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Meet the Team

Dr Richard Cure BDS (U Birm) MGDSRCS(Eng) FDSRCSEd FFGDP(UK) MOrth RCSEd Registered Specialist in Orthodontics Honorary Associate Clinical Professor, Course and Clinical Director of Orthodontics, The University of Warwick. Fellow of the Higher Education Academy

Richard is the founder of LSO and he leads the team at this multi-surgery Orthodontic Practice in Leamington Spa. During more than 25 years in Orthodontics, Richard has gained vast experience in all modes of treatment and different appliance systems. His expertise has led to lecturing, examining and research appointments in the UK and abroad, including North America, Scandinavia, the Middle East and Far East and he has published papers in scientific journals.

He is Course and Clinical Director of Orthodontics at the University of Warwick, Honorary Lecturer at The University of Dundee, an examiner for The Royal College of Surgeons of England, The Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh, The General Dental Council Overseas Registration Examination, The National Examining Board for Dental Nurses and The University of Warwick. He is a Member of Editorial Board of Primary Dental Journal of The Faculty of General Dental Practice (UK), a Member of the Honorary Editorial Board of Clinical, Cosmetic & Investigational Dentistry journal, member of the Editorial Board of the Journal of Case Reports and Studies, Research Advisor for the Faculty of General Dental Practice (UK) and was awarded a Winston Churchill Travel Fellowship in 1994 in recognition of his research work into the Management of patients with Cleft Lip and Palate.

He is a member of the Orthodontic Specialists Group of The British Orthodontic Society, The American Association of Orthodontists, The World Federation of Orthodontists, British Lingual Orthodontic Society, British Dental Association, Faculty of General Dental Practice (UK), British Society of General Dental Practitioners, a member of Council of the Midland Orthodontic Society, a Past President, and chairman of Warwickshire Managed Clinical Orthodontic Network.

Richard is totally committed to the on-going development of LSO and continuing improvements in the care given to all patients. He is ideally qualified to be involved in the provision of integrated education for the whole of the Orthodontic team. The highest standards of training ensure that his dedicated, experienced team will ensure the patient orthodontic treatment journey is exceptional. LSO has achieved Investors in People and BDA good practice recognition as a mark of its commitment to such training and development.

Invisalign have awarded him Platinum status in recognition of his considerable experience with the Invisalign system. He is pleased to be thought of as a thinking orthodontist, striving to move on to the next level in technological advances in treatment and is proud to be a recognised as a Damon system specialist, chairing regional study groups and lecturing internationally on its exciting clinical advances. His enthusiasm in the pursuit of continuing improvement and excellence in Orthodontics is reflected in the practice ethos and service.

 

Amy Stringer

Certificate in Orthodontic Nursing 2014

GDC no: 129300

Joined LSO in 2011

BDA Qualification in Oral Hygiene Education

Taking of Dental Impressions trained 2010

Certificate in Dental Radiography 2009

NVQ Level 3 in Dental Nursing 2004

I enjoy spending time with my Son

Rebecca Gaskin

Orthodontic Therapist

GDC no: 140972

Joined LSO 2006

Diploma in Orthodontic Therapy (Univ Warwick 2014)

City & Guilds Preparing to Teach in the Lifelong Learning Sector Award

Certificate in Dental Impressions 2009

Certificate in Orthodontic Nursing 2008

Certificate in Dental Radiography 2008

NVQ Level 3 in Dental Nursing 2004

I started working in general dentistry in 2000 and then went on to work in an orthodontic practice in 2004. I am involved in the training centre, teaching and supporting courses for both OTT and also Warwick University. One of my biggest loves in my life is my horse, who I have had for over 20 years.

Daisy Dale

Orthodontic Therapist

GDC no: 122394

Joined LSO 2008

Diploma in Orthodontic Therapy (Univ of Wawick 2009)

Diploma in Delivering Learning

Certificate in Orthodontic Nursing

Certificate in Dental Radiography

Registered Dental Nurse

Fixing people's smiles is really rewarding and I love my job. Personally I love keeping active by cycling and entering lots of road cycling challenges!

