Dr Miguel Lains Cardoso

Dr Miguel Lains Cardoso is a graduate of Lisbon University, in Portugal after 6 years of studies in 2009. He deals with all aspects of general dentistry and has a special interest in aesthetic dentistry, having completed a 3 years Masters in Aesthetic and Advanced Restorative Dentistry at the highly prestigious King's College, London. Previously, he invested in a number of post-graduation courses related to restorative dentistry including a 1-year Advanced Restorative Dentistry Certificate in 2013 at CADE Dental Education in Manchester. 


Dr Miguel has also been admitted to be a full member at the Faculty of General Dental Practitioners, this is an additional qualification that marks out a certain standard of achievement in the care of his patients.

Your treatment plan starts with a consultation to assess your dental health and your requirements. The initial goal is to ensure your oral health is secure as this provides the foundation for long lasting aesthetic treatment.

Each case requires to be thoroughly studied with x-rays, photos and models of your teeth to determine which treatment option is suitable for you. Under Dr Cardoso's care you can expect an enthusiastic and warm approach with a complete explanation of treatment options and procedures.


Any treatment you receive will be evidence based with a focus on minimally invasive techniques to preserve as much dental tooth tissue as possible.

Miguel Lains Cardoso
LMD (Lisbon), MSc AES (KCL), MFGDP (UK)

"Miguel was meticulous in the preparation of my treatment plan and I was fully involved in the options and costs available. Every step of the treatment plan was explained to me as we went along. Miguel is a perfectionist and I trusted his expertise at every stage of my treatment. I am delighted with my new veneers." G Tait

Getting here &

Lothian Buses routes 1, 2, 3, 25 & 33 stop near the practice. Free parking is available on surrounding streets.


The surgeries are up stairs on the first floor - please call us if you have any concerns about accessibility.

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Site last updated October 2019

296 Gorgie Road


EH11 2PP


Tel: 0131 337 3936


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8.30 am to 5.15 pm

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