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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 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.

Timo Schubert

Timo Schubert is so passionate about the combination of medicine, craftsmanship and aesthetics that he decided to study dentistry instead of general medicine, for which we are grateful. Born and raised in Bremen, he is appreciated for his precise and thorough work, especially in his favourite field of front tooth restoration. Implantology and surgery will play an increasingly significant role over the coming years and here again, his empathetic and open approach helps our patients to relax and feel
safe. In his leisure time, he likes to recharge his batteries by the sea, either riding the waves in Portugal or simply floating on the water, enjoying the space around him. After work and at the weekends, he loves to spend time with his family, taking walks in the countryside or cooking homemade pasta for a meal together.

Joey Rug

“Each and every tooth is attached to a whole person” – this forms the foundation for Joey Rug’s profession and vocation as assistant dentist. Born in Berlin, he has been fascinated by dentistry since he was 15 and joined the dental practice straight after his final school exams. As a former competitive sportsman, discipline and ambition are familiar concepts and still important to him: never lose sight of your goal. He takes time to listen both to patients and colleagues and is appreciated for his friendly and humorous manner. And what about downtime? That is when he likes to listen to old LP records, cook or enjoy sports.

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.

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 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.

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.

Firuza Mangal

Firuza Mangal was born in Afghanistan and is a real linguistic genius. In addition to German, she speaks Russian, Persian, Dari-Persian and Pashtun. She finds great satisfaction when her work helps people to have less pain and more attractive teeth. She is well known for her friendly, yet respectful way and much appreciated by her patients. She loves to spend her free time cooking, writing, taking photos and sewing – also walking with her sisters, family being the most important focus of her life.

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.

Nuananong Hentschel

“Life is what you make of it” is Nuananong Hentschel’s personal motto. Born and raised in Bangkok, she a welcome addition to our team. Although Thailand remains her homeland, she has quickly settled into her new home in the German capital and to life at our dental surgery. We would very much miss her positive and understanding approach. Always keen to learn more, she spends her leisure time cooking and loves trying out new recipes.

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.

Ali Rida Fakfoka

Born in Syria, Ali Rida Fakfoka has been a welcome addition to the PrenzlZahnärzte team since 2022. He enjoys putting his dental hygienist training into practice every day and has made it his personal mission to help people become and remain as healthy and happy as possible. For this he relies not only on his specialist skills but also on his ability to communicate and show empathy with his patients. Ali Rida loves the variety and challenges of his work life (including his advanced training in periodontitis therapy) and likes to spend his free time getting the same fulfilment from sports.

Suzana Sǎdić

Suzana Sǎdić 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 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!

Laura Kiss

Having previously trained in hotel management, the service industry is second nature to Laura Kiss. Her organisational and communication skills are just what is needed for a busy dental practice, while her positive attitude and ability to master new challenges every day with calmness and empathy makes her the ideal choice for our reception. She recharges her batteries after work enjoying excursions with her family and friends or relaxing with computer games.

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.