In-House Orthodontist

Proud to have our own ‘In-House Orthodontist’

Have you met our In-House Orthodontist Dr Aoife Monk?

It’s fantastic to have a specialist Orthodontist working here at The Dental House! It offers great convenience for our patients in that they don’t need to travel elsewhere for the braces they’ve been hoping for.

Dr Aoife Monk is an expert in the field of braces so if you were ever considering have treatment to straighten and perfect your smile, there’s never been a better time to do it. Many adults admit that their confidence is negatively impacted by their teeth and often find themselves covering their mouths when laughing and even talking. Having braces as an adult can be an excellent way of improving both your appearance and self-esteem.

Here’s a bit of information about our In-House Orthodontist…

BDS (Lond), MFDS RCS (Ed), DDSc Orthodontics (Liverpool), MOrth RCS (Ed)

After graduating from King’s College London Dental School in 2010, Aoife completed dental foundation training in general practice in London before returning to King’s College London as a Paediatric and Oral Surgery Senior House Officer. She then worked as an Orthognathic clinical fellow at the Royal London Hospital and achieved Membership of the Faculty of Dental Surgery from the Royal College of Surgeons in Edinburgh.

In 2013 Aoife was accepted onto the orthodontic specialisation programme at the University of Liverpool, working at Liverpool University Dental Hospital and Arrowe Park Hospital in the Wirral. During her Specialist training, Aoife was also an honorary clinical lecturer, involved in orthodontic teaching for dental undergraduate students. She successfully completed her training in 2016, passing the Membership in Orthodontics exams at the Royal College of Surgeons in Edinburgh and was accepted onto the General Dental Council’s register of orthodontic specialists. During her training she also achieved a Doctorate of Dental Science from the University of Liverpool for her research thesis entitled pharmacological interventions for pain relief during orthodontic treatment: A Cochrane review. Aoife has presented both regionally and nationally, winning the University Teachers Group Research Presentation Prize at the British Orthodontic Conference and the Clinical Cases Prize at the University of Liverpool in 2016.

Aoife enjoys treating both children and adults, and will be offering a range of braces including metal, ceramic and lingual appliances.

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