Meet the Team

Dr Adam Charalampidis

Dr Adam Charalampidis was born in Thessaloniki, Greece in 1974. He received his Dental Diploma from the School of Dentistry of the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Greece in 2002. During his military service he served as a dentist in 412 General Military Hospital of Xanthi, Greece. From September 2003 until August 2004 he worked in the private practice of Dr Stelios Karamanis in Thessaloniki, Greece. In September 2004, he was enrolled in the post-graduate program of the Department of Orthodontics of the School of Dentistry of Marmara University of Istanbul, Turkey. He graduated with honours in October 2007, receiving his Master’s Degree and his Certificate in Orthodontics. By ruling of D.O.A.T.A.P. in September 2008, his Master’s Degree in Orthodontics was certified in Greece, while in November 2008 he received the title of the Dental Specialty of Orthodontics. In September 2009 he opened his own private practice in Thessaloniki, Greece.

In June 2008, in the 84th of the European Orthodontic Society (EOS) in Lisbon, Portugal, he presented his scientific project entitled “3D CT Evaluation of Nasal Volume Changes Induced by Rapid Maxillary Expansion”. His scientific articles have been published in the American Journal of Orthodontics and Dentofacial Orthopedics, in which he is a member of the editorial review board. Adam joined Smiles Dental in December 2011 and since then he is striving to give a beautiful smile to all of his patients; that smile precisely, which at the end of every treatment comprises the success and ethical reward of every orthodontist.

Dr Philip Christie

Dr Philip Christie has over thirty years’ experience in general dentistry, periodontology and form and function. Philip has a keen interest in general wellness and prevention of disease. Philip has also written and published a very successful book about the first behavioural manual in dental care named “Something To Chew On: A Mouth Map To Health”. Philip is currently completing a Masters in Psychotherapy dealing with the patient/dentist relationship and the problems of fear and anxiety in the dental surgery. Philip also provides short-term orthodontics (Six Months Smiles) and selected implant cases. Philip provides nervous patient consultations also.

Ciara Power

Ciara Power has been a member of the team at Smiles Dental Waterford since 2012. She graduated as a dental nurse from University College Cork in 2014 and has also completed a course in Dental Radiography. She is comfortable with all aspects of dental treatments including orthodontics and implantology.

In 2017 Ciara took on the position of Practice Manager at Smiles Dental Waterford and loves to welcome new patients into the practice.