Dr Urs Zellweger
I’ve have been practising my profession with great dedication and enthusiasm since 1990 – and I’m just as passionate about it to this day.
I have been married to my long-term partner Bettina since July 2010 and our little Jack Russel lady, Shyra, has been part of our family since 2007.
My interests include our country, politics, sports, vintage cars and wine. I’m passionate about cooking and I enjoy fine dining in the company of good friends.
Motto: think positive. There’s no such thing as impossible! Optimism is a virtue of mine.
Gabriela Helbling – Practice Manager
I joined the Praxis am Turm as practice manager in July 2019. My work at reception is very varied and interesting.
My favourite part of the job is interacting with the patients.
Hobbies: cycling, food and wine, going to the cinema
Motto: it’s never too late to start and it’s never too late to be happy.
Susy Vettiger – Dental Hygienist
I’ve been working at the Praxis am Turm since May 2007. After my apprenticeship as a dental assistant, I completed the three-year training course in Zurich to qualify as a dental hygienist HF.
I really value the direct contact with the patients and I have dedicated myself to dental prophylaxis with a great deal of passion. I inherited this passion from my parents, two full-blooded Italians. As everyone knows, the apple doesn’t fall far from the tree.
Hobbies: my greatest hobby is travelling the world and meeting its people.
Motto: a day without a smile is a day wasted.
Liliane Schnellmann – Dental Hygienist
I have been working at the Praxis am Turm as a dental hygienist since May 2017. I work at the practice from Monday to Wednesday with a great deal of joy and passion, ready to support my patients with my many years of professional experience.
Hobbies: skiing, hiking, travelling, enjoying life with friends and family
Motto: happiness isn’t about doing what you want, it’s about always wanting what you do.
Dragana Miljkovic – Prophylaxis/Dental Assistant
I’ve been working at the Praxis am Turm since March 2007. I work primarily with patients as a prophylaxis assistant and one day a week I support the practice in the back office.
Hobbies: travelling, skiing, cycling
Motto: we should try to live every day so that, in the evening, we look back on it with a smile.
Melehate Maliqi – Dental Assistant
I completed my apprenticeship as a dental assistant at the Praxis am Turm in 2008. After 13 years I am back where I started. I love the varied work very much. My favourite part of the job is interacting with the patients and spread calm in stressful situations.
Hobbies : Dancing, Thai boxing, acrylic painting, hiking, traveling, my family and friends
Motto : Love stretches your heart and makes you big inside.
Lara Pasku – Dental Assistant in the third year of her apprenticeship
In August 2019, I was able to start my apprenticeship as a dental assistant at the Praxis am Turm. I’m really enjoying the apprenticeship: the varied work, interacting with the patients, assisting the dentists and also working in the sterilisation room. I look forward to my training.
Motto: live every day as though it were your last.
Anja Knezevic – Dental Assistant in the second year of her apprenticeship
I started my apprenticeship as a dental assistant in the Praxis am Turm in August 2020. I really enjoy the work because it’s so varied and exciting. The job involves a lot of contact with people and working in a team.
Hobbies: dancing, travelling, meeting up with friends
Motto: if you know your destination, you’ll find your way.
Ines Santos Camilo - Dental Assistant in the first year of her apprenticeship
In August 2021 I started my apprenticeship as a dental assistant in the Praxis am Turm. I decided to learn this profession because it’s varied and moving. I am excited to interact with patients and the independence in the sterilisation room.
Hobbies: Dancing and singing.
Motto: It’s never too late to do the right thing..