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M.Sc. Maja Antončić Škoda, DMD
Master of Science in Orthodontics & Master Clinician in Implant Dentistry
M.Sc.dr. Antončić Škoda, born in 1975 in Rijeka is the head of the ŠkodaDENT dental clinic. She majored in Dental Medicine at the University of Zagreb – School of Dental Medicine with the highest scores. During her 20 years of work in the polyvalent clinics in Zagreb, Rijeka and Crikvenica, she has gained a lot of clinical experience.
Dr. Škoda’s core areas of expertise are Implantology and Orthodontics, with an emphasis on high aesthetics. She continues to extend her dental education in Croatia as well as abroad.
She has also completed the implantology training in a Swedish implantology center representing the Astra Tech system, as well as education in the Nobel Biocare implantology following the All-on-Four™ protocol (USA). She continues to profound her expertise at Loma Linda University (Los Angeles, California) through gIDE’s Master Clinician Program in Implant Dentistry.
Dr. Škoda masters orthodontics in the class of Prof. A. Fortini (Florence, Italy), and through the Master Universitario di 2° livello (Prof. P. Cozza) at the Università degli Studi di Roma Tor Vergata (Rome, Italy).
She has received a certification for computer-guided Orthodontics – Clear Aligner (UK), Six Month Smiles Orthodontic System (USA), Inman Aligner Orthodontic System (UK), Clear Smile Aligner Orthodontic System (UK), Idea-L Lingual Orthodontic System (Italy), Step-Logic Orthodontic System (Italy), conscious sedation using nitrous oxide by Tecno-Gaz (Italy) and Estelis hyaluronic acid dermal filler treatments (Switzerland).
She has appeared on numerous TV shows talking about dental health and aesthetics, as well as charitable makeovers. She is a member of the Croatian Chamber of Dental Medicine (HKDM), the International Team for Implantology (ITI), European Society of Cosmetic Dentistry (ESCD) and American Society of Cosmetic Dentistry (ASCD).
She is fluent in English and Italian and well versed in Slovenian.
Assoc. Prof. Sc. Davor Kuiš, DMD
Specialist in Periodontics
Born in 1973 in Rijeka, Assoc. Prof. Kuiš completed the School of Dental Medicine at the Medical University in Rijeka in 1998. He acquired his MS degree in 2005, and became a Doctor of Science in 2013 with his dissertation entitled “Long-term evaluation of effectiveness of two surgical procedures in the treatment of single and multiple gingival recession defects”.
After the Department of Endodontics and Restorative Dentistry, he transferred to the Department of Oral Medicine and Periodontology, where he continues to work today.
Ever since 2009, he has been working as a periodontist specialist in the Rijeka Hospital’s Department of Dental Medicine, as the head of the Periodontology Clinic.
As a part of our team, he is responsible for all the problems associated with the periodontal tissue – ranging from acute and chronic inflammation to the aesthetic reconstruction and soft tissue modeling. He is especially dedicated to the long-term therapeutical success by performing regular maintenance on all our periodontal patients. He actively participates in national and international scientific and professional conferences and teaches continuing education courses for dental practitioners.
Prof. Kuiš is a member of the Croatian Chamber of Dental Medicine, the Croatian Medical Association, Croatian Periodontal Society, Croatian endodontic society and the European Federation of Periodontology.
He is fluent in English and Italian.
M.Sc. Jelena Muzica, DMD
Master of Science in Orthodontics
Dr. Muzica was born in Rijeka in 1996. She finished elementary school in Buzet. After graduating from the First Croatian Sušak Gymnasium in Rijeka (language department), in 2014. she enrolled in Dental Medicine at the University of Rijeka, which she majored with the highest scores.
Dr. Muzica continues to profound her expertise in orthodontics through the Master Universitario di 2° livello (Prof. P. Cozza) at UniCamillus – International Medical University (Rome, Italy).
During and after her studies, she participates in national and international congresses: 2017 and 2018. Symposium of dental students (Zagreb), 2018. GC Academic Excellence Contest (Leuven, Belgium) and 2019. 7. Croatian periodontal days) where she won 2nd place for best student research work.
She is completely dedicated to her job and loves to gain new knowledge and experience.
She is fluent English, Italian, and Spanish. In her free time she likes to read.
Dr. Muzica is a member of the Croatian Chamber of Dental Medicine (HKDM).
Patricia Host, univ. bacc. dent. hig.
Dental assistent – Hygienist
Patricia Valenčić was born in 1990 in Rijeka, where she completed high medical school for a nurs. After graduation and years of work as an assistant in dental polyclinic, she becomes a certified dental Dental Assistant.
She completed the School of Dental Hygiene at the Medical University in Rijeka, which enables her to undertake preventive measures and treatments of teeth and related tissues. As a Dental hygienist she independently performs tasks such as: dental impressions, dental cleaning, blasting, teeth whitening, sealing and similar. In cooperatian with doctor thr hygienists can also perform replacement of elastics or orthodontic wires, setting retainers, hygiene of the periodontal pockets and educating the patients on oral hygiene.
Patricia is a member of the Croatian Chamber of Nurses (HKMS) and the Croatian Chamber of Dental Medicine (HKDM).
She is very friendly an always smiling, but very responsible and accurate in work.
In her free time, she attends Italian language classes and enjoys running and dancing.
Aleksandra Blažič, univ. bacc. physioth.
Aleksandra was born in 1970. in Rijeka, where she graduated from medical high school, majoring in nursing – technician, and studied physiotherapy at the Faculty of Medicine. After her studies, she moved to Italy where she worked as a physiotherapist. Her life took her in a different direction, and for the next 15 years she worked as a marketing and sales team leader on board luxury cruise ships, sailing the World. Through many years of working in responsible positions for customer relations and staff education, Aleksandra has perfected her organizational and communication skills in various languages. Upon her return to Rijeka, she works as a reception manager for hotels and several dental clinics, and maintains staff training for customer relations.
Aleksandra is fluent in English, Italian and Slovenian, and communicates in Spanish and French. She is highly organized, responsible and focused on finding solutions in all situations. She will patiently answer all your questions and explain all the therapy plans.
She loves traveling, swimming, skiing and she is involved in humanitarian volunteer work.
Anja Vukić, dent. teh.
Dental technician – assistant
As a dental assistant, she combines high manual skills and knowledge of digital tools, and actively participates in all phases of prosthetic workflow.
She is a member of the Croatian Chamber of Dental Medicine (HKDM) and speaks English.
Anja is very ambitious and responsible, and has a keen sense of detail and aesthetics. In her relationship with people, she is friendly and kind.
In her free time, she likes traveling and concerts.
Anamaria Faraguna, dent. teh.
Dental Technician – assistant & Wellness therapist
Anamaria was born in 1983. in Virovitica and graduated from medical high school in Bjelovar, majoring in dental technician. When she came to Rijeka, she started her career as a dental technician in mobile prosthetics. In Germany she was trained in wironit dentures and combined fixed-mobile prosthetics. Recently she has been devoting herself to CAD/CAM technology and attending advanced courses for Digital Dental Design. Working as a Prosthetic Assistant, she combines excellent manual skills and extensive technician experience.
At the Wellness Academy she receives additional training as a Wellness therapist. Her acquired knowledge and skills in the cosmetology, aromatherapy, hygiene and care she applied in rejuvenating, beauty and health treatments. She is a member of the HKDM (Croatian Chamber of Dental Medicine), she speaks English, Italian and German.
Anamaria is very creative and artistically talented, and in contact with people she is warm and caring. In her free time she enjoys hiking, making jewelry and arrangements and she also studies photography.
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