Meet the team
Our friendly and dedicated team is committed to providing a high level of service at all times. We understand that you may feel a bit anxious about orthodontic treatment, but our staff will guide you gently through the process.
Our orthodontic nurses are all registered with the General Dental Council, and as well as running the surgery and assisting the orthodontist they will ensure that you are fully informed about caring for your teeth, gums and orthodontic appliances.
GDC No. 75015
Rupinder Sidhu graduated from the Royal London Hospital Dental School, in 1998. Following Vocational Training in Kent, she undertook several posts to broaden her experience. These included an Associate General Dentist in London, Maxillofacial Surgery in Wales, Community, Paediatric and Restorative Dentistry posts in Birmingham. During this time, she obtained her Membership in the Faculty of Dental Surgery from the Royal College of Surgeons in England.
In 2004 she undertook her Specialist training in Orthodontics at King’s College London. During her training she was awarded a Masters in Orthodontics with her thesis on “Frictional Characteristics of the Damon and Smartclip System”.
In 2008 she obtained her Membership in Orthodontics from the Royal College of Surgeons, Edinburgh. Rupinder, subsequently gained entry onto the General Dental Council’s Specialist list to hold the title of “Specialist Orthodontist”.
Rupinder has a keen interest in the field of Self- Ligating and Aesthetic Orthodontics.
She is currently involved in training orthodontic therapists at the University of UCLAN and providing Orthodontics in a multidisciplinary setting in Birmingham and has her own Specialist practice in Southampton.
Her personal interests include doing voluntary work for the Brahma Kumaris World Spiritual University and the Janki Foundation. She is a keen jogger and enjoyed completing the Flora London Marathon. She also enjoys scuba diving, 4WD through rough terrain and skiing.
Orthodontic Therapist/Practice Manager
GDC No. 116790
Neil joined the Southampton Orthodontic Centre in February 2000.
He obtained his Dental Nurse qualification in 2002 and has continued to further his training by passing the Radiography Certificate in December 2003, the Oral Health Certificate in May 2007 and more recently the Orthodontic Nurse’s Certificate in December 2007.
Neil has recently qualified in December 2011 as an Orthodontic therapist at Bristol dental hospital.
GDC No. 259587
Ruby joined the Southampton Orthodontic Centre in September 2015.
Having previously worked in a care home, Ruby uses her experiences to provide a caring service to the patients. Ruby qualified as a Dental Nurse in July 2015. Ruby passed her impression taking course in July 2017 and will be proceeding onto her radiography course in the New Year.
Ruby is training alongside Kelsie to become an Orthodontic Therapist at Preston University from June 2018.
Now completed Orthodontic Therapy Course – Qualified July 2019
Senior Dental Nurse / Treatment Coordinator
GDC No. 242242
Lindsey joined the Southampton Orthodontic Centre in September 2010.
She previously worked as a child minder and uses her skills and knowledge to provide excellent care to our patients.
Lindsey has completed her studies for the National Dental Nurse Certificate and is now a qualified Dental Nurse. Lindsey is qualified in Dental Radiography and Impression Taking providing outstanding support to her fellow colleagues.
Lindsey passed her dental radiography in September 2014 and impression taking course in July 2014.
Also Lindsey has started a new role as treatment co-ordinator.
Joined: September 2018, Qualified as a dental nurse in 2014
Previously worked in general dentistry as a dental nurse and Works in Southampton and Lymington
Registered Dental Nurse
Joined: March 2019
Laura Studied her Dental Nurse Qualification here at the Practice and qualified in March 2021.
Works in Southampton and Lymington
Trainee Dental Nurse
Joined: June 2019
Previously worked in hospitality taking pride in customer service.
Joined: September 2019
Previously worked as an estate agent.