Assoc. Prof. Dr. Sylvia Krasteva, MD
Assoc. Prof. Dr. Silvia Angelova Krasteva, MD He completed his secondary education in 1981 at the Georgi Dimitrov Secondary School in Plovdiv with a humanitarian profile. She was awarded a gold medal for full distinction.
In 1981 she was accepted as a student at the Medical Academy, HMI "Iv. P. Pavlov ”, Plovdiv, Faculty of Dentistry.
In 1986 graduated with honors from the Faculty of Dentistry, Plovdiv.
Her dental practice started in 1989. in the village of Slavyanovo, region Haskovo as a district dentist.
And from the same year to 1995. works in the village of Kadievo region Plovdiv as a general dentist.
In 1995 won a competition for a full-time assistant at the Higher Medical Institute - Plovdiv, Faculty of Dentistry, Department of Orthopedic Dentistry, Department of Orthodontics. There he started his teaching activity in the specialty of Orthodontics, training third, fourth, fifth year students in the discipline. He also works as a freelancer in his own office.
In 2000 he acquired a degree in Orthodontics. In addition to students, he trains interns at the Department of Orthodontics.
In 2001 won a competition for senior assistant at MU - Plovdiv, Faculty of Dentistry, Department of Orthodontics. He continues his teaching activity with students and interns, as well as the work in his private practice.
The following year (2002) he took his second specialty in General Dentistry.
In 2005 she was promoted to Chief Assistant in the department. In addition to students and interns, he began to train graduates - Bulgarian and foreign in the field of Orthodontics.
On December 2, 2011 he successfully defended his dissertation on "Transverse deviations in occlusion - models for diagnostic assessment." And received the Educational and Scientific Degree of Doctor of Orthodontics at the Medical University - Plovdiv.
He also teaches students in dental medicine and dental technology.
In 2013 it opened the doors of the Cross Dent dental center.
In 2014 he received the academic position of "Associate Professor". He is a lecturer for third, fourth and fifth year students of Dental Medicine in the field of Orthodontics and students of Dental Technology at the Medical College of the University. Supervises the training of graduates at the department.
In 2016 he was Head of the Department of Orthodontics.
He has numerous publications and participations and trainings in world, international and national congresses. He is the head of doctoral students in the department.
He has published two monographs - 1st edition "Graphic and analytical analysis of transverse deviations in the movement of the lower jaw" - 2012. and the second extended edition - 2019. He is a co-author of manuals and textbooks for students of Orthodontics.
Her private practice continues to this day at the Cross Dent dental clinic. Her research interests are Laterognathia, Lower Jaw Deviation, Maxillofacial Asymmetry and Temporomandibular Joint Dysfunction.
Assoc. Dr. Silvia Krasteva is the first to work in Bulgaria with Phase Teleradiography and closely specializes in the diagnosis and differentiation of laterognathia and mandibular deviation, creating three own diagnostic methods that contribute not only to the Bulgarian but also to the world orthodontic practice.
In his own practice he treats all dental deformities, using conventional and aesthetic braces, removable devices, specific non-removable devices, "invisible devices" - liners, myotrains, etc. He also treats diseases of the temporomandibular joint.
Assoc. Dr. Silvia Krasteva, MD speaks Russian and French.
Bulgarian Dental Association
Bulgarian Orthodontic Society
Balkan Association of Orthodontic Specialists
European Orthodontic Society
World Federation of Orthodontists
Union of Scientists in Bulgaria
Free Medical Syndicate - General Coordinator for SPF.