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Jessika Sundermann

Jessika Sundermann originally wanted to become a pathologist but her fine hands and dexterity are ideal for dental medicine and we are grateful that she chose to become a dentist. Her profession allows Jessika Sundermann to combine her practical skills with creativity and her empathetic nature soon has her patients feeling at ease and happy to place their trust in her, something which she sees as her true vocation in life. At the end of every work day, Jessica Sundermann cycles home, tired but happy. Knowing that those who give a lot also need to recharge their batteries, Jessika loves to spend time hiking in the mountains or enjoying a picnic with friends, family and her dog, Jenna, in the urban jungle of Berlin.

Philip Schäfer

Philip Schäfer has always been fascinated by the interplay of art and medicine. He loves the way in which the dental profession brings together what might appear to be opposing disciplines. Driven by a desire for lifelong learning, he has completed a whole range of advanced dentistry training courses. His positive approach to life and a desire to enrich the lives of others spreads easily from his own smile to the relaxed and happy faces of his patients and team. His motto “strength in serenity” and the support of his children, partner and friends help him to recharge and meet every day with new energy.

Jessica Adamczyk Bugla

Having spent a great deal of her earlier life in Poland, Jessica Adamczyk Bugla (currently on maternity leave) remembers the country fondly, not only as her childhood home but also for her studies in dental degree, which laid the foundation for her current profession. Working as a dentist is for her the perfect combination of physician, artist and engineer – something which enriches her life with joy and contentment every day. Her patients’ comfort during treatment and precise work are supported by her professional and friendly approach. Her strengths are aesthetic dentistry and root canal treatment – these are the fields of dentistry that give her great satisfaction. She finds her balance outside of practice with traveling, skiing, yoga and photography.

Martina Joanna Wisniewski

Originally from Kassel, in Hessen with polish roots, Martina Wisniewski (currently on maternity leave) studied dental medicine in Göttingen and we are glad that she has now moved even further east, to join our practice in Berlin. She specialises in dental aesthetics, surgery, paediatric dentistry and also treatment of patients suffering from anxiety, an area very close to her heart. With her combination of dental expertise, experience and empathy, she is highly appreciated by our patients, who are happy to lie back and trust in her and her skills. “Goodness always comes back to the one who shows it“ – a guiding principle for her life and work, which helps especially when things don’t go as planned. Her calm approach to life’s challenges is supported by her practices in meditation, yoga and the joy of creating art and music.

Dr. Lisa Marie Straub

If you move to Berlin from Freiburg, the warmest city in Germany, you have to be very passionate about your profession. Lisa Straub is fulfilled with her profession as dentist. With over 10 years of practical experience she brings a wide range of skills to our team. In addition to her specialist area of endodontics and fillings, she loves working with children and taking care of patients with anxiety, who are soon able to relax with her empathetic and easy-going manner. After work, she enjoys reading, Cantienica training and spending time and travelling with her family.

Birgit Hiegemann

Birgit Hiegemann is a dental hygienist & prevention manager B.Sc. Periodontology. She always knew that she wanted to start with the basics of dentistry and work her way up, always learning more about this fascinating profession. Her passion for the role played by health and dental hygiene in preventing disease can be seen when she explains the significance of good dental care to our patients.  She enjoys using the great variety of options in her profession to ensure that patients can keep their own healthy teeth their whole lives long. Birgit Hiegemann is always there for those around her, both at work and during her private life. She likes to unwind by practicing yoga, cooking and skiing or walking with her dog.

Jessica Neidhardt

Jessica Neidhardt enjoyed her visits to the dentist as a child and her own positive experience of dental hygiene treatment lead to her current choice of profession. She is motivated by a desire to help people recover their self-confident smiles and to reduce their fear of dental visits through her encouraging manner. She is keen to further add to her extensive knowledge and skills and even after 18 advanced training courses, there is no end to her learning. Our patients appreciate her expertise and are thankful for pain-free treatment with a positive end result.

Elena Müller

Elena Müller (currently on maternity leave) radiates a calm and serene manner, not only at work but also when practising yoga or watercolour painting in her free time. A true Berliner, Elena trained as a dental assistant but did not stop there. Once qualified, she followed her ambitions with advanced training and is now also a qualified dental hygienist. Her motto at work “more than just prevention” is demonstrated in her desire to not only inform her patients but also to encourage them to actively participate in reaching the best possible result. This fits in nicely with her second motto “Work with what you have and not against it”.

Elisabeth Rostock

Communication with the patients and the wide range of tasks at reception give Elisabeth Rostock the most joy in her profession, which is why this qualified dental assistant is the ideal person to manage our reception area. Even though her surname is the name of a city on the German Baltic coast, she was born a little further to the east, in Poland. She is highly appreciated for her kind nature, openness and sunny mood, putting our patients at ease and helping to make their time at the surgery as pleasant as possible. Her warm character fits perfectly to her favourite country, Italy, where she loves everything from the people to the landscape and especially the Italian cuisine.

