Our Team

Welcome to the London Orthodontic Group

The London Orthodontic Group is owned by husband and wife team Dr Richard Hennebry and Dr Vivi Grigoriou-Hennebry. Richard and Vivi are among a small number of US trained specialist Orthodontists practising in the UK.

Meet Richard, Vivi & the team

The London Orthodontic Group is owned by husband and wife team Dr Richard Hennebry and Dr Vivi Grigoriou-Hennebry. Richard and Vivi are among a small number of US trained specialist orthodontists practising in the UK.

Knightsbridge Clinical TEAM

At Knightsbridge Orthodontics, we are proud to provide exceptional service in every aspect of Orthodontics, from our highly-trained and experienced doctors to the cutting edge appliances we utilise during treatment.

Dr Richard Hennebry

BDS (Lon), MS Ortho (USA)

Specialist Orthodontist

GDC Number: 74747

Born and raised in London, Richard acquired his dental degree at The Royal London Hospital in 1998 and completed a 3 year specialist Orthodontic training program at Temple University, Philadelphia USA, gaining also a Master’s degree in Oral Biology and Orthodontics.

He is an active member of the American Association of Orthodontists and the British Orthodontic Society. He is also a member of the GDC Specialist List in Orthodontics and he is a Diplomate of the American Board of Orthodontics. He also belongs to the exclusive American Dental Society of London. He’s our in-house expert in lingual braces and Invisalign.

Dr Nabel Mezier

MOrth RCS of Edin 2003, MSc Orth Lond 2002, DDS Damascus 1996

Specialist Orthodontist

GDC Number: 84389

After qualifying as a dentist in 1996 Nabel worked in both general dental practice and dental hospitals. In 2000 he undertook three years of postgraduate Orthodontic training at Guy’s Hospital. He qualified in 2003 and was awarded a Master of Science Degree from the University of London and the Membership in Orthodontics from the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh allowing him to be registered as a Specialist Orthodontist with the General Dental Council.

He’s also a member of the British Orthodontic Society.

His main clinical interests are self ligating, surgical and hypondontia cases and his professional services are provided to both adults and children.

He’s an experienced, and certified, user of various systems including the Damon system, Invisalign and lingual braces. He has worked in both NHS and private practice for over 15 years and his special interest is Lingual Orthodontics such as the Win system with which he enjoys treating many of his adult and growing patients.

He’s currently undertaking level 7 Certificate in Facial Cosmetics and has already fully completed the foundation training course for the use of Botulinum Toxin Type A and Dermal Fillers.

Dr Runa Mowla-Copley

BDS Hons (Sheff), MSc Orth (Warwick)

Associate

GDC Number: 70687

Runa is a very experienced and gifted clinician who graduated from Sheffield University with an Honours in 1995. Before pursuing a career in orthodontics, Runa spent time working in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Paediatric Dentistry as well as several years in general dental practice. She received her Masters degree in Orthodontics from Warwick University.

Runa co-founded one of London’s first Thumb Sucking clinics and has been interviewed as an expert on the dental effects of thumb sucking. She is author of the successful illustrated children’s fiction ‘Charlie’s Thumb’ which has been recommended by Tatler, Prima Baby and other parenting magazines.

She is a member of the British Orthodontic Society and regularly attends conferences and courses to update her knowledge. She is on the editorial board of the Orthodontic Practice journal and has had several papers published. Runa has extensive experience working with young children and teenagers and her particular area of expertise is Interceptive Orthodontics in children. She enjoys treating both teens and adults using the latest contemporary Orthodontic techniques.

Nader Farhadi

Diploma in Orthodontic Therapy RCS Edin 2018, National Diploma in Dental Nursing NEBDN 2015

Orthodontic Therapist

GDC Number: 182312

Nader has been working in dentistry since 2009. He gained his Orthodontic Therapy qualification from the prestigious University of Warwick in 2015.

He is highly skilled with various Orthodontic appliances and passionate about Orthodontics and is constantly developing his skills to enable the delivery of first class treatment.

He has extensive experience in working with young children and enjoys treating them through their Orthodontic journey

Artur Stec

Orthodontic Therapist Dip. Orth Ther RCS Edin

Orthodontic Therapist

GDC Number: 185233

Born and raised in Great Lake District, Poland, Artur moved to the UK in 2005 to progress his career in dentistry.

He took a special interest in Orthodontics during his placement at the Edinburgh Dental Institute, embarking on the Orthodontic Therapy programme. Artur graduated from the Royal College of Dental Surgeons.

