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Jodie Claridge

Jodie Claridge

Practice Partner
Trainee Orthodontic Therapist
NVQ L3 Dental Nursing & VRQ L3 C&G’s 2011
GDC: 220600

Jodie is a Specialist in Dental Business Development, with over 14 years of experience in the Private Dental Industry. She started her career as a qualified Dental Nurse and has progressed through to being a Compliance Manager, Treatment Coordinator and then on to run an Award-Winning Digital Marketing and Business Development Consultancy. Jodie has now taken the steps to materialising her career long dream of becoming an Orthodontic Therapist and is enrolled on the Degree Apprenticeship Course at University of Central Lancashire.

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Jodie Claridge

Jodie is a Specialist in Dental Business Development, with over 14 years of experience in the Private Dental Industry. She started her career as a qualified Dental Nurse and has progressed through to being a Compliance Manager, Treatment Coordinator and then on to run an Award-Winning Digital Marketing and Business Development Consultancy.

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Dr Anthony Lam

Practice Partner
BDS (Hons), MSc (Lond), MOrth RCS (Edin)
GDC:80300

Dr Anthony Lam is an extraordinary Specialist Orthodontist renowned worldwide for his exceptional expertise and unwavering commitment to delivering outstanding orthodontic care. With a distinguished background as a former clinical teacher in Orthodontics at Guy’s Hospital in London, Dr Lam has solidified his reputation as a leading authority in the field. His relentless pursuit of excellence has led him to become an esteemed member of numerous local and international Orthodontic Societies, where he continues to contribute to the advancement of the profession.

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Dr Anthony Lam

Dr Anthony Lam is an extraordinary Specialist Orthodontist renowned worldwide for his exceptional expertise and unwavering commitment to delivering outstanding orthodontic care. With a distinguished background as a former clinical teacher in Orthodontics at Guy’s Hospital in London, Dr Lam has solidified his reputation as a leading authority in the field. His relentless pursuit of excellence has led him to become an esteemed member of numerous local and international Orthodontic Societies, where he continues to contribute to the advancement of the profession.

Having been honoured with the prestigious Professor Philip Walther Prize for his remarkable performance during his MSc studies, Dr Lam’s dedication to his craft is unparalleled. Furthermore, his exceptional qualifications led him to achieve membership in The Royal College of Surgeons, a testament to his exceptional skills and commitment to patient care.

Dr Lam’s journey began with his dental education at the esteemed University of Melbourne, where he laid the foundation for his career. Fuelled by a passion for perfecting smiles, he pursued further specialization in Orthodontics at the University of London, obtaining an MSc degree. Since then, Dr Lam has garnered extensive experience in private orthodontic practice across the South East region, solidifying his expertise in a wide range of orthodontic techniques.

As a visionary in his field, Dr Lam’s primary areas of interest lie in invisible cosmetic orthodontic braces, showcasing his commitment to providing discreet and transformative treatment options. He excels in utilizing cutting-edge technologies such as the Incognito Lingual appliances, Invisalign, Ceramic braces, and Damon System appliances, which allow patients to achieve their desired results with minimal visibility and maximal comfort.

Leading our exceptional orthodontic team at The Dental Box, he brings his wealth of knowledge and experience to the forefront of patient care. Recognised as a Diamond Apex Invisalign Provider, the highest accolade attainable, his expertise has been sought after by individuals participating in the renowned “Invisalign Changed My Life” UK-wide competition. Moreover, he and his orthodontic team are privileged to regularly treat Invisalign Smile Squad patients, further solidifying our reputation as a trusted orthodontic specialists.

With Dr Lam’s profound understanding of the intricacies of orthodontic treatment, coupled with his genuine passion for patient well-being, he excels in crafting tailored treatment plans that ensure rapid and discreet orthodontic transformations with a genuine commitment to helping you achieve the smile of your dreams.

Dr Amelia Bhoorasingh

Dr Amelia Bhoorasingh

Associate Dentist
BSc (Hons), BDS King’s College London 2019
GDC: 284172

Meet Amelia, a dedicated and accomplished dentist who embodies the spirit of excellence. With a passion for exceptional dentistry and patient care, Amelia’s journey is defined by her unwavering commitment to the pursuit of professional integrity and clinical skills. She not only possesses exceptional skills but also approaches patient care with a calm kindness, empathy, and a commitment to personalised treatment plans. Amelia’s career is one of dedication, expertise, and a genuine passion for making a positive difference in people’s lives.

