Māra graduated the Riga Stradiņš University Faculty of Dentistry and has specialised in dental prosthetics. She has built her experience working in dental clinics in America, Taiwan, Korea and Moscow. She regularly takes part in vocational training and professional courses in order to learn about the modern technologies and modern treatment methods.
Māra is the positive spirit of the clinics that charges and unites the collective.
Māra gladly enjoys both travels to the southern countries and skiing adventure. Māra loves cooking and enjoys the culture of cuisine.
“Since the moment I decided to become a dentist, I was dreaming of my own clinic. Making a clinic together with my mother has been an interesting complicate and wonderful time. Every time when entering the clinic I am feeling like at my other home. The key of my success hides in the individual approach I pay to each patient. My highest gratification is a happy patient whom I have helped at obtaining a true and beautiful smile.”
Experienced and meritorious
The head doctor Līga Apine is a dentist with over 30 years of experience. With a degree from the Academy of Medicine, the doctor is specialized in orthopaedic dentistry and has valuable experience in dental prosthetics. Dr Apine takes part in dental implantology courses on regular basis. Dr Apine has gained experience in clinics in Moscow, Estonia, Germany, and Italy. Līga regularly attends certified courses and professional seminars so to stay updated to the latest dental treatment trends. Līga will offer every patient a treatment method according to his/her abilities and means and will never reject her advice.
Līga’s hobbies are jogging, cross-country skiing and needlework.
“The most sincere gratification comes from the patients who come to the clinic with ‘hopeless’ evaluation of their own teeth but by consistent work we mutually turn ‘the hopelessness’ into a splendid smile.”
Creator of the sense of security
Ineta has been a certified dentist since 2010; she studied at Riga Stradiņš University Faculty of Dentistry. Additionally she has obtained experience at certified courses and seminars.
Ineta’s strength is endodontics. It matters to her that every patient understands the procedure of treatment and feels safe. Ineta is always beaming and openhearted to both adult and minor patients.
In her free time Ineta is interested in astrology and needlework.
“I clearly remember the moment when I decided to become a dentist. I was at the grade 11, was waiting for a bus in the terminal and suddenly it occurred to me. My family were very surprised of the idea as none of our circle was even remotely connected to medicine. However I dare say I am in my right place – I work in the profession that provided me with fulfillment, gratification and a big, big joy for the accomplished.”
Kristine graduated from the faculty of Dentistry at Rīga Stradiņš University and has been working as a dentist for over ten years. She gained her experience through international and local courses. Kristine follows innovations in the sphere of dentistry, however, she also trusts in proven values and treatment methods. She administers treatment procedures for both adults and children, and is also skilled at surgery and prosthetics.
Kristine is benevolent and greets her patients with a smile. She will always inform the patient about the necessity of treatment and will explain each step of the treatment procedure. Kristine’s patients are in safe hands.
“I was born into a family of doctors; therefore my choice of profession was obvious. I chose dentistry, as I like methodical and diligent work”.
Kristine likes to travel, especially to hot countries. She also enjoys spending Latvian summers at the sea, as well as berry and flower picking.
The patient friend of children
Marina graduated Riga Stradiņš University Faculty of Dentistry. She regularly increases her knowledge by attending international congresses, seminars and courses.
Marina’s performance is characterised by the highest precision and responsibility, she is patient and smiling, especially when taking care of the minor patients.
“In dentistry I got interested in the childhood when I was taken to nice, warm-hearted and sweet female doctors. I am treating my patients with love and consideration too so that they would always feel comfortable and safe.”
Carer of the little toothlets
Gunita has been working as a dental hygienist for more than 10 years now. She obtained her education at the Dental Hygienist School of the Latvian Medicine Academy. Additional knowledge and experience has been acquired at the post-graduate courses of the Latvian Academy of Sciences and the Latvian Association of Dental Hygienists.
Gunita works pedantically and precisely works with every patient by professionally conducting complete oral hygiene as well as instructing the patients in everyday oral care.