Artur spent three years in a mixed national health and private practices developing his skills further. He then decided to relocate to London with the goal of joining a successful private adult Orthodontic clinic.

Artur is highly skilled and enjoys working with various appliances. He took a particular interest in lingual Orthodontics and gained certification from the founder of the lingual systems. He has more than seven years experience with Invisalign and is one of the most experienced therapists in the UK working with Invisalign technology.

Artur is very kind and works in a very professional manner. He firmly believes that each patient's interest should be put first.

In his spare time, Artur enjoys sailing, travelling, the gym and painting.

Evelina Kokorisa

Diploma in Orthodontic Therapy RCS Edin 2019

Dental Nurse, Orthodontic Therapist

GDC Number: 221468

Evelina began her career as a dental nurse / Orthodontic nurse over a decade ago and after having a great knowledge and understanding of all aspects of dentistry she developed a deep passion for Orthodontics. She then embarked on training with the Manchester University to get Diploma in Orthodontic Therapy ,she graduated from the Faculty of the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh in 2019.

Evelina believes in taking an individualised approach when delivering patient care in order to meet each patient’s needs. She is a very empathic, outgoing and caring Orthodontic therapist who can deal very well with the most anxious patients putting them at ease and making their experience as comfortable as possible.

She will give you tips on how to achieve the best possible oral care at home and make you feel great about your smile.

In her spare time, Evelina enjoys spending time with her family, keeping fit in the gym and being involved in different types of charity work.

Molly Haffner

Dip Orth Ther RCSEd

Orthodontic Therapist

GDC Number: 263327

Molly has been involved in the field of Orthodontics for over 8 years and is passionate about Orthodontics and her role in being part of a team that changes peoples lives by creating lovely smiles.

Molly was enrolled on the Orthodontic Therapy Course at the University Dental Hospital of Manchester and successfully obtained her Diploma in Orthodontic Therapy from the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh in 2020.

Prior to this she obtained her Diploma in Dental Nursing in 2016, certification in Dental Radiology in 2016 and her National NEBDN Diploma in Orthodontic Nursing in 2018.

She regularly undertakes Continual Professional Development by attending courses and conferences organised by the British Orthodontic Society.

In her free time Molly enjoys spending quality time with her family and walks in the countryside.

Faiza Qureshi

BChD MFDS PGC Orth (Warwick)

Trainee Orthodontist

GDC Number: 229350

Faiza graduated from the University of Leeds in 2012 where she was top of the class for her Periodontology Finals and her Finals Case Presentation was assessed as one of the ‘Top Three’ Poster Presentations.

Before pursuing training in Orthodontics, Faiza completed her Membership with the Royal College of Surgeons and spent time working in General Practice where she enjoyed Paediatric Dentistry and Periodontology.

She is currently undergoing her Masters degree in Orthodontics from the University of Warwick.She is a member of the British Orthodontic Society and regularly attends conferences and courses to update her knowledge. She has recently had a paper published in the Dental Update Journal. Faiza enjoys volunteering in communities to promote oral health and raising awareness through education and short interactive presentations at children’s nurseries and schools.

She has experience in various systems including the Damon system, Invisalign, lingual braces and fixed functional appliances and is happy to carry out treatment in children and adult patients using the latest techniques.

Nassira Serbout

Dip Orth Therapy RCS Edin 2012

Orthodontic Therapist

GDC Number: 257294

Nassira’s passion for dentistry began at a young age of 16. Her dental career started off by training as a Dental Nurse and receiving a National Diploma in Dental Nursing NEBDN in 2015.  Nassira’s strive and determination for personal development led her to study multiple diplomas including Dental Radiography and Orthodontic Nursing. In 2017 she became one of the youngest applicants to enrol on to the Orthodontic therapy programme at Kings College Hospital in London, where she received a Diploma in Orthodontic Therapy from the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh in 2018.

She is very dedicated and passionate about orthodontics and is consistently striving to develop her skills; She’s confident using a variety of different orthodontic appliances and she enjoys working with all systems, from Invisalign and lingual braces to fixed functional appliances and various labial systems.

Nassira enjoys working with both adults and children and loves to meet new people. Outside of work she takes pride in her health and regularly works outs, as well as travelling and socialising with her friends and family.

Nursing TEAM

Corina

Head Dental Nurse

GDC Number: 275932

Shrutee

Dental Nurse

GDC Number: 288148

Hind

Trainee Dental Nurse

Treatment COordinator TEAM

Katarina

Treatment Coordinator

Management TEAM

Claire Gillespie

Orthodontic Operations Manager

GDC Number: 110921

Claire trained as a Dental Nurse in 1986 for an Orthodontic Practice in Berkshire, during her 33 years with this company, as it grew into a successful Orthodontic group across the Home Counties, she progressed to Head Nurse/Receptionist, Practice Manager, Group Practice Manager and then Operations Manager before joining The London Orthodontic Group in the summer of 2021.

