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IMPORTANT ANNOUNCEMENT

Our orthodontic practices have now opened and are offering a limited range of treatments.

Prioritising patients in need

Our practices are prioritising patients in need, including anyone who has suffered pain or other problems during lockdown. Please do not try to book a routine appointment, such as a check-up, just yet. We will advise you when you can.

Please don’t visit our practices for any reason unless you are asked to do so.

Speak to us if you need support

If you do have a problem with your orthodontic appliance, or need advice, please continue to call us. We are available to offer you advice and support by phone.

Protective measures in practice

If you are visiting a practice for an appointment there are some changes you need to know about for your safety. Please view our safety information here.

Opening times

Please contact the practice for their current opening times

Click here to read our guide to Managing orthodontic problems at home during Covid-19
Patient safety - What a visit to us will be like during Covid-19
Accepting New patients

Welcome to Love Your Smile
Specialist orthodontist in Leeds

{my}dentist 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 by a multi award winning team. 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.

Our services at a glance

#emBRACEmysmile

  • 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

    Hygiene

    Our professional hygienist services offer unique oral hygiene guidance. 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

What our patients say

  • 5 out of 5

    "A truly wonderful team. I had braces a few years ago and my experience couldn't have been better. You do have to be patient month on month but the service is second to none and the outcome really does give a confidence boost :0)"

    Reviewed on 10/02/2016

  • Google 5 out of 5

    "Always a pleasure to see the lovely staff here, so well qualified and know what they are talking about. 5?"

    Reviewed on 20/06/2018

  • 5 out of 5

    "Excellent service with a smile . The dentists go at your pace and fully explain each part of the procedure without rushing you HIGHLY RECOMMEND"

    Reviewed on 11/04/2016

  • Google 5 out of 5

    "Great place, People working there are very kind."

    Reviewed on 23/06/2016

  • 5 out of 5

    "I had some treatment done here last year and the staff could not have been more helpful. They were all friendly, polite and professional and made me feel very relaxed. Thank you"

    Reviewed on 27/04/2018

  • 5 out of 5

    "Lovely friendly staff, I have taken 2 of my grandchildren to be treated, both of them have been put at ease, and have no fear of the dentist. My eldest granddaughter has finished her treatment, her teeth are beautiful. Thank you x"

    Reviewed on 19/08/2019

  • 5 out of 5

    "My mum works here and their team is amazing! I got my braces done here and they were completed to such a high standard!They explain the treatment plan really well before actually putting them on and put you totally at ease. I would definitely recommend coming here!"

    Reviewed on 30/04/2018

  • 5 out of 5

    "The staff here are so so friendly and comforting, they make sure that you are happy and smiling throughout the treatment process. I had a treatment done and it was efficiently done and there was no messing around, the dentist was very reassuring and during my treatment I didn't experience any pain. All my options were discussed prior to treatment and my overall experience has been great. Would highly recommend."

    Reviewed on 27/04/2018

  • 5 out of 5

    "Very pleasant, very professional staff. A job well done"

    Reviewed on 10/11/2018

  • Google 4 out of 5

    "You can do it for your kids or something to do it and it will not work out the same thing as well done and I have to go back to school"

    Reviewed on 14/03/2017

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Contact us:

Call us on 0113 277 8639

Prefer to email? hello357@mydentist.co.uk

How to find us:

5 Low Road, Leeds, LS10 1QR.

Practice facilities

  • Parking
  • Disabled access
  • Free wifi available

Our opening times

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

Our treatments and costs

There is nothing more important to us than the safety of our patients and team members

Due to increased level of personal protective equipment (PPE) there is a supplement charge for private treatments from £7*

* subject to the treatment you will be receiving. Your clinician and practice team will advise on any additional costs for your specific treatment.

  • Bonded retainer (each)

    From£130.00

  • Bonded-retainer repair (per tooth)

    From£55.00

  • Ceramic Crown

    From£560.00

  • Child Fixed metal braces - upper and lower

    From£2200.00

  • Ct scan

    From£110.00

  • Exams

    From£50.00

  • Extraction

    Routine From£120.00

  • Extraction (per tooth)

    From£95.00

  • Facial aesthetics

    From£75.00

  • Fixed metal braces - Upper or Lower

    From£2200.00

  • Fixed metal braces for adults - upper and lower

    From£3200.00

  • Fixed metal braces for children- upper or lower

    From£1700.00

  • Fixed sectional brace (up to six teeth)

    Metal From£1200.00 Tooth Coloured From£2200.00

  • Fixed sectional brace (up to six teeth)

