Dr. Raquel was born in Portugal where she graduated as a dental surgeon in 2007.
As a dental surgeon, she underwent training for six years, studying human physiology pathology, biology and specifically the head and neck.
After graduating, Dr. Raquel decided to move to England and started working for the NHS as a General Dentist. Over the years, she did a post-graduation in dental sedation and pain management in the UCL Eastman Dental Institute in London, a year certificate of Cosmetic and Aesthetic Restorative Dentistry, among other certifications.
Dr. Raquel did several training courses on facial aesthetics with Derma Medical, Face and Harley Academy where she is a Clinical Mentor for the UK’s largest postgraduate training provider in aesthetic medicine and the UK’s first fully-regulated Level 7 qualification for injectables. She is an Affiliated Member of the Aesthetics Complication Expert Group (ACE) of practitioners aimed to improve patient safety in facial aesthetics.
Being a dentist, Dr Raquel has been clinically trained to use anesthetics safely, making her highly skilled with needles and injection techniques.
Dr Raquel is known for her friendly and caring manner, being discreet, and putting her patients at ease. She is passionate about patient care and making patients feel good and confident in their own skin.