In her spare time, she is a keen horse rider and enjoys walking with the family dog.

Lan Yu

Practice Manger

Lan joined the London Orthodontic Group in August 2020 and has over 10 years of experience in Dentistry. Starting her career in General Dentistry working alongside Consultant Oral Surgeons at both West Norwood and Chiswick. Her background is also Hospitality and Personal Training.

The most rewarding part of her job is to provide exceptional patient care, smooth patient journey and creating a calm, fun and professional working environment for her team.

In her spare time, she loves to travel, family time and caring for her plant babies.

ADmin TEAM

Hoi Yan

Receptionist

Sadman

Receptionist

RICHMOND (Sheen Road) Clinical Team

At Richmond Orthodontics Sheen Road, we are proud to provide exceptional service in every aspect of Orthodontics, from our highly trained and experienced doctors to the cutting edge appliances we utilise during treatment.

Dr Richard Hennebry

BDS (Lon), MS Ortho (USA)

Specialist Orthodontist

GDC Number: 74747

Born and raised in London, Richard acquired his dental degree at The Royal London Hospital in 1998 and completed a 3 year specialist Orthodontic training program at Temple University, Philadelphia USA, gaining also a Master’s degree in Oral Biology and Orthodontics.

He is an active member of the American Association of Orthodontists and the British Orthodontic Society, he is also a member of the GDC Specialist List in Orthodontics and he is a Diplomate of the American Board of Orthodontics. He also belongs to the exclusive American Dental Society of London. He’s our in-house expert in lingual braces and Invisalign.

Dr Vivi Grigoriou-Hennebry

Dip DS (Greece), MS Ortho (USA)

Specialist Orthodontist

GDC Number: 83982

Born and raised in Greece, Vivi completed her dental training at the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Greece in 1999 and continued with her 3 year specialist Orthodontic training at the University of Pennsylvania, USA. At the same time she also gained a Master’s degree in Oral Biology with Honors.

She is a member of the American Association of Orthodontists, the Greek Orthodontic Society and the GDC’s Specialist List. She enjoys working with children and is an expert on the interceptive treatment as well as both labial and lingual appliances.

Dr Forhana Alam

BDS MFDS MSc MOrth

Specialist Orthodontist

GDC Number: 73639

Forhana graduated from Guy’s Hospital, London and has worked at the Eastman Dental Hospital, Kingston Hospital and in general practice.

She gained her fellowship from the Royal College of Surgeons of England and returned to Guy’s to achieve a Master of Science degree and Membership in Orthodontics.

Dr Fabien Depardieu

DipChD (Montpellier)

Specialist Orthodontist

GDC Number: 197569

Fabien is an experienced and well-rounded Specialist Orthodontist, who qualified as a dental surgeon at the University of Montpellier (France) in 2002. He then undertook a 4-year specialist Orthodontic training program at the University of Paris (France) and was awarded two postgraduate certificates in Dental Biomaterials, and in Dentofacial Orthopaedics and Orthodontics at the Universities of Marseille and Lyon (France).

Fabien has extensive experience working with young children and teenagers and his area of expertise is Interceptive Orthodontics in children. He enjoys treating both teens and adults using the latest digital orthodontic techniques and enjoys  watching his patients walk out brace-free and smiling confidently at the end of their treatment.

Dr Runa Mowla-Copley

BDS Hons (Sheff), MSc Orth (Warwick)

Associate

GDC Number: 70687

Runa is a very experienced and gifted clinician who graduated from Sheffield University with an Honours in 1995. Before pursuing a career in Orthodontics, Runa spent time working in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Paediatric Dentistry as well as several years in general dental practice. She received her Masters degree in Orthodontics from Warwick University.

Runa co-founded one of London’s first Thumb Sucking clinics and has been interviewed as an expert on the dental effects of thumb sucking. She is author of the successful illustrated children’s fiction ‘Charlie’s Thumb’ which has been recommended by Tatler, Prima Baby and other parenting magazines.

She is a member of the British Orthodontic Society and regularly attends conferences and courses to update her knowledge. She is on the editorial board of the Orthodontic Practice journal and has had several papers published. Runa has extensive experience working with young children and teenagers and her particular area of expertise is Interceptive Orthodontics in children. She enjoys treating both teens and adults using the latest contemporary Orthodontic techniques.

