Total Orthodontics Crewe

38-42 Hightown
Currently accepting new private patients
Today: 8.30am - 5.00pm
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Meet the team

Maria McNally

MPhil Orth University of Birmingham 2004 MOrth 2003, FDS Royal College of Surgeons of England 2000, BDS Lond 1995

Maria is a specialist and former consultant orthodontist, having consulted in South Manchester for over a decade. Maria studied dentistry at the University of London and gained her dental surgery degree in 1995. She then completed her specialist and consultant training in Birmingham.

Maria has won numerous awards throughout her career including the prestigious Aesthetic Dentistry Award in 2014, 2015 and 2018 for the best interdisciplinary orthodontic surgical case. In 2006, she earned the prize for Best Paper in a European Journal from the Federation of European Orthodontists. Maria’s other clinical interests include orthognathic surgery, the use of temporary anchorage devices and Invisalign aligners to treat complex cases. She is actively involved in research and teaching, lecturing and training orthodontists to become specialists and consultants.

Maria is a member of the British Orthodontic Society where she currently serves as treasurer for the Research Strategy Group. She’s also a member of the British Lingual Orthodontic Society.

Specialist Orthodontist

Hamza Anwar

BDS University of Sheffield 2013, MJDF RCS (Eng), MDSc (2019), MOrth RCS(Edin) (2020)

Hamza has completed orthodontic speciality training and gained Membership in Orthodontics (M.Orth) from both the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh and the Royal College of Surgeons of England. He has been awarded several prizes including the William Houston Gold Medal for achieving the highest performance in his M.Orth examination in Edinburgh.

After graduating from the University of Liverpool in 2011, Hamza gained vast experience through his work in both general practice and hospital settings. He completed his Membership of the Faculty of Dental Surgery qualification from the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh in 2013 and has gained a Master of Science Degree in Clinical Orthodontics from the University of Manchester.

Alongside his work at the practice, Hamza is a consultant orthodontist for both Manchester Foundation Trust and Stockport NHS Foundation Trust. The position allows him to undertake a variety of complex treatments, to continue his orthodontic research and teach as an honorary member of staff for the University of Manchester. Hamza has achieved membership of a range of dental associations, including the British Orthodontic Society and the British Dental Institution. He also been invited to lecture nationally for various organisations.

Hamza offers a variety of cosmetic orthodontic treatment options and is an accredited provider of Invisalign aligners and Incognito braces.

Consultant orthodontist


Geraint Williams

BDS University of Sheffield 2002, DCD Melbourne 2012, MOrth RCS Edin 2011

After qualifying as an orthodontist in Australia, Geraint returned to the UK and joined our practice.

Geraint qualified as a general dentist from the University of Sheffield in 2002. After spending a number of years working in Australia, he undertook his orthodontic training at the University of Melbourne, winning the Australian Society of Orthodontics Best Case Presentation award and graduating with a DCD in 2012.

Having received his Membership in Orthodontics from the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh in 2011, Geraint returned to work in the UK.

Specialist Orthodontist


Dr. Sara Atia

GDC number: 153560 BDS Lond 2008

A dedicated orthodontic specialist, Sara offers primary and secondary care (referrals), and provides NHS and private treatment. She’s a fully certified provider of Invisalign aligners and has a particular interest in cosmetic orthodontics.

Sara qualified as a dentist from Guy's, King's and St Thomas' Dental Institute in 2008, before undertaking a range of hospital and practice posts. In 2011, she gained membership of the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh, and in 2016, she was added to the General Dental Council’s specialist list, after undertaking specialist orthodontic training with the University Dental Hospital of Manchester. Sara then completed two further years of senior registrar training to achieve consultant status.

>Sara is an appointed examiner for the Royal College of Surgeons of England and a clinical lead for the orthodontic and maxillofacial surgery services of Stepping Hill Hospital. Alongside her clinical commitments, Sara has a keen interest in teaching and has published numerous articles. Her commitment to teaching has resulted in invitations from The British Orthodontic Society to speak at the annual British Orthodontic Conference. Currently, Sara is working as part of a team to undertake a national multicentre clinical trial that has been funded and approved by the British Orthodontic Society.

Consultant orthodontist


Jerison Issac

Registered under S16(2B) of the Dentists Act 1984 2016, Bachelor of Dental Surgery NTR University of Health Sciences 2009

A registered orthodontic specialist, Jerison previously worked for a corporate group in Louth, Lincolnshire for three years. He also worked as a locum orthodontic specialist for both the Northern Lincolnshire NHS Foundation Trust and the Isle of Man’s Central Community Health Dental Service. While working at NHS hospitals, he worked with senior orthodontist consultants and gained vast experience.