Madeline Schier

Madeline Schier comes into her own in hectic situations: she finds it easy to remain calm and still enjoy her work, however stressful things may get. She is well liked by patients and colleagues for her warm heart and direct approach, typical for the Berlin region. She particularly likes the contact with people and the wide range of challenges faced every day. She balances the demands of her work life with time spent outside in nature, together with her family and friends.

Natalia Franz

Natalia Franz (on parental leave) is a much treasured and fully dedicated part of our dental hygiene and assistance team. She is interested in all aspects of dental medicine and enjoys the personal contact with patients, who always appreciate her warm and understanding manner. When not supporting our dental team, she enjoys sport – especially badminton and running – and travelling.

Iryna Lytvyn

Iryna Lytvyn was born and raised in Ukraine, a country which evokes memories of a happy childhood, family and her feeling of identity. She speaks Ukrainian, Latin, Ancient Greek and of course German, which she is continually perfecting during her daily work in our practice. A qualified dental assistant, she loves the contact with people and the variety of the job – no day is like the other. This suits her interest in meeting new people and exploring new situations, plus her drive for ongoing personal development. Iryna Lytvyn’s ambitious nature helps her to realise her life motto: “Life begins at the end of the comfort zone”. Her well-earned free time is spent jogging, reading and exploring her passion for antique cultures and literature.

Jennifer Haas

Jennifer Haas has had a caring nature since her childhood days. Her helpfulness and open approach to life has always held her in good stead, from her previous work in the retail trade to her current position at our reception. She makes it her personal mission to ensure that our patients feel welcome and comfortable in our waiting area and together with the rest of our team she creates a positive environment at the PrenzlZahnärzte dental practice. After work and at the weekends, Jennifer Haas relaxes with a good book or puzzle and can often be found outside, enjoying the free air on her inline skates.

Suzana Šadić

Suzana Šadić grew up in Bihać, Bosnia-Herzegovina, known for its spectacular waterfalls in the Una national park. She loves her work as a dental assistant, with its wide variety of tasks and frequent surprises. Her motto, “there are no problems without solutions”, illustrates her approach to work and life in general. Colleagues and patients appreciate her friendly and open attitude plus her reliable punctuality. Family and hobbies provide the necessary balance after the working day: swimming, hiking, cooking and jigsaw puzzles help her to relax.

Mary-Ann Uhr

Patience, care and dexterity: the key skills of a successful dental technician. Clockwork precision is second nature to Mary-Ann Uhr and reflected in her name, the German translation for clock. A true Berliner, she lives according to the motto “ learn from your yesterdays, live today, plan for the tomorrows”, while still managing to find the right balance between work and free time. Mary-Ann Uhr enjoys making her patients happy and seeing their attractive and self-confident smiles after her work. With this in mind, she strives to continually further her training and acquire new techniques and skills.

Aya Sero

As a dental assistant, Aya Sero (currently on maternity leave) makes sure that you are well taken care of in our practice. Originally from Aleppo in Syria, her German is now so good that her patients are happy to chat with her and then sit back and relax during their treatment, knowing that they are in the very best hands. With her empathetic nature and talent for organisation, she has become a much treasured and dedicated member of our dental team. Her natural ability to take on responsibility and work quickly, while still maintaining a conscientious eye for detail in stressful situations is no problem for Aya Sero. After work, Aya recharges her batteries by spending time with her family, reading and writing stories. And, of course, she always has a smile for those around her – laughter really is the best (dental) medicine!

Hassan Abbasi

With a population of 2 million, the city of Isfahan in Iran is known for its impressive architecture with palaces, mosques and a 33-arch bridge. This is where Hassan Abbasi, now apprentice in our practice, was born. His patience, perseverance and positive outlook on life enrich not only his working environment but also help him achieve his goal of building a better life for himself in his new homeland. Teamwork and reliability are just as important to him as his hobbies football, swimming and precious hours with his family and friends. Khosh amadid, Hassan! 

Svitlana Syrotkina

“Medical gowns are a sign of a true vocation” – her love of medical professions was passed on to Svitlana Syrotkina (currently on maternity leave) by her mother. Born in Ukraine, she first qualified as a paramedic and now works at our practice as a dental assistant. The wide variety of responsibilities and the direct contact with people give her the most joy, especially when she sees the satisfaction of our patients after their successful treatment. After a busy day’s work, Svitlana Syrotkina relaxes with a long walk or while painting – it is important to have a good work-life balance.

Diana Haberer

„I want to work with people“ – born and raised in Berlin, Diana Haberer always found that being there for other people is the most fulfilling part of any job. She has taken many of the skills from her previous occupation in sales to enrich her current position at our reception: showing understanding for the needs and cares of each individual patient, with a calm and friendly manner, even in challenging situations. Her motto: treat others as you, yourself, would like to be treated. In her spare time, she likes to recharge her batteries in the fresh air: gardening, taking walks with her loved ones and practising photography.