Dr Margi Bansal

BDS Hons (Munipal),  MSc Orth, LDS (Royal College of Surgeons Of England)

Associate

GDC Number: 256512

Margi Bansal qualified as a dentist from the prestigious University of Manipal in 2006, following this she went on to pursue specialization in the field of Orthodontics and was awarded a Master’s degree (MDS) in 2011. After moving to London she took her international qualifying exams and received her graduate diploma from the Royal College of Surgeons.

She always strives for excellence in all aspects of Orthodontics and keeps up to date with current trends in Orthodontics.

In her spare time Margi loves getting out and about, exploring new countries and absorbing culture, but she is equally happy at home spending time with family and friends, watching movies, getting lost in a good book and developing her culinary skills.

Nicol von Palubicki

Dip Orth Therapy RCS Edin 2012

Orthodontic Therapist

GDC Number: 122847

Nicol was born in Berlin where she started her professional career in dentistry. Her journey in Orthodontics started over ten years ago, when she moved over to London. She first worked as a dental assistant before qualifying as an Orthodontic Therapist in 2012.  Nicol is highly skilled and enjoys working with various appliances.  Her calm mannerism and soothing nature make all of our patients feel at ease, regardless of the procedure.

In her free time, Nicol likes to paint, run in the park and do gardening

Sarah Sharpe

Dip Orth Therapy Warwick 2017

Orthodontic Therapist

GDC Number: 258083

Born and raised in Wellington, New Zealand, Sarah has started her journey as a dental nurse more than 11 years ago. She moved over to the UK in 2014 to further her career in dentistry and has been working at our Specialist Practice as a Treatment Coordinator and a Head Nurse.

Under the supervision of Dr Hennebry, Sarah has qualified from prestigious Orthodontic Therapy training at the highly-regarded Warwick University, an achievement of which we are immensely proud.

Sarah enjoys working with children and is a big advocate for Oral Health and helping patients achieve healthy smiles.

Danielle Procter

Dip Orth Therapy Warwick 2016, National Diploma in Dental Nursing NEBDN 2013

Orthodontic Therapist

GDC Number: 243377

Danielle joined our practice in 2017 and has been working closely under the prescription of our Specialists Orthodontists. Before she gained her Orthodontic Therapist qualification in 2016 from the highly-regarded University of Warwick, she has been a Deputy Head Nurse of an Orthodontic practice for five years where she developed her passion for Orthodontics. Danielle also holds a NEBDN Certificate in Orthodontic Nursing and in Dental Radiography.

Danielle enjoys working with a variety of appliances and is committed to creating healthy, beautiful smiles for patients of all ages.

Erica Wyngard

Dip Orth Therapy RCS Edin 2018, Diploma in Dental Nursing Level 3 QCF City & Guilds 2013

Orthodontic Therapist

GDC Number: 249191

Erica joined the practice in February 2020. She started her career in dentistry in 2012, she went on to gain qualifications including NEBDN certificates in Dental Radiography and Orthodontic Nursing. Erica qualified as an Orthodontic Therapist in 2018. She enjoys working with various appliances and supporting patients throughout their Orthodontic treatment journey. In her free time she enjoys cooking, reading and spending time with family and friends.

Evelina Kokorisa

Diploma in Orthodontic Therapy RCS Edin 2019

Orthodontic Therapist

GDC Number: 221468

Evelina began her career as a dental nurse / Orthodontic nurse over a decade ago and after having a great knowledge and understanding of all aspects of dentistry she developed a deep passion for Orthodontics. She then embarked on training with the Manchester University to get Diploma in Orthodontic Therapy ,she graduated from the Faculty of the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh in 2019.

Evelina believes in taking an individualised approach when delivering patient care in order to meet each patient’s needs. She is a very empathic, outgoing and caring Orthodontic therapist who can deal very well with the most anxious patients putting them at ease and making their experience as comfortable as possible.

She will give you tips on how to achieve the best possible oral care at home and make you feel great about your smile.

In her spare time, Evelina enjoys spending time with her family, keeping fit in the gym and being involved in different types of charity work.

Hajra Bibi-Naz

National Diploma in Dental Nursing NEBDN 2015, Dip Orth Therapy RCS Edin 2021

Orthodontic Therapist

GDC Number: 257490

Hajra has been a qualified dental nurse since 2014 and joined our practice more than five years ago. She achieved her certificate in Orthodontic Nursing in 2015 and gained her diploma in Orthodontic Therapy with the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh in 2021, under training and supervision from our Specialist team. Her favourite aspect of orthodontics is working with children and helping them on their orthodontic journey.

