofacial Diagnostic, Medicine & Surgical Sciences Division at the world renowned UCL Eastman Dental Institute and University College London Hospitals. Subsequently, he was awarded a Master in Clinical Dentistry in Oral Surgery, with Distinction, as well as the tri-collegiate specialty membership examination for Oral Surgery “MOralSurg” of the Royal College of Surgeons of England and was admitted onto the GDC Specialist List in Oral Surgery.

Alaa developed an interest in craniofacial reconstruction completing his master’s thesis in collaboration with the Biomaterials & Tissue Engineering Division at UCL Eastman Dental Institute where he is currently working towards his Doctor of Philosophy “PhD” degree in Maxillofacial Surgery & Tissue Engineering under Prof Jonathan Knowles. He has passion for teaching and holds a Senior/Clinical Lecturer position at multiple universities in Europe including Italy, Germany, and the UK training postgraduate dentists in both Oral Surgery and Implant Dentistry. He manages patients with wide ranges of general Oral & Maxillofacial problems, ranging from complex impacted teeth, advanced implant dentistry and surgical treatments under conscious sedation. He contributes of medical journals and has published many articles.

Outside his work, Alaa is a keen athlete having played Basketball and Tennis at a semi-professional level. He enjoys also classical music concerts and socialising with friends. Alaa speaks English, German, Arabic and French.

Education: BChD (Hons) MClinDent OS (Eastman) MOralSurg (RCSEng) Cer.Imp.Dent (Warwick) DGZI (Germany)


Victoria Rincón Castro
Dentist - GDC 160263

Dr Victoria Rincon graduated from the School of Dentistry of Pontificia Universidad Javeriana, Colombia in 2000. She spent several years developing and enhancing her general clinical skills before deciding to pursue the specialty of Periodontology & Oral Medicine at Universidad El Bosque, Colombia.

During her training she spent two months at the Forsyth Institute in Boston, USA as a volunteer student at the Microbiology Department and completed her degree in 2006. After her postgraduate training, she moved to London and successfully completed her registration process as a dental surgeon in June 2008.

She worked mainly in private practice as a general dentist with an interest in Periodontology during 4 years before completing her training in Surgical and Prosthodontic Implantology at the UCL Eastman Dental Institute. She now limits her practice to periodontics and Implant Dentistry.

In her spare time Victoria enjoys spending time with her family and cooking delicious meals.

BDS (Col) Spec perio oral med (Col) PG Cert Surgical and Prosth Imp (Lon)


Angelina Rodriguez
Assistant Manager

Angelina graduated in Business Administration in Malaga in 2018. After that she decided to move to London and start a new life.

She has different roles in A Silva Dental mainly working as a receptionist, and she also takes care of our Social Media, which she loves doing as she is always full of new ideas. When you visit us for your dental appointment, she is the one who will welcome you with a big smile.

In her spare time, Angelina loves travelling, going to the gym and spending time with her friends.

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Due to the Coronavirus Outbreak the practice will only be open for Urgent Dental Care.
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4 St Gabriel Walk One The Elephant, Unit 2 The Pavillion,
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