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Dental Team Nottingham

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At Pure Orthodontics in Nottingham we strive to deliver an exceptional service for children, adults and referring dentists in the East Midlands.
We invest in high-quality equipment and materials and maintain our training to ensure we are up-to-date with the latest techniques. Our tailored approach means patients of all ages enjoy their orthodontic experience and delight in their new smile.

Principal orthodontist, Richard Skeggs, a specialist orthodontist with more than 30 years' experience, leads our welcoming team.

Our orthodontists

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Richard Skeggs

BDS MFDS RCS, MClinDent (Ortho), MOrth RCS GDC: 59485

After graduating as a dentist at Manchester Dental Hospital in 1984, Dr Skeggs worked for some years in general dental practice in Derby. He left the practice partnership to start specialist orthodontic training at the Dental School in Sheffield and at the Derby Royal Infirmary. He obtained a Master’s degree in Clinical Dentistry at the University of Sheffield in 2005 and subsequently passed further specialist examinations at the Royal College of Surgeons in Edinburgh in 2006. Dr Skeggs is registered with the General Dental Council as a specialist in orthodontics. He is a member of the Orthodontic Specialist Group of the British Orthodontic Society and is a certified Invisalign practitioner.

Dr Skeggs is a member of the British Orthodontic Society, the British Dental Association, a fellow of the World Federation of Orthodontics and a Member of the American Orthodontic Association. He is also secretary of the Nottingham Orthodontic Managed Clinical Network, a member of the Derby Orthodontic Managed Clinical Network and treasurer of the Nottingham Local Dental Committee.


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Ajay Patel

MFDS RCPS (Glasg), BchD (Leeds) GDC: 77744

Dr Patel graduated in 2000 in Leeds and is a registered Specialist in Orthodontics with the General Dental Council. He undertook specialist training in Sheffield and Derby and achieved his Master’s degree in Clinical Dentistry in Sheffield in 2008. In 2009 he successfully completed specialist examinations at the Royal College in Edinburgh He joined Pure Orthodontics Nottingham in 2011 and is a member of the Faculty of Dental Surgery.



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Anne Fitton

Practice limited to Orthodontics, GDC: 48707

Dr Anne Fitton graduated in Leeds in 1975 and has a special interest in orthodontics.









Our dental care professionals

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Michele Parkes

Orthodontic therapist, NEBDN 1998, Diploma in Orth. Therapy Leeds / Royal College Surgeons England 2012 GDC: 125955

Michele is a GDC-registered orthodontic therapist and carries out orthodontic treatment under the supervision of a specialist.






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Claire Kennedy

Dental nurse - GDC: 139859










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Cara Turner

Dental nurse - GDC: 223897










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Dominque Benjamin

Dental nurse - GDC: 159737










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Kerry Brown

Dental nurse - GDC: 153316










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Kate Maxwell

Dental nurse - GDC: 233100










Our support team

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Maureen Cooksey

Decontamination auxiliary










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Pauline Pearson

Receptionist