Hajra enjoys spending time with family and friends.

Nassira Serbout

Dip Orth Therapy RCS Edin 2012

Orthodontic Therapist

GDC Number: 257294

Nassira’s passion for dentistry began at a young age of 16. Her dental career started off by training as a Dental Nurse and receiving a National Diploma in Dental Nursing NEBDN in 2015.  Nassira’s strive and determination for personal development led her to study multiple diplomas including Dental Radiography and Orthodontic Nursing. In 2017 she became one of the youngest applicants to enrol on to the Orthodontic therapy programme at Kings College Hospital in London, where she received a Diploma in Orthodontic Therapy from the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh in 2018.

She is very dedicated and passionate about orthodontics and is consistently striving to develop her skills; She’s confident using a variety of different orthodontic appliances and she enjoys working with all systems, from Invisalign and lingual braces to fixed functional appliances and various labial systems.

Nassira enjoys working with both adults and children and loves to meet new people. Outside of work she takes pride in her health and regularly works outs, as well as travelling and socialising with her friends and family.

Nursing TEAM

Francisco (Paco)

Head Nurse

GDC Number: 288118

Anna

Dental Nurse

GDC Number: 243932

Faustyna

Dental Nurse

GDC Number: 288355

Sophia

Dental Nurse

GDC Number: 245685

Eva

Trainee Dental Nurse

Treatment Coordinator TEAM

Holly

Treatment Coordinator

Emelia (Mia)

Treatment Coordinator

Management TEAM

Rosy Oli

Practice Manager

I have been working in the dental industry for more than 13 years and I have managed all clinical and non-clinical staff to ensure effective service delivery and continually improving internal processes and practices.

I am committed to providing accessible, prompt and professional health care to all our patients here at The London Orthodontic Group. Qualification: I have completed MBA with Distinction from Cardiff Metropolitan University in 2015.

Outside work, I enjoy spending quality time with friends & family and travelling to new places.

Claire Gillespie

Orthodontic Operations Manager

GDC Number: 110921

Claire trained as a Dental Nurse in 1986 for an Orthodontic Practice in Berkshire, during her 33 years with this company, as it grew into a successful Orthodontic group across the Home Counties, she progressed to Head Nurse/Receptionist, Practice Manager, Group Practice Manager and then Operations Manager before joining The London Orthodontic Group in the summer of 2021.

In her spare time, she is a keen horse rider and enjoys walking with the family dog.

Paulina Sokolowska

Assistant Practice Manager

Hi, my name is Paulina, but most patients know me as Paula.

I have been working with The London Orthodontic Group since 2017. I initially started as a receptionist and I have recently joined the management team. I am responsible for managing the patient experience and the patient journey in our Practices and to ensure that we always deliver an excellent service and care to all our patients.

In my spare time, I love to travel, I like hiking and love all animals.

Admin TEAM

Annette

Team Leader

Aleksandra (Ola)

Receptionist

Juliana

Front of House

Kirby

Admin Assistant

Regina

Receptionist

Natalia

Receptionist

Renata

Receptionist

Sushan

Front of House

Manleen

Patient Care Co-ordinator

RICHMOND (BERKELEY HOUSE) Clinical Team

At Richmond Orthodontics Berkeley House, we are proud to provide exceptional service in every aspect of Orthodontics, from our highly trained and experienced doctors to the cutting edge appliances we utilise during treatment.

Dr Richard Hennebry

BDS (Lon), MS Ortho (USA)

Specialist Orthodontist

GDC Number: 74747

Born and raised in London, Richard acquired his dental degree at The Royal London Hospital in 1998 and completed a 3 year specialist Orthodontic training program at Temple University, Philadelphia USA, gaining also a Master’s degree in Oral Biology and Orthodontics.

He is an active member of the American Association of Orthodontists and the British Orthodontic Society, he is also a member of the GDC Specialist List in Orthodontics and he is a Diplomate of the American Board of Orthodontics. He also belongs to the exclusive American Dental Society of London. He’s our in-house expert in lingual braces and Invisalign.

Dr Vivi Grigoriou-Hennebry

Dip DS (Greece), MS Ortho (USA)

Specialist Orthodontist

GDC Number: 83982

Born and raised in Greece, Vivi completed her dental training at the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Greece in 1999 and continued with her 3 year specialist Orthodontic training at the University of Pennsylvania, USA. At the same time she also gained a Master’s degree in Oral Biology with Honors.

