Marialena was born and was brought up in Greece. She moved to Scotland in 2008 to study dentistry at Dundee University. She gained experience in general practice prior to working as a core trainee in a variety of specialities which include Restorative, Oral Maxillofacial Surgery, Paediatric and Oral Surgery. During this period, she obtained the Membership of the Faculty of Dental Surgery from the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow.

After completing a three-year speciality training programme in Endodontology based in Edinburgh Dental Institute, she successfully completed the Membership Examination in Endodontics. Her interest is on dental trauma based on which she completed the Masters in Medical Science by Research with distinction.

Marialena is the Programme director of the three year postgraduate course in Endodontics in Edinburgh Dental Institute. Her practice involves root canal treatment, management of complications, apical surgery and vital pulp therapies.

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Dr Marialena Cresta

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BDS (Dund 2013) MFDS (glasgow 2015), AFHEA(Edin 2020) MMedSci by Research (Edin2020) MEndo RCSEd (2020)