Meet the team

At Abbey Orthodontic Centre, our vision is to provide excellent quality orthodontics within a warm caring, friendly practice.

Our patients are always the first priority. Our experienced highly trained team are committed to provide the best clinical treatment and patient care, ensuring that everyone finds their perfect smile, and all the confidence that brings, with the ability to maintain that beautiful smile for life.

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Nick Turnball

Dr Nicholas Turnbull

ORTHODONTIC SPECIALIST

BDS, FDS RCS, MSC, MORTH RCS, FDS ORTH RCS EDIN

GDC NUMBER: 67451

Nick graduated from Cardiff Dental Hospital in 1992 and obtained his postgraduate qualifications from the Royal London Dental Hospital and the Royal College of Surgeons. He is on the GDC specialist list for orthodontics.

Following qualification as a specialist orthodontist he worked as a Consultant for the Royal Navy in Portsmouth, then as an NHS Consultant at Queen Alexandra Hospital, Portsmouth, before settling in Specialist Practice. He has been closely involved in teaching and training new orthodontists and therapists and keeps up to date on the latest techniques by attending regular meetings and courses.

He also lectures at clinical meetings regionally and nationally and is a member of the British Orthodontic Society, the European Orthodontic Society, and the World federation of Orthodontists.

Nick has a clinical interest in adult orthodontics, Invisalign and low visibility cosmetic orthodontics.

Professional qualifications:

BDS - Batchelor of Dental Surgery

FDS RCS - Fellowship in Dental Surgery of the Royal College of Surgeons

MSc - Masters Degree in Science (Orthodontics) Univ of London (QMUL)

MOrth RCS - Membership in Orthodontics of the Royal College of Surgeons

FDS Orth RCS Edin - Fellowship in Orthodontics of the Royal College of Surgeons (Consultant Qualification)

Kate Tisbury

Dr Katy Tidbury

ORTHODONTIC SPECIALIST

BDS UNIVERSITY OF BRISTOL 2012, MASTER OF SCIENCE IN ORTHODONTICS WITH DISTINCTION FROM KING’S COLLEGE LONDON, QUALIFIED AS A SPECIALIST IN ORTHODONTICS, MEMBER OF THE ROYAL COLLEGE OF SURGEONS EDINBURGH, CERTIFIED INVISALIGN PRACTITIONER

GDC NUMBER: 228835

Katy is a GDC registered Specialist Orthodontist who prides herself on the quality of her work and is motivated by creating beautiful smiles for her patients. Katy is experienced in treating both children and adults with a range of Orthodontic appliances including discreet and aesthetic options such Invisalign and clear fixed braces.

Katy has undergone extensive training in Dentistry and Orthodontics in order to qualify as an Orthodontic Specialist:

* Honours degree in Dentistry from University of Bristol in 2012

* Master of Science in Orthodontics with Distinction from King’s College London

* Qualified as a Specialist in Orthodontics, and is a Member of the Royal College of Surgeons Edinburgh

* Certified Invisalign Practitioner Katy graduated as a Dentist with an Honours degree from The University of Bristol. She went on to expand her skill set by working for a number of years in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery and Children’s Dentistry.

In these roles she worked with highly skilled teams in managing a multitude of complex issues of the head, neck and jaws, as well as gaining expertise in treating younger patients and those with dental anxieties.

Katy went on to complete the three-year Orthodontic postgraduate training at King’s College London where she achieved a Distinction for her Master of Science in Orthodontics and was awarded the prestigious Philip Walter prize for her Orthodontic research.

Katy has worked within Specialist Orthodontic practices in London before moving to Winchester with her family. She has a caring and compassionate manner which helps put patients at ease from the outset, and looks forward to discussing with you how she can assist in enhancing your smile.

Outside of work Katy enjoys netball, running and spending time with her family.

Sally Broomfield

Sally Broomfield

PRACTICE MANAGER

Sally joined us in April 2016. She is new to the world of orthodontics, having spent the last 18 years in insurance.

Sally’s interests include baking, cake decorating and countryside walks with her fiancee and their two dogs.

Nicola Bibby 1 Cr

Nicola Bibby

ORTHODONTIC NURSE
GDC NUMBER: 148271

As the practice's new patient advisor, Nicola is responsible for welcoming new patients to the practice on their first visit and discussing any treatment options after their consultation with Dr Weeks.

Nicola qualified as a dental nurse in 1976 and worked for the school dental service with her father for 4 years. After marrying she left dentistry to have a family, but returned to general dentistry in 1991. In 1998 she became an orthodontic nurse at Abbey Orthodontics. She gained her qualification in radiography from Portsmouth University in 1999.

Nicola has two grown-up daughters, two grandsons and is a staunch Saints supporter.

Miram Launchbury Clark

Miriam Launchbury-Clark

ORTHODONTIC NURSE
GDC NUMBER: 122443

Miriam qualified as a dental nurse in 1985. She took a break from dentistry while her family was small. On returning to orthodontics she trained to be our oral health educator and dental radiography. She is here to support patients with their oral health throughout their time with us, providing advice and practical help. Miriam is also trained to take dental impressions.

Miriam lives locally with her husband and four children. Miriam enjoys walking her dog, swimming and keeping fit.

Debra Dacruz

Dental nurse

Jo Parry

Receptionist

Kelsie Watson

Dental therapist

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