About Dr Rita Poddar

Dr Rita Poddar is a cosmetic dental surgeon and clinical dental director of the multi-award winning Peppermint Group. In her capacity as Aesthetics Director, she has a special interest in non-surgical facelifts and anti-ageing.

Dr Rita Poddar


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Dr Rita Poddar – Dental Surgeon with Facial Aesthetic special interest.

Multi award winner for business and clinical excellence. She has won awards for entrepreneur of the year and winner of women in business in Scotland. The intriguing success story behind Rita Poddar’s career so far features in an article on The Scotsman. Additionally, a piece on The Sunday Post takes you through her journey.

Rita is the clinical director of three clinics she runs in Scotland with a thriving facial aesthetics practice.  She is the first Clinical Director in Scotland to become certified in the ZO medical controlled depth peel. She has been a dental surgeon for 23 years and facial aesthetics special interest for over 20 years and has done over 27,000 facial aesthetic treatments on patients to date including, botulinum toxin, dermal fillers, suture suspension facial threadlifting, prescription skincare treatments, peels, radio frequency and microneedling, use of ultrasound for facial aesthetics and other advanced facial aesthetic techniques.

Rita’s special interest in cosmetic dermatology has taken her to Beverly Hills to gain her Skinhealth diploma from Dr Zein Obagi himself. This has led to her being published in the Aesthetics Journal.

Joining the ZO Skinhealth UK faculty she is now a member and ambassador for the brand. Recently appointed advanced trainer for the Advanced Wow Fusion microchanelling device in Scotland and The Wow Facial Centre in West Of Scotland. Rita is an accredited trainer for PDO facial threadlifting for La Belle Forme, Glasgow Day Surgery private hospital. Rita is also the PDO face and neck threadlifting trainer for Croma Pharma in the UK and Ireland and recently made ambassador trainer for Sinclair Pharma and their filler brand Maili. She is also the trainer for Advanced Wow fusion. Rita prides herself also as an ambassador for Obagi Medical Skincare. Rita Poddar’s official profile on The Tweakments Guide further showcases her professional acumen in detail.

Rita has helped lead the clinic into its current success, offering effective treatments that ultimately help their patients feel more confident in themselves, like their increasingly popular CoolSculpting services.The Peppermint Group also offers dental implants in Glasgow. Visit our dental implants Glasgow page to find out more!