Rua dos Caliços, Albufeira, Algarve, Portugal
Carla Sofia Martins

Carla Sofia Martins

Oral Hygienist

Nationality: Portuguese

Place of Birth: Lisbon

Academic Training

Bachelor of Oral Hygiene from the Faculty of Dentistry of the University of Lisbon, concluded in 1998.

Degree in Oral Hygiene at Instituto Superior de Saúde do Alto Ave, concluded in 2005.

Professional Experience

Oral hygienist in the dental field since 1998.

Oral hygienist in the field since 2001 with functions in management, planning and execution of oral health programs for children, children and youth, the elderly and pregnant.

Professional Courses

  • Orofacial Pain, TMD, and Occlusion Course for Oral Hygienist - Faculdade de Medicina Dentária da Universidade de Lisboa, Dr. Luis Redinha -June 2016;
  • Burnout Syndrome: Know and Prevent -Centro de Saúde de Loulé - May 2013;
  • Communication, Public Service and Health Conflict Resolution – April 2012;
  • XXVI Meeting of Dentistry - Faculdade de Medicina Dentária da Universidade de Lisboa – May 2012
  • 2nd Annual Meeting of the Portuguese Society of Pediatric Dentistry – “ Fluor- Current Concepts, From Prevention to Therapy”, ISCTE - Instituto Universitário de Lisboa – January 2012
  • Calibration Workshop for the 3rd National Study of Prevalence of Oral Diseases, Direção-Geral da Saúde - May 2011
  • 1st Health Meeting- ACES Central, Escola Superior de Saúde - October 2010;
  • Algarve Regional Health Forum, Escola Superior de Saúde de Faro - June 2010;
  • XXIV Meeting of Oral Medicine - Faculdade de Medicina Dentária da Universidade de Lisboa - May 2010;
  • Oral Hygienist Course - Faculdade de Medicina Dentária da Universidade de Lisboa - May 2010;
  • 3rd Colloquium of the Association of Friends of Pediatrics - Faro Hospital, Universidade do Algarve, Gambelas Campus – April 2010;
  • Workshop: “Breastfeeding: Everybody´s Responsibility”, Escola Superior de Saúde of Faro - March 2009
  • Oral Health Learning Workshop, Instituto Superior de Saúde do Alto Ave- November 2008;
  • 2nd Annual Meeting of Childhood and Youth of the Municipality of Olhão “School Health: New Ideas” Ria Formosa Natural Park in Olhão - March 2008;
  • “O Laser ao Serviço da Saúde Oral”, Instituto Superior de Saúde do Alto Ave, October 2007;
  • Oral Health Learning Workshop, Instituto Superior de Saúde do Alto Ave- October 2007;
  • 1st Algarve Forum on School and Community Health Education, Universidade do Algarve Grande Auditório de Gambelas - November 2006;
  • 6th Annual “Promotion of Oral Health in Schools and Kindergarden”, January 2004;
  • Oral Health Promotion Program for Children and Adolescents-“Medical-Dental Intervention Program”, Administração Regional de Saude do Algarve - February 2003;
  • “Promotion of Oral Health and Risk Group”, Divisão de Formação e Investigação da Direcção geral de Saude - September to October 2002;
  • XVI-Faculdade de Medicina Dentária da Universidade de Lisboa Oral Medicine Conference “Aesthetics : Present Solutions and Future Challenges” March 2002;
  • 4th Annual Symposium “Promotion of Oral Health in Schools and Kindergarden” - February 2002;
  • 2nd Annual Tooth Fair - May 2001;
  • 3rd Annual Symposium “Promotion of Oral Health in Schools and Kindergarden” - January 2001;
  • “Risk Factors in Implantology”, Dr. Franck Renouard - January 2001;
  • “Occlusion and TMJ in Implantology”, Dr. Vicente Gimenez - October 2000;
  • “Implantology for Oral Hygientists”, Dr. Paulo Maló and Oral Hygienist Miguel Nobre - October 2000;
  • Basic Course on Oral Surgery, Dr. Nuno Cintra - June 2000;
  • Pediatric Dentistry Course, Dr. Fernando Mesquita Gabriel - May 2000;
  • Practical Theoretical Course on Oral Rehabilitation, Implantology Branemark System, Dr. Paulo Maló - April 2000;
  • 2nd Annual Conference on Infectious Diseases in the General Practice - May 1999;
  • 2nd Annual Symposium “Promotion of Oral Health in Schools and Kindergarden” - February 1999;
  • APMD Congress – December 1998;
  • CISO Iberian Oral Health Congress - November 1998;
  • SPMED Congress - November 1997.

