Meet the team

At Glasgow Orthodontics our highly skilled, friendly team shares the same single vision: we put you first. Together, we are dedicated to providing you with a first class experience, from the comfort of our reception to the very latest innovations in dental technology. We make sure you have the best possible care from the second you walk through the door.

Find out more about each of our Glasgow Orthodontics practice team below.

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Simon Miller

Simon Miller

Specialist Orthodontist

BDS (Glasgow 1983), FDS, MSc, MDO, RCPS

GDC No. 57917

Justine Weir

Justine Weir

Specialist Orthodontist

BDS (Glasgow 2001), MFDS, MSc, M.Orth, RCS

GDC No. 79327

I have provided specialist orthodontic care for over 17 years, treating both children and adults. I have experience with NHS and Private treatment, providing fixed, removable and Invisalign appliances. I am trained and certified with Align to use the Invisalign Clear Aligner system and I am pleased to be able to offer more virtual care and fewer visits to the practice.

Imran Shafi

Dr Imran Shafi

Specialist Orthodontist

BDS (Glasgow 2001), MFDS, FDS, RCS (Edin) MOrth RCS (Edin) Doctorate in clinical Dentistry ( Orthodontics) PG Cert Med Ed, FHEA, RCPS

GDC No. 79325

Imran is a registered Specialist in Orthodontics and studied dentistry at University of Glasgow, qualifying in 2001. He has worked in general dental practice in the UK and Australia, with his specialist training undertaken at Glasgow Dental Hospital and School obtaining his specialist Membership in Orthodontics qualification in 2011 from the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh and a Doctorate degree in Orthodontics from the University of Glasgow.

Imran has won two prestigious prizes: from the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow as the T.C White Lecturer Award and the Royal Society of Medicine Odontology President's Prize Award.

Hamant

Dr Hemant K Patel

BDS, MorthRCS,(Eng), MorthRCS(Ed) MRCPS(Glas), FDSRCS(Ed), FHEA, MDTFEd

GDC No. 67179

Hemant qualified in Dentistry from Liverpool University (BDS) in 1991. Following a period of vocational training and as an associate in NHS general dental practice he then spent some years as an SHO in maxillo-facial surgery in order to acquire further qualifications to enable him to train as a specialist orthodontist.

He completed his orthodontic specialist training at Manchester Dental School in 2000. On completion of this he became a member in Orthodontics of both the England and Edinburgh Royal Colleges of Surgeons and Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons in Edinburgh.

During this time he opened his first orthodontic practice in the North West of England and subsequently opened another three. Whilst practising in specialist orthodontic practice he had 6 years’ experience as a Locum Consultant in the NHS dealing with complex multi-disciplinary cases jointly with restorative and maxillo-facial consultants.

Currently and for the last 14 years he has held an academic teaching post as Clinical Consultant at the University of Central Lancashire School of Medicine and Dentistry where he is course lead for Orthodontic Therapy. He holds a membership of the Faculty of Dental Trainers of the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh and Fellowship of the Higher Education Academy. He is an examiner at the Royal College of Surgeons in Edinburgh. He is also an accredited user of Invisalign and WIN/Incognito lingual appliances. He still practices specialist orthodontics in Liverpool both privately and within the NHS together with his teaching commitments.

In his spare time he enjoys watching various sports and is a keen traveller with his family.

Ronan Mccann

Dr Ronan Mccann

Dentist

BDS (Glasgow ‘18) Dip Clear Aligner Orthodontics ‘23 (City of London Dental School) MSc Clear Aligner Orthodontics pending ‘24

GDC No. 277064

Originally from Belfast, Ronan studied dentistry at the University of Glasgow, qualifying in 2018. He is passionate about aligner orthodontics, soon to complete his MSc in Clear Aligner Orthodontics. He will be the first clinician to achieve the degree in Scotland - allowing us to treat a wide range of cases using aligners.

Ronan is a clinical teacher for the Aligner Dental Academy, helping to educate and train dentists in the use of Invisalign.

Outside of work he loves to golf and spend time with his dog - Ted.

Suzanne Mc Eachran

Suzanne McEachran

Orthodontic Therapist

Cert. Proficiency Dent. Nursing, Dip. Dent. Radiography, Dip. Orthodontic therapy RCS Edin. 2009

GDC No. 79325

Nicole Burns

Nichola Burns

Orthodontic Therapist

Cert. Proficiency Dent. Nursing, Dip. Dent. Radiography, Dip. Orthodontic therapy RCS Edin. 2011

GDC No. 124123

Cert. Proficiency Dent. Nursing, Dip. Dent. Radiography, Dip. Orthodontic therapy RCS Edin. 2011

Lynne Tyrrell

Lynne Tyrrell

Orthodontic Therapist

National Cert. Dent. Nursing, Dip. Dent. Radiography, Dip. Orthodontic therapy RCS Edin. 2011

