Qualified from: Statutory exam India, 2000, BDS, MSc (Endo), MFDS RCS India, 2000
GDC No: 171065
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.
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.
(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.
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.
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.
(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 themydentist Orthodontic Centre, Hunslet, where he places and restores implants.
Mrs.Gemma Marie Lisa Goddard
Qualified from: Dip Dent Hygiene University of Leeds 2005 England, 2005
GDC No: 101331
Gemma qualified as a dental hygienist in 2005 at Leeds Dental Scool. Since graduating she has worked in various clinical settings including working at the Dental School and takes great pride in her work and especially in treating anxious patients. Gemma now has two children and a puppy and when she's not at work she love's running, walking and spoiling her friends and colleagues with her baking. Gemma works with us at themydentist Orthodontic Centre providing dental hygiene and care to adults and children, for regular hygiene maintenance and/or hygiene therapy as part of an Orthodontic/Dental Implant treatment plan.
Qualified from: Leeds United Kingdom, 1999
GDC No: 76032
Qualified from: Ncle United Kingdom, 1997
GDC No: 73150
Ms.Bridget Marie Mitchell
Qualified from: Leeds United Kingdom, 1994
GDC No: 119614
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