Specialist Primary Care Orthodontics

Care closer to home, shorter waiting times

The Specialist Primary Care Orthodontic Service provides treatment to patients with complex orthodontic needs whose care can be managed within a primary care setting.

This service is available to patients from the London Borough of Kingston only.

“The introduction of our Specialist Primary Care Orthodontics Service will see care brought closer to home and a reduction in the time that patients wait for treatment. The service will link primary and secondary care to ensure patients receive care at the right place and can move seamlessly between providers without bureaucracy or delay” 

Mr Allan Jones, Clinical Director of Oral and ENT

Conditions treated:

  • Closing wide gaps between teeth
  • Making sure the teeth are aligned
  • Straightening teeth for improved aesthetics

Contact details:

E: khn-tr.Primarycarespecialistorthodontics@nhs.net

P: 020 8934 6405

Mr Allan Jones – BDS, MSc, FDS, LDS, MOrth, DOrth  

Clinical Director, Audiology, ENT and Oral Services

Mrs Rachel Dinwoodie – BDS MSc FDS RCS MOrth FOrth  

Consultant Orthodontist

Justine Sweet – MSc  

Head of Audiology, ENT and Oral Services

Having qualified as a Clinical Physiologist (audiology modality) in 1989, Justine progressed through all levels of the healthcare scientist career framework as she consolidated and expanded her knowledge and skill base. Justine currently practices as an advanced level practitioner in her specialist area of tinnitus assessment and management. Justine has full RCCP registration and is a member of the British Academy of Audiology and of the British Society of Audiology.

Since being awarded an MSc in Advanced Healthcare Practice and Management (with commendation) in 2009, Justine has undertaken a dual clinical and managerial role to support the delivery of Audiology, ENT and Oral Services provided by the Trust.

Justine is also a Lead Peer Assessor for the United Kingdom Accreditation Service (UKAS) and a workplace Assessor and Educator for the Ear Institute, University College London.

Miss Christine Smith – BDS, MFDS, MSc, MOrth  

Specialist Orthodontist

Christine qualified from Cardiff University in 2007 and graduated with Honours from her degree in Dental Surgery. She went on to complete her Vocational Training in a busy practice in South Wales.

Following this, she gained extensive experience in general and paediatric dentistry working within specialist teams in hospital and practice settings in Ireland and Australia.

She was awarded a Membership of the Faculty of Dental Surgery from the Royal College of Surgeons Edinburgh in 2010. She then undertook a 3 year specialty training programme from King’s College London working at Kingston and Guy’s Hospitals. Christine was awarded a Master’s of Science degree from King’s College London and Membership in Orthodontics from the Royal College of Surgeons Edinburgh in 2015.

Christine has presented at both National and International orthodontic meetings and is an active member of the British Orthodontic Society, the American Association of Orthodontic and the World Federation of Orthodontics. Christine provides orthodontic treatment using modern and efficient techniques.

Useful documents for Healthcare Professionals

Specialist Primary Care Orthodontic Service DocumentsForm
GDP Referral FormClick
Service Information Flyer Click
Patient Information Leaflet – Front Click
Patient Information Leaflet – Back Click
Patient Information – Retainer advice Click
Patient Information – Fixed appliance advice Click
Patient Information – Functional appliance advice Click
Patient Information – Headgear advice Click

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