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Dr Amelia Bhoorasingh

Meet Amelia, a dedicated and accomplished dentist who embodies the spirit of excellence. With a passion for exceptional dentistry and patient care, Amelia’s journey is defined by her unwavering commitment to the pursuit of professional integrity and clinical skills. She not only possesses exceptional skills but also approaches patient care with a calm kindness, empathy, and a commitment to personalised treatment plans. Amelia’s career is one of dedication, expertise, and a genuine passion for making a positive difference in people’s lives.

Amelia embarked on her educational path at Queen Mary University London, where she studied chemistry. With a thirst for knowledge and am ambition for success, she graduated with honours. Amelia then pursued dentistry at the renowned King’s College London, where she honed her skills and emerged as a graduate in 2019, ready to make an impact in the field.

To expand her knowledge and expertise, Amelia embarked on a year-long postgraduate course in restorative and aesthetic dentistry, as well as another year-long course in advanced endodontics. These additional qualifications enable her to offer a comprehensive range of services, ensuring that her patients receive the highest standard of care tailored to their specific circumstances. Amelia’s commitment to continuing education and staying at the forefront of dental advancements enables her to provide cutting-edge treatments and innovative solutions to her patients.

With over four years of experience as an associate, Amelia consistently delivers outstanding treatments, all while forging meaningful connections with her patients. She understands that dentistry goes beyond technical expertise—it’s about cultivating trust, instilling confidence, and transforming smile comfort and confidence. Amelia’s genuine care for her patients shines through in every interaction, fostering an environment where they feel valued, supported, and empowered.

Amelia’s long-term goal is to complete a master’s degree in endodontology. She relishes the opportunity to work with patients of all ages, embracing the diversity of cases that come her way. Among her favourites are intricate restorative cases that allow her to leverage her multidisciplinary skills, showcasing her ability to craft beautiful smiles while restoring oral health and function.

Beyond her professional endeavours, Amelia embraces a vibrant and fulfilling life outside of work. She thrives on challenging herself, regularly participating in half marathons, engaging in invigorating hot yoga sessions, and dedicating time to weight training.

Amelia’s zest for life extends to her loved ones, as she deeply cherishes her family and friendship group. She finds joy in exploring different corners of the globe, visiting friends scattered across the world. Immersing herself in diverse cultures and lifestyles, Amelia seeks to broaden her perspective and find inspiration in the beauty of the world.

Dr Jacob Davidson

Associate Dentist
BDS Belfast 2020
GDC: 290739

Jacob grew up in Northern Ireland and graduated from Queen’s University Belfast in 2020. He came to England to continue and expand his professional career.

Jacob is a general dentist with a keen interest in Dental Implantology and is currently undertaking an Implantology course in Leeds. He has spent time in a community placement which has made him particularly good with nervous patients, young and not-so-young!

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Dr Jacob Davidson

Jacob grew up in Northern Ireland and graduated from Queen’s University Belfast in 2020. He came to England to continue his professional career.

Jacob is a general dentist with a keen interest in Dental Implantology and is currently undertaking an Implantology course in Leeds. He has spent time in a community placement which has made him particularly good with nervous patients, young and not-so-young!

In his spare time Jacob likes to go home to visit family and friends, and loves to travel. He plays rugby for East Grinstead RFC and enjoys being the chief taste tester for his partner’s baking business.

Dr Elena Pizarro Calvo

Associate Dentist
Grado en Odontologia Universitat Internacional De Catalunya (UIC) 2022
GDC: 304217

Elena, an impassioned general dentist hailing from the vibrant city of Barcelona, Spain, obtained her Dentistry degree from the esteemed International University of Catalonia, following an intensive 5-year curriculum. With a focus on both general and aesthetic dentistry, Elena’s approach is rooted in enhancing natural beauty through minimally invasive techniques.

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Dr Elena Pizarro Calvo

Elena, an impassioned general dentist hailing from the vibrant city of Barcelona, Spain, obtained her Dentistry degree from the esteemed International University of Catalonia, following an intensive 5-year curriculum. With a focus on both general and aesthetic dentistry, Elena’s approach is rooted in enhancing natural beauty through minimally invasive techniques.

Her fluency in both Italian and Spanish empowers Elena to ensure efficient communication and tailored care for patients from diverse linguistic backgrounds.

Driven by a commitment to excellence, Elena endeavours to provide her patients with premier dental treatments, aiming for them to achieve not just optimal oral health, but also to exude radiant smiles.

