GDC No. 162274
Claire qualified as an orthodontic therapist from the Edinburgh Dental Institute in 2009, simultaneously gaining her diploma in orthodontic therapy from the Royal College of Surgeons, Edinburgh.
Previous to this, she gained 12 years experience as an orthodontic nurse within NHS Lanarkshire Hospitals
Claire is a member of the British Orthodontic Society
An orthodontic therapist is a registered member of the dental team. They assist dentists/orthodontists in carrying out orthodontic treatment and provide some aspects of the treatment themselves. They can only work to the treatment prescribed from a dentist/orthodontist and within their competence (ability) and scope of practice as defined by the GDC and within the recommendations of BOS.