Jerison keeps his skills and knowledge updated, to be able to consistently provide quality treatment and deliver great orthodontic results. He’s always happy to help and ensures his patients feel fully informed along their journeys.

Specialist Orthodontist


Georgina Brookshaw (O’Brien)

BDS University Sheffield 2000

Georgina is a qualified dentist with many years’ experience in general dental practice. She works under the supervision and prescription of an orthodontist.
Georgina joined our practice in 2008 and has been a part-time orthodontic assistant at our practice since 2009. This means she provides orthodontics under the supervision of one of our specialist orthodontists.

Georgina completed her dental surgery degree in 2000 from the University of Sheffield. Her years of experience in general practice includes work in South Africa and in a practice focusing on treating anxious patients. Georgina has attended many orthodontic postgraduate courses.

Dentist/Orthodontic Assistant

Nicola Dandy

Diploma in Orthodontic Therapy Royal College of Surgeons of England 2009, National Certificate NEBDN 1996

Nik joined our team in 1997. She works under the supervision and prescription of an orthodontist.

Nik qualified as a dental nurse in 1996 before joining the practice in 1997. She then gained a postgraduate dental radiography qualification in 1999 and an orthodontic nursing qualification in 2003. In 2008, Nicola gained a place at the University of Leeds to train as an orthodontic therapist and qualified from the Royal College of Surgeons in 2009.

Orthodontic Therapist


Rebecca Peak

Diploma in Orthodontic Therapy Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh 2020, NVQ L3 Oral Health Care: Dental Nursing & Independent Assessment City & Guilds 2008

Rebecca qualified as an orthodontic therapist in 2020 and joined our team in 2021. She says the best thing about her job is the happiness of her patients when they finish their treatment.

Orthodontic Therapist


Irene Richards

National Certificate NEBDN 2010

Irene joined Total Orthodontics Crewe in 2005 and gained her nursing qualification in the same year.

Dental Nurse

Victoria Lally

NVQ L3 Dental Nursing & VRQ L3 Dental Nursing City & Guilds 2009

Victoria joined us as a dental nurse after qualifying in 2009. In 2012, she completed a radiography course. Vicki became Treatment Coordinator in 2023.

Treatment Coordinator

Fiona Darabi

National Diploma in Dental Nursing NEBDN 2015

Fiona qualified as a dental nurse in 2015, the same year she joined Total Orthodontics Crewe. In 2017, she completed a radiography course.

Dental Nurse


Sarah Dorrean

National Diploma in Dental Nursing NEBDN 2019

Sarah qualified in 2019 and joined our team the same year.

Dental Nurse

Susan Tilley

GDC number: 153974

National Certificate NEBDSA 1991

Susan rejoined the team at Total Orthodontics Crewe in 2023.

Dental Nurse

Molly Edwards

Diploma in Dental Nursing L3 QCF City & Guilds 2018

Molly qualified in 2018, joining our team two years later.

Dental Nurse

Kate Ludbrook

GDC number: 239200

National Diploma in Dental Nursing NEBDN 2012

Kate is trained in radiography and working towards an orthodontic dental nursing qualification.

Dental Nurse


Georgia Wright

GDC number: 275386

Diploma in Dental Nursing L3 QCF City & Guilds 2017, Dental Radiography at The University of Salford 2021, Orthodontic Dental Nursing at Manchester University 2022

Georgia joined the team at Total Orthodontics Crewe in 2021, becoming lead Nurse in 2023. Previously, she worked at Total Orthodontics Wrexham and Total Orthodontics Macclesfield, working across dual sites.

Lead Dental Nurse

Emma Fox is Practice Manager at Total Orthodontics Crewe

Emma Fox

National Certificate NEBDSA 1993, Radiography NEBDN 1999 Hatfield University, Oral Health BDA 2013

Emma is our practice manager and joined our team in 2003. She is also a qualified dental nurse who is qualified to educate patients around oral health.

Practice Manager

Lynn Benson

Lynn is our friendly, experienced lead receptionist. She joined our team in 2004.

Lead Receptionist

Nicola Evans

Nicola joined our team as a receptionist in 2014.


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38-42 Hightown



Monday8.30am - 5.00pm
Tuesday8.30am - 5.00pm
Wednesday8.30am - 5.00pm
Thursday8.30am - 5.00pm
Friday8.30am - 3.30pm

Directions and parking

We’re located in Hightown, next door to Halfords. There’s free on-street parking outside the practice, as well as pay and display parking at ASDA, a two-minute walk away. Crewe train station is a 25-minute walk from the practice and the bus station is just a four-minute walk.

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