    Metal From£1000.00 Tooth Coloured From£2050.00

  • Fixed tooth coloured braces - upper and lower

    From£3800.00

  • Fixed tooth coloured braces- upper or lower

    From£2800.00

  • Fixed tooth coloured upper and metal lower

    From£3500.00

  • Hygiene - Airflow

    From£72.00

  • Hygiene Appointment

    20 Minutes From£50.00 30 Minutes From£75.00

  • Hygiene Appointment - Periodontal Treatment

    From£79.00

  • Hygiene Appointment- Scale and polish

    From£48.00

  • i7 upper and lower

    From£2500.00

  • Implant

    From£2450.00

  • Implant

    From£2100.00

  • Implant per tooth

    From£2100.00

  • Invisalign Comprehensive - upper and lower

  • Invisalign Lite- upper and lower

    From£3000.00

  • Invisalign teen

    From£4200.00

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

    From£2000.00

  • Mouthguard one colour

    From£40.00

  • Mouthguard two or more colours

    From£45.00

  • New patient consultation

    From£120.00

  • Opg x-ray

    From£50.00

  • Removable retainer (each)

    From£95.00

  • Removal of fixed appliance

    From£200.00

  • Root Canal Treatment

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

  • Root Canal Treatment (per tooth)

    From£550.00

  • Teeth whitening

    From£199.00

  • Teeth Whitening (take home)

    From£199.00

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

    From£1300.00

  • Upper and lower fixed behind teeth

    From£5500.00

  • X-ray

    Large From£40.00 Small From£20.00

Meet the team at Love Your Smile

Your clinicians

  • Dr .Gavin Daniel Bell (Orthodontist) Qualified from: BDS (Hons) MSc MFDS M Orth FDS (Orth) RCPS (Glasg) Glasgow, 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 specialist practice, Gavin also works as an NHS Consultant at Rotherham General Hospital.
  • Dr .Jonathan James Glassby (Dental Implant Surgeon) Qualified from: BDS England, 2014 GDC No: 251898
    Jonathan trained and qualified in Dentistry at Peninsular Dental School, he is friendly, approachable and down to earth. Since qualifying he has expanded his dental skills into dental implants and has also gained a Certificate in Dental Implantology. After completing the intensive one year British Academy of Implant & Restorative Dentistry course in 2016, he has dedicated his clinical practice on the provision of dental implants. Jonathan treats all types of implant cases within the practice and also accepts referrals from neighbouring practices requiring his services. As a result of his passion and commitment to offering his patients the highest standard of care, Jonathan regularly attends courses and post-graduate training in all aspects of dental implants. This hunger to further his knowledge and skillset allows him to treat patients requiring complex treatments, including multiple implant placements, bone grafting, sinus lifts and soft-tissue management. Outside of dentistry Jonathan enjoys travelling and exploring new places, he finds himself on yearly ski trips with his family and friends. Jonathan regularly visits his local gym to stay fit.
  • 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.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.Sarah Forbes Qualified from: Ncle United Kingdom, 1997 GDC No: 73150
    Sarah qualified as a dentist from the University of Newcastle-upon-Tyne in 1997. On qualification, she returned to her home in Leeds and worked in general dental practice. Her experience in Orthodontics started in 2000 when she joined a specialist orthodontic practice, working as a Clinical Assistant. Sarah joined our team in September 2014 and thoroughly enjoys the days that she works with us, seeing our patients start and end their orthodontic journey, and the results that are achieved. As well as working with us, Sarah also works in a general dental practice where she provides private and NHS dentistry for her patients. Outside of work, Sarah enjoys spending time with her family.
  • 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.
  • Miss.Rebecca Marshall (Treatment co-ordinator) Qualified from: Dental Nurse United Kingdom, 2014 GDC No: 253044
    Beckie started her dental career at the practice in 2012 as a trainee dental nurse. Qualifying as a dental nurse in 2014, she soon took on extra duties including implant nursing, endodontic nursing and helping the treatment coordinator. In 2015 Beckie became the full-time treatment Coordinator. She took a short break from her treatment Coordinator duties in January 2019-October 2019, whilst she acted up as the practice manager. Beckie has now returned to her treatment coordinator role where she is the point of contact for all our private patients, assisting them throughout their journey, ensuring they have an exquisite experience at the practice. Beckie has a wealth of knowledge in Orthodontics, implant dentistry and more, and so is able to discuss patient’s treatment plans with them at length. She enjoys being part of the patient journey, loving seeing patients leave the practice with a much improved confidence after finishing treatment. Beckie is also radiography trained, so can assist the dentists in the taking of x-rays. Part of Beckie’s role involves educating referring dentists in what we offer at the practice, organising events for patients or referring dentists, helping patients decide upon their treatment pathway and organising our appointment diaries.
  • Ms.Bridget Marie Mitchell (Orthodontic Therapists) Qualified from: Leeds United Kingdom, 1994 GDC No: 119614
    Bridget Mitchell Dip OT Orthodontic Therapist Leeds 2012 Bridget started her career in dentistry as a dental nurse and she qualified in 1994. After working in a general practice for several years, she then changed direction to specialise in Orthodontics. She qualified as an Orthodontic nurse in 2008 and then completed Dental Radiography in 2009. This set Bridget up to train as an Orthodontic Therapist, where she then qualified in 2012 Bridget now works in two {my}dentist practices in Leeds for four specialist Orthodontics. She strives to achieve the highest standards with continuous professional development (CPD) courses and leaning with {my}dentist. Bridget works with us on a Friday, helping maintain orthodontic treatment plans and providing a great level of care to our patients, alongside our specialist orthodontist. She is a valued member of our award-winning team.
  • 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.
  • Dr.Joanna Amos Qualified from: Leeds United Kingdom, 1999 GDC No: 76032
  • Dr.Anna Frances Kelly (Orthodontist) Qualified from: University of Leeds BChD, MFDS RCS(Ed), MSc, MOrth RCS(Ed). England, 2012 GDC No: 230409
    Annie completed her dental training at the University of Leeds in 2012, for which she was awarded a distinction. She spent the next three years working in general dentistry, children’s dentistry, oral and maxillofacial surgery and oral medicine, before securing a place on the orthodontic training programme at Leeds University. She was awarded a distinction in her masters degree in 2017 and went on to qualify as a Specialist Orthodontist in 2018. Following some time out travelling, Annie began working in orthodontic practice in 2019 and thoroughly enjoys helping patients on their way to achieving beautiful smiles. In her spare time Annie enjoys playing various sports and rambling in the beautiful Yorkshire countryside.

