With over 15 years of experience as a General Dental Practitioner, Dr. Cesar Kelly Pimentel established his first dental clinic at Estoril in 2011.
The team offers a full range of treatments in all specialties. Our focus is quality and the relentless pursuit of our patient satisfaction, at a fair and honest price. We believe that modern dentistry must offer health solutions, aesthetics and wellbeing, in order to provide a better quality of life and self-esteem to all who visits us.
And the team at the Almancil clinic, have you met them?
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Dr. Cesar Kelly Pimentel
Dentist / Clinic Director
O Dr. Cesar is the leader of our family Alinea, ia a born communicator, loves meeting new people and new cultures. He is extremely organized and methodical and has a passion of giving a good service to all patients.
Certified Orthodontist Invisalign Platinum Elite, 2018;
Certificate in Lingual Incognito Orthodontics, London, United Kingdon, 2008;
Post-Graduation in Orthodontics, Université Pierre et Marie Curie (Paris VI), France, 2005;
Dentist, University of Pernambuco, Brazil, 1999;
Clinic director of Alinea Estoril and Algarve dental clinics.
Dr. Paulo Bandeira
Clinical Vice Director
Paulo is a compatriot of Cesar Pimentel, founder of Alinea. Both are from Recife, Brazil, they met in Paris in 2004, when they were investing in their studies and enjoying some good wine!
They finished their studies and time had passed, when they met again but this time in Portugal in 2018, and in 2020, Paulo was invited to be the Clinical Vice Director of our clinics in Estoril and Almancil, such kidness and competent
His specialty is in oral and maxillofacial surgery, and his hands are so light, with a blink of an eye, the procedure is over!
Dental Surgeon. Federal University of Pernambuco, Brazil, 2004.
Postgraduate in Rehabilitation, Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery. Groupe Hospitalier Pitié-Salpêtrière – Paris, France, 2006.
Foreign Assistant at Université Pierre et Marie Currie, France, 2009.
Postgraduate in Oral Implantology. Brazilian Dentistry Association, Brazil, 2011.
Specialist in Buccomaxillofacial Surgery and Traumatology. Brazil, 2011.
Integrated Master in Dental Medicine. Fernando Pessoa University, Porto, 2018.
Qualification in conscious sedation.
Drª. Gabriela Duro da Costa
Although her surname Duro (tough) Gabriela is nothing like that, her smile melts any beings. Specializes in the development of dental prostheses and dental aesthetic restoration.
She is a natural with the kids, which leads them to cooperate easily with the treatment.
Advanced Program in Prosthodontics, New York University, USA, 2010;
Aesthetic Dentistry Course by UCL Eastman Dental Institute, London, 2008;
Medical Dentist, Higher Institute of Health Sciences – South, 2005.
Dr. Hugo Leão
His surname means Lion, and it’s no coincidence that Hugo is the king in Implantology, and his apparent stern look leaves any patient in a stand still just for 30 seconds, after which he reveals himself to be kind and well-disposed as a kitten.
With his (tripeiro) northern accent he manages to give all the details of the treatments in an assertive and thorough (calculating?) way.
Postgraduate in Occlusion, Vienna School of Interdisciplinary Dentistry, Austria, 2014;
Implant Dentistry Graduate, New York University, USA, 2011;
Postgraduate in Comprehensive Dentistry, New York University, USA, 2009;
Medical Dentist, Higher Institute of Health Sciences – North, 2007.
Dr. Vasco Nunes da Silva
Consultations and dental treatments in various specialties.
This young dentist, born in the line of Cascais,has in himself the gift in arts.. A passion for photography, and the hands of a true sculptor when it comes to oral rehabilitation.
With training in this area but not only, dentistry and orthodontics are also part of his specialty.
Dr. Diogo Monteiro
Consultations and dental treatments, specifically in endodontics. Post-treatment follow-up and observation.
Computer introduction processing all information of the dental treatments carried out.
This young doctor, always in a good mood and smiling, he is an “ace” in endondontics, which is his specialty.
Works well with endodontic drilling instruments that maneuver with dexterity and agility without, however, causing pain to the patient.
Traveling is one of his hobbies.
Training – Faculty of Dental Medicine, University of Lisbon.
Dr. Rodrigo Temudo
The young Dr. Rodrigo, who does not like chocolate is Dr. Cesar’s right-hand man in Orthodontics. He is very friendly and relaxed, but very professional and demanding when it comes to aligning the smile of those who seek us.
Dr. Francisco Santos
Francisco is our doctor with differentiated clinical practice in Temporomandibular disorders (TMD). Anyone who has bruxism or feels that grits (clench) their teeth, should definitely come to an appointment with him. He will certainly help you to sleep better and relax your bite.Dr. Francisco shares his time between consultations and Egas Moniz University where he is a Monitor.
