Colin Wallis GDC No: 49538BDS Lond BA Hons LDS M.Orth RCS Eng
Qualified in 1975 at the Royal London Hospital School of Dentistry. Undertook three year full-time course in Orthodontics at University College London. Opened Specialist Orthodontic Practice in Epping in 1992.
When he’s not working Colin enjoys cycling and listening to his iPod.
Simon Jackson GDC No: 65807B.ChD Leeds M.Sc Lond M.Orth FDS RCS Eng
Qualified in 1990 at the University of Leeds School of Dentistry. Undertook a three year full-time course in Orthodontics at the Royal London Hospital School of Dentistry. Joined Specialist Orthodontic Practice, Epping in 1998.
Simon’s interests are running and playing football.
Neil Patel GDC No: 114977BDS(Hons) MJDF RCS(Eng) MClinDent MOrth RCS(Eng)
Neil joined the practice in February 2015. He completed his undergraduate dental training at The Royal London Hospital in 2007, he undertook further training in Sheffield and Birmingham before starting his orthodontic training at the Eastman Dental Hospital in 2010 completing the post-graduate program in 2013.
Neil likes to play tennis and football in his spare time as well as listening to and playing guitar music.
Laura Moloney GDC No: 110089BA Hons Dip. Ortho. Therapy – RCS. Eng
Laura has worked at The Specialist Orthodontic Practice since 1994. She qualified as an Orthodontic Therapist in 2009, having successfully completed The Yorkshire Therapy Course. The course is regulated by The Royal College of Surgeons of England. Laura gained one of twelve places from over 100 applicants and The Specialist Orthodontic Practice was approved as an appropriate training centre.
When not working Laura loves spending time at her local gym.
Natalie GDC No: 140321Dip. Ortho. Therapy – University of Warwick
Natalie came to work at the Practice as a Trainee Orthodontic Nurse in 2003.
After completing her studies at Epping Forest College and obtaining her dental nurse qualification she left the practice to gain further experience in general dentistry. She returned to the Practice in March 2013 and went on to gain her Dental Radiography Certificate. The following year she earned her Orthodontic Nursing Certificate, and has now also gained her Diploma in Orthodontic Therapy. Natalie is currently on maternity leave and busy preparing to become a mum.
For over 20 years Linda has set up and managed General and Orthodontic Practices. Patient care and outstanding customer service are her top priority.
During her spare time Linda enjoys going to the theatre and watching her beloved Arsenal football team.
Beverley joined the Practice in 2001 as a receptionist. She is a trained Treatment Coordinator as well as being an experienced receptionist and has recently taken over the position of Practice Administrator.
Her organisation skills are second to none and she is a great asset to the team. In her spare time Beverley enjoys walking her two furbabies.
Kaz joined the practice in 2005 as a receptionist. Her friendly disposition is a great asset to the front desk. When not working Kaz enjoys spending time at home with her family, particularly her three grandchildren Rosie, Ronnie and Robyn.
Alison is a qualified dental nurse and an experienced orthodontic nurse. She started working at the Practice in 2000 and after a short break to have her two children, Mathew and Lidia, she returned to train as one of our Treatment Coordinators. Alison has also taken on the role of entertaining visitors to the practice and frequently invites referring practitioners to join us for lunch. We’ve even had entire practices join us for the day. In her leisure time Alison enjoys having fun with her family and her dog.
Kelly GDC No: 142325Clinical Supervisor
Kelly came to work at the Practice in 1996 as a trainee dental nurse. She is a qualified Dental Nurse and Orthodontic Nurse having obtained her Orthodontic Nursing Certificate in 2008 and her Dental Radiography Certificate in 2010. Kelly is now our Clinical Supervisor and regularly mentors other members of the team. She has three children, Stephanie, Nicholas and Charlotte who keep her occupied when she’s not working.
Jilly GDC No: 158198Orthodontic Nurse & Oral Health Educator
Jilly joined the Practice in 1988. She had time away from the practice when she had her son, Daniel but returned in 2008. Jilly is a qualified Dental Nurse and an experienced Orthodontic Nurse. She obtained her Dental Radiography Certificate in 2010. Jilly, together with Kelly, runs the practice Tooth-Brushing Clinic. When not working she enjoys going to the theatre and cycling in the countryside.
Maria GDC No: 135095Treatment Coordinator
Maria joined the practice in 2015 as a receptionist. She is a qualified Dental Nurse, having qualified in 2004. Her hobbies are reading and spending time with friends.
Sona – Awaiting Photo GDC No: 272320
Sona started dental nursing in 2015 and joined our team in February 2018. In her spare time Sona likes going to the gym and spending time with her bull terrier, Roxy
Julie GDC No: 263129
Julie carried out her dental nurse training at the Eastman Dental Institute in 1987. She then went on to gain her radiography certificate. Julie joined us in 2018 and when she’s not working she enjoys spending time with her two children and travelling.
Mihaela – Awaiting Photo GDC No: 272921Orthodontic Nurse
Mihaela gained her dental nursing qualification in 2017. She joined the practice in March 2020. During her leisure time Mihaela enjoys going to the theatre or spending time in her kitchen baking.
Jemma – Awaiting Photo GDC No: 260663New Patient Coordinator
Jemma joined the practice as an Orthodontic Nurse in 2016. She then left to gain experience as an Educational Practitioner, assessing apprentices undertaking the Level 3 Diploma in Dental Nursing.
Jemma has now returned to the practice, as our New Patient Coordinator, and is responsible for liaising with patients and referring dentists regarding new patient referrals. She has a wealth of experience, having worked in many different areas of dentistry. She is also responsible for managing our treatment waiting list.
In her spare time Jemma enjoys cooking, going on long walks and spending time with her family.