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​Orthodontics

Mrs Pamela Ellis

Qualifications: 
Bachelor of Dental Surgery (Hons) - Edinburgh University 1994
Fellowship in Dental Surgery - Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh 1997
Membership in Orthodontics - Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh 2000
Master of Science - Manchester University 2000
Fellowship in Dental Surgery (Orthodontics) - Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh 2002

Background: 
I trained as a specialist in Orthodontics at both Manchester and Sheffield Teaching Hospitals. I have worked as a Consultant Orthodontist at Dorset County Hospital since 2003. 
I am actively involved in teaching at a local, regional and national level.  I am also involved in research and I have recently completed a project looking at pain relief in orthodontics.

Special interests:
All consultants within the department treat children with complex orthodontic problems including impacted teeth, missing teeth and severe malalignment. We also treat adults with jaw size discrepancies, who require surgery to improve their bite. 

Clinics:
All clinics are held in the Orthodontic Department at Dorset County Hospital (Clinic times 9am – 1pm, 2pm – 5pm). 
New patient assessments - Monday am 
Treatment clinics – Monday pm, Tuesday am & pm, Friday am & pm 

Contact: 
01305 255174 (reception) 
01305 255175 (secretary)
01305 255120 (secretary)​​

​Mr Thomas Hugh Bellis

Qualifications:
BDS, University of Wales Cardiff, 1980
FDS RCPS, Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons Glasgow, 1985
DD Orth, Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons Glasgow, 1988
Dip Orth, Royal College of Surgeons Edinburgh, 1988
M Orth, Royal College of Surgeons England, 1988
M Sc D, University of Wales Cardiff, 1988
Certificate of Accreditation, 1992

Background: 
I trained at the University of Wales Dental School Cardiff, then had a variety of Hospital posts in Manchester, Mid Glamorgan, Sheffield and Bath before returning to Cardiff for my specialist training in Orthodontics. After a Senior Registrar's post in Edinburgh I took up my Consultants post at Dorset County Hospital in November 1992.
We have strong teaching links with Bristol with whom our SPR training post is linked.
We have just started training an Orthodontic Therapist to further enhance our service.
I work four days a week.​

Special interests:
All consultants within the department treat children with complex orthodontic problems including impacted teeth, missing teeth and severe malalignment. We also treat adults with jaw size discrepancies, who require surgery to improve their bite. As well as children with complex medical/psychological/learning problems.
I am the Cleft service coordinator for West Dorset and provide orthodontic services for all patients with cleft deformities in our area this service is linked to the Spiers Cleft service at Salisbury.

Clinics:
All clinics are held in the Orthodontic Department at Dorset County Hospital (Clinic times 9am – 1pm, 2pm – 5pm)
New patient assessments – Thursday am
Treatment clinics: Monday am & pm, Tuesday am & pm, Wednesday am, Thursday am.

Contact:
01305 255174 (reception)
01305 255175 (secretary)
01305 255120 (secretary)

Mrs Claire Furness​

Qualifications
BDS, Bristol University 2006
MJDF, Royal College of Surgeons, England 2008
MSc, Kings College, London 2013
Morth, Royal College of Surgeons, Edinburgh 2013
FDS (Orth), Royal College of Surgeons 2015

Background:
I qualified from Bristol in 2006 followed by a year in vocational training on Wyyle Valley Dentistry.  I then undertook SHO jobs at the Royal United Hospital, Bath and Birmingham Children's Hospital.

I then travelled to Australia and worked at South Brisbane Dental Hospital before returning to The Royal Gwent Hospital, Newport.  I then undertook my Orthodontic training at The Royal Berkshire Hospital & Guy's Hospital before undertaking my Senior Registrar training at Dorset County Hospital.  I was appointed Consultant Orthodontist, Dorset County Hospital NHS Foundation Trust in 2016.

Special interests:
All consultants within the department treat children with complex orthodontic problems including impacted teeth, missing teeth and severe malalignment. We also treat adults with jaw size discrepancies, who require surgery to improve their bite. As well as children with complex medical/psychological/learning problems.

Clinics:
All clinics are held in the Orthodontic Department at Dorset County Hospital (Clinic times 9am – 1pm, 2pm – 5pm).
New patient assessments – Weds pm
Treatment clinics: Wednesday am, Thursday am & pm, Friday am & pm.

Contact:
01305 255174 (reception)
01305 255175 (secretary)
01305 255120 (secretary)

Dr Rebecca Bradley

Qualifications:
BSc, 1997, Queens University Belfast
BDS (Hons) QUB 1999
MFDSRCPS, 2001 Glasgow
MOrth, RCS Edin 2006
DDS, Bristol 2006
FDSORth RCS Edin, 2008

Background:
I qualified in dentistry in 1999 and following a year in General Practice entered the hospital service, working as SHOs in Truro, Bristol and Cardiff Dental Hospitals. I carried out specialist training and higher training in orthodontics at DCH and Bristol Dental Hospital and was appointed consultant at DCH in 2008.

Special Interests:
Treating nervous patients

Clinics:
All clinics are held in the Orthodontic Department at Dorset County Hospital (Clinic times 9am – 1pm, 2pm – 5pm).
Wednesdays am and pm

Contact:
01305 255174 (reception)
01305 255175 (secretary)
01305 255120 (secretary)

Key members of team:
Our team also includes a Hygienist and an Oral Health Educator who can give advice and help with maintaining good dental health throughout orthodontic treatment ​