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Orthodontics at mydentist

Working as an Orthodontist, Dentist with special interest, Orthodontic Therapist or Orthodontic Nurse?

Wondering what your next career options are?

Do you want to work somewhere that really understands orthodontics?

You’ve come to the right place.

At mydentist we have significant experience in delivering orthodontics both NHS contracted activity and private orthodontics. We have strong partnerships with key dental brands such as American Ortho, Invisalign, Straumann and Haleon. We have invested in technology to support the orthodontic patient journey. We have the largest clinical support team in the UK and that includes specialist knowledge and experience of orthodontics, meaning we are well placed to support you.

There has never been a better time to join, you will be truly understood and supported.

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  • Access-to-great-materials-and-equipment

    Access to great materials and equipment

    All of the materials we use in our practices are decided by our clinical leadership team and we have a simple and transparent, clinically-led process for adding new materials onto our list. We’re constantly investing in technology to ensure our practices are future-proof and clinically safe and we’ve invested in state-of-the-art technology and digital scanners to support the orthodontic patient journey.

  • Unrivalled-flexibility

    Unrivalled flexibility

    We have practices across the UK so whether you want to work in a big city, by the coast, or out in the countryside, there will be a role for you. We’re flexible about how you want to work and will do everything we can to accommodate the working hours and pattern that are right for you. Our colleagues work in a variety of ways.

  • Local-support-network-built-around-you

    A local support network built around you

    Whatever your role in the delivery of orthodontics you will be part of a network of peers. Accessing colleagues via our clinical support app, private Facebook groups, forums and local face to face events.

  • Grow-the-career-that-is-right-for-you

    Grow the career that is right for you

    You have the opportunity to provide or support a full range of orthodontic treatments. You’ll have access to industry-leading training opportunities through the {my}dentist academy. You’ll also benefit from our partnerships with some of the biggest dental brands in the world, like American Ortho, Invisalign, Straumann and Haleon.

  • Chance-to-make-a-differnece

    The chance to make a difference

    We’re proud that more than four million patients trust us to look after their smile every year. We work hard to enable our clinicians to provide the right care to everyone and do everything we can to support our local communities. We have some of the highest patient satisfaction scores in the industry with 94% of patients saying they would recommend us to a loved one.

  • Stability-and-support

    Stability security and support

    We’ve used our position as the leading provider to develop partnerships with some of the leading dental brands in the world, including American Ortho, Invisalign, Straumann and Haleon. Affording our colleagues unrivalled support as well as discounted access to systems, products, and treatments. We also have a group account with Invisalign.


myorthodontist division

There are several benefits to joining a practice within the myorthodontist division;

  • The team including operational and clinical support are focussed on orthodontic care
  • Dedicated clinical support from clinicians who are experienced in the delivery of orthodontics
  • Specialist knowledge to be able to support the unique needs of orthodontic practices and patients
  • Expertise in getting the most from a mixed skilled dental team
  • Enabling our Orthodontists flexibility in how they work to achieve a balance that works for them
  • Investment in our Orthodontic Nursing teams to complete post qualifications and be able to best support the clinical team
  • Smooth and efficient orthodontic patient journey

Orthodontic Roles

You can register your interest to work within orthodontics at mydentist and a member of the resourcing team will be in touch.

Miles - Orthodontist


Are you wanting to work with trained orthodontic nurses and orthodontic therapists?

Do you want support to maximise your income?

There are several ways as a clinician you can engage with mydentist, whether you are looking for;

  • A new opportunity – NHS, private or a mix of both
  • Additional hours to complement your existing commitments
  • A part-time / flexible role whilst working as a hospital consultant or training

You will be supported with;

  • A fully trained practice team, achieving the right skill mix for you to achieve your contract and earning aspirations
  • The latest technology including digital scanning
  • Competitive pricing on laboratory bills and technology such as dental monitoring
Sally Alwan

Dentist with special interest (DWSI)

Are you a dentist wanting to develop a special interest in orthodontics?

Clinical team structures can include Dentists with special interest depending on the type of NHS contract and other factors within a practice. As part of our recruitment process all clinicians are booked on to a clinical call with a member of our clinical leadership team.

  • We will work with you to understand your level of experience so we can identify the appropriate pathway and support
  • Dentist with special interest are supported to achieve their clear aligner aspirations
  • Monthly peer review support is in place to support on-going development

If you are a Dentist with special interest seeking to pursue a career in orthodontics we recommend you complete the register your interest form.

Orthodontic therapist

Orthodontic therapist

Are you interested in working as part of one of the largest UK networks of Orthodontic Therapists?

Not only do we have the largest clinical support team. Given the scale of orthodontics that we deliver we employ Orthodontic Therapists across the UK. You would be part of a peer group and can network, share best practice and support each other in a variety of ways.

Our Orthodontic Therapist model is an employed role, we offer outstanding rewards and benefits as part of the package which includes;

  • Orthodontic Therapist pay framework
  • Annual leave entitlement rising to maximum of 25 days (plus bank holidays) per annum with service
  • Your annual GDC renewal fee and your Medical Indemnity covered
  • Free CPD via the mydentist Academy
Trainee orthodontic therapists

Trainee orthodontic therapist

Are you looking to train as an Orthodontic Therapist?

At mydentist we support our colleagues in growing the career that is right for them.

  • When an opportunity arises for someone to be sponsored to complete the diploma to qualify as an Orthodontic Therapist we offer this opportunity to our Dental Nurses
  • If you are determined to train to become an Orthodontic Therapist then you would firstly need to join mydentist as Dental Nurse
  • Then gain experience supporting Orthodontics
  • We would recommend you complete the Nurse post qualification in Orthodontics
  • Post qualifications are funded through our further study policy
Orthodontic nurse

Orthodontic nurse

Are you looking for a new Dental Nursing opportunity? Seeking a fresh challenge and something different?

  • Consider a Dental Nurse opportunity supporting orthodontics
  • You would have the opportunity to complete post qualifications in radiography and orthodontics
  • For this reason a high proportion of Dental Nurses in orthodontic practices are Advance Nurses
  • Advance Nurse is level 7 in our nurse career pathway
  • Where there is the opportunity to be sponsored to train as an Orthodontic Therapist, this opportunity is only available to our existing Dental Nurses
  • At anyone time we tend to have five colleagues completing their Orthodontic Therapist Diploma
  • Rachael - Orthodontic therapist

    Rachael – Orthodontic Therapist

    Meet Rachael, an orthodontic therapist who values learning. She has completed several courses since 2011, including a diploma in 2019 and Align Technology in 2022. Rachael enjoys debond appointments and works in a polyclinic with a great team to provide efficient treatment.

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