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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 Emmas 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.
Specialist Orthodontist. GDC 66056 BDS, MOrth, RCSEd MFDS RCSEd, MFGDP, DPDS
William is a highly regarded and dedicated member of Stoke Orthodontics team, with significant expertise and experience in orthodontic care, teaching and national assessment. He is very popular and highly respected with his patients and all staff members.
William graduated from Liverpool University Dental School in 1990, before working in general dentistry for six years. In 1996, he purchased his own practice, during which time he was appointed by Mersey Post-Graduate Dental Deanery as a Vocational Trainer for recently qualified dentists. William also took up a position at Liverpool University Dental School, where he taught and supervised undergraduate dental students in emergency dental care.
In 1999, he was awarded a place on the Orthodontic Specialist Training Programme at Liverpool University Dental School, qualifying as a Specialist Orthodontist in 2003. William also opened his own orthodontic practice in Southport.
Other appointments include:
· Associate Clinical Teaching Fellow for Warwick University Medical School – teaching, assessing and examining students on the Orthodontic Nursing Certificate Course, Orthodontic Therapist Course and Master in Orthodontics.
· Examiner for the General Dental Council – examining for the International Qualifying Examination for overseas dentists wishing to practice in the UK.
· Examiner for the Royal College of Surgeons of England – examining for the Membership in Joint Dental Faculties for dentists who have completed a foundation year’s training.
· Examiner for the Royal College of Surgeons of England – the Membership in General Dental Practice for dentists in general practice.
· Previous examiner for the National Examination Board for Dental Nurses – for NVQ2 Dental Nursing, National Certificate for Dental Nursing and Post-Qualified Certificate in Orthodontic Nursing.
· Board member of the Mersey Regional Board of the Faculty of General Dental Practice, The Royal College of Surgeons of England – encouraging and facilitating the advancement in Dental Education and Clinical Standards.
· Extensive experience in Forensic Dentistry, in particular, the identification of human bodies through dental records.
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.
Orthodontic Therapist GDC 207273, Dip. Ortho Ther RCSEd, radiography qualified.
Lauren started her career in dentistry training as a Dental Nurse in a general practice qualifying as a Dental Nurse in 2010. In 2012 she moved to Stoke Orthodontics where she completed her radiography certificate in November 2012. She then went on to train as an Orthodontic Therapist completing her training at the University of Central Lancashire in 2014 and passing the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh Examination to gain a diploma in Orthodontic Therapy.
Lauren loves working at Stoke Orthodontics and finds her career as an Orthodontic Therapist very rewarding. Her favourite part of the job is seeing patients happy at the end of their treatment and leaving with a beaming smile and more confidence. Lauren is very popular with her patients her professionalism and friendly welcoming nature puts patients at ease throughout their treatment with her.
In her spare time Lauren enjoys spending time with her husband and young son Charlie. Lauren also enjoys going to the gym and cross stitch.
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.
Orthodontic Nurse GDC 220829
Steph has over 7 years experience as a Dental Nurse. She previously worked in general dentistry at our sister practice but wanted to further her career and learn Orthodontics. Stephs role at the practice involves both administration and clinical duties. Steph loves meeting our patients and seeing what a difference we make to their smiles.
Outside of work Steph spends her time with her two daughters.
Orthodontic Nurse 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.
Orthodontic Nurse GDC number 262863
Jayne started working as a dental nurse in 2013 and qualified in January 2016. She has predominantly worked within general dentistry providing both NHS and private services. Jayne has completed additional dental courses and training since qualifying. Jayne has achieved the NEBDN National Diploma for Dental Nurses Level 3 certificate and completed a Level 3 certificate in Dental Decontamination. Jayne is keen to add to her current skill set and will be undertaking the BDN radiography course in the future. She brings to the team a wealth of knowledge and experience covering a wide range of dental practice duties. In her spare time, Jayne enjoys spending time with her close friends and family and in particular her two gorgeous nieces.
Orthodontic Nurse GDC 243366
Kirsty qualified as a dental nurse in 2012, predominently working in general practice. Kirsty joined Stoke Orthodontics in September 2017 to expand her knowledge of dentistry and progress her career further.
Kirsty wishes to gain her radiography qualification in the near future and her enthusiasm and infectious laugh at work make her a valuable member of the team.
In her spare time Kirsty enjoys holidays with her husband and children, going to the gym and lunch dates with the family.
Dental Nurse, GDC: 274732
Emilia has been working as a dental nurse since 2015 and qualified in 2017. She joined Stoke Orthodontics to progress in her career as a dental nurse as she has a keen interest in orthodontics.
Emilia is currently undergoing ortho treatment herself so she can share her experiences with our patients and help them through their treatment.
In her spare time Emilia enjoys travelling to different countries.
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.