THE IPRO CLINIC
Is the Institute for Prevention and Oral Rehabilitation in Funchal, and it was the first Advanced Center for Implantology and Dental Medicine to be implemented in Funchal, in 2010.
Dr. GIL CAROTO
IPRO Clinic CEO
The foundation of IPRO Clinic follows the intense professional career of its mentor and current CEO: Dr. Gil Caroto.
Dr. Gil Caroto made his academic career at the Faculty of Dental Medicine of Lisbon, being later invited for Assistant Professor and Professor of Occlusion, in the Dental Prosthesis Technicians Course, at the previous Formation School, where he joined the practice at the private clinic Policlínica das Avenidas Novas, on Avenida da República in Lisbon, leading the valence of Dentistry.
Meanwhile, he participates in several conferences in Portugal and abroad, namely in Spain, France, Italy, United States of America, Brazil, among others. During the early years of the nineties, he cooperates in the clinical services of the Portuguese airline TAP, coordinating and preparing the 1st Medical-Legal File of this company and ending his career as a clinical director in 1993.
Later, in 1999, he headed to the United States of America, to the University of Washington Seattle, integrating the course of Research Methods in the Area of Oral Medicine.
After being invited by the then President of the Direction Council, Professor Simões dos Santos, with the support of the President of the Scientific Council, Professor Jorge Leitão of the Faculty of Dental Medicine of Lisbon, to continue his career in this institution, with the intention of exercising leadership roles in that institution in the future, decides to return to his native land, Madeira Island.
Here, using all his teaching and clinical experience, he designed a complete oral health unit in all its features.
Thus, through the reconstruction of a historic building in the center of Funchal with approximately 400 square meters, it creates a dental clinic equipped with a Surgical Block, Dental Prosthesis Laboratory, advanced Treatment Offices, according to the specialties to be developed, and with all the necessary and modern conditions for the full functional, rehabilitating and aesthetic treatment of the masticating apparatus.
This is how the IPRO Clinic – Clínica Dentária was born in Funchal with an international level structure, having been visited and praised by great national and international figures, such as Simões dos Santos, Bertil Friberg, among others.
Living in the present, looking to the future, the IPRO Clinic offers its patients the most advanced technologies of oral and aesthetic rehabilitation, such as the Nobelguide system, which allows you to rehabilitate total or partial toothless teeth with fixed teeth in just 45 minutes and almost no postoperative symptoms.
This is a technique previously treated in digital models, with all the correction of possible errors of placement of dental implants, handling by computer, increasing the rigor and safety of dental treatment at the highest level.