Dr Ahmed Faroog Specialist Restorative Consultant

Mr Ahmed Ali Farooq

Restorative Specialist & Implant Surgeon
BMEDSci. BDS Bham 2007 RCS (Eng) Rest
GDC: 150307

Mr Ahmed Farooq is a Consultant in restorative dentistry. He started his dental training as an undergraduate at the Birmingham dental hospital following which he pursued his specialist training in restorative dentistry across various London trusts including kings college London, the Royal London, St George’s and Guys & St Thomas Hospital Trust.

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Mr Ahmed Farooq

Dr Ahmed Farooq is a Consultant in restorative dentistry. He started his dental training as an undergraduate at the Birmingham dental hospital following which he pursued his specialist training in restorative dentistry across various London trusts including kings college London, the Royal London, St George’s and Guys & St Thomas Hospital Trust.

He has a passion for learning and education. He is a strong believer in minimally invasive dentistry and supporting patients to get the best outcomes during their journey.

During his spare time Ahmed enjoys spending time with his family, travelling and has a keen interest in racket sports.

“I absolutely thrive on making people smile. I feel honoured to be able to help patients with complex needs and support them to restore the dentition and regain confidence in their smiles”.

Specialist Orthodontist Tunbridge Wells

Dr Nivethiny Nathan

Specialist Orthodontist
LDS Royal College of Surgeons Of England 2019
GDC: 284861

Dr Nivethiny Nathan possesses a remarkable blend of qualities and skill that make her an exceptional specialist orthodontist. With a brilliant sense of humour, a kind and warm bedside manner, and an unwavering eye for perfection, she stands out as a true professional in her field. She earned her Master of Science (Orthodontics) from the prestigious King’s College London and obtained the Membership in Orthodontics at the esteemed Royal College of Surgeons in Edinburgh in 2013.

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Dr Nivethiny Nathan

Dr Nivethiny Nathan possesses a remarkable blend of qualities and skill that make her an exceptional specialist orthodontist. With a brilliant sense of humour, a kind and warm bedside manner, and an unwavering eye for perfection, she stands out as a true professional in her field. She earned her Master of Science (Orthodontics) from the prestigious King’s College London and obtained the Membership in Orthodontics at the esteemed Royal College of Surgeons in Edinburgh in 2013.

Since then, she has gained a wealth of knowledge and experience, working as a specialist orthodontist around the world. Over the course of her 10-year career, Dr Nathan has experience treating numerous adult, teen and child orthodontic patients.

Her expertise covers a wide range of cases, from simple malocclusion to complex scenarios, though she has a special interest in utilizing advanced techniques, including TADS (Temporary Anchorage Devices) and PowerScope, to manage complex situations such as severe crowding, missing teeth, increased protrusion, and jaw abnormalities.

Under Dr. Nathan’s care, patients can expect a comprehensive specialist orthodontic assessment. She ensures that all available treatment options are thoroughly discussed, providing patients with the information they need to make informed decisions about their malocclusion and desired results. Dr. Nathan takes the time to explain the pros and cons of each option in detail, ensuring that patients have a clear understanding of the available choices. The selection of braces recommended is always based on the best interest of the patient.

Her kind and empathic nature shines through in every interaction, creating a warm and welcoming environment where individuals feel safe and comfortable. By understanding their unique needs, fears, and treatment aspirations, Nive empowers her patients to actively participate in their orthodontic treatment, fostering a sense of ownership and collaboration that is essential for successful treatment results.

Collaborating closely with Anthony Lam, our esteemed clinical director, Dr Nathan exemplifies a commitment to delivering exceptional care. Together, they form a dynamic team dedicated to transforming smiles and improving lives.

Jenna Buttle DHT

Jenna Buttle

Dental Therapist
Dip Dent Hygiene & Therapy RCS Eng 2021
GDC: 263772

Jenna first trained as a dental nurse back in 2000. After running her own business and then taking time out to have children, she returned to dentistry and retrained in 2014. She gained her NEBDN qualification in 2016 and graduated in 2021 from the prestigious Kings College Hospital as a Dental Hygienist and Therapist.

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Jenna Buttle

Jenna first trained as a dental nurse back in 2000. After running her own business and then taking time out to have children, she returned to dentistry and retrained in 2014. She gained her NEBDN qualification in 2016 and graduated in 2021 from the prestigious Kings College Hospital as a Dental Hygienist and Therapist.

Jenna is fascinated by all the latest research linking oral health to general, overall health and wellbeing. She loves educating her patients and witnessing the transformative effects of good oral hygiene and the resulting aesthetics.

She is passionate about excellent customer care, which she feels is something that can often be overlooked in dentistry. Jenna believes that Dentalbox has created a space for her to treat patients and practice dentistry in a way that is unhurried, comfortable and calm.