Dr. Victoria Soraya Sampson BDS U(Lon) MFDS RCS Ed
Victoria obtained her Bachelor in Dental Surgery from Barts and the London, where she was also chosen to represent the UK in a four month training program at the renowned Karolinska Institute in Sweden. She then completed her Foundation Training in central London, ranking in the top 100 newly qualified dentists in the country. Victoria endeavours to deliver the highest standard of care to her patients through sound academic knowledge and good communication skills. She is particularly passionate about encompassing all aspects of health into achieving a healthy and aesthetically pleasing mouth. Victoria pays particular attention to the connection between the mouth and the rest of the body, and sees the mouth as a mirror of general health. She uses biomarkers and inflammatory markers in her work to diagnose and monitor patients throughout their treatment, often working with other specialties to treat patients as a whole. She is able to communicate effectively with patients of all ages and strives to form lasting relationships with all of her patients. Victoria takes a preventative approach to dentistry, attempting to make treatment as minimally invasive as possible. This has allowed her to be ambassadors for some of the largest dental companies as well as consult for companies on their scientific and clinical advisory boards.
Victoria has been at the forefront of change in dentistry, by undertaking research projects in multiple fields of dentistry and taking a special interest in the relationship between the mouth and the body. She has published numerous papers both in the UK and internationally, with her most recent publication in the British Dental Journal being the most cited and viewed article ever published. In both 2019 and 2020, Victoria has been recognized for her achievements, as one of the finalists for the award for Best Young Dentist in England by the Private Dentistry Awards as well as winning best Young Dentist Award by the British Endodontic Society in 2019. She has also won the national prizes from the British Society of Dental Maxillofacial Radiology and the Association of British Academic Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons for her research. Victoria has successfully acquired the Diploma of Membership of the Joint Dental Faculties from the Royal College of Surgeons (England), and is currently completing her diploma in Facial Aesthetics as well as Restorative Dentistry. Victoria currently splits her time between two private dental practices based in the Harley Street District and St James’ Park.