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Slow dentistry clinics near me

What is Slow Dentistry

Slow Dentistry ® aims to improve the standards of care in dental practices worldwide to ensure your safety, well-being, comfort and understanding. We are building a network of member clinics committed to taking time with you in your appointments. We do not interfere in any medical aspects of your treatment, nor do we monitor or control clinics and dentists on the quality of their medical services.

The cornerstones are easily identifiable and are a means to allow us to influence our own safety and well-being at the dentist. Ask your practitioner to explain, to take time to ensure anesthetic is effective. Take note of hygiene aspects. We assume this is all happening, and in many cases it is; however, the cornerstones of Slow Dentistry encourage us to take some control over our appointments. Slow Dentistry wants to increase patient awareness for safety, understanding, well-being and comfort.

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The Cornerstones of Slow Dentistry


Fully effective anaesthetic of the area of the mouth to be treated before initiating treatment (if required)

Rubber Dam

Use of rubber dam in root canal treatments and other treatments where the teeth need to be isolated to prevent cross contamination

Room Disinfection

Full and appropriate disinfection of the dental unit in accordance with universal and country specific guidelines to avoid cross-contamination (washing hands, dental chair, handles, floor, surfaces etc)

Informed Consent

Fully informed, signed, and understood patient consent for each treatment, explaining the risks and rewards of the treatment carefully to the patient.

Nina Blaettler-Rosa da Silva

Nina Blaettler-Rosa da Silva


With extensive experience in business administration at executive level, Nina is proud to be President and Founder of Slow Dentistry GmbH. Having successfully grown and managed other businesses in the past, her track record in business is well-established. Nina was responsible for the entire event management of the annual SENAME dental congress when it was hosted in Estoril, Portugal in 2015, giving her in depth insight into the dental world. Furthermore, she has worked closely as a management consultant with her brother Dr Miguel Stanely and his clinical team in Lisbon for many years. She is a start up specialist with a strong background in marketing, promotions, people management and networking. She speaks English, Portuguese and German.

Dr Miguel Stanley

Dr Miguel Stanley

International Relations

Dr Miguel Stanley is a world recognised leader in dentistry with over twenty years of clinical practice in advanced dentistry. Dr Stanley has lectured in over 55 countries sharing his thoughts and views to dentists from all walks of life. He is very passionate about the important role of ethics as a foundation for excellent dentistry and is quite passionate about improving the standards of care around the world for those that do not have much of a say. Dr Stanley was the first dentist ever to do a documentary on National Geographic and is responsible for the international relations between Slow Dentistry and leading dentists around the world.