Donna E Campbell

Orthodontic Therapist

GDC no: 115326

Joined LSO May 2004

Diploma in Orthodontic Therapy (Univ of Warwick 2009)

Certificate in Dental Radiography

Certificate in taking Dental Impressions

Certificate in Orthodontic Nursing

Certificate in Dental Nursing.

In my spare time I enjoy going to gigs.

Eleanor Maynard

Orthodontic Therapist

GDC no: 175820

Joined LSO May 2009

Diploma in Orthodontic Therapy (Univ of Warwick 2012)

Certificate in taking of Dental Impressions 2010

Certificate in Orthodontic Nursing 2010

Certificate in Dental Radiography 2010

NVQ level 3 in Dental Nursing 2009

I have really enjoyed developing my own career at LSO and now I am keen to teach others who wish to develop their careers on courses here at the practice through both OTT and Warwick University. In my spare time I love being a Mommy to my daughter and enjoying family time, walking the dog, gardening and photography. You will always see me smiling!

 

Hayley Olds

Dental Nurse, training in Orthodontic Nursing

GDC no: 240700

Joined LSO April 2012

Diploma in Dental Nursing Level 3 2012

I love spending time with my friends, travelling and I enjoy watching movies

Isobel Fennell

Client services and Human Resources Coordinator

Joined LSO in October 2012

NVQ Level 3 in Customer Services 2011

My role is to ensure that our patients and our team experience an excellent journey with LSO. In my spare time I enjoy family time, grand-daughter time and looking for any excuse to socialise!

Jacqueline Roe

Dental Hygienist

GDC no: 1764

Joined LSO in 2007

CEB Certificate in Dental Hygiene 1978

I have completed additional modular training to the Dental

Hygiene Curriculum

I work in various local dental practices in the local area as a general dental hygienist,working at LSO 2 days a week. I give my spare time to looking after guide dogs, playing tennis and baking. I particularly enjoy not working but when I am I am totally devoted to my work!

Jennifer Blakeman

Education & Development Coordinator

GDC no: 139474

Joined LSO 2011

Certificate in Humanities Open University 2006

Implantology for Dental Nurses, Eastman Dental Institute 2003

Train The Technical Trainer , Boots plc 2001

NVQ D32 Assessors Award LCCI 1996

Group Training Technique Award 1996

NEBDN Certificate in Dental Surgery Assisting 1992

My role is now administrative and I organise the education and regulatory side of the practice

Lucy Rhodes

Dental Nurse

GDC No 232955

Joined LSO August 2014

BDA Qualification in Dental Radiography

Certificate in the Taking of Dental Impressions

Level 3 in Dental Nursing

I enjoy being part of the patients journey, allowing them to thoroughly enjoy their perfect smile.

When I am out of work, I like to spoil my Yorkies on the golden sands of Cornwall. I also love socialising with friends as I am a very outgoing person.

Laura Lynn

Orthodontic Therapist

Certificate in Orthodontic Nursing 2013

BDA Qualification in Dental Radiography 2014

National Diploma in Dental Nursing 2012

GDC no: 236226

Joined LSO Sept 2009

I used to be a Beauty Therapist and I like shopping.

Loretta Standing

Receptionist

Joined LSO October 2006

My receptionist role consists of working with a very professional and pleasant team dealing with patients and administration. My previous experience in customer service has been in Retail as a sales advisor, visual merchandiser and as a wedding planner.

Maxine Caswell

Systems Coordinator

GDC no: 126740

Joined LSO 2004

ILM Level 3 2012

Certificate in Taking of Dental Impressions 2009

Certificate in Dental Radiography 2006

Certificate in Orthodontic Nursing 2006

Dental Nursing 1994

I worked for many years in a clinical role before being given the opportunity to develop an administrative role as part of the coordinator team at LSO ensuring the smooth and efficient running of the practice. In my spare time I enjoy photography, going to the theatre and attending 80’s music festivals.