– Dentist graduated by Egas Moniz University Institute
– Monitor of the Egas Moniz University Institute in Curricular Units:
Orofacial pain and TMJ;
Oral Rehabilitation Clinic.
Dr. Hugo Grancho Pinto
Hugo is a newcomer from the United Kingdom where he practise as specialist in Periodontology. After years of practising and teaching in the United Kingdom, he decided to return to Portugal with his family. How lucky are we that now we can count on the experience of this professor committed to saving smiles. Together with our Hygienists, Dr. Hugo will take good care of gums and other supporting structures around the teeth. Prevention is the best medicine and Dr. Hugo is here for this!
Drª. Andrea Valporto
Andrea is a sweetheart! An outstanding General Dentist, who enchants everyone with her Brazilian (carioca) accent and an amazing care for our patients. She loves to explain everything in detail and is always ready to assist.
Drª. Ana Sousa
Ana is one of the original members of the team. She began as a patient of Dr. Cesar and embraced the project with great commitment and dedication. Do not worry, if you passed Ana Sousa’s chair, you will never forget to visit us every six months.
Post-graduation in Teaching Methodologies in Oral Hygiene, FMD-UL, 2013;
Dental Hygienist, Faculty of Dental Medicine, University of Lisbon (FMD-UL), 2010.
Drª. Vanessa Lima
Responsable for the oral hygienes, periodontal treatments, deep scailing ,teeth whitening and sealants which is also part of her portfolio.
As it is also prosthetic, she is a great alliance.
Best known to us as “Vanessinha”, she is calm and very sweet but does not like to stop, so she helps as much as she can even when she isn´t in consultation.
Protésica, Faculty of Dental Medicine, University of Lisbon, 2015;
Oral Hygienist, Faculty of Dental Medicine, University of Lisbon, 2009.
Drª. Mafalda Redwanz
Mafaldinha is our nº 1 minion. An outstanding oral hygienist who is throughout the week. She also assists the Orthodontic team with some procedures. Mafalda will be able to answer all possible doubts you might have about oral hygiene and recommends the best dental products, adapted to each case.
Dental Assistant / Team leader
Marta has been with us almost from the beginning. she knows the positioning of everything and every detail, has everything well organised. No wonder why she is a woman o 7 jobs, she too is responsible for the attendance of patients to the consultation.
She guarantees the integral support to the doctors during the assistance and also the preparation of equipment and materials necessary for the consultations.
On a daily basis, this Superwoman assists and coordinates the dental assistants, controls the dispatch and arrivals of the laboratory jobs, sterilizes and controls the entire clinic and (we are nearly at the end…) supports the reception. Weekly, she organises the schedules of the assistants and supervises the stock.
Iana represents the linguistic pole of Eastern Europe. Moldovan nationality also speaks fluently Russian. Accompanies the patients to the consultation and guarantees the integral support to the doctors during the attendance.
A true day marathoner, no need to use vehicles, does everything by foot.
She is responsible for the preparation of the consultations, with all necessary equipment and supplies and assistance to the dentists.
She also manages all the information sending requests to the laboratories, helps and supports the control of the stock and the sterilisation. All by foot!
Ana Paula Marques
Front Desk Executive
Ana Paula is responsible not only for all the management of the reception, that is, booking and confirming the dental appointments, answering phone calls, invoicing and payments, attending patients coming in and going out from the surgery, also with the medical reports she elaborates the quotes for the dental treatment and defines the payment plans.
Sweet and maternal as she is, explaining and clarifying treatment plans to the patients, there is a high success rate of acceptance of treatments.
She never eats “fast food” because she loves to cook (and she makes amazing cakes!).
Physiotherapist who acts essentially with Craniomandibular dysfunctions, making corrections with pre-programmed sessions.
Better known by little hands of gold, this tall and broad therapist is loving and very calm, but he is determined to correct craniomandibular dysfunctions.
Carries a responsibility to define the best strategy for the harmony and growth of the clinic, managing people and finances with mastery, honesty, team spirit and has a contagious laughter.
She is sweet and this is reflected in her passion for cake designing. But be careful, our Isabel becomes a true Hulk (which funny enough green is her favorite color) when she faces with lies and insincerity.
Proactive and with great adaptability, the weight of responsibilities becomes light in your hands.
Clinic Owner / Public Relations / Customer Service Manager
Among the team she is known as Tita, the multifaceted Cristina is responsible for promoting the “Alinea” brand in and out of doors.
She has always been at the “back stage” of this great Alinea project with Dr. Cesar, but in 2017 she left her career as an International Recruitment Consultant to join the team.
She takes action regarding the follow-up of the patients, especially if they are from French-speaking countries and also is responsible for all payments at the clinic.