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They're so stylish! Many teen patients have turned their braces into fashion statements with coloured bands and brackets.
Your smile,
the greatest thing you'll ever share
Accepting New patients

Address: 5 Low Road, Leeds, LS10 1QR

Opening times

08:15 - 17:15
08:15 - 18:30
08:15 - 17:15
08:15 - 18:30
08:15 - 16:00
Saturday Closed
Sunday Closed

0113 277 8639 hello357@mydentist.co.uk

About Love Your Smile

mydentist Orthodontic Centre, Hunslet, is a state of the art Private and Specialist Practice which serves Leeds, South Leeds and the surrounding areas. It is dedicated to smile enhancement for children and adults alike. All the staff at this modern practice are ready to go above and beyond to meet patient’s needs. Here you will always be greeted with a smile. The practice offers a wide range of services including orthodontic treatment for children and adults, dental implants, specialist root canal treatments, facial rejuvenation, cosmetic dentistry including veneers and quality dental hygiene appointments. All of our highly skilled clinicians can tailor innovative techniques to individual needs within a professional, yet friendly environment to create beautiful smiles. By understanding our patient’s needs, we aim to enhance their oral health, appearance and self-esteem whilst striving to meet their expectations and desires through the provision of high quality treatments provided by our ethically driven team of clinicians and support staff.

Transform your smile

With clear, invisible braces for straighter teeth. You can contact us on 0113 277 8639 if you would like to discuss our teeth straightening options.

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Practice facilities

  • Parking
  • Disabled access
  • Free wifi available
  • Dental implants

    Dental implants

    Replace your missing teeth or finally get rid of those troublesome dentures. For more information call
    0113 277 8639

  • Dental Hygiene


    Our professional hygienist services offer unique oral hygiene guidance. For more information call
    0113 277 8639

  • Straight teeth

    Straight teeth

    Transform your smile with clear, invisible braces for straighter teeth. For more information call
    0113 277 8639

  • Tooth whitening

    Teeth whitening

    Improve the appearance of your teeth with our world class whitening systems. For more information call
    0113 277 8639


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Our treatments and costs

  • Bonded retainer (each)


  • Child Fixed metal braces - upper and lower


  • Ct scan


  • Extraction (per tooth)


  • Facial aesthetics


  • Fixed metal braces - Upper or Lower


  • Fixed metal braces for adults - upper and lower


  • Fixed metal braces for children- upper or lower


  • Fixed sectional brace (up to six teeth)

    Metal From£1000.00 Tooth Coloured From£2050.00

  • Fixed tooth coloured braces - upper and lower


  • Fixed tooth coloured braces- upper or lower


  • Fixed tooth coloured upper and metal lower


  • Hygiene - Airflow


  • Hygiene Appointment

    20 Minutes From£48.00 30 Minutes From£72.00

  • Hygiene Appointment - Periodontal Treatment


  • Hygiene Appointment- Scale and polish


  • i7 upper and lower


  • Implant


  • Implant


  • Implant per tooth


  • Invisalign


  • Invisalign - upper and lower


  • Invisalign Lite- upper and lower


  • Invisalign teen


  • Metal fixed sectional brace (up to six teeth) upper and lower


  • Mouthguard one colour


  • Mouthguard two or more colours


  • New patient consultation


  • Opg x-ray


  • Removable retainer (each)


  • Removal of fixed appliance


  • Root Canal Treatment

    Incisor/Canine From£550.00 Molar From£650.00 Pre-molar From£550.00

  • Root Canal Treatment (per tooth)


  • Teeth whitening


  • Teeth Whitening (take home)


