Maricel Axalan Vida, Prevention Assistant

Maricel Axalan Vida was born in the Philippines. She completed her dental degree in 2007 at Centro Escolar University and Manila Central University. In 2007 she moved to Spain where she worked at various dental clinics. While in Spain she decided to study again and by the year 2014 she got her diploma at the Instituto Americano in Madrid with the degree of Dental Hygienist.

Cosmetic dentistry is one of her fields of interest and her philosophy is 'putting confidence in her patient's smile'. During her internship part of her dental curriculum, she worked with many children  which has helped her realize that she enjoys how interesting and dynamic it is.  That experience also helped her learn to communicate with children effectively, connecting with their feelings and gaininig their trust, which makes the experience all the more enjoyable.
She speaks, English, Spanish and Filipino and is learning Dutch.