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Make a dental referral

Our referral form

Here at Love Your Smile we accept referrals from dental professionals and also self-referral’s from patients of all ages. You can download our referral form and send it to us. We will contact you to confirm your referral.

You can post the completed referral form to us:

Love Your Smile
5 Low Road,
Leeds,
LS10 1QR

Or you can email the completed form to: hello357@mydentist.co.uk

If you need any help with our referral form you can speak to us on 0113 277 8639.

Our clinicians overview

  • Ms.Bridget Marie Mitchell (Orthodontic Therapists) Qualified from: Leeds United Kingdom, 1994 GDC No: 119614
  • Dr.David Veige (Dental Implant Surgeon) Qualified from: DD, BDS, MJDF (RCS Eng.) MSc. Implant Dentistry United Kingdom, 2008 GDC No: 150180
  • Dr.Shaheer Aasim Qualified from: Statutory exam India, 2000, BDS, MSc (Endo), MFDS RCS India, 2000 GDC No: 171065
  • Dr.Alan Tomkins (Orthodontist) Qualified from: Leeds University 1979 United Kingdom, 1979 GDC No: 52860
  • Dr.Sarah Forbes Qualified from: Ncle United Kingdom, 1997 GDC No: 73150
  • Dr.Michael Amos (Orthodontist) Qualified from: BChD, MFDS.RCS,MOrth.RCS, M Dent Sci United Kingdom, 1998 GDC No: 74475
  • Dr.Joanna Amos Qualified from: Leeds United Kingdom, 1999 GDC No: 76032
  • Dr.Christopher Barker (Orthodontist) Qualified from: DDS, BChD, MFDS RCS(Ed), MOrth RCS(Ed), FDS(Orth) RCS(Eng) United Kingdom, 2003 GDC No: 82173
  • Dr .Gavin Daniel Bell (Orthodontist) Qualified from: BDS (Hons) MSc MFDS M Orth FDS (Orth) RCPS (Glasg) Glasgow, 2010 GDC No: 192665
  • Dr .Jonathan James Glassby (Dental Implant Surgeon) Qualified from: BDS England, 2014 GDC No: 251898
  • Miss.Rebecca Marshall (Treatment co-ordinator) Qualified from: Dental Nurse United Kingdom, 2014 GDC No: 253044
  • Dr.Anna Frances Kelly (Orthodontist) Qualified from: University of Leeds BChD, MFDS RCS(Ed), MSc, MOrth RCS(Ed). England, 2012 GDC No: 230409

Read more about our clinicians here

Last updated: Monday, 03 August 2020