Parminder (Pam) Kaur

Orthodontic Nurse and Oral Hygiene Educator

GDC no: 181655

Joined LSO in 2005

Certificate in Dental Radiography 2013

Oral Hygiene Education 2011

Certificate in Orthodontic Nursing 2010

Certificate in taking of Dental Impressions 2010

National Diploma in Dental Nursing 2009

My role within the practice includes educating and supporting patients’ oral hygiene needs

Paula O’Hanlon

Certificate in Orthodontic Nursing 2014

BDA Qualification in Dental Radiography 2014

GDC no: 240531

Joined LSO in 2011

Diploma in Dental Nursing Level 3 2013

Oral health educator qualification 2015

Currently working towards Orthodontic Therapy Diploma qualification

Paula O’Hanlon

Dental Nurse, training in Orthodontic Nursing and Radiography

GDC no: 240531

Joined LSO in 2011

Diploma in Dental Nursing Level 3 2013

Oral health educator qualification 2015

Currently working towards Orthodontic Therapy Diploma qualification

Preshaan Sitlu

Dentist with Special Interest in Orthodontics

GDC no: 76830

Joined LSO in 2004

MSc Ortho (Warwick 2010)

BChD (Mendunsa 1999)

I am a Dentist with a special interest in Orthodontics. Most of my working week is now given to practicing in Orthodontics, 2 of those days being at LSO. I enjoy holidaying with my family and sampling foods from all over the world.

Sandeep Mohindra

Senior Orthodontic Technician

GDC no: 152872

Joined LSO in 2008

Advanced Orthodontics (Manchester)

I have worked with Richard Cure for many years in the Hospital service. I enjoy all sports and travel.

Suzanne Rammell

Orthodontic Nurse

GDC No 139713

Joined LSO March 2014

BDA Qualification in Dental Radiography

BDA Qualification in Oral Hygiene Education

Certificate in Orthodontic Nursing 2014

I enjoy eating but hate cooking - that's why I am known as the take-away queen :)

When I have a break from looking after my two children I love to be pampered!

Susan Verne

Private Patient Coordinator

GDC no: 200466

Joined LSO Nov 2006

Certificate in Orthodontic Nursing 2010

NVQ Level 3 in Dental Nursing 2010

Designated First Aider and Fire Marshall at the practice I like the sunshine!

Vicky Jackson

Practice Receptionist

Joined LSO 2011

ILM Level 3 2012

I have worked for many years in dental and orthodontic practices within a reception and administration role. My role is to ensure the smooth running of reception and clinics.

Chenelle McDonald

Dental Nurse

GDC no: 254647

Joined LSO in 2016

City & Guilds Level 3 Diploma in Dental Nursing 2014

I thoroughly enjoy working in dentistry. It has become something that I highly strive to do better and learn more within my career. Outside of work I enjoy singing, dancing and going to football matches.

Joe Tyson

Dental/Orthodontic Nurse

GDC no: 246547

Joined LSO in 2016

Level 3 Diploma in Dental Nursing

BDA Qualification in Dental Radiography

Qualified to take Dental Impressions and Clinical Photographs

Calibrated in the use of PAR Index

I am relatively new to LSO but have been working as a Dental/Orthodontic Nurse since 2011. I thoroughly enjoy my job and the satisfaction I get from helping others to achieve their perfect smile. In my personal life I spend my time playing golf and enjoy working on my car.

Mandy Smith

Orthodontic Therapist

GDC no: 164436

Joined LSO in 2015

Diploma in Orthodontic Therapy Warwick University 2013

NEBDN certificate in orthodontic nursing 2012

NEBDN certificate in dental radiography 2011

NEBDN certificate in dental nursing 2008