She is a member of the American Association of Orthodontists, the Greek Orthodontic Society and the GDC’s Specialist List. She enjoys working with children and is an expert on the interceptive treatment as well as both labial and lingual appliances.

Dr Forhana Alam

BDS MFDS MSc MOrth

Specialist Orthodontist

GDC Number: 73639

Forhana graduated from Guy’s Hospital, London and has worked at the Eastman Dental Hospital, Kingston Hospital and in general practice. She gained her fellowship from the Royal College of Surgeons of England and returned to Guy’s to achieve a Master of Science degree and Membership in Orthodontics.

Dr Fabien Depardieu

DipChD (Montpellier)

Specialist Orthodontist

GDC Number: 197569

Fabien is an experienced and well-rounded Specialist Orthodontist, who qualified as a dental surgeon at the University of Montpellier (France) in 2002. He then undertook a 4-year specialist Orthodontic training program at the University of Paris (France) and was awarded two postgraduate certificates in Dental Biomaterials, and in Dentofacial Orthopaedics and Orthodontics at the Universities of Marseille and Lyon (France).

Fabien has extensive experience working with young children and teenagers and his area of expertise is Interceptive Orthodontics in children. He enjoys treating both teens and adults using the latest digital orthodontic techniques and enjoys  watching his patients walk out brace-free and smiling confidently at the end of their treatment.

Dr Runa Mowla-Copley

BDS Hons (Sheff), MSc Orth (Warwick)

Associate

GDC Number: 70687

Runa is a very experienced and gifted clinician who graduated from Sheffield University with an Honours in 1995. Before pursuing a career in Orthodontics, Runa spent time working in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Paediatric Dentistry as well as several years in general dental practice. She received her Masters degree in Orthodontics from Warwick University.

Runa co-founded one of London’s first Thumb Sucking clinics and has been interviewed as an expert on the dental effects of thumb sucking. She is author of the successful illustrated children’s fiction ‘Charlie’s Thumb’ which has been recommended by Tatler, Prima Baby and other parenting magazines.

She is a member of the British Orthodontic Society and regularly attends conferences and courses to update her knowledge. She is on the editorial board of the Orthodontic Practice journal and has had several papers published. Runa has extensive experience working with young children and teenagers and her particular area of expertise is Interceptive Orthodontics in children. She enjoys treating both teens and adults using the latest contemporary Orthodontic techniques.

Dr Margi Bansal

BDS Hons (Munipal),  MSc Orth, LDS (Royal College of Surgeons Of England)

Associate

GDC Number: 256512

Margi Bansal qualified as a dentist from the prestigious University of Manipal in 2006, following this she went on to pursue specialization in the field of Orthodontics and was awarded a Master’s degree (MDS) in 2011. After moving to London she took her international qualifying exams and received her graduate diploma from the Royal College of Surgeons.

She always strives for excellence in all aspects of Orthodontics and keeps up to date with current trends in Orthodontics.

In her spare time Margi loves getting out and about, exploring new countries and absorbing culture, but she is equally happy at home spending time with family and friends, watching movies, getting lost in a good book and developing her culinary skills.

Nicol von Palubicki

Dip Orth Therapy RCS Edin 2012

Orthodontic Therapist

GDC Number: 122847

Nicol was born in Berlin where she started her professional career in dentistry. Her journey in Orthodontics started over ten years ago, when she moved over to London. She first worked as a dental assistant before qualifying as an Orthodontic Therapist in 2012.  Nicol is highly skilled and enjoys working with various appliances.  Her calm mannerism and soothing nature make all of our patients feel at ease, regardless of the procedure.

In her free time, Nicol likes to paint, run in the park and do gardening

Sarah Sharpe

Dip Orth Therapy Warwick 2017

Orthodontic Therapist

GDC Number: 258083

Born and raised in Wellington, New Zealand, Sarah has started her journey as a dental nurse more than 11 years ago. She moved over to the UK in 2014 to further her career in dentistry and has been working at our Specialist Practice as a Treatment Coordinator and a Head Nurse.

Under the supervision of Dr Hennebry, Sarah has qualified from prestigious Orthodontic Therapy training at the highly-regarded Warwick University, an achievement of which we are immensely proud.

Sarah enjoys working with children and is a big advocate for Oral Health and helping patients achieve healthy smiles.

Danielle Procter

Dip Orth Therapy Warwick 2016, National Diploma in Dental Nursing NEBDN 2013

Orthodontic Therapist

GDC Number: 243377

Danielle joined our practice in 2017 and has been working closely under the prescription of our Specialists Orthodontists. Before she gained her Orthodontic Therapist qualification in 2016 from the highly-regarded University of Warwick, she has been a Deputy Head Nurse of an Orthodontic practice for five years where she developed her passion for Orthodontics. Danielle also holds a NEBDN Certificate in Orthodontic Nursing and in Dental Radiography.

