At Bedford Braces our team is committed to providing the very highest level of professional care at all times.
We have a friendly clinical team comprising a registered specialist orthodontist and an orthodontic therapist, who are supported by qualified and experienced dental nurses. We look forward to welcoming you to the practice.
BDS, FDS, RCPS, M.Orth RCS MSc
GDC no. 58417
John undertook his dental training in Bristol, qualifying in 1984. He gained a broad range of experience in the Community Dental Service, in general practice and in a hospital setting before deciding to specialize in orthodontics. John undertook his orthodontic training at Guys Hospital in London and completed his specialist training in 1993.
In addition to establishing his orthodontic practice, John worked as a Clinical Supervisor at the Eastman Dental Hospital, London, training its postgraduate students.
Dip OrthTher RCS Ed
GDC no. 159847
Emma began dental nursing after leaving school in 1990. Working in an orthodontic practice she also attended Barnfield College in the evenings, and became a qualified dental nurse in 1993. Emma went on to achieve qualifications in radiography, oral health education and orthodontic nursing.
In 2010 Emma fulfilled her ambition to become an orthodontic therapist, qualifying from Bristol Dental Hospital with a prize for top student. She now carries out orthodontic procedures for patients closely following treatment prescriptions from John Evans.
Dental Nurse / Receptionist
Sue has worked for John Evans for ten years. She qualified as a dental nurse in 1996, while working for the local Community Dental Service. She has previously worked in a general practice and during her time at John Evans Orthodontic Practice, has gained a wealth of experience in orthodontic nursing and the general smooth running of the practice. Sue now works in the reception and also assists in the surgery when required.
Fernando Jay Carlos
Jay began his dental career in 1994 in The Philippines, where he gained qualifications in dental medicine. He worked in Saudi Arabia for two years before coming to the UK in 2004. He qualified from Kings College Hospital as a dental nurse in 2005 and progressed to become Senior Dental Nurse. Jay has also worked at the Luton & Dunstable Hospital in the Maxillofacial and Orthodontic Department.
GDC no. 135157
After starting her Dental Nursing career in 2001, Teohna went onto gain her National Certificat in Dental Nursing in 2004. Having worked in General Practice, she moved to the Community Dental Service alongside working as a Dental Nurse Advisor for NHS Direct for many years. She joined our team at the beginning of 2014 and has since gone on to achieve her qualification in Orthodontic Nursing.
GDC no. 119812
Gemma qualified in 2005 gaining the National Certificate in Dental Nursing award. Gemma worked for the Community Dental Services in Bedford for 12 years. The areas of dentistry covered included Special care, Inhalation Sedation clinics, Specialist Endodontics, Specialist Periodontics, Domiciliary care, Oral Health education and BASCD Dental Inspection surveys.