  • Tooth coloured fixed sectional brace (up to six teeth) upper or lower


  • Upper and lower fixed behind teeth


  • Veneers


  • Veneers


Meet the team at Love Your Smile

Your clinicians

  • Dr.Alan Tomkins (Orthodontist) Qualified from: Leeds University 1979 United Kingdom, 1979 GDC No: 52860
    Alan spent the first four years of his career as a GDP on the Wirral (Merseyside), where he quickly realised that his passion lay in Orthodontics. Encouraged by a local orthodontist he embarked upon the full time post graduate orthodontic course at Liverpool Dental Hospital. Upon completion of his orthodontic training he returned to Leeds and in 1987 acquired a long established city centre orthodontic practice; where he happily remained until March 2014. Over the last 27 years running his own specialist practice, Alan developed a keen interest in combined functional / fixed appliance therapy. Alan now works as an orthodontist at Love Your Smile where he provides specialist orthodontic treatment to both children and adults. Married with four children, all now “20 something’s”; Alan enjoy's travelling, walking, spending time with his family, playing badminton and saxophone in a local band.
  • Dr.Christopher Barker (Orthodontist) Qualified from: DDS, BChD, MFDS RCS(Ed), MOrth RCS(Ed), FDS(Orth) RCS(Eng) United Kingdom, 2003 GDC No: 82173
    Chris qualified in Dentistry from Leeds University in 2003. Following vocational dental training in Yorkshire, he gained experience in Oral & Maxillofacial surgery, General Dental practice, the Community dental service and Paediatric Dentistry before taking a gap year to travel. He then taught at LDI before further experience in Paediatric Dentistry. He completed his Specialist Orthodontic training at Bristol Dental Hospital and the Royal United Hospital, Bath, gaining Membership in Orthodontics from the Royal College of Surgeons and completing a Doctoral Degree. He undertook advanced Orthodontic training to Consultant level at York Hospital and LDI and was appointed as Consultant in Orthodontics at Pinderfields Hospital, Wakefield, 2014. He is an examiner for the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh and Training Programme Director for Dental Core trainees at Pinderfields. He is a reviewer for several dental/orthodontic journals. Chris currently provides private Specialist Orthodontic treatment using a range of aesthetic appliances.
  • Dr.David Veige (Dental Implant Surgeon) Qualified from: DD, BDS, MJDF (RCS Eng.) MSc. Implant Dentistry United Kingdom, 2008 GDC No: 150180
    David hails from Toronto Ontario, Canada. He trained as a dental technician in Canada, then partnered with his brother at the full service dental lab, Smile Designs Veige Laboratory. David opened a UK wing of Smile Designs Dental Laboratory based in Harrogate, where his laboratory work is performed by himself or Master Ceramist from Italy. David qualified from Newcastle University with a distinction in academic dentistry and the top restorative dentistry prize. He was shortlisted for the Young Dentist of the year UK at The Dentistry Awards, 2009. He's successfully been awarded membership to the Royal College of Surgeons Joint Dental Faculty by way of examination. He graduated with merit from Warwick University with a Masters of Science degree in implant dentistry. He's a member of the International Team for Implantology (www.iti.org) an organisation focused on advancing implant dentistry. David limits clinical practice to implants, focusing on high quality patient care.
  • Mrs.Jill Collins (Orthodontist) Qualified from: BChD MFDSRCS (Eng) MClinDent (Ortho) MOrth RCS (Eng) United Kingdom, 2002 GDC No: 80690
    Jill graduated in Dentistry from the University of Leeds in 2002. She then spent the next four years gaining experience in general practice, maxillofacial surgery and paediatric dentistry. She undertook her postgraduate orthodontic specialist training at the Charles Clifford Dental Hospital in Sheffield, and received her Membership in Orthodontics from the Royal College of Surgeons of England in 2010. During her training she also gained a Master of Clinical Dentistry degree from the University of Sheffield. Jill joined this practice in May 2010 and is really excited about her future career in orthodontics. Outside of work Jill is a keen netball player and enjoys travelling with her family.
  • Dr.Michael Amos (Orthodontist) Qualified from: BChD, MFDS.RCS,MOrth.RCS, M Dent Sci United Kingdom, 1998 GDC No: 74475