Danielle enjoys working with a variety of appliances and is committed to creating healthy, beautiful smiles for patients of all ages.

Erica Wyngard

Dip Orth Therapy RCS Edin 2018, Diploma in Dental Nursing Level 3 QCF City & Guilds 2013

Orthodontic Therapist

GDC Number: 249191

Erica joined the practice in February 2020. She started her career in dentistry in 2012, she went on to gain qualifications including NEBDN certificates in Dental Radiography and Orthodontic Nursing. Erica qualified as an Orthodontic Therapist in 2018. She enjoys working with various appliances and supporting patients throughout their Orthodontic treatment journey. In her free time she enjoys cooking, reading and spending time with family and friends.

Evelina Kokorisa

Diploma in Orthodontic Therapy RCS Edin 2019

Orthodontic Therapist

GDC Number: 221468

Evelina began her career as a dental nurse / Orthodontic nurse over a decade ago and after having a great knowledge and understanding of all aspects of dentistry she developed a deep passion for Orthodontics. She then embarked on training with the Manchester University to get Diploma in Orthodontic Therapy ,she graduated from the Faculty of the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh in 2019.

Evelina believes in taking an individualised approach when delivering patient care in order to meet each patient’s needs. She is a very empathic, outgoing and caring Orthodontic therapist who can deal very well with the most anxious patients putting them at ease and making their experience as comfortable as possible.

She will give you tips on how to achieve the best possible oral care at home and make you feel great about your smile.

In her spare time, Evelina enjoys spending time with her family, keeping fit in the gym and being involved in different types of charity work.

Hajra Bibi-Naz

National Diploma in Dental Nursing NEBDN 2015, Dip Orth Therapy RCS Edin 2021

Orthodontic Therapist

GDC Number: 257490

Hajra has been a qualified dental nurse since 2014 and joined our practice more than five years ago. She achieved her certificate in Orthodontic Nursing in 2015 and gained her diploma in Orthodontic Therapy with the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh in 2021, under training and supervision from our Specialist team. Her favourite aspect of orthodontics is working with children and helping them on their orthodontic journey.

Hajra enjoys spending time with family and friends.

Nassira Serbout

Dip Orth Therapy RCS Edin 2012

Orthodontic Therapist

GDC Number: 257294

Nassira’s passion for dentistry began at a young age of 16. Her dental career started off by training as a Dental Nurse and receiving a National Diploma in Dental Nursing NEBDN in 2015.  Nassira’s strive and determination for personal development led her to study multiple diplomas including Dental Radiography and Orthodontic Nursing. In 2017 she became one of the youngest applicants to enrol on to the Orthodontic therapy programme at Kings College Hospital in London, where she received a Diploma in Orthodontic Therapy from the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh in 2018.

She is very dedicated and passionate about orthodontics and is consistently striving to develop her skills; She’s confident using a variety of different orthodontic appliances and she enjoys working with all systems, from Invisalign and lingual braces to fixed functional appliances and various labial systems.

Nassira enjoys working with both adults and children and loves to meet new people. Outside of work she takes pride in her health and regularly works outs, as well as travelling and socialising with her friends and family.

Nursing TEAM

Francisco (Paco)

Head Nurse

GDC Number: 288118

Anna

Dental Nurse

GDC Number: 243932

Faustyna

Dental Nurse

GDC Number: 288355

Sophia

Dental Nurse

GDC Number: 245685

Eva

Trainee Dental Nurse

Treatment Coordinator TEAM

Holly

Treatment Coordinator

Emelia (Mia)

Treatment Coordinator

Management TEAM

Rosy Oli

Practice Manager

I have been working in the dental industry for more than 13 years and I have managed all clinical and non-clinical staff to ensure effective service delivery and continually improving internal processes and practices.

I am committed to providing accessible, prompt and professional health care to all our patients here at The London Orthodontic Group. Qualification: I have completed MBA with Distinction from Cardiff Metropolitan University in 2015.

Outside work, I enjoy spending quality time with friends & family and travelling to new places.

Claire Gillespie

Orthodontic Operations Manager

GDC Number: 110921

Claire trained as a Dental Nurse in 1986 for an Orthodontic Practice in Berkshire, during her 33 years with this company, as it grew into a successful Orthodontic group across the Home Counties, she progressed to Head Nurse/Receptionist, Practice Manager, Group Practice Manager and then Operations Manager before joining The London Orthodontic Group in the summer of 2021.

