Laura studied dentistry at The University of Leeds Dental School graduating in 2008. She gained the highest grades of all candidates in the final orthodontic examinations and was awarded the undergraduate orthodontic prize.
She spent two years at St George’s Hospital, London, obtaining a broad postgraduate education in oral surgery, paediatric dentistry and orthodontics as well as spending a year as an oral and maxillofacial surgery senior house officer. During this stage of her career she also obtained The Diploma of Membership of the Joint Dental Faculties from The Royal College of Surgeons of England.
Laura then joined the three year orthodontic postgraduate training programme at the Eastman Dental Hospital, London and was awarded a Master of Clinical Dentistry in Orthodontics with merit from the University of London in 2013.
In 2014 she was awarded a Membership in Orthodontics from the Royal College of Surgeons of England. Laura has given both clinical and audit presentations at local and national conferences, most notably being invited to speak at the British Orthodontic Conference in Edinburgh.
She has played an active role in teaching qualified dentists, dental students and nurses throughout her career. Laura has multiple publications in peer reviewed journals and is a member of both the British Orthodontic Society and European Orthodontic Society.