GDC No. 124131

Alison Finlayson

Alison Finlayson

Orthodontic Therapist

National Cert. Dent. Nursing, Dip. Dental Radiography, Dip. Orthodontic Therapy. RCS Edin. 2016

GDC No. 155464

Jade Fothergill

Jade Fothergill

Orthodontic Therapist

National Cert. Dent. Nursing, Dip. Dental Radiography, Dip. Orthodontic Therapy. RCS Edin. 2016

GDC No. 179807

Nicole Crossan

Nicole Crossan

Orthodontic Therapist

National Cert. Dent. Nursing, Dip. Dental Radiography, Orthodontic Therapy. RCS Edin. 2020

GDC No. 171986

Lorraine Booth

Orthodontic Therapist

BDA RADIOGRAPHY DIP ORTHODONTIC THERAPY RCS EDIN 2016

GDC No. 154875

Pamela Mowat

Pamela Mowat

Trainee Orthodontic Therapist

Dental nursing 2008 Reid Kerr college, Orthodontic nursing 2010 at Edinburgh Dental Institute, Dental radiography 2013 with BDA

GDC No. 169776

Katie Steele

Katie Steele

Orthodontic Nurse

National Cert.Dent.Nursing, Dip Dental Radiography

GDC No. 124125

I started my dental nurse training at Glasgow Dental Hospital where I gained my dental nurse qualification in 1999. After qualifying I worked in general practice for 4 years and then joined Glasgow Orthodontics where I have now been for 17 years. I gained my radiography qualification in 2008.

In my free time I enjoy spending time with my family and socialising with friends.

Mandy Wong

Mandy Wong

Orthodontic Nurse

National Cert.Dent.Nursing, Dip Dental Radiography

GDC No. 207878

Debbie Shaw

Debbie Shaw

Orthodontic Nurse

National Cert.Dent.Nursing, Dip Dental Radiography

GDC No. 145976

I have 23 years dental nurse experience. I started in Glasgow Orthodontics in 2010 where I completed my dental radiography and impression taken course.

In my spare time I spend time with my family and doing DIY.

Christie Keelan

Christie Keelan

Orthodontic Nurse

National Cert.Dent.Nursing, Dip Dental Radiography

GDC No. 182827

I have 12 plus years of Orthodontic dental nurse experience. I have worked in Glasgow Orthodontics for 7 years. In 2012 I qualified in dental radiography.

Outside of work I enjoy going on holiday and going out for dinner.

Chloe Glasgow Ortho

Chloe Gall

Orthodontic Nurse

National Cert.Dent.Nursing, Dip Dental Radiography

GDC No. 267899

Kendal Glasgow Ortho 2

Kendal Mcniven

Orthodontic Nurse

National Cert.Dent.Nursing

GDC No. 252912

Caroline Low Glasgow Ortho

Caroline Low

Orthodontic Nurse

National cert in dental nursing qualified 2003 Dip in Dental radiography qualified 2009

GDC No. 124138

I qualified in dental nursing in 2003. I worked in general practice until moving to Glasgow orthodontics in 2006. I have over 20 years dental experience, 17 of which are within orthodontics.

In my spare time I spend time with my partner, our two daughters and our dog going on family walks. I also enjoy reading, tv and spending time with my friends.

Merve Onem

Merve Onem

Orthodontic Nurse

Dental Nursing 2022

GDC No. 304340

I qualified in 2022 as a dental nurse and started working in Glasgow Orthodontics in 2023.

Outside of work I enjoy spending time with friends and family and Hugo my little Frenchie. I also enjoy trying loads of new food place.

Kirsty Isaac

Kirsty Isaac

Orthodontic Nurse, Admin Assistant, and Receptionist

National Cert.Dent.Nursing, Dip Dental Radiography

GDC No. 186682

I started my dental nurse training in a general dental practice where I gained my dental nurse qualification in 2009. After qualifying I moved onto an Orthodontic practice where I completed my Radiography and Impression taken course. I have worked in Glasgow Orthodontics since 2017 as a dental nurse and moved into an Admin Assistant/ reception role in 2021 which I now really enjoy.

Outside of work I love to go on holiday and I enjoy been sociable with friends. I love spending time with my family, my young niece and with my dog Toby.

Kim Hosie

Practice Manager

Angela Mc Duff

Angela Mcduff

Admin Assistant and Receptionist

I started working on reception and for the admin team at Glasgow Orthodontics in August 2009. I enjoy working for a very busy practice and the interaction with all the patients.

Outside of work I enjoy spending time with my grandkids and have an interest in exotic pets.

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    Elite Practice Award - Portman Dental Care
    Private Dentistry Awards - Portman Dental Care