Hugo Sousa

Hugo Sousa, MSc, GDC Registered Dental Technician

Dental Technology and Education

Hugo is a GDC-registered dental technician who obtained a dental technology degree from the Higher Institute of Health Sciences Egas Moniz in Lisbon. 

With an unyielding passion for the profession, Hugo relocated to England to advance their skills. This professional development journey is highlighted by their attendance at various courses globally, including a morphology course at the Osaka Ceramic Training Center and a Master's Degree from Cardiff Metropolitan University. 

Hugo is a PhD candidate at the University of Dentistry in Lisbon, further solidifying his expertise in dental technology.

Professional Experience and Academic Contributions

Hugo's career trajectory showcases his authority in dental technology:

  • Dental Technician roles in Portugal and the UK, specialising in crown and bridge waxing, casting, and ceramic layering.
  • Managerial role at Creative C&B, Leicester, overseeing all departments.
  • Current position as a Dental Technician at Nexus Dental, Ripon, focusing on ceramic layering.
  • Lecturer at the University of Bolton since 2020, teaching both practical and theoretical aspects of dental technology.

Commitment to Continuous Learning and Community Engagement

Hugo is bilingual and fluent in English and Portuguese, enhancing their ability to communicate and connect with a diverse audience. 

He is also the founder and host of the "Conversa à Bancada" dental technology podcast and an active London Dental Institute team member. 

His commitment to the dental community is evident through numerous presentations and courses delivered, including advanced morphology for dental technicians and dentists.

Key Areas of Expertise:

  • Advanced Dental Technology
  • Ceramic Layering and Crown & Bridge Techniques
  • Research Methodology in Dental Technology

At Nexus Dental, Hugo leverages his extensive knowledge and skills to deliver high-quality dental solutions. 

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