Professional Courses with an Evaluation

  • “Basic Knowledge on Antimicrobial-Chemotherapeutic in Odontostomatology for Oral Hygienist”, Instituto Lácer de Saúde Buco - 2001;
  • “Basic Knowledge on Oral Pathology for Oral Hygienist”, Instituto Lácer Saúde Buco-Dentária - 2001;
  • “Basic Knowledge about Periodontal Disease for Oral Hygienist”, Instituto Lácer Saúde Buco-Dentária - 2001.

General Courses with an Evaluation

  • “Integrated Human Resource Management” (60 hours), Núcleo Empresarial da Região do Algarve- NERA - September to October 2002;
  • Course “Hygiene and Safety” (45 hours), Núcleo Empresarial da Região do Algarve- NERA - October 2002;
  • “Internet” Course (30 hours), Núcleo Empresarial da Região do Algarve – NERA – May to June 2002
  • Computer Course from the Perspective of the User (20 hours), Module “Introduction to Database (Access 2000), Centro de Apoio e Formação Empresarial de Loures - 2000;
  • Course “Formação de Formadores” (90 hours), Instituto do Emprego e Formação Profissional-IEFP – September to November 1999;
  • Computer Course from the Perspective of the User (20 hours), Module “Introduction to Informatics (Windows 98), Centro de Apoio e Formação Empresarial de Loures - 2000;
  • Computer Course from the Perspective of the User (20 hours), Module “Introduiction to Word Processor (Word 2000), Centro de Apoio e Formação Empresarial - 2000;
  • Computer Course from the Perspective of the User (20 hour), Module “Introduction to the Spreadsheet (Excel 2000), Centro de Apoio e Formação Empresarial de Loures; 2000.

General Courses Without Evaluation

  • Course on “Improvement in Informatics” (60 hours), EAGIRE, Administração Pública, Ministério da Reforma do Estado e da Administração Pública - October to December 2001;
  • “Stock Management Course” (45 hours), Núcleo Empresarial da Região do Algarve – NERA - April to May 2002.

Relevant Activities as a Trainer

  • Module Trainer for “Oral Health of Pregnant and Baby” in the Parenting Preparation Course - June 2001 to date;
  • “Oral Health in the Elderly” Trainer, Universidade Internacional para a Terceira Idade in Lisbon - June 1999;
  • Vocational Training Courses Trainer, Centre Reablitação de Alcoitão - February 2000;
  • Vocational Training Courses Trainer, Centro Reablitaçãode Ranholas - February 2000;
  • External Trainer, Guest in the Oral Health area, “Adult Training Program”, Instituto de Emprego e Formação Profissional de Loulé, Service Course and Hotel Floor - April 2002;
  • Trainer on Awareness Actions, “Maternal and Child Health” - May to June 2002.

Relevant Activities

  • Advisor-Community Final Internships, Course of Oral Hygienists-Faculdade de Medicina Dentária de Lisboa e do Instituto Politecnico de Saúde de Portalegre - April 2006 to the present date;
  • Member of Equipa Rastreios da Administração Regional de Saúde do Algarve no “National Study of Prevalence of Oral Diseases 2013/14”, Direcção Geral da Saúde;
  • Member of the Equipa Rastreios da Administração Regional de Saúde do Algarve no “National Study of Prevalence of Oral Diseases 2005/06”, Direcção Geral da Saúde.

Social and Organizational Skills

  • Ability to work as a team and adapt speak to different age groups;
  • Good professional-patient dynamics in the oral hygiene consultation;
  • Project management, planning and execution capacity;
  • Sense of responsibility and organization.

Other information

  • Member Nº 115 in the Portuguese Associaion of Oral Hygienists (APHO)
  • Professional Oral Hygienist Certificate Nº C- 012961086
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