Gunita is a passionate equestrian and enjoys gardening.
“My gratification comes from the patients who listen to my advice and take in consideration my advice of everyday dental care. When we meet again, they have considerably improved their oral hygiene and the progress is apparent.”
Maruta has obtained a professional bachelor degree at the health care and has worked in the health care departments in Latvia and also in a hospital in Portugal. She regularly attends specialised courses so that apply the new knowledge in her practical work at the clinic. She takes particularly seriously the provisions of sterilisation and disinfection.
Maruta’s hardworking hands and precision helps also at the administrative department, her sense of responsibility fills every piece of her performance.
Her vacant time Maruta spends actively – on cycling in summers and on mountain skiing in winters.
The friendly gentleman
Roberts has been working as an assistant dentist for several years now. He is currently studying for an oral hygienist. He has been interested in dentistry since his childhood therefore he performs his duties with a great joy and satisfaction. He feels a special responsibility for sterilisation and disinfection requirements. Roberts is the gentleman of the clinic and never refuses his help to any of his female colleagues. He is always smiling and helpful.
Roberts is a passionate sportsman, participates in the ethnographic dancing activities and is interested in the movies.
The helpful fairy
Signe has graduated the Riga 1st Medicine College and has acquired additional experience in several dental clinics. Signe has been attracted by medicine since her childhood therefore she performs her duties with a great deal of interest, responsibility and enthusiasm.
Signe loves singing and dancing but her heart belongs to equestrian sport.
Friend of the young and adult patients
Ingūna has graduated the Riga 1st Medicine College and has been working as an assistant dentist for several years now. She has been developing her experience and knowledge in various courses and seminars. She enjoys communication with people therefore she is always smiling and responsive.
Ingūna is interested in arts, music and photography.
Angel of the clinic
Sanita has a master’s degree in business administration and experience in managing offices in large and small enterprises. Sanita is not only managing the office but also takes care of every client’s wellbeing at the clinic. Greeting everyone with a smile, she has become a friend to our clients and the angel of the clinic. We are proud that Sanita speaks five languages.
Kindness and sincerity are the qualities you will notice when meeting Sanita for the first time.
Sanita loves spending her weekends in the countryside and enjoys travelling.
Why Dr Apine Dentistry
Experienced certified dentists
Clear prices with no hidden costs
High quality materials
Pleasant and homey atmosphere
What our customers say
“Can a dentist be your friend?
Positive! Not only is dentist Māra our professional tooth fairy but also a fantastic friend of our family.”
“If after the treatment I don’t really know where my own teeth start and end, then this is a GREAT JOB!
Thank you, Dr. Māra!”
“A nice and neat space in a good location, comfortable parking, very responsive and kind staff. Doctor Ineta Zommere – a caring and responsible dentist who radiates peace and confidence for what she is doing. Moreover she is especially patient and sweet with my three year old daughter who is not so easy to talk into dental check.”
“We are so happy about having found our family dentist at the Dr Apine Dentistry. The warm-hearted and professional doctor Māra who will always suggest the most effective way of treatment; the homey premises and the responsive staff are the things that create the great atmosphere to which one wishes to come back not to be afraid of:)”
“Thank You for the good service at Your clinic. Your office was as modern as the best one in our city. The quality was also the best! We gladly recommend your clinic to all of our friends.”
“The staff were very professional and nice. The clinic was nice and service was good. Also location of the clinic is near the airport. I highly recommend it.”
“The treatment I received at Dr. Apines clinic in Riga was state of the art and professionel. I felt in good hands every step of the way.”
“I highly recommend Dr.Apine dental clinic. The engagement of the staff and the professional services provided are one of the best I have ever experienced. I appriciate that prior each procedure, dentist gave information about the following process. I left Riga with a great smile!”
“When I arrived to Dr.Apine dental clinic I was greeted by Mara Apine, she instantly made me feel at home and as nobody likes the dentist it was very reassuring. The treatment was carried out in a totally professionnal manner and I would gladly visit Dr.Apine dental clinic again.”