A BRIEF PRESENTATION OF THE FACE THAT MAKES DENTISTRY A LIFE CHANGING EXPERIENCE
Dr. Miguel Stanley is the clinical director of the White Clinic based in Lisbon, Portugal founded 20 years ago.A passionate advocate for high quality dental care, his career has been focused on restoring smiles with his interdisciplinary team, using state of the art technology, software and materials and a strong sense of ethics and minimal invasiveness to better protect his patients. This is the reason he created the No Half Smiles treatment philosophy and Slow Dentistry both aimed at improving the patient experience and the overall quality of care. Dr. Stanley is also the host of the first ever National Geographic documentary on dentistry and filmed in Korea, Uganda and Portugal, proving technology can shape the future of the profession.
With training in implant dentistry, cosmetic dentistry and functional occlusion, his Advanced Biological Comprehensive Dentistry approach incorporates the full scope of action of modern dentistry. With over 200 keynote lectures given in over 50 countries, Dr Stanley’s lectures are critically acclaimed by dentists of all ages and specialties, for the open dialogue and simple and beautiful manner complex cases are presented.
Nominated one of the top 100 dentists in the world by his peers in 2020, Dr. Miguel Stanley is the Vice-President of the Digital Dentistry Society and recently became a member of the International Academy of Oral Medicine and Toxicology (IAOMT) and took on the role as the first Portuguese adjunct professor at the University of Pennsylvania School of Dentistry (Penn Dental Medicine).
For many years now, White Clinic has discreetly been treating the most discerning customers from around the world, looking for the most advanced solutions to fix their smiles. Dr. Miguel Stanley’s philosophy “No Half Smiles", is that a person’s smile needs to be seen as a whole. That is why he always looks at the orofacial aspects and plans a new smile regardless of the initial problem.
A comprehensive interdisciplinary team, using state of the art technology and incredibly advanced clinical protocols, have been working together since 2000 to deliver some of the best dentistry in the world.
Opened in 1999 and originally named Clinica Dentaria da Lapa, White Clinic is located in Miraflores, Lisbon, Portugal. Dr. Stanley’s philosophy is to fully restore a patient’s oral health. His "No Half Smiles" is a worldwide respected treatment philosophy based on delivering comprehensive, aesthetic, full mouth rehabilitation. The result is a smile which is not only aesthetically pleasing but also healthy and long-lasting.
White Clinic is one of The Leading Dental Centers of the World.
Dr. Stanley focuses on his philosophies “No Half Smiles ”, “Slowdentistry ” and “InvisibleDentistry ” and on complex cosmetic implant surgery and practice management, having spoken in 50 countries since 2002, in 4 different languages. His keynote lectures are greatly appreciated by young aspiring dentists who see him as a role model. He’s the creator and producer of 7 makeover TV shows in Portugal, on major networks since 2005, having also been part of The Doctors CBS in Hollywood, USA in 2013. He counts amongst his other achievements, being the author of the book “Health on the Path to Happiness”.
Being a board member for Portugal for SENAME (South European North African and Middle Eastern Modern Dentistry and Implant Society), he was responsible for the 2015 annual event; he is the creator of Portugal’s leading online dental portal at Sapo.pt. He is also a member of the General Dental Council, United Kingdom, BACD (British Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry) and SBOE (Sociedade Brasileira de Odontologia Estética). Dr Stanley is licensed to practice in Portugal, UK and Dubai. As founder and clinical director, he practises daily at White Clinic, Lisbon, Portugal, where he leads a team of highly specialized dentists that focus on everything from basic family dentistry to full mouth complex oral cosmetic rehabilitation.
For the past 15 years, he has been lecturing around the world, sharing his passion for this field. In recent years Dr Stanley has transitioned his practice and his team into the digital era. Today he has a team entirely dedicated to the complete digital workflow in dentistry. He created the No Half Smiles philosophy and the Slow Dentistry concept. He’s passionate about ethics and quality in dentistry. Dr Miguel loves to share his vision with the younger future generations of dentists.