Selim Selimov

Originally from the attractive Black Sea port of Varna, in Bulgaria, Selim Selimov has now joined the PrenzlZahnärzte practice as our dental assistant apprentice. With an eye for perfection, his profession is his top priority. He finds it important to pay attention to detail, including principles such as punctuality, and enjoys using his skills to help others. A healthy lifestyle is part of his life motto. After work he heads to the gym to keep fit and finds that power training also provides the peace and relaxation to recharge his batteries.

Katja Michel

The best beer can be found in Braunschweig! Katja Michel has fond memories of the town in Lower Saxony, where she spent many years. We are thankful that she has now found her way to the city on the Spree and to our practice, where she supports our reception team with her dental experience an skills. She particularly enjoys working with a wide variety of people and has a great talent for solving even the most challenging situations: it helps to focus on the solution instead of the problem. In her free time, she enjoys excursions with her friends and family, jogging or cooking up something delicious in the kitchen.

Anja Müller

A true Berliner, Anja Müller is another local member who enriches our team. She chose to pursue a career in dentistry as a result of her personal experience. Due to her missing front teeth, she has been familiar with the dental field and its professional opportunities for young people from an early age. Her passion and motivation paid off when she completed her dental assistance training with excellence in 2019. Our patients appreciate her positive outlook on life and courage, as she remains true to the motto: “treat others as you would like to be treated yourself”.

Felipe Tobon

Felipe Tobon grew up in the “city of eternal spring” or “city of flowers”, as Medellín in Columbia is also known. In addition to his native language Spanish, he also speaks German and English and can now offer our patients a multilingual explanation of optimum oral hygiene. Dental medicine is more than a job for Felipe Tobon: he sees it as a means to contribute something worthwhile to society. We appreciate his positive attitude which spreads joy throughout the practice plus his professional expertise and dedication to our work. In his free time, he enjoys sports (anything with two wheels), films and travelling with his family – especially to the sea.

Emilie Wilke

A breath of fresh air from the northern island of Usedom, Emilie Wilke has wanted to work in the dental industry since her schooltime internship. Now she has joined our team as dental assistant and is always ready to lend a sympathetic and reassuring ear to our patients, who appreciate her calming manner. Emilie Wilke balances the challenges of the busy workday at our practice by spending time eating out and visiting concerts and festivals with her friends.

Talal Halilah

Originally from Riyadh, Talal Halilah was born into a medical family and soon developed his own fascination for the medical profession from his parents, both of whom are doctors. “So many people are afraid to have their teeth checked and I want to show that nobody needs to be worried about a visit to the dentist”, he explains with enthusiasm. His previous experience as a nursing assistant has enriched his understanding manner when talking to patients. Openness and good communication skills are important to him. His motto: “dental medicine is like an ocean and there is always more to learn” – illustrates his attitude not only to his career but also to his leisure pursuits, striving to reach the next level in his football training, to improve his swimming or by honing his cookery skills.

Anastasia Spindeac

The beautiful smiles on the faces of happy children and adults helped Anastasia Spindeac to choose her profession of dental assistant. Originally from Ukraine, she is a linguistic talent (speaking not only her native Ukrainian but also Russian, German and English) with the motto “Anything is possible – just say it out loud.” In her free time, she likes to relax by going dancing, travelling, reading and painting.

Tiba Mohamed

It’s not every day that you are asked what you would wish for when you visit the dental practice, unless you happen to meet Tiba Mohamed. According to our dental assistant in training, a friendly and courteous manner is the key to good communication with our patients. A good portion of empathy also helps to make them feel at ease. These are the values instilled in her by her grandmother back in Bagdad, where she was born and grew up, and which she now brings to our practice, combined with a deep interest in the medical field and a joy gained from helping and assisting. Time spent in nature and sporting activities give her the necessary energy for her work. She also develops her creative side by making exquisite candles.

Efe Çiçek

Our new dental assistant in training, Efe Çiçek, is another colleague with roots in Berlin. His readiness to help and calm, open manner soon puts our patients at ease. He is on a mission to show people that a visit to the dentist can even be fun. We are confident that he will succeed! In his free time, this polyglot (who speaks German, English, Turkish) is never bored. Fitness, swimming and playing billiards are only some of his hobbies. He also has a great interest in cars and the continent of Asia.

Jessica Noack

A clear and robust structure are needed to run a dental practice smoothly every day. Born and raised in Berlin, our practice manager, Jessica Noack, has a real talent for organisation and sees each new challenge as an opportunity to find the optimum solution and to simplify and streamline even the most complex processes. In addition to her love of structure and her technical skills, she keeps a level head whatever the situation and has an open and direct approach to life which is much appreciated. After work, she enjoys exploring the region with her family and friends, taking her dog, Cookie, for walks and spending time with her daughter at the riding stables or with her son at the football pitch. She unwinds by practising yoga.

Ingrid Honold

Ingrid Honold is based in Ulm and supports us remotely with administrative and billing services, which is why you will not see her personally in our practice. Passionate about her field of expertise, she is always happy to help patients with questions about the invoicing of their dental treatment. After work, she loves to spend time with her dachshund, Paula and can often been found hiking in the hills and mountains.