Pond Square Dental
Vanessa Sousa Moreno

Vanessa Sousa Moreno


About Vanessa

DDS, MJDF RCS (Eng), Cert Perio, MSc, MPerio RCS (Eng), MA (Ed Clin), FHEA, PhD

Registration Number: GDC 261947

Dr Vanessa Sousa qualified as a Dentist in 2008, and went on to complete her Certificate of Specialty Training in Periodontology and Implant Dentistry, from Universidad Autonoma de Nuevo Leon, Mexico. She completed Fellowships in Periodontics and Implant Dentistry at Baylor College of Dentistry, USA, and at Universidad de Concepcion, Chile. She moved to London in 2011 to undertake a PhD in Periodontology at Eastman Dental Institute, University College London (UCL). She has undertaken postdoctoral work at The Forsyth Institute, Harvard School of Dental Medicine, UCL, and at Barts and the London School of Medicine and Dentistry.

She worked as an Academic Clinical Lecturer and Specialty Registrar in Periodontology at The Royal London Dental Hospital, and completed her UK Higher Specialty Training and exams in Periodontology and Implant Dentistry. Her research work is at the intersection of data synthesis and meta-analysis of oral health outcomes, periodontal medicine, clinical and translational science, periodontology, and implantology. She combines theoretical, in vitro, preclinical, and clinical research to develop and translate innovative science into patient care.

She has an extensive background in training a variety of professionals, clinical and academic supervision, and patient engagement activities in the NHS. She has received multiple awards, published and presented her clinical academic work at a national and international level. Vanessa has a particular interest in minimally invasive therapy, microsurgery, periodontal plastic surgery, peri-implant diseases and conditions, and interdisciplinary management of complex periodontal conditions.

She lives in London with her husband and their lovely Golden Retriever. She enjoys climbing, hiking, nature photography, dancing, and traveling.

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