Meet Our Orthodontic Support Team
Supporting our specialist orthodontists are our welcoming receptionist and practice manager, and a talented team of orthodontic nurses. They’ll make sure you receive a warm welcome, and are looked after from start to finish.
Orthodontic Therapist – GDC no. 207199We are very fortunate to have Jana in our team as our Orthodontic therapist.
Jana qualified as a medical nurse in the Czech Republic in 2001, she then spent 5 years working as an accident and emergency nurse in one of the city’s busiest hospitals. She enjoyed her time there immensely but decided she wanted to go travelling and see more of the world.In 2010 Jana then took her national diploma in dental nursing in Ilford, London. She continued to steadily and successfully work up the professional ladder. After discovering her passion for orthodontics in 2013 she went onto qualify as an Orthodontic Therapist at Manchester Dental Hospital where she excelled in all areas. Jana is now part of the team at Thames Orthodontics. A truly skilled and professional orthodontic therapist, we are very fortunate to have her.She enjoys keeping fit and eating healthy. She is also a qualified yoga teacher and nutritional therapist.
Kristina, Jireh, Nuna and Leyna
Orthodontic Nurses Kristina GDC no. 285335 Nuna GDC no. 285185 Leyna GDC no. 161986 Kristina, Jireh, Nuna and Leyna are our professional and welcoming clinical support team. They work closely with our specialist orthodontists, helping to make sure you feel at ease during your appointment. They know all there is to know about good oral hygiene and will show you how to care for your teeth and braces. They also ensure that you are treated in a clean, comfortable and safe environment. Kristina is also our Infection Control and Decontamination Lead. Jireh works full time and has very nearly completed her Dental Nurse qualification which we know she will pass with flying colours. Nuna and Leyna have been working locally for many years and we are so pleased to have them both as part of the practice. All are keen to learn new skills and continually broaden their knowledge by completing CPD courses and increasing their nursing qualifications.
Hennie, Louise and Diane
Mangement Team Hennie – GDC no. 1598Hennie has worked at Thames Orthodontics since the very beginning, starting out as our receptionist, before taking on the role of practice manager and treatment coordinator. Hennie knows all our patients and makes sure everything runs smoothly. She is ably supported in this role by our receptionist Louise, who not only manages the front of house but coordinates the many new patient referrals we receive every week. Louise is also a treatment coordinator. Diane recently joined the team as our part time receptionist. She is a local driving instructor and knows the area inside out! Diane assists on reception with day to day bookings and telephone calls.
Nicki Management TeamNicki first started with Thames Orthodontics in 2009 as Head Receptionist in our Teddington Branch. Having been with the team for 4 years, she accepted a Managerial role at another orthodontic practice which she thoroughly enjoyed. When Paul and Stephanie set up our Thames Ditton branch in 2018, they were delighted that Nicki could return as their Practice Manager. Nicki brings with her a wealth of experience and knowledge and has set up the new practice with enthusiasm. Nicki also takes on the role of treatment co-ordinator so knows all of the patients and makes sure that everything runs smoothly. She is ably supported in this role by Monika who also assists on reception.
To discover the difference our specialist orthodontists can make to your smile, book your free consultation.
Call 020 8191 7732 or get in touch through our online contact form.