Be assured you are in the very best hands. Meet our team.

At Confident, we’re proud to be home to a fantastic team of experienced and passionate minds from the world of dentistry and skincare. You can expect personal, one-on-one attention from the entire team at Confident. We understand that each of our clients has unique wants and needs, which is why we encourage open communication to understand what you are looking to achieve in your smile, so we can design a treatment plan with you in mind. We take time to discuss your options, explain the technologies we use, listen to your concerns and answer any questions you may have, at every step of the journey.
Be assured, at Confident you are in the very best hands.

Samer Sabbagh – Co-founder and technology lead

Samer Sabbagh founded award winning dental laboratory Qualident in 1997, which subsequently went on to become one of the most well respected dental labs in the UAE, servicing many of the leading dental practices and providing the best in restorations for the dental community. Dedicated to developing and perfecting skills in the field of dental aesthetics, Samer established the Confident Dental and Skin Care Clinic in 2016 to further transform the dental landscape in the UAE and wider GCC.

Dr Anton de Waal – Co-founder and aesthetic dentist

Dr Anton de Waal has been practicing as a dentist since 2003, being based in the UAE for the past 8 years. He completed his training at the University of Pretoria in South Africa, where he also obtained post-graduate qualifications in Endodontics and Implant Dentistry from the University of Pretoria. Anton is passionate about digital dentistry and the advancements in dental technology, which led him to his partnership in Confident Dental and Skin Care Clinic.

Our Doctors

Dr Anton de Waal Dentist

Dr Anton de Waal

Qualified in South Africa, Dr Anton has been based in Dubai for the past 8 years. Co-founder of Confident, Dr Anton is passionate about digital dentistry and the advancements in dental technology.


Meet Dr. Noor Aswad - Cosmetic & General Dentist. She did her studies in the UAE and attended many courses in Advanced Dental Treatments, Digital Dentistry & Cosmetic Dentistry. She is experienced with assessing treatment plans, as well as Cosmetic & Prosthetic Materials & Appliances.
DR. MITRE NEJKOV  Specialist General Surgeon

Specialist General Surgeon

With over 20 years of experience as a General Surgeon. Dr. Nejkov is specialized in plastic and reconstructive surgery, tummy repair and advanced laser surgery.
He is also well experienced in General Surgery, Traumatology, Abdominal Surgery, Corrective Surgery, Skin and Facial Surgery.
Dr. Maurizio Martini Dentist

Dr. Maurizio Martini

Educated at The University of Ancona, Italy, Dr Martini has significant experience in all areas of dentistry, specialising in dental implants, bone regeneration and with significant experience using the latest dental technologies to deliver same day dentistry.
Dr. Michel Bou ChaayaOrthodontist

Dr. Michel Bou Chaaya

Qualified as a specialist orthodontist and treatment of jaw and bite problems, in France and the USA, Dr. Michel Bou Chaaya is practicing with visible and invisible braces as well as Invisalign. Being a well-known face internationally & with memberships of World Federation of Orthodontics and American Association of Orthodontists, he always works with great passion & with a smile.
Ms Abida Malik Dental Hygienist

Ms Abida Malik
Dental Hygienist

Abida "Abby" Malik graduated in 2009 with a degree in Dental Hygiene from Valencia College in Orlando, Florida, one of the top rated Dental Hygiene colleges in the US. After moving to the UAE in 2015, Abby now provides oral hygiene services and education to patients at Confident.