All of our clinical team members are hand-picked dental professionals who share Dr. Tosun’s principles and passion for providing outstanding clinical and patient care. We make it our mission to improve quality of life for all of our patients and leave each with beautiful smiles and self-confidence, whatever their treatment needs.
Dr. Oylum van Vliet
Dr. Oylum graduated 2006 in Turkey among the top of her class. She practiced dentistry in both public and private hospitals in Turkey until 2012 when she moved to Dubai with her husband. She specializes in general dentistry and aesthetic dentistry by utilizing the latest technologies and state of the art equipment. She regularly attends dental conferences and courses to improve her dental skills.
Since 2015 she has also attained her certificate for implantology from the esteemed Swiss ITI academy. With care and attention to detail and a passion for patient satisfaction she has become one of the most recognized names in the Dubai community.
Some interesting facts about Dr. Oylum are she has a black belt in Karate and she starts her day with yoga; she loves to cook healthy recipes. She loves to spend her free time with her son, husband and friends.
The languages she speaks are Turkish, English, and she has basic knowledge of Dutch and Arabic.
- Cosmetic and aesthetic dentistry
- Smile make overs
- Teeth whitening
- Fillings, onlays, inlays, crowns
- Implant reconstructions
- Root canal treatments
- Children dentistry
Vastly experienced and highly accomplished, Dr. Tosun offers patients a range of orthodontic treatments including:
- Metal braces
- Ceramic braces
- Incognito lingual braces
In his spare time, Dr. Tosun is both artistic and creative. He’s a keen photographer, enjoys water color painting and is learning to play the guitar. When he’s not at the clinic or indulging his creative side, he enjoys keeping active in with wind surfing, tennis and volleyball. He also practices Muay Thai and Yoga.
Father of 2 boys and 1 girl.
Dr. Tosun is a graduate of the University of Istanbul’s Dental School and holds a PhD in Orthodontics from the University of Aegea. A professor and clinical consultant on fixed orthodontics, Dr. Tosun is the author and co-author of three books on “Biomechanics in Orthodontics” and “Orthodontics in General Practice”. A gifted orthodontist, Dr. Tosun’s mission is to create beautiful smiles and build patient’s self-confidence through specialist orthodontic treatments.
His areas of expertise include adult orthodontics, invisible braces (lingual orthodontics) and early orthodontic treatments for patients under 10 years old. Well-travelled, Dr. Tosun has lived in both Turkey and the UAE and He is a member of the American Association of Orthodontists, World Federation of Orthodontics, Turkish Orthodontic Society and Emirates Medical Association.
Dr. YAHYA TOSUN
DDS, PhD (Turkey)
RDH, RDT (UK)
Maddie is an experienced dental hygienist and therapist from Brighton, UK with more than 25 years experience. A keen traveller with a love of languages, Maddie spent a month volunteering at a medical charity in Panama, Central America, where she helped to treat the indigenous population. A compassionate and dedicated hygienist, she is a graduate of the London Hospital and has enjoyed a varied career working both in the UK and overseas. Maddie has worked as a dental hygiene and therapy tutor at the Royal London Hospital and enjoys being a key opinion leader for various dental companies and she is a council member for the British Association of Dental Therapists.
Maddie is passionate about educating patients on the importance of maintaining good oral health.
Dr. Julia Galani (officially called Panagioula) graduated from National and Kapodistrian University of Athens in 2007. She practiced general dentistry in a private clinic in Athens, Greece for over 10 years. She has special interest in endodontic treatment and uses latest technology and methods within her practice. Dr. Julia is a member of the Athens Dental Association and enjoys continuing her professional development by attending courses every year.
Dr. Julia lives with her husband, young daughter and her dog. She enjoys Pilates, Greek dancing and cycling and has a passion for Greek literature. Julia speaks Greek, English and French.
The warmth that she possesses has a reassuring and calming effect on her patients.
- Prosthetic restorations in the posterior area (crowns and bridges) implants restorations
- Special interest in endodontic treatment (root canal treatment)
- Keen on safe amalgam removal
- Pediatric Dentistry
- Oral cancer screening protocols to conduct a thorough examination and achieve a diagnosis at an early stage
- Preventative dentistry
Dr. Julia Galani
Dr. Hani Abdul Salam
BSC, MSc, DDS, PhD (Canada)
Oral & Maxillofacial Surgeon
Dr. Hani graduated with a PhD in Dental Sciences from McGill University in Canada and holds a post-graduate specialty degree in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery & Anaesthesia from the University of Toronto, Canada. He is also a Doctor of Dental Surgery graduating from the Lebanese University and holds a Masters in Physiology from the American University of Beirut.
Dr. Hani has lectured extensively worldwide, given hands-on workshops in various fields of oral and maxillofacial surgery and anaesthesia and is a fellow and member of various international associations.
In private practice, Dr. Hani believes in compassion, ethics and treating his patients to the highest standard of practice based on clinical evidence and research.
In his spare time, Dr. Hani enjoys swimming, playing tennis and traveling. He speaks English, Arabic and French.
- Surgical dental extractions including wisdom teeth
- Placement of dental implants
- Bone grafting
- Orthognathic surgery and reconstructive cosmetic maxillofacial surgery
- Maxillofacial fractures, cysts, tumours and infections
- Non-surgical and surgical management of the jaw-joint, also called temporomandibular joint (TMJ) disorders including minimally invasive surgery such as arthroscopy of the TMJ and its reconstruction
- Sedation and pain-less anaesthesia
Dr. Maysoon is a general dentist with vast experience in the UK. She graduated from Manchester University in 2006, and successfully earned postgraduate qualification by becoming a member of the Faculty of Dental Surgeons at the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh in 2008.
Dr. Maysoon has particular interest in minimally invasive aesthetic dentistry and cosmetic orthodontics and is a certified provider of Invisalign®, Inman Aligner™ and Six Months Smiles® treatments. She has completed a one-year program in Cosmetic Dentistry and Aesthetic Restorative Dentistry in London. She is also certified in Digital Smile Design (DSD) and in performing laser dentistry.
Her passion for teaching made her the youngest clinical teaching fellow at Manchester University in 2008, where she taught the undergraduate dental students. She continues to serve the Royal College of Surgeons of England as an examiner for the Diploma of Membership of the Joint Dental Faculties.
Outside of work, Dr. Maysoon enjoys photography, traveling and playing squash. She’s also a passionate foodie who enjoys working on her food blog.
She speaks English and Arabic.
- Member of the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh
- Full member of the British Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry (BACD)
- Member of the BACD committee
- Digital Smile Design (DSD) Team Member
- Member of the British Institute of Laser Dentistry (BILD)