Meet our orthodontic 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.
Dr. Sara Hosni
BDS DDSc (Orth) MFDS RCSEd MOrth RCSEd FDS (Orth) RCSEd
Sara is a Consultant in Orthodontics at Salford Royal NHS Foundation Trust and Glan Clwyd Hospital in North Wales. She qualified with a Bachelor of Dental Surgery at the University of Newcastle. Following a variety of hospital posts Sara undertook her orthodontic specialist training at the University of Liverpool. She completed the Membership in Orthodontics examination at the Royal College of Surgeons, Edinburgh, qualifying as a specialist in Orthodontics.
In 2015, Sara gained her Doctorate of Dental Sciences degree at Liverpool University supported by her thesis “Cervical Vertebral Maturation as a Valid Predictor of Growth”. She presented her research at the International Orthodontic Congress and was awarded the first prize in the UTG Research Awards. The British Orthodontic Society awarded Sara the prestigious Geoffrey Fletcher prize in 2016 for her research collaborations in the United States and Italy.
Sara was appointed as a Senior Registrar in Orthodontics at the University of Liverpool Dental Hospital, Alder Hey Childrens Hospital and Glan Clwyd Hospital. During this time she gained the Intercollegiate Speciality Fellowship in Orthodontics of the Royal College and accreditation as a Consultant Orthodontist.
Sara is an examiner for the membership of the Faculty of Dental Surgery exams at the Royal College of Surgeons in Edinburgh. She also examines on the Orthodontic Therapy Diploma exam, at the Royal College of Surgeons.
As well as working as an orthodontic specialist in practice, Sara is also actively involved in teaching and training of post-graduate orthodontic specialist trainees at Liverpool Dental Hospital.
Mr Mark Boyle
Consultant Oral & Maxillofacial Surgeon
Mr Mark Boyle is a consultant Oral & Maxillofacial Surgeon. He holds NHS consultant posts at University Hospital Aintree in Liverpool and also Southport & Ormskirk NHS trust. Mr Boyle is qualified in both dentistry and medicine and underwent his early surgical training in the West of Scotland. He then moved to Liverpool in 1995 to complete his specialist training in Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery. He was appointment Consultant Oral & Maxillofacial Surgeon at Aintree University Hospital in 1999.
Mr Boyle’s area of expertise is in orthognathic surgery and facial skin cancer surgery. He performs around 60 orthognathic surgery procedures a year and has done for the past 20 years. He is also a member of the local skin cancer multidisciplinary team.
Mr Boyle is involved in training and supervision of surgical trainees in Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery. He was previously training program director for Merseyside and he has won a national award as a trainer in his speciality.
Mr Boyle grew up in Glasgow, West of Scotland and moved to Liverpool in 1995 to complete his training in Maxillofacial Surgery. He is married, lives in Cheshire and is a keen cyclist.
Dr Hesham Ali
BDS MFDS RCSEd MDPH MSc (Clin) Orthodontics MOrth RCSEng FDS (Orthodontics) RCSEd
Hesham is a Consultant at Royal Bolton Hospital. He has worked and trained for more than 15 years in Ireland and in Greater Manchester both as a general dentist and then a Consultant & Specialist Orthodontist. He has worked privately for much of that time, seeing patients to improve their smiles across the north west, whether that involved some simple teeth whitening, straightening of teeth, or complex care within a team of specialist dentists.
Hesham's has a particular interest in adult orthodontics, and cosmetic teeth alignment, and offers a range of different options from Invisalign to cosmetic white ceramic braces which can be tailored to suit individual needs. Apart from practising orthodontics, he has a passion for teaching and is involved in the training of undergraduate students and postgraduate orthodontic specialty trainees at the University of Manchester.
When not working, Hesham spends time with his young family, and gets out for a motorcycle ride whenever he can.
- Bachelor in Dental Surgery 2009: University College Cork (Ireland)
- Membership of the Faculty of Dental Surgery 2011: Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh
- Master of Dental Public 2013: University of Manchester
- Master in Clinical Dentistry (Orthodontics) 2016: University Of Manchester
- Membership in Orthodontics 2016: Royal College of Surgeons of England
- Fellowship in Dental Surgery (Orthodontics) 2019: Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh
Dr Amy Gallacher
BDS, MJDF RCS (Eng), MSc (Clinical Orth), MOrth RCS (Eng), FDS
(Orth) RCS (Eng)
Amy qualified with a Bachelor of Dental Surgery at the University of
Liverpool. Following a variety of hospital posts Amy undertook her
Orthodontic specialist training at the University of Manchester gaining the
Membership in Orthodontics from the Royal College of Surgeons of
London and completing a Master’s in Clinical Orthodontics. She was also
awarded the prize for best academic performance by the University of
Amy was appointed as a Senior Registrar in Orthodontics at the University of Liverpool Dental Hospital, Alder Hey Children’s Hospital and The Countess of Chester hospital. During this time she gained the Intercollegiate Speciality Fellowship in Orthodontics of the Royal College and accreditation as a Consultant Orthodontist.
Amy is starting as a Consultant in Orthodontics at Blackburn Royal Teaching Hospital and the Royal Preston Hospital. She is an examiner for the Membership of the Faculty of Dental Surgery examinations at the Royal College of Surgeons in London, and actively involved in teaching of post-graduate Orthodontic specialist trainees at Manchester Dental hospital.
