Dr. Steven Cardwell - General Dentist and Business owner
Saltus Grammar School, Bermuda
Sevenoaks School IB, Pipemakers Scholar, United Kingdom
Royal Victoria University of Manchester, United Kindom
Royal Victoria University, Tornel Dental School, United Kingdom
2000 Vocational Training at Harbour Dental Practice under tuition of Dr. Chris Harbour, Cheshire United Kingdom
2001 Fully Licenced , General Dental Council, practiced mixed NHS and Private, Cheshire United Kingdom
2004 Returned to Bermuda and practiced at Bermudiana Dental Group
2005 Completed Invisalign training
2010 Teamed with Dr. Akbar Muhammad and opened SmilesInc, Bermuda
Dr. Tekira Hypolite - General Dentist
Dr. Hypolite attended CedarBridge Academy, Bermuda, graduating in 2004. She obtained her Biology BSc (Honors) degree at Trent University, Ontario, Canada in 2008.
She was awarded her DMD Degree at Case Western School of Dental Medicine Cleveland, Ohio in 2014 and has completed an Advanced Education in General Dentistry (Residency Program) at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center.
This residency program provided her with advanced training in all aspects of dentistry including, root canal therapy, cosmetic dentistry, fixed and removable dentures and her passion, oral surgery.
She then practiced in Mississippi for a year before returning home to Bermuda to practice.
Dr. Hypolite joined the Smilesinc team December 2016 and is welcoming new patients. She is also an approved provider for Invisalign.
Smilesinc Office Manager
Dr. Akbar Lightbourne - Oral Maxillofacial Surgeon and Business owner
Berkeley Institute, Bermuda
1999 Howard University Undergraduate, Washington D.C., United States
2003 Howard University Dental School, Washington D.C., United States
2004 Howard University Hospital, General Practice Residency, Washington D.C., United States
2005 Woodhull Medical Center, Oral Surgery Intern, Brooklyn NY, United States
2009 Howard University Oral & Maxillo-facial Residency, Washington D.C., United States
2010 Teamed with Dr. Steven Cardwell and opened SmilesInc, Bermuda
Dr. Frances Betts - General Dentist
Dr. Betts gained her Bachelor of Dental Surgery (BDS) at Guys Hospital in London, UK in 1995 and her Diploma in General Dental Practice (DGDP(UK)) in 1998.
She started practicing dentistry in the UK in 1995. Her postgraduate career included both practical and theory based courses with Dr. Paul Tipton in Manchester, UK. In 2004 she moved to Bermuda, where she worked as a locum dentist for a number of dental offices between 2005 and 2013. She was admitted to the Bermuda Dental Register in February 2008.
Dr. Betts joined the SmilesInc team in September 2013. She has experience in all aspects of dentistry and she has a passion for cosmetic dentistry and aesthetics. She is also an approved provider of Invisalign.
Dr. David Samuels - Periodontist
After completion of a BS in the Preprofessional Scholars Program in Dentistry at Case Western Reserve University, Dr. Samuels received his DMD from Tufts University School of Dental Medicine. He went on to be president of his postgraduate class in Periodontology at Tufts. He has been in private practice for over 22 years in the Boston area practicing periodontics, implant dentistry and oral medicine. In 2008, Dr. Samuels was the General Chairman of the Yankee Dental Congress, Boston’s largest annual meeting with nearly 30,000 attendees. From 2009 to 2010, he served as President of the Massachusetts Dental Society, and he continues to be a recognized leader for the enhancement of oral health and the dental profession. In addition to the American Dental Association, Dr. Samuels is a Fellow of the American Society of Osseointegration, and an active member of the American College of Oral Implantology, the International Congress of Oral Implantologists, and the American Academy of Periodontology. Dr. Samuels has served as an Associate Clinical Professor in the Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Radiology, as well as lectured in the Department of Oral Pathology at Tufts University School of Dental Medicine.
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