ABOUT SIMPLY ORTHODONTICS ORPINGTON

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Dr Abraham Henning

Dr Henning's passion is Orthodontics. He feels fortunate to be part of the Orthodontic profession which is exceptionally rewarding. He is dedicated to provide stunning smiles in a relaxed, friendly atmosphere. He focuses on interacting with each individual patient and takes personal interest in educating patients about their teeth. Dr Henning's orthodontic experience began in the Orthodontic Department at 1 Military Hospital in Pretoria in 1985 and he qualified with a Masters degree in Orthodontics at the end of 1990. During his training he gained a huge amount of experience treating all types of orthodontic cases, but especially combined Orthodontic-Surgical cases. He started his first of three practices in Pinetown, South Africa in March 1991 and opened 2 more practices (Empangeni and La Lucia, Durban) before deciding to relocate to the UK in August 2003. Initially he worked as an associate followed by a partnership in 2004. In 2010 he became the sole owner of Simply Orthodontics until June 2017. Currently he is an associate at Simply Orthodontics Ltd.

Dr Jackie Silvester

Jackie completed her undergraduate dental degree at King's College School of Medicine and Dentistry in 1992 and gained her Fellowship in Dental Surgery from the Royal College of Surgeons of England in 1997. During this time, she worked in children's dentistry and maxillofacial surgery in several London teaching hospitals and spent two years in general dental practice in Devon. Jackie was appointed as a Registrar in Orthodontics at King's College London Dental Institute and Orpington Hospital in 1997 and undertook specialist training in Orthodontics for three years. She was awarded an MSc in Orthodontics from the University of London in 1999 and a Membership in Orthodontics from the Royal College of Surgeons of England in 2000. She is registered as a Specialist in Orthodontics by the General Dental Council and is an active member of the British Orthodontic Society.

Prof Martyn Cobourne

Martyn Cobourne graduated as a dental surgeon, from King's College School of Medicine and Dentistry in 1990. He obtained the Fellowship in Dental Surgery of the Royal College of Surgeons of England in 1994, an MSc in Orthodontics in 1996, Membership in Orthodontics of the Royal College of Surgeons of England in 1997, followed by entry onto the Specialist List in Orthodontics of the General Dental Council, and a PhD in 2002. Further clinical training, rotating between Guy's and Queen Mary's Hospital, Sidcup led to the award of an Intercollegiate Speciality Fellowship in Orthodontics of the Royal Colleges and accreditation as a Consultant Orthodontist. In 2003, Martyn was appointed as a Senior Lecturer and Honorary Consultant in Orthodontics at the Guy's, King's and St Thomas' Dental Institute, University of London. This is a full time position, but Martyn works as an associate at the St John's Wood Orthodontic Clinic part time, seeing both NHS and private patients.

Dr Siamack Bagheri

Having qualified as a dentist in 1987 from Bristol University, Siamack entered general practice for two years prior to embarking onto a hospital career. Following two years of resident oral surgery posts, Siamack attained the FDS from the Royal College of Surgeons of England, he then entered a three year Registrar post in Orthodontics at King's College of London and Queen Mary's, Sidcup. During this period Siamack attained his orthodontic qualifications from the Royal Colleges of England and Edinburgh as well as an MSc from the University of London. He is now the principal of five clinics. Siamack is heavily involved with various dental and orthodontic committees as well as being the founding member of the Kensington, Chelsea and Westminster Study Club.

Natalie Coomber

Natalie started working at this Practice in April 1989 where she began as a trainee Dental Nurse. She soon became passionate about Orthodontics deciding this was going to be her career and gained the NEBDN Dental Nurse Certificate in 1995, she attended numerous courses on Orthodontic Auxillary including those at the Eastman and Manchester Dental Hospitals, and has also attended courses for treatment coordination. Natalie likes to keep up to date with Orthodontics and has been to many Orthodontic Conferences, both here and in America. She qualified as an Orthodontic Nurse and then as an Orthodontic Therapist at Warwick University in 2011 and has also qualified in Dental Radiography.

Silvia Porras Jurado

Silvia joined our practice in 2015, as an Orthodontic Therapist. It was after she had braces herself that she decided to work in Orthodontics, and help give others the same happiness. Silvia qualified as an Orthodontic Therapist at the University of Warwick in 2012. At the time she worked at a Specialist Orthodontic Practice where she also gained the qualification as an Orthodontic Nurse in Warwick, winning the Orthodontic Nursing Award. Silvia takes great pride in being able to help people achieve a better smile and regain their self-confidence.

Abi Hussey

Abi graduated as an Orthodontic Therapist in 2015, gaining her qualification from the Royal College of Surgeons, Edinburgh. Her career in Dentistry began as a general dental nurse in Central London before following her interest in Orthodontics and studying to become a Specialist Orthodontic Nurse. Whilst working in London's Harley Street Abi went on to complete her studies in Orthodontic Therapy at The Dental Institute of King's College London. In addition to being a qualified therapist Abi has a qualification in Dental Radiography and has also attended post-graduate training in Lingual Orthodontics. Within Dentistry Abi enjoys treating children especially helping nervous patients to feel at ease with their upcoming treatments and she also loves being part of a team creating smile transformations which can have a huge impact on the confidence levels of her young patients.

Magdalena Stoney

Magdalena has entered the world of dentistry in 2004 as a dental nurse. Since then she has done various courses including orthodontic nursing and radiology. Magdalena has qualified as orthodontic therapist in 2009 at Preston University of Lancashire. Since then she has worked in Private and NHS sector in various practices in London and Kent. Magdalena is experienced with various removable and fixed appliances including many cosmetic appliances including Invisalign. She has been working at Simply Orthodontics since October 2016 and she is currently on maternity leave.