Dr. Miguel Stanley is the clinical director of the White Clinic based in Lisbon, Portugal founded 20 years ago. A passionate advocate for high quality dental care, his career has been focused on restoring smiles with his interdisciplinary team, using state of the art technology, software and materials and a strong sense of ethics and minimal invasiveness to better protect his patients. This is the reason he created the No Half Smiles® treatment philosophy and Slow Dentistry® both aimed at improving the patient experience and the overall quality of care.
With training in implant dentistry, cosmetic dentistry and functional occlusion, his advanced biological cosmetic dentistry approach incorporates the full scope of action of modern dentistry.
With over 200 keynote lectures given in over 50 countries, Dr Stanley ́s lectures are critically acclaimed by dentists of all ages and specialities, for the open dialogue and simple and beautiful manner complex cases are presented.
Dr. Stanley was also invited by the Global Child Dental Fund to become an ambassador to help stop I.O.M.- Infant Oral Mutilation, in Africa, as well as the Humble Smile Foundation that focuses on sustainability as well as educating the needy around the world.
He is the vice president and founding Board Member of the Digital Dentistry Society, a global organisation committed to improving awareness of advanced technology to the dental community and also an expert dentist on DentalXP since 2009, a leading online education platform for advanced e-learning.
Dr. Stanley is also the host of the first ever National Geographic documentary on dentistry and filmed in Korea, Uganda and Portugal, proving technology can shape the future of the profession.
His TEDx talk done at the SOAS university in London in 2016, was called “Positive Dentistry” and spoke on the future of dentistry and how even Artificial Intelligence can play a part in improving the industry. He is licensed to practice in Portugal, the UK and Dubai, but only does so in Lisbon. He is an active member of several prestigious dental societies, and the author of numerous scientific publications.
He recently was nominated one of the top 100 dentists in the world by his peers in 2020.
He is married with children and loves to cook and play his guitar.