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Dr Gustavo Silva is an experienced general dental surgeon and implant surgeon.

Since qualifying in Lisbon in 2004 he has held surgical and restorative dental posts, most recently as Lead Dental Surgeon for the referral practices of two large dental corporate bodies over the last decade where he was in charge of the specialist teams.

Gustavo is known throughout the dental world for his kind, humorous and gentle manner and we are delighted that he has joined LCIAD after 10 years of close friendship.

We were also happy to welcome Dr Tania Rafael Garcia to our LCIAD family in February of 2023. Gustavo and Tania are a husband and wife dentistry powerhouse; Gustavo accepts referrals for patients with complex multidisciplinary dental problems and is an experienced implant and restorative dental surgeon while Tania has practice limited to periodontology.


Memberships & Achievements


DDS, Licenciado em Medicina Dentária LMD Lisbon 2004 (Instituto Superior de Ciências da Saúde – Sul)

Postgraduate post

Invited surgeon assistant, Maxillo-Facial Department, Hospital Amadora-Sintra, Lisbon - 2005/2007

Clinical position

Portman Healthcare Maidenhead Lead Clinician Implant Dentistry and Operative Dentistry referrals and leadership of specialist team 2017 - present

Clinical position

Integrated Dental Holdings (IDH) / My Dentist Implant Dentist and Lead Dentist York, Lincolnshire and London 2006- present

Clinical position

Operating theatre staff surgeon maxillofacial surgery - Hospital Amadora Sintra – Departamento de Cirurgia Maxilo-Facial

Postgraduate training

Post-graduation in implantology (Ace Systems ), Universidade Lusofona, Lisbon – 2005

Postgraduate training

One year clinical residency in implantology with Dr. Mark Hamburger, London – 2008/2009

Postgraduate training

Integrated Master Degree “Anterior rehabilitation with fixed prosthodontics”, Instituto Superior de Ciencias da Saude Egas Moniz, 2009 – Lisbon

Postgraduate training

Post-graduation in surgical periodontology, Instituto Superior de Ciencias da Saude Egas Moniz, 2011 – Lisbon