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.

Caroline King

BDS MSc FDS MOrth RCS (Eng)

GDC: 62941

Caroline has practised orthodontics for over 10 years and is registered with the General Dental Council as a Specialist in orthodontics. Caroline qualified at Guys and has experience in oral surgery and restorative dentistry. She has worked in both general and specialist practices and supporting Hospital orthodontic Departments. Her interests include treatment with Lingual Appliances, Adult orthodontics and Functional Orthopaedic appliances for growing patients.

Michal Socker

BDS MFDS RCPS (Glas) MSc MOrth RCS (Eng)

GDC: 79760

Michal qualified in 2001 from Guy’s Hospital. She completed a 3 year post graduate training in orthodontics at the Royal London Hospital in 2009. She has also gained wide experience in other aspects of dentistry including Oral surgery, General Practice, Children’s and Restorative Dentistry. She is committed to providing high-quality orthodontic treatment for all age groups.

Neha Passan

BDS MSc MFDS MOrth RCS (Eng)

GDC: 79166

Neha qualified in dentistry in 2001 from the University of Manchester where she then took up posts in Oral Surgery and Paediatric Dentistry as well as gaining experience in general dental practices. Neha completed her specialist training in Orthodontics in 2010 at the Royal London Hospital. Neha brings a wealth of experience in treating both adult and child patients to the Teeth-in-line team.

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.

Michelle Vivash

Dip Orth Therapy Warwick 2014

GDC: 128494

Michelle started her career in Dentistry in 1996, working as a Dental Nurse in General Practice. She then progressed to a Senior Dental Nurse Specialist in the Maxillofacial & Orthodontic Department at Milton Keynes Hospital. Michelle qualified as an Orthodontic Therapist in July 2014 at The University of Warwick. Upon receiving her Diploma in Orthodontic Therapy, Michelle also received the award for the most outstanding Student Orthodontic Therapist of the year. Michelle works to a prescription provided by our specialist team. She enjoys all aspects of orthodontics and finds it very rewarding to see patients satisfied with their end result.

Pauline Desmond

PRINCIPAL AND DENTAL SURGEON – BDS – NU IREL

GDC: 70124

Pauline graduated from Cork University in 1994. She has 22 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.

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

Lead Nurse

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

GDC: 247202

Chantelle Roberts

Lead Nurse

RDN

GDC: 164052

Helen Morland

RDN, NEBDN X-Ray Qualified

GDC: 107916

Alice Turnbull

RDN

GDC: 239334

Katie Letts

TC and Reception

GDC: 194885

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

Lisa Simpson

RDN

GDC: 253542

Kate Bowler

RDN, ODN, NEBDN X-Ray Qualified

GDC: 158615

Emma Lancaster

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

GDC: 187367

Lorraine Emerton

RDN, Treatment Co-ordinator

GDC: 152318

Katrina Watson

RDN NEBDN X-ray

GDC: 248441

Kate Karasek – Rzepinski

RDN

GDC: 250019

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.

Sheena McCormick

Practice Manager

Sue Hughes

Head Receptionist – Newport Pagnell

Gloria Partridge

Reception Manager – Newport Pagnell

Kathryn Jones

Receptionist Manager – Milton Keynes

Mirka Duff

Receptionist

Wendy Copeland

Receptionist

Jenna

Receptionist

Minoshi Rayner

Receptionist

Katie Letts

Receptionist

Debbie Charlton

Receptionist

Gemma Michell

Receptionist

Emma Lancaster

Treatment Co-ordinator

Kate Bowler

Treatment Co-ordinator

Lorraine Emerton

Treatment Co-ordinator