It is very common to suffer from some form of dental phobia or apprehension. By exposing some of the myths that have built up around dentistry and by helping you to understand our expertise, we aim to set your mind at rest. We will work with you to develop a treatment plan that ensures your dental experience is as comfortable as possible.

When you visit the Dental Studio in Dubai, you’ll notice that it feels different to other clinics. Zen and feng shui design principles are employed throughout, from the parking area, reception and restrooms to the studios themselves. The result is a tranquil space that puts our clients at ease from the moment they arrive.

Our focus on delivering exceptional customer care is reflected by the well-being and comfort of our clients. We take immense pride in the small details of our service and the positive contribution we make in the provision of professional dental care in the United Arab Emirates.

Our Mission

Our focus is to deliver exceptional customer care in a nurturing environment where our patients’ emotional and physical well-being remain at the heart of what we do. We promote lifelong dental health and take immense pride in the small details of our service.

But what really makes us different from other clinics is that we practice with compassion, treating all of our patients with respect and individuality always keeping their best interest at heart.

Meet Our Team

Our fantastic award-winning team of expert dentists and support staff are amongst the most experienced and passionate professionals in their chosen field. Treatments are carefully designed to meet the needs of each patient – with superb results – but what sets us apart is the level of gentle and understanding care our clients come to expect.

You can be confident in our services and able to trust those that deliver them. We strive to exceed your expectations and make you feel right at home

Dr Jaco Smith
Family and Cosmetic Dentist
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Dr Jaco is the proud owner of the Dental Studio in Dubai and he is an award winning Cosmetic Dentist. Born in South Africa, Dr Jaco studied at the University of Stellenbosch and then moved to the UK to work in London. During that time he worked as the preferred dentist for the royal family in Bahrain. After 7 years in the cool climate, Dr Jaco decided to move to Dubai and started his own clinic in 2003. He is passionate about changing the way people view their dentist and how they experience their dental treatment. His vision to bring about change has awarded the Dental Studio with many accolades, including The Lloyds TSB small business service award and the MENA aesthetic dentistry award every year since its inception.  The Dental Studio has also been inducted to The Leading Dental Centers of the World and is the only Dental Phobia registered dentist in Dubai. He is dedicated to his patients care, and has a real passion for dentistry.
Dr Jaco is also the founder of Cleanition, a company dedicated to improve oral health and the treatment of halitosis especially in children.
Dr Jaco enjoys balance in all areas of his life. He is a father of 3 boys and enjoys family life. He is a keen golfer and on his days off can also be found playing cricket with his sons. 
Dr Eyass Jebrin
Specialist Periodontist
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Dr Eyass studied at Istanbul University Hospital where he obtained his doctorate and continued his postgraduate studies in the university’s Department of Periodontology as an associate professor. 
He lectures to post graduate students in Periodontics, Oral surgery and Implantology and in addition to staying up to date with the latest techniques, he has embarked on a further PhD in medical management.
To relax and unwind, you’ll find Dr Eyass engaging in an active sporting pursuit such as swimming or diving, and exploring new places.
Dr Ajay Juneja
Prosthodontist and Cosmetic Dentist
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Dr Ajay Juneja gained his Master’s from the University of Mumbai in 1998 and went on to complete his Master’s program with Honors in aesthetic dentistry at UCLA in the United States in 2011. With vast experience in cosmetic and restorative dentistry, esthetic, functional and prosthetic rehabilitation, he lectures nationally and internationally and has published many papers on ceramic veneers.
Dr Ajay's work has been recognised by the Aesthetic Dentistry MENA Awards for his treatment in Conservative Aesthetic Procedures, Prosthetic Restoration and Multidisciplinary categories. He has won a total of 6 awards in various categories. He is an active honorary member of a very select group, Style Italiano which is at the forefront of teaching contemporary dentistry.
Dr Ajay has a passion for collecting watches, shoes and unique fountain pens. He enjoys good food, an enthralling game of cricket, travel and loves nothing more than spending time with his family, especially his children, 
Dr Caroline Pazdera
Family and Cosmetic Dentist
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Dr Caroline Pazdera is a South African dentist who graduated from University of Pretoria and practiced in Cape Town and the Netherlands before moving to Dubai. She has been with the Dental Studio Dubai for seven years and is passionate about providing gentle care in all aspects of restorative dentistry. Caroline continues her training and development through the many training courses and has completed her Cosmetic Dentistry Master’s.
A wife and a mother with two beautiful little girls, she still manages to balance her family life with a busy work schedule.