    Mick moved up from Kent to attend university and qualified as a dentist from Leeds Dental Institute in 1998. He then worked in Australia in 2000 whilst on a round the world trip, spending some time in the school dental and the flying doctors services. He returned to the U.K. and worked in general dental practice and in hospital maxillo-facial surgery in the Yorkshire region prior to starting his specialist orthodontic training in Leeds and York in 2007. He works here at Love Your Smile treating both children and adults with orthodontic appliances including lingual braces and invisalign. Mick is married and became a father for the first time in 2009. He now enjoys life with his young family as well as the occasional game of golf and watching rugby, as his playing days are now behind him.
  • Dr.Shaheer Aasim Qualified from: Statutory exam India, 2000, BDS, MSc (Endo), MFDS RCS India, 2000 GDC No: 171065
    Shaheer graduated from India in 2000. His interest has always been Endodontology, in 2005 he gained a Clinical Masters (MSc) in Endodontics, Manchester University. In 2007, he gained the Diploma of Membership of the Faculty of Dental Surgery (MFDS), from the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh. Shaheer has worked in NHS and private practices, accepting endodontic referrals since 2005. His dedication for endodontics has lead him to complete an MClinDent degree, London. He's worked in the Department of Restorative Dentistry in Aberdeen, Dundee and Glasgow Dental Hospitals gaining extensive experience in Restorative and Endodontic clinics, treating cases deemed too difficult for general practice. During this time he developed his surgical endodontic skills and was required to work with other consultants in a multi-disciplinary team. He provides endodontic care utilising the operating microscope and microsurgical instruments. He has publications in international journals. His special interest lies in effective rehabilitation of severely broken down teeth. Shaheer is a passionate teacher and has lectured around the world conducting hands on endodontic courses/workshops for young budding dentists. He's a member of the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh, British Dental Association, British Endodontic Society and European Society of Endodontology.
  • Dr.Richard Malloch (Dental Implant Surgeon) Qualified from: BDS Ncle United Kingdom, 1995 GDC No: 70578
    Richard qualified at Newcastle in 1995 and worked in a mixed private/NHS practice in Sunderland for 3 years. He then worked in a private practice in Lancashire and completed an implant course in 2003. In 2005, he started his implant surgical career and worked for Dr Tipton at his practice in St Ann’s Square, Manchester for 3 years, carrying out cosmetic, general, restorative dentistry and implant restorative cases. During this time and beyond he was a senior instructor on Dr Tipton’s courses. Richard resumed his implant surgical career in 2009 and worked for Dr Kailesh Solanki at Kissdental, Manchester, where he restored many full-arch fixed bridge and overdenture cases. He started his Masters in Clinical Dentistry in Fixed and Removable Prosthodontics at King’s College, London in 2007 which he has completed. Richard works at the mydentist Orthodontic Centre, Hunslet, where he places and restores implants.
  • Dr .Gavin Daniel Bell (Orthodontist) Qualified from: BDS Newcastle University 2010 England , 2010 GDC No: 192665
    Gavin thoroughly enjoys his job as an Orthodontist, especially working with patients to achieve healthy, happy smiles. He is passionate about maintaining high standards of care and keeping up to date with the latest research and techniques. Gavin grew up in Northern Ireland, before moving to the North of England to study dentistry in 2005. He graduated with Honours in 2010, receiving the British Dental Association Prize. He then spent a further three years in the North East, working in general dentistry and a number of hospital posts, including children’s dentistry and oral and maxillofacial surgery. After hearing many great things about Yorkshire, he wanted to experience ‘God’s own county’ for himself, and it has certainly lived up to expectations! He moved here to undertake his Specialist and Consultant Orthodontic training between Leeds Dental Institute and St. Luke's Hospital in Bradford from 2013 and 2018, obtaining a Master’s degree with distinction in 2015. As well as working in practice, Gavin also currently works as an NHS Locum Consultant Orthodontist, and will be taking up a permanent Consultant post in Rotherham this summer.
  • Dr.Joanna Amos Qualified from: Leeds United Kingdom, 1999 GDC No: 76032
  • Dr.Sarah Forbes Qualified from: Ncle United Kingdom, 1997 GDC No: 73150
  • Ms.Bridget Marie Mitchell (Orthodontic Therapists) Qualified from: Leeds United Kingdom, 1994 GDC No: 119614

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Last updated: Friday, 07 June 2019