Orthodontist, GDC number 104900
Dr Konstantina Bontari was born in Greece. Raised in a family where both parents were dentists, she always wanted to follow a career in dentistry.
She obtained her DDS with honours in Belgrade, where the state university has a department of studies in English. After that she passed the National Academic Recognition and Identification Centre (NARIC) of Greece exams with high marks. She worked in her family’s private practice before coming to the UK for her specialist training. She got her Masters in Orthodontics at Newcastle University while her clinical training took place simultaneously at Newcastle Dental Hospital in the department of Orthodontics. Her MSc research project with the title “Orthopantomographic assessment of the alveolar bone height in patients with hypodontia in the North East of England” was presented as a poster in the British Orthodontic Conference in Edinburgh September 2009. She is a Member in Orthodontics of the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh.
Dr Bontari always follows the latest developments in Orthodontics, and keeps updated by attending conferences and courses. She is committed in the provision of high standards’ treatment for children, teenagers as well as adults and believes that with honest clinician – patient cooperation, the final treatment outcome can be nothing but satisfying! Her aim is to always ascertain the patients’ comfort and satisfaction.
Other than Orthodontics, Dr Bontari finds great interest in cooking, foreign languages, travelling and arts.