Meet our team
Consultant & Specialist Orthodontists
Dr. Ovais Malik
BDS, MSc, MFDS RCS(Ed), MOrth RCS (Eng), MOrth RCS (Ed), FDS (Orth) RCS (Eng)
Ovais Malik is a Consultant in Orthodontics at the University of Manchester Dental Hospital and Salford Royal NHS Foundation Trust. He qualified with honours as a dentist in 1996. After a variety of practice and hospital posts he joined the Orthodontic Postgraduate Training Programme at Guy’s Hospital, London. He was awarded a Master of Science Degree in Orthodontics, from University of London and awarded Membership in Orthodontics of both the Royal College of Surgeons of England and Edinburgh.
This was followed by entry onto the Specialist list in Orthodontics of the General Dental Council in 2003. Ovais was then appointed as a Senior Registrar in Orthodontics at University of Manchester Dental Hospital and Hope Hospital, Manchester. During this time he gained the Intercollegiate Speciality Fellowship in Orthodontics of the Royal College and accreditation as a Consultant Orthodontist. He is also an examiner for the Speciality Membership in Orthodontics (MOrth RCS) at the Royal College of Surgeons of England.
Dr. David Waring
BChD, M.D.Sc, MFDS RCS (Eng), MOrth RCS (Ed), FDS (Orth) RCS(Ed)
David qualified in 1995 from Leeds University Dental School. After various practice and hospital posts he joined the orthodontic specialist registrar training programme in Liverpool. He completed his specialist training in Orthodontics in 2003 gaining the Membership in Orthodontics from the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh and the M.Dent.Sci from the University of Liverpool.
Following entry to the Orthodontic specialist list David undertook a further 2 years of training as a senior registrar to gain the Intercollegiate Speciality Fellowship in Orthodontics of the Royal College and achieve consultant status. David is currently Clinical Lead for Orthodontics at Manchester Dental Hospital. David currently teaches Orthodontics at the University Dental Hospital of Manchester and he is also an examiner for the Speciality Membership in Orthodontics (MOrth RCS) at the Royal College of Surgeons of England.
Dr. Susi Caldwell
BChD, M.D.Sc, MFDS RCS (Eng), MOrth RCS (Ed), FDS (Orth) RCS(Ed)
Susi has been a consultant in Orthodontics at Wythenshawe Hospital for the past 10 years. She originally qualified as a dentist at Manchester University then as an Orthodontic specialist at Leeds Dental Institute in 1995. Following this she came back to Manchester as a Senior Registrar in Orthodontics at the Dental Hospital. She gained the Intercollegiate Speciality Fellowship in Orthodontics of the Royal College of Surgeons in 1998 to gain Consultancy status.
She is currently Training Programme Director for Orthodontic trainees in Manchester and at the Council of the Manchester Medical Society, Odontology Section. Susi is very experienced in all areas of Orthodontics including treatment on children and adults.
Dr. Mariyah Nazir
BDS (Hons), MPhil, MFDS RCS (Eng), MOrth RCS (Ed), FDS (Orth) RCS (Eng)
Mariyah qualified with honours as a dentist in 2001 from the University Dental Hospital of Manchester. Following a variety of practice and hospital posts she undertook her specialist training in Manchester, gaining the Membership in Orthodontics from the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh and the MPhil from the University of Manchester.
Mariyah gained the Intercollegiate Speciality Fellowship in Orthodontics of the Royal College of Surgeons in 2009 to gain Consultancy status. Mariyah is an honorary teaching fellow at the University Dental Hospital of Manchester where she also works as a Consultant.
Dr. Victoria Elton
BChD (Hons), M. Dent. Sci, MFDS RCS (Eng), MOrth RCS (Ed), FDS (Orth) RCS (Eng)
Victoria qualified in Dentistry at the University of Leeds with Honours in 2001. She undertook her specialist Orthodontic training at the University of Liverpool, where she completed a Masters in Dental Science and attained the Membership in Orthodontics from the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh. Victoria qualified as a Consultant in Orthodontics in 2009 after gaining the Intercollegiate Speciality Fellowship in Orthodontics of the Royal College of Surgeons of England. Victoria works at the University Dental Hospital of Manchester as a Consultant Orthodontist and as an Honorary Teaching Fellow, teaching both undergraduates and postgraduates. Victoria is on the General Dental Council's Specialist List in Orthodontics.
Dip Orth Ther RCSEd
Esther is our Orthodontic Therapist. Esther recently completed the intensive Orthodontic therapist training at the University Dental Hospital of Manchester. This led to sitting and successfully passing the Diploma in Orthodontic Therapy at the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh. Esther works closely with all the Consultants and undertakes the routine placement, adjustments and removal of appliances.
Our extensive training and experience
All the Consultants have undergone extensive training to specialist level in Orthodontics and hold part time Consultant posts in the hospital. They have all lectured widely on Orthodontic subjects and published in national and international journals.
During all the Orthodontists training and hospital positions, they have been exposed to the full range of orthodontic techniques on a complete spectrum of patients requiring orthodontic treatment. This experience was widened to include the use of lingual appliances, invisalign and friction free brackets, through operating in practice and attending appropriate courses.
They have had extensive private practice experience in the UK treating adults and children.
Lisa has worked in the practice for over 9 years. She finds it rewarding seeing the positive changes and effects that orthodontic treatment can have on patients lives – it’s never too late to create a perfect smile.
Katrina joined us in April 2013 and has over 9 years experience in Dental Practice Management. She loves to be organized and will ensure we are fully up to date to enable the best possible patient care and customer service.
Jamie has worked at Northenden House Orthodontics for 8 years and enjoys watching the positive change that orthodontics can have on an individual’s personality.
Alysha qualified as a dental nurse 9 years ago. After developing an interest in Orthodontics she began working as a orthodontic nurse. Alysha has now worked in Orthodontics for 5 years and enjoys seeing the changes in appearance from the braces. In fact she also recently completed a course of orthodontic treatment!
Gem joined us in July 2013 and has settled in so well it seems she has been with us for years. She qualified in 2007 and has since completed additional training in dental radiography, which she passed with honours. She is also the practice Infection Control Lead. Gemma prides herself in providing our patients with exemplary care.
Amy is the newest member of our team and joined in September 2013. Amy is excited to be commencing her Dental Radiography course in March 2014.
June has worked within the dental profession for many years starting out as a qualified Dental nurse before moving over from nursing to reception. June has spent the last 15 years dealing with orthodontic patients and is very happy to help people with arranging convenient appointments.
Secretary & Bookkeeper
Pat has been working at Northenden House Orthodontics since Easter 2008, and looks after the patient appointments and typing of orthodontic treatment letters.
Our team are registered with the General Dental Council. For more information visit www.gdc-uk.org.