Rob and Elaine manage the practice with Elaine looking after the day-to-day running of the clinic and Rob focusing on treating patients. We also have an orthodontic therapist, Lisa, who carries out some treatments and two orthodontic nurses, Becky and Lauren, who look after patient care, sterilisation of instruments and stock control. All three Dental Care Professionals can take X-rays and advise on how to look after your braces and your teeth.
BDS FDSRCS MOrthRCS MSc, Specialist in Orthodontics
Registered with the General Dental Council (GDC No. 65931)
Rob trained in Dentistry at Birmingham University and spent two years working in Maxillofacial Surgery Units before undertaking further training. He studied for three years at Guy’s Hospital in London, which led to a Master of Science Degree of the University of London and a Membership in Orthodontics of the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh.
Rob was a part time lecturer at Birmingham University for 8 years prior to becoming an Associate Fellow at Warwick University for a further 7 years, where he supervised Masters Students. He is a member of the British Orthodontic Society and the American Association of Orthodontists. He is a founding member of the British Lingual Orthodontic Society which has awarded him a Life Membership for his contribution to the Society.
|Elaine DinPractice Manager|
Elaine joined the practice in 2004 as an orthodontic nurse. In 2007, she took over as practice manager and we now depend on her to keep everything running smoothly. In the past, the practice has been divided into two but in the months ahead, Elaine will be integrating the former South Birmingham Orthodontics with One Devonshire Place so we have one clinic under one roof.
|Lisa EdwardsOrthodontic Therapist|
GDC no. 119925
Lisa is our orthodontic therapist. She joined Rob as an orthodontic nurse and has worked with him since 1999. Lisa has completed practice co-ordinator training as well as training in the use of the Invisalign technique and completed her Dental Radiography course. She has developed systems within the treatment room to ensure that every client has well directed care. Of her role at One Devonshire Place she says: “I like everything about working here, the atmosphere, the patients, the job.”
|Becky WallOrthodontic Care Nurse|
GDC no. 119922
Becky started her dental career as a dental nurse. With Dr Slater and Lisa she was a founding member of the team at One Devonshire Place. Becky has completed a course in dental radiograph, also works as a care co-ordinator and likes to assist in the surgery. In the future she would like to train as an orthodontic therapist. Becky has recently had her second child but she enjoys her job so much she was happy to come back to work part-time.
|Lauren Collis Orthodontic Care Nurse|
GDC no. 141104
Lauren joined our sister practice, South Birmingham Orthodontics, three years ago and has come to join the team at One Devonshire Place more recently. A qualified dental nurse, she has undertaken a Dental Radiography Certificate.
|Carol O'Callaghan Orthodontic Care Nurse|
GDC no. 162448
Carol started her career as a Dental Nurse in 2002. She joined us in September 2014 to cover maternity leave and was offered a permanent position once this period finished. Carol mainly assists at the Chairside and is a valued member of the team.