Our friendly team are always pleased to give patients a warm welcome to Total Orthodontics Kidderminster.
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Vinita graduated in Dentistry from Birmingham University in 1996. She completed vocational training and worked as a senior house officer at various hospitals. She continued with further education and passed several Royal College exams including MFGDP, MFDS, MOrth as well as an MPhil from Birmingham University. Vinita also works in a private practice in Manchester and has provided orthodontic treatment to famous sports and media personalities. Her special interests include Adult orthodontics.
BDS, MFGDP, MFDS, MOrth, MPhil
GDC no. 71789
BDS, MSc Orthodontics
Dr Alexandros Rossos qualified as a general dental practitioner in 1996. He then spent the following 13 years in general practice in Greece, before undertaking a 3 year MSc (Clin) Orthodontics course. He was awarded his Master’s degree in Orthodontics in 2012. In the same year, upon successfully completing the specialty examinations in Athens, Dr Rossos became a Greek Health Board certified orthodontist.
After working for a while in Greece, in 2013 he moved to the UK, achieved specialist status on the GDC register and was practicing in Belfast, Northern Ireland. In April 2017, Dr. Rossos joined our team at Total Orthodontics Kidderminster as a Specialist orthodontist. He also maintains a part-time private practice limited to Orthodontics, located in Alexandroupolis, Greece.
Dr Rossos provides high-quality orthodontic treatment for children and adults. He is an accredited provider of Incognito lingual braces, Invisalign and Invisalign Teen. He has a special interest in temporary anchorage devises (TADs) and aesthetic braces. He is a member of the British Orthodontic Society, Greek Association for Orthodontic Study & Research and the World Dental Association. Dr Rossos constantly improves his abilities throughout his professional career, regularly attending courses and conferences to keep his knowledge up to date. He has presented numerous papers, in Greek and International meetings, regarding children’s dental health and given several lectures in Orthodontics for general and pediatric dentists regarding adult orthodontics and the role of the orthodontist in obstructive sleep apnea.
GDC no. 241765
BDS (Italy) MSc. (Orthodontics)
Luisa qualified as a Dentist from University of Naples, Italy, in 2006 and gained her Master Degree in Orthodontics, First Class Honours cum laude, in 2009. In 2010, she received specialist training in the field of Temporomandibular Disorders in the USA at the Orofacial Pain Center in Kentucky, as part of a shadowing program under the supervision of Dr. J. Okeson.
In 2011 she moved to the UK where she works as a Specialty Dentist in Temporomandibular Disorders at Manchester University Dental Hospital and as a Specialist Orthodontist in several practices. She is registered with the General Dental Council and is on its Orthodontic Specialist list. Luisa is reviewer for several journals and has published numerous international publications. She is also the author of a chapter on “bottle feeding and dentition” in the book “Dietary and nutritional aspects of bottle feeding” (Wageningen Academic Publishers). Luisa is a member of The European Academy of Craniomandibular Disorders and of the Midland Orthodontic Society.
She carries out treatments on both children and adults, starting from functional orthodontics, to fixed orthodontics and aligned invisible techniques. She uses the very latest techniques in self-ligating braces, invisible braces and Invisalign. She also treats patients with Temporomandibular Disorders. Her aim is to deliver a high standard of care in a friendly and professional environment.
GDC no. 201760
BDS, MSc in General Dental Practice
Vandana qualified as a dentist from Birmingham Dental School in 2000. She completed her vocational training and went on to work in general practice for 5 years gaining experience in a wide range of specialties. Vandana then started working in the Community Dental Service which specializes in treating children, people with special needs and anxious patients. She completed her Masters in General Dental Practice in 2009. Her specialist interest is treating anxious patients.
She has been providing orthodontic treatment for nervous children for several years and also enjoys adult orthodontics.
GDC no. 78247
BDS (Bham) 1985
Laura Wood qualified in 1985 from Birmingham Dental Hospital and has a special interest in orthodontics. Laura gained experience at Kidderminster Hospital working alongside Mr Gait until joining Total Orthodontics. Laura has completed the Clinical Assistant course at Birmingham University and is constantly updating her knowledge with postgraduate education.
GDC no. 60634
Dip Dent (Pisa) 1998 MJDF RCS (England) 2011 MSc ORTHO (Warwick) 2014
Fausto qualified at the University of Pisa in 1998 and came to the UK in September 1998. He has been in general, private and NHS practice since 1998. He became a Member of the joint Dental Faculty of the Royal College of Surgeons (England) in 2011, after passing the MJDF exam. He has recently graduated from Warwick University and was awarded an MSC in Orthodontics in 2014. Fausto started doing orthodontic work in 2009, one day a week in Kidderminster, and is now with Total Orthodontics in Kidderminster four days a week. He also is an Honorary Clinical Teaching Fellow at Warwick Medical School, participating in teaching the post graduate students and developing new programmes.
GDC no. 75217
GDC no. 201380
Student Orthodontic Therapist
GDC no. 237015