In her spare time, she is a keen horse rider and enjoys walking with the family dog.

Paulina

Assistant Practice Manager

Hi, my name is Paulina, but most patients know me as Paula.

I have been working with The London Orthodontic Group since 2017. I initially started as a receptionist and I have recently joined the management team. I am responsible for managing the patient experience and the patient journey in our Practices and to ensure that we always deliver an excellent service and care to all our patients.

In my spare time, I love to travel, I like hiking and love all animals.

Admin TEAM

Annette

Team Leader

Aleksandra (Ola)

Receptionist

Juliana

Front of House

Kirby

Admin Assistant

Regina

Receptionist

Natalia

Receptionist

Renata

Receptionist

Sushan

Front of House

Manleen

Patient Care Co-ordinator

TEDDINGTON Clinical TEAM

At Teddington Orthodontics, we are proud to provide exceptional service in every aspect of Orthodontics, from our highly trained and experienced doctors to the cutting edge appliances we utilise during treatment.

Dr Ziba Cunningham

BDS(Sheff.), M.Clin.Dent.(Lond.), MFDS., M.Orth., FDS.Orth. R.C.S.(Eng.)

Specialist Orthodontist

GDC Number: 153758

Ziba graduated as a dentist from Sheffield University in 2008. On completion of her Vocational Training she was appointed as a Senior House Officer in Oral Maxillofacial Surgery at the Luton and Dunstable NHS Trust Hospital. After a year in surgery she completed a year in Paediatric dentistry where she gained her Membership in Dental Surgery in 2010 and following this she undertook her Specialist Training in Orthodontics at the Eastman Dental Hospital.

Ziba was awarded Honours for her Masters of Clinical Dentistry in Orthodontics from University College London, receiving the Hawley Russell Research Award for her research on Patient Decision-Making in 2013. She qualified as a Specialist Orthodontist and was awarded her Membership in Orthodontics by the Royal College of Surgeons of England in 2014.

She then embarked upon her Consultant Orthodontic training at the Kings College London Hospital, St Thomas’ Cleft Clinic and Whipps Cross Hospital to specialise in the management of complex orthodontic cases. She gained her Fellowship in Dental Surgery in Orthodontics and was appointed as a Consultant Orthodontist at East Surrey Hospital in 2016.

Ziba provides a wide variety of braces and is happy to carry out treatment for routine and complex orthodontic problems in children and adult patients.

Nicol von Palubicki

Dip Orth Therapy RCS Edin 2012

Orthodontic Therapist

GDC Number: 122847

Nicol was born in Berlin where she started her professional career in dentistry.  Her journey in Orthodontics started over ten years ago, when she moved over to London.  She first worked as a dental assistant before qualifying as an Orthodontic Therapist in 2012.  Nicol is highly skilled and enjoys working with various appliances.  Her calm mannerism and soothing nature make all of our patients feel at ease, regardless of the procedure.

In her free time, Nicol likes to paint, run in the park and do gardening.

Treatment COordinator 

Emelia (Mia)

Treatment Coordinator

Management TEAM

Rosy Oli

Practice Director

I have been working in the dental industry for more than 13 years and I have managed all clinical and non-clinical staff to ensure effective service delivery and continually improving internal processes and practices.

I am committed to providing accessible, prompt and professional health care to all our patients here at The London Orthodontic Group. Qualification: I have completed MBA with Distinction from Cardiff Metropolitan University in 2015.

Outside work, I enjoy spending quality time with friends & family and travelling to new places.

Claire Gillespie

Orthodontic Operations Manager

GDC Number: 110921

Claire trained as a Dental Nurse in 1986 for an Orthodontic Practice in Berkshire, during her 33 years with this company, as it grew into a successful Orthodontic group across the Home Counties, she progressed to Head Nurse/Receptionist, Practice Manager, Group Practice Manager and then Operations Manager before joining The London Orthodontic Group in the summer of 2021.

In her spare time, she is a keen horse rider and enjoys walking with the family dog.

Paulina Sokolowska

Assistant Practice Manager

Hi, my name is Paulina, but most patients know me as Paula.

I have been working with The London Orthodontic Group since 2017. I initially started as a receptionist and I have recently joined the management team. I am responsible for managing the patient experience and the patient journey in our Practices and to ensure that we always deliver an excellent service and care to all our patients.

In my spare time, I love to travel, I like hiking and love all animals.

Admin TEAM

Aleksandra (Ola)

Receptionist

Renata

Receptionist

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