Dr Beatrice Luciola graduated dentistry in 1999 at the University of Manchester, where she also won an award from the British Society of Paediatric Dentistry for her study of team care and patient satisfaction. She then underwent further specialist training in orthodontics and in 2003 she was awarded a Master of Science in Orthodontics (MSc), also from the University of Manchester.
Dr Luciola now has substantial experience and offers a wide range of services in the field of dental medicine. She is actively involved in research where she has a special interest in the treatment of cleft lip and palate, the study of which has not only gained her an MSc in Cleft Lip and Palate (CLP) team care, but has also led her into the field of charity work. During her postgraduate work, Beatrice was also involved in teaching, having tutored undergraduate students in oral surgery and orthodontic nurses in clinical and digital photography.
She is an active charity campaigner, dedicating her time and expertise to improving healthcare in developing regions in Kenya. In the early 1990s, she helped to set up Operation Smile Kenya and now spends a month each year in the country supporting the charity’s ongoing work. Five years ago she launched her own foundation helping people with serious health issues in and around Funzi Island in Kenya, alongside teams of local healthcare professionals from the UK and overseas. The charity has grown to involve supporters from the UK who provide a wide range of skills and services.
Primary Medical Qualification