Sonae opens today its first Dr. Well's clinic in Greater Porto. The chain, specialised in dental and cosmetic medicine, intends to democratise the access to quality healthcare services in Portugal.
Inês Valadas, Executive Director at Sonae, says: "We wish to revolutionise dental and cosmetic surgery in Portugal, following Sonae's business strategy to promote the health and well-being of the communities where it develops its activities. As a clinic of improving and preventive healthcare services, we are committed to making people healthy and feeling better and better for longer. So, we have opened this first clinic in Greater Porto and will continue to expand our network, with the predicted opening of new units until the end of the year, so that we can help a growing number of people across the country”.
Dr. Well’s clinic at GaiaShopping has a total of 20 collaborators, between healthcare professionals and support staff. The clinical body comprises 10 doctors, six of them of dental medicine and four in the field of cosmetic medicine.
More than 3,600 appointments in just four months
Four months after the opening of the first Dr. Well's clinic, at Centro Comercial Colombo, in Lisbon, more than 3,600 appointments have occurred, helping hundreds of patients who trust Dr. Well's to improve their health and well-being.
"Dr. Well’s has had a great acceptance level, with more and more people choosing our medical services. The success and customer loyalty reached by our Colombo unit gives us the confidence to go on expanding the concept, taking the benefits of Dr. Well's clinic to new locations in Portugal, with the same advantages for consumers”, states Inês Valadas.
Specialities of dental medicine and cosmetic medicine
In the field of dental medicine, the first unit in Greater Porto has a multidisciplinary team of dentists led by Dr. Gonçalo Seguro Dias and, supported by advanced technological means, it guarantees a specialised service with diagnosis and full treatments in the fields of Implant Dentistry, Prosthodontics, Orthodontics, Dentistry, Oral Surgery, Endodontics, Periodontology and Oral Hygiene.
We would like to stress the announcement of our partnership with Dr. Miguel Stanley, as guest scientific consultant of Dr. Well's network of clinics. He is an acknowledged dentist, author of multiple scientific articles and cooperates regularly in several publications. He was invited to participate in the TV program "The Doctors”, broadcasted by north American tv station CBS. He's hosted conferences in 49 countries since 2002. He is also a founding member of the Digital Dentistry Society and a member of the British Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry. At Dr. Well's network of clinics, he will provide technical coaching and will mentor dentists, sharing his vast knowledge and expertise in techniques, materials and cutting-edge technology.
As for cosmetic medicine, under the guidance of Dr. Miguel Andrade, it aims to help patients feel young at all ages, providing solutions for Rejuvenating treatments (wrinkle reduction with Botox® and Vistabel®, fillings with hyaluronic acid, chemical peelings, infiltrated mesotherapy, tensioning and suspending wires, biostimulation and CO2 laser), Remodelling with facial and body fillings, Body (Carboxytherapy, Mesotherapy and Ultrasounds), Hair treatments and transplants, Skin and Vascular Conditions (scar correction, acne, strokes, among others) and Permanent Hair Removal.
Benefits: patients may benefit from deals with several insurance companies and Well's Health Plan, besides other financial solutions, with beneficial payment plans.
Deals and conventions: Açoreana Seguros, Advancecare, BNP Paribas Cardif, Eurovida, Generali, GNB Seguros, Groupama, Logo, Lusitania Seguros, MGEN, Multicare, N Seguros, Popular Seguros, Tranquilidade, Well’s Health Plan.
Location: Centro Comercial GaiaShopping, 1st floor, 211/212, next to Food Court
Opening Hours: Sunday to Thursday, 10 am to 11 pm; Friday and Saturday, 10 am to 12 am.
For more information: www.drwells.pt