We have a strong team of dedicated orthodontic specialists at Teeth-in-Line. As we specialise in a particular field of dentistry, we hone our focus on the development and refinement of our orthodontic services. We are constantly looking for ways to make our service the best it can be so we can provide a welcoming atmosphere that makes coming to our practice a relaxing experience.

Clinicians

Mark Tobin

BDS, FDS RCS (Ire) FFD (Orth) RCS (Edn) MOrth RCS (Edn) MDentSci (Leeds)

GDC: 66614

Our highly experienced team is headed by Mark Tobin, a General Dental Council registered Specialist in orthodontics. Mark first qualified as a dentist in 1991, and after six years working in general dentistry commenced specialist training to become an orthodontist. Since then he has gained an impressive list of qualifications from the UK and abroad, including a Masters (Leeds), a fellowship of the Royal College of Surgeons in orthodontics (Ireland) as well as Membership of the Royal College of Surgeons (Edinburgh) in orthodontics. Mark is well established having worked in Newport Pagnell for many years before setting up the practice in Milton Keynes. He remains at the forefront of orthodontics having treated over 5000 patients with excellent results.

Abigail Brown

Dip Orth Therapy RCS (Eng)

GDC: 108024

Abigail joined the team at Teeth-in-line in 2008 having already enjoyed over 10 years working in dentistry.

During her career with Teeth-in-line she has worked as a Dental Nurse and Treatment Coordinator. She completed training as an Orthodontic Therapist in 2011 gaining a qualification from the Royal College of Surgeons England.

Abigail works to a prescription provided by our Orthodontic Specialists.

Pauline Desmond

PRINCIPAL AND DENTAL SURGEON – BDS – NU IREL

GDC: 70124

Pauline graduated from Cork University in 1994. She has 25 years’ experience in general dentistry. Over the years, Pauline has developed a keen interest in cosmetic dentistry and facial aesthetics.

Pauline will always take time to talk at length with her clients about their goals and expectations and reassure those who are anxious and nervous about procedures.

Vicky Dodd

RDN, ODN, BDA X-Ray Qualified

GDC: 251993

Vicky qualified as a dental nurse at the Royal London hospital in 2014.
She achieved post qualification certificates in Radiology, Impression Taking and Orthodontic nursing in 2016 and received an outstanding merit for her Orthodontic Nursing studies.

Vicky went on to qualify as an Orthodontic Therapist with the Royal college of surgeons (EDIN) in 2018 and under the guidance and supervision of Dr Tobin at the practice. Vicky works to a prescription provided by our Orthodontic specialists and loves all aspects of her work.

Odellia

BSc in Dental Hygiene and Therapy (Birm), Dip Orth Therapy RCS (Edin)

GDC: 151510

Odellia began working as an orthodontic nurse in 2000. She then studied at the University of Birmingham and gained a BSc in Dental Hygiene and Therapy in 2009. Having worked for several years as a Dental Hygienist, Odellia’s first love for orthodontics spurred her to gain a Diploma in Orthodontic Therapy from the Royal College of Surgeons ( Edinburgh) in 2013. Odellia thinks of teeth as irresistible and delights in working as an Orthodontic Therapist and a Dental Hygienist.

Dr Patel

BDS MFDS MSc MOrth RCS (Eng)

Dr Patel qualified from Guys Dental Hospital in 1997. She completed her specialist training in orthodontics in 2007 and has been practicing orthodontics for over 10 years in specialist practices. She is a member of the Royal College of Surgeons (England).

Prior to specialising in orthodontics she worked in the community dental service, hospitals, and general dental practice where she gained a wide range of experience in oral and maxillofacial surgery, paediatric, and restorative dentistry.

Clinical Staff

Our Clinical Team are committed to continuous professional development and have achieved or are studying towards qualification as RDN (Registered Dental Nurse) and/or ODN (Orthodontic Dental Nurse). Our qualified nurses are registered with the General Dental Council and we are all BDA Good Practice Scheme members, a nationally recognised assurance of best practice standards dental/orthodontic care.

Hayley Mitchell-Green

Lead Nurse

RDN BDA X-Ray Qualified, BDA Oral Health Education Certificate

GDC: 247202

Kelly Rogers

Lead Nurse

RDN NEBDN, ODN NEBDN Qualified Orthodontic Nurse, X-Ray Qualified

GDC: 188186

Helen Morland

RDN, NEBDN X-Ray Qualified

GDC: 107916

Alice Hughes

RDN, BDA X-Ray Qualified

GDC: 239334

Wendy Pooley

RDN, NEBDN X-Ray Qualified

GDC: 181988

Zané Smith

RDN BDA X-Ray Qualified

GDC: 252242

Francis Frankland

RDN, BDA X-ray Qualified

GDC: 128388

Shannon Lloyd

RDN

GDC: 266322

Kate Karasek – Rzepinski

RDN, BDA X-Ray Qualified

GDC: 250019

Lucy Druse

Dental Nurse

GDC: 224541

Carissa Fry

Dental Nurse

GDC: 245053

Juna Toyoda

Dental Nurse

GDC: 288167

Eleanor Keir

Nurse

GDC: 290712

Miglena Georgieva

Nurse

GDC: 256767

Katie Letts

TC and Reception, BDA X-Ray Qualified

GDC: 194885

Kate Hill

RDN, ODN, NEBDN X-Ray Qualified

GDC: 158615

Emma Lancaster

RDN, Treatment Co-ordinator, BDA X-ray Qualified

GDC: 187367

Administration

Our administration Team are passionate about creating a great experience for you from the moment you enter the practice. They play a key role in patient care and communication and are always looking for ways to improve your experience.

Sue Hughes

Head Receptionist – Newport Pagnell

Gloria Partridge

Reception Manager – Newport Pagnell

Kathryn Jones

Receptionist Manager – Milton Keynes

Mirka Duff

Receptionist

Katie Letts

Receptionist, BDA X-Ray Qualified

Debbie Charlton

Receptionist

Gemma Michell

Receptionist

Emma Lancaster

Treatment Co-ordinator

Kate Hill

Treatment Co-ordinator

Emily Watts

Receptionist