Born in Holland and with a degree from the University of Amsterdam, Dr Smelt has been a dentist since 1988. After opening his first office in Amsterdam, he decided to move to Barcelona in 1992. He then worked at various dental clinics until he opened his own office in 1995.
He specializes in aesthetic and prosthetic dentistry as well as in periodontics and dental implants following training at the University of California Los Angeles (UCLA). He regularly gives lectures on dentistry in Spain, Portugal and Holland.
Dr Smelt speaks English, French, Dutch, German, Spanish and Catalan.