Dr Firas Hamzeh
Specialist Orthodontist
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Dr Firas Hamzeh is a renowned orthodontist based in the UAE. An expert in Digital Orthodontics and Invisible Orthodontics, Dr Hamzeh is recognized as an early adopter and advocate of innovative orthodontic systems including aligners and digital custom brackets INSIGNIA BRACES. He was also the first Insignia user in the middle east and is a key opinion leader for ORMCO and a speaker for the Damon system.
Dr Hamzeh moved to UAE in 2000 practicing in the private sector. He began to use the Damon Orthodontic system in 2004 and continued his advanced training with Damon system. He regularly speaks locally and internationally for ORMCO speaker for Damon and Insignia, becoming an exclusive user of the Damon system in 2008.
As the first user of Insignia in the UAE, he starting his first case in 2012 before moving into the field of digital orthodontics. He loves to treat TMD cases with the experience gained from attending postgraduate training programs in occlusion and TMJ. He is one of few doctors who finished his training in occlusion from the ROTH Williams center for functional occlusion.
Dr Hamzeh and his wife Laila have two children Daniel and Ryan. He loves to spend time with his family and enjoys his main hobby of portrait and landscape photography.
Jo Flower
Oral Hygienist
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Jo Flower is our dedicated Hygienist who is absolutely passionate about her job here in Dubai. Jo completed her studies at Birmingham Dental hospital before she moved to further her education at Bristol Dental hospital, specialising in orthodontic therapy. She worked in Bath and London before moving to Dubai 8 years ago to become the Dental Studio's beloved Hygienist. She is an active member of the local hygienist community.
Jo loves traveling and spends most of her holidays with friends and family visiting new and exciting places around the globe. She loves adventure and trying new sports, has a love for comedy and recently started Ballroom and Latin dancing. Jo also enjoys all the different food that Dubai has to offer.
Dr Tomas Forti
General Dentist
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Dr. Tomas is our Italian Dentist at the Dental Studio Dubai, with a particular interest in prosthodontics and restorative dentistry. He graduated in Florence at the University of Florence, Faculty of Medicine and Surgery with honors in 1995.
After a career in a very well renowned clinic in Liguria he opened his own clinic in Tuscany, running it for 16 years. He moved to Dubai in 2014 to become a proud member of the Dental Studio team.
Dr. Tomas has been attending conferences and annual courses with the most known international speakers in Italy and now in UAE and is very interested in prosthodontics as finalisation of all the dental specialties.
Tomas and his wife Carla are in love with travelling and classical music, he is a runner, a skier and a football fan.
Linda Sjöborg
Practice Manager
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Linda Sjöborg is our Practice Manager.
Having joined the practice in 2012, she has become a very familiar face around the clinic and she is always at hand to give her full support to our clients. She will help to explain treatment plans and procedures and coordinate appointments for those who have more extensive treatment, getting their mouths comfortable and back to full function. 
Or she will sit down over a cup of coffee to encourage and reassure those who feel apprehensive with dental treatment. Linda is passionate about the standard of care that we provide, and she will make sure our clients feel welcome, cared for and comfortable during their dental journey at our clinic. 
Before moving to Dubai, Linda worked in a large prestigious private practice in the UK for many years, and she is continuously building on her knowledge and skills to always deliver formidable care to our clients.
 A keen golfer, she can be found on any of the fantastic golf courses around the UAE on her days off. 
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