ABOUT ST. JOHN'S WOOD ORTHODONTIC CLINIC

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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.

Dr Parita Bagheri

Parita trained at University College Hospital, qualifying in 1990. She then spent 5 years gaining experience in general practice and hospital departments including oral and maxillofacial surgery and oral medicine, and gained her fellowship in 1995 .She then started her specialist orthodontic training at the Royal London Hospital, gaining her MSc and M.Orth in 1998. Subsequently she has worked at a part time lecturer at the Royal London Hospital teaching undergraduates in orthodontics. In addition to her practice in Harley Street she is principle/partner in a group of specialist orthodontic practices in London, where she provides a wide variety of treatment. Her special interests include adult orthodontics, Invisalign and combined and multidisciplinary cases.

Dr Garry Mancini

Garry qualified as a dentist in 1990 having attained a Bachelor of Dental Surgery at the University of Liverpool. Garry then held resident maxillofacial Senior House Surgeon appointments for two and a half years at The Bristol Dental Hospital and Bristol Royal Infirmary, Bristol and The Royal Devon and Exeter Hospital, Exeter. Garry was then appointed Senior House Surgeon in Children's Dentistry and Orthodontics at The Manchester Dental hospital. Between 1993 and 1994 Garry practised as General Dental Practitioner in St Helens, Merseyside and in 1994 was appointed Registrar in Orthodontics at the Eastman Dental Hospital and Institute, London where he spent three years gaining orthodontic postgraduate training. Garry obtained the Fellowship in Dental Surgery from the Royal College of Surgeons of England in 1993, a Masters Degree from the University of London in 1996 and the Membership in Orthodontics of the Royal College of Surgeons of England in 1997.

Dr Sue Cochrane

Sue Cochrane qualified as a dentist in 1989 from University College Hospital, London. Following graduation, experience was gained in maxillofacial surgery and Paediatric dentistry through resident Senior House Officer posts held at University College Hospital, The Hospital for Sick Children, Great Ormond Street and The Eastman Dental Hospital. During this time Sue was awarded the Fellowship in Dental Surgery. Sue commenced Specialist Orthodontic training in 1996 at the Eastman Dental Hospital and Institute, London where she gained a Masters in Orthodontics (1995) and the Membership in Orthodontics (1996). Sue was appointed Senior Registrar at Barts and The Royal London Hospital, London in 1997 and awarded the Fellowship in Orthodontics in 2000. Finally Sue was appointed Consultant Orthodontist at The Eastman Dental Hospital and Whipps Cross University Hopsital, London in 2000. Sue has been with St. Johns Wood Orthodontic Practice on a part-time basis since 1997.

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 Geraldine Dooley

In November 1990 Geraldine Dooley qualified from Trinity College Dublin and immediately went into general practice in Dorset. After 5 years Geraldine left the bright lights of Dorset and entered the hospital service, in maxillofacial surgery, with the intention of obtaining her FDS. Having resurrected the ability to study this was accomplished in 1997, and Geraldine subsequently returned to general practice for a short period in London while applying for postgraduate orthodontic training programmes. Guys Dental Hospital and the Queen Victoria Hospital, East Grinstead were to be her academic homes for the following 3 years in the pursuit of her MOrth qualification. Her MSc was obtained in the same period. Geraldine now works fulltime in specialist practices in London and Ireland. She is a regular attendee at orthodontic postgraduate courses and is happy to treat both adults and children. In her spare time Geraldine enjoys skiing, fencing and squash as well as theatre and cinema.

Dr Pragati Agarwal

Dr Pragati Agarwal is working as a Specialist Practitioner in Orthodontics, as well as formally working at Kingston Hospital. Dr Agarwal qualified in Dental Surgery from Bristol University in 1995, and subsequently worked in Oral and maxillofacial surgery and then Paediatric Dentistry before commencing a 3 year training programme in Orthodontics at Guys Hospital, London. She obtained a Masters degree in Orthodontics together with the Membership in Orthodontics from the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh. Her Master’s thesis was on the measurement of facial aesthetics in surgical orthodontic adult patients, and aesthetics in the orthodontic patient, children and adults, continues to be of special interest to her. Since leaving Guy’s Hospital in 2004 she has worked in an Orthodontic Practice in London and maintained an interest in surgical cases through continued practice at Kingston Hospital, Surrey.

Irina Vitallena Tagay

Irina graduated as an Orthodontic Therapist in 2012, gaining her qualification from the Royal College of Surgeons, Edinburgh. In addition to being a qualified therapist she also has qualification in Dental Radiography.

Salome Suarez

Salome graduated as an Orthodontic Therapist in 2012, gaining her qualification from the Royal College of Surgeons of England. Her career in Dentistry began back in Peru where she graduated with a degree in general dentistry in the University Nacional de San Marcos. She then moved to England and started working as a dental nurse in 2004. Her interest in orthodontics peaked in 2006 when she started working as a dental nurse in an orthodontic clinic. She decided to follow her interests and decided to study to become an Ortho-Therapist a career she has enjoyed ever since. In addition to being an Ortho-therapist she has also gained a qualification in Dental Radiography and is always keen to keep on learning.

Haneta Rondonuwu

Haneta completed her Diploma in Orthodontic Therapy from Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh in 2016. Prior to her Orthodontic Therapist career, she did her training in University of Bristol Dental Hospital. She has joined the team since 2013 worked as Dental Nurse for the principal Orthodontists in our private practice in Harley Street. Her career has strong foundation of Dentistry. She graduated from Dental school in Indonesia. Then she pursue her other passion to learn media, journalism and broadcasting. She came to UK to take her postgraduate study in Communication and finished her MA with Merit. Her career was on hold to prioritise her family. Before joining the team she worked as Dental Nurse in Kings College hospital, Chelsea & Westminster hospital and BUPA.

Natalie Greene

Natalie Greene graduated as an Orthodontic Therapist in 2016, gaining her qualification from Warwick University, in Coventry. Her career in Dentistry began as a general dental nurse completing her "National Diploma in Dental Nursing in association with the National Examining Board for Dental Nurses, in North London. She is registered with General dental council (GDC) that regulates dental professionals in the UK, maintaining standards for the benefits of patients. Following her interest in Orthodontics, she continued her studies to become a Specialist Orthodontic Nurse at The Dental Institute of Kings College London Whilst working at St Johns Orthodontic Clinic in London Natalie went on to complete her studies in Orthodontic Therapy at The Medical school at Warwick University. In addition to being a qualified therapist, Natalie has a qualification in Dental Radiography, Impression taking. And has also attended a number of post-graduate training course in orthodontics.

Audrey Lotter

Audrey graduated as Orthodontic therapist in 2009. After moving to the UK in 2003, she started her career as a temp in the Orthodontic department of the Royal London Hospital. She then took the roll of head nurse in our Barbican clinic where she worked for 5 years before starting her training as therapist on the South Wales course.

Melanie Bubb

Melanie qualified in the first cohort of Orthodontic therapists in 2008. Undertaking her training at St John's Wood and Barbican Orthodontic clinics. She began her career as a dental nurse in 1989 and has worked in orthodontics since 1991, where she has been involved in teaching and examining both dental nurses and Orthodontic therapists.