Meet The Team

Practice Manager

EMMA LAWTON

Practice Manageress & CQC Registered Manager GDC 150878, radiography qualified.

Orthodontist

SALIMA VISRAM

Consultant Orthodontist. GDC 79154 BDS, MFDS, MOrth RCS, M Phil.

SHAMAILA JAVAID

Specialist Orthodontist, GDC: 261005 BDS MSc MOrth RCSdng UK

GRANT ISHERWOOD

Specialist Orthodontist GDC 208893

HARDEEP BRATCH

Dentist with Special Interest in Orthodontics GDC 79887 BDS MFGDP

Ortho Therapist

HELENA WORSDALE

Student Orthodontic Therapist, Radiography Qualified GDC 256181

Orthodontic Nurses

BRYONY CHADWICK

Orthodontic Nurse GDC 274110

SARAH PICKERILL

Orthodontic Nurse GDC 118630

KIRSTIE MASSEY

Orthodontic Nurse GDC 270040

GEORGIA STOCKTON

Orthodontic Nurse GDC 270593

TRACY MORLEY

Orthodontic Nurse GDC 112646, radiography qualified.

Admin

CHARLOTTE DARLINGTON

Receptionist

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Emma Lawton Practice Manageress & CQC Registered Manager
GDC 150878, radiography qualified.

Emma has over 19 years experience in dentistry having qualified as a Dental Nurse in 1997. Emma has worked at the practice since 2010. She takes great pride in her role and likes to manage a friendly happy team creating a relaxed atmosphere throughout. She is very passionate about her position and keeps up to date with all practice policies, guidelines and supporting staff members in further training and development.

Getting to know the patients and being involved in their journey throughout their treatment gives her great satisfaction.

Most of Emma’s spare time is spent with her family especially her husband and young son Dylan. She enjoys socialising with friends and spa days. She also has a passion for running, bike rides and long walks with her dog.

Salima Visram Consultant Orthodontist. GDC 79154
BDS, MFDS, MOrth RCS, M Phil.

Salima graduated from the University of Bristol in 2001. Before commencing her orthodontic training Salima undertook a number of practice and hospital rotations including Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery, Paediatric Dentistry and Restorative Dentistry.  She then went on to carry out her specialist training in Orthodontics at the University of Manchester, gaining a Masters of Philosophy in Orthodontics and attained the Membership in Orthodontics from the Royal College of Surgeons of England.

Following entry to the Orthodontic Specialist list Salima undertook additional higher training in orthodontics to gain the intercollegiate Speciality Fellowship in Orthodontics of the Royal College of Surgeons to gain Consultant status. Salima is a registered Orthodontic Specialist on the GDC register. She works as a Specialist Orthodontist at Stoke Orthodontic Services. She has extensive experience in all areas of orthodontics, treating patients of all ages. She also works as Consultant Orthodontist at Walsall Manor Hospital treating complex multidisciplinary cases.

Salima is a highly respected member of our team, she has a friendly compassionate manner and is very popular with her patients. She creates a friendly atmosphere to relax the patients in her care getting to know them throughout their treatment.

 In her spare time Salima loves to socialise and enjoys eating out in her favourite restaurants and time spent with her family and two young nieces.

Shamaila Javaid Specialist Orthodontist, GDC: 261005
BDS MSc MOrth RCSdng UK

Grant Isherwood Specialist Orthodontist
GDC 208893

Grant obtained his Bachelor degree in 2011 from the University of Dundee and completed his foundation training in Edinburgh before attaining maxillofacial, paediatric and orthodontic senior house officer posts in various teaching hospitals around the UK.

He then worked in general dental practice in Glasgow and the West Midlands. He carried out his orthodontic specialist training in Liverpool and simultaneously completed a Doctorate level research degree.

Grant has lectured nationally and internationally and has published numerous scientific papers in both European and National journals.

Hardeep Bratch Dentist with Special Interest in Orthodontics GDC 79887
BDS MFGDP

HARDEEP QUALIFIED AS A DENTAL SURGEON IN 2001 FROM THE UNIVERSITY OF BIRMINGHAM AND HAS WORKED FOR THE BHANDAL TEAM SINCE 2002

He is a cosmetic dentist with special interests in Implant dentistry, cosmetic dentistry, orthodontics and facial aesthetics.

He has also trained and taught undergraduate dentists as a Vocational Trainer for 5 years and is a Member of the faculty of Royal College of Surgeons and Association of Dental Implantology.

Helena Worsdale Student Orthodontic Therapist, Radiography Qualified
GDC 256181

Helena joined Stoke Orthodontics in 2015. Her bubbly personality and friendly smile makes her a very popular member of our team. She is very keen to expand her dentistry knowledge and is finding Orthodontics very interesting.

Her hobbies include biking and socialising with her group of friends.

Bryony Chadwick Orthodontic Nurse GDC 274110

Bryony started working as a dental nurse in 2015 and qualified in 2017. She has predominantly worked within general dentistry providing both NHS and private services. She joined Stoke Orthodontics in 2019 and is excited to expand her knowledge of Orthodontics. Bryony is keen to add to her current skill set and will be undertaking the BDN radiography course in the future.

In her spare time, Bryony loves to spend quality time with her partner, going out for meals & drinks. She enjoys going out on day trips and taking her puppy Poppy for fun adventures at the beach or to explore Dovedale. She has an interest in running and would love to do a half marathon one day. ‘

Sarah Pickerill
Orthodontic Nurse GDC 118630​​​​​

Kirstie Massey
Orthodontic Nurse GDC 270040

Georgia Stockton
Orthodontic Nurse GDC 270593

Tracy Morley Orthodontic Nurse
GDC 112646, radiography qualified.

Tracy is our longest serving team member, she has worked at the practice since it first opened in 2002. Tracy is very passionate and loyal and what she loves most about her job is her work family and meeting new people and seeing how the treatment we provide makes such a difference to them.

Tracy loves disco dancing, films and eating out. Tracy is a very proud mother to Skyla.

Charlotte Darlington
Receptionist

Charlotte is front of house with a beaming smile and friendly nature. She has a good rapour with all of our patients and nothing is ever too much trouble for her.

Charlottes spare time involves time with friends and valuable family times especially with her three children.