Dr Liam Monaghan
BDS, MSc, MFDS RCSEng, MOrth RCSEng, PGCert Med Ed
Liam qualified as a dentist in 2015. He then spent a year in general dental practice in Cheshire before spending two years working in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery units across different hospitals in the Northwest of England, gaining the Diploma of Membership of the Faculty of Dental Surgery from the Royal College of Surgeons.
Liam then undertook three years of specialist training in Orthodontics at the University Dental Hospital Manchester and the Royal Blackburn Hospital. He was awarded Membership in Orthodontics from the Royal College of Surgeons of England and also gained an MSc with distinction in clinical orthodontics from Manchester University.
Liam is on the GDC specialist list in orthodontics and is a member of the British Orthodontic Society.
Mrs Charlotte Dugdale
Consultant and Specialist Orthodontist/ Clinical Lecturer
BDS MSc (Ortho) MJDF RCSEng MOrth RCSEng FDS (Orth) RCSEng
Charlotte Dugdale completed a degree and Masters in Chemistry in 2002 and went onto to study dentistry at the University of Manchester in 2003. After several years of dental foundation training, she went onto to specialise in Orthodontics, gaining a distinction in her MSc (Clinical Orthodontics) and she was awarded the Alan Hilton Prize for her orthodontic research. Mrs Dugdale completed her consultant training in and around the North West, after successfully sitting the Intercollegiate Speciality Fellowship in Orthodontics of the Royal College of Surgeons.
Charlotte currently works as a consultant Orthodontist at Royal Blackburn Hospital. She is a Clinical Lecturer at the University of Manchester, where she teaches, trains and supervises UK and overseas orthodontic trainees, as well as examining for the University and Royal College of Surgeons England.
Charlotte is involved in research and she has had papers published in the Journal of
Orthodontics and British Dental Journal, along with other peer reviewed journals.
Charlotte’s keen interest in the surgical aspects of dentistry has led to clinical curiosity in the application of orthodontic mini-screws as an adjunct to orthodontic treatment. She has treated patients with a range of orthodontic problems, from the simple to the more complex in the Greater Manchester and Cheshire region for over 10 years.
Professor Norah Flannigan
Dip Orth Ther RCSEd
Esther is our most experienced Orthodontic Therapist. Esther 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 placement, adjustments and removal of appliances. She is well versed in the use of fixed appliances, lingual appliances and clear aligned systems.
Dip Orth Ther RCSEd
Emma has 15 years of experience in the dental field with over 9 years in orthodontics. She has progressed from an orthodontic nurse to an orthodontic therapist, successfully qualifying with a Diploma in Orthodontic Therapy at the Royal College of Surgeons Edinburgh in 2017, she also benefits from a post qualification in dental radiography. Emma currently works across three orthodontic practices in the Northwest and continues to enhance her skill set to include work with lingual appliances.
Dip Orth Ther RCSEd
Ellie came to Northenden House Orthodontics following nursing in a general dental practice. Since being at Northenden she has gone on to complete post qualifications in clinical photographs and then successfully completing NEBN Orthodontic nursing, this resulted in her taking on the role as senior nurse. Developing her role further Ellie has now successfully qualified with a Diploma in Orthodontic Therapy at the Royal College of Surgeons Edinburgh in 2018.
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.
Senior Orthodontic Nurse
Maya joined the practice in 2016 following a year long career break during which she cycled from England to South Africa. Maya originally trained in an orthodontic practice therefore has a wealth of knowledge and skills. Since being at Northenden House she has successfully qualified in dental radiography with Salford University and has recently been appointed senior orthodontic nurse to aid the smooth running of the practice.
Jamie is our longest standing member of our nursing team and has worked at Northenden House Orthodontics for over 15 years. Jamie is an active team member and greatly supports new members of staff imparting the knowledge of products and procedures she has gained over the years. She enjoys watching the positive change that orthodontics can have on an individual’s personality.
Wendy has travelled the world dental nursing but we have been lucky enough for her to stop with us at Northenden House. Extensive knowledge of dentistry, oral surgery and orthodontics, Wendy is an excellent addition to our nursing team. She has post qualifications in radiography and sedation.
Lisa has worked in the practice for over 20 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. Lisa manages the clinician’s diaries and reception team, often being the first point of contact for new referrals coming into the practice.
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.
Sharon is our newest member of the reception team. Sharon joins us from a private referral practice and is very experienced to assist you with your appointments and enquiries. Sharon has over 25 year’s experience in the dental field.
Pat has been working at Northenden House Orthodontics since Easter 2008, she liaises with the clinicians in regards to correspondence to referring dentists and patients.
Mohammad studied Business and Marketing at University, he is the Practice Manager for Northenden House Orthodontics and 2 other practices. He oversees the delivery of the services provided and ensures compliance with governing bodies. He manages the policies and procedures for all the practices.
Gemma joined us in July 2013 after working with Dr Waring at a general dental practice. She qualified in 2007 and has since completed a post qualification in dental radiography, which she passed with honors. Following 4 years of orthodontic nursing at the practice, Gemma took on the role of Operations Manager on her return from maternity leave in 2017 and manages the day to day running of the practice.