MSc, BDS (Hons), FDS (Orth) RCS (UK), MOrth RCS (Edin), FDS RCS (Eng)
NHS Consultant and Specialist in Orthodontics
General Dental Council Registration Number: 64354
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Claire Nightingale, a highly experienced and multiple prize winning orthodontist, including “Orthodontist of the Year, London, 2019” in the GHP Private Healthcare Awards, decided to become an orthodontist at the age of 12, having been inspired by experiencing fantastic care from her own dentist. She then qualified as a dentist over 30 years ago, from Newcastle University and completed her specialist training as an orthodontist in 1996, at Bristol University. She is the owner of Queens Gate Orthodontics and combines private practice in South Kensington with an NHS Consultant post at Watford General Hospital.
Anh Nga Nguyen
BDS Lond 1991
General Dental Practitioner
General Dental Council Registration Number: 67493
Anh Nga qualified as a dentist in 2001 at Guy’s Hospital, University of London, and as a Doctor of Dental Surgery in Canada in 1997. Since qualifying, Anh Nga practiced dentistry in London prior to moving to Singapore, where she practiced for 10 years.
Anh Nga has a special interest in Orthodontics. With a gentle and compassionate nature, she strives to provide the highest quality of care.
Outside of dentistry, Anh Nga is a qualified acupuncturist -her practice focuses on facial aesthetics, providing a holistic approach to facial anti-aging and rejuvenation. She loves spending time with her two children and finds delight in good food and travelling.
Diploma in Orthodontic Therapy, Royal College of Surgeons of England, 2018
GDC Registration Number: 252244
Anthonia has been an enthusiastic member of the dental profession since 2011, when she started as a trainee dental nurse, before specialising as an orthodontic therapist in 2017. Prior to her career in Dentistry, Anthonia achieved a BA Honours Degree in Textile Design from Birmingham City University.
When not working, Anthonia is an avid reader and enjoys skiing.
Orthodontic Therapist and Dental Hygienist
GDC Registration Number: 285683
Jessica is a dental hygienist, therapist and orthodontic therapist, qualified in Australia. She has been in the dental field for ten years, with background experience in nursing and reception.
Jessica speaks English and Arabic fluently, and in her spare time enjoys travelling, playing tennis, and seeing as much of the UK/Europe before she goes home.
Diploma in Dental Hygiene and Therapy City & Guilds 2014, NVQ L3 Oral Health Care: Dental Nursing & Indp Asses City & Guilds 2008
General Dental Council Registration Number: 161280
Anna has worked for many years in dental practice, as a practice manager and dental nurse. In 2014, she qualified as a Dental Hygienist and Dental Therapist from Barts and the London School of Medicine and Dentistry and joined Queens Gate Orthodontics in April 2015.
Anna speaks English, Lithuanian and Russian.
Anna is an accomplished musician, and enjoys opera and classical music. She plays the piano, sings in a choir and has performed at the Royal Albert Hall, in addition to other London venues.
Qual- National Certificate NEBDN 1996
Dental Nurse / Receptionist
General Dental Council Registration Number: 156988
Pat qualified as a dental nurse in November 1996 at Lambeth College, London. She has experience in both NHS and private dental practice, including paediatric dentistry, at the Chelsea and Westminster, and Northwick Park Hospitals. She is passionate about dentistry and enjoys working with and helping others. During her career, she has worked in various roles, including practice management, and reception, and enjoys her role as an orthodontic nurse.
Her hobbies include travel, reading, cooking, socialising and (very occasionally) swimming.
Practice Administrator and Receptionist
Jordan has had plenty of experience in the health sector, having worked in a general medical practice and corporate dental practice before joining Queens Gate Orthodontics. He is keen to make every patient appointment run as smoothly as possible.
In his spare time, Jordan enjoys cooking and working out at the gym.