Ansa Akram

BSc, BDS (Hons), MFDS RCSEng, DDS (Bristol), MOrthRCSEd, FDSOrth RCSGlasgow, PGCertMedEd, FHEA

Registered Specialist in Orthodontics, Director Devon Square Orthodontics Ltd

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After graduating from Dental school in 2005, Ansa undertook 3 years training at the North Manchester General Hospital and Royal Devon and Exeter NHS Foundation Trust in the Oral and Maxillofacial departments. She completed her Membership in the Faculty of Dental Surgery from The Royal College of Surgeons in England in 2008. Undertaking further specialised training at Bristol Dental school and Royal Devon and Exeter NHS Foundation Trust, she achieved her specialist qualification in orthodontics from the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Edinburgh in 2011. She has awarded the Doctorate in Dental Surgery with distinction from University of Bristol the same year. Ansa then went on to complete her fellowship from theRoyal College of Surgeons of Glasgow enabling her to achieve her Consultant qualification in Orthodontics.

Exceeding 12 years of specialist experience, Ansa has treated thousands of children and adults, of ages 8-79with fixed braces, and Invisalign. She has previously held a Consultant post at the Royal Devon and Exeter NHS Foundation trust where she has gained valuable experience of treating complex patients with jaw deformities and multiple developmentally absent teeth.

Locally Ansa is involved in orthodontic provision of care with South Devon’s Local Orthodontic Committee, Managed Clinical Network and is a member of the Peninsula Orthodontic Study Group. She is also a member of the Orthodontic Specialists Group of British Orthodontic Society and British Dental Association.

Through the highest standards of training Ansa’s dedicated, experienced team will ensure the patient orthodontic treatment journey is exceptional. DSO has achieved BDA good practice and Investors in People recognition as a mark of its commitment to such training and development.

Ansa is passionate about orthodontics, and when not treating patients, she is busy attending courses to keep herself up to date with the newest developments in orthodontics, training dentists to become orthodontists and supporting enthusiastic young people interested in a career in Dentistry with work experience. At other times, she is running around after her three children and occasionally gets to enjoy long walks in the countryside.

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Our Specialist Led Team

Ansa Akram

Registered Specialist in Orthodontics, Director Devon Square Orthodontics Ltd

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Desislava Borisova

Associate Orthodontist

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Kelly Cornish

Orthodontic Therapist

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Leanne Bushin

Orthodontic Therapist

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Natalie Pyne

Orthodontic Therapist

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Carly Coombes

Practice Manager & Orthodontic Nurse

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Claire Holden

Practice Coordinator & Orthodontic Nurse

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Lisa Spargo

Lead Orthodontic Nurse

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Gemma Ireland

Orthodontic Therapist

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Zoe Brealy

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Victoria Ruston

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Amanda Disley

Dental Nurse

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Helen Bailey

Orthodontic Nurse

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Gemma Allen

Patient Care Administrator & Orthodontic Nurse

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Sarah Mallett

Patient Care Administrator

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Alexandra Griffin

Associate Orthodontist

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Leigh-Ann Blanchard

Dental Hygienist

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Dr. Usman Ejaz Sheikh

MBBS, FRCP ( London), FPSIM ( Pak)

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