Maria qualified from Birmingham Dental School in 1996, following which she worked as a Vocational Trainee in an NHS practice in East London. Maria won an award as VT of the year in 1997. In 1998 Maria started a two-year full-time MClinDent (Endodontology) program at the Eastman Dental Institute. Maria gained the MFDS (TC White Medal) from Glasgow. Her name has been included on the GDC Endodontics Specialist List since 2002.
Currently Maria’s time is divided between endodontic practice and teaching. She teaches undergraduates and postgraduates at University of Birmingham and GDP courses at the Eastman CPD department.