Meet our team

Dr Bruno SilvaDr Bruno Silva – Partner/Practice Manager

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Dr Silva graduated in 2000 from the University of Witwatersrand, South Africa. He has practiced in the London and Brighton area. He completed postgraduate training with leading specialists in Implant Surgery and prosthodontics in London’s West End and has attended several courses in United states and Europe. He is currently completing a Masters Degree in Fixed and Removable Prosthodontics at the prestigious Kings College, London. Dr Silva has placed more than 5000 dental implants during the last 7 years. Dr Silva is a member of the Association of Dental Implantology, British Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry and the British Dental Association.




Federico BrunnerDr Federico Brunner – Implant Surgeon

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Dr Brunner is originally from Argentina, he graduated in dentistry in 2001 from The University of Madrid. After working as a dental surgeon for 10 years, in Spain, Dr Brunner decided to move to the UK to be part of the Brighton Implant Clinic dental team in Hailsham. Specialising in oral implantology, he completed post-graduate training and attended several courses in United States, Spain and Republic of Cuba.





Vandana ThakralVandana Thakral – Dentist

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Vandana graduated in 1992 in India. She worked for two years as a general dentist in Delhi before moving to the UK. She has worked at Hailsham Dental Centre since May 2009. Her main interests are aesthetic and general dentistry.






Jose CostaJose Costa – Dentist

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José Costa is originally from Brazil, where he graduated in 2001. After working in private and community dentistry in Brazil, he decided to move to the UK to develop further professionally. He now holds a Master’s Degree in Public Health from King’s College London (2011) and is fully registered in the UK as a dentist. Dr Costa is a highly motivated dentist, passionate about safeguarding and improving people’s health. He loves the South East landscape and is now thrilled to join the Brighton Implant Clinic team in Hailsham.





Maria GortychMaria Gortych – Dental Nurse

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Maria has been part of our team since 2010. She works exclusively with dental implant procedures as well as restorative dentistry and dental photography. She enjoys being part of Brighton Implant Clinic and works alongside Dr Federico Brunner at our Hailsham branch. Maria would like to develop her skills in the professional field. Maria enjoys reading books, studying languages and traveling.







Gosia ZukowskaMalgorzata Zukowska – Dental Nurse

Malgorzata came to the UK in 2004 and joined the Brighton Implant Clinic in March 2011. She is currently studying finance in Poland and completing a Bachelor’s degree. Malgorzata works alongside Dr Grigoriu and Dr Arvandi-Roodsari as a Dental nurse. In her spare time she enjoys jogging.






Ting JiaoTing Jiao – Dental Nurse

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Ting qualified as a dental nurse in 2013 and has been nursing since October 2011.She works alongside Dr Federico Brunner with dental implants and finds the transformation of patients the most rewarding part of her job.She focuses on proving patient with reassurance throughout all stages of treatment,her calm and friendly manner ensures that patient fell at ease and have the comfortable experience.

Out of the surgery, Ting enjoys entertaining; keep fit and cooking classic Asian cuisine.







Marlena KucharskaMarlena Kucharska – Receptionist / Dental Nurse

Marlena joined Brighton Implant Clinic in October 2010. She has a M.A in English Philology which she achieved in Poland. She loves traveling and cooking cakes for the whole team. Favourite quote: ‘Learn from yesterday, live for today, hope for tomorrow’ – Albert Einstein.